MICAT Exam 2024: Application, Syllabus, Eligibility, Result, Admit Card Check at @mica.ac.in

MICA Admission Test

The MICAT, or Masters in Business Administration aptitude test, is the legal test for taking admission to MICA's Masters programs in business administration. One of the favorite B-schools in India is MICA, which is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. MICAT test contains three sections which are psychometric section, question and reasoning section, and the descriptive section. The distinction of MICAT lies on the psychographic examination that entails the evaluation of non-cognitive skills and imagination. The exam centering on the aptitude test covers mathematics, english language proficiency, and interpretation of data. The descriptive test is given to the students to test their writing skill in the writing of two essays. 

MICAT, which is the result of an analysis that covers all academic record, work experience, and extra-curricular activities for narrowing down the selection process. During the 2024 enrolment intake, the scheduled tests for MICAT are November 25, January 20, and February 10, 2023. Duration of assessment shall be completed not more than 2 days after each test. The next stage of the process will be eliminating shortlisted candidates who must attend a final round that will involve a group discussion and a personal interview. So doing, the final MICAT merit list is out the first week of May 2024 on MICA’s official platform and consequently, the admission offers are made available to the qualifying candidates.

MICAT 2024 Highlights

Highlight Details
Exam Name Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad Common Admission Test (MICAT)
Exam Date December 3, 2023 (Phase I) and January 28, 2024 (Phase II)
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Exam Pattern 4 sections: Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, and Creative Thinking
Total Marks 200
Cut Off To be announced
Application Fee Rs. 1,500 (Phase I) and Rs. 2,000 (Phase II)
Application Process Online
Result Date December 21, 2023 (Phase I) and February 17, 2024 (Phase II)
Admission Process Based on MICAT score, CAT/XAT/GMAT score, and personal interview

MICAT 2024 Exam Dates

Event Date
MICAT 2024 Phase I registration opens October 2023
MICAT 2024 Phase I registration closes November 21, 2023 at 11:50 pm
MICAT 2024 Phase I exam December 3, 2023
MICAT 2024 Phase I result announced December 21, 2023
MICAT 2024 Phase II registration opens November 22, 2023
MICAT 2024 Phase II registration closes January 17, 2024 at 11:50 pm
MICAT 2024 Phase II exam January 28, 2024
MICAT 2024 Phase II result announced February 17, 2024

MICAT Application Fee 2024

MICAT Application Fee

INR 2100

Mode of payment

Credit/Debit Card

Deposit the fee in cash against the SBI Challan at any nearest SBI branch

Through DD, drawn in favour of “MICA” payable at Ahmedabad

MICAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Parts Sections Number of Questions Time Allotted

Part I

Descriptive Test


35 Minutes

Part II

Psychometric Test


25 Minutes

Part III

Verbal Ability


105 Minutes

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation


General Awareness


Divergent-Convergent Reasoning


MICAT Expected Cutoff

Sections No. of Questions No. of questions to attempt
Total 145 45-47 (Expected Overall cutoff)
Quantitative Ability 25 15-16
Divergent-Convergent Reasoning 30 19-20
Descriptive Test 4 6
Psychometric Test 36 Mandatory to attend all questions
Verbal Ability 25 19-20
General Awareness 25 10-11

MICAT Exam Centers

City Exam Center
Ahmedabad Nirma University
Bangalore PES Institute of Technology
Bhopal Indian Institute of Management, Bhopal
Chandigarh Panjab University
Chennai VIT University
Coimbatore PSG College of Technology
Delhi Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi
Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Hyderabad Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Indore Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
Jaipur Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Kolkata Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata
Lucknow Indian Institute of Technology, Lucknow
Mumbai Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Nagpur National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
Patna Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
Pune Symbiosis International University
Surat Veer Narmad South Gujarat University
Thiruvananthapuram Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Vishakhapatnam Andhra University

MICAT Overview 2024 FAQs

MICAT, or MICA Admission Test, is the entrance exam conducted by MICA (Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad) for admission to its Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Communications (PGDM-C) program.

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree (in any discipline) or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Final year students are also eligible to apply.

Candidates can apply for MICAT through the official website of MICA. The application process involves online registration, filling the application form, and submitting the required documents.

MICAT is a computer-based test consisting of three sections - Psychometric Test, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness, Divergent-Convergent Reasoning, and Descriptive Test. It also includes a Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) process.

Yes, there is negative marking for the Objective Section (Section A) of MICAT. Each incorrect answer results in a penalty.

MICAT is unique as it includes sections like Psychometric Test and Descriptive Test, focusing on candidates' creative and analytical abilities in addition to traditional management aptitude.

The syllabus includes topics from Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness, Divergent-Convergent Reasoning, and Descriptive Test. Candidates are also assessed on their creative and analytical skills.

MICAT is usually conducted twice a year. The important dates for MICAT, including application deadlines, exam dates, and result announcements, are available on the official website.

MICAT scores are considered along with the scores of other management entrance exams like CAT, XAT, or GMAT for shortlisting candidates for the GE and PI rounds.

No, MICA does not entertain requests for re-evaluation of MICAT scores. Always refer to the official MICAT website and notifications for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the exam and admission process.

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