Application status



3 years

Study mode


Entry Requirements

Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of five subjects


B.Sc. Visual Communication

Conveying the right ideas as and when required is a major aspect of business, marketing, fashion, IT, food, and just about any other industry that one can think of. Garden City University’s graduates will be enabled to empower themselves with the skills needed to flourish within the visual communications industry by being exposed to various aspects of advertising, web designing, photography, and commercial broadcasting.

Students will be exposed to the various avenues of each of these aspects of visual communication and more while being pushed to develop other soft skills that can give them the edge within the professional world. This undergraduate degree is one that opens a portal to a multi-disciplinary field teeming with unique career opportunities. Graduates will be able to serve the organizations they work with as web designers, graphic designers, video producers, graphic illustrators and any other creative visual roles out there. With the skills GCU instils within its graduates, students will be able to work with brands to make key decisions to elevate their social media and advertising presence.


Entry Requirements

Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of five subjects.

Wherever grading system or any other system is followed for evaluating the performance of the candidate in the qualifying examination, the applicant should ensure that a certificate indicating the percentage obtained has to be submitted through the University / Board last studied. Applicants passing GCE / O / A level examination should have passed 4 + 3 or 5 + 2 subjects at the O & A level respectively.

The examination approved by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) only will be considered by the Garden City University. Others who have passed the examination which is not in the AIU approved list shall obtain equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities.


Fee structure for the Academic year 2023-24

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure


B.Sc. Visual Communication

Course Duration

3 years

1st Instalment

INR 30,000

5 Subsequent Instalments

INR 60,000

International Fee Structure


B.Sc. Visual Communication

Course Duration

3 years

1st Instalment

$ 500

5 Subsequent Instalments

$ 900


CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the students. (Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)


UG Programs: Rs.3000/-, PG Programs: Rs.3500/-, Research Programs: Rs.5500/-, Diploma Programs: Rs.3000/-, Engineering : Rs. 3500/-

Semester 1

  • Introduction To Visual Media
  • History of Mass Media & Films
  • Visual Literacy
  • Writing for Media

Semester 2

  • Media Culture and Society
  • Elements of Film
  • Graphic Design (Practical)
  • Photography (Practical)

Semester 3

  • Crew Roles and Responsibilities
  • Visual Grammar
  • Story Development
  • Script Writing (Practical)

Semester 4

  • Preproduction
  • Shoot Planning including Shot Lists and Storyboards
  • Digital Imaging (Practical)
  • Edit Theory
  • HD Camera Operation & Lighting (Practical)

Semester 5

  • Cinematography
  • Audio Elements of Film
  • Sound Design (Practical)
  • Non-Linear Editing

Semester 6

  • Documentary Production (Practical)
  • Short film Production (Practical)
  • Digital Marketing for Promotions
  • Streaming platforms

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Why I Chose GCU


Garden City University is a 28-year-old institution and INTERDISCIPLINARY in nature. The University has eight Schools under it offering courses from Diploma to Bachelor to Post graduation to PhD. The university has students from 81 different countries and every state and union territory in India. The University has the unique mix of Arts, Science and Management Education offered with Technology as the base. Be it Media studies, Life Sciences or Hotel Management, the emphasis is on practical education with the aid of technology tools to enhance learning and equip a student to work in the industry. Not to mention GCU has the credit of awarding graduation certification to 28 Colonels of the Indian Army attached to the Corps of Military Police.

The admission process is based on the courses offered at the UG and PG level.
The student goes online, fills the application with required details and files the same online for registering for the programme of choice. This will be accompanied by paying a registration fee as mentioned in the application form.
However, if the student needs any clarification, be it regarding the programme of choice or GCU as a University, entry criteria etc, the counsellors at the University are just a call away.
Once the registration process is completed, the admissions department shall communicate on further documents required and fee to be paid for the programme of choice.
Post the above process the student shall submit their original certificate to the registrar’s office for validation and verification. Once this process is completed the student gets enroled and an ID card is issued to the student. (Hostel formalities and transportation facilities are addressed in this page)
After enrolment the student shall voluntarily apply for GCU’s talent test which shall be the criteria for availing scholarship for the first year of study. Such talent test shall be conducted year on year to encourage studious students and also set the criteria for a UG student to be the most favoured student of choice for PG programmes. Apply Now

The University runs its own hostels for boys and girls separately. The hostels are in the vicinity of the campus with automated entry and further secure measures. More details on the hostel, fees and terms and conditions may be availed from the admissions office.

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