The Graduate Management Admission Test or GMAT–Focus Edition is a computeradaptive standardised test used for admissions by top Bschools worldwide. GMAT Focus scores are accepted for admissions at over 7000 programs across 2300 colleges and universities. The test analyses a candidate’s aptitude for quantitative and analytical reasoning as well as critical thinking as a metric of preparation for a graduate management program.
The GMAT Focus is a 2hour and 15minute long exam, with one optional 10minute break between any two sections. It is scored on a scale of 205805, and covers over 50 topics across three sections, namely:
Quantitative Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
Data Insights
While taking the GMAT Focus, you can select the order of the sections per your preference. However, each section must be completed before you can proceed to the next section.
SECTION 
QUESTIONS 
TIME IN MINUTES 
SCORE RANGE 
Quantitative Reasoning 
21 
45 
6090 
Verbal Reasoning 
23 
45 
6090 
Data Insights 
20 
45 
6090 
TOTAL 
64 
2 Hours 15 Minutes 
205805 
The quantitative reasoning section contains 21 problem solving questions to be answered in 45 minutes. . In order to pick the right answer, you have to solve for a numeric value or algebraic expression. The GMAT Focus quant section thus tests your knowledge of basic mathematical concepts through analysis and application. The GMAT Focus quant syllabus includes the following topics:
Arithmetic – numbers and their powers and roots, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion, sets, counting methods, discrete probability.
Algebra – equations, inequalities, absolute value, functions and exponents.
Made up of 23 questions to be answered in 45 minutes, the Verbal Reasoning section contains 23 questions to be answered in 45 minutes. This section measures your ability to read and comprehend written content and to reason and evaluate arguments. The GMAT Focus syllabus for the Verbal Reasoning section is based on two types of questions:
Reading comprehension refer to a passage of up to 350 words and answer questions based on the main idea, supporting ideas, inferences, context, style, and tone.
Critical reasoning – argument construction, argument evaluation, and formulating/evaluating a plan of action based on shorter passages.
The Data Insights section consists of 20 questions to be answered in 45 minutes. This section measures your ability to interpret and analyse data. An onscreen calculator is available for all questions in this section. The GMATFocus syllabus for Data Insights contains the following types of questions:
Data Sufficiency – Based on two statements of data, pick the answer choice that has enough information to solve the problem.
MultiSource Reasoning – Synthesize, compare, interpret or apply the information presented in written passages, tables, graphs, diagrams, and other types of visual representation.
Table Analysis – Determine statistics, ratios, proportions or probabilities, from a given spreadsheetlike table with a dropdown menu.
Graphics Interpretation – Fillintheblank questions to be answered based on given bar graphs, line graphs, scatterplots, and bubble graphs.
TwoPart Analysis – Questions comprise two problems that are connected in some way, and test your quantitative and verbal reasoning skills.
Sr. No. 
Section Name 
Question Type 
1. 
Quantitative Reasoning 

2. 
Verbal Reasoning 

3. 
Data Insights 

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