MICAT 2018 - Exam Dates, Pattern, Registration, Syllabus, Eligibility

About the MICAT Examination

MICAT 2018

  • MICA stands for Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad. 
  • Offers the Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Communications (PGDM-C), Crafting Creative Communication (CCC) and Fellow Programme in Management-Communications (FPM-C).

Selection tests

  •   (i) CAT/ XAT/GMAT
  •   (ii)  MICA Admission Test (MICAT)



Form Fee MICAT 2018 :

MICAT Application Fee is Rs. 1965.

Modes of Payment

  • Online: Through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)
  • Create a demand draft (DD) of the test fees from any Bank in favour of MICA payable at Ahmedabad through BLUE DART courier along with Payment Advice Form to be filled and signed by the candidates.
  • Aspirants can take a printout of the Payment Advice form, sign and send it along with the DD to the MICA at the following address:

    Admissions Office, MICA, Shela,

    Ahmedabad - 380 058, India,

    Phone: 02717 – 308250 / 308313.


Eligiblity Criteria

  • Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any discipline.
  • Candidates appearing in final year of Graduation can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification
  • No age limit.


Exam Format
Online test

Test Subjects

  • Descriptive Test
  • Verbal Ability (VA)
  • Quantitative Ability (QA)
  • General Awareness (GA)
  • Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR)
  • Psychometric Test (DT)
    Parts Section No. of Questions Time Allotted
    Section I Descriptive Test 4 35 Minutes
    Section II
    Verbal Ability (VA)
    Quantitative Ability (QA)
    General Awareness (GA)

    Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR)





    1 Hour 45 Minutes

    Section III Test (DT) 36 25 Minutes


MICAT 2017 exam was of 2 hours 45 Minutes duration.

MICAT Syllabus


MICAT syllabus for Quantitative Ability

In this section, candidates should prepare the following topics.

Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc) Ratios and Proportion
Heights & Distance Percentages
Profit & Loss Averages, Time-Speed-Distance
Work and time Number system
HCF – LCM Geometric Progression
Arithmetic progression Arithmetic mean
Geometric mean Harmonic mean
Median and Mode Number Base System
Simple Interest & Compound Interest Venn Diagram
Probability Permutations & Combinations
Vectors Binomial Expansion
Coordinate geometry Logarithm
Calendar, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers Maxima & Minima Progression


MICAT syllabus 2018 for General Awareness

In this section, candidates are evaluated on their knowledge of GK and current affairs. Candidates should be well-acquainted with the current affairs of last one year or six months. The questions are mainly asked from the following topics.

Politics Finance
Business History
World records Sports
Science Geography
Literature Indian Constitution, Nation and states


MICAT syllabus for Divergent - Convergent Reasoning

This section comprises questions that are designed to assess the problem-solving approach of the candidates. Questions will be both from verbal and non-verbal reasoning. The questions are based on the below-mentioned topics.

Data Sufficiency Sequence and Series
Statement – Assumption Visual Reasoning and Word Association

These tests assess analytical, writing ability and creative skills of candidates. In Descriptive test questions will be based on pictures where candidates have to combine those and write a story out of it. Candidates will also get questions on letter writing.MICAT syllabus for Descriptive Test

Test Cities

  • Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Jaipur, Jammu, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.


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