The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a computer adaptive test (CAT) intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal and reading skills and written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. It can be taken up to five times a year. Each attempt must be taken at least 16 days apart. The total score of GMAT is 800, AWA score being 6 to highest.

Section Duration in Minutes Number of Questions
Analytical Writing Assessment 30 1 essay
Integrated Reasoning 30 12
Quantitative 75 37
Verbal 75 41

GMAT is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council. More than 5900 program offered by more than 2100 universities and institution use the GMAT exam as apart of selection criteria for their programs. Business schools use the test as a criterion  for admission into wide range of graduate management programs including MBA, Master of Accountancy and Master of Finance programs.