Symbiosis Distance Learning MBA Admission 2017


The Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) offers Distance Learning MBA program to the learners from all over the country. The Symbiosis is mostly famous for its PGDBA (Distance Learning MBA) 2-year program among the students.

Every year many students and employees working in various organizations take admission to this Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. Apart from management program, the institute offers various other Symbiosis distance learning programme such as Post Graduate, Certificate, Diploma, and Corporate. Check out other Distance MBA Universities in India.

The SCDL is one of the famous distance learning autonomous institutes in India which is headquartered at Pune. The institute has its various other offices located at different locations in India such as Bangalore, Nasik, and Noida. At present, the Symbiosis (SCDL) has almost 34 study centres established in different states all over India.

Here, we are going to provide you information about the Symbiosis distance learning MBA course such as admission eligibility, admission procedure, fee structure, program duration, age limit, etc. Also, we will discuss here the various MBA specializations offered by Symbiosis Centre for distance learning. Do you want to check out Shobhit University Distance MBA also?

Symbiosis Pune Distance Learning MBA (PGDBA)

Due to increase in business opportunities, there is a huge demand for Management professionals who can manage the business professionally. But the people do not have enough time in today’s life that they can pursue the higher studies in the regular mode.

Along with work they can manage to study. So, Symbiosis, distance education institute, provide the opportunity for such people to pursue Postgraduate diploma program in Business Administration (MBA) along with their work. This program has been designed for people who want to reach top level managerial positions in this competitive business environments.


The Symbiosis Centre for distance learning provides five types of specialization for the Post graduate diploma program in Business Administration (MBA). In the Symbiosis Distance MBA program, there is a total of 4 semesters. In the first semester, the students have to study the core modules and after that, they have to choose two electives from the list of specializations which has been mentioned below:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource
  • Operations
  • Customer Relationship Management

 Who can join Symbiosis Distance Learning MBA program?

Eligibility Criteria 1:

  • The candidate applying for admission should be a graduate in any discipline from any recognized university.
  • The International/SAARC students who have completed their graduation degree from a recognized/accredited University/Institution  can also apply for admission.
  • The candidates who are in final year of their graduation can also apply for admission.

Eligibility Criteria 2:

  • The candidates can apply for admission if they have a valid score in any of the State Level MBA/ MMS-CET/ C-MAT/ G-MAT/ CAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ XAT or equivalent entrance test at State or National Level, valid for the academic year 2016-2017 . OR
  • They must have qualified in SCDL – PGDBA Entrance Test 2016-2017 .

To check out the complete details about the Eligibility Criteria and admission: Click Here


The duration of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) program is 2 years.

Fee Structure:

Course Name

Fee Structure (As per different category of students)


Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police

SAARC Students

International Students

  • RF= Rs.1000/-
  • PF=Rs.36,000/-
  • RF= Rs.1,000/-
  • PF=Rs.33,000/-
  • RF=US $75 OR Rs.5025/-
  • PF=US $1200 or Rs.80,400/-
  • RF=US $100 OR Rs. 6700/-
  • PF=US $ 2300 or Rs. 1,54,100/-

*RF= Registration Fee
*PF= Programme Fee

How to apply for Admission to Symbiosis Distance Learning MBA ?

Step 1: First of all, the students who are interested in joining the PG Diploma courses in Symbiosis need to register themselves at the SCDL Apply Online Portal.

Step 2: Then students need to buy the Symbiosis Admission Prospectus and Application form online from the SCDL Online Admission Portal. The students who choose the “GO GREEN” option to complete the application process online, they will be able to download the Symbiosis PG Diploma Prospectus online in the form of soft copy.

The students who do not choose the “GO GREEN” option will receive the hard copy of the Student Prospectus and Application Form within 4 days from the date of payment of the prospectus fee online. The SCDL also provides the link on its official website to check the Prospectus dispatch status.

Step 3: Read out the prospectus thoroughly. Fill up the form and submit it online through the SCDL Apply Online Portal. The applicant has to pay the Registration Fee online through the Admission portal.

After submitting the admission form online and submitting the application fee, the students need to send the hard copy of application Form along with Academic Records, Work Experience Certificates, 2 passport size Photographs, Photo Identity Proof and a copy of your receipt to the SCDL Pune.

Step 4: The students applying for admission to PGDBA program need to submit a copy of his/her valid score card of any of the State Level management entrance test i.e. 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, valid for present Academic year or they have to appear in the SCDL-PGDBA Entrance Test for present year.

The students can check their Application Form Status on the SCDL website.

Step 5: Once the admission is confirmed, the students need to pay the program fee in Cash (only at SCDL Pune Campus) or Demand Draft (In favor of “The Director, SCDL, Pune” payable at Pune only) or Online after logged in with their account.

In case, if any student is unable to understand the admission process or faces any problem, he or she can mail their query at


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  1. what is the last date for admission in distance mba 2016-17

    1. I m also looking for same, please tell me also if u get the answer.

      1. Hi Himanshu, the admission to Symbiosis distance learning MBA programme are going on at present. The last date to apply for Symbiosis distance MBA online is 14th August, 2016.

  2. Is there any entrance test for d corresponding MBA ..??

    1. Please check out Symbiosis distance MBA eligibility criteria as everything has been clearly mentioned in it.

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