PAF 2020 Pearl Academy of Fashion Entrance Exam

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11th Jan 2020

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What is PAF ?

Pearl Academy of Fashion Combined General Proficiency Test and Design Aptitude Test is a qualifying examination conducted by Pearl Academy. This is a national level examination. This is one of the best Fashion design institute in India, with its centers located at Delhi, Jaipur, Chennai, Ludhiana, Bangladesh along with U.A.E. It offers UG and PG courses in Fashion Design. There will be two tests that are General Proficiency Test and Aptitude Test. General Proficiency Test aims at testing the candidate's proficiency in the topics such as English Language, Language Ability, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation etc. Candidates of this entrance examination should have good creativity of Drawing, Design Ability, Power of observation and imagination, sensitivity to environment and communication skills.

PAF 2020 Important Dates

Registration Ends on 05-Jan-2020
Admit Card Date 07-Jan-2020
Exam Starts on 11-Jan-2020
Result Date 22-Jan-2020

Application Fees

Application fee is Rs. 1,000/- (non-refundable) to be paid using Credit Card / Debit Card / Demand Draft or by Cash at Accounts Counter of the Academy. Please keep your Credit Card / Debit Card / Demand Draft ready with you before applying. The Demand Draft should be in favour of “Creative Arts Education Society” payable at New Delhi.

PAF 2020 Admit Card

The Admit Cards will be available Online mentioning the date, time and venue of the Written Test and/or Personal Interview (as applicable) 4 days before the Written Test for each admission cycle on
The Academy may also send the Admit Cards via email on candidates registered email id.

Common Admit Card for Written Test & Personal Interview: The Admit Cards of all eligible candidates, whose completed applications have been received in time, will be available on Pearl Website ( as under:

  • First Cycle : 12th January 2016
  • Second Cycle: 19th April 2016
  • Third Cycle : 14th June 2016

The Admit Card will mention the date, time and venue of Written Test & Personal Interview.

Candidates are advised to check Pearl website for updates. Admit cards will not be sent by Pos

PAF 2020 Selection Procedure

Admission Cycles

To cater to an increase in volume of applications each year and widen its pan-India reach, the admission procedure at Pearl Academy is being organized in three cycles for Admission 2016.

  • Admission Cycle 1 – January 2016
  • Admission Cycle 2 – April 2016
  • Admission Cycle 3 – June 2016

We look out for talented, intelligent, ambitious students who are prepared to put in their best efforts to build the foundation for a successful and fulfilling career. We nurture young people who have the determination, potential and commitment to be the industry captains of tomorrow. So when we are assessing you, we will be particularly evaluating your career focus, your creative and aesthetic sense, your level of commitment and energy, your potential as a team member, your ability to handle stress, and of course, your communication skills.

For this purpose, every applicant passes through a 2-Stage Admission Process of written entrance test, followed by a personal interview.

Candidates are selected on Merit, based on their performance in the Written Admission Test and Personal Interview/Studio Test. The Programme and Campus will be awarded to successful candidates on the basis of their rank & preference.

Result is declared separately for each Admission cycle as per the cut off / grades and weightages for norms decided by Admission / Selection committee of the Academy.

A formal Admission Offer Letter will be sent to all the Successful candidates shortly after declaration of the result. Candidates will be required to pay the fees by stipulated date to secure their seats. In case a successful candidate does not pay the fees within the stipulated date, the seat will be offered to other deserving candidates.

In case a candidate is not selected or is not been offered his / her desired course or campus in Admission Cycle-1, it is open to the candidate to apply afresh for the next Admission Cycle.

The norms of the Selection are the sole prerogative of the Pearl Academy Admission / Selection Committee and the decision of the Admission / Selection Committee and the Management in matters concerning the admission process and selection will be final.

Test Centres


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Ahmedabad 1
Bangalore 2
Bareilly 3
Bhopal 4
Chandigarh 5
Chennai 6
Dehradun 7
Guwahati 8
Hyderabad 9
Jaipur 10
Kolkata 11
Lucknow 12
Ludhiana 13
Meerut 14
Mumbai 15
Nagpur 16
New Delhi 17
Noida 18
Patna 19
Pune 20
Raipur 21
Ranchi 22
Surat 23
Varanasi 24
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