MICAT 2019 Exam Format follows the Multiple Choice Question pattern. It is divided into 2 papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Aspirants are given 125 minutes to clear the test i.e. 35 minutes to attempt Paper-1 and 90 minutes to clear Paper-2. Both the tests are organized in online mode. Paper -1 includes 4 descriptive type questions while Paper-2 includes 90 MCQs.
MICAT 2019 or Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad Admission Test is organized for PG Diploma in Management. Every year almost 8000 aspirants appear for MICAT Exam. It will be held twice in a year. One, in the month of December and other in February.
Interested aspirants can apply online on the official website. MICAT Application Form will be made available in September 2018 for Paper-1 and in January 2019 for Paper-2. Both MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 scores are considered for final admission of aspirants. Aspirants can check all important details regarding MICAT 2019 Exam Format, marking scheme further in the article.
|Exam Name||MICA Admission Test|
|Organizing Authority||Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad|
|Method of Examination||Online|
|Exam Period||2.5 hours|
|Medium of Examination||English|
|Marking scheme||No negative marking in Paper1 ¼ mark is deducted in Paper-2|
|Number of Papers||2|
|Number of Sections||6|
MICAT 2019 will be organized in online method i.e. it will be a computer-based exam. MICAT Exam Format consists of 2 papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2.
Paper 1 contains 4 descriptive type questions and Paper 2 contains 90 objective types of questions. The exam is mainly held to test thinking ability, reasoning ability, writing skills and General awareness of the aspirants. There are total 94 questions asked in the MICAT exam.
The questions will be divided into following parts:
|Paper I||No. of Questions||Paper II||No. of Multiple Choice Questions|
|Argument Writing||4 Descriptive type of Questions||Part I||Psychometric Test||30|
|Story Writing||Part II||Reasoning and Verbal Ability||35|
|Essay Writing||Part III||General Knowledge||25|
|-||-||Part IV||Verbal Ability||25|
|-||-||Part V||Quantitative Ability||25-27|
|-||-||Part VI||Divergent and Convergent Reasoning||25-27|
Aspirants will get 2 hours 5 minutes to clear the MICAT Test 2019. They must ensure that they submit the test within the stipulated time. No extra time will be offered to them.
Aspirants have to solve Paper-1 which is descriptive in nature in 35 minutes and Paper-2 which is objective nature in 90 minutes.
Till now, the official authority has not announced any official information concerned marking scheme eligible in the exam. Also, various marking scheme will be followed for Paper 1 and Paper2.
Paper-1 will be the descriptive pattern. Aspirants have to attempt 4 questions based on story writing, essay writing and Augmented writing. No negative marking will be done in this section and aspirants will be given 35 minutes to clear this section. They are advised to attempt all the questions to attain maximum marks in this section.
Paper-2 is divided into 3 parts. The first part will be of psychometric test. In second and third part i.e. logical and reasoning ability and General awareness section, 0.25 mark will be reduced for every wrong response. No negative marking is eligible here. Aspirants have to attempt 85 questions in approximately 120 minutes.
MICAT 2019 includes 2 papers and the syllabus for both the papers is various.
In Paper-1, Writing Ability is one of the major areas where an aspirant’s ideas can be approached right at its source. It judges the aspirants based on their views on a particular topic. In this part, the aspirant will be given a topic and the aspirant will have to write both for and against the topic.
However, Paper-2 assess the aspirants’ analytical aptitude, differing thinking, written communication skills, and general awareness of the communications industry.
Aspirants can take help of certain books for their better preparation of MICAT 2019 exam and the same have been tabulated below.
|Book Name||Author Name|
|How to Prepare for DI?||Arun Sharma|
|Word Power||Made Easy|
|High School English Grammar||Wren and Martin|
|How to Prepare for Quantitative Analysis?||Arun Sharma|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||Abhijit Guha|
|Pearson Guide for DI and LR||Nishit K Sinha|
|How to Prepare for LR?||Arun Sharma|