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MICAT Exam Analysis 2019

Sep 19, 2018 12:42 IST
    MICAT Exam Analysis
    MICAT Exam Analysis

    MICAT Exam Analysis 2019- The analysis of MICAT exam will be done after the exam is conducted. MICAT 2019 exam is likely to be held in the third week of December, 2018. The analysis of MICAT exam comprises the overall findings of the MICAT exam such as the difficulty level, number of questions, surprise elements, if any, and glitches among others. The objective of MICAT Exam analysis is to familiarise MICAT aspirants with the entrance exam, its expected topics, difficulty level of the exam and number of questions in the exam to name a few. Since the MICAT exam has not yet been conducted, therefore let us walk you through the MICAT exam analysis of previous year.

    Read on to gain insights on the previous year MICAT exam.

    MICAT Exam Analysis (Previous year)

    The previous MICAT exam was conducted in February 2018. As usual the MICAT is conducted twice in a year- February and December. The test was conducted in computer-based mode. As usual the MICAT exam contained three major sections. The first section comprised descriptive questions. The second section was divided into four sub sections namely General Awareness, Convergent & Divergent thinking, Quantitative and Verbal Ability.

    Let us dig deeper into the MICAT section wise analysis:

    MICAT Analysis- Part I

    This section had four questions. Candidates were given 35 minutes to complete this section. This section had essay topics based on profit and ethics and start-ups. Students were asked to write three points in favour of the topic, three against the topic and three on suggesting improvements. The first two questions were worth 10 marks each, while the third question carried 20 marks. In the fourth question, candidates were asked questions on story writing. Pictures were provided in the question, where candidates were asked to write a sci-fi story based on the pictures displayed. The fourth question carried the maximum marks- 30 marks.

    MICAT Analysis- Part II

    As mentioned earlier, this part was divided into the following four sections:

    Section 1- General Awareness

    The General awareness section comprised 25 questions. The section was easier compared to MICAT 1 conducted in 2017. For each incorrect answer, there was a penalty of 25% of the total marks allotted to that particular question. This section was dominated by business and current affairs.

    The table given below explains the section 1:

    MICAT Analysis- General Awareness

    S. No

    Topic

    Number of questions

    Difficulty Level

    1

    Business, Brands, Media

    7

    Moderate-Difficult

    2

    Banking and Finance

    7

    Moderate

    3

    Current Affairs and Politics

    4

    Easy-Moderate

    4

    Personality

    4

    Moderate-Difficult

    5

    Misc. GK

    3

    Moderate

     

    Section 2- Divergent and Convergent Thinking

    There were a total 30 questions in this section. This section was little difficult due to the word association questions. Overall the difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.

    MICAT Analysis- Divergent and Convergent Thinking

    S. No

    Topic

    Number of questions

    Difficulty level

    1

    Word Combination questions

    15

    Tough

    2

    Missing Picture(Visual Reasoning)

    8

    Easy-Moderate

    3

    Data Sufficiency

    4

    Easy

    4

    Statement-Assumption

    3

    Easy

    Section 3- Quantitative Ability

    This section comprised 25 questions; the overall difficulty level of the Quantitative Ability section was moderate.

    MICAT Analysis- Quantitative Ability

    S. No

    Topic

    Number of questions

    Difficulty level

    1

    Arithmetic

    7

    Easy-Moderate

    2

    Caselet

    6

    Easy

    3

    Algebra

    4

    Moderate

    4

    Set Theory

    2

    Easy

    5

    Geometry

    3

    Moderate

    6

    Number system

    3

    Easy

    Section 4- Verbal Ability

    In Verbal Ability section, candidates had to answer 25 questions. The section had maximum numbers of questions from grammar, sentence correction and para jumbles. Incorrect answer would suffer a penalty of 25% of the marks allotted to that question. Overall the section was moderate.

    MICAT Analysis- Verbal Ability

    S. No

    Topic

    Number of questions

    Difficulty level

    1

    Fill in the blanks- Grammar based

    3

    Easy-Moderate

    2

    Idioms (Contextual)

    2

    Easy and Tough

    3

    Synonym/Antonym

    3

    Easy

    4

    Parajumble (4 sentence)

    5

    Moderate-Tough

    5

    Reading Comprehension

    1 Passage (5 questions)

    Easy-Moderate

    6

    One word substitution

    1

    Easy

    7

    Sentence Correction

    4

    Tough

    8

    Text Completion

    2

    Moderate

    MICAT Analysis- Part III (Psychometric Test)

    There was no negative marking in this section. It was mandatory for candidates to answer all questions in this section. The section guidelines clearly stated that failure to attempt this section would lead to rejection and ultimately disqualification from the MICAT exam.

    MICAT Analysis- Psychometric Test

    S. No

    Topic

    Number of questions

    1

    Choosing from two arguments

    16

    2

    Ranking Response to a situation

    10

    3

    Personality trait

    10

    The analysis shared above is of previous year and the same will be updated after MICAT 2019 exam is conducted. Hence, candidates must take it as a reference piece.

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