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The GMAT Exam is Fair and Reliable

The GMAT Exam is the Best Predictor of Success in Management Programs Globally

GMAC is the owner and administrator of the GMAT exam. We are committed to ensuring that the exam is valid, reliable and fair for every test taker across the world.

The GMAT Exam Experience:

We have more than 60 years of experience in administering the GMAT to 200,000 candidates worldwide each year. You can trust that we invest significant resources to ensure that the exam is a fair measure of the test taker's ability to maintain test  integrity, and to minimize unfair practices. valid, reliable and fair for every test taker. Specifically:

  • Your GMAT exam experience is guarded against bias. Authors of GMAT test questions follow formal guidelines on writing culturally appropriate questions, and every question considered for the exam is subject to formal fairness review panels. We regularly conduct validity studies that examine the predictive power of the GMAT by gender, native language, and program type.
  • Your GMAT exam experience is consistent across the world. Every step of the GMAT experience – from the time you register for the exam to the time when you receive your scores – is consistent and standardized. The technology you use, the instructions you are given, and the number of each question type are all the same, around the world for every candidate.
  • You can take the GMAT exam when you are ready. With over 650 test centers in 115+ countries, offering exam appointments year-round, it’s easy to find a test location and date that works for you.
  • Your honest efforts in taking the GMAT exam are protected from cheaters. To combat cheating, we have one of the most active security programs in the testing industry. Palm vein technology identifies imposter test takers in real time and we have a rigorous incident monitoring system. Even the hint of cheating tarnishes our brand and the value of your GMAT score. We protect them both vigorously.

The GMAT exam helps you stand out during the admissions process. Take the one business school exam that elevates you from the rest of the pack.

If test centers are closed in your area due to the COVID-19 pandemic, consider taking the GMAT Online Exam, an interim, proctored exam that you can take in the comfort of your home.