Jewellery design is the art or profession of designing and creating jewellery. Art has taken many forms throughout the centuries, from the simple beadwork of ancient times to the sophisticated metalworking and gem cutting that is known in the modern day. Jewellery designers work with precious metals, diamonds, beads and gemstones to create wearable pieces of art. A jewellery designer may create one-of-a-kind pieces for high-end jewellers or an entire line for a mass-market fashion designer.
The main aim is to equip students to pursue a profession in jewellery design.
Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc) is a three-year degree program offered at Kalinga University.
The minimal requirements for admission to a B.Voc programme are 10+2 (in any stream) or an equivalent qualification, a two-year ITI diploma following class 10, or a three-year polytechnic diploma following class 10.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc) in Jewellery Design program can pursue a variety of job roles in the jewellery industry. Some of the common job areas for jewellery designers include:
|Job Title||Job Description|
|Jewellery Designer||Designing and creating unique jewellery pieces using a variety of materials, including precious metals, gemstones, and other materials.|
|Production Designer||Designing jewellery pieces that can be mass-produced, often using CAD software to create 3D models that can be used for casting and manufacturing.|
|Bench Jeweler||Working with jewellery materials and tools to create and repair jewellery pieces, including resizing rings, replacing stones, and polishing metal surfaces.|
|Gemologist||Identifying and assessing the value of gemstones, often working for jewellery manufacturers, wholesalers, or retailers.|
|Sales Representative||Selling jewellery pieces to customers, often working for jewellery retailers or wholesalers.|
|Jewelry Merchandiser||Developing product lines for jewellery retailers or wholesalers, taking into account trends, customer preferences, and market demands.|
|Consultant||Providing design, manufacturing, or marketing advice to jewellery manufacturers or retailers.|
|Entrepreneur||Starting and managing a jewellery business, including designing and creating unique pieces, managing finances, marketing and sales, and collaborating with other professionals in the industry.|
|S.No||Name of the Course||Registration Fee (One Time)||Course Fee (Per Sem)||Exam Fee (Per Sem)||Re-Reg Fee* (Per Sem)||Total|
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The minimum eligibility for admission in B.Voc is 10+2 (in any stream) or equivalent or a two-year ITI Diploma after Class 10th or a three-year Polytechnic Diploma after Class 10th.
About Fees Structure
Selected candidates will have to deposit the fee within ten working days after the declaration of the Successful candidate’s list. Students can pay the fee by any mode – Online/ Cheque/Draft.
The academic calendar of Kalinga University will be followed for all academic and examination matters.
The students of the programme will be governed by the University rules in regard to minimum attendance and evaluation for the award of a Degree Certificate.