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Program Overview

If your jaw dropped seeing the spectacles created in the big budget Hollywood films like Avatar, Spiderman : Homecoming, Avengers, Transformers : Dark of The Moon, GI Joe, Deadpool, Harry Potter, Skyfall and many others, you will be surprised to know that those striking display of visuals were created in India by Indian animation or VFX artists. India, in the recent few years has become a major destination for creating animation and VFX projects for domestic as well as foreign markets. India is in need of more skilled animators and multimedia professionals to meet the huge need of the job market in the future as per predictions. As a result, the demand for the degree of B.Sc Animation Multimedia in Kolkata has gone up tremendously. Among the B.Sc. Multimedia courses in Kolkata, iLEAD provides the best industry exposure to the animation and multimedia students with our world-class infrastructure. As per the current scenario and industry requirements, iLEAD is offering an undergraduate degree program of B.Sc. in Multimedia, Animation and Graphics in Kolkata to guide you to leave you mark and become the best in the industry.

Our course of B.Sc Animation Multimedia in Kolkata gives students far more practical exposure to the industry than any other contemporary B.Sc Multimedia courses in Kolkata. It focuses on method education, real time projects and inculcating in the students the kind of skills that is relevant and in demand in today’s world.

  • Learn highly in demand skills including methods, process and materials for print production, visual storytelling, storyboard, sequential narrative and graphic novel, editing, sound design, tools and techniques of animation, 2D and 3D and more.
  • Hands on experience of working on the designing and animation floor from visual planning to execution
  • In house animation and sound studio along with required technological equipments
  • Industry exposure and portfolio worthy projects
  • Interact with experts, guidance from industry leaders, internship and placement assistance


Software/Tools That You Would Learn:

  • Adobe Photoshop cc 2020
  • Adobe illustrator cc 2020
  • Adobe InDesign cc 2020
  • Adobe Premiere Pro cc 2020
  • Autodesk Maya 2018
  • Arnold Render Engine and more


What Are We offering?

4 years under graduate degree program of B.Sc in Multimedia, Animation and Graphics in Kolkata at iLEAD affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT)


Highlights From The Course

Our B.Sc. in Multimedia Animation & Graphics course in Kolkata has a very practical approach towards the curriculum and makes you familiar with every aspect of graphics, animation and VFX so that you can understand your passion better. Some of the highlights from the course include –

  • Design fundamentals and Visual literacy
  • Fundamentals of Graphical representation
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • 2D Animation Production
  • Post Production
  • VFX
  • 3D Animation Production
  • Conceptualization & Story Telling
  • Advertising Branding & Design
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • Understanding Film Technology and Film Language
  • New Media Tools & Techniques
  • Portfolio Design & Presentation Skills and more
Why Multimedia and Animation industry?
  • The animation and VFX segment is expected to reach INR 180 billion by 2024.
  • Several Indian companies are providing VFX services to large international studios.
  • Animation for domestic broadcasting is growing at a rate of 29% approximately.
  • The animation sector has grown by 24 per cent. And both the animation and VFX industry is expected to reach INR180 billion by 2024.
  • The platforms that require animation or multimedia professionals are films, marketing presentations, software development, mobile apps, outdoor ads, mobile gaming and much more.
  • India as per statistics is the largest and one of the most cost effective hubs of the global film industry


iLEAD Advantages

  • State-of-the-art infrastructure along with animation lab with 300+ systems at the campus.
  • iLEAD’s course of B.Sc in Animation, Multimedia in Kolkata are taught by top ranking industry experts as guest and adjunct faculty.
  • iLEAD’s industry oriented designed course ensures hands-on experience from Day 1.
  • Mentorship and guidance to start up funding is available for your own startup from iLEAD after the course.
  • 1,20,000+ popular, rare and unique books in the library, 20+ journals and periodicals
  • Around 5,000 audio visual content and very large digital library
  • Opportunities for internships and networking
  • Merit Based Scholarships
  • Earn While You Learn opportunities
  • 100% placement assistance

100 Hours Of Job Oriented Training

100 hours of exclusive job oriented practical training in the industry for the students will be provided. 50 hours of the program will include Personality Development classes & any one course on either Event Management, Photography, Digital Marketing, Design, Editing and One Foreign Language FREE OF COST (Beginners Level Only). And another 50 hours to include industry oriented training program in order to make students job ready. The training will include internships, field trips and more.

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Additional Courses And iLEAD Diploma

Once you are in iLEAD, you can also take up the short-term professional courses offered by iLEAD. One short-term course is offered completely free of cost to a regular iLEAD student. These courses help you to be industry ready. Classes for these courses are generally held during weekends.


In order to impart holistic education to you and make you competent professionals in diverse fields,
iLEAD goes beyond the curriculum and engages the students in challenging ‘on campus’ and ‘off campus’ activities. At least twice every month, experts from different fields are invited to deliver lecturers at iLEAD. Our students receive the Diploma at the end of the under graduate or post graduate programme as a value addition to the university degree.
The diploma will mention the non academic credit points accumulated by the student in the six semesters of the graduation programme.

Highlights of the Diploma Program

You can collect one credit point by imparting at least six hours of community service or being involved in co-curricular and extracurricular work. It is compulsory for our every student to take up at least one online course offered by Coursera. You will get two credit points on successful completion of one course.

iLEAD's Personality Development Program
  • A 60-hour training module for soft & life skills with focus on personality development (Compulsory for all students).
  • A foreign language course for students.
  • Field trips, internships, live projects.
  • Participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

*Conditions Apply

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (CBSE, ISC, A Levels or any other equivalent Board examination) with English as a compulsory subject are preferred.
  • Students who are due to appear for Class XII final exams/awaiting results may be given provisional admission depending on their Creative Aptitude Test & Personal Interview Scores.

Course Structure

    1. Major – Design Fundamentals and Visual Literacy, Graphic and Web Design 1
    2. Minor – Principles Of Management
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets Basket A or D
    4. Ability Enhancement – English & Professional Communication
    5. Skill Enhancement – Life Skills & Personality Development
    6. Common Value added Course – Yoga/ Health & Wellness/ Sports
    1. Major – Graphic and Web Design 2, Animation Fundamentals
    2. Minor – Organisation Behaviour
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets Basket B or E
    4. Ability Enhancement – Modern Indian Languages and Literature
    5. Skill Enhancement – IT Tools for Business
    6. Common Value added Course – Critical Thinking/ NSS/ Mental Health/ Environmental Studies
    1. Major – 2D Animation Production, 3D Animation Production 1
    2. Minor – Business & Sustainability
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets Basket C or F
    4. Ability Enhancement – The Constitution, Human Rights and Law
    5. Skill Enhancement – Understanding basics of Cyber Security
    1. Major – Post Production and VFX 1, Conceptualization and storytelling, Acting for Animation
    2. Minor – Corporate Social Responsibility, E-Commerce
    3. Ability Enhancement – Society Culture and Human Behavior
    1. Major – Post Production and VFX 2, 3D Animation Production 2
    2. Minor – Financial Management, Entrepreneurship
    3. Skill Enhancement – Internship to be started after exam of 4th sem (sem break) and completed within 5th sem (weekends)
    1. Major – Advertising Branding and Design, Stop Motion Animation, Understanding film technology and film language
    2. Minor – Customer Relationship Management, Managing Workplace Diversity
    1. Major – New Media Tools and Techniques, Advanced compositing & cg integration, Final Project 1 (Sessional)
    2. Minor – Consumer Behaviour, Intellectual Property Rights
    1. Major – Final Project 2 (Sessional), Portfolio Design and
      Presentation Skills, Understanding film technology and film language
    2. Ability Enhancement – Research project


Mr. Sourav Mukherjee

Head of the Department, Worked with ABP, HT and PwC. Faculty with experience of 10+ years.

Mr. Abhijit Bera

A Graphics Designer and Theme Maker Artist with experience of 9 years

Mr. Nikhil Mondal

A 3D animator, concept and storyboard artist for more than 6 years

Mr. Arun Kumar Das

Faculty of pre-production and 2D animation

Mr. Avijit Paul

Visiting Faculty – 3D Animation and Rigging with more than 18 years of experience

Mr. Bishal Sarkar

Faculty – A 3D Animator and Modeler for more than 5 years

Mr. Debabrata Gayen

A 3D Faculty specializing in 3D Character Animation, Lighting, Rigging and more

Ms. Payel Shaw

A 3D animator and professional trainer since 4 years

Mr. Tushar Modak

VFX Faculty with experience of 12 years

Ms. Arpita Das

3D artist with 3 years of experience

Mr. Debajyoti Nandi

3D Artist and animator with 7 year of experience

Ms. Rishita Das

Technical Faculty – Animation and Graphics

Ms. Pragya Mondal

Technical Faculty – Graphics and Web Design with 3 years of experience

Ms. Swarnadeepa Dey

Faculty in the Animation Department

Course Fees

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Semester 6
Semester 7
Semester 8
Grand Total

Scholarship Programs

Student Loan Available

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For New Students

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Industry Exposure

Students who built careers at iLEAD

  • Placements

  • Internships

  • Alumni

Batch 2020-2023

Animator at Surinder Films

Batch 2019-2022

Graphic Designer at TATA ELXSI

Batch 2020-2023

Junior Roto Artist at Trace

Batch 2020-2023

Texture Artist at Surinder Films

Batch 2020-2023

Lighting and Compositing Intern at Neuraspses

Batch 2020-2023

Editing and So+und Intern at Bollygrad

Batch 2020-2023

Modelling Intern at Crecer Studio

Batch - BMAGD - 2018-2021

Associate Design at PwC

Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre at iLEAD

iLEAD now has partnered with Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre, a premier private equity advisory firm dedicated to empowering young startups.

Draupnir Capital is exclusively focused on our very own iLEAD students, graduates, and alumni, ensuring they receive unparalleled support – be it resources, capital, intellectual property, or administrative guidance.

We’ve also joined forces with the State Bank of India, amplifying the support network for our budding visionaries. This strategic alliance among Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre, iLEAD, and the State Bank of India promises a transformative impact on the entrepreneurial landscape.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is multimedia?

Multimedia is a type of media which offers various kinds of effective and convenient ways to convey information to its users. Users can interact with digital information via this medium. It comes in handy and serves as a communication tool. Multimedia is heavily utilized by education, training, reference materials, corporate presentations, marketing, documentary and many more such industries.

2. What is Animation?

The process of bringing static, lifeless images to life is known as animation. Images are manipulated in such a way that they appear to be in motion. Most people find the most common link and associate animation with animated films that they watch. However, animation is not just limited to that has become very pervasive. Animation doesn’t only come in the form of feature films and short films, and television series, but also other media, such as video games, GIFs, motion graphics, visual effects, user interfaces and much more.

3. What is Graphics?

Graphics are mainly sketches or drawings or any sort of pictorial representation which portray meaningful information. When a set of images is manipulated or an image is created in the form of pixels and is drawn on the computer it us referred to as Computer Graphics. Computer Graphics is a vast subject area and can be used in digital photography, film, entertainment, electronic gadgets, etc. It us required in many core technologies and they benefit from it.

4. What does a Graphic Designer do?

A graphic designer performs a variety of tasks, depending on the type of company they work for and its requirements. They are responsible for creating visual conceptualizations which convey necessary information through photos and art. A graphic designer designs and creates posters, billboards, logos, bus wraps, packaging, and marketing materials, etc. Depending on the concerned industry, graphic designers work at advertising and marketing agencies, magazines and more. Selecting pictures and typefaces, and developing layouts for advertisements, annual reports, brochures, magazines and other projects are also part of the job.

5. What does an Animator do?

An animator is responsible for creating an extensive series of images that form the animation we see in movies, commercials, television programs, and video games. They also bring them to life through special effects and visual images, stimulating movement using electronic tools and computer. Usually specializing in one of these media, an animator may further concentrate on a specific field or area, such as characters, scenery, or background design. As mentioned before, animators typically use various computer software to do their work. They are usually members of a team which consists of other members who are also animators or artists who collaborate on particular projects.

6. Why should one take up the B.Sc Animation Multimedia in Kolkata at iLEAD?

In the recent few years, India has become a major destination for creating animation and VFX projects for domestic as well as foreign markets. There is a rapidly rising need for more skilled animators and multimedia professionals to meet the huge need of the future job market. Thus, keeping in mind the current industry requirements, iLEAD is offering an undergraduate degree program of B.Sc Animation Multimedia in Kolkata under MAKAUT to equip you become the best in the industry and make India the Animation capital of the world. As one of the best B.Sc Multimedia courses in Kolkata, we provide students with the best possible practice oriented and project based program as per present industry standards.

7. Is the offered by iLEAD affiliated to any university?

iLEAD’s course of B.Sc in Multimedia, Animation & Graphics is affiliated  to Maulana Abul Kalam University of Technology.

8. What is the duration of the program?

It’s a 4 year degree program with 8 semesters.

9. What is the eligibility to enroll in the program?

Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination

10. What are the career opportunities after completing the course?

Once you complete the course, you can choose your career as per your interest. You can become a graphic designer/3D modeler/Animator /Web Designer / Compositor/Texturing artist/Game designer /Visualizer /story board artist /VFX Artist and more.

11. Are scholarships available for the program?

Yes. Merit Based Scholarships are available. Students need to contact the college to know more. Call 9163122222 for details.

12. Are there any Education Loan Facilities available?

Yes. We have partnership with SBI & HDFC Bank for loan

13. What is the admission procedure?

Candidates are to apply directly on college website ( by online process for admission or visit the college premise. Call 9163122222 for details.

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