MICAT 2022 - MICA Admission Test


MICA Admission Test (MICAT) is a national level online entrance exam conducted by Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad. The exam is conducted twice in a year for the candidates interested in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) at MICA, and the best score of both is considered. The main program offered at this institute is Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communication (PGDM-C). The exam duration was reduced from 2 hours 45 minutes to 2 hours 15 mins in 2020, due to the COVID precautions. The final selection will be based on the performance of candidates in CAT/GMAT/XAT, MICAT, Group Exercise and Personal Interview.


Qualification: The aspirants must be in possession of Bachelor’s Degree under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern of any equivalent qualification in any AIU recognized discipline. The candidates who are currently in the last year of Bachelor’s program are also eligible for application.

The applicants must be in possession of valid scores of CAT 2021, XAT 2022, GMAT (2020 onwards) to be eligible for MICAT.


Number of sections: 3 Section A (25 minutes) - Psychometric Test - 35 questions
Section B (105 minutes) - Verbal Ability (25 questions), Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (25 questions), General Awareness (25 questions), Divergent & Convergent Thinking (30 questions)
Section C (35 minutes) - Descriptive Test (4 questions)
Time 165
Total number of questions 125 - 145 questions approximately
Marking scheme Each correct answer will carry +1 mark and incorrect answer will carry -0.25 Marks in the total.


The Syllabus for MICAT is similar to other MBA entrance exams like CAT or XAT.

Psychometric Test Personality Factors, Behavioural Patterns, Career Goals, Life Goals, Situational Judgements, Personality Traits etc.
Descriptive Test Essays, Arguments (For and Against), Personal Opinion and Story based on pictures given
Verbal Ability Passages, Reading Comprehension, Inference and Conclusion, Use of Appropriate Words, Jumbled Sentences, Summary, Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks, Corrections of grammatical errors, Antonyms & Synonyms, Idioms, and Vocabulary
Quantitative Ability Numebr: Number theory, Factors and Remainders, Divisibility, Number system, Surds and indices
Arithmetic:Percentages, Interest & Growth, Ratio & Partnership, Proportion & Variation, Profit & Loss, Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Time & Speed, Time & Work
Algebra:Linear Equations, Quadratic Equations, Logarithm, Inequalities and Functions
Geomentry:Lines and Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry, Trigonometry and Menstruation
Modern Maths:Permutation and Combination, Probability, Set theory and Sequence and Series
General Awareness Contemporary Events of National and International Significance, Art and Culture, International Affairs and Historical Events of significance
Divergent-Convergent Reasoning Puzzles, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Number Series, Seating Arrangement, Data Arrangement, Data Sufficiency, Caselets, Bars, Graphs, Tables, Venn Diagrams, Pie Charts, Syllogism

Important Dates

The MICAT 2022 application is available on MICAT 2022

MICAT Registration Tentative Dates
MICAT 2022 Registration MICAT - I - October 2021
MICAT - II - November 23, 2021
MICAT Registration Charges Rs. 1985
MICAT 2022 Registration ends MICAT - I : November 20, 2021 at 11:50 pm
MICAT - II : January 16, 2022 at 11:50 pm
MICAT 2022 Exam Dates MICAT I : December 4, 2021
MICAT II : January 29, 2022
MICAT 2022 Result Dates MICAT I : December 21, 2021
MICAT II : February 18, 2022


Entrance Exam Likely overall cut off percentile
CAT 2021 80 - 85
XAT 2022 80 - 85
GMAT (Taken 2020 onwards) 80 (600 - 620+)

This is the expected cut-off based on past years, and actual cut-off for this year is subject to change. We will update additional details as we receive them from MICA/other trusted sources.

Expected Cutoff for MICAT

Section Expected Cut off
Divergent Convergent Thinking 8.5 - 12 Marks (out of 30 marks)
Verbal Ability 8 - 10 Marks (out of 25 marks)
Quant & DI 6.5 - 7.5 Marks (out of 25 marks)
General Knowledge 5.5 - 6.5 Marks (out of 25 Marks)
Overall Cutoff No specific cutoff considered

MICAT Merit List 2022 Cut off Required

Section Merit List Cut off
General Exercise 3.5 out of 5
Personal Interview 4 out of 5