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Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Do you wish to further your education for Graduate Management program abroad? At CERD Nigeria, we register and prepare students for Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) which serves as an examination criteria to procure admission into any preferred universities abroaad for graduate management courses such as MBA etc.
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WHAT IS GMAT:

It is of the acronym Graduate Management Admission Test. It is a computer adaptive test (CAT) which assesses a person’s analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in standard written English in preparation for being admitted into a graduate management program, such as an MBA. More than 5,900 programs offered by more than 2,100 universities and institutions use the GMAT test as part of the selection criteria for their programs site. Business schools use the test as a criterion for admission into a wide range of graduate management programs, including MBA, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Finance programs.


HOW IT WORKS:

The GMAT test is computer adaptive, meaning that instead of determining your score using a fixed set of questions, the exam provides you with questions of variable difficulty based on your answers to previous questions. GMAT test questions are not pre-set in advance. The GMAT begins with a question of average difficulty and if you answer it correctly, you will receive a slightly harder second question. If you answer it wrong, you will receive a slightly easier second question. Your third question, in turn, is based on your response to the second question, and so on. In this way, the GMAT test zeroes in on your ability level and assigns you a corresponding score. Because your real-time performance on the exam is essential to a final computation of your score, the way you take the GMAT test will differ greatly from your experience with other exams.


GMAT LEGIBILITY:

The GMAT test started in 1953 and administered by Graduate Management Admission Council with standardized test centers in 112 countries around the world.The GMAT test score is accepted by thousands of graduate and business schools as well as departments and divisions within these schools in USA and other countries.


GMAT TEST STRUCTURE:

The GMAT test consists of four sections: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal Section. Total testing time is three and a half hours, but test takers should plan for a total time of approximately four hours, with breaks. Test takers have 30 minutes for the Analytical Writing Assessment and another 30 minutes to work through 12 questions, which often have multiple parts on the Integrated Reasoning section and are given 75 minutes to work through 37 questions in the Quantitative section and another 75 minutes to get through 41 questions in the Verbal section.


GMAT Computer Adaptive Test consists of four sections:

  • Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) – Test takers now have to write only 1 essay – Analysis of an Argument.
  • Integrated Reasoning Section – includes the following items: – Multi -Source Reasoning, Graphics Interpretation, Two–Part Analysis and Table analysis. Test takers will see at least questions based on each item.
  • The Quantitative Section – includes problem solving and data sufficiency based on algebra, geometry and arithmetic.
  • The Verbal Section – Includes Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning and Sentence Correction questions.

GMAT ELIGIBILITY:

No official prerequisite. Intended for Bachelor’s degree holders and Undergraduate students who are about to graduate. Fluency in English assumed. The GMAT score is required for admissions into Graduate Management programs of top business schools.


METHOD OF APPLICATION:

CERD NIGERIA is inviting applications from prospective candidates for GMAT examination registration. To register, candidates are required to follow the procedures at our ➧Register Now page.


VENUE OF COACHING:

Registering for GMAT examination Intensive Training & Guidance with CERD NIGERIA, The venue of the programme depends on applicants choice, click to read the locations of all our partnering ➧GMAT coaching centers nationwide!


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

  • When and Where Do People Take It?
    The GMAT test is offered multiple times in a year, having up to 550 test centers in 110 countries. The GMAT may not be taken more than once every 31 days, even if the scores are canceled.
  • How Long Does It Take to Get My GMAT Scores?
    Since the test is Computer Adaptive; test takers can get their scores almost immediately after completing the test at the test centres.
  • How Many Years Are the GMAT Scores Valid?
    The GMAT test score is valid up to five (5) years from the date obtained before they expire.
  • What If I Have To Cancel My Test Date?
    You can do this via the test appointment booking system. If you cancel at least 7 full days in advance of your appointment you will receive a partial refund of US$80. If you cancel less than 7 full days in advance of your appointment you will forfeit your entire registration fee.
  • How often Can I Take the Exam?
    You can take the exam a maximum of five (5) times. You can also take it only once in a calendar month.
  • How Soon Do I Get my Score?
    You will see your score for the quantitative and verbal section the moment you finish the exam but official scores (with scores for AWA) will take 21 days to reach you after taking the exam.
  • What Is The Average GMAT Score?
    The overall GMAT score ranges from 200 to 800. The average GMAT score among test-takers worldwide is 540. Two-thirds of test takers score between 400 and 600.
  • Which Score Will the College Consider?
    Though Pearson reports the scores of all the GMAT® attempts, universities usually accept the best score.
  • What Happens If I Cancel the Exam?
    After taking the exam you are given the choice of cancelling your score without seeing it. If you choose to do so the score is lost forever but it gets reported on all subsequent score charts that you had cancelled an exam.
  • Is Work Experience Necessary to Get Admission in Universities?
    It is not necessary to have work experience to get admission in MBA colleges abroad. However, it is recommended to have at least two (2) years work experience to get into good MBA programs. However, very high GMAT® scores, combined with exceptional college record and extra -curricular achievements can compenGMATe. In some universities, work experience is a must.
  • How Do I Pass on My Score To the College?
    The universities only accept official scores sent directly by Pearson VUE. Scores to five colleges can be sent free of cost while taking the exam. Subsequently, for each score report sent to a college, you would have to pay $28.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Register and Coach for GMAT EXAM?
    For registration and coaching fees kindly refer to our ➧GMAT examination fees!

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