XIC OET 2019
Updated on Nov 6, 2018 - 2:29 p.m. IST by Khushboo Verma
#St. Xavier's College Entrance Test

XIC OET 2019 - Xavier Institute of Communication will conduct Xavier Institute of Communications online entrance test (XIC OET) between April 27 and May 19, 2019, in the online mode. The application form of XIC OET 2019 is available in the online mode from April 1 till May 15. Students will have to pay Rs. 2500 as a registration fee for XIC OET 2019. The admit card of XIC OET will be sent to candidates’ registered email ID. Students can download, take the printout and keep it safely. XIC OET result 2019 will be declared in the online mode in the first week of June 2019. 
The result mentions the name of candidates and their reference number. Students can check their results online by using their login credentials. XIC OET 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 2019 to know the important dates, eligibility, application form, admit card, result and admission process. 

LATEST: XIC OET Application form available now.

XIC OET 2019 Overview 



Exam name

Xavier Institute of Communications Online Entrance Test

Common Name


Exam Type


Exam Category

PG Exam

Conducting Institute

Xavier Institute of Communications


PG Diploma

Exam mode


Exam type

Subjective and Objective

Test duration

90 minutes

Application mode


Application fee

Rs 2500

Name of the Programmes Offered 

  • Advanced Integrated Communication Programme 

  • Communication for Development 

  • Journalism and Mass Communication 

  • Public Relations and Corporate Communication 

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications 

  • Film, Television and Digital Video Production 

  • Journalism and Mass Media 

XIC OET Important Dates 2019

The important dates of XIC OET 2019 mention the dates of admission process, start and end date of availability of application form, date of entrance exam, announcement of result. Students can check the table below to keep themselves updated on the latest information related to the events. 

XIC OET Dates and Events



Application form start date

April 1, 2019 

Application form end date

May 15, 2019

Admit card of XIC OET

April 2019

XIC OET in Mumbai

April 27, 2019

May 5, 2019

May 12, 2019

May 19, 2019

XIC OET in Kolkata

April 28, 2019

XIC OET in Bengaluru

April 28, 2019

XIC OET in Pune

May 5, 2019

XIC OET in Delhi

May 16, 2019

May 17, 2019

May 18, 2019

XIC OET result declaration

First week of June 2019

XIC OET Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria of XIC OET mentions the academic qualification, age criteria and stream. Candidates must go through the table given below to know XIC OET eligibility criteria 2019 in detail. 

XIC OET 2019 Eligibility Criteria 

Eligibility Criteria 


Academic qualification 

Students must have passed graduation from an approved University 

Age criteria 

Candidates must be 35 years or below in age 


Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMM, BMS, BE, Catering

Note - Students who are appearing for the last semester or third year of graduation in the current year can also apply for the entrance test. The diploma will be awarded to candidates upon producing the relevant attested final marksheets of graduation. 

XIC OET Exam Dates 2019 

The test will be conducted across 5 centres such as Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata and Bengaluru on different days. Candidates can go through the table given below to know the exam dates of XIC OET 

XIC OET Test Dates and Centres 

XIC OET Test Centre


St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)

30, Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street)

Kolkata 700 016.

April 28, 2019 

St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, (Autonomous)

163, Brigade Road,

Bengaluru 560 025.

April 28, 2019 

St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School

4, Raj Niwas Marg, Ludlow Castle, Civil Lines,

New Delhi 110054.

May 16, 17 and 18, 2019 

Xavier Institute of Communications,(XIC)

St. Xavier’s College Campus,

5, Mahapalika Marg,

Mumbai 400 001.

April 27, May 5, 12 and 19, 2019 

St. Vincent’s High School,

2005/2006 St. Vincent’s Street,

Pune 411 001.

May 5, 2019

XIC OET Application Form 2019 

The application form of XIC OET 2019 is available in online mode from April 1 till May 15, 2019. Candidates have to keep the requisite 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 2019. 

Steps to fill XIC OET 2019 Application Form 

Step - 1 Registration 

Step - 2 Filling 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 reference

What is Statement of Purpose (SOP)? 

Statement of Purpose is a document that mentions the reason why students want to join a particular course. Although SOP is needed during the interview, students have to upload it while filling the XIC OET application form 2019. 

Portfolio (Optional):

Uploading portfolio is optional for candidates at the time of registration. The portfolio incorporates work/projects such as essay/write-up, Video/documentary or photographs carried out by students during the course of their study over the years. Students can send only two of his/her best works through email and the file size should not exceed more than 10 MB. Students have to send their portfolio within two days of the registration. 

XIC OET Exam Pattern 2019 

The exam pattern of XIC OET 2019 mentions the mode, duration of the exam, types of questions asked, total marks and marking scheme. The entrance exam is conducted in the online mode and the exam duration is 1.5 hours. The types of questions asked in the entrance test are subjective and objective. The total marks allotted for the exam is 150. The table given below contains the topics that will be asked in subjective and objective section in the XIC OET 2019.

Exam Pattern of XIC OET 2019





Language Skills 

Candidates have to complete the subjective part in 1 hour 

This section comprises three questions, which could be related to media. This section tests candidate’s creativity, social values, and writing skills

Students have to complete this section in half and hour 

General Knowledge 

Knowledge of Media 

Logical and Analytical skills 

XIC OET Syllabus 2019 

Xavier Institute of Communication does not prescribe any specific XIC OET 2019 syllabus to candidates. Candidates, however, can go through the table given below to get idea what topics are asked in the exam to perform well in the exam. 

XIC OET 2019 Syllabus

Language Skills 

General Knowledge 

Logical and Analytical Skills 

In this section, candidates will be assessed 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 will be examined for their general and current affair awareness. Candidates, therefore, should stay updated with social, political and economic happenings 

In this part, candidates will be tested for their problem solving competency. Questions will be asked from topics, such as Blood relations, directions, syllogism, reasoning and analogy

XIC OET Admit Card 2019 

Candidates who have successfully registered will receive XIC OET 2019 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. Students must carry the XIC OET admit card to the examination hall as they will have it produce it there to take the entry. 

XIC OET Result 2019 

Xavier Institute of Communications will announce the result of XIC OET 2019 in the first week of June in the online mode. The result includes the names and reference number of qualified candidates. Students are shortlisted based on the minimum qualifying marks in the test. The shortlisted candidates in the XIC OET 2019 entrance test will be eligible for the next round of selection, which includes group discussion and interview. 

 XIC OET Selection Procedure 2019 

The selection process of XIC OET2019  is held after the entrance test. The shortlisted candidates who will secure minimum qualifying marks will be eligible for further round, which includes personal interview through Skype. The test takers at the Mumbai centre had to face to face personal interview. For other courses, there will be group discussion and personal interview instead of Skype call. 

Admission Procedure of XIC OET 2019


Admission criteria 

PR and Corp Comm 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 

XIC OET Fee Structure 2019

Name of the Courses 

Total Fees 

Communication for Development (C4D) 


Film , Television (FT)


Advertising and Marketing (AM) 


Advanced Integrated Communication Programme (AICP) 


Public Relations (PR) 


Journalism and Mass Communication (JR)


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