MICAT 2019 Counselling

MICA Admission Test (MICAT) is conducted to select candidates for Post Graduate Diploma in Management–Communications (PGDM-C) programme offered by MICA, Ahmedabad. Candidates who are planning to appear for MICAT must familiarize themselves with the MICAT selection procedure 2018. For MICAT 2018 aspirants, it is mandatory to appear for CAT/ XAT/ GMAT exam.

MICAT is conducted twice, and candidates can appear for either of two. MICAT-I is likely to be held in the first week of December 2018 and MICAT-II is likely to be held in the second week of February 2019. Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of MICAT 2018 scores will have to appear for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI). In the last stage of MICAT selection procedure 2019, a final merit list will be prepared. Candidates whose names feature in this list will be offered admissions in admission in PGDM-C programme. In this article, MBA aspirants can find all information pertaining to MICAT selection procedure 2019 including important dates and stages of selection process.

Three Stages of MICAT Selection Procedure 2019

There are three stages in MICAT selection procedure 2019, which have been mentioned below

First Stage

In first stage, candidates need to appear for CAT/ XAT/ GMAT exam. Candidates must have a valid score in CAT 2018/ XAT 2019 or GMAT 2017 exam.

Second Stage

In second stage, candidates need to appear for MICAT 2019 exam. This exam is divided into three parts – a) Psychometric Test (a qualifier test), b) Verbal Ability (VA), Quantitative Ability (QA), General Awareness (GA) and Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR), c) Descriptive Test. Only the candidates who qualify Psychometric Test will be evaluated on the other two parts.

Third Stage

In the third stage of MICAT selection procedure 2019, candidates are required to appear for GE & PI rounds. MICAT scores are taken into consideration for shortlisting candidates for GE & PI.

After the completion of the above-mentioned three stages, a final merit list will be released. This list will contain the names of the candidates who will be offered admissions in PGDM-C programme.

Final Merit List of MICAT 2019

While preparing the final merit list, there are several components that will be taken into consideration. Specific weightage (in per cent) is assigned to each of these components. In the table given below, candidates can check the weightage given to different components.

Weightage given to Components of Final Merit List

Components

Weightage

MICAT Score (Best of Two Score)

50 per cent

GE

18 per cent

PI

30 per cent

CAT 2018, XAT 2019 and GMAT (2017 onwards) score

2 per cent

Total

100 per cent

 

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