Academic Year 2019 - 20
Under Graduate Programs
Accreditation Timeline -Pearl Academy
On successful completion of the program at Pearl Academy, students receive a Professional Diploma*.
Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment of students for Indian and International Bachelor’s degree from recognized institutions.
(a) International Bachelor’s Degree
Students have an option to obtain an internationally recognized Bachelor’s Degree by pursuing courses at Nottingham Trent University in UK; or University of Derby or Manchester Metropolitan University in UK; or Torrens University in Australia or University for the Creative Arts, UK. Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses.
(b) Indian Bachelor’s Degree
All students at Pearl Academy Delhi NCR and Mumbai campuses are provided an opportunity to pursue Bachelor of Arts from Delhi and Mumbai University respectively and students at Jaipur campus are provided an opportunity to pursue Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc.) from Rajasthan ILD Skills University. Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses.
For Pearl Academy Bengaluru Students, Pearl Academy will facilitate a Bachelor’s degree from Bangalore University, Directorate of Distance Education, Jnana Bharathi Campus Bengaluru. For Pearl Academy Kolkata campus, Pearl Academy will facilitate a Bachelor’s Degree from Netaji Subhas Open University(NSOU), Kolkata.
Students at Bengaluru and Kolkata would be provided an opportunity to pursue Bachelor of Arts from the Open University in their respective states.
For further details, students are requested to connect with Campus Counsellors.
*Pearl Academy is not a degree-granting institution and is not accredited by UGC, AICTE or any other regulatory body.
Post Graduate Programs
On successful completion of two-year PG program, a student is awarded a Post Graduate Diploma from Pearl Academy. All students get to learn latest international trends through masterclasses by global experts and can also avail international student exchange programs.
For students of Fashion Design, Fashion Styling and Image Design, Fashion Business, Luxury Brands, Communication Design, Interior Design & Styling and Fashion Communication, Post Graduate Diploma from Pearl Academy is validated by Domus Academy, Milan, Italy.
They get an opportunity to attend workshops, visit local factories / manufacturing units and interact with the industry experts of international market.
Students get to attend classes at Domus Academy, Milan. Additionally Domus Academy faculty visit Pearl every year as international faculty.
Pearl Academy is not a degree granting institution*.
*Pearl Academy is not accredited by UGC, AICTE or any other regulatory body.
Accreditation facts till Academic Year 2016
Pearl Academy does not offer any degree programs of it’s own. The BA (Hons.) and Masters Degrees are awarded by the Nottingham Trent University, UK.
The BA (H) and Masters Degrees, issued by Nottingham Trent University are not recognised by the UGC. Students with these degrees/qualifications are eligible to progress to any international university but are not eligible to transfer or progress to any university, deemed to be university or any institution recognised by UGC in India.
Students with NTU degrees are eligible for employment in private organisations in India or internationally, but not entitled to apply for Government jobs in India.
The Batch of 2016 will be the last cohort of students to graduate with NTU degrees upon completion of their program. There will be a gradual phasing out of the NTU validated courses, and students will be required to work to the following final completion dates:
MAs – to complete by July 2018
3 yr BAs – to complete by December 2019
4 yr BAs – to complete by December 2020
Pearl Academy and NTU continue to have a strong relationship.
Pearl Academy (“Academy”) reserves the right to cancel a course before or after its commencement of course by giving a notice, at any time due to any internal technical or administrative reasons or due to insufficient strength of the course. If Academy cancels a course, you will be eligible for a full refund of the course fee. Academy may also offer a transfer to another course as an alternative, subject to payment or refund of any difference in course fees.
Academy will process any refund due as soon as possible and, in any case, within 45 days of notice of cancellation. The refund will be made using the same method of payment that you originally used to make your course booking unless otherwise expressly agreed with you.
Academy will make all reasonable efforts to deliver the course as outlined on Academy’s site and in any brochure or published material. However, Academy reserves the right to:
a. Alter the timetable, location or presenters specified for a course; and
b. Make reasonable amendments to the content and syllabus of a course, when necessary.
Academy reserves the right to cancel your course booking in Academy’s absolute discretion, and refund all fees paid by you, irrespective of whether the course itself is to proceed, without any further liability on our part.
Academy also reserves the right to exclude you from any course before or after its commencement of course, if in Academy’s absolute discretion Academy considers that you are impeding the provision of the course or other of Academy’s activities, or your presence is bringing or threatening to bring the Academy or any part of it or its subsidiaries into disrepute. In these circumstances, Academy will refund all fees paid by you but will have no further liability to you in respect of such termination or exclusion.