1. What skills are required to be a successful Gemologist?

To be a successful Gemologist, an aspirant should have a keen eye for detail, good eye to hand coordination, accuracy, knowledge of optical instruments, rationality, and chemistry expertise.

2. What are the job prospects after gemology courses?

Following Career options available for a Gemologist

  • Jewellery Business Management
  • Gem Testing Laboratories
  • Retail Jewellery Business
  • Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Mining Industry
  • Product Development Departments
  • Art Auction Houses
  • Gem Exporting Companies
  • Top Notch Goldsmiths
  • Jewellery Shops and Showrooms
  • Industries Manufacturing Synthetic or Artificial Gems

3. What is Masters In Gemology Program, and what it includes?

Masters in Gemology program is the most supreme course at IIG, which includes all three Graduate programs – Gemology Graduate, Rough Diamond Graduate, and Diamond Graduate Programs. If anyone is pursuing Masters in Gemology program, he/she doesn’t have to opt for any graduate courses separately.

4. How many stones one will learn under the Gemology Graduate program?

There are huge collections of real Gemstones available in the institute to learn Gemology Graduate program. We believe in Practical and rigorous Hands-on training.


1. Which kind of courses are offered at IIG for Diamonds?

IIG offers all levels of Diamond Programs for Diamond enthusiasts, Students, Entrepreneurs and for Business Professionals. In all there are three categories.

Masters – For Diamond enthusiast who also want to start own business in long run, for Entrepreneur’s and Family owned business houses and jewelers.

Graduate – For Students who want to learn complete and professionally, and Employees who wants to opt for higher standards professional jobs.

Professional – For employment and job purposes.

2. Do you provide the necessary equipment?

Tool Kit is always provided free, course material will be provided at additional cost.

3. What is Masters In Diamonds Program, and what it includes?

Masters In Diamonds is a supreme course to learn about Rough as well as Polished Diamonds. It will include both Graduates Programs such as – Rough Diamond Graduate and Diamond Graduate.

4. If I am pursuing Masters In Diamonds course do I have to learn the Rough Diamond Graduate course separately?

NO, Masters In Diamonds course is a combination course of Rough Diamond Graduate and Diamond Graduate. So there is no need to learn it separately; It is already included.

5. How many Diamonds one will study under the Diamond Graduate program?

There are different diamonds one will study, which includes all sizes, clarity, and color of the diamonds. Also, we will show diamond synthetics and simulants (Look alike – gemstones).

6. Do I get to learn the valuation/pricing of diamonds?

Yes, Valuation or pricing is also covered in the course. At IIG we always focus on the practicality of the course, so we also give immense knowledge about the world markets, source countries, and pricing of each and every size, color, and clarity of diamonds. All parameters that affect the price of diamonds are discussed at a length.


1. I am not good at drawing. Can I still pursue a Jewellery design course?

Yes, Jewellery design is a skilled course with a creative side. But at IIG we teach from scratch and help you develop concepts which are a vital part of the design.

2. What about the materials required for the Jewellery Design Courses?

IIG provides all its Jewellery Designing Students with a full designing kit bag which includes all required stationary, a design manual Guide, Portfolio papers, design templates etc.

3. What about the Jewellery Manufacturing Course?

Our Jewellery manufacturing course is well equipped with the required machinery & tools, along with that we provide some metals to make Jewellery in the institute. At the end of the course, one will be able to manufacture a small piece of Jewellery by themselves. The duration for this course is 120 hrs. and after the completion, relevant certificates will be provided.

4. Where can I get the Software for practice?

It’s easily available. We can guide you for the same.


1. Do you provide the medium of online learning?

Yes, IIG has an advanced digital portal where you can easily learn all designing courses online in the same manner as you do offline courses. For Diamond and Gemology Courses, Offline training is a must.

2. Can I learn Jewellery Design Courses online?

IIG has an advanced digital portal where you can easily learn all designing courses online in the same manner as you do offline courses, at your place and convenience.

3. Can I take Gemology courses online?

Certain gemology courses are designed especially to teach online with well-designed modules, PPTs, Videos, and Audio content. RSE – The Big 3, Navratnam, and Introduction to Gemology are such programs that one can learn online. After the online program if someone wants to come physically for practical sessions at any one of the IIG campuses; are welcome too. Note there is no extra charge for the practical sessions.

4. Can I take Diamond courses online?

Yes, you can. We teach all theory part of the program online with the help of webinars with zoom sessions. For practical hands-on training, students should come to anyone the IIG Campuses. Same like Distance education students can complete the program online with 1-2 week lab classes depending on the hours’ student spends.


1. What is the admission procedure at IIG?

Parents or Students to submit the completed admission form along with the mentioned documents, such as Copy of Aadhar Card or Passport or PAN card or any other residential address proof. Two passport size photographs should be compulsorily submitted for admission to any IIG Program.

Note: For Non – Residential or Foreign students a copy of the Passport and self-declaration is a must.

2. When do the Fees should be deposited for any IIG Programs?

Fees as per current Fees Charts should be submitted before or along with the Admission form at least one week prior to the starting date of that particular program.

3. What is the maximum batch size?

Our offline class strength in each batch is 5 to 6 students but our online batches are restricted to 5 students each for 100% practical assistance and one on one personal attention.


1. What are the placement options once I complete the course?

We do provide placement assistance. IIG is a brand that is well-versed with many reputed wholesalers – retailers, factories, and manufacturers. Also, we will assist various gems & Jewellery companies that provide internships to IIG students just after completion of the course.

2. What is the minimum pay scale I can expect after the completion of the course?

While there are a few outliers, the general average salary for diamond graduates comes to about Rs. 20,000 +, Gemology Graduates comes to approximately Rs. 40,000 and more, Jewellery Designers (Manual) Rs. 25,000 + and CAD designers Rs. 35,000 + as per the general experience with past students of the institute. Also, salary depends upon your skill and keenness to work, too.


1. How are the faculty at IIG?

IIG faculties are well experienced and passionate about the subject they teach. All the faculties are having considerable professional experience and in-depth knowledge about the gem & Jewellery subject and industry as a whole.

2. What is the procedure to be a Faculty at IIG?

IIG always allow experienced persons to apply for Faculty positions, at least two years of work for Jr. Faculty and five years of work experience for Sr. Faculty position in the industry or similar and reputed gemology institutes together with 6 month probation training period is required for Gemology, Diamonds, and Jewellery Designing department.

3. How about the IIG faculties?

Our idea of an education program is to have the latest learning from the industry being imparted, our course structure is such that it is interactive, with live case studies/ projects, and an opportunity to create your own portfolio. Our faculties would be experienced experts with more than 10 years of experience in the industry, passionate about providing you with a learning environment that is organized, collaborative and progressive.


1. How are the campuses and Life at IIG?

IIG Campus has separate classrooms for different subjects – Diamond, Gemology, and Jewellery Designing. The infrastructure is quite good. It has well-equipped classrooms. The environment here is so competitive and supportive.

2. Where is IIG located? How many campuses does IIG have?

We have campuses in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Surat, Ahmadabad & Kolkata and location details kindly follow the link: Contact Us


1. What students will earn at the end of the program?

Students will earn an IIG course completion certificate which can increase his / her marketability – it may help qualify them for a new job or enhance other skills which they acquire. This credential can give winners the confidence to get into the market and be successful entrepreneurs and business owners.

2. IIG Credentials are recognized internationally?

At the end of the course / program student will entitle to earn Certificates or Diplomas or Master’s degree depend upon which course they have persuade. IIG Certificate is well recognized and one of the reputed credentials nationally and internationally. IIG also provides certificates for certain programs which are recognized by University of Mumbai – Government approved certificate.


1. What is the purpose of IIG to collaboration with International Institute?

IIG’s goal to make diamond education of the highest standard readily available to all Indian enthusiastic students and other Indian audiences. This will also give an opportunity to strengthen the foothold of individuals in the industry and accelerate their career growth, now and in the future.

2. What type of collaborations IIG does?

IIG is focused on imparting world-class education to students forever and for the same purpose IIG is always eager and ready to collaborate with institutions that are well-reviewed, globally recognized, and trustworthy together with the same ethics and principle to follow.