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 May 20, 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.

Current Online Exam

GMAT online 

 

 

Enhanced Online Exam
May 20, 2021

 GMAT Online Section Order

Section Order

Fixed order: Quantitative, Verbal, and Integrated Reasoning.

 GMAT Online Section Order

Section Order

Choice of 3 section orders similar to the test-center based exam.

 GMAT online questions

Questions

Same number of questions - no Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) section.

 GMAT Online AWA

Analytical Writing

Addition of the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) section on your exam.

GMAT Online Scores

Scores

View your score report in your mba.com account 7 business days after the exam.

GMAT Online Scores

Scores

Unofficial scores can be viewed after the exam, official score available within 7 business days.

 

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 May 20, 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 May 20, 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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