GMAT Results & Scores

Pragya Sharma ✅

Pragya Sharma ✅

Co-Founder @ Ace My Prep & Study Abroad Expert


The GMAT scores can decide a student’s future getting admission to an international university. The GMAT results are a gateway to management programs at leading global business schools. Along with the details of the GMAT result and score, the students should also note that the tests in 2022 are also being conducted online with daily appointments. Scores of the online tests will not be a part of the score reports issued for examinations held at test centers.

GMAT Result Dates

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council), the body organizing the entrance test, is responsible for announcing the GMAT result and score. The GMAT result dates are not fixed, and aspirants can view the scores by logging into their accounts. The results can be accessed around 20 days from the examination date and the percentile/scores are mentioned on the scorecard. Aspirants should carefully check all information and notify the authorities if they encounter discrepancies. The GMAT cut-off marks for various chosen institutions should also be checked carefully. 

How to check GMAT Results? 

The GMAT result and score can be viewed by aspirants online, and the examination can be attempted five times a year. Students can check their official scores 21 days after the examination, and they are valid for five years from the exam date. If an aspirant is dissatisfied with their scores, they may reappear for the test. 

GMAC sends email alerts about the availability of official scores. The emails also contain all instructions for accessing the scores online. The students can also receive the results via post while registering for the GMAT. The score reports can be categorized into scores obtained within three weeks from the test, unofficial/official score reports, and enhanced scores.

How is the GMAT Exam Scored

The GMAT exam score is calculated basis a fixed scale and is visible on the GMAT Score Report. Students need to understand the details of their score reports. Here is a GMAT score chart for the easy reference of the candidates:

SectionScore RangeBasis of Score calculationScore Intervals
Analytical Writing0.0 - 6.0A machine algorithm and professional essay raters score the essay components of the testThese scores are reported in an interval of 0.5. 
Integrated Reasoning1-8Scoring is this section is done basis the number of questions answered correctly. For questions with multiple parts, it is essential to attempt all parts to get credit scoresScores are calculated in intervals of 1
Quantitative and  Verbal Reasoning6-51These sections are item-level adaptive and three factors affect scoring: Number of questions answered, Correct answers, Difficulty level of answers. Higher scores are granted if students meet all three factors.Scores are reported in intervals of 1. The standard error measurement is 3 points
GMAT Total Score200-800Scores are based on calculated performance before attempting Quantitative and Verbal Reasoning sectionScores are reported in intervals of 10. The standard error measurement is 30-40 points.

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