Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)

AICTE Approved
With Specializations in Finance, Marketing, Management Accounting, Human Resource, Operations, Customer Relationship Management

The objective of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration program at Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning is to help participants pursue leadership positions in competitive business environments. The curriculum has been designed by a selected panel of business professionals and prominent academicians and focuses extensively on business case studies and examples.

PGDBA program structure is based on compulsory core courses and specialisations. The first two semesters focus on core courses. Students can choose two electives from a long list of possible specialisations. It includes six specialisations: Marketing, Finance, Management Accounting, HR, Operations and Customer Relationship Management. Students have an option of dual specialisation for multi-disciplinary approach.

At Symbiosis, we help students create their path for a successful career and surge ahead of competition. Experienced academicians and guest lecturers from industry, dynamic content and live online sessions make learning at SCDL one of its kind and highly rewarding.

Career Opportunities:
Finance Manager, Financial Analyst. Business Analyst. Marketing Manager, Sales Manager, Brand Manager, Senior HR Officer, Placement Officer, Recruitment Coordinator, HR Head, Administrative Head, Purchase Manager, Operations Head, Branch Head, Team Leader, Customer Service Manager, Project Manager, Business Development Manager, etc.

  • 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.

    Exit Policy :
  • Only PGDBA students who complete one full year of study (I and II Semesters) and successfully pass the examination and assignment corresponding to first two semesters, but who are unable to complete the III and IV Semesters due to unavoidable circumstances, will be eligible for a Diploma in Management (DIM).
  • An eligible student will have to make a specific application to SCDL to opt out of the PGDBA Program within the registration validity period of PGDBA. The fees paid for PGDBA are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Total Credit Points : 80

Principles and Practices of Management
Organizational Behavior
Management Accounting
Managerial Economics
Business Law
Production or Operations Management
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
Marketing Management
Management Information Systems
SEMESTER III :Specialisation
Compulsory Subject 1
Compulsory Subject 2
Compulsory Subject 3
Compulsory Subject 4 (choice of 1 elective)
SEMESTER IV :Specialisation
Compulsory Subject 1
Compulsory Subject 2
Compulsory Subject 3 (choice of 1 elective)

Click below Specialisation Subjects

Finance Specialization Marketing Specialization
Semester III: Marketing
Course Title
Services Marketing
Marketing Research
Strategic Management
Electives (any one)
Advertising and Public Relations
Consumer Behavior
Industrial Marketing
Semester IV: Marketing
Course Title
Sales and Distribution Management
Research Methodology and Statistical Quantitative Methods and Project
Electives (any one)
International Marketing
B2B Marketing
Virtual Marketing
Management Accounting Specialization
Semester III: Management Accounting
Course Title
Project Financial Management
Cost Planning and Analysis
Budgeting and Management Control
Electives (any one)
Strategic Management
Strategic Management Accounting
Strategic Finance
Semester IV: Management Accounting
Course Title
Group Financial Statements
Research Methodology and Statistical Quantitative Methods and Project
Electives (any one)
Corporate Governance
International Finance
Capital Market
Human Resources Management Specialization
Semester III: Human Resource Management
Course Title
HR Development and Training
Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
Strategic Management
Electives (any one)
Personnel Administration
Compensation Management
Industrial and Labour Economics
Semester IV: Human Resource Management
Course Title
Performance and Potential Management
Research Methodology and Statistical Quantitative Methods and Project
Electives (any one)
Human Resource Information System
Organizational Development
Strategic HR and TQM
Customer Relationship Management Specialization
Semester III: Customer Relationship Management
Course Title
Customer Relationship Management
Consumer Behaviour
Strategic Management
Electives (any one)
B2B Markets and CRM
Business Communication
Consumer Protection Act, 1986
Semester IV: Customer Relationship Management
Course Title
Advanced CRM
Research Methodology and Statistical Quantitative Methods and Project
Electives (any one)
Technology in CRM
CRM in Service Industry
Marketing Research
Operations Specialization
Semester III: Operations
Course Title
Quantitative Techniques
Materials Management
Strategic Management
Electives (any one)
Techniques for Operations Efficiency
Operations Strategy
Project Management (Operations)
Semester IV: Operations
Course Title
Supply Chain Management
Research Methodology and Statistical Quantitative Methods and Project
Electives (any one)
Technology Management
World Class Manufacturing
Business Process Re-engineering

    Application Form Fees (Non-refundable):
  • For Indian Residents (General / Defence Personnel / Paramilitary / Police): ₹ 1200/-
  • International / SAARC: US $100 OR Rs. 7,200/-

Program Fees: Students have to pay the fees as mentioned below:
A] One Time Payment: - Student has to pay the full course fees immediately on the day of admission or on or before 30th March 2021, which ever is earlier as follows :

  • Participants are required to pay exam fees per exam per attempt separately.Exam Fee is not a part of Program Fee.

    Fee Payment Mode: Fees can be paid Online or by Demand Draft.
  • Payment via Online: this can be done through payment gateway.
  • Payment via DD: this can be submitted at SCDL Pune campus. The Demand Draft needs to be in favor of "The Director, SCDL, Pune" payable at Pune only.

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