Basic Information about GMAT

The Graduate Management Admission Test is a Standardized CAT (computer-adaptive test) which measures verbal, arithmetical and logical writing skills. This test is planned to help management schools to evaluate the potential of candidates to do well in their MBA curriculum.

This is an aptitude test which assesses the fundamentals of verbal skills, Quantitative and reasoning so any subject-specific study is not required.

Who conducts GMAT


The Graduate Management Admission Test is developed and governed by Pearson VUE under the direction of the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) which is non-profit organization of graduate business schools worldwide. For the test, Pearson VUE has appointed testing centers in various countries.

To view the complete list of universities, scholarships and fellowships which either admit or call for GMAT scores for admission to their programs click here.

Eligibility for GMAT

Basically anyone can take GMAT. There is no age or qualification based constraints. The GMAT test scores are valid for five years.

 Registration Fee to take GMAT

The fee to take the GMAT is US$250 worldwide.  Please note that test fee payments for online test appointments can only be made by credit card or debit card. So, you need to have a Visa, MasterCard, JCB or American Express credit card or a Visa or Master debit card to register online for the GMAT.

 Click here to register online for the information about Graduate Management Admission Test coaching classes check the following: GMAT Training in Chennai


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