Candidates to get the same flexibility and control at home as the test center
June 06, 2021 : The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the administrator and owner of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), has introduced enhancements to the GMAT online exam last month. Now candidates have more choice and flexibility to bring their best on test day, and confidently meet their business school goals.
The enhanced online experience further aligns with the test center exam with the following features added:
Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA). Demonstrate writing and critical thinking skills with the addition of the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) section.
Select exam section order. Candidates can choose which section order to take the exam in.
Two 8-minute optional breaks. Candidates will have the option to take advantage of two breaks to prepare themselves for the next section of the exam.
View unofficial score immediately. Unofficial scores will be displayed on the screen after exam completion so they can plan their next steps.
Schedule GMAT online exam appointments up to 6 months in advance. Candidates will be presented with GMAT online exam appointments on a rolling 6-month basis.
Candidates can learn more about the enhanced GMAT online exam at mba.com/gmatonline
Aadhaar Card now accepted
Candidates in India will now have the choice to validate their identity using their Aadhaar Card OR passport during the GMAT online exam registration process as long as the Card is current and valid. For the test center version of the GMAT exam, the passport remains as the only acceptable ID. The Aadhaar, is only available as an alternate ID for the online version of the GMAT exam.
Mr. Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director – ,GMAC said,” In order to provide more flexibility and easier access to candidates for the Enhanced GMAT online exam, we have introduced the Aadhaar, as an acceptable form of ID. Through this new feature several thousands of Indian candidates living in remote areas will find it easier to use their Aadhaar ID and appear from virtually anywhere for the online exam.”