GMAT 2022: HIGHLIGHTS, FEE, APPLICATION, CUTOFF

GMAT 2022: HIGHLIGHTS, FEE, APPLICATION, CUTOFF

GMAT 2022: HIGHLIGHTS, FEE, APPLICATION, CUTOFF

Here is an article by Futeducation.com about GMAT 2022 highlights. fee, application process, cutoff and test centers.

Graduate Management Admission Test, also known as GMAT is a computerized aptitude test designed to test the verbal and analytical capabilities of a candidate. This test is the one-way ticket to get admission into Graduate Management Programs such as MBA which is accepted by most renowned business schools across the world. More than 2 lakhs students apply for this test every year, making it the most reliable aptitude test in the world.

There is no specific date or time to give GMAT; anyone can apply for online exam as short as an appointment 24 hours before the test. This exam is based on rolling basics. Being an online exam, there are about 35 test centers in more than 18 states across India. You can also give the exam from the comfort of your home.

The online exam result reports are available for free for the first 2 times if you use the report within 48 hours. Post that, the online test report can be purchased at a cost of $35 each. GMAT is considered a difficult exam to crack as only 6% of the total candidates score above 720.

The entire exam is divided into 4 sections:

  • Integrated Reasoning skills – it consists of TITA type question
  • Quantitative skills – it consists of MCQ questions
  • Verbal skills – it consists of MCQ questions
  • Analytical Writing Assessment- it contains an essay question

The top colleges accepting GMAT scores are; Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Top IIMs accepting GMAT scores are IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Luck now, and IIM Indore. Some of the top non- IIMs that accept GMAT Scores are XLRI, IMI, MDI, and GIM Goa.

HIGHLIGHTS

The following table provides all highlights about GMAT 2022:

Full formGraduate Management Admission Test
Conducted ByGraduate Management Admission Council
ModeOnline
FrequencyNot more than five times a year and eight times in a lifetime
Type of QuestionsMCQ and Non- MCQ
Number of Questions80
Duration3 hours and 7 minutes
Number of SectionsIntegrated Reasoning skills


Quantitative skills

Verbal skills

Analytical Writing Assessment

Date of ExamNo specific Date
Score Range200-800
Fee$250 or INR 18750
Eligibility criteriaMust be above 18 years of age


Have completed or in the final year of graduation.

Documents neededAdhaar Card, PAN card, Marks Sheets (10+2+3), Passport, Driving License
Scores validated for5 Year
Help Desk Number7303719966


+91 124 4945270

Email Idcustomercare@gmac.com
Official websitewww.mba.com

 

WHY APPLY FOR GMAT

If you want to pursue your career in the field of management and are planning to apply for an MBA/PGDM course, then you can apply for GMAT as it is a golden ticket to your favorite business schools across the globe.

You can also apply for GMAT if you are in the final year or in the second year of your graduation and you want to experience the difficulty level of the examination.

GMAT scores are accepted by more than 1500 business schools across the globe and their scores are regarded as the most reliable scores to give an insight into the aptitude and comprehensive skills of a candidate. So, if you are targeting to get a degree from Top B-schools including Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, IIMs, XLRI, IMI, you can apply for GMAT.

APPLICATION FORM FILLING PROCESS

The process of registration for GMAT is simple and straightforward. The following are the steps for the application for GMAT.

  • Go  to the official GMAT website www.mba.com and Sign up
  • There are various documents needed to fill up the Online Application Form for GMAT. It is advisable to gather the following documents to speed up the process of Registration.
      • 10th Marks Sheet
      • 12th Marks Sheet
      • Graduation Marks Sheet (optional)
      • Adhaar Card
      • Driving License
      • Passport (optional)
      • Military Id (optional)
      • ID card – national or local (optional)
      • Registration Card – Green Card, permanent, Residence, Visa (optional)
      • Debit Card/ Credit Card/ UPI Id
  • Start the GMAT registration process by entering your personal information
      • Full name as mentioned in your passport
      • E-mail address
      • Address for correspondence
      • Phone number
      • Gender
      • Date of birth
      • Nationality
      • Payment information (Debit/ Credit card)
      • Educational history (optional)
      • Work history (optional)
      • Native language (optional)
  • Enter optional information (enter all the above information carefully. Incomplete or incorrect information may lead to disqualification of the verification process. It is advisable to double check every information)
  • Verify Your Profile
  • Schedule your GMAT exam – You can select 3 test centers of your choice.
  • Pay the GMAT registration fee

 

GMAT 2022 FEE STRUCTURE

GMAT Fee


(If a candidate did not appear for the exam on the scheduled date and time, he/she will be charged full GMAT exam fee)

$250INR 18750 (Aprx)

 

GMAT 2022 CANCELLATION & RESCHEDULING

SEGMENTCRITERIAREFUND IN DOLLARS (APRX)REFUNDS IN RUPEES (APRX)
CANCELLATION1 to 14 days before the test date$50INR 3750
15 to 59 days before the test date$75INR 5625
60 days before the test date$100INR 7500
RESCHEDULING1 to 14 days before the test date$150INR 11250
15 to 59 days before the test date$100INR 7500
60 days before the test date$50INR 3750

 

HOME PROCTORED GMAT (ONLINE GMAT)

GMAT can be given through test centers and at your home. Home proctored GMAT or Online GMAT provides you flexibility to give your exam from the comfort of your home. Appointments are available around the clock and all you need is a Windows or Mac computer/laptop. The score, time and the sections are same as that of the test-center based exam.

Following are the features and requirements for Home Proctored GMAT (online GMAT):

  • You can give GMAT from the comfort of your home
  • Flexibility to use an physical or virtual whiteboard from rough work
  • Scores are valid for 5 years
  • The fees for home proctored GMAT is same as test-center based GMAT
  • You can opt for any date and time of your choice
  • You get 5 free score reports (must be used within 48 hours upon receipt of your official score
  •  The total attempts are limited to 5 in 12 month period and 8 in a lifetime
  • You need to have a good internet connection for smooth submission of exam
  • Set-up of Windows or Mac computer/laptop

Click on the link to apply for online GMAT online –  www.mba.com/gmatonline/

GMAT 2022 RESERVATION CRITERIA

Officially there are no specific criteria set forth by GMAC for any candidate to become eligible for exam but it is necessary to clear the criteria set by university/institute that you will be applying to.

The following is the detailed criteria-

  • Candidates applying for GMAT 2022 should have completed their graduation from a recognized university.
  • The candidate must be more than 18 years old to apply for GMAT. Although there were some cases where candidates below 18 years took GMAT with the permission in writing of their parents or guardians. There is NO upper age limit.
  • Students who are currently in their final year of their bachelor’s degree or are waiting for their results can also appear for the exam.
  • If the candidates graduation score is in the form of grades or CGPS, then the marks will be calculated by the methods suggested by the institute/university.

 

TOP COLLEGES IN THE WORLD ACCEPTING GMAT SCORE

 

NAME OF INSTITUTEGLOBAL MBA RANKINGCUTOFF*OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Stanford University1733http://www.stanford.edu/
University of Pennsylvania2722http://www.upenn.edu/
Massachusetts Institute of Technology3720https://www.mit.edu/
Harvard University4730https://www.harvard.edu/
HEC Paris5690https://www.hec.edu/en
INSEAD6710https://www.insead.edu/
London Business School7700https://www.london.edu/
The University of British Columbia8650https://www.ubc.ca/
IE Business School9690https://www.ie.edu/business-school/
University of California Berkeley10727https://www.berkeley.edu/

 

TOP INDIAN COLLEGES ACCEPTING GMAT SCORES

There are more than 300 prestigious colleges in India that accept GMAT Scores for their E-MBA/E-PGDM courses. Below is the list of top colleges that accept GMAT score, their state location, estimated cutoff and their official website.

NAME OF INSTITUTESTATECUTOFF*OFFICIAL WEBSITE
XLRIJamshedpur650+http://www.xlri.ac.in/
S.P Jain Institute of Management and ResearchMumbai650+https://spjimr.org/
Indian Institute of Technology, MadrasChennai650+http://www.iitm.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Foreign TradeNew Delhi650+https://www.iift.ac.in/
IFMR Graduate School Of BusinessChennai640+https://krea.edu.in/ifmrgsb/
Birla Institute of Technology and SciencePilani600+https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/ 
Xavier Institute of Management and EntrepreneurshipChennai600+https://www.ximechennai.org/ 
Great Lakes Institute of ManagementChennai600+https://www.greatlakes.edu.in 
Goa Institute of ManagementGoa600+http://www.gim.ac.in/
Xavier Institute of ManagementBhubaneswar550+https://ximb.edu.in/
KJ Somaiya Institute of ManagementMumbai550+http://simsr.somaiya.edu/
SDM Institute of Management DevelopmentMysore550+http://sdmimd.ac.in/
Amity School of BusinessNoida550+https://www.amity.edu/
Universal Business SchoolKushiwali550+https://universalbusinessschool.com/
Institute of Management TechnologyGhaziabad500+http://www.imt.edu/
Christ University Institute of ManagementBangalore450+http://www.christuniversity.in/
PES UniversityBangalore450+http://pes.edu/

 

TOP IIMS ACCEPTING GMAT SCORES

Indian Institute of Management, also called, IIMs are the most trusted, applied for and renounced Management College of India. The way to get an admission in to IIM is through CAT & GMAT. There are a total of 20 colleges in India, with IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta the oldest and the top three MBA/PGDM colleges of India.

Below is the List of all IIMs, their state location, estimated cutoff, and their official website.

NAME OF INSTITUTESTATECUTOFF*OFFICIAL WEBSITE
IIM AhmedabadGujarat700+www.iima.ac.in/home
IIM BangaloreKarnataka710+https://www.iimb.ac.in/home
IIM CalcuttaWest Bengal700+https://www.iimcal.ac.in/home
IIM IndoreMadhya Pradesh700+https://www.iimidr.ac.in/
IIM KashipurUttarakhand670+http://www.iimkashipur.ac.in/
IIM KozhikodeKerala700+https://www.iimk.ac.in/
IIM LucknowUttar Pradesh710+http://www.iiml.ac.in/
IIM RaipurChhattisgarh560+https://www.iimraipur.ac.in/home
IIM RanchiJharkhand670+https://www.iimranchi.ac.in/
IIM RohtakHaryana650+http://www.iimrohtak.ac.in/
IIM ShillongMeghalaya700+http://www.iimshillong.ac.in/

 

GMAT SECTION WISE EXAM PATTERN:

 

SECTIONTIME LIMITNUMBER OF QUESTIONSQUESTION TYPES
Analytical Writing Assessment30 minutes1Analysis of an Argument


Issue Essay

Integrated Reasoning30 minutes12Graphics Interpretation


Table Analysis

Multi-source Reasoning

Two-part Analysis

Quantitative Reasoning62 minutes31Data Sufficiency


Problem Solving

Verbal Reasoning65 minutes36Reading Comprehension


Critical Reasoning

Sentence Correction

 

GMAT TEST CENTERS

Around 2 Lakhs candidates apply for GMAT every year. Below is the list of all the cities in which GMAT is conducted and has a test center.

STATECITYADDRESS
DELHIDelhi1. EduPro


Office Space Number 332, 3rd Floor, Vardhman Plus City Mall, Sector-23, Dwarka, Delhi–110075, India

 

2. Pearson Professional Centers

4th Floor, Building No 18, Ramnath House, Yusuf Sarai Community Centre, Above HDFC Bank, Delhi–110049, India

 

HARYANAGurgaon1. Ansal University


Golf Course Road, Sector-55, Gurgaon, Haryana–122003, India

 

PUNJAB


 

1. Patiala


2. Mohali

1. Thapar University


Bhadson Road, Patiala, Punjab–147004, India

 

2. Winsoft Computer Centre

SCF-13, 2nd Floor, Phase 2, Mohali, Punjab–160055, India

 

UTTAR PRADESH


 

1. Noida


2. Lucknow

3. Allahabad

1. Pearson Professional Centers


Ground Floor, 1A/1, S B Towers, Sector 16A, Noida, Uttar Pradesh–201301, India

 

2. UPTEC Computer Consultancy Limited

2nd Floor, Lekhraj Gold, Near Munsi Pulia, Indira Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh–226016, India

 

3. UPTEC Computer Consultancy Limited

9 (A) Patrika Marg, Civil Lines, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, UTT–211001, India

 

RAJASTHAN


 

Jaipur1. Sakar Edutech Private Limited


Office No 404, Shyam Anukampa, O-11, Ashok Marg, C-Scheme, Opposite HDFC Bank, Jaipur, Rajasthan–302001, India

 

GUJARAT


 

Ahmedabad1. A1 Professional Assessment Center


A/709, Titanium City Centre, B/h IOC Petrol pump, 100 Feet Road, Near Shyamal Cross roads, Sattelite, Ahmedabad, Gujarat–380015, India

 

2. H L Centre for Professional Education

H L College Campus, Late Prin S V Desai Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat–380009, India

 

ANDHRA PRADESH


 

1. Vijaywada


2. Vishakhapatnam

1. KL University


Green Fields, Vaddeswaram, Guntur, Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh–522502, India

 

2. Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering

Madhurawada, Kommadi, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh–530048, India

 

MADHYA PRADESH


 

Indore1. Sarva Mangla Maa Samiti – Inspire Me


611, Shekhar Central, Palasia Square, Indore, Madhya Pradesh–452018, India

 

JHARKHAND


 

Ranchi1. Infinity Academy


Amravati Complex, Circular Road, Lalpur, Ranchi, Jharkhand–834001, India

 

MAHARASHTRA


 

1. Nagpur


2. Mumbai

3. Pune

1. Unisoft Technologies


2nd Floor, Parnanda Bldg, Ab Megamart, West High Court Rd, Dharampeth, Nagpur, Maharashtra–44010, India

 

2. Pearson Professional Centers

Building No 9, 1st Floor, Solitaire Corporate Park, 167 Andheri, J B Nagar Link Rd, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra–400093, India

 

3. Think Education Advisory Services LLP

209, 2nd Floor, Marine Chambers, Vithaldas Thackersey Marg, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, Maharashtra–400020, India

 

4. GATS

Office 1, Symphony C, Ashok Nagar, Range Hills Rd, Off Pune University Rd, Pune, Maharashtra–411020, India

 

WEST BENGAL


 

Kolkata1. Agile Technologies And Solutions


1, Iswar Ganguli Street, Vasudeva Building, Top Floor, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal–700026, India

 

ODISHA


 

Bhubaneswar1. KIIT University


KIIT School of Management, Campus-7, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha–751024, India

 

ASSAM


 

Guwahati1. Assam Don Bosco University


Airport Road, Azara, Guwahati, Assam–781017, India

 

TELANGANA


 

1. Begumpet


2. Madhapur

1. Pearson Professional Centers


1-10-72/A/.2, Pochampalli House, 3rd floor, (Above Nike Show room), S P Road, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500016, India

 

2. Edu-Kinect

#47, 2nd Floor, Silicon Valley, Image Garden Lane, Near HDFC Bank, Madhapur, Hyderabad, 500081, Telangana

 

KERALA


 

1. Trivandrum


2. Cochin

1. Indra Institute of Education


TC 27/594, V V Road, Vanchiyoor, Trivandrum, Kerala–695035, India

 

2. Rajagiri College Of Social Sciences

Rajagiri School of Management, Rajagiri Valley, P O Kakkanad, Cochin, Kerala–682039, India

 

TAMIL NADU