GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test. The GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT) which assesses a person’s analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in standard written English in preparation for being admitted into a graduate management program. GMAT is required to pursue your Masters in Business Administration the USA and is a widely accepted graduate admission test by universities around the world. In 1953, the organization now called the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) began as an association of nine business schools who developed the standardized GMAT test for admission to graduate programs. Initially used in admissions by 54 schools, the GMAT is now used by more than 1,500 schools and 5,400 programs worldwide.