MICAT Syllabus 2018 - Check Syllabus for MICAT II Here

Shreyasa Vijay updated on : 02 Feb 2018

Check MICAT 2018 II Syllabus for all the sections here. Exam is due on February 17.

MICAT Exam Syllabus

MICAT Syllabus 2018 – MICA is all set to conduct MICAT 2018 II on 17 February 2018. The candidates appearing for this entrance test must have an idea about the MICA Admission Test syllabus and must ensure that they prepare for the exam accordingly. MICAT is conducted for the admission to PGDM- Communication programmes offered by MICA. It is one of the most reputed institutes in India. The exam is conducted twice a year and for the candidates taking the test both the times, the best of the two scores will be considered by the Institute of further rounds shortlisting. In order to crack this exam, candidates must have the complete knowledge of MICAT 2018 syllabus and topics which will be covered in the entrance exam.

Though MICA doesn’t release any official syllabus, we have prepared the syllabus of MICA entrance exam on the basis of previous year’s trends and experts advice. There will be the 140 objective and descriptive questions distributed in four sections - Verbal Ability (VA), Quantitative Ability (QA), General Awareness (GA), Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR). All the aspirants must prepare for each section. It is suggested that they should cover all the important topics which can be asked in the MICAT 2018 exam from all the sections in order to get success in this exam. With the help of MICAT 2018 syllabus, candidates will be able to begin their preparations in a proper structure.

MICAT 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus and exam pattern of the test are related to each other. It is important for the candidates to have an understanding of the MICAT exam pattern before proceeding further to know the syllabus. Having a clarity of the test pattern will give the candidates an idea about the exam structure in terms of how many questions will be asked, from which all sections, what will be the duration of the exam and marking scheme etc. 

Familarity with MICAT 2018 syllabus and exam pattern, the candidates will be able to formulate an effective strategy to crack the exam. Candidates can check details of test pattern from the table below: 

MICAT Exam Pattern 2018



Number of Questions


Part 1



25 minutes

Part 2

Verbal Ability (VA)


105 minutes

Quantitative Ability (QA)


General Awareness (GA)


Divergent-Convergent Reasoning (DCR)


Part 3

Descriptive Test (DT)


35 minutes

MICAT Syllabus 2018 – Psychometric Test

This purpose of this test is to examine the behavioral and characteristic qualities of the aspirants. This section contains psychometric questions that analyze the behavior of the candidates. The Psychometric Test comprises objective type questions and it is compulsory for the candidates to answer all the questions. The other sections of only those candidates are evaluated who qualify the Psychometric Test.

MICAT 2018 Syllabus – Verbal Ability

This section is designed to test the candidate’s command over the English language. It will check the grammar and vocabulary of the candidate. 25 percent of the allotted marks will be deducted for the incorrect answers. In the Verbal Ability Sections, the questions are based on the following topics:

  • English usage or grammar
  • Sentence correction
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Analogies
  • Idioms
  • One word substitution
  • Jumbled paragraphs

MICAT Syllabus 2018 – Quantitative Ability

This section will evaluate the candidate’s ability to deal with numbers and solve mathematical problems. As per the syllabus of MICAT 2018, the questions in the QA sections are asked from the topics given below:

  • Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Heights & Distance
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Averages
  • Time-Speed-Distance – Work and time
  • Number system
  • HCF – LCM
  • Geometric Progression
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Arithmetic mean
  • Geometric mean
  • Harmonic mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Number Base System
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Venn Diagram
  • Probability
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Vectors
  • Binomial Expansion
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Logarithm
  • Calendar
  • Maxima & Minima Progression
  • Surds & Indices and Complex numbers

MICAT Syllabus 2018 – General Awareness

In this section, the candidates will have to face questions related to GK and current affairs. The questions are mainly asked from the following areas –

  • Politics
  • Business
  • History
  • Finance
  • World records
  • Sports
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Literature
  • Indian Constitution
  • Nation and states

MICAT 2018 Syllabus – Divergent-Convergent Reasoning

This section comprises questions that are designed to assess the problem-solving approach of the candidates. The questions are based on the below-mentioned topics –

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Sequence and Series
  • Statement – Assumption
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Word Association

MICAT Syllabus 2018 – Descriptive Test

This section will consist of the descriptive questions. In this section candidate’s skills of creative writing will be evaluated.

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