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By: Sunil Kushwaha

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MICAT 2025 Notification will be Released in 1st week of October 2024. MICAT, which stands for Mudra Institute of Communication, is one of the prestigious examinations for interested candidates to acquire admission in PGDM-C, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Course. The exam is conducted twice a year, and the official notification this year is expected to be released shortly. 

MICAT is known as one of the unique entrance exams for an MBA, consisting of objective and subjective questions. One must remember that the group exercise or GE and Personal Interview or PI will only be organized for those candidates who successfully qualify for the MICAT entrance.

So, all the aspirants are requested to go through the entire article attentively and go through the details carefully where the information is provided for an application form, syllabus of the exam, the examination pattern, expected exam dates, eligibility, and other important information. 

MICAT Notification MICAT Important Dates 
MICAT Application FormHow to Fill MICAT Application Form
MICAT Admit Card MICAT Result/Score Card 
MICAT Cut OffMICAT Counselling 
MICAT Selection ProcedureMICAT Exam Pattern
MICAT SyllabusMICAT Sample Papers

MICAT 2025 Highlights

Here is an overview of the entrance exam to help you gather pertinent information regarding the examination. These highlights must be kept in mind before applying. All the candidates are requested to read the relevant details and jot down certain points whichever is necessary. 

 All those candidates who have already cleared CAT, XAT, and GMAT are welcome to appear for this examination. As per the latest information, the MICAT I exam will be conducted in October 2025.  while the MICAT II exam will be conducted in November 2025. 

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The tabular description will help you gain a broader outlook related to the name of the exam, the official website, the level of the exam, helpline numbers, the type of the exam, and so on. Candidates must keep checking the official website for any latest updates. 

ParticularsDetails
Name of the ExamMICAT 2025
Conducting BodyMudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad (MICA)
Level of the ExamUniversity level
Type of the ExamPost-Graduation
Courses offeredManagement
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam modeOnline
Frequency of the ExamTwice a Year
Medium of the ExamEnglish
Helpdesk Number+91 2717 688198, +91-9099-127399
Official websitehttps://www.mica.ac.in/
Email IDadmissionenquiry@micamail.in

MICAT 2025 Exam Dates

Below is the portrayal of the tentative exam dates for the entrance exam both for MICAT I and MICAT II. The official notification is expected to be released soon and as soon as it gets released, we will get a more comprehensive idea of the exam dates. 

The tentative dates are subject to change and the conducting body reserves the right to change the exam dates if any administrative issue or unavoidable circumstances occur. It is superior if one does not think much about the exam dates but simply focuses on one’s preparation. Start your preparation according to these tentative dates.

MICAT I 

EventsDates (Tentative)
Beginning of the Registration process1st week of October 2024
Last date for Registration3rd week of November 2024
Release of the Admit cards/Call letter4th week of November 2024
MICAT I Exam date1st week of December 2024
Declaration of Result4th week of December 2025

MICAT II

EventsDates (Tentative)
Registration process begins3rd week of November 2024
Last date for registration3rd week of January 2025
Release of Admit card/Call Letter4th week of January 2025
MICAT II Exam date4th week of January 2025
Declaration of Result2nd week of February 2025
GE/ PI shortlist3rd week of February 2025
Final Result/Document VerificationTo be announced

MICAT 2025 Application Form

Application forms are released online on the official website soon after the release of the official notification. All the candidates are supposed to fill out the application form carefully and correctly within the prescribed period. 

Those who fail to submit the application forms on time will not be allowed to appear in the exam. Some of the prominent points that need to be kept in mind related to the application form are as follows: 

  • The first step to filling out the application form for the entrance exam is to complete the registration process with important details such as names, mobile numbers, and a valid and working email ID.
  • Then, using the login credentials, complete your application form by filling in the other details as asked in the form.
  • The application forms for MICAT I will be released in October 2024 and are to be completed by the 3rd week of November 2024.
  • In the case of MICAT II, the application forms are to be released in 3rd week of November 2024 and are to be completed by 3rd week of January 2025.
  • Upload the scanned images of the documents demanded by the official authorities.
  • Finally, the application fee has to be paid and a printout of the application form must be taken out. 

How to fill out the application form?

  • Visit the official website.
  • You will be directed toward the homepage, where you need to click on the tab that says “new applicant”.
  • Click on the same for registration and fill in your basic details. 
  • You will receive the application number of the registered mobile number and email ID. 
  • Use the login credentials to complete your application form and fill in the professional and educational details. 
  • Upload the documents that are required in the specific format and dimensions.
  • Pay the required amount and click on submit for the submission of the application form.
  • Take the printout of the payment receipt and the application form for future reference. 

MICAT 2025 Application Fees

Payment of application fees is essential for the approval of the application form. Aspirants who fail to make the payment in the prescribed mode will not be allowed to appear in the exam as their applications will be summarily rejected. 

  • The application fee that needs to be paid by every candidate is Rs. 2100/-.
  • The mode of submitting the application fee is only online.
  • Online payment can be done through a number of methods such as credit cards, debit cards, UPI, Internet Banking etc. 
  • The official notification will inform the last date to submit the application fee. 

MICAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

The different eligibility criteria are formulated by the exam conducting authority for different exams. One must be knowledgeable enough regarding the eligibility conditions that one must not commit any error while applying for an exam. 

The eligibility criteria are clearly displayed in the official notification which provides information regarding the age limit, educational qualifications required, nationality etc. Candidates should go through the same carefully. Here is the compilation of various eligibility criteria that are essential to apply for this exam. 

  • Educational Qualifications: The candidates who are interested in the exam must possess certain necessary educational qualifications otherwise they won’t be able to appear in the exam. Education is the key to success and it is required to gain a promising future. 
  • The qualification for applying to MICAT says that candidates need to possess a bachelor’s degree (in 10+2+3) or an equivalent degree to graduate in any stream recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Marks: All those candidates who are interested in applying for MICAT must appear in any one of the exams namely XAT 2025, CAT 2025, or GMAT 2025. 
  • Appearing: All those candidates who are presently in the final year of their graduation are also welcome to apply provided they need to complete their graduation till a particular date or the final result. 
  • Age Limit: Candidates need to go through the age criteria before applying in any exam and for that reason, they must read the official notification carefully. In this case, there is no upper age limit fixed by the exam conducting authority.

Candidates who possess certain educational qualifications and meet other eligibility criteria can apply until they desire. 

MICAT 2025 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is formulated after careful consideration by the exam conducting body. It is of utmost importance to gather complete information regarding the exam pattern before applying for a particular exam. 

The exam pattern gives the details about the mode, number of questions, duration of the exam, number of sections, marking scheme, etc. The preparation of the candidates should be according to the exam pattern. 

A detailed understanding of the exam pattern helps the candidates to study well and accordingly. Let us look at the pertinent information. 

  • Mode of the Examination: As per the latest information, the examination will be conducted only in an online mode or Computer Based Test.
  • Number of Questions: According to the latest pattern, there will be 144 questions altogether in the exam.
  • Duration of the Exam: The total duration of the examination will be 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  • Marking Pattern: One mark will be awarded for each correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. Hence, candidates are requested to attempt carefully and avoid silly mistakes. Below is the explanation of the exam pattern in tabular form. 
PartsName of the SectionsNumber of QuestionsDuration of the Parts
1st partPsychometric3525 minutes
 

 

2nd part

 

Verbal Ability (VA)25 

 

105 minutes

Quantitative Ability (QA)25
General Awareness (GA)25
Divergent- Convergent Reasoning (DCR)39
3rd partDescriptive Test (DT)435 minutes

MICAT 2025 Syllabus

Dear aspirants, if you want to crack the examination with flying colors, you must deeply understand the syllabus for MICAT 2025. The questions in the exam are asked only from the sections that are mentioned below. 

One must study these topics carefully and keep revising them. The syllabus can give you a clear idea of whether you will be able to clear the exam or not. It’s the first step to deciding whether you are fit for a particular exam or not. 

Make your strategy after paying proper heed to the syllabus. Let us look at the topics that are asked under different sections. 

SectionsTopics
Verbal Ability
  • Tenses
  • Article
  • Pronouns
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension passage
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Numbers
  • Set Theory
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
General Awareness
  • Geography
  • Current Affairs
  • Politics
  • Business Brands and Media
  • Companies and their owner
  • Literature
  • Science and Research History
Divergent-Convergent Reasoning
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Sequence and Series
  • Word Association
  • Statement Assumption

MICAT 2025 Preparation Tips

One must prepare for a particular exam only after developing a well-planned strategy. These exams are quite competitive so only those candidates who remain consistent in their preparation and are determined to clear the exam can achieve wonders. 

Some of the prominent preparation tips are as follows:

  • Candidates must analyze the syllabus with all their hearts and understand its vastness of the syllabus.
  • The next step is to figure out the weak and strong topics. 
  • One must focus more on the weak subjects and should also take out time to revise the strong topics before the exam. 
  • Divide your time equally for each subject.
  • Choose the best books and websites for the preparation and then enhance your preparation.
  • Try to cover each and every topic of the syllabus. 
  • Be patient and keep consistency in your exam. 
  • The main focus should be on the goal and don’t take too much stress. 
  • Practice the mock tests regularly and also evaluate them.
  • Try to improve your preparation every day. 

MICAT 2025 Books

There are a huge number of books that can help candidates in their preparation. Candidates must select the best book for the studies as per the recommendation by the experts. You can choose from the range of books mentioned below.

SubjectName of the Book
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Quantum CAT by Sarvesh K Verma
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R. S Aggarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma
Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R. S Aggarwal
  • How to prepare for logical reasoning for CAT by Arun Sharma
Data Interpretation
  • Data Interpretation for CAT by Arun Sharma
  • MBA book by Pearson
General knowledge
  • General Knowledge by Lucent Publications
  • Newspapers
  • Current Affairs

MICAT 2025 Exam Centres

This is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted in almost 50 different exam centers across the country. Candidates will have an option to choose the most convenient exam center as per their convenience. 

Once the application form gets submitted, the preferences won’t be modified. So, think twice before choosing the exam center. Here is the list of the exam centers available.

AhmedabadGhaziabadMumbai
AizawlGurgaonMuzaffarnagar
AjmerGwaliorNagpur
AligarhGuwahatiNoida
AllahabadHyderabadPanjim
BareillyIndorePatna
BangaloreJabalpurPune
BhopalJaipurRaipur
BhubaneswarJamshedpurRajkot
ChandigarhJammuRanchi
ChennaiKanpurSurat
DehradunKochiTrivandrum
DelhiKolkataUdaipur
DhanbadLucknowVadodara
FaridabadMeerutVaranasi
GandhinagarNavi MumbaiVisakhapatnam

MICAT 2025 Admit Card

The concerned authorities publish An admit card on the official website for candidates whose application forms are accepted. The admit card can be downloaded only in the online mode and it consists of various important information such as the name of the exam, venue, shift, time, and date of the exam. 

As per the latest information, the admit card for the MICAT I will be released around the 1st week of December, and the MICAT II will be released around the last week of January 2025. Candidates need to use their login credentials to download their admit cards as and when they are released on the official website. 

Candidates need to bring valid Identity proof such as an Aadhar Card, Pan card, passport, driving license, etc. along with the hardcopy of the admit card at the exam center and also a passport size photograph. It is a piece of sincere advice for the candidates to read the general instructions for the candidates which is printed at the end of the admit card. 

In the matter of any exam-related query or discrepancy in the admit card, candidates may contact using the helpline numbers or email ID to the official authorities. Some of the necessary details to be checked on the admit card are as follows:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Name of the Exam
  • Post Applied for
  • Photograph of the Candidate
  • Gender of the Candidate
  • Parents’ Name
  • Roll Number of the Candidate
  • Date of the Examination
  • Time of the Examination
  • Exam venue and its Postal Address
  • Duration of the Exam
  • Category
  • Date of Birth
  • General Instructions for the Examination

MICAT 2025 Results

As soon as the levels of the exams are conducted by the conducting authorities, candidates wait eagerly for positive results. As per the latest sources, the results for MICAT I will be published tentatively from the last week of December 2024 and the results for MICAT II will be published from the 2nd week of February 2025. 

All those who want to check their results may use their application number and password. The scorecard will comprise quite a number of details which includes the name of the aspirant, roll number of the aspirant, score obtained by the aspirant, total marks and final percentage, and whether the candidate is qualified for the exam or not. 

A final merit list will be prepared for all the qualified candidates as per their performance in MICAT, GE, and PI rounds. The goal of every aspirant should be to secure a seat in the final merit list. The results are released in an online manner on the official website.

MICAT 2025 GE and PI rounds

Every aspirant who is shortlisted according to their performance in any one of these exams CAT, GMAT, XAT, and also MICAT needs to appear for both of the levels conducted by the authorities namely Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI).

As discussed above briefly, only those candidates who appear in any one of the exams namely CAT, XAT, and GMAT will be eligible for the MICAT 2025 admission. They need to sit in MICAT only after taking any one of the exams mentioned above. Every candidate who qualifies for the entrance exam needs to appear in GE and PI mandatorily and candidates will be judged on the basis of these two rounds. 

MICAT 2025 Cutoffs

The candidates who are successful in clearing the cut-off or scoring equal to that in the MICAT entrance exam will be shortlisted for further GE and PI rounds of selection. Cut-offs refer to the minimum marks that must be scored by the candidates to qualify for a particular exam. 

Aspirants are finally selected based on scores that are achieved by GMAT, MICAT, PI, and GE. The weightage of each exam and level is as such, 20% score in GMAT, 30% score in MICAT, 30% score in PI, and finally 20% score in GE. Those who achieve the entire selection criteria will be provided admission. 

MICAT 2025 Admission Process

Hence, we can estimate the entire admission process of the candidates who are successful in qualifying for all the tiers involved in the entrance exam. The admission to MICAT 2025 is likely to be done in March 2025. 

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After the confirmation of admission in an institute, candidates need to submit their documents for the further verification process along with the admission fees before the last date. Here is the list of the documents that need to be carried for the verification procedure:

  • Degree and mark sheet of matriculation
  • Degree and mark sheet of intermediate
  • Degree and mark sheet of Graduation (if applicable)
  • Valid identity proof (Aadhar Card, Pan Card, Passport, Driving License)
  • Hardcopy of the Application Forms
  • Hall Ticket
  • Scorecard
  • Caste certificate
  • NRI certificate (if applicable)
  • PWD certificate (if applicable)

If you have any other quires about MICAT 2025you can leave your question below in the comment box.

Sunil Kushwaha

As a dedicated Biology Science graduate, I'm passionate about sharing the latest updates in national and state entrance exams through my blog. I aim to keep aspiring students informed about exam trends, important dates, and changes in syllabi. With a keen interest in education, I strive to offer valuable insights for students navigating the competitive landscape of entrance examinations and admission tests. Stay updated with me.

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