By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

18th June, 2023

Graduate Management Admission Test- Eligibility Criteria

The GMAT, also known as Graduate Management Admission Test, is a computer-adaptive test that assesses the candidates’ analytical writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in standard written English.


“Here is everything you need to know about GMAT 2023 eligibility criteria”

As such, there are no set criteria for GMAT eligibility set by GMAC (the conducting organization of GMAT) for appearing for the GMAT exam. However, one should always meet the eligibility criteria set by the university/college one aspires to get into after giving the GMAT.

GMAT Eligibility 2023

GMAT Age Criteria

The candidate must have completed 18 years of age. There is no upper age limit for the candidate. If the candidate is between 13 to 17 years old, they should have permission in writing (NOC) from their parents or legal guardian.

GMAT Educational Qualification

GMAC has not announced any official statement regarding the qualifications required to appear for GMAT. Candidates who wish to enrol in an MBA programme should possess a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

When to Take GMAT?

Application deadlines and study abroad intakes: You must be aware of the MBA application deadlines and various study abroad intakes. Accordingly, you need to decide the time you will take to prepare your application Deadlines, intakes, GMAT cut off, documents, etc. vary from country to country and university to university. You must be aware of all these factors.

It is the most widely accepted exam for MBA admissions worldwide. No other exam has as wide acceptability as GMAT, as per the GMAC, globally 9 out of 10 MBA enrollments are made through GMAT Score. Further, 2,400+ schools accept GMAT Scores for giving admission. Also, there are 650 testing centres in 115+ countries that administer the GMAT Exam.