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Why Join University Institute of Film & Visual Arts (UIFVA)?

University Institute of Film & Visual Arts is one of the most creative departments of Chandigarh University that aims to provide hands-on learning on real-time projects in the fields of Animation, VFX, Gaming, Designing, and Fine Arts. We produce most sought after professionals and entrepreneurs to meet the global requirements of these highly emerging areas. With us, you will be:

  • Exploring & widening the circumference of your chosen field
  • Indulged in Research & Development of new technologies
  • Learning from reputed faculty from premier institutions
  • Interacting with Industry Leaders

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What makes University Institute of Film & Visual Arts Unique?

By choosing to study at UIFVA, you will be choosing an artistic environment that renders a free approach to realize your innate talent. UIFVA offer a spectrum of programs addressing the unique interests and skills of distinct minds. We offer:

  • Well-developed Industry Standard Infrastructure
  • Flexible & Choice Based Learning Approach
  • Curriculum as per global requirements of industry
  • Specializations in various areas of Animation (namely 2D Animation, Visual Effects, 3D Asset Development, Game Designing, etc.), Film Studies (namely Acting, Directing, Cinematography, etc.), Fine Arts (Painting, Sculpting, Applied Arts, etc.) and more.
  • Opportunity to interact with the Bollywood Stars & Most Successful Industry Professionals

Message from HOD

It is a multidisciplinary field that opens-up jobs opportunities in a range of sectors. University Institute of Film and Visual Arts play a vital role in varied industries such as Film production, Acting, Animation, Multimedia, gaming and VFX and more. A graduate in this field can work in both private or public companies.

What our students say


To emerge as a centre of excellence for imparting quality education to produce highly trained professionals and entrepreneurs in animation, films, fashion and fine arts.


  • To provide State of the Art infrastructure and conducive environment for quality education, research and entrepreneurship.
  • To design experiential learning based curriculum at par with the industry requirements of Animation, films, fashion and fine arts.
  • To empower students and faculty with skills to keep pace with the professional standards of the industry.
  • To develop collaborations for strengthening the interface with National and International Corporate, Universities and Professional bodies.
  • To contribute towards healthy, vibrant and sustainable society using ISR activities

Awards & Rankings

Chandigarh University, Punjab enjoys high standing among many national rating services that evaluate quality of education, research activity, affordability and athletic excellence.

Best Student Friendly University – Star Group

CU becomes the youngest university to be ranked by NIRF

CU ranked in Top 10% for Employability by Aspiring Minds