FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Q11: When does the academic year begin?
A11: The Academic Year starts July / August every year.
Q12: Should I go for Admission Cycle 1 or Admission Cycle 2?
A12: A student may apply for admission in either of the Admission cycles. However if you would like to secure your seat early in the desired course & campus we encourage you to apply in Cycle 1. The evaluation criteria and admissions process is the same for both cycles.
Q13: Do you have situation test as part of admission process?
A13: No; the admissions are based on the performance of the candidates in the written entrance test followed by Personal Interviews.
Q14: Do you offer counseling as part of admission process?
A14: Yes; counseling will benefit candidates in better understanding various program options at Pearl Academy so that candidates can make an informed choice. You are most welcome to visit us and meet our counselors.
Q15: What if I don’t get admission in Admission Cycle 1?
A15: Deserving candidates of Admission Cycle-1 who have not been offered admission to their preferred choice of programme and campus, but are considered eligible for admission, would be Waitlisted, and considered for selection in Admission Cycle-2.
Waitlisted candidates of Admission Cycle-1 are not required to appear for Written Entrance Exam and Personal Interview in Admission Cycle-2 Intimation regarding Wait listing of a candidate will be shared at the time of declaration of Admission Cycle-1 result.
Waitlisted candidates would be intimated about their status at the time of announcement of Admission Cycle-2 result.
However, candidates who have not been selected or waitlisted in Admission Cycle-1 may appear for the Written Entrance Exam and Personal Interview in Admission Cycle-2.
Q16: What if don’t get my 1st choice of programme / campus?
A16: In case you don’t get your 1st choice of programme / campus, you would be offered your 2nd Choice based on your rank / merit list. If you haven’t provided your 2nd choice then you would be Waitlisted. (For more details on Waitlisting, please refer Q. No. 16 above).
Q17: What if I don’t want my second choice, I changed my mind I still want my first choice?
A17: If you have cleared your Test/Interview and have been offered a seat as per your second choice and you would prefer to go with your fist choice, we would place you in the Waitlisted Category and you may get considered in the Admission Cycle 2.
Q18: What if I don’t get admission in Admission Cycle 2 as well?
A18: You can get in touch with our Counseling team at Naraina Campus. They would help in counseling you for an alternate course which may be suitable to you.
Q19: What about foreign / international students?
A19: A few seats are reserved for foreign nationals. Such candidates will have to compete against the reserved seats for admission. Pearl Academy facilitates telephonic and online (Skype / video conferencing) interviews for the international / overseas applicants. For more information, please visit: applyadmission.net
Overseas Candidates : Last of receiving applications from international / overseas / PIO / SAARC Countries / NRI candidates is 12th July 2013 (Friday).
Q20: Can I avoid the entrance Test / Interview altogether and block my seat by coming through the Industry quota?
A20: Yes, however, the Industry quota seats are limited.Please note that the semester fee paid at start of semester is non-refundable. Please email us firstname.lastname@example.org more details.