GMAT Online Exam – The best solution to a new challenge
Posted on July 17, 2020
The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has left so many students the world over in a fix with GMAT test centers closed temporarily. The GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council) has addressed this problem and launched a solution in GMAT Online Exam. Now, the GMAT test can be taken online at home.
The GMAT Online Exam is available from April 20, 2020, to August 20, 2020. The test can be taken at any time, any day. You only need to schedule an appointment 24 hours prior to the slot of your choice.
So, now you can do your GMAT test prep to get ready for the online exam. You are eligible for GMAT Online Exam if you are outside Mainland China, Slovenia, Sudan, North Korea, and Iran. These are areas where COVID-19 has impacted considerably. Broadly speaking, anyone who is unable to take the test due to the pandemic can take the exam at home.
The registration fees for the GMAT Online exam is $200 ($50 lesser than in-person exam). You have the facility to cancel or reschedule your slot 24 hours before your scheduled appointment. There will be no fee charged for cancellation or rescheduling the exam. Do note that no cancellations or rescheduling is possible within 24 hours of the time scheduled for the exam.
The structure of the GMAT exam will not change in the online version. The structure will be:
- Quantitative – Solve 31 questions in 62 minutes
- Verbal – Solve 36 questions in 65 minutes
- Integrated Reasoning – Solve 12 questions in 30 minutes
Nevertheless, the Interim GMAT online exam will not have the AWA section. The order of the sections for Interim GMAT Online Exam is:
- Integrated Reasoning
A 5-minute optional break is allowed after finishing the Verbal section.
To ensure that the GMAT Online exam administration is done fairly and integrity is ensured, the exam is taken via the onVUE online proctoring mode.
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