Animation Course Details

09 May, 2018

Animation course is one among the most demanded courses in today’s world, firstly animation is not related to cartooning it is creating of Visual effects with using latest technologies and is more of creating effects and Visual treat. Television, films and advertising industry all have an insatiable demand for animations and special effects. In the very recent trend India is emerging in the field of “Animation” and this would create a very huge employment in India, there are many big giant companies who are outsourcing their animation work in India like Disney. Animation specially do not have course structure, they differ from institute. Animation as a Profession can be the best decision for those who are computer lovers, who can think different, innovative and keep capacity of presenting what they think. This profession is very Lucrative where your passion and zeal matters, how you create illusion & visual treat to others. One who is interested to learn different approaches, methods and techniques of Animation can pursue their career in Animation.

Animation Course Summary
Field Type Animation
Courses Available Bachelor course, Certificate course, Diploma course and Master Level course
Tenure 3-4 year
Minimum Qualification 10+2 from any recognized Institute
Stream Required Science/Arts/Commerce

Animation Course Structure

The Course structure mentioned here is by IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Bombay, Powai. Students would learn all this things mentioned below when they pursue their animation career in IIT Bombay


1st Semester

  • Visual Language – Syntactics
  • Animation Principles and History
  • Animation Process and Visual Form
  • Art, Design and Society I
  • Design Issues
  • Animation Theory I
  • Computers for Animation

2nd Semester

  • Animation Design and Theory
  • Animation Scripting and Methods
  • Animation Theory II
  • Art, Design and Society II
  • Computers for Animation

3rd Semester

  • Sound and Camera
  • Indian Thought and Tradition
  • Elective V
  • Elective VI
  • Summer Project I (mid May – mid June)
  • Design Project II (mid July – end November)
  • Total Credits (C)

4th Semester

  • Design Research-Seminar
  • Design Project III – Stage 1 (from December 1st – end February)
  • Design Project III – Stage 2 (from March – April /June)

Field Work for Animation Course

Any person who have any bachelors, masters and diploma degree can work as:

  • Web designer
  • Game designer
  • Digital video editor
  • Multimedia artist
  • 3-D animator
  • Digital video editor
  • Technical trainer
  • AV Editor
  • 2d/3d Animator
  • Visualizer

List of Certified degree for Animation in India

  • Bachelors Course
  • Bachelor of Arts – Animation & Digital Arts
  • Bachelor of Animation
  • B A (Animation and Computer Graphics)
  • B A (Animation and Graphic Design)
  • B A Digital Film Making and Animation
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Animation
  • Bachelors of Science in Animation and Visual Effects
  • Bachelors of Science Animation and Film Making
  • Bachelors of Science in Animation
  • Sc. Media Graphics & Animation
  • Bachelor of Science (BS): Multimedia and Animation Degree
  • Masters Corse
  • A. Animation
  • M Sc (Multimedia & Animation)
  • Master in Animation and Special Effects
  • Advance Diploma Course
  • Advance Diploma in 3D Animation, VFX and Multimedia
  • Advance Diploma in Animation and Visual Effects
  • Advance Diploma in 3D Animation
  • Diploma in 2D and 3D Animation
  • Diploma in Animation Software
  • Diploma in Digital Animation
  • Certificate Courses
  • Certificate Course in 2D and 3D Animation
  • Certificate Course in Animation
  • Certificate Course in Visual Effect (VFX)

Top Animation Colleges in India

With the growing concern and demand of 21st century, we are more attracted to 3D and 4D things. In such era Animation plays a very important role and there are many such institutions where animation as course is provided but if you want to go for best. Here are some really best institutes where animation can be learnt in real sense. Contact details and ranks of Institute are also given for your convenience.


Top Colleges in India offering Animation Courses
Sr. no. Name of institute Contact details
Phone no E-mail ID
1 Arena Multimedia 011 4506 9596
2 Global School of Animation 011-29562222,
3 Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematic (MAAC) 011-47012674-76 ,
4 Tekno Point Multimedia 096 20 926622
5 Picasso Animation College 098 11 469622
6 Massco Media (MM) 0120 – 2519000
7 Zee Institute of Creative Arts (ZICA) 011 25559422
8 Whistling Woods International Institute. 022 3091 6146
9 Apeejay Institute of Design 011 2995 5459
10 Escotoonz Animation 011 – 2284911  N/A

Top Animation companies in India

Following mentioned list of companies are top 10 Animation companies in India who are well known for providing employment and producing expertise staff who are a perfect match for animation field

  1. Pentamedia Graphics
  2. Maya Entertainment
  3. Toonz Animation India
  4. UTV Toonz
  5. Heart Entertainment
  6. Nipuna Services
  7. Padmalaya Telefilms
  8. Jadoo Works
  9. Crest Communications
  10. Silvertoon Studio



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