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The Graduate Management Admission Test - Overview
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is conducted by The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) all year-round. GMAC is an international non-profit organization of business schools that also serves as a primary resource of research and information about quality graduate management education.

The Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) originated in 1954 as the first and only standardized test designed to screen candidates for graduate business and management programs. Today, GMAT scores are accepted by over 4,800 management programs in more than 100 countries.

GMAT is a computer adaptive test taken to pursue management studies abroad. Due to the pandemic, the candidates can avail the GMAT exam either at the test center or online. Candidates can now book their slots 6 months in advance. Candidates need to log in to to complete GMAT Registration. Aadhar Card can be used as an ID during Registration.

There are four sections in the GMAT exam pattern – Verbal reasoning, Quantitative reasoning, Integrated reasoning, and Analytical Writing (optional) offering MCQs. The duration of the GMAT is 2 hours and 45 minutes excluding the analytical writing section. One can take the exam by paying a GMAT fee of $250 (INR.18,366). The total number of questions in these three sections is 79 and the analytical writing section contains only 1 descriptive question. 

GMAT Online is available for the candidates to take GMAT from home for safety measures. GMAT online is a permanent option for the aspirants due to the pandemic. Four enhancements have been observed in GMAT Online – getting GMAT score instantly, select order of the section, 8 minutes break for two times, and inclusion of AWA. Top business schools accept the score of the online GMAT. Applicants fail to understand the right time to take the GMAT. Taking the exam is dependent on the application deadline of the desired business school. Skillful performance in 3hrs 30 minutes determines the future scope of the applicant.