XIC OET 2020: Xavier Institute of Communication will conduct XIC OET entrance exam between April and May, 2020 in the online mode. The application form of XIC OET 2020 will be released in the first week of April on online mode. Candidates will be able to submit the application form till the third week of March. Candidates will have to pay Rs. 3500 as a registration fee for XIC OET 2020. XIC OET 2020 admit card will be sent to candidates’ registered email ID. Candidates can download, take the printout and keep it safe. XIC OET result 2020 will be declared in the online mode in the first week of June 2020. The result mentions the candidates’ name and their reference number. Candidates can check their results online by using their login credentials. St. Xavier's College Entrance Test is conducted to shortlist candidates for the post-graduate diploma in mass communication and journalism programmes offered by the institute. Candidates who are appearing for the entrance test must check XIC OET 2020 to know the important dates, eligibility, application form, admit card, result and admission process.
XIC OET application form 2020 start date
First week of April, 2020
XIC OET 2020 application form end date
Third week of May, 2020
Availability of XIC OET admit card 2020
XIC OET in Mumbai
Fourth week of April, 2020
First week of May, 2020
Second week of May, 2020
XIC OET in Kolkata
XIC OET in Bengaluru
XIC OET in Pune
XIC OET in Delhi
XIC OET result declaration
First week of June 2020
The eligibility criteria of XIC OET 2020 comprises academic, age and other parameters which the candidates must meet before they start filling the application form. A candidate must fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for XIC OET 2020.
Candidates must have graduated from an approved University in the following stream - Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMM, BMS, BE, Catering
Candidates who are appearing for the last semester or third year of graduation can also apply for the entrance exam.
According to the eligibility criteria, candidates must be 35 years or below in age
Indian nationals can appear in XIC OET 2020 entrance exam
XIC OET application form 2020 will be released in the first week of April in online mode. Candidates will be able to submit the application form till the third week of May, 2020. Candidates have to keep the required documents and information ready with them before filling the XIC OET application form. Candidates can follow the steps given below while filling the XIC OET application form 2020.
Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Filling the online application form
Step 3: Uploading of documents
Step 4: Provide a Statement of Purpose (SOP) and portfolio (optional)
Step 5: Payment of the application fee
Step 6: Note down the application number for future use
Statement of Purpose is a document that mentions the reason why Candidates want to join a particular course. Although SOP is needed during the interview, Candidates have to upload it while filling the XIC OET application form 2020.
Candidates are given the option to send two presentations at the coordinator's through email address. Candidates are needed to send the portfolio within two days of their registration. Candidates must note that the file size should not exceed beyond 10 MB. The portfolio should be in the following options.
Candidates can send the portfolio of their respective course to the following address given in the table
Advertisement and Marketing Communication
Film, Television & Digital Video Production
Journalism & Mass Communication
Communication for Development
Public Relations and Corporate Communication
In the subject line of email, candidates will have to mention their ‘registration number.’ The candidate will have to state the following in the first line of the mail
Name in bold
XIC OET 2020 exam centre and date
XIC OET Exam Centre
St. Xavier’s College, 30, Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street), Kolkata 700016.
Last week of April, 2020
St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, 163, Brigade Road, Bengaluru 560025.
St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School 4, Raj Niwas Marg, Ludlow Castle, Civil Lines, New Delhi 110054.
Xavier Institute of Communications,(XIC)
St. Xavier’s College Campus, 5, Mahapalika Marg,
April and May, 2020
St. Vincent’s High School, 2005/2006 St. Vincent’s Street, Pune 411001.
The exam pattern of XIC OET 2020 mentions the exam mode, exam duration, types of questions asked, total marks and marking scheme. The entrance exam will be held in the online mode and the exam duration is 1.5 hours. The types of questions asked in the entrance exam are subjective and objective. The total marks allotted for the entrance exam is 150. The table given below contains the topics that will be asked in the subjective and objective section in the XIC OET 2020.
Candidates have to complete the subjective part in 1 hour
This section comprises three questions, which could be related to media. This section tests a candidate’s creativity, social values, and writing skills
Candidates have to complete this section in half an hour
Knowledge of Media
Logical and Analytical skills
Xavier Institute of Communication does not prescribe any specific XIC OET 2020 syllabus to candidates. Candidates, however, can go through the table given below to get an idea of what topics are asked in the exam to perform well in the exam.
In this section, candidates will be analysed for their language ability. The following are the topics that will be asked in the exam - correct the spellings, idioms and phrases, comprehension, antonyms and synonyms
Candidates are aware of their general and current affair awareness. Candidates, therefore, should stay updated with social, political and economic events
Logical and Analytical Skills
In this part, candidates examine their problem-solving competency. Questions will be asked from Blood relations, directions, analogy, syllogism, and reasoning
Candidates who have successfully registered will receive XIC OET 2020 admit card on their registered email ID. They have to download and take a print out of the admit card and keep it safely till the completion of the admission procedure. Candidates must carry the XIC OET admit card to the examination hall as they will have it produce it there to take the entry.
While seeing the admit card on the registered email, please ensure that all details are mentioned on it. The admit card of XIC OET 2020 will include the following details.
Application form number
Candidate’s roll number
Venue details & Reporting time
Photograph of the candidate
Signature of the candidate
Exam day instructions
Candidates must bring one of the following documents along with the XIC OET admit card with a photograph fixed on it to their allotted examination hall.
Voter’s ID card
Identity card issued by previous institution
Candidates should not carry the below-given things as they will put their candidature at risk.
Any electronic gadget
Any paper, excluding admit card and identity proof
Xavier Institute of Communications will announce the result of XIC OET 2020 in the first week of June in the online mode. The result includes the names and reference number of qualified candidates. Candidates are shortlisted based on the minimum qualifying marks in the test. The shortlisted candidates in the XIC OET 2020 entrance test will be eligible for the next round of selection, which includes group discussion and interview.
The selection process of XIC OET 2020 is held after the entrance exam. The shortlisted candidates who will secure minimum qualifying marks will be eligible for a further round, which includes personal interview through Skype. The test takers at the Mumbai centre will have to face a personal interview. For other programmes, there will be group discussion and personal interview instead of a Skype call.
PR and Corp Communication at Mumbai and Delhi centre
XIC OET, Group discussion and personal interview
Advt. & Mktg. Comm. And Film, Television Course at Delhi centre
XIC OET and Personal interview
Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
XIC OET, personal/skype interview
Diploma in Advertising and Marketing Communication
XIC OET and skype interview
All the candidates will be called for counselling process, who have successfully qualified the entrance exam for their final selection. Counselling includes two rounds such as group discussion and personal interview. Depending on the programme, candidates need to appear for either a Group Discussion round or an interview round.
Candidates have to carry the following list of documents while appearing for the examination for verification:
Class X Mark-sheet/passing certificate
Class XII Mark-sheet/passing certificate
Graduation certificate of the qualifying examination
Admit Card of XIC OET 2020
Category Certificate (if applicable)
Class X pass certificate for age verification
In case result is awaited, evidence of appearing in qualifying exams
Self-attested photocopies of all the documents
Name of the Courses
Communication for Development (C4D)
The film, Television (FT)
Advertising and Marketing (AM)
Advanced Integrated Communication Programme (AICP)
Public Relations (PR)
Journalism and Mass Communication (JR)
Candidates need to pay Rs. 3500 as registration fee. In any case, the online application fee will never be reimbursed/refunded.
Yes, candidates will get hands-on training and they will have to do practicals and internships during the programme.
On finding any kind of discrepancy in the admit card of XIC OET, he/she needs to contact the authorities immediately.
The questions will be of objective and subjective types divided into two parts or sections.
On finding any kind of error, mistake or discrepancy in the admit card, he/she needs to contact the officials immediately.
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