MICAT 2016 - Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern
Mudra Institute of communications Ahmedabad Admission Test (MICAT 2016) is an entrance test to its Post graduate Diploma in Management –Communications (PGDM-C) and has set a remarkable niche for itself since the time of its inception in 1994. The course is equivalent to an MBA and has evolved into one of the pre3mier programmes in the country and is endorsed by 100% campus placements with the best corporate houses in India and abroad as well This programmes has been approved by the AICTE and the AIU which thusly sets it at par with an MBA degree . It is considered to be one of the premier institutes in strategic Marketing and Communication.
|MICAT 2016 Exam Summary|
|Exam Name||Mudra Institute of communications Ahmedabad Admission Test|
|Commonly known as||MICAT 2016|
|Exam Stream||Management Aptitude Test|
MICAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria
- The candidate who aspires to take admission into the PGDM-C programme must possess a bachelor’s degree (10+2+3)or any equivalent qualification in any discipline that is recognized by the AIU. Those candidates who are currently appearing for the final examination towards a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent can also apply for MICAT. The candidates have to apply to MICA with their scores of CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT.
- Those candidates who demonstrate an aptitude for expressing, assessing or conceiving ideas that will move people to action and achieve business results tend to stand a better chance of being shortlisted.
MICAT 2016 Application Form
Candidates who are interested have to visit the official website www.mica.ac.in.in order to apply. The candidate has to register themselves with the help of creation of user ID and password.
The filling of the application is a very simple 3 step process
- STEP 01:REGISTER
- STEP 02: PAYMENT
- STEP 03: REVIEW
MICAT 2016 Paper pattern
The MICAT 2016 paper pattern is quite unique as it’s both subjective as well as objective in nature. It consists of Psychometric Test, essay writing, story writing alongwith sections likeQualitative ability verbal ability etc. MICAT is conducted in a paper pencil mode and is divided into 2 sectionswhich are further segregated into various parts. The section 1 is of subjective time and consists of 4 descriptive questions on writing arguments, story writing and essay writing. The section 2 is divided into 3 parts namely psychometric test, reasoning and verbal ability and lastly general knowledge. The duration is 125 mins or 2hrs and 5 mins. The duration of paper 1 is 35 mins and that of paper 2 is 90 mins. The psychometric test includes 30 statements, reasoning and verbal ability consists of 35 questions and the general knowledge consists of 25 questions. Thus the total numbers of questions are 94. The total marks of the MICAT paper won’t be declared. There is no negative marking for paper 1 and section 1 of paper 2 but there is a 25% negative marking in section 2 and section 3 of paper 2 in case of wrong answers.
MICAT 2016 Selection process
The selection process takes place in 2 stages.
Stage 1: During stage 1 all the candidates who have applied to MICA with their scores of CAT/XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ATMA/GMAT etc. will be called for MICAT irrespective of their score. The MICAT is designed to access analytical ability, verbal ability, logical reasoning, divergent thinking, written communication skills and general awareness about the communications industry.
Stage 2: The second stage happens after the candidates have cleared stage 1 and consists of Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI). Based on their MICAT performance the candidates will be shortlisted for this stage to MICA Ahmedabad.
MICAT 2016 Exam Dates
|E V E N T||D A T E|
|MICAT 2016 Registration Opens||August 2015
|MICAT 2016 Registration Closes||January 2016|
|Issue of MICAT Call Letters||February, 2016|
|MICAT 2016 Test Date||February / March 2016|
|GE & PI||March / April, 2016|
|Declaration of Result||April/May, 2016|
|Orientation Programme||June, 2016|
|Session Begins||June/July, 2016|
Note: Dates areas per previous year
MICAT 2016 Contact details
Shela, Ahmedabad - 380 058
Phone: +91 2717 308250
Fax: +91 2717 308349