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MICAT 2021 Syllabus

MICAT syllabus has been formulated after analyzing the previous year’s question papers. MICAT syllabus 2021 comprises important topics from Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QADI), General awareness (GA), Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCT). MICAT syllabus also contains the topics for descriptive test. The detailed MICAT syllabus 2021 is provided on this page. MICAT is designed to test a candidate’s analytical, verbal, logical thinking ability, communication, written, general knowledge and creative skills. To prepare for MICAT 2021, candidates should read newspapers and practice analytical and creative writing. GE and PI of MICAT consists of interaction with candidates to assess their suitability for the Strategic Marketing and Communication driven industry sectors.

MICAT syllabus for Psychometric Test

Psychometric test analyses the behavioural and characteristic traits of the candidates. As per last year’s question paper, this section carried total 35 questions. The Psychometric Test comprises Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and it is mandatory for the candidates to answer all the questions. The psychometric test basically includes three types of questions. They can be the statement based questions that do not have any correct or incorrect answer. Candidates can select from options like Strongly Agree, Strongly disagree and moderately agree among others. The test can also include questions based on personality traits where students can select any one of the given options. Further, Psychometric tests includes questions where students have to rank their answers on a scale in order of their priority.

MICAT syllabus for Verbal Ability

Verbal ability comprises questions based on English usage or grammar, Sentence correction, Synonyms and antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Analogies, Idioms, One-word substitution, Jumbled paragraphs. The questions might be moderate to difficult in terms of difficulty. In order secure good marks in this sections candidates should read newspapers, magazines and brush their basic grammar and vocabulary from the high school English book.

MICAT syllabus for Quantitative Ability

Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)

Heights & Distance    


Ratios and Proportion


Profit & Loss 

Averages, Time-Speed-Distance

Work and time

Number system


Geometric Progression

Arithmetic progression

Arithmetic mean

Geometric mean

Harmonic mean

Median and Mode

Number Base System

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Venn Diagram


Permutations & Combinations


Binomial Expansion,

Coordinate geometry


Calendar, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers

Maxima & Minima Progression

MICAT syllabus 2021 for General Awareness

This section comprises questions that are designed to assess the problem-solving approach of the candidates. Questions will be both from verbal and non-verbal reasoning. The questions are based on the below-mentioned topics.





World records





Indian Constitution, Nation and states

MICAT syllabus for Divergent - Convergent Reasoning

This section comprises questions that are designed to assess the problem-solving approach of the candidates. Questions will be both from verbal and non-verbal reasoning. The questions are based on the below-mentioned topics.

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Sequence and Series
  • Statement – Assumption
  • Visual Reasoning and Word Association

MICAT 2021 Preparation Tips

  • Aspirants should formulate a timetable and stick to it. Divide time equally each section - VA, QA, GA, DCR and Psychometric test.
  • Practice by solving MICAT sample papers and previous year questions since it will help candidates to get an idea of the question pattern and difficulty level. Besides it will improve the candidates’ ability to solve questions in the exam.
  • Candidates should attempt mock tests since it will increase their speed and help them to analyse their performance.
  • Candidates should first clear their concepts and brush the basics only then they will be able to solve questions easily.


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