FAQs for Colored Stone Professional
1. What are the prerequisites for the course?
All Applicants must be of least 18 years of age and should have a minimum higher secondary school certificate or 10 + 2 equivalent certificates to enroll in the course. Applicants with relevant work experience in the gem and jewelry industry may also be considered. Please contact +91-6378-534-130 or email GSIEducation@gemscience.net for further information.
2. What is the duration of the course?
The Colored stone professional is a 14 weeks intensive diploma program running throughout the week. The timings of the course are: Monday – Friday 10:00 – 2:00 pm
3. What are the course fees?
The fee for the Colored Stone Professional course is INR 1,17,000 + 18% GST.
Students must pay an amount of INR 20,000 at the time of enrollment to hold their seat and the balance payment needs to be made 2 weeks before the class starts for seat confirmation. For more information, see page no. 5 of the Student Policy Handbook.
4. What is the certification offered after the completion of the course?
Students will be awarded the GSI Colored Stone Professional diploma after completion of course.
5. What is the format of the course (e.g. online, in-person, hybrid)?
The colored stone professional is an in-person course currently available at our Jaipur, India campus. It is a colored stone hub with a vibrant colored stone industry.
6. What are the qualifications of the instructors?
GSI instructors are highly qualified professionals with advanced degrees and decades of industry experience. You can learn more about our faculty by downloading our course brochure.
7. Are there any lab facilities or equipment provided for the course?
Students can use professional-grade equipment in hands-on laboratory exercises and assignments during their class time and independent laboratory hours. Equipment includes microscopes, refractometers, polariscopes, spectroscopes, and other tools used to identify and analyze gems.
GSI also provides a grading kit with basic tools like a loupe, tweezers, scoop, and others for students to use during the course and take home after graduation.