MICAT 2024 (Phase 2): Result (Out), Counselling

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Feb 19, 2024

MICAT 2024 phase 2 result has been released on Feb 19, 2024, by Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad. Candidates can access the MICAT 2 result 2024 using their login credentials from the official portal at mica.ac.in.

Furthermore, the MICA 2024 admission criteria state a MICAT score of 30%, common entrance tests such as XAT, MAT, and CAT scores of 20%, and group exercise and personal interview have 20% and 30% each, respectively.

MICAT is conducted by MICA, Ahmedabad, twice yearly (MICAT I & MICAT II). Candidates who successfully qualify for the written exam are called for GE and PI rounds for final selection. MICAT exam is for candidates aspiring to pursue post-graduation in management and communication at MICA, Ahmedabad, formerly known as Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad.

MICAT will allow candidates to apply for PGDM-C (Communications) and PGDM. The management courses are highly sought after and will help aspirants boost their academic credibility. Keep reading this article to find out more about the MICAT 2024 examination.

Read More: MICAT Counselling 2024

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MICAT 2024 Results

MICAT results 2024 for phase 2 has been released on Feb 19, 2024, on the official website. The scorecard comprises the overall score of the candidate scored in both tests.

MICAT 2024 phase 1 result was declared on Dec 21, 2023, by the conducting authority on the official website at mica.ac.in. Applicants need to enter their login credentials to download the scorecard. The final result will be released for PGP and CCC programmes on the official website in Apr 2024. The registered candidates can download the final merit list from the official website.

Post the result declaration, qualified candidates will be invited for the GE & PI rounds at different campuses of MICA, namely Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi.

How to Download MICAT Scorecard?

Candidates can follow the steps below to download the MICAT 2024 scorecard.

  • Step 1: A candidate has to visit the official website at mica.ac.in
  • Step 2: He/she then has to find and click on the Result/ Scorecard notification for MICAT 2024. It will open in a new window
  • Step 3: Upon landing on that page, the candidate must log in with his credentials. The scorecard will be opened and it can be downloaded by the candidate in a PDF format.

About MICAT Exam

Organized by the MICA University, Ahmedabad, MICAT is conducted for students aspiring to pursue PGDM-C and PGDM courses offered under the concerned University. MICA is focused on targeting courses like 'Strategy Marketing' and 'Communication' since 1991 and has been reputed to be one of the most well-established institutions in Ahmedabad.

MICAT-I and MICAT-II are online tests conducted across the country. MICA, Ahmedabad, was formerly known as Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad. MICA uses CAT/XAT/GMAT in the selection process for its PGDM/PGDM-C. The question paper comprises both subjective and objective-type questions. MICAT is a national-level test and is conducted twice every year. Candidates must clear MICAT 2024 to occupy their seats at MICA University in the coming year.

MICAT 2024 at a glance
Exam Name MICAT 2024
Full Form MICA Common Admission Test
Conducting Authority MICA, Ahmedabad
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Computer-based Test (CBT)
Exam Level National
Languages English 
Exam Duration 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Official Website www.mica.ac.in
Helpdesk 90991-27399

MICAT 2024 Exam Dates

MICAT 2024 result for phase 2 has been released on Feb 19, 2024. Candidates can download the results from the official portal. MICA conducts its operations under 3 important examination phases, MICAT-I, MICAT-II, and GE and PI round. Keep checking the website to not miss out on the dates.

After qualifying for MICAT-I and MICAT II, students would be shortlisted for the GE and PI rounds. Exam dates for MICAT 2024 for different campuses are different. Thus, be careful with the centres and the associated dates.

MICAT 2024 examination tentative dates are mentioned below:

MICAT 2024 Exam Dates
Events Dates
Upcoming Exam Events
MICAT 2 Result Feb 19, 2024 (Out)
GE & PI Shortlisting Feb 19, 2024
Final Results  Apr 2024
Past Exam Events
MICAT I Registration Opens on Sep 14, 2023
MICAT I Registration Last Date Nov 20, 2023
MICAT-II Registration Opens on Nov 26, 2023
MICAT I Admit Card Release Date Nov 29, 2023
MICAT I Exam Date Dec 2, 2023
MICAT-I Score Declaration Dec 21, 2023
MICAT-II Registration Closes on Jan 17, 2024
MICAT-II Admit Card release date Jan 24, 2024 (Out)
MICAT-II Exam Date Jan 27, 2024

MICAT Counselling Dates (Campus Wise)

Once you clear the first two rounds, i.e. MICAT I and MICAT II, you will be shortlisted for the last phase of the selection process, i.e, the group exercise and the personal interview round. The GE & PI sessions are usually conducted on five campuses, the dates for each being different. Each candidate shall be allotted a venue and they need to appear on the said date for the GE and PI. The campuses for the last round are usually the following few.

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Delhi
  • Kolkata

MICAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Every examination has certain yardsticks to measure the eligibility of the candidates for appearing for it. If a candidate fails to fulfil even one of the stated conditions, the candidate is deemed unfit to sit for the test. Thus, the candidates need to go through the MICAT eligibility 2024 to ensure that they are qualified enough to appear for the test to avoid future hitches. Candidates who do not satisfy the MICAT eligibility criteria will not be able to appear for the examination.

The eligibility criteria, in brief, are stated below.

  • A Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an equivalent course from a recognized institution. 
  • The candidate has to have passed one of GMAT/CAT/XAT examinations.

Please note that the ones in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can also apply. They will need to produce the pass certificate and the required documents later as and when asked.

Read More: MICAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

MICAT 2024 Application Form

MICAT 2024 registration process for phase 1 commenced on Nov 26, 2023. Candidates can access the application form from the official website at mica.ac.in. The last date to fill out the MICAT application form 2024 for MICAT-II was Jan 17, 2024. 

Scanned copies of a photograph and the signature of the candidate should be uploaded while filling out the application form.

MICAT 2024 Application Fee

A candidate has to pay the examination fee of INR 1985 to successfully enrol for the MICAT exam 2024. The MICAT application fees or the registration fees can be paid online through net banking, debit card or credit card.

How to Apply for MICAT 2024?

The steps one needs to follow to apply for MICAT 2024 are given below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of MICA, Ahmedabad at mica.ac.in.
  • Step 2: Candidates need to find the "Apply Online" link and click on it.
  • Step 3: The candidate will then be redirected to the next window which will be the registration page. The candidates will be required to choose between the two given options. New applicants shall choose the 'New Registration' option whereas already-registered ones will need to choose the other one and log in with the required individual credentials.
  • Step 4: After that, you have to click on new registration and it will take you to the page where you will be asked to fill out the registration form with the requisite contact details. A username and password will be sent to the candidates' posts during this step.
  • Step 5: After receiving the credentials, a candidate can start filling out the MICAT application form with the academic and personal details after logging in with the given credentials. Candidates will also need to upload scanned images of their signature and their photograph.
  • Step 6: The last step will be to pay the application fee for MICAT. Post this step, the application form filled by the candidate will be considered complete. Now, a candidate will be able to download his/her application form PDF.

MICAT 2024 Admit Card

MICAT 2024 admit card for phase 2 was released on Jan 24, 2024. Candidates can download their MICAT admit card 2024 from the official website, mica.ac.in, using their login credentials such as the registration ID, and password or date of birth.

MICAT 2024 admit card is the most important document for the candidate because, without it, a candidate would not be allowed to appear for the exam. The admit card must be downloaded, printed out and must be carried to the examination hall along with other essential documents.

Candidates are advised to go through the instructions provided with the MICAT 2024 admit card to understand the dos and don'ts for hassle-free conduction of the exam.

MICAT 2024 Exam Centres

MICA conducts MICAT examinations across India in 48 cities as the official test centres. Candidates hold the liberty to choose up to 3 exam preferences based on their convenience and ease of accessibility.

Candidates also need to choose their preferred city for GE & PI. The list of Exam Centres for MICAT 2024 shall differ a little from last year. Some of the exam centres where the test can take place are as follows.

Bangalore Noida
Chandigarh Bareily 
Delhi Kanpur
Hyderabad Aizwal
Mumbai Aligarh
Kolkata Kochi
Jammu Trivandrum
Pune Ranchi
Nagpur Varanasi 
Visakhapatnam Meerut
Guwahati Panjim

Read More: MICAT 2024 Exam Centres

MICAT 2024 Exam Pattern

MICAT-I and MICAT-II are both Computer-based Tests (CBT). The best of the two scores from MICAT-I and MICAT-II will be taken into consideration to shortlist the candidates for GE and PI. MICAT exam will comprise 3 sections which are given below.

  • Section A: Psychometry Test
  • Section B: Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, and Divergent & Convergent Thinking
  • Section C: Descriptive Test

Read More: MICAT 2024 Exam Pattern

MICAT 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of the MICAT 2024 is almost similar to that of other management courses' entrance exams like CAT, XAT and GMAT. MICAT syllabus 2024 exam will include topics like:

  • Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • General Awareness
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking

Verbal Ability has topics like Reading Comprehensions(RCs), Grammar, Para-jumbles, Critical Reasoning, Misfit Sentence/Error Corrections, Summary Writing, and Para-completion.

Quantitative Aptitude will have questions related to Ratio & Proportion, Percentages, Simple Interest (SI) & Compound Interest (CI), Permutations & Combinations, Probability, Time & Work, Distance & Time, etc.

The topics covered under Convergent and Divergent Thinking include Visual Reasoning, Word Association, Statement-Assumption, Sequence and Series, and Data Sufficiency. Apart from the common aptitude test, the candidates will be evaluated on their essay writing skills.

Read More: MICAT Exam Syllabus

MICAT 2024 Preparation Tips

A good amount of preparation is always required to get a good score in any exam. Similarly, in a competitive entrance exam like MICAT 2024, candidates need to focus on preparation methods catered to their needs so that they can prepare better for the test. Some common preparation tips are mentioned below, but it is always better to start early so that you can experiment with the preparation process and create your preparation schedule.

  • Make a Schedule: For any plan to work out, it is always important to create a schedule. Thus, you need to ensure that you divide your time before the exam properly and with an equal amount of time to focus on each topic to be covered in the exam, giving more time for harder topics.
  • Use Reference Books: The importance of reference books is not realized until it is too late to prepare for the exam. Candidates need to understand that at least two different reference books per subject are a good method to make sure that they are covering all your bases. Read More about MICAT 2024 Reference Books.
  • Previous Year Papers: An easy of crack any particular examination is by referring to the question papers from the previous years. More often than not, the patterns of these papers are repeated and if you gather enough of these papers, you can easily find out about this pattern. Read More about MICAT Previous Year Papers.
  • Mock Tests: Mock tests are a preparation tool that is granted by the conducting authority for any particular examination. These tests are designed to simulate the exam hall atmosphere from your place of preparation so that you get an idea of what the exam day is going to be like. Utilizing such tools will not only allow you to prepare content-wise but also allow you to prepare yourself mentally for the competitive atmosphere of the examination centre. Read More about MICAT 2024 Mock Test.

MICAT 2024 Cutoff

The cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks needed for candidates to be able to secure a chance to attend the counselling rounds hosted by the authorities which will further move to admissions as per the choice of the candidate. The MICAT cut-off will be set based on a few determinants which are given as follows.

  • The difficulty level of the paper 
  • Number of applicants 
  • Number of seats available 

Candidates have to secure the minimum marks as per the reservation to be able to proceed to the next process of counselling. There is no formal release of the cut-off by the exam conducting body. Every round of interviews will have its criteria to be fulfilled to be able to move to the next round of personal interviews, psychometric tests and personal interviews. The scores of these rounds will be calculated and admissions to PGDM courses will be provided based on the same. 

Read More: MICAT Cut Off

MICAT 2024 Selection Process

Only the candidates who will clear all the sections will be called for GE and PI. There are three steps involved in the MICAT selection process which are as follows.

Step I: CAT/ XAT/ GMAT

Candidates who have given CAT 2022/ XAT 2022/ GMAT can apply for MICAT 2024.

Step II: MICAT (MICA Admission Test)

Candidates will be evaluated based on three sections below

  • Section A: Psychometric Test
  • Section B: Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation, General Awareness, Convergent and Divergent Thinking
  • Section C: Descriptive Test

Step III: GE & PI

For GE & PI, the candidates will be shortlisted based on their performance in CAT/ XAT/ GMAT and MICAT.

Candidate who will qualify Psychometric Test (qualifying in nature) will be further assessed on their performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT. Thereon, they will be evaluated on Section B and Section C of MICAT 2024.

Post this, for GE & PI they will be having a weightage of CAT/ XAT/ GMAT and MICAT exam which will be counted as qualifying criteria which are as follows:

Selection for GE & PI
Exam Weightage
CAT/XAT/GMAT 50%
MICAT 50%

The final merit list will be created based on the following weightages:

Selection Weightages for final admission
Stages Weightage
CAT/XAT/GMAT 20%
MICAT 30%
Group Exercise 20%
Personal Interview 30%

MICAT 2024 Contact Details

In case of any questions or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details. 

Official Website: www.mica.ac.in

For General Queries
Tel:
02717 - 308313/308250/90991-27399
Email:
admissions@micamail.in

For Technical Queries
Tel: 022-61087507
Email: micahelpdesk@gmail.com

FAQs

Am I still eligible for MICAT if I haven't qualified CAT?

Candidates are eligible if they have appeared for either of the three exams: CAT, XAT and GMAT.

I have a bachelor's degree in English, am I still eligible for MICAT?

Candidates are eligible if they have a bachelor's degree in any subject or have an equivalent qualification from any institution recognized by the AIU or Association of Indian Universities. Candidates who are in the final year or the last year of their bachelor\'s degree are also eligible.

Where is the MICAT examination held?

The MICAT examination is held across 48 cities throughout the nation. Candidates can choose their examination center based on their preferred city or location.

How to pay the MICAT fees?

The fees for the MICAT examination can be paid through online mode, either by net banking or credit card or by debit card.

Can I carry only the admit card or do I have to carry other documents?

Candidates must take their admit card along with all necessary documents such as Aadhar card, Pan card, College or School ID, etc. The essential documents to be carried will be told to the candidates through mail, or in the time of application or in the admit card.

Does MICAT have a sectional cut off?

Yes, MICAT cut off does have a section-wise cut off for each of its sections.

What is the weightage given to CAT/XAT/GMAT in the final MICAT cut off selection process?

CAT/XAT/GMAT are awarded 30% of the total weight when preparing the final list for admission to MICA.

What is the formula used for preparing the candidate list for GE and PI round?

General Exercise and Personal Interview candidate lists are prepared on the composite score formula of 50% CAT/ XAT/ GMAT and 50% MICAT scores.

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