Candidates interested in MICA Ahmedabad admissions 2023 can do so through the institute's official website. Candidates will need to take the qualifying entrance exam such as CAT/XAT/GMAT and obtain a passing score. In the final selection phase, MICA Ahmedabad will conduct its own admission exam known as MICAT in order to shortlist students for admissions. Final results for MICAT 2022 has been released on 18 April 2022 and the admission process will begin in May 2022. For PGDM-C and PGDM admissions 2022, MICA Ahmedabad will accept marks obtained in CAT / XAT / GMAT, which is followed by MICAT entrance exam. For FPM admissions 2022, MICA Ahmedabad will conduct a telephonic interview of the candidates followed by an entrance test. Shortlisted candidates will then need to appear for the Individual Presentation and a personal interview.
|MICAT I Registration opens||October 2021|
|MICAT I Registration closes||November 22, 2021|
|MICAT I Issue of Call Letters/Admit Card||December 1, 2021|
|MICAT I||December 4, 2021|
|MICAT I Score||December 21, 2021|
|MICAT II Registration opens||November 23, 2021|
|MICAT II Registration closes||January 18, 2022.|
|MICAT II Issue of Call Letters/Admit Card||January 25, 2022|
|MICAT II||January 29, 2022|
|MICAT II Score||February 18, 2022|
|GE & PI Shortlist||February 18, 2022|
|GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad||March 2022|
|GE & PI at Bangalore||March 2022|
|GE & PI at Delhi||March 2022|
|GE & PI at Kolkata||March 2022|
|GE & PI at Mumbai||March 2022|
|MICAT 2022 Final Merit List||18 April 2022|
MICA Ahmedabad - Postgraduate Courses
MICA Ahmedabad offers 2 years, full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] programme in 5 different specializations – Advertising & Brand Management, Digital Communication Management, Marketing Analytics, Media & Entertainment Management, and Development Management & Social Enterprise.
The minimum eligibility criteria for PGDM Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad is bachelor’s degree (in accordance with the 10+2+3 system) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities is required of candidates (AIU). Also, the candidates must a valid CAT/XAT/GMAT score card.
MICA Ahmedabad will accept CAT/ XAT and GMAT exams for admissions 2023, followed by MICAT entrance exam. MICAT entrance exam is followed by Group Exercise (GE) & Personal Interview (PI).
Candidates seeking admissions 2023 to MICA Ahmedabad PGDM programme must visit the institute's official website, fill the MICAT registration form online, pay the application fee and submit the application form online. Candidates will also need to appear for the MICAT entrance exam 2023. MICAT consists of 3 sections:
Shortlisted candidates will be required to participate in both the Group Exercise (GE) and the Personal Interview (PI) rounds for PGDM admissions at MICA Ahmedabad.
|Postgraduate Programmes at MICA Ahmedabad|
|Advertising Management and Public Relations||11 Months|
|Brand Management Strategies||4 Months|
|Business Management||11 Months|
|Brand Communication Management||5 Months|
|Digital Marketing||4.5 Months|
|Managing Brands and Marketing Communication||4 Months|
|Advanced Certificate Program in Market Research & Data Analytics||11 Months|
|Media Entertainment Management|
|Public Relations and Communication Strategies||3 Months|
|Advanced Certificate Program in Statistics & Analytics for Marketing Insights||6 Months|
|Strategic Brand Management and Public Relations||3 Months|
The selection process for PGDM C is a 3 step process. The first step is to appear for either of the three exams CAT/ GMAT/ XAT. Candidates need to update their score options in the online application form.
The second step includes appearing for MICA admission test (MICAT). It is a computer-based test, conducted twice a year in more than 48 cities across the country. A student may choose to write both MICAT I and II. The application fee for MICAT is Rs.1985. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of MICAT which has 3 sections:
Section A - Psychometric Test
Section B- Descriptive Test
Section C - This section has 4 subsections such as Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability, General awareness and Divergent and Convergent Thinking.
Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT/ XAT/ GMAT and MICAT will have to appear for PI and Group Exercise.
Shortlisting Process for GE and PI
The shortlisting process for PI and GE will include the following:
Final List Preparation
Candidates who appear for PI and GE are considered for the final merit list must have the approval by the majority of PI panellists. The final score of those who meet their criteria will have the following weightage:
|CAT/ GMAT/ XAT||20%|
Check the important dates for MICA PGDM admissions from the table provided below.
|MICAT I Registration opens||Oct 6, 2020|
|MICAT I Registration closes||Nov 25, 2020 at 11:50 pm|
|MICAT I Issue of Call Letters/Admit Card||Dec 2, 2020|
|MICAT I||Dec 5, 2020|
|MICAT I Score||Dec 21, 2020|
|MICAT II Registration opens||Nov 26, 2020|
|MICAT II Registration closes||Jan 20, 2021. at 11:50pm|
|MICAT II Issue of Call Letters/Admit Card||Jan 27, 2021|
|MICAT II||Jan 30, 2021|
|MICAT II Score||Feb 14, 2021|
|GE & PI Shortlist||Feb 19, 2021|
|GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad||Mar 9 & 10, 2021|
|GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai||Mar 13,14 & 15, 2021|
|GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata||Mar 19, 20 & 21, 2021|
|Final results||End of Mar 2021|
Listed below is how to apply for PGDM Admissions at MICA Ahmedabad:
1. Take CAT/XAT/GMAT Exam
Applicant has to register for and appear in one of the three exams - CAT 2023, XAT 2023 or GMAT (Taken 2020 onwards).
2. Apply MICAT Entrance Exam 2023
Apply online for MICAT Entrance exam 2023.
3. Select Your Preferred Course
For MICA Ahmedabad PGDM/PGDM-C admission 2023, select the programme from the drop-down menu.
4. Take the MICAT Entrance Exams
MICAT entrance exam is a mandatory criterion for MICA Ahmedabad PGDM admission 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad. MICAT is conducted twice a year and students can take one or both the MICAT (MICAT-I/MICAT-II) entrance exams.
5. Select MICAT 2023 Exam Centre
Select your preferred choice of exam centre to take the MICAT exam from the drop-down menu.
6. Attend Group Exercise and Personal Interview
Upon shortlisting, attend the GE and PI for PGDM admission 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad.
MICA Ahmedabad PGDM admissions 2023 application process is only available online. Interested candidates can visit the official website of the institute and fill the application form accordingly. Listed below is the application process for PGDM admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad:
Candidates can pay the Rs. 2100 fee either online or offline. Payment can be done with a credit card, debit card, or net banking in the online manner. Payment can be paid by demand draft issued in favour of "MICA" payable at Ahmedabad or cash at the MICA admission office in the offline mode.
Foreign citizens and NRIs should send a physical copy of the completed application form, as well as application fees of US$ 40 or equivalent amount in India currency.
Selection of candidates for PGDM Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad will be based on three factors:
CAT, XAT, and GMAT: Each applicant will be required to take at least one of the three exams: CAT, XAT, and GMAT.
MICAT (MICA Admission Test): MICAT will be used to evaluate the candidature of applicants and is divided into six sections: psychometric, verbal ability, quantitative ability, general awareness, divergent-convergent reasoning, and descriptive test.
GE & PI: After successful completion of MICAT, shortlisted candidates will be required to participate in both group exercise and personal interview.
Please Note: There is 2% weightage for CAT/XAT/GMAT score, 30% weightage for GE and PI and 50% weightage for MICAT entrance exam.
Listed below are the documents required for PGDM Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad:
For PGCP admissions in 2023, MICA Ahmedabad will administer an online test via email with a 48-hour time limit to answer a variety of questions.
Candidates seeking PGCP admissions 2023 to MICA Ahmedabad must visit the institute's official website, fill the registration form online, pay the application fee and submit the application form online.
Upon submission of PGCP application forms, candidates will receive an email with an online test that they need to complete and send back within 48 hours of receipt of the email. Shortlisted candidates are then called for a personal interview held at MICA Ahmedabad campus. Other locations where personal interviews for PGCP admissions 2023 will be held are Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bangalore.
PGCP admissions 2023 are based entirely on merit basis. Also, shortlisted candidates must submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) in about 200 to 250 words. Only limited number of seats are available for this course and are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Listed below is how to apply for PGCP admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad:
1. Apply Online
Apply online for PGCP programme of your choice via MICA Ahmedabad’s official website.
2. Send SOP
For this course, interested candidates must submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) in about 200 to 250 words
3. Complete the Online Test
Complete the online test received via your designated email and send back the completed test within a 48-hour time limit.
4. Attend Personal Interview
Upon shortlisting, attend personal interview at MICA Ahmedabad campus.
MICA Ahmedabad PGCP admissions 2023 application process is only available online. Interested candidates can visit the official website of the institute and fill the application form accordingly, download it and send the application to the institute.
Listed below is the application process for PGCP admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad:
For Post Graduate Certificate programmes, online applications are accepted, and the application fee is Rs 1,985, payable by demand draft.
Selection of candidates for PGCP admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad will be based on online test (sent via email) followed by a personal interview. In addition, interested students are also required to submit Statement of Purpose (SoP).
Listed below are the documents required for PGDM-C Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad:
MICA Ahmedabad offers the Fellow Programme in Management Communications (FPM-C) in four specializations - Communication & Media, Communication & Marketing, Communication & Culture, and Communication & Social Change. The duration of this programme is 3 Years.
The minimum eligibility criteria for FPM(C) admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad is master’s degree (2 years) from AIU/AICTE/UGC approved university with at least 55% marks or equivalent GPA in Business Management (Comm/ Journalism/ Advertising/ Media/ PR/ Marketing) or Social Sciences/ Humanities (any subject).
MICA Ahmedabad will conduct a telephonic interview followed by an entrance test for FPM(C) admissions 2023. Shortlisted students will be invited for an individual presentation and a personal interview round.
MICA Ahmedabad admission process 2023 for FPM(C) programme is divided in 5 stages mentioned below:
Candidates who successfully complete all rounds of the admission process will be considered for FPM (C) admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad.
Interested candidates can find the FPM(C) application form on the official website of MICA Ahmedabad. Those looking for FPM(C) admissions 2022 at MICA Ahmedabad must visit the official website of the college and fill the form online. On the application form, students should include a valid email address or phone number. The institute will only email to communicate information about the FPM(C) admissions process 2023.
MICA Ahmedabad application process FPM(C) Admissions 2023 only available online. Listed below is the online application process for MICA Ahmedabad FPM(C) Admissions 2023:
Applicants must pay an application fee of Rs. 2500 when submitting their application form for FPM(C) Admissions 2023. The application fee can be paid in cash or by sending a demand draft in the name of "MICA" to Ahmedabad. On the back side of the demand draft, please ensure including your name and contact information at the back of the demand draft.
The selection process for FPM(C) admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad:
Telephonic Interview: Upon scrutiny of application forms, eligible students will be called for a telephone interview. Those who pass this phase will be invited to take the entrance exam.
Entrance Test: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to take the entrance exam based on their performance in the telephonic interviews. The document is only available in offline mode (pen and paper). Only email will be used to send specific information on the paper-like test structure and timings.
NOTE: Candidates shortlisted for the FPM Admission Test will receive detailed information about the paper.
Individual Presentation: On the spot, the candidate will be assigned a presentation topic. She or he will have 90 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to present before an expert panel. A Power Point Presentation is needed of all candidates (PPT).
Each candidate will be given a PC to use for PPT creation. Candidates are also welcome to bring their own laptops. Each candidate, on the other hand, will be needed to carry a USB flash drive.
Personal Interview: The final stage of the selection process is the personal interview. Only those who qualify for the Individual Presentation Round will be allowed to compete in this round. The interview will be conducted by a group of experts. Those who pass all phases of the screening process will be considered for admission to the MICA Ahmedabad FPM (C) programme.
Listed below are the documents required for FPM(C) admissions at MICA Ahmedabad:
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