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MICAT Selection Procedure 2022: Shortlist, GE & PI, Final Admission Result

MICAT Selection Procedure 2022: Shortlist, GE & PI, Final Admission Result

Edited By Kapil Rawat | Updated on Feb 23, 2022 11:25 AM IST | #MICAT

MICAT Selection Procedure 2022 - MICA, Ahmedabad has released the MICAT 2022 CCC PI shortlist and PGP GE & PI shortlist on February 18. The MICAT selection procedure 2022 is divided into two parts - group exercise (GE) and personal interview (PI). After the MICAT selection procedure 2022, a final merit list will be released based on the MICAT score, group discussion and personal interview. The selection process of MICAT 2022 will be held at MICA campus. The institute will conduct the MICAT twice for the academic year 2022-23. Read the following article to get more details about the MICAT selection procedure 2022 such as the weightage that is given to each section, as well as other parameters.
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MICAT Selection Procedure 2022: Shortlist, GE & PI, Final Admission Result
MICAT Selection Procedure 2022: Shortlist, GE & PI, Final Admission Result

MICAT Selection Procedure 2022 - Important Dates



Exam date of MICAT 2022 - Phase 1

December 4, 2021

Exam date of MICAT 2022 - Phase 2

January 29, 2022

MICAT Result 2022 - Phase 1

December 21, 2021

Result of MICAT 2022 - Phase 2

February 17, 2022

Announcement of shortlisted candidates

February 18, 2022

GE and PI at Ahmedabad

March, 2022

GE and PI at Bangalore and Mumbai

March, 2022

GE and PI at Delhi and Kolkata

March, 2022

MICAT 2022 Final Merit List

First week of April, 2022

MICAT 2022 Selection Procedure

Candidates qualifying the entrance test are shortlisted for MICAT selection procedure 2022. Then, shortlisted candidates have to participate in the group exercise (GE) and personal interview (PI). The selection process of MICAT 2022 includes three procedures given below:


Each candidate must have taken at least one of the three exams: CAT/XAT/GMAT (CAT/ XAT/ GMAT (onwards).

Step 2: MICA Admission Test (MICAT)

The institute will assess all the candidates based on the MICAT, which has the following 3 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.

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Step 3: GE and PI

All the candidates who have been selected based on their performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT and MICAT have to take part in both Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI).

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Shortlisting of candidates for GE and PI

  • Section A of MICAT (Psychometric test) is a qualifier.

  • Candidates' performance in the CAT/XAT/GMAT will be considered if they pass the Psychometric section. The institute will consider the minimum cut-off secured by candidates in CAT/XAT total percentile/GMAT score.

  • The institute will assess the Section B of MICAT for candidates based on their performance in the CAT/XAT/GMAT performance.

  • Those candidates who pass based on the 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 candidates who pass based on the sections a, b, c and d (on the basis of relative performance subject to a minimum cut-off (normalized scores)) of Section C of MICAT will be considered for shortlisting for GE and PI. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in the GE and PI at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. (The list of candidates shortlisted for GE and PI is prepared on the basis of a composite score formula of 50% CAT/XAT/GMAT marks and 50% MICAT scores).

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MICAT 2022 - GE-PI Process

Group exercise (GE) and personal interview (PI) one of the three stages of the MICAT selection process 2022. Candidates are shortlisted for next selection procedure of the MICAT 2022 based on their performance in the entrance exam. The selected candidates are called for this GE-PI process. In this round, the institute assesses the overall personality of candidates. A candidate is tested and judged on the parameters given below.

  • Clarity in thought

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Knowledge

  • Determination

  • Leadership

  • Creativity

  • Communication skills

  • Overall eligibility for the course

Some of the important points about GE-PI round are mentioned below:

  • Candidates who have been shortlisted for GE-PI round are issued a call letter by the institute.

  • The first phase will be conducted in Ahmedabad.

  • The institute will conduct the second phase for group exercise and personal interview at Bengaluru and Mumbai.

  • After the final round of the MICAT selection procedure 2022, the institute will release the final merit list.

Preparation of MICAT Final Merit List 2022

The final merit list will be prepared based on the following parameters:

  • Candidates mentioned in the final merit list are unanimously approved by the panelists who take their personal interview.

  • Candidates must secure at least 3.5 or more on a scale of 5 in Group Exercise (GE) round.

  • They also have to secure a minimum of 4 or above in Personal Interview (PI).

Weightage Details for MICAT Selection Procedure 2022







Group Exercise (GE)


Personal Interview (PI)




Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. When will MICAT result 2022 for phase 1 be announced?

The MICAT result 2022 for phase 1 has been declared on December 21.

2. When will the MICA announce the list of shortlisted candidates for GE and PI round?

The list of shortlisted candidates for GE and PI round has been released on February 18.

3. When will MICAT result 2022 for phase 2 be announced?

The MICAT result 2022 for phase 2 has been announced on February 17.

4. When will the MICAT exam 2022 for phase 2 be conducted?

The MICAT exam 2022 for phase 2 was held January 29.

5. When will MICAT final merit list 2022 be released?

The MICAT final merit list 2022 will be released in the first week of April.


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GMAT is graduate management admission test which is conducted by GMAC for admission of MBA in many countries, the eligibility criteria regarding this is as follows;

Candidates needs to be 18 years old or above,

Pass bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university, those in the final year or working professionals too are eligible to apply,

Should have a valid passport,

As the exam is conducted in English, hence proficiency in the same language is required as well,

Candidate can take maximum of five attempts in a year, and overall 8 attempts for lifetime, and there has to be a gap of 16 days prior to retaking the exam,

Colleges in India accepting GMAT scores are as follows;

  • SPJIMR Mumbai
  • IMT Ghaziabad
  • IMI New Delhi
  • Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB)
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai
  • T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) Manipal
  • K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
  • Goa Institute of Management (GIM) Goa
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management
  • FORE School of Management, New Delhi
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi
  • BIMTECH Greater Noida
  • MICA Ahmedabad
  • IFIM Business School, Bangalore
  • SOIL-School of Business Design, Gurgaon

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check out the entire list of colleges in India accepting GMAT at

SNAP is conducted for 60 minutes in MCQs format, each question consists of one mark, there is deduction of 0.25 marks for each incorrect attempt, the following sections are included in the entrance test:-

  • General English
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

The colleges accepting scores of SNAP are listed below;

  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pimpri-Chinchwad
  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune,
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore
  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune,
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Rangareddy,
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune
  • LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dera Bassi
  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune,
  • Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik,
  • Lala Lajpat Rai Institute of Management, Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research Pune,
  • Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication Pune,
  • Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences, Indore,
  • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Lavale,
  • Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management, Lavale
  • Shri Ram Murti Smarak International Business School, Lucknow
  • Symbiosis School of Media and Communication
  • Bangalore
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management,, Nagpur
  • Om Bio Science and Management College, Haridwar Roorkee

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CMAT is conducted for 180 minutes, and additional 30 minutes is allotted for optional section, there are total of five sections(one is optional) and each one consists of 25 questions for 100 marks as mentioned below-

  • Quantitative techniques and data interpretation
  • Logical reasoning
  • General awareness
  • Language comprehension
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (optional)

for each correct answer four marks are awarded and in case of each incorrect attempt one mark is deduced,

The selection process mainly consists of three rounds:-

Written Ability Test,

Group Discussion, and

Personal Interview

Some of the top colleges offering admission for MBA Programme through CMAT are mentioned below-

  • JBIMS, Mumbai
  • SIMSREE, Mumbai
  • KJ Somaiya Institute of Management
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  • University of Pune, Department of Management Sciences
  • Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi
  • Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai
  • Goa Institute of Management
  • Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida

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The list of colleges accepting scores of NMAT are as follows;

  • SPJIMR, Mumbai
  • School of Business Management SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

  • VIT Business School Vellore,
  • IBS Business School Hyderabad,
  • K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai
  • ITM Business School Navi Mumbai
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore
  • GITAM Hyderabad Business School Hyderabad,
  • GITAM Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam
  • Alliance School of Business, Bangalore
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai,
  • Amity Business School Noida,
  • Goa Institute of Management Poriem,
  • Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad
  • ISBR Business School Bangalore
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Hyderabad,
  • Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University
  • Centre for Management Studies, Jain University, Bangalore
  • Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Bennett University, Greater Noida
  • Jindal Global Business School, Sonipat,
  • IIHMR University, Jaipur
  • Amity University, Mumbai
  • Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
  • Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • BML Munjal University, Gurgaon
  • Chitkara Business School, Patiala
  • Woxsen University Hyderabad - Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad,
  • School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Gandhinagar
  • Amity University, Noida
  • School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

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On February 17, 2022, MICA, Ahmedabad, announced the MICAT 2022 result for phase 2 on Using their login credentials, candidates may check the MICAT 2022 phase 2 result. MICAT result 2022 has been emailed to applicants' registered email addresses, and students who took the entrance exam can now verify their qualifying status.

To check the result, follow the below mentioned steps:

Visit MICA Ahmedabad's main website at

Select "MICAT 1 Result" from the drop-down menu.

On the screen, a candidate login window will display.

Click the "Login" tab after entering the user ID and password.

Download the MICAT scorecard 2022 and check your qualifying status.

For further information, check out the link provided below.


MICAT Syllabus  - Psychometric Test

Basically, this is a personality test and this section is different from other management entrance examinations. It is mandatory for the candidates to attempt all the questions in this section. Some of the important aspects related to the test are explained below.

In this section, the questions are designed to assess the candidates’ behavior which includes thinking ability, personality, strengths and weaknesses etc. Questions are based on career goals, life goals, situational judgement. Candidates should answer the questions with honesty and open mind

Multiple-choice questions are asked.

Duration allotted for the psychometric test is 25 minutes.

According to previous year sample papers, in the first set of questions, out of the three options candidates should select the option which describes their behavior in the best way.

In the second set of MICAT questions, candidates were asked to give a rating on a scale of 1 to 6 for the responses in terms of their priority under a certain scenario. Around 8 to 10 questions were asked in the entrance exam.

MICAT Syllabus  - Verbal Ability

The verbal ability section is used to assess the language proficiency of the candidates. The topics under the verbal ability section of the MICAT exam syllabus are given below:

Reading Comprehension

One-Word Substitution

Parts of speech




Cloze Test

Spot the Errors

Sentence Completion

Phrasal Verbs

Fill in the blanks

Antonyms and Synonyms

MICAT Syllabus - Quantitative Ability

The quantitative ability section includes the same topics that are covered in the other MBA entrance exam. The topics that are covered under the quantitative ability of the MICAT 2022 syllabus are as follows:



Geometry 2D & 3D



Number system


Surds and Indices



Modern Mathematics

Ratio and Proportion

Profit & Loss


Time & Work

Mixtures & solutions

Solid Geometry

Coordinate Geometry



Permutation & Combinations

MICAT Syllabus 2022 - General Awareness

The general awareness section of MICAT 2022 syllabus includes current affairs. The candidates should have a good knowledge regarding the topics of business and economics to score good marks. All the topics covered in the MICAT syllabus 20222 are given below:




Advertising and marketing


Current affairs



Books & Authors

Mass Media

Indian Constitution



MICAT 2022 Syllabus - Divergent-Convergent Reasoning

From this section of the MICAT syllabus 2022 approximately 25-30 questions are asked. The topics under this section are listed below:

Data Sufficiency

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning


Seating arrangements

Sequence & Series

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You have tagged MICAT, hence I believe your query is for MICA Ahmedabad, the entrance test scores of CAT/XAT/GMAT are acceptable for PGDM admission,

Further for Group Exercise & Personal Interview, candidates need to qualify Psychometric test firstly, and then on the basis of this, the performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT will be taken into consideration and further they will be assessed on the following MICAT sections: VA/QADI/GA/DCT, Those who will qualify the minimum cutoff for each of these sections- VA, QADI, GA and DCT and  required cut-offs for CAT/XAT/GMAT, their Descriptive Tests will be analyzed for selection, the cut--offs for CAT/XAT is expected to be 80 percentile, to know more details regarding this, visit our page at


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:


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