The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering this certification course. It is a National Resource Centre for Open and Distance Learning (ODL) and has international acknowledgment and presence.
The duration of the course at IGNOU is variable from 6 Months to 2 years. Course fee starts from Rs. 13500/- and may vary depending upon the duration of course. The institute has set a age criteria for this course as minimum 18 years and at maximum side, it has not restriction following a motto saying-“There is no age for learning.”
The eligibility criteria for this course say, candidate with 12th passed out from any school/institute is eligible for this course. Candidates who have done Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU are also eligible for the course.
The Programme guide can be downloaded and viewed from the following link- http://ignou.ac.in/upload/programme/PROGRAMME%20GUIDE-CJD08.11.2011.pdf
All the details of programme are mentioned in detail is the programme guide.
Programme Objective and its career prospects
The CJD course is having strong objective to prepare 12th pass or graduate candidates with Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU for Jewellery designing. The focus on their creative ability to make/launch unique designs for jewellery. This certificate course makes candidates eligible to work in any Jewellery Industries with good compensations. Some of these industries are- P.P. Jewellers, Asian Star Company (India) Ltd, Gitanjali Gems Ltd, Rajesh Exports Ltd, Suashish Diamonds Ltd, Su-Raj Diamonds Ltd, Flawless Diamond (India) Ltd, Shrenuj & Company Ltd, Classic Diamonds (India) Ltd etc. Candidates may have opportunities to work out side India in this career line.
The whole course is divided into 4 Credit courses and that needs to be completed in 120 study hours. It means one credit course will ne 30 hours of learning.
The structure includes following credit course-
BFDI-061 The title of this course is “Fundamental Theory of Jewelry Design and Context” and have 4 credits.
BFDI-062 The title of this course is “Jewelry Sketching and Rendering” and have 4 credits.
BFDI-063 The title of this course is “Jewelry Design and Practice” and have 4 credits.
BFDI-064 The title of this course is “Jewelry Design Marketing” and have 4 credits.
The students need to have all the 16 credits for completion of the course within 6 months to 2 years.
All the credits courses have some defined units to learn separately.
Course evaluation way
The whole evaluation of any student depends upon the various factors like Assignment, practical, term end examinations etc. To score good grades, candidate need to work well in all the factors mentioned above.
The other details of End Term examinations, assignments and practical are clearly mentioned in Programme guide.
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