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Xavier Institute of Communications conducts Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Exam 2019 every year for admission in the PG Courses offered by the Institute. XIC OET 2019 registration has been started. Candidates can apply online through the official website or through this page. The admission will be made through Xavier Institute of Communication Online Entrance Test (OET) 2019. The exam is an Online Test that is conducted for 150 marks. The XIC OET 2019 is a combination of objective and subjective questions. The Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Exam is conducted for admission to PG courses of the institute (Journalism & Mass Communication, Public Relations & Corporate Communication, Mass Communication Marathi and Film, Advertising & Marketing Communication, Television, and Digital Video Production.)

Latest: Online registration for XIC OET 2019 is closed now.

XIC OET 2019

Application for the same begins from April 01, 2019. Applicants who are eligible can apply for the exam on or before the due date. XIC Entrance Exam is also famous as XIC OET (Online Entrance Test). Interested applicants can check all the details for the Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Exam 2019 in the page given below.

XIC Entrance Exam 2019 Tentative Schedule is given below.

Important EventsDates
Registrations commence from01 Apr 2019
Last date of registration22 Apr 2019
Examination dateLast week of Apr & first week of May 2019
GD and PI will be conductedFirst week & Second week of May 2019
Declaration of Final Result1st week of Jun 2019
Date of Waiting list candidates (if any seats available)2nd week of Jun 2019

XIC OET 2019 Eligibility

Candidates need to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before they start filling the online application form. It is necessary to check the eligibility criteria as if the candidate is found not eligible even if he/she has submitted the application form for the exam, the candidature of such candidate will be canceled.

As per the eligibility criteria for the Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Exam, any aspirant is eligible to apply if they meet the following requirements:

  • Must be 35 years or below in age
  • You have completed 3 years of Graduation (12+3 years) in an University approved stream in India: (Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMM, BMS, BE, Catering, etc.)
  • Candidates appearing for last semester or Third-year Graduation in the present Academic year are also eligible to apply

Note: In this last case, should you be selected for the XIC Course of your choice, and successfully complete it in keeping with the Academic, Attendance and other standards laid down by XIC, the Diploma will be awarded only on completion of your Graduation and on production of the relevant attested Final mark-sheet of your graduation.

Application Form

All the eligible candidates can apply online for Online Entrance Test (OET) for taking admission to Post Graduate Diploma Courses. Candidates must ensure that they fit in the eligibility criteria before going to apply. In order to apply for Xavier Online entrance test (OET), the applicants first need to register online on XIC’s official website. Fill all the details as required for registration. After you have successfully registered, you may start filling in all the details and upload a scanned copy of recent passport size photograph in the application form. On completion, an Application Number will be generated, note it down and preserve it carefully. Now, you can finally make a payment.

Application Fee

Payments can be made by using Bank DEBIT or Credit Cards. Ensure that these Cards are NET- BANKING ENABLED.

Application FeeRs 3500/- (inclusive of prevailing Service Tax)

XIC OET 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for XIC OET 2019 will be issued to only those candidates who will register for the entrance test. The Admit card will be sent to his/her registered email ID as mentioned in the Registration Form. sometimes, the admit card can also be in your Spam/ Junk Folders too, so do check it there also. Download and take a printout of the admit card. It is mandatory for students to bring their admit card to appear for the entrance test. No candidate will be allowed to sit for the exam without an admit card.

The admit card is an important document and must be preserved carefully until the admission is not over.

XIC OET 2019 Exam Pattern

Duration of the test: 90 minutes

Total Marks: 150

The test will consist of two sections:

Objective Section- This section carries 100 marks and will be of 60 minutes. It will consist of questions related to Language Skills, General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media, Logical and Analytical skills.

Subjective Section- This section carries 50 marks and will be 30 minutes. This section will consist of three questions which could be media related in order to assess your creativity, social values, writing skills, etc. Some questions could also be related to the Course you are applying for.

Syllabus for XIC OET

Xavier Institute of Communications does not specify any syllabus for XIC OET. However, you may go through the below-mentioned topic to perform well in the entrance test.

Language Skills: In this section of the exam, language ability of the aspirants will be tested. Questions shall be from topics related to correct the spellings, singular, plural, synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases, one-word substitutes, comprehension passages etc.

General Knowledge: In this section questions will be related to general knowledge and current affairs awareness will be asked to test the aspirant’s aptitude regarding the same. Thus, you should be up-to-date with political, social and economic happenings of the country and abroad. “You can even take help from Aglasem GK Capsule youtube channel”.

Logical And Analytical Skills: In this section, a candidate’s problem-solving ability will be tested. Aspirants should practice questions from topics like – Series, Blood Relations, Directions, Critical Reasoning, Syllogism, and Analogy.

XIC OET 2019 Admission Procedure

  • The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Online Test and Skype Interview.
  • After the online test results are declared, only those who attain a minimum qualifying mark as laid down by the XIC Academic Board will be called for a Personal Interview via a ‘SKYPE’ Video Interview. (SVI).
  • This SKYPE video interview will be conducted immediately after the completion of the Online Test and probably at the same OET Centre.
  • For few courses rather than SVI, there shall be a Group discussion and Personal Interview.
CourseAdmission Criteria
Diploma in Journalism & Mass CommunicationXIC OET
Personal/Skype Interview
Diploma in Public Relations & Corporate CommunicationsXIC OET
Group Discussion
Personal Interview
Diploma in Advertising & Marketing CommunicationXIC OET
Skype Interview
Diploma in Film, Television & Digital Video ProductionXIC OET
Personal Interview

‘SKYPE’ Video Interview. (SVI )

Candidates who will qualify in the online test will be intimated by Test Supervisor about the SVI. Such candidates would have to make arrangements to stay back / wait for an added hour (at least) till the “Skype Video Interview” is done.

NOTE: “SKYPE VIDEO INTERVIEW” will be conducted for candidates applying for the following: Journalism (JR), Film & TV (FT), Advertising (AM), and Communication for Development (C4D) Courses only.

XIC OET 2019 Result

Based on the overall performance of the candidate, a final list of candidates will be published on XIC Website and the XIC Notice Boards. To check the XIC OET result online, you will need to have your registration number with yourself. The result posted will have your reference number, name etc. The result will be available online only and no scorecard or result of the candidate will be sent by post/ courier.

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