16 Jul, 2018

MICAT 2019 FAQs  – The aspirants appearing for MICAT 2019  might have lots of queries like from where can the application form be download, what is the registration fee, duration of the course, participating institutes as well as the cutoffs and much more. To clear the doubts related to MICAT exam for the year 2019 we have provided the MICAT 2019 FAQs for the aspiring candidates. FAQs stand for the Frequently Asked Questions; the main purpose of FAQs is to make the candidates understand the admission process and other questions related to the exam. MICAT also known as Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmadabad is commenced twice a year known as MICAT – I and MICAT –II. Candidates having a valid CAT, XAT, GMAT scores are eligible to apply for MICAT. In order to clear the doubts of the candidates, the MICAT Frequently asked questions are released in a question-answer format which will be easier for the candidates to understand. To know more about MICAT 2019 FAQs the candidates must read this article to fetch the authentic information.

Let’s have look on the MICAT 2019 FAQs with appropriate answers:

  1. What is MICAT?

MICAT also known as Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmadabad is an autonomous, non – profit institute was established in 1991and offers program by the institute is PGDMC (Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Communication.


    1. What are the eligibility criteria?

    The candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) or equivalent recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) can apply for MICAT. Even the candidates appearing for final year can apply for this exam.


    1. From where can I get the application form?

    The Application form will be made available online from the official website of MICAT.


    1. What is the mode of conduct of MICAT exam?

    The exam will be conducted online computer based.


    1. Which entrance exam scores are accepted by MICAT

    The candidates must appear in any one of the three exams CAT, XAT, and GMAT. Apart from these three the applicant must quality MICAT exam.


    1. On what basis the merit list will be prepared?

    The merit list will be prepared based on CAT, XAT, GMAT and MICAT scores as well as the performance on GD & PI rounds.


    1. How many times is the MICAT exam conducted in a year?

    The exam is held twice a year that is in the month of December and in February.


    1. What is the fee structure of PGDMC program?

    The fee for two years for PGDMC programs includes tuition fee and residential charges which is approx Rs 16, 50,000. This amount is of last year, it may be revised this year.


    1. Can you share the important dates of MICAT?


    The candidates need to wait for the actual dates to be released

    MICAT 2019 Events MICAT -I MICAT-II
    Registration starts from 4th week of September 2018 1st week of January 2019
    Registration Closing Date Last week of November 2018 1st week of February 2019
    Call letter/admit card issue 2nd week of December 2018 2nd week of February 2019
    Exam date 3rd week of December 2018 3rd week of February 2019
    Result Declaration 1st week of January 2019 Last week of February 2019


    1. How much is the application fee?

    The candidates will have to pay Rs 1965 as a registration fee of MICAT 2019.


    1. Who should join this course?

    Those candidates who are interested in making their career in the advertisement industry, brand management, media, PR agencies, journalism should pursue this course.


    1. What is the exam pattern of MICAT?

    The test paper will be divided into 6 sections of Part 1,2, and 3. The table given below will give you a clear picture

    Parts Sections No. of Questions Time
    Part 1 Psychometric 35 25 minutes
    Part 2 Verbal Ability (VA) 25 105 minutes
    Quantitative Ability (QA) 25
    General Awareness (GA) 25
    Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR) 39
    Part 3 Descriptive Test (DT) 4 35 minutes


    1. What is the exam duration of MICAT?

    The exam duration will be of 2 hours and 45 minutes.


    1. Explain the marking scheme?

    Each correct answer carries one mark and 0.25 negative marking is given for every wrong answer. Hence, the candidate must note that negative marking is applicable on Part – II whereas part – I and III will be exempted from negative marking.

    1. Can I appear in MICAT both the times?

    Yes, candidates can appear both the time but you need to apply and pay the registration fee. In case the candidates fail to qualify for the first exam, they can take the next one.

    1. How can I get familiarized with the online exam?

    Solve and practice Mock test and you will be aware with the exam pattern. The mock test is available on the official website.


    1. Which are the exam centres of MICAT 2019?
    List of Cities for MICAT EXAM 2019
    Dhanbad Gurgaon Gwalior Guwahati
    Hyderabad Indore Jaipur Jammu
    Kanpur Kochi Kolkata Lucknow
    Meerut Navi Mumbai Mumbai Aligarh
    Allahabad Bareilly Bangalore Bhopal
    Bhubaneswar Chandigarh Chennai Dehradun
    Delhi Muzaffarnagar Nagpur Noida
    Panjim Patna Pune Raipur
    Ranchi Trivandrum Vadodara Visakhapatnam
    Ahmadabad Aizawal Ajmer
    1. Is there any weightage for work experience?

    Yes, the candidates having work experience will be given preference.


    1. What are various courses offered at MICAT?

    The courses offered by the MICAT are as follows

    • Media Management
    • Brand Management
    • Advertising management
    • Digital communication management
    • Marketing research management
    • Social change leadership.
    1. What is the placement status?

    There is 100% placement whereas the highest international CTC offered is INR 56 lakh per annum; for domestic CTC offered was 40.8 lakh per annum. For more details, you can fetch the information from the placement section on the official website of MICA.

    1. What are contact details of MICAT and admission helpline?

    The candidates can e-mail their queries to admissionenquiry@micamail.in, or call +91-2717-308313 during office hours on working days.

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