The GMAT is now 30min shorter

The Verbal section has been cut from 41 questions in 75 minutes to 36 questions in 65 minutes. The quant section has been cut from 37 questions in 75 min to 31 questions in 62 minutes.

Basically, the GMAC have cut out a lot of the experimental questions that do not count towards your score.

 According to the GMAC , the average time per question, general content and  scoring methodology will remain the same. The AWA and Integrated reasoning sections are also the same.

The move is in a bid to improve the test taking experience. Find out more here