GMAT Scores 2018
Updated on May 2, 2018 - 11:10 a.m. IST by Ranjini Basu

GMAT Scores 2018: The exam conducting authority GMAC® releases the unofficial GMAT®2018 scores immediately after completing the test. However, the official GMAT Scores is made available to test takers for viewing and downloading only after 20 calendar days from the respective date of GMAT exam. GMAT takers can check their GMAT result 2018 by clicking on a link to be sent across by GMAC on the same email ID mentioned during the registration of GMAT 2018. Candidates are given an opportunity to accept or reject the GMAT scores 2018 that is released after the GMAT exam. The GMAT 2018 result is based on assessment of four sections, namely Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The GMAT scores 2018 range for the four sections is between 200–800. According to the scores of GMAT 2018, the Verbal and Quantitative GMAT score impact the total score of 200–800; for the Analytical Writing section, test takers are scaled on a 0–6 range and the Integrated Reasoning is scaled on a range of 1–8. The Analytical Writing and Integrated Reasoning sections do not impact the total score of GMAT 2018 test which is based only on the Verbal and Quantitative sections. In this article, Careers360 brings forth all the information related to GMAT scores 2018 including scorecard download process, sample scorecard, score cancellation procedure etc.


GMAT Score 2018: How is GMAT 2018 Score reported?

GMAT Result/ Score scale



Analytical Writing Assessment


Integrated Reasoning


Verbal & Quantitative


GMAT Results 2018: How to obtain the GMAT 2018 Scores?

Test takers can immediately view their unofficial scores right after concluding the exam; they have the option to either accept or delete the obtained GMAT 2018 score.


  • Candidates receive the official GMAT result 2018 within 20 calendar days of the GMAT exam

  • Candidates will receive an email with a link to access the official GMAT scores 2018 online. One will be directed to the GMAT 2018 score reporting website, where he/she will be required to enter the registered authentication code (stated on Unofficial Score Report)

  • Test takers may view, download or print the official Score Report of GMAT 2018.

  • Aspirants unhappy with their scores have the option to take a re-test. However, the candidate has to wait for 16 days before he/she can take another GMAT exam. Candidates can take up to five re-tests in a 12-month period and no more than eight re-tests in their lifetime.



What are the components included in the GMAT 2018 scorecard?

The GMAT 2018 scorecard also contains the recent AWA essay responses, the background information country of citizenship, gender, date of birth, telephone number, undergraduate institution, grade point average, major, date of graduation, intended graduate study, and highest level of education attained.

  • The total official score of each section

  • Unofficial scores from the Verbal and Quantitative Sections

  • GMAT exam score reports include all GMAT scores from tests taken by a candidate in the last five years.

The GMAT Score Report 2018:

View and explore a sample of the official GMAT scores 2018 card provided below:


How to Calculate GMAT Scores?

The official GMAT scores 2018 consists of five GMAT score components i.e. Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal and the total GMAT score. Candidates are measured on a scale of 0-60 for the Quantitative and Verbal sections, while on the Analytical writing section, the scale ranges between 0-6. The Integrated Reasoning section is scaled on a range between 1-8.


GMAT Scores 2018: On Paper/ Offline scores of GMAT 2018

Test takers can receive printed paper GMAT exam reports through postal mail. Electronic and paper reports contain identical information, however the paper reports may reach the candidates at a later date due to the time taken for processing and the time for transit.


GMAT 2018 Scores for the four GMAT Sections: Score details

GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment Score: The Analytical Writing Assessment score is an average of the two independent ratings for the Analysis of an Argument essay. The average scores range between 0 to 6. Test takers can even get half point intervals (0.5) in their Analytical Writing GMAT scores 2018. It is possible to obtain score in 0.5 formats (3.5 or 4.5 out of 6). Analytical Writing Assessment scores are calculated separately from the scores for the other sections of the test and have no effect on the Verbal, Quantitative, or total GMAT 2018 scores.


GMAT Integrated Reasoning Score: Integrated Reasoning scores range from 1-8 in single-digit intervals. Like the Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning scores are calculated separately and have no effect on the total score of GMAT 2018.


GMAT Verbal and Quantitative Scores: The Verbal and Quantitative GMAT scores range from 0 to 60 in single-digit intervals. The Verbal and Quantitative scores measure different constructs and are not comparable to each other.


How to send GMAT Scores 2018 to Business Schools?

GMAC, the governing authority of GMAT, within 20 days of respective test dates sends the official score report to up to five programmes that candidates select duting the time of GMAT Registration 2018. Candidates should choose the institutes/score recipients cautiously, because once selected, they cannot be altered further. This particular service is covered in the GMAT registration fee. For obtaining an Additional Score Report, test takers are required to pay an extra amount for each report.


GMAT Scores 2018: Scores Older than Five Years

GMAT takers may request score reports for tests up to 10 years old, provided one has not taken the GMAT exam within the past five years. Moreover, the execution may require additional processing time and an added fee.


GMAT Scores 2018: GMAT Enhanced Score Report

The online GMAT® Enhanced Score Report, commonly known as ESR provides detailed information about candidates’ performance in GMAT exam so that candidates can better focus their future study, test preparation, test-taking strategy. With the help of this additional report, test takers will be able to better evaluate their strengths and weaknesses. However, it must be noted that ESR is NOT the Official Score Report and is released with an additional payment of $24.95.


GMAT is a standardised management entrance test conducted by GMAC used for selecting students to different management programmes of more than 2,300 schools in more than 100 countries. Business schools use this test as a criterion for admission into a wide range of management programs like Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accountancy and Master of Finance programs. There is no specific GMAT eligibility criteria 2018 prescribed by GMAC and GMAT test dates can be chosen by the test aspirants based on their preference and availability of seats at the test centres. Since April 2018, the GMAT test duration has been slashed by 30 minutes and now candidates would take the test for three and half hours instead of four hours.


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