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MICA PGDM-C 2018-20 Application process

Dear MBA Aspirants,

The MICA PGDCM 2018-20 notification for MICAT I December 2017 is out!

MICA is a top rated institute, MICA offers an AICTE approved PGDM-C, equivalent to an MBA with specialisations in Marketing Research, Digital Communication Management, Brand Management, Media Management and Advertising Management. Established in 1991, MICA (formerly known as Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad), is the only residential institute in the country, and perhaps in the Asia-Pacific region, dedicated to creating leadership in Strategic Marketing and Communication. MICA, an autonomous, non-profit institution, offers a wide-range of academic programmes including three residential programs: the Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Communications (PGDM-C), Crafting Creative Communication (CCC) and Fellow Programme in Management-Communications (FPM-C).

The registration process of MICA (PGDM-C 2018-20 Aspirants) is given below:

Step:1 Register for the CAT or XAT or GMAT exam by visiting their respective websites.

Step:2 Go to MICA website, register for MICAT and complete the application registration process.

The application process for MICAT and MICA Ahmedabad- School of Ideas is with the same Application form by paying an additional amount. MICA conducts MICAT it’s own entrance test MICAT. MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and will be conducted twice for selection of PGDM-C 2018-20 batch. Better of the two MICAT Scores will be considered.

Refer the below table for detailed registration guidelines:

MICAT I (December 2017) registrations have begun.
MICAT II (February 2018) registrations shall begin from 3rd January 2018. 
Better of the two MICAT Scores will be considered.

MICA Application Process
Test Name MICA Admission Test- I MICA Admission Test- II
B-school Name Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad
Application Starts 26th September 2017 3rd January 2018
Last Date to Apply for MICA Extended till 3rd December 2017 Click here to view the detailed list of important dates. 5th February 2018 Click here to view the detailed list of important dates.
CAT (Test Date) 26th November 2017
Last Date to Apply for CAT 25th September 2017 Click here to check CAT detailed notification.
XAT (Test Date) 7th January 2018
Last Date to Apply for XAT Last date: 30th November 2017
Click here to check XAT detailed notification.
Eligibility for MICA/MICAT Admission to the PGDM (C) programme requires a Bachelor's degree (in keeping with the 10 + 2 + 3 system) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognised 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 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.
Program Name PGDM-C: Post Graduate Diploma in Management Communications
MICA Seats PGDM-C: 180
MICA Program Fees 2017-19 : As given on MICA website including tuition fee, residential charges (Boarding and Lodging) etc is Rs. 16, 50, 000/- (approx)
MICA Placement Statistics 2014-16: Average salary(top 30 students): Rs. 17.73 Lakhs, Average salary: Rs.11.6 Lakhs, Highest salary: Rs. 25.5 Lakhs
MICAT Test Date 17th December 2017 17th February 2018
MICAT Test Time To be announced To be announced
MICAT Test Pattern It consists of 6 sections: Psychometric (P), Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative ability (QA), General awareness (GA) , Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR) and Descriptive Test (DT). Click here to read more about MICAT preparation tips.
Marking Pattern NA NA
Test Cities MICAT February 2017 was conducted in 27 Test Cities. Click here to view the list of Test Cities.
The list of December 2017 cities is yet to be announced.
Mode of Application To be announced.  
Application Fees Rs. 1,965/-  
Application Link Click here To be announced on 3rd January 2018
Website link Click here
MICAT Admit Card 11th December 2017. Click here to view MICAT Admit card details. 9th February 2018. Click here to view MICAT Admit card details.
MICAT Result Date-Score Card 3rd January 2018 26th February 2018
MICAT cut-offs No standard cut-offs. Individuals taking the MICAT must attempt and complete all the sections of the test satisfactorily to qualify for the GE & PI.
MICA 2nd Stage Selection Process A Group Exercise which is divided in 2 parts. A group shall be consist of 9 to 12 participants. 1st activity- one group shall design a strategy as per the case study and the 2nd activity would be to perform the strategy made by another group. 15 minutes for each exercise followed by a PI for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Spot offers, rejects and waitlists are offered.
Note: Duration and panel members vary with location. In many cases, PIs at the end of the day were shorter than the ones in the morning.
PI Questions have been taken from previous few years hence the questions mentioned on the top are the latest ones. Click here to view the detailed selection process.
GE-WAT-PI Shortlist Date 1st March 2018
GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad To be announced
GE & PI at all cities To be announced
Final Merit List 31st March 2018
Session Begins June 2018

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