Pangemtech - Panjikar Gem Research & Tech Institute, Pune is one of its kind Institution teaching the science of gemstones and diamonds incorporating latest research and technology in this field. All aspects including synthetics, treatments and simulants of major coloured gemstones, organic gems, diamonds and pearls are considered in depth so that a person can start a new career as well as a jeweller can add a professional touch to the existing one. Great stress is put on practical aspects so that candidates get very good exposure to all types of gemstones and diamonds. The entire program is in three stages, Basic Gemmology, Advanced Gemmology and Diamond which candidates can do in house by attending 3 hours daily or by distance education (correspondence course) in which case students come 4days in a month for practical sessions by prior appointment. Candidates can join for study tours to Jaipur, Surat, and Bangkok(Thailand). The courses prepare candidates for professional work so that one can become self employed or seek employment in higher cadres in corporate offices.