Animation and Multimedia Course, Eligibility, Syllabus, Career

Animation and Multimedia is a course for a successful career in the field of animation and multimedia. The course imparts knowledge and the right skills in multimedia and animation disciplines that lead to a successful career in the designing and animation field. The Program helps to produce full-fledged animation professionals with skills & confidence.

Multimedia and Animation is a highly focused and in-depth professional training qualification designed to prepare students for careers in various concentrations within the specialization of digital multimedia and animation. in Animation and Multimedia is a 3-year undergraduate in Animation and Multimedia Course is a 2-year PG course. The average tuition fee for this course is from INR 10.000 to 4.50lacs. The average starting salary one will get after the completion of this course is 3lacs to 6lacs per annum.

Top Colleges:


Course Level



3 years (UG)/ 5 years (PG)

Exam type



10+2 pass in any streams for UG/ graduation degree from a recognized university for PG

Admission Process

merit-based admission or some colleges and institutes that carry out their own entrance exams

Average Course Fees 10.000 to 4.50lacs
Average Starting Salary 3lacs to 6lacs per Annum
Top Recruiting Fields Colleges/universities, gaming industry, private companies, environmental consultancies, advertising agencies, environmental protection agencies, information systems organizations, education authorities, News & Magazines, website design industry, tourism, Documentary Making, Film Industry, Radio Stations, News & Media, Television Industry, advertising agency, tourism, private companies, etc.

Courses and Eligibility:





B.Sc 3 Years students have passed 12th standard/HSC or equivalent level of examination from any recognized board  
M.Sc 2 Years An aspiring student should have passed a bachelor's of science degree in relevant field or other related fields from an accredited higher learning institution with minimum 50% marks  

Top Recruiters:

  • Planetariums
  • Universities 3- local government
  • Gaming Industry
  • Private companies
  • Environmental consultancies
  • Film Industry
  • Utilities
  • Content Writing
  • Information systems organizations
  • Education authorities
  • Commerce
  • Industry
  • Transport
  • Tourism

Admission Process:

The admission process for in Animation and Multimedia is generally done on the basis of Merit. Mark secured by the candidate in the 10+2 level is taken into consideration for the selection process. But some colleges conduct their own entrance tests for the admission process. They give admission to the candidate on the basis of score secured in the respective entrance test.

Syllabus: The Syllabus for B.Sc in Animation and Multimedia is Divided into 6 Semesters. And The Syllabus For in  Animation And Multimedia is Divided into 4 Semesters Which are listed below.

For B.Sc

1 History of Animation 
2 Drawing Concept
3 Colour Studies
4 Character Design I
5 Introduction to 2D Animation
6 Digital Methodologies: Sound & Audio
1 Advanced 2d Animation
2 Character Design - II
3 Script Writing and Sequential Narrative
4 Matte Painting
1 Digital Methodology Modelling
2 Digital Methodologies: Character Modelling
3 Digital Methodologies: Lighting & Texturing
4 Digital Methodologies: Introduction to Dynamics
1 Digital Methodologies: Animation
2 Digital Methodologies: Characters Rigging
3 Digital Methodologies: Advanced Dynamics
1 Video Editing & Compositing
2 Corporate Communication
3 Movie Merchandising
4 Portfolio Developments
1 Movie
2 Practical Internship


Syllabus For in Animation and Multimedia

1 Animation Principles
2 Animation Drawing
3 Story Design and Development
4 Visual Language and Aesthetics
5 Learning Labs
1 Storyboarding
2 Animation Drawing
3 Acting for Animation
4 Film Appreciation
5 Learning labs
1 Sound design
2 Animation Marketing and Management
3 Advanced rigging
4 Lighting and Rendering
5 Learning labs
1 Internship 
2 Portfolio Development













Skills Required:

  • Creativity and imagination.
  • Patience and attention to detail.
  • Drawing skills.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with graphics software.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team.

Top Entrances:

Career and Job Prospect:

Job profile 

Job Prospect

Annual salary

Graphic Designer A graphic designer assembles pictures and typography to make a wonderful design. These designers can work with published, printed, or electronic media. 4LACS
Art Director An art director is used for managing a team of creative designers. They can work in advertising, theatre, publishing, television and films, and the gaming industry. 3LACS
Animation Graphic Artist An animation graphic artist designs cartoons and animated characters and makes them interact with their surroundings and makes those cartoons come alive. They can work in Television, films, and gaming industries. 4LACS
3D Animator The work of a 3D animator involves the modeling and rendering of animated characters and environments 4LACS
2D Animator  Animators do everything relating to their scenes, including plotting the camera moves, editing the soundtrack, charting information on dope sheets, and producing a composited version of their work for comments from the director or Animation director. 3LACS
VFX Artist Visual effects artists are responsible for creating computer-generated animations and special effects on screens at home and in theatres. Specific technical knowledge is required to enter this field. 6LACS
Visualizer Visualizers bring creative ideas to life either digitally or in print. They use their technical or artistic skills to create a visual. Their work is somewhat similar to that of a storyboard artist as they are skilled in hand drawing 5LACS


Q: What is the Scope for the animation industry?
Animation is a fast-emerging high-paying career option. Because the industry is growing so fast, there is a constant demand for skilled professionals from both, Indian studios as well as for internationally outsourced projects. Arena offers career-oriented training to prepare you for jobs in the animation, web design, gaming & VFX industry.

Q: What is the difference between web designing and web development?
People generally use the terms “web design” and “web development” similarly, but its wrong, both have different meanings. If you really want to make career in it so you need to know the difference.

Web Design:

  • Web Design is the front-end part of the website. A web designer only focuses on how a site looks and how the clients interact with it. If you want to know that what you need to learn to become a good web designer.

Web Development:

  • Web Development is the back-end process of the website. A web developer is concerned with how a site works and how the clients get things done on it. It includes server-side programmings, knowledge of databases, and ajax to set interactions on the pages.

Q: What is the difference between 2D Animation and 3 D Animation?
2D or dimensional animations deal more withdrawing and framing and is the base of 3D animation. 2D animators create frames to define a sequence that are then moved at varying speeds to create the illusion of motion.3D or three-dimensional animation has more depth and is more realistic The texture, lighting, and color of the 3D objects are modified using software programs Film, advertising, video and gaming are the fast-growing fields for 3D animation.

Q: what will be the average salary after completing an animation and multimedia course?
After completion of degree there will be ample of opportunities but your salary depends on your portfolio of work & understanding of concepts which you have learnt during your course. Generally, an animator earn 3 to 4 lakhs in his early career.

Q: What is animation and VFX?
 Animation is the creation of moving pictures/ images with the help of technology and/ or animation software. VFX refers to the creation of visual effects (VFX) by combining real-life images with animation using special software. For example, the stadiums we see in movies during game scenes are mostly empty. They only 'appear' to be filled with screaming fans, thanks to VFX!
We have examples of Animation & VFX all around us - the Spider-Man & Popeye cartoons we watched as kids, or in our favourite movies like Avatar, Toy Story, Finding Nemo, etc.

Q: What is the difference between multimedia, animation, graphic design, web design, multimedia, VFX and gaming?
 Graphic Design: Graphic designer can do all kinds of designs.designer can create a logos, designs of banners,logo visiting cards,business cards and other creative works.Graphic designer create and combine symbols, images, and all text.
Multimedia: Uses of multimedia of different content like images,videos,text and interactive content.
Web Design: The web designing means creation, planning and updating on website web designing also involves information architecture,layout,colors,contrast,fonts and imagery
Animation: A Person who create the animations is called animator. Movement created by a series of frame . best example of animation is cartoon TV.
VFX  : Visual effects are a way of mixing real film shooting with animated images and add to the effects to the location and particular place.

Q: What are skills needed to get into the Animation and multimedia course?
As it is a creative field so its essential to be creative,observing and many more. Some are given below:
  •  Creativity and imagination.
  • Patience and attention to detail.
  • Drawing skills.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with graphics software.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team.

Q: What is the admission process?
 An eligible candidate can follow the process given below for admission.

  • Fill in the Application form
  • Evaluation of forms / Entrance exam / GD and PI
  • Admission to course



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