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GMAT 2022 Exam Pattern: Duration, Type of Question, Marking Scheme

Updated On - December 31 2021 by Urja Sardesai

Graduate Management Admission Council(GMAC) is the conducting authority of international level Graduate Management Aptitude Test 2022. It is a Computer-based test which has been designed to test the Aptitude Skills of the candidate for business studies. The exam is conducted 5 times a year at the International Level. There is a gap of 16 days before the next attempt. GMAT scores are used by more than 7,000 graduate business programs worldwide. This entrance exam conducting to select the deserving candidates for a different business program offered by the Institute. The candidates must go through the complete article to know further about GMAT 2022 Exam Pattern, Section wise marking scheme and so on.

GMAT 2022 Exam Pattern 

Candidates can check the given below information related to GMAT Exam 2022 Question Paper Pattern:

Mode of ExamMultiple-choice Questions(MCQ) and Subjective Question
Exam Duration3 1/2 hours
BreaksTwo optional eight-minute breaks during the exam

Four Section

  • Analytical Writing Assessment
  • Integrated Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning
Medium of ExamEnglish
Durationvary for each section

GMAT Type of question(Section-wise)

Given mentioned are the details related to the section-wise type of question asked in the exam to applicants:

  • Analytical Writing Assessment—measures your ability to think critically and to communicate your ideas
  • Integrated Reasoning—measures your ability to analyze data and evaluate information presented in multiple formats
  • Quantitative Reasoning—measures your ability to analyze data and draw conclusions using reasoning skills
  • Verbal Reasoning—measures your ability to read and understand written material, to evaluate arguments and to correct written material to conform to standard written English

GMAT Entrance Exam Section-wise Marking Scheme and Number of Question 

Candidates can check the given below related to GMAT Exam 2022 Marking scheme and number of question sections wise:


Time Limit 

Number of Questions

Score Range

Analytical Writing Assessment

30 minutes

1 question

(in 0.5-point increments)

Integrated Reasoning

30 minutes

12 questions

(in 1-point increments)

Quantitative Reasoning

62 minutes

31 questions

(in 1-point increments)

Verbal Reasoning

65 minutes

36 questions

(in 1-point increments)

GMAT 2022 Exam Pattern Choice 

When applicants reach their test destination, they have a choice to select the exam sections order. Authority will provide applicants with three options of exam section they can choose as per their comfort:

  • Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal
  • Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment
  • Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment

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