Mundra Institute of Communications Admission Test ( MICAT ) 2016

Mundra Istitute of Communications Admission Test ( MICAT ) 2016
Mudra institute of communications (MICA), which is one of the premier B-schools of India has announced the admission process details for their 2016-18 PGDM-Communication batch. MICA will conduct computer based MICAT 2016 on December 20, 2015 in 14 cities and proposes to conduct GE-PI in Bangaluru, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai by mid-January 2016. Get more details here.

Candidates having valid scores in CAT 2015/XAT 2016/GMAT (2012 onwards) only can register and apply to MICA. Earlier MICA used to accept other scores also like MAT/CMAT/ ATMA, however from admission session 2016 onwards scores of one of the three exams mentioned above will be accepted by MICA. All those who apply shall have to take MICAT 2016 on December 20, 2015.

Important dates for MICAT :

Website update and applications open
September 10, 2015
Applications close
December 04, 2015
MICA Admission Test (MICAT) - computer based test in 14 cities
December 13, 2015
Call letters for GE-PI
December 30, 2015
GE-PI (at Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai)
January 15-18, 2016
Confirmed Admission Offer
January 31, 2016

4 major changes in Admission process of MICA

  1. The admission process for PGDM-C 2016 intake sees following 4 major changes in terms of selection cycle, eligibility exams, aptitude test format and Group Exercise & Personal Interview (GE&PI) centres.
  2. The selection process for PGDM-C 2016-18 to happen twice.
  3. Candidates will have to take at least one of the three eligibility exams:  CAT 2015, XAT 2016 and GMAT (2012 onwards).
  4. MICAT will be held only in the computer based format in 14 cities across the country.

MICAT Eligibility :

  1. A MICA aspirant will need a Bachelor's degree (in keeping with the 10 + 2 + 3 system) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to register and apply for flagship PGDM-C at MICA. 
  2. Candidates appearing for final examinations towards a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) are also eligible to apply.

MICAT 2016 Test cities :

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Jaipur, Jammu, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

MICAT Test pattern :

  1. MICA admission test, MICAT 2016 will be a multidimensional computer based examination, which will assess candidates in areas such as Divergent Thinking Abilities, Written Communication Abilities, General Awareness about contemporary social and business issues, including areas relevant to media, marketing, advertising & current affairs and Analytical & Verbal Abilities.
  2. The Admission test also includes psychometric profiling to assess the candidate’s leadership potential.

Application Procedure :

  1. Candidates will need to apply online at MICA website. Applications will open on September 10, 2015.
  2. Click here to apply online.

The selection process for PGDM-C 2016-18 at MICA has three steps:

Step 1: Each candidate has to take at least one of the 3 exams: CAT 2015, XAT 2016 and GMAT (2012 onwards).
Step 2: Every applicant will be required to appear in MICA Admission Test (MICAT). The test is conducted to assess leadership potential of the applicant reflecting an aptitude for creative thinking, communication and consumer centricity.
Step 3: Based on the performance in the MICA Admission Test (MICAT), applicants are shortlisted for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) to assess a candidate’s overall Skills and personality.

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