Exam Date


Application Date

2020-10-07 to 2020-11-25

Result Date

Exam Description


MICAT (Mudra Institute of Communication Admission Test)


Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad (MICA) conducts MICAT twice a year for admission to its post graduate diploma programme.


Entrance Exam Highlights


Exam Mudra Institute of Communication admission test
Organized by MICA, Ahmadabad
Category National Level Exam
Frequency Twice a year
Official Website https://www.mica.ac.in/
Mode of Registration Online
Exam Mode Online
Total Questions 145 Questions
Negative marking yes
Languages English
Number of Seats 180 PGDM - C seats 
and 60 EPGDM-C seats
No. of Participating Colleges 1
Score Validity One year


Important Dates for MICAT - I


Event Key Dates
MICAT–I Registration opens October 07, 2020
MICAT–I Registration closes November 25, 2020 at 11:50 pm
Issue of MICAT-I Call Letters/Admit Card November 02, 2020
MICAT–I December 05, 2020
MICAT-I  Result Date December 21, 2020


MICAT Eligibility Criteria:


  • To appear in MICAT the candidates must have appeared (or appearing) in CAT 2020/XAT 2021/GMAT (2019 onwards)
  • Candidate must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent (Any discipline) recognized by AIU (Association of Indian Universities)
  • Applicants who are persuing in final year bachelor's degree can also apply for MICAT.


MICAT Application Form Process


  • Stage 1 – Registration
  • Stage 2 – Log in and fill in your personal information.
  • Stage 3 – Enter qualification details
  • Stage 4 – Enter CAT/XAT/GMAT scores
  • Stage 5 – Upload documents
  • Stage 6 – Fee payment - In favor of MICA payable at Ahmedabad, an application fee of Rs. 1985 must be paid online via Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking or offline via DD.


MICAT Syllabus 2021


  • Logical reasoning
  • Verbal ability
  • Written communication skills
  • General Awareness
  • Social and Industry related issues


MICAT Exam Pattern 2021


Part Subject Total questions and Time Exam Instructions
I Psychometric 36 questions in 25 minutes All questions in the Psychometric section are important to address.
Any unattempted question will be allotted zero marks
II Descriptive 4 questions in 35 minutes The Descriptive section answers should be typed in the space given.
II Section 1: Divergent & Convergent Thinking 105 questions in 1 hour 45 minutes For each wrong answer, all sections here bear negative markings of 0.25 marks.
Section 2: General Awareness
No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.
Section 3: Verbal Ability
Section 4: Quantitative Ability


MICAT Exam Centres 2021


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


MICAT Selection Process



Step-II: MICA Admission Test (MICAT)

  • Section A: Psychometric Test
  • Section B: (Divided in 4 sub-sections) -
  1. Verbal Ability,
  2. Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation,
  3. General awareness;
  4. Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  • Section C: Descriptive Test

Step-III: GE & PI


Parameters Weightage
Group Exercise 20%
Personal Interview 30%