XIC OET 2018

XIC OETXIC OET 2018 - The Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC) will conduct XIC OET 2018 tentatively in April 2018.  The Xavier Institute of Communications online entrance test is conducted to shortlist candidates for the post-graduate diploma in mass communication and journalism programmes offered by the institute. The XIC OET 2018 application process for the academic session 2018 will start from April 2018. The candidates have to fill the forms online and submit them along the application fee of Rs 3500. This fee is same for students belonging to different categories. Besides the form and fee, while registering for the test, candidates have to submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) and a Portfolio. Although the portfolio is optional, it is mandatory for students to submit the SOP as they will be asked questions based on what they have written in the SOP at the time of personal interview. Candidates with a graduation degree from a recognised university are eligible to apply for XIC OET 2018. After the registration, the XIC OET admit card 2018 will be mailed to the candidates at their registered email address. XIC OET 2018 will be conducted in online mode across different test centres on different dates starting from April and will continue till May 2018. The selection process for the XIC Online Entrance Test 2018 will start soon after the test is conducted at the same test centres. The officials will present a list of the candidates who have secured minimum qualifying marks in XIC OET 2018 and those candidates will hvae to appear in the interview. This will be done soon after the test. The officials will also directly announce the final results for the admissions. Candidates aspiring for the XIC OET must check all the exam related details like, important dates, eligibility, application form, admit card, result and admission process in the article goven on this page.


XIC OET 2018 Entrance Exam Fast Facts

Exam Name: Xavier Institute of Communications Online Entrance Test

Common Name: XIC OET

Exam Type: National
Exam Category: PG Exam
Conducting Institute:Xavier Institute of Communications

Programme: PG Diploma

Exam mode: Online

Exam type: Subjective and Objective

Test duration: 90 minutes

Application mode: Online

Application fee: Rs 3500

XIC OET 2018 Programme wise eligibility

Programme Name


Communication for Development

Graduate in Arts, Mass Media, Science or Commerce.

Journalism & Mass Communication

Graduate degree in Arts, Science, Mass Media, Commerce, or any professional course.

Public Relations & Corporate Communication

Graduate in Arts, Science, Mass Media, Commerce, etc.

Advertising & Marketing Communication

Graduate in Arts, Science, Mass Media, Commerce.

Film, Television & Digital Video Production

Graduate in Arts, Mass Media, Science or Commerce.

XIC OET Important Dates 2018


The important dates of XIC OET include the dates related to the complete admission process, comprising of the sttart and date for availability of applictaion form, date of entrance exam , announcement of result.Candidates can check the table thlatestat is given below to keep themselves abreast with the latest developments that are taking place. 


Important Dates of XIC OET 2018



Application starts

April 2018

Application ends

April 2018

Admit card of XIC OET

April 2018

Test date of XIC 2018

April-May 2018

XIC OET Final result

May 2018

XIC OET Exam Dates 2018


The test will be conducted across different test centers on different days. The tentative schedule has been provided in the table below.


XIC OET Test Dates and Centres

Test Centre


Xavier Institute of Communications,(XIC)
St. Xavier’s College Campus,
5, Mahapalika Marg,
Mumbai 400 001.

April-May 2018

St. Vincent’s High School,
2005/2006 St. Vincent’s Street,
Pune 411 001.

April 2018

St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)
30, Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street)
Kolkata 700 016.

April 2018

St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, (Autonomous)
163, Brigade Road,
Bengaluru 560 025.

May 2018

St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School
4, Raj Niwas Marg, Ludlow Castle, Civil Lines,
New Delhi 110054.

May 2018

XIC OET Eligibility Criteria 2018


The XIC OET 2018 eligibility criteria comprises of the minimum educational qualification required to be eligible to appear in  XIC OET 2018 entrance exam. It also mentions that candidates must be graduates from a recognised University. According to the XIC OET 2018 eligibility criteria, students who are in their final year can also apply for the entrance exam. However, the candidate must not be more than 35 years of age. Candidates who are in their final year off graduation will have to submit the requisite documents at the time of final admissions.

XIC OET 2018 Eligibility Criteria- Highlights


1. Candidates must have studied a regular 3 years graduation course be from any of the discipline or stream of studies like Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMM, BMS, BE, Catering, etc.

2. Age limit for XIC OET 2018 is 35 years.

3. Candidates in their final year of graduation can also apply

4. Students in their final year and awaiting their graduation results should submit attested photocopy of their mark sheet by second semester at the Administration Office.


XIC OET Application Form 2018


The application rm of XIC OET 2018 will be available in online mode tentatively in April 2018. Candidates must keep the requisite documents and information ready with them before they proceed to fill the XIC OET application form 2018. The steps that need to be followed while filling the XIC OET application form 2018 are mentioned below. 


Steps to fill XIC OET 2018 Application Form 

  • Candidates will have to first register themselves by clicking on the link that is provided on this page- Click here 
  • Candidates have to log-in by using a valid email-id.

  • Fill the required details in  XIC OET application form 2018 

  • Fill the personal and academic details in the application form of XIC OET 2018

  • Select the preferred test centre and date for the exam.

  • Upload scanned image of their recent passport size photograph.

  • The last step before submitting the application form is to provide a Statement of Purpose (SOP) and portfolio (optional) as mentioned below

  • Pay  XIC OET 2018 application fee of Rs 3500 through DEBIT or CREDIT Cards only.

  • Note down the application number for future reference after the payment of fee

  • Statement of Purpose (SOP): Statement of Purpose is a document which states the reason why the student is aspiring to pursue a particular course. Although this document will be required at the time of Interview, it has to be uploaded at the time of filling the application form of XIC OET 2018. 


Portfolio (Optional): It is optional for the candidates to upload their portfolio at the time of registration. Portfolios include work/projects undertaken by the candidates during the course of their study over the years. A candidate is allowed to send only two of his/her best works via email in a file of size not more than 10 MB. Candidates have to send this within two days from the date of registration. Portfolio can be an essay, write-up, video/documentary or photographs depicting the work done by the candidates in the respective areas.


Mail id for Portfolio


Mail id

Public Relations & Corp. Comm


Advt. & Mktg. Comm


Film, Television & Digital Video Production


Journalism & Mass Comm


Communication for Development


Steps to follow while sending the Portfolio

  • Mention the “Registration number” as Subject in the email

  • The first line of the mail must mention the candidate’s name in bold, registration number, XIC OET 2018 test centre and date

XIC OET Admit Card 2018


The admit card of XIC OET will be sent to the registered email ID of the candidates who have successfully registered for XIC OET 2018. Candidates have to download and take a print out of the admit card. It is mandatory for them to produce XIC OET 2018 admit card at the time of the entrance test. Candidates must preserve the admit card of XIC OET 2018 till the completion of the admission process. 


XIC OET Exam Pattern 2018


The exam pattern of XIC OET 2018  mentions the mode in which the exam will be conducted, the duration of the exam, total marks, type of questions and if there is any negative marking. 


XIC OET 2018 Exam Pattern



Exam mode


Type of questions

Subjective and Objective


90 minutes



XIC OET exam pattern- Details:

1. The Objective section will carry 100 marks and has to be completed within the duration of 60 minutes.The questions in this section will be from Language Skills, General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media, Logical and Analytical skills.

2. Subjective section of the test will be of 50 marks with duration of 30 minutes.  This section will consist of three questions which could be media related in order to assess creativity, social values, writing skills, etc.


XIC OET Result 2018


The officials will release final result of XIC OET 2018 tentatively in the last week of May. The result will have a list of candidates who are selected for admissions. This XIC OET result 2018 is a cumulative score of the test, interview rounds. Such candidates have to wait for the official communication. .


Candidates will be first shortlisted on the basis of the minimum qualifying marks in the test. Their scores in the interview rounds will be added and then the final result will be declared.


XIC OET Selection Procedure 2018


The selection process for XIC OET 2018 will start soon after the test has been conducted. Once the test is conducted, candidates who secured minimum qualifying marks, will be asked to wait and appear in the personal interview rounds which will happen via Skype.


XIC OET 2018 Selection Process- Details

  • The Skype video interview will be conducted for candidates who have applied for XIO CET 2018 entrance test and have secured the minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for the interview round. 

  • The test takers at the Mumbai centre will have a face to face personal interview

  • Test takers for other courses, PR and Corp Comm at Mumbai and Delhi centre, will have to first appear for group discussions and if they are shortlisted, then they will have to face a  personal interview. Candidates from Pune, Bengaluru and Kolkatta centres will be invited to XIC, Mumbai Centre for the selection process. The schedule for the same will be given to the shortlisted candidates at the centre itself.

  • Candidates for Advt. & Mktg. Comm. And Film, Television Course at Delhi centre will have to appear for live personal interview round.

  • Students at Delhi Centre will have their GD/PI at Delhi centre itself.

XIC Academic Fee


Total Fee

FT Course


JR Course


AM Course


PR Course


MCM Course


Address: Xavier Institute of Communications

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai - 400 001