MICAT Notification Released!


MICA (Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad) has released the notification, regarding the admission procedure, for 2019 -2021 batch. Previously, MICAT 1 was scheduled on the same day as IIFT 2018. Due to the clash the date for MICAT 1 has now been changed to Dec 01, 2018. For MICA, an aspirant requires a minimum cut off score in CAT/XAT along with MICAT.

What is MICAT?

MICAT is conducted by Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad (MICA) every year for admission into its courses. The exam is conducted twice in a year, in the month of December and February. The candidate can appear for both the exams. The better score in the two is counted.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognised university
  • Final year students can also apply
  • A valid CAT/XAT/GMAT score

Important 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 01,2018
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

Exam Fee:

The Application fee for MICAT 1 is Rs 1985/-  

Mode of Exam

MICAT is a computer based test (CBT) and is conducted twice in an year across 48 cities in the country.

MICAT Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern of MICAT is as follows:

Part 1 Psychometric test 25 minutes
Part 2 Ability, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness and Divergent-Convergent Reasoning 105 minutes
Part 3 Descriptive Test 35 minutes
  • The total duration of the test is 165 minutes
  • Each part has individual time limits
  • A candidate needs to qualify in the Psychometric test only then the performance in the further sections will be assessed
  • There is no negative marking for questions in Part 1 and Part 3 for Part 2 there is a negative marking of ¼th of the allotted marks.

Last year’s break up of questions is as follows

Section No of Questions
Part 1 Descriptive Test 4
Part 2 Verbal Ability 25
Quantitative Ability 25
General Awareness 25
Divergent-Convergent Reasoning 30
Part 3 Psychometric Test 36

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