A standardized test, the Graduate Management Admission Test measures Verbal, Mathematical and Analytical skills. The test primarily intends to aid graduate schools of business assess the potential of the applicants for advanced study in business and management. Nearly 1000 management institutes all over the world require GMAT® scores from the applicants.
The GMAT® is different from most other examinations. The examination is entirely computer-based, and no two students get an identical set of questions. The test is scored on a maximum of 800. The GMAT® Score alone cannot guarantee admission into a school. The test is only one of the major factors taken into consideration in the long process of an applicant getting admitted into a Business School that he/she desires.
GMAT test structure
What is the cost/registration fee for the GMAT®?
The registration fee for taking GMAT® is USD 250. After the test, the test takers are asked to submit the names of 5 B Schools that they would like to send their scores to. This facility is part of the USD 250 fee that is charged for the test.
How many times in a year is the GMAT® exam held?
GMAT® is offered usually on all working days in India (ie, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday). For more information, please visit www.mba.com
How many times can I take the GMAT®?
GMAT® can be taken unlimited number of times with a gap of a minimum of 31 16 calendar days between 2 tests. However, one can give the test only 5 times in a calendar year. (It is highly advisable not to appear for GMAT® too many times as it may affect the applicant’s candidature).
What is the validity of the GMAT® exam?
Your GMAT® score will be valid for 5 years after from the date the test was taken.
How to prepare for the GMAT?
How do I register for the GMAT®?
You can register online or by phone or by mail. The detailed information about registering for the GMAT® can be found at www.mba.com