XIC OET 2018 - Xavier Institute of Communication Online Entrance Test

Important Dates for XIC OET 2018

Start Date End Date Remark
Application Form Date 26-Mar-2018 24-Apr-2018
Examination Date 21-Apr-2018 N/A
Result Date 17-Jun-2018 N/A Result is declared

XIC OET 2018 Exam Date, Eligibility, Application Form

Xavier Institute of Communication (XIC) organizes Online Entrance Test to screen the aspirants for their admission in postgraduate diploma courses.

  • Before appearing in the entrance test, students have to successfully fill and submit the application form.
  • Those students who have successfully complete the entrance test can check their result will be intimated about their results immediately by the examiners for some programs.
  • Students must bring the hall ticket while appearing for the entrance test. Admit card is a compulsory document.
  • Only those students are applicable for admission who have finished their three years of Graduation in any stream such as Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMS, BE, Catering, etc. approved by the university.
  • All the students who have successfully finished their entrance examination will be called for counseling for their final selection.
  • Counseling procedure includes Group Discussion round and Individual Interview round.
  • The total time period to clear the entrance test is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • XIC OET 2018 consists of two sections. The first section contains objective type questions and the second section contains subjective questions.
  • XIC OET 2018 entrance test is commenced every year in the month of April.

Highlights of XIC OET 2018

Date of XIC OETApril 2018
Organizing BodyXavier Institute of Communications
Method of XIC OET Entrance ExamOnline
Official Websitewww.xaviercomm.org
Period of XIC OET Entrance Exam1 hour 30 minutes
EligibilityMust have finished three years bachelor’s degree such as Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMS, BE, Catering etc
Courses ProvidedCommunication for Development, Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Relations and Corporate Communication, Advertising and Marketing Communication, and Film, Television, and Digital Video Production

Exam Dates for XIC OET 2018

College is responsible for publishing the exam dates on its official website. Students must regularly check the college website to check the latest updates. The following table shows all the important dates concerned with the different events organized:

Availability of Application formMarch 2018
Last date for the submission of Application formApril 2018
Admit card will be announced onApril 2018
XIC OET 2018 Examination dateApril 2018
Group Discussion and Individual InterviewJune 2018
Declaration of Final ResultJune 2018
Display of Waiting ListJune 2018
Commencement of ProgrammeJuly 2018

Eligibility Criteria for XIC OET 2018

Students obligatory to meet their eligibility criteria if they seeking to take admission in diploma programmes provided at Xavier Institute of Communications. If student’s eligibility criteria did not match, then their candidature will be canceled.

Following is the detailed explanation of XIC OET 2018 eligibility criteria:

  • Students who are appearing in the final year can also apply for admission
  • Age of the aspirant must be 35 years or below can apply for the entrance exam.
  • The aspirant should be an Indian Citizen.
  • Students must have finished their three years of Graduation from any stream such as Arts, Commerce, Science, BMS, BE, Catering etc that is approved by the university.

XIC OET Application Form 2018

Students can download the XIC OET application form via online method only. It cannot be obtained via any other offline mode. Students who have successfully finished and submitted the application form can appear for the entrance test.

Following steps help students to fill XIC OET 2018 Application Form:

  • Visit the official website of Xavier Institute of Communications
  • Students have to also upload the scanned copy of photo and signature on the application form
  • Students are advised to download and take the printout of filled in application form for future reference.
  • Click on the Next button
  • Choose the Online Entrance Test 2018.
  • The application fees can be paid via online method only i.e. through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.
  • Go to the application form tab and click on it.
  • Now, students have to pay the application fees of amount INR 3,000 including 14% service tax.
  • Choose the course and fill the application form by entering all the details such as aspirant’s name, address, phone, email ID, and other educational qualification details.

XIC OET Hall Ticket 2018

XIC OET 2018 Admit card is a very important document. Without hall ticket, students cannot appear for the entrance examination. Admit card contains the information concerned to aspirant’s details and examination details. Students are advised to cautiously check all the details written on the hall ticket before downloading it.

The hall ticket for XIC OET will be sent to the students on their registered email ID. No separate hall ticket will be allocated to any aspirant. Students are advised to keep the hall ticket safe till the admission procedure ends.

Following is the list of details published on XIC OET Entrance Test 2018 Admit card:

  • Test concerned information
  • Counseling concerned information
  • Name of the Aspirant
  • Aspirant’s Photograph
  • Test Time and Date
  • Examination Venue
  • Aspirant’s Signature

Exam Center of XIC OET 2018

Students can select the examination center of their preference at the time of filling the online application form. The following is the list of locations of different examination centers: Once the examination center is selected cannot be changed later.

  • Kolkata
  • Pune
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad

Exam Format for XIC OET 2018

Students must know the examination format before appearing in the entrance test. They are advised to solve the earlier year paper so that they come to know about the type of questions and marking scheme.

Following is the detailed explanation XIC OET 2018 Examination format:

  • Objective questions are of total 100 marks which have to be finished in 1 hour
  • The total time period to clear the entrance examination is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Subjective questions are of total 50 marks which have to be finished in 30 minutes.
  • XIC OET 2018 consists of two sections. The first section contains objective type questions and the second section contains subjective type questions.
  • Objective questions are asked of the subjects such as Language Skills, General Knowledge, and Knowledge of Media, Logical and Analytical Skills
  • The second section contains a total of 3 questions which are media concerned and are asked to assess creativity, social values, writing skills etc.

The following table shows the details of XIC OET 2018 Exam Format:

SectionPeriodMaximum Marks
Objective60 Minutes100
Subjective30 Minutes50

Exam Format Highlights Table

Method of ExaminationOnline
Maximum Marks150 Marks
Period of Exam1 hour 30 minutes
Sections in Paper2 (Objective and Subjective)

XIC OET Syllabus 2018

There is not any syllabus specified by the Xavier Institute of Communication for XIC OET entrance test. XIC OET 2018 will include following sections: Aspirants have to go via the below-mentioned topics to perform well in the entrance test.

Language Skills

  • In this section, language ability of the aspirant will be tested. Questions will be asked from the topics concerned with Spellings, Singular, Plural, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitutes etc.

General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media

  • In this section, aspirant’s aptitude will be tested concerned with the general knowledge and present affairs awareness questions. Students obligatory to be updated with Political, Social and Economic Happening in the country and abroad.

Logical and Analytical Skills

  • In this section, students should exercise the questions from the topics like Series, Blood Relations, Directions, Critical Reasoning, Syllogism, and Analogy.

Selection Procedure for XIC OET 2018

Student’s selection in the particular course is based on the Group Discussion/ Individual Interview/ Skype Interview. Those students who qualify for the Skype Video Interview/ Individual Interview will be intimated by the test supervisor immediately upon the completion of the online test.

Aspirants will have to wait for minimum an added hour till the Skype video takes place. Depending on the course students obligatory to appear for either group discussion or interview.

The following table shows the selection procedure of various courses:

CourseSelection Procedure
Diploma in Journalism & Mass CommunicationXIC OET
Individual Interview/ Skype Interview
Diploma in Public Relations & Corporate CommunicationsXIC OET
Group Discussion
Individual Interview
Diploma in Advertising & Marketing CommunicationXIC OET
Skype Interview
Diploma in Film, Television & Digital Video ProductionXIC OET
Individual Interview

Students completing their XIC OET entrance test from Delhi center will have their Group Discussion/ Individual Interview at Delhi Center itself.

XIC OET Result 2018

Students can check the result via online method only. It cannot be checked via any other offline mode. The result will be declared in the month of June 2018. After the completion of the examination, the result will be published on the official website. To view the result, students obligatory to enter their registration number on the official website.

For the courses where skype interview is organized, a list of finally selected aspirants will be published on the official website of the XIC. By following steps, students can easily check XIC OET 2018 Result:

  • Search for the link i.e. Entrance Test Result 2018-19 and click on it
  • Now students have to enter their Registration Number
  • Click on the Submit button
  • Visit the official website of Xavier Institute of Communication

After clicking on the button, the result will be displayed on the student’s computer screen. Students are advised to download and take the printout of the result for future reference.

Counseling for XIC OET 2018

All the students will be called for counseling, who have successfully completed the entrance examination for their final selection. Depending on the course, aspirants obligatory to appear for either a Group Discussion round or an interview round. Counseling includes group discussion round and individual interview round.

Students have to bring the following list of documents while appearing for the examination for verification:

  1. Class 10 Mark-sheet
  2. Class 12 Mark-sheet
  3. Graduation certificate of the qualifying examination
  4. Migration Certificate
  5. Hall Ticket of XIC OET 2018
  6. Category Certificate (if eligible)
  7. Class 10 pass certificate for verification of age
  8. In case result is awaited, evidence of appearing in qualifying exams
  9. Self-attested photocopies of all the documents

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XIC OET 2018 Fee Structure

  • 3500


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