MICAT 2021 – Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

MICAT 2020


Mudra Institute of Communication (MICA) established in the year 1991  a non-profit institution  by Mr A.G.Krishnamurthy at Ahmadabad. It is an autonomous marketing institution. MICAT 2021 is conducting entrance exam for top business schools in India, twice a year for MICA’s flagship course Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communications (PGDM-C). It is the university level entrance examination. The aspirants must have valid scores of any one of the entrance examination( CAT, XAT, and GMAT) to get admission. Its object is to bring out the best talent of the students in the field of logic, reasoning, lateral thinking, general awareness, linguistic comprehension, marketing strategy. India has many fast-growing fields like banking, insurance, export-oriented companies and so on.


MICA Admission 2021 & MICAT Schedule
Important Dates
MICAT – I: MICA Application opens
October 14, 2020
MICAT – I: Last Date to Apply for MICA Admission
November 25, 2020 till 11.50 PM
Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card
December 2, 2020
MICAT – I Exam Date (MICA Institute level Exam)
December 5, 2020
MICAT -I Score
December 21,2020
MICAT – II: Registration opens for 2nd Phase
November 26, 2020
MICAT – II: Last Date to apply
January 20, 2021 at 11.50 PM
Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card
January 27, 2021
MICAT – II (Institute level 2nd phase exam)
January 30, 2021
MICAT – II Score Declaration
February 14, 2021
GE & PI Shortlist
February 19, 2021
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad
March 9 & 10, 2021
GE & PI at Bangalore & Mumbai
March 13, 14 & 15, 2021
GE & PI at Delhi and Kolkata
March 19, 20, & 21,  2021
Final admission results by MICA
Last week March 2021


GE & PI shortlist at AhmedabadWill be announced 
GE & PI at Bangalore & MumbaiWill be announced     
GE & PI at Delhi and KolkataWill be announced   
Final ResultWill be announced

MICAT Application Form

The application procedure of MICAT 2021 will be available only on the official website. https://www.mica.ac.in/

The applicants, who want to participate in the MICAT 2021 exam, will have to fill and submit the form online. The application forms will be provided online and shall be filled by the respective date given above. For the registration the following steps are given below:

  • STEP 1: Personal Information

For registration, the candidates have to provide their personal information such as name, gender, email id, category, date of birth, etc. by visiting the official website

After filling the form, an application number, and a password will be provided, which will be sent to their email id. Using the same, the candidates can log in to the official website.

  • STEP 2: Qualification:

Applicants are required to give their qualification details such as exam name, year of passing, the name of institute, board/university name, etc.

Applicants are required to upload the scanned copies of the signature and photograph in the formats specified. Then click on I AGREE.

  • STEP 3:  Fee Payment

There are two modes available for paying the application form fee. i.e. Internet Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card or Bank Transfer.

  • STEP 4: After confirmation successfully, the applicants have to take two prints of the completed Application Form.


  • The application form fee for ATMA is Rs.1965 /-.
  • Under any circumstances, once the applicant has paid the application form fee it is non-refundable or non-transferable to the applicant.


  • The applicants should have secured at least 50% of aggregate marks in their graduation from a recognized University.
  • The candidates who are in Final Year of their graduation are also eligible for application.
  • The applicants must be in possession of valid scores of CAT 2019, XAT 2020, and GMAT (2015 onward) to become eligible for MICAT.


Mode of examinationComputer Based Test (CBT)
Type of QuestionsBoth subjective and objective
Total Question144
Time Duration2 hours 45 min
Markingonly part 3rd has negative marking.-0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The applicants can attempt the paper in a better way.

SectionsNumber of Questions
Psychometric (Part 1)35
Verbal Ability (VA) (part 2)25
Quantitative Ability (part 2)25
General Awareness (GA) (part 2)25
Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR) (part 2)39
Descriptive Test (DT) (part 3)04


  1. Ahmedabad.
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Bhopal
  4. Chandigarh
  5. Chennai
  6. Delhi
  7. Guwahati
  8. Jaipur
  9. Jammu
  10. Hyderabad
  11. Kochi
  12. Kolkatta
  13. Lucknow
  14. Mumbai


After successfully cracking MICAT 2021 the candidates will have a wide range of choices Candidates can choose the specialized courses unique in nature offered by MICA. The following are the courses offered by MICA are:

  • PGDM-C is equivalent to MBA and is unique in nature and opens a wide range of opportunities
  • Fellow- Programme (FRM-C) is a 3-year-old Doctoral level course about communication & marketing.
  • Crafting Creative Communication CCC is a one-year lab to produce industry-ready ideators

Besides MICA offers the following PG Diploma courses:

  1.  Advertising Management & Public Relation
  2.  Market Research & Data Analytics.
  3. Digital Marketing
  4. Marketing & Brand Management
  5. Business Management
  6. E-Commerce Business Management


  • The admit card will be released on the official website of the MICA through online mode.
  • The admit card will be available to that candidate who has correctly fill there form and pay the application fee.
  • No candidate will be permitted to sit in the exam without hall ticket.
  • Aspirants have to carry one photo id as proof during exam day.
  • Aspirants can download their admit card by visiting on the official website of MICA.


  • Candidate can download the scorecard from the official website using login id and password.

Frequently Asked Question MICAT 2021

  1. What are the MICAT examination centres?

Ans. Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Jaipur, Jammu, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkatta, Lucknow, Mumbai.

2. What is the MICAT exam for?

Ans. It is for taking admission into courses offered by MICA university.

3. What is the mode of examination for the MICAT exam?

Ans. Subjective and objective

4. What are the sections for the MICAT exam?

Ans.  Psychometric, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness, Divergent-Convergent Reasoning, Descriptive Test.

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