MICAT Exam Pattern 2019

MICAT Exam Pattern 2019
MICAT Exam Pattern 2019 comprises of the type of questions that will be asked in the entrance exam, marking scheme, duration of the test. MICAT 2019 exam pattern also mentions the total number of questions that will be asked as well as the mode in which the test will be conducted. MICAT is conducted twice in a year. MICAT exam pattern also mentions whether there is any negative marking if the candidate gives incorrect answer. The objective to provide the section wise exam pattern of MICAT 2019 is to assist the candidates in drawing a clear-cut strategy for the exam. Candidates can go through the syllabus of MICAT 2019 so that they know what are the topics and subjects from which questions are likely to be asked. In this article, candidates can know all about MICAT exam pattern 2019 such as marking scheme, mode of the examination, number of question, allotted time, total marks etc.


MICAT 2019 Exam Pattern


The exam pattern of MICAT 2019 is given below in the table and candidates can draw a clear-cut strategy for it after going through it.


MICAT Exam Pattern 2019

S. No




Mode of exam



Duration of the exam

Two hours 45 minutes


Total number of sections



Total number of Questions

140- 150


Negative marking for every incorrect answer

¼  of the total marks allocated for that particular question will be deducted

Exam Pattern of MICAT 2019



No. of Questions

Time Allotted

Section I

Descriptive Test


35 Minutes



Section II

Verbal Ability (VA)



1 Hour 45 Minutes

(105 minutes)

Quantitative Ability (QA)


General Awareness (GA)


Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR)


Section III

Psychometric Test (DT)


25 Minutes

MICAT 2019- Marking Scheme


In MICAT exam pattern 2019, candidates can check the marking scheme as this will help them to know how many marks they will score if they answer the questions correctly and how many marks will they lose if they respond incorrectly.


Marking scheme for descriptive and Psychometric sections

  • No marks will be deducted for any incorrect answer that is given by the candidate in psychometric section. It is compulsory for the candidates to answer all the questions in this section. If they fail to do so, they might lead to their disqualification.

  • For every wrong answer given in verbal ability, quantitative ability, general awareness and divergent convergent reasoning, there is negative marking. ¼ marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Total Number of questions in MICAT 2019


There is no fixed number of questions that are asked in MICAT. Every year the total number of questions in MICAT 2019 varies in each section. In 2018, MICAT II, there were 140 to 150 questions.


Candidates must remember that MICAT exam pattern 2019 is not static and every year it is different. In MICAT I exam pattern, there were some changes such as the Psychometric test section was placed in the end, there were 25 questions that were asked in the general ability section as compared 22 which were asked last year.


MICAT Syllabus 2019


Candidates who are aiming to crack MICAT 2019, they can go through the syllabus as it will help them to know what are the topics and subjects from which the questions will be asked.


MICAT 2019 Syllabus


Psychometric test- It is mandatory for candidates to qualify this section of MICAT


The other sections from which questions will be asked are:

  • General awareness (GA)

  • Verbal Ability (VA)

  • Quantitative Ability (QA)

  • Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR)

MICAT Sample Paper 2019

Sample papers of MICAT 2019 will help the candidates to practice the type of questions that will be asked in MICAT. MICA does release the sample papers for MICAT ahead of the exam so that they can practice from it and get an idea what type of questions will be asked


Steps to download MICAT 2019 Sample Papers

  • Candidates must first register themselves to download MICAT 2019 sample papers

  • Candidates can login either through Google, Facebook or Careers360 account

  • Click on the MICAT Sample papers

  • Download MICAT sample papers 2019

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