On 25th June, Garuda Mall was more crowded than a usual weekend when students of ICAT Design and Media College displayed a dose of digital creativity, artistic talent and a ramp walk. It was the fifth Annual Graduate Showcase of ICAT and students from various programs offered by the college, such as Fashion Design, Interior Design, Game Technologies, Animation, Visual Effects, Graphic Design, Photography, Advertising etc, exhibited their projects at dedicated counters. Talking to students and audience on the occasion, CEO of IMAGE GROUP and the founding brain behind ICAT Design & Media College, K Kumar said, "Innovation is every story you tell, every product you make, every idea you coin and every application you devise. Build your creative temper, foresee your aspiration and execute your vision. While hard work can take you to the stars, innovation can make you a star."
Considered as India's first Digital Media College, ICAT is one of the premier institutions for professional education in design and media with diverse courses, internationally acclaimed degrees and extensive alumni network. Since its establishment in 2004, the College has produced thousands of professionals in the fields of Design and Digital Media, across its campuses in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. ICAT is also the First Digital Media College in India, which has obtained ISO 9001:2008 Certification. Hence at ICAT, the prime objective is to provide excellent and comprehensive education in "Digital Media." The institute has employed internationally renowned professionals from the field of Visual Effects, Animation, Game production and Academics in its Board of Academic Advisors to continuously monitor and review the quality of the courses, right from the syllabus to how they are accomplished.
The college follows an annual process of course monitoring for all courses, which examines the quality of delivered services in the previous year/semesters and provides the necessary feedback to improve the pedagogy. On the flipside, the college has a reputation of providing campus placements to its Graduates and Post Graduate Diploma students in leading companies like CTS, Wipro, Amazon, Flipkart, HCL, EA Games, UBI Soft, Dhruva Interactive, Primefocus, MPC, Groupon, RR Donnelley, Prasad Group, Mckinsey & Company, Technicolor, Crest Animation studio, TATA Interactive etc in diverse skill-set like Animation, Game Design, Game Programming, Multimedia, UI & UX Design, Web Development, Visual Effects, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Film & Media and many more.
At present, partnering with Bharathiar University, ICAT College offers full time UG and M.Sc Programs along with its flagship PG Diploma Specialization Programs. Students who have completed 10 +2 (OR) Any Graduation are eligible to study UG & PGD/MSC programs respectively.