Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad Admission Test

Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad Admission Test

Mode of ExamOnline & Offline
Level of ExamNational Level

MICAT 2022 is the mandatory entrance test for admission to PGDM 2022-24 programs at MICA Ahmedabad. MICAT 2022 is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C and PGDM 2022-2024 batch. If you take both MICAT-1 and MICAT-2 exams, better of the two MICAT 2022 Scores will be considered in final selection. If you are planning for admission to MICA Ahmedabad PGDM-C or PGDM 2022-24 batch, you need to appear in MICAT 2022, apart from taking CAT 2021 or XAT 2022. The MICAT application fee is Rs.2100/- and the MICAT 2022 Exam Date is different for MICAT-1 and MICAT-II   .

There will be two MICAT 2022 exams and both are computer based tests. MICAT entrance exam is the MICA institute specific admission test for PGDM & PGDM-C programmes. MICAT exam 2022 is conducted by MICA. While MICAT-1 exam will be conducted in December 2021,  MICAT-II exam will be conducted in January 2022. Registration process for MICAT 2022 exam date is open now. Apart from PGDM and PGDM-C, MICA also offers 1-year Post Graduate Certificate Program, Crafting Creative Communications (CCC), and the 4-year Fellow Programme in Management (FPM).

Read below all details about MICAT exam structure, MICAT 2022 important dates, other MICAT exam details and more 

MICAT 2022: Eligibility

  • Candidates will have to take at least one of the three exams - CAT 2021, XAT 2022 or GMAT to become eligible to appear in MICAT-I or MICAT-II
  • Apart from appearing in one of the above exams, applicant should satisfy MICA admission eligibility criteria

MICAT Exam Pattern
MICA admission test, MICAT 2021 is a multidimensional computer based examination, which will assess candidates in areas such as Divergent Thinking Abilities, Written Communication Abilities, General Awareness about contemporary social and business issues, including areas relevant to media, marketing, advertising & current affairs and Analytical & Verbal Abilities.


The Admission test also includes psychometric profiling to assess the candidate’s leadership potential.


MICAT Test Duration
Total duration of the examination is 2 hours and 45 minutes.


MICAT Sectional Composition
MICAT-I and MICAT-II consist of same test sections. Following three sections are there in MICAT exam

Sections in MICAT-I & MICAT-II

Name of Sections

Sectional Time Duration

Section A:

Psychometric Test

30 Minutes

Section B:  

Aptitude Test with 4 Sub Sections:


1)Verbal ability;

2)Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation;

3)General Awareness; 4)Divergent and Convergent Thinking

1 hours 45 Minutes

Section C:

Descriptive Test

30 Minutes

Section Wise Questions, Marking pattern, Important Instructions
The 3 broad sections effectively make the MICAT an exam with 6 sections as per following details:


Section A: Psychometric Test 

  • Total Time allotted to this section is 30 minutes
  • Around 150 questions are to be attempted in 30 minutes
  • The questions are to be quickly answered
  • No Negative Marking for the questions in this section
  • There is no right or wrong answer for the questions in this section
  • It is important to answer all questions in the Psychometric section
  • Any un-attempted question will be allotted ZERO mark
  • You Cannot go back to any other section or move ahead to any other section from Psychometric test until the end of 30 Minutes

Section B: Aptitude Test with 4 Sub sections on Verbal ability; Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation; General Awareness; Divergent and Convergent Thinking

Total time allotted to this section is 1 hour and 45 minutes

Each correct answer will be awarded +1 Mark

All questions are of MCQ type

Total number of Questions in this section are 100

Maximum Marks for the section are 100

Verbal Ability has 25 questions

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation has 25 questions

General Awareness has 25 questions

Divergent and Convergent Reasoning (Thinking) has 26 questions

Questions in this section carry negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.
Any un-attempted question will be allotted ZERO mark.
You Can navigate across sub-sections – 1; 2; 3;4 in the Aptitude test during the allotted time of 1 hour and 45 minutes

You cannot move to any other section like Psychometric Test or Descriptive Test from Aptitude Test till the allotted time of 1 hour 45 minutes is over for Aptitude section


Section C: Descriptive Test
Total time allotted to attempt this section is 30 minutes

All the questions are of descriptive type

Total Questions are 4

You need to type short answers in the given space


Type of question: Give 5 arguments in support of the Statement – Environment is more important than Development

Write your views on the topic above

You may be required to answer a bit longer answers of appx 100/200 words also

Write a story based on pictures and images

No negative marking is done for the questions in this section

Answers to the Descriptive section should be typed in the space provided
You Cannot go back or move ahead from the Descriptive section until the end of 30 Minutes allotted for this section

Application Start Date :

1st October 2021

Application End Date :

20th November 2021

Exam Date :

4th December 2021

Result Date :

21st December 2021

Conducted By :

Mudra Institute of Communications, (Ahmedabad)

Official Website : https://www.mica.ac.in