MICAT 2019

MICA, Ahmedabad has opened the MICAT-1 Registration process on August 23, 2018 and will close it on November 20. The MICAT-1 exam for admission to PGDM-C 2019-21 batch will be held on December 02, 2018 as a computer based test. The MICAT-I application fee is Rs.1985/- inclusive of GST.

 

Apart from appearing in CAT 2018, XAT 2019 or GMAT, the candidates applying for admission to PGDM-C programme at MICA will have to appear in MICAT-1 to be held on December 02, 2018 or MICAT-II to be held on February 9, 2019. 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.

 

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 2019-2021 batch. Better of the two MICAT Scores will be considered. Exam Schedule for MICAT exam is as under:

 

MICAT 2019: Important Dates
Key Dates for MICAT 2019 exam for admission to PGDM 2019-21 batch at MICA are as below:  

 

Event
Key Dates
MICAT – I Registration opens
Thursday, August 23, 2018
MICAT – I Registration closes
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 11:50 pm
Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card
Monday, November 26, 2018
MICAT – I
Sunday, December 02,2018
MICAT -I Score
Tuesday, December 18,2018
MICAT – II Registration opens
Thursday, January 3, 2019
MICAT – II Registration closes
Wednesday, January 30, 2019. at 11:50pm
Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card
Monday, February 04, 2019
MICAT – II
Saturday, February 09, 2019
MICAT – II Score
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
GE & PI Shortlist
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata
Thursday-Saturday, March 7, 8 & 9, 2019
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad
Tuesday & Wednesday, March 12 & 13, 2019
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai
Saturday-Monday, March 16, 17 & 18, 2019
Final results
Monday, March 25, 2019

MICA admission test, MICAT 2019 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 2019
The admission process for PGDM-C 2019-21 intake has following key points:

  • The selection process for PGDM-C 2019-21 will happen twice.
  • Candidates will have to take at least one of the three eligibility exams: CAT 2018, XAT 2019 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: 23-08-2018 10:00 AM to 20-11-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 26-11-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 02-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Result: 18-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)

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).

 

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MICAT Exam Centres

MICAT-I for admission to PGDM-C 2019-21 batch will be conducted in 48 cities in India. These are:

 

Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Ajmer, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Faridabad,Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Gwalior, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, Muzaffarnagar, Nagpur, Noida, Panjim, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Surat, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam 

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MICAT Calculation of Scaled Scores

The 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 sample formula for one of the components, i.e., VA:

 

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

MICAT-I Admit Card will be issued on November 26, 2018. MICA, the MICAT exam conducting authority will issue the MICAT Admit card for MICAT-I exam to be held on December 2, 2018. MICAT 2019 Admit Card download can be completed by the candidates from MICAT website.

 

There are two MICAT exams for admission to PGDM-C 2019-21 batch at MICA Ahmedabad. 

 

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MICAT 2018 Result

MICA Ahmedabad has declared the MICAT-I result on January 3, 2018 and has made available the MICAT-I 2018 score card on its official website. MICA conducts two entrance exams for admission to its flagship PGDM-C programme – MICAT-I and MICAT-II.

 

Candidates can view and download their MICAT-I 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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