A Brief outlook of the passed out Students in various courses offered at GJTMC Karachi since 2008
|Name of Course||Abbreviation of course||Total||FEMALE||MALE|
|Applied jewel art||AJA||18||1||17|
|Basic Jewellery Manufacturing||BJM||173||17||156|
|Computer Aided Designing (Advance)||CAD(A)||81||21||60|
|Computer Aided Designing (Basic)||CAD(B)||182||35||147|
|Diamond Grading (Basic)||DG(B)||108||12||96|
|Gem Cutting (Faceting)- Advanced||GC(A)||1||1|
|Gem Cutting (Faceting)- Basic||GC(B)||94||13||81|
|Gem Cutting (Faceting)- Intermediate||GC(I)||22||3||19|
|Gemstone Identification (Basic)||GI(B)||422||56||366|
|Jewellery Pattern in Wax (Basic)||JPW(B)||208||16||192|
|Manual Jewellery Designing (Advanced)||MJD(A)||34||17||17|
|Manual Jewellery Designing (Basic)||MJD(B)||233||88||145|
|Stone carving (Basic)||SCV(B)||70||15||55|
|Stone Setting (Basic)||SS(B)||51||5||46|
|Soft Wax Pattern (Advanced)||SWP(A)||8||1||7|
|Soft Wax Pattern (Basic)||SWP(B)||27||4||23|
|Soft Wax Pattern (Intermediate)||SWP(I)||9||1||8|
The Gem Identification Lab houses a class with capacity for 10 students and is equipped with Kruss microscopes and other hi tech equipment necessary for the identification of precious and semiprecious stones. So far, 422 students have undergone training in identification of gemstones under the supervision of AIGS Thailand trained gemologist, while additional 108 students have also been trained in diamond grading courses. The said lab also provides gems identification services on commercial basis, contributing a revenue to the tune of Rs. 204,850 since January 2010 till date.
Manual Jewellery Designing:
Manual Jewellery Designing Section imparts basic training in Manual Jewellery design, having a capacity of 10 students.
CAD / CAM Section: This vital section has been involved introducing and popularizing highly advanced jewellery computer aided designing technology in the Pakistani jewellery industry. The advent of this new technology has revolutionized manufacturing processes, increasing the design quality and productive efficiencies manifold. The impact made by this section has been far reaching upon the industry in terms of technology induction and capacity building. The Computer Aided Manufacturing section (CAD/CAM section) has been providing commercial services to the local manufacturers who while later following the footsteps of GJTMC, Karachi inducted around 08 R.P printers in the industry, whereas, 22 designer’s groups comprising of GJTMC, Karachi students of this section are now working as CAD entrepreneurs groups. Approximately 947 students have been successfully imparted training in Computer aided designing. It is noteworthy that this section alone has been able to generate revenues to the tune of Rupees Thirty Four Lacs, Seventy Eight Thousand, Five hundred and Eighty One (Rs. 3,478,581/-) till date.
Jewellery manufacturing department comprises of five workshops situated on 3rd 4th and 5th floors of the building, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment from world famous engineering solutions firm J Schmaltz. Master trainers of manufacturing department have been imparted training in Professional Integration Technical Course designed by world renowned jewellery designing & manufacturing consultant. It has been conducting courses in bench-working, stone setting, basic jewellery manufacturing, soft wax pattern making, casting, polishing, and revolutionizing the traditional manufacturing processes. So far, 564 students have passed out from the manufacturing department.
Lapidary sectionof GJTMC, Karachi is further sub divided into two sections namely faceting and carving sections. This section has in effect, for the first time, laid foundations for lapidary work in Pakistan, as there were no formal arrangement in the past to impart training gemstone carving and faceting. It imparts training based on scientific lines and most modest modern methodology. During 2012, the lapidary section introduced training courses in faceting of coloured stones. It houses high precision lapidary equipment such as faceting units, trim saws, dual grinders, ultra sonic drill, bead making machine, tumbler and vibrasonic vibrators all from Imahashi of Japan. It also has world famous carving units and tabo core drill machine from world famous M/s Winter from Germany. So far, it has trained 187 students in both disciplines of lapidary work.