Faculty

Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 28 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to create a change for a better tomorrow. They nurture creative minds and bring out the best in them over the years. Every student at Pearl is transformed into extraordinary leaders with the help of their support, guidance and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Take a look at these geniuses.

Antonio Maurizio Grioli
Prasanna Baruah

Prasanna Baruah

Head of Department, Fashion Design

 
Sabbah Sharma

Sabbah Sharma

Course Leader- Fashion Styling and Image Design

 
Shalini Gupta

Shalini Gupta

Head of Department, Styling and Beauty

 
Wajahat Rather

Wajahat Rather

Course Leader - Textile Design

 

Industry Exposure &
Masterclass

School of Fashion students get access to unmatched industry exposure through various industry projects, internships, field visits, study trips, interactions and networking opportunities as part of their curriculum. They engage with some of the most renowned industry leaders who mentor and guide them throughout their creative journey through various interactive sessions and masterclasses.

International
Opportunities

Every School of Fashion student can avail several international opportunities throughout their creative journey at Pearl. These include student exchange programs, an opportunity to transfer to any of our international partner universities*, internships, study trips, participation in international events, festivals and competitions. Take a look at some of these international offerings and achievements, here.

Achievements

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Nottingham Trent University, UK

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University of Derby

We have collaborated with University of Derby to provide new opportunities for academic and student exchanges, collaboration in research, and most importantly progression opportunity for Pearl Academy students into the final year at University of Derby to get awarded international degree in the U.K.

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Manchester Metropolitan University,UK.

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Torrens University, Australia

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Torrens University for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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LDT Nagold, Germany

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with LDT Nagold for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Italy

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Netherlands

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Amsterdam Fashion Institute for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Royal Academy of Art (KABK)

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Royal Academy of Art (KABK) for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

Industry Alliances

University for the Creative Arts, UK

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with University for the Creative Arts for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Manchester Metropolitan University,UK

We have signed an academic collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), UK. This collaboration provides Degree provision to our students by way of Progression onto the final year of MMU’s International Fashion course. MMU is ranked among the Top 30 in The Guardian University Guide 2019 (Design & Crafts / Fashion & Textiles categories) in UK. This collaboration offers our students an opportunity to learn, grow and study at MMU.

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Zuyd University

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Zuyd University for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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NHL University of Applied Sciences,Netherlands

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with NHL University of Applied Sciences for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Accademia Costume & Moda, Italy

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Accademia Costume & Moda for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Northumbria University, UK

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Northumbria University for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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University of the West of England, UK

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with University of the West of England for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Whitecliffe College of Art & Design, New Zealand

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Whitecliffe College of Art & Design for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Media Design School, New Zealand

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Media Design School for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Ecole Duperre, Paris

Pearl Academy has established extensive international tie‐ups with Ecole Duperre for student/faculty exchange, training and consultancy services, international conferences, and joint projects. Its vision embodies a commitment to global network and collaborations and sharing of best practices for mutual growth and benefits.

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Fashion Revolution India

Pearl Academy has partnered with the Fashion Revolution India in 2020. The collaboration includes:

  • Ethical Dialogue – A conversation series with industry stalwarts, exclusive to Pearl students
  • 2-year Research Project on issues related to Post-Production Textile Waste (PPTW) in the fashion industry.
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Fashion Incubator India

We have partnered with Fashion Incubator India to offer our students curated trips to international fashion weeks across the globe. Students get hands-on experience of working backstage and interning with renowned fashion stalwarts in Paris Fashion Week, Paris Couture Week, New York Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and Dubai Fashion Week.

 

Pearl Academy has an exclusive partnership to New York Fashion Week during the most popular season of the year, September. Around 40+ plus Pearl only students along with a faculty travel to NYFW. We also have a 10-days curated program in collaboration with Fashion Incubator India which includes fashion week experience, workshops and masterclasses with industry leaders in digital marketing, fashion photography, styling, media and PR and much more. This 10 days program is a part of students International Lab module.

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Facebook

As part of a larger global network under the Global University Systems, Pearl Academy now offers its students a unique and defined opportunity to learn, engage and develop topical skills of Digital marketing on some of the most popular social and digital engines around the world; Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. A space offering knowledge to build businesses, engage your potential customers base to reaching your targeted growth rate via digital understanding of businesses is offered by Facebook Blueprint.

Facebook’s global education and training program that empowers learners and businesses to reach their goals with Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. Learners around the world who have discovered Blueprint are developing their skills, testing their knowledge, and establishing themselves as experts in Facebook digital marketing. The students will get practical skills in developing ad campaigns across Facebook, Instagram & Messenger. There are also advanced level courses for those looking for more strategy

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Adobe partners with pearl academy to launch india’s first ‘Adobe Digital Technology Academy’

Inking a new chapter in skill development, Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, creative business and media, entered into a strategic tie-up with Adobe, for the launch of ‘Adobe Digital Technology Academy’ – a unique program, designed to help learners of today, leverage the power of digital technologies and tools for skill building. Aimed at providing new age employability skills and the cutting edge to gain success, Pearl Academy integrates key Adobe technologies as a part of its unique academic overlay ‘Total Learning System’.

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FDCI, the apex body of fashion design in India with over 400 members including Rohit Bal

FDCI, the apex body of fashion design in India with over 400 members including Rohit Bal, Sabyasachi, JJ Valaya, Namrata Joshipura, Anju Modi, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Manish Arora etc and Pearl Academy, leading design institute with a legacy of over two decades and centers in Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Jaipur have come together to nurture and develop the designers of tomorrow.
Advantages of the collaboration
FDCI designers to mentor Pearl Academy students FDCI masterclass for Pearl Academy faculty Pearl Academy students to showcase their graduating collection at FDCI Fashion Week

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Pune Design Festival – ADI Pune

Association of Designer of India – Pune Chapter brings a curated design festival with leading experts from varied design backgrounds to come together and engage in some of the finest conversations, discuss stories of trans-disciplinary collaborations between designers, other professionals, users, crafts communities, industry, academia and governments. Brings in the opportunity for students to be a part of the event while networking for projects, making contacts for project based mentorships and future work opportunities.

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EEMA

EEMA is an autonomous and non-profit registered body of companies, institutions and professionals operating within the Events and Experiential Marketing industry of India. It is the first and the only body of its kind, which seeks to bring together the country’s leading Event Management, Sports Management and Brand Activation companies, MICE and Wedding Planners, Experiential Marketers, Entertainment Professionals, Artist Management Companies and International counterparts on the same platform.

The objective of the collaboration is to provide students with an opportunity to explore event & experiential marketing as a professional career choice for their future and get the best guidance from industry experts.

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FICCI Frames

Pearl Academy associates with one of Media & Entertainment industry’s prominent event as their Academic Partners. Offers students an opportunity to intern, engage, network and be part of some of the most enthralling conversation encircling the media industry with its challenges and opportunities.

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Pearl Academy collaborates with Retailers Association of India

Pearl Academy collaborates with Retailers Association of India (RAI) to give yet another opportunity to Pearlites to discover and grow their career paths. Over the span of 25 years, Pearl Academy has become a globally renowned institution of higher learning with a focus on Internationalism; entrepreneurship and employability and this collaboration is another feather in cap. It brings along ample opportunities for placements and networking for students. The RAI member organizations will also act as academic advisory as well as aid the faculty of Pearl Academy in market research and case writing.

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Pearl Academy is the authorized study Centre of IGNOU

Pearl Academy is pleased to announce the establishment of IGNOU Study Centre at its Delhi NCR and Mumbai Campus. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), is the largest Open University in the world and is a National Resource Centre for Open and Distance Learning with international recognition and presence. The study centers of IGNOU form an important part of the overall structure of the University and are designed to provide extensive and efficient student support services. With this Pearl Academy students will be able to obtain an Indian Bachelor’s degree at the college premises. Click here to know more on the courses offered by IGNOU. Click Here

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Pearl Academy has been awarded certification of Affiliation from AMHSSC, NSDC

Pearl Academy is affiliated to AMHSSC (Apparel, Made-ups, Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council) to make students industry ready and provide them a competitive edge to succeed in the skill oriented creative domains. Our program in Fashion Design is also mapped to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF- Level 7). After acquiring the certificate in the desired NSQF Level, the students will not only be able to work in the prime domestic industries but will also have bright avenues for international openings. Level 7 of NSQF is equivalent to Graduation Level of Academic stream as per Government of India's orders

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Affiliation by Gems & Jewellery Skill Council of India

Pearl Academy Jaipur is the Authorised Training Partner of Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India. This association will provide an opportunity to the students, to apply and be awarded a Certification by Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and NSDC for the specific job roles in Jewellery Design.

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Affiliation with Media & Entertainment Skill Council, NSDC

Pearl Academy is affiliated to Media & Entertainment Skill Council to make students industry ready and provide them a competitive edge to succeed in the skill oriented creative domains. Through this alliance, the students will not only be able to work in the prime domestic industries but will also have bright avenues for international openings.

Advisory Board

Charudutt Chitrak

Charudutt Chitrak

Professional Photographer

 
Anuj Choudhary

Anuj Choudhary

Film Actor

 
Claudio Moderini

Claudio Moderini

Design Director - Innovation By Design (iXd)

 
David Abraham

David Abraham

Creative Director of Abraham & Thakore

 
Adrien Yakimov Roberts

Adrien Yakimov Roberts

Director of Education - Accademia Costume E Moda

 

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