IIGJ
IIGJ Udupi

Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery (IIGJ), Udupi set up by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council in association with National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, is a first of its kind institute in the Udupi region.

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About

Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, Udupi was set up by GJEPC in association with National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, and is a first-of-its-kind institute in the region. By setting up IIGJ, GJEPC envisions a far greater productive use of available talent through proper training and guidance, and also providing exciting careers opportunities to the youth of Udupi and its surrounding region.

With over 100 retail stores and a workforce of more than 5000 people, Udupi boasts a rich jewellery heritage. The institute aims to provide training in various aspects of hand-crafted jewellery making, which could eventually lead to employment opportunities for them in the dynamic gem & jewellery sector. The institute also aims to enhance the skills of the existing workforce, already engaged in various aspects of jewellery making. Creation of such a trained workforce and its upgradation will foster much greater development of the local jewellery industry.

Our Courses

Jewellery Design CAD – Matrix

120 Hr
Udupi
Learn Computer Aided Design- Gemvision Matrix 9.0 to create accurate jewellery designs.
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Jewellery Design CAD – Rhino

120 Hr
Udupi
Learn Computer Aided Design Rhino software that helps in creating 2D drawings to 3D models.
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Jewellery Making – Bench Work

8 Weeks
Udupi
Learn complete jewellery making process with professional bench work set up.
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Jewellery Manufacturing – Casting

8 Weeks
Udupi
The course is designed to teach the entire process of jewellery making process from lost wax casting to mass production.
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Jewellery Design Manual

8 Weeks
Udupi
A creative art that combines knowledge of conceptualizing design into jewellery.
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Legacy

FOUNDATION STONE LAYING CEREMONY - 16 June 2017

The foundation stone was laid by Hon’ble Minister of State (IC), Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. Also present on the occasion were Smt. Shobha Karandlaje, Member of Parliament and Shri Manoj Dwivedi, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and other dignitaries.

LAMP LIGHTING CEREMONY

Dignitaries light the ceremonial lamp - Hon’ble Minister of State (IC), Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. Also present were Smt. Shobha Karandlaje, Member of Parliament and Shri Manoj Dwivedi, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and other dignitaries present at the occasion.

Infrastructure

Large Space Dedicated to Jewellery Training Infrastructure

Located in the heart of the city, IIGJ Udupi is a large centre with modern infrastructure, with its classrooms and labs spread over a total area of 3800 sq.ft. 

CAD Lab with 10 Computers and the Latest Jewellery Design Software

The CAD Lab is equipped with the most advanced jewellery design software such as Rhinoceros and Matrix, along with Adobe Photoshop, and has an overall capacity of 10 students working on the computers at a time.

Manufacturing Workshop with Modern Machinery for Jewellery Making and Casting

The manufacturing workshop at IIGJ Udupi is a full-fledged jewellery manufacturing unit. It is equipped with modern machinery and tools that are required for imparting training in jewellery manufacturing. Safety precautions are of utmost importance and is strictly followed during the students' training. Thus, students get hands on experience working at the bench. Each bench is equipped with a full set of tools and consumables required for the work.

Our Courses

Jewellery Design CAD – Matrix

120 Hr
Udupi
Learn Computer Aided Design- Gemvision Matrix 9.0 to create accurate jewellery designs.
View Details

Jewellery Design CAD – Rhino

120 Hr
Udupi
Learn Computer Aided Design Rhino software that helps in creating 2D drawings to 3D models.
View Details

Jewellery Making – Bench Work

8 Weeks
Udupi
Learn complete jewellery making process with professional bench work set up.
View Details

Jewellery Manufacturing – Casting

8 Weeks
Udupi
The course is designed to teach the entire process of jewellery making process from lost wax casting to mass production.
View Details

Jewellery Design Manual

8 Weeks
Udupi
A creative art that combines knowledge of conceptualizing design into jewellery.
View Details

Jewellery Design CAD – Matrix

120 Hr
Udupi
Learn Computer Aided Design- Gemvision Matrix 9.0 to create accurate jewellery designs.
View Details

Jewellery Design CAD – Rhino

120 Hr
Udupi
Learn Computer Aided Design Rhino software that helps in creating 2D drawings to 3D models.
View Details

Jewellery Making – Bench Work

8 Weeks
Udupi
Learn complete jewellery making process with professional bench work set up.
View Details

Jewellery Manufacturing – Casting

8 Weeks
Udupi
The course is designed to teach the entire process of jewellery making process from lost wax casting to mass production.
View Details

Jewellery Design Manual

8 Weeks
Udupi
A creative art that combines knowledge of conceptualizing design into jewellery.
View Details