Who we are

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
  • 2015

     

    2015 - Launched PMKVY

    Affiliated Training Partners with PMKVY (Initiative by the Government of India)

  • 2014

     

    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

     

    2014 - Launched C-TECH

    Launched C-TECH - A unique program combining creativity and technology

  • 2013

     

    2013 - Launched imediajobs.in

    Launched imediajobs.in, India's first Digital Media Job portal

  • 2013

     

    2013 - Collaboration with Bharathiar University

    Established a strategic technical collaboration with Bharathiar University to offer B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs

  • 2012

     

    2012 - Launched IALS

    Launched IALS (Image Advanced Learning Systems) training modules for iPads

  • 2011

     

    2011 - Launched IMINDS

    Launched IMINDS (creative education for school children)

  • 2010

     

    2010 - MoU with VIT University

    MoU with VIT University for content & delivery of B.Sc.Multimedia and Animation programs

  • 2009

     

    2009 - Collaboration with Annamalai University

    Strategic technical collaboration with Annamalai University to offer B.Sc. Multimedia

  • 2009

    2009 - Rated as India's No.1 Institute

    Rated as India's No.1 Institute for Animation training (The Week-AC Nielsen)

  • 2008

     

    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

     

    2007 - Won NASSCOM Super pitch award

    Won NASSCOM Super pitch award for Original Animated Content

  • 2006

    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

     

    2006 - Launched India's First Under Graduate Degree courses in Digital Media

    Launched India's First Under Graduate Degree courses in Digital Media

  • 2005

     

    2005 - Became an ISO 9001: 2000 Company

  • 2004

     

    2004 - Launched Icat

    Launched India's first Digital Media College a Image College of Arts, Animation and Technology (ICAT) at Chennai

  • 2003

     

    2003 - Launched IMUST

    Launched speciality Animation Curriculum (IMUST) that incorporated Art and IT Skills

  • 2002

     

    2002 - Hindustan Unilever

    Developed and deployed Knowledge Management system for Hindustan Unilever

  • 2001

     

    2001 - Released French Version of Ramayan

    Released French Version of Ramayan, the interactive Epic CD - ROM and content digitization for HMV-RPG

  • 2000

     

    2000 - Launched WAM Curriculum

    Launched India's first specialized curriculum for Web & Multimedia. (WAM Curriculum)

  • 1999

     

    1999 - Ramayan The Interactive Epic

    Released Interactive Animated Storybook on CD ROM - "Ramayan The Interactive Epic"

  • 1998

     

    1998 - Developed Virtual 3D Cricket

    Developed Real Time Virtual 3D Cricket Simulation game & Web Games for "Sify.com"

  • 1997

     

    1997 - Nadhanubhava

    Developed World's first Interactive Encyclopedia title on Carnatic Music - "Nadhanubhava"

  • 1996

     

    1996 - Launched IMAGE

    Launched India's first professional Multimedia Training Institute - "IMAGE"

  • 1996

    1996 - Real time 3D visualization project

    Developed & delivered Cutting Edge Real time 3D visualization project for "GEM Granites"

  • 1996

     

    1996 - "ETV" network

    Deployed video transmission system for "ETV" network