B.Sc. Multimedia (Animation & Graphics) is a 3-year full-time undergraduate course in multimedia. The eligibility for which is 10+2 examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects or an equivalent examination with 50% of marks from a recognized board.
Many colleges and institutes offer this B.Sc. Multimedia (Animation & Graphics) course in India. Every college and institute has their own eligibility criteria, fees structure, and admission process.
Some of the top institutes and colleges are:
The average fee for this course ranges from INR 10,000 to 5 Lacs.
In this course, students study computer graphics, storyboarding, computer languages, technology, nature of the moving image, and appropriate mathematics. This course includes major topics such as feature films, animation films, product design, internet and mass media, automobile modelling, etc.
Admission to B.Sc. Multimedia (Animation & Graphics) course is based on merit-list or entrance-exam. Many colleges select candidates through a merit list prepared by a university for this course admission. Some of the reputed institutes conduct entrance examination along with the personal interview for selecting candidates for course admission. Entrance exams may vary from one institute to another. Few colleges directly admit students for this course admission.
After completing this course, candidates may get opportunities in the areas of CD-ROM Production, Gaming Industry, Graphics Designing, Media, News, Publishing Firms, etc. These graduates may work in positions like Animator, Content developer, Graphic designer, Modeler, Storyboard writer, etc. The average salary for these professionals ranges between INR 2 to 20 Lacs per annum based on their experience and expertise in this field.
Written below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester type|
|Admission Process||Merit-based or Entrance-based|
|Top recruiting organizations||Pixar, Disney, Dream works, Aardman, Sony, EA, Ubisoft, Lucas film, Frame store, MPC, Rushes, The Mill|
|Top recruiting areas||CD-ROM Production, Gaming Industry, Graphics Designing, Media, News, Publishing Firms|
|Top job profiles||Animator, Content developer, Graphic designer, Modeler, Storyboard writer|
|Course Fee||INR 10,000 to 5 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 20 Lacs|
B.Sc. Multimedia (Animation & Graphics) course in multimedia, animation, and filmmaking generally covers compositing, cinematography, character setup, stop motion, skinning and sound editing. This course study storyboarding, modelling and texturing, lighting and rendering, character animation, digital design, and particle and dynamics. This course also focuses on clay animation, classical animation, an overview of visual effects (VFX), preproduction, editing, and post-production process of film and television.
In this course, students learn how to work with actors, how to edit sound, and other techniques for film editing. Students also learn how to style and technique in animation have changed over time, review animation from the first animated films to present feature-length animations and also gives a student perspective on this rapidly changing art form.
Given below are the college names, location and the average structure of the fees which will be taken by the college for this course.
|COLLEGE NAME||CITY||AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE IN INR|
|Arena Animation||Chandigarh||INR 4,80,000|
|Goodwill College||Firozabad||INR 66,000|
|Hero Animations Academy||Bangalore||INR 85,000|
|IMS Design and Innovation Academy||Noida||INR 50,000|
|KC School of Management and Computer Applications||Punjab||INR 68,500|
|Lovely Professional University||Jalandhar||INR 3,27,000|
|Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences||Allahabad||INR 45,000|
|Srajan College of Design||Pune||INR 36,100|
|IIFA Lancaster Degree College||Bangalore||INR 3,26,000|
|Mody University||Sikar||INR 3,85,000|
|Amity University||Gurgaon||INR 2,33,000|
|IIFA Multimedia||Bangalore||INR 2,80,000|
|Chandigarh University||Chandigarh||INR 2,40,000|
|VIT University||Vellore||INR 2,91,000|
|Singhania University||Jhunjhunu||INR 60,000|
|RIMT University||Punjab||INR 14,100|
|GNA University||Phagwara||INR 2,70,000|
|NAM Institute for Professional Studies||Delhi||INR 2,10,000|
|Periyar Maniammai University||Thanjavur||INR 1,28,000|
For B.Sc. Multimedia (Animation & Graphics) course eligibility, candidates have to pass their 10+2 examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects or an equivalent examination from a recognized board. Candidates who have passed their higher secondary examination with 50% of marks in science stream are eligible for this course. The percentage may vary from one college to another. Many colleges conduct entrance exam for admission selection.
Admission to B.Sc. Multimedia (Animation & Graphics) course is based on merit-list or entrance-exam. Many colleges select candidates through a merit list prepared by a university for this course admission. Some of the reputed institutes conduct entrance examination along with the personal interview for selecting candidates for course admission.
Some of the entrance exams conducted by the top colleges and universities are:
Entrance exams may vary from one institute to another. Few colleges directly admit students for this course admission.
A semester-wise syllabus for B.Sc. Multimedia (Animation & Graphics)is given below. The syllabus may vary from one college to other.
|SEMESTER I||SEMESTER II|
|Foundation Art I||Foundation Art II|
|Classical Animation I||Classical Animation II|
|Digital Art||Design and Modeling|
|Concept Visualization||Advertising and Public Relations|
|Communication and Communication theories||Animation Techniques|
|Business Communication||Web Technology|
|Professional Communication and Technical Writing||Introduction to Multimedia Communication|
|SEMESTER III||SEMESTER IV|
|Animation I||Animation II|
|Visual Effects Design||Post Production|
|Film Analysis||Introduction to Cinematography and Lights|
|Media and Cyber Laws||Management Information Systems|
|Video and Sound Editing||Introduction to TV and Satellite|
|Principles of Management||Communication|
|SEMESTER V||SEMESTER VI|
|Production Process||Digital Film Production|
|Media Economics||Visual Perception|
|Introduction to Digital Image Processing||-|
Graduates in Multimedia field may get opportunities in areas like Advertising Business, Engineering, and Sales, Entertainment Industry, CD-ROM Production, Gaming Industry, Graphics Designing, Media, News, Publishing Firms, 3-D Modelling, Website Designing, Colleges, and Universities, etc. Apart from the film industry, professionals may work in other areas like software publishing, computer system design, insurance, data visualization, advertising, crime scene animation, medical, architectural, insurance, etc.
Professionals may work in positions offered by the top multimedia companies and organizations such as animator, games developer, graphics designer, illustrator, web designer, advertising art director, exhibition designer, film director, video editor, multimedia specialist, production designer, television production coordinator, television producer, video producer, film producer, etc. Few professionals may work as lecturer and teacher in top industries.
Given below are the major job positions, their descriptions, and the Average annual salary for each position:
|JOB POSITION||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY IN INR|
|Animator||Animators are responsible for creating animated narrative sequences by combining artistic skills with talents in many areas such as drama, comedy, advertising and computer modelling. They are constantly thinking about the world around them and need to be knowledgeable about local and global events, and they stay current on popular culture and trends since these topics provide the inspiration for their work.||INR 3 to 4 Lacs|
|Content developer||Content developers are responsible for writing content based on their client’s requirements and answer the questions raised by the clients. They may handle more advanced tasks like technical writing, preparing ad copy, explainer video or audio scripts. They may work in areas like journalism, marketing, optimization, or business fields.||INR 2 to 3 Lacs|
|Graphic designer||Graphic designers are responsible for help clients communicate an appealing image through digital, an electronic and print media. They may brochures, design logos, signs, movie credits and website graphics. They often work for advertising, marketing and media management firms. They also culturally sensitive in order to create images that are favourably received by consumers.||INR 4 to 5 Lacs|
|Storyboard writer||Storyboard writers are responsible for finding new ideas to write about and turn them into a new story. They must demonstrate a great amount of dedication and creativity. They must spend the time to think new ideas and figure out a way to write them. They should be proficient in punctuation, grammar, and misspelled words. After developing content, they should proofread and edit grammatical issues and other related errors.||INR 3 to 4 Lacs|