About the GMAT Exam

How do I schedule a GMAT™ exam?

To schedule a GMAT exam, you will first need to create an account. Once you have an account, you may: register, reschedule, or cancel a GMAT exam; download free test preparation software; or save your preferences.

To schedule by phone, call the number below for your region. Please note, there will be a US$10 surcharge for scheduling by phone.  


Telephone (toll-free): +1 (800) 717-GMAT (4628), 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT
Telephone: +1 (952) 681-3680, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT
Fax: +1 (952) 681-3681 

Asia Pacific:

Telephone: +852 3077 4926, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. AEST
In India: +91 120-439-7830, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Indian Standard Time
Fax: 6038319 1092


Telephone: 86-10-8234-5675, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. China Standard Time
Fax: 86-10-61957800


Telephone: +44 (0) 161 855 7219, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. GMT
Fax: +44 (0) 161 855 7301

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Where and when can I take the GMAT™ exam?

The GMAT exam is delivered year-round and on demand in test centers around the world. Find a test center near you.

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How much does it cost to take the GMAT™ exam?

The cost to take the GMAT exam is US$250 globally. Learn more about payment methods, cancellation fees, potential taxes, and other considerations.

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What does the GMAT™ exam measure?

The GMAT exam measures higher-order reasoning skills. You’ll need basic English-language and math skills. However, the test measures your ability to reason with these skills.  All sections of the test, including the AWA and Integrated Reasoning sections, involve reasoning. “Higher-order” reasoning skills involve complex judgments and include critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving.

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How can I prepare to take the GMAT™ exam?

You should prepare until you are comfortable with the test question formats and timing. It is critical that you understand what types of items to expect and how to pace yourself. Preparation time is individual but may take seven weeks or more.

We offer our free GMAT Official Starter Kit + Practice Exams 1 & 2 to all who register with an account on mba.com as well as additional Official GMAT prep material, available for purchase at www.mba.com/store, to help you prepare.

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