MICAT 2021

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Latest Update: MICAT-I exam date is December 5, 2020. Last date to apply for MICAT-I is November 25, 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 application fee is Rs.1985/- inclusive of GST.    

 

Two MICAT Exams for MICA Admission 2021 
There will be two MICAT exams and both are computer based tests. MICAT-1 will be conducted on December 5, 2020 and MICAT-II will be conducted on January 30, 2021. MICA Ahmedabad has opened the MICAT-1 Registration process in October 2020. The last date to apply for MICAT is November 25, 2020 till 11.50 PM.

 

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 2 years full time PGDM-C and PGDM programmes. It 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 on December 5, 2020 or MICAT-II on January 30, 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.  

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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 or MICAT-II or in both to further improve the score. MICAT commands 50% weightage in shortlisting at MICA, while 50% weight goes to CAT/XAT/GMAT score.

 

MICA Admission 2021: Important Dates
Following are the key dates as announced by MICA for both phases of admission 2021:

MICA Admission 2021 & MICAT Schedule
Important Dates
MICAT – I: MICA Application opens
October 14, 2020
MICAT – I: Last Date to Apply for MICA Admission
November 25, 2020 till 11.50 PM
Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card
December 2, 2020
MICAT – I Exam Date (MICA Institute level Exam)
December 5, 2020
MICAT -I Score
December 21,2020
MICAT – II: Registration opens for 2nd Phase
November 26, 2020
MICAT – II: Last Date to apply
January 20, 2021 at 11.50 PM
Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card
January 27, 2021
MICAT – II (Institute level 2nd phase exam)
January 30, 2021
MICAT – II Score Declaration
February 14, 2021
GE & PI Shortlist
February 19, 2021
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad
March 9 & 10, 2020
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai
March 13, 14 & 15, 2021
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata
March 19, 20, & 21,  2021
Final admission results by MICA
Last week March 2021

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 with MICAT
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.

 

MICA has also opened 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 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 with MICAT-I & MICAT-II: Group Exercise & Personal Interview (GE-PI) through MICAT will be conducted at Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Ahmedabad
  • 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: 14-10-2020 10:00 AM to 25-11-2020 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 02-12-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 21-12-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)

MICAT Selection Process

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

 

Latest Update: MICA will conduct final selection process for admission n 2021 from March 9 to March 21, 2021 in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. Read below the key components, steps and weightages awarded in MICA Selection process.

 

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

 

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MICAT Registration 2021

MICA, Ahmedabad will conduct its own admission test - MICAT for the candidates who apply to MICA admission 2021 for 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 Registration is open now. Last date to apply for MICAT-I is November 25, 2020. Candidates can apply online. MICAT-I is an online computer based exam and will be held on  December 5, 2020. 

 

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MICAT Eligibility 2021

MICA, Ahmedabad admission eligibility coincides with the MICAT eligibility criteria. While MICA requires an applicant to apply and appear in one the three exams – CAT/XAT/GMAT, the institute conducts its own admission test MICAT. The eligibility for MICAT and for MICA admission is same.

 

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MICAT Admit Card 2021

Latest Update: MICA Ahmedabad will release the separate Admit Cards for MICAT-I and MICAT-II on December 2, 2020 and January 27, 2021 respectively. Exam dates for MICAT-I is December 5, 2020 while MICAT-II will be conducted on January 30, 2021. Both are computer based tests.

 

MICAT-I 2021 Admit Card will be issued on December 2, 2020. MICA, the MICAT exam conducting authority will issue the MICAT Admit card for MICAT-I exam to be held on December 5, 2020. MICAT 2021 Admit Card download can be completed by the candidates from MICAT website.

 

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MICAT Exam Pattern 2021

MICAT Exam Pattern 2021: Duration, Composition, Question Type, Key Dates

 

Latest Update: MICAT-I for admission to MICA PGDM and PGDM-C 2021-23 batch will be held on December 5, 2020 and MICAT-II will be held on January 30, 2021. MICAT is a computer based test and will be conducted in 48 cities in India.

 

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 on December 5, 2020 as a computer based test, the MICAT-II will be held on January 30, 2021.

 

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MICAT Exam Centres

MICAT 2021 - The Aptitude Test for MICA Ahmedabad PGDM-C and PGDM 2021-23 Admission will be conducted in 48 cities in India on December 5, 2020 and on January 30, 2021. There are two MICAT exams – the first one is scheduled in December 2020 and the second MICAT 2021 is scheduled on January 30, 2021 as a computed based test.  

 

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: Cut Offs, Formula Applied

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 on December 5, 2020 or MICAT-II on January 30, 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 will be released after the exam is over on December 5, 2020. The MICAT-II analysis will be published on January 30, 2021 after the exam is over. Apart from MBAUniverse.com analysis for MICAT, the detailed analysis by IMS, CL, TIME will also be published with exam difficulty level and expected cut offs.

 

MICAT 2021: Test Duration
Total duration of the examination is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

 

MICAT 2021: Overall Exam Pattern
MICA has announced following test pattern for MICAT-I and MICAT-II. Both MICAT exams  consist of same test sections. Following three sections are there in MICAT exam

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MICAT Result

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

 

MICA Ahmedabad will declare the MICAT-I result on December 21, 2020 and MICAT-II result on February 14, 2021 followed by release of shortlist on February 19, 2021 for GE-PI round for final admission 2021. 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 scheduled on December 5, 2020 and MICAT-II is scheduled on January 30, 2021.

 

MICAT Result: How to Download MICAT Score card 

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