Pearl Academy

Pearl Academy India’s leading institution in design, fashion, business and media has been a catalyst for success of the students across creative industries for 25 years. Its reputation of preparing ‘Industry ready’ professionals has been recognized by leading fashion, retail and design brands, which has helped in establishing a healthy track record of over 95 per cent placement for the last three years. The academy takes pride in its high-caliber faculty, student exchange, and international networking and student outcomes. Pearl Academy is a not-for-profit institution. Pearl Academy has campuses in Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai and Noida. For more information, please visit:


General Information

Pearl Academy

Pearl Academy was established in the year 1993 .

Pearl Academy has campuses in :

  • Delhi
  • Jaipur
  • Mumbai
  • Noida

UG Programs :

Sr No. Course No of Seats
1. Fashion Design 90
2. Fashion Styling & Image Design 60
3. Interior & Spatial Design 30
4. Product & Lifestyle Design 30
5. Communication Design 30

PG Programs :

Sr No. Course No of Seats
1. Fashion Design 90
2. Fashion Styling & Image Design 30
3. Interior & Spatial Design 30
4. Communication Design 30

Eligibility for UG Programmes :
  • Candidates should have passed Class XII from any recognized board
  • NATA Scores are accepted for Interior & Spatial Design, and Product & Lifestyle Design

Eligibility for PG Programmes :
  • Admissions are open for graduates from any stream
  • For Communication Design, candidates with valid CEED score are eligible for direct Personal Interview along with evaluation of Portfolio
  • CEED Qualified Candidates are not required to appear for Pearl’s Written Exam. They will be called directly for Personal Interview

Fees for UG - Rs. 5,96,460/- per year

Fees for PG - Rs. 4,65,150/- per year

Yes, they have hostel facilities and Student Development and support (SDS ) team provide guidance for accommodation elsewhere to students who don't want hostel accommodation.

The International Affiliations of Pearl Academy are :.

  • Media Design School
  • AMFI
  • NABA
  • Domus Academy
  • Torrens University
  • The Textile Institute
  • LDT Nagold
  • The BTK Academy
  • Santa Fe

The highlights of infrastructure are :

  • Digitally enhanced class rooms
  • Modern structure with state of art hybrid blended labs
  • Multidisciplinary learning facility between design , fashion and media school
  • Industrial glaze studios, and libraries full of resources for creative disciplines

Following are the highlights of Faculty Group :

  • 200 + Faculty members
  • The entire faculty (Full time + visiting), undergoes the academy’s higher education training program (TLHE)
  • A few full time faculties undergo a higher education certificate training program provided by Nottingham Trent University, UK

Highlights of teaching methods :

  • Face to face teaching
  • Online teaching
  • Workshops
  • Field visits (Museums, Exhibitions, Craft clusters, Industries)

Pearl Academy awards Merit-cum-Means Scholarship is offered to new entrants (all centers) in regular UG / PG / Masters Programs at the time of admission, for first year only, to attract meritorious students with limited means to benefit from world class education in, Design, Fashion & Business offered at the Academy.

The Merit-cum-Means Scholarship (new entrants) provides partial waiver of tuition fee to a maximum of 10% of new entrants.

Merit-cum-Means Scholarship waives payment of Tuition Fee only for the current Academic Year (First Year only) in the following categories:

  • Category 1: 50% waiver of Tuition fee
  • Category 2: 25% waiver of Tuition fee

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Application & Admission Process

The Admission process is as follows :

Step 1 - Apply online at the official website (Offline option is also available) & pay the Application Fee
Step 2 - Download the Admit Cards for Written Test & Personal Interview from the Official site
Step 3 - Appear for Entrance Exams (GPT, DAT)
Step 4 - Appear for Personal Interview
Step 5 - Check the final results
Step 6 - Pay Program Fee

(Note: In order to secure admission in Diploma programmes offered at Pearl Academy, aspirants need to appear for only the Personal Interview round.)

Cities Orientation Dates Samvaad
Noida 21st July, 2018 Saturday, 7th July: 10am- 12 noon
Delhi 21st July, 2018 Sunday, 8th July: 10am – 12 noon
Mumbai 18th July, 2018 Saturday, 7th July: 10am- 12 noon
Jaipur 23rd July, 2018 Friday, 6th July: 10am – 12 noon
Admission Help-desks at campuses: Monday, 2nd July to Wednesday 11th July (Sat, 7th July & Sun, 8th July included)
Fee last date: Wednesday, 11th July

Applicants can apply at the following Link :

Application Fees: Rs.2000/-

As a part of the admission process, Pearl Academy evaluates aspirants on the basis of :

  • Aptitude
  • Creative and aesthetic sense
  • Career focus
  • Level of commitment and energy
  • Ability to express oneself
  • Potential as a team member
  • Eligibility to pursue the programme and communication skills.

Industry & Job Market

Highlights of Pearl Academy’s Industry interaction are :

  • Industry Collaboration - FDCI, ADI, IIID, NSDC, GJSCI
  • Students get projects from companies like Havells, Philips, January Design, Asian Paints, Marino Laminates etc.
  • Workshops, live projects, internships and placements at RepIndia, UTH Connect Dorling Kindersley, Accenture, IBM, Archies, Prasun Mazumdar Design, Ishan Khosla Design, Neha Tulsian , LOCO Design, Please See Design, etc.
  • Masterclasses with FDCI with Manish Malhotra, Rahul Mishra, Wendell Rodricks and many more

Pearl records 99% Placements

Placement for PG students in 2016

  • PGFD - 80%
  • PGIDS - 100%
  • PGFBMM - 100%

Placement in 2017 :

  • PGFD - 75%
  • PGFSID - 100%
  • PGLB - 100%
  • PGFBMM - 96%
  • PGIDS - 71%

(Average salary for 2017 was Rs. 3.3 lakhs p.a. and 2016 was Rs.3.4 lakhs).


Feedback from Ex-Silica students currently enrolled at PEARL ACADEMY:
Student Name / Course / Year Feedback
1. Nidhi Fashion Designing (2018) The college atmosphere is very good. Workshops are held at the beginning of every module. Open labs held at different places on various topics. Semester one was based on sketching. They focus a lot on improving our sketching. The Faculties are experienced and very good.
2. Parth Fashion Designing (2018) Everything is good & Happening.Faculties are good & friendly too. There is no much work load. Fashion Shows are been conducted & For guest lectures International Faculties are been invited. Campus & Infrastructure is excellent. Overall experience is excellent & enjoying Studying in Pearl by learning new things.
3. Pearl Fashion Designing (2017) Foundation is same as silica, Pearl is providing Australia Degree in 2 ways ie either online or go directly to Australia, or 4 yrs Diploma(through Pearl). The rating of Torrens university needs to be checked. Faculty at Pearl is good and every month we have lectures by experts. They assist with contact nos. for our internship in the last year.
4. Sufiyan Fashion Designing (2018) The college is very good and i am getting a good industry exposure along with quality education. Faculties are good and experienced. Different kinds of workshops are conducted every 15 days.
5. Kripa Fashion Designing (2018) Faculties are good and have lots of industry knowledge. It i s a little expensive, but worth it. The college gives a lot of industry exposure ,Students are sent to work with Designers. Students work with professional models and put up a show organised by Pearl. Lot of Practical knowledge is given. We have submissions every 2 weeks which helps us.
6. Manali Product Design (2018) Students are given exposure to laser cutting designing and redesigning objects in the first term itself, Faculties are experienced .The machine available are of good quality. We receive good guidance on how to use the machines. There are Factory visits conducted. We participated in Kala ghoda festival & Pune design festival. Fees are slightly on the higher side. We receive external and internal jury guidance .
7. Aakruti Fashion Design (2018) Pearl is good, I am very happy with the faculty, all the faculties are knowledgeable and helpful The Infrastructure provided is good, Workshops are conducted regulary by experts. The fee is High
8. Smriti Comunication Design (2016) Overall finding it good. Now in 3rd year. Faculties are well experienced. If any feedback regarding Visiting faculties are given it is implemented or they give us other faculties. We have also been provided with Adobe software for our assignments. Workshops are been conducted. Quite Happy learning with new techniques.
9. Nikita Fashion Business Management (2018) Good College. Very Interactive i.e. they conduct workshops and field visit so that the subject is more understood.. Teaching is Good. Good experienced Teachers are there and they delivery the training well. Fees per semester is approx 2 Lacs. Each year has 2 semesters. They also give placements. Students join this college looking at their placements.
10. Nivedya Fashion Communication (2018) It is a good college. Campus is small, it has 6 floors with bright/colourful, AC class rooms, Well equipped Computer labs. Proper maintenance and hygenic. Lots of mannequins & sewing machines are provided for Fashion Students. Faculty room is there in every floor for easy interaction. In the 1st semester, lots of activities & workshops are conducted.Students are told to research on a particular topic and then interaction during the lecture is conducted. Faculty are friendly and answer all queries. they help even on phone. The Foreign faculty is for 2nd,3rd & 4th Year. Hostels are like apartment with club house & swimming pool. Canteen is good, clean and cheap. Fees are approx 2.5 per semester. All festivals are celebrated. In 3rd & 4th year, students are given internship in companies for 3 to 4 months which give a good experience to the students. Placements are given after 4th year. The have tie up with top companies, film industry & fashion brands. Sister has done her fashion Design course from Jaipur branch. She got a placement after her course. Pearl gives both diploma and degree simultaneously after the completion of their course as they conduct extra classes and give training to students for degree course.