Admission 2018 - 2019

Registration Closed for all Diploma Courses for the Academic Year 2018-19.

Am I eligible to register?

You are eligible to register for the OET if you meet the requirements mentioned below:

  • You are 35 years or below in age.
  • You have completed 3 years of Graduation (12+3 years) in an University approved stream in India :
    (Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMM, BMS, BE, Catering, etc.)
  • You are appearing for your last semester or Third year Graduation in the present Academic year.

In this last case, should you be selected for the XIC Course of your choice, and successfully complete it in keeping with the Academic, Attendance and other standards laid down by XIC, the Diploma will be awarded only on completion of your Graduation and on production of the relevant attested Final mark-sheet of your graduation.

Eligibility for AICP

  • A Graduate in any discipline and Work experience of 2 years in a non-staff function (executive or supervisory function desired).
  • Organizational sponsorship for this program preferred but not compulsory. However a letter from the organization shall be required stating that they are aware of your joining this program.

Selections will be based on Interviews. Interview date and time will be intimated shortly on this site.

If I fulfill the above mentioned criteria, what is the NEXT stage?


  • The OET process requires you to appear for an ONLINE TEST, the duration of which is 90 MINUTES - at the Centre in the city of your choice.
  • On completion of the ONLINE TEST, ONLY those who attain the minimum qualifying standard laid down by the XIC Academic Board, will be called upon to appear for a Personal Interview via a 'SKYPE' Video Interview. (S V I )
  • This S V I will be conducted immediately after the completion of the Online Test; and at the same OET Centre.

How can I register for the online entrance test (OET)?

For a trouble- free Registration process please follow these steps:

  1. Since payments can be made by using your Bank DEBIT or CREDIT Cards, please ensure that these Cards are NET- BANKING ENABLED. If you are unsure, kindly call up the bank concerned and request them to enable this facility for this transaction. After this is cleared with your bank, you may proceed to the NEXT step.
  2. LOGIN to the XIC WEBSITE and click on REGISTER.
    Before filling up the OET Registration Form Online, ENSURE that you keep a Scanned copy of a recent passport-size photograph of yourself ready for uploading.
  3. As part of the Registration Process, you have to provide us with your Statement of Purpose (SOP). This Statement of Purpose is considered a personal document. If you qualify for the Personal Interview stage, it could be brought up for discussion. Hence, please give sufficient thought when putting your SOP together.
  4. Select your preferred Centre and Date.
  5. Portfolio : A candidate is allowed to send only two of his/her best presentations (max 10 MB) to their respective Course Co-ordinator's email id within 2 days after registration. Please put in your OET date and Centre while sending the Portfolio to the respective Course Co-ordinator.

    Kindly note that if XIC does not receive the portfolios within 2 days after your registration it will not be considered as a valid attachment to your application form.

    Public Relations & Corp. Comm. :
    Advt. & Mktg. Comm. :
    Film, Television & Digital Video Production. :
    Journalism & Mass Comm. :
    Communication for Development :
    In the "Subject" of this email, please note down your REGISTRATION NO.
    In the first line of your mail, please type your Name in BOLD. (as given in the Application Form). Rewrite your REGISTRATION No.
  6. Now you can proceed and complete the payment procedure.
  7. FAILURE to upload your SCANNED PHOTOGRAPH or provide proper details, will not allow you to proceed further.
  8. On completion of your Registration, please note down your Application Number & store it safely.
  9. Your ADMIT CARD will be sent to you later on the E-mail ID mentioned in your Registration form. Therefore, ensure that you provide us with an authentic E-MAIL ID.
    Should you not receive the ADMIT CARD after the registration procedure please check you Junk/Spam Email Folders.
  10. Finally, please PRINT YOUR ADMIT CARD and preserve it carefully. Only this document will be accepted in all further transactions between you and XIC.

What is the AMOUNT of the Registration fee for the XIC OET?

The Registration fee for the OET is ₹ 3,500/- only (inclusive of prevailing G S T).


Please do not panic; glitches and mistakes could happen! Should you experience difficulty in registering successfully, you will be given instructions ONLINE, to enable you to fill up a FRESH Registration Form. You will also be issued a NEW Application Number.


You may do so; though, not advisable!
A separate registration needs to be done in case one wishes to attempt the Entrance Test in more than one course.

If you choose to do so, there could be a possibility that the computerized Registration Process could allot the same time slot to you, for both tests. Should this happen, please bring it to the attention of the Controller of OET at the XIC office on email at so as to enable them to provide you with suitable alternatives.

What would be the process and contents of the Online Entrance Test?

The OET will be a 90 minute ONLINE Test carrying a TOTAL of 150 marks.


  • The OBJECTIVE SECTION carries 100 marks. It is for a duration of 60 minutes.
    It will consist of questions based on Language Skills, General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media, Logical and Analytical skills..
  • The SUBJECTIVE SECTION carries 50 marks. It is for a duration of 30 minutes.
    This section will consist of 3 questions which could be media related in order to assess creativity, social values, writing skills, etc. Some questions will also be related to the Course you are applying for.

NOTE: Answers containing unnecessary abbreviations or SMS language will not be assessed.

How will I know whether I have qualified for the 'SKYPE Video Interview' (SVI)?

Candidates who qualify for the "Skype Video Interview" (SVI) will be intimated by the Test Supervisor IMMEDIATELY on completion of the ONLINE TEST.
These candidates will need to make arrangements to stay back / wait for an added hour (at least) till the "Skype Video Interview" takes place.


  • IMPORTANT : "SKYPE VIDEO INTERVIEW" will be conducted for candidates applying for the Journalism (JR), Advertising (AM), Film & TV (FT) and Communication for Development (C4D) Courses (ONLY).

    • The P.I. via "Skype Video Interview" will NOT APPLY TO CANDIDATES applying for the OET at the MUMBAI CENTRE. At this Centre, the successful candidates obtaining minimum qualification standard in the OET will be informed about appearing for a "LIVE" Personal Interview immediately after the TEST.
    • Candidates applying for Advt. & Mktg. Comm. and Film, Television Course and appearing for the OET at the DELHI CENTRE and obtaining the minimum qualification standard in the OET will be informed about appearing for a "LIVE" Personal Interview immediately, on completion of the Online Entrance Test, at the same centre.
    • Candidates applying for PUBLIC RELATION & CORP. COMM. COURSE and appearing for the OET at the MUMBAI and DELHI CENTRE and obtaining the minimum qualification standard in the OET will be informed about appearing for a Group Discussion(GD) and "LIVE" Personal Interview (PI) if qualified after GD immediately, on completion of the Online Entrance Test, at the same centre
    • Candidates applying for PUBLIC RELATION & CORP. COMM. COURSE and appearing for the OET from the PUNE, BENGALURU AND KOLKATTA centres and obtaining the minimum qualification standard in the OET will be informed and invited to XIC, Mumbai Centre for a Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) if qualified after GD. The dates for the GD/PI for these centres are mentioned below:
OET Date
OET Centre
Date for GD / PI
Centre : XIC Mumbai
29th April 2018
6th May 2018
29th April 2018
6th May 2018
6th May 2018
13th May 2018

All candidates applying for the PUBLIC RELATIONs & CORP. COMM. COURSE
kindly read the note below:

Very Important Note:
Candidates seeking admission for The Public Relations & Corporate Communications Program need to come for their GD's & Interviews with the following preparatory work already complete.

The student will need to meet and speak to a senior professional working in a Public Relations agency and prepare a 2 - 3 page typed write-up on the following

  • What does Public Relations do in actual practise?
  • Is Corporate Communication different from Public Relations? If so, please elaborate
  • What is the Job description of a PR Associate or PR Trainee in a PR firm?
  • Describe the skills of a successful PR executive?

Please Note:
  • Mandatory to meet a Manager or someone senior to him / her in a P.R. agency only. A Corporate Communication Executive / Manager is not acceptable for the interaction.
  • This has to be done in person and not on the telephone / video conference only.
  • Students from towns / cities where there are no P.R. agencies, shall need to interview P.R. agency manager in other towns where they exist or if the student video conferences with a manager in a larger town / city, please record the VC and submit along with.

In the 2/3 page typed write-up, the aspiring student should also attach a visiting card and quote who they interacted with or met up with in the agency to seek such information (name, Cell number and e-mail ID of the person the student met).

The above is a pre-requisite for the G.D. & Interview process. Students should carry this assignment to the Group Discussion/Interview, without which they will not qualify for the Group discussion/Interview. While this effort is mandatory, it does not however ensure that the student will be granted an Interview because of this. You have to clear the Online test and the GD, to get to the interview stage.

Mass Communication Marathi (MCM)

Interested students can contact XIC office on 022-22621366 / 1639

What happens after the 'SKYPE Video / LIVE Interview'?

Wait patiently till JUNE 1, 2018 (tentative date) for the RESULTS! Based on the overall performance, the final list of successful candidates will be drawn up This will be posted on the XIC Website and the XIC Notice Boards.

Will a 'WAIT LIST' be announced?

Yes. The Wait List will be announced tentatively on June 12th, 2018 at approx. 4 p.m. on our website.

What will be the mode of Payment of Course Fees for selected candidates?

The selected candidates will have to deposit their Course designated fees by June 11, 2018 by 4 p.m. Click here for the Procedure of payment of fees.

In case of a 'NO SHOW'

If the fees are not received by the XIC office within the stipulated period, it will be taken for granted that you wish to forego your seat. XIC will then approach the next in line on the Wait List, in order to fill the vacant seat.

Click here for the Procedure of payment of fees.


Sunday, 22nd April, 2018
Saturday, 28th April, 2018
Sunday, 6th May, 2018
Sunday, 13th May, 2018
Xavier Institute of Communications, (XIC)
St. Xavier's College Campus,
5, Mahapalika Marg,
Mumbai 400 001.

022-22621366 / 1639

Sunday, 29th April, 2018
St. Xavier's College (Autonomous)
30, Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street)
Kolkatta 700 016.
Sunday, 29th April, 2018
St. Joseph's College of Commerce, (Autonomous)
163, Brigade Road,
Bengaluru 560 025.
Sunday, 6th May, 2018
St. Vincent's High School,
2005/2006 St. Vincent's Street,
Pune 411 001.
Saturday, 19th May, 2018
Sunday, 20th May, 2018
Monday, 21st May, 2018
St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School
4, Raj Niwas Marg, (Near ISBT, Kashmiri Gate)
Delhi 110054.

For Further Assistance

Contact XIC Office - The HUB
Phone  : +91 22 2262 1366 / 1639
Monday to Friday  : 10.30 am - 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm.
Saturday  : 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

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