MICAT Selection Process


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Updated on
December 3, 2021

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


Latest Update: MICA will conduct final selection process for admission 2022 from March first week to third week, 2022 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 2022-24 batch at MICA involves three stages:


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Stage-I: Apply with CAT/ XAT/GMAT. Each candidate has to take at least one of the three exams: CAT/ XAT/GMAT. The application to MICA Ahmedabad for admission 2022 should be submitted online separately with the registration details of at least of the above three exams. An application fee of Rs.2100/- should be paid online.


Stage-II: Appear in MICA Admission Test (MICAT). All candidates who have applied for MICA Admission 2022 need to appear in computer based MICAT exam. They are assessed on MICAT score, 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).


Stage-III: Appear in GE & PI: All the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT 2021/XAT 2022/GMAT 2020 onwards & MICAT shall appear for both GE & PI at designated centre on designated dates 

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7 Step Guide for MICA Selection Process through MICAT 2022 Exam
After close of MICAT-I registration and application process on Nov 22, MICA admission is open through MICAT-II exam. The Step by Step process for MICAT exam and MICA selection process 2022 is as below

Step-1: Apply for MICAT-II to Improve the MICAT score: Last date January 16, 2022

  • MICAT-I Application closed on Nov 22
  • MICAT-II Registration is open from November 23, 2021
  • If the candidates had applied for MICAT-I, they need to apply again
  • MICAT is mandatory Entrance Test for MICA Admission 2022
  • Common Application form for MICAT and MICA Admission

Step-2: Take CAT 2021 (Nov 28) or XAT (Jan 2, 2022)

  • CAT 2021 is of 2 hours duration exam
  • XAT 2022 is of 3 hours duration exam

Step-3: Take MICAT-I: Exam on December 4, 2021

  • All the candidates who had applied till Nov 22 for MICA admission 2022 have to appear in MICAT-I exam
  • MICAT will be conducted in 48 cities in India
  • MICAT is computer based objective type test of 2 hours 15 minutes duration
  • MICAT exam includes psychometric section, the descriptive section and an aptitude section with objective-type questions Check details below

Step-4: Take MICAT-II: Exam on January 29, 2022

  • MICAT-II is also of 2 Hours 15 Minutes duration
  • Exam composition is like that of MICAT-I Check details below

Step-5: Check MICA Shortlisting based on CAT/XAT & MICAT. Likely Date: 3rd week Feb 2022

  • Candidates will be shortlisted for final selection round in 3rd week of Feb 
  • CAT/XAT cut off expected at 80 percentile
  • Shortlist to have weightage of 50% to CAT/XAT score and 50% to MICAT score

Step-6: Attend Group Exercise & Personal Interview Round in 5 Cities. Likely Date: Early March 2022

  • Short listed candidates will be called for GE and PI at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai.
  • GE-PI will be conducted from March 1st week to March 3rd week 2022 in different cities

Step-7: Check MICA Final Selection Merit List & Admission Offers. Likely Date: Early April 2022

  • MICA Ahmedabad will generate final merit list for admission 2022 in April 2022 first week
  • GE-PI will be awarded 50% weightage 
  • 30% weightage is awarded to MICAT score; 20% to CAT/XAT score

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MICA Admission 2022: 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

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

For CAT 2021, XAT 2022 & GMAT 2020 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 will be called for GE and PI at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai.


MICAT 2022: Application fee
MICAT Application Fee is Rs. 2100/-. It includes the MICA application fee also.


MICAT Selection Process: Important Dates
Following are the key dates for each stage of MICA selection process 2022, as announced by MICA for admission 2022:

Step wise Activity for MICA Selection Process 2021
Important Dates
1. Application Submission
Register & Apply for CAT 2021; XAT 2022 or GMAT
CAT 2021: Sep 22, 2021 (Closed)
XAT 2022: Nov 30, 2021
GMAT: Remains Open round the year
Apply for MICAT for MICA Admission
MICAT-1: Oct 1 to Nov 22, 2021
MICAT-2: Nov 23, 2021 to Jan 16, 2022
2. Appear in MICAT-I or MICAT-II
MICAT – I Exam Date
December 4, 2021
MICAT-II Exam Date
January 29, 2022
Check MICAT -I Score
December 21,2021
Check MICAT – II Score
February 18, 2022
Check GE & PI Shortlist
February 2022, 3rd week
3. Prepare and Participate in GE-PI
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad
March 2022, first week
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai
March 2022, second week
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata
March 2022, third week
Check Final admission results
April 2022, first week
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