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Pearl Academy Mumbai Course Admissions 2024: Fees, Eligibility, Dates, Selection Process

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Pearl Academy Mumbai Admission Process 2024

Pearl Academy Mumbai admission 2024 is open. The academy offers BDes, MDes, BBA, MBA, and Professional Certificate courses in Design, Fashion, Communication, and Media fields. The institute has alliances with globally renowned fashion design colleges that provide international exposure to students. Depending upon the applied course, admission is granted based on merit or an entrance exam. Admission to these Pearl Academy Mumbai courses is offered based on scores of the Pearl Academy Entrance Exam or PAF Entrance Exam and Personal Interview (PI).

The Pearl Academy Entrance Exam (PAF) is conducted for Pearl Academy Mumbai admissions. PAF Entrance Exam consists of GPT (General Proficiency Test) and DAT (Design Aptitude Test).

Since Pearl Academy Mumbai is not a degree-providing institute, it does not require UGC approval. Pearl Academy Mumbai also offers short-term professional courses in various streams. A total of 45 courses are offered at Pearl Academy, Mumbai.

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Pearl Academy Mumbai Admission 2024: Eligibility & Selection

Pearl Academy Mumbai course admission takes place in multiple cycles. Candidates can participate in all the cycles by filing a separate application form. Check below the Pearl Academy Mumbai eligibility, and selection criteria for admissions in 2024:

Popular Courses

Eligibility Criteria

Selection Criteria

BDes

Class 12 in any stream from a recognised board

PAF (GPT + DAT) + PI + Portfolio Presentation

MDes

UG degree in any discipline from any university

PAF (GPT + DAT) + PI + Portfolio Presentation

MBA

Graduate from a recognised university in any stream

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Certificate

Class 12 in any stream from a recognised board

PI

BBA

Class 12 pass from a recognised board

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Pearl Academy Mumbai Fee 2024

The total course fee is cumulative of various components such as hostel fee, tuition fee, alumni fee, security deposit, and more. The security deposit fee component is refundable. While components like tuition fee have to be paid annually/semesterly. Mentioned below is the course-wise Pearl Academy Mumbai fee:

Course Tuition Fees
BDes INR 30.5 lakh
Certificate INR 53,100 - INR 3 lakh

NOTE: The mentioned fee is as per the official website/sanctioning body. It is subject to changes and hence, is indicative.

Pearl Academy Mumbai Admission Process 2024

For admission to Pearl Academy Mumbai, a candidate has to go through each of the stages of the admission procedure. The process involves online registration, entrance exams, selection rounds, and admission confirmation. More details about each of the stages in the admission process are explained below:

STEP 1: Pearl Academy Mumbai Application Process 2024

Candidates seeking admission to a Pearl Academy Mumbai course need to fill out and submit a duly filled application form. Along with the application, the applicants need to submit several supporting documents and the application fee. Candidates can read more on the Pearl Academy Application Process 2024 to understand the procedure better.

STEP 2: Shortlisting of Students

After registration, candidates need to take the Pearl Entrance Exam. The Pearl Academy Exam Results are published on the Pearl Academy official website. The institute also emails individual scorecards to the students.

STEP 3: Personal Interview & Portfolio Screening

Shortlisted candidates are further called for a personal interview round by the institute. After this selection round, candidates can be asked to present their portfolios as well.

STEP 4: Payment of Admission Fee & Admission Confirmation

After the selection rounds, the selected students can further confirm their seats by paying the admission fee in part or full.

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Q:   Which courses are offered at Pearl Academy Mumbai?

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Pearl Academy Mumbai offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional Certificate programmes in Design, Fashion, Communication, and Media fields. These are BDes, BBA, MDes, etc. The duration of undergraduate programme range between three to four years. The postgraduate programme range between two to three years and the professional Certificate programme duration is for one year. Interested candidates can apply by visiting the official website.

 

Q:   Is there any entrance exam for Pearl Academy?

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Candidates have to visit the "Admission Portal" on the official website and fill out the online application form. In order to secure admission to any programme, candidates need to appear for Pearl Academy Entrance Exam followed by a Personal Interview . Candidates are informed that in each admission cycle of Pearl Academy, separate written entrance exam and Personal Interview round is conducted.
 

Q:   Are Pearl Academy admissions 2024 open?

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Pearl Academy registrations are open for the batch commencing in 2024. Eligible candidates can visit the official website to apply. As per the admission dates available on the official website, the last date to apply is Apr 20. Moreover, the written exam will be conducted on Apr 23 and Apr 24. The personal interview rounds will be conducted on Apr 27, 29, and 30.

 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for various courses at Pearl Academy Mumbai?

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Pearl Academy Mumbai offers various UG, PG and Certificate courses. The eligibility criteira for each level of courses are as follows:

Course NameEligibility
UGPass Class 12 in respective stream
PGGraduation in any stream from a recognised university
Certificate
  • Class 10 from a recognised board
  • Age should be at least 17 years
 

Pearl Academy Mumbai BDes Admission 2024

9 courses 4 years
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DatesUpcoming Events
20 Apr '24
Pearl Academy Application Form 2024 (April Cycle)- Last date to Apply
22 Apr '24
Pearl Academy Admit Card 2024 (April Cycle) - Issue Date
23 Apr '24 - 24 Apr '24
Pearl Academy 2024 (April Cycle) - Conduct of Written Exam
DatesPast Events
10 Apr '24
B.Des (Jan 2024 cycle) Last date for fee payment
27 Jan '24 - 28 Jan '24
Pearl Academy 2024 (January Cycle) - Conduct of Written Exam
24 Jan '24
Pearl Academy Admit Card 2024 (January Cycle) - Issue Date
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On B.Des Admissions

Q:   Which BDes courses are offered by Pearl Academy Mumbai?

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Pearl Academy Mumbai offer BDes across six specialisations. The specialisations in which Pearl Academy Mumbai offers the UG programme are:

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Communication Design
  • Product Design
  • Textile Design
  • Fashion Styling
 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for BDes course admission at Pearl Academy Mumbai?

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For admission to a BDes course at Pearl Academy Mumbai, aspirant should have passed Class 12 from a recognised board. Only the candidates who meet the eligibility requirement are admitted. At the time of form filling and admission confirmation, candidate should hold the pass certificate for verification purposes.

 

Q:   What is the fees of BDes course of Pearl Academy Mumbai?

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Pearl Academy Mumbai BDes fees is INR 30.5 lakh. This is the course tuition fee and the total fee will include other components as well. The components included in the fees are tuition fee, hostel fee, alumni fee, refundable security, and registration fee. Moreover, fee amount mentioned here is taken from the official website/sanctioning body. It is subject to changes and hence, is indicative.

 

Q:   How to get admission in a BDes course at Pearl Academy Mumbai?

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Aspirants who are Class 12 or equivalent pass can visit the Pearl official website to apply. Applicants further have to appear for the Pearl Academy Entrance Exam. After result declaration, shortlisted candidates have to go through interview round and a portfolio presentation. Following this, the final selection is done and candidates can pay the required fee amount for admission confirmation. 

 
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Pearl Academy Mumbai Application Process 2024

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Q:   How to apply for Pearl Academy Mumbai admissions?

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The mode of the Pearl Academy Mumbai application process is both online and offline. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of Pearl Academy. The application fee for admissions is INR 1,500. Moreover, candidates can follow the below steps to apply online:

  1. Go to the Pearl Academy website and click on the "Admissions" tab.

  2. Click on the "Apply Now" button and fill out the online application form.

  3. Pay the application fee.

  4. Submit your academic transcripts and other supporting documents.

  5. Take the Pearl Academy entrance exam.

  6. Attend the personal interview.

  7. Wait for the results.

 

Q:   What is the Pearl Academy 2024 application fee?

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Pearl Academy 2024 application fee is INR 1,500. The application fees has to be paid at the time of filling out the application form. The candidate may choose online payment options like net banking, credit and debit cards to pay the fees.

Q:   Can I fill the Pearl Academy application form in offline mode?

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The academy may accept application in offline mode. To submit the application form in offline mode, candidates can download the application form online. However, it is advisable to fill out the application online as that is more convenient. Pearl Academy also carries out the procedure in online mode.

Pearl Academy Mumbai Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does Pearl Academy Mumbai provide scholarships?

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Pearl Academy Mumbai provides scholarships to students who meet the eligibility criteria. The scholarships are awarded based on merit, financial need, and other factors. The scholarship provided by the institute is Whose Next Scholarship in which the pearl Academy offers a 100% fee waiver to the eligible students. It is based on a Pearl Entrance Exam which includes Written Exam, Personal Interview and Portfolio Showcase.
 

Q:   How to apply for the Who's Next Scholarship at Pearl Academy?

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The Who's Next Scholarship provides the most innovative brains from India with up to 100% funding. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. The steps to apply for the scholarship are:

  • Appear for the Pearl Academy Entrance Exam
  • Fulfil the eligibility criteria set by the academy
  • Appear for the interview process
 

Q:   How can I get admission in Pearl Academy with scholarship?

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Pearl Academy offer scholarships to encourage students. The Who's Next Scholarship provides the most innovative brains from India with up to 100% funding. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. To be considered for this scholarship, a student must have applied for admission to undergraduate and graduate programmes, taken the Pearl Academy entrance test, and met the requirements.

Candidate must have qualified for the Pearl Academy Entrance Exam. The aspirant must complete Class 12 by July 2024 and they should be a resident of India. Applicants will be offered the Scholarship based on their performance in the Pearl Entrance Exam which includes a Written Exam & Personal Interview.

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Students Ratings & Reviews

4.3/5
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Placement Review IconPlacements4.3
Infrastructure Review IconInfrastructure4.3
Faculty Review IconFaculty & Course4.6
Crowd Review IconCampus Life4.5
Money Review IconValue for Money3.8
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B.Des in Fashion Design - Batch of 2024
4.8
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Our college's faculty members are very supportive of students.
Placements: The placement committee at our college is a dedicated team, and they provide placements to all the students, depending on different skill sets. Many top fashion design firms visit here like Myntra, Fab India, H&M, Zara and many others. They have more than a 95% of track record in placements, and I am eager to get the opportunities they offer in my final year.
Infrastructure: Labs and classrooms are spacious and give comfortable spaces for students to do their work. The Wi-Fi is on every floor and has decent connectivity overall, with set limitations for certain websites. It is more than enough for college work. The canteen is on the ground floor and has a huge selection of different varieties of food.
Faculty: Faculty members are very supportive and nurturing to the batch. They have great industry experience too, and they help students with their project work actively with mentoring sessions as well. They also organise masterclasses that help students in different industry-related topics like team frameworks, creativity enhancement, etc.
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B.Des in Fashion Communication - Batch of 2022
4.8
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Our college gives great industry exposure to the students.
Placements: In placements, we have companies like NDTV, Dharma, Shopper Stop, Scoopwhoop, etc. Many top placements are happening in these high-profile companies, and top students get to work for them. Internships are offered in these top media firms for third-year students as well.
Infrastructure: Our college's Wi-Fi system is comprehensive and has availability on every floor. There are two photography labs for students to use, along with many media labs and computer labs with Macintosh systems. The e-library and physical library have all the books and resources which students need.
Faculty: There are live industry projects. Our batch got a chance to work with a well-known brand, and it gave us industry experience and exposure working alongside these great personalities. Teachers are qualified, and for a few semesters, we also got to interact with faculty members of Pearl Academy, Delhi.
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M.Des in Communication Design - Batch of 2024
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PGCD from peral academy at a fingertip.
Placements: The placement percentage of the students on campus for this particular course is 90% and the students get placed in a not so good company but the average salary is less than the industry standard as it is 7,20,000 rupees for every year only and the companies are McKinsey & Company.
Infrastructure: When I talk about the facilities and the infrastructure it is almost at par with other big colleges in the country, this college has not had that many fancy things and neither anything less from them but yes the one thing that our college takes care of is food, The food served is best in quality.
Faculty: The curriculum covers a wide range of topics from design, arts, and media, and also the exams conducted are mostly practically based the lessons learned are directly applied in those exams and we are also given group projects regularly to keep us with the industry standard.
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B.Des in Fashion Communication - Batch of 2021
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Pearl Academy has a comprehensive learning program for fashion media.
Placements: Pearl Academy has a placement committee that takes care of students in different schools and gets them placed accordingly in the companies that come to the campus. This depends on students, as it's based on their merit, chosen electives etc.
Infrastructure: The hostel is provided by Vasant Oasis in partnership, and we get great rooms. The food quality varies from time to time, but it is good. Medical facilities are available on the campus. Wi-Fi is available on every floor, and students can use it.
Faculty: The teachers for my course are great. There are always active discussions on our projects in the form of interactive sessions. We ended up having very friendly interactions with these highly respected people at the college.
Other: I chose this course as this is comprehensive learning towards fashion media with opportunities to expand in all of its different forms. The fests are conducted every year, like Pearl Utsav. The campus crowd is exciting, with many different people from different courses having great creative ideas.
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B.Des in Fashion Communication - Batch of 2021
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Pearl Academy's masterclasses give us great industry exposure.
Placements: There is a placement committee at Pearl Academy that places students in top recruiting companies related to their courses. The masterclasses held have top people working from the industry teaching at Pearl, and their firms come to recruit as well. Pearl has an overall placement record of more than 95%.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure of Pearl Academy is good. The media lab was opened recently for the students of fashion media, communication, and entertainment media, and also for other students who'd like to use its facilities. The food facilities on the campus are good, and the menu changed at times. It provides great and affordable food to the students. Plug points are available in all the rooms for students to use.
Faculty: The masterclasses are arranged to provide great industry exposure. The teachers are very informative, and they help us throughout the assignments, projects and give us feedback for our juries on time. We always have interactive talks on our projects.
Other: The course offers direction in all different aspects of the industry, and it is not focused on one specific career path. We get to explore a lot as we go. There are many events in the college every year, like Pearl Utsav, Sangam, and other fests. The curriculum is modern.
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Pearl Academy Mumbai Admission 2024 FAQs

Q:   How can I prepare for Pearl Academy Entrance Exam?

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Candidates preparing for Pearl Academy 2024 exam must strictly follow the official exam pattern and syllabus. Next, they next to collect the best books available in the market and prepare in earnest. When preparing for the exam, it is recommended to take notes and also do problem sets.

 

Q:   When will the Pearl Academy 2024 written exam be conducted?

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Pearl Academy 2024 exam for the January Cycle was conducted on January 27-28, 2024. The entrance exam dates for the April session are out. Last date to apply is Apr 20. The entrance exam for April session is scheduled from Apr 23 to Apr 24.

 

Q:   What is the fees of Pearl Academy Mumbai?

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The fees for BDes programme range between INR 7.6 lakh - INR 30.5 lakh. The institute also provides professional Certificate programme and the fees range between INR 53,100 - INR 3 lakh. Please note that the tuition fees mentioned here is as per the official website/sanctioning body. It is however, subject to changes and hence, is indicative. Moreover, the duration of these courses range between one to four years. Candidates who are interested can apply online by visiting the official website.

 

Q:   What are the steps of the Pearl Academy admission process?

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Pearl Academy admission is conducted in two stages. Given below is the detailed Pearl Academy entrance exam pattern:

Stage 1Stage 2
  • Written Admission Test GPT, DAT
  • General Proficiency Test (GPT)
    evaluates a candidate's proficiency in the English language, Logical reasoning, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation.
  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT)
    evaluates a candidates' aptitude for creativity, drawing, design ability, power of observation and imagination, sensitivity to environment and communication skills.
  • Personal Interview (including portfolio evaluation / material handling skill test for Design streams).
  • All candidates are required to undergo a Personal Interview after the Written Admission Test at their respective Entrance Examination center /Personal Interview center's mentioned on their Admit Card.
  • Applicants may apply for any or multiple admission cycle simultaneously by applying separately by filling a fresh application form for each cycle.

Q:   How many admission cycles does Pearl Academy have and can I apply for all admission cycles?

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Pearl Academy admissions are entrance-basesd. The admission is conducted in two cycles, i.e., January and April. Freshly applications are invited for both the cycles. Interested students can apply by visiting the official website of their desired campus of Pearl Academy.

 

Q:   Can a student apply for UG/PG programmes while waiting for the final result of last qualifying exam at Pearl Academy?

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Students willing to apply for admission to any of the UG/ PG courses at Pearl Academy may apply provisionally but they need to produce a self-attested copy of the mark sheets/ degrees before 30th September 2024. In case, they are unable to submit the required documents by the stipulated deadline, the provisional admission is liable to be cancelled and they have no claim to the fee paid as per the Pearl Academy's refund policy.

 
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International candidates [Foreign passport holder] or Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), seeking admission at Pearl Academy Mumbai must fulfill the eligibility criteria of the college. Further, the eligibility for any UG programme is Class 12 passed and for PG programm

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To get admission in a BDes course of Pearl Academy Mumbai, aspirants are selected based on performance in the entrance exam conducted by the academy. Candidates shortlisted based on score in the exam are called for the interview round and portfolio presentation. Apart from this, it is also crucial t

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Pearl Academy Mumbai offers admission to students to various courses at UG and PG levels. However, Pearl Academy admission cycle includes various stages, candidates can check the points given below:

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It is the initial stage that includes Written Admission Test GPT, DAT & MAT. 

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Both the AICTE and UGC have recognised the Pearl Academy. It is one of the 5 campuses run by the Pearl Academy, which is headquartered in Delhi West, Delhi South, Jaipur, and Bengaluru. According to Outlook I-Care Rankings 2023, the institute is placed 6th out of the top 25 fashion design institutes

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The candidate may apply provisionally for any course but must produce self-attested copy of the mark sheets/ degrees before September 30, 2024. In case not able to submit the required documents by the stipulated date, provisional admission is liable to be cancelled and shall have no claim to the fe

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