New GMAT Format will be offered from June 2012. New GMAT format is called as Next Generation GMAT.
Unlike GRE, GMAT exam Format is not changing drastically.
GMAT exam from 2012 will have a new section Integrated Reasoning.
New Integrated Reasoning section is designed to measure students ability to evaluate information from multiple sources.
New GMAT Format 2012
The Next generation GMAT will include a new 30-minute Integrated Reasoning section.
It requires test talkers to Interpret the data presented graphically, analyze different types of information, and evaluate outcomes.
New GMAT format – Verbal and Quantitative
The New GMAT format 2012 will not change the existing Verbal, Quantitative and Total Scores.
Test takers will receive a separate score for the essay.
Separate score for the new Integrated Reasoning section.
The overall length of the GMAT exam (three and a half hours) will not change.
When the Integrated Reasoning section is added, the Analytical Writing assessment will be one 30-minute essay instead of two.
New GMAT Format – Test Prep
With New Integrated Reasoning section, GMAT test takers have to spend extra time to learn about the new questions types.
GMAT is tougher than GRE. With nee section, it will make the test more challenging and relevant to the today’s business needs.