Pearl Academy Fashion Entrance Exam

Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) Entrance Exam 2017

Last Date to Apply

June Cycle: 30 June 2017

About Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission

Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) Entrance Exam 2017 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 2017 will be done in multiple cycles that are January, April, June 2017.
  • 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

Pearl Academy of Fashion Important Dates 2017


Events January Cycle April Cycle June Cycle
Last Date of Receiving Application

January 20, 2017


17 May 2017 17 June 2017
Last of receiving applications from international/overseas candidates


- 30 June 2017
Fee Payment


19 May to 25 May 2017 -
Pearl Academy of Fashion Admit Card 21January  2017 22 May 2017 -
Entrance Exam January 28, 2017 (All Campus) 27 May 2017 (All Campuses)  24 June 2017
Personal Interview at all Test Centre January 28 to 29, 2017  27 May to 29 May 2017 -
Result Declaration 7 February 2017 May 31, 2017  -
Last Date of Fee Payment 31 March 2017 19 May to 3 June 2017  16- 23 June 2017 except Sunday, 18 June 2017



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Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Eligibility criteria

  • The applicant must have passed Class 12 examination or appearing in Class 12 examination in 2017 are eligible to apply
  • Academic Qualification: The applicant must have passed 10+2 or Equivalent examination from a recognised Board.
  • Citizenship: The applicant should be a Resident of India.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% in Class 12 Examinations.

Pearl Academy of Fashion Important Dates

Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Application form and Admit Card

Candidates can fill the Pear 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

Documents to be uploaded

  • 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:
    • Size: not be more than 1 MB
    • Format:  .jpg format

Pearl Academy Application Form 2017

Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Fees

PAF 2017 Application Fees: Candidates are required to pay Rs 1000 towards the Application fee charges.

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, Logical reasoning, Quantitative ability, 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.
    • It is of 120 minutes duration.
Course Exam
BA (Honours) Design Courses GPT & DAT
BA (Honours) Creative Business Only GPT


Previous Year Question Papers

Sample DAT Question Paper


  • 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:
    • Career Focus
    • Maturity & Confidence
    • General Awareness, Creative and Lateral Thinking
    • Ability to Analyze / Logical Reasoning
    • Intellectual / Creative Ability
    • Portfolio evaluation
    • Material Handling Skills (for Design streams)

Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Important details

Pearl Academy of Fashion Scholarships


  • 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) 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: –

  1. 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%).
  2. Awardee maintaining the minimum prescribed aggregate attendance.
  3. No disciplinary proceedings against the awardee.
  4. 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.

Pearl Academy of Fashion Admission Contact

Jaipur: SP-38A, RIICO Industrial Area, Delhi Road, Kukas, Jaipur – 302028
Tel: 01426-414800, 227515, 227616, 227617

Noida: B-25, Sector – 59, NOIDA – 201301, UP
Tel: 0120 – 4904000
Delhi: A-21/13 Naraina Industrial Area, Phase II, New Delhi – 110028
Tel: 011-49807100 / 101

Call: Toll Free: 1800 103 3005