P.A.Inamdar College of Visual Effects, Design & Arts ( VEDA College) is internationally acclaimed as one of the foremost multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of Graphics & Web Design, Animation & VFX and Film Making. The college is a part of Pune’s one of the oldest educational institution Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society popularly known as Azam Campus. The animation and VFX college is affiliated with The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University for Animation and Media Courses. VEDA college has been certified ‘ISO 9001-2008 certificate’ by the ZASANZ for its quality management.
VEDA College has been a pioneer in degree courses in animation & design education. The college takes pride in creating a mass awareness of University laid animation, design and art education right from Aug 2010. VEDA’s graduates have made a mark in key sectors of animation, films and art by taking role of catalysts and through out of box subject approach.
Veda College is also affiliated to India’s ventren Art Director Shri Nitin Desai’s ND Film City for imparting skills of film making in a live environment of shooting and film making.
VEDA College is situated in the city of Pune, in Maharashtra. As part of expansion plan, VEDA College has built a new Art wing at Azam campus, under MCE Society. Shikshan Maharshi & Member of Planning Commission of India for Higher Education Shri P.A. Inamdar laid the foundation stone for this campus and it consists of a FineArt and VFX Studio along with Graphics Design, Animation, Film Editing , Bridge courses in Art, Art Teacher Diploma , G.D. Art and B.F.A Painting course.
VEDA’s Training & Placement Office ( TPO) has set up a campus recruitment and placement programme called “Recruitment Support Associates” specially to place talented & creative students in national and international industry. Currently Nine main programmes are offered from this college. VEDA’s creative and natural environment addresses the immediate need for an exclusive art cum animation college in the country, by nurturing the creative design spirit and space to innovate through intense teaching-learning process.
VEDA college campus is open to visitors throughout the year from 8am to 2pm, Monday to Friday (apart from public and college holidays). Visitors will have to obtain a Visitor’s Pass at the Main Gate to enter the campus. If you are visiting us in a group with prior appointment, VEDA College can arrange Guided Tour of Campus.
VEDA College also offer our Visual Effects Studio, Editing Lab , Art Studio and Workstations to media houses , advertising companies , artists and animation studios on hourly basis. College offers residential facility for students of UG & PG courses inside the campus hostels.
Prof. Ravi Tikate
Mr. Ravi is Graduate and Art Teacher Diploma holder .He carries More than 8 Year industry production & management experience in the field. He has successfully headed senior positions in Top animation institutes like MAAC, FRAMEBOXX & Arena Multimedia. He is on the chair of Academic Advisor & HOD Animation in the College. Member-Computer Society of India
Seema is looking after the college accounts and student fees matters. A master degree holder in Account and Certified Microsoft Office professional Seema Bhujbal keeps her close eyes of Institution’s finance and budgets
Swatantra did his MBA in Marketing from Pune and working in the academic marketing since last 6 years. His goal is to spread the word of mouth about VEDA college as far as possible. Lectures, Seminar and Career Guidance event are some of the core forte of his domain.
Prof. Harshal Sathe
Prof. Hashal Sathe is an Adobe certified professional and Autodesk certified professional for Adobe and Autodesk software. With a strong teaching expertise in the field of web designing he is working as Sn. Lecturer for Web designing in the campus. Member-Computer Society of India.
Prof. Suraj Patekar
Prof. Suraj Patekar possess his degree in computer science and networking and heading the system administration department. He is also a lecturer for Computer Fundamentals and Hardware module.
Prof. Ajay Popalghat
He is Sn.Lecturer for VFX and Video Editing. Having 9 years of experience in teaching & production. He has worked with Deluxe Entertainment Services Group.
Prof. Darshana Gosavi
Prof. Darshana Gosavi is graphic designing faculty and graphic designer of college. She has done B. F. A. Applied Arts from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai. Darshana has two years working experience with advertising agency and has excellence in designing and printing.
Prof. Nayan Gaikwad
Prof. Nayan Gaikwad has done his specialization in Fine Arts and hold excellent drawing and painting skills. His potrat works are mesmerizing and students enjoy his art session all the time.
Prof. Kamran Siddiqui
He is Sr.Lecturer for 3D and a MAAC Certified Trainer,having 5 years of experience in teaching & production.
As a Texturing & Lighting Artist and freelancer, He has worked on projects like Tinker Bell, Mobile Application & Gaming, 3D Walkthroughs for companies like Prana Studios, Crimsonlake Animation Studios, Digeebird Techno Solution.
Also worked as Sr.Production Faculty at MAAC Lucknow and has won many awards like National Technical Award & 24fps International Animation Awards.
Prof. Padmanabh Sovani
Mr. Sovani has 5 year experience in academics and production and teaches subjects like Graphics Designing and Visual Effects to the student. His devotion for teaching is so much and he has produced some of the most effective portfolios from his students.
Prof. Anisha Aidaswani
Prof. Anisha Aidaswani holds an MBA degree from Pune University, having 6 years of experience Having worked with ICICI bank and Bank of New York mellon, is now an expert trainer in Spoken English and Soft Skills development.She is very enthusiastic, always friendly & motivating the students for doing their best.
Mr. Rushal Heena
Mr. Rushal Heena is our Student Welfare Office and he provide academic, professional as well as social support to at-risk students. His counselings with students help them grow as a professional. He also work closely with faculties as well as student families to address barriers to student learning and strengthening the safety net for VEDA students.
An engineer by training and a science-math teacher by profession, He also work with school students and teachers to promote scientific thinking.
Mr. Chaitnya Tikate
Mr. Chaitnya Tikte is the Asst. Lecturer Digital Marketing in college –. An engineering graduate with recognized Google certifications and two years of teaching experience along with 3 year Industry experience. His core expertise lies in Search Engine Optimization, SEO SWOT Analysis, Website Review, Link Research, Link Building, Generating Visitor, Traffic and Conversion Reports with Google Analytics, Yahoo Web Analytics and Stat Counter and Keyword research using Google Adwords and Word tracker.
A mix of excellent teaching, right infrastructure, a beautiful campus and contacts with top employers have borne fruits with VEDA being designated as one of the most sought after animation college in Pune for undertaking Graduates and Post Graduates courses in Animation and VFX in India.
This is vouched not only by the students themselves but also their parents and the organization where the former get placed.
The MCE Society established this animation institute in Pune in the year 2010 in Azam Campus Pune. The latter started out in 1948 with the objective of providing education to the economically, educationally and socially weaker sections of society for which it is registered under the Society’s Registration Act of 1860. It is also a Public Trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. Being a not-for-profit organization it is registered as such under Section 12(a) of the Income Tax Act of 1961 as an organization exempt from the payment of Income Tax under Section 80G.
Like it’s initials, this animation institute in Pune stresses upon the Gurukul pattern of learning. Our fruitful partnerships with leading animation companies and industry gurus has allowed us to provide valuable insights to our students and bring them in sync with the current international curricula with respect to animation, media, graphics, gaming and VFX.
Our internationally certified faculty members are synonymous with competence and informative exhaustiveness further enhanced by the usage of the latest technology and the presence of creative experts from other countries. VEDA as leading Animation College in Pune has always emphasized on a qualitative approach in blending a potent mixture of creativity and technology to empower our students in carving a niche for themselves in this rapidly-increasing and evolving creative market.