It's good that you have an interest in animation. We need to know whether you want to do this as a hobby as an additional source of revenue for a fulltime career. If you are good at drawing, have a creative streak and aptitude for visual graphics then you will do well. Only one core skill listed by many professionals is a passion for creation and imagination.
1.If it's just for making videos for youtube, then you can download some free software and start yourself
2.you can also check out the self-help guides/blogs listed below
3.If it is for a fulltime career, then you can choose a substream of interactive graphics, gaming, website designing,3D animation etc.please focus on getting a diploma and further move on to advanced program after getting a job with your first animation degree.
4.Please read this write up that is in simple language describing animation, skills needed, education and career with earnings. https://www.apnaahangout.com/animation-courses/
5. If you are keen on a course, then check out institutes that offer a hands-on experience for prospective students.http://iidaaindia.com/student-for-a-day/