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MICA, Ahmedabad Admission 2022

  • Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
  • Private
  • Approved by : AICTE
  • Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
  • Private
  • Approved by : AICTE

MICA Ahmedabad Latest Admission Notifications

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. 

EventsScheduled Dates
MICAT I
MICAT I Registration opensOctober 2021
MICAT I Registration closesNovember 22, 2021
MICAT I Issue of Call Letters/Admit CardDecember 1, 2021
MICAT IDecember 4, 2021
MICAT I ScoreDecember 21, 2021
MICAT II
MICAT II Registration opensNovember 23, 2021
MICAT II Registration closesJanuary 18, 2022.
MICAT II Issue of Call Letters/Admit CardJanuary 25, 2022
MICAT IIJanuary 29, 2022
MICAT II ScoreFebruary 18, 2022
GE & PI ShortlistFebruary 18, 2022
GE & PI at MICA, AhmedabadMarch 2022
GE & PI at BangaloreMarch 2022
GE & PI at DelhiMarch 2022
GE & PI at KolkataMarch 2022
GE & PI at MumbaiMarch 2022
MICAT 2022 Final Merit List18 April 2022

MICA Ahmedabad - Postgraduate Courses 

Programme Name – PGDM

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. 

Eligibility Criteria for PGDM Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

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. 

Exam Accepted at MICA Ahmedabad for PGDM Admissions 2023

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). 

MICA Ahmedabad Admission Process for PGDM Admissions 2023

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:

  1. Psychometric Test 
  2. Verbal ability, numerical ability, and data interpretation; general awareness; divergent and convergent thinking
  3. Descriptive Test 

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

MICA PGDM Eligibility Criteria 2021

Postgraduate Programmes at MICA Ahmedabad 
 CourseDurationSpecialisation Eligibility Criteria
PGDM/PGDM-C2 years
  • Media & Entertainment Management 
  • Advertising & Brand Management
  • Digital Communication Management
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Admission to the Post-graduate Programmes (PGP) both, PGDM (C) and PGDM require a Bachelor's degree (10 + 2 + 3 system) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Candidates appearing for final examinations towards a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who demonstrate aptitude for expressing, assessing, and /or conceiving ideas that move people to action and achieve business results tend to stand a better chance of being shortlisted.
CCC1 Year 
  • Admission to the CCC programme requires a Bachelor's degree (10 + 2 + 3 system) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Candidates appearing for final examinations towards a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) are also eligible to apply.
FPM(C)3 Years
  • Management
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Digital Marketing
  • Applicants must have a UGC/AIU/AICTE approved Post Graduate/Master’s Degree/equivalent qualification with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade in the field of management/communications/humanities/ or social science. Exposure and understanding of Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Advertising and/or Journalism shall be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should have also completed a UGC/AIU/AICTE approved three-year Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification after completing higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent. The Bachelor’s degree can be from any discipline (Engineering/ Science/ Social Studies/ Arts/ Commerce/ Communication/ Management/ or Media).
  • Foreign nationals and NRIs with non-Indian degrees that are considered equivalent (by UGC/AIU/AICTE) to the qualifications listed with GRE above are also eligible to apply for the programme.
 CourseDurationEligibility Criteria
Advertising Management and Public Relations11 Months
  • For Indian Participants – Graduates or Diploma Holders (10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline
  • For International Participants – Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country
  • Proficiency in English, spoken and written, is mandatory
Brand Management Strategies4 Months
  • Any Graduate (10+2+3) /Diploma Holders from a recognised university
  • (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
Business Management11 Months
  • For Indian participants - Graduates (10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
  • For International participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized university or institution in their respective country.
  • Participants with prior experience in this area are preferred but will not be a limiting factor for enrolment.
Brand Communication Management5 Months
  • For Indian Participants - Graduates (10+2+3) from a recognised university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
Digital Marketing4.5 Months
  • For Indian Participants: Graduation (10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
  • For International Participants: Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
  • For Indian and International Participants: Interns or Working professionals.
Managing Brands and Marketing Communication4 Months
  • For Indian Participants – Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/ AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
  • For International Participants – Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
  • For Indian and International Participants – Interns/ Working professionals.
  • For company- nominated candidates, the educational qualification criterion may be relaxed in cases where participants have prior experience in Marketing.
Advanced Certificate Program in Market Research & Data Analytics11 Months
  • For Indian Participants - Graduate (10+2+3) with minimum 50% marks in graduation from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
Media Entertainment Management 
  • For Indian Participants - Graduates or Diploma Holders (10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
Public Relations and Communication Strategies3 Months
  • Any Graduate (10+2+3) /Diploma Holders from a recognised university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State
    Government) in any discipline.
Advanced Certificate Program in Statistics & Analytics for Marketing Insights6 Months
  • Graduate or Diploma (10+2+3) in any discipline.
Strategic Brand Management and Public Relations3 Months
  • Any Graduate (10+2+3) /Diploma Holders from a recognised university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.

MICA PGDM Selection Process 2021

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:

  • Performance in the Psychometric test
  • After qualifying the psychometric, candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their performance in XAT/CAT/GMAT.
  • Then the candidates will be assessed on the basis of MICAT
  • Candidates who clear all the rounds will be shortlisted for GD and PI. The personal interview and group discussion round will be conducted at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai.

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:

ComponentsWeightage
CAT/ GMAT/ XAT20%
GE20%
MICAT Test30%
PI30%

MICA PGDM Important Dates 2021

Check the important dates for MICA PGDM admissions from the table provided below.

EventsDates
MICA -I
MICAT I Registration opensOct 6, 2020
MICAT I Registration closesNov 25, 2020 at 11:50 pm
MICAT I Issue of Call Letters/Admit CardDec 2, 2020
MICAT IDec 5, 2020
MICAT I ScoreDec 21, 2020
MICAT II
MICAT II Registration opensNov 26, 2020
MICAT II Registration closesJan 20, 2021. at 11:50pm
MICAT II Issue of Call Letters/Admit CardJan 27, 2021
MICAT IIJan 30, 2021
MICAT II ScoreFeb 14, 2021
GE & PI ShortlistFeb 19, 2021
GE & PI at MICA, AhmedabadMar 9 & 10, 2021
GE & PI at Bangalore & MumbaiMar 13,14 & 15, 2021
GE & PI at Delhi and KolkataMar 19, 20 & 21, 2021
Final resultsEnd of Mar 2021

How to Apply for PGDM Admissions at MICA Ahmedabad?

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 Application Process for PGDM Admissions– Online & Offline

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

  • Visit the college’s official website.
  • Click on 'Apply Online' and then select 'PGDM' or ‘PGDM-C’ course (depending upon your choice).
  • Now, register for new account. 
  • A registration window displays after clicking on New Registration. Fill the registration form and submit it.
  • The registered mobile number receives a user ID and password.
  • Login using designated user id and password. 
  • Fill the application form.
  • Scan and upload copies of the documents, photos, and signature.
  • Candidates will be taken to a payment page where they can pay with a credit card, debit card, or net banking account.
  • After payment, the application will be submitted in its final form.

Application Fee & Payment Method 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 Process for PGDM Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

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. 

Documents Required for PGDM Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

Listed below are the documents required for PGDM Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad: 

  • 10th and 12th marksheets and certificates 
  • Graduation marksheet and certificate 
  • Valid CAT/XAT/GMAT score card
  • Copy of Id proof & Address proof
  • Medical Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste/community certificate (if applicable)
  • MICAT 2023 score card 
  • 4-6 Passport Size Photographs

MICA Admission Process

Exam Accepted at MICA Ahmedabad for PGCP Admissions 2023

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. 

MICA Ahmedabad Admission Process for PGCP Admissions 2023

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.

How to Apply for PGCP Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad?

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 Application Process for PGCP Admissions 2023– Online & Offline

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: 

  • Visit the college’s official website.
  • Click on 'Apply Online' and then select 'PGCP' course.
  • Select the ‘PGCP Course’ of your choice. 
  • Download the application form. 
  • Fill the application form. 
  • Send the application form to MICA Ahmedabad, along with a demand draft for the application fees and relevant documents. 

Application Fee & Payment Method 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 Process for PGCP Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

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). 

Documents Required for PGCP Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

Listed below are the documents required for PGDM-C Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad: 

  • 10th and 12th marksheets and certificates 
  • Graduation marksheet and certificate 
  • Copy of Id proof & Address proof
  • SOP (Statement of Purpose)
  • Medical Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste/community certificate (if applicable)

Degree Name - FPM(C)

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.

Eligibility Criteria for FPM(C) Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

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). 

Exam Accepted at MICA Ahmedabad for FPM(C) Admissions

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

MICA Ahmedabad admission process 2023 for FPM(C) programme is divided in 5 stages mentioned below: 

  1. Online Application Submission 
  2. Telephonic Interview
  3. Entrance Test
  4. Individual Presentation
  5. Personal Interview

Candidates who successfully complete all rounds of the admission process will be considered for FPM (C) admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad.

How to Apply for at FPM(C) Admissions 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 for FPM(C) Admissions 2023 – Online & Offline

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:

  • Visit the official website of MICA Ahmedabad.
  • Click on the admissions link.
  • Complete online registration with your email address and password.
  • After you've received an email confirmation, log in with designated user id and password. 
  • Fill in the application form with all personal and academic information. 
  • Upload your signature and photos in jpeg format. The image size should not exceed 50 kb.
  • Proceed to pay the application fee. You can pay the application fee both offline and online.
  • Take a printout of the application form for further use.

Application Fee & Payment Method for FPM(C) Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

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. 

Selection Process for FPM(C) Admissions 2023 at MICA Ahmedabad

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. 

Documents Required for FPM(C) Admissions at MICA Ahmedabad

Listed below are the documents required for FPM(C) admissions at MICA Ahmedabad: 

  • 10th and 12th marksheets and certificates 
  • Graduation marksheet and certificate 
  • Master’s marksheet and certificate 
  • Copy of Id proof & Address proof
  • SOP (Statement of Purpose)
  • Medical Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste/community certificate (if applicable)
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