Xavier’s Institute of Communication

Often ranked as the number one private journalism schools by India Today, Outlook, and The Week, Xavier’s Institute of Communication is run by the Xavier’s autonomous educational unit. The institute is located near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Mumbai. Mumbai being the biggest city of the country also enjoys the status of entertainment capital for having the film industry, Bollywood, in the city. With an opportunity of having the most active media center, the media enthusiasts can have a great career and enjoy the stardom at the same time for the great work.
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Since XIC is the biggest name in the city for pursuing a degree in mass communication, there is a huge competition among the candidates for a seat in the institute for the different programmes. To get an admission in the college there is a national level entrance exam OET (Online Entrance Test) for the candidates. The details for the test with course details are given below in this article.
Eligibility
  1. The candidates should be citizens of India and should not be more than 35 years of age.
  2. The candidates should be graduates in any discipline or should have appeared in the final year of the graduation exam.
Application Form
  1. The candidates can fill the online application form by browsing the official website of the institution.
  2. The form will ask to fill in the details of identity and will ask the desire for opting the particular degree program in not more than 200 words.
  3. Make sure that you provide a working email address, as your admit card will be sent to the same email address that you provide while filling the form.
  4. Choose a centre for the exam nearest to you as there are only six in the country namely, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore
  5. The application form costs Rs. 3,000/- + taxes, which can be paid via credit/debit card or online banking.
  6. The candidates are advised to take the print out of the filled form for further reference.
XIC OET Important Dates
The college is responsible for publishing the dates that fall in the exam calendar. The candidates must check regularly the dates that are important to them for the exam process.
Event Dates
Availability of Application form April 01, 2019
Last date for the submission of Application form May 20, 2019
XIC OET 2019 Examination date April 22- May 21, 2019
Declaration of final results June 01, 2019
Group Discussion and Personal Interview June 2019
XIC OET Syllabus and Exam pattern
The candidates have to go through the below-mentioned topics to perform well in the entrance test. XIC OET 2019 will comprise following sections:
Language Skills
In this section, language ability of the candidate will be tested. Questions will be asked from the topics related to Spellings, Singular, Plural, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitutes etc.
General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media
In this section, candidate’s aptitude will be tested related to the general knowledge and current affairs awareness questions. Students need to be updated with Political, Social and Economic happening of the country and abroad.
Logical and Analytical Skills
In this section, students should practice the questions from the topics such as Series, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Directions, Syllogism and Analogy.
The exam consist of 100 marks objective type questions and to test the mental aptitude and creativity there is a 50 marks subjective type questions. The candidates have to qualify both the sections to make it to the next round.
XIC Selection Process
Since there are five different programmes offered by XIC, the students have to undergo through different selection procedure upon clearing the exam. 
The different programmes and the selection process are given underneath:-
Course Selection Process
Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication XIC OET
Personal Interview/ Skype Interview
Diploma in Public Relations & Corporate Communications XIC OET
Group Discussion
Personal Interview
Diploma in Advertising & Marketing Communication XIC OET
Skype Interview
Diploma in Film, Television & Digital Video Production XIC OET
Personal Interview
XIC OET Results and Admission.
The final results of selected candidates, for their chosen programmes, are declared online. There is no method that the results can be checked offline.
The students have to enter their Registration Numbers for checking the final results.
The candidates have to keep their certificates and documents ready for the admission.
They must have the certificates from matriculation onwards till graduation or other courses that they have completed. They must be self-attested and the candidates should also keep their latest photograph for the admission.