Symbiosis Distance Learning Review

symbiosis distance learning review

Distance Learning is becoming a popular way to study and learn new techniques in modern times.

In India, Symbiosis is one of the top most institute offering several distance learning courses for the vast range of industry sectors.

Symbiosis is providing quality education since the year 2001 and one of the largest distance learning institute in India recognized by UGC and DEB.

In this Symbiosis Distance Learning Review, we're going to cover some pros and cons of Symbiosis centre for distance learning (SCDL).​

What's So Special?

Industry Driven Courses

Symbiosis is known to have several distance learning courses which cover a vast range of industry sectors and serves you courses according to your interests. Symbiosis distance learning MBA (PGDBA) is one of the most popular 2 years post graduate programmes in India.

It provides a way to stay at your home and learn skills according to your own interests.

Symbiosis also offers corporate programs and certificates which help to enhance your skills.

Below is the list of skills and industry sectors in which you can get admission in symbiosis. This list is carefully curated according to industry standards.

Business Management Customer Relationship Management
International Business Insurance Management
Banking and Finance Business and Corporate Law
IT Management Entrepreneurship Development
Supply Chain Management  

Symbiosis is also providing special education courses to top corporate such as Airtel, Bajaj Finance Ltd., Bharti Pvt. Ltd., Cipla, Cognizant, Collabera, Eaton Technologies Pvt. Ltd., HCL, Hindalco Industries Ltd., IBM, Vodafone, Wall-mart, Wipro, TATA AIA etc. It confirms high acceptance of it courses amongst top brands.

Symbiosis provides post graduate diploma courses as well as special specialized certificate courses. You can find a complete list of courses below.

Courses
PG Diploma in Business Administration
PG Diploma in International Business
PG Diploma in IT Management
PG Diploma in Banking and Finance
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management
PG Diploma in Insurance Management
PG Diploma in Retail Management
PG Diploma in Customer Relationship Management
PG Diploma in Supply Chain Management
PG Diploma in Export and Import Management
PG Diploma in Technical Writing
PG Diploma in Instructional Design
PG Diploma in Pre-Primary Teachers Training
PG Diploma in Business and Corporate Laws
Diploma in Creative Writing in English
Diploma in English Language Teaching
Certificate in Cyber Laws
Certificate in Entrepreneurship Development
Certificate in Management Accounting
Certificate in Digital Marketing
Single Courses
Corporate Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

The syllabus of these courses is carefully constructed and regularly updated as per industry need.

 Learning Methodology

Symbiosis is using blended learning methodology for its programs. This methodology is highly effective and it combines different forms of learning like Digital e-learning, Chat sessions, self-learning material, virtual classrooms etc.

We will give an overview of each of them.

Online Classrooms – Symbiosis conducts Online or virtual classrooms which replace real classroom with same learning techniques. It provides interactions with faculty members and fellow students in comfort of your home. You can also replay and repeat lectures anytime for better understanding.

E-Mentoring – Faculty members conduct online chat sessions with students every week which help them to clear their doubts.

Self-learning resources –  Symbiosis provide highly effective Self-learning resources which are carefully prepared with extensive research by its in-house Academics Department. The syllabus of its content revised every year as per industry needs and student feedback.

Additionally, Symbiosis conducts real classes in Institute campus of Pune city. It is called Personal Contact Programs. Students interested in attending these classes can check its schedule on SCDL website.

All these technologies blended into and give a highly effective and productive result.

Affordable Fee

One of the most prominent features of Symbiosis is its affordable cost. You spend less here what you have spent on full-time degree courses while learning similar skills.  You can find the cost of courses below.

Course Fees
PG Diploma in Business Administration General: Rs. 36,000/-
Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police: Rs. 33,000/-
International : US$ 2,300 or Rs. 1,54,100/-
SAARC : US$ 1,200 or Rs. 80,400/-
PG Diploma in International Business
PG Diploma in IT Management
PG Diploma in Banking and Finance
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management General: Rs. 22,000/-
Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police: Rs. 19,000/-
International : US$ 1,400 or Rs. 93,800/-
SAARC : US$ 750 or Rs.50,250/-
PG Diploma in Insurance Management
PG Diploma in Retail Management
PG Diploma in Customer Relationship Management
PG Diploma in Supply Chain Management
PG Diploma in Export and Import Management
PG Diploma in Technical Writing
PG Diploma in Instructional Design
PG Diploma in Pre-Primary Teachers Training
PG Diploma in Business and Corporate Laws
Diploma in Creative Writing in English
Diploma in English Language Teaching General: Rs. 10,000/-
Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police : Rs.10,000/-
International: US$ 300 or Rs. 20,100/-
SAARC : US$ 250 or Rs.16,750/-
Certificate in Cyber Laws
Certificate in Entrepreneurship Development
Certificate in Management Accounting
Certificate in Digital Marketing
Single Courses
Corporate Post Graduate Diploma in Business  Administration Rs.57,000/- ( Online Class )
Rs.62,000/- ( Face to Face Classes )

 Ranking and Awards

Symbiosis consistently featured in topmost ranking for distance learning institutes and awarded many times for its educational excellence.

  • 1st amongst top distance learning institute by careers 360 Rating 2012.
  • 2nd by DNA Indus learning survey 2012.
  • 3rd by Competition Success Review.
  • IT Award by Maharashtra Govt. HRD Department.
  • 8th by Outlook Magazine in Top Distance Learning Institute.

 

What is Missing?

The biggest disadvantage of Symbiosis is: it does not offer degree courses.

Being not a University, It can only provide Diploma and certification courses. Although these courses are acceptable in corporate India but you cannot apply on the places where a degree courses is the major eligibility criteria.