Pearl Academy, Kolkata

Kanak Building, 41, Chowringee Road, Kolkata, W.B, India - 700071


The Pearl Academy of Kolkata belongs to the large group of Pearl academies, renounced as one of the best design academics present in India. The Pearl Academy, Kolkata, was established in 1993 to inspire creativity and have a meaningful impact on society. Even though the Kolkata campus is fairly new, the curriculum it offers focuses on internationalism, employability, and entrepreneurship to meet the requirements of the fashion, design, and retail industry.

The Pearl Academy is well-known for imprinting creativity impact for 25 years on the industry of design, fashion, and media all over the country. Now it is going to continue the legacy in Kolkata too. The facilities at Pearl campuses are designed to help students learn beyond the books by incorporating new-age learning methodologies. The focus of the curriculum remains on promoting practical learning among students. This is done for improving their practical skills and employability. The academy helps to implement an improved understanding of the subjects and their advanced concepts.

The faculty team of the Pearl Academy, Kolkata constitutes the best brains of the industry of fashion and design selected specifically to groom the institute's students in the best possible manner. The academy also helps prepare them to expand their full potential and help them outgrow all their barriers and shine in their respective fields.


Name of the InstituteIIRF Ranking 2023
Pearl Academy, Kolkata# 16

Courses Offered

A variety of courses at the UG and PG level are offered to the students at Pearl Kolkata in the streams belonging to Design, Business, and Media & Communication. Courses offered by Pearl Academy, Kolkata are given below. 

UG ProgramsInterior Design
Animation and VFX
Graphic and Communication Design
Product Design
Entertainment Media Communication
Fashion & Lifestyle Business Management
Journalism Media Communication
User Experience and Interaction Design
PG ProgramsCommunication Design
Interior Design and Styling
Interaction Design (UI/UX)
Fashion, Business Marketing and Merchandising
Fashion Communication
Fashion Design
Fashion Styling and Image Design
Graphic and Communication Design
Journalism, Media and Communication

Course Highlights

  • All the professional courses here are taught within the best possible professional environment.
  • The interactive sessions taken by the faculty enables students to learn, grow and think out of the box.
  • Industry experts are invited to the campus to deliver the lectures to familiarize students with the present industry needs.
  • The various labs, libraries, resources available at the institute are made available to the students for their proper learning and growth.
  • Industrial visits at the best fashion, media and design companies are organized for the students to provide them with overall development.

Admission Process

The Pearl Kolkata offers courses in three different streams (Design, Business, and Media & Communication). So, to get admission to courses under these streams, you need to follow the common procedures of filling up the application form with the correct documents and paying the required fees. Following which the candidate must pass by the screens set before them for admission in the desired streams according to the requirements, which are as follows:

  • General Proficiency Tests (Common to all)
  • Design Aptitude Test (Design stream) / Media Aptitude Test (MAT)
  • Personal Interview (common for all)

Once the candidate clears all these screens, a seat is offered in the desired stream. Under special requirements with desired qualifications, the student is also provided tuition fees wavier of 50% and 25%. 


The Pearl academy invites various brands from national and international industries to participate regularly in the placement services of the academy. The Pearlites receive a platform to accomplish their dreams and become a hot favourite of big brands. Some of the famous and top class recruiters of graduates from Pearl Jaipur are as follows:

  • Myntra
  • Aditya Birla (MaduraF&L)
  • Future Group
  • Walt Disney
  • Pearl Global
  • Capgemini
  • Flipkart
  • TCS

Besides, several other industries of national and international importance visit the campus every year to recruit candidates for various internships and placements. Pearl Academy Kolkata also aims at providing its first passing batch and current students the best industry and academic exposure to help them learn, grow and flourish into the best professionals in their respective fields of interest.

Result and Cut-off

For getting admission in the desired course under the desired stream at Pearl Kolkata, the candidate must be a 10+2 pass from any discipline under a recognized board for undergraduate courses and must be a graduation pass from a known university for the postgraduate courses. If the given criterion is satisfied, the candidate can fill the application form, sit for the general proficiency test (GPT) followed by Design Aptitude Test (DAT)/ Media Aptitude Test (MAT). Following selection under these exams, the candidate is called for a personal interview where his portfolio is evaluated. On clearing all these exams, the candidate is offered a seat in a desired course of the desired stream.

Alumni Network

The alumni network of all the Pearl Academy campuses is very active, and they stay connected with the academy no matter where they go and how they communicate. They share a strong personal and professional bond among themselves and always stay ready to help their juniors to nurture and polish their skills with the development of a creative professional mind while studying. Like all the other centres, Pearl Academy, Kolkata also nourishes its students into being the best minds around in the industry. So, they can rule the industry of fashion, business, media, and communication along with helping their juniors once they pass out.

Campus Facilities

The campus of Pearl Kolkata is situated in the heart of Kolkata city among the lush green environment with complete facilities of library, cafeteria, canteen, healthcare, and wifi. The labs at the Kolkata campus are well-furnished and equipped to help the students take advantage of the practical skills and learn everything they study by doing. The rich infrastructure of both IT and campus, along with the resources, are available at the campus for the help of the students. Alongside, industrial visits to renowned companies help in the holistic development of the students.

Once you enter the campus of this premium academy, you can take full advantage of the beautiful and advanced campus of Pearl Academy, Kolkata, to explore and expand your full potential. The home-like hostel facilities with overall housing, entertainment, meal, and security support are provided by the academy to maintain psychological peace to the students. With the help of various events and webcasts organized by the academy in online and offline modes for the all-around growth of the student are ensured. This is done so that the students can turn their dreams into reality.

IIRF Ranking

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Top 40 Design Schools (Private)

Key Stats

Yes Scholarship Availability
Excellent Research Perspective