MICAT 2018 NEWS
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The second test – MICAT II – was held on February 17, 2018. As compared to MICAT I, considerably lower number of students appeared for the test. All students reported receiving the same paper. However, the order and options of questions were jumbled. The test’s on-boarding process was smooth. Check MICAT Cut off 2018
The answer key will be released separately for MICAT I and MICAT II exam. The answer key can be downloaded from the official MICAT website. Answer key will be available in the PDF format and students can calculate rough scores or proximate scores with the help of the answer key.
The code for each of the question paper set must be matched with the answer key set before downloading the answer key.
The rules of the MICAT marking scheme are applicable to both MICAT I and MICAT II exam. As per the marking scheme detailed by MICAT following can be observed:
MICAT 2 Analysis 2018 - Descriptive Test
MICAT 2 Analysis 2018 - Psychometric Test
MICAT 2 Analysis 2018 - Logical Reasoning
This section had 30 questions with a majority (19 questions) from Verbal Logic. Other topics included Data Sufficiency and Visual Reasoning. Questions on Word Association were on trickier lines. One of the questions on Statement-Assumptions were vague in nature.
MICAT 2 Analysis 2018 - General Knowledge
MICAT 2 Analysis 2018 - Verbal Ability
This section carried mix of questions from the topics like Vocabulary, Grammar, Jumbled Sentence among others. There was one Reading Comprehension passage which carried five questions. While the vocabulary and grammar questions were tricky, Jumbled Sentence questions were very easy.
MICAT 2 Analysis 2018 - Quantitative Ability
This section was dominated by Arithmetic. The other major topic was Data Interpretation. The difficulty level of this section was higher than usual.
MICAT 2018 cut off will be declared as part of the MICAT selection process in the month February 2018. The final result will be released on February 28, 2018 and the cut off will be declared on the same day by coaching institutes as MICA does not release any official cut off.
MICA does not declare an official cutoff for PGDMC. Final selection will be reached upon by calculating the composite score based on 50% of CAT/XAT/GMAT and 50% MICAT score. MICAT Cut off 2018 might range between 59-61. The expected MICAT Cut off 2018 is given below:
|Section||No. of questions||Sectional cut off/ number of questions to attempt|
|Psychometric test||35||All questions are compulsory|
|Divergent- convergent reasoning||30||9-10|
The selection process of PGDM-C involves three steps:
Step 1- A candidate has to take at least one of these three exams- CAT (2016), XAT (2017) and GMAT (2015 onwards).
Step 2- Candidates will have to appear for the institute’s entrance exam- MICAT. They will be assessed upon Psychometric (P), Verbal ability (VA), Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QADI), General awareness (GA), Divergent and Convergent Thinking (DCT), and Descriptive Test (DT).
Step 3- Based on their performance in the MICA Admission Test (MICAT), candidates are shortlisted for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI). The selection rounds will be held in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai.