Register for the GMAT Exam 2022: Check Registration Date, Fees, Process, Cancellation & Rescheduling

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Piyush Kohli

Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert

Updated on Feb 16, 2022 01:34 IST

GMAT Registration: GMAT is a management entrance exam conducted around the year where the candidates have the flexibility to take the exam on any day depending on the availability and time slot. In this article, we have discussed the complete GMAT registration process step by step. The number of GMAT applicants is increasing immensely every year, and thus, booking a GMAT slot becomes more difficult every time you wish to appear for the exam. You need to make sure that at the time of booking your slot, your preferential test center is also available on the chosen date. 

Candidates can register for the GMAT application anytime between 6 months and 24 hours before the exam date. Although getting a GMAT slot at the last moment is not possible every time. So, you should go for GMAT exam Registration 2022 at least 3 months before the planned test date.

GMAT Registration Fee

GMAT Registration fees is US $275 (approx. Rs 20,600) in India. Apart from this, candidates need to pay a GMAT Reschedule fee of US $50 at least if they want to reschedule the exam on a different date. Also, candidates will be charged US $150 at least as a GMAT cancellation fee if they cancel the exam.

GMAT Registration 2022 dates

As such there are no specific GMAT test dates. The GMAT exam is conducted multiple times a year. Candidates should go for the GMAT Exam registration at least 3 months before the planned date.

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How to book GMAT Registration 2022?

The candidates have the liberty of giving the exam anytime in the year as per their convenience. The important thing to note is that the candidates can reschedule their next attempt only after 16 days of taking the first attempt. A candidate is only allowed five attempts in one year. Here, are the steps to schedule your exam.

Steps to register for GMAT 2022:

Step 1: Visit the official GMAT website, mba.com

Step 2: Candidate needs to create his/her account.

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Step 3: Give your personal details like Name, address, etc.

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Step 4: Provide your academic and work details.

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Step 5: Verify and submit your details.

Step 6: Schedule your exam. Choose your closest or preferred test center.

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Step 7: Select the preferred date and time slot.

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Step 8: Pay the GMAT Registration fee online through debit or credit card.

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Step 9: After paying the fee your GMAT Registration is complete.

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How to book GMAT Slot?

As the number of applicants is increasing every year, it is recommended that you do not wait for the last moment to register for the GMAT. You should rather do it while you are preparing for the exam, and book the slot at least a month before the day you wish to attempt the exam. Especially, during the peak season which begins around November every year, one should try to book the slot for the GMAT exam 3-4 months before the desired date of making the attempt.

Different ways to register for the GMAT

  • Through Phone: The candidates can also schedule through phone by calling the GMAT Customer Service of their region. Candidates have to pay US $10 surcharge for scheduling the exam by phone.   
  • Postal Mail: The candidates can also pay through cheque to schedule the GMAT exam.

GMAT Test Centers in India

The GMAT exam is conducted and offered on-demand, round the year in 17 of the following GMAT test centers in India: Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Ranchi, Bangalore, Kochi, Indore, Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Chennai, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Jaipur, and Kolkata.

Rescheduling and Cancelling GMAT Exam

If you cancel the GMAT test 1 to 14 days before the test date then you will be charged $200 and $50 will be refunded. If you cancel the exam 15 to 60 days prior to the appointment then you will be charged $175 and $75 will be refunded. In addition, if you cancel the test more than 60 days prior to the appointment then you will be charged $150 and will receive $100 as a refund. Moreover, the test appointment cannot be canceled or modified within 24 hours of the scheduled test and time. The only difference in rescheduling the exam is through the phone is that you would need to pay a $10 surcharge along with the rescheduling fee.

GMAT Reschedule Fee

1 to 14 days prior to appointment

$150

15 to 60 days prior to appointment

$100

More than 60 days prior to the appointment

$50

GMAT Cancellation Fee

1 to 14 days prior to appointment

$200 ($50 refund)

15 to 60 days prior to appointment

$175 ($75 refund)

More than 60 days prior to the appointment

$150 ($100 refund)

Accommodations for Disabled GMAT Test Takers

GMAC – The official GMAT conducting body has over the years evolved to make GMAT exam accessible to a maximum number of students. Candidates with a disability can appear for their GMAT exam with aid, provided they fulfill certain eligibility criteria and properly document their request. Candidates with a disability who need to request accommodation need to complete the following steps,

  • They would have to create an account with mba.com
  • They would then be required to complete the GMAT Exam Accommodations Request Form
  • Along with the completed form, they would have to attach medical/clinical documentation
  • They would then have to mail/ fax the completed GMAT Accommodation Form along with all supporting documents to Pearson Vue. Kindly note, no emails will be accepted
  • Applicants can expect an email confirmation of the receipt of their documents within four business days and a decision regarding their request within one month.
  • On approval, applicants can then schedule an appointment for their GMAT exam

GMAT 2022 Registration FAQs

Got questions about GMAT Registrations, check out our frequently asked questions on GMAT 2022 registrations.

How much does it cost to take the GMAT?

GMAT Registration 2022 costs US $275. Also, if the candidate wants to cancel or reschedule the exam then they will be charged for it. The cancellation fee for the GMAT exam is US $200, whereas, for rescheduling, the candidate has to pay an additional fee of US $150.

What is the difference between the GMAT and the GRE?

GMAT is a standardized test for getting into a top business school across the globe. Certain business schools have also started accepting GRE. The GMAT comprises of a Quantitative and a Verbal section like GRE. Apart from this, in the GMAT exam, two sections are combined to give a composite score of 800.

How to register for GMAT 2022?

As the GMAT exam is conducted throughout the year, one can appear for this exam anytime. Steps to register for GMAT 2022:
  • Register on the official website of the GMAT
  • Fill the required details. Create an ID and password
  • Pay the application fee US $275
  • Candidates can pay online or offline
  • After completing the entire process, candidates need to log in and book the date and place of the exam.

How can I register for the GMAT?

Candidates need to create an account on the official GMAT website. After registering they need to give select details like test date, time, etc. Apart from this, they can also register by phone by calling GMAT customer service and pay a fee of $10.

How often can I take the GMAT test?

Candidates can retake the GMAT test after 16 days of attempt the first exam. In a span of one year (12 months), a candidate can give the GMAT exam up to five times. Overall, one can give the GMAT test 8 times in a lifetime.

Can I retake the GMAT test?

Candidates can give the GMAT test again after 16 days of giving the GMAT exam. Also, almost 20% of candidates retake the GMAT exam and it does not affect admission to B-schools.

When can I book an appointment for the GMAT online exam?

The GMAT online exam is available on a rolling basis. Candidates can give the online GMAT exam in order to seek admission to a graduate B-school.

If I have booked a slot at the GMAT test center but due to restrictions in my area can I transfer that registration to a GMAT online exam appointment?

If a candidate has booked a slot at the test center it cannot be rescheduled to a different mode for that attempt. Candidates need to book the GMAT online exam again to attempt the test online.

Can I register for GMAT online exam with accommodations?

Those who have already booked the GMAT exam and have got the approval for GAMT testing accommodations need not apply again for the GMAT online exam. Approval for accommodations is valid for two years. In order to register for the GMAT online exam with accommodations, candidates need to authenticate their eligibility by clicking on the link in the email they will receive from GMAC.

Can the GMAT appointment be rescheduled?

Candidates can reschedule their GMAT appointment by paying a fee.  Candidates need to log in to their official GMAT account (mba.com) and reschedule the GMAT exam by paying the fee. If they reschedule the exam before seven days of the appointment then they aspirants will be refunded $50. In case if you reschedule the exam with less than 7 days of the appointment then you need to pay a fee of $200.

How long I need to study for the GMAT exam?

There is no specific time to study for the GMAT exam preparation. Usually, candidates need to make a concrete study plan for 3-4 months (14-16 weeks) to get a decent score. Also, it depends on your skills as well, some candidates need to study for 6 months while some get a good score with less but regular study time. Those who are not able to travel to the GMAT test center due to COVID-19 restrictions can check out the online GMAT exam and learn everything about it.

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I am applying for PG in the English Literature and Creative Writing course. As GRE/GMAT includes the Maths portion, business-related-like analytical thinking parts, I want to know if GRE/ GMAT is for MBA only or everyone should take it?

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Rahul

29/12/21

Please check the entry requirements of the universities offering MA in English:
https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/masters-in-language-courses-in-abroad-sl1321

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Rahul

29/12/21

Hi Sreya, GRE is required for MS courses and GMAT is required for management or business-related courses. You need to give IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE to prove your English language proficiency for studying English Literature.

I am studying bsc chemistry, is I am able to study MBA , because I want to do my post graduation in mba

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Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert

04/10/21

Hi Vaibhav, good MBA colleges prefer candidates to have certain work experience for studying MBA. Please refer to the below URL and check the entry requirements of the universities offering MBA abroad:
https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/mba-in-abroad-dc11508

what things should be on profile to get high changes of geeting schlorship and admission into top b schools.

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Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert

04/10/21

Hi Akshay, as such there is no set format, but you should have good academic record and relevant work experience. Please refer to the below URL and learn how to prepare a resume for MBA applications:https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/how-to-write-resume-for-mba-applications-applycontent4731Also, get...Hi Akshay, as such there is no set format, but you should have good academic record and relevant work experience. Please refer to the below URL and learn how to prepare a resume for MBA applications:
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Also, getting a scholarship depends on a lot of factors like excellent academic background and strong profile. You can also check the entry requirements of the top B-schools:
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I have take my Duolingo test and they said my score is on a scale of 160 what does that mean

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Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert

07/9/21

Hi Alimatu, this means that you will be scored out of 160. Please refer to the below URL for more information on Duolingo exam:
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25/08/21

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Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert

26/08/21

Hi Parikshit, please check the entry requirements of the universities offering MBA in USA and apply accordingly:
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