GMAT Syllabus (Graduate Management Admission Test)

GMAT Syllabus 2018

GMAT-SyllabusGMAT is also known as Graduate Management Admission Test is the online test conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). This test is basically conducted for those candidates who are interested to get admission masters’ degree such as MBA, Master of Finance, Master of Accountancy programs. The candidates have to apply the application form of GMAT through online mode. To crack this GMAT exam, Candidates are highly recommended to know proper syllabus or pattern of GMAT. The GMAT syllabus includes four sections, which are Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA), Integrated Reasoning (IR), Quantitative, Verbal. The detailed GMAT Syllabus (Graduate Management Admission Test Syllabus) is mentioned here:-

Important Details of Graduate Management Admission Test Syllabus (GMAT Syllabus 2018-2019)

Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA):

This is the first section of GMAT test and candidates need to finish this in ½ hours or 30 minutes. This is an easy section for candidates and this test checks the candidate writing skills and abilities, Clarity and logic in the argument, and Overall relevance of your essay with respect to the given topic.

Integrated Reasoning (IR):

The IR section consists of the mainly 4 topics like Multi-source reasoning, Graphics interpretation, Table analysis, Two-part analysis. In the IR section, the GMAT looks for skills related to the following:

  • Deciphering relevant information presented in text, numbers, and graphics.
  • Assessing appropriate information from different sources.
  • Combining and arranging information to observe relationships among them and solving complex problems to arrive at a correct interpretation.


The Verbal section is the third section on the GMAT test. The test takers will be provided with 41 verbal questions were test taker need to be solved in 75 minutes.

In the Verbal section of the GMAT, the test takers are reviewed for:-

  • Reading and understanding the comprehension.
  • Reasoning out and appraising the arguments.
  • Rectifying the written material in accordance with standard written English.


This section is the last section of GMAT team that consists of the topics: Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Data Interpretation & Data Analysis, Number Systems, Percentage, Ratio And Proportion, Profit and loss, Simple And Compound Interest, Distance, Speed,  & time, Permutation & combination, Linear equations, Quadratic equations, Sets Theory, Statistics: Average, Median, Mode, Range, Standard deviation, Powers and roots, Probability, Pipes, cisterns, work, time, Lines and angles, Triangles, Polygon, Quadrilateral, Circles, Co-ordinate geometry, Volume and surface area etc.

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