BDes in Animation and VFX

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 manipulat-ed to appear as moving images. Furthermore advance technique wherein integration of two live action footage together or CG elements to create realistic imagery is known as VFX (Visual Effects). Moreover Visual Effects can also be known as the process by which imagery is creat-ed 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.
  • Presentations.
  • Digital Tools Training.
  • Workshops.
  • Live Projects.
  • Field trips.
  • Internships.
  • Apprenticeship &
  • Training’s.

BDes in Animation and VFX Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelors of Designing in Animation and Visual Effects
Degree TypeGraduation.
Course ModeSemester wise
Eligibility12th Pass from Any Stream from Recognize Board or Equivalent.
Age LimitNo age Limit.
Medium of TeachingThe Course is Mostly taught in English but in Some Colleges in Hindi also.
Maximum DurationMaximum Duration given is 7 years from the date of admission.
Skills RequirementGood communication skills, Good IQ, Presentation skills, High Patience & Observation, Drawing skills, Innovativeness, Creative nature.
Admission ProcessIt varies from College to College some require Entrance Exam follows by Interview. Some require SOP + Entrance Exam + Interview.
Software UsageAdobe 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 EducationStudents 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 OpportunitiesMedia Houses, Television Channels, Production Houses, Ad Agencies, Animation Studios, Game Design Studios, Post-Production Houses/ Studios, OTT Platforms, Edutainment, Brand Design Agencies
Top RecruitersGoogle, Flipkart, Amazon, Reliance Mediaworks Shoppers Stop, , Microsoft, Adobe, Beehives, Hotstar, Zee Televisions, Facebook, Tata Elxsi Ltd, KPMG and Many More
Top Job profilesEntrepreneur, 2D, 3D Animator, Animator, Blogger, Character Modeler
Cinematographer, FX Artist, Games Developer, Idea Designer, Illustrator, Lighting Artist & Many More
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNID, NIFT, ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, UID, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, IIAD, ARCH, Presidency University, WOXSEN University.

BDes in Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) Entrance Exams in India

Entrance ExamsConducting BodiesExam DatesLast Date of Registration
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay23rd January 2022Nov 16, 2021
NIFT Entrance ExamNational Institute of Fashion TechnologyLikely January 2022Tentatively December 2021
Pearl Academy Entrance ExamPearl AcademyFebruary Cycle – Written Exam: 5th February 2022
April Cycle – Written Exam: April 2022
Feb Cycle – 31st January 2022
UPESDATUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesMarch 2022, April 2022, May 202231st March 2022
NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)National Institute of DesignSunday, 2 Jan, 2022Tuesday, 30 November 2021
ISDI ChallengeAtlas Skilltech UniversityEarly 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 UniversityJanuary 30, 2022January 15, 2022
Sushant University Design Aptitude Test SUDATSushant University2nd February, 202225, 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 initial funding to their passing out students for startups.
  • Various other lucrative job profiles are as following:-
2D Animator.CompositorIllustratorQuality Auditors
3D Animator.Concept ArtistLighting ArtistRigging Artist
3D Assets Developer.Craftsmanship Director Matchmoving ArtistRoto Artist
AnimatorDirector of PhotographyMechanical DesignerSound Artist
BG Modeler Fashion ConsultantModellingStoryboard Artist
BloggerFashion DesignersMotion Graphics ArtistTexturing & Lighting Artist
Character Modeler FX ArtistPersonal StylistVFX Artist
Cinematographer Games DeveloperPre – Viz ArtistVideo Editor
Comic Book Artist Idea Designer Product Development ManagersVisual and Apparel Merchandisers

Bachelors of Design in Animation and VFX Syllabus

1st Year2nd year3rd year4th year
Natural & Built EnvironmentHistory of DesignStorytelling and Script WritingSpeculative Design
Body & It’s ExtensionDesign BasicsCharacter Design and DevelopmentProfessional Ethics
Design Abilities 1Image Making,Visual DevelopmentImmersive Animation Lab
Immersion Lab 1Digital and Analog Tools3D Modelling and AnimationPortfolio Creation
Culture, History & NarrativesSigns and SymbolsExperimental AnimationDesign Management
Identity, Memory & ImaginationsFundamentals of AnimationIndustry/ International ExperienceMajor Project
Design Abilities 2Film StudiesVisual Effects
Immersion Lab 2Sound and Image Design
Internship Introduction to 3D
Documents Requirement 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)