• B.Sc. in Multimedia Animation & VFX

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About the

The BSc in Multimedia Animation & VFX program focuses on nurturing a wide range of multimedia skills, including animation, visual effects, and multimedia production. Through immersive, hands-on experiences, students gain the adaptability needed across both traditional and emerging media platforms. The program places ethical integrity and a commitment to excellence at its core, in line with the specialized tracks available, such as animation and visual effects, allowing students to explore their passions and interests.

The long-term goals for this program revolve around empowering graduates to become influential leaders in the multimedia animation and VFX sectors, making a significant impact in various industries. By developing professionals who can contribute to international discourse and cultural exchange, the program aims to create individuals with a broad, inclusive perspective. Additionally, it focuses on cultivating thought leaders and researchers who advance the field of multimedia animation and visual effects through academia and research institutions. Furthermore, the program empowers learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to innovate and create their own multimedia ventures, utilizing emerging platforms and technologies, fostering a spirit of entrepreneurship within the field.

The Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Animation & VFX program aligns with D.Y. Patil Deemed to Be University’s mission and vision by offering quality education, fostering competency development, and emphasizing global relevance. Its diverse curriculum and focus on emerging multimedia technologies prepare students for success in the global multimedia landscape, ensuring they contribute significantly to societal needs worldwide.

Areas of

Specialisations (offered in year 3 and 4) 

  1. 3D Animation Film
  2. VFX Composition


The candidate must have 12th Science/commerce/Arts or equivalent examination (Diploma in engineering/ITI etc.) from recognize board with minimum 50% aggregate marks. The preference will be given to the candidates who had completed national level certification courses in drawing, acting, dancing and photography, sculpting and modelling.


B.Sc. Multimedia Animation & VFX is a 4 years course, with major focus on advanced knowledge of animation, visual communication, multimedia and graphics industrial scopes and applications in the field.


At DY Patil School of Creative Studies, you will learn to bring the characters and stories alive through a range of 2D and 3D animation and VFX techniques.

Students will be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and technical training required to make a smooth transition this field.

The course provides in-depth industry exposure to the students, training them not only in Motion Pictures, but also in the ancillary areas that overall impact the animation process.

The programs take the students through a journey of self-discovery with major modules of Animation, i.e., 2D & 3 D Animation, VFX, Game Design & Development, Graphic Design and more.

The programme empowers students with multiple skill sets, thus giving them an edge over their peers.

The pedagogical structure of the programmes is knit around – theory, practical work, seminars, fieldwork, projects etc., offering students full exposure to the formal working environment.

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Program Objective

  1. Develop technical skills in multimedia, animation and VFX.
  2. Foster creativity and ethical awareness.
  3. Prepare students for the dynamic media and entertainment industry
  4. Cultivate a global and interdisciplinary perspective.
  5. Encourage professionalism and portfolio development.
  6. Promote entrepreneurship and innovation.
  7. Support research and industry engagement.

Program Outcomes

• Having a clear understanding of the subject related concepts and of contemporary issues and apply them to identify, formulate and analyses complex engineering problems.
• Having problem solving ability- to assess social issues (societal, health, safety, legal and cultural) and engineering problems
• Having adaptive thinking and adaptability in relation to environmental context and sustainable development
• Having a clear understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
• Having cross cultural competency exhibited by working as a member or in teams
• Having a good working knowledge of communicating in English – communication with engineering community and society
• Having interest and recognize the need for independent and lifelong learning


Multimedia Animation & VFX is a booming industry in India.

A career in Multimedia Animation & VFX is a profitable one. Not only in India but also abroad, is the demand for skilled professionals increasing.

Increasing day by day as newer companies are adapting the world of virtual reality. Whether it is the entertainment industry or media houses, all the segments require animation and multimedia.

The scope of animation in India is promising because the program is designed to offer an advanced learning experience and hone their skills. With Animation and VFX (Visual Effects), cartoons and movies involving CGI (Computer Generated Imagery), 2D Classical & Digital Animation and 3D Animation & Visual Effects.

After earning a BSc in Multimedia Animation & VFX, graduates have a wide range of job options at their disposal. They have the potential to work as web designers, graphic designers, animators, art directors, game developers, and more.

The graduates can find employment in a variety of industries, including IT companies, media, advertising, TV channels, creative production houses, the tourism sector, private consultancies, etc.

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Key Features

Very affordable fee structure
State-of-the-art infrastructure with modern labs for advanced research
Industry standard multimedia lab
Modern sketch lab
Industry standard sound recording, photography and shooting floor
Tie-up with multiple media and production houses for hands-on training
60-degree placement training and assistance


• Very affordable fee structure
• State-of-the-art infrastructure with modern labs for advanced research
• Industry standard multimedia lab
• Modern sketch lab
• Industry standard sound recording, photography and shooting floor
• Tie-up with multiple media and production houses for hands-on training
• 60-degree placement training and assistance


Industry Internship / Research Projects shall be an essential academic requirement for the students. Each student needs to spend 48-50 weeks during the course of study in the Studio / Industry. Satisfactory completion of Internship is required to be declared successful in course of study and award of the degree.

Every student enrolled to the B.Sc. Multimedia Animation and VFX programme must complete the assignment under the supervision of an Instructor.

The Instructor of the course shall be responsible for determining the procedures for completing assignments and assessing student achievement each student’s assignment will be communicated in advance.

Placement Opportunities

Students of animation can get jobs with top firms. Besides good knowledge in computer programming, it is essential for students to have a passion towards animation. Only with this will they be able to augment their career to better heights. A few top Indian firms that employ professionals of multimedia animation and VFX are given below.

• Cartoon Network (India)
• Crest Communications
• DQ Entertainment
• Future Thought Productions
• Reliance Media Works Ltd
• Walt Disney Studio Animation
• Pixar Animation Studios
• Sony Pictures Animation

Job Placement Role can be:

• Animation Supervisor
• Character Animator
• Content Developer
• Free Lancer
• Graphic Designers
• Lead Animators for Feature Films or Video Games
• Modeller
• Senior Technical Artist
• Story Broad Artist


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