MICAT Selection Procedure 2018

MICAT Selection ProcedureMICAT Selection Procedure 2018: The selection procedure of MICAT 2018 will be conducted by MICA after both MICAT I and MICAT II are conducted. Only those candidates who will qualify by clearing MICAT cutoff will be eligible for appearing in the MICAT 2018 selection procedure. Based on their performance, MICA will shortlist candidates for further rounds of MICAT selection procedure. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. MICA will announce the list of shortlisted candidates on March 1, 2018. The final result of MICAT is to be announced on March 31, 2018. This article of Careers360 brings to you detailed account of MICAT selection procedure 2018.

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The table below brings to you the timelines of MICAT 2018 selection procedure:


Important Dates for MICAT Selection Procedure 2018



Exam Date of MICAT – I 2018

 December 17

Result Date of MICAT – I 2018

January 3, 2018

Exam Date of MICAT – II 2018

 February 17, 2018

Result Date of MICAT – II 2018

February 26, 2018

Declaration of shortlist

March 1, 2018

GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata

Second week of March 2018

GE & PI at MICA Ahmedabad

Third week of March 2018

GE & PI at Bangalore and Mumbai

Third week of March 2018

Final result

March 31, 2018

If a candidate is able to clear the MICAT 2018 cutoff, then he/she will be shortlisted to appear for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interaction (PI) rounds. The final merit list of MICAT 2018 will be generated based on candidates’ performance in MICAT 2018, selection rounds, past academic records and work experience.


MICAT 2018 Selection Procedure


The selection procedure of MICAT 2018 includes three steps. Candidates scoring the minimum MICAT 2018 cutoff will be eligible for the selection process. Candidates need to know the below-mentioned steps of MICAT 2018 selection procedure:

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

  2. Candidates need to appear for MICAT 2018.

  • Psychometric test is a qualifier.

  1. Candidates need to appear for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

  • There should be a unanimous recommendation by all the panel members of PI

  • Test takers must get at least 3.5 or more on a 5 point scale in GE

  • Aspirants should have at least 4 or more on a 5 point scale in PI

The final merit list will be prepared by the exam conducting authority – MICA on the basis of below-mentioned weightage.


Weightage for Final Merit List of MICAT 2018



CAT 2017, XAT 2018 and GMAT (2016 onwards) Scores

20 percent

MICAT Score (Best of Two Score)

30 percent


20 percent


30 percent


100 percent

On the basis of the result of MICAT 2018, candidates will be selected for next round. Candidates scoring less than the required cutoff will not be shortlisted for the further rounds. MICAT I 2018 result already been announced. 


MICAT 2018 is a national level MBA entrance exam conducted by MICA, Ahmedabad for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Communications (PGDM-C) programme offering 180 seats. The application process of MICAT 2018 has started on January 3, 2018 for MICAT II. 


MICAT – I was held on December 17 and MICAT – II will be conducted on February 17, 2018.


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With 78%ile in CAT, what are my chances in MICAT? I have two years of work ex in the digital marketing/advertising industry.

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Does MICA considers CAT score or only the MICAT? And if it does what could be the cutoff?

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