Post Graduate Diploma Courses in Technical Writing – SCDL
Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Writing (PGDTW)   Download PDF  Apply Online

In recent years, with the tremendous growth in trade and commerce coupled with technological advancements, communication expertise gives an extra edge over others. Technology has become an essential part of business. Technical communication is considered to be a professional task to be performed by people who specialise in the domain. This gives rise to a definite need for specialists in Technical Writing. PGDTW Program prepares such personnel and thereby caters to the need of the industry.

This program aims at acquainting and preparing the learners for the theoretical and practical aspects of Technical Writing, which is gaining a strong hold in today's competitive market. The program focuses on producing competent technical communicators who would prove to be proactive and responsible for working at every level of profession. This program even aims at developing creativity, eye for detail and process discipline among the students.

Career Opportunities:
Technical Writer, Online Technical Writer, Technical Web Writer, Usability Tester, Information Mapping Designer, Information Designer, etc.

  • Bachelor degree holder / Graduate in any discipline from a recognised University.
  • International / SAARC Graduate from a recognised / accredited University /Institution.
  • Students who have appeared in their final year examination of Bachelor degree program / graduation degree course and are yet to pass the final year examination of Bachelor degree program, can also apply, subject to successful completion of their Bachelor degree program / graduation within the time period specified by SCDL.

  • The duration of the program is one year.
  • The registration of the participant is valid for two years.

SEMESTER I :
Course Title
Introduction to Technical Communication
Information Development Life Cycle-I
Information Development Life Cycle-II
Technical Writing style and editing
English Grammar
SEMESTER II :
Course Title
Technical Communication Software Tools
Advanced Concepts in Technical Communication
Technical Communication Project Management
Principles and Practices of Management
Project

    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. 23,000/-
  • Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police: Rs. 20,000/-
  • International : USD 1,500 or Rs. 1,03,500/-
  • SAARC : USD 850 or Rs. 58,650/-

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. 18,000/- Rs. 9,000/-
Active Defence/ Paramilitary / Police Rs. 15,000/- Rs. 8,000/-
International USD 1200 or Rs. 82,800/- USD 600 or Rs. 41,400/-
SAARC USD 700 or Rs. 48,300/- USD 300 or Rs. 20,700/-

    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.

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