Why should I take the GMAT test?
MBA aspirants looking to enroll in top B-schools should take up the GMAT test. Your GMAT score is an indicator of your ability to succeed in the chosen program. GMAT widens your potential and opens up a lot of opportunities. GMAT test has been one of the most popular tests globally for more than 60 years. Aspirants who desire to study abroad but are worried about the enormous fees money can aim for GMAT scholarships. Top B-schools consider GMAT scores as one of the main evaluation factors while shortlisting the candidate's profile. Additionally, GMAT is a very flexible and convenient exam that is conducted all year round. Clearing GMAT is a gateway to enroll in top B-schools, which will help you establish a promising career with an excellent salary package.
What are the eligibility requirements for the GMAT 2021 exam?
GMAC has set no primary GMAT eligibility criteria. The candidate must fulfill the requirements of the college in which they aspire to enroll after the test.
- The candidate must be of 18 years of age. There is no upper age limit.
- Candidates between 13-17 years of age must seek legal permission from the GMAC
- There is no specific qualification required to enroll for the GMAT exam.
- Candidates must possess a graduate degree from a recognized university
How should I register for GMAT 2021?
GMAC offers flexibility to the candidates as they can register for the GMAT exam 2020 anywhere between 24 hours-6 months before the GMAT exam date. It is advised to book the slots at the earliest to avoid any inconvenience. Check out for complete
GMAT Registration Process
GMAT Exam fee
The GMAT exam fee is priced at US $250, which comes to INR 17,000. The candidates can change the exam center and reschedule the GMAT exam date by paying a cost of $50.
Note- GMAT test cannot be canceled within 24 hours of the scheduled exam date and time
GMAT Rescheduling Fee
- US$60 will be charged for rescheduling GMAT more than seven days before the test date
- US$250 will be charged for rescheduling GMAT within 7 days of the scheduled exam date and time
- Note- GMAT exam cannot be rescheduled within 24 hours of the scheduled exam date and time
When is the GMAT Exam conducted?
GMAT exams are conducted all year round. There are no fixed official GMAT dates, which makes it convenient for the students to prepare and schedule the test accordingly. Candidate can attempt the GMAT exam up to 5 times in a year. If the candidate wishes to take a GMAT retest, he/she can do so after 16 days. GMAT exam registration can be done online, via phone and postal. Since there is no scheduled date and time and the numbers of GMAT aspirants are increasing rapidly, it is recommended to register and book the slots at least 2-3 months in advance. Check the GMAT Exams date tab for more information.
GMAT Test Centers
GMAC conducts GMAT test in 34 cities in India across 39 test centers. It is advised to choose the city nearest to you to save traveling time and effort. Once you select the state/city, check the nearest test center and slot available. 2-3 months advance booking is highly recommended as you might find it challenging to get your desired slots in the end moment. For test center address and other information, read GMAT test centers in India.
Everything to know about the GMAT scores
Except for the AWA score, candidates get the GMAT score report after finishing their GMAT test. The candidate has the option to accept or reject it. If the candidate accepts it, the candidate and the institutes selected can view the score. In case if the candidate declines it, no one can view the score. Candidate can download the non-official GMAT result after finishing the exam and get the complete GMAT score report with the AWA score within 20 days of giving the test.
Candidates will receive a link in their Email ID from GMAC. To check your official GMAT test score, follow the instructions mentioned in the mail. GMAT scores are valid up to 5 years. Candidates must check the application deadlines of the colleges and apply accordingly.
Top B-schools generally provide scholarships to pursue an MBA. There is so set rule for awarding scholarship. Scholarships can be need-based or merit-based. Every college/ university follows a different admission process. It is better to directly approach the college to know how to gain a scholarship. The full scholarship covers the entire cost of the program whereas partial scholarship covers only a part of the fee.
GMAT Score Calculation
GMAT Score report shows the candidate’s official GMAT score. The recipients (universities) that you selected would receive your GMAT scores. Only verbal and quantitative scores are taken into consideration in the GMAT total score report.
GMAT Score Calculation