MICAT Cut Off 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 - Check here!
MICAT Cut Off 2021: Candidates who took the MICAT II exam online on January 31 should know that MICAT 2021 cut off will not be released formally by MICA. The MICAT II scorecard has been released on February 15. The MICAT cut off 2021 is a minimum score that candidates must get to be considered for admission to PGDM and PGDM(C) courses at MICA, provided, of course, that they meet other requirements set by the institute. In order to make the MICAT cut off 2021, candidates need to clear the psychometric test and the rest of the sections in the exam, and only then would they be called in for General Exercise and Personal Interview — the next round in the MICA admission process, which has its own set MICA cut off that candidates have to clear before they find their names on the merit list . The MICAT II exam for candidates who didn’t take it the first time and those who wish to retake it is scheduled to be held on January 30, 2021. Below we give the projection for MICAT expected cut off 2021 based on previous years’ cut off trends.
LATEST UPDATES: MICAT Phase 2 result released on February 15.
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List of MICAT 2021 shortlisted candidates for GE and PI released
MICAT Expected Cut Off 2021
MICA, Ahmedabad will not release the official MICAT 2021 cut off list. However, a reliable projection of what the cut off might look like can be done based on a careful study of the difficulty level of different sections of the test, plus reviewing the MICAT cut off for previous years among other important variables. Candidates can download their scorecard for MICAT I on December 21, 2021, which will give them a further sense of what the eventual MICAT cut off will be. Below we list the expected MICAT 2021 cut off based on a close examination of the various factors involved.
MICAT Expected Cutoff 2021
Expected Cut off
Divergent Convergent Thinking
8.5-12 Marks (out of 30 marks)
8-10 Marks (out of 25 marks)
Quant and DI
6.5-7.5 Marks (out of 25 marks)
5.5-6.5 Marks (out of 25 marks)
No specific value of cutoff
MICAT Merit List 2021 Cut off Required
In order to find your name on the MICAT 2021 merit list, you have to qualify the psychometric test, clear the individual MICAT cut off 2021 for the rest of the two sections, and achieve a score of 3.5 or more in General Exercise and a score of 4 or more in the Personal Interview on a scale of 5. GE and PI candidate list is prepared on the composite score formula of 50% CAT/XAT/GMAT and 50% MICAT scores. Below we list the score required to make the merit list in the form of a table.
MICAT Merit List 2021 Cut off Required
Merit List Cut off
3.5 out of 5
4 out of 5
The MICA, Ahmedabad has announced the MICAT 2021 result for phase II on February 15 in the online mode on the institute’s official website: mica.ac.in. The MICAT I result 2021 has been released on December 21. Candidates who took the MICAT I exam will be able to check their MICAT 2021 result by logging into the MICAT candidate accounts and typing in their user ID and password in the login window. As per the MICAT result 2021, the qualified candidates will have to further appear for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI). Check complete details about MICAT 2021 result below.
How to check MICAT Result 2021
Follow the simple steps mentioned here and check your MICAT result 2021:
Steps to check MICAT Result 2021
Visit the official website of MICA Ahmedabad – mica.ac.in
Click on the result tab
Enter the login ID and password
The MICAT 2021 result will appear in front of you
Download the MICAT result/scorecard and keep it for future reference
Once the candidates have cleared the entrance exam, the MICAT 2021 selection process moves to the next round: General Exercise and Personal Interview. In this round candidates have to demonstrate ability to conceive and express ideas that can translate to workable action plans and help a given business in a concrete and meaningful way. It is essentially a test of how a candidate might solve a real world problem with real life consequences. It is a test of problem-solving skills, comprehension, communication and ability to handle pressure. On a whole, the MICAT selection process 2021 involves 3-stages :
MICA Admission Test (MICAT)
GE and PI.
Check the details below to know more about the MICAT selection procedure 2021 below:
MICAT 2021 Admission Procedure - Stages
Step-I: CAT/ XAT/GMAT – The candidates must take one of these three exams and get at least a specified minimum score to be eligible for admission at MICA. Based on the exam, candidates can apply for MICAT 2021 and enter either their CAT or GMAT score or their XAT registration number while filling the MICAT 2021 application form.
Step-II: MICA Admission Test (MICAT) – In this stage, candidates will need to take the MICAT exam conducted by MICA Ahmedabad. The entrance will comprise the following sections:
Section A: Psychometric Test
Section B: (has 4 sub-sections) - Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, General awareness; Divergent and Convergent Thinking
Section C: Descriptive Test
Step-III: Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) — Provided they cleared the first two steps, candidates will next be called in for Group Exercise and Personal Interview.
Shortlisting of candidates for GE and PI
Section A of MICAT (Psychometric test) is a qualifier.
It must be noted that only those candidates’ relative performance on CAT/XAT/GMAT will be considered who qualify the psychometric test. For considering the minimum cut off in CAT/XAT total percentile is taken into account, while for GMAT, the scores are considered.
Candidates, who qualify based on the performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT, their section B of MICAT will be assessed.
Those who qualify on the basis of relative performance subject to securing a minimum cut-off (normalized scores)) of Section B of MICAT shall have their Section C of MICAT Assessed. Each section will have its own cut-off.
Those who qualify on the basis of points 1, 2, 3 and 4 above (on the basis of relative performance subject to a minimum cutoff (as per normalized scores) of section C of MICAT) shall be considered for shortlisting for GE and PI. Shortlisted candidates at this stage will be called for GE and PI at the different campuses - Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata & Mumbai. (GE & PI candidate list is prepared on the basis of the composite score formula of 50% weightage of CAT/XAT/GMAT and 50% weightage of MICAT scores)
MICAT 2021 Final Merit List Preparation
The shortlisted candidates (who appear in GE and PI) and are considered for inclusion in the final merit list are required to be recommended by the majority of the PI panelists. Further, the final composite score for such candidates will be calculated based on the following weightage scheme:
Weightage Details for MICAT 2021 Selection Procedure
XAT, GMAT, CAT
Group Exercise (GE)
Personal Interview (PI)
The factors that determine MICAT 2021 cut off
Some of the factors that contribute toward MICAT cut off 2021 are given below:
Total number of candidates appeared for the exam
Difficulty level of MICAT 2021
MICAT cut off trend of past years
Total Number of seats available
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MICAT Cut Off 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 - Check here!
Question: When will MICA release the MICAT 2021 cut off list?
MICA will not release a formal MICAT 2021 cut off list. The institute has however released the scorecard for MICAT II on February 15 which will give you the sense of what MICAT cut off 2021 might look like.
Question: What is the formula used for preparing the candidate list for GE and PI round?
GE and PI candidate list is prepared on the composite score formula of 50% CAT/XAT/GMAT and 50% MICAT scores.
Question: What is the weightage given to CAT/XAT/GMAT in the final MICAT cut off selection process?
CAT/XAT/GMAT are awarded 30% of the total weight when preparing the final list for admission to MICA.
Question: What is the minimum score for the candidate in the group exercise and personal interview in order to get selected for the admission?
Candidates need to score at least 3.5 in the Group exercise round and a minimum of 4 score in the personal interview in order to be considered for the final selection for admission.
Question: How are the scores normalised for MICAT selection procedure?
The scores are normalized using statistical methods and taking into account the following factors:
Scores of all the qualifying candidates
calculation of scores for each sub-section
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Questions related to MICAT
I am scoring around 50+ percentile in XAT can I apply for MICAT 2?
There is no such minimum cutoff to apply for MICAT - II . However, if you are having good scores of CAT/XAT you will have good chances to get admission in to top institute. And the registration form to apply for MICAT -II is open till 20th january 2021, exam will be conducted on 20th January 2021. To know more, visit here:
what is the criteria for PWD candidate
PWD candidate is a person who is suffering from atleast 40 percentage of Disability criteria as per mentioned by the Indian Government for getting the Reservation Benifits.
Disabilities such as low vision, blindness, mental illness, intellectual disability, dwarfism, and several other fall under the PWD category.
Hope that this answer helps you!!
Hey guys my expected CAT percentile is quite low - from 78-83% ish. Is there any chance of me getting a call for gdpi for MICA? micat 1 went average but I know I can score around 45 in micat 2. Overall extra curriculars and acad profile is decently strong.
Yes, you will get a call from MICA if you score more than 75 percentile in CAT/XAT/GMAT and score good in MICAT. The college takes into consideration score of both the exams for final selection. The weightage for selection is as follows:
MICAT Exam Score
Personal Interview (PI)
Group Exercise (GE)
You can check the previous year cut off from link below:
For MICAT, is the divergent and convergent section limited to 1. Word association 2. Verbal reasoning (statement conclusions and assumptions) and 3. Visual reasoning? (series of images - complete the series, guess the odd one, etc.) Or are other type of LR questions also possible?
For MICAT exam , you can expect the questions from following topics to be included in convergent divergent section:
Puzzles, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Number Series, Seating Arrangement, Data Arrangement, Data Sufficiency, Caselets, Bars, Graphs, Tables, Venn Diagrams, Pie Charts, Syllogism
But if we analyze previous year question papers , then number series and data sufficiency are the two topics that i would recommend you the most.
To know more , follow the given link:
To get into MICA we have to take the MICAT exam, but do we also have to fill a separate form for the MICA college? Like the one that happens with NMAT and SNAP.
MICA offers both Residential and online Programmes. Under Residential list, MICA offers:
Post Graduate Diploma in Management Communications PGDM-C
Fellow Programme in Management FPM
Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Crafting Creative Communication CCC
For being eligible for these programmes, you should have completed your Graduation in any discipline that is recognised by the Association of Indian Universities in 10+2+3 format or an equivalent qualification. Those appearing for final examinations of Graduation are also eligible to apply. MICA more of shortlists those Candidates who demonstrate aptitude for expressing, assessing and or conceiving ideas to achieve business results. MICA has a 3 step selection process which can be read and understood from the official website: https://www.mica.ac.in/postgraduate-programme/selection-process-and-timelines. But to give you an idea,
1. You have to appear for any one of the entrance examinations among CAT/XAT.GMAT. Your CAT 2020, XAT 2021 or GMAT 2019 onwards scores will be considered for MICA admission process. You need to update your score options in the online application form i.e. CAT 2020, xat 2021, GMAT 2019 onwards. Once you receive your CAT score/XAT Registration number and GMAT score, you need to update the details on the official website on or before January 20th, 2021. For XAT, you only need to mention the XAT registration number and your score will be collected from XLRI.
2. MICA Admission test:All Candidates will be assessed on MICAT which consists of 3 sections namely:
Divergent and Convergent Thinking/ Verbal Ability. Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation and General Awareness.
So even if you appear for CAT/XAT.GMAT, you still need to appear for MICAT.
3. Candidates who have been shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT and MICAT have to appear for both Group Exercise and Personal Interview. This is the 3rd step.
Group Exercise and Personal Interview Shortlisting process:
Psychometric test is a qualifier. Those who qualify in the Psychometric test have to also score a minimum cut off in CAT/XAT percentile/GMAT score. And their relative performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT will be considered. Those who qualify on the basis of their CAT/XAT/GMAT performance, Section B of MICAT scores will be assessed. And those Candidates who qualify on the basis of relative performance subject to a minimum cut off in Normalised scores of Section B of MICAT shall be assessed on Section C of MICAT. And the final composite score is calculated using the weightages:
- CAT/XAT/GMAT: 20%
- MICAT: 30%
- GE: 20%
- PI: 30%
MICAT is the entrance examination for admission to MICA Ahmedabad alone and so for admission to MICA, you need to fill in the MICAT application form, CAT/XAT/GMAT application form and appear for the exams. The MICAT application form is good enough. You do not need to fill another separate application form. For more information, please read our article: https://media.careers360.com/articles/micat