Pearl Academy is a Private Institute located in Mumbai and was established in the year 2014. It was set up by the Creative Arts Education Society with a motive to provide professional services associated with education and training in the field of Design, Business, Fashion, and Media in accordance with International Standards.

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July 16: Pearl Academy Admission 2021: Entrance Exam (July Cycle) Result Declared. Check Here

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July 06: Pearl Academy Admission 2021 (August Cycle): Application process started, apply till August 6. Check Here

June 02: Pearl Academy Admission 2021 (May Cycle): Entrance Exam result released. Check Here

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May 19: Pearl Academy Admission 2021 (July Cycle) Dates Released: Registration Deadline is July 4. Check Here

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Pearl Academy has four campuses which are as follows:

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Pearl Academy Courses and Eligibility

Pearl Academy Mumbai offers three-four year full-time UG Pathway, two-year full-time PG Pathway and Eleven Month full-time Professional courses of Higher Learning in the field of design, business, fashion, media, and retail industry.

Candidates seeking admission to these programs can apply for the same through the official website of the Institute by filling up the required information. Eligible candidates need to appear for the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) and General Proficiency Test (GPT) followed by Personal Interview conducted by the Institute.

UG Pathway

UG Course Name


Product Design

10+2 pass in any discipline with 50% marks OR

Graduate in any discipline

Accessory Design

Communication Design (Interaction/Graphics/Animation & VFX)

Candidates should have passed Class XII from any recognized board

Advertising & Marketing

Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management

Fashion Design

Fashion Media Communication

Fashion Styling & Image Design

Global Luxury Brand Management

Interior Design (Interior Architecture/ Interior Design)

Media & Communication (Journalism/Entertainment)

NOTE: NATA scores are accepted in UG Course Interior Design (Interior Architecture/ Interior Design)

PG Pathway

PG Course Name



Accessory Design

Graduate in any discipline can apply subject to entrance exams


Advertising & Marketing

Media & Communication (Multimedia Journalism/Entertainment/ Brand Communication)

Product Design

Communication Design

Open for Graduates from any stream

Qualification: Post Graduate Diploma validated by Domus Academy, Milan, Italy.

Certification: Media & Entertainment Skill Council (MESC)

Fashion Communication

Fashion Design

Open for Graduates from any stream. Vertical entry in year 2 for Graduate Degree/ Diploma in related domain/ any graduate with relevant industry experience.

Qualification: Post Graduate Diploma validated by Domus Academy, Milan, Italy.

Fashion Styling & Image Design

Open for Graduates from any stream

Interior Design & Styling

Luxury Brands

Fashion Business (Marketing and Merchandising)

NOTE: For Admission in Communication Design: Candidates with valid CEED score are eligible for direct Personal Interview along with an evaluation of Portfolio.

11-month Professional Programs

Course Name


Apparel Buying and Merchandising

Pass in 10+2 from any recognized Board

Digital Filmmaking

Advertising & Graphic Design (Digital)

Fashion Design

Fashion Media Make-up

Professional Photography

Interior Styling & Decoration

Celebrity & Bridal Hair & Make-up

Pearl Academy Placements

Pearl Academy Mumbai Placements are offered to all the eligible candidates through their dedicated Placement Cell that works throughout the year in order to meet the requirements of both recruiters and the students.

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Pearl Academy Mumbai International Alliances

Pearl Academy encourages its students and faculty to experience global exposure by collaborating with renowned higher education institutions in various parts of the world. Their extensive international tie-ups facilitate over 200 students each year to participate in reciprocal exchanges, international conferences, study tours, and summer school programmes.

Below is the list International Alliances:

  • Media Design School, New Mexico
  • AMFI, Netherlands
  • Domus Academy, Milan
  • Torrens University, Australia
  • The Textile Institute, Manchester
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • The BTK Academy, Germany
  • Spanning across Central, Malaysia
  • LDT Nagold, Germany

Pearl Academy Awards and Rankings


Body/ Magazine

Best Design Institute in India

ASSOCHAM, 2017 & 2016

Among top 25 colleges

Business of Fashion (BOF) Global Fashion School Rankings, 2017

Best Education Brand in Fashion Category

The Economic Times, 2017

Best Private Fashion College in India

Outlook (Drshti Survey), 2017

Best Vocational Education Institute of the Year- Interior Design

Indian Education Awards, 2017

1st among top Fashion Colleges

India Today Nielson Survey

Best Private Fashion College in India

The Week (Hansa Research Survey)

Pearl Academy Scholarships

Pearl Academy offers the following scholarships to candidates in order to make education easily accessible for all:

  • Media Scholarship: 50% scholarship on the tuition fee for the entire course (net 33% scholarship on total fee) will be offered to the candidates scoring more than 50% marks in the Media Scholarship Test. This Scholarship is available for UG Pathway and PG Pathway courses in Media & Communication and Advertising & Marketing.
  • Merit-cum-means Scholarship: Offered to the students with economically poor background whose family income is less than Rs. 6 LPA.
  • Chairman’s Scholarship: Offered to the deserving candidates under the Chairman’s fund who is economically poor and academically strong. Preference is given to the wards of Single parents.
  • Merit Scholarship: Available for the toppers of various courses offered by the Institute.


Ques. Does the Pearl Academy have a grievance redressal cell?

Ans. Yes, the Pearl Academy has a grievance redressal cell which is known as Student Development and Support (SDS). The SDS team supports all students in collaboration with concerned campus staff on a variety of student related issues in all the areas of behavioural, emotional, social, academic and personal concerns. 

Ques. Does the Pearl Academy provide accommodation facilities?

Ans. The Pearl Academy offers limited hostels to only the outstation students. The Pearl academy ensures that the student dwells in a healthy and safe environment by providing all the necessary facilities. The hostel has fully furnished AC rooms with beds and mattress, geysers in washrooms, study tables, dressing mirrors, tube lights and LED etc.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission in Pearl Academy?

Ans. The following documents are required at the time of admission in Pearl Academy:

  • Candidate Email ID
  • Candidate personal details
  • Education qualification details
  • One identity proof (Aadhar card)
  • Scanned photos and signature

Ques. What are the popular courses offered by the Pearl Academy?

Ans. The Pearl Academy offers different courses in different specialisations:

  • Four year UG Pathway 
  • 2 year PG Pathway
  • Professional Program 

Ques. What is the application fee for different categories in the Pearl Academy?

Ans. The application fee for different categories are given below:

Category Fee
General  INR 1500
SC INR 1500
ST INR 1500