Bachelors of Design in Animation and VFX is a Full time 4 years graduation Course. The Course Focus on Animation & VFX for Students willing to make career in Advertisements, Gaming or film Industry. Animation is a method in which figures are manipulated to appear as moving images. Furthermore advance technique wherein integration of two live action footage together or CG elements to create realistic imagery is called VFX (Visual Effects). Moreover Visual Effects can also be defined as the process by which imagery is created or manipulated that does not physically exist for a Live looking action shot. In short Bachelors of Designing in Animation and Visual Effects is study of to make a drawing art moving converting into a Film and with special VFX effects that can be seen as a Live Action shot in 3D, 2D.
Bachelors of Designing in Animation and Visual Effects Covers the four types of Animation and 3 Types of Visual Effects in Teachings. Namely Traditional animation, Computer-generated imagery (CGI), Computer animation (3D, 2D animation), stop motion. Also three types of VFX like Computer-generated imagery (CGI), chroma keying (Compositing), Motion capture (mocap).
Bdes in Animation and VFX Course Teachings practices
Bdes in Animation and VFX is taught in a pragmatic manner to better Live understanding with smart Digital Tools. The common teachings involves :-
- Regular lectures.
- Industry leaders experiences lectures.
- Digital Tools Training.
- Live Projects.
- Field trips.
- Apprenticeship &
BDes in Animation and VFX Course Highlights
|Course Full Form||Bachelors of Designing in Animation and Visual Effects|
|Course Mode||Semester wise|
|Eligibility||12th Pass from Any Stream from Recognized Board or Equivalent.|
|Age Limit||No age Limit.|
|Medium of Teaching||The Course is Mostly taught in English but in Some Colleges in Hindi also.|
|Maximum Duration||Maximum Duration provided is 7 years from the date of admission.|
|Skills Required||Good communication skills, Good IQ, Presentation skills, High Patience & Observation, Drawing skills, Innovativeness, Creative nature.|
|Admission Process||It varies from College to College some require Entrance Exam followed by Interview. Some require SOP + Entrance Exam + Interview.|
|Software Introduced||Adobe After Effects|
|Bdes Course Fees (Annual in Rs)||Rs 2.0 lakhs to Rs 6.0 Lakhs per Annum (Including Admission Fees, Semester Fees, Examination Fees & all other Charges).|
|Higher Education||Students have multiple options for Making career in Design as they can Persue M.Design (Masters of Design in Animation and VFX ), MA Design (Masters of Arts in Design – Animation and VFX ), PGDM Animation and VFX (Post graduate Diploma in Management).|
|Career Opportunities||Media Houses, Television Channels, Production Houses, Ad Agencies, Animation Studios, Game Design Studios, Post-Production Houses/ Studios, OTT Platforms, Edutainment, Brand Design Agencies|
|Top Recruiters||Google, Flipkart, Amazon, Reliance Mediaworks Shoppers Stop, , Microsoft, Adobe, Beehives, Hotstar, Zee Televisions, Facebook, Tata Elxsi Limited, KPMG and Many More|
|Top Job profiles||Entrepreneur, 2D, 3D Animator, Animator, Blogger, Character Modeler|
Cinematographer, FX Artist, Games Developer, Idea Designer, Illustrator, Lighting Artist & Many More
|Average Salary||Rs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs|
|Top Bdes Colleges in India||NID, NIFT, ISDI, Atlas Skilltech University, UPES, Pearl Academy, UID, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, IIAD, ARCH, Presidency University, WOXSEN University.|
BDes in Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) Entrance Exams in India
|Entrance Exams||Conducting Bodies||Exam Dates||Last Date of Registration|
|Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)||Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay||23rd January 2022||Nov 16, 2021|
|NIFT Entrance Exam||National Institute of Fashion Technology||Likely January 2022||Tentatively December 2021|
|Pearl Academy Entrance Exam||Pearl Academy||February Cycle – Written Exam: 5th February 2022|
April Cycle – Written Exam: April 2022
|Feb Cycle – 31st January 2022|
|UPESDAT||University of Petroleum and Energy Studies||March 2022, April 2022, May 2022||31st March 2022|
|NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)||National Institute of Design||Sunday, 2 Jan, 2022||Tuesday, 30 November 2021|
|ISDI Challenge||Atlas Skilltech University||Early Cycle -31st October 2022|
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022
|Early cycle – 1st to 30th November 2021.|
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022.
|United World Institute of Design Entrance Exam (UIDDAT)||Karnavati University||January 30, 2022||January 15, 2022|
|Sushant University Design Aptitude Test SUDAT||Sushant University||2nd February, 2022||25, February 2022|
Best Career Options after Bdes in Animation and VFX
There are many lucrative career options after Bdes in Animation and VFX.
- Persue Higher Education (Masters) of 2 years in Duration in Accessory Design
- Become an Entrepreneur and Start own business (Startup). Many Top BDes Colleges in India even provide seed funding to their passing out students for startups.
- Various other lucrative job profiles are as following:-
|2D Animator.||Compositor||Illustrator||Quality Auditors|
|3D Animator.||Concept Artist||Lighting Artist||Rigging Artist|
|3D Assets Developer.||Craftsmanship Director||Matchmoving Artist||Roto Artist|
|Animator||Director of Photography||Mechanical Designer||Sound Artist|
|BG Modeler||Fashion Consultant||Modelling||Storyboard Artist|
|Blogger||Fashion Designers||Motion Graphics Artist||Texturing & Lighting Artist|
|Character Modeler||FX Artist||Personal Stylist||VFX Artist|
|Cinematographer||Games Developer||Pre – Viz Artist||Video Editor|
|Comic Book Artist||Idea Designer||Product Development Managers||Visual and Apparel Merchandisers|
Bachelors of Design in Animation and VFX Syllabus
|1st Year||2nd year||3rd year||4th year|
|Natural & Built Environment||History of Design||Storytelling and Script Writing||Speculative Design|
|Body & It’s Extension||Design Basics||Character Design and Development||Professional Ethics|
|Design Abilities 1||Image Making,||Visual Development||Immersive Animation Lab|
|Immersion Lab 1||Digital and Analog Tools||3D Modelling and Animation||Portfolio Creation|
|Culture, History & Narratives||Signs and Symbols||Experimental Animation||Design Management|
|Identity, Memory & Imaginations||Fundamentals of Animation||Industry/ International Experience||Major Project|
|Design Abilities 2||Film Studies||Visual Effects|
|Immersion Lab 2||Sound and Image Design|
|Internship||Introduction to 3D|
Documents Required for Bdes in Animation and Visual Effects Admission
Following Documents are required to Upload at the Time of application in Ddes in Animation and VFX or Carry at the time of admission.
- Mark sheet and pass certificate of your Class X or XII examination.
- School leaving certificate
- Entrance Exam Score Card
- Aadhar Card
- Transfer certificate
- Domicile certificate/ Residential proof certificate (Sthaniya Pramand patra)
- Character certificate/ Migration certificate
- Caste Certificate
- Proof of disability (if any)