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GMAT


GMAT : Graduate Management Admission Test [Frequently Asked Questions]
ADMINISTERED BY : ETS (Educational Testing Service)
REQUIRED FOR : Admission into a MBA Program.
WEBSITE : www.gmac.com, www.mba.com or ETS: Educational Testing Service – Home
VALIDITY : The score is generally valid for 5 years.
REPORTING : The score is sent to 5 [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif]universities[/FONT][/FONT] by ETS free of cost at the time of exam. ETS charges additionally for scores sent to universities later.
REGISTRATION : By phone, fax or online (www.mba.com)
FEES : $250
ADDRESS:

PROMETRIC TESTING PRIVATE LIMITED
2nd Floor,DLF Infinity Tower - A,
Sector 25, Phase II,
DLF City Gurgaon,
HARYANA - 122 002.
Phone No.: 0124-5147700
Fax: 0124-5147773 / 0124-5147774.
Email: india.rrc@thomson.com
FORMS : Forms are available at USEFI (U.S. Education Foundation in [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif]India[/FONT][/FONT]) or they can be downloaded from the website.
REQUIREMENTS FOR PHONE / FAX REGISTRATION : Name as in the Passport, Address, Credit Card Number, Name of the Cardholder, Expiry date of the card. (The card has to be an International Card).
CENTRE : Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif]Mumbai[/FONT][/FONT],Trivandrum.
CONFIRMATION : A registration no is given as terms of confirmation.
RESCHEDULING : An intimation is to be given to ETS 7 days prior to the examination date. The necessary rescheduling fee has to be paid. CANCELLATION : An intimation is to be given to ETS 7 days prior to the examination date. The necessary cancellation fee is applicable.
MODE : The GMAT test is a [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Trebuchet MS,Sans-Serif,Georgia,Courier,Times New Roman,Serif]computer[/FONT][/FONT]adaptive test (CAT).
NUMBER OF TESTS : Only 1 test can be given in a calender month and no more than 5 times in a year.
SCORE : Total score is out of 800 (Quantitative & Verbal) and Analytical Writing Assessment (Essays) is scaled from 0 - 6.
All the scores and dates are sent to the universities if the test is taken more than once.
Scores can be cancelled before coming out of the test.

Format of GMAT
Section Questions Time(min.)
Analytical Writing Assessment
Essay(Argument)
Essay(Issue)

1 Topic
1 Topic
30
30
Rest Break 5
Quantitative
Problem Solving & Data Sufficiency

37 Question
75
Rest Break 5
Verbal
Sentence Correction
Comprehensive & critical Reasoning


41 Question

75
Total

4 Hours (approx)

Benefits of a High GMAT Score :

* A high score will increase the chances of admission in top Business Schools.
* Visa Officers also give weightage to high GMAT scores while considering Visa applications.
* Chances of getting Scholarships / Financial Aid are bright with a high GMAT score.

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