MICAT 2021 Notification, Exam Date, Registration

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Mudra Institute of Communications announce Admission Test (MICAT) 2021 for Admission to PGDM-C and PGDM Program

MICAT 2021 – Mudra Institute of Communications (MIC), Ahmedabad invites applications for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communications (PGDM-C) and Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) for the academic year 2021-23.

Candidates interested in the exam may check eligibility criteria, selection procedure, important dates and more on MICAT 2021 from the page below.

MICAT 2021 Details

Mudra Institute of Communications Admission Test (MICAT) I and II dates have been announced. The MICAT I 2020 will be held on 05th December 2020. MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) used for selection of PGDM/PGDM-C 2021- 2023 batch. It is conducted twice a year in over 48 cities across the country.


MICA’s PGDM-C/PGDM offers the following specialisations –
1. Advertising & Brand Management

2. Marketing and Analytics

3. Media & Entertainment Management

4. Digital Communication Management.

MICAT 2021 Important Dates

MICAT I Registration opens October 2020
MICAT I Registration closes 25th November 2020
MICAT I Issue of Call Letters/Admit Card 02nd December 2020
MICAT I 5th December 2020
MICAT I Score 21st December 2020
MICAT II Registration opens 26th November 2020
MICAT II Registration closes 20th January 2021
MICAT II Issue of Call Letters/Admit Card 27th January 2021
MICAT II 30th January 2021
MICAT II Score 14th February 2021
GE & PI Shortlist 19th February 2021
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad 9th & 10th March 2021
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai 13,14 & 15, March 2021
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata 19, 20 & 21 March 2021
Final results End of March 2020

Eligibility Criteria for MICAT 2021

Admission to the Post-graduate Programmes (PGP) both, PGDM (C) and PGDM require a Bachelor’s degree (10 + 2 + 3 system) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Candidates appearing for final examinations towards a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) are also eligible to apply.
Candidates who demonstrate an aptitude for expressing, assessing, and /or conceiving ideas that move people to action and achieve business results tend to stand a better chance of being shortlisted.

MICAT 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online only through official website https://www.mica.ac.in/
  • To apply for the exam, candidates need to fill-up the registration form and pay the test fees online www.mica.ac.in
  • Candidates need to register and enter the details for the online application form. Post those candidates have to pay the fees. After successful registration, aspirants will receive an email containing the MICA ID and MICA password.
  • This MICA ID will be used for all future correspondence. One can also use this MICA ID and MICA password to modify details online.

Application Fee

Application Fee Rs. 1985/- (for all categories)
Mode of Payment Online through Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet banking

Selection Process

MICA selection is a 3-step process as detailed below:
  • Each candidate must have taken at least one of the three exams: CAT/ XAT/GMAT (CAT 2020 / XAT 2021 / GMAT (2019 onwards).
  • Note – Kindly update your score options in the online application form which you would like to submit (i.e. CAT 2020, XAT 2021 & GMAT 2019 onwards). After receiving your CAT score, XAT Registration No., and GMAT score, please update the details on our website on or before January 20, 2021. (Please mention your XAT Registration number only and we will collect the score from XLRI).
Step-II: MICA Admission Test (MICAT) :
  • All candidates are assessed on MICAT, which consists of 3 sections
  • Section A – Psychometric Test
  • Section B – Descriptive Test
  • Section C – (has 4 sub-sections) – Divergent and Convergent Thinking; Verbal ability, Quantitative Ability, and Data Interpretation and General awareness;
Step-III: GE & PI:
  • All the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT & MICAT shall appear for both Group Exercise (GE) & Personal Interview (PI).

Exam Centers

MICAT will be held in Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Ajmer, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Faridabad, Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Gwalior, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, Muzaffarnagar, Nagpur, Noida, Panjim, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Surat, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam

MICAT 2021 Admit Card

  • The eligible candidate can be download the Admit card from website https://www.mica.ac.in/
  • Admit cards will only be released for the candidates who have submitted the application form on or before the last date. Admit card contains the important details regarding the exams like examination time, venue and instruction which candidates must follow during the examination time.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website