Pearl Academy Admission 2022 – February Cycle Result (Out), April Cycle Schedule (Revised), Exam Date


Pearl Academy Admission 2022 – Pearl Academy has released the April cycle schedule on the official website. The Pearl Academy entrance exam for the April cycle 2022 is going to be held on April 09, 2022. Earlier, the result for the February Cycle 2022 session was released at The candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying online. Pearl Academy was conducted the February 2022 session written entrance exam on February 12 and 13, 2022. The University level test is apt for those students who wish to make a career in design, media, fashion, business, etc. Check the latest update on Pearl Academy admission 2022, exam pattern, etc. from this page.

Latest – The revised schedule for the Pearl Academy 2022 April cycle has been released. Pearl Academy 2022 result for the February cycle has been released. Click here to check it.

Pearl Academy Admission 2022

Admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Pearl Academy is a two-step process. The first is the written test and the second is a personal interview. Whereas, for diploma courses, only personal interview or portfolio evaluation takes place. Candidates can check the schedule for Pearl academy admission 2022 for each cycle from the table given below. 

Pearl Academy 2022 Admission Feb Cycle April Cycle
Last date of receiving the application 06 Feb 2022 21 Mar 2022
Demo Test Link Available after 5 working days
of form submission
Available after 5 working days
of form submission
Release of admit card 08 Feb 2022 22 Mar 2022 05 Apr 2022
Date of Entrance Examination 12 and 13 Feb 2022 26 Mar 2022 09 Apr 2022
Personal Interview 16 and 17 Feb 2022 – Online Mode
19 and 20 Feb 2022 – Offline Mode
05 – 09 Apr 2022
12 – 15 Apr 2022 – Online
Declaration of Result 25 Feb 2022 12 – 14 Apr 2022 16 Apr 2022
Last day of fee payment to be announced to be announced

To Apply for Pearl Academy Admission 2022 – Click here

Pearl Academy 2022 Result 

Candidates who appeared for the entrance exam can check Pearl Academy entrance exam result online. The result and admission letter is uploaded on the Institute website and is also mailed to the candidates at their registered email id. Qualifiers in the entrance exam, are then eligible to participate in a written test and personal interviews.

Pearl Academy 2022 Admit Card

The admit card for the Pearl academy admission 2022 entrance exam releases online under the mobile app. To download it, candidates require a registered email id and password. No hard copy of the admit card is dispatched for the candidates via post. On the day of the entrance exam, candidates must carry a hard copy of the Pearl academy admission 2021 entrance exam admit card, valid id proof, and necessary stationery items like two HB pencils, eraser, sharpener and blue or black ballpoint pen.

Pearl Academy 2022 Eligibility

Candidates can check the important eligibility criteria for Pearl Academy admission 2022. Applicants who are found ineligible at any stage of the examination process are terminated from the further admission stages. This will lead to the wastage of time and money for the candidates. Hence, only those who are eligible shall apply for Pearl admissions. The eligibility criteria differ for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. The candidate can check it from the below-given points. 

Eligibility for 3 years or 4 years undergraduate course: Candidate must have passed 12th standard from a recognized board in any discipline. 

Eligibility for 2 years postgraduate course: Candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university

Eligibility for 11 Months PG Advanced diploma 

  • Design (Fashion & Textiles): Graduates in Fashion or Textiles related areas / 2 years full time PG Diploma in Design from any recognized University / Candidates with 3-4 years of industry experience.
  • Fashion Marketing: Graduates in any area or 2 Year full time PG Diploma in Fashion / Design / Management / Business from any recognized university or institution or Candidates with 3-4 years of industry experience.

Eligibility for 11 Months Professional Certificate Program: Candidate must have passed 12th standard from a recognized board in any discipline or equivalent

Note: Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying examination (12th or Graduation) and are awaiting the result may also apply for admission. 

Pearl Academy 2022 Application Form 

Pearl Academy releases the application form online as well as offline for Pearl academy admission 2022. The online form can be filled through the official website. While for the offline mode, a hard copy of the application form has to be taken from any of the pearl academy campuses. The candidates have to register themselves before applying for Pearl Academy 2022 entrance exam.

Pearl Academy 2022 Application Fee

The application form is considered complete only after the payment of the fees. The form fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. The expected application form fee is Rs. 1500/- for every candidate irrespective of gender, caste, religion, etc.

Mode of payment

  • Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking
  • Demand Draft 

Pearl Academy 2022 Exam Pattern

Pearl academy admission 2021 entrance exam is conducted for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Mode of the Exam – Pearl Academy conducts the entrance exam in online mode.

Medium of the exam – The language of the exam is English

Format: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Duration of exam

  1. Design Stream: General Proficiency Test (GPT) + Design Aptitude Test (DAT) – 90 min 
  2. Business Stream: General Proficiency Test (GPT) only – 60 minutes 
  3. Media & Communication (Journalism & Entertainment): General Proficiency Test (GPT) + Media Aptitude Test (MAT) – 90 minutes

Duration of Personal Interview & Portfolio Showcase

  1. Design Stream: 30 mins of Personal Interview & Portfolio Showcase
  2. Business Stream: 30 mins of Personal Interview
  3. Media Stream: 30 mins of Personal Interview & Portfolio Showcase

Interview & Portfolio Evaluation:

  • Campus City Applicants (Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bengaluru) : Face to Face at Pearl academy Campus for February cycle. Online for April cycle.
  • Outstation Applicants: Online interview
  • Duration : 30 Mins
  • Portfolio showcase & discussion on the portfolio will be part of the interview process.

Note: Please note that there is no negative marking in our Entrance Exam Process.

Distribution table of questions and marks – The below-mentioned detail is as per last year record.

  • General Proficiency Test (GPT)
Sections Questions Marks
English Comprehension 10 10
English Language Ability 15 15
Logical Reasoning 10 10
Quantitative Ability 15 15
Data Interpretation 10 10
Total 60 60
  • Design Aptitude (DAT) – There is total of 4 questions from each section:
Sections Marks
Skill and Knowledge 25 marks
Analytical & Design Sensibility 25 marks
Observation and Lateral Thinking 25 marks
General Awareness & Perceptions 25 marks
Total 100 marks
  • Media Aptitude Test – There are 4 questions each of 20 marks in exam.
Sections Marks
Ideation on branding or advertisement 20 marks
Logo design or dialogues 20 marks
Expressions writing 20 marks
Short report writing 20 marks
Human behavior or visual elements 20 marks
Total 100 marks

Pearl Academy 2022 Exam Preparation Tips

Candidates appearing for the Pearl academy admission 2022 entrance test, must know the syllabus, topics and exam pattern of the exam, check some tips for the preparation of the exam:

  • General Proficiency Test (GPT) – In this section, candidates ability in English, logical reasoning is tested. To prepare for this section, candidates need to work on their grammar, vocabulary and the mathematical proficiency to solve the questions related to data interpretation.
  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) – This section measure the creativity and designing skills of the candidate. Candidates can improve their skills, observation, thinking by solving the more questions. For this section, candidates must solve more and more sample papers or previous question paper.
  • Media Aptitude Test (MAT) – This section focuses on the writing skills of the candidate. To prepare this section, candidates must-read on the current affairs, and must work on the creativity skills. They can refer to designing books for logos and advertisement banners.

Pearl Academy Admission 2022 Entrance Exam Instructions

The following are the point that must be known by every Pearl academy admission 2022 aspirant –

  1. Candidate must reach the exam center of pearl entrance exam 45 minutes prior to the actual timing.
  2. Candidate shall have their admit card along with ID Proof with them.
  3. Acquire the seat of your roll number only.
  4. Maintain silence in the examination hall.
  5. Smoking in the examination hall is strictly prohibited.
  6. Candidate shall not use any unfair means of communication
  7. Candidate shall be given a rough paper to do all the calculations. Apart from that paper, nothing else should be used for any sought of calculation.
  8. And, candidate is not allowed to carry any material other than admit card and id proof with them.
  9. No eatables are allowed inside the exam hall. 

Click here for the candidate guide for online assessment.

Pearl Academy Admission 2022 Selection Criteria 

Candidates can check the Pearl academy admission 2022 selection criteria from the below-mentioned points. 

For 11 Month PG Advance Diploma Design (Fashion & Textiles) – Selection is based on Portfolio evaluation & Personal Interview only. 

For 11 Months Professional certificate program – Selection is based on personal interview only. 

For undergraduate and postgraduate courses: Admission is based on written tests and personal interviews. Only those who clear written tests are called for a personal interview. 

Candidates can submit the online application form for Pearl academy admission 2022.

Pearl Academy Scholarships

The Academy provides Merit-cum-Means Scholarships to meritorious students for the first year only. The scholarship provides a partial waiver of tuition fees for the academic year only. 

  1. Merit based scholarship criteria: Candidate’s performance in qualifying exam, Pearl Entrance Examination and  Personal Interview is taken into consideration.
  2. Means criteria:  Student whose annual gross parental / family income from all sources is maximum 6,00,000 are only eligible to apply. 
  3. Additional Weightage: Wards of single parents 

Pearl Academy Lateral Entry 

Students studying in other colleges or universities may apply for lateral admission to Pearl Academy via the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) entry. Pearl’s APL Admission Panel will assess candidates under this criteria and – if selected – will call them directly for a personal interview.

APL (Accreditation of Prior Learning) is a process for assessing and recognising one’s prior experiential learning or certificated learning for academic purposes. Pearl Academy offers admissions under the APL entry scheme for students with advanced standing.

Documents to be submitted:

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

Courses Offered at Pearl Academy

The following UG and PG courses are offered at the various campuses of Pearl Academy:

4-year UG course

Name of the course Mumbai Delhi Bengaluru Kolkata Noida Jaipur
Fashion Design v v v v v v
Fashion Styling & Creative Direction v v v v v  
Graphics & Communication Design v v v v    
Interior Design v v v v   v
Fashion Communication v v v v    
Product Design v v v v    
Textile Design   v       v
Accessory Design v v       v
Animation & VFX v v v v    
Game Design v v v      
Jewellery Design           v
User Experience & Interaction Design v v v v    

3-yr UG course

Name of the course Mumbai New Delhi Bengaluru Kolkata
Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management v v v v
Global Luxury Brand Management v v v v
Journalism (Media & Communication) v v v v
Entertainment (Media & Communication) v v v v
Advertising & Marketing v v v v
Digital & Social Media Marketing v v v v
Digital Business & Data Analytics   v v v
Media & Entertainment Management v v    

2-yr PG courses

Name of the course Mumbai Delhi Bengaluru Kolkata Noida Jaipur
Fashion Design v v v v v v
Interior Design & Styling v v v v    
Fashion Styling & Image Design v v v v    
Fashion Business (Marketing & Merchandising) v v v v v  
Luxury Brands v v v v    
Graphics & Communication Design v v v v    
Fashion Communication v v v v    
Textile Design   v       v
Product Design v v v v    
Accessory Design v v       v
Journalism (Media & Communication) v v v v    
Entertainment (Media & Communication) v v v v    
Advertising & Marketing v v        
Branding & Digital Media v v        
Costume Design: Film, TV & Theatre v v        
Entrepreneurship & Startup Enterprise v v        
Media & Entertainment Business v v        
User Experience & Interaction Design v v v v    
Retail & Experience Design v     v    

11 month PG programme in Events & Experiential Marketing – It is offered in Delhi and Jaipur campuses only.

11-month Professional certificate programme

Name of the programme Mumbai New Delhi Noida Jaipur
Fashion Design v v v  
Fashion Media Make-Up v v v  
Professional Photography v v    
Styling for Interiors v v    
Celebrity & Bridal Hair and Make-up (specialized certification)* v v    
Advertising & Graphics v v    
Fashion Buying and Merchandising v v    
Digital Film Making   v    
Fashion Design: Indian wear   v v v
Personal Styling & Image Consultancy v v    
Fashion Photography   v    
Wedding & Events Photography   v    
User Interface Design   v    
Visual Merchandising & Display Design   v    
Surface Design for Fashion & Accessories   v    

Pearl Academy 

Pearl Academy is bringing creative minds for more than two decades now. Since its inception in 1993, it is leading the design, fashion and media institution sector in India. Academy offers more than 30 phenomenal under-graduate, post-graduate and professional development programmes through its campuses in Delhi, Noida, Jaipur and Mumbai. The Academy has the School of Fashion, Styling & Textiles, School of Design, School of Media & Journalism, and School of Creative Business. Every year Institute conduct exams for admission in various programmes. Usually, the exam has two stages. First is the written test and the second is the personal interview. Those who qualify for the written test are called for a personal interview. 

Pearl Academy 2022 FAQs

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Q1: What is the mode of the Pearl entrance exam?

Ans : The mode of the exam is Online.

Q2: For which courses will the Pearl entrance exam 2022 be conducted?

Ans : The Pearl entrance exam will be conducted for various UG and PG programmes in Fashion, Desing, Business, Journalism, Media.

Q3: What is the minimum eligibility criteria for the Pearl entrance exam?

Ans : Candidates who have completed 10+2 can apply for UG programs. Candidates who have completed graduation can apply for PG programs.

Q4: What is the selection criteria for admission to Pearl Academy?

Ans : For UG and PG courses in the Pearl Academy, admission is on the basis of the written exam and personal interview. Whereas for the professional certificate courses, admission is based on personal interview only.

Q5: Can I apply for more than 1 Pearl entrance exam cycle?

Ans : Yes, candidates can apply for any or multiple admission cycles by filling a fresh application form for each Pearl exam cycle.

For more information on Pearl Academy, download the Previous Year Information brochure.

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