Does a good GMAT score alone help to get admission in B-schools?
The GMAT score is one of the main criteria which is considered by the admission council. But a good GMAT score of course increases the chances to your admission to reputed B-school.
Should an individual be a graduate to take GMAT test?
Anybody can take the GMAT exam irrespective of their educational qualification.
What is the cost of registration to take GMAT test?
The registration fee of the GMAT exam is USD 250. Once the test is completed, the test takes will request a list of five business schools that the student wants to apply for. This facility is included in USD 250.
What are the steps to register for the GMAT exam?
You can register for GMAT Exam in Dubai online or by phone or by mail. The detailed information about registering for the GMAT can be found at www.mba.com
How many times can I take GMAT exam?
The GMAT exam can be taken unlimited number of times. But a gap of 16 calendar days should be there between two consecutive tests. Also, an individual can give the test only 5 times in last 12 months. It is advised not to take the exam too many times as it might affect the candidature of the applicant.
How many times in a year the GMAT exam will be held in UAE?
The GMAT exam is open on all five working days in UAE. i.e. Sunday to Thursday. You can get more details on www.mba.com website.
How long is the GMAT score valid?
The GMAT exam score is valid for a duration of 5 years from the day the exam.
What is the score scale on GMAT exam?
The Integrated Reasoning (IR)section scores are on a scale of 1 to 8 with 1 point increment.
The AWA section is scored on a scale of 0 to 6 with 0.5 increment.
Quantitative and Verbal score scales are from 0 to 60.
The total GMAT score is from 200 to 800 with 10 point increment.
How early can I get my score after giving GMAT exam?
Soon after taking the GMAT exam, you can get the unofficial score report of Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal Section.
The official score report from GMAC (along with AWA Scores) takes 20 days.
Can I prepone or postpone my exam date?
If you want to reschedule your test date after 7 days from the date of original test it costs 50$. But if you want to reschedule the test within 7 days from the date of original test, it would cost 250$.
Can I cancel my exam date?
It is recommended to reschedule the test than cancel it. If the student cancels the exam on a date more than 7 days from the date of original test, a refund of 80$ will be made. But if the student cancels the exam within seven days from the date of original exam, no refund is possible.
Can I cancel my score of GMAT Exam?
Yes, once you see your actual GMAT score you have 2 minutes to decide and accept the score. If the time expires before you make decision, your score will be automatically cancelled.
You can "Cancel your GMAT Score" online within 72 Hours after completing the exam for a fee of $25.
Your cancelled GMAT score will not be shown on any future GMAC score reports.
How will I submit my GMAT score to colleges that I want to apply?
All business schools and universities accept the GMAT scores sent by the official GMAC from www.mba.com website. You can chose to send GMAT Score to five colleges, free of cost, while taking the exam. After which, every score report sent to a college will be charged USD28.
Am I eligible to apply to colleges and universities even though I don’t have the AWA score?
Using the provisional score report that you receives on the day of GMAT exam, you can apply to the business schools and universities. Most schools gives this flexibilty, but you need to send the Official GMAT Score Report as soon as possible.
If I have taken the exam two times, can I provide the best score to universities I want to apply?
Usually, universities and colleges consider the best score but it is advised to confirm the same from the universities before submitting the application.
If the application submission deadline of University A is 1st June, by when should I take the exam?
Technically, you should take the exam by 1st June. But it is advised to take the exam fifteen days before the deadline so that you get time to prepare for other aspects of the application.
What are the official GMAT test Center Locations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates?
Offical GMAT test Center Locations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1. New Horizons CLC – Dubai
The Business Center Building, 2nd Floor, 201 ,Bur Dubai, Khalid Bin Waleed S (Bank S) ,Opposite Burjuman Mall , 37022 Dubai ,United Arab Emirates. Phone: 971 43962222
2. Society of Engineers Dubai
Al Wuheida St.-Street 46 ,Behind the Mamzar Bowling Center ,Society of Engineers-UAE Bldg. Dubai , United Arab Emirates. Phone: +97142399555
Can I reinstate the cancelled test score of GMAT?
Yes, you can reinstate your GMAT score online for a fee of $50 with in 4 Years and 11 months from the date of your GMAT test.