MICAT 2018

MICATMICAT 2018 - The MICAT II result 2018 has been declared on February 28 by MICA, Ahmedabad, the conducting body of the exam. Candidates can check the MICAT II result result online using their MICAT login id and password. The exam was conducted on February 17, 2018, in a computer-based mode. MICAT 2018 is a national level entrance exam for admission to MICA’s flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Communications (PGDM-C) programme offering 180 seats. The exam is conducted twice a year, in December and February. The duration of the exam is 2 hours 45 minutes. The exam is majorly divided into three sections. The application process for MICAT II 2018 started from January 3 and ended on February 5, 2018. MICAT I 2018 exam was conducted on December 17, 2017. The result of MICAT I was announced on January 3, 2018. Last year, 4518 candidates applied for MICAT-II exam. Careers360 brings to you the detailed information about MICAT 2018 exam including the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, admit card, result and much more.

Latest: MICAT II result to be announced on February 28


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MICAT Important Dates 2018


The table below reflects the tentative important dates for MICAT 2018:

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MICAT 2018 Important dates


Start Date

MICAT – I Registration

September 26, 2017 to December 3, 2017

Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card

December 11, 2017

MICAT – I Exam

December 17, 2017

MICAT -I Result (To be declared on the website)

January 3, 2018

MICAT – II Registration

January 3, 2018, to February 5, 2018

Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card

February 10, 2018


February 17, 2018

MICAT – II Result

February 28, 2018

GE & PI Shortlist

March 1, 2018

GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata

March 8, 9 & 10, 2018

GE & PI at MICA Ahmedabad

March 13 & 14, 2018

GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai

March 16, 17 & 18, 2018

Final merit list

March 31, 2018


MICAT Result 2018


The result of MICAT II 2018 has been declared on February 28, 2018, in the form of score-cards. Earlier, the result was getting released on February 26. However, it was postponed due to technical glitches. Candidates can check the MICAT II 2018 result online using their login credentials. The result of MICAT I 2018 was released on January 3, 2018 (Wednesday). The best of two scores will be considered for the further selection procedure. Based on MICAT 2018 Result, candidates will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The GE-PI shortlist will be announced on March 1, 2018 and the final merit list will be declared on March 31, 2018.


MICAT Cutoff 2018


MICAT II 2018 cutoff will be declared after the result of the exam. Candidates who meet the cutoff criterion will be called for the admission process. MICA usually doesn't release the cutoff for MICAT exam. However, it'll be updated here if it is released. The cutoff of MICAT 2018 is the minimum mark or percentile that a candidate has to secure in order to get shortlisted for the selection process. Those who qualify for the psychometric test will get evaluated on various sections of MICAT 2018, which includes Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness and Divergent-Convergent Reasoning. The aspirants scoring the required cutoff for MICAT 2018 in the various sections will be assessed for the Descriptive test. In the end, the test takers scoring the minimum score in the DT will be considered for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. 


MICAT Selection Procedure 2018


The selection process of MICAT 2018 consist of three stages:


1)    Candidate should have a valid score in any one of the entrance exam among CAT 2017, XAT 2018 and GMAT (2016 onwards).

2) The aspirants will be assessed on MICAT 2018, which includes six sections: Psychometric, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness, Divergent-Convergent Reasoning and Descriptive Test.

  • Psychometric test is a qualifier.

3)      The shortlisted candidates will appear for  Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

  • Test takers will have to get 3.5 or more on a 5 point scale in GE.

  • Aspirants should get 4 or more on a 5 point scale in PI.

The aspirants who meet the criteria mentioned above, a composite score will be created based on the following weightage:


  • CAT, XAT and GMAT:  20 percent

  • MICAT: 30 percent

  • GE: 20 percent

  • PI: 30 percent

MICAT Admit Card 2018


MICAT II 2018 admit card was available online for the candidates who register for the exam online. Test takers could download the admit card of MICAT II 2018 exam by entering their MICAT ID and password. The MICAT – II 2018 admit card was available for download on February 10, 2018.


The admit card carries the following details:

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Candidate's Roll Number

  • Examination Venue

  • Candidate's Photo and Signature

  • Exam Day Instructions

MICAT Exam Pattern 2018


The duration of the exam was 2 hours and 45 minutes. The exam had both subjective as well as objective type questions. The following table reflects MICAT II 2018 exam pattern along with a total number of questions. However, MICA holds the right to change the exam pattern at any point.


MICAT Exam Pattern



No. of Questions

Section 1

Descriptive Test




Section 2

Divergent Convergent Reasoning


General Awareness


Verbal Ability


Quantitative Analysis


Section 3

Psychometric Test


Marking Scheme: There was no negative marking for Section 1 and 3. Section 2 had a negative marking of 0.25 percent or 1/4th of the total marks allotted.


MICAT Syllabus 2018


The MICAT has been designed to assess analytical and verbal ability, logical reasoning, divergent thinking, written communication skills, creative potential and general awareness about contemporary social and industry related issues, including areas covering media, marketing, advertising and business.


MICAT II 2018 was divided into six portions (three sections):

  • Psychometric Test

  • Descriptive Test.

  • Verbal Ability

  • Quantitative Ability

  • General Awareness

  • Divergent-Convergent Reasoning

The detailed MICAT II 2018 syllabus is mentioned below:


Reasoning and Verbal Ability

  • Visual Reasoning

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Statement-Conclusions

  • Word Combination, etc.

General Knowledge

  • Advertising

  • Marketing

  • Film and Media

  • National Current Affairs

  • News Presenters

  • Sports News

  • Politics

  • Indian Constitution

  • Literature

  • Science & research

  • History

  • Geography, etc.

Quantitative Ability

  • Arithmetic

  • Numbers

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Trigonometry

  • Set Theory, etc.

MICAT Sample Paper 2018


The sample papers for the exam are also available. MICA PGDM-C aspirants who are planning to appear for MICAT nexy year must prepare and practice by solving MICAT sample paper regularly. The sample paper will give candidates an idea of the question types, syllabus and estimated time required to solve a question.


MICAT Exam Centres 2018


MICAT II 2018 exam was conducted in around 39 cities all over India. Candidates could choose one city to appear for MICAT exam. The name of the test centre, address and other information are mentioned on the admit card. The list of MICAT II 2018 exam centres is given below:


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MICAT Eligibility Criteria 2018


The eligibility criteria for MICAT 2018 is given below:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree (10 + 2 + 3) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for MICAT 2018.

  • Applicants must have valid scores of at least one of the entrance exams among CAT 2017XAT 2018 and GMAT (2016 onwards).

  • A Foreign National (FN) student is eligible to apply if he/ she holds a foreign passport with valid GMAT scores (2016 onwards) of 600 or more.

  • An NRI students can also apply with a valid GMAT score (2016 onwards).

MICAT Application Form 2018


MICAT exam is conducted twice in a year. The better of two MICAT scores will be considered. Aspirants need to apply separately for both MICAT I and MICAT II. 


Steps to fill MICAT Application Form 2018

  • Candidates require to visit the official website and click on “New Registration” button.

  • Aspirants need to fill in the required details on the application form.

  • Candidates must upload their latest coloured passport size photo and signature at the time of online registration for MICAT 2018.

  • The candidates need to enter their scores of the national level exams.

  • Aspirants can pay the application fee for MICAT 2018 through online or offline mode.

  • After successful registration, aspirants will receive an e-mail containing MICA ID and Password.

Note: Candidates can use MICA ID and Password to modify details online.


Application Fee for MICAT 2018

  • Candidates need to pay the application fee of Rs. 1965 (for all categories).

  • The mode of application fee payment is through Credit Card/ Debit Card, Net Banking, Demand Draft and Cheque. 

Address: MICA

Shela, Ahmedabad

Gujarat - 380 058, India

Contact Number: +91 2717 308250

Fax: +91 2717 308349

Email: [email protected]



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Pls tell me specifically by explaining every institution wise how is my academic records for admission in iim and mica

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Which is the best coaching institute for MICAT?

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Manisha Gupta 24 days ago

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MICAT 2018 Result has been Announced!! Check your result!!

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Manisha Gupta 24 days ago

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I would suggest you to go through with the given below link & follow the steps to check your MICAT 2018 result.

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My total score for micat 2 is 42 marks and cat score is 77.28 %ile. can i get a call from mica?

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Don't you have solved MICAT papers? Or solutions to the papers you provided?

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Hi Sunayna,

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