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GMAT™ Online Exam

An Online GMAT To Support Your Business School Goals

The GMAT™ Online Exam is a remote proctored version of the of the test center-based GMAT™ exam designed to help you meet your application goals – from the comfort of your home. The GMAT™ Online is a permanent solution to give you peace-of-mind knowing you have the convenience of two options and the flexibility to plan your testing strategy. You have the option to take the GMAT™ exam online or at a test center – or both!

Testing appointments are available around the clock and testing dates will be made available on a rolling basis. The GMAT™ Online can be taken on a Windows or Mac computer, and features:

  • 3 full exam sections: Quantitative, Verbal, and Integrated Reasoning sections (excludes AWA)
  • Same time, scoring, and number of items as the test center-based exam
  • Flexibility to use a physical or an online whiteboard for scratch work
  • Disability accommodations
  • Accepted by over 7,000 global business programs
  • Scores valid for 5 years
  • Complimentary unlimited score report sending*

*Score report sending policy will change on October 20, 2021

Bring out your best where you test. You might feel more at ease at home with the online exam or prefer the structure of a test center. Both options will always be available to help you meet your application deadlines. The choice is yours. Today and every day.

Hear from GMAT™ Online Exam test takers:

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GMAT™ Online Exam Overview

The total exam time is approximately 3 hours:

  • 2 hours 45 minutes for the exam
  • 15 minutes for check-in
  • One optional 5-minute break

Learn more about the GMAT Online exam structure 

Cost Registration, and Scores

  • US $250* with complimentary unlimited score reporting to schools
  • Reschedule fees - US $25
  • Cancellation fees (up to 24 hours before appointment time) - US $100
  • Appointments available around the clock
  • Scores are not included in score reports for test center-based exam
  • Online exam counts towards 12-month and lifetime limits

Disability accommodations – If you are planning to request disability accommodations for the GMAT™ Online exam, do not schedule your appointment until your accommodation is approved. Please begin by following the process to register as a test taker with disabilities. Accommodations available include 50% and 100% extended time along with an extended break of 10 minutes.

*In India, price is inclusive of GST.

Score report sending policy will change on October 20, 2021

Before the Exam

During the Exam

  • Login at least 15 minutes before your exam time for check-in
  • Remove mobile phones, headphones, watches, notes, scratch paper, and any other devices
  • Touchscreens, graphics tablets, and use of a stylus is not permitted

After the Exam

  • Official scores will be posted in your mba.com account within 7 business days of completing your exam
  • Complimentary unlimited score sending
  • Score is valid for 5 years
  • One retake will be available

Score report sending and retake policy will change on October 20, 2021.

verifiable technical issues will not count toward your retake limit, however, if you experience multiple technical issues, we may advise you to test at a test center

Compare the GMAT™ Online Exam With the Test Center-based GMAT™ Exam

Which GMAT™ exam delivery is right for you? Use this chart to compare the GMAT™ Online exam to the GMAT™ test-center experience.


The GMAT™ Online exam is available in most locations, with the exception of: Mainland China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Sudan due to regulatory and local data privacy rules. Please note that currently proctoring support for the GMAT Online exam is only offered in English. 

Take the GMAT™ online exam in the comfort of your home. Appointments are available around the clock providing you additional convenience and flexibility.