MICAT Notification

Hundreds of thousands of students appear in the MICAT exam every year. Read the article to find out about it.

For admission to the PGDM-C program, the Mudra Institute of Communications in Ahmedabad administers the MICAT test. A particular MBA admissions test called MICAT includes objective and purely subjective questions. The MBA admission exam includes descriptive language exams and psychometric assessments in addition to standard sections like reasoning, verbal ability, and mathematical ability. The CAT/XAT/GMAT ideas should also be clear. MICA, Ahmedabad, has released the selection procedure and timetable for the academic year 2023–25. There will be two stages of the MICAT exam. I. MICAT I and II. The candidate’s top outcomes will be taken into account for pre-selection. The candidate’s performance in the CAT/GMAT/XAT, MICAT, and GE exams will be used to make the final decision.

MICAT 2023 Exam Highlights

MICAT Full FormMICA Ahmedabad Admission Test  
MICAT Exam Conducting BodyMICA Ahmedabad
MICAT 2023 Exam Date- MICAT-IDecember 10, 2022, MICAT-II: January 28 
Number of seats- PGDM-C180 seats; PGDM-36
Exam TypeComputer Assisted Exam 
MICAT 2023 Exam Duration2 hours 45 minutes  
MICAT Application ProcessOnline. MICA Admissions Application gives entitlement to take exam MICAT  
Application and Application FeeRs.2100/- (MICAT application fee includes MICA application fee) 
MICAT EligibilityGraduates with 50% score are eligible to apply 
MICAT Test section breakdown3 sections A, B and C with different number of questions in each section  
MICAT exam total number of questionsSection A: Psychometric test – 150 questions, Section B: Aptitude Test – 100 MC Questions, Section C: Written Test – 4 Questions  
MICAT Difficulty LevelModerate to Hard 
MICAT 2022 Application FeeRs.2100/-. 

MICAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

The candidates who are willing to apply for MICAT 2021 will have to make sure they fulfil the eligibility criteria set by the authorities. Candidates who do not satisfy the MICAT eligibility criteria will not be allowed to appear for the exam. Given below are the eligibility criteria for MICAT  

  • The candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.  
  • There is no minimum percentage requirement for the candidates.  
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their bachelor’s degree can also apply for MICAT.  
  • There is no age limit for the candidates.

MICAT 2023 Exam Dates

Exam dates for MICAT 2021-22 have been announced. MICA, Ahmedabad has started the registration process with the release of the schedule. See the table below for the full schedule. 

MICAT Events MICAT I Dates MICAT II Dates 
MICAT registration opens The first week of October 2022 Third week of November 2022 
MICAT registration closes The Third week of November 2022 Third week of January 2023 
Issue of MICAT admit card The first week of December 2022Last week of January 2023 
MICAT exam date 2023 The first week of December 2022 Last week of January 2023 
Release of MICAT result Third week of December 2022 Third week of February 2023 
Release of GE-PI shortlist the Third week of February 2023  
GE & PI dates March 2023  
Release of result The second week of April 2023  

MICAT 2023 Admission Process

  • The admission process of MICAT takes place in three stages. The first stage is the Common Admission Test (CAT), the second stage is the MICAT, and the third stage is the GE-PIWAT.  
  • Candidates who clear the CAT exam are eligible for the MICAT exam. The candidates who clear the MICAT exam are called for the GE-PIWAT.  
  • The MICAT exam is held online. It has four sections, as mentioned above. Each section has a different time limit. 
  • The time limit for each section is mentioned below: Sections Maximum marks Time allotted Psychometric Test 40 30 minutes Verbal Ability 140 55 minutes Quantitative Ability 60 45 minutes Divergent-Convergent Reasoning 60 35 minutes.  
  • Total 2 hours and 35 minutes, the psychometric test is a mandatory test, and the marks obtained in the psychometric test are not considered in the final selection. 
  • The test is conducted once every year. Candidates can apply for the MICAT exam in online mode only. It is an offline test, i.e., it is a computer-based test.  
  • Candidates need to solve 100 multiple-choice questions based on topics of English Language, General Awareness, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, and Basic Mathematics. Every question carries 4 marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. 
  • The candidates who qualify for MICAT need to await the selection procedure. The selection procedure of MICAT includes Group Exercise, Personal Interview, and Written Ability Test. The candidates who qualify in all the processes of the selection procedure will be shortlisted for the program.  

MICAT Exam Centres

MICAT is implemented in about 50 cities across India. In the table below you can find the cities where the MICAT 2021-22 exams were held. 

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

MICA Selection Process

Admission to MICA Ahmedabad includes the MICAT or MICA entrance exams, which are held twice a year. It is not mandatory to attend both exams. For candidates who complete both MICAT I and MICAT II, the highest of the two scores will be considered. Shortlisted candidates must enter a final selection round that includes GE and PI. 

Step-I: The candidate must take her CAT/XAT/GMAT exam. 

Step-II: Those who pass one of the above exams are eligible for MICAT. At MICAT, all candidates are scored as follows: Divergent and Convergent Thinking. 

Section C: Written Tests  

Step III: Candidates who qualify for GE & PI-CAT/XAT/GMAT and MICAT I & II will complete a Group Exercise (GE) and a Personal Interview (PI). Both must be completed.  

GE & PI Shortlist Criteria 

Section A of MICAT, the Psychometric Test, is a qualifier. 

Psychometrics-qualified individuals are considered baseline minimum relative performance on the CAT/XAT/GMAT. Individuals who qualify for Section A based on their performance on the CAT/XAT/GMAT will be evaluated on their Section B performance by MICAT. 

Candidates who qualify for Section B will then be evaluated on their performance in Section C. 

Those who have cleared Sections A, B, and C are called to her GE/PI in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to the most common queries related to the CAT Examination Preparation.

Q1. When will MICAT 2023 Notification be released?

Answer: The official notification for MICAT 2023 will be released in November 2023. All information and details rela...Read full

Q2. When will MICAT 2023 be conducted?

Answer: MICAT 2023 is scheduled to be conducted in December 2023.

Q3. When will the MICAT 2023 admit card be released?

Answer: The MICAT 2023 admit card will be released on the official website of MICA in December 2023. 

Q4. When will the MICAT 2023 result be released?

Answer: The MICAT 2023 result will be released on the official website of MICA in January 2023.  

Q5. When will MICAT 2023 selection process begin?

Answer: The MICAT 2023 selection process will be conducted from February to April 2023.