“The successful free-to-play games are selling positive emotions. Not content”

– Nicholas Lovell

BA (Honors) Game Art & Design
The word ‘game art’ sounds very simple, but it is not for everyone. It requires a lot of passion and commitment. Game design & development is the world’s largest and fastest-growing sector in the Media & Entertainment Industry. Its wings are spreading more than Tollywood, Bollywood, Hollywood industries, making billions of dollars in the global market every year.

Game Art & Design is a subdivision of game environment and it is the process of crafting the imaginative aspects for video games. Game art design begins in the pre-production phase in coordination with visual artists involved right from the concept of the game, rough sketches of the characters, objects, and back-ground environment etc. Sometimes, these conceptual based designs will be created by the game designers before the game is moved into execution.

As a student at our visual arts & design college, you learn the entire life cycle of game art and design including game development concepts for various gaming experiences. You can get next level skills with us in this vibrant, multifaceted, and ever-expanding industry.


It is a career-oriented 4-year bachelor’s degree program custom-made especially for 10+2 completed aspirants, who want to prove themselves in the Media & Entertainment industry. This program is endorsed by Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Masab Tank, Hyderabad, and upon successful completion of this program; students will be awarded with a bachelor’s degree from the JNAFA University.
The curriculum is developed by industry professionals and subject matter experts considering the production pipeline, and based on the choice-based credit system (CBCS) norms. CBCS parameter is predefined by the UGC and it includes discipline-specific electives, general electives, ability enhancement compulsory courses, and skill enhancement subjects.

The training will be imparted through theory lectures, practicals, and internships, while the learning outcomes are evaluated through mid-term examinations, internal assessments, written & practical exams, project, viva-voce, and portfolio development.

Course Structure

Semester 01
  • English Communication
  • Drawing
  • Colour Theory
  • Swayam / Moocs
Semester 02
  • Environmental Science
  • Sculpting
  • Drawing and Perspective
  • Swayam / Moocs
Semester 03
  • Creative Writing for Media
  • Image Editing
  • Digital Conceptual Art – I
  • Game Design & Production Pipeline
  • Swayam / Moocs
Semester 04
  • Personality Development
  • Digital 2D Animation
  • Digital Conceptual Art – II
  • Game World Design – I
  • Swayam / Moocs
Semester 05
  1. Props Modeling for Games
  2. Character Modeling for Games
  3. Environmental Modeling for Games
  4. Game World Design II
  5. Storytelling for Games (OR) Game Quality Assurance (OR) Game Project Management
Semester 06
  • Digital Sculpting and 3D Painting 
  • D Animation for Games
  •  Rigging for Games
  • 2D Game Engine Concepts (OR) 3D Game Engine Concepts (OR) Introduction to Augmented Reality
  • Mini Project
Semester 07
  • Advanced Digital Sculpting
  • User Interface Design for Games
  • Gamification
  • Game Psychology
  • 3D Models & Design for Virtual Reality (OR) Character Animation for Games (OR) Introduction to Virtual Reality
Semester 08
  • Thesis
  • Project
  • Internship

Job Roles

Concept Artist | Narrative Designer | Character Modeller | Set Modeller | Texture & Shading Artists | Environment Artists | Background Designer | UI Designer | 3D Modeller | Game Designer | Level Designer | Game Tester

Opportunities in

GSN Games | MPC | Amazon | Dhruva Interactive | Glu Mobiles | Poletowin | Rockstar Games | Byjus | Amazon | EA | Nuke Box | Flipkart | Approach Studios | Creatiosoft Solutions | Dhruva Infotech | Electronic Arts Game India | Game Show Network | Games2win India | Griptonite Games | GSN Games | The Walt Disney Company (India) | Ubisoft Entertainment India | Zynga Game Network India, and many more…