MICAT 2016 Exam Pattern
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MICAT 2016 Exam Pattern - As per the official announcement, MICAT 2016 was a computer-based test only, conducted on December 13, 2015 and MICAT II was held on February 14, 2016. Earlier the exam was scheduled to be conducted on Dec 20, but in a press release on August 20, the exam date was changed to Dec 13, rest all other dates were same. The MICAT 2016 Exam Pattern is prescribed by the official exam conducting body, which is MICA Ahmedabad for admissions to its PGDM in Communication.

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It is important for the candidates to know about the MICAT 2016 Exam Pattern before appearing in the exam to know the questions and pattern of the exam. 

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Mode of MICAT 2016 exam

From 2015, as per the official notification MICAT 2016 is completely online. The online test will assess candidates on topics like 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.

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The duration of the MICAT exam is 125 minutes or 2 hours and 5 minutes. The duration to complete MICAT Paper I is 35 minutes and for  Paper II is 90 minutes. It is important for the students  to complete the exam within the time frame as no extra time would be provided.



MICAT exam is divided into 2 sections, and the second section is further divided into three parts. The Section I is subjective which consists of 4 descriptive questions on writing arguments, story writing and essay writing.

Section II is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 is a Psychometric Test, Part 2 is Reasoning and Verbal Ability and Part 3 will be a General Knowledge section, where students will have questions related to latest happenings and news.

Number of Questions

Section I consists of 4 descriptive questions. The Paper II Section 1 is the Psychometric Test, which includes 30 statements. Reasoning and Verbal Ability has 35 questions and General Knowledge section has 25 questions. Hence, the total number of questions is 94.

Marking Scheme

MICA does not declare the total marks of the exam. There is no negative marking for the Section I and the Paper I of Section II. The Paper 2 and Paper 3 have 25% negative marking in case of wrong answers. 


The application process started from September 10 and ended on December 7, 2015. After the exam is over, the result were announced on December 23, declaring the names of the candidates who were shortlisted for the further selection procedure GE/PI rounds. The final result will be declared on March 2016.




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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.

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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

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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.

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