How to Apply for MICAT 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 19 Feb, 2019 16:51 IST

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How to Apply for MICAT 2019

MICAT is conducted in two phases i.e. MICAT I and MICAT II. MICAT-I registration was open until November 20, 2018, and candidates can apply online to appear for the exam on December 2, 2018. For MICAT II, the registration process will begin from December 20, 2018  and the last date for filling the MICAT application form will be January 30, 2019. The application form of MICAT is available online. Interested candidates must check the MICAT 2018 eligibility criteria before applying.

Candidates have to register on the official website first to proceed to fill the application form. Once the candidates successfully complete the registration process, they are allotted a system generated user ID and password, which is sent to their registered email ID. With these login credentials, the candidate can fill the application form and submit it before the last date of registration.

Established in 1991, MICA Ahmedabad is the conducting body of MICAT, which offers admission to candidates in Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communications (PGDM-C). Every year, MICA organises this national-level entrance test for candidates aspiring to pursue a career in the field of Management-Communications.

MICAT 2019 Application Dates




Registration Process Start Date for MICAT – I

23rd August 2018

 Registration Process End Date for MICAT – I 

20th November 2018 


Registration Process Start Date for MICAT – II 

20th December 2018

Registration Process End Date for MICAT – II 

30th January 2019

Pre-requisite Details for MICAT Application Form

  • A valid email address and contact details

  • A computer system /laptop with good internet connectivity 

  • A recent photograph in the prescribed size and format

  • Mark-sheets or Degree certificates (10th, 12th and graduation or any other higher qualification).

  • Credit/debit/Net banking details, in case the payment of MICAT fees is online.

  • The scores of any of the appeared Management entrance exams like CAT/ XAT/ GMAT.

Step by Step Process to Apply for MICAT 2019

The application form is different for New applicants and for Already registered applicants. Candidates need to click on their category:

  • New registration, 
  • Already Registered users

Step 1: Registration:

  • Visit the Official Website of MICA i.e

  • Click on the link 'PGDM-C 2019-2021 Admissions Open Apply Online' tab.

  • After clicking on the appropriate link, there are two options for MICAT 2019 registration i.e New registration and Already registered users.

  • Clicking on 'New registration' tab, the instructions page will appear.

  • Read Carefully the instructions page, Click on the 'I Agree' tab to accept the Terms & Conditions.

  • Now, fill the details such as applicant's name, mobile number, email address, security code, and password, agree to the terms & conditions.

  • Upon final submission, a confirmation page appears with User ID and Password.

Step 2: Fill the Application Form:

  • In this step, you have to fill the following details mentioned below:

  • Personal details such as  Date of Birth, Gender, Age, Nationality, Marital status, Parents’ Name, and Correspondence Address, postal address.

  • Next, you have to fill Contact details, choice of center (The applicant has the provision of selecting 3 MICAT Exam Centers and also the GE/P center)

  • Education details such as class 10, Class 12, Graduation details, Master/PG Details, Experience details etc.

  • Management exam score such as CAT/XAT/GMAT.

  • After that, you have to upload scanned images of your recent passport sized photograph in the prescribed format.

Step 3: Payment of Fee:

  • You are required to pay the requisite application fee through online/Cash(SBI Bank Only)/Demand Draft.

  • MICAT Application Fee is INR 1985/- for all the categories.

For Online Payment:

  • In online mode, payment can be made by using Debit Card/ Credit Card.

  • You can be also be transferred the application fees to MICA account via Net banking option.

For Offline Payment:

The offline payment of MICAT Application Form can be done into two ways via Cash and Demand Draft.

By Cash:

  • You can pay the application fee by cash, click on 'Payment through SBI Bank' tab.

  • After that, applicants need to take a print out of the SBI bank Challan.

  • Note: The Challan will be divided into three parts. After paying the application fees at an SBI Bank branch in your city, the bank will return two parts of the Challan i.e the copy for the candidate and the second is the MICA copy which should be sent to the MICA application center.

By Demand Draft:

  • Applicants can also pay the application fee of MICAT through the demand draft that must be drawn in favour of “MICA” payable at Ahmedabad.

  • After successfully payment of the application fee, applicants required to send the Demand Draft, along with a printout of the Payment Advice Form, to the following address: Admissions Office, MICA, Shela, Ahmedabad – 380 058, India

Step 4: Submission of Application form:

  • After filling the complete MICAT application form, applicants must cross-check all the details filled in the application form to avoid errors in the Admit Card. 

  • If you wish to edit some information, click on 'Edit tab'

  • After that, click on 'Submit tab'.

  • Take a printout of MICAT 2019 filled application form for your records.

Note: While filling the MICAT 2019 application form, please update your CAT 2018/ XAT 2018 and GMAT 2017 score on before 30th January 2019.

MICAT 2019 Application form for Already Registered Users:

  • For already registered users, the MICAT-II registration form will open on 20th December 2018. It will be a smaller application form and will require fewer details.

All applicants who successfully register can download MICAT 2019 Admit Card from 26th November 2018 onwards. It will be available on the official website of MICA.


1. Is it absolutely necessary to register with an email if one opts for online application?

Yes. The email containing the link to confirm your email-ID will only be sent to the registered email ID. You should, therefore, use your personal email ID, which is valid and active.

2. I have forgotten my password that I had given during registration. What should I do?

You can retrieve your password using the ‘Oops! I forgot my password’ link provided on the login page. This password can be retrieved a maximum of two times.

3. What all can be edited during the correction facility?

You can edit things like Gender, Domicile, Category, TFW status, PWD status, any uploaded document.

4. What cannot be edited during the correction facility?

Applicant’s Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, and Date of Birth cannot be edited.

5. I have successfully submitted the application and remitted the application fee. But I'm not able to download my Registration, Confirmation Page.

Registration Confirmation Page will be available for download on your homepage immediately after your application is approved. Please check your application status.

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