In the Company of Knowledge
ICAT is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Knowledge Powerhouse that has been fueling the growth of Digital Media in India for the past 12 years. IMAGE Group is a pioneer in the field of Digital Media Education and has remained steadfast in its focus ever since its establishment in 2004.
Experience in Digital Media training
IMAGE group launched India's first professionally managed Multimedia training institute, Image Creative Education in 1996. Image Creative Education has 40 Digital Media training centers in India. It has trained over 50,000 students till date and is the leader in South India in providing vocational training in Animation & Graphics.
Milestones and Achievements
2015 - Launched PMKVY
Affiliated Training Partners with PMKVY (Initiative by the Government of India)
2014 - Partnered with the NSDC
Partnered with NSDC, an initiative taken by the Government of India to offer skill improvement training to millions of young minds across India
2014 - Launched C-TECH
Launched C-TECH - A unique program combining creativity and technology
2013 - Launched imediajobs.in
Launched imediajobs.in, India's first Digital Media Job portal
2013 - Collaboration with Bharathiar University
Established a strategic technical collaboration with Bharathiar University to offer B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs
2012 - Launched IALS
Launched IALS (Image Advanced Learning Systems) training modules for iPads
2011 - Launched IMINDS
Launched IMINDS (creative education for school children)
2010 - MoU with VIT University
MoU with VIT University for content & delivery of B.Sc.Multimedia and Animation programs
2009 - Collaboration with Annamalai University
Strategic technical collaboration with Annamalai University to offer B.Sc. Multimedia
2009 - Rated as India's No.1 Institute
Rated as India's No.1 Institute for Animation training (The Week-AC Nielsen)
2008 - Became India's Largest Digital Media College
Became India's Largest Digital Media College by establishing state-of-the-art college campuses at Hyderabad and Bangalore
2007 - Won NASSCOM Super pitch award
Won NASSCOM Super pitch award for Original Animated Content
2006 - Obtained Validation for Degree Courses
Obtained Validation for Degree Courses in Animation, Visual FX, Game Design & Game Development from The University of Wales, UK for Chennai
2006 - Launched India's First Under Graduate Degree courses in Digital Media
Launched India's First Under Graduate Degree courses in Digital Media
2005 - Became an ISO 9001: 2000 Company
2004 - Launched Icat
Launched India's first Digital Media College a Image College of Arts, Animation and Technology (ICAT) at Chennai
2003 - Launched IMUST
Launched speciality Animation Curriculum (IMUST) that incorporated Art and IT Skills
2002 - Hindustan Unilever
Developed and deployed Knowledge Management system for Hindustan Unilever
2001 - Released French Version of Ramayan
Released French Version of Ramayan, the interactive Epic CD - ROM and content digitization for HMV-RPG
2000 - Launched WAM Curriculum
Launched India's first specialized curriculum for Web & Multimedia. (WAM Curriculum)
1999 - Ramayan The Interactive Epic
Released Interactive Animated Storybook on CD ROM - "Ramayan The Interactive Epic"
1998 - Developed Virtual 3D Cricket
Developed Real Time Virtual 3D Cricket Simulation game & Web Games for "Sify.com"
1997 - Nadhanubhava
Developed World's first Interactive Encyclopedia title on Carnatic Music - "Nadhanubhava"
1996 - Launched IMAGE
Launched India's first professional Multimedia Training Institute - "IMAGE"
1996 - Real time 3D visualization project
Developed & delivered Cutting Edge Real time 3D visualization project for "GEM Granites"
1996 - "ETV" network
Deployed video transmission system for "ETV" network