How to Prepare for MICAT

The correct preparation sets the path to success and hence it is important for you to know the right preparation tips to crack MICAT. The first step is to understand the MICAT exam pattern and syllabus.

MICAT Syllabus

Some of the important sections of MICAT are:

  • Psychometric Test
  • Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative Ability
  • General Awareness
  • Divergent Convergent Reasoning
  • Descriptive test

MICAT Exam Pattern 

S. No Particulars Details
1. Mode of exam Online
2. Total number of sections Three
3. Duration of the exam 2 hours 45 minutes
4. Total number of Questions 140 - 150
5. Negative marking for every incorrect answer ¼ of the total marks

Psychometric Test

An important preparation tip for MICAT is the psychometric test where you must answer all the questions.

While answering the questions, you must respond spontaneously as these responses are taken into account at the time of personal interview. At the same time, avoid giving too idealistic answers and remain honest while answering questions in the psychometric test.

Preparation Tips

Step by step analysis

One important point to keep in mind when preparing for MICAT is to analyse the preparation at every step. This will help you to know your problems areas and strengths. If you are aware about your strengths and weaknesses then you can assess the amount of time you have to give to each topic, subject or section.

Time is of essence

Management of time is the most important thing. A timetable is the starting step to manage time when pondering on how to prepare for MICAT. The timetable should ensure that difficult sections are given good weightage and ample time to be overcome by students. 

Remain Healthy and Sleep Well

A healthy body and brain will go a long way in your preparation for MICAT. Eat healthy food, and most importantly have good sleep. It is observed that owing to the pressure of the competitive exams, a lot of students over exert and lose onto their sleep. A tired mind will not aid in achieving one’s goal. 

Exam Day Guidelines

  • Carry the admit card
  • Reach the exam centre on time
  • Do not carry any bags
  • No electronic material will be allowed
  • No eating material is allowed
  • You will not be allowed to leave the exam hall before the examination