More than 50 subjects from the Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing Assessment areas are included in the GMAT syllabus for 2023. The syllabus is further divided into different GMAT sub-sections, such as Sentence Correction, Critical Thinking, and Reading Comprehension in the Verbal Section, and Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency in the Quantitative Section.

This article examines the topics (syllabus) that will be covered on the GMAT Test. Also, five commonly asked questions (FAQs) regarding GMAT sections and question types are addressed in the post.

GMAT Exam Pattern

The GMAT Exam is a 3 hours 7 minutes online test. It consists of 4 broad sections namely:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTime Limit (mins.)
Analytical Writing1 question (01 essay)30
Integrated Reasoning12 questions 30
Quantitative31 questions62
Verbal36 questions65
Total80 questions 187

GMAT Syllabus

The GMAT syllabus covers material for the Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing sections. There are four sections to the whole GMAT syllabus: GMAT topics

  • Quantitative: 31 multiple-choice questions on data adequacy and problem-solving are included in the quantitative section. This section will take 62 minutes to finish.
  • Verbal: There are 36 multiple-choice questions on sentence correction, critical thinking, and reading comprehension included. The Verbal part will take 65 minutes to complete.
  • Analytical Writing Assessment: A single essay question with a 30-minute time limit.
  • Integrated Reasoning (IR): In this area typically fall into one of two categories: argument analysis or communication in the form of criticism. 12 multiple-choice questions are included, and they can be of the two-part analysis, multi-source reasoning, graphic interpretation, or table analysis variety.

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