Highest package ₹15.5 LPA; Top recruiters IBM, Info Edge, Pantaloons, Reliance Retail, Simpra Foods (Dubai), Abraham & Thakore, Studio Lotus, Anagram Architects and Springtide Magazine, among others
Delhi, November 3, 2023: Pearl Academy, a leading institution for creative education, held its 31st convocation ceremony on November 3 at Siri Fort Auditorium, for the graduating batch of 2023.
It was an occasion to recognise the hard work and dedication of the graduates and celebrate the beginning of their promising journey ahead. Students have secured employment with prominent recruiters such as IBM, Infoedge, Reliance Retail, Abraham and Thakore, Pantaloons, Studio Lotus, Anagram Architects, Springtide magazine, Zee News, and Simpra Foods (Dubai), among others. With an impressive track record of 99 per cent students securing placements, the highest package this year stood at ₹15.5 LPA.
This year Pearl Academy introduced the AKG Nair Award in remembrance of the late AKG Nair, who served as the Group Advisor for Pearl Academy of Fashion. The award went to Shriya Tripathi, a textile design student currently working as an AI Designer at The Big Red Group. For her graduation project, Shriya repurposed cigarette butts into usable textiles. This groundbreaking work has earned Shriya a spot at the 26th Annual Iffti Conference in Seoul, Korea, in 2024, where she will present her research paper in the form of a Poster Presentation. Additionally, the yarn she developed is on its way to securing patent rights.
Speaking at the convocation, Aditi Srivastava, President, Pearl Academy, said, “We prepare our students to be ‘Complete Design Professionals’ by nurturing them with global exposure, technological expertise and life skills, in addition to entrepreneurial skills, a robust alumni network and industry connections. Through this holistic approach, students gain a well-rounded education that equips them with the practical skills, ethical values, and innovative mindset necessary to excel in the ever evolving and competitive design industry, positioning them as versatile and responsible professionals who can make a meaningful impact on a global scale.”
Students also get the opportunity to participate in exclusive industry events and fashion weeks in India, Paris, London and New York. The institution is committed to fostering a culture of creativity, diversity, inclusivity, ethical conduct, and excellence, empowering learners to shape an equitable, functional, and sustainable world.
The institution offers programmes in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Fashion Styling, Fashion Business, Fashion Communication, Interior Design, Communication Design, Product Design, Film and Gaming, besides a range of short-term courses.
Recently, an MoU was signed between the Creative Arts Education Society (CAES), operating through its constituent academic facilities of Pearl Academy and Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Institute of National Importance, MoYAS, Government of India, facilitating Bachelor’s / Master’s degrees at all Pearl Academy campuses, including Delhi West, Delhi South, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Jaipur. As per this MoU, all students at Pearl Academy campuses will receive degrees, effective 2024 intake.