Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) - SCDL
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) AICTE Approved  
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With Specializations in Finance, Marketing, Management Accounting, Human Resource, Operations, Customer Relationship Management

The objective of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration program at Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning is to help participants pursue leadership positions in competitive business environments. The curriculum has been designed by a selected panel of business professionals and prominent academicians and focuses extensively on business case studies and examples.

The PGDBA program structure is based on compulsory core courses and specialisations. The first two semesters focus on core courses. Students can then choose two electives from a long list of possible specialisations. The program includes six specialisations: Marketing, Finance, Management Accounting, HR, Operations and Customer Relationship Management. Students have an option of dual specialisation for multidisciplinary approach.

At Symbiosis, we help students create their path for a successful career and surge ahead of competition. Experienced academicians and guest lecturers from industry, dynamic content and live online sessions make learning at SCDL one of its kind and highly rewarding.

Dual Specialization:
Dual (additional) Specialization option is available for the PGDBA program. Dual Specialization can be pursued only after successful completion of the first (primary) specialization subjects / courses. The registration validity for the program remains the same. No further extension is provided for completion of dual (additional) specialization. No project submission is required for the dual (additional) specialization.

Career Opportunities:
Finance Manager, Financial Analyst. Business Analyst. Marketing Manager, Sales Manager, Brand Manager, Senior HR Officer, Placement Officer, Recruitment Coordinator, HR Head, Administrative Head, Purchase Manager, Operations Head, Branch Head, Team Leader, Customer Service Manager, Project Manager, Business Development Manager, etc.

    A] Criteria 1
  • Bachelor's degree holder / Graduate in any discipline from a recognised University.
  • International / SAARC Graduate from a recognised / accredited University / Institution.
  • Students who have appeared for final year of examination of their bachelor's degree program and are awaiting results can also apply, subject to successfully completing their bachelor's degree program / graduation within the time period specified by SCDL.

AND

    B] Criteria 2
  • Students who have 3 years of work experience. OR
  • Students who have qualified in SCDL - PGDBA Entrance Test. OR
  • Students who have a valid score in any of the State Level MBA/ MMS-CET/ G-MAT/ N-MAT/ CMAT/ CAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ XAT or equivalent management entrance test at State or National level, valid for current academic year.

Who can appear for SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test?

This Entrance Test is only for students seeking admission to SCDL PGDBA program. All students who meet the eligibility Criteria 1 for PGDBA program stated above can appear for the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test. Students appearing for final graduation exam are also eligible to appear for the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test, subject to completion of graduation within the time period specified by SCDL.

What will the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test include?

The SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test will test logical reasoning, comprehension and general aptitude of the candidate.

Who is exempted from appearing for the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test?

Students seeking admission to PGDBA program of SCDL, who have 3 years of work experience or have appeared and secured a valid score in any one of the State Level MBA/ MMS-CET/ G-MAT/ N-MAT/ C-MAT/ CAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ XAT or equivalent management entrance test at State or National level, valid for current academic year, are exempted from the SCDL - PGDBA Entrance Test.

How will SCDL declare the result of the SCDL- PGDBA Entrance Test?

The result of SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test will be declared on the SCDL website and will be sent to the student via email. The result of SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test will be declared on the SCDL website and will be sent to the student via email. The admissions are strictly based on the performance of the students in the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test. Admission to PGDBA shall be subject to students clearing the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test and meeting the eligibility Criteria 1, mentioned above. Note: The SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test score is valid for current academic year only.

How to appear for the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test?

  • Step 1 – Purchase SCDL application form online through the payment gateway. The application form can also be purchased from SCDL Pune Campus in person by paying fee online through payment gateway or by using credit or debit card. Application form fee is as mentioned below:
    Civil /Defence - Rs 1500/-
    SAARC / International - USD 100 or Rs 6900/-

    Note: : Application form fee is non-refundable. The exchange rate applicable will be Rs 69/- against 1 USD for the current academic year.
  • Step 2 – Student is required to fill the application form and pay Entrance Test fee as specified below:
    Civil /Defence - Rs 350/-
    SAARC - USD 20 or Rs 1380/-
    International - USD 25 or Rs 1725/-

    Note: Entrance test fee is non-refundable. SAARC and International category students will have to appear for SCDL - PGDBA Entrance Test through proctored online exam in their country of residence. Contact us at scdlpgdba.entrancetest@scdl.net after paying the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test fee online for scheduling the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test.

    a) Online - Student is required to fill the application form online and simultaneously pay entrance test fee online through payment gateway. The student is required to take a print out of the application form attach supporting documents in the prescribed format and transaction receipt of entrance test fee and send by registered post/courier to SCDL, Pune Campus.

    b) Walk-in - The student is required to fill the application form, submit the application form with necessary supporting documents in the prescribed format by hand at SCDL, Pune Campus and pay entrance test fee online through payment gateway or by credit or debit card.
  • Step 3 – The application form and supporting documents will be scrutinised by competent authority. If the student meets the eligibility Criteria 1, he/she will receive on his/her registered email id, as provided in application form, a login id and password through an auto e-mail (acknowledgement@scdl.net). Note: Mention your correct email-id very carefully in the application form.
  • Step 4 –The student will have to book a slot for the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test by choosing the date, time and location for appearing for the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test through the booking link on the SCDL student portal through SCDL website. A list of SCDL designated examination centres, along with the available time slots for SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test is available on the booking link. Please note the slot booking is available on first come first serve basis. To view the nearest exam centre refer the SCDL website. Note: Once the slot is booked, it cannot be changed.
  • Step 5 – After the student book’s the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test at a designated SCDL exam centre as per his/her convenience; a hall ticket is generated automatically on the student portal in the booking link. The student must take a print out of the hall ticket and carry to the exam centre.
  • Step 6– The student must carry with him/her the hall ticket and an original Government approved photo ID proof such as Passport / PAN card / Driving Licence / Aadhar card, to the SCDL designated examination centre, to enable him/her to appear for the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test on the date, time and centre chosen by him/her and indicated on the hall ticket. The photo and name on your photo identification must match your photo and name as entered in the SCDL admission form and the Hall Ticket.

  • The duration of the program is three years.
  • The registration period is valid for four academic years.

    Exit Policy :
  • Only PGDBA students who complete one full year of study (I and II Semesters) and successfully pass the examination and assignment corresponding to first two semesters, but who are unable to complete the III and IV Semesters due to unavoidable circumstances, will be eligible for a Diploma in Management (DIM).
  • An eligible student will have to make a specific application to SCDL to opt out of the PGDBA Program within the registration validity period of PGDBA. The fees paid for PGDBA are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Total Credit Points : 96

SEMESTER I :
Principles and Practices of Management
Organizational Behavior
Management Accounting
Managerial Economics
Business Law
SEMESTER II :
Production or Operations Management
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
Marketing Management
Management Information Systems
SEMESTER III :
Marketing Specialisation
Services Marketing
Marketing Research
Strategic Management
Advertising & Public Relations
HRM Specialisation
Industrial and Labour Economics
Labour Welfare and Industrial Safety
Business Communication
Compensation Management
Finance Specialisation
Capital Market
Corporate Governance
Strategic Management
Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
Operations Specilisation
Quantitative Techniques
Materials Management
Strategic Management
Techniques for Operations Efficiency
CRM Specialisation
Customer Relationship Management
Consumer Behaviour
Business Communication
B2B Markets and CRM
Management Accounting Specialisation
Strategic Management Accounting
Cost Planning & Analysis
Strategic Management
Corporate Governance
SEMESTER IV :
Marketing Specialisation
Sales & Distribution Management
International Marketing
B2B Marketing
Virtual Marketing
HRM Specialisation
Personnel Administration
HRD and Training
Performance and Potential Management
Strategic management
Finance Specialisation
Direct Taxation
Financial Institutions & Banking
Strategic Finance
International Finance
Operations Specilisation
Supply Chain Management
Occupational health and safety
Technology Management
World Class Manufacturing
CRM Specialisation
Advanced CRM
Commerce in cyberspace
Technology in CRM
CRM in Service Industry
Management Accounting Specialisation
Group Financial Statements
Capital Market
International Finance
Strategic Finance
SEMESTER V :
Marketing Specialisation
Consumer Behavior
Industrial Marketing
Customer relationship management
Retail Management-I
HRM Specialisation
Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
Emotional Intelligence
Corporate Governance
Strategic HR and TQM
Finance Specialisation
Project Finance
Indirect Taxation
Indian Insurance Environment
Accounting Systems & Financial Analysis
Operations Specilisation
Project Management (Operations)
Business Process Re-engineering
Operations Strategy
Quality management
CRM Specialisation
Strategic Management
Consumer Protection Act, 1986
Marketing Research
Digital marketing
Management Accounting Specialisation
Project Financial Management
Budgeting & Management Control
Indian Insurance Environment
Accounting Systems & Financial Analysis
SEMESTER VI :
Marketing Specialisation
Research Methodology & Statistical Quantitative Methods & Project
Advance CRM
Retail Management-II
 
HRM Specialisation
Research Methodology & Statistical Quantitative Methods & Project
Organisational Development (Sustainable Organisational change through HRM)
Human Resource Information System
 
Finance Specialisation
Research Methodology & Statistical Quantitative Methods & Project Report
Corporate Finance
Rural Financial Institutions
Operations Specilisation
SRM & SQM & Project Report
Management control system
Productivity management
 
CRM Specialisation
Research Methodology & Statistical Quantitative Methods & Project Report
Brand management
Technology in CRM
Management Accounting Specialisation
Research Methodology & Statistical Quantitative Methods & Project Report
Corporate Financial Restructuring
Treasury Management
 

    Application Form Fees (Non-refundable):
  • For Indian Residents (General / Defence Personnel / Paramilitary / Police): Rs. 1500/-
  • International : USD 100 OR Rs. 6,900/-
  • SAARC : USD 100 OR Rs. 6,900/-

Program Fees: Students have two options of paying the fees as mentioned below:
A] Option 1 – One Time Payment:- Student has to pay the full course fees in one time payment, within 30 days from the date of admission

  • General: Rs. 45,000/-
  • Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police: Rs. 41,000/-
  • International : USD 2,400 or Rs. 1,65,600/-
  • SAARC : USD 1,300 or Rs. 89,700/-

B] Option 2 - Two-Installments: Student has to pay the course fees in two installments as follows:

Category 1st Installment - Pay within 15 days
from the date of admission
2nd Installment - Pay within 30 days from the
date of payment of 1st Installment
General Rs. 30,000/- Rs. 20,000/-
Active Defence/ Paramilitary / Police Rs. 30,000/- Rs. 16,000/-
International USD 1600 or Rs. 1,10,400/- USD 1100 or Rs. 75,900/-
SAARC USD 900 or Rs. 62,100/- USD 600 or Rs. 41,400/-

    Note:
  • Participants are required to pay additional exam fees per exam per attempt.

    Fee Payment Mode: Fees can be paid Online or by Demand Draft.
  • Payment via Online: this can be done through payment gateway.
  • Payment via DD: this can be submitted at SCDL Pune campus. The Demand Draft needs to be in favor of "The Director, SCDL, Pune" payable at Pune only.

    Important Note:-
  • 1. Application form fee and Entrance test fee are non - refundable.
  • 2. Separate Entrance Test fee for SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test is applicable.
  • 3. SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test scores are valid for current academic year only.
  • 4. Students who are granted provisional admission and fail to meet the eligibility criteria in specified time prescribed by SCDL will not be given confirmed admission and their SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test score will become null and void.
  • 5. Refer SCDL website, www.scdl.net for information w.r.t. SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test.
  • 6. Contact us at scdlpgdba.entrancetest@scdl.net for entrance test related queries.

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