GMAT 2020 Exam

Subhashri RoyUpdated On: 10 Jun, 2020 17:13 IST

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About GMAT

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is one of the trusted and preferred entrance tests among candidates who wish to pursue management education. It is an international-level entrance exam organised by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) throughout the year. GMAT 2020 can now be taken from home online with round-the-clock testing appointments. This year, students will have to appear for GMAT from home due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The candidates will also have the option of using use a physical whiteboard, online whiteboard, or both according to their preferences on the exam day. 

The GMAT is a Computerised Adaptive Test (CAT) taken by students every year for admission to top business universities and institutions in India as well as abroad. GMAT is conducted in approx 112 countries around the world and the scores of GMAT exam are accepted by more than 2,100 universities and institutions. Taking GMAT can be really beneficial for those who wish to take up management as a career option. More than 6000 courses/programmes are offered by these GMAC associated institutes. This exam is popular among candidates who wish to pursue management courses like MBA, Master of Finance and Master of Accountancy.

GMAT Eligibility Criteria

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) organises the GMAT


How to Prepare for GMAT

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) organises GMAT, which is


GMAT Exam Pattern

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) prescribes the GMAT


GMAT Syllabus

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is an internationally


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Best Books for GMAT

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How to Apply for GMAT 2020

GMAT is an examination conducted for the aspirants of


GMAT Mock Test

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) conducts GMAT for


GMAT Pre-Exam Analysis

The GMAT pre-exam analysis is provided to the GMAT


GMAT Result

GMAT results are announced by the Graduate Management Admission


GMAT Cut-Off

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a Computerized


GMAT Participating Colleges

GMAT is an examination that has been planned for


GMAT Selection Process

Candidates who want to take admission in top management


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Advantages of Appearing for GMAT

The GMAT exam takers will benefit in the following ways:

  • GMAT scores are accepted by some of the top-bracket B-Schools worldwide. So a good GMAT score can help the test-takers land into a top International B-School where they can imbibe qualities like leadership, decision making and knowledge regarding marketing and finance

  • There is no maximum age limit for taking the GMAT exam. So anyone on any day can turn up and decide to appear in GMAT exam. Applicants with years of work experience can also apply for GMAT exam which can be beneficial for them

  • The GMAT scores remain valid for 5 years which allows the applicants to decide on which MBA programme is suitable for them and then join the same

  • With over 5300 GMAT test centres located all across the globe, the GMAT test is one of the most easily accessible exams one can take for MBA programmes. The test-takers will not have to travel to far-off locations in order to take the GMAT exam

  • The GMAT exam takers are also given the liberty to choose the date and centre of the exam as per their convenience. The test-takers will be allowed to appear in the GMAT exam 5 times, with a time gap of 16 days between two attempts, within a span of one calendar year for score improvement

Stages Involved in GMAT Exam

  1. Know about GMAT exam - What the exam is all about, how to prepare for it, etc

  2. Register for GMAT

  3. Select the date, time and test centre

  4. Take the GMAT test

  5. Go for GMAT score preview

GMAT Exam Highlights

Owned by

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

Institutes (National & Worldwide) Accepting GMAT Scores


Duration of GMAT Exam

3 Hours

Number of Sections in GMAT Test Paper


Countries Accepting GMAT Scores


Total Number of Test Centres Globally


Important Dates

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Related Questions

I am final year student.Which is best for me M.Com or MBA Finance ,Details

-nipunUpdated on June 04, 2020 06:55 PM
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear student, 

Listing down the difference between MBA & M. COM below. You can then take a decision basis your interest and skill-set. 

Master of Commerce (M. Com)Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Specialised degree offering in-depth information on a specific subject(s)General degree - offers knowledge on many areas/ subjects
M. Com is academic and theoretical in its content and approach (gives you a solid base in Accounting, if that's your forte)MBA is a professional, job-oriented PG programme
Main focus academically - Accounting and Finance Main focus on all aspects of the business - Finance, Retail, Logistics, HR, Marketing, Entrepreneurship etc. 
More academically & theoretically focussedIndustry exposure is good & dual-degrees available
Fee is lessThe fee is subsequently higher
Career prospects - teaching & research, CA, accounting and audit, finance, banking & other professional coursesCareer prospects - corporate sector, public-private sector, entrepreneurship, banking, retail, HR, etc.

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