MICAT 2017 announced; test on December 11

MICAT 2017 announced; test on December 11MICA Ahmedabad, the conducting body of MICAT, has released the admission notification for Post Graduate Management in Communication (PGDM-C) 2017-19. As per the notification, MICAT-I will be conducted on December 11. The application process will start from end of September or first week of October and will end on November 25, 2016.

Like last year, this year too MICAT will be conducted in 2 phases. Along with the dates of MICAT-I, the officials have also announced the schedule for MICAT-II. The second test of MICAT will be conducted on February 12; on the same day of IRMA 2017.

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MICAT 2017 Important Dates are given in the table below.

 

MICAT 2017 Important Dates

Event

Date

MICAT – I Registration opens

Last week of September or First Week October 2016

MICAT – I Registration closes

November 25, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Issue of MICAT- I Call Letters/Admit Card

December 2, 2016

MICAT – I

December 11,2016

MICAT -I Score (Declare on the website)

December 19, 2016

MICAT – II Registration opens

January 3, 2017

MICAT – II Registration closes

January 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Issue of MICAT- II Call Letters/Admit Card

February 6, 2017

MICAT – II

February 12, 2017

MICAT – II Score(Declare on the website)

February 20, 2017

GE & PI Shortlist

February 23, 2017

GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad

March 9, 10 & 11, 2017

GE & PI all cities

March 17, 18, 19 & 20, 2017

Final results

March 31, 2017

To be eligible to apply for MICAT, candidates must have valid scores of at least one of the national level tests namely, CAT 2016, XAT 2017 and GMAT (2015 onwards).

MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C 2017-2019 batch. In the test, MICA will assess candidates based on 6 sections: Psychometric (P), Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative ability (QA), General awareness (GA), Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR) and Descriptive Test (DT). MICAT will be held across 27 cities, which is increased compared to last year’s 14 test cities.

 

For shortlisting candidates, MICA will use the better of the two MICAT Scores. The shortlist process consists of a Group Exercise and a Personal Interview. The officials have described the MICAT 2017 selection procedure, as per which the merit list will be prepared as per the below-given steps.

  • Shortlisted and appeared for GE-PI rounds

  • Unanimous recommendation by all the panel members of PI.

  • At least 3.5 or more on a 5 point scale in GE

  • At least 4 or more on a 5 point scale in PI

The following table brings to you the parameters and weight-ages assigned for the final selection.

MICA Selection Criteria

Parameters

Weightages Assigned

MICAT 2017

50%

GE

18%

PI

30%

CAT/XAT/GMAT scaled scores

2%

Short listed candidates will be called for GE and PI at MICA campus, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai.

 

MICA conducts MICAT for selecting candidates to its 180 seats in the two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Communications (PGDM-C).

 

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