GMAT Online Exam | Everything You Need To Know

You can register to take the GMAT Online Exam from home as the online test becomes a permanent alternative to the test center GMAT

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner and administrator of the GMAT, released the GMAT Online Exam, to help business school candidates complete their applications during the coronavirus pandemic.

You can register to take the GMAT at home, online, with around-the-clock testing appointments available through 2021. 

The test is available in impacted markets globally, excluding markets limited by regulatory restrictions: Mainland China, Iran, Cuba, Sudan, and North Korea.

First launched as a temporary solution, the GMAT Online Exam is now a permanent solution and comparable to the test center GMAT. 

The latest version of the GMAT Online Exam includes the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA).


How does the GMAT Online exam work?

The GMAT is the premier admission test for business schools, used as a quality indicator when measuring your suitability for an MBA or master's program.

Previously, you were only able to sit the GMAT exam in test centers. However, coronavirus (or COVID-19) forced the closure of GMAT test centers worldwide.

In this climate, business schools were forced to extend MBA application deadlines in 2020 and relax their admission requirements. The GMAT Online Exam meant candidates could continue to apply for business school in a disruptive time.

You can take GMAT Online Exam on both Mac and PC. Your computer must match GMAC's system requirements. The online GMAT has the same structure, number of items, and duration as the test center exam. It also uses the same scoring algorithm and score scale for the Section Scores and Total Score.

While you take the test from your home computer, you will be monitored by a human...

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