The GMAT is an adaptive computer test (CAT) intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA program. According to the test-owning company, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the GMAT assesses analytical writing and problem-solving abilities while also addressing data sufficiency, logic, and critical reasoning skills that it believes to be vital to real-world business and management success.GMAT certificate for test takers
GMAT is a test that assesses skills considered useful in the work environment. It consists of four sections (analytical writing, quantitative, verbal, and integrated reasoning) and the GMAT test taker is required to choose one optional section from the following three: computer-based case analysis, integrated reasoning, and online analytical writing assessment(OWA). The former two are computer-adaptive tests (CAT).
GMAT Score to Percentile
Here is a comparative table of your scaled score to percentile:
|Scaled Score||Percentile||Scaled Score||Percentile|
Average GMAT score
Average GMAT score for the period of 2017-2019 for all the GMAT test-takers.
|Sections||Average GMAT Scores|
|Analytical Writing Assessment||4.45|
What is the Average GMAT Score?
This is an interesting aspect to cover. Every year approximately 150,000 unique students take the GMAT test including repeat attempts, which translates to a total of approximately 250,000 test attempts. GMAT certificate for test takers
Of these, only 9% of the students score 700 or more, 1% score 760 or more, and 93% usually fail to get what is considered a good GMAT score.
According to GMAC, here is the average GMAT score based on test-takers:
- The average GMAT score is 568.21
- The average GMAT Verbal score is 27.26
- The average GMAT Quant score is 40.7
- The average GMAT AWA score is 4.43
- The average GMAT IR score is 4.6