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Everything you ever wanted to know about Arena, from course fees to batch timings are here.

Employment Driven Education Jobs & placements Courses & eligibility Fees, duration & batch timings Student Loan Career options Genuine Aptech Certificate Advantage Contacting Arena Franchisee opportunity
Employment Driven Education
Traditionally, students used to enrol in a course of their choice, and on completion of the course, Arena offered job placement assistance. With Employment Driven Education, Arena has enhanced your chances of getting a job. With the help of recruiters, Arena keep an eye on the trending jobs and recommends specific courses that will help you gain the skills for those jobs. Want to know more? Click here.
ICAP is Arena's dedicated placement cell that helps connect students and recruiters. With ICAP, you get:
  • 100 hours of free content on interview preparations
  • Bootcamps & mock interview sessions
  • Workshops to understand employer expectations
After such rigorous training, you are eligible for:
  • Job placement interviews by top recruiters
  • Immediate placement letter post interview clearance
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Jobs & placements
No! There is huge demand for media & entertainment professionals. "I have just been tapped by a big industry for 80 - 100 graphic designers"
Vishal Mehra,
senior vice president, Aptech Ltd.
By 2020, the Animation & VFX industry in India will be worth ₹9000 crores*. Such a huge industry needs trained and skilled people to create films, TV shows, ads, and more. So, this is the right time to develop your creative & technical skills in the media and entertainment industry.

*Source: FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Report

  • At Arena, students receive special training to prepare for job interviews.
  • Students prepare projects, videos & a demo reel of their work before venturing out for interviews at various studios and companies.
  • Students also have access to Employability Enhancement Program (EEP)*, a free video-based learning program. EEP enhances the employability quotient of students and give them that much-needed edge in the hiring process.
  • On-campus placements are arranged through job fairs, & campus placement drives to help students get suitable jobs upon successful course completion.

*On select courses only

In 2017, over 2800 students of Arena Animation received job placements in top companies across India.
At Arena Animation, we offer 100% job placement assistance.* When you complete your course successfully, Arena's Placements Cell helps you get interviews with major companies and studios in the media & entertainment industry. These companies hire candidates for a wide range of job roles.

*Arena does not guarantee job placements. Placements are at the sole discretion of recruiters.

Top companies hired Arena students in 2017, some of which include:
  • Aaj Tak
  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Colours
  • DQ Entertainment
  • Famous Studio
  • Firefly Creative Studio
  • Hindustan Times
  • Makuta Visual Effects
  • MPC Studio
  • NDTV
  • Paytm
  • Prana Studio
  • Prime Focus
  • Red Chillies
  • Zee Media
Courses & eligibility
  • AVG (Animation,VFX,Gaming)*
  • Animation
  • VFX
  • Web & Graphics
  • Digital Design & Marketing
  • Broadcast
  • Multimedia
  • Job Ready
  • Short Term

*At select centres only

Yes! Arena offers various short term courses which can be completed in 1 to 2 months. Click here to know more.
The basic eligibility for Arena's career courses is that you should have completed your class 12 or 10+2.
Yes! Arena Animation understands the importance of updating your skills & knowledge. Arena offers a range of short term courses for working professionals. Click here to know more.
Fees, duration & batch timings
Fees & duration vary depending on the course you select. Animation courses:
    Animation Prime
  • Fee range: ₹2.30 lakh - 3.11 lakh*
  • Duration: 27 months* (2 hours a day for 3 days a week)
  • Animation Film Design
  • Fee range: ₹1.90 lakh - 3.15 lakh*
  • Duration: 24 months* (2 hours a day for 6 days a week)

*Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!

Fees and duration vary, depending on the course you select. VFX courses:
    VFX Prime
  • Fee range: ₹2.0 lakh - 3.18 lakh*
  • Duration: 28 months* (2 hours a day for 3 days a week)
  • VFX Film Making
  • Fee range: ₹2.70 - 3.70 lakh*
  • Duration: 18 months* (2 hours a day for 6 days a week)

*Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!

Fees and duration vary, depending on the course you select. Web & graphic designing courses:
    Graphics, Web Design & Development
  • Fee range: ₹80,000 - Rs. 1.5 lakh*
  • Duration: 15 months*
  • Web Design
  • Fee range: ₹43,000 - Rs. 82,000*
  • Duration: 7 months*
  • Print & Publishing
  • Fee range: ₹31,000 - Rs. 58,000*
  • Duration: 7 months*

*Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!

Fees and duration vary, depending on the course you select. Digital design & marketing courses:
    Digital Advertising Design & Marketing:
  • Fee range: ₹90,000 - 1.2lakh*
  • Duration: 10 months*
  • Digital Marketing Professional:
  • Fee range: ₹34,000 - 82,000*
  • Duration: 10 months*

*Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!

Fees and duration vary, depending on the course you select. Broadcast Course:
    Broadcast Prime:
  • Fee range: ₹1.26 lakh - 2.42 lakh*
  • Duration: 23 months*

*Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!

Arena's Trinity 3D is a complete package! With this course, you get skills in three in-demand industries - animation, VFX & gaming. As the course covers all important topics of three creative fields and helps you triple your career opportunities, you may have to dedicate more hours than the other courses at Arena.
    Trinity 3D:
  • Fee range: ₹3.90 lakh - 5.20 lakh*
  • Duration: 28 months* (2 hours a day for 6 days a week)

*Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!

Arena conducts batches at different times to suit students, working people, and others. Contact your nearest Arena centre to find a batch that will suit your timings. For most courses, classes are typically held 2 hours a day for 3 days a week. However, Arena's premium course Trinity 3D required you to attend 2 hours a day for 6 days a week. Choose a suitable batch time between 8 AM to 8 PM. You can even complete your course quickly by attending extra hours of classes.
Student Loan
Yes, Arena offers a student loan facility by partnering with Airpay*. Know more about the facility.

*Conditions apply

Arena offers a student loan facility by partnering with Airpay*. Airpay comes with the following features:
  • Loan facility for students enrolling in Arena Animation courses (Note: Your course fee must be within ₹10,000 and ₹2 lakhs)
  • Real time loan eligibility check post counselling session at Arena Animation centre
  • Instant approval confirmation
  • Minimal documentation procedure with hassle free loan processing
  • Post loan approval, the disbursement is usually done within 48 hours
  • Opportunity to spread repayments over months/years
  • Periodic communication to you on your loan status
Walk into your nearest Arena centre . The Arena career counsellor will help you with a real time loan eligibility check post counselling session. You will also receive an instant approval confirmation.
Career options
On completing an animation career course, you may work as:
  • 3D Animator
  • 2D Animator
  • Character Designer
  • BG Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • 2D Illustrator
  • 3D Modeler
  • Rigging Artist
  • Texturing Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Rendering Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • 3D Dynamics & Fx Artist
  • Pre-Production Artist - Animation
  • Pre-production Artist - Games
  • 3D Game Artist
  • Material/Substance Artist
  • Game Environment Artist
On completing a VFX course with Arena, you may work as:
  • VFX Artist
  • VFX Compositor
  • VFX Designer
  • 3D Asset Artist
  • Pre-visualization Artist
  • Roto & Paint Artist
  • Roto & Roto-prep Artist
  • Rotomation Artist
  • Matchmoving Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Tracking Artist
  • Video Editor
On completing a career course in web & graphics or multimedia, you may work as:
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Graphic Designer
  • UI Designer
  • Layout Designer
  • Flash Animator
  • Flash Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Visualizer
On completing a broadcast course with Arena, you may work as:
  • Broadcast Designer
  • 3D Motion Graphics Artist
  • Broadcast Animator
  • Compositor
  • Videographer
  • CG Modeler
  • Storyboard Artist
On completing digital advertising design & marketing courses with Arena, you may work as:
  • Digital Marketing Executive
  • Digital Sales Executive
  • Digital Graphic Designer
  • Content Marketing Executive
  • Illustrator
  • Audio Video Editor
  • SEO Executive
  • SEM Executive
  • Web & PPC Analyst
  • Online Reputation Management Executive
  • Social Media Analyst
  • Freelance Digital Marketer
After completing a course with Arena Animation, you could work with:
  • Animation studios
  • Film production studios
  • Television channels
  • Television production houses
  • Multimedia production houses
  • Design studios
  • Website development companies
  • Ad production houses
  • Gaming companies
  • E-learning companies
  • Ecommerce websites
  • Digital marketing companies
  • Print & publishing houses
  • Corporate organisations
Genuine Aptech Certificate Advantage
At Aptech, we are committed to protecting our students and the industry from counterfeiters of our certificates. Genuine Aptech Certificate Advantage is an easy way to get your certificate verified. For employers, this program is their assurance that you are qualified, skilled, and job-ready.
Visit this page and follow the three easy steps. The program validates your information & tells you right away if your certificate is genuine.
Contact Arena
Fill this form or call 1800-209-1444 and let us know what you are looking for. Accordingly, Arena's career counsellors will help you with the admissions process.
Arena has centres across India. Click here to find an Arena centre near you.
Write to arena-placements@aptech.ac.in & let us know your requirements. We will get in touch with you.
Franchisee Opportunity
According to the HRD statistics, out of the 2 crore students who graduate every year in India, less than 40 lakh find jobs.* This unemployment is due to lack of skills development.* By 2022, the total number of people who need to be trained will be between 249 & 290 million across different sectors.* This means, there is a huge demand for professional skills development & training. By becoming a franchisee of Arena , you can help meet this huge market demand!

*Sources: Institute of Applied Manpower Research (IAMR) a Government of India think-tank, Outlook Op-Ed by Aakar Patel, executive director, Amnesty International India.

As an Arena business partner, you will benefit from:
  • Arena's established reputation in the education & training sector
  • Active guidance, technical know-how & support for centre start-up
  • Marketing support
  • Business development support
  • Course design & delivery support
  • Academic & technical support
  • Placements support
You can become an Arena business partner in 5 simple steps.
  • Fill the enquiry form & get a call from our business manager
  • Fix a meeting
  • Finalise your centre location
  • Sign up with us & start your centre
  • Your Arena centre will now be operational
You must have ₹30 - 45 lakhs investment for infrastructure, software, hardware & staff.
To start your own Arena centre, you would need the premise/ space to run a centre. Also, you must be prepared for the management of day-to-day operations in the centre & marketing of the courses.

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