MICAT 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
All about MICAT:
Exam Name: MICA Admission Test
Short Name: MICAT
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: Post Graduate
The table below reflects the tentative important dates for MICAT 2018:
MICAT 2018 Important dates
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
MICAT – II Exam
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
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 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.
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 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 Roll Number
Candidate's Photo and Signature
Exam Day Instructions
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
Divergent Convergent Reasoning
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.
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):
The detailed MICAT II 2018 syllabus is mentioned below:
Reasoning and Verbal Ability
Word Combination, etc.
Film and Media
National Current Affairs
Science & research
Set Theory, etc.
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 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:
MICAT 2018 Exam Cities
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.
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 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.
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