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What Are The Prerequisites Needed For A GMAT?

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Often, the prospective GMAT aspirants confound and ride on the internet to find out the eligibility criteria for GMAT. In a nutshell, GMAT score itself serves as a criterion for MBA admission process processed by the top-notch B-schools.

GMAT – An Entry Ticket to MBA

GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test. It is an entry to MBA degree course as it opens up the door of numerous well-known B-schools located at the different corners of the world to the aspirants. GMAT score is accepted by more than 7,000 programs at approximately 2,300 graduate business schools worldwide.

GMAT test is computer adaptive in nature and follows certain set of algorithms. The test evaluates one’s critical, logical and analytical thinking skills which are required to become an expert in business latitudes.

The test contents are: Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA), Integrated Reasoning (IR), Quantitative Aptitude (QA) and Verbal Reasoning (VR). The total test is gauge on scale of 200-800. The secured is the average score of quant and verbal out of 800. However the IR section score is measured on a scale of 1-8 and AWA score is measured on a scale of 0-6.

Eligibility Criteria for GMAT Test

GMAT does not demand any sort of eligibility criteria for its appearance. Below we have mentioned the set of requirements which are preferable that the candidates must possess. These are

(i) Should be a graduate from any discipline.

(ii) Minimum age limit is 18 years and no upper age limit.

(iii) Candidates must be proficient in the English Language.

GMAT- The Test Day Requirements

On the GMAT test day, the test administrators may ask the candidates to represent identification card for their personal verification. The acceptable IDs are:

  • Passport
  • Driver’s License
  • National/ state/ provincial ID cards
  • Military ID cards

Note: A passport is mandatory if the test centre is outside your country of origin. In some cases, your passport might be the only acceptable ID even if you are a taking the test in your own country domain.

The following documents are NOT acceptable as proof of your identity for GMAT tests:

Temporary-issue IDs such as Passport cards or acknowledgements
Social security cards
Photocopies of documents
Letters from your university or college
IDs with physical descriptions instead of photos
Expired IDs
Employee or student IDs
Draft classification cards
Credit cards

If you have queries about the validity of your identifying documents, make sure you contact the GMAT customer service before you initiate your GMAT registration process.

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