Study Plan - Regular
Dear Student,

Welcome to the world of GMAT Training at T.I.M.E. Given below is a study plan to help you ace your preparation for the test. We have divided the study plan into 3 parts which are given below:

PART I) Understanding of Basic Concepts

i) Quantitative Aptitude

You need to cover the following areas in Quant which are very important from the GMAT Exam point of view.

You can refer to the study material (SM1921702) and the online tests available on your T.I.M.E. Student Home Page.

Solve tests on Percentages, Profit & Loss, SI/CI (QUANT TAB)
Quant TopicReference: SM1921702ONLINE TOPIC WISE TESTS

Numbers Solve Chpt 1 (Numbers) from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve test on Numbers (QUANT TAB)
Equations, Ratio, Proportion, Variation Solve Chpt 2 & 3 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve tests on Equations, Ratio, Proportion, Variation (QUANT TAB)
Percentages, Profit & Loss, SI/CISolve Chpt 4 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A)
Modulus & InequalitiesSolve Chpt 5 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve test on Modulus & Inequalities (QUANT TAB)
Time, Speed, Distance, WorkSolve Chpt 6 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve test on Time, Speed, Distance, Work (QUANT TAB)
Geometry & MensurationSolve Chpt 7 & 8 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve tests on Geometry & Mensuration (QUANT TAB)
Functions, Graphs & Coordinate GeometrySolve Chpt 9 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve tests on Functions, Graphs & Coordinate Geometry (QUANT TAB)
Permutations, Combinations & ProbabilitySolve Chpt 10 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve test on P&C, Probability (QUANT TAB)
Statistics, Averages, Mixtures, ProgressionsSolve Chpt 11 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve test on Statistics, Series & Progression (QUANT TAB)
Sets & Venn DiagramSolve Chpt 12 from QUANT SM1921702 (Part A) Solve tests on Sets & Venn Diagram (QUANT TAB)

After completing the above topics, you can solve DS Exercises 1 to 10 (Part B) of QUANT SM1921702.

You can also solve Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency (Basic/ Intermediate/ Advanced) Tests available on your student homepage.

ii) Integrated Reasoning

You need to cover the following areas in Integrated Reasoning which are very important from the GMAT Exam point of view.

You can refer to the study material (SM1921302) and the online tests available on your T.I.M.E. Student Home Page.

Integrated Reasoning TopicReference: SM1921302ONLINE TOPIC WISE TESTS

Graphical InterpretationSolve Graphical Analysis Qs from IR SM1921302 Solve 5 Graphical Interpretation Tests (IR TAB)
Table AnalysisSolve Table Analysis Qs from IR SM1921302 Solve 5 Table Analysis Tests (IR TAB)
Multi-Source ReasoningSolve MSR Qs from IR SM1921302 Solve 5 Multi-Source Reasoning Tests (IR TAB)
Two Part Analysis (Verbal) Solve Two Part Analysis (Verbal) Qs from IR SM1921302
Two Part Analysis (Quant/ LR) Solve 2-Part Analysis (Quant) Qs from IR SM1921302Solve 5 Two-Part Analysis Tests (IR TAB)

iii) VERBAL

You need to cover the following areas in VERBAL which are very important from the GMAT Exam point of view.

You can refer to the study material (SM1921701) and the online tests available on your T.I.M.E. Student Home Page.

 VERBAL AREA Reference: SM1921701 ONLINE TOPIC WISE TESTS Sentence Correction i) Go through SC Intro Pages in VERBAL SM1921701 ii) Solve Ex 1 to 12 in SC Part of VERBAL SM1921701 iii) Solve SC Composite Tests in VERBAL SM1921701 Solve SC Basic Tests 1, 2 , 3 Solve SC Intermediate Tests 1, 2, 3 Critical Reasoning Solve CR Practice Exercises from VERBAL SM1921701 Solve CR Basic Tests 1 & 2 (VERBAL TAB) Solve CR Intermediate Tests 1 & 2 (VERBAL TAB) Reading Comprehension Solve RC Practice Exercises from VERBAL SM1921701 Solve RC & CR Composite Tests in VERBAL SM1921701 Solve RC Basic Tests 1 & 2 (VERBAL TAB) Solve RC Intermediate Tests 1 & 2 (VERBAL TAB)

(B) To take your GMAT Preparation to the next level, you need to do the following:

Timeline = Within 1 to 2 months after T.I.M.E. Classroom training or lesser (Depending on the time you have before YOUR DATE WITH GMAT)

Note 1: Make sure that you allocate your time judiciously among all 3 areas (Quant/ Verbal/ IR) every week.

Note 2: Your GMAT preparation continues to include both the OFFLINE STUDY and ONLINE TEST PRACTICE modes.

OFFLINE PRACTICE:

1) Complete all questions from SM1921703: QUESTION BANK ON GMAT 700 TO 800 LEVEL QUESTIONS {All GMAT Sections; All topics}

2) Solve questions from GMAT Official Guide {All GMAT Sections; All topics}

3) Solve questions from GMAT Verbal Review {All GMAT Sections; All topics}

4) Revise concepts from T.I.M.E. QUANT/ VERBAL/ IR Study Material (SM1921701, SM1921302, SM1921702)

ONLINE PRACTICE:

1) Go through the Video Lectures* brought to you by T.I.M.E. (70 hours of Expert Video discussion on different topics)

2) Solve Quant Sectional Tests Nos. 1 to 8 (Each test covers All topics in Quant)

3) Solve Verbal Sectional Tests Nos. 1 to 9 (Each test covers All topics in Verbal)

4) Solve IR Sectional Tests Nos. 1 to 10 (Each test covers All areas in IR)

* Video lectures may not be available for all the variants oof the GMAt online course.

(C) THE COMPLETE GMAT TEST TAKING PRACTICE

With about ten weeks to go before your actual GMAT Test, you should embark on the following plan:

1) Continue to solve questions from GMAT Official Guide and Verbal Review.

2) There are a total of 23 Full-Length Tests made available on your SHP. Ideally, you should take two CATs and one CBT per week. The tests should be followed by an indepth analysis on your part:

 Timeline Computer Based Tests Computer Adaptive Tests 70 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-1 MOCK GMAT-1 63 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-2 MOCK GMAT-2 56 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-3 MOCK GMAT-3 49 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-4 MOCK GMAT-4 & 5 42 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-5 MOCK GMAT- 6 & 7 35 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-6 MOCK GMAT- 8 & 9 28 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-7 MOCK GMAT- 9 & 10 21 DAYS TO GMAT CBT-8 MOCK GMAT- 10 & 11 14 DAYS TO GMAT MOCK GMAT- 12 & 13 7 DAYS TO GMAT MOCK GMAT-14 & 15

You must experiment with the three options which are now available to you (while taking the CATs) to see which one works best for you.

The three options for your GMAT exam's section order are:

1) AWA, IR, QUANT, VERBAL (Original GMAT Order)

2) QUANT, VERBAL, IR, AWA

3) VERBAL, QUANT, IR, AWA

Wish you all the very best.

T.I.M.E. GMAT TEAM