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MICAT 2020

It is the online university-level entrance test conducted by Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad for enrolling candidates into MICA's flagship program

MICA Admissions Test (MICAT) is the online university-level entrance test conducted by Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad for enrolling candidates into MICA's flagship programs- Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Communications (PGDM-C). MICAT is organised twice in a year as MICAT I and MICAT II. For the year 2020, MICAT I took place in December 2019 and MICAT II 2020 exam was conducted in January 2020. According to the AICTE, MICA’s PGP is offering admissions into two Programme viz. PGDM-C and PGDM for the Academic Year 2020-2021. Candidates can choose for the PGDM-C and/or PGDM programme. Those who opt for both the courses will have to give their mark their preference as priority 1 for first preference and priority 2 for the second preference among the two. 

The course hone into Strategic Marketing & Communication and the specialisations are as follows:

* Advertising Management

* Brand Management

* Media Management

* Marketing Research and Analytics

* Digital Communication Management

MICA Admission Test (MICAT) Sections

MICAT consists of 3 sections

Section A: Psychometric Test

Section B: Section B has 4 sub-sections viz. Verbal ability, Quantitative ability & Data Interpretation, General awareness; Divergent & Convergent Thinking

Section C: Descriptive Test.

MICAT 2020 Exam Structure

Name of the Examination MICA Admissions Test (MICAT) 2020
Conducting Body Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad 
Mode of Examination Online 
Mode of Application Online
Duration of Examination 2 hr.45 min.
Level of Examination University-level
Total no. of Question Subjective as well as Objective Type
Total Sections 3 with 4 sub-sections under Section B
Negative Marking Only in Section C. 0.25 marks is deducted for each wrong answer.
Official Website https://www.mica.ac.in/

Recent Announcement

Dates for the further rounds of selection viz. Group Expression and Personal Interview has been postponed due to COVID-19 Pandemic. MICA will soon announce the new dates for GE and PI.

Important Dates 

Events MICAT I MICAT II
Commencement of Registration  9th Oct. 2019 26th Nov. 2019
Closing of Registration  25th Nov. 2019  17th Jan. 2020
Release of Admit card  3rd Dec. 2019 23rd Jan. 2020
MICAT Exam Date 7th Dec. 2019 25th Jan. 2020
Results Released  23rd Dec. 2019 14th Feb. 2020
GE & PI shortlist at Ahmedabad 2nd-3rd Mar. 2020 (now postponed till further announcement)
GE & PI at Mumbai & Bangalore 5-7th Mar. 2020 (now postponed till further announcement)
GE & PI at Kolkata & Delhi 13-17th Mar. 2020 (now postponed till further announcement)
Final Result Declaration End of March 2020 (now postponed till further announcement)

Eligibility Criteria

* Candidates must have taken or are taking CAT 2019 / XAT 2020 /GMAT (ahead 2018). 

* Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in any stream acknowledged by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

* Candidates taking the final year Bachelor's degree exam.

Admission process

STEP 1: Fill the Registration Form

Candidates who wish to apply for MICAT examination need to fill a registration form via online mode on the official website.

After filling the application form, it needs to be submitted along with an application fee of INR 1965 online using a debit card, card, etc. 

Once the registration is successful, candidates receive MICA ID and password on their registered email id. These credentials must be kept safe for future use.

Application Forms for MICAT II 2020 were released on November 26, 2019, on the official website.

STEP 2: Download the MICAT admit card

MICA issues the admit card only to the successful applicants who are eligible for the exam and have successfully registered for it. The admit cards are issued online so it must be downloaded by the candidates from the official website using their respective credentials. 

Admit card for MICAT II 2020 was released in January on the official website.

STEP 3: Appear for MICAT exam

MICAT takes place twice a year to examine the Psychometric & Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability & General Awareness, Divergent-Convergent Reasoning & Descriptive competencies of the candidates. 

Exam for MICAT II 2020 was conducted on January 25, 2020.

STEP 4: Check the MICAT result

MICA declares the MICAT result via online mode on the official website. Applicants can access their scores online using their login credentials. After the declaration of results, the qualified candidates are called for GE and PI at different campuses of MICA.

Results for MICAT II 2020 were announced on February 13, 2020, on the official website.

STEP 5: Participate in Group Exercise/Personal Interview

Based on the scores of MICAT-1 and /or 2, followed by a performance in GE and PI, candidates are selected and granted admission into programs offered by MICA. 

Note: Best of the two scores is considered when a candidate has appeared for MICAT I as well as MICAT II.

FAQs 

Q: Do we need to carry the hard copy of the MICAT admit card while appearing for exam?

A: Yes, the applicants need to download the MICAT admit card from the official website and carry its print out while appearing for the exam. Digital copy of the admit card is unacceptable at the exam centre.

Q: Do other MBA/PGDM institutes accept MICAT Results?

A: No, only MICA accepts the scores of MICAT. MICAT is a university-level examination.

Q: Which documents can be used as photo ID proof for MICAT exam?

A: Documents like Aadhar Card, Pan Card, Voter ID Card, Passport, Driving License used as photo ID proof while appearing for MICAT exam.

Q: What is the maximum number of seats available in PGDM-C?

A: The maximum number of seats available in PGDM-C program is 180.

Q: Are the benefits of the scholarships available for students who qualify MICAT?

A: Yes, MICA provides scholarships. For detailed information about the same, you need to visit the official website.

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.