The GMAT is managed by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). Admissions teams evaluating applicants to graduate programs in management use GMAT scores as a key supplemental factor in considering an applicant’s qualifications along with other factors such as undergraduate performance and work experience.
The GMAT is usually taken by students interested in pursuing management programs. These days, there are a few management programs that also accept the GRE scores as evaluation criteria. It is best to check with your prospective schools on their GMAT requirements.
The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) was designed by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) to provide them with a selection test for candidates applying for MBA programs. It has grown in popularity with business schools and it is now a requirement for over 1,800 MBA programs world-wide.
Most good MBA programs worldwide will ask for a GMAT score. If you are in any doubt as to whether you need to take the test check with business schools you aim to apply to.
Over 5,900 programs offered by more than 2,100 universities and institutions use the GMAT exam as part of the selection criteria for their programs.
There is no specific eligibility criterion for GMAT. However, various universities / colleges which accept GMAT scores have their own criteria of admission.
Total GMAT Score ranges from 200 – 800. The total score is based on the verbal and quantitative scores. The Analytical Writing Assessment score and the Integrated Reasoning scores are not taken into account while calculating the total score.
If you do not finish in the allotted time, your scores will be calculated based upon the number of questions answered as long as you worked on each section. Your score will decrease significantly with each unanswered question