MA (Animation & Multimedia)

Master of Arts (Animation & Multimedia)

2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time

Giving Shape to Your Imagination


The Master of Arts (Animation & Multimedia) is a two-years, 82 credit post-graduate degree programme of Vishwakarma University (VU) Pune. The domain of Animation & Multimedia focuses on Animation and E-Learning, web Design, 2D and 3D Animation- Lighting & Rendering with special Effects, Design Game in Unity platform.

This programme is aimed at familiarizing students with various advanced approaches, methods and techniques of Animation & Multimedia. The aim is to emerge as a Centre of Excellence for Animation training in India by continued research & development, acquiring global knowledge and imparting quality teaching, tools and content to aspiring students and developing them to be the best masters in animation and IT industry.

Outcome On successful completion of MA (Animation & Multimedia) programme at VU (A&D) the student will be able to:
1 Develop problem-solving ability and the skills to assess and solve complex industrial problems.
2 Provide the solution through character animation and infographic animation for social and environmental issues.
3 Acquire capabilities of making professional and creative presentations and exhibit the capacity to work with innovative skills .
4 Develop imagination abilities and visualization skills.
5 Develop the thought process, concept ideas, colour schemes & art elements through visual presentation.
6 Understand dimensions (2D & 3D) with modelling techniques and their implementation in animation and multimedia.
7 Manage projects from the conceptualization stage to the final product creation stage.
8 Develop competencies and skills needed to become an effective animator.
9 Develop proficiency in English communication with the professional communities.
10 Learn business ethics, managerial skills, & soft skills.



Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Design Thinking & Methods 2
CC Fundamentals of Design 4
CC Digital Methods -1 4
Minor Project Character Design 4
Open Elective Concept Art 3
Open Elective 2D Game Asset Design /
Clay Modeling /
Photography Techniques
Compulsory Audit Course Research Skills for Design 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Design Research - Animation & Society 2
CC Story Board Design 4
CC Digital Methods -2 4
CC 3D Modeling & Rigging 4
Open Elective 3D Game Asset Design 3
Open Elective Effects & simulation /
Advance Photography
Acting for Animation
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 1 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
CC 2D Animation 4
CC Web Design 4
Minor Project 3D Animation- Lighting & Rendering 4
Open Elective Gaming Design 3
Open Elective VFX /
Colour Technology /
Advances Video Audio Editing
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 2 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Major Project Internship/ Graduation Show reel Project 16
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 3 2


Plan students for different professional roads in the Animation Industry. This includes Animation, 2D Animation, and 3D Animation in Pre-Production and Post –Production, Web designer, e-learning artist, Character designer, VFX artist, Gaming asset designer.

Accomplish the specialized and practical talents needed to execute and explore a plan identified with Animation and Multimedia. Accomplish a strong sense of visualization to flourish in the Animation and Multimedia Industry.


Dr. Shraddha Kaje
Faculty of Art & Design

Dr. Shraddha Kaje
Assistant Professor
Mr. Prashant Aacharya
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Prashant Aacharya
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Rakhi Charwad
Faculty of Art & Design

Mrs. Rakhi Charwad
Mr. Mandar Naik
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Mandar Naik
Mr. Deepak Giri
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Deepak Giri


Indicative Probable Designations:

  • 2D & 3D Modeling Animator
  • Web Designer
  • Character Artist
  • Infographic Animator
  • Game asset Designer
  • VFX Artist
  • Sound & Video Artist

Indicative probable areas of Career:

  • Advertising
  • Film and Television
  • Online and Print Media
  • Gaming Industry
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Music Industry
  • E-Learning


“Vishwakarma University has not only taught us software learning but we were also encouraged to be creative while we learn further through the subject through visualising the topics. The guidance at VU is always beneficial and easy to understand as well. VU has always provided us with great opportunities and given us huge platforms so that we could learn a lot and get an experience of the corporate world. VU has given me the confidence to achieve something that I used to believe was impossible. I have got exposure to a variety of subjects, which has given me a lot of new experiences and also made me more confident about the knowledge of the corporate world. I am thankful to VU for always providing great opportunities and new experiences and skills."

Ms. Vidhi Doshi, Student


“Vishwakarma University encourages students to embrace modern animation technologies which contribute to an enriched learning environment. We were taught the disciplines in the design field. VU has given me the freedom about learning various kinds of subjects and also given me a lot of new experiences and made me more confident. Vishwakarma University arranged webinars related to our programme specializations which helped me understand the industry and how it works. VU also gave us platforms like UNITY under which we were taught and given additional knowledge about game design. In VU, preference is given to practical knowledge which is the best thing of this university and I feel proud as a student that I am studying in such a university."

Mr. Aditya Ramshette, Student


“Learning at Vishwakarma University is a great experience. VU gave me an opportunity to excel and develop my skills in a professional manner. In VU, I could pursue my passion for designing with proper guidance, learned new software in a creative way and also developed my visualization skills. Vishwakarma University gave us opportunities to learn and work on various live projects, industry connections, on-campus corporate lectures, lectures from international experts, international collaborations and much more. Apart from studies we also enjoy our campus life in VU because of its great infrastructure and the EcoCampus.”

Avanti Rahalkar, Student


“Vishwakarma University has been a great contributor to the development of my personality. I have established my leadership, time management and team skills and have also been able to advance these skills to a whole new level. The infrastructure of Vishwakarma University is one of the finest in all design universities. The best thing about this University is the cross-culture interaction between students from various streams in the university. The professors here make the university what it is today, with an attitude of being ever ready to help.”

Moin Shaikh, Alumna Student

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.
  • Vishwakarma University Pune has been declared Winner for Excellence in Design Education Award at the World Education Award 2021(Higher Education) held on March 6, 2021 for the project “Industry on Campus and Industry Connect”.

Option 1- In Person 

Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.

  • Basic Qualification Required: Passed graduate from any recognized Board / University
  • Minimum % of marks at Qualifying Exam for Open Category: 45%
  • Minimum marks at Qualifying Exam Reserve category: 40%

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.

  • Rs. 1,50,000/- Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remains same for the subsequent years of the batch.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately. 2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email ( or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

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