GMAT Test Center Reviews
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8 out of 9 people found the following review helpful
     By macjas 399 785
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Mumbai, India

As others have mentioned, parking is a big problem in this area. You would be better of taking a cab/rickshaw or having someone else drive you to the center.

Invigilator: They were friendly and polite. Absolutely no problems here.

Test Area: is quiet but I felt that the AC was a little too cold for me. Usually I have the AC dialed in at 23F at home The test center was more like 18F. So make sure you come dressed in layers.

Test Equipment: The computers are all Dell and relatively new/in good shape. The test pads are however, not like the Manhattan Test Pads. They are a little smaller, white in color and a little worn out. Also make sure that you check your pens before entering the test area. You will also be given pink foam ear plugs and tissue paper if you choose to accept these items.

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1 Commented by mba2015adm on October 22, 2014
23F / 18F or 23C / 18C? GMAT Taker! Poor stuff :(
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GMAT yusuf sarai test center
December 05 | 2013
8 out of 8 people found the following review helpful
     By prateekbhatt 894 206
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: New Delhi, India

Excellent place, near by metro station is green park.There were a lot of landmarks given so it was easy to locate.

If you are driving then finding parking space can be a daunting task so t better to take metro or auto.

Staff was very professional, made everything clear to me, they also gave me 2 markers and ear plugs without even asking.During the breaks they were quick and they valued my time.

Lockers were large enough and restroom(small) was clean.

Noise level was zero,still i got ear plugs, proper light and AC temperature was comfortable.

The computer was large it was easy to focus, mouse and keyboard were also good.

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1 Commented by obishake on June 19, 2014
GOOD to hear that they give ear plug. I have prepared everytime with ear plug in my ears. hehehehe
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Overcrowded
May 25 | 2016
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     By bboredd 2 0

I took the GMAT twice at this test centre. On the first occasion, the test centre was acceptable, cold, dull, but nothing unexpected. The second time however was a completely different experience. On that day, the test centre was overcrowded with 15-20 other people, most taking some Pearson English exam and some taking the LNAT. I believe that I may have been the only person taking the GMAT. Apart from inadequate staffing, they were also training a new staff member and given the number of people in the centre, there was hardly enough standing room - definitely not an ideal situation to be in if you were about to take a test that requires a calm collected approach. The place was noisy despite the no talking regulations and with so many people, became quite stuffy. During the test, there was a lot of movement due to the number of people and this made concentrating on the test somewhat difficult.

All in all, I wouldn't recommend this test centre if you had a choice. There is another test centre in Melbourne located at Melbourne Business School (within their library). The place is way more conducive for such a test.

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Test Centers Review

the place is very good
reach on time only
if u reach the center early they wont allow u so u'll have to wait outside
the whole place is carpetted
there is a single toilet
ppl are very corporative
the computer screen was very nice, large (around 21'') and the mouse and keyboard was up to the mark
u'll get sufficient desk space to slove ur ques in the notebook
the locker space is quite big; i took 3 medium waterbotttles my OG, my bag, my rough register, tiffin, etc and after all this there was still some space

there were headphones in case u r hearing noise of anything

in my case i was late by 2.5 minutes in my first break; i.e after IR

if u r going by metro its about 10-15 min by auto

parking space is abundant but u'll need approx 10 min for that if u r taking ur car

there is no canteen in the test center

u can bring ur own food and eat there only

the test center can accommodate approx 10 people in the test area

my test was in afternoon so it was very quite and empty

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Excellent Test Center
May 10 | 2016
1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By herein 8 0
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Mumbai, India

I chose to take the test at Mumbai center because I have heard good things about the center, and how well organized everything is in the center. My exam time was at 10 AM and arrived there around 9:30 AM.
This test center is a great place to take the test. The staff is courteous, and the place is not very difficult to find. The exam center is very quiet. During the exam, I experienced no issues and everything went flawlessly. No outside noise, very peaceful place, nice restroom facilities to freshen up. Good locker facilities. There are about 15-16 exam computers with cubicles sort (if I remember correctly). You are also provided an option to use earplugs or overhead headphones (not very useful for noise cancellation but still helpful). If I take the exam, I would choose a center like this Pearson center. Highly recommend it. Make sure not to forget your passport and some good snacks :). All the best.

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Bad experience
April 25 | 2016
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     By Jmnjd 0 0
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

This is a comment valid for all the test centers. Please be aware that after the check in after your break the persons fro the test center must go to your computer to insert their own passwrd.
I had a bad exerience in Lisbon, where the test center where full, and the people from the testcenters did not insert their passwrod on my computer. What happen was i had to wait, as the employees where check in other people. this action just cost me 2 minutes of my exam.
Also, on the break at lunch time, they have few people supporting this exams and thus I tried to do my break when the only employee avaible went to the bathroom...
Moreveover, they dont carre about the noise and give instrutions to the candidates inside the test room.

You should avoid this center! At least, I hope they could improve after this comment.

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Wacker Dr, Illinois - US
April 16 | 2016
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     By mvictor 1618 175

I took my GMAT today, for the fourth time :D, and without doubt, this test center was the best so far.
Since I never seen the test center nor the building where it is located, I arrived 1 hour before the scheduled time. The personnel was very friendly and understanding. I was allowed to take the exam before the scheduled time. Toilets are really close, so does not require a lot of time to get there (for at ex. test center on Adams St. - Chicago - toilets are bit far, and hard to find - 8 minutes is kind of not enough if you want to go to the toilet and eat smth during the break).

Signed and scanned my palm and was ready for the fight.
The test has 2 rooms. The one in which I was had 10 computers, each separated in a cubicle. I was given headphones / noise cancellation devices / 2 markers and 1 scratch pad.

One of the drawbacks though - if you finish a section ahead of time, even if you CAN take longer breaks, you will not be allowed to!!!
I finished my quant section 25 minutes ahead of time!!! and to my surprise, when I asked to use my break + time remained (I really did not need 33 minutes of break), the person who was monitoring everything clicked smth on the screen and bam - to my shock i had only 8 minutes of break.
Same thing happened after IR - I had 8 minutes left...and of course..i could not use any extra time for the break...

overall, i would give 4.5/5 to this center.

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Karachi Center
March 24 | 2016
     By Jahanzeb3313 5 14
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Location of the center is good, its in the city not in any remote area. it was quite small place but arrangements were fair. coordinators were cooperative asked you properly about the required stuff and provide locker to put all the stuff. I was not satisfied with locker being at reception where you have to gather you stuff in front of everyone. Rest room condition was quite bad that you cant even find toilet paper in there they must improve rest room condition. The only problem i face is that there is only one center in the whole city so no other choice.

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It was good but not comfortable
February 10 | 2016
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     By sananoor 103 23
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

The center was good and peaceful but it wasn't comfortable. i started feeling pain in my neck as i have to bend more to see computer screen. The chair wasn't comfortable. Their must be partition between any two students so one cant get disturbed while other person is typing. Moreover, whenever new student came in the other students get disturbed. The number of seats must increases, the partition of student is must and GMAT & GRE students must have separate rooms for their tests. So please, try to make it as comfortable as possible as i am planning for re-attempt and thinking of the same center is giving me nightmares.

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Avoid !!
February 06 | 2016
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     By sb00381 0 0
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Chandigarh, India

The location of this place to the exam conditions everything is worthless just avoid this place.
I had to give my test here and it was so distracting and uncomfortable for me to give test here. The place is located in a market area where there is ample car noise and honking sounds coming from outside. To add to it I was sitting next to a window which had pigeons sitting outside and making noises and hustling next to the window.
There are four computers cramped in a small place...there is hardly any place to keep the pad comfortably which is quite disappointing. I don't even know how pearson vue can consider this as a testing centre. It should be removed.

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