Post Graduate Professional Program inGame Design ( Hyderabad )

Seek specialist practice in crafting game aesthetics and developing games in 2D and 3D for mobile, PC, game console, AR, VR, and various other platforms.

Course Overview

Join the Highly Practice-Oriented Game Design Program

The PG Professional Program in Game Design at ICAT is a 1-year, full-time program that guides and inspires you to coin innovative game ideas and offers intense practice to demonstrate the role as a Designer, Artist, Animator, Creator, Director, Modeller, Illustrator, and more.

The program grooms students as a multifaceted game professional able to design a game from scratch. The students are given more practice-oriented learning on the techniques and technology related to preparing the aesthetics and design of a game, through which the students are prepared to confidently face the real-time challenges posed by the industry.

Why Game Design?

Be a Part of the Most Promising and Challenging Industry

Digital games are no more just about the PC games that people played 3 decades back; it is today in every digital medium around us: in our mobiles, laptops, television, and Web. Games are also there in public places as arcade games, which allure children the most. There are also games coming up big time in the VR and AR platform, which drastically bridges the gap between the real world and the virtual world.

Such a vast pitch of the industry is uplifting the overall gaming industry in India at a rate of 22.1% CAGR, as per KPMG India. Also, both Indian and international gaming leaders are now eyeing the space in India. All these make the Indian Gaming industry a very promising one for skilled game professionals.

Curriculum

The Learning Curve

Program Details
  • Foundation Studies
  • Idea Generation and Development
  • SP-I: Game Engine Fundamentals
  • SP-II: 2D and 3D Game Making Technique
  • SP-III: Next GEN Techniques
  • Major Project

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Skills to Build

Skills to Seek as an Game Design Professional

  • 2D Concept Art
  • Game Documentation
  • 3D Character Modelling
  • 3D Environment Designing
  • 3D Props Designing
  • 3D Vehicles Modelling
  • Level Designing
  • Marketing
  • Monetizing
Teaching Methodology

Learning beyond the Walls

Research Based Learning

To make students proficient with the process of game production, students are insisted to prepare detailed research on different topics in each module. This lets students to self explore through a lots of information, which is one of the best ways to increase retention of knowledge..

Learn the Techniques Live

As students of the Art genre, they are given the experience of life study drawing to understand the nuances in modelling. They are also taken for outdoor sessions, where the students get their light and shadow study.

Hear from the Professionals

Experts from the game industry share their production experiences, technical knowledge, and industry standards to give the students their best of knowledge. They conduct seminars and workshops from time to time on topics of key learning.

Keep in Pace with the Trending Technology

Hands-on experience on latest in technology like Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) gives the students a cutting-edge over their counterparts in the field.

Mould Your Skills on Feedbacks

Exhibiting students’ skills through projects and research works to professionals, faculties, peers, and even public audience give the students the confidence in game building. The feedbacks they receive through such sessions are the perfect way for them to fine tune their skills.

Compete Your Skills

Participating in competitions like Game Jam tell the students their proficiency level and help them identify their area of expertise/improvement. Also, participating in various conferences like NGDC (NASSCOM Game Developers Conference), IGDC, and GAFX give the students a thorough outlook of latest in the industry and technology.

Watch It Live

Frequent visits to renowned game companies and related industries give the students a clear vision of how things work in real time. This makes a perfect preparation for employment.

Practice the Professional Way

The curriculum at ICAT insists students to submit assignment, mini projects, major project, and portfolio with clear textual content that records their course of work. They get the practice of clearly scripting the Game Design Documents (GDD), Game Pitch document, Concept documents, and dissertations that will help them perform the professional way in their career.

Student Awards

Rise and Shine

ICAT Student Won First Prize

GAFX CONFERENCE

ICAT Alumni Wins a Million

Pocket Gamer Connects

ICAT Student Won 2nd prize - ‘Black Hole’

Gamehack

ICAT Students Won Runner-up Award

La Fete Cultural Fest

ICAT Student Won Runner-up

IPGAF Competition

Learning Facilities

Practical Learning

Learn by Doing – Right from the Basics

Understand the best way of presenting your ideas through intense practice at industry-standard facilities in ICAT.

Experiment Ideas with Industry-Standard Machines

The labs at ICAT campuses house high-configured machines loaded with all the necessary industry-standard software. This provides a perfect space for the students to practice their design ideas.

Play and Learn

The Gaming Lounge in the campuses comes as a unique feature for the game students to experience the gameplay of games of different genres.

Practice the Art

The game students have access to Art and Design Studios to seek first-hand experience on design.

The Knowledge Repository

Right from history of games to game building with latest technology, the students have access to all game building information through 100s of books and magazines. This helps them research beyond the class lectures and gain immense knowledge of the industry and current trends.

Common to All Departments

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

Student Testimonial

Our Students Say

ICAT provided a great starting point and base to build on.

Akshay Venkataramanan,PG Game Design

The College teaches everything good. We have to learn properly.

K. Venkatesh Babu,PG Game Design

ICAT gave me the platform and the environment of this creative field to explore myself. The faculties helped me to learn the various aspects of game design

Raj Aryan,PG Game Design

ICAT provided a great starting point and base to build on.

Akshay Venkataramanan,PG Game Design

The College teaches everything good. We have to learn properly.

K. Venkatesh Babu,PG Game Design

ICAT gave me the platform and the environment of this creative field to explore myself. The faculties helped me to learn the various aspects of game design

Raj Aryan,PG Game Design
Alumni Success

Shining Stars

  • Rajakanna
  • Somasundaram
  • Santosh Arya
  • Shukla Jayant Triveni
  • Devrishi
Student's Works

Outstanding works of ICATians

Career Opportunities

Get Placed as a...

With an exclusive Placement Cell that holds a record of 100% placement, till date, we assure best jobs for every student who have gathered their skills and are ready to take up challenges of the industry.

As a PG Professional Program Game Design student, you can get opportunities in well-known companies like Rockstar Games, Technicolor, Electronic Arts, Nukebox, BYJU’s etc. The students of PG Professional Program in Game Design can find a position as a:

  • 3D Low Polygon Modeler
  • Texture Artist
  • 3D Game Artist
  • 3D Environment Artist
  • Effects Animator
  • Technical Artist
  • Game Designer
  • Level Designer
  • Play Tester
  • Character Artist
  • Creative Director
  • 2D & 3D Artist
  • Instructor
Why Choose ICAT

Only at ICAT

The focus the program gives towards futuristic technologies and the global knowledge that veterans in our knowledge brigade brings help students stand apart as best in the industry.

Above these, the opportunity to work on Dissertations, create Portfolio, and take up Internship with renowned companies gives the sheer confidence and a cutting edge as an animation professional.

  • 100% placement
  • world-class curriculum
  • Degree certified by eminent university
  • Highly equipped labs
  • frequent sessions from industry professionals
  • showcase events give the best learning experience
Top Placements

Meet Our Shining Stars

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UI DesignerCTC: 7Lp.a.
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UI DesignerCTC: 7Lp.a.
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3D ArtistCTC: 7Lp.a.
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Sys. EngCTC: 6.3Lp.a.
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Application Process

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Step 1 : Fill the application form

Apply by Filling Application form.

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Step 2 : Interview Process

Go through a direct communication with the Admission Team

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Step 3 : Join ICAT

An offer letter will be send. Secure your seat by paying the admission fee.

International Professionals

Learn from the Veterans’ Perspective

The curriculum and teaching strategies at ICAT is never an instant thought. They are all an outcome of research and brainstorming of ideas from renowned professionals in the field. The knowledge brigade that guides us through the curriculum delivery of PG Game Design includes:

  • Ernest Adams, Game Design Consultant, Trainer, and Author of several best-selling books in the Game industry
  • Ed Hooks, Member of Screen Actors Guild - AFTRA and Author of ‘Acting for Animators’ book
  • Richie, Art Director at Zing Games
  • Karthikeyan, 3D Artist at Technicolor
Campus Location

Study at Any of Our 3 State-of-the-Art Campuses

  • Chennai

    53, Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.

    044 - 4293 4293, +91 - 95001 28555

  • Bangalore

    424, Bommanahalli, Hosur Main Road, Bangalore - 560 068.

    080 - 4110 7755, +91 - 96111 73607

  • Hyderabad

    H.NO.3-1-30, S.Y.No:34/2 and 35, Bahadurguda, Saroornagar, L.B.Nagar, R.R.District, Hyderabad - 500 074

    040 - 2447 7755, +91 - 88862 33334

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