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Important Question and Pattern for Quantitative Section : GMAT 2017

These are the important topics for Quantitative section of GMAT 2017
Basic Building I: 
Numbers, Whole Numbers, Basic Geometrical Ideas, Understanding Elementary Shapes, Integers, Fractions, Decimals, Data Handling, Mensuration, Algebra, Ratio and Proportion, Symmetry, Practical Geometry.
Basic Building II: 
Integers, Fractions and Decimals, Data Handling, Simple Equations, Lines and Angles, The Triangle and its Properties, Congruence of Triangles, Comparing Quantities, Rational Numbers, Practical Geometry, Perimeter and Area, Algebraic Expressions, Exponents and Powers, Symmetry and Visualising Basic Shapes.
Basics III: 
Rational Numbers, Linear Equations in One Variable, Understanding Quadrilaterals, Practical Geometry, Data Handling, Squares and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots, Comparing Quantities, Algebraic Expressions and Identities, Visualising Solid Shapes, Mensuration, Exponents and Powers, Direct and Inverse Proportions, Factorisation, Introduction to Graphs and Playing with Numbers.
Basics IV: 
Number System, Polynomials, Coordinate Geometry, Linear Equations In Two Variables, Introduction To Euclid's Geometry, Lines and Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Areas Of Parallelograms and Triangles, Circles, Constructions, Heron's Formula, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics, Probability.
Advanced I: 
Real Numbers, Polynomials, Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic Progressions, Triangles, Introduction to Trigonometry, Some Applications of Trigonometry, Circles, Constructions, Areas Related to Circles, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics, Probability.
Advanced II: 
Sets, Relations and Functions, Trigonometric Functions, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Linear Inequalities, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Sequences and Series, Straight Lines, Conic Sections, Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry, Limits and Derivatives, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics, Probability.
Advanced III: 
Relations and Functions, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Matrices, Determinants Continuity and Differentiability and Application of Derivatives.
Advanced IV: 
Integrals, Application of Integrals, Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Three Dimensional Geometry, Linear Programming and Probability.

GMAT Latest Developments


What is GMAT?

GMAT, an acronym of Graduate Management Admission Test is scheduled for a duration of 3.5 hours across the sections: Analytical writing, integrated reasoning, quantitative and verbal.



CAT is the most sought after MBA entrance exam in India if you are an MBA aspirant looking for admission. Indian institutes have increasingly started looking for GMAT over CAT to crack and make entry into one of the top B-schools.


The GMAT preparation timeline

Step 1: Determine when you are planning to attend a graduate business program

  1. Is it the next 1-2 years? Gather maximum information possible about your preferred programmes,admission deadlines and requirements for the schools you would want to apply.
  2. If next 3-5 years,explore the benefits of a graduate business program and meet students.
  3. Register on study abroad education sites and gain information about the same.

GMAT colleges - A list of colleges in India

Here is the directory of colleges from letters A-Z:


Studying Smart for GMAT


The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) for the admission in B-Schools accepting GMAT scores can be prepared smartly in less time. The aspirants of GMAT can follow the mentioned steps below to score decent marks in this exam:


List Of Indian Colleges Accepting GMAT Score 

Here is a compilation of colleges in India who accept GMAT score for admission 

Important Question and Pattern for Quantitative Section: GMAT 2017
These are the important topics for Quantitative section of GMAT 2017

Top Colleges In India Accepting GMAT Score 

The Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) is an adaptive computer test which assesses a person's analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal and reading skills in standard written English.  It is basically for admission in colleges abroad, but a lot of colleges do take in account GMAT score for admission in their MBA course. Here is a list of colleges who take admission on the basis of GMAT Score.


GMAT: Good vs Bad score

When there is a discussion about a good GMAT score versus a bad score, there would be a lot of questions to answer. The GMAT scored from about 200-800. About two-thirds score between 400-600 on the exam. The GMAT score percentiles usually reveal the link between GMAT score and percentile of everyone who would be taking the GMAT.


Prepare for GMAT in 14 days!

This is the time a voice pops up in your head and says” Buck up, you need to face the music”. You get all frantic and wonder what to do. But don't fret as this post desires to make your clouded head drive some clarity and start preparing well, in a calm way.


GMAT: How technology can help you?

Learning nowadays is no longer restricted to classrooms, tuition teachers, and the library. With the perks that are associated with progress in technology, options that are opening up for learning are immense. Preparing for GMAT and GRE also has become thankfully very easy.


The guide to getting 700+

The seven steps to get a 700+ are as follows:

Keep time for study

You must devote time spread over a number of months to make it to this score. Prepare for a minimum of 2 months and a 


GMAT Reading comprehension tips

These are the particulars of GMAT reading comprehension task.

  • A typical GMAT section would have 4 passages among batches of SC and RC. 
  • Short ones are usually 200-250 words long and have three questions.

GMAT: Changes in the past years

Has the test gotten any harder?

A glance at the GMAT percentiles may cause one to arrive at this conclusion. The quantitative and verbal percentile for the raw score have changed in the past years. The quant percentile has lessened and verbal percentile has gone up. This could perhaps lead to a conclusion that quant is becoming easier and verbal a little tougher.


Test Center

The GMAT exam is conducted and offered on demand, round the year in 17 of the following GMAT test centres in India:


















Exam Duration

Total Duration - 3hrs 30 minutes