Delhi, October 25:  Pearl Academy, India's leading institute of design, fashion, business and media, organized its 26th annual convocation ceremony for the graduating batch of 2018 at the Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi. Manish Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, National Skill Development Corporation and Kulmeet Bawa, Managing Director, Adobe India & South Asia, were the Chief Guests for the occasion. The Guests of Honor along with Group Chairman - Mr Deepak Seth and Ms Nandita Abraham, President, Pearl Academy felicitated 1100 students from Delhi and Noida campuses of the Institute for successful completion of their professional courses.

Whopping 99% students of Pearl Academy seeking jobs have been successfully placed in leading corporates and designer brands this year. Recruiters such as Accenture, IBM, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Capgemini, H&M, Walt Disney and leading brands such as Ritu Kumar, Shantanu & Nikhil, Abraham & Thakore have visited Pearl Academy campuses and recruited young creative professionals. In 2018 alone, 654 new companies visited Pearl Academy campuses to hire professionals from different streams.

Speaking on the occasion, Professor Nandita Abraham, President, Pearl Academy said “It gives me great pleasure to congratulate each one of you on the successful completion of your course. Your dedication to learning and to innovate has been invaluable for our institute. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the perseverance and hard work of our faculty whose support has helped students achieve milestones every year.  Last but not the least, I would also like to thank the industry for nurturing this talent over the years and our international partners who have provided the much needed global exposure making our students ready to take on the world. My best wishes for all your future endeavours.”  

Manish Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, National Skill Development Corporation said “I feel honoured to be part of this special event today. I congratulate each one of you for your hard work and passion for learning. I am sure with the skills and knowledge that you have learnt at Pearl Academy; you will achieve great height in your respective fields. Make the best use of every experience and never cease to learn.” 

Congratulating students on the occasion, Kulmeet Bawa, Managing Director, Adobe India & South Asia said “This is a big day for all of you but this is also the beginning of a new phase in your life. Try to integrate creativity with the latest technology and innovation and see what new possibilities it creates for you. India is already moving fast on its digital path, it is a golden opportunity for you all to make a huge contribution in making India a digital superpower. My best wishes to all of you.”