MICA Ahmedabad, the conducting body of MICAT, has released the admission notification for Post Graduate Management in Communication (PGDM-C) 2017-19. As per the notification, MICAT-I will be conducted on December 11. The application process will start from end of September or first week of October and will end on November 25, 2016.
Like last year, this year too MICAT will be conducted in 2 phases. Along with the dates of MICAT-I, the officials have also announced the schedule for MICAT-II. The second test of MICAT will be conducted on February 12; on the same day of IRMA 2017.
MICAT 2017 Important Dates are given in the table below.
MICAT 2017 Important Dates
MICAT – I Registration opens
Last week of September or First Week October 2016
MICAT – I Registration closes
November 25, 2016 at 11:59 pm
Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card
December 2, 2016
MICAT – I
MICAT -I Score (Declare on the website)
December 19, 2016
MICAT – II Registration opens
January 3, 2017
MICAT – II Registration closes
January 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm
Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card
February 6, 2017
MICAT – II
February 12, 2017
MICAT – II Score(Declare on the website)
February 20, 2017
GE & PI Shortlist
February 23, 2017
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad
March 9, 10 & 11, 2017
GE & PI all cities
March 17, 18, 19 & 20, 2017
March 31, 2017
To be eligible to apply for MICAT, candidates must have valid scores of at least one of the national level tests namely, CAT 2016, XAT 2017 and GMAT (2015 onwards).
MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C 2017-2019 batch. In the test, MICA will assess candidates based on 6 sections: Psychometric (P), Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative ability (QA), General awareness (GA), Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR) and Descriptive Test (DT). MICAT will be held across 27 cities, which is increased compared to last year’s 14 test cities.
For shortlisting candidates, MICA will use the better of the two MICAT Scores. The shortlist process consists of a Group Exercise and a Personal Interview. The officials have described the MICAT 2017 selection procedure, as per which the merit list will be prepared as per the below-given steps.
Shortlisted and appeared for GE-PI rounds
Unanimous recommendation by all the panel members of PI.
At least 3.5 or more on a 5 point scale in GE
At least 4 or more on a 5 point scale in PI
The following table brings to you the parameters and weight-ages assigned for the final selection.
MICA Selection Criteria
CAT/XAT/GMAT scaled scores
Short listed candidates will be called for GE and PI at MICA campus, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai.
MICA conducts MICAT for selecting candidates to its 180 seats in the two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communications (PGDM-C).
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