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Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)


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  1. Eligibility
  2. Application
  3. How to Apply
  4. Exam Cities
  5. GMAT Exam Pattern
    1. Exam Duration
  6. Syllabus
  7. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  8. GMAT Result
  9. Contact Details

GMAT 2017 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

The GMAT is an international MBA entrance exam. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a computer based test which checks analytical writing and problem-solving abilities, addressing data sufficiency, logic, and critical reasoning skills which are necessary for Corporate World success.

GMAT exam is the gateway to world’s leading business schools. In India, the GMAT exam score is accepted for admissions at over 100 business schools.

Understanding the exam format, practicing sample question papers, and reviewing one section at a time will help you achieve your best GMAT score, and prepare you for the day of your exam.

After you take the GMAT exam, you will receive five scores: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal, and Total. A new score feature now enables you to preview your unofficial GMAT scores before deciding whether to accept or cancel them.

The best part of this international exam (GMAT) is that it is available when you’re ready to take it. Testing is available around the world and you can perform your best.

About GMAT Exam
Exam Name: Graduate Management Admission Test
Conducting Institute: Bharath University
Commonly called as: GMAT
Stream: MBA Entrance Exam


- There are no specific GMAT eligibility criteria
- Any candidate, who is graduate in any discipline from a recognized university or institute. The candidates should be minimum 18 years of age.


Candidates interested in applying for GMAT 2016 can do Registration and apply for the exam anytime as the registration can be done any time in a period of 12 months. The candidates need to register themselves by simply visiting the official website of GMAT - This is advantageous for the candidate that he/she can schedule an appointment for the exam by simply filling the examination date, examination centre, and the timings of the test according to their flexibility. In India, the GMAT Exam Score is accepted by the 100 B-schools and the test are conducted in 17 cities through 20 exam centres in India. The registration fee for GMAT 2016 can be done online and offline mode as well. The candidate applying for the test should know that he/she can go for the GMAT test only once within a month and not more than 5 times within complete 1 year.

  • Fees Payment: Aspirants according to their appropriateness can pay the registration fee of GMAT 2016 which is USD 250 in both modes online and offline.
  • Online Payment: The online payment can be done via Visa, Master Card, American Express, JCB (Mailed Forms only)
  • Offline Payment: Offline payment can be done either: Cashier’s check, Money orders, Personal checks (Mailed Forms only)

How to Apply

  • Visit official website of GMAT:
  • New User have to Register and Create an Account by Registering on the website
  • Candidates already having an account can log in with their Username and Password. Click on Take the GMAT Exam.
  • You have to enter all the necessary information like Personal/ Academic details
  • Enter your professional details like where you want to take admission for MBA, your specializations etc
  • Enter GMAT 2016 Exam Scheduling section
  • Click on the option ‘schedule a GMAT appointment’ and select the 3 test centres according to your flexibility.
  • After the selection of the particular test centre, the candidates will be provided with the available upcoming examination dates and the slot of the test centre.
  • Now make the payment of USD 250 in order to complete the application procedure of GMAT 2016.

Exam Cities

The GMAT exam is offered on demand and year-round at the following 17 cities in India through 20 test centers.

GMAT Examination centers
Delhi Mumbai
Chennai Kolkata
Hyderabad Bangalore
Pune Chandigarh
Ahmedabad Visakhapatnam
Ranchi Kochi
Indore Nagpur
Coimbatore Lucknow
Jaipur -

GMAT Exam Pattern

The GMAT exam is the assessment for graduate business school candidates—it was designed by business schools to measure the skills shown to help graduate business students succeed in the challenging curriculum. A computer-adaptive exam that assesses Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing skills developed over time, the GMAT exam is a valid and reliable predictor of success in graduate business school.

GMAT exam is delivered via computer in individualized workstations. Being computer adaptive (rather than computer based) allows the GMAT exam to determine a test taker's true ability by selecting questions based on previous answers and the test design.

GMAT Test Section No. of Questions Question Types Timing
Analytical Writing Assessment 1 Topic Analysis of Argument 30 Minutes
Integrated Reasoning 12 Questions Multi-Source Reasoning
Graphics Interpretation
Two-Part Analysis
Table Analysis
30 Minutes
Quantitative 37 Questions Data Sufficiency
Problem Solving
75 Minutes
Verbal 41 Questions Reading Comprehension
Critical Reasoning
Sentence Correction
75 Minutes
Total Exam Time 3hrs, 30 minutes

Exam Duration

GMAT Exam Duration is 210 Minutes.


Quantitative Section: Two types of multiple-choice questions are asked in the Quantitative section: Problem solving and Data sufficiency

To answer Quantitative Section candidates must have knowledge of Arithmetic, Elementary algebra and concepts of geometry.

Verbal Section: The GMAT Verbal section checks the ability to read, to reason and evaluate arguments, and to correct written material to standard written English.

Three types of multiple-choice questions are asked in the Verbal section: Reading comprehension, Critical reasoning and Sentence correction.

Integrated Reasoning Section: The Integrated Reasoning section measures the ability to evaluate graphic, numeric and verbal information.

Four types of questions are used in the Integrated Reasoning section: Multi-Source Reasoning, Table Analysis, Graphics Interpretation and Two-Part Analysis

Analytical Writing Assessment: The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) measures the ability to think critically and communicate your ideas,

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The admit card is an important document that is required on the day of the examination as it is an entry ticket for appearing in any exam. Registered candidates can download the GMAT admit card 2016 online from the official website: The admit card contains the candidates details and exam details that include Candidates Roll Number, Name, Gender, Registration Number, Examination centre and Timings.

GMAT Result

The GMAT Result will be announced within a couple of days in the official website of GMAT When the Result is declared the candidates have two options of accepting and decline. If the candidate is satisfied with his/her score, then he may click on accept, after that the score will be shown to all the associated institutes. If the candidate wants to retake the test or is not satisfied with the result, then he can click on decline.

Contact Details

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Telephone: +852-3077-4926
In India: +91 120-439-7830

Emails : [email protected]
Website :

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