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Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Test (OET) 2017 for PG Diploma

XIC Online Entrance Test for Admissions to Postgraduate Diploma Courses 2017

Xavier Institute of Communications has invited applications for admissions to the Post Graduate Diploma Courses in XIC for the Academic year 2017-18. The admissions will be made through Xavier Institute of Communications Online Entrance Test (OET) 2017

Xavier of Communications Mumbai conducts Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Exam 2017 every year for admission in the PG Courses offered by the Institute


Designed primarily for graduates who are planning a career in communications and media, the courses attempt to go beyond skills and techniques. Students are encouraged to question the social framework within which the media operate. They offer a chance for students to interact with distinguished media people - journalists, filmmakers, critics, photographers, advertising, publicity and public relations professionals - who form the core of the teaching faculty at XIC

Courses Available

This Online Entrance Test refers to the following Post Graduate Diploma Courses

i. Advanced Integrated Communication Programme

ii. Communication for Development

iii. Journalism & Mass Communication

iv. Public Relations and Corporate Communication

v. Advertising, Marketing & Communication

vi. Film, Television & Digital Video Production

vii. Mass Communication Marathi

XIC Online Entrance Test Eligibility Criteria

You are eligible to register for the OET if you meet the requirements mentioned below:

You are 35 years or below in age

You have completed 3 years of Graduation (12+3 years) in a University approved stream in India: (Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMM, BMS, BE, Catering, etc.); OR

You are appearing for your Last Semester or Third year Graduation in this Academic year

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 Online Entrance Test 2017 Application Procedure

Eligible Candidates can apply online for Online Entrance Test (OET) for taking admission to Post Graduate Diploma Courses. Candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria before going to apply

The Online Registration process on our website will commence on 01st April 2017 and closes on 16th April 2017. The admission procedure will be uploaded on our site in March 2017

Application Fees

The Fee for the OET is Rs.3000/- Only (inclusive of Service Tax, 12.36%)

Registration Fees is Rs.500/- (Inclusive of service tax)

Instructions to fill the OET Application Form

For a trouble- free Registration Process please follow these steps:

Since payments can be made by using your Bank Debit or Credit Cards, please ensure that these Cards are Net-Banking Enabled. If you are unsure, kindly call up the bank concerned and request them to enable this facility for this transaction. After this is cleared with your bank, you may proceed to the Next Step

Login to the XIC Registration Website

Before filling up the OET Registration Form Online, Ensure that you keep a Scanned copy of a recent passport-size photograph of yourself ready for uploading

As part of the Registration Process, you have to provide us with your Statement of Purpose (SOP). This Statement of Purpose is considered a personal document. If you qualify for the Personal Interview stage, it could be brought up for discussion

A candidate is allowed to send only two of his/her best presentations (max 10 MB) to their respective Course Co-ordinator’s email id: Public Relations & Corp. Comm.: [email protected]
Advt. & Mktg. Comm.:  [email protected]
Film, Television & Digital Video Production: [email protected]
Journalism & Mass Comm.: [email protected]
Communication for Development: [email protected]
In the "Subject" of this email, please note down your Registration No. In the first line of your mail, please type your Name in BOLD (as given in the Application Form)

XIC Online Entrance Test 2017 Important Dates

The Registrations will take place between 01st April to 16th April 2017 only

Last Date for Submitting the Application Form: 16th April 2017

The XIC office - the HUB - will remain closed from 22nd May to 27th May 2017

XIC OETS be conducted:

Xavier Institute of Communications, (XIC), Mumbai:

Sunday, 23rd April 2017

Saturday, 29th April 2017

Saturday, 6th May 2017

Saturday, 13th May 2017

Sunday: 30th April 2017 [St. Vincent’s High School, Pune-411001]

Sunday: 30th April 2017 [St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), 30, Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street), Kolkata-700016]

Sunday: 07th May 2017 [St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, (Autonomous), Bengaluru-560025]

St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School, New Delhi 110054:

Saturday: 13th May 2017

Sunday: 14th May 2017

Monday: 15th May 2017

List will be announced tentatively on 12th June 2017 at approx. 4 p.m. on our website

Final results will be declared on 15th June 2017, 4.00 pm

XIC Online Entrance Exam Pattern

It is an online based exam. Test duration will be for 90 minutes

Total marks will be 150

Total mark for objective session will be 100 and 60 minutes will be given in order to solve these questions. Total marks for subjective session will be 50 and 30 marks will be given in order to solve these questions

Candidates who get qualified in the online test will have to appear further for personal video interview. Candidates applied for MCM, PR and AICP Courses do not need to appear for personal video interview

Important: "Skype Video Interviews" will be conducted for candidates applying for the Journalism (JR) Advertising (AM), Film & TV (FT) and Communication for Development (C4D) Courses only

XIC Online Entrance Exam Centres

Details associated with XIC OET 2017 exam centres are as follows:

Mumbai [Xavier Institute of Communications, (XIC) St. Xavier’s College]:

Pune: 30th April 2017

Kolkata: 30th April 2017

Bengaluru: 07th May 2017

Date for GD/PI Centre: XIC Mumbai

Pune: 06th May 2017 at 10.00 am

Kolkata: 06th May 2017 at 10.00 am

Bengaluru: 11th May 2017 at 10.00 am

Admit Card
Admit card will be sent to candidates on their respective registered email ID. Candidates are also advised to check out the spam folder if they don’t get their admit card in inbox

Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC)

The Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC) is a training institute managed by St. Xavier's College Society Trust located in Mumbai. The Institute is has two campuses, the St. Xavier's College campus and the St. Xavier's High School campus, Mumbai.  The institute is one of the largest non govt. media centres in Asia.

Xavier Institute of Communications St. Xavier's College, Mumbai

Xavier Institute of Communications St. Xavier's College, Mumbai-400001 (Maharashtra), Tel.: +91-22-2262-1366/2262-1639, Email: [email protected], Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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