Designing a game is a prolonged, multifaceted process completed by expert team professionals’ efforts with mixture of creative and technical skills. Intricate parts of software development involves various aspects of development of the game like- outlining the concept, documenting rules and principles, development of graphics and so on. Gaming is one of the largest peripheral of the entertainment industry, prospering widely across the world.

With growing access of internet a demand for online games is increasing, and with the advancement of greater technology, this industry is on fast pace. Initially, Gaming started with classic video games in 2D, slowly but steadily started development more popular 3D games.

Key to Success

To be successful in gaming you should have/ develop:

  • Very good imagination, visualization, creativity and observation
  • Inclination towards arts
  • Innovation in work
  • Ability to draw
  • Out of Box thinking

Scope and opportunities

A career in Gaming is an exciting career but one should be aware of a high competition all together with technology, creativity and fun.

Designing is the primary level of developing games with the team of experts in game designing, programming, engineering, writing, producing, using techniques in illustration and animation, 3D and 2D design, storytelling, graphic design, web design, interactive media, digital production and more. Also, one should have working knowledge of programming, fine arts, framing and even software development.

Lifestyle & Social Status

  • Gaming is an office/studio-based profession.
  • Opportunity to work with International clients
  • Gaming profile known as creative people.

Job Profile

The common job profiles in gaming industry are:

  • Game Developer
  • Game Designers
  • Game Artists
  • Game Programmers
  • Network Programmer
  • Game/ Script
  • Audio/ Sound Engineers
  • Game Testers
  • Game Marketing

All these work together as on storytelling, graphic designing, web designing, interactive media, digital production and more. As professionals working in these sectors are highly skilled in programming, fine arts, framing and even software development, produce a unique game product.

Skill set

  • Good Sense of color, proportion, size, design
  • Knowledge of background art and layout
  • Expert in computer design software/tools
  • Basic understanding of photography, lighting and moment
  • Knowledge of programming languages: C, C++, Java

Work Value

  • Persistency
  • Hard work
  • Teamwork
  • Creative Satisfaction

Current Job Scenario

Professionals are highly paid with no limit in Gaming industry. They are paid based on their knowledge and development of the program. Trainee, are paid around Rs 7,000/- to 10,000/- per month. With no time, depending on their work, they may earn between Rs.30,000/- to 70,000/- per month.

Freelancers earn good remuneration depending on who they work for.

Top Recruiters

  • Reliance Network
  • Technicolor
  • Maya Entertainment
  • UTV Toonz





Course Synopsis
Course Options B.Tech and B.E Bachelor in Science with Computers (B.Sc) Masters in Computer Applications (MCA)
Academic Eligibility 10+2 or equivalent examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with a 50% minimum percentage of marks in the aggregate and clearing the All India Engineering Entrance Exam The candidates should complete 10+2 PCM Any graduate who has passed or appearing for the final year degree examination in any discipline (Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering or any approved University) is eligible to apply.

Candidates must have mathematics as a subject in their 10+2 course or any one year of graduation. B.C.A. qualified candidates can also pursue M.C.A.

Fees Rs. 70K to Rs. 90K per annum Rs. 40,000 per annum Rs. 70,000 per annum
Expenditure in Metro and Tier-1 Rs. 2 Lakhs to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs Rs. 2 Lakhs to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs Rs. 2 Lakhs to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs
Expenditure in Tier-2 Rs. 1.25 – Rs. 1.75 Lakhs Rs. 1.25 – Rs. 1.75 Lakhs Rs. 1.25 – Rs. 1.75 Lakhs
Duration 4 Years 3 Years 3 Years
Mode Regular Regular Regular
Entrance Exam JEE/State/Institute Level Institute Level State/Institute Level
Education Loan

*Private training for 6 months to 1 year is also available with fees of around Rs. 1Lakh.

Career prospect

  1. Game designer
  2. Creative director
  3. Load designer
  4. Lead level designer
  5. Mid level gam designer
  6. World designer
  7. Design director

Entrance Exam

  • For B.E. / B.Tech – JEE Mains / JEE Advance & State level entrance exam
  • Arena Animation Academy Entrance Exam
  • DSK International Institute for Industrial Design, Animation and Gaming Entrance Exam
  • Picasso Animation College Entrance Exam
  • Thakur-Toonskool Advanced Animation Academy Entrance Exam
  • Mudra Institute of Communications Entrance Exam
  • Accel Animation Academy Entrance Exam
  • FX School Of Animation Entrance Exam
  • National School of Design Animation Entrance Exam

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