Bachelor in VFX & Animation


In Association with


Bachelor in VFX & Animation

Mahatma Gandhi (MG) University ( launches 3-year Bachelor Degree in VFX & Animation, in association with Arena Animation. BA. in VFX & Animation is a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree program that leads to careers in vfx & animation.


Program highlights

The objective of the program is to produce full-fledged vfx & animation professionals with the skills & confidence to build a rewarding career in the field. The program will train students in the latest industry-relevant modules using technical education tools.

The program is ideal for

Those who wish to make an international career in animation and to work with blue-chip animation studios & entertainment companies as:

  • 2D/ 3D animators
  • 2D/ 3D designers
  • Multimedia programmers
  • Visualizers
  • 3D modelers
  • AV editors
  • Compositors
  • Content developers
  • Pre- & Post-production executives
  • VFX Artist


BA in Vfx & Animation carries intensive course curriculum & focuses on collaborative, experiential learning designed to give every student a unique competitive edge in the animation industry. Papers include:

Essential job skills such as languages, soft skills, communication skills & personality development are also taught.


3 years.

Bachelor of Arts in VFX & Animation is an ‘Off-site course’ taught at selected Arena centres across India.



10+2 from any stream (Arts, Science or Commerce). Mathematics as a subject in +2 not required.
Candidates awaiting their 10+2, Diploma or Degree results may also apply.Eligibility for those who have not cleared 10+2 or even Class 10th

Career Options

  • Graphic Designer
  • 2D/ 3D designers
  • Multimedia programmers
  • Visualizers
  • 3D modelers
  • 2D/3D Animators
  • AV editors
  • Compositors
  • Content developers
  • Pre- & Post-production executives
  • VFX Artist

Course Content

Year Semester Paper Code Paper Title
Year I Semester I BAVFXA11 Illustration and Visualization Fundamentals
BAVFXA12 Creating Illustrations
BAVFXA13 Image Magic
BAVFXA14 Audio Editing
BAVFXA15P Video Streaming and Editing
Year I Semester II BAVFXA21 2D Animation
BAVFXA22 Basic Scripting
BAVFXA23 Advanced Scripting
BAVFXA24 Digital Fx
BAVFXA25P 2D Animation Portfolio
Year II Semester III BAVFXA31 Modeling with 3D
BAVFXA32 Lights, Camera and Materials
BAVFXA33 3D Motion Graphics and Fx
BAVFXA34 Basic Rendering
BAVFXA35P 3D Animation Portfolio
Year II Semester IV BAVFXA41 Advanced Modeling
BAVFXA42 Advanced Texturing
BAVFXA43 Advanced Lighting and rendering
BAVFXA44 Rigging
BAVFXA45P Practical on Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rigging and Rendering
Year III Semester V BAVFXA51 Character Animation
BAVFXA52 Paint Effects and Dynamics
BAVFXA53 Realistic Features
BAVFXA54 Matchmoving and Camera Tracking
BAVFXA55P Practical on Character Animation, Dynamics, Matchmoving and Camera Tracking
Year III Semester VI BAVFXA61P Elective 1
(1a) Modelling & Texturing
(1b) Lighting & Rendering
(1c) Rigging & Animation
BAVFXA62P Portfolio Demo Reel

#Conditions apply

*Software & their versions may vary from centre to centre.

Note: Arena Animation is a division of aptech limited. Aptech is not a University and does not award degree/diplomas. Students getting admitted into Diploma/Degree programs through any of Aptech centers are subject to the rules and regulations of the University/UGC Regulations issued from time to time. Students are advised to go through the University prospectus and visit their website/UGC Regulations to ascertain the credibility, understand the rules and regulations governing the conduct of such Diploma/ Degree programmes. Any change in process or delay in the conduct of the examinations or issuance of mark sheets/certificates by the University cannot be attributed to Aptech or its centers.

Our Achievements

Education Excellence Award 2012 by Big Brands
National Placement Award 2012 by Aptech ltd.
Awarded Best Academic Centre-2011
Creative Mind Winners (9 Awards)