Candidates to get the same flexibility and control at home as the test center.
India,June 04, 2021 –The Graduate Management Admission Council TM (GMAC TM ), the administrator and
owner of the Graduate Management Admission Test TM (GMAT TM ),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.
Mr. Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director – South Asia, GMAC TM 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
The enhanced online experience further aligns with the test center exam with the following features
~ 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
Joy Jones, Chief Product Officer and General Manager Assessments said, “We believe that test takers
should have the ability to choose how they test to bring their best on exam day. Our ongoing
enhancements to GMAT online exam help to ensure the options are consistent regardless of where a
candidate prefers to test. We’re focused on providing the flexibility and support to address long-term
needs of schools and test takers. As we continue to adjust to uncertainties of the new norm, our online
exams become a vital standard option, providing test takers with the confidence to test in a test center
or online to meet business school application needs.”
Aadhaar Card now accepted
Candidates in India willnow 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.