New Delhi, September 18: Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad (MICA) recently announced the MICAT 2018 entrance examination dates for the Post Graduation Diploma in Management-Communication programme. As per the announcement, the entrance will be held twice. MICAT I will be held on December 17, 2017 and MICAT II is scheduled for February 17, 2018. The application procedure for MICAT I will begin from September 26.

According to reports, the MICAT I is coinciding with the Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) test. There are also speculations that the date of MICAT I might be changed. The application procedure which starts on September 26 will end on November 30.

Admit cards for MICAT I will be issued on December 11 and the results are expected to be declared on January 3, 2018. The application procedure for MICAT II will begin on January 3, 2018 and will close on February 5, 2018.

Admit cards for MICAT II will be issued on February 9, 2018 and the results will be declared on February 26, 2018.

MICA will announce the list of names shortlisted for Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview on March 1, 2018. Scores of CAT 2017, XAT 2018 or GMAT (2016 onwards) will be also considered during the shortlisting procedure. For candidates who appears for MICAT, their performance and better score in MICAT I and II  will be taken into consideration.

According to reports, while 50 per cent weightage will be given to MICAT 2018 performance and score, 18 per cent will be given to the group exercise. 30 per cent of weightage will be given to the personal interview and the remaining 2 per cent will be given to CAT or XAT or GMAT scaled scores.

The GE and PI round will be reportedly held in three phases. The first phase will be held in Delhi and Kolkata and the second phase will be held in the MICA campus in Ahmedabad. The third phase will be held in Bangalore and Mumbai.