India′s No:1 Design & Media College

Course Overview

The B.Sc. Multimedia Technology at ICAT is a 3 years, full-time program that introduces varied faces of media and lets you specialize in your area of passion. The course can place you in Animation / Vfx / Gaming studios, Design houses, Ad agencies, Film / Television industry, and so on.

I have completed B.Sc. (CS) and joined PG –VFX in ICAT. The Placement department of ICAT was very supportive and offered placements in Mumbai & Chennai for me. I opted for Satyam, Chennai and luckily I got through the interview. Thanks to the placement service of ICAT.

This extensive course in varied Multimedia technologies trains you to design and develop various print materials, Web pages, 2D animations, matte paintings, 3D models, Motions Graphics, world-class Animation videos, and advanced visual effects.

Need to Study Multimedia Technology

The Media field has various technicalities involved in it, right from graphic designing to creating visual effects and editing audio. Understanding all the technicalities is necessary to have a sparkling career in the media industry.

What will You Learn?

The course will help you to:

  • Create digital designs for various print materials like newspapers, brochures, posters, leaflets, packages, and books.
  • Design attractive Web pages with right layout design by using HTML and CSS.
  • Source images through digital photographs.
  • Abide by the human rights and ethical values in every design created.
  • Develop 2D animations by understanding Frame-by-Frame Animation, Figure Drawing, Cartooning, Storyboarding and Interactive Animation Techniques.
  • Understand e-learning content development process/techniques.
  • Apply Preproduction and Shooting techniques.
  • Perform video editing and audio editing tasks.
  • Create visual effects and Matte paintings.
  • Understand the advanced techniques in art including figure drawing, anatomy and portraiture.
  • Create 3D models, and add texture and lighting effects as appropriate for television videos or games.
  • Specialize in ‘Motion Graphics’ or ‘Lighting & Rendering’ and ‘Advanced Visual Effects’ or ‘Rigging & Animation’.


The course includes various modules that are coined to prepare the students for latest industry demands.

Just dreamt about visual effects and stepped into ICAT. Now I’m living my life in the industry. Practical knowledge in the software, was well trained and my demo reel done in ICAT which fetched me my current position. Searching for a job was not so tiring as I’m placed at Rotobotic studios, Chennai through the placement department of ICAT.
Rajesh Babu.M

Course Structure

11T / 11H /11M / 11F Language – I (Tamil / Hindi / Malayalam / French)
12E English - I
13A Core 1: Image Editing Techniques
13B Core 2: Graphic Designing
13P Core Lab 1: Graphic Designing Lab
1AA Allied Paper 1: Visual Design
1FA Environmental Studies
21T / 21H / 21M / 21F Language – II (Tamil / Hindi / Malayalam / French)
22E English – II
23A Core 3: Web Designing
23PA Core 4: Web Designing Lab
23PB Core Lab 2: Internet Basics Lab
2AA Allied paper 2: Digital Photography
2FB Value Education – Human Rights #
31A Core 5: Interactive Animation Techniques
31P Core Lab 3: Interactive Animation Techniques Lab
31B Core 6: 2D Animation Techniques
3AA Allied paper 3: Foundation Studies
3ZA Skill based 1: E-Learning Content Development
3FC / 3FD Non-major elective- I (Yoga for Human Excellence) # / Women’s Rights
41A Core 7: Non Linear Editing
41P Core Lab 4: Non Linear Editing Lab
41B Core 8: Audio Editing
4AA Allied paper 4: Preproduction & Shooting Techniques
4ZB Skill based 2: Visual Effects
4FE Non major elective
51A Core 9: Advanced Art
51PA Core Lab 5: Advanced Art Lab
51B Core 10: 3D Design
51PB Core Lab 6: 3D Design lab
5E Elective I
5ZC Skill based 3: Matte Painting
61A Core 11: Dynamics Simulation
61PA Core Lab 7: Dynamics Simulation Lab
6E1 Elective II
6E2 Elective III
61PB Project Work
6ZC Skill based 4: 3D Animation
6EA Extension Activities
Elective I 5EA Modeling & Texturing for Animation & Visual Effects
5EB Game Art
Elective II 6E1A Motion Graphics
6E1B Lighting & Rendering
Elective III 6E2A Advanced Visual Effects
6E2B Rigging & Animation

Assessment Technique

The learning outcome of each module is assessed through Written Exams and Practical Exams conducted at the end of each semester, periodical Formative Assessments (min. of 3), Assignments, Research Works, and through the originality, innovation, and product of the final Project. Also, continuous monitoring of each student is done throughout the year through peer assessments and internal/external reviews.

Industry Collaboration

During the course, you will be exposed to latest industry trends through Workshops, Seminars, and Guest Lectures from professionals in the field; Industrial Visits to media related industries; Real-time and Professional Practices at leading organizations; and live streaming of global Seminars.


ICAT offers its students with fully-equipped Multimedia labs with all the necessary industry-standard software, Photo studio and Blue/Green matte studio.

Preparation for Employment

The course prepares you for a perfect employment through real-time, industry-standard project works and through the motivation to work with external clients. Above all, your portfolio will be sent to production houses for review and for enhancing the chances of winning a job.

Career Opportunities

The B.Sc. Multimedia Technology course at ICAT provides specialized knowledge on your passionate area, which gives you the confidence and skill to immediately take up a career in the challenging industries. ICAT’s long-term relationships with top companies in field will aid in placing you at the best job. Our placement services will help you grow in your career, even after you become our alumni.

Multimedia Technology Course
ICAT is a good platform to start your career in the Visual Effects industry. Here they show you the different prospect about the industry. ICAT helped me in getting my first job, and that too in a dream company - “Sony Pictures”.
Rohit Kumar Chandury

What can You be?

On completing this course, you can be:

  • Character Designer
  • Layout and Background Artist
  • Animator
  • Instructor
  • Digital Artists
  • Compositor
  • Digital Effects Animator
  • Modeller
  • Pre-Visualization Artist
  • Restoration & Retouching Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Flash Animator
  • Visualizer
  • UI Designer
  • UX Designer
  • Rotoscopy Artist
  • Wire / Rig Removal artist
  • Video Editor

Where can You be?

On completing this course, you can work for:

  • Animation Studios
  • Visual Effects Studios
  • Game Development Studios
  • Design houses
  • Advertising agencies
  • Creative Process Outsourcing Companies

Alumni Success

Through 100% placement, we introduce all our students to the industry of their passion. With the knowledge they have gained at ICAT, the students reach more heights in their field of work. Just to mention, many of our students are now a part of Hollywood, Bollywood and Kollywood movies, and have worked in many famous android and other OS games.

Why Choose ICAT to Study the Multimedia Technology Course?

Being a leading Digital Media college in India, ICAT is proud to have offered many professionals to the Media industry, who have worked in many leading National and International projects like Vishwaroopam, Vanakkam Chennai, Life of Pi, Smurfs, The Box, Cats and Dogs, Street Fighter, and many more to list.

Multimedia Technology Course

Pursue at ICAT

Here are few highlighting points that insist why you should pursue the course at ICAT.

  • Provides a curriculum in par with the industry requirements
  • Offers the Degree from UGC approved University
  • Provides Guaranteed placement
  • Incorporates completely-equipped labs
  • Imparts Constructive learning with appropriate teaching methodologies
  • Includes faculties with perfect subject knowledge and teaching skills
  • Invites Industry professionals as guest lecturers
  • Provides Live industry experience through professional practices with external clients
  • Insists on dissertations to be created by students that help in practice the learning
  • Includes fully-supported and guided project work
  • Design portfolios highlighting individual strength of each student is sent to production houses for review

Students Service

  • Students of a batch are allocated a Personal Mentor, who will guide a student through the Personal Development Planning process.
  • Each student will be allocated a supervisor for their studies to provide support for their project and dissertation.
  • A separate Students Service Desk is managed at each location with a Student Advisor as part of the desk. The Student Advisor provides guidance and advice about finance, study skills, personal problems and many other matters.
  • The Student Service Desk organizes club activities and other get together.
  • The Student Service Desk acts as a contact point for parents/Guardians and also they organize for liaison meeting between staff and students.

College Infrastructure

Multimedia Technology Course
  • Dedicated, Spacious classrooms for each department
  • Library with essential readings, reference books, latest journals and magazines
  • Membership with British Council Library, American Library
  • Air-conditioned hall for seminars and workshops
  • Locker facilities for students to safeguard their study-related materials
  • Personal tutoring space, where students can interact with the dedicated personal tutor to discuss their projects and ideas
  • Exclusively designed space for students to work in groups and also as individuals, based on project types
  • Common working zone, where students can work along with other department students
  • Students lounge, for students to relax and recreate

Placement Facilities

With its long, successful presence in the Digital Media education industry, ICAT has gained valuable contacts of leading companies in the industry. These contacts are well utilized by the Placement Cell at ICAT, which strives to place all the students in the field of their passion. So far, the Placement Cell is proud to maintain a record of 100% placement and in Top Companies in India.

Student Awards

During the tenure at the college, each student is motivated to participate in National Level and International competitions, where they can showcase their talents and personally understand where they stand among the students of rest of the world. In this regard, our students have so far won numerous awards in both National and International Competitions.

Campus Location

With ICAT, you have the opportunity to study at any of our 3 state-of-the-art campuses located at the Shores of Bay of Bengal (Chennai), Silicon Valley of India (Bangalore), and the City of Pearls (Hyderabad).

The ICAT campuses are located at the heart of the Capital cities of three important states in South India. The strategically located campuses expose the students to eminent landmarks/events of the metropolitan cities, which is very important for the Creators of Tomorrow to understand the trending world.

The campuses of ICAT College are loaded with spacious classrooms, library with essential readings, locker facilities for students, air-conditioned halls, personal tutoring space, common working zone, students’ lounge and so on.

I have completed B.Sc. (CS) and joined PG –VFX in ICAT. The Placement department of ICAT was very supportive and offered placements in Mumbai & Chennai for me. I opted for Satyam, Chennai and luckily I got through the interview. Thanks to the placement service of ICAT.
Murugavel, PG-VFX


ICAT Design & Media College
153, Santhome High Road,
Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.

044 - 4293 4293,
+91 - 95001 28555


ICAT Design & Media College
424, Bommanahalli, Hosur Main Road,
Bangalore - 560 068.

080 - 4110 7755,
+91 - 96111 73607


ICAT Design & Media College
11-9-45/2, Vishal Towers, Kothapet Cross Roads,
Near Kothapet Fruit Market,
Beside OMNI Hospital, Kothapet,
Hyderabad - 500 035.

040 - 4221 7755,
+91 - 88862 33334

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