Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT)
The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is managed by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). The GMAT is usually taken by students interested in pursuing management programs. Most good MBA programs worldwide ask for a GMAT score. GMAT was designed by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) to provide them with a selection test for candidates applying to MBA programs. It has grown in popularity and is now a requirement for over 1,800 MBA programs worldwide.
GMAT is a 3 and a half hour multiple choice exam designed to be the selection criteria for admission in MBA (Masters in Business Administration) programs. It is designed to provide a score, which will allow colleges to compare applicants with different educational backgrounds.
During each of the two multiple-choice sections (Quantitative and Verbal) of the GMAT, the computerized testing system will select your questions from a large pool based on your responses to earlier questions of the same type.
For each question type, the first question posed will be average in difficulty level. If you respond correctly to a question, the next question of that type will be more difficult and conversely, if you respond incorrectly, the next question of that type will be easier.
Graduate Management Admission test acronym as GMAT is conducted by the US-based Pearson VUE under the direction of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), an organization of graduate business schools worldwide. It is a Standardized test that measures verbal, mathematical and analytical writing skills of the young aspirants to help the graduate schools of business assess the potential of applicants for advanced study in business and management institutes.
Nearly 900 management institutes all over the world (most of them in the US) require GMAT scores from each applicant. The GMAT tests the fundamental skills – Reasoning and Comprehension included – and does not require any subject-specific theoretical study.
GMAT Exam Eligibility
Anyone and everyone are eligible for taking the GMAT irrespective of age or qualification