XIC OET 2023 Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

XIC OET or Xavier Institute of Communications Online Entrance Test offers candidate admission into Post-graduate Diploma Courses. For getting admission, the candidate must go through an entrance examination and the admission will be merit-based. In this article, we will discuss XIC OET 2023 Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, etc.

XIC OET Important Date

S.No.Name of the events of the ExamDate Assigned (Tentative)
1.        Beginning of Application ProcessMarch 2023
2.        Deadline for submission of the application formApril 2023
3.        Release date of admit cardApril 2023
4.        Examination DateApril 2023
5.        Group discussion and personal interviewJune 2023
6.        Declaration of the final resultJune 2023
7.        Display of the Waiting ListJune 2023
8.        Conduction of Orientation ProgrammeJuly 2023

XIC OET Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for XIC OET-

  • Candidate must have a compulsory three-year bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized board
  • Candidates participating in the final year examination can also apply
  • The candidate should be 35 or below years of age

XIC OET 2023 Application Form

You can follow these steps to fill the application form online-

  • Visit the official website of XIC OET and click on the apply button- https://www.xaviercomm.org
  • The application form will be opened, fill the form with accurate information and click on the Next button
  • After that, you have to upload the digital photograph, signature, and other documents
  • Now Click on the submit button, a new screen with all the information filled will appear, review the application and check for all the details again
  • Now pay the fee online using Net banking, credit card, or debit card
  • Your application is filled, take a printout of the application and payment receipt for future use

Documents required for XIC OET University 2023

The following are the documents that are necessary for filling the XIC OET University application form-

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  • Latest Scanned photo passport size
  • 10 and 12 certificates scanned
  • Graduate/ Marks Sheet
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Aadhaar card number and a scanned copy

XIC OET Application Fee

The application fee for XIC OET is Rs.3000/- which can be paid online using a credit/debit card, UPI, Net banking, etc.

XIC OET Exam Pattern 2023

The following are the examination pattern for XIC OET-

SectionDurationMax. MarksSubjects
Objective60 mins100 marksLanguage Skills
General Knowledge and Knowledge of Media
Logical and Analytical Skills
Subjective30 mins50 marksIt has a total of 3 media-related questions.
It assesses the creativity, social values, writing skills, etc. of aspirants
Some of the questions asked are also related to the course for which the aspirants is applying

XIC OET 2023 Syllabus

Language Skills

  • Spellings
  • Singular
  • Plural
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • idioms and phrases
  • one-word substitutes

General Knowledge

  • General knowledge
  • current affairs
  • Inventions & Discoveries
  • Neighboring Countries of India
  • Unemployment in India
  • Indian Financial System
  • Types of Bank in India
  • Types of Bank Accounts
  • Functions of Banks
  • Countries, Capital & Currency
  • Governors in India
  • Members of Parliament
  • Members of Rajya Sabha
  • Members of Lok Sabha
  • Prasad Scheme
  • ICC Cricket World Cup Winners
  • List of IPL Winners
  • List of Indian Navy Chief Admirals
  • List of Highest Mountains in India
  • List of Longest Rivers in the World
  • List of Phobias/Fear
  • List of Sports Term
  • List of Companies Taglines
  • List of Insurance Companies in India
  • Important Principles of Insurance
  • List of Airports in India
  • List of World Largest Libraries
  • List of Longest Bridges in India
  • List of Languages of the World
  • List of Famous Books And Authors
  • List of Arjuna Award Winners
  • Millets in India
  • Aarogya Setu
  • PM CARES Fund

Logical and Analytical Skills

  • Syllogism
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Courses of Action
  • Statement and Conclusions
  • Deriving Conclusion
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Punch lines
  • Situation Reaction Tests
  • Cause and Effect
  • Analytical Reasoning

XIC OET Examination Center

The following are the examination center of XIC OET where the entrance examination is conducted-

CityXIC OET Test Centre
MumbaiXavier Institute of Communications, (XIC)
St. Xavier’s College Campus,
5, Mahapalika Marg, 
Mumbai 400 001. 022-22621366 / 1639  
KolkataSt. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)
30, Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street)
Kolkatta 700 016.
BengaluruSt. Joseph’s College of Commerce, (Autonomous)
163, Brigade Road,
Bengaluru 560 025.
PuneSt. Vincent’s High School,
2005/2006 St. Vincent’s Street,
Pune 411 001.
DelhiSt. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School
4, Raj Niwas Marg, (Near ISBT, Kashmiri Gate)
Delhi 110054.

XIC OET Admit Card

The admit card for the XIC OET entrance examination is released once the exam date is closing usually, 2-3 weeks before the examination. You can download the admit card from the official website. It is important for the candidates participating in the XIC OET to follow the guidelines mentioned on the Admit card.

XIC OET Result

The cut-off mark is the minimum mark required for the candidates to pass the exam. The cut-off marks vary year to year and depend on multiple factors like the number of students participating, the toughness of the exam, and much more. The admission into the university will be provided based on the cut-off marks decided by the university. The result can be checked online using the official website.

XIC OET Selection Process

The selection process for XIC OET is based on the entrance examination and personal interview conducted by the university. The merit list will be prepared based on the score and admission will be provided.

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