What is MICAT?

MICA Admission Test (MICAT) is the mandatory entrance test for admission intothe PGDM-C and PGDM programs ofMudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA). It is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and is conducted twice a year.

Am I eligible for MICAT?

The minimum eligibility criteria for MICAT is graduation. You need to fulfil any one of the following conditions:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • You are appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination.
  • You have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results.

According to MICA, candidates who demonstrate aptitude for expressing, assessing, and /or conceiving ideas that move people to action and achieve business results tend to stand a better chance of being shortlisted.

When can I take the test?
  • October
  • November
  • October – November
  • November – January
Test Date
  • First Sunday of December
  • Last Sunday of January
Results Declaration
  • Last Week of December
  • Third Week of February
What is the pattern of the test?

MICA selection is a 3-step process as detailed below:

  • Each candidate must have taken at least one of the three exams: CAT/ XAT/GMAT.
  • All candidates are assessed on MICAT.
  • All the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT & MICAT shall appear for both Group Exercise (GE) & Personal Interview (PI)
Overall Duration
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
Overall Marks
  • MICAT requires the candidates to clear each and every section in order to get a call from MICA Ahmedabad.
Marking Scheme
  • Only the Aptitude Test section has negative marking of -1/4 the of total marks.
  • Part 1: Psychometric Test
  • Part 2: Descriptive Test
  • Part 3: Aptitude Test
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  • Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Data Interpretation and General Awareness
Section Information Part 1: Psychometric Test

  • 25 Minutes
  • 35 Questions 

Part 2: Descriptive Test

  • 35 Minutes
  • 4 Questions

Part 3: Aptitude Test

  • 105 Minutes
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking (30 Questions)
  • Verbal Ability (25 Questions)
  • Quantitative Ability (25 Questions)
  • Data Interpretation and General Awareness (25 Questions)

Total: 165 Minutes

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