MICAT 2022 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

Mudra Institute of Communication Admission Test [MICAT]

MICAT - Mudra Institute Of Communication Admission Test

MICAT entrance exam is a National level entrance examination for the PG management program and courses such as BBA and MBA. The admission possibilities for students taking up MICAT 2021 are for Post Graduate Diploma in Management Course (PGDM-C) streams along with their specializations. MICAT is a University exam conducted by the Mudra Institute of communication, Ahmedabad (MICA).

MICAT 2021 is a Common Entrance Exam held by Mudra Institute of communication, Ahmedabad, for various PG B-School programs with major specializations in Communication and other basic programs in Finance, Marketing, and human resources, Operations Management, and International Business, etc.  This applies to all candidates looking for admissions to the desired institute. The MICA has its campuses, and the ones who meet the eligibility criteria can appear for this test. The application process for MICAT is affordable, with sharing exam scores with the selected University campus of his/ her choice.

The MICAT 2021 exam will be conducted twice a year, MICAT-1 in December and MICAT-2 in January via online mode for PG management Programs.  Later once the results are out, the authority will help get into the desired business management course in Mudra Institute of communication, Ahmedabad (MICA).

Name of the Examination


Exam Conducting Authority

 Mudra Institute of communication, Ahmedabad (MICA)

Examination Level

University Level

Examination Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper mode)

Mode of Application


Course offered

UG and PG management courses

MICAT 2022 Exam Date

MICAT competitive exam is known for getting admissions PG Business Management and communication courses in MICA with specializations in that stream, which will be held as per the schedule released by the concerned authority. The applicants are advised to check some of the tentative dates related to this entrance examination. Here are some of the details that the students will have to keep looking into to get updates on MICAT 2021, which are mentioned below. MICAT is usually conducted twice a year in December and January.

Important Events  MICAT- II

Dates (Tentatively)

MICAT Application form availability

The third week of November 2020

Late Date to submit the form.

The first week of January 2021

MICAT Admit Card Availability

The second week of January 2021

MICAT   Examination

The third week of January 2021

MICAT result announcement

The second week of February 2021

Shortlisting for GE and PI

March 2021

The final announcement of the result

Last week of March 2021

MICAT 2022 Eligibility criteria

Students getting prepared to appear for MICAT 2021 should know about the conducting University that initiates making important decisions in their eligibility criteria. Analyzing the specified criteria will benefit the aspiring students to know if they will be qualified or have the capacity to appear for the exam before filling the online application form. Here, the students should understand that once the MICA committee decides that the student doesn’t fit the set criteria, the application might be eliminated at any admission stage. 

Students applying for the entrance test must fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned below to appear for the MICA Admission Test (MICAT) 2021 exam:

  • Post Grad candidates should have completed a degree in any relevant stream with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
  • The applicants should have also appeared and had a valid score in entrance exams such as CAT/ XAT/ GMAT 2020

MICAT 2022 Application Form & fees

The MICAT aspirant students will have to follow some steps before applying for MICAT 2021. The application/ registration process for MICAT 2021involves a set of stages like Registration, MICAT Password, getting Enrolment ID, Filling the Application and uploading scanned Photographs and other required Documents, Online paying of fees, etc.

Candidates must have an in-depth look into the details regarding MICAT 2021 Application Form:

The MICAT 2021 Application Form will be made live and accessible from the Last week of November 2020 as announced by the MICA authority, and the last due date for the submission of the application form with fee will be in the first week of January 2021. MICAT 2021 Application form will be made accessible through online mode on the official website.

The application form for MICAT-2 will be released from November 2021, and students can make sure that they are registered on time for taking up the entrance test.

Step 1: Registration

To register for MICAT 2021, the students will have to provide some of the basic details such as their name, date of birth, email-id, contact details, residence address, choice of stream, specializations, entrance exam details, exam center information, etc. and lastly press submit button.

After the giving in the form, students have to wait for a certain time until they are informed about their program and stream specialization through email or SMS. He/she will have to continue to complete all the other steps of the application.

Step 2: Uploading Documents/ Photographs

The submission of documents and photographs is vital while applying for MICAT. The students will have to upload their scanned copy of recent, passport-size photographs and their signature digitally as per the form's specifications. The file size that needs to be submitted should be within the form's given size limit.

Step 3: ApplicationSubmission

After the above two steps are completed, a confirmation pop-up will be displayed on the screen, and the student should read it and click on ‘I accept the terms and conditions.’

The MICAT 2021 application form will appear on the screen, and the aspirants will have to scrutinize all the details and try to modify them if necessary, and then click on ‘Save and Print’

Students are recommended to take a hard copy of the application receipt after the above steps are completed and a payment ID for reference, which will be used for paying application fees.

Step 4: Payment of Fees

Application fees will have to be paid through online mode using debit card/ credit card or net banking. The application fee for MICAT 2021 is INR 1985/-. The money, once transacted, becomes non-refundable at any given time. The payment link for MICAT 2021 application fees will be live only after the form has been submitted, and the students can continue to pay the fees.

Step 5: Confirmation of MICAT 2021 Application

After the MICAT application fee transaction is done, students will get an online receipt to the contact details given by the student, which shows the completion of the registration process.

Students will also get a mail on their registered email ID where the students will get a document format file of the complete Application Form of MICAT 2021 attached. Later, they can access their registered accounts and print out the application form.

MICAT 2022 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

While preparing to attend the MICAT 2021 competitive entrance exam, the students must be aware if there are any changes in the Exam Pattern which will help them to know about the details like what is the mode of examination, marking criteria, important sections to concentrate on, if there is any negative marking, type of questions, the total number of questions and sections, duration of exam, etc. and will help them to have a better focus on the entrance test.

MICAT 2021 is a 2 hour 15 min, or 135-minute exam accessible in an online (computer-based) mode exam for joining management courses at the National level. Here the students will have to attend 144 questions, with each question carrying 1 mark. The exam paper has 3 sections to attend with categories where section- A has a Psychometric test and verbal ability. Section-B has General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and Divergent- Convergent Reasoning section-C has Descriptive test. This exam has an objective-type question pattern, i.e., Multiple Choice Questions, MCQ, and for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

MICAT 2021 Exam Pattern


Exam Mode

Online (Computer-based)

Exam Medium


Type of questions


No of Questions


Exam Duration

135 mins

Negative marking

-0.25 marks for each wrong answer


MICAT 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for MICAT 2021 there isn’t any particular syllabus specified by MICA, but the question paper will have questions diversified under 3 different sections as mentioned above. The specific topics will be announced later on the website.

MICAT 2022 Admit Card

 MICAT 2021 admit card/ hall ticket will be issued to the candidates who have registered themselves for the MICAT 2021 exam and have paid the application fees along with it. The admit cards will be released on the conducting body's official website by the second week of January 2021.

Firstly, the student must log in to the MICAT website and click on the ‘Admit card’ link and enter their login details and download the admit card/ hall ticket. He/she should carefully check the information mentioned on the admit cards, such as the applicant's name, exam date, venue, time, and contact details. Students should carry a valid photo ID proof issued by India's Government to the exam center. They must pin in a recent passport size photograph on the hall ticket as they uploaded in the MICAT application form. It is a mandatory discipline for all MICAT applied students to carry their admit card at the examination center. If not, he/ she will not be allowed to take up the examination without the hall ticket along with anyone with considerable ID proof.

Documents Required with MICAT 2021 Admit Card

In addition to MICAT 2021 admit card/ hall ticket, the candidate shall also carry one more valid Photo Id proof to prove their identity, such as: 

  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar ID

MICAT 2022 Results & Score Card

MICAT results in 2021 are tentative to be announced by the second week of Feb 2021. The result and the rank list will be released on the official website of MICAT 2021. The MICAT merit list can be viewed using the login credentials.

MICAT 2021 results and merit list includes details such as student’s name, student’s MICAT registration number, roll number of the applicant, section-wise scores, and overall scores. The final result with shortlisting of candidates and rank/ merit will be available on the website by the end of March 2021. The marks secured in MICAT 2021 will be valid for the academic year from 2021-23.

Steps to Download MICAT 2021 Results                                   

  • Visit the MICAT official website.
  • Click on the ‘MICAT scorecard’ tab.
  • Enter your login credentials such as MICAT 2021 user ID and password

Lastly, Download and save the MICAT 2021 result, and lastly, take a print out

MICAT 2022 Counselling & Admission

MICAT Group exercise (GE) & Personal Interview (PI) rounds will be held in the second week of February 2021 for both sessions. To be qualified for admission, the students must qualify for these rounds. Here in the GE round, candidates will have to perform a group activity.

For the PI round, communication skills, knowledge, personality, and last the passion for the students' course will be evaluated with various tests and counter-questions by the panel. After going through all the process, qualified candidates will be further called for counseling.

The admission process for MICAT 2021 is conducted in March 2021, and the merit list will be based on performance in GE & PI round.

In the GE round, it is compulsory to score 3.5 or more on a 5- 5-point scale, whereas, in the PI round, candidates must score 4 or more on a 5- 5-point scale. This also depends on the majority of recommendations made by all panel members of the PI round.

Lastly, the composite score will be evaluated based on three rounds, and for the final selection, CAT/ XAT/ GMAT score is considered for 20%, MICAT- 30%, PI- 30%, and GE- 20%. Students have to verify the important documents & fees at the institutions to complete the admission procedure in the final selection.

Cutoff Predictor

MICAT 2021 margin will be announced based on the student’s performance in the entrance test and their results that will get released online on the university's official website. Cut-down margin percentage is based on varied reasons, and it is mandatory for applicants to outreach the margin criteria to qualify for the examination & to further participate in various processes.

MICAT 2021 Admission Cut Off:                            

For increasing the chances to get admissions in the desired institute of management, the students should exceed the cut-off margin set by the University authorities. Students who clear the MICAT 2021 exam and match the cutoff margin announced by the Institute will later be called for the final round of selection. The cutoff might vary for the different MICA campuses and the specialization depending upon different criteria.

MICAT 2021 will have a Cut-Off standard score that the students will have to secure to qualify for the examination. The cut-off will be announced by the Mudra Institute of communication, Ahmedabad, and the applicants should carefully evaluate all these standards and then appear for the entrance exam for their interested stream in that University.

Ask & Answers

How to fill the Application form? 

Steps to fill Application form: 

  • The application form will be made available via online mode.
  • Aspirants are required to visit the official website to fill the Application form.
  • The basic step is that the candidate has to fill up all the details.
  • Then the candidates need to make the Application form fee payment, which costs Rs 1965.
  • Payment has to be made via Credit card/ DD/ cash Payment in the MICA office. 


Let me know the process of checking the Result?   

Steps to check Result:

  • Aspirants need to visit the official website to check the Result.
  • The candidates can check the Result via online mode.
  • Aspirants need to enter their user id and password on the login page.
  • Then they must click on the submit button. 
  • They can also download Result/Scorecard for future use.

Did I want to know the Exam pattern for PGDM- Communication program?

Exam Pattern for PGDM- Communication program: 

  • the exam will be held online via Computer Based Test.
  • Exam Pattern comprises of 2 sections.
  • The exam will have both MCQs and subjective type questions.
  • Section-I of the exam will have 4 descriptive type questions.
  • Section-II of the exam will have a total of 94 questions (Psychometric Test- 30 statements, Reasoning & Verbal Ability- 35 questions, and General Knowledge- 25 questions)
  • 35 minutes duration for section-I & 130 minutes duration for Section-II.

I want to get PGDM-C admissions, so what could be the Eligibility criteria? 

Eligibility criteria for PGDM-C program:

  • Qualification requirement: Aspirants should be qualified in their Graduation degree (10+2+3) in any branch from a recognized by AIU.
  • Final year graduation candidates can also apply for the exam. 
  • Aspirants should have a valid score in either the following: CAT/XAT/GMAT.
  • These are the required MICAT Eligibility criteria.

Did I want to know the details on the weightage score for all the rounds in the Admission process? 

On the basis, Group Exercise and Personal Interview scores, the candidates will be getting admissions. Let us know the weightage score for all the rounds Admission Process:

  • For exam – 50% weightage will be given. 
  • For the Group Exercise round - 18% weightage will be given.
  • For the Personal Interview round - 30% weightage will be given.
  • The remaining 2% weightage will be provided to CAT/XAT/GMAT scaled scores. This is the overall Admission Process.

List of MICAT 2022 examination centres

When filling the application for MICAT 2021, the candidates should select their preferred exam centers (city) for taking up the examination. MICAT 2021 exam center allotment for each registered candidate will be done based on the candidate's choice and the availability of seats. Exam centered details will be printed on the admit card/ hall ticket and other details.

MICAT 2021 will be held by the MICA campuses located in cities of the country, and a few of them are: