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 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|
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:
|Product Design||10+2 pass in any discipline with 50% marks OR Graduate in any discipline|
|Communication Design (Interaction/Graphics/Animation & VFX)||Intermediate graduate from a recognized board|
|Advertising & Marketing|
|Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management|
|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)
|Accessory Design||Graduate in any discipline |
|Advertising & Marketing|
|Media & Communication (Multimedia Journalism/Entertainment/ Brand Communication)|
|Communication Design||Open for Graduates from any stream|
|Fashion Business (Marketing and Merchandising)|
|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.|
|Fashion Styling & Image Design||Open for Graduates from any stream|
|Interior Design & Styling|
MA Diploma Pathway
|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
|Apparel Buying and Merchandising||Intermediate graduate from a recognized board|
|Advertising & Graphic Design (Digital)|
|Fashion Media Make-up|
|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.
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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?
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 the 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 for 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.