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MICAT (1) Question Paper 2023 (Available): Memory-based Questions, Paper Analysis, Answer Key

Tiyasa Khanra
Tiyasa KhanraUpdated On: December 03, 2022 04:26 pm IST
The question paper and exam analysis for the MICAT I 2023 will be made available here for candidates who are appearing for the exam and are interested to know the estimated MICAT cutoff. Candidates can also download the MICAT I answer key to assess their performance.
MICAT (1) Question Paper 2023: Memory-based Questions, Paper Analysis, Answer Key

The MICAT I 2023 exam concluded on December 3, 2022, as a computer-based exam. Minor changes were seen in the exam pattern and syllabus for the exam. The MICAT I 2023 exam shall have three sections: A, B, and C with a different number of questions in each section. Overall, the paper was difficult and lengthy. This was because the options were close and the elimination method did not help choose the right option.

Candidates who are taking the MICAT I 2023 exam can analyze the MICAT I paper analysis provided below to gain an idea of the anticipated MICAT I 2023 cutoff. The MICAT I paper analysis will also enable applicants to gauge the difficulty level of the exam. The MICAT I 2023 answer key and solutions are also provided here.

MICAT I 2023 Question Paper

Click on the link below to download the memory-based questions of MICAT Phase I 2023:


MICAT I 2023 Paper Analysis

The exam analysis of MICAT I 2023 has been provided below:


Name of the Section

Total No. of Questions


Negative Marks

Difficulty Level


Psychometric Test


30 minutes

0Moderate to Difficult


Descriptive Test


25 minutes



Divergent & Convergent Thinking


1 hour and 20 minutes / 80 minutes

0.25Moderate to Difficult

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation



Verbal Ability



General Awareness


Moderate to Difficult



135 minutes (2 hours and 15 minutes)


Detailed Section-wise Analysis of MICAT I 2023

Candidates may go through the following section for a more detailed section-wise analysis of the MICAT I 2023 Question Paper. 

Psychometric Test

  • It was difficult.

  • Students have been saying that it was one of the most difficult management entrance exams.

  • It was primarily based on:

    • New ideas

    • Decision making

    • Science vs Art

    • Openness to creativity

    • Deductive and Inductive Logic

Descriptive Test

  • This section was moderate-difficult in terms of difficulty level.

Divergent and Convergent Thinking

  • The overall level of difficulty was difficult.

  • Questions based on coding-decoding, arrangement and analogy, visual reasoning and odd one-out were further difficult among all questions.

Verbal Ability

  • It was difficult and lengthy.

  • Five options were OSPJ.

  • RC was on Geology comprising 550 words. Indirect questions were asked based on them.

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

  • Again, this was both difficult and lengthy.

  • All questions had 8 options, which were tricky to choose from.

  • Three questions were dedicated to Trigonometry.

General Awareness

  • The difficulty level was moderate to difficult

  • Majority of the questions were on 'true and untrue' and 'match the following'.

MICAT I 2023 Answer Key

The link to the final answer key of MICAT I 2023 will be provided below. The MICAT I answer key will be made available for download by candidates so they can evaluate their performance and verify the accuracy of their answers:

MICAT I 2023 Answer Key - To be Updated

After qualifying for the MICAT 2023 exam, candidates can begin preparing for the upcoming selection process for admissions.

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