Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research is popularly known as WeSchool Bengaluru. The institute has been approved by AICTE, NBA, and MHRD and offers PGDM program. The main campus is located in Mumbai which is well known as WESchool Mumbai.
Situated in Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India, WeSchool Bengaluru campus is designed to nurture Design Thinking and Innovation. The present campus is a demonstration of this intent which nurtures business pioneers of tomorrow who will collaborate and innovate to make their mark globally. It has the latest state-of-the-art facilities that facilitate the right environment for learning with the help of an academically reputed faculty.
Here are some quick facts about Welingkar (WeSchool) Bengaluru:
Postgraduate Diploma in Management
Entrance test and Profile based
Accepted test scores
CAT 2019/ XAT 2020/ ATMA (Feb 2020)/ CMAT 2020/ GMAT(2017 onwards)
Welingkar Bengaluru (WeSchool) offers PGDM, PGDM E-business, PGDM Business Design & Innovation. Tabulated below are the details for same:
|PGDM Program Name||Eligibility||Intake|
|Post Graduate Program in Management (PGDM)||60|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Management E-Business (PGDM E-Business)||120|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Business Design (PGDM – Business Design)||30|
The program fees for the flagship PGDM program and other expenses at WeSchool are lower than many top MBA colleges. The PGDM program fee is as below:
|Fee Component||Mumbai Campus Fee INR (Subject to Revision)||Bengaluru Campus Fee INR (Subject to Revision)|
|Tuition Fee (2 Years)||11,00,000||11,00,000|
|Library Deposit||4,000 (Refundable)||4,000 (Refundable)|
|Hostel Fee||1,80,000 to 3,00,000 (As per Accommodation) for two years (hostel is based on availability)||Rs 2,98,200 for two years (hostel is mandatory)|
|Deposit||5,000 (Refundable)||5,000 (Refundable)|
|Total Fee including Hostel Fee||12,89,000 to 14,09,000 for two years||14,07,200 for two years|
Applying to Welingkar’s 2 Year Full-Time PGDM Programs is an easy and systematic process. Application for PGDM Admission at Welingkar Bengaluru can be submitted online. The application process is given below:
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|Course||Entrance Test||Read more|
|PGDM||CAT 2019||Click here|
|XAT 2020||Click here|
|CMAT 2020||Click here|
|ATMA (Feb. test score accepted)||Click here|
|GMAT 2017 onwards||Click here|
WeSchool, Bengaluru expected cut off for admission to PGDM 2020-22 are expected to remain as under. Only the candidates above the minimum cut-off in the acceptable entrance exam will be considered for all the subsequent stages.
|MBA Entrance Exam||Acceptable Years of Exam||Expected Cut Offs|
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The Career Management Center (CMC) of WeSchool Bengaluru plays an important role in shaping the careers of students from their induction and orientation, mid-term projects, summer internships, right to their final placements and even beyond. CMC undertakes various academic and non-academic initiatives so that students are well equipped to meet varied industry requirements. In 2018, 358 companies visited the campus, the students were successfully placed in companies like Amazon, Accenture, Deloitte, EY, HSBC, Decathlon, ICICI Bank, Bosch, Airtel, Biocon, Gujarat Borosil Limited, etc. Salary package offered to them is as follows:
|2018-20 figures as on 16th Nov' 2019||2017-19|
|Program||Domestic Salary (in lakhs p.a)||Domestic Salary (in lakhs p.a)|
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Faculty members of Welingkar (WeSchool) Bengaluru has highly qualified and experienced faculty. The core members of the faculty are:
Ques. How is the Welingkar Bengaluru?
Ans. Welingkar Bengaluru is overall a great campus, in terms of academics, faculty, activities, all-round development, opportunities, and placements. It is one of the top management institutes in India.
Ques. Is it worth doing PGDM in e-business from Welingkar WeSchool Bengaluru?
Ans. PGDM E-Business is the flagship course of Welingkar WeSchool Bengaluru and is situated in the IT hub of the country (Bengaluru). It is newer and smaller than the Mumbai campus but it is at par in all other aspects. PGDM E-business is the only management program in E-business. As a 2-Years Full-Time program, it has been designed to develop a flair for technology and business in students irrespective of their backgrounds in commerce, science, arts or engineering. In the tenure of two years of the program, the curriculum focuses on the core business understanding and e-business concepts and strategy.
Ques. What is the global exposure of WeSchool?
Ans. The global exposure of WeSchool includes International Collaborations Prominent Partners for specific projects and Partner Universities of WeSchool for Student Exchange.
International Collaborations- Prominent Partners for specific projects
• VMS- MIT, USA ( for Venture Mentoring Services)
• Harvard Business School for Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning
• Linneaus Palme Scholarship program, Malardalen University, Sweden
• Media Lab, MIT, USA for Design and Innovation Initiatives & MIT Redx for Innovations in Healthcare space
• Centre for Creative Leadership, USA on the Global Citizen Leadership Program. CCL provides training for Fortune 500 companies.
Partner Universities of WeSchool for Student Exchange
• Audencia Nantes, France
• VHL University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
• University of Haifa, Israel
• Ben-Gurian University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
• Tel Aviv University, Israel
• IDC Herzliya, Israel
Ans. Both NMIMS Bangalore and Welingkar University or WeSchool are excellent for PGDM course. Welingkar University is famous for its 2 year PGDM program which provides many specializations like finance, operations, supply chain management, etc. NMIMS offers a number of courses related to management. Its PGDM course is relatively famous for its course structure and education. Ranking: NMIMS Bengaluru ranked amongst the top 5 emerging B-schools for 2015 by the ‘National Human Resource Development Network (NHRDN)’ – 2015. Welingkar University has ranked as 68th in the best management universities of India by the NIRF Ranking Framework. Admission: NMIMS Bengaluru For admission to NMIMS students are required to have a verified undergraduate degree and test scores of GMAT. For students who have not given GMAT, they can appear for NMAT which is conducted by NMIMS. The final admissions will be based on merit. Welingkar Mumbai For PGDM course at Welingkar, students are required to present test scores of CAT /XAT /CMAT /ATMA /GMAT and the cumulative scores of their undergraduate degree. Students will be admitted on the basis of merit in their exam scores. Placements: NMIMS Bengaluru The placement percentage of NMIMS has been very high as almost 90% of their students applying to the placement cell get placed in the top companies in Bangalore including PPOs in eminent brands like VMware, Exide Life Insurance, Tata Capital, and many more. The highest package offered was 21.38 LPA with the average being 10.5 LPA. Most of the students are placed in FMCG, CD, Pharma, and Retail industries. Welingkar Mumbai Welingkar University PGDM course has high placements with top recruiters among Deloitte USI, GEP, Accenture, Nestle, Morgan Stanley, Infosys, Manipal Cigna Health Insurance, Philips India Ltd, Keva, ICICI Bank, etc. Their highest salary went up to 13.94 LPA with the average salary range of 10.92 LPA. The institute recorded 85% placement record in the recent placement drive. Thus both these universities are excellent for their course structure and placements. It completely depends on the student about which institute they want to pursue based on their exam scores and financial abilities. Rest assured PGDM course at any of these institutes is likely to result in a successful career.Read more