Established in 1931, GIA has since been considered the world’s foremost authority in gemmology. It is a multinational organisation with presence in 14 countries, with 11 schools, 4 research centres, and 9 prestigious laboratories grading the world’s most important gemstones.
GIA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to ongoing education and research in the field of gems and jewelleryGIA’s mission is to ensure public trust in gems and jewellery by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science, and professionalismGIA created global standards to accurately determine quality of diamonds (4Cs – Cut, Colour, Clarity & Carat Weight), coloured stones and pearls (7 Pearl Value FactorsTM – Size, Shape, Colour, Nacre, Lustre, Surface, & Matching). GIA has supported the journey of the global G&J industry for over 8 decades now – whether it is breakthrough gemmological research or unbiased analysis of gemstone quality or by providing the most respected learning credentials.
GIA in India
In 2004, GIA established presence in India through its Mumbai campus and four years later set up the Mumbai laboratory. Since then, GIA has represented an ever-expanding network of training and trust in India.
The Mumbai Laboratory is a state of the art facility located in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex, close to the Bharat Diamond Bourse. Staffed by expert team of graders and gemmologists, the laboratory caters to the grading needs of manufacturers, traders and retailers across the country.
A world leader in G&J education, GIA attracts students from all over the country and the globe. Covering diamonds, coloured stones, pearls, jewellery design, sales, merchandising; GIA offers highly respected professional qualifications, hands-on skills relevant to the real world.
GIA provides students with an opportunity to develop and acquire the specialized skills needed to succeed in the jewellery industry. From courses related to diamonds, coloured stones, pearls to jewellery design, sales, merchandising and more.
Study at a GIA classroom or earn your diploma from home. Upgrade your skills through a lab class or seminars. Or choose to study at our off campus classes in more than 40 cities and towns across the country. You can choose a learning method that suits your lifestyle or preference.
While studying at GIA India, you will find a wealth of resources dedicated to your success, both as a student and as a graduate in the working world – qualified and dedicated faculty, working with real gemstones and state of the art equipment, guest lectures by industry leaders, industrial visits to gem factories, library, annual career fairs, internship assistance, job referral services, over 60 active alumni chapters spanning the globe.
Wherever you are, or want to go – GIA is there to help you achieve your business and career goals.
GIA is the world leader in gem and jewellery education. The Institute has been a launching pad for many of the world’s renowned gemmologists, leading diamantaires, gemstone dealers, jewellery business entrepreneurs, successful jewellery designers and retail sales professionals.
GIA India offers globally recognised courses in gemmology, grading, design, merchandising and retail sales. The Institute operates a campus in Mumbai and classrooms in New Delhi, Jaipur, Surat and Kolkata as well as 35 other locations across India providing courses, seminars and workshops. GIA has trained more than 12000 professionals in India alone.
If you are a small or large business owner, have an eye for detail, creative flair, or are passionate about gems and jewellery, GIA is your destination.
A platform to share and learn, to progress and advance to the next level with leaders from various walks of life… to get inspired by their experience, insights and achievements. Evolve is a learning platform for leaders. It is a part of GIA’s ongoing commitment to assist the Gems and Jewellery Industry expand.
In a series of interactive sessions, successful personalities share their experiences, success and knowledge to help the attendees overcome challenges in business.
For organizing an Evolve event in your location, please contact
Vishal Mandot:- +91 22 4085 1543
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Contact GIA India
GIA India Laboratory Pvt. Ltd.
10th Flr, Trade Centre,
Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051
Tel No. +91 22 4085 1500
Toll Free : 1800 102 1566
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