Am I eligible to apply?

Am I eligible to register?

You are eligible to register for the "XIC Entrance Test" (XET) 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 (2023-2024).

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 Post Graduate Diploma will be awarded only on completion of your Graduation and on submission of the relevant attested final marksheet of your graduation.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees: Rs. 4,000/- (inclusive of GST)

ONLINE Registration is open

Selections will be based on your scores in the online test, subjective paper and the personal interview. Based on your scores in the online test and subjective paper, you will be called for the personal interview. You will have to be present on the date at the centre, selected by you while submitting the form. The venue and time will be intimated via email.

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

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

REGISTER for the "XIC Entrance Test" (XET)

The XET process requires you to appear for an ONLINE TEST, which is 2 hours (60 minutes Objective and 60 minutes subjective).

The management has decided to opt for conducting the XET from wherever you are located.


ONLINE Registration is open

Registration Procedure for All Post-graduate Diploma Courses

How can I register for the XIC Entrance Test (XET)?

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

  1. Go to the XIC WEBSITE, and click on REGISTER. Before filling out the online registration form, ENSURE that you keep a Scanned copy of a recent passport-size photograph of yourself ready for uploading.
  2. Payments can be made by using your Bank DEBIT / CREDIT Cards / Net banking / UPI.
  3. As part of the Registration Process, you have to provide us with your Statement of Purpose (SOP). If you qualify for the Personal Interview stage, it could be brought up for discussion. Hence, please give sufficient thought while putting your SOP together.
  4. Now you can proceed and complete the payment procedure.
  5. Select your preferred XET date and personal interview centre.
  6. FAILURE to upload your SCANNED photo or provide proper details will not allow you to proceed further.
  7. On completion of your Registration, please note down your Application Number.
  8. Your ADMIT CARD will be sent to you later via the email ID mentioned in your Registration form.
  9. Should you not receive the ADMIT CARD after the registration procedure, please check your Junk/Spam Email Folders.
  10. Finally, preserve your Admit Card 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 XET?

The Registration fee for the XET is Rs. 4,000/- only (inclusive of prevailing G S T).

What can happen if my registration is not successful?

Should you experience difficulty 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.

Can I register for more than one course?

You may do so, though it is not advisable!
The application for each course needs to be registered separately.

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. If this happens, please bring it to the attention of the Controller of XET at the XIC office via email at

XIC Entrance Test

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

The XET will be a 120-minute ONLINE Test carrying a TOTAL of 200 marks.


  • The OBJECTIVE SECTION carries 100 marks and lasts 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 100 marks and lasts 60 minutes.
    This section will consist of four questions that 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.

The password and login details will be emailed to you 10 minutes prior to the test.

Please check your SPAM/JUNK folder in case you do not receive the email in your inbox.

You will have to login and start the test immediately upon receiving the login information.

How will I know whether I have qualified for the Personal Interview?

The qualified candidates for the next level will be informed via email.


IMPORTANT: All the qualified candidates will have to attend virtual interviews before the "LIVE" Personal Interview. "LIVE" Personal Interviews will be conducted at the Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Kolkata centres.

XIC Entrance Test (XET) Dates

Online Test Dates

5th, 6th, 7th & 13th April 2024

You can appear for the XET from wherever you are located.
The date and time of XET will be mentioned in the Admit card you will receive upon registering.

The login credentials for the XET will be shared via email just before your allocated time slot.

Zoom Interview Dates

13th, 14th and 15th April 2024

Personal Interview

Personal Interviews will be held at the following centres on the following dates:
(These dates and centres are subject to change.)

Delhi  :

YWCA International Guest House
YWCA 10, Sansad Marg, Janpath, Connaught Place,
New Delhi, Delhi 110001

19th, 20th, 21st April 2024
Kolkata  :

Chitrabani Society
76, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Rd, Haji Md. Mohsin Square, Janbazar,
Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016

23rd April 2024
Bengaluru  :

St. Joseph’s College of Commerce (Autonomous)
163, Brigade Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025

24th April 2024
Mumbai  :

Xavier Institute of Communication
St. Xaviers College Campus, 5, Mahapalika Marg,
Fort, Mumbai 400001

26th, 27th and 28th April 2024

What happens after the LIVE Interview?

The final list of successful candidates will be announced tentatively on 3rd May, 2024. at approximately 4 p.m. on our website.

What will be the Payment date for the selected candidates?

The selected candidates will have to deposit their Course designated fees by 15th May, 2024 by 4 p.m. The procedure for payment of fees will be uploaded on the site.

Will a 'Wait List' be announced?

Yes. The Wait List will be announced tentatively on 16th May, 2024 at approximately 4 p.m. on our website.

What will be the Payment date for wait list Candidates?

The Wait List candidates will have to deposit their course-designated fees by 25th May, 2024 by 4 p.m. The Procedure for payment of fees will be uploaded on the site.

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.


Please Contact For Further Assistance

Contact XIC Office - The HUB

Phone  : 022-22621366 / 1639
Email  :