Exam Briefing

For any information on courses, admission test and more, please contact campus counselors


Tulika Bhatia
+91 9214077763


Jinal Shah


Vidya Kalra

New Delhi



  • Q: I am interested in joining Pearl Academy. What are the main timelines for admission tests?
  • Q. What is Selection Criteria ?
  • Q: Can I apply for all Admission Cycles?
  • Q: Where do we send the form?
  • Q: What is the pattern of admission test?
  • Q: Where all would we have the test centres?
  • Q: How will I get the Admit card?

Admissions are open from November 2017 till June 2018 for the academic year commencing from July 2018.


UG/PG - Selection is based on entrance exam & personal interview.

Professional Certificate - Selection is based on personal interview only.

MA Applicants: - MAFT Course: Selection is based on personal interview & portfolio evaluation.
- MAFMG Course: Selection is based on written exam (GPT) and personal interview.

Yes. Applicants may apply for any or all admission cycle simultaneously by applying separately for each cycle.

Applicants using Offline Application are required to submit the completed form to the address below within the stipulated time-frame:

For Draft

Applicants using Online Application (with Demand Draft as payment option) are required to send the print out of the online application form (duly signed) along with a valid DD in favour of ‘Creative Arts Education Society’ payable at New Delhi at the following address latest by the stipulated date & time stated:

Admissions Department

Pearl Academy A-21/13, Naraina Industrial Area, Phase-II,
New Delhi 110028
Tel: 011 49807100 / 101

Candidates are advised to retain a copy of the application for future reference.

Applicants using Online Application (with Debit / Credit Card as payment option) are not required to send a print out of application.

Stage 1: Written Admission Test GPT and DAT

General Proficiency Test (GPT) evaluates a candidate’s proficiency in the English language, Logical reasoning, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

Design Aptitude Test (DAT) evaluates a candidates’ aptitude for creativity, drawing, design ability, power of observation and imagination, sensitivity to environment and communication skills.

Stage 2: Personal Interview (including portfolio evaluation / material handling skill test for Design streams).

All candidates are required to undergo a Personal Interview after the Written Admission Test at their respective Entrance Examination centre /Personal Interview centres mentioned on their Admit Card.

For MAFT Pathway: Selection is based on personal interview & portfolio evaluation

Below are the tentative exam cities

January Exam April Exam
New Delhi New Delhi
Jaipur Jaipur
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Lucknow Lucknow
Kolkata Kolkata
Mumbai Mumbai
Ahmedabad Ahmedabad
Noida Noida
Pune Pune
Patna Patna
Bangalore Bangalore
Bhopal Bhopal
Kochi Kochi

– The exam centre for MA applicants will be ‘NEW DELHI’ & ‘MUMBAI’ only.
– Other centres may also be added and such information, as well as the exact location of the centres, will be notified later.
– Pearl Academy reserves the right to cancel / add / change any entrance test center(s) due to administrative reasons.

The Admit Cards will be available Online with complete details of the date, time and venue of the Written Test and/or Personal Interview normally 4 days before the Entrance Examination for each admission cycle on pearlacademy.com