Media and Journalism Courses in India

Xavier Institute of Communications conducts Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Exam every year for admission in the PG Courses offered by the Institute. The admission is made through Xavier Institute of Communication Online Entrance Test (OET). The exam is an Online Test that is conducted for 150 marks. The XIC OET 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.)

XIC OET 2019


Application for the same XIC OET probably begin in month of April. Applicants who want to apply for the same must check their eligibility criteria before final submission of application form. 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 in the page given below.

XIC Entrance Exam Tentative Schedule is given below.

Exam Dates
Examination date Last week of April & first week of May 2019

XIC OET 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
  • Completed 3 years of graduation in any discipline from University approved stream in India
  • Candidates appearing for last semester or Third-year Graduation in the present Academic year are also eligible to apply

Note: The university has clearly stated that “ 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.”

XIC OET 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 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. (S V I ).
  • 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.
Course Admission Criteria
Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication XIC OET
Personal/Skype Interview
Diploma in Public Relations & Corporate Communications XIC OET
Group Discussion
Personal Interview
Diploma in Advertising & Marketing Communication XIC OET
Skype Interview
Diploma in Film, Television & Digital Video Production XIC OET
Personal Interview

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