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  • Vishwakarma University to offer new age AVGC undergraduate and Masters programs

    Published on August 16, 2021

    New Delhi: Education, an investment of lifetime, includes learning at different levels from school to the University. It enables an individual to grow with adequate knowledge, critical thinking and an environment conductive maturation. This knowledge sector definitely shapes the life of an individual into a confident being to make a mark in the competition driven world.

    Skills Universities and deemed Universities have been realizing the importance of introducing Creative Arts, Media related courses that meet the changing demands of the students, Government, Industries and accrediting organizations. There is a need and importance of making the change from traditional education to creative programs through appropriate educational strategies. Traditional methods emphasize direct transmission of knowledge and maintain these processes through inflexible structures which limit the engagement of learners in innovation, discovery and mental growth. Problem-solving, creative approach and inquiry-oriented approaches on the other hand, offer opportunities for exploring and discovering new avenues of job offers and career.

    Media and entertainment, Animation, Gaming, Visual effects, Film making have shown significant growth for the past few years. The demand for professional degree courses has increased in this segment. Therefore, many universities started offering degree courses like BFA, BVA and B,Des.

    Vishwakarma University in collaboration with Design Media – Industry Partners Spearheaded by Ashish Kulkarni and Sathish Narayanan offering full time Under graduate and post Graduate Programs B-Des Animation Art & Design Program(4Years degree) B-Des Game Art & Design.(4 years Degree program) and media & communication Under which-BVA Visual Effects (4years Degree Program) BVA Digital Film Making (4 Years Degree Program). MVA Digital Film Making (2 Years) M.Des (Animation / Game Design ) 2 Years.

    Both having the same vision of providing world-class education for the young and aspiring students, it is opportune moments to collaborate together and develop talent in the area of  Media & Entertainment Industry.

    While speaking Dr. Ashish Kulkarni Said …

    ” The Animation, VFX, Gaming, Comics, AR, VR, MR industry is at a critical phase in India. Animation – VFX has had a successful run for over two decades in India. While for Gaming just over a decade established an unprecedented growth. It is estimated that by 2030 AVGC industry will be about 50% of the total Media and Entertainment industry in India. Of course Gaming, Extended Reality takes away the Lions share because of B to C engagement directly.  It’s about time that the right blend of Art- Creativity-Technology in education is offered to have the best outcome.  At Vishwakarma University the vision for excellence through innovation and multi-skills, multi – disciplinary education ecosystem mantra attracted all the major industries to form a industry- Academia partnerships to offer industry lead programs.  These new age programs for students in undergrad and masters will give them a right positioning in the industry. At the same time the industry stands to gain because they get industry ready manpower.

    I am particularly happy about a great design program for gaming- B.Des Game Art & Design. This is a carefully designed undergraduate program for all gaming career seekers.

    I wish I was able to take such uniquely designed curriculums while I was at the university.

    While speaking VU- Vice Chancellor-Prof. Dr. Siddarth Jabade said…

    “India is at a juncture where a large population is meeting inroads into higher education every year. Vishwakarma University, Pune is committed to rising to the challenge of providing relevant and need-based knowledge and skills responding to the need of the industry and society. Meaningful industry collaborations and learning by emphasizing Vishwakarma University have enabled enriched academic and practical experience.  The vibrant and enriching teaching-learning culture inspires creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. Looking at the growth and demand in the Media and Entertainment sector, we have launched Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes in Game Design, Animation, Visual Effects and Film Making in collaboration with Design Media & Edutainment Solutions Pvt ltd.    It is spearheaded by Dr. Ashish Kulkarni, a well-known expert in this domain. We see the support of all the industry partners to make VU a truly transformative institution in the life of every young aspirant”.

    While speaking about Collaboration Mr.Sathish Narayanan – Founder Directors of Design Media & Edutainment Solutions Said,

    “Adhering to this core belief that runs across DMES, Design Media & Edutainment Solutions Pvt Ltd has its focus on the promising future of Indian Media & Entertainment Industry, we believe that India as a nation is fast emerging as the prospective global giant in the field of Animation, Gaming, Visual Effects and Film Production getting ready to take the world by storm. And to be there successfully, one needs to be prepared in every manner to handle the challenges and the zeal to succeed. Therefore, we felt the importance of professional degree in all of these creative subjects. Mr. Ashish Kulkarni is our mentor and on the advisory board of DMES. Under his leadership, we were looking for right kind of a university partnership to contribute our knowhow, knowledge and  experience. These course demands good infrastructure and facilities. We understand that a student deserves the best infrastructure to hone their skills at the highest level of perfection. Here at Vishwakarma University we have the best of the facilities, visionary leaders and right infrastructure supported by our industry driven Course curriculum and faculty. Together, we will give nothing but the best for every aspiring student.