Symbiosis Distance Learning PG Diploma in Retail Management

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) is one of the largest self-determined and a multi-institutional university in India. it was established in 2001. It is located in Pune, Maharashatra, India and other offices in  Bangalore, Nasik & Noida.  It is recognized by the UGC and the AICTE. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC) has conferred an 'A' grade to the university. SCDL offers excellent quality education to students in India and out of country.

Students gets great benefits from SCDL and make their career in an appreciable way.Currently SCDL has a  total students strength of more than 1 lakh students from many countries i.e India, Russia, UK, US, middle east, Germany, Japan, Singapore etc. SCDL mission is to provide learners with flexible learning opportunities anywhere, anytime.

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) has won IT award of Maharashtra government for human resource development. It has ranked 1st among the top distance learning institute for student learning experience by Careers 360 Rating 2012, and also has ranked 2nd by DNA Indus Learning Survey 2012, as well as ranked 3rd by Competition Success Review.    
Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) offers Post Graduate Diploma, Diploma and Certification programs across industry sectors including Business Management, International Business, Information Technology, Banking and Finance, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management, Insurance Management, Education Management, Business and Corporate Law and Entrepreneurship Development. Local, national, and international organizations such as Cognizant, Infosys, IBM, Ranbaxy, Wipro, vodafone, Wallmart, Aditya Birla, Bharti Retail Pvt. Ltd.,Collabera etc., have collaborated with SCDL to offer corporate programs to their employees.

SCDL Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management (PGDRM)

Retail Sector has grown rapidly over the last few year in our country and currently it is one of the largest manpower consuming sectors in India.The post graduate diploma is a suitable course for a person who want to achieve something in retail sector or who has an own retail business or would like to become a retail professional at supervisory levels. Retailing is a big sector of the indian and our global economy.
PGDRM helps retail professionals  to understand the dynamic condition of our retail trade and also helps them to understand the various changing scenarios of consumer market nationally and globally. it also improve interpersonal and communication skills required in Retail Industry.This program helps student to develop essential skills to manage their real life challenges in retail industry.

Post graduate diploma in retail management  gives student career opportunities like  Stores Manager, Manager Operations, Retail Merchandise Manager, Merchandiser,Senior Sales Manager, etc.


  • The duration of the Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management is one year.
  • The registration of the participant is valid for two years.

Eligibility Criteria For SCDL PGDRM

  • Student must be Graduate in any discipline, from a recognized University.
  • International/SAARC  students should be graduated from a recognized/accredited University/Institution.
  • The student who appearing in final year of graduation can also apply.

SCDL PGDRM Fee Structure

Below is the detailed fee structure for SCDL PGDRM.

Registration Fee (Non Refundable)
  • The registration fees must be paid along with the application form.
  • For Indian residential students, the fee is Rs.1000/-.
  • For International students the fee is Rs. 6500/- OR 100 USD.
  • For SAARC students, the fee is Rs.4875/- OR 75 USD.

PGDRM Programme Fee

Students have 2 option as mentioned below to pay fee:

1) Option A-  students has to pay the full course fees in one time.
  •  General: Rs. 18,000/-
  •  Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police: Rs. 15,500/-
  •  SAARC Students: USD  600 or Rs.39,000/-
  •  International Students: USD  1,200 or Rs. 78,000/-
2) Option B-  students has to pay the full course fees in two installments.

Mode Of Payment
  • Payment can be made in cash, online or via demand draft.
  • Cash payment is acceptable only at SYMBIOSIS CENTRE FOR DISTANCE LEARNING PUNE campus.
  • DD can be submitted at SYMSIOSIS CENTRE FOR DISTANCE LEARNING PUNE campus. The Demand Draft needs to favour of "The Director, SCDL, Pune" payable at Pune only.

How to Apply For SCDL PGDRM

There are three steps to enroll at symbiosis centre for distance learning:

Step 1:

Student has to purchase a prospectus cum application form for Rs.1200/- from symbiosis centre for distance learning PUNE campus.


You can fill up the form online RS.1100/- by GO GREEN option or purchase it from selected AXIS bank.


Student can also get hard copy for RS. 1300/- by post.

STEP 2)-
  • Now students has to submit the application form along with required documents i.e. attested copies of all academic documents, work experience documents(if any), 2 passport size photographs and a registration fees of Rs. 1000/-.
  • Student can send all required documents with registration fees at symbiosis centre of distance learning Pune campus by courier.
STEP 3)-
  • Student can submit full course fees in one time or can submit it in two installment.
  • If student want to submit fees via DEMAND DRAFT then students can send it to PUNE Campus and Demand Draft should be in favour of 'The Director, SCDL Pune'.