MICAT 2016
Urvashi Dalal, 24 Feb 2016, #MICAT
Applications Open Now
K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research
Pearl Academy - School of Business 2020

MICAT 2016 - The MICA Admission Test, commonly known as MICAT is an MBA entrance exam for admissions to the180 seats of Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Communications (PGDM-C) at MICA Ahmedabad. MICAT II 2016 has been conducted on February 14, 2016. The result of MICAT II has been announced on February 23, 2016, and the students can check and download their GE/PI call letters. The score cards will be available from March 15, 2016.

LATEST - Know all about MICAT 2019 such as application, admit card, dates, exam pattern and much more.

Latest: [Download free Question Papers and Sample Paper of MICAT, Click here]


Recent Posts

MICAT Application Form

MICAT Exam Pattern

MICAT Syllabus

MICAT Admit Card

MICAT Cutoff

MICAT Result

This national level test conducted by MICA for PGDM-C 2016 admissions have done major changes in terms of selection cycle, exam pattern, aptitude test format and Group Exercise & Personal Interview (GE&PI) centres. The application process for the exam had started from September 10 and continued till December 7. Earlier the last date to apply was December 4. The admission process will be conducted twice. The first MICAT 2016 was held on December 13, 2015. The important dates for MICAT - II has been announced by MICA along with the result of MICAT 2016 on December 23, 2015. After the completion of the GE-PI rounds, held between January 16 and 19, during the audit of MICAT 2016 scores, the B-School had released another list of 23 candidates for the GE-PI rounds.  

MICAT Sample Paper

Download Free Sample Paper for MICAT

Download Now


After the declaration of the result, the candidates who were not shortlisted demanded to see their score-cards. Although MICA had stated that according to its policy, score cards are not made available, on January 27, Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay, MICA Dean shared exclusively with Careers360 that the score cards will be shared with the candidates prior to the MICAT-II registration deadline so that they can decide whether or not to apply for the second test. The score cards have been finally declared on February 2, 2016. The merit list for the candidates appearing in the GE-PI rounds was declared on February 1, 2016. The MICAT-II registration deadline was extended to February 4 from the original deadline of January 31.

Applications Open Now
BIMTECH-Birla Institute of Management Technology
PGDM Admissions 2020 | A+ Grade by NAAC | Highest CTC 20 LPA | Scholarships Available
MDI, Gurgaon
Apply for PGPM/PGP-HRM and PGP-IM Admissions 2020 | Highest CTC: 40.79 LPA


The exam has been conducted on December 13, 2015, in computer based mode only, across 14 cities. Earlier the exam was scheduled to be conducted on December 20, but in a press release on August 20, the exam date was changed to December 13, 2015. 


The changes in MICAT 2016 announced by the officials are;

  1. The admission process for PGDM-C 2016-18 will be conducted twice.

  2. It is a must for the Candidates to have valid scores of at least one of the three eligibility exams:  CAT 2015, XAT 2016 and GMAT (2012 onwards).

  3. MICAT will be held only in the computer-based format in 14 cities across the country.

  4. The First phase Group Exercise & Personal Interview (GE-PI) will be conducted at Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai and the second phase GE-PI at MICA Ahmedabad only.


Exam Name: MICA Admission Test

Commonly Known As: 

Exam Type: 

Exam Category: 

Conducting Institute: 


MICAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria: A Bachelor's degree, with the 10 + 2 + 3 system, or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Candidates appearing for final examinations for bachelor's degree were also eligible to apply. Candidates must also have valid scores of at least one of the entrance exams scores, mainly, CAT 2015, XAT 2016 and GMAT (2012 onwards).


MICAT 2016 Application Procedure: The registration process is completely online, and the candidates have to apply along with an application fee of Rs 1965. The application form must be filled with correct information in the given fields. The overall application procedure has four steps- Register- Fill Form- Payment- Preview.  The registration window for MICAT - II was held from January 4 to February 4, 2016.


MICAT 2016 Exam Pattern: As per the exam pattern, the test is divided into 2 sections namely, Section I and Section II. The paper will be both objective and subjective in nature.


Section I will have 4 descriptive questions and the duration to complete this section is 35 minutes. The questions in this section are on writing arguments, essay and story.


The duration of Section II is 130 minutes, which will be divided into three sub-sections, including questions on Psychometric Test, Reasoning and Verbal Ability and General Knowledge.


MICAT 2016 Selection Process: The selection process for PGDM-C 2016-18 has three steps:


Step 1- Each candidate must have scores of at least one of the three exams:  CAT 2015, XAT 2016 and GMAT (2012 onwards).


Step 2- MICA Admission Test (MICAT) to assess leadership potential of the applicant reflecting an aptitude for creative thinking, communication and consumer centricity.

The admission test will assess candidates in areas such as Divergent Thinking Abilities, Written Communication Abilities, General Awareness about contemporary social and business issues, including areas relevant to media, marketing, advertising & current affairs and Analytical & Verbal Abilities. The Admission test also includes psychometric profiling to assess the candidate’s leadership potential.


Step 3- Based on the performance in the  MICA Admission Test (MICAT), applicants are shortlisted for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) to assess a candidate’s overall personality, thought process, ability to work in a team, knowledge, determination, maturity and fit into the culture of MICA.


Candidates who could not get shortlisted for the GE-PI rounds could appear for MICAT - II scheduled on February 14, 2016. The GE-PI rounds will be held only in MICA Ahmedabad campus for MICAT- II takers.


MICAT 2016 Important Dates: The official important dates of MICAT 2016are as follows:



MICAT 2016 Registration Opens

September 10, 2015

MICAT 2016 Registration Ends

December 7, 2015

Issue of MICAT 2016 Hall ticket/Admit card

December 8, 2015

MICAT 2016 (Computer-based in 14 cities)

December 13, 2015

Call letters for GE & PI

December 31, 2015

GE-PI (at Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai)

January 16-19, 2016


The following table brings to you the important dates for MICAT - II



MICAT - II Registration Opens

January 4, 2016

MICAT - II Registration Ends

February 4, 2016

MICAT - I Score Card

February 2, 2016

Issue of MICAT - II Hall ticket/Admit card

February 8, 2016

MICAT - II (Computer-based in 14 cities)

February 14, 2016


February 23, 2016

Final Result (GE&PI)

March 2016



MICAT 2016 Admit card: The Admit card for MICAT - was available for the registered candidates from February 8, 2016, late evening The candidates had to download the Admit Card and take a print out for the same to present at the time of test.


MICAT 2016 Sample Paper: The sample paper is provided by the exam conducting body- MICA Ahmedabad. Download it from free from the Careers360 Sample Paper Store.


MICAT 2016 Result: The result for MICAT 2016 has been announced on December 23,  2015. MICA had announced that the result will be announced on or before December 31, 2015. Owing to the candidates' demand for score cards, MICA has audited the scores of the test takers of MICAT-I and has announced that the candidates can avail the score-cards by February 2, 2016. The shortlist status of the test takers to participate in the GE-PI rounds has been announced. The MICAT II result has been announced on February 23, 2016, and the final result will be declared on March 2016. 


Address: MICA

Shela, Ahmedabad - 380 058
Gujarat, India

Phone: +91 2717 308250

Fax: +91 2717 308349

Email:  [email protected]

Website: www.mica.ac.in


Stay tuned to www.bschool.careers360.com for more news and updates

Applications Open Now

Great Lakes Institute of Management
Great Lakes Institute of Mana...
XAT - Xavier Aptitude Test 2020
XAT - Xavier Aptitude Test 2020
NMIMS  Admissions 2020
NMIMS Admissions 2020
SNAP 2019
SNAP 2019
UPES - School of Business
UPES - School of Business
ITM Business School
ITM Business School
SDMIMD, Mysore PGDM  Admissions 2020
SDMIMD, Mysore PGDM Admissio...
View All Application Forms

More like MICAT

Questions related to MICAT

Showing 46 out of 46 Questions

when MICAT form will be out? I need to know the process of it

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 9th Sep, 2019


MICA Ahmedabad will release MICAT I 2020 application form in online mode in September 2019 with last date being in third week of November 2019.

MICAT is conducted twice in online mode for the various programmes that are offered at the institute.

The fee for MICAT 2020 application form is Rs. 1985 for all the categories.

MICAT II 2020 application form in third week of December 2019. The end date to fill the application form will be last week of January 2020.

For more details, kindly consider visiting the following link-



Will I have to do again registration for second round of dte mp MBA admission, if i already registered for first round counseling..

Akshit singhal Student Expert 26th Jul, 2019

Hello Prachi Tiwari, if you had registered for the first round of counseling for DTE MP MBA, then there is no need to register again for the next rounds of counseling. As the candidate who are unable to get a seat in previous rounds are automatically eligible for the next rounds.


Can I have information about micat?

Gaurav Sahoo Student Expert 23rd Jul, 2019
   MICAT is conducted by MICA, Ahmedabad. It is conducted twice
a year. A student can appear for both MICAT I and MICAT II, the better score of
the two will be considered. It has both subjective and objective
questions and is conducted for 2 hours 45 minutes. There are a total of 3
sections comprising of 145 questions. For more information, click on below
link: https://media.careers360.com/articles/micat

All the best

I want to get some information about MICAT

AJit Kumar Student Expert 23rd Jul, 2019

Hi Priyanka!    MICA Admissions Test (MICAT) is the online entrance test for MICA's flagship course Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Communications (PGDM-C). The programme focuses on Strategic Marketing and Communication.

MICAT is conducted twice in December and February. MICAT (I) 2018 was held on December 1, 2018 and MICAT (II) 2019 was held on Febraury 9, 2019. The result of MICAT I was declared on December 18, 2018 and the result of MICAT II was announced on February 19, 2019.


How to apply for BTech in ip University ( not biotech ) . And when is the the last date for applying?

Bhumika Rani 6th May, 2019

Hi aspirant

From this year onwards IPU will take admission in B.Tech (Non-biotech streams) through JEE mains score .You can apply for the Delhi centralised counselling.

Visit here:https://jacdelhi.nic.in/publicinfo/public/home.aspx

The exam IPUCET will be conducted for B.Tech Biotech and rest of the branch will go through this counselling.You may register here.

Hope this was helpful.

The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books