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To deal with the new challenges in the corporate world, legal professionals with the ability to unravel legal complexities are in demand. Understanding the laws of the land is important to avoid time-

PGDBCL program aims at imparting knowledge of various businesses and corporate legislations.

PGDBCL program covers various facets of business and corporate legislation and is a judicious mixture of the two. It includes acts such as the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008, the Companies Act, 2013 with recent amendments and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. Besides, the program familiarises students with international business laws and laws related to banking. Keeping in focus the needs of the open economy, this program includes areas such as mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, due diligence procedure, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms etc.


PGDBCL program is approved by AICTE.

  • 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.

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

Credit Points : 80

Law of Contracts
Corporate Law
Laws Related to Banking
Consumer Protection Act, 2019 and Competition Act, 2002
Corporate Restructure Law
Corporate Finance Law
Dispute Resolution Law
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws
Corporate Governance
Intellectual Property Law
IT Act (Cyber Context)
Labour Laws
Taxation Law
Research Methodology

Legal Officer, Compliance Officer, Consultant, Assistant Manager, Legal Manager, as also a wide range of opportunities in Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO), Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) and in various law firms.

Application Form Fee
The application form fee for applicants applying under:
  • General & Defence Category is: ₹1200
  • International & SAARC Category is: US$100
Note: Application fee is non-refundable.
Program Fee Payment
Students have two options to pay the program fees as per below specified timelines.
Option 1: One Time Payment: Pay full fee in one instalment immediately after grant of admission & avail timely benefits of the program.
Option 2: Two-Instalments: Pay full program fee in two-instalments:
Pay first instalment immediately after grant of admission.
Pay second instalment within 45 days of payment of first instalment payment or
  on or before the last date to pay full fee, whichever is earlier, as per policy.
Note: Both instalment payments made at the earliest, will make all benefits of the program immediately available. Installment option closes 15 days before the last specified date of admission.
Category One time full payment 1st installment 2nd installment
General ₹ 58,000/- ₹ 35,000/- ₹ 28,000/-
Defence ₹ 55,000/- ₹ 35,000/- ₹ 25,000/-
International $1645 $1151 $660
SAARC $1300 $900 $600
Note: Exam fees and project fee is not included in program fee. Pay Exam fees and project fee separately. Pay exam fee per paper per attempt. Exam fees or project fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. SCDL does not accept any type of fee in cash.
Mode of Payments
Online: Students can pay application form fee, program fee and all exam fees online. OR
Demand Draft: Students can pay program and all exam fees via Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of  
   “The Director SCDL, Pune” payable at Pune.


  • Each course comprises of an assignment (30 marks) and computer based examination (70 marks). Students should appear for the assessmentsonatimelybasisandcompletethe programinthevalidityperiod.
  • Assignments are of objective type and are available in the student login. Examinations include a subjective element in addition to the objective part.
  • InSemesterIV,studentsarerequiredtosubmit a projectof100marksinhardcopy.
  • Diplomawillbeawardedonlyafterstudentpassesin all elements of assessments i.e. each computer based examination, each assignment and project subject to completion of program duration and fulfilment of all other criteria laid down by SCDL, includingpaymentofallfees/dues.

2 Years

  • Assistant Manager

    Assistant Manager

  • Compliance Officer

    Compliance Officer

  • Healthcare Consultant

    Healthcare Consultant

  • Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)

    Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)

  • Legal Manager

    Legal Manager

  • Legal Officer

    Legal Officer

  • Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO)

    Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO)

Dynamic course curriculum, comprehensive self-learning materials, live online classrooms and flexibility of scheduling computer-based examinations as per student`s convenience are the main attractions. In order to do my job with greater efficiency, I have pursued PGDBCL, which has certainly improved my skills. Thanks to Symbiosis, I firmly believe that PGDBCL would open an array of opportunities for me in future.

- Dhrub J Sen, PGDBCL