GMAT 2018: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

GMAT 2018Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT 2018) is an International level entrance exam. The GMAT is organized by the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) throughout the year. The exam is a gateway to get admission in foreign country’s institutions and Universities. Through this examination, candidate can take admission in MBA. Number of institutions consider GMAT scores to offer admission. Candidates can go 5 times in a year for GMAT exam. Get here details of GMAT 2018 registration, syllabus, eligibility, exam pattern, etc.

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GMAT 2018 Registration

GMAT registration is conducted all the time, i.e. throughout the year.

  • Candidates can register online for GMAT.
  • Interested candidates can register themselves for the exam as per their suitability.
  • Candidates can choose the exam dates and exam center, according to their comfort.
  • Candidates can give the exam five times in a year and one time within one month.
  • Candidates can also re-schedule their exam date.
  • Candidates are suggested to take a printout of a registration form and keep it safe for future references.

Click here to get details about GMAT Registration 2018.

Application Fee:

  • The GMAT application fee is US $250 and approximately Rs. 17027.5 in India.
  • The exam fee can be paid through Visa/MasterCard/American Express/JCB cards.
  • The registration fee can also be paid by Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders, and Personal Checks.

Eligibility Criteria

There are no fixed eligibility criteria provided for GMAT examination. Candidates can check the basic eligibility for the exam from here:

Latest Application Forms Available

  1. Apply Online for AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA). Click Here
  2. Apply Online for MBA/PGDM from Alliance Business School. Click Here

Age Criteria:

  • Candidate must complete the minimum age of 18 years.
  • There is no upper age limit.

Qualification Required:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must pass graduation degree from any recognized institution or university.
  • Many universities or institutions have their own eligibility criteria that candidate also has to fulfill at the time of admission.

GMAT Exam Pattern 2018

GMAT exam pattern is given here:

  • Mode of Exam: It is a Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • Duration of Exam: GMAT is a 3-1/2 hours test.
  • Total marks: It is of maximum 800 marks.
  • Subjects: Total four subjects is included in the complete question paper, i.e. Analytical Reasoning, Verbal, Quantitative and Integrated Reasoning.
SectionTime (in Min)No. of QuestionsType of QuestionScore Vary From
Analytical Writing Assessment301Analysis of Argument0-6 in 0.5-point
Integrated Reasoning3012Table Analysis, Graphics Interpretation, Two-part Analysis and Multi-Source reasoning1-8 in 1-point
                                                 Optional 8 minutes break
Quantitative7537Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency0-60 in 1-point
                                                Optional 8 minutes break
Verbal Reasoning7541Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction,  Reading, Comprehension0-60 in 1-point

GMAT 2018 Syllabus

The entire syllabus of the GMAT is divided into four sections. The four sections included are Analytical Writing section, Quantitative section, Verbal Skills and Integrated Reasoning section. All four sections is monitor the candidate’s knowledge and skills in the related field.

Preparation Tips

  • Go through effective GMAT books.
  • Study on your own and make separate notes.
  • Prepare a study schedule and start preparation according to it.
  • Solve previous year’s papers.
  • Follow good study material, books, and reference books.
  • Candidates can also join the coaching centers for GMAT preparation.
  • Stay healthy and take healthy diet.

Click here to check GMAT Preparation Books 2018.

Test Centers

The GMAT 2018 exam is organized at the following 31 cities in India through 35 test centers.

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Manipal, Mohali, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Noida, Patiala, Patna, Pilani, Pune, Ranchi, Tiruchirappalli, Trivandrum, Vellore, Vijayawada & Vishakhapatnam.

FAQ (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Candidates can register through online mode.
Answer: Through this exam candidates can get admission into various management courses.
Answer: To change your personal details, you need to attach a copy of your name change documentation in addition to your ID. Candidates have to contact the GMAT Customer Service in their region and attaching a copy of the appropriate ID proof through email.
Answer: The registration fee is $250 in US and around 15,000-16,000 in India.
Answer: The fee can be paid through Visa/MasterCard/American Express/JCB cards. It can also be paid by Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders and Personal Checks.
Answer: Yes, you can re-schedule your test.
Answer: It is valid for the five years and you can also avail it for reporting up to 10 years.
Answer: Candidate should have the minimum age of 18 years. There is no any upper age limit.

Answer: The GMAT question paper will be divided into four sections. The four sections are Analytical Writing, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal.

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GMAT Admit Card

No admit card is provided to the registered candidates. However, candidates can download the confirmation letter which contains details about test date and test centre.

GMAT Result 2018

The GMAT 2018 Result is published within three weeks of the examination date. Appeared candidates can get their result through the website. Candidates are informed for the availability of scorecard through an e-mail. The email contains some important instructions to download the online scorecard. It included the Analytical Writing Assessment score, past five years GMAT exam scores and personal data provided at the time of registering. The candidate can choose an option of accepting the result or reject it. If he/she accepts the result, then the candidate and the institution of choice can view the result, but if the candidate is deny the result no one can view the result of GMAT.

Click here to get details about GMAT Result 2018.

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  1. EDWIN RAJ says:


  2. Chandrika says:

    Im a CA FINAL student.I have completed my through IGNOU university under distance learning mode. Am I eligible to apply for GMAT in 2018

  3. Charishma says:

    My cat percentile is 89. Now I want to take GMAT .i need 2 months of preparation and confident in getting good score.i have 1.5 years work experience.when is the right time to write the exam and can I get admission in good b schools this year.please suggest

  4. Rahil says:

    What are the examination dates in Lucknow in 2018?
    I’m sorry, this is a first time for me.

  5. pramodini says:

    what is the GMAT exam date in 2018?

  6. Sanjeev says:

    if i am GATE rank student can i appear a GMAT exam

  7. Ram says:

    If I had GATE rank certificate am I eligible for applying GMAT

  8. Tejas Govind Gaikwad says:

    I am a CA Student appearing for CA Final Exams in May 2019. Also, I am pursuing graduation I.e B. Com from Pune University which is well known and well reputed for it’s Education. I am pursuing my graduation course through it’s external Section. It means I have not taken admission in any collge to pursue my graduation and hence not attending any college for my Graduation Course. However, most of the well reputed Colleges conduct exmas of graduation in pursuant to terms and conditions of Pune University only. So I hereby request you to guide me on the issue that does it makes difference that graduation done from any college which conducts graduation course pursuant to terms and conditions of Pune University is only able to get Eligible for GMAT exams or its also fine if graduation done from external section of the same university is also able to get eligible for GMAT.

  9. Shivani gujral says:

    M doing last semester. can I apply for this test???

  10. Pooja khandelwal says:

    Can i know is the gmat education valid for sebi education also??

  11. Vir says:

    Which exam is more preferable among mat nmat and gmat? And will I be accepted by colleges if i had a gap year after 11th?

  12. pihu says:

    i had completed my Graduation in 2017…when i will need to take GMAT to appearing the addmisions in 2018

  13. AKSHITA says:

    Sir,I will complete my BTECH graduation in May 2018.Can i appear for GMAT 2018 and join for MBA same year?

  14. nithin says:

    Is the admission for 2018 academic year is based on 2017 gmat score?

  15. Trishala Tapase says:

    Sir,is there any fee structure for students belonging to SC caste

  16. GMAt '18 says:

    If I write GMAT exam in March 2018 and score well. Can I expect call from IIMs for 2018 academical year admissions

  17. krishna says:

    if i take GMAT exam in march 2018 can i appear the college in same year and when foriegn contries start their acadamic year especially u.k

  18. krishna says:

    i completed my degree 2017 when i will take GMAT exam for appearing 2018

  19. Sukhendu maji says:

    I have passed bachelor degree from disatnce ,I can appear for gmat

  20. Bala says:

    I have D grade in Bachelor of management studies can i apply for GMAT? Please help

    • Rohit says:

      If you scored a D in graduation, further studies is really not for you. Get some work ex and do a distance MBA if you need a PG really bad.

  21. Shagufta says:

    I want to appear for GMAT this year for MBA is registration over for 2018 batch do help me I want to get admitted to Jim Kolkata for which GMAT / CAT is necessary

  22. param singh ahuja says:

    can I appear for GMAT as I am final year of bTECH or I have to comlete firstly my degree

  23. Vishal Madhavan says:

    Does having work experience play a role in writing GMAT or even after gmat for entry into any b schools abroad???

  24. Aditya Kumar Singh says:

    If I don’t accept GMAT results,do I need to pay any money further for appearing in GMAT exams in future?

  25. Rac says:

    I have average academic scores and I am from a regional college. What are my chances in GMAT? Should I give it a try?

    • Rushal manhas says:

      I complete my graduation this year.i want to take GMAT exam .can u plz tell me when the admission of abroad colleges open .and when can I apply for the college and get the offer letter at time.

      • Mohit Negi says:

        you can apply for GMAT. For admission to foreign Schools you can check their site and fill the admission form.

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