GMAT 2020 Exam Registration, Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is an entrance examination conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council. GMAT allows the candidates to get into various business schools throughout the world for advanced study in Business and Management. Nearly 900 management institutes participate in the entrance exam giving wide opportunities to the candidates. There are more than 600 centers around the world. The candidates can apply for the entrance exam at any time of the year as the registration is open throughout the year. The dates and exam centers get allotted as per the availability for the candidates. Skills like analytics, writing, verbal, quantitative, and reading skills in English of a candidate is getting tested in the entrance exam.

GMAT 2020 Highlights:

Exam Name
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
Level of the exam
Worldwide
Organizing Body
Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
Mode of exam
Computer-Based Test
GMAT Helpline
+852-3077-4926 | +91 120-439-7830 (India)

GMAT 2020 Schedule:

The candidates willing to appear for the GMAT entrance exam can apply for the entrance exam at any time of the year. The registration window for GMAT stays open always throughout the year. The candidates can log in to the official website of GATE 2020 and register themselves for the entrance exam.

How To Schedule a GMAT Exam Date?
In order to appear the entrance exam, the candidates need to schedule a date for the entrance exam by visiting the official website. The candidates can follow these steps to continue with their application.
  • On the official website of GMAT, register yourself first by creating an account
  • On the 'Schedule a GMAT Exam' link, create a GMAT user account with the required details
  • After the successful creation of the account, the candidates can easily schedule their exam dates either by directly on the website or by calling their regional customer service. The candidates have to pay the extra charge of US $10 for the phonic registration. The total application fee for the exam will be US $250.

GMAT 2020 Admit Card

The admit cards for GMAT 2020 will not be available on the official website. Candidates will get a Confirmation Letter after the registration which can be later used as Admit Card/ Entry Ticket. The confirmation letter will be comprised of the candidate’s name, test date, time of examination and test centers. After cross-checking every detail in the confirmation letter, take a printout of the letter.


GMAT 2020 Syllabus:

The GMAT entrance exam will test the candidates' ability on Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal Section. The candidates are advised to go through the syllabus for GMAT 2020 before starting their preparation for the entrance exam. The topics to be focused on are,
  • Analysis of Argument
  • Multi-Source Reasoning
  • Graphics Interpretation
  • Two-part Analysis
  • Table Analysis
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Problem Solving 
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Sentence Correction

GMAT 2020 Exam Pattern:

Test Section
Time Limit
Number of Questions
Question Types
Analytical Writing Assessment
30 minutes
1 question
Analysis of an Argument
Integrated Reasoning
30 minutes
12 questions
Graphics Interpretation, Table Analysis, Multi-source Reasoning, Two-part Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning
62 minutes
31 questions
Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving
Verbal Reasoning
65 minutes
36 questions
Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction


GMAT 2020 Cut-Off

GMAT Cutoff Marks 2020 is going to be published by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The GMAT Cut off marks 2020 and GMAT Result 2020 can be announced on the same date and the GMAT Cutoff marks will be released on online mode only.

Steps to check the cut-off:
  • Go to the official website of GMAC
  • Find the cut off marks link on the home
  • Enter the enrolled number and the date of birth
  • Click on "submit"
  • Check the cut off marks and merit list


How To Reschedule a GMAT Exam Date?

The authorities of GMAT have also given the option to the candidates to reschedule their exam dates. In case of any casualties or anything, the candidates can also reschedule their exam. The rescheduling can be done in the same ways as registration.
  • The candidates can reschedule their exam date before 7 days of the exam by paying the processing fee of US $50.
  • If the candidates use the phone for the changes, then they have to pay the extra US $10 for the call.
  • If the rescheduling is done within the 7 days from the exam, then the candidate has to pay US $250 as the processing fee.
  • Note that, the exam date cannot be rescheduled on the due date.
How To Cancel GMAT 2020 Entrance Exam?
The authorities of GMAT have also given the option of canceling a prior scheduled entrance exam. In case of any need, the candidates can also re-login themselves on the website and apply for the exam cancellation. If the candidate canceled the exam date within the given deadline then a partial fee will be refunded to the candidate. In order to do that, the candidate has to log in to the website with their given credentials and click on the Cancel option.

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GMAT 2019 Exam Centers in India:

Unisoft Technologies, 2nd Floor, Parranda Building, Above Now & Wow, Besides Khadims, West High Court Road, Dharampeth, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440010, India
ITM University, Uparwara, New Raipur, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 493661, India
Lakshmi Narain College of Technology Excellence, Kalchuri Nagar, Raisen Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462021, India
Pearson Professional Centers-Hyderabad 2 TS, Manjeera Trinity Corporate, 612, 6th Flr, eSeva Lane, Phase III, Hitec City Road, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072, India
Pearson Professional Centers-Hyderabad, 1-10-72/A/.2, Pochampalli House, 3rd floor, (Above Nike Showroom), S P Road, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500016, India
Lord Krishna College of Technology, Rau-Pithampur By-Pass, near IIM indore, Opp.STI(I) Ltd., Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452003, India 
KL University, Green Fields, Vaddeswaram, Guntur, Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh 522502, India 
Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, Madhurawada, Kommadi, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530048, India 
Pearson Professional Centers-Pune MAH, 517, Fifth Floor, Tower 2, World Trade Center, Kharadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411014, India 
GATS, Office 1, Symphony 'C', Ashok Nagar, Range Hills Rd, Off PuneUniversity Rd, Pune, Maharashtra 411020, India 
Pearson Professional Centers-Surat GUJ, 703, 7th Floor, Swastik House, Nandi Park Society, Piplod, Surat, Gujarat 395007, India 
AURO University, Earthspace, Hazira Road, Opp ONGC, Next to Toyota, Bhatpore, Surat, Gujarat 394510, India 
Pearson Professional Centers-Mumbai, Building No.9, 1st Floor, Solitaire Corporate Park,167 Andheri, J B Nagar Link Rd, Chakala, Andheri(East), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400093, India 
K.P.B Hinduja college of commerce, 315, New Charni Rd, Opera House, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400004, India 
KIIT University, ICT Cell, KIIT Convention Center, Campus-6, KIIT University, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751024, India 
A1 Professional Assessment Center, A/709, Titanium City Centre, B/h IOC Petrol pump, 100 feet road, Near Shyamal Crossroads, Sattelite, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015, India 
Pearson Professional Centers-Ahmedabad GUJ, 301, 3rd Floor, Block A, WESTGATE, Near YMCA Club, S.G.Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054, India 
Infinity Academy, Amravati Complex, Circular Road, Lalpur, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834001, India 
Ansal Technical Campus, Sec - C, Pocket 9, Sushant Golf City, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226030, India 
Sakar Edutech Pvt. Ltd., 602/603, 6th Floor, Arcade Mall, C - Scheme, Malviya Marg, Opposite Airtel Office, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India 
M.S. ENGINEERING COLLEGE, Navarathna Agrahara, Sadahalli Post, Off. International Airport Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 562110, India 
GENCOR LEARNING SOLUTIONS PVT LTD., East of Dinkar Chowk, Stadium Road, Opp ASG Eye Hospital, Rajendra Nagar, Patna, Bihar 800016, India 
Pearson Professional Centers-Chennai, 6th Floor, Nelson Chambers, E, Block, 115, Nelson Manickam Road, Aminijikarai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600029, India 
Vellore Institute of Technology, Centre for Technical Support, Thiruvalam Road, Katpadi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632014, India 
Unisoft Technologies, Above Chef Bakers, 123/1, Shop No. 188, Next to McDonald's, ITPL Main Road, Kundalahalli, AECS Layout, Brookefield, Bangalore, Karnataka 560037, India 
Pearson Professional Centers - Bangalore, #45, 3rd Floor, Trade Center, Dickenson Road, Next to Manipal Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka 560042, India 
Pearson Professional Centers-Bangalore 2 KAR, Prestige Atrium, Unit 101, Ground Floor, Central Street, Shivajinagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560001, India 
ITM Business School, 11/D14, SIPCOT IT PARK, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) Siruseri, Pudupakkam Post, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 603103, India 
Ansal University, Golf Course Road, Sector - 55, Gurugram, Haryana 122003, India 
Pearson Professional Centers - Gurugram HAR, Second floor, Unit No. 214, Times Tower, M G Road, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India

GMAT 2020 Counselling:

After the release of the result, qualified candidates have to appear for the counselling session with required documents. The allotment of the seats will be done according to the merits and no of applicants in the entrance test. The document verification, confirmation of application like activities are held in the counselling process.


GMAT 2020 Scorecard:

The candidates appeared for the entrance exam will be provided with the scorecard as per the process set by the exam conducting authorities of GMAT. The exam scorecard will be available for the candidates within three weeks of the entrance exam.

How to Check GMAT 2020 Scorecard Online?
The candidates can check their result by visiting the official website of GMAT. After the declaration, the result will be available for the candidates throughout the year. The candidates can log in to the website with their respective credentials to get the scorecard. The candidates will also receive an e-mail with a unique link for the access to the scorecard. The email will be provided within 20 days of the exam date. The candidates can follow the link to get the sample scorecard for the GMAT exam. The candidates will also be able to check the instruction for getting the official GMAT scorecard.

GMAT 2020 Answer Key

The answer key of GMAT 2020 will be released a few days after the exam is conducted on its official website. The answer key will contain answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can compare their answers and get a brief idea about their results.


GMAT 2020 Eligibility:

The candidates appearing for the GMAT 2020 entrance exam are required to look at the eligibility criteria first before registering for the exam. The authorities of the GMAT have set certain criteria for the entrance exam which the candidate must qualify to be eligible for the exam. The eligibility criteria are as follows.
Nationality:
As the exam is conducted worldwide, there is zero restriction regarding the nationality
Educational Qualification:
The candidate must have graduated with a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution. However, as per the different participating institutes, the education requirement varies for the candidates.
Age Barrier:
The candidate must be at least  18 years old to appear in the exam. However, if the age of the candidate is between 13 - 17 then the candidate should have the guardian's consent.
No of attempts available:
The candidates will be given the chance of reappearing for the exam 5 times a year.
Notes -
  • If the candidate is retaking the exam, then he/she must wait for 16 days (minimum) before appearing for the exam again.
  • If the candidate has secured a score of 800 in the last exam then he/she has to wait for at least 5 years for the next exam.

GMAT 2020 FAQs:

Q: When is the last date to apply for the GMAT 2020 entrance exam?
A: As the GMAT entrance exam is available throughout the year, there is no date barrier for the registration process.

Q: Can I cancel my registration within 7 days from the exam? What is the processing charge?
A: Yes. The candidates can cancel their registration for the exam within 7 days from the entrance exam. For the processing fee details check out the Application Form tab above.

Q: Is there any negative marking in GMAT 2020?
A: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in GMAT 2020.

Q: What is the duration of GMAT 2020?
A: The GMAT 2020 will be conducted for a time period of 3 and 1/2 hours or 210 minutes.

Q: Which section consists of the most number of questions in GMAT?
A: The verbal reasoning section consists of the most number of questions in GMAT with 36 questions.

Q: Can I pay the application fee through offline mode?
A: Yes, the application fee of GMAT 2020 can be paid by offline mode through cashier checks or money checks.

Q: What is the application fee for GMAT 2020?
A: The application fee for GMAT 2020 for every category candidate is Rs 17855.

Q: What is the age limit to apply for GMAT?
A: There is no upper age limit to apply for GMAT. However, the candidate must be 18 years or above.

Q: What is the exam mode of GMAT 2020?
A: The GMAT 2020 will be conducted in online mode i.e. computer-based tests.

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