Graduate Management Admission Test
  • About Exam

    The GMAT 2017 (Graduate Management Admission test) is a International level entrance exam managed by the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). It is organized to provide admissions in undergraduate management courses offered by foreign institutions and universities. More than 6,000 graduate business school programmes world-wide consider GMAT score for admission in management courses offered by them. GMAT exam is available in 114 countries with more than 600 test centers around the world. Here in this article we are providing information related to GMAT 2017 including registration, eligibility, important dates, 

  • Eligibility

    There is not any fixed eligibility criteria mentioned for GMAT exam. Candidates should meet the basic eligibility criteria for this exam which is mentioned below:

    ·         Candidates must have the minimum age of 18 years.

    ·         There is no any upper age limit criteria

    ·         Candidates must have cleared graduation degree from any recognized institution or university.

    ·         Other eligibility criteria will be set by the university or institution where candidate is seeking for admission.

  • Test Duration & Pattern

    The GMAT exam pattern consists of mainly four sections which will test the candidate's’ abilities on various parameters. These are – Writing, Reasoning, Verbal and Quantitative skills. The GMAT exam will be conducted in a time span of 3 hours and 30 minutes. GMAT scores are given with an increment of 10 point for example: 550, 560, 570 etc.

  • Exam Format


    No. of questions

    Question Type


    Analytical Writing Assessment

    1 Topic

    Analysis of an Argument

    30 minutes

    Integrated Reasoning

    12 questions

    Multi Source Reasoning, Graphics Interpretation, Two Part Analysis, Table Analysis

    30 minutes


    37 questions

    Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving

    75 minutes


    41 questions

    Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction

    75 minutes

    Total Exam Duration



    3 hours 30 minutes

  • Important Dates

    The most important question that anyone preparing for GMAT faces is when to start preparing for GMAT? There are no fixed official GMAT dates, you can choose any date according to your convenience and availability. In case you need to retake the GMAT exam you can do so after 16 days. You can take or retake the GMAT exam after every 16 days. You can appear for the exam a maximum of five times in a year. Ideally you are recommended to register yourself two to three months before the exam date. If you register online or by phone, you can get yourself registered as late as 24 hours before the exam date. But it is safer to stick to early registration as you will then have a set schedule to prepare for the exam accordingly. Even the coaching institutes recommend you register at the earliest available date so that you have a wide window of time to prepare.

  • How to Apply

    The GMAT 2017 Registration is available all the time (12 months) in a year. Candidates can register for this exam as per their preference. The exam dates and center can also be scheduled as per the candidate’s choices. Candidates can apply for this exam one time within a month and not more than five times in a year. Candidates can register for GMAT exam through the official site of GMAT. The exam fee payment will be made through Visa, MasterCard, American Express and JCB cards. Payment also can make through Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders and Personal Checks. Candidates are required to pay $ US 250 exam fee. Candidates are suggested to keep safe their registration details for further process.

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