365 diplomas awarded at PAF Convocation
November 09, 2011 - India
Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF), India’s leading Fashion and Design Institute known for its internationally benchmarked quality of education, hosted Convocation 2011 for its graduating batch. The 19th Convocation conferred Diplomas/Certificates to the graduates of Academic Year 2010-11 for thirteen programmes– PGFR, PGFD, PGGM, PGFMG (Post Graduate Programmes) and FMM, FSID, FD, TD, CD, FMP, FRM and PSB (Under graduate degree Programmes).
The event was graced by the esteemed presence of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Nottingham Trent University, Professor Neil T Gorman as the Chief Guest of the occasion. Mr. Deepak Seth Chairman, House of Pearl Fashions Ltd., Dr. AKG Nair, Group Director, Pearl Academy of Fashion and Col. Surojit Bose (Retd.) Group Registrar and Member Secretary, Pearl Academy of Fashion, awarded the diplomas to the graduate students.
Addressing the students at the Convocation, Dr AKG Nair said, “Pearl Academy of Fashion is proud of its alumni who have made an incredible mark in the fashion industry through their contribution and achievements. I have immense confidence and faith that the outgoing batch will carry forward the tradition by using their innovativeness, setting their goals on becoming gen next entrepreneur and contributing in the progress of the nation. I, on behalf of Pearl Academy of Fashion, congratulate all our graduates on the new beginning and wish them continued success. We assure to provide support from our end in their future endeavors.”
In his welcome address, Dr AKG Nair said that the high rank PAF occupies among fashion & design schools is not merely an indicator of its incessantly growing performance and popularity; but it also indicates the deep and constant commitment to improvise in institute’s organizational practices and contribution to the fashion and design fraternities.
Mr Neil T Gorman, Vice-Chancellor, Nottingham Trent University said, “I strongly believe that any top institute is known for its quality of its faculty and students. PAF is very strong in both these areas. This Institution combines the teaching of fashion and design as a discipline, with personality development and inculcation of values in harmony with India’s rich cultural heritage. “
Convocation 2011 ended on a high note with students throwing their graduation caps in the air, beaming eyes looking forward to yet another challenging phase of their lives and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow students & faculty members.
Pearl Academy of Fashion was founded in 1993. It is a leading fashion and design education institute in India. Graduates of the Academy are highly sought after in the fashion and design industry, and a number of PAF alumni are in key positions at leading design houses and fashion companies worldwide. The Academy takes pride in its high caliber faculty, outstanding track record in student exchange, international networking and placements. Pearl Academy has three campuses located in Delhi, Jaipur and Chennai.