Academic Year 2018 - 19

Under-Graduate Courses

With a legacy of over 25 years, Pearl Academy has been a catalyst for change in what is called the new age learning and has led the way for creative education in India. Education at Pearl Academy is a combination of practical training, interdisciplinary learning experiences, industry know-how and global exposure. All creative courses at Pearl Academy are designed not only to impart knowledge and skills to the students but to instil in them the human values, imagination power and critical thinking abilities. To ensure this holistic learning of every student, Pearl Academy has developed a meta-curriculum called Pearl’s TOTAL LEARNING SYSTEM which is an intrinsic part of all the disciplinary learning modules.

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Pearl Academy continues to have excellent placement record of over 96% across key sectors. Our alumni have become successful entrepreneurs and have carved a niche for themselves in various domains. For over five years, the institute has been ranked as the top private institutions in India in the domain of design and fashion by media conglomerates like India Today and Outlook. Pearl Academy was awarded the ‘Best Design Institute in India’ by industry body ASSOCHAM for three years in a row in 2016, 2017 and 2018. It is the only Indian institute to feature in Business of Fashion’s Top 25 Global Fashion School Rankings (Graduate) in 2017 and has been recognized as a Great Indian Institute 2018 by Forbes and Great Place to Study. The Academy is closely associated with renowned global institutions such as Torrens University, Australia, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, US, Domus Academy, Italy, Media Design School, New Zealand amongst many others and industry bodies like Cumulus, IFFTI, FDCI, IIID, ADI and RAI.

Pearl Academy is not a degree granting institution*. On successful completion of the program at Pearl Academy, students receive a Professional Diploma.

Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment of students for Indian and International Bachelor’s degree from recognized institutions.

(a) International Bachelor’s Degree

Students have an option to obtain an internationally recognized Bachelor’s Degree by pursuing courses at University of Derby, UK or Torrens University, Australia. Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses.

(b) Indian Bachelor’s Degree

All students at Pearl Academy Delhi NCR and Mumbai campuses are provided an opportunity to pursue Bachelor of Arts from Delhi and Mumbai University respectively and students at Jaipur campus are provided an opportunity to pursue Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc.) from Rajasthan ILD Skills University. Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses.

For further details, students are requested to connect with Campus Counselors.

*Pearl Academy is not accredited by UGC, AICTE or any other regulatory body.

Every year, a sizeable number of Pearl students have traveled abroad for pursuing higher education. For details, click here.

Know more about NSDC affiliations.

Post Graduate Courses

On successful completion of two-year PG program, a student is awarded a Post Graduate Diploma from Pearl Academy. All students get to learn latest international trends through masterclasses by global experts and can also avail international student exchange programs.

For students of Fashion Design, Fashion Styling and Image Design, Fashion Business, Luxury Brands, Communication Design, nterior Design & Styling and Fashion Communication, Post Graduate Diploma from Pearl Academy is validated by Domus Academy, Milan, Italy.

They get an opportunity to attend workshops, visit local factories / manufacturing units and interact with the industry experts of international market.

Students get to attend classes at Domus Academy, Milan. Additionally Domus Academy faculty visit Pearl every year as international faculty.

Pearl Academy is not a degree granting institution*.

*Pearl Academy is not accredited by UGC, AICTE or any other regulatory body.

Accreditation facts till Academic Year 2016

Pearl Academy does not offer any degree programs of it’s own. The BA (Hons.) and Masters Degrees are awarded by the Nottingham Trent University, UK.

The BA (H) and Masters Degrees, issued by Nottingham Trent University are not recognised by the UGC. Students with these degrees/qualifications are eligible to progress to any international university but are eligible to transfer or progress to any university, deemed to be university or any institution recognised by UGC in India.

Students with NTU degrees are eligible for employment in private organisations in India or internationally, but not entitled to apply for Government jobs in India.

The Batch of 2016 will be the last cohort of students to graduate with NTU degrees upon completion of their program. There will be a gradual phasing out of the NTU validated courses, and students will be required to work to the following final completion dates:

  • MAs – to complete by July 2018

  • 3 yr BAs – to complete by December 2019

  •   4 yr BAs – to complete by December 2020

Pearl Academy and NTU continue to have a strong relationship.