Jewellery Design & Technology
Jewellery ornaments are fascinating accessories for Indians precisely Indian women. Jewellery making is an ever-demanding process in which many skilled professionals are required by jewellery manufacturers. This course provides various skills required for jewellery manufacturing including gold smithy, stone setting, refining and assaying, casting, polishing, metallurgy, scrap recovery, jewellery workshop management, quality assurance and entrepreneurship development for self-employment. It also provides knowledge on modern techniques using computers through Computer Aided Jewellery Manufacturing Techniques, 3D forms, free hand and technical drawings. The department has highly qualified, experienced staff members for providing hands-on experience in jewellery making with the state-of-art infrastructure such as sophisticated work benches, latest jewellery making machineries, tools and accessories.
Eligibility: Candidates who have passed SSLC (Karnataka) or its equivalent and students with loco motor disabilities and hearing impaired are eligible for admission.
Course Outcome: The successfully completed students can be placed in Jewellery workshops as quality assurance technicians, casting technicians, stones setters, gold smiths, quality assurance professionals, marketing and other areas of Jewellery making. Most of the diploma holders in jewellery design are placed in leading jewellery-manufacturing workshops throughout the country. A few of them are self-employed as service providers to leading manufacturers. The department also offers short term courses for general public in the area of jewellery making.