MICAT Selection Process

Updated on
July 25, 2020

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).


Step-III: GE & PI: All the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT 2020/XAT 2021/GMAT 2019 onwards & MICAT shall appear for both GE & PI.


Preparation of Merit List: All those candidates who appear in GE & PI, and fulfill the following conditions will be considered for the merit list:

  • Majority recommendation by all the panel members of PI.
  • At least 3.5 or more on a 5-point scale in GE
  • At least 4 or more on a 5-point scale in PI

For all those who meet the criteria, a final composite score (FCS) shall be created based on the following weightage: 

For CAT 2020, XAT 2021 & GMAT 2019 onwards
Scaled Scores will be used for MICAT
Group Exercise (GE)
May have multiple tasks
Personal Interview (PI)
Candidate expected to have good communication skill

GE-PI Centers
Shortlisted candidates in MICAT-I will be called for GE and PI at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai.


MICAT 2021: Application fee
MICAT Application Fee is Rs. 1985/-. It includes the MICA application fee also.

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