Jaipur, 26 October, 2018: Pearl Academy, India's leading institute of design, fashion, business and media, organized its 12th annual convocation ceremony for the graduating batch of 2018 at the Pearl Academy campus in Jaipur.  Bibi Russell, a celebrated fashion designer from Bangladesh and a former international model was the Chief Guest at the event. Bibi Russell and Mr Bharat Kharbanda, Chief Operating Officer, Pearl Academy felicitated 118 post-graduate and undergraduate students from various streams for successful completion of their professional courses.

Overall, the year gone by witnessed over 96 per cent students securing job offers from various corporates & designer brands.  Companies such as Caratlane, IBM, Accenture, Capgemini and Walt Disney, Teach for India, Future Group, Ratan Textiles, Kilol, Raniwalas, Mad Creations, Palacio, were among the recruiters who visited Pearl Academy campus in Jaipur and employed young creative professionals. In 2018 alone, 654 new companies visited Pearl Academy campuses to hire professionals from different streams.

Taruna Vasu, Director, Pearl Academy Jaipur campus said “It is an overwhelming moment for me to see so many creative minds entering the professional world. Heartiest congratulations to each one of you. As you are transitioning from students to professionals, I am confident you will work with the same commitment and innovative spirit that you displayed at the college. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the industry for encouraging this talent over the years. All the very best for all your future endeavours.”

Bibi Russell who is working with the Government of India for the revival of textiles at various craft clusters said “I congratulate all graduates. The young generation is the future of fashion. Fashion is the most important for sustainable development. Young Designers need to understand their cultural heritage and contribute to the society to make the world a better place.”