Expire On: 2018-02-05 09:30 PM

MICAT for Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad, Last Date: November 30 and February 5

Mudra Institute of Communication,  Ahmedabad [MICA] has invited application for the MICAT 2018, the entrance exam for admitting students to Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communication (PGDM-C) on September 15, 2017. In order to take admission in MICA, candidate should have valid scores of any one of the entrance examination viz CAT, XAT and GMAT also. MICAT will be conducted twice. While MICAT – I is scheduled on December 17, 2017, MICAT – II will be held on February 17, 2018.

Important Dates



MICAT – I Registration

September 26 to November 30, 2017

Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card

December 11, 2017

MICAT – I Exam

December 17, 2017

MICAT -I Result

January 3, 2018

MICAT – II Registration

January 3 to February 5, 2018

Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card

February 9, 2018


February 17, 2018

MICAT – II Result (To be declared on the website)

February 26, 2018

GE & PI Shortlist

March 1, 2018

GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata

2nd week of March 2018

GE & PI at MICA Ahmedabad

3rd week of March 2018

GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai

3rd week of March 2018

Final results

March 31, 2018



Qualifying Examination: Candidate should have bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern or any equivalent qualification in any discipline recognized by AIU.

Appearing Candidates: Candidates who are in last year of bachelor’s programme are also eligible to apply.


Application Process

MICA application is in online mode. Candidates have to register at the official MICA website to generate login credentials. The application fee is Rs. 1965 which can be paid through Credit/Debit Card and Netbanking.


Exam Pattern:

Mode of Examination: MICAT will be held in online mode (CBT).

Type of Questions: The question paper will have both objective and subjective type questions.

Sections: There will be six sections in the examination. These sections are Psychometric (P), Verbal Ability (VA), Quantitative ability and Data Interpretation (QADI), General awareness (GA), Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCT), and Descriptive Test (DT).

Number of Questions: Section-I will have 4 descriptive type questions while section-2 will have total 94 questions (30 statements from Psychometric Test, 25 questions from General Knowledge & 35 questions from Reasoning and Verbal Ability).

Exam Duration: 35 minutes will be given to solve section-I while 130 minutes will be given to Section-II.

Negative Marking: There is no negative marking for Section-I. Also, the paper-I of Section-II will do not have the negative marking. 25% of negative marking will be there for Paper 2 and Paper 3 of section-II.



Number of Questions

Section-I: Writing arguments, Essay and Story

4 descriptive questions

Section-II: Psychometric Test, Reasoning, and Verbal Ability and General Knowledge.

94 questions


Shortlist and Selection Criteria

MICA will declare the shortlist for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) on March 1, 2018. The shortlist process will include scores of CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 or GMAT (2016 onwards)

Final selection procedure


Weightages Assigned

MICAT 2017

50 per cent


18 per cent


30 per cent

CAT/XAT/GMAT scaled scores

2 per cent

The GE & PI rounds will be conducted in three phases. The first phase will be held in Delhi and Kolkata, second phase in MICA, Ahmedabad campus and the third phase in Bangalore and Mumbai. The final result of MICAT will be declared on March 31, 2018.