Conducted by Media and Entertainment Skills Council, MECAT is India’s largest aptitude test for admissions to animation, visual effects, gaming, film making or any other career program in Media & Entertainment Sector. MECAT is accepted by hundreds of universities, colleges, and training institutes in India. MECAT is a standardized test to measure the creativity, aptitude and readiness of a candidate wanting to join training institution in Media & Entertainment Sector.
Many partner institutions also offer scholarships to candidates appearing through MECAT depending on their scores, however this completely vests with the choice of training institutions at their own discretion.
Advantages of Appearing for MECAT
Discover more about the Creative Genius in You!
Explore the Enormous Opportunity
Be a part of the sunrise Industry and explore exciting career opportunities in several sub Sectors of Media & Entertainment.
Advertising & OOH
Animation & VFX
Art & Culture
Digital Media & OTT
Events & Live Performance
Sound & Music
Theme & Amusement Parks
MECAT (THE D-DAY)
FEE & SCORE
* The application fee for MECAT is INR 500.
* Registration fee is non-refundable. The fee paid towards the MECAT is fully adjusted by the partner training institutions when the candidate joins the program.
*Candidates who have appeared for MECAT test should know that their scores are valid for a period of two years from the day of the exam.
MECAT, an initiative by MESC, envisions to be a national platform for all institutions. Offering a visibility. reach and connect with the most inspiring & creative minds seeking admissions in the media and entertainment sector. Connect with us to list your training institutions and avail benefits years to come.
The Guiding Force
MESC Governing Council
Shri. Subhash Ghai
Chairman - MESC,
Film Maker & Educationist
Mr. Wiz Sabbas Joseph
Director - Wizcraft Ent. International Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Manvendra Shukul
Treasurer - MESC,
CEO, Lakshya Digital
Mr. Ashish Kulkarni
Founder, Punnaryug Artvision Pvt Ltd
Mr. Amit Behl
Indian Theatre, Television and Film Actor & Sr. Joint Secretary, CINTAA
Mr. Terence Lewis
Indian Dancer & Choreographer
Mr. Manmohan Shetty
Founder, Adlabs Films Ltd.
Mr. Resul Pookutty
Mr. Munjal Shroff
Co-Founder, Director & COO, Graphitti Multimedia Pvt. Ltd., Co-Chair FICCI AVGC Forum
Mr. Prafull Gade
COO & MD at Deluxe Entertainment Services India Pvt Ltd
Mr. Bhupendra Kainthola
Director, Film & Television Institute of India
Mr. Salim Arif
Production Designer & Actor
Mr. Sushil Sakhuja
Internationally Acclaimed Sculptor
Mr. Anuj Kacker
President & Executive Director, Aptech
Mr. Ujjawal Trivedi
Mr. Santanu Bose
Associate Professor, World Drama & Ex-Dean, Academic - NSD
Mr. Tanmoy Basu
Educator & Music Producer
Mr. Venkatesh Sarvasiddhi
Sr. Head – Digital Skills, Innovation, Partnerships & CSR
Mr. A. Sreedhar
Partner with us:
India’s first ever national aptitude test “Media & Entertainment Creative Aptitude Test (MECAT)” is being organized by MESC to ensure that the leading training institutions in the country are promoted and marketed efficiently and effectively across the community of students who are interested in taking admissions in various domains and sub sectors related to the Media & Entertainment (M&E) Industry.
Media & Entertainment Skill councils is working to ensure the training centres regain the momentum, and they can regenerate inquires and enrolments to provide quality training.
Thus, we are there to support you grow!