Diamond Processing

Minimum ?10th

Certified training for Table Cutter (programme aligned to G&J/Q4606 released by Gem and Jewellery Skill Council India)

A minimum of 6 months of work experience/internship in diamond processing units

The task a Table Cutter is expected to perform include: Cut the first, biggest and the most important facet of a diamond

Dexterity of the hands

Good eyesight

Basic knowledge of diamond polishing procedure

Basic knowledge of physical characteristics of a diamond

Basic understanding of the machinery involved and its repair work

Good understanding of proportions/symmetry

Visualisation capabilities


Ability to work independently

Good Communication skills

Team spirit

Multi-tasking ability

Decision-making skills

Observational skills

It is a bench job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not required

Part-time work and contractual work is available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Most companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system may be available in some organizations

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazard like strained eyesight, artisan may incur minor burns, neck and arm pain etc. if not taken care of

For freshers -INR8,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience -INR10,000 toINR12,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience -INR20,000 toINR25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

As per the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council, the value of the exports in the year 2013-14 was US$ 35 billion. The market size of the industry is expected to rise by leaps and bounds by 2020 considering India is the global leader in the diamond processing industry. Diamonds cut and polished in India are of world class quality. 11 out of 12 diamonds set in jewellery globally are cut and polished in India.

Diamond processing units in India and abroad

Cities across India