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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-

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) represent significant strategic decisions for businesses, often involving complex legal considerations and regulatory approvals. The PGDBCL program equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate the legal intricacies of M&A transactions, including due diligence procedures, regulatory compliance, and post-merger integration issues. By studying case studies and real-world examples, students develop a nuanced understanding of the legal challenges and opportunities associated with M&A activities.

Through the PGDBCL program, students can learn how to facilitate constructive negotiations, mediate conflicts, and arbitrate disputes to achieve mutually acceptable outcomes.

By covering a wide range of topics including domestic legislations, banking regulations, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence procedures, & alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, the program prepares graduates to provide strategic legal counsel and support to businesses across various industries. With a focus on practical insights and real-world applications, the PGDBCL program empowers students to navigate the complexities of the corporate landscape with confidence and proficiency.

  • 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
Corporate Restructure Law
Corporate Finance Law
Dispute Resolution Law
Competition Act, 2002 & Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws
Corporate Governance
Intellectual Property Law
IT Act (Cyber Context)
Labour Laws
Taxation Law
Research Methodology


Legal Advisor, Compliance Officer, Legal Consultant, In-house Counsel, Legal Analyst, Company Secretary, Contract Specialist, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Risk Management Specialist etc., graduates can pursue rewarding careers in various sectors, including law firms, corporations, government agencies, consulting firms, and non-profit organizations.

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

Total Program Fee: ₹ 65,000/-
1st Installment
2nd Installment
₹ 39,000/-
₹ 26,000/-
₹ 37,000/-
₹ 25,000/-

Note: Easy EMI option available for 9 & 12 months. Monthly EMI from ₹6,000/- to ₹8,000/-.

Special Discount on Program Fee – Limited Period Offer

Pay full fee in one instalment immediately, and get ₹5000/- off.
One-time Full Payment
₹ 60,000/-
₹ 57,000/-
Payment Timelines
1. Pay first instalment or one-time full fee immediately after grant of admission.
2. Pay second instalment within 45 days of payment of first instalment or on or before the last date to pay full fee, whichever is earlier, as per policy.
• Paying complete course fee immediately, will make all benefits of the program immediately available.
• Installment option closes 15 days before the last specified date of admission.
• Exam fee & project fee is not included in program fee and has to be paid separately.
• Pay exam fee per paper per attempt. Exam fees or project fee is non-refundable & non-transferable.
Mode of Payments
♦ Online: Pay application form fee, program fee & all exam fees online. OR
♦ Demand Draft: Pay program & all exam fees via Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of “The Director SCDL, Pune” payable at Pune.
NoteSCDL does not accept any fee in cash.


  • 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