Xavier Institute of Communication announces Entrance Test (XET) 2024 for PG Diploma Courses Admission, Apply now


XIC Entrance Test 2024 – St. Xavier’s College Autonomous, Mumbai, Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC) invites applications for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma Courses for the Academic year 2024. The admissions will be made through Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Test (XET) 2024. The Courses are 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.


Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Test (XET) 2024


 Course Offered

  • Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Public Relations & Corporate Communication
  • Film, Television and Digital Video Production
  • Advertising & Marketing Communication
  • Event Planning & Experiential Marketing


Important Dates

  • Online Registration starts : 01st to 31st March 2024
  • Online Registration closes : 31st March 2024
  • Date of Entrance Test (OET) 2024  : 05th, 06th & 07th April 2024
  • Zoom Interview Dates: 13th, 14th and 15th April 2024

Personal Interview

  • Delhi: 19th, 20th, 21st April 2024
  • Kolkata: 23rd April 2024
  • Bengaluru: 24th April 2024
  • Mumbai: 26th, 27th and 28th April 2024 


Eligibility Criteria

  • You are eligible to register for the “XIC Entrance Test” (XET) if you meet the requirements mentioned below:

Age Limit –

  • Candidates  are 35 years or below in age.

Educational Qualifications –

  • 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….) OR
  • You are appearing for your last semester or Third year Graduation in the present 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 submission of the relevant attested Final mark-sheet of your graduation.


Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through official website https://www.xaviercomm.org/


Steps to follow:-

  • Go to the XIC WEBSITE www.xaviercomm.org, and click on REGISTER. Before filling out the online registration form, ENSURE that you keep a Scanned copy of a recent passport-size photograph of yourself ready for uploading.
  • Payments can be made by using your Bank DEBIT / CREDIT Cards / Net banking / UPI.
  • As part of the Registration Process, you have to provide us with your Statement of Purpose (SOP). If you qualify for the Personal Interview stage, it could be brought up for discussion. Hence, please give sufficient thought while putting your SOP together.
  • Now you can proceed and complete the payment procedure.
  • Select your preferred XET date and personal interview centre.
  • FAILURE to upload your SCANNED photo or provide proper details will not allow you to proceed further.
  • On completion of your Registration, please note down your Application Number.
  • Your ADMIT CARD will be sent to you later via the email ID mentioned in your Registration form.
  • Should you not receive the ADMIT CARD after the registration procedure, please check your Junk/Spam Email Folders.
  • Finally, preserve your Admit Card carefully. Only this document will be accepted in all further transactions between you and XIC.



Registration Fee

  • Registration Fees: Rs. 4000/- (inclusive of GST)
  • Registration Fees for the AICP course : Rs.2500/- (inclusive of GST)
  • Mode of Payment : The application fee can be paid through Debit/Credit card, internet banking.


Selection Process

  • Selections will be based on your scores in the online test, subjective paper and the personal interview. Based on your scores in the online test and subjective paper, you will be called for the personal interview. You will have to be present on the date at the centre, selected by you while submitting the form. The venue and time will be intimated via email.


Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam – Online mode
  • Duration of Test  – 120 minutes
  • Total marks  – 200

The test will consist of two sections as follows:

  • Objective Section: This section carries 100 marks and will be for 60 minutes. It will consist of questions based on Language Skills, General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media, Logical and Analytical skills.
  • Subjective Section: The Subjective Section carries 100 marks, for a duration of 60 minutes. This section will consist of 4 questions which could be media related in order to assess creativity, social values, writing skills, etc. Some questions will also be related to the Course you are applying for.

Please Note

  • “All the qualified candidates will have to attend virtual interviews before the “LIVE” Personal Interview. “LIVE” Personal Interviews will be conducted at the Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Kolkata centres.


For more details and to apply online visit the official website


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