Graduate Management Admission Test
The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is a Standardized computer-adaptive test that measures verbal, mathematical and analytical writing skills. The test is designed to help management schools to assess the potential of applicants to succeed in their MBA programs. The GMAT is an aptitude test that assesses fundamental Quantitative, reasoning and verbal skills – and therefore does not require any subject-specific theoretical study.
Eligibility for GMAT
There is no age or qualification to take the GMAT. The GMAT test scores are valid for five years, however while applying to B-Schools it is always better if your scores have been obtained within the last 2 years.
Best time to take GMAT
GMAT appointments are available all round the year. You can choose your own date and time for taking the GMAT. The test is administered in select cities five days a week (Monday through Friday) and two times a day. The GMAT lasts roughly four hours, and most centers offer two slots: 9 A.M. and 2 P.M.
Scoring in GMAT
The AWA is graded on a scale of 0-6 in 0.5 increments while the Integrated Reasoning section is graded on a scale of 1-8 in one point increments. The Quantitative and Verbal sections together give a scaled score out of 800. This scaled score is based on: