The candidates sitting in this exam will be provided the option to use a physical whiteboard or an online whiteboard or both to do rough work and make notes.
GMAT Online test, the graduate management admission test, and also the Executive Assessment Online exam will have a possibility of whiteboard options, physical or online from June 11. This was declared by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).
Keeping in mind the pandemic situation, the test supervising authority has also unlocked additional online test nominations for both the exams, currently through July 17.
“Due to coronavirus, globally, the exam centers were closed. We made a pragmatic choice to concentrate on speed and excellence, delivering online reviews that met our quality and test security criteria while also authorizing nominees to meet fixed admissions deadlines in an online environment,” said Vineet Chhabra, chief director and supervisor of the GMAT at GMAC.
What whiteboard option signifies?
For scratch work and writing notations, the students can use a whiteboard, physical or virtual, on screens.
People are anticipated to review and assure their whiteboard fulfills the mandatory specifications and that they have an active dry erase marker, eraser, and are aware of the exam day whiteboard experience and its related policies, asserted in the official statement from GMAC.
Aspirants who are found without access to the physical whiteboard will be allowed to test furthermore, if, they choose to do so.
In the case of a physical whiteboard alternative, aspirants have to acquire a physical whiteboard and he has to record the exam appointment to allow for an extra shipping period. Students need to use one erasable whiteboard no larger than 12 inches x 20 inches (30 centimeters x 43 centimeters), one dry erase marker, and one dry marker eraser. Paper, pen/pencil, permanent marker, writing tablet, etc would be prohibited.
During the GMAT Online exam, candidates will have the option of an online whiteboard in the entire exam duration. And that can be opened and shut off using the whiteboard tab in the exam navigation bench in the screen’s top position.
The GMAT exam is a graduate-level business school examination recognized by over 7,000 programs globally. Other GMAC assessments comprise the NMAT by GMAC (NMAT) exam, for entrance into graduate management schools in India, Nigeria, the Philippines, and South Africa, while the Executive Assessment (EA), is meant to support the admissions needs of over 160 different programs across the globe.
Also, the supervisors of the test and a global association of leading graduate business schools, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has declared openly an extension of GMAT as well as Executive Assessment Online test with more online test appointments for both exams opened through July 17.
Because of the doubt in case of test center availability, GMAC will proceed to open additional appointment dates as required and continues to waive new schedules and cancellation fees across both the online and test center exams to provide stretched flexibility for test doers.