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    Total Fees
    23.00 L
    Exam
    CAT
    Seats
    180

    Fees Details

    General

    23.00 L

    Disclaimer: Data for total fees has been calculated based on all years/semesters as provided by the college. The actual fees may vary.

    Course Details

    Mode Full time | Duration 24 Months

    The PGDM-C, a 2-year residential programme, grooms business leaders with a focus on creative thinking, consumer-centricity, communication and community outreach. The PGDM-C has been granted equivalence to an MBA degree by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), and has over the years, evolved into one of the premier post-graduate management programmes in the country. The programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

    The PGDM-C offers four unique specialisations:

    • Advertising & Brand Management,
    • Digital Communication Management,
    • Marketing Analytics
    • Media & Entertainment Management,

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Applicants must have a UGC/AIU/AICTE approved Post Graduate/Master’s Degree/equivalent qualification with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade in the field of management/communications/humanities/ or social science. Exposure and understanding of Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Advertising and/or Journalism shall be an added advantage.
    • The candidate should have also completed a UGC/AIU/AICTE approved three-year Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification after completing higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent. 
    • The Bachelor’s degree can be from any discipline (Engineering/ Science/ Social Studies/ Arts/ Commerce/ Communication/ Management/ or Media).
      Foreign nationals and NRIs with non-Indian degrees that are considered equivalent (by UGC/AIU/AICTE) to the qualifications listed with GRE above are also eligible to apply for the programme.

    Admission Details

    Candidates who demonstrate an aptitude for expressing, assessing, and /or conceiving ideas that move people to action and achieve business results tend to stand a better chance of being shortlisted.

    MICA PGDM-C / PGDM selection process given below:

    MICAT Registration - MICAT – I and II Registration date

    CAT/ XAT/ GMAT - Each candidate must have taken at least one of the three exams (MANDATORY): CAT/ XAT/GMAT (CAT 2023 / XAT 2024 / GMAT (2022 onwards).

    MICA Admission Test (MICAT) - 

    All candidates are assessed on MICAT, which consists of 3 sections\

    •  Section A: Psychometric Test
    •  Section B: Descriptive Test
    •  Section C: (has 4 sub-sections) - Divergent and Convergent Thinking; Verbal ability, Quantitative ability and Data Interpretation and General awareness.

    Merit List Preparation - 

    Admission to MICA happens through a layered filtering process comprising of – CAT/XAT/GMAT performance; Performance in MICAT written exam and performance in GE and PI

    Detailed below are the steps to preparation of the Final Merit List:

    Step 1: Section A (Psychometric test) is first checked. This section is a qualifier.

    Step2: Those who qualify through section A, their relative performance on CAT/XAT/GMAT is considered. A minimum cut-off in CAT /XAT total percentile/GMAT score shall be considered (Best of the three scores is considered.)

    Step 3: Those who qualify based on the CAT/XAT/GMAT performance, their Section C (all sub-sections) of MICAT is be assessed.

    • Section C scores are normalized. The evaluation uses percentile and raw scores for each sub-section and requires a minimum cut-off. 
    • Those who qualify through section C, their performance in  Section B is evaluated.
      NOTE: Both Sections C & B have a sectional cut-off (percentile and raw scores).
    • Those who qualify through Steps 1, 2 and 3 will be considered for GE & PI short listing. Short listed candidates will be called for GE and PI at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Kolkata or Mumbai.
      NOTE: GE & PI candidate list is prepared on the Composite Score formula of 50% CAT/XAT/GMAT and 50% MICAT scores

    Step 4: Candidates who appear in GE & PI MUST be RECOMMENDED by majority of the panellists of PI to be considered for the final merit list

    All those who meet the criteria described above, their final composite score shall be created based on the following weightage:

    • CAT/XAT/GMAT: 20%
    • MICAT: 30%
    • GE: 20%
    • PI: 30%

    Important dates

    Exams and EventsDates
    CAT
    Admit Card Date (Mode - Online)
    6 Nov'23 - 25 Nov'23
    CAT
    Exam Date (Mode - Online)
    25 Nov'23 - 25 Nov'23
    XAT
    Application Date (Mode - Online)
    14 Jul'23 - 29 Nov'23
    XAT
    Admit Card Date (Mode - Online)
    19 Dec'23
    XAT
    Exam Date (Mode - Online)
    6 Jan'24 - 6 Jan'24
    XAT
    Result Date (Mode - Online)
    30 Jan'24 - 30 Jan'24
    XAT
    Score Card Date (Mode - Online)
    30 Jan'24 - 30 Mar'24
    MAT
    Application Date - CBT 1 - December session last date (Mode - Online)
    27 Nov'23 - 27 Nov'23
    MAT
    Admit Card Date - CBT 1 - December session (Mode - Online)
    29 Nov'23
    MAT
    Application Date - IBT 1 - December session last date (Mode - Online)
    2 Dec'23 - 2 Dec'23
    MAT
    Exam Date - CBT 1 - December session (Mode - Online)
    2 Dec'23
    MAT
    Admit Card Date - IBT 1 - December session (Mode - Online)
    3 Dec'23
    MAT
    Application Date - PBT - December session last date (Mode - Online)
    4 Dec'23 - 4 Dec'23
    MAT
    Application Date - IBT 2 - December session last date (Mode - Online)
    5 Dec'23 - 5 Dec'23
    MAT
    Exam Date - IBT 1 - December session (Mode - Online)
    5 Dec'23
    MAT
    Admit Card Date - IBT 2 - December session (Mode - Online)
    6 Dec'23
    MAT
    Admit Card Date - PBT - December session (Mode - Online)
    6 Dec'23
    MAT
    Exam Date - PBT - December session (Mode - Offline)
    8 Dec'23
    MAT
    Exam Date - IBT 2 - December session (Mode - Offline)
    8 Dec'23
    MAT
    Application Date - CBT 2 - December session last date (Mode - Online)
    10 Dec'23 - 10 Dec'23
    MAT
    Admit Card Date - CBT 2 - December session (Mode - Online)
    12 Dec'23 - 12 Dec'23
    MAT
    Application Date - IBT 3 - December session last date (Mode - Online)
    13 Dec'23 - 13 Dec'23
    MAT
    Admit Card Date - IBT 3 - December session (Mode - Online)
    14 Dec'23
    MAT
    Exam Date - CBT 2 - December session (Mode - Online)
    15 Dec'23
    MAT
    Exam Date - IBT 3 - December session (Mode - Offline)
    16 Dec'23
    MICAT
    Application Date - MICAT I application form (Mode - Online)
    13 Sep'23 - 19 Nov'23
    MICAT
    Application Date - MICAT II Registration (Mode - Online)
    22 Nov'23 - 15 Jan'24
    MICAT
    Admit Card Date - MICAT I admit card (Mode - Online)
    28 Nov'23 - 28 Nov'23
    MICAT
    Exam Date - MICAT I (Mode - Online)
    1 Dec'23 - 1 Dec'23
    MICAT
    Score Card Date - MICAT I Score card (Mode - Online)
    20 Dec'23 - 20 Dec'23
    MICAT
    Admit Card Date - MICAT II admit card (Mode - Online)
    23 Jan'24 - 23 Jan'24
    MICAT
    Exam Date - MICAT II (Mode - Online)
    26 Jan'24 - 26 Jan'24
    MICAT
    Score Card Date - MICAT II Score card (Mode - Online)
    14 Feb'24 - 14 Feb'24
    MICAT
    Others - GE & PI Shortlist (Mode - Online)
    14 Feb'24 - 14 Feb'24
    MICAT
    Others - GE & PI at MICA, Ahmedabad (Mode - Online)
    29 Feb'24 - 29 Feb'24
    MICAT
    Others - GE & PI at Bangalore (Mode - Online)
    4 Mar'24 - 5 Mar'24
    MICAT
    Others - GE & PI at Delhi (Mode - Online)
    9 Mar'24 - 11 Mar'24
    MICAT
    Others - GE & PI at Kolkata (Mode - Online)
    15 Mar'24 - 16 Mar'24
    MICAT
    Others - GE & PI at Mumbai (Mode - Online)
    20 Mar'24 - 21 Mar'24
    MICAT
    Result Date - Final (Mode - Online)
    5 Apr'24 - 5 Apr'24

    Student Reviews for PGDM Communications

    College Infrastructure: 4.3/5
    Academics: 3.9/5
    Placements: 4.1/5
    Value for Money: 2.3/5
    Campus Life: 4.7/5

    best part is education from industry experts.

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    College Infrastructure

    classrooms are designed to facilitate effective and interactive learning experiences, equipped with modern audio-visual aids, which makes classes more interactive. classrooms are spacious and have ideal environment for studies.

    More than just your usual MBA

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    College Infrastructure

    Good quality hostels. Nice mess and sports facilities. 24X7 canteen for food. Second year hostels give individual rooms. One of the best libraries with rich resources. Open, close to nature feel overall. With a lot of trees around the campus.

    An experience of a lifetime!

    College Infrastructure

    The hostels, library, classrooms are all well equipped and welcoming. There are ample sports facilities except for swimming pool. The mess offers beautiful food, the campus is a little far away from the main city, but there are cabs available all the time for hassle free commute.

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