Why more candidates are choosing GMAT over CAT in India

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With many of Indian B schools start accepting GMAT as one of their intake criterion for Management programs besides CAT. Also the flexibility of choosing date and time slots round the year make it convenient for many students and professional to prepare and write the exam during period where they can afford to take off from their regular job/ professional time or from their college. Moreover, GMAT scores are valid for 5 years wherein, CAT score cannot be utilized in the following years should, the candidate postpone their idea of pursuing Management program. GMAT scores provide much wider choice of B school programs in India and outside. Also majority of experienced Professionals want to pursue their MBA from B schools which are taking good number of professionals than students and fresher’s so as to enhance their peer learning and getting maximum benefit of it. The GMAT exam is designed in such a way wherein candidates from all different streams can prepare well and get good score unlike CAT, particularly in its Quantitative section put candidates from Math or engineering background at some advantage to prepare with ease. GMAT exam have four sections analytical writing section, integrated reasoning, Quantitative and verbal section. The first two sections are of 30 mins each and the last two of 75 mins each with total exam time of 3 hours and 30 mins. The first two sections are graded on separate scale. Wherein, the performance at Quantitative and verbal section make score out of Maximum score of 800 in GMAT.

 

Posted by: Jitendra. in Exam Preparation , College Tuition | Date: 04/02/2016

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