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XIC OET - Xavier Institute of Communications Admission 2017

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16 April 2017

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XIC OET - Xavier Institute of Communications Admission 2017 - XIC OET 2017 is an entrance exam which invites admission to several post graduate diploma course in communications from XIC Mumbai (Xavier's Institute of Communications). The application process of XIC OET 2017 will be started on 1 April 2017 for the admissions to the 2-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Communication conducted in Xavier Institute of Communications. The Institute is at two locations; the St. Xavier's College campus and the St. Xavier's High School Campus, Mumbai.

Courses offered in Xavier Institute of Communications

Programs Offered in XIC and the Duration of the program are given below:

Programs Offered

Duration of Program

Advanced Integrated Communication Program


Communication for Development


Journalism & Mass Communication

Full time

Public Relations and Corporate Communication

Full time

Advertising & Marketing Communication

10 months

Film, TV & Digital Video Promotion

10 months

Mass Communication Marathi

10 months

The candidates are suggested to apply for entrance test before the due date. The last date to apply for the XIC OET Xavier Institute of Communications Admission 2017 exam is 16 April 2017.

XIC OET 2017 Important Dates


Date (Tentative)

Opening of Application

1 April 2017

Last Date to submit the Application

16 April 2017

OET Exam Date

 April 2017 to May 2nd week, 2017

Result Declaration

June 2nd week, 2017

Group Discussion and Personal Interview

June 1st week to June 2nd week, 2017

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XIC OET Eligibility criteria


The age of the candidate should be 35 or below to apply for any of the course from XIC Mumbai.

Qualifying Exam

The Candidate will be shortlisted on the basis of XIC OET 2017 (Online Entrance Test) which will be the 90-minute test conducted across 6 test centres in India.

Academic Qualifications

  • For Communication for Development Program
    • The candidate should have completed 3 years of Graduation in any stream of India.
    • Candidates appearing in last year of graduation of minimum 3 years are also eligible to apply
    • Candidate required good communication skills
    • Applicant must be passionate about creating social change
    • Critical outlook about media and development
    • Candidates with 2-3 years of work experience in related field such as NGO/ Pvt. CSR division is preferred.
  • For Other PGD Programs except for Communication for Development Program
    • The candidate should have completed 3 years of Graduation in any stream of India.
    • Candidates appearing in last year examination are also eligible to apply.

XIC OET Application form and Admit Card

The aspiring candidates can fill the online application form through official website of XIC Mumbai or by following the link given below which will be available from March 2nd week, 2017. Applicants have to appear in the XIC OET Entrance Exam 2017 to be eligible for Xavier Institute of Communications Admission 2017.

XIC OET 2017- Apply Here

Click here to Apply Online
(Link will be activated on March 2nd week, 2017)

  • STEP 1 : Candidates need to register themselves on the official website of XIC or by following the link given above.
  • STEP 2 : After registration, candidates have to fill the application form and have to upload his/her photograph and the relevant documents in the given format.
  • STEP 3 : At last, candidates have to pay the application fee through Debit Card/Credit Card/ Net Banking.
  • STEP 4 : Applicants have to take the printout of the application page after the successful submission for the future references.

Submission of XIC OET 2017 Application Form

The candidates are suggested to check the details of the duly filled application form before submission. After paying the application fee via online mode applicants have to click the submit button, after which applicants will be redirected to the confirmation page. Candidates should keep at least two copy of the application form for future reference.


XIC 2017 Fee Structure


XIC Annual Fee Structure for Post Graduate Diploma Program in communications is given in the table below in the table. The total annual fee includes

  • Tuition Fee
  • Registration Fee : Rs 2,500
  • Library Deposit : Rs 2,500
  • Service Tax @ 14.5%
  • Ces @ 0.5%

Courses Offered

Annual Fee in Rupees

Advanced Integrated Communication Program


Communication for Development


Journalism & Mass Communication


Public Relations and Corporate Communication


Advertising & Marketing Communication


Film, TV & Digital Video Promotion


Mass Communication Marathi


XIC OET Result and Counselling

XIC OET 2017 result will be declared on official website of XIC in the second week of June 2017. The candidates can get the result online. After qualifying the Entrance Exam, the candidate will go for the further selection process.

XIC OET 2017 Selection Process

The selection process of the candidates is done with a view to identifying the skills in addition to the overall knowledge. The applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the listed below parameters.

  • XIC OET 2017 Scores
  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview
  • Video Call Interview (Skype)

XIC OET Exam pattern

The Online Entrance Test (OET) will carry the total of 150 marks which contains two sections the Objective section and Subjective section for which 60 minutes will be allotted for the Objective section and 30 minutes will be allotted for the Subjective section.

  • Mode of Exam : Online Computer based Exam
  • Duration of Exam : 90 minutes
  • Total Marks : 150 

The division of marks and time allotted for each section is given in the table below:



Time period (in minutes)

Objective Section


60 Minutes

Subjective Section


30 Minutes

XIC OET Syllabus 2017

XIC OET Exam Syllabus for each section is separate.

Objective Section

The Objective Section will consist of questions based on Language Skills, General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media, Logical, and Analytical skills.

Subjective Section

The Subjective Section will consist of question could be media related in order to assess creativity, social values, writing skills, etc. Some questions will also be related to the courses the candidates has applied for.

XIC OET Important details

XIC OET Exam Centers - Previous Year



Exam Centers


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


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


St. Joseph’s Degree & PG College,
5/9/1106 King Koti Road,
(near Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan),
Hyderabad 500 029


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


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

New Delhi

St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School
4, Raj Niwas Marg,
(Near ISBT, Kashmiri Gate)
New Delhi 110054


XIC OET Contact

Xavier Institute of Communications
5, Mahapalika Marg, 
St. Xavier's College, 
Mumbai - 400 001. India

Phone: +91 22 2262 1366 / 2262 1639
Fax: +91 22 2265 8546
E-mail: admin@xaviercomm.org

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