GMAT Registration 2021 - Step-By-Step Guide to Fill in the Application Form

Last Modified: 08 May 2024

There is no fixed date for the application process of GMAT, i.e. Graduate Management Admission Test. Interested students can fill in the GMAT application form at any point of the year in a provided academic session. GMAT is conducted by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) in 17 countries across India. The GMAT scores are highly accepted in reputed institutions, B-schools, colleges around the globe. The purpose of such an examination is to help students seek bright career exposure by studying professional management courses. Read the following article with undivided attention to know the correct and exact procedure to fill in and submit the GMAT application forms 2021.

GMAT 2021 Important Dates

The following are the important dates for the Graduate Management Admission Test 2021.



GMAT 2021 registration/application form

Throughout the year

GMAT 2021 exam date

Any particular date decided during the registration process. Check out the GMAT exam for the centre-wise schedule.

GMAT 2021 results

After the completion of the examination process

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GMAT Application Process 2021

The following are the few steps you need to perform to fill in the application of your dream course.

  1. Create a User Account – First, you need to visit the official website of the exam conducting body at and look for the drop-down that says “The GMAT exam” and click on “register” therein. The application form window will crop up on your screen; enter your details like name, E-mail address and password.  After filling in all the mandatory information, click on create an account. In the application form, fill in all the asked details and make sure no details are incorrect to your knowledge. The details, if found incorrect will lead to absenteeism in the examination.
  2. Deciding the GMAT exam centres and dates- After you have successfully registered and filled in all the necessary details, you can select three examination centres of your choice. Once you do that, the exam dates option will crop up; fill it with your comfortable exam dates and slots.
  3. Confirming the Application Details- After selecting the dates, do have an in-depth glance at the complete application form again and again. Make sure there are no discrepancies or typographical errors in the application form.
  4. GMAT Application Fee 2021- The Indian aspirants can pay the requisite fee either via debit or credit card after filling in the application form. And there are no additional taxes to be paid other than the fee.

Note – The debit cards will require a Visa or Mastercard verification. You can also pay via cashier’s cheque, money order or personal cheque along with the scheduling form (PDF) issued by GMAC.

GMAT Exam 2021 Registration Application Fee

The following tabulation will give you a glance at the application fee required for the GMAT registration process.

Type of Fee

Particulars of Exam

Amount in US Dollars

Amount in Indian Rupees

Exam Fee

Graduate Management Aptitude Test Application Fee

US $250


GMAT Registration Cancellation Fee (Refund):

More than seven days before the exam

US $80


Within seven days of the exam

 No refund


24 hours before the exam

Not Applicable


Rescheduling Fee of GMAT 2021

By phone (surcharge)

US $10


Online (Surcharge)



More than seven days before the exam

US $60


Within seven days of the exam

US $250


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GMAT Exam 2021 Registration – Important Documents

You need to be ready with the updated passport for the examination process. Make sure your passport has-

  • Correct inscription of your name and Date of Birth.
  • The recently updated photograph and signature.

GMAT Application Process 2021 – Key Highlights

  • The good news is you get to decide your preferred exam date. Not only that, you can even reschedule or cancel the selected dates at your comfort zone from the same account.
  • You can appear for the exam a total of 8 times, provided only 5 times in 12 months. However, there should be a gap of 16 days in each attempt.

GMAT 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The GMAT exam is a CBT (Computer Based Test) of 3.5 hours. Let have a look at the detailed pattern of the GMAT exam 2021 along with the prescribed syllabus.

Name of the Section

Time Limit

Number of questions

Score Range

Analytical Writing Assessment

30 minutes

01 (essay)


Integrated Reasoning

30 minutes



Quantitative Reasoning

62 minutes



Verbal Reasoning

65 minutes



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 You need to study for each section of the GMAT 2021 syllabus in the following way.

  1. For analytical writing assessment, you need to study the argument type questions.
  2. For quantitative reasoning, focus majorly on problem-solving and data sufficiency sections.
  3. For the Integrated reasoning section, study- table analysis, multi-source reasoning, two-part analysis, and graphics interpretation.
  4. For verbal reasoning, focus on reading comprehension, sentence correction and critical reasoning.

For the more detailed GMAT 2021 exam syllabus, click here

GMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Your age must be at least 18 years; however, if you are between 13 to 17 years of age, take legal consent from your parents/guardian in writing before rolling in for the GMAT 2021 exam.

GMAT 2019 Confirmation letter/Admit Card

The confirmation letter/admit card for GMAT 2021 will be available on the official website. It will consist of major details- name and address of the candidate, GMAT id number, nationality and the examination address, date and time. On the examination day, you may carry a separate proof of identification from passport, driving license, military Id along with a recent passport size photograph.

About GMAT

GMAT is a Graduate Management Admission Test conducted to select coveted candidates for the 6,856 participating institutes. The exam pattern covers both objective and descriptive questions.  The exam strategically covers the topics from - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal. The aim of conducting such an examination every year is to help students discover their dream path under various management courses abroad.

If you are planning to fill in the GMAT 2021 application form, keep the above tips handy and become the go-getter for your dream course.