Minglebox Education News - gmat-mba-test http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:41:40 GMT Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:41:40 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[GMAT undergoes changes; new version permits re-test after 16 days]]> A set of changes are being introduced in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) with effect from Sunday, July 19, 2015 , as per an announcement by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) . GMAT is a standardized test designed for graduate business and management programs. Premier business schools (B-schools) from all over the world and more than 6,000 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs use GMAT scores for admissions. The scores are also used by over 100 B-schools in India. GMAC is the GMAT test administrator. Under the new rules, GMAT aspirants will not..

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:17:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4e9e897c014eaaf7f1d51288
<![CDATA[Updated GMAT review 2016 study material released to boost quality]]> The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released updated official study material for the  GMAT Review 2016 series , which will comprise 25% fresh question content. The  Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)  is a standardized test designed for graduate business and management programs. Premier business schools (B-schools) from all over the world and more than 6,000 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs  use GMAT scores for admissions . The scores are also used by over 100 B-schools in India. GMAC is the GMAT test administrator. The..

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:48:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4e9032a4014e9078cb0e0b78
<![CDATA[GMAC to take over NMAT exam to boost India presence]]> The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has decided to take over the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) examination, in a bid to boost its India presence. GMAC, based in the United States (US), administers the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) . GMAT is a gateway for admission into Masters, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive MBA programs in India and overseas. Each year, around 2.5 lakh candidates throughout the world appear for the GMAT. According to a recent announcement from GMAC, it will take over the ownership as well as management of..

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:33:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4c08693d014c0c78b9d04358
<![CDATA[XIM-B announces WAT-PI shortlist for 2015-17 MBA admissions]]> The premier Indian business school (B-school), Xavier Institute of Management-Bhubaneswar (XIM-B) , has announced the shortlist for the Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds for 2015-17 admissions into different Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs at the institute. Group Discussion (GD) has been scrapped from the final admission round this year. The programs are two-year full-time Masters Degree Program in Business Management (MBA-BM), Masters Degree Program in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM), Masters Degree Program in Rural Management (MBA-RM),..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:27:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b5947cf0844ab
<![CDATA[GMAT registrations go up in India as global B-schools find favor]]> The popularity of global business schools (B-schools) has shot up among Master of Business Administration (MBA) aspirants from India, with the total number of registrations for the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) increasing in the country as well. GMAT is a standardized test designed for graduate business and management programs. B-schools from all over the world use GMAT scores to grant admission. The total number of candidates under 25 years of age sitting for GMAT increased by 19% in 2014 compared to the previous year, according to data released by the Graduate Management..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 06:41:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b5878f8f62fdd
<![CDATA[New GMAT enhanced score report to offer full analysis of performance]]> The newly launched enhanced score report of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) has been designed to provide a comprehensive analysis of the overall performance of the test-takers. The GMAT Enhanced Score Report was launched recently by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Through the new report, the GMAT examinees can gain a detailed analysis, which will cover their performance in the different sections/subsections of the examination. The report consists of metrics, which explain complete details such as the average time taken by the test-taker to answer each..

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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 06:02:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b451f38014b48e20cab3779
<![CDATA[XLRI releases shortlist for HRM/BM/GMP/Global MBA admissions 2015]]> The Xavier Labor Relations Institute Jamshedpur (XLRI Jamshedpur) has released the shortlist of candidates for admissions into its Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs for the session starting 2015. The programs for which the list has been announced include - Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM), Global Master of Business Administration (Global MBA) and General Management (GMP). To access the shortlist, please click here and enter the program name and registration ID. While the selection for all other programs is based on the scores of the ..

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:34:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b0f768b014b165be68e1ebc
<![CDATA[IIFT 2014 on Nov 23; admit card, photo ID must for verification]]> The entrance examination for 2015-17 admissions into the Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA IB) program at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will be conducted from 10 am to 12 noon on Sunday, November 23, 2014 . The written examination will be held for admissions into the full-time two-year residential MBA IB program, offered at the New Delhi and Kolkata campuses of IIFT. On the day of the test, candidates need to carry their admit cards and one of the following documents to the test center - Passport, Election I-Card, College I-Card, Driving..

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:14:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffead49ce7d540149d246a77c38bc
<![CDATA[GRE test-takers from India rise by whopping 60% this year]]> The number of candidates from India appearing for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) this year has increased by a whopping 60% in comparison with last year, according to recent statistics. During 2011-12, candidates from India comprised a mere 7% of the total GRE aspirants worldwide. At present, India stands at 15%. The same report shows that the overall number of candidates appearing for GRE from China has decreased by 7% in 2014. This annual data relating to GRE aspirants was published by the Educational Testing Services (ETS) , which develops and conducts the test. Most of..

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:14:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffead49ce7d540149d0c616db15c2
<![CDATA[BITS Pilani MBA application till Jan 27; admission through CAT scores]]> The application process for admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program for the 2015-16 academic year at Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani (BITS Pilani) is now open. The last date for submission of completed application form is Tuesday, January 27, 2015 . Eligibility for Admissions: Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology (BE/B Tech) in Engineering or a Masters' Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any Integrated first degree of BITS is necessary. Candidates should have obtained minimum 60% aggregate marks in the..

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:02:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549a763ab0149a908ec232e48
<![CDATA[PGP admission at MDI through CAT 2014 scores; registration till Nov 14]]> The 2015 admissions for Post Graduate Programs (PGPs) at the Management Development Institute Gurgaon (MDI Gurgaon) will be granted based on the scores of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , according to the website. Moreover, the online registration process for the two year full-time PGP programs at the institute will be conducted till 5 pm on Friday, November 14, 2014 . The programs include Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM), Post Graduate Program in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM) and Post Graduate Program in International Management (PGP-IM). CAT is the..

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:34:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf49a034c90149a3ff5075390a
<![CDATA[Marked increase in number of Indian women taking GMAT]]> The number of Indian women executives in the 25-40 years age group taking the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) has seen a marked increase, with an all-time high of 14% increase year on year. The data has been released by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which administers the GMAT examination. GMAT is a gateway for admission into Masters, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive MBA programs in India and overseas. The GMAT scores are valid for a period of five years. The overall number of women candidates for GMAT from India increased..

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:08:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85499155fc01499d775dd528e4
<![CDATA[IIFT 2014 admit cards in Nov 1st week; test center change possible]]> The admit cards for the entrance examination for 2015-17 admissions into the Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA IB) program at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will be sent by post to the applicants in the first week of November, 2014. Applicants who do not receive their admit cards by Wednesday, November 12, 2014 , can download the same from the IIFT website. On the day of the test, candidates need to carry their admit cards and one of the following documents to the test center - Passport, Election I-Card, College I-Card, Driving License..

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 05:15:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49832bcc0149838723a207a2
<![CDATA[IIFT MBA IB entrance exam on November 23; important instructions]]> The entrance examination for 2015-17 admissions into the Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA IB) program at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will be conducted from 10 am to 12 noon on Sunday, November 23, 2014 . The written examination will be held for admissions into the full-time two-year residential MBA IB program, offered at the New Delhi and Kolkata campuses of IIFT. The applications for the examination were accepted till Wednesday, September 3, 2014 . Candidates need to note key instructions relating to the examination, as mentioned..

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:52:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa48a6f5430148a74a7fcf0630
<![CDATA[MBA 2015-17 admissions at XIM-B start; X-GMAT introduced]]> The admission process for various Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs for the 2015-17 batch at the premier Indian business school (B-school) Xavier Institute of Management-Bhubaneswar (XIM-B) has started. The programs are two-year full-time Masters Degree Program in Business Management (MBA-BM), Masters Degree Program in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM), Masters Degree Program in Rural Management (MBA-RM), Masters Degree Program in Global Management and Leadership (MBA-Global), Integrated Doctoral Program in Management (MBA & PhD - Integrated PhD) and Masters Degree..

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:29:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4862b4d901486932140b6527
<![CDATA[New GMAT on-campus test center at VIT University, Vellore]]> The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has set up its very first “On Campus Test Center” at the VIT University Vellore (VIT Vellore) campus, according to a recent announcement from GMAC. GMAC is the test administrator of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) . The new test center will provide another platform to undergraduate (UG) candidates by enabling them to appear for the GMAT examination in the university campus. The center will be open throughout the year and students can take the examination based on their preparation as well as schedule. ..

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:23:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffea547f8ac0d01481658c6cc7fca
<![CDATA[Top three mobile apps to help you prepare for higher education tests]]> If you are a student preparing for your higher education then you will need to prepare for one out of these three major tests. GRE : If you are planning to study in USA or in any other English speaking country for your graduation or a business course you need to take the Graduate record Examinations (GRE) as a standard test. Even in India these days several B-Schools have started accepting GRE scores including top colleges like IIM Ahmedabad , IIM Bangalore , and IIT Chennai along with NIILM Centre for Management studies , TAPMI Manipal and Amrita School of Business and..

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 05:48:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffea847a66fb30147a9dcc16128f0
<![CDATA[IIFT MBA entrance exam applications till September 3]]> The applications of the entrance examination for 2015-17 admissions into the Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA IB) program, to be held by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) , will be accepted till Wednesday, September 3, 2014 . The written examination for admissions into the full-time two-year residential MBA IB program, offered at the New Delhi and Kolkata campuses of IIFT, will be held from 10 am to 12 noon on Sunday, November 23, 2014 . Both online and offline applications will be accepted. Candidates are advised to retain photocopies of..

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:09:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac47388da0014739b6b3d635b7
<![CDATA[New score reporting feature in GMAT examinations]]> A new score reporting feature has been introduced in the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) by the test administrator Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The score reporting facility will be first available to candidates taking the GMAT tomorrow, that is, Friday, June 27, 2014 . Candidates aspiring for Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees will have increased control over their scores due to the new measure. However, the decision has to be a very fast one. According to the new feature, candidates will be granted two minutes to take a decision on whether to..

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:38:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffead46d785b70146d82f75892ea8
<![CDATA[Indian women way behind Chinese counterparts in writing GMAT ]]> While the number of women going for higher education has been going up steadily in India, there seems to be still a long way to go before Indian women catch up with their Chinese counterparts. It was reported that too few women are applying for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) examination in India for pursuing courses like masters in finance, accountancy or an MBA . It was reported that according to Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), administrator of the GMAT test, the number of GMAT women test takers in India is at 26% against 74% men. The number has risen..

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:34:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85452cd73e014540427496117b
<![CDATA[B-schools accepting CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT/ATMA scores for admission]]> A Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification is widely regarded as a stepping stone to professional success. The management season is about to wrap up and candidates are eager to gain admission into a premier business school (B-school) offering a program of their choice. A list of some of the most sought-after management institutes in India is provided below, along with their courses, entrance test scores accepted, selection process and admission information. Candidates seeking B-school entry with scores of Common Admission Test (CAT) / Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) / ..

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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:50:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83437a950701437bfcd61230ce
<![CDATA[GMAT gains popularity over CAT for executive MBA courses ]]> While Master of Business Administration (MBA) is still one of the most popular career choices for many, full time MBA does not seem to be an attracting option for many now if the reports to go by. It has ben reported that the number of Indians appearing for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) hit an all time high in the year 2013, a year when applicants for the Common Admission Test (CAT) have dipped to a seven-year low. Though GMAT takers could be looking for full time MBA abroad, it has been reported that most people prefer it for the short term executive MBAs from..

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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 07:14:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffead437a97ea01437b007c0f0d5e
<![CDATA[ISB, Hyderabad to host GMAC Asia Pacific Conference 2013]]> Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad to host 2013 GMAC Asia Pacific Conferenceon Tuesday, November 12, 2013 and Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Overview: Web 1.0 refers to the original web - the one in which websites were simple, standardized, and static documents. Web 2.0 typically refers to today's web - the one in which interactive websites and apps allow user to communicate dynamically. You’ll hear a lot about the next wave - or Web 3.0 - the one which isn’t yet clearly defined, but judging from history, it will be an evolutionary next step. In many ways,..

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 12:23:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8541e4441a0141e54520ce11b4
<![CDATA[How to Use GMAT® Scores]]> The GMAT ®  exam is only one factor in the admissions decision. It does not measure every discipline-related skill necessary for academic work, nor does it measure subjective factors important to academic and career success, such as motivation, creativity and interpersonal skills. Find out How GMAT Scores Work for Your Program – Their  free  Validity Study Service (VSS) that is available to schools and institutions, which accept the GMAT exam, are designed to help schools demonstrate empirically the relationship between test scores and performance..

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:29:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85416016a101416040d4940211
<![CDATA[Using the GMAT Exam in Admissions]]> The GMAT ®  exam offers admissions professionals a consistent, objective measure of skills for all applicants. The exam is administered under standard conditions around the world, with high security, to ensure that scores are comparable across all applicants, regardless of their country of origin, present location and other factors. GMAT scores are used by graduate management programs worldwide to: Select applicants for graduate study in management in an objective manner Help determine financial aid recipients on the basis of academic potential Counsel and..

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:38:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85416016a101416048f9b602f7
<![CDATA[Know more about GMAT Exam]]> The GMAT exam score is used for more than 5,000 programs offered by more than 1,500 universities and institutions in 82 countries as part of the selection criteria for their programs. The GMAT exam is the only standardized assessment test created by management schools for management programs. The GMAT exam combined with their comprehensive portfolio of research products, market insight and candidate search tools will result in success for the program. Reliable and Available at Test Centers around the World The GMAT exam is a highly reliable predictor of student..

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:59:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85414abc5301414ec433b42ed6
<![CDATA[New Practice Examinations for GMAT]]> New Practice Examinations meant for candidates preparing for the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) examination have recently been announced. Two more “computer adaptive” preparatory examinations can be availed by candidates preparing themselves with GMATPrep software. These consist of “retired” GMAT questions. Exam Pack 1 has been released on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). GMAC is the not-for-profit council consisting of business schools (B-schools) that conducts the GMAT examination for graduate..

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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:59:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8341312d9e01413a2a4b5079f6
<![CDATA[Qualifying examinations for higher education in United States at a glance]]> Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) : SAT is an undergraduate (UG) examination, required for admissions to a majority of colleges and universities in the United States of America (USA), as well as to certain colleges in Canada and Singapore. It consists of critical reading, writing and mathematics. The maximum score for SAT is 2400. The examination consists of a different writing section on 12. The fees required are US$105. SAT can be taken by a student multiple times and they can send their best scores. SAT subject tests are required by few universities under Ivy League as well as other..

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:26:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834108c47201410c8f34ea2e7a
<![CDATA[IIMs mulling over lowering GMAT cut offs for foreign students]]> The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are mulling over lowering of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) cut-offs for foreign students to draw more foreign students to its fold and enhance its brand-value globally. The change will be applicable to the two-year management program (PGP) as well as the one-year full-time MBA (Master of Business Administration) courses. The GMAT cut-off of over 700 marks that is used by IIMs is too high for candidates to be eligible for even appearing for interviews. This is the reason cited by IIM officials for the proposed change. IIM..

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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 06:49:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843f7ba7ee013f7f3e52d4336a
<![CDATA[Indian-American to head GMAC Council]]> Indian-American Sangeet Chowfla has been appointed as CEO and president of GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). GMAC is an international non-profit organization of business schools that own GMAT exam. From September onwards Chowfla will take over the responsibility of a president while from Wednesday, January 1, 2014, he will take charge as a CEO of the same organization. He is not the 1 st Indian-American, who is serving a prestigious post in the education sector of the U.S. He has joined the league of Sunil Kumar, Dipak Jain, Nitin Nohria and Soumitra Dutta. His 1 st ..

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Fri, 31 May 2013 09:57:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3ef4cab6013efa04de4f0a60
<![CDATA[4% more MBAs to be hired this year, says GMAC ]]> The job market continues to improve for graduate business school degree holders as more employers plan to hire MBAs and specialized business master’s talent than did so last year. With support from partners EFMD and MBA Career Services Council and 158 business schools worldwide, the GMAC 2013 Corporate Recruiters Survey drew responses from more than 900 employers in 50 countries around the world, including adequate samples to report details for the Asia-Pacific region (with Central Asia), Europe, and the United States. Key Findings of the Report: Not only are more..

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Thu, 23 May 2013 10:50:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3ecc6f5c013ed1031d5d5426
<![CDATA[Increasing popularity of GMAT in small towns]]> Students from small town in India aspire to acquire a job with handsome salary and a green card via a MBA degree. Though there is a steady demand for admission in B-schools in the big metros such as, Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi, students from tier II cities and mini-metros aspiring to pursue management studies are contributing to burgeoning growth of B-Schools in tier II cities. Last year, around 30,200 (41% increase since 2007) students across India took the GMAT (Graduate management Admission Test) exam. GMAT is conducted in 17 cities via 20 test centers. During the last two years four..

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Tue, 07 May 2013 10:53:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833e78f4f5013e7ea02d24435b
<![CDATA[US still top destination for Indian MBA grads, says GMAC]]> Although the total number of students pursuing education in the US has fallen by 7% from 2008 to 2012, the US remains one of the top destinations for Indian students, revealed sources at the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). GMAC conducted research which showed that the US was the number one destination for Indian takers of the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) followed by India, and the UK. Other top destinations were Singapore and France. The research revealed that the US was the preferred destination of 51% of the test takers. The research also revealed that the..

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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:31:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853d6961dd013d6d6424cc4108
<![CDATA[Percentage of Indian women taking GMAT exhibits significant increase]]> The percentage of Indian women taking GMAT is exhibiting a significant increase. The number of Indian women taking the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) in 2012 has increased by 60% since 2007. This corresponds to an increase from 4,863 women in 2007, to 7,812 women in 2012. On a global scale the number of women accounted for 43% of all test takers, as compared to 39% in 2008. India which has the third largest number of aspirants writing the GMAT, after the United States and China, saw a total of 30,213 test takers in 2012. This accounted for 10.5% of global GMAT takers...

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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 08:57:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3d589a75013d58ab519b0447
<![CDATA[GMAT Mobility Patterns Reveal Global Talent Flows, Program Diversity]]> New Delhi, February 28, 2013 - Graduate management education is becoming more global and more diverse, as a broader range of global applicants are sending their GMAT scores to different types of programs in different parts of the world, according to a trioof student mobility trend reports out today from the Graduate Management Admission Council. “Test takers today have an increasing number of study opportunities with quality schools emerging all across the world, and more types of graduate level programs to consider,” said Alex Chisholm, GMAC director of statistical analysis...

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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:34:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffead3d1c1ea7013d2095795d3435
<![CDATA[GMAC partners with Hogan Assessments to launch Reflect]]> A soft skills assessment for students, career advancement, schools and corporations from the makers of the GMAT®exam New Delhi, February 20, 2013  – The Graduate Management Admission Council, in partnership with Hogan Assessments, today launched its newest product,Reflect TM  by GMAC, a soft-skills solution for use by students, professionals at any stage in their careers, business schools looking to develop leadership skills in the classroom, or corporations working to identify and develop talent in the workplace. “Until now, there have been soft-skills..

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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:55:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833cf2f1f4013cf699c0cb1bc9
<![CDATA[India outshines US in GMAT scores]]> GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) , one of the globally renowned exams for admissions to Master of Business Management (MBA) program has certainly given India a reason to cheer up. The first reason for India to cheer up is that the number of Indian women taking GMAT exam has increased considerably. The second reason for India to feel proud is that Indians are doing better than US in GMAT exam. GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council), the testing agency that conducts GMAT exam has revealed that the number of female seeking admission in MBA programs across the world has seen an..

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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 07:51:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffead3cde44a7013cec496b245f87
<![CDATA[XLRI and IIM Calcutta become new members of GMAC Council ]]> The administrator and owner of GMAT exam, GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) has now inducted XLRI Jamshedpur and IIM Calcutta as members of GMAC council. The institutes have now joined the group of 8 other Indian business schools as members of GMAC. The institutes are - IIM Lucknow , IIM-Bangalore , IIM-Ahmedabad , ISB (Indian School of Business)-Hyderabad ,  S P Jain Institute of Management & Research , Great Lakes Institute of Management and NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) and University's School of Business Management. GMAC’s..

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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 10:37:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853cca7033013ccdfb75122608
<![CDATA[Gear up for MICAT 2013]]> The Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahemdabad is conducting MICAT exam on Sunday, March 3, 2013 . MICAT 2013 is a written exam, which is held for taking admission into Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Communications) Program. Its PGDM-C program is specially designed for the aspiring marketing communication professionals. MICAT is designed to assess analytical ability, divergent thinking, written communication skills, and general awareness about the communications industry. All candidates who apply to MICA through CAT / XAT / GMAT irrespective of their score will be called..

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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:47:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3c854fdd013c868fa4b7111b
<![CDATA[XLRI commences global MBA program in collaboration with Chinese and US B-schools]]> XLRI (Xavier Labor Relations Institute) will commence global MBA program in collaboration with School of Economics & Management of Tongji University, Shanghai, China and Weatherhead School of Management of Case Western University, Cleveland, USA. The residential, full-time program is for 2 years in duration and will start from August 2013. Each of the partner institutes will soon begin the admission process of enrolling 20 students, under its quota, from its native country. The three schools have claimed that this is the first time a course like this has been created. The schools will..

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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 06:44:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3c2a47a3013c37cd9c953010
<![CDATA[GMAT to follow new paper pattern in 2012]]> The GMAT exams conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is all geared up to follow a new paper format from June 2012. New Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is introduced in the exam pattern in place of (one of the two) Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) sections to measure the candidates' interpretation and analytical skills. Integrated Reasoning Section The new Integrated Reasoning section will include four types of questions as follows Multi-source Reasoning : Questions will based on text passages, charts, graphics, charts and tables which will..

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Tue, 05 Jun 2012 07:38:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa37a858260137bb9481081685
<![CDATA[IIM -B tops the QS global 200 list for GMAT scores]]> Students from the Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore have the highest GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) scores in the country, beating out some of the best b-schools in the world, including Harvard School of Business , Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) . The Quacquarelli Symonds Global 200 Business school report calls Indian students the most “academically disguised” in the world. The report showed that IIM- B students scored an average of around 780 in their GMAT tests, higher than any other institution in the..

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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 06:12:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843bd5c214013bd5d7186a1b67
<![CDATA[B-Schools still prefer GMAT scores over GRE]]> A survey conducted by Kaplan Test Prep 2012 on business school admissions officers reveals that 69% of international B schools now allow applicants to submit their Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores instead of their Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). GMAT scores has been a key to MBA admissions for long. The change has come due to the campaigning done by the GRE exam administrators, which eventually increased the percentage from Kaplan’s 2009, survey wherein only 24% of B-schools accepted GRE scores. Though quite a few B-schools are now accepting the GRE scores, very few..

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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:48:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853b98ad4b013b9907688c30aa
<![CDATA[Preparation tips for GMAT]]> GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)  is a Standardized, computer-adaptive test that helps B-schools to select qualified candidates. The exam is more popular with aspirants having 4 years of work experience while undergraduates generally do not take the test in large numbers. Even if undergraduates take the exam, they do so for the sake of securing marks which is valid for 5 years. Preparation plays a very important role in cracking an exam. Understanding the paper pattern, practicing mock tests and reviewing one section at a time helps one to be fully prepared for the D-day. We are..

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Tue, 06 Nov 2012 07:27:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853ad1b382013ad49e5e8743d4
<![CDATA[Official GMAT Prep Goes Mobile with App for IPhones and IPads]]> Game Center feature lets you study while “competing” against other app users. For the first time, GMAT test takers can prep for the exam using actual questions from past exams directly from their iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The “Official GMAT” app (US$4.99), launched today by Graduate Management Admission Council, makers of the GMAT exam, is a portable, mobile version of the Official Guide to GMAT Review book series and includes features that make preparing for the GMAT more convenient and fun, such as:   Game Center feature that allows you to..

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Wed, 25 May 2011 10:11:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853025b0d6013026a33414132e
<![CDATA[GMAC launches GMAT mobile application]]> GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) has launched the 13 th edition of official guide for GMAT preparation.  The GMAT Review mobile application is available on iPad, iPhone and iPod. With the help of this new edition, candidates can access the Integrated Reasoning (IR) online preparation tool to prepare for this section of the exam. Test takers can study all sections of the GMAT exam including IR through this mobile application. This fun learning application is an effective way to enhance your preparation. The IR section introduced in GMAT exam on June 5, 2012 evaluates..

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Thu, 08 Nov 2012 07:37:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3adbbd60013adef365207385
<![CDATA[GMAC proposes to attract more test-takers]]> The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) council, GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) is planning to attract more undergraduate students for taking the test. GMAT is a Standardized, computer-adaptive test that helps B-schools to select qualified candidates.  The exam is more popular with aspirants having 4 years of work experience and undergraduates generally do not take the test in large numbers. Even if undergraduates take the exam, they do so for the sake of securing marks which is valid for 5 years. GMAC is trying to make the students aware that they can take..

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Thu, 04 Oct 2012 06:23:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853a275ba1013a2a71a8b0269e
<![CDATA[GMAT Testing Hits Record Volume]]> New Delhi, September 24, 2012: Last year, which saw the launch of a new GMAT Integrated Reasoning section, was a record year for the GMAT exam. A total of 286,529 GMAT exams were taken, with 831,337 score reports sent to 5,281 graduate business and management programs around the world - all historic highs, the Graduate Management Admission Council has announced. GMAT exam volume for the 2012 testing year (July 1, 2011,to June 30, 2012), was up 11 percent from the 2011 testing year, and 8 percent higher than the previous record of 265,613 in 2009. “2012 was a remarkable..

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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:32:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8439f6775b0139f7309bc27f63
<![CDATA[Demand of MBAs increases globally]]> After a period of decline in application forms, the MBA degree program is regaining its popularity across the globe.  India and China are the major contributors where institutes have registered a growth in application numbers. In India, 83% of the MBA programs accepting GMAT scores recorded an increase in applications while China stood at 80%. Specialized MBA courses that mostly attract bachelors and those with less than 1 year of experience are also in demand. The management colleges have even reported an increase in gender diversity. Today 40% of the MBA applicants are female..

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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:54:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffead39d813990139df3d122a5bbe
<![CDATA[GMAC 2012 Application Trends Survey: Demand for Management Education Up From 2011 ]]> Demand for graduate business and management education around the world shows signs of renewed growth, as 51 percent of programs surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council report more applications than last year. Overall demand — as revealed in the 2012 Application Trends Survey — is spread among a greater variety of program types, including part-time self-paced, flexible, and online distance MBAs, as well as specialized master’s degrees in business, including information technology management.  “As the global business space continues to become..

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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 08:54:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac39c53dc20139d36f24721829