GMAT 2020 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
Every year more than 2lakhs applicants appear for GMAT. GMAC is the conducting body of the exam. GMAT measures logical reasoning skills and critical thinking of the test takers. Based on these two qualities, business schools are able to choose the best candidates across the world. More than 60 years, GMAT score is considered widely to take admissions for MBA programs.
GMAT registration can be completed either online or offline or via phone or by mail. Test takers can appear for GMAT 5 times a year. If the applicant wants to retake GMAT, one must wait for 16 days before scheduling the next date for GMAT. GMAT application fee costs $250 (INR 18,461).
Before appearing for GMAT, candidates are required to satisfy minimum requirements as stated by GMAC. GMAT eligibility consists of following criteria:
GMAT registration can be done online, offline, via phone or via mail. GMAC considers all these mediums for registration to make the process accessible to candidates across rural and urban sections. Following steps need to follow during registration
How to Register for GMAT?
Test takers can register for GMAT either via online or offline or phone or via mail. Interested candidates can only attempt GMAT five times a year. Steps to register for GMAT are as follows
Step 1: Visit the official website
Step 2: If you are an existing candidate then you just need to login with password and id. If you are not an existing user then you will just have to register with id and password after creating an account
Step 3: After creating an account, candidates have to fill up different details required for GMAT registration
Step 4: In this step, candidates have to fill up all necessary details required while filling up the form. In this form, one has to provide all necessary personal details
Step 5: In this section, candidates have to select what are the preferences of communication. Through this mode of communication, candidates will get any latest information of GMAT
Step 6: In this section, candidates have to give detailed educational information. In this section, candidates also have to submit tentative dates of graduation. Here candidates will also get an overview idea about GMAT score range.
Step 7: In this section, candidates have to give work experience details. Usually top business schools prefer all those candidates who have work experience. In this section, candidates also have to write about specific industry in which they have worked earlier.
Step 8: In this section, candidates have to write down their preferred location where they aim to pursue higher education. Here candidates also have to write down tentative time to start the academic session.
Step 9: In this section, candidates have to select preferable test centers as preferred location and convenience. There are more than 573 test centers allocated for GMAT across 100 countries by GMAC.
Step 10: In this section, candidates have to write about the scheduled date for your GMAT exam. There will be a calendar where you will have to select a date as per availability.
Step 11: It is the last step of GMAT registration, where candidates have to complete the final step by making a payment of exam fee of $250 through credit card.
It is also an option included by GMAC to register GMAT via mail. This service is for those test takers who prefer offline mode as compared to online. To register GMAT via mail requires following steps
Attention: GMAT Program
PO Box: 581907
Minneapolis: MN 55458-1907
*All the necessary documents should be received by the postal address at least 10 business days before GMAT
For completing GMAT registration via fax, candidates have to follow the steps as mentioned in mail. After then, candidates have to fax all necessary documents to the specific regions as required
|Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA)||+4401618557301|
Interested candidates can also register for GMAT via phone. Most test takers prefer GMAT registration via online because it is easy to sign up easily. After taking GMAT, test takers can register into the official account to check the score report within 20 days. To register via phone, GMAC charges $10 as service charge for each transaction. For the final step, the test taker has to send official GMAT scheduling and payment details. All these details should be reached to the authority at least 10 business days before the exam date.
|American Region||Telephone (toll-free): +1 (800) 717-GMAT (4628), 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT Telephone: +1 (952) 681-3680, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT Fax: +1 (952) 681-3681|
|Asia Pacific Region||Telephone: +852 3077 4926, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. AEST In India: +91 120-439-7830, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Indian Standard Time Fax: 6038319 1092|
|China Region||Telephone: 86-10-8234-5675, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. China Standard Time Fax: 86-10-61957800|
|EMEA Region||Telephone: +44 (0) 161 855 7219, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. GMT Fax: +44 (0) 161 855 7301|
GMAC believes in making exam patterns easily accessible to the test takers with or without disabilities. Those who are with disabilities have to request authorities to arrange minimum accommodations for making the exam comfortable. Steps that have to be followed are
Test taker has to mention any specific kind of disability like
GMAT is an international exam conducted by GMAC to measure business analytical skills of the test takers. GMAT fee is $250. One needs to pay $50 to reschedule exam on different dates and an amount of $80 is charged if the test taker cancels the exam. GMAT exam fee can be paid either via online or offline mode.
To make an online transaction of GMAT fee, candidates have to initiate payment via credit or debit cards, visa card, MasterCard, AMEX or JCB. If a candidate fails to make a payment via credit or debit card, then registration will be cancelled automatically. Candidates have to restart the appointment schedule with a valid session.
To make an offline payment of GMAT fee, candidates have to initiate the payment via money orders or cashier cheque and personal cheque. This payment has to be made in favor of PEARSON VUE in US dollars. Within this registration fee, candidates have to pay applicable taxes. In this form, candidates should mention bank details along with name and signature and address proof. Conducting body should receive GMAT offline mode at least 10days before the date of exam. If the bank account doesn’t have sufficient amounts then the registration form will be nullified. Candidates will not be able to complete GMAT registration. Few instructions regarding GMAT fee payment via offline mode are as follows
No specific dates are allotted for GMAT exam. Test takers can take the exam multiple times in a year. One can register for the exam all year. Candidates should choose available dates with a proper plan. GMAT dates should be taken at least 3-4 months before the application deadlines of the promising business schools. Exam occurs in both halves of the day. Important GMAT exam dates are as follows
|Last date for form fill up||May 2020|
|Last date to change city for interview||May 2020|
|Shortlist of Candidates||June 2020|
|Interview dates||June to July 2020|
|Final Results||July 2020|
GMAC allows the test takers to reschedule or cancel GMAT if any unavoidable situation appears. While registration, test takers will get a GMAT handbook to explain fees and policies related to GMAT. Test takers should know few important things before rescheduling or cancellation
Test takers must read all policies and fees related to rescheduling and cancellation of exam
Log in to GMAT profile
Click on MyGMAT
Click on Cancel GMAT
Login to GMAT profile from mba.com
Click on MyGMAT
Click on Reschedule GMAT
Select a new test date
Pay the extra charges using credit card
While creating an account online on mba.com, test takers have to provide all necessary details to form a profile to handle for GMAT. Candidates have to be very cautious while making the profile on the official website of GMAT. Required things to be noticed are as follows
GMAC officials notice how the test takers all across the world appear for GMAT. The conducting body believes that the candidates should not travel much to appear for the exam. Applicants can select GMAT test centers as per available dates and slots at the preferred location. It is advisable to choose the nearest center making the least distance to be traveled.
Things to remember while choosing exam centers
Applicants should know about the deadline of application of preferred business schools. Few steps in choosing GMAT test centers are as follows
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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