GIA offers an unmatched education to anyone wanting to succeed in the gem and jewelry industry. Classes are offered year-round, and there are no application deadlines.


full-time programs

Immerse yourself in the world of gems and jewelry by studying full-time on a GIA school campus. Learning in fully-equipped classrooms, you’ll practice your skills under the watchful eyes of trained professionals.

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GIA Lab classes
Lab classes

GIA lab classes provide you with hands-on training using the latest gemological equipment.

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What you'll need to study on campus in Mumbai To apply for a certificate or diploma program at our Mumbai campus, you will need the following:



Copy of valid passport, driving license, PAN card or Aadhaar card and one color passport-size photo. For international students being sponsored by their employing company/organization, a covering letter from the company and a copy of photo identity card duly issued by a competent authority is also required.

  • applicants from outside India
  • applicants in India

proof of education

A mark sheet/certificate copy of H.S.C. (Higher Secondary Certificate)/10 + 2/equivalent or of higher education to be provided.

  • applicants from outside India
  • applicants in India

Valid Student Visa

Non-Indian citizens must provide a copy of a valid student visa before the class start date and upon arrival in India, must register at the nearest police station and provide a copy of this registration to GIA Admissions.

  • applicants from outside India