Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) Entrance Exam 2018 is conducted at the national level by Pearl Academy of Fashion conducted by the Pearl Academy of Fashion as a qualifying Examination for admissions to the various design courses offered at the academy. Pearl Academy Admission 2018 will be done in multiple cycles that are January, April, June 2018. Admissions in Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Diploma courses will be done on the basis of a written exam followed by personal interview. Pearl Academy of Fashion has 3 campuses which are located in Delhi & Noida, Jaipur, Mumbai.
Pearl Academy of Fashion Course for the Undergraduate admission are:
BA (Honours) Design Courses - 4 Years
Fashion Design - FD
Fashion Styling & Image Design- FSID
Communication Design - CD
Interior Architecture and Design- IAD
Pearl Academy also offers admission to its Interior Architecture & Design Course the basis of the NATA Score. Those candidates who appear in NATA are exempted from giving the Entrance Exam. They need to only appear for Interview once they have taken NATA.
Interior Product Design- PD
Jewellery Design - JD
Fashion Media Communication- FMC
BA (Honours) Creative Business- 3 years
Fashion and Lifestyle Business Management - FLBM
Luxury Brand Management - L BM
Online Business - FLE
Latest Update:The last date to apply for the April Cycle is 14 April 2018. The result for the January cycle will be released on 24 January 2018.
Pearl Academy of Fashion Dates 2018
April Cycle (Tentative)
June Cycle (Tentative)
Last Date of Receiving Application
8 January 2018
14 April 2018
Last of receiving applications from international/overseas candidates
Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Application form and Admit Card
The application process for the Pearl Academy for the April Cycle has started. The candidates can fill the form on or before 14 April 2018. The candidates can fill the Pearl Academy Application Form via either of the three modes mentioned below:
Mode 1: OFFLINE by purchasing Application Kit from the Pearl Academy campuses
Mode 2: OFFLINE by purchasing Application Kit from authorised Sales Counters.
Mode 3: ONLINE
PAF 2018 Application Fees: Candidates are required to pay Rs 1,000 towards the Application fee charges.
Documents to be uploaded along with Pearl Academy Application Form
Photograph: Softcopy (scanned copy) of recently taken passport size colour photograph, preferably in white background with following specifications:
Size: not be more than 1 MB
Format: jpg format
Signature: Softcopy (scanned copy)of Signature of the Candidate with following specifications:
Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Result and Counselling
Written Exam: On the basis of the result of Written Admission Test, candidates will be shortlisted according to their scores in the exam.
Personal Interview/ Pearl Academy Studio Test: Shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview/ Studio test.
Final Selection: On the basis of personal interview and the Written Examination final list of candidates will be prepared.
Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Exam pattern
Medium: English only.
General Proficiency Test (GPT) is administered to judge a candidate’s proficiency in the English language (comprehension, vocabulary and expression), Language Ability, Logicalreasoning, Quantitativeability, Data Interpretation, basic Mathematics, etc.
For GPT, the student has to answer 60 questions in 60 minutes
Design Aptitude Test (DAT) examines candidates’ aptitude for creativity, drawing, design ability, the power of observation and imagination, sensitivity to environment and communication skills.
All candidates are required to undergo a Personal Interview after the Written Admission Test at their respective Entrance Examination Centre.
Candidates appearing for the Written Test in Delhi / NCR, Noida, Jaipur, Mumbai and Chennai centres are required to appear for the Personal Interview at respective Pearl Academy Campuses only.
A candidate is judged on various parameters by a panel as listed below:
Maturity & Confidence
General Awareness, Creative and Lateral Thinking
Ability to Analyze / Logical Reasoning
Intellectual / Creative Ability
Material Handling Skills (for Design streams)
Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Important details
The scholarships offered by Pearl Academy are given below. There are two types of scholarships offered by mostly all the Institutes i.e. Merit Cum Means Scholarship which is for new entrants and another one is Merit based scholarship which is for the Toppers of the course. Therefore, the Pearl Academy too offer two scholarships.
Scholarships offered by Pearl Academy of Fashion
MERIT-CUM-MEANS (NEW ENTRANTS)
The Academy awards Merit-cum-Means Scholarship to all the new students of regular UG / PG / Masters Programmes at the time of admission, for the first year only. The Merit-cum-Means Scholarship (new entrants) provides a 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:
Merit Criterion: For UG applicants – Performance in Class 10 / Pearl entrance exam / Personal interview / Studio Test.
Means Criterion: Annual gross parental/ family income from all sources – maximum Rs. 4,50,000 (criteria as per Govt. of India notification).
Additional Weightage:Wards of a single parent.
MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (COURSE TOPPERS)
Merit Scholarship (Course Toppers) is awarded annually to students who have topped (1st rank) their respective cohorts, subject to the class size of minimum 30 students.
Merit scholarship (Course Toppers) is subject to: –
Course Topper achieving the minimum prescribed standards of achievement (Higher Second Class in UG / First Class in PG / Commendation in Masters Programme – i.e., min. 60%).
Awardee maintaining the minimum prescribed aggregate attendance.
No disciplinary proceedings against the awardee.
The Course Topper should achieve minimum 70% or above (First Class in UG / Distinction in PG & MA).
Pearl Academy of Fashion- It is a unit of “Creative Arts Education Society”, a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, New Delhi.