St Xavier’s Kolkata admission 2018
Urvashi Dalal, 11 Dec 2017

St Xavier’s Kolkata Admission 2018: Mass Communication aspirants can apply for St Xavier’s Kolkata admission from May 15 to June 7, 2018. Candidates can apply for the B.A in journalism or film studies or B.Sc in mass communication and videography offered through the St Xavier’s Kolkata 2018 admission. Admissions to St Xavier’s Kolkata’s B.Sc in mass communication and videography are through an entrance test as well as Class 12th marks. The entrance exam will be conducted on June 13, 2018. Shortlisted candidates will have to face the interview on June 15. Candidates who qualify the entrance exam, they will have to pay the specified fees after document verification if they are selected for the St Xavier’s Kolkata 2018 Admission. Candidates can check the complete details of the St Xavier’s Kolkata Admission 2018 in this article to know more about the eligibility criteria, relevant dates, application procedure, selection process etc.


Fast Facts of St Xavier’s Kolkata Admission

Admission Name

St Xavier’s Kolkata Admission

Conducted by

St Xavier’s Kolkata

Programmes offered

B.Sc in mass communication & videography,

B.A in journalism

B.A in film studies

Application Mode


Entrance test Details & Mode

Only for B.Sc in mass communication & videography in online mode

Selection Process

On the basis of merit or performance in entrance test (only for B.Sc)

St Xavier’s Kolkata Eligibility Criteria 2018


It is crucial that applicants meet the eligibility criteria that have been specified for the St Xavier’s Kolkata admission 2018. The academic qualifications required and the minimum pass percentage, subjects studied in the qualifying exam and such are some criterion that are given in the St Xavier’s Kolkata eligibility criteria. The details are available in the table given below.


St Xavier’s Kolkata Programmes & Eligibility Criteria



Eligibility Criteria

Department of Mass Communication & Videography

B.Sc in Mass Communication and Videography

  • Candidates must have a passed higher secondary certificate (HSC/10+2) from a recognised board with a minimum 50% (for SC, ST and Christian category,it is 45%) with English as a compulsory subject.

  • Candidates must have passed in all the papers as per the respective board/council’s pass marks.

  • All applicants must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in English and 3 subjects included in the aggregate calculation.

  • Candidates appearing for Class 12th are eligible only if their results are available

Department of Film Studies

BA in Film Studies

Department of Journalism

BA in Journalism

St Xavier’s Kolkata Important Dates 2018


Since all applications have to been filed on time, candidates will need to keep track of the important dates of St Xavier’s Kolkata 2018 admission to avoid missing any deadlines. The St Xavier’s Kolkata important dates are listed below in the table to aid all aspirants to be aware of the relevant deadlines.


St Xavier’s Kolkata Important dates



Start of application

May 15, 2018

Last date to apply

 June 7, 2018

Admit Card

June 2018

Entrance test

June 13, 2018


June 21, 2018 



July 2018


July 2018

* The entrance test is only for B.Sc Mass Communication & Videography.


St Xavier’s Kolkata Application form 2018


The application form of St Xavier’s Kolkata admission 2018 is available from May 15 in an online mode only till June 7. The steps to fill the St Xavier’s Kolkata Application form are given below


Step 1 – Fill the online application of St Xavier’s Kolkata admission 2018

Candidates must fill details of the St Xavier’s Kolkata application form like personal details, academic and address details. They must submit the details. A unique application code number will be assigned to the applicant and this must be noted down for future login purposes.


Step 2 – Login Procedure

Candidates must enter the application code, Name, date of bither, mobile number and the given security code.

Once this information is processed, candidates can log in to pay the application fee, print their application form or check their application status for the St Xavier’s Kolkata 2018 admission


Step 3 - Pay Application Fee Online

The next step is to pay the St Xavier’s Kolkata2018application fee. The application fee to be paid by all category students is listed below


St Xavier’s Kolkata Application Fee Details






Online, by using Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking


Rs 500

Step 4 - Print Online Payment Receipt

Once the payment is successful, candidates must take a print out of the payment receipt to keep a record and for future reference.


Step 5 - Check Application Registration

Applications of St Xavier’s Kolkata admission 2018 will be considered only if the payment is successful. Candidates must log and check if their registration and application status is successful else they must contact the admission office to clarify


Step 6 – Print St Xavier’s Kolkata Application Form

Candidates whose applications are successfully submitted must take a printout of the same to keep a record and also to submit it during the document verification while confirming the admission of St Xavier’s Kolkata 2018.


St Xavier’s Kolkata Exam Pattern 2018


An exam exam will be conducted for admission to St Xavier’s Kolkata B.Sc in Mass Communication and Videography programme. The details of the exam pattern are given below


St Xavier’s Kolkata 2018 Exam Pattern



Mode of test


Medium of Test


Type of questions

Objective and Subjective

Total questions





Marking Scheme

1 mark for each correct answer. No negative marking

Section wise marks

General Knowledge- 25

Current Affairs- 25

Subjective questions- 50

Syllabus for St Xavier’s Kolkata Admission 2018


Since the entrance exam is only for B.Sc in mass communication & videography, candidates will find it better to prepare if they have an idea of the syllabus for the same. The topics that will feature in the entrance test have been mentioned by the institute and they are

  • General awareness

  • Knowledge of Media

  • Creativity

Sample Paper for St Xavier’s Kolkata Entrance Test


St Xavier’s Kolkata has released a sample paper that can be used by candidates to prepare for the admission to St Xavier’s Kolkata B.Sc in mass communication & videography programme. The sample paper gives an idea of the types of questions to expect, marking scheme, difficulty levels to expect and allows candidates to prepare well for the entrance test


St Xavier’s Kolkata Sample Paper for B.Sc in mass communication & videography programme - Download here


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St Xavier’s Kolkata Selection List 2018


Candidates who have applied and appeared for the entrance test for B.Sc in mass communication & videography programme may check their selection tentatively in July 2018 after the institute announces the same. B.A journalism or film studies applicants may directly check their selection lists in July after the institute announces the same.


Selection for the St Xavier’s Kolkata admission 2018 will be based on the merit of the applicants which will be calculated by the institute on the basis of their class 12 marks and the entrance exam if any. Parameters of selection have been specified below


St Xavier’s Kolkata Selection Process


Selection Procedure

B.Sc. Mass Communication and Videography

Class XII marks and admission test

AGG% of + 2 x ADM% : (OUT OF 300)

BA in Journalism

On the basis of index calculated with the board marks in +2 level English+ aggregate (OUT OF 200)

BA in Film Studies

Documents required at the time of Admission

Candidates confirming their admission in St Xavier’s Kolkata will be required to submit the relevant documents and pay the fees. The documents required have been listed below for the benefit of the students

List of documents are

  • The printout of the St Xavier’s Kolkata application form

  • Application Fee payment receipt

  • All academic & co-curricular documents

  • Admit Card for entrance test (if applicable)

  • Class X certificate/ admit card for age proof

  • Certificate for reserved category (if applicable)

  • Disability certificate for differently abled candidates (if applicable)

  • Baptism certificate for Christian candidates and a letter from the Parish Priest (if applicable)

St Xavier’s Kolkata 2018 Admission Fees


Candidates who are selected must pay the fees to confirm their admission in St Xavier’s Kolkata. The amount they have to pay for the course have been listed in the table below. Students will be intimated by the institute about the fee structure and other details during admissions.


Fee Structure of St Xavier’s Kolkata


One time




Exam Fee per Semester



Certificate &


Yearly Extras






B.Sc Mass. Comm.










B.A Film Studies(Gen)










B.A Journalism (Gen)

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