Bachelor of Arts

Communication Design (Animation and VFX)


The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognised as equivalent thereto by the University.


The JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Kochi’s B.A. in Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) is an interdisciplinary programme merging artistic creativity with cutting-edge technology, offering a comprehensive education in animation and visual effects. Tailored for aspiring artists and storytellers, the curriculum covers traditional and digital art, animation principles, and 2D/3D animation at this top university in Kochi. The Visual Effects component delves into CGI integration, compositing, and advanced VFX techniques, preparing students for industry demands. Specialisations in 3D modelling, character rigging, and VFX for film/TV provide insights into blockbuster productions. The programme integrates interactive media and emerging technologies, ensuring graduates are adept in digital experiences.

Hands-on experience is a focal point, with students at this college in Kochi engaging in practical projects like animated shorts and animation film character design, building a comprehensive portfolio. Internships with industry partners bridge academia and the professional world, offering real-world applications and industry networking. Graduates are well-equipped for diverse careers such as animators, VFX artists, storyboard artists, character designers, combining technical proficiency with compelling visual storytelling skills.


3 years Degree programme

4 years Honours


Bachelor of Arts Communication Design - Animation and VFX

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Communication Design - Animation and VFX

No. of Credits

120 minimum and as specified

160 minimum and as specified


As per University norms

For Honours, minimum GPA eligibility will apply

Course Commencement : SEP 2024

Study Campus

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Kochi
Knowledge Park, Nirmal Infopark
Kakkanad, Kochi - 682 042
Telephone : 0484 435 5555
Email : [email protected]


Curriculum Structure
  • History Of Design
  • Design Study
  • Design Lab: Image Editing Techniques
  • Drawing Skills
  • Language Courses
  • Mind Management And Human Values
  • Drawing Skill: Life Study
  • Undertaking Visual Research
  • Storytelling - Developing Visual Narrative
  • Video And Audio Editing
  • Language Courses
  • Mind Management And Human Values
  • Research And Entrepreneurship Project
  • Design Thinking & Contextual Application
  • Environmental Studies
  • Visualisation Art
  • Cgi Foundation For Vfx
  • Prop Modeling And Texturing
  • Motion Graphics For Film & Television
  • 3d Match Moving
  • Indian Constitution
  • Character Development For Animation
  • Matte Painting & Cg Environment
  • Rigging And Creature Effect
  • Foundation In Vfx Compositing
  • Digital Cinematography
  • Art Of Storytelling
  • Internship
  • Acting For Animation
  • Cgi Animation Foundation For Vfx
  • Advance Animation
  • Vfx: Art Of Articulate Roto & Paint
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Project
  • Effect Animation
  • Acquisition For Vfx
  • Cgi Lighting And Look Development
  • Advance Compositing
  • E-Commerce
  • Advanced Research Methodology 1
  • Collaborative Project
  • Foreign Language 1
  • Advanced Research Methodology 2
  • Foreign Language 2
Course Highlights

Career Pathway: 

After finishing the course, students can explore diverse career paths in the animation and VFX industry, applying their knowledge and skills effectively. This opens doors to fulfilling careers that involve making a meaningful impact in various professional settings:

  • Character Modeler
  • Modeling & Texturing Artist
  • Lighting & Rendering Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Animator
  • Previsualization Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Character Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Interactive Media Designer
  • Rotoscoping Artist
  • Tracking Artist
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Compositor