The test is a pre-requisite for admission in most of the business schools in US, Canada and other parts of the world too. The scores of the GMAT test are taken into consideration by national business schools too.
Anyone and everyone are eligible for taking the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). There is no minimum educational qualification requirement for taking the test. The test results are deemed to be valid by the universities for five years.
If a candidate's age is below 18 years, then he/she has to send a written form to "GMAT Customer Services" of his/her region signed by parents or local guardian. This form authorizes such candidates to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) exam and states that the applicant and parent or legal guardian agrees to adhere to all the terms and conditions specified by the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Committee).
Contents of the test:
The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) examination consists of three main parts
This section tests the level of Mathematics which is comparable with the level of Class 10 exams, with questions on Number Systems, Percentages, Fractions & Decimals, Algebra (including Quadratic Equations), Geometry (including Basic Coordinate Geometry), Ratio & Proportion, Area & Volume of 2-D and 3-D diagrams, Probability etc.
The test taker must first select a GMAT test center location. Most of these test centers are in permanent locations. Candidate's can register for GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) Online, by Phone, or by Mail.