Prospectus of Diploma in Gemmology DGem - SL

The origin of the Gemmologists Association of Sri Lanka (GASL) can be traced back to the 1970’s to a professional body of Gemmologists in Sri Lanka. Since then it has been working with broad spectrum of activities related to science of Gemmology. Around a half a century GASL has been an active and important focal point for Gemmology in the country, supporting developing and promoting its growth and contributing to the cultural life of the country.

Being an objective of provide a recognized professional qualification in Gemmology, Gemmologists Association of Sri Lanka (GASL) annually conducts it's Diploma examinations in Gemmology as an special interest in support and develop novices to the field.

Structure of Diploma in Gemmology examination DGem - SL

There are two parts in the examination.
i) Theory examination- two papers - Theory paper 1 & 1
• Module A. Introduction to Gemmology
• Module B. Introduction to Diamond Grading and Trading
• Module C. Introduction to Fashioning of Gem stones, Jewelery manufacturing and trading
• Module D. Introduction to Pearls and Organic gems

ii) Practical examination-two papers - Practical paper 1 & 11
• Module A. Introduction to Gemmology
• Module B. Introduction to Diamond Grading and Trading
• Module C. Introduction to Fashioning of Gem stones, Jewellery manufacturing and trading
• Module D. Introduction to Pearls and Organic gems

The question papers and answer scripts of the examination are moderated by internationally recognized local and foreign examiners.

To honor Diploma, a candidate should pass whole Theory examination part 1 &II and the Practical examination part I & II.
A candidate who passed Theory paper 1 and Practical paper 1 only will be credit the Certificate .


According to the level of competency shown by the candidates at the examination, following awards for the Diploma will be assigned,

AWARDS OF THE DGEM (SL) EXAMINATION

• Award for Best Performance in Practical Examination
• Award for Best Performance in Theory Examination
• Award for Best Overall Performance in Examination

ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS FOR DGEM (SL) EXAMINATION

The candidate should have followed the Dgem (Diploma in Gemmology ) syllabus before sitting the examination.

REGISTRATION FEE AND EXAMINATION FEE WITH OUT 15% VAT
REGISTRATION FEE (VALID FOR TWO YEARS ONLY) & EXAMINATION FEE
GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE FOR CANDIDATES OF GASL EXAMINATION


1. The examination is conducted in November each year and the medium of examination is English. It is open for both Sri Lankans and non-residents of Sri Lanka. Candidates need to be registered in GASL at least six months before the examination.

2. The registered students may attend the revision seminars conduct by the GASL. Moreover, they can attend the classes conducted by affiliated teaching centers of GASL or other institutes of Gemmolgy.

3. There is no limitation for the number of attempts in the examination, but it is required to pay examination fees for each attempt.

4. Candidates who follow 4 modules and successfully get through all 4 modules are eligible to earn the Diploma in Gemmology (DGem –SL) from GASL.

5. Candidates have the opinion of following one module and have to sit for selective module papers. According to his/her competence, a certificate will be awarded.

6. Fees once paid are non-refundable.

7. The executive committee of the Gemmologist Association of Sri Lanka will reserve the sole right to decide the place & date of examinations, release of the results and other matters related to the above said examination. In such occasions, decisions by the executive committee Gemmologist Association of Sri Lanka will be final.

For Further information and for downloading of application please visit www.gemmology.lk

Secretary Education Gemmologists Association of Sri Lanka,
Professional Centre, OPA ,
275/75, Prof. Stanley Wijesundara Mawatha,
Colombo 07.



Results of DGem (SL) Examination

DGem (SL) Examination 2015 DGem (SL) Examination 2014 DGem (SL) Examination 0

SL Diploma in gemmology Examination at Colombo 24th and 25th January