Diamond Sorter

Diamond Assorter

Diamond Grader

Polished Diamond Assorter and Grader

Minimum 10th

Certified training for Polished Grader & Assorter Basic (programme aligned to G&J/Q 4909 released by the Gem & Jewellery Skills Council of India)

A minimum of 6 monthsof work experience/internship in a diamond processing unit

The task a Polished Grader & Assorter (Basic) is expected to perform include:

Segregating lots of melee sized polished diamonds through a tripod

Dexterity of the hands

Good eyesight

Ability to carry out identification of a diamond

Knowledge of the 4Cs of a diamond

Ability to identify the various shapes in a diamond

Knowledge of the gauging and sieving process

Proficiency in the use of various scopes in diamond processing

Not Applicable


Ability to work independently

Communication skills

Team spirit

Observational skills


It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are 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 listed as hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards like strained eyesight, bad pressure, 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 USD 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. This means there will be an increase in the demand for Polished Grader & Assorter Basic.

Diamond processing units in cities across India

Diamond processing units in cities across India

Will be updated

Indian Diamond Institute

Indian Institute of Gem And Jewellery Jaipur (IIGJJ)

Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, Tardeo, Mumbai

Indian Institute of Jewellery (IIJ)

International Gemmological Institute

Goyam Diamond Institute, Surat

Will be updated