International Gemology Association

Address : 10, Adi Banstalla, Barabazar
Landmark : Near Marwari Girls School
City : Kolkata-700007
Area : Barabazar
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Institute ID : TK1063

About Institute

Last Updated on : 03 Apr 2017 11:26AM
International Gemology Association (IGA) Launched Gemological / Diamond Grading Training Course : Gemstones and Diamonds are an important part of world culture. Since time immemorial, people have coveted both precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, rubies and the like for their astrological significance. Gemstones were also looked upon as symbols of power and prosperity. Day by day the utility of these precious stones goes high and high. The technology of finding gemstones, grading and evaluating them and processing them for the end user has changed radically. Gemology, the science of the study of gemstones, has emerged as a new line of study and as a new career path for job seekers. It is also very useful for traders, suppliers and end-users. Is it the Right Career ? Gemology is a science and art rolled into one. To take up Gemology as a lucrative career you need to have interest in the study of various precious and semi-precious stones. Job Prospects The job prospects for a Gemologist & Diamond Grader are plenty. You can look for employment in a wide variety of places. You can enter the mining or the gem exporting industry. Then there is the scope to work in the jewellery designing and jewellery retailing business. You can also find ample of opportunities in industrial units specializing in gem cutting and polishing and treatment of rough gems. In fact, the diamond polishing industry in India is one of the largest foreign exchange earning sectors in the country. Other options include opportunities in gem and precious metal evaluating and testing laboratories and gem certifying bodies. Furthermore, you can look for a job in units producing gemological tools and instruments and those manufacturing artificially created gemstones. Last but not the least you can take up a teaching assignment in any of the institutions offering courses in gemology or even set up your own independent unit. Courses We Offer Course - 1 : Diploma in Gemology(Navratan Identification) (DIG) Duration : 6 Months Course - 2 : Diploma in Diamond Grading (DDG) Duration : 6 Months Course Design : Courses include theoretical and practical knowledge. Theoretical and Practical Classes are conducted by experienced professionals. After completion of course, an Internship, in Gemological Laboratory, will be provided to students, so that they can gather hands-on practice and experience.

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