MICAT 2018 Cutoff

01 Jun, 2018

MICAT 2018 Cutoff– The entrance test of MICAT is conducted twice a year by its conducting body i.e. MICA ( Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmadabad).The calculation of cutoff is based on scaled score, after which the candidates get shortlisted for the final round that is. GE (Group Exercise) and PI (Personal Interview). Through the entrance test of MICAT, the candidates can go for the postgraduate program like MBA in top management college across the country. The declaration of MICAT-I 2018 result was done on 3rd January 2018 and of MICAT-II was on 28th February. Therefore, the final result was declared on 31st March 2018.

The MICAT 2018 cutoff is not announced yet by the examination authority. But, based on previous year cutoff, the candidates will get sufficient idea regarding MICAT 2018 cutoff. However, the cutoff varies every year depending on the factors that influence the cutoff of MICAT.

Important Dates for MICAT 2018 Cutoff

    The cutoff of MICAT 2018 is not declared officially. But the candidates will get the expected date for the announcement of MICAT 2018 cutoff. So, let’s have a focus on the important dates cited below:

    MICAT 2019 Events Important Dates (Tentative)
    MICAT-I Exam Date 17th December 2017
    Declaration of MICAT-I Result 3rd  January 2018
    Exam Date of MICAT-II 17th February 2018
    Declaration of MICAT-II Result 28th February 2018
    MICA Shortlist Date 1st March 2018
    Announcement of Final Result of MICAT 31st March 2018


    The entrance test of MICAT is twice a year in the month of February and December i.e. MICAT-I and MICAT-II. After the final declaration of result, the candidates are shortlisted for the final rounds i.e. GE and PI. Based on that marks, the overall calculation is done to get top college for management.

    Factors Determining the MICAT 2018 Cutoff

    The important factors due to which the MICAT cutoff varies every year are discussed below: So, let’s see these factors that influence:

    • Difficulty Level of the exam- The most important factor that determines the cutoff is the difficulty level of the exam i.e. if the questions asked in MICAT is tougher than the previous year, the cutoff will be decreased. So, the candidates having less percentile can also get admission.
    • Number of Seats- The cutoff of MICAT also varies if numerous candidates apply for a single seat. Therefore if the number of candidates will apply for less number of seats, then the cutoff will be lessened.
    • Number of Applicants- if the number of candidates will appear in the exam compared to the last year, the cutoff will vary i.e. the cutoff will get lower.
    • It is compulsory for the candidates to be appeared in the CAT, XAT, and GMAT exam to get shortlisted.

    MICAT 2018 Cutoff (Tentative)

    The expected cutoff for various management colleges is mentioned below. So, let’s check the cutoff criteria:

    Sections Total no. of questions to be asked Number of questions to be attempted
    Psychometric Test 35 All
    Quantitative Ability 25-27 7-8
    Verbal Ability 25 15-16
    Divergent-convergent Reasoning 30 9-10
    General Awareness 25 6-7
    Descriptive Test 4 4
    Total 144-146 (Approx) 59-61


    MICAT 2018 Cutoff: Calculation of Scale score

    The calculation of scale score is done to know the cutoff for MICAT-I or MICAT-II. It helps the candidate to check the top college for MBA program according to their final score or percentile. Hence, let’s check the formula to calculate the cutoff:

    The score obtained by the candidate in 1 section/ Max. Marks acquired by the candidate* Max. Possible mark in that section i.e. VA, QA, DCR etc. in MICAT-I or MICAT-II exam.


    The MICAT is a national level entrance test that helps the candidate to pursue MBA from top management college in India. The candidates after reading the article will get proper details of MICAT 2018 Cutoff along with the factors that determine it. Moreover, the candidate can get to know the formula to calculate the cutoff. Therefore, go through it properly and for more details, can query by posting it in the comment section mentioned below.


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