MICAT 2019 – MICA Ahmedabad will conduct MICA Admission Test / MICAT 2019 twice in a year. MICAT I 2019 registration will start in last week of September 2018. MICAT I application form will be available till December 2018 in online mode. The application form for MICAT II will be available from January to February 2019. Candidates must ensure that they meet the requisite MICAT 2019 eligibility criteria before they proceed to fill the MICAT application form. The admit card of MICAT 2019 will be available for downloading for candidates who successfully register for MICAT entrance exam. Candidates who qualify MICAT, they will have to participate in the next stage of selection which includes group exercise and personal interview. The final result of MICAT 2019 will be announced tentatively in last week of March. In this article, candidates can know all about MICAT 2019 such as application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, sample paper, how to crack, result, selection process, cutoff and much more.
Quick Facts about MICAT 2019
Name of the Exam
MICA Admission Test
Popularly known as
Level of exam
Category of exam
Application form mode
Type of questions
Mix of objective and subjective
Number of exam cities
Number of sections
Total Number of Questions
The important dates of MICAT 2019 comprise of the complete schedule of the admission process beginning from the date of notification.
Important Dates of MICAT 2019
MICAT I Notification
MICAT I 2019 start and end date for registration
Last week of September- First week of December 2018
MICAT I Admit Card/ Call letter
Second week of December 2018
MICAT I 2019 entrance exam
Third week of December 2018
MICAT I Result 2019
First week of January, 2019
MICAT II 2019 start and end date for registration
First week of January 2019- first week of February 2019
MICAT II 2019 Admit card/ Call letter
Second week of February 2019
MICAT II 2019 Entrance Exam
Third week of February 2019
MICAT II Result 2019
Last week of February 2019
Announcement date for candidates shortlisted for GE and PI
First week of March 2019
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata
Second week of March 2019
GE & PI at MICA Ahmedabad
Second week of March 2019
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai
Third week of March 2019
Announcement of final MICAT 2019 Result
Last week of March 2019
The eligibility criteria of MICAT 2019 includes the qualifying degree which they should have to be eligible to appear for either MICAT I & II. MICAT 2019 eligibility criteria also mentions the the names of the entrance exams, the scores of which will be valid and also mentions if the foreign nationals are eligible or not.
Final year graduation student can appear for MICAT 2019
Candidates should be graduates (10 + 2 + 3) or an equivalent qualification from any discipline which is recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Candidates who will be appearing for MICAT 2019, they should have valid scores of at least one of the entrance exams such as XAT, CAT 2018 and GMAT 2017 (Onwards)
Foreign nationals who have a valid foreign passport, they will be eligible to apply
Candidates having GMAT score of 600 plus, they will be eligible to appear for MICAT 2019
NRI students who possess a valid GMAT score will also be eligible to apply for MICAT 2019
The application form of MICAT I 2019 will tentatively be released in last week of September 2018 in online mode and the end date for registration will be first week of December while that of MICAT II 2019 will probably be released in first week of January 2019 and the end date for filling it will be last week of February 2019. The better score of MICAT 2019 will be taken into account. Candidates will have to apply separately for MICAT I and MICAT II 2019.
Steps to fill MICAT 2019 Application form
Step 1- Click on the link that is provided on this page
Step 2- Candidates will be directed to the page of “new registration
Step 3- Candidates will have to fill personal, academic and work experience details
Step 4- Candidates will have to select at least three cities according to their preference where MICAT I & II 2019 will be conducted. They will have to also choose from cities where they wish to appear for GE-PI rounds.
Step 5- Candidates who will be appearing for MICAT 2019, they will have to choose the exam from GMAT 2017, CAT 2018, XAT 2018.
Step 6- Candidates will have to upload the scanned copy of their image and signature in jpg or .jpeg or .gif format and the file should not be more than 80 KB.
Step 7- Candidates will have to pay fee of Rs 1965 for MICAT 2019 through any of the modes that are given below:
Payment through demand draft
All those candidates who will be making the payment through the demand draft, they will have to take a printout of the Payment Advice form and put in their signature, Once they have signed it, they will have to send it along with the demand draft to MICA at the address which is given below:
Admissions Office, MICA, Shela,
Ahmedabad - 380 058, India,
Phone: 02717 – 308250 / 308313.
Step 8- Once the application fee for MICAT 2019 has been paid, candidates will have to click on the submit button.
Candidates will receive an email containing the MICA id and password after they have successfully registered themselves.
The exam centres of MICAT 2019 comprises of the list of cities where MICAT I & II 2019 will be conducted. In all probability MICAT 2019 will be conducted in 39 cities. It was in 2017 that the exam was held at 39 cities. While filling the application form of MICAT 2019, candidates will have to select at least three cities according to their preference. Candidates can select the cities from the table that is given below:
MICAT 2019 Exam Cities
MICAT 2019 exam pattern comprises of the type of questions that are likely to be asked in the entrance test, the marking scheme, mode of exam. Candidates can check the table that is given below to know about the exam pattern of MICAT 2019. However, MICA reserves the right to change MICAT exam pattern 2019 at any point of time.
Total number of Questions
Divergent Convergent Reasoning
Marking Scheme for MICAT 2019: Candidates will not lose any marks for answering incorrectly the questions in section 1 and 3. However, ¼ of the total marks will be deducted for every answer given wrongly in section 2.
The syllabus of MICAT 2019 consists of the topics and subjects from which the questions will be asked in the entrance exam. The questions that will be asked in MICAT 2019 will be formulated in a way to assess the logical reasoning, analytical skills, verbal ability, written communication skills, creative potential and general awareness about social and industry related issues. Candidates should also be aware about marketing, advertising and media.
MICAT 2019 will be divided into six portions (three sections):
The detailed syllabus of MICAT 2019 is given below:
Film and Media
National Current Affairs
Science & research
Reasoning and Verbal Ability
Word Combination, etc.
Set Theory, etc.
Sample papers of MICAT 2019 can be downloaded and solved by the candidates as it will help them to get an idea about the type of questions that are asked in the MICAT entrance exam. They will also get to know the difficulty level of the exam by solving MICAT 2019 sample papers. By solving MICAT 2019 sample papers, candidates will also get to know how much time they need to devote to each section and accordingly they will be able to draw a strategy.
Candidates who successfully register for the entrance exam, they will be able to download MICAT I 2019 admit card tentatively in third week of December 2018, while those who will appear in MICAT II 2019, they will be able to download MICAT 2019 admit card in second week of February by entering the requisite details.
Information mentioned on Admit Card of MICAT 2019
The details that are mentioned in MICAT 2019 admit card are :
Name of the candidate
Roll Number of the candidate
Address of MICAT 2019 exam centre
Image and signature of the candidate
Exam day instructions
Candidates who are looking forward to seek admission at MICA, they will have to undergo three stages of selection.
Stage 1 of Selection for MICAT 2019
MICAT 2019 selection procedure involves three stages which includes:
Candidates should have valid score in any of the three exams that are listed below:
- XAT 2019
- CAT 2019
- GMAT 2017 (onwards)
Stage 2 of MICAT 2019 selection
In MICAT 2019 entrance exam, candidates will have to qualify the Psychometric test apart from being assessed on other parameters
Stage 3 of MICAT selection 2019
Candidates who clear the entrance exam, they will have to take the group exercise (GE) and personal interview.
It is mandatory for the candidates to score 3.5 or more on a scale of five in GE
Candidates will have to score at least four or more points on a scale of five in personal interview
The weightage that will be given to different stages is mentioned below:
GE – 20%
CAT, GMAT, XAT -20%
The final result of MICAT 2019 will be announced by MICA in online mode tentatively in last week of March 2019. Candidates will be able to check MICAT 2019 result by entering their MICAT 2019 application number and then they will have to click on the “get result” button. The best of two scores of MICAT 2019 are taken into account while preparing the final MICAT result 2019. The result of MICAT I 2019 will be declared tentatively in first week of January 2019 while that of MICAT II 2019 will be announced in last week of February 2019.
The cutoff of MICAT 2019 is the minimum marks or the percentile which the candidates will have to score to be eligible to participate in the next round of selection which comprises of GE and personal interview. Some of the parameters which are taken into account while determining the MICAT 2019 cutoff are:
Total number of candidates who appeared for the test
Total number of seats available
Difficulty level of the question papers
Past years cutoff trends
MICA does not officially release MICAT cutoff. However, if the authorities release it, then it will be updated on this page.
MICAT FAQs 2019
Question: When will the application form for MICAT I 2019 be available?
Answer: MICAT I 2019 application form will be available in online mode tentatively in the last week of September 2019 and candidates can register till the first week of December.
Question: What are the parameters that are taken into account to be eligible to apply for MICAT 2019?
Answer: Candidates who are in the final year of graduation they will be eligible to apply for MICAT 2019. Apart from that, the students will have to appear in CAT 2019, XAT 2019 or GMAT (2017)or later.
Question: When will the notification for MICAT 2019-20 come?
Answer: The notification for MICAT 2019 is likely to come out in August 2018.
Question: Will the candidate be allowed to appear in both the MICAT?
Answer: Candidates can appear in both the MICAT 2019. However, the better score of the two will be taken into account.
Question: Will mock tests for MICAT be available?
Answer: Mock tests will be available for MICAT 2019 so that the students get used to answering questions in computer-based mode?
Question: How many questions will be asked in MICAT?
Answer: Total 145 questions will be asked in the test. You can check the section wise distribution in exam pattern which is given above.
Question: I am second year student of B.A programme, am I eligible to take MICAT 2019?
Answer: No, you are not eligible for MICAT 2019. Next year you can apply for MICAT 2020. For more details check the MICAT eligibility criteria section given on this page.
Question: When will the result be announced by MICA?
Answer: MICA Ahmedabad will announce the result of MICAT 2019 in March.