About the GMAT Exam

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Exam



Required For

PG level business management courses

Mode of taking test

Computer Based

Test Type

Admission Test

Official Website


About GMAT Exam

About Test

The Graduate Management Admission Test is a one-of-a-kind standardized exam designed for admission to graduate busin...

Why take the test?

The Graduate Management Admission Test, or GMAT, is crucial for admission to top business schools. It is accepted fo...

GMAT Basics


About the GMAT Exam

Candidate must be a graduate from a recognized University and must be 18 years of age.

General Facts

Date and Frequency

GMAT is conducted throughout the year. You can take the GMAT once every 16 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days) and up to a total of eight times.

Center and Admit Card

The GMAT exam is offered on demand and year-round at 34 cities in India through 39 test centres.


You can check your Official Score Report within 7-20 days of the Exam Date on the official website of GMAC. A unique link will be sent to your email ID given at the time of registration which will assist you on how to access the GMAT Score Report.

Score Reporting

You can send your Official Score Report to up to five programs that you select at the test center prior to the start of your GMAT exam. It will be sent electronically or by mail, depending on the programs’ preferences. This service is covered by your GMAT exam registration fee. Once you have made your selections, they cannot be changed.

Score Validity

5 Years

Time Duration

3 Hours and 7 minutes (approx)

Score range for the test

200 - 800








0 - 60

The GMAT Verbal section is designed to test your command of standard written English, your skill in analyzing arguments, and your ability to read critically. You will see reading comprehension questions, critical reasoning questions and sentence correction questions.

Analytical Writing Assessment






0 - 6

The Analytical Writing Assessment, or “essay” section, helps business schools analyze your writing skills. It is scored separately, and your AWA score is not used to generate your 200–800 point score. Essays are scored by a human grader and a computer grading system, and the two scores are averaged for your final score.

Integrated Reasoning






0 - 8

This section consists of Multi-Source Reasoning questions, Graphics Interpretation questions, Two-Part Analysis questions and Table Analysis questions. It judges your data interpretation and reasoning abilities.


Registration Fees

USD 275

Rescheduling Fees

USD 50

Test Center Change Fees

USD 50

Other Miscellaneous Fees

USD 80

GMAT Exam Registration Process

GMAT registration can be done both online on the official website and offline on phone or by mail. If you are applying through phone, then call the GMAT Customer Service in your region which will be charging you an additional fee of US$ 10 whereas postal mail provides an option to apply via check or money order.

About the GMAT Exam

Step 1

Signup on GMAT official portal

About the GMAT Exam

Step 2

Submit personal information

About the GMAT Exam

Step 3

Submit profile details

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Step 4

Select test centre, date and time

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Step 5

Make payment to complete the registration

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