B. Sc Animation & Gaming

Duration :

3 years (6 semesters), Full Time

  • Course Overview
  • Curriculum
  • Admission Process
  • Highlights & Achievements

The Department of Animation & Gaming at GEHU serves as the high-end Graphic Design, 2D, 3D Animation & VFX education school. The Department of Allied Sciences has prepared number of students for careers in Animation, VFX, Filmmaking, Gaming, Web and Graphics Design. The school provides quality education through career-oriented courses, leading to top-notch job placements.

Department has a dedicated Research & Development team consisting of industry professionals. This team is responsible for planning the detailed curriculum for the course.

The department conducts faculty training programs to ensure high standards of teaching in the classroom. All teachers are trained by Animation industry professionals who help sharpen their creative & technical skills.

Department lays strong emphasis on using the best infrastructure to train students. The department uses high-end computers, Wacom tablets & other equipment in the classroom. The infrastructure is similar to that used in the global Animation & VFX industry. This helps create an 'on-the-job’ environment in the class. As a result students are successfully placed in the industry.

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The School of Arts & Design of GEHU, Dehradun embraces international teaching and learning methodologies so as to enable students to work and compete on international platforms- A huge step towards this endeavour was the visit of Prof Dr Kamal Ghanshala, Chancellor GEHU to the Animation and Fashion Design Labs of Birmingham City University, United Kingdom to better understand the requirements of these specializations on an international scale and embrace the same at GEHU.


GEHU also has academic collaborations with Birmingham City University to enable faculty and student exchanges

Additionally, the Department of Animation & Gaming at GEHU, Dehradun encourages students to participate in various activities and undertake initiatives outside the classroom with the objectibve of providing them hands-on knowledge of the challenges to be faced in their respective areas of interest.

A glimpse of the hands-on teaching methodology adopted is evident from the extra-curriculars that various students initiate. One such student is Vivek Kharodia (Animation & Gaming) who together with his team, all students of Graphic Era Hill University interested in film-making, direction and post production, have started a production unit by the name of DoIt Production and have started shooting for their first project "Manzilein"- This experience will enable these students to understand first hand the challenges faced and how to handle different situations arising at their jobs.


A few acheivements of the Department of Animation and Gaming of GEHU Dehradun are as listed below:
Under the supervision of Department of Animation & Gaming, GEHU Dehradun, students received second prize awarded by the Hon’ble Governor in short film making competition organized by UK Govt. 2014
The video “Art of Living” recorded by Vivek Kharodia and his team, students of Animation & Gaming at GEHU, Dehradun students under the guidance and supervision of the department was appreciated in the world cultural fest 2016
Students of the Department were approached  to record video  by Universal album production.
Students of the Department got an opportunity to participate in the National film fest organized with Yes bank foundation in 2015
Logo designed by students of the Department was selected by  Rezza Entertainment in 2015
Students of the Department also joined hands in helping the Uttarakhand Govt. in making 2D posters for spreading awareness about  traffic safety rules and their right implementation in 2012
Faculty achievements:-

Mr Anand Karmakar, Head - Department of Animation and Gaming at GEHU Dehradun being awarded the prestigious Kala Pratishtha by eminent artist Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Shri V.Ram Sutar in February 2017


Mr Anand Karmakar, Head- Department of Animation and Gaming being awarded the Rashtriya Kala Ratna Award by Rashtriya Kala Parv Rajasthan on November 14, 2016.

Mr Anand Karmakar being felicitated by the Indian Academy of Fine Arts in 2016.


A few other achievements of Faculty Resources of Department of Animation and Gaming at GEHU are as listed below:
  • Mr. Ananda Karmakar has been nominated for IFACS award. 2015.
  • Mr Ananda Karmakar also achieved all India DPS award .2013
  • Mr Ananda Karmakar got Uttrakhand kala Parishad award.2013
  • Mr A.Karmakar has participated in State Art gallery (A.P).2014
Students Achievements:-
Hari Shankar, a student of B.Sc. Animation and Gaming, is currently working  as an assistant Director in Crime Petrol , Red Code serials which are  currently running on COLORS channel.
Asif Khan, a student of B.Sc. Animation & gaming, is currently working in AJAY DEVGAN STUDIO (Devgan  Entertainment & software LTD.) as a chief editor.
Tanay Dimri, a student of B.Sc. Animation & Gaming, is pursuing higher education in Animation in New Zealand.
Ashish Goyal, a student of B.Sc. Animation & Gaming, is working in prestigious MAYA Digital Studio Pvt. Ltd.  as a chief editor
Event Highlights 2017
  • The Department of Animation and Gaming, together with the School of Media and Mass Communication, organized a Guest Lecture with Tara Douglas on February 16, 2017 on Tiibal Animation.


Some prominent Placement Details of Department of Animation and Gaming
Placement Statistics, 2012-15 Batch
1 Asif Khan Devgan Entertainment & software Ltd.
2 Ajay Bijalwan Prime Focus Chandigarh
3 Mohit Rawat Prime Focus Chandigarh
4 Puneet Malasi imbibe communications Ltd.
5 Hari Shankar Sun shine rise
6 Arun Bhandari Prime Focus Chandigarh
Placement Statistics, 2011-14 Batch
1 Suman Kairwan Morph Digital Solution Bangalore
2 Navprabhat Painuly MPS Limited Dehradun
3 Shivani Gupta TV24 and Creative YOLK Studios
4 Manish Gusain Gennext it solutions
5 Palak Rana Aptara Dehradun
6 Shashank Sati Wazzup Pvt. ltd
7 Tanay Dimri Pixion Studio Bangalore
8 Subodh Uniyal Stonera Company
9 Gaurav Dobhal Digitrans Dehradun
10 Rishabh Jaiswal Fireworks Production, Mumbai
11 Devika Munjal Creative Yolk Studio Dehradun
12 Shaina Aalam Creative Yolk Studio Dehradun
12 Silpi Kumari Creative Yolk Studio Dehradun


Duration :

3 years (6 semesters), Full Time