What is Animation

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.

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Scope of Animation

  • 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


Course Fee for Animation

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
24.00 K
B.Sc. in Animation at Central India Institute of Mass Communication, Nagpur
13.20 K
B.Voc. in Animation at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
17.00 Lakhs
Dual Degree in Animation at Whistling Woods International, Mumbai
11.24 Lakhs
B.Des in Animation at National Institute of Design Ahmedabad
8.00 K
P.G.D in Animation at Swami Vivekanand University, Sagar
50.40 K
M.Des in Animation at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
7.58 Lakhs
P.G.D in Animation at Pearl Academy, New Delhi
8.16 Lakhs
M.Des in Animation at National Institute of Design Ahmedabad
2.90 Lakhs
Ph.D in Animation at RIMT University, Gobindgarh
Data not available
2.90 Lakhs
Ph.D in Animation at RIMT University, Gobindgarh
Data not available
56.00 K
Diploma in Animation at William Carey University, Shillong
12.00 K
Diploma in Animation at Institute for Design of Electrical Measuring Instruments, Mumbai
3.32 Lakhs
M.Sc. in Animation at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Noida Campus
1.60 Lakhs
Diploma in Animation at Institute for Design of Electrical Measuring Instruments, Mumbai

Questions related to Animation

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name the BSc animation colleges in Kolkata

anurag khanna 30th Mar, 2020

Hi Harsh,

Some best colleges for B.Sc. in animation in Kolkata are enlisted below:-

  • St. Xavier's College
  • University of Engineering and Management
  • Brainware University
  • NSHM Knowledge Campus
  • RTG Animate Animation Academy
  • School of Animation, Digital Asia

I hope this answer answer helps you in clearing your doubt.

Good Luck!!


Which college is considered to be have me in Diploma in Animation after 10th ?

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 23rd Mar, 2020

There is no premier institute that offers diploma in animation after 10th.You should compete your 12th and then you should move to animation field.
Some yop colleges for  diploma in animation are :
  • Pearl Academy
  • National Institute of Design Vijaywada
  • Lovely Professional Institute
  • IIFA Multimedia
  • Appejay institute of design

I hope this helps.

Which country is easy to go to nd have a bright future in vfx/Animation carrer nd studies...

Devanshi Adhikari 22nd Mar, 2020

Hello aspirant,

The best countries for you to study about vfx/animation are:

1.USA(Calarts,Rhodes,SCAD etc)

2. Canada(VFS etc)

3. UK(Bouenemoth etc)

4. France(Lissa etc)

Thank you.


The best country to make a bright carrer in vfx wid wider scope...

Richa Gautam 22nd Mar, 2020
Top Worldwide Cities for VFX are:
Number City Country
1 Madrid Spain
2 Tokyo Japan
3 Paris France
4 Seoul South Korea
5 Reykjavik Iceland
6 Shanghai China
7 Stockholm Sweden
8 Hamburg Germany
9 Bangalore India
10 Istanbul Turkey
11 London England
12 Singapore Singapore
13 Brisbane Australia
14 Utrecht Netherlands
15 Helsinki Finland
16 Moscow Russia
17 Sao Paulo Brazil
18 Buenos Aires Argentina
19 Tel Aviv Israel
20 Auckland New Zealand

The best country to make career in animation wid the wider scope..?

lubhan cherwoo 22nd Mar, 2020
The best country to have a career in animation and designing are the following

  • USA- If life in the Big Apple appeals to you, it's a smart place to take your animation degree. New York City is home to the second largest film industryand largest independent film scenein the country. Combine this with the presence of the television and gaming industries, and the city boasts plenty of animation jobs.
  • JAPAN- The country that gave rise to fame of  Palme-d-Or and Golden Lion-winning anime creator Mamoru Oshii AND Japan's equivalent to Walt Disney, Hayao Miyazaki. It has also gives us Anime and Manga; animation studios and gaming houses. The country fosters incredible creativity and uniqueness with its myriad of international animation-industry events and associations.
  • SOUTH KOREA - If you didn't know gaming is popular in South Korea then you're not in the thriving online gaming community. Animation is a close second as a national past time.

these are the top 3 countries for a career in animation other countries that you can look into if you are interested in are-SPAIN, GERMANY,FRANCE,CHINA,INDIA,etc

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