Learn More About the GMAT™ Online Exam

An Online GMAT To Support Your Business School Goals

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. But it doesn’t have to change your business school goals. The GMAT™ Online exam is an online and remote proctored version of the test center-based GMAT™ exam designed to help you meet your application goals – from the comfort of your home. Flexible to meet your needs, the GMAT™ Online exam appointments have been extended through December 31, 2020, are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, can be taken on a Windows or Mac laptop or personal 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

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

  • $200 with complimentary unlimited score reporting to schools
  • Reschedule fees - Waived
  • Cancellation fees (up to 24 hours before appointment time) - Waived
  • Appointments available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Scores are not included in score reports for test center-based exam
  • Online exam counts towards 12-month and lifetime limits - effective September 23, 2020

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.

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* - effective September 23, 2020

*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.

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