Many of the popular business schools such as Harvard University, Stanford University accept or give admissions to the candidates who have cleared GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test).
The candidates willing to join a MBA programme in a recognized University must clear the test and to secure a seat, they need to score high marks.
GMAT is an instinctive test preferred by business schools to offer an admission in the graduate level program and the basic purpose of the conducting test is to assess the candidate skills in integrated reasoning, essay writing and quantitative aptitude.
The test is conducted online and you may receive bit harder question next time, if you answer the first one correctly. The candidate can appear for the test for only 5 times a year and he/she can reschedule it within 31 days if they fail in the first attempt.
The entire GMAT test is divided into four sections that includes Essay Writing, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal test. Each section has its own importance and the total time offered for the candidate to take the test is 3 hours that includes a break of 30 minutes.
Candidates must log onto MBA.com to register for the GMAT test. The total cost of the test is $250 and the score that you make in the test is valid for next 5 years. Candidates must pick 5 international business schools to receive the GMAT score.
Based on the test score, few universities admit the candidates. To get a seat in Stanford University, the average score required is 728 out of 1000 and 724 is the minimum score that an individual must get to acquire a seat in the prestigious Harvard University.