Admission at WLCI is done on the basis of an aspirant's performance in CAT, GAT and Interview round. The syllabus for these sections is as mentioned below.
General Ability Test (GAT) which will comprise of various sections as given below:
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
The number of questions asked in each section of GAT may vary from year to year. The type of questions asked in each sub-section of GAT is as mentioned below:
Quantitative Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The subtest consists of questions on Addition, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, and Distance.
Communication Ability and English Comprehension: This sub-test is aimed at testing the language ability of the candidates in a day to day communication in English. It includes questions on synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, plural, one-word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings, comprehends a situation from a given passage etc.
Analytical Ability and Logical Ability: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s capacity for inference and logic from the given information and to evaluate the candidate’s ability to identify a given problem and apply reasoning in solving the core issues of the problem. Concepts and practice of creative and lateral thinking are likely to be useful.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs: This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s general knowledge and current affairs. The number of questions may vary in each section and for each course year to year. The level of difficulty in questions for all courses may vary.
Creative Ability Test (CAT):
This test is administered to judge the intuitive ability, power of observation in concept development and design ability of the candidate. An important aspect of the test is the creative and innovative use of colour and illustration skills. For students applying for Media & Mass Communication programme, verbal & writing communication skills will be assessed.
Candidates shall be evaluated on the various parameters as listed below by a panel, in the Personal Interview round:
Aptness for the course
Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking