ICAT Chennai: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Rohini Pandey Rohini Pandey | Jan 6, 2023
Rohini Pandey
Rohini Pandey

Updated on - Jan 6, 2023

ICAT Design and Media College is a part of IMAGE groups and was established with the prime objective of providing excellent and comprehensive education in digital media in 2003. The college holds the honour of being the first digital media college with ISO 9001:2008 certification. The Board of Academic Advisors of ICAT Design and Media College consists of internationally renowned professionals who hail from the field of visual effects, animation, game production, and academics. The college offers undergraduate & postgraduate degree programs in partnership with Bharathiar University. The college also offers internationally recognised undergraduate degrees validated by Birmingham City University, UK.

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ICAT Design and Media College Highlights

The highlights of college like the year of establishment, affiliations, recognitions, disciplines, addresses, and programs offered are mentioned below.

ICAT Design and Media College Highlights
Type of Institute Private
Year of Establishment 2003
Recognitions UGC
Affiliations Bharathiyar University, Birmingham City University, UK
Certification ISO 9001:2008
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Why Choose ICATDMC?

Mentioned below are the advantages of getting enrolled in a course at ICAT Design and Media College.

  • The practical programs come with 100% placement, a world-class curriculum and a degree certified by an eminent university.
  • The highly equipped labs, frequent sessions from industry professionals, and showcase events give the best learning experience.
  • The program focus is on futuristic technologies and the global knowledge that the college veterans bring to help students stand apart as best in the industry.
  • The opportunity to work on dissertations, create portfolios, and take up internships with renowned companies gives the students sheer confidence and a cutting edge as animation professionals.

ICAT Design and Media College Courses

ICATDMC offers undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate diploma courses in The programs offered by the college are tabulated below.

Courses Specializations
Bachelor's Degree Animation, Fashion Design, Game Art & Design, Game Design & Dev, Game Programming, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Multimedia Tech, Photography, UI Design & Dev, Visual Effects, Visual Media
M.Sc Game Technology, Multimedia
PG Professional Program Advertising Design, Animation, Game Design, Game Development, Interior Design, Multimedia Tech, UI Design & Dev, Visual Effects

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ICAT Design and Media College Admission

The online application form is available on the official website. Applicants have to send a filled in application by post to the campus. For ICAT Design and Media Collge application process, an application fee of INR 1000 has to be paid as a demand draft in the flavour of Image Infotainment Ltd. An aptitude examination and personal interview will be followed by application form submission.

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ICAT Design and Media College Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria may vary according to the type of courses. The criteria for all the courses are mentioned below.

ICATDMC UG Programs Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognised board or a three-year diploma course after completing 10th standard/ NIOS.
  • Candidates appearing for their 10+2 examination in the current year are also eligible to apply.

ICATDMC PG Professional Programs Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognised university.
  • For Game Development, candidates must have completed BE/ B.Tech/ MCA/ M.Sc (Computer Science)/ B.Sc (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Sc (Information Technology) or any undergraduate degree with proficiency in C++ or C# or Python or Java along with mathematics and physics.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year exam in the current year are also eligible to apply.

ICATDMC M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognised university.
  • For Game Technology, candidates must have studied maths and physics at a 10+2 level.
  • Candidates with knowledge of C, C++ or C# will be preferred for game technology.
  • Candidates who have completed or are pursuing BE (CSE)/ B.Tech (IT)/ B.Sc (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Sc will be given a preference for game technology.

ICAT Design and Media College Infrastructure Facilities

The infrastructure facilities provided by the college are listed below.

  • ICAT DMC has spacious classrooms.
  • In every classroom, a digital projector is connected to the instructor system to facilitate the teaching-learning process.
  • Besides access to the internet, the college library has a variety of information sources from textbooks and periodicals to the international database.
  • The college also holds an institutional member of the American library and a British council library.
  • The air-conditioned seminar hall of the college has a capacity of 250, and it is equipped with a projector, sound system, and internet connection.
  • ICAT DMC has large spacious air-conditioned laboratories where every student works on an independent cutting edge PC equipped with all necessary software.
  • The college has a post-production studio equipped with an editing suite with digitalizing facilities.
  • The student lounge of the college is a platform for students to socialise.

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ICAT Design and Medical College Placements

The college maintains a placement record of 100%. The college has a placement division that strives to place each student in the right company in the right position with the best package that best suits the student skills. The college maintains an excellent rapport with the leading animation, visual FX, gaming, and other design and digital media companies in the country.

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ICAT Chennai Highlights

Institution Type Private
Recognised by UGC

ICAT Chennai Courses & Fees 2023

Course Average Fees Duration
BSc -- 3 Years
BA -- 3 Years
MSc -- 2 Years
PGD -- 2 Years

ICAT Chennai Courses and Fee Structure

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Silver Star Batch 2016 BMM [Bachelor of Mass Media]
Reviewed on May 10, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The 12th pass is the eligibility for admission. Yes, ability test is required for entrance. 70% is the cutoff.

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Kshitij Khurrana Batch 2019 BSc [Bachelor of Science]
Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018
5 Placements
5 Fees
5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I'm in the first year of my course so I don't have an idea about placement. but I'm sure it's really good.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : To get admission in ICAT Design & Media for Undergraduate, you have to pass 12th from any board.

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Ajith Aj Batch 2018 B.Sc Fashion Design
Reviewed on Feb 04, 2018
1 Placements
1.5 Fees
2 Academics
1.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have not done any internship. Placements are good at this college with good salary package. Alumni network is not that good.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The student must pass 12th grade with the good percentage to get the admission in this c

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Preetam Tumulu Batch 2013 B.Sc Interior Design
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2017
3.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics

Placements & Internships : Yeah, I got to work with good firms for my internship. All design and media companies mostly hire from our campus. Starts from 2.5 to 5 lakhs(INR) per year 60% of the students get placed Good to meet our super seniors and all and is useful

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