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M.Sc in Animation (M.Sc (Animation))

Updated By Rahul Raj on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
20 K-1 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
IIT JAM, CUCET, KSET (Karnataka) ...

About M.Sc in Animation

M.Sc in Animation is a two-year postgraduate course designed to teach students advanced skills in making designs or motion perception models. The course is a combination of theory and practical projects and during the coursework, students learn about Design Theory Graphic Design and Art, Digital, and Multimedia 3D Animation etc. M.Sc in Animation is a great course for choice candidates who wish to become an animation professional.

M.Sc in Animation Course Highlights

Some of the major highlights of M.Sc in Animation course are as follows:



Name of the course

Master of Science in Animation


2 Years



Exam Type


Minimum Qualification Required

Graduation Degree

Selection Process

Merit-Based/ Through Entrance Exam

Course Fee

INR 10,000  to INR 3.5 LPA



Employment Sectors

Web designing, Gaming Industry, Design studios, Animation Studios, Television industry, Printing and Publishing, Training Institutions etc.

Job Profiles

3D Animation Developer, 2D animator, Web Developer, Visual Designer, Multimedia artist etc


M.Sc in Animation Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria required for M.Sc in Animation are as follows:

  • Candidates with B.Sc in Animation are preferred. However, those who have a bachelor’s degree in the related field are also eligible.

  • Secured minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam. The pass percentage may vary from college to college.

M.Sc in Animation Admission Process

Admission to the M.Sc Animation course is either done on the basis of merit or on the basis of the entrance exam. 


Most of the colleges in India follow a merit-based admission process. In merit-based admission process selection of the candidates is done on the basis of the last qualifying exam i.e. 10+2. If candidates have scored more than or equal to the cut-off scores of the intended college, they will be eligible for admission at the respective college.

Entrance Based

Some colleges conduct entrance exams for admission to M.Sc Animation course. Selection is done on the basis of entrance test. When the result of the exam is out, the college will release the merit list. Those who make it to the list will be eligible for admission.

M.Sc in Animation Course Fee

The average course fee for M.Sc in Animation is mentioned below:

Institute Type

Minimum Fee

Average Fee

Maximum Fee

Government College

Rs 5000/- 

Rs 35,000/- 

Rs 1,50,000/-

Private College

Rs 50,000 

Rs 2,50,000/-

Rs 10,00,000/-

M.Sc in Animation Syllabus

The syllabus for M.Sc in Animation Syllabus followed by most of the college is listed below:-

Sr. No.

Major Topics to study


Development with Traditional & Digital Art


Script Writing & Story Board Designing


Advanced Digital Art Photography Part 1 & 2


Advance Digital Enhancement


Enhancement of Editing


Practical on Digital Art


Introduction & Advancement of Next-Gen 3D


Introduction & Advancement of 3D Design


Next-Gen Character Design


Introduction of UV Layouts & Texturing


Advance Character Setup & Animation


Practical on Character Design/UV Layouts & Texture


Advance Animation & VFX


Advanced Techniques of Texturing & Lighting


Production Techniques of Lighting


Intro of Dynamics-I


Art of Integration-Dynamics II


Practical on Character Animation/Dynamics/Texturing & Lighting


Advanced Rendering


Introduction of Compositing


3D Tracking & Match Moving


Practical On 3D Tracking/ Match Moving & Compositing


Final Project

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M.Sc in Animation Career Options and Job Prospects

Some of the popular employment sectors and job profiles for candidates who completed their M.Sc in Animation are as follows:


Employment  Sectors


  • Multimedia companies

  • Web designing

  • Gaming Industry

  • Design studios

  • Animation Studios

  • Television industry

  • Printing and Publishing

  • Training Institutions


Job Profiles

  • 3D Animation Developer

  • Web Developer

  • 2D animator

  • Visual Designer

  • Animation

  • Multimedia artist

  • Classical animator

  • Pre-production artist

  • Digital artist

  • VFX artist

  • AV Editor

  • Photography

  • Event Management

  • Publishing Books

Top Recruiters

  • Wipro technologies

  • Design Factory India

  • Cogwheel Studios

  • Fisheye, New Delhi

  • SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd

  • Moonraft Innovation Labs Pvt. Ltd

M.Sc in Animation

Below is the salary of some of the popular job profiles for those who have completed their M.Sc degree in Animation:-

Job Profile

Minimum Salary 

Average Salary

Maximum Salary 

Graphic Designer

Rs 2,80,000

Rs 3,50,000

Rs 10,00,000

Web Designer

Rs 2,50,000/-

Rs 3,00,000/-

Rs 7,00,000/-


Rs 2,50,000

Rs 4,50,000

Rs 6,50,000/-

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