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MICAT 2023: Application Form (Out), Exam Dates (Out), Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Updated By Shivangi Ahirwar on 27 Sep, 2022 14:33

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About MICAT 2023 (Registration Begins)

MICA (Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad) has released the MICAT 2023 application form and exam dates. Candidates can check the schedule and apply online on the official website- MICAT 2023 exam will be conducted in two phases for admission into the 2023-25 batch of PGP courses. 

The Phase I exam will be held on December 4, 2022, and candidates can complete the registration for the same till November 19, 2022. The registration window for the MICAT Phase II exam will be available from 23rd November 2022 to 18th January 2023 and the exam will be conducted on January 29, 2023. Those who are interested in applying for MICAT 2023 can apply for the Phase I exam using the direct link given below:

MICAT 2023 Phase I Registration - Direct Link

The best of the two scores (Phase I & Phase II) will be considered by the MICA for selecting candidates for PGDM courses in top MBA colleges in India. The final selection list will be prepared on the basis of a student's cumulative performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT, MICAT, and GE-PI.

The MICAT or MICA Admission Test is a management entrance exam organized by MICA, Ahmedabad for admission to its PGDM-C & PGDM courses. It is a computer-based exam, conducted twice every year in December and January. MICAT is designed to test a candidate's aptitude and orientation towards communication as a profession. Since MICA is among the top B-schools in India, especially for communication management, there are a lot of job opportunities after an MBA that you can explore. Read further to know everything about MICAT 2023!

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MICAT 2023 Highlights

Given below are the highlights of MICAT 2023:



Short Name of Exam


Exam Conducted by

MICA, Ahmedabad

Frequency of Exam

Twice in a Year (December & January)

Mode of Exam

CBT (Computer Based Test)

Medium of Instructions


Exam Syllabus

Verbal Ability

Quantitative Ability

General Awareness

Divergent-Convergent Reasoning

Descriptive Test

Psychometric Test

Exam Duration

2 Hours 15 Minutes (Reduced from 2 Hours 45 Minutes)

MICAT 2023 Important Dates

All the important dates of MICAT 2023 have been mentioned below.

MICAT 2023 Events

MICAT I 2023 Schedule

MICAT II 2023 Schedule

Registration Process Start Date

Last Week of September 2022

November 23, 2022

Registration Process End Date

November 19, 2022

January 18, 2023

Issue of Admit Card

Last Week of November 2022Last Week of January 2023

Exam Date

December 4, 2022

January 29, 2023

Result Date

Third Week of December 2022Third Week of February 2023

GE & PI Shortlist Date

Third Week of February 2023

GE & PI Process Date

March 2023

Final Result Date

Second Week of April 2023

MICAT 2023 Conducting Body

Established in 1991, MICA, Ahmedabad is the only residential institute in the country, and perhaps in the Asia-Pacific region, which is dedicated to building leadership in Strategic Marketing and Communication. MICA Admissions Test (MICAT) is MICA's mandatory entrance examination, which candidates are expected to take in addition to having appeared in one of these AICTE mandated examinations- CAT/XAT/GMAT. MICA's two-year flagship Post-Graduate Diploma in Management - Communications (PGDM-C) grooms business leaders with a focus on innovative thinking, strategic marketing, community outreach, creative and communications. The main aim of MICAT is to judge the overall abilities and skills of the candidates.

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All About MICAT 2023

Get a detailed overview of the MICAT 2023 exam by going through the vital information provided below.

What is MICAT 2023?

MICAT is a management entrance exam that is conducted by MICA, Ahmedabad. The exam provides admission to its flagship two years long PGDM-C program, also known as, Post Graduate Diploma in Management Communications. MICAT is conducted twice a year for aspirants, i.e. in the months of December and February. Better of the two MICAT exam performances will be considered for shortlisted candidates for admission to the MICA, Ahmedabad.

MICAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

The conducting body of MICAT 2023 has prescribed certain eligibility criteria that need to be satisfied by aspirants before applying for the exam. The best thing about the MICAT 2023 eligibility criteria is that there is no age limitation. An individual from any age bracket or group can fill up the application form for MICAT 2023. However, there are certain guidelines and norms for the educational qualifications that must be met to sit for the online examination. For detailed information, check the eligibility criteria for MICAT 2023.

MICAT Exam Pattern 2023

The MICAT Exam Pattern has not seen significant changes over the years. However, for the year 2022, the examination time was reduced from 2 hours 15 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes, and it will be the same for 2023. It is essential to be aware of the MICAT exam pattern 2023, in order to score well in the exam. Click here to get an outline of the MICAT 2023 exam pattern.

MICAT Syllabus 2023

The syllabus of MICAT 2023 is a crucial part of the exam preparation. One should be aware of all the important topics and subjects to score well in the examination. Know everything about the MICAT syllabus 2023 here!

MICAT Admit Card 2023

MICAT will release a separate admit card for both MICAT Phase I and MICAT Phase II. Candidates will have to visit the official website of MICA Ahmedabad to download their MICAT admit card

How to Prepare for MICAT 2023

With proper strategy and planning, preparing for MICAT 2023 becomes an easy task. A candidate is able to crack the examination in one go if he/she is fully equipped with the tips and tricks. Find out a few of the most essential pointers on how to prepare for MICAT 2023!

MICAT Mock Test 2023

MICAT 2023 mock tests are practice tests that help an individual in understanding the exam better and enhancing performance. Know everything about the mock tests of MICAT 2023.

MICAT Previous Years' Question Papers

The last year's question papers for MICAT are one of the best ways to analyze the preparation and identify the weak areas. It is also a great medium to practice regularly and polish the preparation for the exam. Applicants must try solving as many MICAT previous years' question papers as possible to get a knack for the exam. Find the last year's question papers for MICAT 2023 here!

MICAT Exam Centers 2023

There are around 48 test centers for MICAT 2023 that are spread all across the nation. All the major cities of India have an exam center for the MICAT 2023 keeping in view the popularity and willingness to appear for it. Here is the detailed list of MICAT 2023 exam centers.

MICAT Exam Analysis 2023

The exam analysis of MICAT 2023 is an important part of the examination that assesses the performance of the applicant. The analysis dissects the MICAT Exam and its difficulty level for the test-takers so that they can understand where they stand in terms of preparation and performance. To know the kind and type of questions asked in the MICAT exam, read the MICAT exam analysis.

MICAT Selection Process 2023

Qualifying for the MICAT exam is not the only parameter to get admission to the MICA, Ahmedabad. It is a medium through which an applicant can do another round of the selection process. Only those candidates who have met the cutoff criteria issued by the conducting body are invited for further rounds of the selection process. Check out the stages that are a part of the MICAT 2023 selection process!

MICAT Calculation of Scaled Scores

Check the infographics provided below to know the weightage of all components considered for calculating the final scores of MICAT:

MICAT Scores Calculcation

MBA Colleges Accepting MICAT 2023 Scores

MICAT scores are only accepted by MICA, Ahmedabad. Candidates looking for admission to the college need to appear for MICAT.

MICAT 2023 Exam Centers

Provided below are the MICAT 2023 Exam centers for the entrance exam.



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MICAT 2023 Contact Details

MICA Shela,

Ahmedabad - 380 058,

Gujarat, India

Phone no: +91 2717 308250 +91 2717 308349

Important Dates

MICAT 2022 Important EventsDates

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FAQs about MICAT

Is MICAT tougher than CAT?

MICAT and CAT are both very different exams. While MICAT focuses more on testing the creativity of a candidate, CAT is more about testing a candidate's analytical and numerical ability. That being said, the difficulty level of CAT is surely higher than that of MICAT.

How many candidates appear for MICAT every year?

On average, around 5,000 to 6,000 students appear for MICAT every year.

Are CAT scores required along with MICAT scores for admission?

Yes, a candidate must submit their score in CAT, XAT or GMAT when applying for MICA in addition to appearing for MICAT.

How many seats are available in MICAT?

There are a total of 180 seats in MICA Ahmedabad for which admissions are done through MICAT scores.

Is MICAT a tough exam?

The difficulty level of MICAT usually ranges from Easy to Moderate with only some of the questions found to be difficult by most of the candidates.

Can I appear for MICAT both times?

Yes, you can appear for both MICAT I and MICAT II in a single admission session. Only the best score of the two is counted for admission.

How many times is MICAT conducted in a year?

MICAT is conducted twice every year, once in December and once in February.

How many times can I appear for MICAT?

You can appear in MICAT any number of times if you qualify the eligibility criteria specified for the exam.

What is the full form of MICAT?

The full form of MICAT is MICAT Admissions Test.

What is MICAT?

MICAT is an entrance exam conducted by MICA Ahmedabad for admission to its PGDM courses.

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