Symbiosis Distance Learning MBA

Symbiosis Distance Education MBA

​Introduction to SCDL

Symbiosis has outrun many private universities in the past, all because of its comprehensive educational offerings and compelling placement records. The university has a powerful web portal which facilitates the distance education, online classrooms, e mentoring and best, faculty interaction. Let’s talk more about the two-year PGDBA offering from Symbiosis:

SCDL Benefits

Here are some benefits of doing Distance Learning MBA (PGDBA) from Symbiosis Centre For Distance Learning (SCDL).

High Acceptance in the industry: The distance learning domain of Symbiosis have been an education partner for many Multinational corporates like Airtel, Bharti Pvt. Ltd., Bajaj Finance Ltd, Cognizant, HCL, IBM, Vodafone, TATA, and Wall-mart, etc.

Excellent services for students: Since Symbiosis is one of the oldest, the methodologies adopted by the university are more towards facilitating instantaneous faculty responses. The university has its own call centre who has counselors to answer promptly.

Emphasis on Placement Opportunities: Unlike other distance education providers, Symbiosis continue to receive a very strong response from recruiters. Many Multinational corporations give importance to a Symbiosis Management degree which is the result of the university’s efforts to focus more on creating job opportunities for students.

Series of Top rank title from various portals: Symbiosis has been consistently grabbing the topmost position designated by various online educational portals like Careers360, DNA, Outlook and the Maharashtrian Government as well.

MBA (PGDBA) Specializations Offered by SCDL

Symbiosis offers total 14 specializations with their distance education MBA (PGDBA) course. The name of the specializations are as follows...

    1. Post Graduate Diploma in International Business
    2. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
    3. Post Graduate Diploma in Insurance Management
    4. Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance
    5. Post Graduate Diploma in Customer Relationship Management
    6. Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
    7. Post Graduate Diploma in Export and Import Management
    8. Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management
    9. Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Writing
    10. Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management
    11. Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-primary Teachers Training
    12. Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
    13. Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design
    14. Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Corporate Law

Eligibility Criteria

1. Candidates need to have a graduation degree from any reputed college or university.

2. For SAARC and International Students, a graduation degree from a recognized college or university will work.

3. Students who are diploma holders cannot apply for the PGDM course.

4. Students need to clear the SCDL – PGDBA Entrance Test in order to start the admission process.

Fee Structure

The fee structure of Symbiosis distance learning MBA course is as follows.

General: Rs. 45,000/-

Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police: Rs. 41,000/-

International : USD 2,400 or Rs. 1,65,600/-

SAARC : USD 1,300 or Rs. 89,700/-​

Students can pay the fee online or through demand draft. The DD needs to made in favor of ​"The Director, SCDL, Pune" Payable at Pune.

Admission Procedure

Step-by-step process to apply for any PGDBA (MBA) course offered by Symbiosis in distance education mode:

  1. Students need to visit the online website of the institute and register themselves for login details and easy access to the detailed information.
  2. To apply online, students are required to purchase the application form which can be done through NEFT or Card. The online application form costs around 1500 INR. The application form can also be obtained from Axis Bank Branches or regional centers of SCDL in authorized cities.
  3. Fill out the application form and submit it along with a small registration fee of 1000 INR.
  4. Students are required to clear the SCDL – PGDBA Entrance Test, post results of which students can start with their admission process. The entrance fee is not included in the application and the registration form cost.
  5. Submission of important documents approved by a gazetted officer is required. These documents are: Work Experience certificates (if any), Academic records (10, 10+2 and Graduation), Two passport size photographs and other certificates.
  6. After the documents reach the team of SCDL, they approve the admission after which students will receive a notification. Students are then required to submit the program fees which is 37,000 INR. The fee can be paid through a demand draft noted to "The Director, SCDL Pune" payable at Pune only.
  7. The fees can be paid in instalments as well which is different for General/Defence/SAARC and International students.
  8. International students need to submit the fees in Indian Currency only.

Cancellation of Admission:

In case the student want to cancel the admission then it can only be done within first 30 days from admission. A cancellation letter is required to submitted which is available at the university’s website itself. A proper reason has to be penned down in order to process the cancellation of the admission. Refund of the admission fees is done after deduction of 25% administrative charges.

New facilities adopted by Symbiosis Distance learning:

  1. Symbiosis has adopted a unique procedure which includes three different and essential methodologies. The university offers printed/published or self-learning material, digital learning and round the clock faculty interaction.
  2. The university has also launched chat sessions along with the necessary online classroom facility.
  3. In order to provide the students with full conceptual knowledge of the degree, the university has developed a curriculum that invites student feedback which can be altered for best experiences.
  4. The online training is developed in a fashion that it does not require the student to struggle and arrange for information and modules. An easy and up to date curriculum backed up with industry essentials are the soul points of the whole Symbiosis Distance Learning program.

Other points to remember while applying for the PGDM by Symbiosis:

  1. The maximum duration of the course is 4 years which is relatively less as compared to other universities.
  2. Students with work experience can gain more value from the course offered by Symbiosis as the whole curriculum is based on practical industrial exposure.
  3. Qualification of the SCDL – PGDBA Entrance Test is essential in order to get admission in Symbiosis Distance Education Programs.
  4. SCDL offers placement assistance to students after thier course completion as well, unlike other