GMAT Test Center Reviews
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A good testing experience
January 22 | 2016
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     By rishi02 74 17
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Mumbai, India

The mumbai test centre is easy to find and close to the churchgate station. The staff is polite and that is always a good thing. The internal temperature was neither too cold nor too hot (for a change !) . The only thing you need to take care of is to double check the pens since a few of them are dried up and can stop abruptly midway through the test.
The scratch pads are a bit worn out but the staff makes up for it by not expecting you to erase anything.They simply provide you a new one each time you finish one. I would definitely recommend this testing centre .

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1 Commented by sourcex on May 25, 2016
You mean the new centre by Think Education Service LLP in New Marines Lines? I heard bad reviews about its staff there and the external noise during exams. Can you confirm ASAP?
2 Commented by rishi02 on May 25, 2016
As far as I am aware there is only one GMAT testing centre in churchgate...
There were a few external disturbances but nothing worth complaining about. The staff was polite imo although my test was delayed by half hour for reasons I am not aware of . Nothing major for you to worry about
3 Commented by sourcex on May 25, 2016
Thank you for prompt reply.
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Practice test rip off
January 19 | 2016
     By danwisdom 0 0
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center

I just paid for a practice exam from Pearson Vue. The exam timed out and would not let me complete the exam. This is a practice exam! In the fine print it tells you if you close your browser it is good for 30 days. It is a scam. now I need to pay for what I already paid for again! Talked with customer service and they said it was my fault for not clicking a separate link and reading the FAQ's about a practice exam. What! obviously the directions are not clear. Would I guess I need to read all of the FAQ's for a "practice test".

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test center experience
January 11 | 2016
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     By Nandan442 80 13
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Pune, India

The center is really cool and spacious. The attendants are good and courteous. I would highly recommend if you would like to have a pleasant experience with less people around and in an area without much traffic or noise. It is convenient to reach the place and easy to find on the google maps. The facilities are good, the systems are working well and even the headphones are in good condition. You will hardly hear any sound of people typing their essays while you give your test if you start before them. I would definitely retake a exam in the center for the overall experience I had and of course for the luck I had to get a 760 on GMAT.

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     By hss0505 23 9
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Ahmedabad, India

I appeared for GMAT at Ahmedabad, India test center thrice. The center is located in a shopping complex near Jodhpur Cross Roads.

The center is in one of the shops of the complex and is not that big or lush. Just basic facilities such as lockers, drinking water and lavatories are available. The capacity of the center is six persons at a time.

The lady, moderator at the center, is extremely polite and co-operative. While appearing for the test I was suffering from flu and I informed her of the situation, and she willingly offered me a seat which was away from Air conditioner. She will always greet you whenever you enter the center and will also wish you luck before the exam starts and after every break.

Still one would find some disturbances because the center is in shopping complex and prone to some noise.

Overall, it was a good experience appearing for GMAT at this center.

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Pearson Professional Centers
September 18 | 2015
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     By shyind 112 59
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Chennai, India

Pearson Professional Centers, Nelson Chambers 'E' Block, 115, Nelson Manickam Rd, Rajaram Mehta Nagar, Aminjikarai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600029

The place is located behind the Ampa Skywalk. Although it is located in the city limits, I find it somewhat difficult to reach as there was a huge traffic around the areas. If you are coming from outskirts of the city, you need to start 2 hours before provided if you are coming by your own transport. If you are using public transport coming from outskirts of the city, it will take huge time for you to reach.

I used google navigation to find the place as I was not much aware of this area. This is highly recommended as it will also update you about the current traffic situation.

Staffs were much helpful starting from verification process till the end of the exam. The facilities such as lockers and restrooms were not bad.

The place is silent and manageable. However only during AWA, it was noisy as there was too much typing and since the place is too small.

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     By ekansh110 0 0
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: New Delhi, India

Hello GMAT Club members,
I took my 2nd attempt at GMAT on 8-Sep-2015 at Pearson Test center in New Delhi. I took my 1st attempt also at the same test center in May-2015. Following are the Pros and Cons that i would like to share, specific to the test center.

Pros:
1) The center is well connected with Delhi Metro, easy to find and is properly marked on Google Maps.
2) If you are traveling by car, parking can be an issue so please come a little earlier, or ask someone to drop you off and then pickup later.
3) Please note that the test center only allows you inside the premises 30 min prior your slot time. If you arrive earlier, if would be advisable to locate a nearby coffee shop or restaurant and sip a coffee and spend your time in an air-conditioned environment, particularly in summer time.
4) The staff at this center is very professional and helpful.
5) They provide earbuds and locker.
6) The lighting is good. AC is ambient and very comfortable, neither too cold nor warm.
7) Computer screen and Mouse are in good condition.
8) The staff responds promptly, whenever you raise your hands. This is very good considering the fact that there are 2 invigilators and 10-12 testing systems.

Cons:
1) There is only one toilet in the premises. This can be a spoiler if more than one individual take their break at the same time. I was lucky both the times that i was alone during my break.
2) During my 1st attempt, a nearby office in the same building was undergoing renovation. On two separate occasions, there was a loud noise of drill bit being used to punch holes. This was ridiculous and broke my concentration. Thankfully, the earbuds helped a little. I had expected this, when a candidate exited just before i was supposed to start by test, and demanded that he be given a suggestion form to lodge an official complaint.
In my 2nd attempt, the renovation in office next doors was already complete, so no external disturbance, phew !! So feel free to opt for this center.

Overall, the center is nice and i would recommend it if you are in New Delhi area.

Regards,
Ekansh.

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Pune Test Center Review
August 21 | 2015
     By b9n920 217 55
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: Pune, India

Center Name : Pearson Vue - GATS, Symphony C, Ashok Nagar, Range Hill Rd., Pune.
City & Country : Pune, India
Parking facility : There was enough parking space for a two-wheeler, cars would be parked on the roadside I guess, not a problem.
Invigilator Reviews : They were nice except for nobody came to respond twice in the middle of the Quants section. Both the pens provided got dried and it was quite tough situation, more on this later.
Environment : The center is roadside, so there are vehicular noises, but Range Hill Rd. is quite serene compared to the mad traffic on other city roads. You don't need to worry much about noises, it was fine with an earplug. The room for six was quite congested (like a typical cybercafe in India) and be ready to tolerate fanatic sounds of keyboard strokes. This is a imp info, guys, unless you are the last guy starting the test you are bound to suffer keyboard music during your IR, Quants or Verbal section. Pearson claims to have noise proof separation, but in practice, folks are sitting in 2 rows with no separation from the guy behind you. So, how does the noise-proof thing matters. The center was clean.
Rating 5/5 : 1.5/5
Additional Info : Pls pay attention. There are quite a few points:
1. 2 marker pens provided to each student. Both were kind of weird, one stopped writing right away and the second one exhausted in IR. At that point I felt helpless, cos I was still not so accustomed to the small room and fanatic keyboard sounds by others. Decided to finish the section cos only 5 mins left. Complained about that, but it seemed it was common there, everybody had it. :? :roll: All in all I changed both the pens 4 times, but not satisfied :x One kind madam suggested, close the cap after use, don't keep it open :shock:
2. The reason behind keyboard cacophony was the worn out keyboards. Have u seen keyboards on sale road-side @ Rs.50 /pc.? Well, u ll find them at GATS, Pune. I found no point complaining, bcos even if they had changed it would have taken precious time and u don't need keyboard after AWA.
3. The laminated sheet was very very old and blackened by re-re-re-use. All were facing it, well it's India, 'complain' is no word in our dictionary.
Now u may guess, why they didn't come to respond, I was asking to replace pens.
Needless to say, I am thinking about Mumbai center for the re-test. Guys, pls write full reviews about everything that cud be a possible threat to anybody. In GATS, one brave girl was arguing with the proctor about facilities on expense of her own AWA time.
I DON'T BLAME my score on them, but the review may help the next guy.
I read all reviews before booking the center, but never found anything so wrong.
BE VOCAL FRIENDS.

Binit.

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     By imsahlahno 44 21
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: New Delhi, India

I gave my GMAT in July, ’15 and this was second attempt at GMAT, both at the same centre. There a few points about the centre –

Pros:

1. The centre is handled by Pearsons itself and thus the quality of services is good. The staff is very polite and has good knowledge of the processes involved such as identification etc.

2. It is easily accessible via public transport. Sometimes there is traffic as the centre is located in busy community centre, so if the exam is in the afternoon slot, keeping some buffer time would be a good idea.

3. The noise level inside the centre is very low. Apart from occasional horns (that too not very loud) the place is free from external disturbances. There is no disturbance due to external noises. They also provide ear plugs.

4. The lobby is big enough to walk around and relax yourself during breaks. The washroom is clean and well maintained.

5. The environment inside the test room is nice to get your concentration right and your brain running with proper lighting and comfortable AC temperature.

6. Computer screen is large enough to focus, and the keyboard and mouse are new and comfortable to work with

Cons:

1. The centre has about 10 seats per slot. This can cause a little bit of a disturbance if you are among the first 1-2 to be seated because by the time the last test taker is seated you have already started the exam this cause some disturbance. Also during the breaks many test takers come out simultaneously. This by itself is not the problem, but when compared to only one restroom in the facility, it becomes a straight negative. I had to wait for my turn in the first break, and thus got a bit late and lost 2.5 minutes in my quant section.

2. Parking is very difficult to find. It’s a community centre and all the parking is taken up by commercial vehicles. If you can do take a cab, auto or metro. Though if you want to come by car, you can find parking at the metro station nearby (I think its Green Park metro station)

Overall my experience with the centre was between good, if not excellent (Got late due to waiting to go to restroom).

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     By AA2014 118 24
This review is for: * Pearson VUE GMAT Test Center
Location: New Delhi, India

I've taken GMAT twice - once at the Dwarka Centre and once at the Yusuf Sarai Center New Delhi. Well, I must say they are exact opposite of each other.

In terms of staff, Pearson Center has really cooperative staff who actually listen to your whims and fantasies.
They have their own washroom unlike the Dwarka EduPro centre where I had to go from 4th to 2nd floor and into a ladies toilet that was actually a flooded common toilet... Yukkk..

Also, Pearson center's test room is sound proof and quite comfy. The PCs are bigger, charis are good and most importantly, the separators from fellow test takers is really good. At EduPro it was like a primitive cyber cafe with not more than a foot high separators... no use.

I was an outstation candidate so cant comment on parking space but the nearby area is good with great connectivity by metro trains.

I would really suggest that whether u have to postpond/prepond your appointment, dont book EduPro centre. Go for Pearson center.

Thanks for reading. All the best.

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GMAT Test Center Review
July 07 | 2015
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     By Anonymous 0 0

I really liked this test center. This was the third time I took the exam. This center was very accommodating. I have asthma and as a result i was coughing pretty often at the time when i took the exam. They let me take the cough drops and my asthma pump. Additionally, the log in and out was quick. During GMAT you get quick 8 minutes break and the representative was very good in terms they would enter their log in information when i am actually on the break so all i have to click is enter. Every sec counts when the break is only 8 mins. So, I thought it helped me when i enter the test center with 30 secs or less left.

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