Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Writing in Business Management
(PGDTWBM)

AICTE Approved

In recent years, with 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. PGDTWBM 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. 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, Business Writer, Technical Web Writer, Usability Tester and 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 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.

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

Total Credit Points : 80

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


SEMESTER III :
Course Title
Business Communication
Instructional Design for Business Communication
Introduction to Creative Writing in Business Communication
Advanced Documentation Types and Processes
SEMESTER IV :
Course Title
Advanced Technical Writing Tools
Research Methodology
Project

    Application Form Fees (Non-refundable):
  • For Indian Residents (General / Defence): ₹ 1200/-
  • International / SAARC: US $100 OR Rs. 7,200/-

Program Fees: Students have two options of paying the fees as mentioned below:
A] Option 1 – 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 60 days from the
date of payment of 1st Installment
General ₹ 35,000/- ₹ 20,000/-
Defence ₹ 35,000/- ₹ 17,000/-
International US $1600 US $1100
SAARC US $900 US $600

B] Option 2 - One Time Payment:- Student has to pay the full course fees in one time payment, within 30 days from the date of admission as follows:

  • General: ₹ 50,000/-
  • Defence: ₹ 47,000/-
  • International : US $2400
  • SAARC : US $1300

    Note: Participants are required to pay exam fees per exam per attempt separately. Exam Fee is not a part of Program Fee.

    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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