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BSc. Animation and VFX

BSc. Animation and VFX

School of Media, Film and Entertainment (SMFE)

  • Programme Code

    SDM0202

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

B.Sc. Animation and VFX is a three-year undergraduate programme intended to trains students to become professionals in the domain of 2d & 3D Animation, Visual Effects, Compositing, Storyboarding & Comics Design and Info-graphics arts.

The curriculum has been designed to endow advanced learning in Animation and VFX (Visual Effects), 2D Classical & Digital Animation, 3D Animation & Visual Effects.

Students access professional software and systems to learn about 3D computer animation, character building, and computer-generated models. 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.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO 1:- Demonstrate Professional, Social and Entrepreneurial skills related to Animation & VFX and Entertainment industry.
  • PEO 2:- Support the Animation & VFX and Entertainment industry as competent, trained and qualified workforce.
  • PEO3: Prove themselves as competent, trained and qualified Artist & Designer in the Animation, Visual Effects, E-content Development Industry
  • PEO4: Mark a difference in the Concept Design, Visual Communication, Storytelling, Graphics, Animation, and VFX and related Industry as competent, trained and qualified Artist.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1: Domain Knowledge in Graphics, Animation & VFX Apply the knowledge of Storytelling, Script Writing, Storyboarding, Concept Design, Editing & Compositing, Visual effects and other disciplines of Animation & VFX.
  • PO2: Communication Skills: Exhibit high levels of verbal and non-verbal forms of contemporary communication skills along with Creative skill of creating new narratives.
  • PO3: Modern Tool Usage: Demonstrate skilled usage of modern tools and techniques to effectively communicate with the target audience.
  • PO4: Problem Solving Skills: Identify, formulate, research, and analyze the problems and reach logical conclusions and solutions to solve real-life problems and challenges.
  • PO5: Values, Ethics and Contribution to Society: Understand the importance of Values and Ethics in the field of Animation & VFX Production and the morals of serving the society and community for sustainable development.
  • PO6: Leadership, Management and Entrepreneurial Traits: Display Team spirit and Inculcate Leadership Traits to contribute individually as well as in a team or group of Creative professionals.
  • PO7: Innovation and Research Related Skills: Identify, formulate, research, and analyse the literature and problems and reach logical and innovative solutions and conclusions.
  • PO8:-Lifelong Learning: Develop into lifelong learner and consistently updating with current knowledge, skills and technologies.
  • PSO1: Expertise in the field of Creative Development, Visualization, Animation & VFX.
  • PSO2: Applied proficiency in the disciplines related to Media & Entertainment Industry.

This course is for individuals who...

are innovative, sharp and possess a creative mind. It is for candidates who have the ability to create artwork that match with given style and content specifications. 

Students who are looking for...

careers requiring global awareness of design and storytelling are an ideal fit for the programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 140080 2nd Year 144282 3rd Year 148611
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1650 3200
Programme Structure

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

Pre-Requisite/

Co Requisite

 

Type of Course[1]:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

Theory

 

1

BSA125

Film Appreciation and Analysis

2

0

0

2

Core

AECC

Jury

1

ARP101

Communicative English-I

1

0

2

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

2

BSA121

Foundation Art I

1

1

0

2

Core

AECC

3

BSA122

Digital Art I

1

2

0

3

Core

CC

4

BSA123

2D Digital Animation I

1

1

2

3

Core

CC

5

BSA124

3D Lab I

1

2

2

4

Core

CC

6

TBD

Open Elective

(To be Chosen by Student)
 

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

7

BJN105

Script Writing Vocational (Minor)

0

2

2

3

Co-Requisite

SEC

8

COC101

Food, Nutrition & Hygiene Co-Curricular

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

                                                                                  TOTAL CREDITS

23

 

 

 

S

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

Pre-Requisite/

Co Requisite

 

Type of Course:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

Theory

 

1

BSA131

History of VFX

2

0

0

2

Core

AECC

 

Jury

 

1

ARP102

Communicative English-II

1

0

2

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

 

2

BSA126

Storytelling

1

1

0

2

Core

CC

 

3

BSA127

Foundation Art II

1

1

0

2

Core

AECC

 

4

BSA128

Digital Art II

1

2

0

3

Core

CC

 

5

BSA129

2D Digital Animation II

1

0

2

2

Core

CC

 

6

BSA130

3D Lab II

1

1

2

3

Core

CC

 

7

TBD

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

 

8

BJN109

Material Animation  Vocational (Minor)

0

2

2

3

Co-Requisite

SEC

 

9

COC201

First Aid and Health  (Co-Curricular)

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

23

 

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co Requisite

Type of Course:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

 

 

1

BSA221

3D Animation I

1

1

2

3

Core

CC

2

BSA222

Photography

1

2

0

3

Core

AECC

3

BSA223

Pre-Production-I

1

1

0

2

Core

CC

4

BSA224

Character Design Concepts

1

1

0

2

Core

CC

5

BSA225

Compositing Techniques I

2

1

2

4

Core

CC

6

BSA226

Layout Design Concepts

1

0

2

2

Core

CC

7

TBD

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

8

BJN207

Radio Jockeying & Programme Production Vocational (Minor)

0

2

2

3

Co-Requisite

SEC

9

COC301

Human Values & Environment Studies

(Co-Curricular)

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

23

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co Requisite

Type of Course:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

 

 

 

1

BSA227

3D Animation II

1

1

2

3

Core

CC

2

BSA228

Pre-Production-II

1

2

0

3

Core

CC

3

BSA229

Compositing Techniques II

1

2

2

4

Core

CC

4

BSA230

Cinematography

1

0

2

2

Core

AECC

5

BSA231

Rotoscopy& Paint

1

0

2

2

Core

CC

6

MCC 301

Community Connect

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

7

TBD

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

8

BJN 214

Smartphone Filmmaking -Vocational (Minor)

0

2

2

3

Co-Requisite

SEC

9

COC401

Physical Education & Yoga (Co-Curricular)

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

23

 

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co Requisite

Type of Course6:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

 

L

T

P

 

 

 

1

BSA321

Project Management

2

1

0

3

Core

AECC

 

2

BSA323

Match Moving

2

1

2

4

Core

CC

 

3

BSA324

Stereoscopic Techniques

2

2

0

4

Core

CC

 

4

BSA325

3D Dynamics I

2

2

2

5

Core

CC

 

5

BSA322

Photorealistic Lighting & Rendering - I

2

1

2

4

Core

CC

 

6

COC501

Analytic Ability and Digital Awareness                                Co-Curricular

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

 

7

BSA326

 

Animation Project
Advanced Modeling and Texturing
-Or-
Advanced 3D Animation & Rigging

0

1

4

3

Core

DSE

 

TOTAL CREDITS

25

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co Requisite

Type of Course7:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

 

L

T

P

 

1

BSA327

Custom Effect Programming and Scripting

2

1

2

4

Core

CC

 

2

BSA328

Photorealistic Lighting & Rendering - II

2

1

2

4

Core

CC

 

3

BSA329

Fluid Simulation & Plugins

2

2

2

5

Core

CC

 

4

BSA330

Sound Design

1

2

0

3

Core

AECC

 

5

BSA331

3D Dynamics II

1

3

0

4

Core

CC

 

6

COC601

 

Communication Skills & Personality Development Co-Curricular

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

 

7

BSA332

 

Visual Effects Project
Advanced CG Simulation and Effects
-Or-
Motion Graphics

0

1

4

3

Core

DSE

 

TOTAL CREDITS

25

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co Requisite

Type of Course7:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

Theory

 

1

BJN 401

Media Research Methods & Tools

3

2

0

5

  Core

 

CC

 

2

BJN 402

Elementary Statistics for Research

3

2

0

5

Core

C CC

3

BJN 403

Qualitative Research - I

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

4

BJN 404

Quantitative Research - I

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

Jury

 

5

BJN405

Project portfolio on constructing tools for Media & Communication

0

4

4

6

Core

DSE

6

TBD

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

26

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co Requisite

Type of Course7:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

 

L

T

P

 

 

 

 

 

Theory

 

BJN 406

Ethics in Media & Communication Research

3

2

0

5

Core

CC

 

 

BJN 407

Academic Writing Techniques

3

2

0

5

Core

CC

 

 

BJN 408

Qualitative Research - II

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

 

 

BJN 409

Quantitative Research - II

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

 

Jury

 

BJN 410

Dissertation

0

4

4

6

Core

DSE

 

 

TBD

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Co-Requisite

AECC

 

TOTAL CREDITS

26

 

 

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • 2D Animator
  • 3D Animator
  • 3D Assets Developer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Compositor
  • Video Editor
  • VFX Artist
  • Motion Graphic Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Texturing & Lighting Artist

Students of this programme are placed in companies with an average annual package of 3.20 LPA to 6.00 LPA

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