GMAT Testing Location
We have found 1 GMAT test centre in Paraguay, located in Asuncion. For specific test dates of 2019, please refer to the end of this page.
Centro Cultural Paraguayo Americano
Espana 352 – 2nd floor – Room 314
Asuncion – Paraguay
Phone: 595-21-224831 EXT219
Test Center Information
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GMAT Exam Dates in Paraguay
Unlike some paper based exams, the GMAT is computer based. Therefore, there are no fixed test dates for GMAT. Wherever you are in Paraguay, all test centers are open from Monday through Saturday throughout the year. Some even offer the exam every day of the year. However, some test centers are not open on Sundays and national holidays. For example, most college-based test centers might be closed for extended periods around holidays. For precise testing dates in Paraguay, please visit test-maker website – https://www.mba.com/.
More about Paraguay
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According to the constitution that came into force on June 22nd, 1992, Paraguay is a presidential republic. The Basic Law, which was democratically established for the first time, professes the sovereignty of the people and the separation of powers and guarantees a standard of basic and human rights including protection and autonomy for the indigenous population.
The head of state, commander in chief of the armed forces and head of government is the president with extensive powers (directly elected for 5 years, re-election not possible). He appoints the members of his cabinet and has a right of veto in the legislative process. President since 2018 is M. Abdo from the right-wing authoritarian wing of the Asociación Nacional Republicana – Partido Colorado. In the presidential election of April 22, 2018, he prevailed against the candidate of the center-left alliance Ganar, Efraín Alegre (* 1963, PLRA), with 46.2% to 43.1% of the vote. The greatest challenges for his government are the fight against poverty and crime as well as the reform of the inadequate education and health systems.
The legislature lies with the bicameral parliament (Congreso nacional), which consists of the Senate (45 members) and the House of Representatives (80 members). The legislative period is 5 years, the voting age is 18 years. Parliament can decide to initiate impeachment proceedings against the President by a two-thirds majority. The dominant party is the Asociación Nacional Republicana – Partido Colorado (ANR-PC, Partido Colorado for short, founded in 1887). The right-wing nationalist, authoritarian and patriarchal party was in power without interruption from 1947–2008 and was a state party during the Stroessner dictatorship (1954–89). She was the President of the Republic until 2008 and again from 2013.
The most influential parties are the Asociación Nacional Republicana – Partido Colorado (ANR-PC, Partido Colorado for short, founded in 1887), the Partido Liberal Radical Auténtico (PLRA, founded in 1978), the Partido Patria Querida (PPQ, officially recognized as a party in 2004), the Partido Unión Nacional de Ciudadanos Éticos (UNACE, created as a party in 2002), the Partido País Solidario (PPS, founded in 2000) and the Partido Encuentro Nacional (PEN, founded in 1989 as Asunción Encuentro Nacional, constituted as a party in 1994).
The largest umbrella organizations are the Central Nacional de Trabajadores (CNT, founded 1963), the Confederación Paraguaya de Trabajadores (CPT, founded 1951) and the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT, founded 1989). Check themakeupexplorer to see Trade Unions in South America.
The total strength of the conscription army (service period 12 months, in the Navy 2 years) is around 10,700, that of the paramilitary police special force for internal security around 15,000 men. The army (around 7,600 soldiers) is divided into 6 infantry battalions, 3 cavalry and 3 mechanized battalions as well as various special units. The Air Force and Navy have 2,000 and 1,100 men respectively.
Paraguay is administratively divided into 17 departments and a capital district.
Administrative division in Paraguay
|Administrative structure (2017)|
|Department||Area (in km 2)||Population (in 1,000)||Residents(per km 2)||capital city|
|Alto Paraguay||82 349||17.2||0.2||Fuerte Olimpo|
|Alto Paraná||14 895||796.7||53.5||Ciudad del Este|
|Amambay||12 933||164.5||12.7||Pedro Juan Caballero|
|Caaguazú||11 474||545.9||47.6||Coronel Oviedo|
|Canindeyú||14 667||221.6||15.1||Salto del Guairá|
|Misiones||9 556||123.4||12.9||San Juan Bautista|
|Presidente Hayes||72 907||121.1||1.7||Villa Hayes|
|San Pedro||20 002||419.6||21.0||San Pedro|
|*) Capital district|
Civil law was reorganized in the Código Civil 1987. Until then, an identical version of the Argentine Civil Code of 1871 had applied. Unless there are relevant Paraguayan precedents, the case law continues to follow Argentine legal concepts. The implementation of a modern criminal procedure law was completed in 2003. At the top of the judicial system is the Supreme Court (Corte Suprema de Justicia) with 9 judges and one chamber each for criminal, civil and constitutional matters; Subordinate are courts of appeal, jury courts, courts of first instance as well as arbitration courts, district courts and justice of the peace.
The traffic development of inland Paraguay is still inadequate. Rail traffic was discontinued for reasons of profitability. Of the 74,676 km of roads, only around 6,167 km are paved; the Panamerican Highway in Paraguay has a length of 705 km. The most important modes of transport for foreign trade are the Paraguay and Paraná rivers; the most important inland port is Asunción. Paraguay has free port rights in Buenos Aires, Santos, Paranaguá and Antofagasta. Asunción and Ciudad del Estehave international airports.