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GMAT to test students Visual Interpretation skills in 2012

Updated on Thu, 15 December 2011 at 21:07 IST

GMAT (Graduate Management Aptitude Test) has introduced the new section integrated reasoning in 2012. The question paper is being changed after 17 years. A lot of students appear in GMAT to get admission in good B-School.

The new section, named Integrated Reasoning, will have four formats. Graphic interpretation , Multiple-source reasoning , Table analysis. For the first time, GMAT will provide candidates an on-screen calculator. This can be used only for the fourth format called two-part analysis.

Timing for the new section is 30 minutes and consist of 12 questions. But the time for the exam (3 hours, 30 minutes) and total scores remains the same. The new section is included by dropping an essay from the analytical writing assessment.

The new section will test candidates visual interpretation skills. For more details visit - For more details visit GMAC website.

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