India′s No:1 Design & Media College

Who we are

ICAT is a part of IMAGE groups, a finest creative company that spreads creative intelligence in digital media to diverse audience, including school children, college students, juvenile minds ready for employment and corporate employees.

In the Company of Knowledge

ICAT is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Knowledge Powerhouse that has been fueling the growth of Digital Media in India for the past 12 years. IMAGE Group is a pioneer in the field of Digital Media Education and has remained steadfast in its focus ever since its establishment in 2004.

Experience in Digital Media training

IMAGE group launched India's first professionally managed Multimedia training institute, Image Creative Education in 1996. Image Creative Education has 40 Digital Media training centers in India. It has trained over 50,000 students till date and is the leader in South India in providing vocational training in Animation & Graphics.

Milestones and Achievements

  • 2015
  • 2015

     

    Launched PMKVY

    Launched Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) affiliated courses that will benefit the Indian youth

  • Partnered with the NSDC

    Partnered with the National Skills Development Council (NSDC) - an initiative taken by the Government of India to offer skill improvement training to millions of young minds across India and Launched one-of-the-kind course (C-Tech) that enables students to gain knowledge on seven Creative Industries

     

    2014

  • 2013

     

    Launched imediajobs.in

    Launched imediajobs.in, India's first Digital Media Job portal and Established a strategic technical collaboration with Bharathiar University to offer B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs

  • Launched IALS

    Launched IALS (Image Advanced Learning System) training modules for iPads

     

    2012

  • 2011

     

    Launched ImageMinds

    Launched ImageMinds, a creative education platform for school children

  • VIT University

    Became the Technology, Content Development and Delivery Partner for VIT University.

     

    2010

  • 2009

     

    Collaboration with Annamalai University

    Obtained Strategic Technical Collaboration with Annamalai University to offer B.Sc. Multimedia and B.Sc. Digital Media programs ICAT is Rated as No.1 Animation & Gaming College in India by The Week - AC Nielsen Survey.

  • India's Largest Digital Media College

    ICAT Became India's Largest Digital Media College by establishing state-of-the-art college campuses at Hyderabad and Bangalore.

     

    2008

  • 2007

     

    Won NASSCOM Super pitch award

    Won NASSCOM Super pitch award for Original Animated Content.

  • Obtained Validation for Degree Courses

    ICAT Obtained Validation for Degree Courses in Animation, Visual FX, Game Design & Game Development from The University of Wales, UK for Chennai and launched India's First Under Graduate Degree courses in Digital Media

     

    2006

  • 2005

     

    Became an ISO 9001:2008 Company

  • Launched India's first Digital Media College

    Launched India's first Digital Media College - Image College of Arts, Animation and Technology (ICAT) at Chennai

     

    2004

  • 2003

     

    Launched IMuST

    Launched speciality Animation Curriculum (IMuST) that incorporated Art and IT Skills.

  • Hindustan Unilever

    Developed and deployed Knowledge Management system for Hindustan Unilever.

     

    2002

  • 2001

     

    Released French Version of Ramayan

    Released French Version of Ramayan, the interactive Epic CD - ROM and content digitization for HMV-RPG.

  • Launched WAM Curriculum

    Launched India's first specialized curriculum for Web & Multimedia. (WAM Curriculum)

     

    2000

  • 1999

     

    Ramayan The Interactive Epic

    Released Interactive Animated Storybook on CD ROM - "Ramayan The Interactive Epic".

  • Developed Virtual 3D Cricket

    Developed Real Time Virtual 3D Cricket Simulation game & Web Games for "Sify.com".

     

    1998

  • 1997

     

    Nadhanubhava

    Developed World's first Interactive Encyclopedia title on Carnatic Music - "Nadhanubhava".

  • IMAGE

    Launched India's first professional Multimedia Training Institute - "IMAGE".

     

    1996

  • 1995

     

    "ETV" network

    Developed & delivered Cutting Edge Real time 3D visualization project for "GEM Granites", Deployed video transmission system for "ETV" network.

  • 1995