MICAT 2022: Registration (Ongoing), Exam Date, Pattern

MICAT 2022: Registration (Ongoing), Exam Date, Pattern

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Nov 24, 2021MICAT 2022 Notification and dates have been announced. Get details about MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 exam such as dates, apply online, eligibility, syllabus and more.
MICAT 2022 Notification and dates have been announced. Get details about MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 exam such as dates, apply online, eligibility, syllabus and more.
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Important Dates
MICAT I Registration 2022  -Oct 14, 2021- Nov 20, 2021MICAT I 2022 Exam Date  -Dec 4, 2021

MICAT 2022 Latest Updates

MICAT 2 Registration 2022: MICA released the MICAT Application Form 2022 for Phase 2 on 23 November 2021. MICAT Phase 2 Registration 2022 is ongoing for all eligible candidates. MICAT Application Form 2022 is now available on the official website. Candidates who wish to apply for MICAT 1 must note that the last date to register for MICAT is 16 January 2022 at 11:50 pm. The MICAT 2022 registration link is mentioned below. Applicants must check the detailed MICAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria before filling the MICAT 2 Form 2022.

MICAT Registration Form 2022 (Phase 2)

The MICAT 1 Exam 2022 is scheduled for 04 December 2021. Exam Experts provide detailed MICAT Exam Analysis 2022 for the exam which includes all important details about the exam such as the difficulty level of the exam, section-wise review, topics asked in the MICAT Exam and more. Along with the MICAT paper analysis, BYJU’s Exam Prep exam experts will provide information about MICAT expected cutoff 2022 and good attempts. 

Latest Updates on MICAT Exam 2022

  • MICAT Application 2022 for Phase 2 began on 23 November 2021. 
  • MICAT 1 Registration 2022 began in October. The last date to register is 20 November 2021.
  • MICAT 2022-24 Official Notification released along with official MICAT Dates 2022

MICAT 2022 is an all-India Entrance Exam for admission into PGDM programs offered by Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad. MICAT is conducted for admission to a 2-year PGDM-C (Post Graduate Diploma in Management Communication) and PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management).

MICAT is conducted twice a year as MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 in December and January respectively. You can appear for both the tests or either of them that are conducted as MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 for the 2022-24 admissions. MICAT 1 will be held on 04 December 2021, and MICAT 2 will be held on 29 January 2022. In the next stage of the selection process, the higher score is taken into account. MICAT exam results are given 50% weightage by MICA, while CAT/XAT/MICAT scores are given 50% weightage by MICA.

What is MICAT Exam?

MICA Admission Test is a National level test conducted by MICA Ahmedabad for admission to its flagship course Post-Graduate Programme in Management- Communications. Aspirants who want to pursue a management course from MICA should appear for this test. The test differs from other MBA entrance tests as it not only involves objective questions but also subjective ones. Apart from this, normally MBA tests have only four sections, i.e. Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness & Divergent-Convergent Reasoning. But the MICA test has two more sections, namely- Psychometric Test & Descriptive Test. These points differ from all other exams.

Let us first look at the major highlights of the MICAT 2022 exam.

MICAT 2022 Exam 

Details

Name of the Exam

Mudra Institute of Communication Admission Test (MICAT), Ahmedabad

MICAT 2022 Conducting Body

MICA, Ahmadabad

MICAT Exam level

National

MICAT Exam Frequency

Twice in a year known as

  • MICAT 1 and 
  • MICAT 2

MICAT 2022 Application Process

Online

Exam duration

2:15 hours

Type of questions

Subjective and objective

Exam centres

48

Weightage used in MICAT 2022 selection process

  • CAT/XAT/GMAT: 20%
  • MICAT: 30%
  • GE: 20%
  • PI: 30%

Total seats in MICA 

  • 180 seats in PGDM - C
  • 36 seats in PGDM

Programmes offered at MICA

  • PGDM (C) and 
  • PGDM

Specializations offered at MICA

  • Advertising & Brand Management,
  • Digital Communication Management,
  • Marketing Analytics,
  • Media & Entertainment Management,
  • Development of Management & Social Enterprise

MICAT 2022 Important Dates 

Here are the important dates for the MICAT 2022 exam for MICAT 1 and MICAT 2. Check all the important MICAT Exam dates 2022 to prepare accordingly. 

MICAT 2022 Events

MICAT 1 Dates 2022

MICAT 2 Dates 2022

MICAT 2022 Registration Date starts

07 October 2021

23 November 2021

MICAT Registration Last Date 2022

20 November 2021 at 11:50 pm

16 January 2022 at 11:50 pm

MICAT Admit Card Release Date 2022

01 December 2021

25 January 2022

MICAT Exam Date 2022

04 December 2021

29 January 2022

MICAT 2022 Score declaration date

21 December 2021

18 February 2022

MICAT 2022 Admission Date

Here are the admission dates for MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 exams. The GE and PI for MICAT 2 and MICAT 2 will be conducted on the same date.

MICAT 2022 Particulars

Dates

MICAT 2022 GE & PI Shortlist

18 February 2022

MICAT GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad

March 2022 (Date will be announced soon)

MICAT GE & PI at Bangalore

March 2022 (Date will be announced soon)

MICAT GE & PI at Delhi

March 2022 (Date will be announced soon)

MICAT GE & PI at Kolkata

March 2022 (Date will be announced soon)

MICAT GE & PI at Mumbai

March 2022 (Date will be announced soon)

Final MICAT 2022 results

First week of April 2021

MICAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria to appear for MICAT 2022 exam is given below. It is important to go through the MICAT 2022 eligibility before applying for the exam. 

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  2. Candidates in their final year of graduation are eligible to appear for the MICAT Exam 2022.
  3. Candidates should have appeared in at least one of the three MBA Exams, namely CAT 2020, XAT 2020, and GMAT (from 2019 onwards).
  4. Foreign nationals/NRIs need a valid GMAT score after 2012 and a passport.

MICAT 2022 Selection Process

The selection process for PGDM-C and PGDM through MICAT 2022 exam is given below: 

  1. Appear for one of the three exams: CAT/ XAT/GMAT 
  2. Appear for MICA Admission Test (MICAT). 
  3. GE & PI: Shortlisted candidates from MICAT will have to appear for both Group Exercise (GE) & Personal Interview (PI).

Shortlisting Criteria for GE and PI for MICA

Given below are the criteria for selection into GE and PI for admissions into MICA. 

  1. Applicants need to clear the psychometric test or section A of the MICAT exam.
  2. After clearing the psychometric test, candidates’ relative performance will be calculated based on their CAT/XAT/GMAT scores. The minimum cut-off marks in CAT/XAT/GMAT will be considered.
  3. Candidates who clear as per their scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT will then have to qualify the Section B of MICAT exam.
  4. Those who clear the above two steps (qualify on the basis of relative performance subject to a minimum cut-off in scaled/normalized Scores of Section B of MICAT) will now have to qualify for the Descriptive test, i.e. Section C of MICAT exam. Each section will have its own cut-off.
  5. Those who will qualify as per the marks stated in the above points, (on the basis of relative performance subject to a minimum cut-off in normalized scores of section C) will be called to appear for the GE and PI.
  6. The GE and PI list is prepared on the composite score formula of 50% CAT/XAT/GMAT and 50% of MICAT scores.
  7. Here is the marks distribution weightage for the selection process into MICA.
  • CAT/XAT/GMAT: 20%
  • MICAT: 30%
  • GE: 20%
  • PI: 30%

MICAT 2022 Exam Pattern (Updated)

The exam pattern for MICAT 2022 has undergone a few minor changes which are mentioned below.

  • MICAT 2022 exam duration is reduced by 30 minutes making it a total of 2 Hours 15 minutes.
  • There are three sections with a total of 6 tests in the MICAT exam.
  • First qualifying round is Section A or the psychometric test.
  • A negative marking of 0.25 mark is for VA, QA, GA, and DCR. 
  • There is no negative marking in the Descriptive section and Psychometric section.

MICAT Exam Section

Test

Negative marking

Section A

Psychometric Test

No negative marking

Section B

Descriptive Test

Section C

Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCR)

0.25 negative marking

Verbal ability (VA)

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA)

General Awareness (GA)

MICAT 2022 Exam Pattern: Section-wise Marks Distribution

The section-wise marks distribution for MICAT 2022 exam is as follows:

 

Section

Number of Questions (Expected)

Time (mins)

Part 1

Psychometric Test

150

30 

Part 2

Verbal Ability

25

105

Quantitative Ability

25

General Awareness

25

Divergent- Convergent Thinking

30

Part 3

Descriptive Test

4

30

MICAT 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for MICAT is as follows:

Subject

Topics Covered

Psychometric Test

Include questions on Personality Factors, Behavioural Patterns, Career Goals, Life Goals, Situational Judgements, Personality Traits, etc. 

Descriptive Test

Written test aimed to judge candidates’ flair for creative writing through questions like essays, Arguments (For and Against), Personal Opinion, provide story based on pictures given, etc. 

Verbal ability

Includes questions judging candidates’ reading ability using passages, reading, comprehension, Inference, and Conclusion, Summary, Vocabulary, etc. 

General awareness

Covers candidate knowledge of events of national and international significance, art and culture, historical events of significance, awards and honours, static GK, etc.

Divergent and Convergent Thinking

Questions based on Argument-Premise and Conclusion, Inference, Relationships and Analogies, Contradictions and Equivalence, etc. 

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

Numerically based questions on basic algebra, mensuration, statistical estimation, graphs, numerical Information, ratio and proportion, simple and compound interest, geometry, etc. 

MICAT Admit Card 2022

MICAT 2022 Admit Card will be released on the official website by Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad. Candidates who successfully registered for the MICAT Exam can download the hall ticket. The direct link to download the admit card will be mentioned below.

Here are the steps to download the MICAT Admit Card 2022

How to download MICAT Admit Card?

  1. Visit the official website of MICA (www.mica.ac.in)).
  2. Click on the admit card link for the MICAT 2022 exam.
  3. Enter your MICAT 2022 ID and password.
  4. Enter captcha if any and click on the submit button.
  5. MICAT Call Letter will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Download MICAT 2022 Call Letter and take a printout of it.

Details Mentioned on MICAT Admit Card

After downloading the MICAT Call Letter, verify all the details mentioned. In case of any discrepancy in the MICAT Admit Card, report it immediately to the concerned authorities. Here are the details that will be printed on the MICAT Admit Card 2022.

  • Candidate name and photograph
  • Candidate Date of birth
  • Candidate MICAT log in ID and Password
  • Exam Centre address
  • Exam Date and reporting time
  • Programme name and session year
  • Space for candidate’s signature
  • Exam day instructions

MICAT Result 2022

MICAT Exam Result 2022: The MICAT Result 2022 will be announced on the official website (www.mica.ac.in)) by MICA, Ahmedabad. MICAT Result includes the MICAT Score of the candidate. Candidates who will appear for the MICAT 2022 exam on 04 December 2021 and 29 January 2022 can download the MICAT Result and Scorecard. The direct link to download the MICAT result and Scorecard will be updated here. LINK????

Candidates appearing for the exam will be able to check the MICAT exam result by logging into the official candidate login. After the successful completion of the MICAT 2022 exam for MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 phases, the MICAT results are released. The result for MICAT is released in three phases.

  • MICAT Result is released after the completion of the MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 Exam written test to call the candidates to appear for the GE and PI round.
  • MICAT final results are released after conducting the GE and PI rounds.
  • Candidates can view MICAT 2022 Result in online mode only on the official website.

MICAT Sample Paper

To ease your preparations for MICAT 2022 examination, you can view MICAT sample question papers on their official website.

MICAT Previous Years Stats

Each year, thousands of candidates apply for the MICAT exam in both sessions. Many candidates appear in both phases of the MICAT exam to improve their scores. However, only a few of the candidates get the opportunity to appear for the GE and PI. Let us look at the MICAT previous year's statistics.

MICAT Previous year statistics 2020

Particulars

Details

Total registrations for MICAT -1 2020

4453

Total registrations for MICAT -2 2020

4518

Candidates shortlisted for GE/PI 2020

716

MICAT Previous Year Statistics 2018

Particulars

Details

Total registered candidates for MICAT 1- 2018

2854

Total registered candidates for MICAT 2- 2018

4662

Shortlisted for MICAT 1 GE and PI

748

Scholarship at MICA

To provide assistance for completion of both PGDM-C and PGDM, MICA offers scholarships to encourage students from varied backgrounds to get access to MBA courses from MICA. The criteria for MBA scholarship at MICA is based on students’ academic performance and family income.

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  • Yes, you can appear for both the MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 exam 2022. 

     
  • The application fee for MICAT 2022 is Rs. 2100 for all categories of candidates.

     
  • The eligibility criteria for MICAT 2022 is as follows:

    • You should have obtained your degree in any discipline or equivalent from a recognized university. 
    • You should have appeared for either of the MBA Entrance exams in the years mentioned against them. The exam includes CAT 2021, XAT 2022 & GMAT 2020 onwards.
     
  • MICA offers PGDM-C and PGDM programmes through MICAT 2022 Entrance Test.

     
  • Yes, there is a negative marking in MICAT 2022 exam only in Section C. There is no negative marking in the Descriptive section and Psychometric section.

     
  • You may contact the following for MICAT 2021 exam:

     
  • No, the GE and PI will be conducted only at the following venues:

    • MICA, Ahmedabad
    • Bangalore 
    • Mumbai
    • Delhi 
    • Kolkata
     
  • The shortlisted names of the candidates to appear for GE and PI for MICAT 2021 will be declared on 19th February 2021.

     
  • The stage-wise marks weightage for admissions into MICA are as follows:

    • CAT/XAT/GMAT: 20%
    • MICAT: 30%
    • GE: 20%
    • PI: 30%
     
  • There is no age limit to appear for the MICAT 2021 exam.

     
  • If you have appeared for more than one exam (CAT, XAT, and GMAT), then the best marks will be considered for the selection into MICA. It means that if your score is more than any of the exams, then the marks of that particular exam will be taken into consideration.

     

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