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Pearl Academy has been ranked 2nd among the top 10 fashion colleges in India by India Today Rankings. It offers education in the field of design, fashion, business, media, and retail industry. The fashion institute also has been ranked amongst the top 25 Fashion Colleges in the world. Admissions to the courses are based on the entrance exam conducted at the institute’s level. 

The fashion academy ensures 100% placement assistance and has maintained an excellent record of 97% placements for the graduates. The academy has international alliances with institutes like Media Design School, New Mexico; AMFI, Netherlands; Domus Academy, Milan; Torrens University, Australia; The Textile Institute, Manchester, among many others. 

The academy has 3 other campuses across India as mentioned below: 

Pearl Academy Delhi Important Dates

EVENT DATE
Entrance Exam Dates 05 Oct, 2020; 12 Oct, 2020; 19 Oct, 2020; 26 Oct, 2020
Last Date to Apply foro February Cycle 25  Jan 2021
Exam Dates for February Cycle 05 Feb 2021 and 06 Feb 2021
Last Date to Apply for April Cycle 20 Apr 2021
Exam Dates for February Cycle 30 Apr 2021 and 01 May 2021

Pearl Academy Delhi Highlights

Established | Type 1993 | Private Institute
Campus Area 2.29 acres
Area of study Fashion, Design, Media & Business
Programs offered UG, PG, and Diploma
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam
Official Website https://pearlacademy.com/academics/centers/delhi/
Contact 18001033005

Pearl Academy Delhi Awards

  • Awarded with the Best Design College in India by ASSOCHAM consecutively for 4 years (2016-19)
  • Recognized as a Great Indian Institute 2018 by Forbes and Great Place to Study 
  • Awarded with the ‘Excellence in Design and Fashion Education’ by Mid-day Excellence in Education Awards
  • Ranked 2nd amongst the top fashion institutes in India by India Today magazine
  • Awarded with the Best Private Fashion College in India by Outlook (Drshti Survey) in 2017.
  • Awarded with the Best Education Brand in Fashion Category by The Economic Times in 2017.

Pearl Academy Delhi Courses

The Institute offers a wide range of courses in the field of design, fashion, business, media, and retail industry. Tabulated below are the details for the same: 

UG Pathway

Course Name Eligibility
Product Design 10+2 pass in any discipline with 50% marks OR Graduate in any discipline
Accessory Design
Communication Design (Interaction/Graphics/Animation & VFX) Intermediate graduate from a recognized board
Advertising & Marketing
Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management
Fashion Design
Textile 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

Course Name Eligibility
Accessory Design Graduate in any discipline 
Advertising & Marketing
Media & Communication (Multimedia Journalism/Entertainment/ Brand Communication)
Product Design
Communication Design Open for Graduates from any stream
Fashion Business (Marketing and Merchandising)
Fashion Communication
Fashion Design Open for Graduates from any stream. Vertical entry in year 2 for Graduate Degree/ Diploma in a related domain/ any graduate with relevant industry experience.
Textile Design
Fashion Styling & Image Design Open for Graduates from any stream
Interior Design & Styling
Luxury Brands

MA Diploma Pathway

Course Name Eligibility Duration
Design (Fashion and Textiles) Graduates in Fashion or Textiles OR 2 Year full-time PG Diploma in Design OR Candidates with 3-4 years of industry experience. 2 Year In which [6 months bridge (basis interview results)+ 11 months Advanced Diploma with articulation for Masters completion (final semester 6 months) at Torrens University, Australia (Face2Face/online)]
Fashion Marketing Graduates in any area OR 2 Year full-time PG Diploma in Fashion/Design/Management/Business OR Candidates with 3-4 years of industry experience

11 Month Professional Programs

Course Name Eligibility
Apparel Buying and Merchandising Intermediate graduate from a recognized board
Digital Film-making
Advertising & Graphic Design (Digital)
Fashion Design
Fashion Media Make-up
Professional Photography
Interior Styling & Decoration
Celebrity & Bridal Hair & Make-up
Events & Experiential Graduate in any discipline

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Pearl Academy Delhi Admissions

Interested candidates can apply for the courses online through the official website of the Institute with the required information. An application fee of INR 1500 needs to pay through Netbanking, Credit or Debit Card. The institute has a 2-stage admission process of written entrance test and personal interview.

The following shows the admission process at the fashion academy for the courses offers: 

Program Type Stream Admission Criteria
Undergraduate & Postgraduate Design  General Proficiency Test (GPT) + Design Aptitude Test
Business General Proficiency Test (GPT) 
Media & Communication General Proficiency Test (GPT) + Media Aptitude Test

Candidates applying for 11-month professional courses appear only in 1 stage i.e. Personal Interview. The selection of the students will be based on merit scored in the entrance examination and personal interview. The programs and centers will be awarded on the basis of their rank and preferences. 

Foreign candidates can also apply to the fashion institute subject to eligibility criteria. The students are required only to appear for an Interview and Portfolio Evaluation. 

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Pearl Academy Delhi Placements

Pearl Academy offers placements 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. Their extensive international tie-ups facilitate over 200 students each year to participate in reciprocal exchanges, international conferences, study tours, and summer school programs.

Various brands from the fashion industry regularly participate in the campus placement drive. The institute has successfully placed a total of 97% of students. Tabulated are the highest packages offered to the students studying in the different schools at the Pearl Academy: 

School Name Package Offered
School of Design INR 13 LPA
School of Fashion INR 5.40 LPA
School of Contemporary Media INR 4.80 LPA
School of New Age Business  INR 14 LPA

The list of recruiters includes companies like Amazon, Zara, Forever New, Puma, Marks & Spencer, Big Bazaar, Shoppers Stop, Myntra, Network 18, NDTV, Elle, ScoopWhoop, The Times of India, Krea, IBM, Walt Disney, Capgemini, among many others. 

Read more: Pearl Academy Delhi Placement

Pearl Academy Delhi Scholarships

The academy offers the following scholarships to candidates in order to make education easily accessible for all:

  • Merit-cum-means Scholarship (New Entrants): This scholarship is offered to support and reward new students who are constrained by economic limitations. To be eligible for this, the annual income of parents is less than INR 8 LPA and the student must have secured at least 55% marks in 12th class. The institute will also consider the performance of the student in the entrance test. 
  • Merit Scholarship (Existing Students): This scholarship is provided to meritorious students in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. To be eligible for this, the student must have scored at least 70% marks in undergraduate or postgraduate courses. 
  • Means Scholarship: This scholarship is meant for the existing students at various courses in the institute. To be eligible for this, the annual income of parents is less than INR 8 LPA and the student must have secured at least 55% marks and maintained 70% attendance. 

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Pearl Academy Delhi Faculty

The fashion institute comprises of both national and international faculty members with vast and rich experience in their respective fields. They provide quality education to the students across the fields of Fashion, Design, and Media. The faculty members are spread across the schools under the Academy. It consists of the School of Design, School of Fashion, School of Contemporary Media, School of Creative Practice. There are a number of visiting faculties who are globally renowned in their respective fields.

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Pearl Academy Delhi FAQs

Ques. How can I know the status of my admission at Pearl Academy?

Ans. The results are officially announced on the website of the Pearl Academy. Selected students can view their admission letter on the official website only. A soft copy will be uploaded on the website and is also mailed on the student’s registered E-mail ID. 

Ques. Can I apply for all admission cycles that take place in Pearl Academy?

Ans. Yes, the students can apply for any or multiple admission cycles simultaneously. They will be required to fill a separate application form for each cycle they are applying to. 

Ques. Which is better NIFT or Pearl Academy?

Ans. NIFT or National Institute of Fashion Technology is a public institute under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, whereas Pearl Academy is a private institution in India. The students graduating from Pearl Academy will not be granted a degree rather they will receive a certification for their respective courses. NIFT has been ranked as the topmost fashion institutes in India. 

Ques. How to prepare for the entrance exam conducted by Pearl Academy?

Ans. The fashion institute has uploaded a set of indicative questions on the official website for the reference of the students. There is also a free online program available namely ‘Design Prep’ which will help the students to crack interviews, design portfolio and prepare for an interview.