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  • The Verbal and Quantitative section contains 0 - 60.
  • Verbal and Quantitative scores are struck into total score on a scale of 200 - 800.
  • The AWA Analysis of an Argument essay contains 0 - 6 scale.
  • The Integrated Reasoning Section 1 - 8 and this section like the AWA is scored independently and also NOT adaptive and not part of the 200 - 800 score.
  • Summary of 5 different scores:
    • AWA score (0 - 6) ,
    • Integrated Reasoning score (1 - 8) ,
    • Quantitative score (0 - 60) ,
    • Verbal score (0 - 60) and
    • An aggregate score (200 - 800 for the Verbal and Quant) .

GMAT Integrated Reasoning

  • This section will examine your real-world reasoning skills.
  • In this section candidates have to examine information from different sources and in different formats and the major attention is on both quantitative and verbal reasoning abilities.

There are 4 types of question format as mentioned below:

Graphics Interpretation

  • It includes graphical plots with 2 - 3 sub-questions consisting of sentences that need completing such as:
    • Venn diagrams,
    • charts,
    • Curves etc.
  • And you have to select answer from three or four-choices available in a drop-down menu.

Two-Part Analysis

  • It includes Verbal or quantitative reasoning and you have to select 2 answers from 5 - 6 choices, one per column

Table Analysis

  • A Table is given with three yes/no or true/false type sub-questions.
  • The data can be re-sorted.

Multi-Source Reasoning

  • This types of questions have three major sources of information i.e.. memos, emails etc.
  • There can be three yes/no statements or a traditional 5-choices MCQs.

And this same data set can be used for several questions.