Published By: Sheen Kachroo
Last Updated: August 31, 2023, 18:04 IST
The Graduation Management Admission Council (GMAC) started the registration process for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)-Focus Edition on August 29. This year, GMAC has made changes in the GMAT exam which includes a one-hour reduction in its overall duration. The new Focus Edition is split into three sections, each lasting 45 minutes.
Despite this update, the regular GMAT exam will remain available till early next year. During this time, candidates can choose to register for either the GMAT exam or the Focus Edition, or even both. Those interested and eligible can submit their applications through GMAC’s official website at gmac.com.
GMAT 2023 REGISTRATION: STEPS TO APPLY
Step 1: Navigate to the official website of GMAC, gmac.com.
Step 2: Then on homepage tap on ‘Register for exam’.
Step 3: Candidates will be taken to a new window where you need to click on ‘Register’.
Step 4: Now click on ‘Register for GMAT exam’ option.
Step 5: After providing essential details you need to create a new account.
Step 6: Proceed with the application form after the successful registration.
Step 7: After paying the application fee and uploading documents click on the submit button.
Applicants need to have a basic educational qualification from a recognized university or college. They should be at least 18 years old, and if candidates are below the mentioned age, then they need a no-objection certificate from a guardian. Also a valid passport is required to take the GMAT exam. Even candidates in their final year of graduation or professionals with jobs can participate in the GMAT exam for the 2023-24 academic year.
There have been updates to the exam, including a feature that lets candidates review and edit their answers, as well as the ability to choose the order of the sections in the paper according to their preferences. This version of the exam doesn’t include the essay writing part.
The GMAT syllabus has also been revised. The sentence correction section has been removed, and a new part called Data Insights has been added to the GMAT Focus Edition Syllabus. This exam is taken for admission into graduate management programs like MBA and Master’s in Finance-related courses at top business schools worldwide.