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KMV Kaushal Kendra

The Heritage Institution

Status Conferred by UGC, MHRD, Govt. of India

Autonomous Status by UGC-MHRD,
Govt. of India

M.Voc. Animation & VFX /B.Voc. Animation (Credit-Based) Back

Animation and VFX Industry

In India, Animation and VFX Industry is right on the growth track. With the Regional Animation demand on rise, introduction of new kids’ channels, many Indian studios working on high quality outsourcing projects, the animation industry continues to grow. It is expected to grow at 10.2 % in FY 18-23 as KPMG in India Analysis,2018 suggests.
Not only Animation, but Indian VFX players are also moving up the value chain. Many of the leading VFX houses are contributing to major block busters in foreign markets and the demand of VFX both in domestic films and TV shows has also increased remarkably.

As the Animation and VFX industry is growing, so does the demand for highly skilled professionals in the field. Recognising the need to bridge the Skill gaps, there have been steps taken in the right direction. One of such initiatives is setting up of Skill Development Centres – DDU Kaushal Kendra setup by MHRD, Govt of India.

Highlights

  • Industry Partner: Sector Skill Council – MESC Govt. of India
  • 10+2 Candidates of any stream eligible
  • No prior expertise required
  • Dedicated Animation Lab
  • E-content / Notes provided
  • Taught by experts from the industry
  • Age/Study Gap – No bar
  • Demonstrations and Workshops equipped training
  • On Job Training / Internships
  • Emphasis on Hands-on Lab Session

Animation at KMV

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar – The Heritage Institution has legacy of 133 years of empowering women through value-based education. Recognising the need of the hour, the institution is also running Skill development course under the aegis of DDU Kaushal Kendra, the first Kaushal Kendra in the region and under GNDU Amritsar, started in the year 2015.

In the year 2018, after 3 years of running Animation course successfully, we are granted by Master in Vocation program – M.Voc (Animation & VFX) by University Grants Commission.

The college runs the following two courses two courses in Animation one Bachelors and another of Masters level as follows:

  1. B.Voc.(Animation)
  2. M.Voc.(Animation & VFX)

B.Voc.(Animation) is a three-year vocational degree program where the curriculum is aligned with the job roles identified by the Media and Entertainment Skills Council (MESC).

Activities

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Teaching Faculty

Ms. Suman KhuranaMs. Suman KhuranaCourse Incharge
Ms. Arti Thakur
Ms. Arti Thakur
Mr. Dinesh Kumar
Mr. Dinesh Kumar
Mr. Narinder Singh
Mr. Narinder Singh
Mr. Sanjay
Mr. Sanjay
Ms. Amandeep Kaur
Ms. Amandeep Kaur

Semester Details

  • Semester - I

    • Communication Skills in English – I
    • Punjabi Compulsory / Basic Punjabi / Punjab History & Culture
    • Computer Fundamentals for Animation
    • Foundation Art
    • Principles of Animation
    • Creative Design – I
    • Minor Project – I
    • Field Visit and Report
    • Drug Abuse: Problem, Management and Prevention
  • Semester - II

    • Communication Skills in English – II
    • Punjabi Compulsory / Basic Punjabi / Punjab History & Culture
    • Scripting & Screenplay
    • 2D- Digital Animation: Flash
    • Introduction to 3D Maya
    • Creative Design – II
    • 3D Modelling (Set & Props)
    • Minor Project – II
    • Drug Abuse: Problem, Management and Prevention
  • Semester - III

    • Introduction to Photography
    • Storyboarding
    • Video Editing
    • Introduction to Texturing, Lighting in 3D Maya
    • 3D Character Modelling
    • Texturing Sets & Props
    • Texturing 3D Character
    • Minor Project – III
  • Semester - IV

    • Camera Techniques
    • Maintaining Workplace Health and Safety
    • Audio Editing
    • Lighting & Rendering
    • Motion Graphics
    • 3D Character Animation using Maya
    • Internship & Minor Project – IV
    • Environmental Studies
  • Semester - V

    • Electronic Media
    • Film Direction & Documentary
    • 3D Architecture Visualization using 3D Max (Interior and Exterior Designing)
    • Acting and Direction for Animation
    • Minor Project – V
  • Semester - VI

    • Publicity Designing & Media Laws
    • Career Management in Animation
    • Project (Individual)
    • Group Project Development
  • FAQ

    Q. What is the Fee structure at KMV?
    Ans:- KMV offers wide range of courses. The duration of each course is different and the fee per semester is Rs. 13900/- which is pocket friendly as compared to other institutes who provide animation courses.
    Q. What facilities & Infrastructure KMV provides to the students?
    Ans:- KMV KAUSHAL KENDRA is a place where you’ll explore your interests in Graphic designing, Animation, VFX,Audio & Video editing, and many more. We provide you everything as expected from a professional institution: an industry trained faculty of practicing professionals; an impressive high-tech campus; rigorous academics; affordable tuition; and a dynamic and diverse student community.
    Q. Why KMV for the Animation Course?
    Ans:- KMV’s DDU Kaushal Kendra is the first and the best in the region which offers courses in Animation under the flagship of MHRD Govt. of India & (MESC) Media and Entertainment Skills Council New Delhi. The students not only get a 3-year degree but also certified by NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) for the various job roles in demand as per current job market scenario.
    Q. Is B.Voc. Animation Course at KMV equivalent to other 3-year degree programmes BA/BSc./B.Com?
    Ans:-B.Voc. Animation is a 3 year program, is equivalent to other existing 3-year programs like B.A./B.Sc./B.Com.
    Q.Does KMV provide Hostel facility?
    Ans:- Yes, hostel facility is available at KMV. For more details you can visit our campus or can contact us at 0181-2296605, 2296606
    Q.Can I take B.Voc(Animation) course after 12th?
    Ans:- Yes, you can take animation course after 12th.
    Q. Does KMV offers Masters Programme in Animation?
    Ans:- Yes, KMV offers 2 year programme M.Voc( Animation & VFX) where students learn from basic designing, fundamental principles of animation, Conceptualisation & Storyboarding, 2D Animation, 3D Animation and Visual effects.
    Q. What is eligibility for taking admission in M.Voc( Animation & VFX)?
    ANs:- a) Any graduate with minimum 50% marks in aggregate
    AND
    b) 5% Relaxation will be given to
    i) SC/ST students or students with industrial experience (proof will be required at the time of admission)
    OR
    ii) Diploma in Same field from any Recognised University/College/Agency (ISO certified)

    Q. What it takes to be an Animator?
    Ans:- If you are passionate and ready to go for it then why not of course it’s not a piece of cake, you’ll have dedication and practice to make your career in Animation industry. KMV will give initiative to you in this. An animator should essentially have or develop following skills to be successful in the field:
    • Creativity and imagination
    • Patience and attention to detail
    • Drawing Skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines and work as a part of a team
    • Excellent artistry Skills
    • Communication and presentation Skills
    • Being up to date with the dynamic and fast changing animation techniques/technology.

    Q. What is the monthly salary of an Animator or VFX artist?
    Ans:- Animation is a satisfying and lucrative profession and is attracting youngsters in droves towards it. Professionals new to this industry generally work in the capacity of junior animators in animation studios and production houses. The starting pay package of these animators can be in a range or Rs.12,000 to Rs.20,000 per month. Within a span of three to five years you can become a senior animator and command a monthly salary as much as Rs.40,000 to Rs.80,000. If you are really creative and have been a part of some innovative projects you can bag a pay cheque in excess of Rs.2 Lakh.

Semester - I

  • Communication Skills in English – I
  • Punjabi Compulsory / Basic Punjabi / Punjab History & Culture
  • Computer Fundamentals for Animation
  • Foundation Art
  • Principles of Animation
  • Creative Design – I
  • Minor Project – I
  • Field Visit and Report
  • Drug Abuse: Problem, Management and Prevention

Semester - II

  • Communication Skills in English – II
  • Punjabi Compulsory / Basic Punjabi / Punjab History & Culture
  • Scripting & Screenplay
  • 2D- Digital Animation: Flash
  • Introduction to 3D Maya
  • Creative Design – II
  • 3D Modelling (Set & Props)
  • Minor Project – II
  • Drug Abuse: Problem, Management and Prevention

Semester - III

  • Introduction to Photography
  • Storyboarding
  • Video Editing
  • Introduction to Texturing, Lighting in 3D Maya
  • 3D Character Modelling
  • Texturing Sets & Props
  • Texturing 3D Character
  • Minor Project – III

Semester - IV

  • Camera Techniques
  • Maintaining Workplace Health and Safety
  • Audio Editing
  • Lighting & Rendering
  • Motion Graphics
  • 3D Character Animation using Maya
  • Internship & Minor Project – IV
  • Environmental Studies

Semester - V

  • Electronic Media
  • Film Direction & Documentary
  • 3D Architecture Visualization using 3D Max (Interior and Exterior Designing)
  • Acting and Direction for Animation
  • Minor Project – V

Semester - VI

  • Publicity Designing & Media Laws
  • Career Management in Animation
  • Project (Individual)
  • Group Project Development

FAQ

Q. What is the Fee structure at KMV?
Ans:- KMV offers wide range of courses. The duration of each course is different and the fee per semester is Rs. 13900/- which is pocket friendly as compared to other institutes who provide animation courses.
Q. What facilities & Infrastructure KMV provides to the students?
Ans:- KMV KAUSHAL KENDRA is a place where you’ll explore your interests in Graphic designing, Animation, VFX,Audio & Video editing, and many more. We provide you everything as expected from a professional institution: an industry trained faculty of practicing professionals; an impressive high-tech campus; rigorous academics; affordable tuition; and a dynamic and diverse student community.
Q. Why KMV for the Animation Course?
Ans:- KMV’s DDU Kaushal Kendra is the first and the best in the region which offers courses in Animation under the flagship of MHRD Govt. of India & (MESC) Media and Entertainment Skills Council New Delhi. The students not only get a 3-year degree but also certified by NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) for the various job roles in demand as per current job market scenario.
Q. Is B.Voc. Animation Course at KMV equivalent to other 3-year degree programmes BA/BSc./B.Com?
Ans:-B.Voc. Animation is a 3 year program, is equivalent to other existing 3-year programs like B.A./B.Sc./B.Com.
Q.Does KMV provide Hostel facility?
Ans:- Yes, hostel facility is available at KMV. For more details you can visit our campus or can contact us at 0181-2296605, 2296606
Q.Can I take B.Voc(Animation) course after 12th?
Ans:- Yes, you can take animation course after 12th.
Q. Does KMV offers Masters Programme in Animation?
Ans:- Yes, KMV offers 2 year programme M.Voc( Animation & VFX) where students learn from basic designing, fundamental principles of animation, Conceptualisation & Storyboarding, 2D Animation, 3D Animation and Visual effects.
Q. What is eligibility for taking admission in M.Voc( Animation & VFX)?
ANs:- a) Any graduate with minimum 50% marks in aggregate
AND
b) 5% Relaxation will be given to
i) SC/ST students or students with industrial experience (proof will be required at the time of admission)
OR
ii) Diploma in Same field from any Recognised University/College/Agency (ISO certified)

Q. What it takes to be an Animator?
Ans:- If you are passionate and ready to go for it then why not of course it’s not a piece of cake, you’ll have dedication and practice to make your career in Animation industry. KMV will give initiative to you in this. An animator should essentially have or develop following skills to be successful in the field:
• Creativity and imagination
• Patience and attention to detail
• Drawing Skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and work as a part of a team
• Excellent artistry Skills
• Communication and presentation Skills
• Being up to date with the dynamic and fast changing animation techniques/technology.

Q. What is the monthly salary of an Animator or VFX artist?
Ans:- Animation is a satisfying and lucrative profession and is attracting youngsters in droves towards it. Professionals new to this industry generally work in the capacity of junior animators in animation studios and production houses. The starting pay package of these animators can be in a range or Rs.12,000 to Rs.20,000 per month. Within a span of three to five years you can become a senior animator and command a monthly salary as much as Rs.40,000 to Rs.80,000. If you are really creative and have been a part of some innovative projects you can bag a pay cheque in excess of Rs.2 Lakh.

Career Profiles

  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Cartoonist
  • Digital Painter
  • 3D Modeler
  • VFX Editor
  • Texturing Artist
  • Character Designer
  • Roto Artist
  • Video Editor
  • 2D/3D Animator
  • Background Painter
  • Character Rigger
  • Animation Director
  • Flash Animator
  • Lighting Artist
  • Clean-up Artist
  • Compositing Artist
  • Independent Filmmaker

Benefits

The key highlights of the B.Voc.(Animation) are as follows:
1. Job oriented training: The course curriculum is designed in concurrence with the Qualification packs (job roles) relevant to the Media and Entertainment Sector as identified by the Media and Entertainment Skill Council. The students are trained as the job requirements of the industry.
2. Flexible Course Structure
The B.Voc. Courses are designed in a way that these courses offer four exit points i.e. after 6 months, 1 year, 2 years and 3 years.
The student is awarded
a) Certificate Course (Animation): if opts exit after successful completion of 6 months
b) Diploma (Animation): if opts exit after successful completion of 1 year
c) Advanced Diploma (Animation): if opts exit after successful completion of two years
d) B.Voc.(Animation) – On successful completion of 3 years.
The students joining M.Voc(Animation & VFX) have the following options as exit levels:
a) PG Diploma(Animation & VFX) on successful completion of one year
b) M.Voc(Animation & VFX) on successful completion of two years.

3. Dual Advantage: The students not only get a regular degree but also Certification by NSDC- MHRD, Govt of India after successfully clearing the test conducted by MESC appointed assessors.
At each of the four exit points, students are assessed by their Sector specific – Sector Skill Council as identified by NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The students get Certificates after clearing the job role assessment recognised nationally as well as internationally.
4. Nominal fee Structure:
The Students have added advantage to learn the skills in demand at very nominal fee.
5. Industry Standard Curriculum:
The curriculum is designed in consultations with the experts from the concerned industry, representative and curriculum experts of the sector skill Councils and academic experts for the affiliating universities. The curriculum is designed keeping in view the requirements of the industry. The students are also taken for industrial trips and go through internships and training as part of their curriculum. The curriculum is reviewed periodically by the above-mentioned stakeholders for the best interests of the students.
6. Infrastructure: The KMV’s Animation department has state of the art infrastructure. It includes well-furnisheddedicated labs for Animation with the latest hardware and software as the course demands
7. Well qualified Faculty: The students are trained by highly trained, well-qualified and dedicated faculty who oversees the well- being of students. The institution arranges Faculty development programmes and provides opportunities to the faculty to visit industry and attend training/orientation programs as the concerned course demands.
8. Industrial Exposure: Industrial exposure through Industry Visits/Projects and Training: Workshop by the experts, Internships/Industry visits/Industry trainings is the regular feature of the courses where students get exposure of the work ethics and practices in the industry

 

 

Infrastructure

Hardware
• Workstation – Workstation Z238 Xeon E3-1240 V5 3.5 8M GT0 4C TWR , 16 GB DDR4, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA Quadro K620 2GB, Win 10 Pro 64 Downgrade Win 7 64 , DVD RW, HP Z232 23-IN IPS Display.
• Personal Computers (i7) : 12GB RAM/1 TB HDD/Windows OS/4 GB GTX 970 graphics card
• Networking Devices: Repeaters/Switches/Switch Panel
• Printers/Scanners/Photocopiers
• Sound System
• State of the Art Smart Animation Lab
• WACOM’s Cintiq 22HDThis industry-leading pen display with ample screen size, advanced display performance, and intuitive productivity tools, designed to meet the needs of creative professionals.
• Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet: The popular pen-tablets provides precision in digital art. With the help of these the students come out with better Digital paintings and Storyboards.

Licensed Software
Adobe Master Collection Creative Cloud Team:
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe Animate (Flash)
• Adobe In-Design
• Adobe Dream Weaver
Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite:
• 3ds Max
• Maya
Audacity
MS Office 2016 Std. Academic license ASD
Kaspersky Total Security

Industry Partners
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Data for Separate heads along with job avenues for each of the four options students who join B.Voc.(Animation)

 

CERTIFICATE COURSE(Animation)

Duration – 6 months
Skills / Software students learn:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Corel Draw

Approved Job Role by MESC – GOI:

Career Profiles:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Matte painting Artist
  • Digital Painter

Diploma(Animation)

Duration: 1 Year
Skills/ Software Learnt:

  •  Adobe Photoshop
    •    Corel Draw
    •    Adobe flash with Principles of Animation
    •    3D Maya Modelling in Autodesk Maya

Approved Job Role by MESC – GOI:

Career Profiles:

  •  ANIMATOR
    •    CARTOONIST
    •    CHARACTER DESIGNER
    •    CHARACTER ANIMATOR
    •    MODELING ARTIST

 

Advanced Diploma(Animation)

Duration: 2 Years
Skills/ Software Learnt:

  •  3D Maya Modelling in Autodesk Maya
    •    Maya Lightening and Texturing
    •    Maya Rigging
    •    Character animation using Maya
    •    Audio Editing using Adobe Premiere CC
    •    Video Editing
    •    Vfx Design Using Adobe after effects
    •    Web Designing
    •    Introduction to Photography
    •    Camera Techniques

Approved Job Role by MESC – GOI:

Career Profiles:

  • 3D DESIGNER
  • 3D MODELLER
  • RIGGING ARTIST
  • ANIMATION DIRECTOR
  • KEY ANIMATOR
  • GAME DESIGNER
  • LIGHTING ARTIST
  • TEXTURE ARTIST
  • VFX ARTIST
  • VIDEO EDITOR

 

 

  1. B.Voc. (Animation)

Duration: 3 Years
Skills / Software students learn:

  •  3D Maya Modelling in Autodesk Maya
    •    Maya Lightening and Texturing
    •    Maya Rigging
    •    Character Animation using Maya
    •    Audio Editing
    •    Video Editing using Adobe Premiere
    •    VFX Design Using Adobe after effectss
    •    Introduction to Photography
    •    Camera Techniques

Approved Job Role by MESC – GOI:

Career Profiles:

  • 3D DESIGNER
  • 3D MODELLER
  • RIGGING ARTIST
  • ANIMATION DIRECTOR
  • KEY ANIMATOR
  • GAME DESIGNER
  • LIGHTING ARTIST
  • TEXTURE ARTIST
  • VFX ARTIST
  • VIDEO EDITOR
  • 2D ANIMATOR
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNER
  • STORYBOARD ARTIST
  • MATTE PAINTING ARTIST
  • DIGITAL PAINTER

P.G. Diploma (Animation & VFX)

Duration: 1 year

Skills Students learn:

  • Principles of Animation
  • Fundamentals of Designing & Animation
  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation

Career Profiles:

  • 2D ANIMATOR
  • 3D ANIMATOR
  • KEY ANIMATOR
  • MODELING ARTIST
  • TEXTURING ARTIST
  • LIGHTING ARTIST
  • VIDEO/AUDIO EDITOR
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNER
  • DIGITAL PAINTER

 M.Voc.(Animation & VFX)

Duration: 2 Years

Skills Students learn:

  • Principles of Animation
  • Fundamentals of Designing & Animation
  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Effects
  • Video and Audio Editing
  • Managing projects by industrial exposure through visits/internships/projects

Career Profiles:

  • 2D ANIMATOR
  • 3D ANIMATOR
  • KEY ANIMATOR
  • MODELING ARTIST
  • RIGGER
  • TEXTURING ARTIST
  • LIGHTING ARTIST
  • VIDEO/AUDIO EDITOR
  • VFX ARTIST
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNER
  • STORYBOARDING ARTIST
  • ANIMATION DIRECTOR
  • DIGITAL PAINTER

 

 

Student Testimonials:

 

Sukhmanpreet (Prime Focus World)

I have always dreamed of a career that serves my passion.  Joining Animation course at Kanya Maha Vidyalaya proved to be a break through. Here I got platform to hone my skills and an opportunity to get placed in a leading company like Prime Focus World, a company that is known for working in Hollywood and Bollywood projects.

Geetika Khosla (Intelliseeds Learning)

Animation is something that gives wings to our fantasy. feel that this course is the best option for creative minds.   Animation field offers a wide range of job opportunities in India as well as abroad.AndKanyaMaha Vidyalaya, the  institution has legacy of providing the best education by  the best in the field.

Kamalpreet Kaur (VIP Motion Pictures MH1)

I am working as an Editor with VIP Motion Pictures. Here I am getting the best possible field exposure and a platform to apply and enhance whatever I have learned so far. I am grateful to the institution for helping me to gain right skills and providing placement opportunities that helped me to get into this job. I feel proud to share with you all that I have worked as Editor and VFX artist in India’s first ever VFX movie preview telecasted on MH1.

Parminder (Evergreen Publications)

Advertisements, Animated series and special effects are   the things we all have grown-up watching. Animation course at KMV provided me opportunity to learn and experience all these through practice. It is from here I landed into my job as 2D Animator. Now I am working as 2D Animator at Evergreen Publications and working on the things that once I could only imagine.

Karampreet (Prime Asia TV)

Who does not want a job where working is fun. Fascinating at your own creation brings joy as well as satiates our desire for creativity. KMV’s course is   perfect blend of knowledge and practice. Here we got industrial exposure through interaction with Industry experts, field visits and internships which form part of the curriculum itself.

Manpreet Kaur (Pritam Film Production Pvt. Ltd.)

Animation is a vast field that offers many opportunities.  I have read somewhere that ‘After God, only we Animators can give life to otherwise non-living objects’. At present I am working with a Film Production company as 3D Artist. I must say that working on something we absolutely love is both fulfilling and rewarding.

Pushpraj (etv – Ramoji Film City)

I joined this course out of curiosity to know what this field has to offer. I find it different from others at it focuses more on practical assignments and skill enhancement. The industrial exposure, I got through training and internships proved to be life-long learning experience, that still helps in my present job at Ramoji Film City Hyderabad.