The transfer is a part of sure enhancements launched by the Graduate Administration Admission Council (GMAC), the administrator of the GMAT, within the on-line examination that present further flexibility for test takers and create higher parity with the test centre examination expertise.
In line with GMAC officers, to answer the quickly altering advertising dynamics, some GMAT options had been omitted from the preliminary GMAT on-line examination launch, together with the AWA part.
Nonetheless, the AWA part has remained an integral a part of the GMAT examination, offering enterprise faculties with essential insights and candidates with the chance to display vital considering and the power to speak concepts, they stated.
The GMAT on-line examination has advanced because the outset of COVID-19 from an interim to a everlasting resolution, supporting the power to constantly consider expertise in a digital, ever-changing atmosphere. In underneath a year, GMAC has launched a number of enhancements to the GMAT on-line examination expertise together with using bodily and on-line whiteboards, incapacity lodging, and the choice to retake the GMAT on-line examination.
“We’re centered on offering the flexibleness and assist to deal with the long-term wants of faculties and test takers. As we proceed to regulate to uncertainties of the brand new norm, our on-line exams turn out to be a significant customary possibility, offering test takers around the globe with the boldness to test in a test centre or on-line to satisfy their enterprise faculty utility wants,” stated Pleasure Jones, GMAC’s Chief Product Officer and Common Supervisor of Assessments.
“There was an curiosity from faculties to incorporate the AWA on-line, and we labored to make this occur to assist utility cycle seasonality. We’ll proceed to make investments that assist our faculties and test takers with enhanced and comparable on-line and test centre examination experiences,” he added.
Because the GMAT on-line examination launched, over 45,000 exams have been delivered in additional than 150 international locations, territories, and particular administrative areas.
“The GMAT examination is a robust software for each enterprise faculty candidates and admissions professionals to assist make ‘proper match’ selections for MBA and enterprise grasp’s packages, that are seeing document numbers of purposes,” stated Jones.
“We imagine that test takers globally ought to have the power to decide on how they test to realize their greatest on examination day in pursuit of their objectives. Our ongoing enhancements to the GMAT on-line examination assist to make sure the choices are constant and that we proceed to satisfy the evolving wants of candidates and enterprise faculties,” he added.
The GMAT examination is required for admissions in enterprise faculties and is designed to showcase the abilities which might be most related to the world’s main graduate enterprise packages. 9 out of 10 new MBA enrolments globally are made utilizing a GMAT rating.
GMAC is a world non-profit affiliation of 223 graduate enterprise faculties. It owns and administers the GMAT examination, utilized by greater than 7,000 graduate packages worldwide.
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