how many times gmat exam is conducted in a year

How Many Times GMAT Exam is Conducted in a Year

Updated on 10 October, 2022
Mrinal Mandal

Mrinal Mandal

Study Abroad Expert

Do you know how many times the GMAT exam is conducted in a year? The GMAT examination is conducted multiple times a year. There is no single date in the year when you can appear. It is easy to take the test right from your home throughout the week and 24 hours a day. 

However, a student can only appear five times for the test in an annual year and not more than eight times in the entire lifetime. The GMAT exam can be taken once every 16 days in the calendar. 

How to Register for the GMAT Exam? 

  • Sign up on the official website of When you open the website, you will find 'sign up' just on the top right corner of the website. Click the option. 
  • The registration process for GMAT will immediately start. Fill up the registration form with all the required personal information, educational information, and optional information.
  • Verify your profile with your registered contact number and email ID. 
  • Login to your account.
  • Choose the appropriate date and time slot according to your convenience. Make sure you choose the right date and slot because rescheduling or canceling will be charged.
  • Pay the registration fee of the GMAT examination using the preferred mode of payment. You can use a debit card, credit card, or net banking options to pay the registration fee online.

What is the fee for the GMAT Exam?

The registration fee for the GMAT examination is $250 for most countries. For India, it is USD 250 (INR 18,650 approximately). Since it is an expensive examination, students are recommended to prepare themselves and take the test sincerely to avoid multiple attempts. Graduate Management Admission Council or GMAC (conducting body of GMAT) also offers registration fee waivers for economically backward students.

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