MICAT 2020

MICA Ahmedabad will open the MICAT-1 Registration process in August, 2019 third week. The last date to apply for MICAT is third week of November 2019. MICAT is the MICA institute specific entrance exam for admission to PGDM-C and is conducted by MICA. MICAT for admission to PGDM 2020-22 batch will be held in the first week of December 2019 as a computer based test. The MICAT-I application fee is Rs.1985/- inclusive of GST.

 

Apart from appearing in CAT 2019, XAT 2020 or GMAT, the candidates applying for admission to PGDM-C programme at MICA will have to appear in MICAT-I in December, 2019 or MICAT-II in February 2020. 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: Own Admission Test of MICA
MICA, Ahmedabad conducts its own admission test MICAT for the candidates who apply to MICA for admission to PGDM-C programme on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT scores. 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.

 

MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C 2020-2022 batch. Better of the two MICAT Scores will be considered. Exam Schedule for MICAT exam is as under:

 

MICAT 2020: Important Dates
Key Dates for MICAT-I and MICAT-II exam for admission to PGDM 2020-22 batch at MICA are as below:  

Event
Key Dates
MICAT – I Registration opens
August 23, 2019
MICAT – I Registration closes
November 20, 2019 at 11:50 pm
Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card
November 26, 2019
MICAT – I
December 08, 2019
MICAT -I Score
December 18,2019
MICAT – II Registration opens
January 3, 2020
MICAT – II Registration closes
January 30, 2020 at 11:50pm
Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card
February 04, 2020
MICAT – II
February 09, 2020
MICAT – II Score
February 19, 2020
GE & PI Shortlist
February 19, 2020
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata
March 7, 8 & 9, 2020
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad
March 12 & 13, 2020
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai
March 16, 17 & 18, 2020
Final results
March 25, 2020

MICAT Pattern
MICA admission test, MICAT 2020 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.

 

Key points about MICAT 2020
The admission process for PGDM-C 2020-22 intake has following key points:

  • The selection process for PGDM-C will happen twice.
  • Candidates will have to take at least one of the three eligibility exams: CAT 2019, XAT 2020 or GMAT .
  • MICAT will be held only in the computer based format in 48 cities across the country.
  • First phase Group Exercise & Personal Interview (GE-PI) will be conducted at Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Ahmedabad and the second phase GE-PI 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.

Register for MICAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 23-08-2019 10:00 AM to 20-11-2019 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 26-11-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 08-12-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Result: 18-12-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)

MICAT Selection Process

The selection process 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).

 

Step-III: GE & PI: All the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT 2019/XAT 2020/GMAT 2018 onwards & MICAT shall appear for both GE & PI.

 

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MICAT Exam Centres

MICAT-I for admission to PGDM-C 2020-22 batch will be conducted in 48 cities in India. The MICAT 2020 exam centres are:

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MICAT Calculation of Scaled Scores

MICAT exam scores for MICAT-1 and MICAT-II are further changed to Scaled score using simple process.

 

Formula Used in MICAT Score Scaling

The sectional score obtained individually by a candidate ‘X’ in a particular component of MICAT-I/MICAT-II,e.g. Verbal Ability (VA) will be converted into Scaled Score using the following simple formula for one of the components, for example Verbal Ability:

 

Step-1: Scaled Score -VA of a candidate 'X' in MICAT-I/MICAT-II = (Score -VA of the candidate 'X' /Maximum obtained by any candidate amongst the candidates who have appeared in MICAT-I/MICAT-II in VA) multiplied by Maximum Possible Score in VA in MICAT-I/MICAT-II.

 

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MICAT Admit Card 2020

MICAT-I 2020 Admit Card will be issued on November 26, 2019. MICA, the MICAT exam conducting authority will issue the MICAT Admit card for MICAT-I exam to be held on December 8, 2019. MICAT 2020 Admit Card download can be completed by the candidates from MICAT website.

 

There are two MICAT exams for admission to PGDM-C 2020-22 batch at MICA Ahmedabad. 

 

All the MICAT 2020 applicants are required to go for MICAT Admit card download process. The MICAT 2020 hall ticket will be available for download with effect from November 26, 2019 onwards. Complete schedule is shared below:

 

MICAT 2020 Admit card: Important dates
Following are the important dates for MICAT Admit Card availability and download process:

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MICAT Result

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 2020 is conducted in December 2019 and MICAT-II is scheduled for February 2020.

 

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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MICAT Registration

MICA, Ahmedabad conducts its own admission test MICAT for the candidates who have applied to MICA for admission to PGDM-C programme on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT scores. MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C 2019-2021 batch. Better of the two MICAT Scores will be considered.

 

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