GMAT 2025: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

GMAT 2025GMAT 2025 Exam will be conducted multiple times. The Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) is a national level entrance test. This exam is conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Through this exam, admission will be offered in Management programmes i.e. full time and part time MBA course. Qualified candidates will be eligible to get admission in various Institutions in India as well as foreign located universities. In this article, we have provided complete information about GMAT 2025 Exam such as application fee, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

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GMAT 2025 Overview

Exam NameGMAT 2025
Full FormGraduate Management Aptitude Test
Authority Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
Application modeOnline 
Mode of ExamOnline (Remote Proctored mode)

GMAT 2025 Exam Dates

In GMAT 2025, there will be no fixed dates as the exam will be conducted multiple times in a year. Students will be able to choose dates as per their preference. To appear in GMAT 2025, candidates will be required to book their exam dates 2 or months prior to their test date. Candidates will be able to register any time in a year, as it will be open for all year around.

GMAT 2025 Application Form

Aspirant must go through following details related to GMAT application form 2025:

  • The GMAT 2025 application form will be made available through online mode only.
  • The registration for GMAT 2025 will be opened throughout the year.
  • Enter the required details in application form such as personal, education, communication etc.
  • Candidates must choose the exam centre and book their slots as per their preferences.
  • Students will need to upload the necessary documents within a specific size and format.
  • Now, preview the entered details carefully and make an online payment.
  • Take a printout of the application form and keep it safe.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be paid via online mode.
  • Candidates will need to pay USD 250 (Rs. 20465) for the exam.
  • The gateways to make payment will be mastercard/ visa/ american express and discover network cards.
  • The application fee will be non-refundable under any situation.

How to Apply for GMAT 2025

Follow the given steps to apply for GMAT 2025 exam:

  • Step 1: Go to the GMAT website (link will be provided above).
  • Step 2: Do registration by entering name, email and password.
  • Step 3: Now, click on the sign up button and start filling the registration form.
  • Step 4: Enter the required personal details i.e. address, contact, gender etc.
  • Step 5: Verify profile and schedule your exam.
  • Step 6: Submit the registration fee.
  • Step 7: Keep a hard copy of application form for further use.

GMAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Below we have provided the prescribed eligibility criteria for GMAT 2025 exam:

  • Nationality: Students from India as well foreign will be able to apply.
  • Qualification: Candidates must possess a graduation degree or its equivalent from any recognized university or college.
  • Marks Criteria: There will be no marks criteria to apply for GMAT 2025.
  • Age limit: Applicants should be minimum of 18 years of age, if candidates will be below 18 years then they should have permission in writing (NOC) from their guardian.
  • Attempt limit: Students will appear for GMAT exam only 5 times in a year and 8 times in a lifetime.
  • Document: Candidates must have a valid passport at the time of GMAT 2025 exam.

GMAT 2025 Exam Pattern

Below check out the exam pattern of GMAT 2025:

  • Exam Mode: The GMAT 2025 examination will be through online mode (remote proctored mode).
  • Timing: Total 3 hours 30 minutes will be given including breaks.
  • Number of Section: The GMAT question paper will consist of four sections.
  • Subjects: The subjects in GMAT wil be quantitative ability, verbal reasoning, integrated reasoning and written assessment.

Below in a table we have mentioned marking scheme of GMAT 2025:

Subjects Number of questionsTime Scoring Scale
Quantitative Ability3162 minutes6 – 51, in one point increment
Integrated Reasoning1230 minutes1 – 8, in one point increment
Verbal Reasoning3665 minutes6 – 51, in one point increment
Analytical writing assessment130 minutes0 – 6, in one point increment
Total 803 hours 7 minutes200 – 800, in 10 point increments

GMAT 2025 Syllabus

Candidates must go through the syllabus we have provided below for GMAT 2025:

Quantitative ReasoningData sufficiency

Problem solving

Integrated ReasoningTwo part analysis

Multi source reasoning

Table analysis

Graphic interpretation

Verbal ReasoningCritical reasoning

Reading comprehension

Sentence correction

Analytical writing assessmentAnalysis of argument

GMAT 2025 Preparation Tips

Here are the steps to start preparation journey for GMAT 2025:

  • Choose a study strategy and follow regularly.
  • Create a study schedule and avoid distractions.
  • Solve previous year question paper and sample paper.
  • Do revision daily.
  • Eat good food and do yoga to keep your body active.
  • Complete overall syllabus of GMAT.

GMAT 2025 Books 

The following are the best books for the preparation of GMAT exam:

  • GMAT Sentence Correction (Manhattan Prep GMAT Strategy Guides) by Manhattan Prep
  • GMAT Reading Comprehension (Manhattan Prep GMAT Strategy Guides) by Manhattan Prep
  • Critical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension GMAT Preparation Guide by Manhattan Prep
  • GMAT Integrated Reasoning Practice Questions by CreateSpace
  • GMAT Official Guide Quantitative Review 2025 by Wiley
  • GMAT Official Guide Verbal Review by Wiley
  • Study Materials for GMAT Exam with Mathematics + Reasoning + English + Data Interpretation Model Solve by Sourav Sir’s Classes

GMAT 2025 Exam Centre

The following are the tentative cities where the GMAT exam 2025 will be held:

Vijayawada Bangalore 
Guwahati Mysore 
Odisha Manipal 
New DelhiIndore 
Surat Mumbai 
Gurugram Pune 
Ranchi Nagpur 
Chandigarh Jaipur 
Chennai Hyderabad 
Noida Kolkata 
Lalitpur Vellore 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: Candidates will be able to attempt the GMAT exam five times during a rolling 12 month period and eight total lifetime limits.

Answer: There will be no fixed date to apply for GMAT. You will be able to apply throughout the year.

Answer: Yes, candidates will have to pay USD  250 (Rs. 20465) for GMAT 2025 exam.

Answer: No, there will be no upper age limit to appear for GMAT 2025 exam. 

Answer: Yes, candidates will be able to reschedule by logging into their personal account but there is a fee.

Answer: Yes, Indians as well as foreign candidates will be eligible to apply.

Answer: You can do this by using the test schedule booking framework.

Answer: No, one must have a graduation degree to be eligible for GMAT exam.

Answer: A 600 marks in GMAT will be considered a good score for candidates to be offered a scholarship.

GMAT 2025 Admit Card

The GMAT admit card 2025 will be released through online mode. To appear for the exam, candidates will need to download the admit card from the website. The admit card will not be sent by the authority to the candidates through any other offline mode. 

The admit card will contain many details related to exam such as candidate’s name, exam date and time, roll number, exam instructions, etc. Students must keep their admit card safe as it will be required at the time of counselling.

GMAT 2025 Result

The GMAT result 2025 will be announced after a few days of commencement of exam. Candidates will be able to access their result through online mode. The GMAT 2025 result will be valid for the five years after the commencement of exam. 

The result will include the section wise marks and total marks obtained in exam. Students will be able to access their results by using their login credentials. Candidates must take a printout of their result and keep it safe for further references.

GMAT 2025 Cut Off

The GMAT cut off 2025 will be released via online mode. It will be prepared by the authority after considering various factors such as number of seat available, previous year cut off trends, number of qualified applicants etc. The cut off will be minimum scores that must be obtained by candidates to qualify the exam.

Below we have mentioned the expected cut off for GMAT 2025:

Colleges GMAT 2025 Cut Off
IIM Ahmedabad706
IIM Bangalore695
SP Jain650
IIM Kolkata700+
BITS Pilani600+
IIM Lucknow680+
IIM Indore700+
XLRI Jamshedpur682
IIT Madras650+

GMAT 2025 Admission

The GMAT admission procedure 2025 will be organized after a few days of announcement of result. Candidates who will score minimum cut off marks will be able to attend the counselling. Students will be called for further procedure if they get required scores for a certain business school or college. Students will have choice to send their scores to the institute at the time of exam. 

Further, candidates will be called for a personal interview or group discussion or both depending on the institute. After being selected candidates will need to pay the admission fee and submit the required documents.

GMAT 2025 Participating Colleges

Below we have provided some participating institutes/ universities of GMAT 2025:

Indian CollegesForeign Colleges
Institute of Foreign Trade, New DelhiStanford University
IIM, AhmedabadUniversity of Chicago
IIM, BangaloreHarvard Business School
IIM, IndoreUniversity of Pennsylvania- Wharton
IIM, KashipurDartmouth College
IIM, RaipurColumbia University
IIM, RanchiUniversity of California- Berkeley (Hass)
IIT, MadrasYale School of Management
IIT, GandhinagarMassachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
Indian School of Business, MohaliNorthwestern University- Kellogg School of Management

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