Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) is one of the largest autonomous distance learning education institute in India. SCDL provides quality education to thousands of students in India and abroad. The institute offers Post Graduate Diploma, Diploma and Certificate programs across industry sectors. SCDL gets the best of academic resources for teaching, evaluation, e-Learning, and self-learning material preparation from its sister Management Institutes as well as from the industry. Symbiosis Centre has been ranked 1st among the top Distance Learning B-Schools for the student learning experience. 


Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning Courses

Through the means of open and distance learning, SCDL aims at creating a virtual “Global campus”. The Institute offers the following Post Graduate Diploma, Certificate programs across industry sectors:

Diploma Programs

Certificate Courses





Business Administration

Taxation Laws

Digital Marketing

HR Development and Training

Banking and Finance

English Language Teaching

Entrepreneurship Development

Blockchain Technology

Media and Event Management

Logistics Management

Management Accounting

Strategic Management

Labour Laws and Employee Relations

Creative Writing in English

Cyber Laws

Cloud Computing

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Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning Admissions

The candidates seeking admission in the institute must fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Indian Students: The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • International/SAARC Students: The candidates must be a graduate from a recognized/ accredited University.

NOTE: Students who have appeared for the final year of examination of their bachelor’s degree and are awaiting results can also apply. However, they must successfully complete their degree within the time period specified by SCDL.

Admission Procedure:

STEP 1: Students will be required to purchase the application form from the website An amount of 1,000 INR for General/Defence Category and 7,100 INR for International/SAARC students need to be paid.

STEP 2: After purchasing the form, they need to submit it by hand or registered post or by courier. It must be duly filled along with all the photocopies of academic documents, 2 passport size photographs, a copy of ID proof and complete program fee. The documents must be duly attested by class one gazette officer.

STEP 3: The students must submit their fee as per the timeline specified online through payment gateway or by demand draft in favor of The Director SCDL, Pune payable at Pune.  

The students who fulfill all the admission related eligibility criteria as per the guidelines get confirmed admission in the Institute. An admission letter along with a student ID Card will be sent at the student’s home address by post. 

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Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning Placements

The Institute maintains close links with various reputed industries to promote the employability of the students. The programs at Symbiosis Centre are designed to facilitate participants to compete and succeed in the workplace. While studying at the Institute, the students will be able to attend interviews and presentations wherein career advisors will help them with CV writing, interview skills, and aptitude tests.

A lot of companies have approached SCDL for placement that includes Bosch Ltd, Capgemini, Eternus Solutions, HDFC Bank, Reliance Retail, TCS, to name a few. 

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning FAQs

Ques. Is SCDL Affiliated to AICTE?

Ans. SCDL is one of the largest autonomous distance learning centres in India. All the Management courses offered by SCDL are approved by AICTE.

Ques. Are the programs offered by SCDL accepted by industries?

Ans. Programs offered by SCDL are highly accepted by the industries as pass out students get placed in some of the renowned companies like Bajaj Allianz, Bharti Pvt. Ltd., Cognizant, Cipla, HCL, HINDALCO., etc.

Ques. What are the highlights of teaching methodology at SCDL?

Ans. SCDL provides teaching to the students through these 4 methodology:
  • Study material
  • E-Learning Modules
  • E-Mentoring
  • Online Classroom Session.

Ques. How to apply for admission in SCDL?

Ans. You can apply for admission in SCDL by both online and offline mode. For online mode visit the official website, apply online for the respective course, fill the application form and pay an application fee to register yourself for the admission process.

Ques. Does SCDL offer placements on completion of the program?

Ans. Yes, SCDL offers placement assistance to the students after completion of the program.