XIC OET 2019 - Xavier Institute of Communication will conduct Xavier Institute of Communications online entrance test (XIC OET) between April and May 2019 in the online mode. The application form of XIC OET 2019 will be available in the online mode from first week to third week of April. Students will have to pay Rs. 3500 as a registration fee for XIC OET 2019. The admit card of XIC OET will be available from April 2019 and it will be sent to candidates’ registered email ID. Students can download, take the printout and keep it safely. XIC OET result for will be declared in the online mode in 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.
XIC OET 2019 Overview
Xavier Institute of Communications Online Entrance Test
Xavier Institute of Communications
Subjective and Objective
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 start date
First week of April 2019
Third week of April 2019
Admit card of XIC OET
Test date of XIC 2018 at different test centres
April and May 2019
XIC OET Final result
First week of June 2019
*The dates mentioned in table are tentative and it will be updated once the official notification is released by the authority.
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
Students must have passed graduation from an approved University
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
Xavier Institute of Communications,(XIC)
St. Xavier’s College Campus,
5, Mahapalika Marg,
Mumbai 400 001.
Fourth week of April, 2019
First week of May 2019
Second week of May 2019
St. Vincent’s High School,
2005/2006 St. Vincent’s Street,
Pune 411 001.
First week of May 2019
St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)
30, Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street)
Kolkata 700 016.
Fourth week of April 2019
St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, (Autonomous)
163, Brigade Road,
Bengaluru 560 025.
Fourth week of April 2019
St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School
4, Raj Niwas Marg, Ludlow Castle, Civil Lines,
New Delhi 110054.
Third week of May 2019
XIC OET Application Form 2019
The application form of XIC OET 2019 will be available in online mode from first to third week of April 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.
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
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
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
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
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
Communication for Development (C4D)
Film , Television (FT)
Advertising and Marketing (AM)
Advanced Integrated Communication Programme (AICP)
Public Relations (PR)
Journalism and Mass Communication (JR)