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MICAT is the mandatory entrance test for admission to PGDM programs at MICA Ahmedabad. It is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C and PGDM 2021-2023 batch. Better of the two MICAT Scores will be considered to select the candidates. Apart from taking CAT 2020 or XAT 2021, you need to appear in MICAT. The MICAT application fee is Rs.1985/- inclusive of GST.    

 

There will be two MICAT exams and both are computer based tests. MICAT-1 will be conducted in December 2020 and MICAT-II will be conducted in February 2021. MICA Ahmedabad will open the MICAT-1 Registration process in August, 2020 third week. The last date to apply for MICAT is third week of November 2020. Apart from PGDM and PGDM-C, MICA also offers 1-year Post Graduate Certificate Program, Crafting Creative Communications (CCC), and the 4-year Fellow Programme in Management (FPM).

 

Read below all details about MICAT exam pattern, eligibility, key dates and more 

 

MICAT is the MICA institute specific entrance exam for admission to PGDM-C and is conducted by MICA. Apart from appearing in CAT 2020, XAT 2021 or GMAT, the candidates applying for admission to 2 years full time PGDM-C or PGDM programme at MICA will have to appear in MICAT-I in December, 2020 or MICAT-II in February 2021. MICAT commands 50% weightage in shortlisting at MICA, while 50% weight goes to CAT/XAT/GMAT score.

 

The candidates who appear in MICAT-1 can get better choice of test centre and GDPI Centre as compared to MICAT-II test takers.

 

MICAT: Mandatory Admission Test with 50% Weight, apart from CAT/XAT/GMAT 
MICA Ahmedabad accepts CAT/XAT/GMAT score for admission to its flagship PGDM program. Apart from appearing in CAT 2020, XAT 2021 or GMAT, the candidates applying for admission to PGDM-C programme at MICA will have to appear in MICAT-I in December 2020 or MICAT-II in February 2021. MICAT commands 50% weightage in shortlisting at MICA, while 50% weight goes to CAT/XAT/GMAT score.

 

MICAT-1: Offers Better Opportunity
The candidates who apply and appear in MICAT-I have the opportunity to appear in MICAT-II and improve their performance further.  Besides, the candidates who appear in MICAT-1 can get better choice of test centre and GDPI Centre as compared to MICAT-II test takers.

 

MICAT: Own Admission Test of MICA
MICA, Ahmedabad conducts its own admission test MICAT for the candidates who apply to MICA for admission to PGDM programme on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT scores.

 

Programmes offered by MICA Ahmedabad
MICA Ahmedabad, India’s premier management school for Strategic Marketing and Communications,  offers 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communication and 2 years Post Graduate Diploma in Management.

 

The PGDM-C is the flagship programme of MICA, Ahmedabad. The two-year, full-time, residential programme is AICTE approved and is deemed equivalent to an MBA by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is a differentiated MBA programme that creates leadership through Creative Thinking, Communication and Consumer-Centricity.

 

Applicants who wish to participate in the admission process for PGDM and PGDM-C will have to appear for MICAT, an entrance exam conducted by the institute. MICAT is conducted twice a year and better of the two scores is considered as a student may choose to write both MICAT I and II.

 

This year, MICA will also simultaneously open applications for its 1-year Post Graduate Certificate Program, Crafting Creative Communications (CCC), and the 4-year Fellow Programme in Management (FPM). For the CCC and FPM programmes, an online exam will be conducted in January and March 2021 respectively.

 

 MICAT 2021: Important Dates
Key Dates for MICAT-I and MICAT-II exam for admission to PGDM 2021-23 batch at MICA are as below:  

Event
Key Dates
MICAT – I Registration opens
August 21, 2020
MICAT – I Registration closes
November 20, 2020 at 11:50 pm
Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card
November 25, 2020
MICAT – I
December 06, 2020
MICAT -I Score
December 15, 2020
MICAT – II Registration opens
January 3, 2021
MICAT – II Registration closes
January 30, 2021 at 11:50pm
Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card
February 03, 2021
MICAT – II
February 07, 2021
MICAT – II Score
February 17, 2021
GE & PI Shortlist
February 19, 2021
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata
March 2021, 1st week
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad
March 2021, 2nd week
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai
March 2021, 3rd week
Final results
March 25, 2021

MICAT commands 50% weightage in shortlisting at MICA, while 50% weight goes to CAT/XAT/GMAT score.

  

MICAT Pattern
MICA admission test, MICAT 2021 is a multidimensional computer based examination, which will assess candidates in areas such as Divergent Thinking Abilities, Written Communication Abilities, General Awareness about contemporary social and business issues, including areas relevant to media, marketing, advertising & current affairs and Analytical & Verbal Abilities.

 

The Admission test also includes psychometric profiling to assess the candidate’s leadership potential.

 

MICAT sectional Composition
MICAT consists of 3 sections:

  1. Section A: Psychometric Test
  2. Section B: (has 4 sub-sections) - Verbal ability, Quantitative ability and Data Interpretation, General awareness; Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  3. Section C: Descriptive Test. 

MICAT 2021: Eligibility

  • Candidates will have to take at least one of the three exams - CAT 2020, XAT 2020 or GMAT to become eligible to appear in MICAT-I or MICAT-II
  • Apart from appearing in one of the above exams, applicant should satisfy MICA admission eligibility criteria Read More

MICAT 2021: Exam Centres
MICAT will be held only in the computer based format in 48 cities across the country. Read More

 

Selection Process through MICAT-I or II
The admission process for PGDM-C and PGDM 2021-23 intake has following key points:

  • The selection process will happen twice.
  • MICAT-I: First phase Group Exercise & Personal Interview (GE-PI) through MICAT-1 will be conducted at Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Ahmedabad
  • MICAT-II: The second phase GE-PI through MICAT-II will be held at MICA, Ahmedabad only.
  • Psychometric test is a qualifier. Those who qualify on the Psychometric, their CAT/XAT/GMAT relative performance will be considered (Subject to a minimum cut-off in CAT total percentile/XAT total percentile/GMAT score)
  • Those who qualify based on the CAT/XAT cut-off or GMAT score shall be assessed for the following MICAT sections: Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative ability and Data Interpretation (QADI), General awareness (GA), and Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCT).
  • Those who qualify on the basis of relative performance subject to a minimum cut-off in Scaled Scores for each of these sections (namely: VA, QADI, GA and DCT) and CAT/XAT cut-off or GMAT score shall have their Descriptive Tests evaluated.
  • Those who qualify on the basis as mentioned above and on the basis of relative performance subject to a minimum cut-off in Scaled Score in DT shall be considered for short listing for GE and PI.
  • Shortlist will be prepared on the basis of MICAT-I and /or II or better of the two relative performances if a candidate has taken both MICAT-I and MICAT-II. (This will be prepared based on the Composite Score formula of 50% CAT/XAT/GMAT and 50% MICAT).
  • Approximately 1/10th of the total number of candidates who appear in the two MICATs will be shortlisted for GE & PI based on the Total MICAT Scaled Score.
  • Admission will be granted on the basis of merit and subsequently the consideration of the choice of the programme will be factored in.
  • Once a candidate, as per the merit list, is offered admission from the programme of his/her first priority, then his/her name will be automatically be withdrawn from the list of the candidates in the programme of his second priority.  Read More

MICAT is a computer based test conducted by MICA in different cities in India. An overall score of 48-50 in MICAT could get you a GE-PI call by MICA Ahmedabad.

Register for MICAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 21-08-2020 10:00 AM to 20-11-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 25-11-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, December 6, 2020 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 15-12-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)

MICAT Selection Process

MICAT Selection Process: GE-PI Centres, Components & Weightage, Final Merit List

 

The selection process for PGDM-C and PGDM 2021-23 batch at MICA involves three steps:

 

Step-I: Apply with CAT/ XAT/GMAT. Each candidate has to take at least one of the three exams: CAT/ XAT/GMAT.

 

Step-II: MICA Admission Test (MICAT). All candidates are assessed on MICAT, which consists of 6 sections: Psychometric (P), Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QADI), General awareness (GA), Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCT), and Descriptive Test (DT).

 

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MICAT Registration 2021

MICA, Ahmedabad conducts its own admission test MICAT for the candidates who have applied to MICA for admission to AICTE approved PGDM and PGDM-C programmes on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT scores. MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT). The test is conducted twice for selection of candidates for the PGDM and PGDM-C programmes offered by MICA. Candidates appearing in both the tests, have the opportunity of getting their better of the two MICAT Scores considered.

 

MICAT-1 Registration opens in August 3rd week 2020. Last date to apply for MICAT-I is in November last week. Candidates can apply online. MICAT-I is an online computer based exam and will be held in December 2020 first week. 

 

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MICAT Eligibility 2020

MICA, Ahmedabad conducts its own admission test MICAT for the candidates who apply to MICA for admission to PGDM-C or PGDM programme on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT scores. The two-year, full-time, residential programmes are AICTE approved and have been awarded equivalence to an MBA by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is a differentiated MBA programme that creates leadership through Creative Thinking, Communication and Consumer-Centricity.

 

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MICAT Admit Card 2021

MICAT-I 2021 Admit Card will be issued on November 25, 2020. MICA, the MICAT exam conducting authority will issue the MICAT Admit card for MICAT-I exam to be held on December 6, 2020. MICAT 2021 Admit Card download can be completed by the candidates from MICAT website.

 

There are two MICAT exams for admission to PGDM-C 2021-23 batch at MICA Ahmedabad. 

 

All the MICAT 2021 applicants are required to go for MICAT Admit card download process. The MICAT 2021 hall ticket or admit card is the same document and will be available for download with effect from November 25, 2020 onwards. Complete schedule is shared below:

 

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MICAT Exam Pattern 2021

MICAT is the MICA institute specific entrance exam for admission to AICTE approved 2 years full time PGDM-C and PGDM programmes offered by MICA Ahmedabad. There will be two MICAT exams for admission to PGDM 2021-23 batch – MICAT-1 and MICAT-II. While MICAT-I will be held in the first week of December 2020 as a computer based test, the MICAT-II will be held in the first week of February 2021.

 

MICAT is conducted by MICA Ahmedabad in different cities in India. MICAT exam fee is Rs.1985/- inclusive of GST. MICA Ahmedabad will open the MICAT-1 Registration process in August 2020 third week for admission to its PGDM 2021-23 batch. The last date to apply for MICAT is third week of November 2020.

 

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MICAT Exam Centres

MICAT-I for admission to PGDM-C and PGDM 2021-23 batch at MICA Ahmedabad will be conducted in 48 cities in India in December 2020.

 

MICAT is the mandatory entrance test for admission to PGDM programs at MICA Ahmedabad. It is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C and PGDM 2021-2023 batch. Better of the two MICAT Scores will be considered to select the candidates. Apart from taking CAT 2020 or XAT 2021, you need to appear in MICAT

 

The MICAT exam centres are:

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MICAT Calculation of Scaled Scores

MICAT Calculation of Scaled Scores: Formula Used, cut off

MICAT is the MICA institute specific entrance exam for admission to PGDM-C and is conducted by MICA. Apart from appearing in CAT 2020, XAT 2021 or GMAT, the candidates applying for admission to 2 years full time PGDM-C or PGDM programme at MICA will have to appear in MICAT-I in December, 2020 or MICAT-II in February 2021. MICAT commands 50% weightage in shortlisting at MICA, while 50% weight goes to CAT/XAT/GMAT score.

 

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MICAT Exam Analysis

MICAT Exam Analysis: Scoring Pattern, Difficulty level, Cut off

MICAT Exam Analysis for MICAT-I and MICAT-II will be released after the exam is over in December 2020 and February 2021 respectively. Apart from MBAUniverse.com analysis for MICAT, the detailed analysis by IMS, CL, TIME will also be released.

 

Expected Testing & Scoring pattern; Cut offs for MICAT 2021

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MICAT Result

MICAT Result: Key Dates, how to download score card for MICAT-I; MICAT-II

 

MICA Ahmedabad declares the MICAT-I result in January first week and MICAT-II result in February 2nd week. The MICAT score card is made available on MICA official website.

 

MICA conducts two entrance exams for admission to its flagship PGDM-C programme – MICAT-I and MICAT-II. MICAT-I 2021 is conducted in December 2020 and MICAT-II is scheduled for February 2021.

 

MICAT Result: How to Download MICAT Score card 
Candidates can view and download their MICAT-I or MICAT-II score card from official MICAT website by inserting their ID and password:

 

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