Diamond Grader

Minimum 10th

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

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

The task a Polished Grader & Assorter(Advance) is expected to perform include: Grade individual diamonds according to the 4Cs.

Ability to carry out identification of a diamond

Ability to identify the difference between a natural or a treated diamond

Knowledge of the 4Cs of a diamond

Knowledge of grading standards followed by GIA, IGI and HRD

Ability to use the various tools in diamond colour and clarity grading

Knowledge of fluorescence in a diamond and its effect on clarity

Proficiency in using a symmetry analyzer machine and computer

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 hazard 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

(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 a demand for Polished Grader & Assorter : Advance.

Diamond processing units in India and abroad

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