Management MBA Exams and Admissions

MICAT 2018 – Mudra Institute of Communications Admission Test (MICAT) I and II dates have been announced. The MICAT I 2018 was held on December 17, 2017. Whereas, the exam date for MICAT II has been determined as February 17, 2018. The examination is conducted by Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad. It is held at the national level for the admission of candidates in PGDM-C course. Only those candidates should apply for MICAT who will be appearing for CAT/XAT/GMAT because the performance in these examinations will be considered for selection of the candidates. Candidates interested in in the exam may check eligibility criteria, selection process, important dates and more details from this page.

Latest: Final result of MICAT 2018 has been decleared. Candidates can check the same from the “Result” link provided below.

MICAT 2018

Candidates can appear in both MICAT I as well as II. Better performance of the two will be used. For selection, marks of CAT / XAT / GMAT and MICAT are added in 50:50 ratio. Check important dates of MICAT 2018 below.

All the dates for MICAT I and II 2018 have been released. The candidates may check it from the table below.

Events PGDM-C
Opening date of Application Form 26 Sep 2017 03 Jan 2018
Closing date of Application Form 30 Nov 2017
03 Dec 2017
05 Feb 2018
Release date of Admit cards 11 Dec 2017 09 Feb 2018
10 Feb 2018
Date of Examination 17 Dec 2017 17 Feb 2018
Date of Result 03 Jan 2018 26 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018
GE and PI Shortlist 01 Mar 2018
Final Result 31 Mar 2018

MICAT Mock Test

Those candidates who want to take admission in Mudra Institute of Communications and have filled the application form for MICAT I 2018 can take the mock test. Mock Test link available on the official website. Candidate can directly take a mock test through the link given below.

MICAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of MICAT 2018 is to be fulfilled by all the candidates who aim to pursue PGDM-C from MICA. The criteria for eligibility is as below:

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree, after 10+2, from an institute recognized by the Association of Indian Universities AIU).
  • Candidates in the final year of their degree program can also apply.
  • Candidates should appear for CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 or GMAT 2016 (or later) for MICA to consider their application.

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.

MICAT 2018 Application Form

The application form of MICAT 2018 will be released on The applicants will have to apply separately for MICAT I and  MICAT II. First step to apply is online registration. To do so, the candidates will have enter Personal Details, Correspondence Address, Choices for Exam Center, Upload Photograph, and Other Details.

Once all the details have been submitted, the candidates will be required to submit Academic Details, Year of Passing, College Name, and Year of Passing College. After submit the details, the candidates will be required to remit the application fee. The amount of application fee to be remitted is Rs. 1965.

MICAT 2018 Admit Card

Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA), will issue the admit card of MICAT 2018 on the official website. The admit card will contain details such as Name, Roll Number, Exam Date, Time, Center Address, etc. The candidates will have to carry the admit card on the exam day, else they will not be allowed to take the exam. Even after the examination the candidates will need MICAT admit card so it should be kept properly even after the exam.

Exam Pattern of MICAT 2018

The MICAT will be divided into 6 sections. These sections will be for:

  • Psychometric (P) – This will only be the qualifying examination.
  • Verbal ability (VA)
  • Quantitative ability and Data Interpretation (QADI)
  • General awareness (GA)
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCT)
  • Descriptive Test (DT)

MICAT 2018 Result

The participants can check their results on the official link of MICAT for the respective courses PGDM-C from the login. To access it, candidates need to enter Login-ID and Password in the required space. The link to check the result will also be provided on this page.

MICAT 2018 GE and PI Round Details

After the result of the written examination has been announced, the candidates will be called for Group Exercise and Personal Interview. The shortlisted candidates will be called at Ahemdabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Mumbai centers. The shortlisted candidates need to appear for GE and PI. Skipping either shall harm the candidature.

MICAT 2018 Selection Procedure

The selection process involves three steps. The process is described below:


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).

Step-III: GE & PI

All the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT* & MICAT shall appear for both GE & PI.

MICAT Merit List 2018

The merit list of MICAT 2018 will contain the details of those candidates who will be considered for admission. The merit will be prepared after GE and PI round and in it only those candidates will be added who will fulfill the criteria below:

  • Will be recommended by all the panel members of PI.
  • Manage to score minimum of 3.5 scores in GE (on the scale of 5 points).
  • Will score a minimum of 4 scores, on the scale of 5, in PI.

Note: If the candidate falls under third category then a final composite score (FCS) will be prepared. It will be prepared on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT and MICAT, GE and PI. The weightage to each is provided as below:

Exam Weightage
GE 20%
PI 30%

About MICA and PGDM-C

Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad, is one of the best management institute in India. It popular for Strategic Marketing and Communication skills. Post Gradate Diploma in Management – Communication, abbreviated as PGDM-C, is one of the most sought courses offered by MICA. It is considered equivalent to MBA and is approved by AICTE and AIU. The must know salient points about course are as below:

  • Course Duration – 2 years.
  • Specialization – Advertising & Brand Management, Development Management & Social Enterprise Digital, Communication Management, Media and Entertainment Management, and Marketing Analytics.
  • PGDM-C Fee – The course fee for two years, which will also include tuition fee and residential charges, is Rs. 16,50,000 (approximately).

Sample Paper

Sample Paper for MICAT 2018 is provided below. Candidates can check the sample paper below and prepare according. The sample paper will give you an idea of the actual question paper.

For more information regarding MICAT 2018, download Information brochure.

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