Welcome to Department of Multimedia Communication and Design

Welcome to the Department of Multimedia Communication and Design

The department, formerly known as Department of Animation and Multimedia Technology started in the year 2009. Initially the department offers 3 year diploma programme in Animation and Multimedia Technology to prepare students to make a career in the field of Animation and other related industries. Many students successfully passed out from the department and are doing well in their respective fields.

The department has been upgraded and renamed as the Department of Multimedia Communication and Design (MCD) in 2015 to widen up its scope and started its Under Graduate Bachelor of Design programme from July 2016. In the year 2019, the department started its Post Graduate programme as part of the DeNovu category specialization. The department currently offers diploma programme of 3 year / 6 semester with specialization in Animation and Multimedia Technology, Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme of 4 year / 8 semester with specialization in Multimedia Communication and Design and Master of Design (M. Des.) of 2 year / 4 semester  with specialization in Multimedia Communication and Design. Earlier the Bachelor of Design programme was affiliated to Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU), Guwahati and the Diploma programme was affiliated to State Council of Technical Education, Govt. of Assam. The M. Des., B. Des. and Diploma programme has been started under CITK’s own academic affiliation from 2019 onwards after the institute has been declared Deemed-to-be-University. The department currently offers PhD degree also under CITK’s own academic affiliation.

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“Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.” 

Robert L. Peters

Curriculum Overview

Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to blend theory with hands-on experience, providing students with a holistic education that prepares them for the dynamic world of multimedia and design. From foundational courses to advanced specializations, our programs empower students to master industry-relevant skills, fostering creativity, innovation, and critical thinking. With a focus on real-world applications, our curriculum equips graduates to excel in their chosen careers and make a lasting impact in the field of multimedia communication and design.

Diploma in Animation and Multimedia Tech.

Our 3-year diploma program in Animation and Multimedia Technology is designed to ignite the creative spark within students. Through a blend of artistic expression and cutting-edge technology, this program equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to bring their imaginative visions to life. From 2D and 3D animation to multimedia production, graduates of this program emerge as skilled professionals ready to make their mark in the dynamic world of animation and related industries.

B.Des in Multimedia Communication & Design

Our 4-year Bachelor of Design program in Multimedia Communication & Design is a transformative journey that nurtures the creative prowess of our students. With a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses design thinking, visual storytelling, and digital media production, this program empowers graduates to become adept communicators and innovative designers. Students develop a deep understanding of multimedia tools and techniques, preparing them for diverse careers in multimedia communication and design, where they can shape engaging narratives and impactful visual experiences.

M.Des in Multimedia Communication & Design

Our 2-year Master of Design program in Multimedia Communication & Design is a platform for advanced exploration and specialization in the dynamic world of multimedia. This program is tailored for those seeking to elevate their creative talents to the highest level. With a focus on innovation, research, and cutting-edge design methodologies, students delve into the forefront of multimedia communication and design, emerging as visionary leaders equipped to drive industry trends and influence the future of multimedia content and visual communication.

Upcoming events

To be updated very soon

Previous events

  1. Expert Talk Event – Invited speaker: Mr. Thomas Grey Manih (Senior Chief Designer, SAMSUNG Research Institute Bangalore). 10th December 2021.
  2. Workshop on 3D modelling and Animation. Resource person: Mr. Pinaki Dhar (3D animator and Director). 20th November 2021.
  3. Web seminar on “Career opportunities in Animation Design”. Resource person: Mr. Ashish Kulkarni (Chairman, FICCI), Mr. Sarankumar N (Technicolor India), Mr. Mukul Chakrabarty (Technicolor India). 17th August 2020.
  4. Paper cutting and model making workshop
  5. Acting workshop
  6. Photography workshop
  7. Lecture events
  8. JPEG events organized by students of MCD
  9. Students design studio exhibitions