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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


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 with 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.

PGDTWBM program is AICTE approved.


  • 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

SEMESTER I
Introduction to Technical Communication
Information Development Life Cycle - I
Information Development Life Cycle - II
Technical Writing Style and Editing
English Grammar
SEMESTER II
Technical Communication Software Tools
Advanced Concepts in Technical Communication
Technical Communication Project Management
Principles and Practices of Management
SEMESTER III
Business Communication
Instructional Design for Business Communication
Introduction to Creative Writing in Business Communication
Advanced Documentation Types & Processes
SEMESTER IV
Advanced Technical Writing Tools
Research Methodology
Project

Technical Writer, Online Technical Writer, Business Writer, Technical Web Writer, Usability Tester and Information Designer etc.

Application Form Fee
The application form fee for applicants in:
  • General Category: ₹ 1200
  • Defence/Paramilitary/Police Category: ₹ 1200
  • International/SAARC Category: US $ 100
Note: Application fee is non-refundable.

Fee Payment Options

Students have two options to pay the program fees as per below specified timelines.
Option 1: One-Time Payment: Pay full program fee in one-time payment, as specified for respective program,
within 30 days from the date of grant of confirmed admission.
Option 2: Two-Instalments: Pay full program fee in two-instalments:
  • Pay first instalment within 15 days from the date of grant of confirmed admission.
  • Pay second instalment within 60 days of payment of first Instalment payment or on or before
    the last date to pay full fee, whichever is earlier, as per policy.
 
Category One time full payment 1st installment 2nd installment
General ₹ 50,000/- ₹ 35,000/- ₹ 20,000/-
Defence ₹ 47,000/- ₹ 35,000/- ₹ 17,000/-
NRI $2400 $1600 $1100
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 fees, program fees and all exam fees online.
Demand Draft: Students can pay 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 assessments on a timely basis and complete the program in the validity period.
  • Assignments are of objective type and are available in the student login. Examinations include a subjective element in addition to the objective part.
  • In Semester IV, students are required to submit a project of 100 marks in soft copy.
  • Diploma will be awarded only after student passes in 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, including payment of all fees/dues.
QUICK INFORMATION
Duration

2 Years

KNOW YOUR CAREER OPTIONS
  • Business Writer

    Business Writer

  • Information Designer

    Information Designer

  • Online Technical Writer

    Online Technical Writer

  • Technical Web Writer

    Technical Web Writer

  • Technical Writer

    Technical Writer

  • Usability Tester

    Usability Tester

I feel honored to be alumni of Symbiosis, of Technical Writing (PGDTW) course of 2016-2017 batch. This program has definitely helped me to enhance my skills as a technical writer. Due to a break in my career for a year, I wanted to resume my field with the updated skills and knowledge. That is when I found SCDL Technical Writing program and I was deeply satisfied with the course content, material and the flexibility in scheduling exams. This course has installed a new energy and confidence in me and helped me a lot. I am proudly pursuing my career at MasterCard, working happily and with greater confidence.

- Amruta Ravindra Maddel, PGDTWBM

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