GMAT 2017: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

gmat examThe GMAT 2017 (Graduate Management Admission test) is an International level entrance exam managed by the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). It is organized to provide admissions in undergraduate management courses offered by foreign institutions and universities. More than 6,000 graduate business school programmes world-wide consider GMAT score for admission in management courses offered by them. GMAT exam is available in 114 countries with more than 600 test centers around the world. Here in this article, we are providing information related to GMAT 2017 including registration, eligibility, important dates, etc.

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Syllabus FAQs

GMAT 2017 Notification – Registration Available Throughout the Year

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GMAT Exam Dates

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Candidates who wish to appear for GMAT 2017 exam, must be aware of the exam dates and schedule of the exam. There is no such prescribed date for the GMAT exam. Candidates may schedule the test date and exam centre as per their choice and convenience. It must be noted that candidates may give GMAT test up to five times in period of 12 months, but no more than once in a month period.

GMAT 2017 Registration

  • The GMAT 2017 Registration is available all the time (12 months)throughout the year.
  • Candidates can register for this exam as per their preference.
  • The exam dates and center can also be scheduled as per the candidate’s choices.
  • Candidates can apply for this exam one time within a month and not more than five times in a year.
  • Candidates can register for GMAT exam through the official site of GMAT.
  • The exam fee payment will be made through Visa, MasterCard, American Express and JCB cards.
  • Payment also can make through Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders and Personal Checks.
  • Candidates are required to pay $ US 250 exam fee.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep safe their registration details for further process.

Eligibility Criteria

There is not any fixed eligibility criteria mentioned for GMAT exam. Candidates should meet the basic eligibility criteria for this exam which is mentioned below:

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  • Candidates must have the minimum age of 18 years.
  • There is no any upper age limit criteria
  • Candidates must have cleared graduation degree from any recognized institution or university.
  • Other eligibility criteria will be set by the university or institution where candidate is seeking for admission.

GMAT Exam Pattern

The GMAT question paper comprises of different type of questions.

  • No of Questions: The question paper will contain total 91 questions.
  • Mode of Exam: This exam will be held through online mode (computer based test).
  • Duration: Candidates will get 3 hours, + 30 minutes duration for GMAT exam.
  • Subjects: The exam will consist of total four sections such as Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal.

The GMAT exam pattern is mentioned below:

SectionTime Limit (in minutes)Numbers of QuestionsQuestion TypeScore Range
Analytical Writing Assessment301Analysis of an argument0 – 6
Integrated Reasoning3012Multi Source Reasoning, Table Analysis, Graphics Interpretation, Two-Part Analysis1 – 8
Optional 8 Minutes Break
Quantitative7537Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving0 – 60
Optional 8 Minutes Break
Verbal7541Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction0 – 60

Preparation Tips

Firstly plan your preparation time for GMAT exam. Prepare a good time-table as per to the suitable time and divide time equally for all the topics, give some extra time to difficult topics. Choose the best exam preparation books. Practice previous question papers it will help candidates to know about the exam pattern, question weightage, etc.

GMAT Syllabus

Before preparing for exams, candidates should have gathered all the information regarding syllabus. The GMAT Syllabus will be composed of Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA), Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal sections. In AWA you will be asked to analyze the reasoning behind a given argument (topic) and write a critique of that argument. Integrated reasoning will measure candidate’s skills to evaluate information presented in multiple formats from multiple sources. The Verbal section will contain various topics such as read and understand written material, evaluate arguments and correct written material to conform to standard written English.

GMAT Question Papers

Candidates may also practice from the previous year GMAT question papers. The previous year papers are quite helpful for the students as through these paper candidates get aware of the exam pattern, marking scheme, topics asked etc.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: You can register online at the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) official website.
Answer: you can take the test at the GMAT test centres in your city, you may schedule test date and centre as per your convenience.
Answer: you have to pay $250 (plus taxes), you may pay through debit card/credit card.
Answer: you may reschedule the test date, by visiting the GMAC portal. In rescheduling your appointment at least 7 full days before your original appointment then you have to pay a reschedule fee of US$50. If you reschedule less than 7 full days before your original appointment, then you will be charged the full registration amount.
Answer: GMAT scores are valid for 5 years, and are available for reporting for up to 10 years.
Answer: The test measures your ability to reason with these skills.  All sections of the test, including the AWA and Integrated Reasoning sections, involve reasoning. “Higher-order” reasoning skills involve complex judgments and include critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving.
Answer: you should contact GMAT Customer Service in your region, preferably by email attaching a copy of the appropriate ID required to test in your country. To support a name change you will also need to attach a copy of your name change documentation in addition to your ID.


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GMAT 2017 Admit Card

The GMAT 2017 Admit Card will be downloaded through the official site of GMAT. Candidates will be informed through email to download their admit card after few days of the exam appointment. The admit card will contain information such as candidates name & roll number, exam center, exam date & timing, exam instructions, etc. Candidates note down it is mandatory to bring the admit card and ID proof on the examination day.

GMAT 2018

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is the main authority which organizes International level entrance exam. This exam is called as Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT 2018). After qualifying this exam, candidate will get admission to the MBA programme.

GMAT 2017 Result

The GMAT 2017 Result will be provided to candidates within three weeks of the examination date. Candidates can check their result through the official website of GMAT. Candidates will be intimated for the score card through e-mail which includes important instructions for online access to score card. The GMAT Score card will contain Analytical Writing Assessment score, past five years GMAT exam scores, personal data provided at the time of registering. Candidates are advised to take printout of your score card for further use.

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  1. nirmala Malviya says:

    hi,i am complite the BCA in 2017.may pleas give scadull GMAT 2017.

  2. Sanpreet Singh says:

    I am persuading BBA from a college under Panjab university with 60% marks.Is G MAT beneficial for me.I want to study MBA from Canada.

  3. Rohan Sehgal says:

    Hi. I am a student of BBA final year. I will be completing my Final Year in June 2018. Can I take GMAT exam in sep. 2017.

    2. For admission on the basis of GMAT work experience is necessary or not.

  4. alya singh says:

    Colleges in india which consider GMAT for admission

  5. Anucam center for international education buea says:

    what is the total score for gmat

  6. Kalyan says:

    What if the Passport name doesn’t match with the degree certificate Name is that a problem?

  7. Kiranpreet kaur says:

    Exam date of 2017

  8. Karishma says:

    I’m Pursuing Bsc 2nd Year In Biology (Chemistry , Botany & Zoology).
    Am A Average Student Through Out My Academics , Can I Had A Chance To Admitted In HBS For Pursuing MBA By GMAT EXAM

    • harshit rajput says:

      yes why not ,,,, the only thing u hv to do is that u must score a very good marks in ur gmat exam … bcoz university like hbs,hec paris,mit,lbs(london business school)require intellectual student with high moral…

  9. Divya.G says:

    GMAT exam is only entrance exam for studying in abroad ?? Or it is eligible for studying everywhere??

    • Kalyan Kumar says:

      Some colleges in India also accept GMAT score like ISB and few IIM as well but majorly its for colleges outside INDIA

    • harshit rajput says:

      No ,not at all GMAT is basically for those student who trying to make thier career in managment fields,,, theren are also other exam like gre, sat through which you can get admission in abroad

  10. Elen John says:

    Does the applicant require to pay $250 for each of the attempt of 5 in 12 months?

  11. priyanga says:

    I am going to finish my b.e degree within june 2017.can i write GMAT next month?

  12. nikhil mishra says:

    I wants to know about exam date ??

  13. Pratiik Nagarr says:

    I have few questions regarding GMAT-

    1. When is the best time to get admissions for executive MBA in India and abroad?
    2. What is the validity of GMAT Score card?
    3. If I need to get admission in any B. School when should I write GMAT?

  14. Kunal singhal says:

    Minimum score required for becoming eligible for business schools in US

    • Nikhil Kamthey says:

      Minimum score required for becoming eligible for business schools in AUSTRALIA, SINGAPORE,or any other recognized business school of foreign country.

  15. mohit raina says:

    you said that we can apply for exam five times a year. Do we have to register and pay the fees every time within the year only ?

  16. AFSAR KHAN says:



  17. Megha says:

    How much time it takes to clear the application forms of the collages or when it would be ideal to fill the college forms?

  18. Your Name... says:

    what is the last date for registration for gmat 2017?

  19. Anisha Dodeja says:

    Is Kanpur University recognised university for Gmat ??

  20. ALFIYA AYAZ says:


  21. Your Name... says:

    May please let us know the schedule of GMAT for 2017

  22. Shantanu Mohan says:

    is work experience a mandatory requirement to get into any good mba colleges through gmat?

    will gap after doing graduation matter?

  23. Prajakta Hande says:

    Is GMAT is compulsory for getting admission in MBA Finance

  24. aqib javed says:

    i’m doing from electrical and now i’m in third year . I want to pursue mba from norway or any other europian country . can you please tell me what is the criteria for getting admission in europian university and experience is mandatory or not ? i want to my mba in english language

  25. gurpreet kaur says:

    notify me about the exam dates and other important information about this examination ..

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