Who is eligible to take the GMAT exam?
As per the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)- the owners of the GMAT exam, the minimum requirements for scheduling the exam are as follows:
- You must be at least 18 years old. If you are between 13 and 17 years old, you must get permission from a parent or legal guardian. If you do need permission, you must provide written proof of your guardian’s consent prior to scheduling the exam.
- You may take the exam no more than five times within a 12 month period.
- You must wait at least 31 days after you take the exam before you can take it again.
- You must wait at least five years if you have previously achieved a perfect Total score of 800.
These are the eligibility requirements for taking the test, and all other eligibility criteria (related to academic records, work experience etc) are decided by the college you are applying to.
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