GMAT - Graduate Management Admission Test 2017

Conducted by : Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
  • Exam Type:National Level
  • Format: Online/CBT
  • Language:English

The Graduate Management Aptitude Test or GMAT is a computer-adaptive practice examination, which checks the skills and aptitude of the candidates seeking admission to top business schools located in English speaking countries. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which is the global non-profit council of business schools, conducts the GMAT exam to evaluate a person’s analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal and reading skills. The leading business schools and management education programs accept GMAT scores globally. This exam is proved to be the most effective predictor of students’ performance.

Eligibility Criteria

The GMAC has not set any educational qualification to appear for GMAT examination. However, the GMAT scores are used to get admission to Postgraduate and Master's degree programmes, hence, ideally, the taker should have a Bachelor's degree. Besides, the candidate should be at least 18 years old. Those applicants who are between 13 to 17 years of age are required to submit a written form signed by a parent or guardian.

Application Details

The candidate can schedule GMAT exam online by using his/her phone, postal mail or fax as well. The candidate needs to pay the GMAT scheduling fee using his/her credit card or debit card, cheque or money order. The candidate will receive a confirmation mail on his/her email ID.

Register via Online Mode

The candidate should visit the official website of the GMAT i.e. and create an account. After registering, login to the portal and follow the homepage link.

Register via Phone

The candidate can also call to the GMAT Customer Service in the nearest region. Remember, the candidate may be charged an additional service fee of US $10.

Register via Post Mail

Fill up the online application form available on and mail it along with the payment receipt.

Register via Fax

Fill up the online application form via visiting and fax the number shown on the screen. The candidate is required to mention his/her name, date of birth, nationality and gender etc.


The candidate can schedule GMAT examination by making the prescribed scheduling fee of US $250.00.

Exam Syllabus

The GMAT exam will comprise of Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal.


Number of Questions

Question Types


Analytical Writing Assessment

1 Topic

Analysis of Argument

30 Minutes

Integrated Reasoning

12 Questions

Multi-Source Reasoning

Graphics Interpretation

Two-Part Analysis

Table Analysis

30 Minutes


37 Questions

Data Sufficiency

Problem Solving

75 Minutes


41 Questions

Reading Comprehension

Critical Reasoning

Sentence Correction

75 Minutes

Total Exam Time

3 hours, 30 minutes

There will be three options available for exam section order, which are mentioned below:

  • Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal (Original Order)
  • Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment
  • Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment

CAT Contact Details


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Fax: +91-120-4001660

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