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MICAT 2018 Result, Merit List, Cut off, Selection Process

Updated On - March 31st 2018 by SHIVANSHI RATHAUR

MICAT Result 2018 (II) was declared on February 26. Candidates can download their MICAT Scorecard from the official website using their ID & Password. MICAT Result is available in the form of scaled scores on the official website  The final list of candidates for admission through MICAT-II 2018 was released on March 31.

Facts about MICAT Result

  • Students failing in psychometric test are considered FAILED by the authorities. This rule is also applicable to the DCR section where there is no minimum cut off defined but the student must clear the section by obtaining a minimum of 50% marks.
  • A valid score in any one of the national level management test, namely, CAT, XAT or GMAT is mandatory. 
  • Every year nearly 1/10th of the total registered candidates qualify for the MICAT selection process.

MICAT Result Date 2018

All official dates for MICAT 2018 are given below. Make sure you do not miss upon any of these:

MICAT 2018 (II)MICAT 2018 Exam DateFebruary 17, 2018
Announcement of MICAT Result 2018February 26, 2018
MICAT 2018 Interview RoundsGE & PI ShortlistMarch 1, 2018
GE & PI Round at Delhi and KolkataMarch 8-10, 2018
GE & PI at MICA, AhmedabadMarch 13-14 2018
GE & PI at Bangalore & MumbaiMarch 16-18, 2018
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 31, 2018

Check all  MICAT 2018 Exam Dates

How to Check MICAT 2018 Result?

Candidates can check MICAT Result by following the below given steps:

  1. Visit the official website of MICA.
  2. Log-in using your MICAT user id and password
  3. MICAT Scorecard will appear on screen
  4. Check details and print for further use

Key points to Know

  • The evaluation and selection of the candidates appeared for MICAT 2018 is done purely on the performance of the candidate.
  • If the shortlisted candidate fails to appear for the GE/ PI on the given date then MICA is not responsible.
  • MICAT 2018 result does not guarantee final selection process for admissions in MICA.
  • Once the selection rounds and final MICAT 2018 result is declared, the candidates are required to pay the fee and confirm their seats as soon as possible.

Details on MICAT 2018 Scorecard

MICAT I/ MICAT II scorecard bears the following details:

  • Overall scores
  • Shortlist Status
  • Candidate Name
  • MICAT 2018 Roll Number
  • Candidate Photograph
  • Candidate Signature
  • MICAT conducting authority stamp

How To Calculate MICAT Sectional score?

As opposed to the normal score, only details of the sectional score is available in MICAT scorecard.

If a candidate has secured “X” marks in a section, then the score is converted into the sectional score using the formulae given below:

The scaled score in QA of a candidate “X” in MICAT I/ MICAT II = (Score- QA of the candidate ‘X’/ Maximum obtained by the candidate amongst the candidates who have appeared in MICAT-I/MICAT-II in QA) multiplied by Maximum Possible Score in QA in MICAT –I/ MICAT-II.

  • The same formula is used for calculation of scaled scores of all the sections namely VA, QA, GA, DCR and DT.
  • The total score of MICAT-I/ MICAT-II is calculated by using the scaled scores for each of the MICAT components namely: VA, QA, GA, DCR and DT.

MICAT Answer Key 2018

  • There is no release of an official answer key by the authorities. 
  • MICAT answer key is released by the coaching centers, so that students get a brief understanding of the marks obtained by them.
  • Through this, only the probable score can be calculated based on the number of correct and incorrect attempts.

The marking scheme varies with the section. The marking scheme is same for VA, QA, GA and DCR, where 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer for Descriptive section there is no deduction of marks or clear definition of marking scheme. Thus, the students get only a probable score on the basis of the answer key released by institutes. Check  MICAT Exam Pattern

How to download MICAT answer key?

  1. Check the list of coaching institutes that are releasing the answer key.
  2. Go to the official website of the coaching institute of your choice.
  3. Search for the link that reads “MICAT 2018 answer key”.
  4. Answer key is in the form of PDF document, the same must be downloaded.
  5. Verify the answers marked with help of the answer key.

List of coaching institutes releasing the answer key:

  1. TIME
  2. Narayana
  3. Career Launcher
  4. Time4education
  5. Singhstudycircle
  6. CATking

MICAT 2018 Merit List

Short listing of candidates for GE and PI rounds:

  • MICAT result consists of 6 sections- Psychometric (P), Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QADI), General awareness (GA), Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCT), and Descriptive Test (DT).
  • Students who have cleared the Psychometric test are assessed further on the basis of the score obtained in other sections.
  • Those who qualify the psychometric test and in the MCQ sections (VA,QA, DI, GA) are assessed for Descriptive test.
  • Candidates are shortlisted for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI) only on the basis of the MICAT 2018 scores
  •  The final merit list is prepared on the basis of performance in MICAT, GE & PI and last performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT and MICAT.
  • The final merit list was prepared on the basis of GE and PI on March 1, 2018.

The merit list is prepared on the basis of the final composite score (FCS). FCS is formed by taking the part percentage of the scores in the following sections:










Selection basis on GE and PI:

Students are selected in the GE and PI round only if they fulfill the following criteria:

  1. At least 3.5 or more on a 5-point scale in GE
  2. At least 4 or more on a 5-point scale in PI
  3. Recommendation by majority of the panel members of PI

MICAT 2018 Cut off

Cut off marks are the minimum marks required to be scored by the candidate in order to qualify the examination. MICA does not release any official cut off list for admission in PGDM-C. Students who fail in clearing the minimum cut off list are not shortlisted for further selection.

Section nameNo. Of questionsSectional cut off/ number of questions

Psychometric Test


All questions are compulsory

Verbal ability



Quantitative ability



General awareness



Divergent –Convergent Reasoning



Descriptive test






 Factors affecting cut off: As MICAT cut off is declared only once both the test papers have been conducted. Thus the cut off depends on the following factors:

  1. Total number of registered candidates
  2. Difficulty level of the exam
  3. Scaled score calculation
  4. Maximum marks obtained by the candidates

Check  MICAT Selection Procedure

MICAT 2018 Counselling

As there are only 180 seats that are to be filled through the process of counselling, so students must be focused once the merit list is released by MICA. There are two ways of selection:

  1. 10% of the seats are filled on the basis of “spot allotment”
  2. Step by process of seat allotment through central counselling.

In case 1, the institute may ask you to take admission in a course on the basis of your PI, GE and XAT/CAT/GMAT score directly. In this case, you do not have to appear for the counselling process, a course is selected for you on the basis of your choice and the domain best suited. The student must pay the admission fee immediately in this case and confirm the admission. In case, you do not accept the offer, it is terminated and you are free to join the regular counselling process.

In case 2, the students are invited to MICA and they have to fill the course choices. The students have to wait for the final allotment list.

MICAT 2018 Admission Process for Foreign Nationals/ NRIs

The MICAT 2018 selection process involves the following for Foreign Nationals or NRIs:

  • The Foreign Nationals/ NRI candidates who desire to apply for MICAT have to give their GMAT ( 2015 onwards) scores.
  • The personal interview process for the shortlisted Foreign Nationals or NRIs candidates is conducted via teleconference or video conference in the month of March/ April 2018.


Ques. I am not able to download my MICAT scorecard, what to do?

Ans. You can download the MICAT scorecard with the help of your user ID and password issued by the authorities. Follow the steps below:

  1. Open the official website of MICAT 2018 result.
  2. Look for the “MICA Result” tab.
  3. Click on the link and provide the details of your username and password.
  4. Click on the login button.

Ques. Has there been any increase in the number of seats in MICA, for the year 2018-20?

Ans. As such, no reports have come up. As per the old updates, the seats in various courses are as follows:








Ques. Is my score of the descriptive and psychometric section also included in my MICA 2018 scorecard?

Ans. Yes, the marks obtained in the descriptive and psychometric session are added in the MICAT result.

Ques. I am from OBC category. If I have got a good score in CAT, then do I have to appear for MICA II or not?

Ans. CAT score is asked so that the top 10% of the students are selected easily for the admission. MICA will only consider the score in MICA admission test.

Ques. If I fail in the psychometric test, will I still be considered for PI and GE rounds?

Ans. No, only if you qualify the psychometric test, you will be considered for the GE and PI rounds.

Ques. I failed in the psychometric test, but I have attempted the MICA admission test. Why did I still fail?

Ans. Psychometric test is the stage 1 if you fail in the psychometric test, then your further exams answers will not be considered, no matter how well you perform.

Ques. What is the weightage of CAT/XAT marks in MICA score card?

Ans. There is no weightage of the CAT/XAT marks in the MICA score card. The score is just considered for later admission process.

Ques. I have appeared for GE and PI rounds in MICA 2016, but I could not qualify. What points to consider this time?

Ans. The GE and PI rounds are important and the student’s in order to qualify need the following points to be considered:

  • 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

Ques. What formula is used for MICA scaled score calculation?

Ans. MICA scaled score calculation is done on the basis of the following formulae:

(Score - VA of the candidate 'X'/Maximum obtained by any candidate amongst the candidates who have appeared in MICAT-I/MICAT-II in VA) multiplied by Maximum Possible Score in VA in MICAT-I/MICAT-II.

Ques. I am from Gujrat. Will I get any benefits of state reservation in MICA?

Ans. No, there is no policy of reservation practiced in MICA.

Ques. Is there any weightage of my CAT score in MICA selection process. If yes, how much?

Ans. The weightage of the CAT score is as follows:

ParametersWeightage score (Percentage)

MICAT score


Group Exercise (GE)


Personal Interaction


CAT, XAT and GMAT score




Ques. If I have appeared for MICA I in December, can I appear again for the MICA admission test in round 2 in February?

Ans. Yes, you can appear for the second round of test.

Ques. I have given MICAT 2018 exam in December. When will my selection process start- January or March?

Ans. The selection process will be done in the month of March only. The exam will, however, be conducted in two shifts.

Ques. I am physically challenged. Are there any seats reserved for PwD candidates in MICAT?

Ans. No, there are no seats reserved for the PwD candidates in MICA.

Ques. I am from Delhi. If I get selected in MICA Kolkata, then where do I need to report for the selection process?

Ans. You will be asked to attend the GE and PI round at Delhi or Kolkata on the basis of the schedule defined by the authorities.

Ques. What is the expected minimum cut off for MICA?

Ans. The minimum cut off is expected to be around 45-47 for the year 2018.

Ques. Will I get an SMS informing about selection?

Ans. No SMS will be sent to any student in case of selection. Students have to check the score online themselves.

Ques. MICA result website is not loading on my computer. What to do?

Ans. MICA result can be checked online only if you have IE version 10 or 11 / Mozilla Firefox (48 to 54)/ Google Chrome (50 to 59).

Ques. I am from Jharkhand. Where do I have to report for GE round for MICA?

Ans. You will get Delhi as your center mostly but you must wait for the schedule update given by MICA.

Ques. What are the details present in my MICAT score card?

Ans. The MICAT score card will contain the following details:

  • MICAT 2018 overall scores
  • Shortlist Status
  • Candidate Name
  • MICAT 2018 Roll Number
  • Candidate Photograph
  • Candidate Signature
  • MICAT conducting authority stamp

Ques. My score is less than my expected score. Can I get a recheck of my score?

Ans. No, you cannot get a recheck of your score. There is no such provision.

Ques. If I have qualified the psychometric test and the sectional cut off is not cleared, then what to do?

Ans. No, if the sectional cut off is not cleared then you would not be considered for counseling or selection process.

Ques. Is DT test evaluation done on the same time, as the MCQ based exam or it is done after the result is declared?

Ans. DT test is evaluated at the same time as the other sections are evaluated, just it is evaluated only if you clear the minimum cut off defined for VA, QA, GA and DCR.

Ques. If I have some error in my MICAT scores, whom to contact?

Ans. If you  have some error in your MICAT exam score than you can contact

MICA authorities

Shela, Ahmedabad - 380 058 Gujarat, India

Tel: +91 2717 308250.

Ques. What is the official website for checking the MICA result?

Ans. The official website to get the MICA result is

Ques. How to get my MICAT result if I forgot my password?

Ans. You can obtain your password by clicking on the “Forgot password” link and get your password on your registered email id or phone number.

Ques. Can I get a copy of my MICAT result on some other email id, as my email account has been hacked?

Ans. Well, you can check the result online on the official website and do not need your email id to access the result. You can send an information email on the helpline email id, so authorities can contact you on a new email id.

Ques. If I write MICA I and MICA II both, the result of both the rounds will be considered at the time of selection?

Ans. Yes, the best among the two scores will be considered at the time of selection.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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