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5 Prep Tips for MICAT 2018


MICAT 2017 will be conducted on December 11, 2016. There are many people seeking admission into the management program in communications in Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA). I am pretty sure everyone has started studying and is on their A-game to make sure they nail the entrance exam, MICAT. It will be assessing a candidates ability in three different spaces, i.e. Aptitude, Creative Writing, and Psychometric Analysis.

Read on to know a few last minute tips that will help you prepare better and score more.

One must know, to be eligible for MICAT, you must have a valid CAT/XAT/GMAT score. However, this score is only going to get you to qualify for MICAT. Your admission is dependent on your MICAT score completely. As mentioned above, the exam will be divided into three sections,

  • Aptitude
  • Creative Writing
  • Psychometric Analysis

Let’s get you to prepare yourself with these prep tips.

  • Write. Write. Write. Practice. Practice. Practice.

Everyone has heard ‘Practice makes a man perfect’. Well nobody is trying to make you perfect here but yes, practice will help you go a long way in terms of your score in MICAT. MICA will be testing your ability to write creatively. Do not force yourself to write creatively though. Just make sure you write with a flow and you know what you are writing. To make this easier for you, you need to practice writing. With just 5 days left for the exam, write and re-write in your spare time. It will give you practice and better your writing abilities as well.

  • Math NO MORE

There is no ignoring Mathematics. It does not matter if you are the best at it or the worst, it is like that neighbour you cannot get rid off. Worry not though. MICAT Quantitative section is relatively easier than the other entrance exams like CAT, XAT and GMAT. Whatever you think you know already, REVISE! Make sure you have your basics right so it will ease your nerves a bit when you appear for the exam eventually.

Also Read: Complete Guide on Cracking MICAT

  • General Awareness not so general anymore

Nowadays, for almost every entrance exam you give, be it for admission to colleges in India or abroad, you need to be aware of what is going on in the world. It could range from world politics to the next top model in town. Since MICA is an institute for communication studies, prepare yourself with the latest news on advertising and branding. Keep yourself updated on the latest trends, Indian Startups especially, and their founders and CEOs. BY HEART THE TAG LINES OF EVERY BRAND!

  • Facebook: Join A Study Group!

Join a Facebook study group to know how others are prepping themselves for the exam. It will help you understand and buddy up with someone who is preparing themselves in a similar way to yours. This is one group that you can join, MICAT Facebook Study Group.

  • CHILL!

One thing you should keep in mind is to relax. You have already prepared yourself to the best of your knowledge. All you need to do now is to focus your energy on the above mentioned last minute tips. Do these right and you will score very well.

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