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Certificate Program in

Gaming and Esports

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The program is offered in collaboration with NODWIN Gaming, India's leading gaming and eSports platform.
Guaranteed 4 month internship* with an industry partner
Access to immersive technology content from Unity Technologies
2 specializations to choose from: Gaming and Esports
69.3%
Avg. Hike
1200+
Learners
100%*
Placement

Gaming and Esports

Learners Success & Placement

50,000+ Gaming jobs in India. You can   be one of them

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50,000+ Gaming jobs in India. You can be one of them

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Our Learner Success Team will ensure to get you the right skills you need to become a
Game Developer
15,000+ Jobs
Game Designer
3,000+ Jobs
Game Marketing
1,000+ Jobs
Publisher
500+ Jobs
Visualizer
2,000+ Jobs
League and Tournament Management
2,500+ Jobs
Production Crew
3,000+ Jobs
Event Manager
6,000+ Jobs
Sales Professional
10,000+ Jobs
Community Manager
6,000+ Jobs
Data sourced from Linkedin
Average salary range
Briefcase
₹ 5 Lakhs - ₹ 24 Lakhs
24 July 2023
Next Cohort Starts
6 months
Duration
Bachelor’s degree
Eligibility
Students pursuing their final year coursework across disciplines can also apply
10 June 2023
Application Deadline
Students pursuing their final year coursework across disciplines can also apply
Curriculum

Custom curated international curriculum

The program will give you a deep understanding of the evolving Esports & Gaming industry and the factors that will influence its future development.
NOS Category: Media & Entertainment Skill Council, the following are the QP codes aligned to this program.
Live Learning Duration
144
Hours
Total Effort Required
268
Hours
Total Weekly Effort
14
Hours

Tools Covered

Syllabus

Program Brochure

For detailed curriculum and program structure, download the program brochure

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Overview of the Gaming & Esports industry
You will get an overview of the market (PC+ Mobile games) and an introduction to the history and evolution of the gaming industry. You will also understand the gaming and eSports ecosystem in India and international markets.
Esports Ecosystem
You will study the evolving eSports industry and what factors will influence its future development.
Key Components of Competitive Gaming
You will study the evolving eSports industry and what factors will influence its future development.
Game Visualization & Essentials
You will study the evolving eSports industry and what factors will influence its future development.
Game Development/Business & Marketing
You will learn more on modular design, understanding real-time game engines, game UI and HD optimization
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Gaming Stream
Game Analyzing Graphic Design Fundamentals Game Conceptualization Pre-production for Games Visual Scripting Asset Creation Real-Time Game Engine Game UI & HUD Audio creation & Integration – I
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Esports Stream
Esports Marketing League Operations Event Production Hospitality IT and Networking Non-Live Content creation Live Broadcast Production Shoutcasting Team Ownership & Management Legal Public Relations Social Media Engagments / Community Management Sales
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100% program completion rate
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focused teaching
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Low completion rate
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No limit on batch sizes
Faculty

Industry Leading Faculty

Learn from world-class faculty that will guide you through this certification program
Shubham Behl

Shubham Behl

Founder, The Learning Recipe | 5+ years of experience

A professional with a proven track record of mentoring and helping students in the field of Gaming and Esports. A subject matter expert in game development.
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Gautam Virk

Gautam Virk

COO, Co-Founder NODWIN Gaming | 20+ years of experience

A detailed and results-oriented media and events professional with a proven track record of having worked in the different capacities of an editor, producer and director.
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Merlin

Merlin Wiedeking

Head of International Business NODWIN Gaming | 10+ years of experience

Head of IB at NODWIN Gaming, Merlin has previously worked for a decade with ESL on all fronts of the Esports industry.
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Akshat Rathee

Akshat Rathee

Co-Founder and Managing Director NODWIN Gaming | 20+ years of experience

A serial entrepreneur, Akshat founded NODWIN Gaming in 2015 and it has grown to become the largest Esports firm in South Asia.
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Ajay Kumar Srinivasan

Ajay Kumar Srinivasan

Program Director - Gaming and Esports (Hero Vired) | 11+ years of experience

2D & 3D Designer with a commercial and artistic success record. Specializations include AR & VR.
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Program Partners

Partnered with leading universities and organizations

Gaming
In collaboration withNODWIN Gaming
Since its inception in 2014, NODWIN Gaming has played an influential role in developing a sustainable Esports ecosystem in India. This Gurugram-based company is behind some of the top Esports and gaming events and has a stellar lineup of the most incredible cultural properties in the country.
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Integrated withNational Skill Development Corporation
National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a not-for-profit public limited company which provides funding to build scalable and profitable vocational training initiatives. The NSDC facilitates initiatives that can potentially have a multiplier effect as opposed to being an actual operator in this space. In doing so, it strives to involve the industry in all aspects of skill development.
Gaming
In collaboration withNODWIN Gaming
Since its inception in 2014, NODWIN Gaming has played an influential role in developing a sustainable Esports ecosystem in India. This Gurugram-based company is behind some of the top Esports and gaming events and has a stellar lineup of the most incredible cultural properties in the country.
Nsdc
Integrated withNational Skill Development Corporation
National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a not-for-profit public limited company which provides funding to build scalable and profitable vocational training initiatives. The NSDC facilitates initiatives that can potentially have a multiplier effect as opposed to being an actual operator in this space. In doing so, it strives to involve the industry in all aspects of skill development.
Projects

Experience a holistic learning path

Get a hands-on learning experience by working on real-world projects from some of the most innovative businesses across the world. Take a sneak peek at some of our sample projects
Valorant
Design a Valorant Tournament

Explore planning and designing a tournament, where you will work on league ops, broadcast plan,
budgeting marketing plan, player management, event production, among other functions for designing an Esports event.

D Platfromer Game
Create a 2D Platformer Game

A 2D platformer game in which players control characters who jump or climb and collect various objects between different platforms on the screen using the C# programming and game engine.

Asmr Mechanics
ASMR Mechanics Application

An ASMR mechanics game where players could be peeling a fruit, cleaning a window, or painting a wall. The idea of the game is to fill in a selected area since it is a natural human tendency to finish something we’ve started.

Certificates

Get certified after you graduate from the program

On successful completion of this Gaming and Esports certification program, you will be eligible for the following:

Hero Vired Certificate

Benefit from the Hero Group’s decades of research and understanding of the Indian education and job landscape. Get a certification accredited by National Skill Development Council and Media & Entertainment Skills Council.

* Certificates are indicative and subject to change

Personalized career services to help you with your career goals
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Enrollment

Application process

A simple yet thorough application process that will help you learn key skills to supercharge your career
Step 1
Submit application
Fill out the form, review it, and submit your application. A fully completed application helps us assess your learning goals and enrol you into the program.
Step 2
Receive the offer letter
You will receive an offer letter to enrol, along with the complete details of the program, fee and payment schedule, etc.
Step 3
Block your seat
Pay a nominal amount to confirm your acceptance and block your seat.
*This is subject to any defined individual program eligibility, criteria and test that may be included as part of the enrolment process.
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Gaming and Esports
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Price: ₹4,00,000 + GST
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Application Deadline: 10 June 2023
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FAQs

Gaming & Esports Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Gaming and Esports certification course by Hero Vired?

Hero Vired offers one of the best eSports and gaming courses in India. This online certification course will provide an in-depth understanding of the rising gaming and eSports industry and the various aspects that will influence its growth and development in the future. 

This game development course will help you learn all about modular design, understanding game HD and UI optimization, and real-time game engines. The Esports and Game designing course from Hero Vired provides a flexible approach to developing the skills and knowledge required to outshine in this field.

What is Game Development?

Game development is the process of creating or developing games while demonstrating the game application’s design, development, and deployment. The process involves stages of ideation, design, development, testing, and deployment, similar to any application development process. 

Factors like the game rewards, mechanics, level design, and player engagement play a key role in game development. In a game development course, one usually learns how to leverage the designers’ concepts and develop a playable game out of them.

Is gaming development a good career?

Yes, gaming development is a great career for anyone who seeks interest in the gaming sector and has technical competency. However, you must pursue a gaming designing course to learn this industry’s duties, pros, skills, and employment prospects. 

The fact that the average salary of a game developer is $104,000 per year (approx) means it’s a lucrative career for anyone who holds a passion for gaming and programming.

What will you learn in this Certificate Program in Gaming and Esports?

This eSports and game designing certificate program from Hero Vired prepares learners to turn their interest and passion for gaming and esports into a lucrative career. In this esports and game designing course, you’ll learn the following things: 

  • A comprehensive market overview of PC and Mobile games.
  • Introduction to the origin and evolution of the eSports and gaming industry.
  • The eSports and game designing ecosystem in international markets and India. 
  • The evolution of the eSports industry and the factors that boost its growth and development.
  • In-depth insights on a modular design, HD optimization, game UI, and real-time game engines. 
  • Fundamentals of game designing and game conceptualization. 
  • Esports marketing, non-live content creation, and social media engagements. 
  • Game visual scripting, game analyzing, audio creation and integration, and more.
What is the program structure for Certificate Program in Gaming and Esports?

Amid so many gaming courses in the market, the one from Hero Vired comes with a flexible and convenient program structure. Hero Vired’s esports and the game designing course is available online. 

Our highly experienced faculty members will conduct live online classes to help you interact and learn seamlessly throughout the course duration. 

Our esports and game designing course will extend to a duration of six months. Through this certification program, you will gain hands-on training and experience in all esports and game designing-related subject matters.

What are the skills required to become a game Developer?

As a game developer, you’ll be required to develop mobile, desktop, and console video games. To do so, you’ll need both technical and creative skills. Without such skills, you won’t be able to create engaging and immersive experiences for the gaming community. 

If you want to pursue one of the best game development courses from Hero Vired, you’ll learn the following skills to become a game developer: 

  • Technical and analytical skills 
  • Creative skills 
  • Team collaboration and communication skills 
  • Skills in programming or coding languages like C++
Can I start my own gaming or esports business after completing the program?

After completing one of India’s best game development courses from Hero Vired, students can choose to become an entrepreneur and start their own esports or gaming business. 

This esports and game designing course will help you learn the following things that can later assist you in starting your own businesses:

  • Market research
  • Type of eSports business and the eSports ecosystem
  • Strategic planning for eSports and game development and deployment
  • Collaboration, networking, and more.
What programming languages are used for game Development?

Although C++/C programming language is the leading choice and highly sought-after language for game development and game designing, C# stands to be the second most in-demand language. 

However, Python is also used for game development in today’s market for its easy codes and syntax that are simple to read and understand.

What are the benefits of being a game developer?

Today, many graduates who seek interest in the gaming industry and hold some ideas on software development dream of becoming a game developer and turning their passion into a revenue stream. 

The best game development courses help you make a lucrative career and give you access to many benefits as a game developer. That’s because, as a game developer, you can: 

  • Better use your analytical and creative skills
  • Earn a competitive and satisfying salary anywhere in the world
  • Make a career out of something you love to do
  • Generate tangible results through your work
  • Work on a part-time or freelance basis 
  • Enjoy multiple routes of entry 
  • Get the most out of a stable career in a dynamic industry
Would the content be available to me after completion of the course?

The content of the eSports and game designing course will be available to you even after you complete the course. Moreover, you can access the content even after receiving the certification. Our game designing course material will be available and accessible to you for a lifetime. 

Thus, enroll in one of the best eSports and game development courses at Hero Vired and brush up your skills or knowledge whenever required (even when you work as a professional later).

How will this course with a certificate help me progress in my career?

This eSports and game designing course with a certificate can help you progress in your career in many ways. Not only game development but also diversify your career after this course in the field of finance, communications, marketing, and sales. 

Upon the successful completion of this certification course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Devise effective business strategies to set game design and development team goals and objectives.
  • Assess risk mitigation and revenue streams in eSports and gaming businesses
  • Comprehend and execute marketing strategies required to support the esports and gaming events

You won’t necessarily only be a developer after completing this course. All these skills and expertise will help you progress in your career in many ways.

Will I get personal mentorship sessions with the mentors?

Yes, you will get personal mentorship sessions with our highly qualified and well-experienced mentors. Our mentors will offer live, personalized sessions to clear your doubts and answer your queries regarding the esports and game designing course.

What is the placement assurance after the successful completion of the program?

Hero Vired provides personalized placement assistance and assured job opportunities after the successful completion of this program. What makes this program one of the best eSports and game development courses in India is its assured four-month internship program with an industry partner.

What topics will be covered in the Hero Vired program?

Hero Vired introduces one of the best eSports and game development courses in India, and this course will cover the following topics: 

  • Overview of the Gaming & Esports industry
  • Esports Ecosystem
  • Key Components of Competitive Gaming
  • Game Visualization & Essentials
  • Game Development/Business & Marketing
  • Gaming Stream/Esports Stream
Will I be able to do this program if I have a non-coding background?

Although having a coding background to pursue this course isn’t mandatory, having pre-hand knowledge of coding languages can help you become a game developer in no time upon completing this course. But the good news is that this course isn’t only catered to aspiring game developers. 

With this gaming and esports program, you can explore leadership roles, roles as social media managers, and more. Thus, having a non-coding background is no issue if you want to enroll in this program.

Who will be the faculty to take Gaming and Esports classes?

The faculty to take the live interactive classes for this course comprises the following members: 

  • Gautam Virk | COO, Co-Founder NODWIN Gaming
  • Akshat Rathee | Managing Director, Co-Founder NODWIN Gaming
  • Merlin Wiedeking |Head of International Business NODWIN Gaming
  • Dipyaman Sanyal | CEO of Dono Consulting
  • Ajay Kumar Srinivasan | Program Director - Gaming and Esports - Hero Vired 
  • Shubham Behl | Founder - The Learning Recipe
Who is the Gaming and Esports program for?

This program is ideal for people with a bachelor’s degree (or in the final year of graduation) and looking to build a career in the field of gaming.

Which job roles can you apply for after completing the program?

Upon completing this program, you can apply for job roles such as:

1. Game Designer
2. Game Developer
3. League and Tournament Manager
4. Broadcast/Production Crew
5. Content Creator
6. Community Manager
…to name a few.

How will the Gaming program make you industry-ready?

This hands-on program will help you learn the elements of designing and developing a game and also help you gain skills required to work in the gaming and eSports industry.

Time Commitment
What is the time commitment expected for the program?

The total duration of the eSports and game designing course is six months. Students will access 144 hours of live learning classes during this online course. The fact that students only need to devote only 14 hours of effort every week makes it one of the best eSports and game development courses in the country. The total effort required to complete the certification course successfully is 268 hours.

Admission Criteria
How can I apply for this course at Hero Vired?

If you want to enroll yourself in one of the best eSports and game development courses from Hero Vired, apply with the following steps: 

  • Submit The Online Application Form: Fill out the online application form correctly, give it one final look, and submit it through our portal. Before you enroll in our gaming and esports program, do a thorough application review. This will help us better understand your educational and professional objectives.
  • Wait For the Offer Letter: After submitting the application form, you must wait for our offer letter. The offer letter will include information about the cost of the eSports and gaming courses as well as payment plans and deadlines.
  • Book Your Seat: You must pay a nominal fee to book your seat (as Hero Vired has limited seats for its esports and gaming courses). After successful payment, you’ll be confirming your offer letter acceptance.
What is the prerequisite to joining the program?

The prerequisite to join one of the best eSports and gaming courses from Hero Vired is simple. All you need is a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Management. That’s it! Anyone who can provide such a graduation degree can enroll themselves in our gaming courses and start their journey toward a bright career in the gaming and esports field.

What is the program eligibility?

Bachelor’s degree

Are there any other programs offered by Hero Vired similar to this program?

Apart from the eSports and gaming courses, Hero Vired also has similar interesting and popular programs such as the DevOps in Cloud Engineering course. This course is centered towards your skill enhancement and can help you advance toward a better career, just like our gaming courses.

Refund Policy/Financials
What is the program fee?

The Hero Vired eSports and Gaming course – one of the best gaming courses in India – costs INR 12,000 per month. Hero Vired’s eSports and game designing course will cost a total of INR 4,00,000 plus applicable taxes.

Is there any deferral or refund policy for this Program?

You have the option to request a refund up to five days before the start of the eSports and game designing course. In this case, you’ll be required to pay a cancellation fee of 10,000 plus any applicable taxes and additional fees.

From the day you make your request, it typically takes 14 days to get your refund. You won’t be able to get a refund after you begin taking the course’s live classes, though.

What are the payment options to pay the course fee?

Debit cards, credit cards, or bank deposits are the accepted payment methods for the eSports and gaming course fee. We have collaborated with some of the top loan partners in the market to make the payment process easier for students looking for financial aid. If you satisfy the requirements of our loan partner, you’ll be eligible for no-interest EMIs for the eSports and gaming courses.

Is there any financial assistance or scholarship available for this course?

Although no scholarships are available for this course at Hero Vired, you can pay in several monthly installments. We worked with many lending partners to make course fee payments flexible and simple for students who needed financial assistance. To find out more about our course EMI payments, contact our loan partners.

Best Gaming & Esport Course Online

Many graduates still love to play games and indulge in eSports. While some consider it a time pass, others consider it to be their passion. For those passionate about gaming and eSports, Hero Vired allows them to turn this passion into a viable career. 
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Hero Vired introduces one of the best eSports and Gaming courses in India. With this comprehensive eSports and game designing course, you’ll get an in-depth understanding of the evolving eSports and Gaming industry while learning the use of tools like Unity, Figma, Blender, Maya, and more. 

Similar to our Data Science, Machine Learning, & Artificial Intelligence program, this eSports and gaming course will include live interactive classes from the best-in-class faculty for the duration of six months. You’ll get to work on real-world case studies and projects that help you implement your theoretical knowledge into practical work. 

What Gaming & ESport and Why Is it Important?

Students (even graduates) that play and engage in video games can become smarter, more efficient, and more employable in various fields, such as the medical industry, computer sciences, remote flying, aviation, engineering, etc.

 Individuals’ strategic thinking, performance abilities, leadership, communication, collaboration, and confidence-building can all benefit from playing esports. 

With more than 810 million fans, the esports business and its effects on the international economy are gradually gaining more attention. By 2023, it is anticipated that the industry will generate sales of over $1.5 billion thanks to mainstream integration, thus enhancing its prominence.

Why Should I Choose Hero Vired’s Gaming & Esports Course? 

Choosing Hero Vired’s Gaming and Esports course will benefit you in the following ways: 

  • The course lasts six months with flexible learning hours, making it ideal for working professionals too. 
  • The course helps you get a guaranteed internship with an industry partner.
  • You’ll learn plenty of skills, including technical, creative, collaborative, networking, and communication skills. 
  • The online program allows you to venture out into the world of eSports and Gaming to find a career of your choice. 
  • From a game developer and game designer to a league and tournament manager, you can choose any career role after this course. 


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