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About College

Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC) is a curricula unit of St. Xavier’s College, Autonomous. It is a professional media centre which offers a variety of services in training and production. The Institute is at two locations; the St. Xavier’s College campus and the St. Xavier’s High School Campus, Mumbai.

The Bombay St. Xavier’s College Society Trust which also comprises of St. Xavier’s College, the Xavier Institute of Communications, the Xavier Institute of Management and Research (XIMR) and the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture.

By virtue of its course offerings and enrolments, XIC ranks among the biggest non-government media centres in Asia. XIC was initiated in 1969 by The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India to develop scholarship and professionalism in the media. It is presently managed by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) of the Bombay Province.

The Jesuit reputation for excellence is part of a 450-year old tradition that began when St. Ignatius of Loyola founded the Society of Jesus in 1540. The Jesuit tradition of education focuses on the whole person in preparation not only for a career but for life. It develops an appreciation for learning as a process of self-discovery - a process that is both joyous and liberating.

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XIC 52nd Annual Convocation

The XIC 52nd Annual Convocation was held on 27th April, 2022 in the iconic St. Xavier’s College quadrangle, Mumbai. Rector of St. Xavier’s College, Dr. Fr. Keith D’Souza, SJ welcomed the gathering of students and parents with a prayer and addressed the gathering.
The chief guest for the evening was Mr. Jahnu Barua,  An acclaimed Indian Film maker and an Awardee of Padma Shri in 2005 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. Mr. Jahnu Barua had been a faculty at XIC. He spoke about his life experiences in his career.

The Year that Was 2021-22 showcased the happenings and student events at XIC   during the academic year 2021-22. Dr. Jehangir Mistry, Dean of XIC gave us an academic review of the year 2021 – 2022. The felicitation of Course Heads & Class Reps were done the Management of XIC.  The sponsored Awards,  The Venkat Vemulapalli Memorial Awards for Advertising & Marketing Students were given for the Best & the Runner up Ad Film, and for The Best and the Runner up Live Client Project.

ADMA - Batch A -  Best Ad Film Team "A+ Productions" working on brief "Subway Cookies" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group), to team members Lokesh Saini, Tanya Mohapatra, Tanvi Ambure, Nayanika Dey, Rose Alexis, Spenta Jassawala, Gurpreet Singh Rai, Muskan Katoch, Rishabh Mishra, Ritwik Mishra

Runner's Up Team "Vada Pav Arts" working on brief "Subway Cookies" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group), to team members Ansel Rebeiro, Tanya Gupta, Kamya Jain, Saneeka Paradkar, Riva Sheth, Shivani Shete, Ritika Biswas, Pritika Khanna, Siddhant Shetty, Pritika Mustafi

ADMA - Batch B
Best Ad Film Team "Jugnoo" working on brief "TERI" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group),  to team members Devanshi Tushar Zaveri, Shubham Chaturvedi, Muskan Bajpai, Poorvee Kalyani Alla, Saumya Shruti, Rishabh Mittal, Saumya Singh,    Samiksha Jain, Mahima Barasia, Roshani Doshi

Runner's Up Team "Ibtida films" working on brief "TERI" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group),  to team members Johanan Simon Bailey, Uthpala Ramprasad, Parag Agarwal, Shubhangi Srikant Mokashi, Meghna Moza, Maria Akhlaq, Vaibhavi Vijay Kesarkar, Anisha Gupta, Srishti Patnaik

Best Live Projects
ADMA Batch A
Winning Team "Borderline Inc" working on brief from Live Client "Swayam Analytics" to team members Pritika Mustafi, Aathmica Vardhini S., Athiya Lakdawala, Megha Khanna, Srishti Suman, Nayanika Dey, Riva Sheth, Rupali Vasandani, Faizan Khan

Runners' Up Team "Creative  Cables" working on brief  from Live Client "Swayam Analytics" to team members Muskan Katoch, Aastha Shah, Anushka Verma, Maria Johnson, Shivani Shete, Mili Soni, Mrudul Mande, Nandini Bansal, Ansel Rebeiro, Ritika Biswas

ADMA Batch B
Winning Team "The Nested Loop" working on brief from Live Client "Heyfind.me" to team members Madiha Sonde, Vaibhavi Vijay Kesarkar, Sehej Kaur Chadha, Shalika Karn, Shubham Chaturvedi, Abhiroop Dasgupta, Anmol Thukral, Devanshi Tushar Zaveri, Sneha Sharma

Runners' Up Team "Kaizen" working on brief  from Live Client ""Heyfind.me" to team members Anisha Gupta, Prakhar Shekhar, Saumya Shruti, Laavanya Marwah, Maria Akhlaq, Mehek Ahuja, Pranity Dalmia, Gayathri Biju, Rashi Choraria, Sonakshi Goel,

The Ranjana Kacker Memorial Award were given for Outstanding Journalism Students of the Batch 2019-20 and for the Best Video Documentary for the Batch of 2021-22, The Ranjana Kacker Memorial Award, Outstanding Research Paper in Journalism & Mass Communication, 2019-2020, to – Shivika Manchanda and Apurva Talluri.

The Ranjana Kacker Memorial Award - BEST Video Documentary Production Journalism & Mass Communication, 2021-2022, to  "Where Millionaires Are Made" to the team members, Anmol, Kaustav Ray,  Dnyaneshwari Kashid, Jahanvi Chhabra, Nupur Malik, Pallavi Singh, Srishti Garg, Syeda Yameena Haider, Yamini Kalia.

The Anthony Ouseph Memorial Award was given for the The Best Audio Visual Documentary in Film, Television and Digital Video Production Award goes to the Documentary “Shor ki Aadat” to team members - Manasi Anyal, Divyadarshan Sahi, Amolak Singh, Pawan Kumar, Oishee Nandy, Mirika Rayaprolu.

The Genesis BCW, Vivek Samta Award for The BEST Student in Public Relations & Corporate Communication  and  Runner-up student Best Student Award in Public Relations & Corporate Communication,  to Soumya Gupta, Best Student Runner-up Award in Public Relations & Corporate Communication, s to Anwiksha Chakraborty

The Iyengar’s Kaapi Award for Best Student Award in Advertising & Marketing (A),  to Saneeka Paradkar, Batch (B) to Johanan Simon Bailey, Best Student Runner-up Award in Advertising & Marketing (A),  to Mrudul Mande, Batch B, to Sehej Kaur Chadha

Besides the above sponsored awards, XIC awarded for The Best and Runner-up student of all Courses.

The Vote of Thanks was proposed by staff member, Ms. Sandra Rana followed by the XIC Anthem.

The convocation ceremony signified a new phase of life where the graduates are poised to embrace and tackle any challenges in the Media world. Our heartiest Congratulations to the Post Graduate students of Xavier Institute of Communications

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Hostel For Male

XIC offers no hostel facilities. Out-of-town students have to make their own lodging arrangements. However XIC does help students to locate safe and affordable accommodation in the vicinity of the college.

Please enquire at the office.

Hostel For Female

XIC offers no hostel facilities. Out-of-town students have to make their own lodging arrangements. However XIC does help students to locate safe and affordable accommodation in the vicinity of the college.

Please enquire at the office.

Top Alumni

2021 Top Alumni:-

Name                     Course         Year

1. Muskan Bajpai    AM               2021

2. Rehnuma           JR                 2021

3. Uddipta Banerjee   JR             2021

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