Courses offered in Animation and Design in various design institutes across India are aimed at training students in the various aspects of Animation, Gaming and Design. They undergo practical training in Visual Development for Animation and Games, Personality and Caricature, Fundamentals of Animation, Character Design and Story Boarding, Stopmotion, VFX for Film and Games, multiple CGI skill-sets and training on various industry standard software. Students having enrolled into the programme undergo comprehensive training in the entire production pipeline and process right from ideation to screen with respect to animation filmmaking. Furthermore, they are taught how to record animation with analogue media, flip books, motion picture films, videotape and digital media, the latter including formats such as animated GIF, Flash animation and digital video. Coursework aims at introducing them to the traditional animation creation method alongside those involving stop motion of 2D and 3D objects, paper cutouts, puppets and clay figures.


UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 after which they have to appear for the Design Aptitude Test followed by studio test and personal interview.

PG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 after which they ought to have finished graduation in any stream. They then become eligible to appear for the Design Aptitude Test followed by studio test and personal interview.



  • There are plenty of jobs for animators in India currently. Popular animation films are being made withRoadside Romeo, Chaar Sahibzaade, Ramayana: The Epic and Return of Hanuman being some of the most popular and widely watched ones in recent past.
  • Not only films, there is plenty of work in the digital space and television as well with animation has become one of the most sought after tools to communicate publicly.

Some of the positions that can be taken up include:

Principal UX Design Manager

Creative Head – Illustrator/Animation and Video Editing

Character Animator 3D

Trainer – 3D Animation

Associate Manager – 2D Animation

Flash Animator

Account Manager – 3D Animation

Team Leader – Animation/Illustration




  • 3D Character Animation
  • Advanced 3D: Maya Modeling/Texturing
  • Advanced Kinematics
  • Animation Drawing
  • Basics of 3D
  • Character Design
  • Compositing/VFX
  • Design Overview
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Visual Development for Animation


Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer
Salary : 2 L INR - 2.5 L INR
Degrees: B.A., B.Sc., M.F.A


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 19.88 Lakhs Pearl Academy, Mumbai
    Minimum Fees 0.24 Lakhs Central India Institute of Mass Communication, Nagpur
    Degree Offered in UG
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 14.6 Lakhs GD Goenka School of Fashion and Design, Gurgaon
    Minimum Fees 0.285 Lakhs Swami Vivekanand University, Sagar
    Degree Offered in PG


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PanugantiRajumanoharLast Seen: 3 days 1 hour agoJoined on: 13-Mar-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Animation graficdesin collages in hyderabad

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Nishant KaushikLast Seen: 9 hours 23 min agoJoined on: 07-Feb-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Panuganti,Some of the good colleges for animation graffic design are as follows-Arena AnimationReliance Education : VFX and Animation AcademyIMAGE Institute of Multimedia Animation and Graphic&n...Read More
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Anshu RakholiyaLast Seen: 1 day 1 hour agoJoined on: 08-Mar-2019Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Class 10 or below

Am I eligible for giving nift entrance exam for B.des if I have done 2 years diploma in fine arts after 10th ?

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Priyaanka SarkarLast Seen: 12 min 49 sec agoJoined on: 01-Nov-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Dear Anshu, for being eligible for B.Des through NIFT, you should have had a 3 or 4 years of Diploma recognised by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education. 3 years Diploma course is not valid, unf...Read More

Bhavy Sharma 21 days ago

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Bhavy SharmaLast Seen: 1 week 1 day agoJoined on: 04-Dec-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

Best colleges for multimedia and animation

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Kill Shot 20 days ago

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Kill ShotLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 24-Apr-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi Bhavy Sharma,As per me, college should be able to fulfill below basic criterias -Training given to the Students should be of highest quality.It should be more practical oriented rather than theory....Read More

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Prawin Prawin 1 month ago

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Prawin PrawinLast Seen: 1 month 5 days agoJoined on: 11-Feb-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I want to study an animation course In college ,then want to become an animator in career pls tell any best college with low cost fees

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Neha Tolia 1 month ago

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Neha ToliaLast Seen: 6 hours 19 min agoJoined on: 05-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Hii prawin,here are some of the best colleges in India for animation....National institute of film and fine arts, Kolkata.St Xavier's College, Mumbai. Vellore institute of technology, Vellore. Nationa...Read More

SIBI 2 months ago

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SIBILast Seen: 1 month 4 weeks agoJoined on: 19-Dec-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Specialised colleges for Animation&Vfx

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Shreya ChakrabortyLast Seen: 1 month 1 week agoJoined on: 05-Jan-2019Education Interest: LawEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello SIBI,Following are few colleges which offers Animation and VFX in India:1. IIFA- Indian Institute of Fashion and Animation (Bangalore)- This college offers BSc and MSc in animation covering all ...Read More