VFX Courses - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs |Mode: Regular / Distance / Part-time|Avg. Fees: 50,000 / Year

4 (Courses) 24 (Institute)

About VFX Courses

Individuals who seek creative jobs in the technical, advertising or animation field can consider VFX and animation programme. These programmes enable you to express your creativity through animation, graphics and other visual tools. It also offers great job opportunities in different fields of entertainment and technology.

The programme covers various aspects of animation, visual effects, graphics designing, cartoons, games, etc. The candidates learn to apply different tools and methods to create animated visuals and high-quality graphics for games, movies, television shows and extra. These courses are also required in the technical field to design graphics for websites.

Type of VFX Courses:

Name of the Programme

Type of Programme


Certification in VFX

Certificate Programme

2 months

International Programme VFX

Certificate Programme

2 years

Professional Programme in VFX

Certificate Programme

1 year 5 months

Advance Programme in VFX

Certificate Programme

2 years 1 month

Diploma in VFX

Diploma Programme

2 years

B.Sc in Gaming and VFX

Undergraduate Degree Programme

3 years

B.Sc. in 3D Animation and Visual Graphics

Undergraduate Degree Programme

3 years

B.Sc. in Animation and VFX

Undergraduate Degree Programme

3 years

VFX Courses Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2 (any stream)
  • Minimum Marks Required: Pass in class 12 Board Exams

Admission Process:

  • Admission to the Certification in VFX two-month long programme can be taken after passing the class 10 Board Exams.
  • Candidates aspiring to enroll for other certificate programmes or diploma programmes in VFX can take admission after completing class 12 by filling the fees at the respective institute.
  • Admissions to degree programmes are done on the basis of merit list and candidates are required to score at least 60% mars in class 12 board exams. Some universities admit students directly.

VFX Courses Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

History of Animation

Colour Sensing

Digital Methodologies: Lighting and Texturing

Media Encoder

Introduction to 2D Animation

Apple Final Cut PRO (FCP)

Character Modelling and Rigging

Digital Methodologies: Sound & Audio

Video Editing & Compositing


Portfolio Developments


Video Editing & Compositing

Render Layer

Movie Merchandising

Frame Size and Composition



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Career Options and Job Prospects

VFX and Animation is a popular field, even in India, and various jobs are available for skilled animators who know how to work VFX and animation tools. Jobs are available in the film industry, advertising industry, Media and News, Gaming Companies, Production Houses, TV Channels, Photography, etc. Following are some of the job that VFX experts and animators can apply for after these courses:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Lecturer
  • Video Editor
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Web Designer
  • 2D/3D Animator
  • 3D Modeler

Salary after pursuing VFX courses can vary from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh per annum. Salary after degree courses combined with certificate course is better than any of the courses pursued alone. Experienced candidates can earn up to Rs. 10 lakh or more in this field. Usually, salaries offered to individuals who have taken up technical profiles are more as compared to other jobs.


What are the top colleges offering VFX Courses courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Design courses : Industrial Design Centre (Mumbai) , National Institute of Fashion Technology (New Delhi) , Satyam Fashion Institute (Noida) , National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad) , National Institute of Fashion Technology (Raebareli). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer VFX Courses or not.

What is the average fee for the course VFX Courses ?

The average fee for VFX Courses is INR 50,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course VFX Courses ?

VFX Courses is a 3 year course.

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