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Welingkar Institute of Management

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, or Welingakar, is one of India’s top management universities. There are campuses for the college in Mumbai and Bangalore. It is well known that WeSchool Mumbai provides its students with a 2-year full-time flagship PGDM curriculum.

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 Saurav Anand 30/09/2022
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Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, or Welingakar, is one of India's top management universities. There are campuses for the college in Mumbai and Bangalore. It is well known that WeSchool Mumbai provides its students with a 2-year full-time flagship PGDM curriculum. Additional PGDM programmes offered by the college include those in business design, e-business, research & business analytics, healthcare management, retail management, rural management, and media & entertainment. Based on applicants' CAT, XAT, ATMA, and GMAT scores, the college grants admission to its postgraduate management programmes.

Welingkar Mumbai is the 68th-ranked educational institution from Mumbai in the National Institutional Rating Framework (NIRF) ranking of the top 100 Best Management Institutes for 2022. In addition to Audencia Nantes in France, VHL University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, University of Haifa in Israel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Tel Aviv University in Israel, IDC Herzliya in Israel, Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, Grand MacEwan College in Canada, Otto Fredrich Universitat in Bamberg, Germany, IESEG, F School of Management in France, and Curtin, the college maintains connections with.

For Welingkar Mumbai's final placements in 2021, 358 companies came to the campus; the highest offer was Rs 19.73 LPA. 227 companies took part in the WeSchool Placement Drive for the first time in 2021. The average salary was Rs 8.8 LPA.

Welingkar Highpoints

The male to female ratio at this institution is 49.85% to 50.15%.

The "Global Citizen Leader Program (GCL)" of the Institute, which is integrated in every PGDM software, is one of the primary ways that the educational experience at WeSchool varies from that at other institutions.

MMS, PGDM, PGPM, PhD, and part-time Master Programs are available as courses at WeSchool Mumbai.

Welingkar Institute of Management has been given a "special jury mention" in honour of its superior industry employability.

Placements: Welingkar Mumbai received 358 business visits in total, 227 of which were from new companies. With an average salary of INR 8.8 LPA, the Institute's PGDM programme gives the largest compensation package of INR 19.73 LPA.

Welingkar Mumbai Ranking

Ranking BodyRanking ParameterRanking
NIRF 2022MBA B-School68
Outlook 2021Private MBA B School21
The Week 2020Private MBA43
Business Today 2020Private MBA B School19
ARIIA 2020Private MBA B SchoolUnder 50

Welingkar Mumbai courses and eligibility:

CourseCourse Eligibility
MMSGraduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent
Duration: 2 years
Seat Intake: 120
PGDMA minimum of 50% in graduation recognized by University/Institute duly completed by June 2022.
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: CAT 2021/ XAT 2022/ ATMA (Feb 2022)/ CMAT 2022/ GMAT (2019 onwards)+GD+PI
Total intake:
PGDM: 180
PGDM Business Design: 60
PGDM E-Business: 120
PGDM Research & Business Analytics: 120
PGDM Healthcare Management: 60
PGDM Retail Management: 60
PGDM Rural Management: 60
PGDM Media & Entertainment: 60
PGPMinimum bachelor’s degree from a recognised university/ Candidate should own a business or should be an active member of the family business
Duration: 11 Months
Specialization: Entrepreneurship, Media & Entertainment
Admission Criteria: CAT/XAT/ ATMA/CMAT/ GMA+GA+PI
MMM Part-Time/MIF Part-Time/MFM Part-TimeCandidates should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university. At least 2 years of relevant experience required
Duration:3 years Admission Criteria: Written test by Welingkar Mumbai+GD+PI
Seat Intake: MMM Part-Time - 120
MFM Part-Time - 60
Master of Information Management Part Time - 60
Ph.D Management StudiesCandidates should possess a master's Degree with 55% marks Or Should possess M.Phil with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7 point scale
Duration: Min.3 years
Admission Criteria: PhD Entrance Test (PET)

Welingkar Mumbai Fees:

Fee ComponentMumbai Campus Fee INR (Subject to Revision)Bengaluru Campus Fee INR (Subject to Revision)
Tuition Fee (2 Years)13,00,00013,00,000
Library Deposit4,000 (Refundable)4,000 (Refundable)
Hostel Fee90,000 to 1,50,000 (As per Accommodation) for per year (hostel is based on availability)Rs 1,07,100 for per year (hostel is mandatory)
Deposit5,000 (Refundable)5,000 (Refundable

Welingkar Mumbai Placements 2021

Companies responded very favourably to WeSchool's placements, not only in terms of the quantity of job profiles but also the range of opportunities and tempting packages. The campus was visited by 358 businesses in total, including 227 new ones. The PGDM programme offers the highest income package at the Institute, at INR 19.73 LPA, with an average salary of INR 8.8 LPA. Several of the biggest employers include Axis Bank, CITI Group, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Oracle, Wipro Technologies, Nestle India Limited, Schneider Electric, Morgan Stanley, DHL, Cognizant, Capgemini, Amazon, Accenture, Deloitte, HDFC Bank, Airtel, and others. Analyst, Consultant, Senior Analyst, Associate Consultant, and more opportunities were on the table. Following is the compensation package that was given to them.

Programs Batch: 2019-21
Average Package
Batch: 2019-21
Highest Package
Batch: 2018-20
Average Package
Batch: 2018-20
Highest Package
PGDM e businessINR 8.83 LPAINR 14 LPANR 9.35 LPA.INR 15.45 LPA
PGDM-Business DesignINR 9.08 LPAINR 15 LPAINR 8.47 LPAINR 15.45 LPA
PGDM Research & Business analyticsINR 9.11 LPA.INR 13.94 LPAINR 9.17 LPAINR 15 LPA
PGDM-HealthcareINR 8.03 LPAINR 11.4 LPAINR 7.83 LPAINR 9.5 LPA
PGDM-Media & entertainmentINR 8.36 LPAINR 15 LPAINR 8.43 LPAINR 18 LPA
PGDM-RetailINR 8.68 LPAINR 15 LPAINR 9.17 LPAINR 15.45 LPA

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1. What is the intake of students at WeSchool Mumbai?

Ans. For the upcoming flagship PGDM batch 2022-24 of WeSchool Mumbai, The approved intake is 180. Further, the total seat capacity of the PGDM Hybrid Program at the institute is 540. 

Q2. How many companies visited the WeSchool Mumbai campus during its last placement season?

Ans. A total of 358 marquee companies visited the WeSchool Mumbai campus with 227 new recruiters during PGDM Final placements 2021. Further, the highest placement package offered during Welingkar Mumbai recruitment drive was INR 19.73 LPA.

Q3. Does Welingkar Mumbai provide hostel facilities at its campus?

Ans. Welingkar Mumbai provides 4 hostels for its students, 2 each for boys and girls. The college hostels are located mainly at 2 km to 5 km distance from the campus in the Matunga area.

Q4. When does the PGDM Hybrid batch start at WeSchool Mumbai?

Ans. At WeSchool, Hybrid PGDM distance education programs are offered with key advantages of full-time and online learning models. For the Hybrid PGDM Batch at WeSchool Mumbai, there will be two batches every year in January and July. However, for those working professionals who joined late, the added benefit of VCF lectures are offered. 

Q5. Is Welingkar Mumbai a NAAC approved college?

Ans. Yes, Welingkar Mumbai has been awarded NAAC Accreditation with grade ‘A’ and its PGDM Programs are approved by AICTE, Delhi. Further, The college has been accredited by NBA and is affiliated with Mumbai University.

Q6. Does Welingkar Mumbai provide accommodation facilities?

Ans. Yes, WeSchool offers separate hostels for boys and girls are available within 2 km from the college. The hostel has 24*7 internet connectivity. Admissions are on a first come first serve basis and first preference is given to non-localities. 

Q7. What are the facilities provided by Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. The Mumbai campus sports state of the art facilities like complete Wi-Fi and Innovation & Leadership Labs that form an indispensable part of teaching methodology, along with numerous other new-age learning tools. Listed below are the details for same:

Conference Room

Innovation Lab

Maker’s Lab


Corporate Library


Agri Lab

Management Development Program Classroom

Nirvana Hall for Yoga

Q8. What is the faculty base of Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. WeSchool’s Mumbai campus has a core faculty base of 71 members, 108 plus visiting faculty, and 72 guest speakers with various corporate experience. The core faculty has a rich mix of professors and academicians who have a sound corporate experience. Bengaluru campus of the institute has a core faculty base of 21 members, 30 plus visiting faculty, and 13 guest speakers. All of them have a versatile corporate experience.

Q9. How is the alumni network of Welingkar  Mumbai?

Ans. About 30,000 alumni associated with Welingkar Mumbai (WeSchool) are invited for participation in various round-tables, seminars, workshops, reunions, and get-togethers. The institute has active networking of the alumni.

Q10. What are the fees for the 2-year full-time PGDM programme at Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. The tuition fee for all PGDM programmes is INR 6,50,000 per annum. The Library Deposit is INR 4,000 which is refundable and the hostel fees are from INR 90,000 to INR 1,50,000 approximately. The fees at Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research are subject to change without prior intimation.

Q11. How to contact Welingkar Mumbai for queries related to the full-time PGDM programme?

Ans. Candidates can contact the WeSchool Mumbai via the information mentioned below: Contact Info: 022-24198400/ 022-24198700/ 9702772899/ 8452062782/ 9769643338/ 7208649706/ 9321875551 Email:

Q12. What are the courses offered at WeSchool Mumbai?

Ans. The courses offered at Welingkar School (WeSchool) are PGDM, PGDM-Business Design/ PGDM--E-Business/PGDM- Research & Business Analytics/PGDM- Healthcare Management/ PGDM- Retail Management/PGDM-Rural Management/PGDM-Media & Entertainment.

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