About the GMAT™ Online Exam

Learn About the GMAT™ Online Exam

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.  You have the option to take the GMAT™ exam online or at a test center – or both – the choice is yours! 

Appointments are available around the clock and testing dates are available 6-months out on a rolling basis. The GMAT™ online exam can be taken on a Windows or Mac computer, and features:

  • 3 full exam sections: Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, and beginning April 8, 2021 the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) section 
  • 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

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.

The GMAT Exam Before April 8 and on or After April 8

Which Delivery is Right For You?

Compare the test center based GMAT™ exam with the GMAT™ online exam to discover which GMAT™ exam delivery is right for you. Download this chart to see a side-by-side comparison.

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 (16-minute extended break beginning April 8, 2021. 

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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 objects or electronic devices from your work area.  
  • 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 and will not be included in test center-based score reporting.
    • Beginning April 8, 2021 you will also be able to view your unofficial score on screen immediately after your exam.
  • Complimentary unlimited score sending.
  • Score is valid for 5 years.
  • Online exam counts towards 12-month and lifetime limits.
  • One retake is available † 

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.

The GMAT™ online exam is available in all 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.

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