GMAT stands for the Graduate Management Admission Test. This test assesses the analytical, writing, quantitative abilities and English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. The primary focus of the test lies on analytical writing and problem-solving abilities of a candidate. It can be taken up to five times a year. More than 5,900 programs offered by more than 2,100 universities and institutions use the GMAT exam as part of the selection criteria for their programs all over the world.
In spite of the growing popularity of GRE scores, GMAT still receives the first priority. The GMAT exam consists of four sections: An analytical writing assessment, integrated reasoning, the quantitative section, and the verbal section.