MICAT Selection Procedure 2021 (Started) - GE, PI Process, Merit List
MICAT Selection Procedure 2021: MICA has commenced the MICAT 2021 selection procedure, after the declaration of MICAT 2021 Phase 2 result. After the announcement of the MICAT result 2021, the authorities have released the status of candidates who are shortlisted for the next round of selection of MICAT 2021 in online mode. Candidates need to participate in group exercise (GE) and personal interview (PI) which is part of the MICAT selection procedure 2021. Authorities will release the final merit list on the basis of MICAT score, group discussion, and personal interview in the end of March 2021. MICAT 2021 selection procedure will be conducted at MICA campus. MICAT is conducted twice for the academic year 2021-2022. To know all about the selection procedure of MICAT 2021, such as the weightage that is given to each section, as well as other parameters, read the complete article which is given below on this page.
Latest Updates for MICAT
- 3 days ago:
List of MICAT 2021 shortlisted candidates for GE and PI released
MICAT Selection Procedure 2021 - Important Dates
Exam date of MICAT 2021 -Phase 1
December 5, 2020
Exam date of MICAT 2021 -Phase 2
|January 30, 2021|
MICAT Result 2021 - Phase 1
Result of MICAT 2021 -Phase 2
February 15, 2021
Announcement of shortlisted candidates
February 24, 2021
GE and PI at Ahmedabad
March 9 to 10, 2021
GE and PI at Bangalore and Mumbai
March 13 to 15, 2021
GE and PI at Delhi and Kolkata
March 19 to 21, 2021
MICAT 2021 Final Result
End of March, 2021
MICAT Selection Procedure 2021
Candidates who qualify the entrance exam are shortlisted for the selection procedure of MICAT. They have to participate in group exercise and personal interview. MICAT selection is a 3-step process as detailed below:
Step 1: CAT/XAT/GMAT
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)
All candidates are assessed on MICAT, which consists of 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.
Step 3: GE and PI
All the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT and MICAT shall appear for both Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI).
Shortlisting of candidates for GE and PI
Section A of MICAT (Psychometric test) is a qualifier.
Those who clear the Psychometric section, their relative performance on CAT/XAT/GMAT will be considered. Candidates clearing a minimum cut-off in CAT/XAT total percentile/GMAT score shall be considered.
Those who qualify based on the CAT/XAT/GMAT performance, 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 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 shall be considered for shortlisting for GE and PI. Shortlisted candidates will be called for 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 composite score formula of 50% CAT/XAT/GMAT marks and 50% MICAT scores).
MICAT 2021 – GE-PI Process
This is one of the three steps of the MICAT 2021 selection process. This GE-PI process is basically group exercise and personal interview. Candidates who clear the entrance exam, will be shortlisted for MICAT 2021 selection procedure. The selected candidates are called for this GE-PI process. This round basically focuses on assessing the candidates’ overall personality. A candidate is tested and judged on the following parameters.
Clarity in thought
Ability to work in a team
Overall eligibility for the course
Some of the important points about GE-PI round are mentioned below:
Candidates who are selected for this GE-PI round are called upon by sending call letters to them.
The first phase will be held in Ahmedabad.
The second phase for group exercise and personal interview will be held at Bengaluru and Mumbai.
This is the final and last round of the MICAT 2021 selection procedure. After this, the final merit list will be released.
Preparation of MICAT 2021 Final Merit List
After all the above steps are complete, a merit list will be prepared on the following parameters:
Candidates are unanimously approved by the panellists who take their personal interview.
Candidates have to score at least 3.5 or more on a scale of 5 in Group Exercise.
Must score a minimum of 4 or above in Personal Interview
Weightage Details for MICAT 2021 Selection Procedure
XAT, GMAT, CAT
Group Exercise (GE)
Personal Interview (PI)
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MICAT Selection Procedure 2021 (Started) - GE, PI Process, Merit List
Question: Which entrance test scores are accepted by MICA for admission into PGDM (C) and PGDM programmes?
Each candidate has to take at least one of the three exams: CAT 2020, XAT 2021 and GMAT. Apart from taking one of these exams, all applicants need to take MICAT.
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: What is the selection procedure of MICAT 2021?
MICAT selection procedure has different rounds whose weightage is assigned to the candidates to be considered during the final selection. Different weightage are assigned from the following things:
CAT or XAT or GMAT score
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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