About Pearl Academy Entrance Exam 2020

Pearl Academy Of Fashion Entrance Exam is conducted by the Pearl Academy of Fashion for admission to its various undergraduate degree programmes in design, fashion, business and media. The test happens multiple times in a year as and when seats are available. Students can take admission at one of the many campuses located in Delhi, Noida, Mumbai and Jaipur. 

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: 5 times a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Pearl Academy

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Pearl Academy Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

05 Oct, 2019 - 05 Jan, 2020

Application - January session | Mode: Online Ongoing

07 Jan, 2020

Admit Card - January Session | Mode: Online

11 Jan, 2020

Exam - January Session | Mode: Offline

22 Jan, 2020

Result - January Session | Mode: Online

05 Oct, 2019 - 12 Apr, 2020

Application - April session | Mode: Online Ongoing

14 Apr, 2020

Admit Card - April Session | Mode: Online

18 Apr, 2020

Exam - April Session | Mode: Offline

30 Apr, 2020

Result - April Session | Mode: Online

PAF entrance exam is conducted in various admission cycles by the Pearl Academy of Fashion for admissions across its four campuses located in Mumbai, Delhi NCR East, Delhi NCR West and Jaipur. The eligibility criteria for various programmes are given below:

  • 3 or 4 year UG course - Pass in 10+2 in any discipline.
  • 2 Year PG course or 11 Months PG program - Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • 11 Months Professional Program - 10+2 or equivalent

Candidates appearing for their qualifying examination can also apply for provisional admission. 

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Mode of Application : Offline and Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Demand Draft | Other

Candidates have to apply online or offline to appear for the PAF entrance exam conducted by the Pearl Academy of Fashion. Candidates applying online have to visit the Admission portal on the official website and fill the online application form. They have to select choice of course and campus, submit a scanned copy of passport size photograph, provide details of educational qualifications (marks / grade / year of passing etc) and pay a non-refundable registration fee of Rs 1500 through net banking or credit or debit card. Candidates who have applied online and chosen demand draft as the payment method must make the DD in favour of 'Creative Arts Education Society'  and send it to the Admissions Department along with a duly signed print out of the application form. Candidates can also apply through offline mode by purchasing an Application kit for Rs 1500 from any of the Pearl Academy campuses and authorised sale centres. Candidates can check the status of form submission by logging on the website through their email id. 

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, SC, ST, OBC PWD Offline Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1500
SC, ST PWD Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1500

Pearl Academy Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus

English language
Logical reasoning
Quantative ability
Data interpretation

PAF entrance exam is conducted in multiple cycles throughout the year by the Pearl Academy of Fashion. The exam consists of two stages:

  • Stage 1 - Candidates have to appear for a written examination at their respective test centres mentioned on their admit cards. The written test comprises of two sections - General Proficiency Test (GPT) and Design Aptitude Test (DAT). GPT assesses the candidate’s proficiency in the English language along with Logical reasoning, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation. DAT evaluates a candidate's aptitude for communication, drawing, creativity, and tests his/ her ability to design, imagine and observe. 
  • Stage 2 - Candidates have to appear for a Personal Interview after the examination to showcase their portfolio and in the case of design streams, to undergo a material handling skill test.

The admit card for PAF entrance exam for first session  will be available on January 7 while candidates can download the same on April 14 for second session. Candidates should keep visiting the Pearl Academy of Fashion website for updates on the entrance examination. Admit card will be made available online through the website with complete details of the date, time and venue of the Written Test and/or Personal Interview.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Portfolio

Result of PAF entrance exam is announced separately for each admission cycle on the official website of Pearl Academy of Fashion. The result for first cycle will be announced on January 22 while candidates can download the result for second session on April 30, 2020. Candidates can view the result only through the online mode by clicking on the 'Admissions' tab, going to the 'Result' link and entering login details. Candidates will be selected for admissions across Mumbai, Delhi NCR East, Delhi NCR West and Jaipur campus on the basis of their performance in PAF entrance exam 2020 and the personal interview. A final merit list will be prepared by the Pearl Academy containing the names of the selected candidates and the programme offered along with the campus allocated.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Educational qualifications details (marks/grade/passing year, etc.)

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Questions related to Pearl Academy Entrance Exam

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can we apply for pearl entrance exam second time for same year academic year

Sharon Rose Student Expert 25th Nov, 2019

Hello Soham,

Pearl academy entrance exam is conducted 5 times round the year as and when seats are vacant. And there is no limit for number of attempts but you need to fulfill the eligibility criteria which is as follows

  • A candidate must have passed bachelor's degree in any discipline after completion of 10+2
  • Candidate who have passed masters degree are also eligible
  • Candidates who have done 11 month professional course after 10+2 are also eligible.
  • Candidates who are in their final year are also eligible.

So yes, you can apply if you have fulfilled the above eligibility criteria.


is their any negative marking for entrance exam 2020?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 21st Nov, 2019


pearl academy conducts different aptitude test for various courses. like under graduate , post graduate and diploma courses. there is no mention of negative marking in the official website.

you may follow the below link to know in details:



What will be the syllabus of entrance exam of fashion designing

Neha Singh Student Expert 9th Aug, 2019

Syllabus for Pearl Academy General Proficiency Test (GPT)

Aspirants can prepare subjects/topics mentioned below to perform well in this entrance exam conducted by Pearl Academy:

  •          English language (comprehension, vocabulary and expression)
  •          Language Ability
  •          Logical Reasoning
  •          Quantitative Ability
  •          Data Interpretation
  •          Basic Mathematics

Syllabus for Pearl Academy Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

In this part of Pearl Academy admission process aspirants are evaluated on the basis of their creative aptitude, drawing ability, observation power, imagination, sensitivity to environment as well as their communication skills.


when will the next month in which Pearl academy entrance test will held??

Ayush Agarwal 2nd Aug, 2019


 I'm sorry but according to the official website of the Pearl Academym, the entrance test was supposed to take place today, that is 2nd August 2019. And there are no other dates given for the exam. So that should mean that there will not be any test in recent time.

I wish you best of luck

Thank You


When is the next entrance exam?

Vidhita Sachdeva 25th Apr, 2019

Currently April cycle of Pearl Academy Entrance Exam 2019, is running. The last date to fill the form was 20th April 2019 and entrance exam will ne held on 27th April 2019. If you could not register for this month, the next is May cycle and last date of filling Pearl Academy Entrance Exam application forms is tentatively in Third Week of May 2019 and entrance exam will be held tentatively in Fourth week of May 2019. 

There are two more cycles in June and July, after that orientation will take place.

For more details visit the link given below


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