Pearl Academy, Bangalore Course Admissions 2023: Application Process, Eligibility, Courses & Fee ,Residency Road

  • Residency Road,Bangalore

What's new at Pearl Academy, Bangalore? 

  • Last Date to Apply for Jan. 2023 cycle will be on Jan 10.
  • Admit Card publish - Jan 11.
  • Online Examination will be conducted on Jan 15Jan 16 & 17.
  • Personal Offline Interview at College campus will be conducted on Jan 23 & Jan 24.
  • Personal online Interview will be conducted on Jan 25 & Jan 27.

Pearl Academy, Bangalore is located at the handicraft hub of the city. It has been providing quality education in the field of Fashion, Design, Media and Business ever since its inception in 1993. The institute remains one of the top choices for students because of the holistic learning environment that students are offered here. Pearl Academy has alliances with various globally-renowned colleges where students get international exposure. Admission to the offered courses is offered on the basis of the Pearl Academy Entrance Exam or PAF Entrance Exam and Personal Interview (PI). Moreover, now Pearl Academy Bangalore is accepting CUET Scores as well. Students of Pearl Academy Bangalore are felicitated with a bachelor’s degree from Bengaluru City University. For other courses, the certificate of completion is issued by the institute only.

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Pearl Academy Bangalore Course Admissions 2023: Fee, Eligibility & Selection

Pearl Academy, Bangalore conducts admission in multiple cycles. Students can participate in all the cycles by filing a separate application form. The academy offers admission to industry-sponsored students on the basis of a Personal Interview (PI). In addition, 10% of the total seats are allocated for lateral entry. Pearl Academy Bangalore is now accepting CUET scores. Admission is entrance-based, hence, course-wise accepted entrance exams are tabulated below:


Eligibility & Selection

Total tuition Fees*


Eligibility: Class 12

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/CUET



Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree

Selection: MATXATGMATCATNMATCMAT/Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/CUET + PI

INR 5.43 lakh

UG Diploma

Eligibility: Class 12 or an equivalent examination

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/ CUET

INR 7.22 lakh - 24.91 lakh

PG Diploma

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree/Diploma

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/ CUET/ CEED

INR 6.44 lakh - 10.63 lakh


Eligibility: Class 12 or an equivalent examination

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/ CUET

INR 2.2 lakh - 3.95 lakh


Eligibility: Class 12

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/ CUET

INR 7.22 lakh - 21.21 lakh


Eligibility: Class 12

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/ CUET

INR 17.72 lakh


Eligibility: Class 12

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/ CUET

INR 7.98 lakh


Eligibility: Class 12

Selection: Pearl Academy Entrance Exam/ CUET

INR 12.54 lakh

*The mentioned total tuition fee for all the courses is taken from unofficial sources. Hence, is indicative.

Pearl Academy Bangalore Important Dates 2023

The table below mentions Pearl Academy Bangalore's admission dates in 2023 for the July admission cycle:


Last date to apply for Jan 2023 cycle

10 Jan '23

Admit Card for Jan 2023 cycle

11 Jan '23

Written exam for Jan 2023 admission cycle

15 Jan '23 -

17 Jan '23

Release of admit card for personal interview

19 Jan '23

Personal interview (offline)

23 Jan '23 -

24 Jan '23

Personal interview (online)

25 Jan '23 -

27 Jan '23

Declaration of result for Jan 2023 admission cycle

2 Feb '23


CUET PG result

26 Sep '22

CUET UG result

16 Sep '22

CUET PG exam

1 Sep '22 -

12 Sep '22

Pearl Academy Bangalore Scholarships

Pearl Academy offers several scholarships to students based on their academic performance and financial background. The table below lists the various Pearl Academy scholarships along with their basic eligibility and scholarship amount: 

Scholarship Name

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarship Amount

Merit cum Means Scholarships (New Entrants)

-Annual family income below INR 8 lakh

-Class 12 & bachelor's degree with 60% aggregate

-Entrance exam score

25% to 50% tuition fee waiver

Merit Scholarship (Existing Students- Programme Toppers)

-Toppers in a class of 30 students with at least 70% aggregate

-L1, L2 & L3 of 4-Year UG programmes and Year-2 of PG programmes

60% tuition fee waiver

Means Scholarship (Existing Students)

-Candidates with an annual gross parental/ family income up to INR 8 lakh

-Minimum 55% aggregate

-Minimum attendance of 70%

-Preference to the wards of single parents 

Note: Candidates must submit Parents ITR, Form 16/ Balance sheet of last two years as proof of income

50% to 70% tuition fee waiver

NOTE: The scholarship details are as per some past years' records and can vary for this year's admissions. Students can confirm the scholarship details either by calling on the helpline number (1800-103-3005) or by visiting the campus.

Pearl Academy Bangalore Admission Process 2023

Admissions at Pearl Academy Bangalore are entrance-based. The admission procedure starts from the application process and ends after the seat allotments. Details on each of the stage of the admission process are explained below:

STEP 1: Pearl Academy Bangalore Application Process 2023

Pearl Academy, Bangalore application form can be filled out online as well as offline. Candidates can submit the duly filled application form along with the application fee of INR 1,500. For offline mode, candidates can purchase the application form from any Pearl Academy campus.

To fill out the online application form, the steps are mentioned below:

Step 1.1: Visit the official website of Pearl Academy at or visit the Bangalore campus website at

Step 1.2: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ at the top of the page. You will be redirected to the student portal as shown below:

Pearl Academy Student Portal

Step 1.3: If you are an existing user, you can sign in to complete the application process. Register yourself using a valid email address and start the application process. If you are a new user, register yourself by entering your details and click on ‘Register Now’.

Step 1.4: An OTP will be sent on the email address provided by you. Enter the same and click on ‘Verify’.

Step 1.5: A popup like this will appear on your screen. Open the mail that contains the details of your newly-created account.


Verify your account

Step 1.6: Log in to your account and fill out the application process and pay the application fee using a debit card/credit card or net banking.

Pearl Academy, Bangalore offers lateral entry admission as well. Students can fill out the application form available on the official website of Pearl Academy by following the steps mentioned below:

  1. Click on the ‘Admissions’ tab mentioned in the left panel of the official website of Pearl Academy
  2. Click on the option of ‘Lateral Entry’ from the menu.
  3. You will be redirected to a new page which contains details about lateral admissions. Click on the application form link given towards the end of the page.
  4. Fill out the application form and pay the application fee of INR 1,500 through debit/credit card or net banking.

Documents to be submitted for lateral entry:

  • Duly filled and signed APEL application form along with a duly filled SOP (enclosed)
  • Official transcripts of your qualifications (attested photocopies)
  • Copies of Class 10 and 12 marksheets
  • Portfolio link or file

STEP 2: Shortlisting of students

Pearl Academy releases the results of the entrance examination on its official website. The individual scorecards are also emailed to the students. The applicants applying with other valid entrance examination scores such as CUET can submit their scores while the application form filling. Based on the applicant's scores on the entrance test, students are shortlisted for the next round of admission.

STEP 3: Personal Interview

Candidates selected based on scores in the entrance exam need to appear for the interview round. The final selection is done on the basis of the student's performance in the personal interview.

STEP 4: Payment of Admission Fee & Admission Confirmation

The selected students can confirm their seats by paying the admission fee in part or full. Students can reach out to the institute to confirm the amount required to be paid at the time of admission.

Pearl Academy Bangalore Admission FAQs

Q. What are the courses at Pearl Academy, Bangalore?

A. Pearl Academy, Bangalore offers UG, PG and Professional courses in Design, Fashion, Media as well as Business domains. Some of the popular courses offered at Pearl Academy Bangalore are MBA, BSc, UG Diploma, and PG Diploma.

Q. Do candidates need to give any entrance exam for admission in Pearl Academy, Bangalore?

A. Yes, candidates need to clear the Pearl Academy Entrance Exam for admission to UG and PG courses. However, now aspirants can also apply with a valid Central University Entrance Test ( CUET) score. For PG Diploma, the CEED score is also acceptable. Additionally, for MBA, aspirants can apply with a valid CAT/MAT/GMAT/NMAT/CMAT/XAT score.

Q. Is the admission to Professional courses also done on the basis of entrance exam?

A. Yes, admission to Professional courses is also done on the basis of an entrance exam, followed by a Personal Interview (PI).

Q. Is the entrance exam for UG and PG courses the same?

A. No, for UG courses, candidates need to clear General Proficiency Test (GPT) and Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for PG courses (in cases where aspirant is applying through the entrance test conducted by the institute).

Q. Can a student participate in both the admission cycles of Pearl Academy, Bangalore?

A. Yes, students can participate in both admission cycles by filling a separate application form.

Q. How are study centres allotted to students at Pearl Academy?

A. Study centres are allocated on the basis of rank obtained in the Pearl Academy Entrance exam and the preferences filled in the application form by the students.

Q. Can final-year students also apply for admission at Pearl Academy, Bangalore?

A. Yes, final-year students also apply for admission at Pearl Academy, Bangalore on a provisional basis. However, the student is then provisionally admitted and must submit the documents as soon as received.

Q. Is lateral entry option for admission to UG courses at Pearl Academy?

A. Yes, 10% of the total seats across all courses are reserved for lateral entry admission.

Q. Is Pearl Academy application form available only online?

A. No, the Pearl Academy application form is available online as well as offline.

Q. What is the application fee for Pearl Academy?

A. The application fee of Pearl Academy is INR 1,500 across all courses and categories of students.

Q. What are the different modes of paying the Pearl Academy application fee?

A. Pearl Academy application fee can be paid using a debit/credit card or net banking. Students can pay the offline fee through a demand draft.

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