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There are over 12 Lakh students who have successfully completed a PGDM course from Symbiosis Centre for Distacne Learning, SCDL.

The online MBA (Lateral) program will help you to upgrade and upskil. Also the program will prepare you for vertical growth in leadership positions in this rapidly changing modern world.

SCDL Alumni students who have completed a 2 years PGDM course from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) can take direct admission to MBA (Lateral) and choose any one specialisation out of: Marketing, Finance, and HR.

The curriculum is developed by a panel of highly experienced business professionals and prominent academicians. It also focuses extensively on business case studies and examples that will impart market-relevant skills.

So Apply Now and upgrade your PGDM to an Online MBA (Lateral) degree.

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  • Two Years Post-Graduation Diploma Holder From Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning.


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Duration & Validity

  • The duration of the program is one year.
  • The registration period is valid for two academic years.


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Total Credit Points : 30                         Click here to Apply Online for online MBA (Lateral):

MBL3001 - Startup and New Venture
MBL3002 - Business Ethics
MBL3003 - International Business Management
MBL3004 - Management Control Systems
SEMESTER IV :Specialisation
Elective Subject 1
Elective Subject 2

Click below Specialisation Subjects

Semester IV: Finance
Course Title
MBL4103 - Financial Laws
MBL4104 - Risk Management
MBL4007 - Project
Semester IV: Marketing
Course Title
MBL4101 - Digital Marketing
MBL4102 - Marketing of Financial Services
MBL4007 - Project
Semester IV: Human Resource
Course Title
MBL4105 - Recruitment and Selection
MBL4106 - Emerging Trends in HR
MBL4007 - Project


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.
Application Form Fee
The application form fee for applicants is: ₹ 500
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Fee Payment Options

Students have to pay the program fees as per below specified timelines in one-installment:
  • Pay full fee within 15 days from the date of grant of admission.
Category Total Fee 1st installment
General ₹ 25,000/- ₹ 25,000/-
NRI/SAARC ₹ 38,000/- ₹ 38,000/-