Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) is located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. SCDL was established in 2001, and now it is among one of the largest private distance learning institutes in India. Students from 48 countries are continuing their education by taking admission into the distance learning programs of Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL). SCDL offers admission to Post Graduate Diploma, Diploma and Certificate programs.

The candidates seeking admission in Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) can check the courses offered from the table given below.

Faculty of Management Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (PGDIB)
Post Graduate Dipoma in Banking & Finance
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resourse Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Insurance Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Customer Relationship Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Export & Import Management
Faculty of Information Technology Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Writing
Faculty of Humanities, Education & Social Science Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design
Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Teacher’s training
Diploma in Creative Writing in English
Diploma in English Language Teaching
Faculty of Law Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Corporate Laws
Certificate Programs Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship Development
Certificate Program in Management Accounting
Certificate Program in Cyber Laws
Single Courses

Important Date for SCDL 2018 Admission

Particulars Tentative Date
Program Commence Date 1st week of July 2018
Last Date to Pay complete Program fee 2nd week of November 2018
Last date to appear for SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test 2nd week of October 2018
Last date for change of program to PGDBA 2nd week of October 2018
Last date for change of program, except to PGDBA Last week of November 2018
Last date for change in specialisation Last week of November 2018
Last Date for Application for dual specilization (applicable for PGDBA & PGDIM program only) Last week of November 2018
Last Date to Pay complete Program fee with Late fee Last week of December 2018

Eligibility Criteria for SCDL Admission

Name of the Course Eligibility Criteria Duration
Faculty of Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) a. A candidate should have completed Graduation in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

d. The students who have a valid score in any one of the State Level MBA/ MMSCET/ C-MAT/ G-MAT/ CAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ XAT or equivalent entrance test at State or National level.

e. The students who have qualified in SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test.

2 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (PGDIB) a. A candidate should have completed Graduation in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

2 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance (PGDBF) a. A candidate should have completed Graduation in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

2 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM) a. A candidate should have completed Graduation in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Insurance Management (PGDIM) a. A candidate should have completed Graduation in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management (PGDRM) a. A candidate should have completed Graduation in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Customer Relationship Management (PGDCRM) a. A student having Graduate Degree in any stream from recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (PGDSCM) a. A student having Graduate Degree in any stream from recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Export & Import Management (PGDEXIM) a. A student having Graduate Degree in any stream from recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Faculty of Information Technology
Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Writing (PGDTW) a. A student having Graduate Degree in any stream from recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Faculty of Humanities, Education & Social Science
Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (PGDID) a. A student having Graduate Degree in any stream from recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Teacher’s training (PGDPTT) a. A student having Graduate Degree in any stream from recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCWE) a. A student must have passed 12th with minimum 50% in English.

b. A Diploma holder qualified 12th with minimum 50% in English.

c. A student having Graduation Degree from any recognised University.

d. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

1 Year
Diploma in English Language Teaching (DELT) a. A student must have passed 12th with minimum 50% in English.

b. A student having Graduation Degree from any recognised University.

c. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

d.  The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Faculty of Law
Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Corporate Laws (PGDBCL) a. A student must have Graduate Degree in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

1 Year
Certificate Programs
Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship Development (CPED) a. A student must have Graduate Degree in any stream from a recognised University.

b. A student should have 3 Years Diploma degree from a recognised University along with 3 years supervisory experience.

c. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

d. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

6 Months
Certificate Program in Management Accounting (CPMA) a. A student must have Graduate Degree in any stream from a recognised University.

b. A student should have 3 Years Diploma degree from a recognised University along with 3 years supervisory experience.

c. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

d. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

6 Months
Certificate Program in Cyber Laws (CPCL) a. A student must have Graduate Degree in any stream from a recognised University.

b. A student should have 3 Years Diploma degree from a recognised University along with 3 years supervisory experience.

c. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

d. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

6 Months
Single Courses a. A student must have Graduate Degree in any stream from a recognised University.

b. International/SAARC students completed Graduation from a recognised University.

c. The final year students can also apply, but they have to produce Graduation Degree within the given time period.

6 Months

Application Form of SCDL Admission

The candidates desiring to take admission can purchase the Application Form and Prospectus of Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) from SCDL Campus and selected branches of Axis Bank (Name of the banks will be available in prospectus). The candidates can also fill the Application Form of Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) in online mode by visiting the website www.scdl.net. The fee of Prospectus and Application form of SCDL shall be Rs. 1200/- for a General/Defence category candidate & Rs. 5200/- for an International/SAARC candidate.

Instructions to fill the SCDL Application Form

The candidates interested in filling the Application Form of Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) may follow the steps given below:

  • Fill the name of the course for which seeking admission.
  • Fill your name in BLOCK LETTER as recorded in 10th marksheet/Certificate.
  • Fill your Parent/Guardian name in BLOCK LETTER as recorded in 10th marksheet/Certificate.
  • Enter Date of Birth in the DDMMYYYY format as recorded in 10th marksheet/Certificate.
  • Paste/Upload your recent passport size photograph.
  • Fill contact number and valid email id for future communication.
  • Fill your address of correspondence along with the PIN code.
  • The candidates are required submit or courier the SCDL Application Form along with the following documents:
    1. Copy of Photo identity proof (Passport, PAN Card, Driving Licence, Aadhar Card, Election Card)
    2. Copy of Graduation Certificate/Provisional or Passing Certificate attested by Gazetted Officer or Notarised as per requirement.
    3. Copy of class 12th marksheet attested by Gazetted Officer or Notarised as per requirement.
    4. Demand Draft for Registration Fee drawn in favour of “The Director SCDL, Pune” payable at Pune.
    5. If the payment made in online mode, online successful payment status report should be attached.
    6. Two passport size colour photographs.
    7. Copy of passport page which shows valid visa of the foreign country (for International/SAARC students).
    8. Name change document (if applicable)
    9. Service certificate (applicable for Diploma holders and Active Defence Personnel only).
    10. For PGDBA program: A student has to clear SCDL -PGDBA Entrance test. A student exempted from SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test has to submit a copy of his/her valid score card of any one of the State Level MBA/ MMS-CET/ G-MAT/ CAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ XAT/ C-MAT or equivalent entrance test at State or National level and it should be self-attested.

Entrance Test (For PGDBA)

A candidate applying for Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) program has to appear in Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) entrance test. A candidate who is fulfilling the eligibility criteria can appear in the SCDL-PGDBA entrance exam. A candidate who has passed any one of the State Level MBA/MMS-CET/G-MAT/ CAT/MAT/ATMA/XAT/ C-MAT or equivalent entrance test at State or National level is not required to appear in SCDL-PGDBA entrance exam.

The SCDL-PGDBA entrance test paper will comprise of questions from Logical Reasoning, Comprehension and General Aptitude.

Steps to appear in SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test

The candidates seeking admission in PGDBA may note the procedure to appear in Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) entrance test:

  • A candidate has to fill the SCDL Application Form.
  • Submit the filled in SCDL Application Form along with the required documents and registration fee (Rs. 1000/-).
    1. A candidate can pay the registration fee in cash at SCDL, Pune Campus along with SCDL Application form and required documents.
    2. A student can submit Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘The Director SCDL, Pune’ payable at Pune along with the SCDL Application form and required documents by speed post/courier.
    3. A candidate can fill the Application form online and make payment of registration fee. Take print out of it and send SCDL Application form along with the required documents to SCDL, Pune Campus by Speed Post/Courier.
  • A student fulfilling the eligibility criteria will receive a user name and password for the student portal on SCDL website through e-mail.
  • A student has to log in to the SCDL portal by using user name and password and pay SCDL-PGDBA entrance test fee (General – Rs. 300/-, International – Rs. 1300/- or USD 20, SAARC – Rs. 975/- or USD 15).
  • A student has to book a slot for SCDL-PGDBA entrance test.

Hall Ticket of SCDL-PGDBA

The hall ticket of SCDL-PGDBA will be generated automatically on the student portal. The students are required to take the print out and keep it safe till the admission process completes successfully. Each student is required to carry SCDL-PGDBA hall ticket to appear in the SCDL-PGDBA entrance exam. The student must carry with him/her the hall ticket and an original Government approved photo ID proof such as passport/PAN card/Driving licence/Aadhar card etc. to SCDL designated examination centre.

Details on the Hall ticket of SCDL-PGDBA

A candidate will find the following details on the SCDL-PGDBA hall ticket:

  • Name of the Applicant.
  • Roll Number of the applicant.
  • Date of Birth of the applicant.
  • Photo and Signature of the applicant.
  • Date and Venue of the SCDL-PGDBA entrance exam.

Result of SCDL-PGDBA

The result of SCDL-PGDBA entrance test will be published on the website www.scdl.net. The candidate will also get SDCL-PGDBA result on their registered email id. The candidate qualifying the SCDL-PGDBA entrance exam will get Admission Letter and Identity Card by post.

Admission Process of SCDL

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) admission process is as follows.

  • A candidate has to fill the SCDL Application Form.
  • A candidate has to pay the Registration fee. The details of Registration Fee is given below.
Registration Fee General/Defence International SAARC
P.G. Diploma & Diploma Programs Rs. 1000/- Rs. 6500/- or USD 100 Rs. 4875/- or USD 75
Certificate Programs Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2275/- or USD 35 Rs. 1625/- or USD 25
  • A candidate is required to submit the filled in SCDL Application Form along with the required enclosures to SCDL, Pune Campus.
  • A student should not send any original document along with the SCDL, Application Form.
  • The students fulfilling the eligibility criteria will get confirmed admission.
  • The Barcode, Admission Letter & Identity card shall be sent to the candidates by post.

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