Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research - [WeSchool] Rankings


Ranked 68 for MBA by NIRF 2020
Ranked 33 for MBA by Indiatoday 2019
Ranked 5 for MBA by The Week 2019
Ranked 29 for MBA by The Week 2019
Ranked 16 for MBA by TOI 2019
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research - [WeSchool], Mumbai - Admission Details 2020

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research - [WeSchool], Mumbai - Admission Details 2020

Mumbai, Maharashtra AICTE, NBA | Estd 1977 MU, Mumbai Private 6 Questions Answered Ranked 68 for MBA by NIRF 2020+4 more

Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai PGDM Admission 2020

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Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research - [WeSchool] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) is positioned 18th by Business Today in their Business School Survey 2019. The institute is also ranked among the top 100 B-Schools as per NIRF ranking. It is honoured with the AICTE-CII IndPact Award for Best Industry-Linked Institute for Management.

Affiliated to University of Mumbai and approved by AICTE, WeSchool Mumbai offers admission in PGDM. Candidates who are willing to apply can fill online application by paying INR 3000/-. The last date of Application submission is February 14, 2020.  

The minimum eligibility for the PGDM program is a Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks.

Admission to the flagship program i.e. PGDM is based on CAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA score, academic performance, work experience, group activity and personal interview. The GD and PI rounds will be held at 4 centers namely Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru. Welingkar is also accepting the GMAT score (2017 onwards). 

PGDM has seen considerably high placements over the past few years. The average domestic package was 10.02 LPA in the field of Retail Management while the highest package was 15 LPA.

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Welingkar Mumbai Admission Highlights 2020

The table contains facts regarding the institute for those who are seeking admission in it:

Name of the InstitutePrin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management and Research
Also Known AsWelingkar Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai or WeSchool, Mumbai
Type of the InstitutePrivate
Programs OfferedPGDM
Entrance Exams AcceptedCAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA/GMAT

WeSchool, Mumbai Fees & Eligibility

PGDM₹11 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation + CAT
Certification₹11,800 (Total Fees)-

Important Dates

PGDM Registrations Last Date 14 Feb, 2020 Apply
CAT Registration 07 Aug - 25 Sep, 2019 Apply
CAT Exam 24 Nov, 2019 -
XAT Registration 23 Aug - 07 Dec, 2019 Apply
XAT Exam 05 Jan, 2020 -
CMAT Registration 01 Nov - 30 Nov, 2019 Apply
CMAT Exam 28 Jan, 2020 -
ATMA Registration 18 Nov, 2019 - 03 Feb, 2020 Apply
ATMA Exam 24 Feb, 2020 -

Welingkar Mumbai PGDM Admission 2020

Refer to the table containing details related to the program.

Program Name Post Graduate Diploma in Management
Duration2 years
Other Programs7
Program FeesINR 11,00,000/-
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application feesINR 3000/-
  • 180 seats in PGDM
  • 30 seats in Business Design and Innovation
  • 60 seats in all other Specializations 
Selection CriteriaEntrance Test Score, Academic Performance, Work Experience, Group Activity and PI

There are 7 programs under PGDM which are E-Business, Business Design, Research & Business Analytics, Healthcare, Media & Entertainment, Rural Management, and Retail Management.

There is a wide diversity in the programme among which a large number of students are from western region of India who are equal or below 24 years. The program also consists of candidates who have work experience. The educational background of most of the students was BE followed by BMS and B.Com.

The faculty:student relation in Healthcare is 1:10.

Welingkar Mumbai PGDM Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks from a recognized university, completed by June 2020.
  • Also, they must have a valid entrance test score.

Welingkar Mumbai PGDM Selection Criteria

  • Firstly, the institute considers the score in any of the entrance exams like CAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA for shortlisting applicants.
  • Institute also accepts 2017 onwards GMAT score.
  • After shortlisting, the school calls all the screened candidates for Group Activity and PI rounds at various centers.
  • Those who perform well in the above rounds are selected based on several factors such as entrance test score, academic performance, work experience and performance in group activity and interview rounds.
  • Finally, Welingkar Institute will prepare a merit list that will have names of selected candidates.

Welingkar Mumbai PGDM Cutoff

ATMACutoff will be released after the Results

How to Apply for Welingkar Mumbai PGDM Programme?

Applying to Welingkar’s 2 Year Full-Time PGDM program is an easy and systematic process. Application for PGDM Admission at Welingkar Mumbai can be submitted online. The application process is given below:

  1. Log on to the Welingkar website.
  2. Register and Create an account
  3. Verify your registered email id.
  4. Now purchase the application form for INR 3000/- online.
  5. Once you pay the application fee, the Application Form number is sent to you on your registered email id.
  6. Save the form number and mention your form number in all your future communications with the institute.
  7. Watch for the Last Date to Apply – February 14, 2020


Ques. What facilities are provided to students of WeSchool, Mumbai?

Ans. The campus has a state of the art facilities that forms an indispensable part of teaching methodology. Welingkar School of Management and Research houses a Conference Room, Innovative Lab, Maker’s Lab, Library, Agri Lab, Auditorium, Brainstorm Room for group conversations, AC Classrooms equipped with audio facilities and a Yoga center for relaxation.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of PGDM?

Ans. Many reputed organizations recruit PGDM candidates of the school among which the top ones are Accenture, Deloitte. Airtel, IBM, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, etc.

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research - [WeSchool], Mumbai : 6 Answered QuestionsView All

• Top Answer By Geetanshu Sachdeva on 29-Oct-2020

Ans. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, commonly known as WeSchool ranked 15th in the top B-School category and bagged 12th position in West Zone by Times of India. Whereas, National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) is among India's reputed business schools. NIBM has been ranked 88th in the 'Top B Schools of India' list. In the Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, (PUMBA) is also a well recognized A graded with five stars Premier Business School in India. The table given below shows a brief overview of both institutions: Particulars WELINGKAR NIBM PUMBA Rank 68th 88th 41st Fees 11.04 lakhs 3.75 LPA + 29K 2lakhs Highest Package INR 13.32-15 LPA. INR 18 LPA INR 16.5 LPA. Average Package INR 8.72-9 LPA. INR 10 LPA INR 6.43 LPA Admission Process:  Welingkar Institute: Candidates must have 50% marks aggregate. Final year candidates are also eligible to apply. Based on CAT/XAT/ATMA/CMAT/MH CET scores candidates will be further intimated for Personal Interview and Group Activity. Fee charges are around INR 14-15 Lakhs. NIBM: Candidates are selected based on CAT, XAT(80%), CMAT(95%) scores, followed by writing tests and interviews. The seat intake is around 120 seats. The course fee for PGDM is 3.75LPA + 29K (Hostel Charges per annum). PUMBA:  Candidates must have passed with 50% marks or CGPA. Maharashtra candidates need to qualify MH-CET. Outside Maharashtra, students can apply through CMAT/CAT/MH-CET. 85% seats are reserved for Maharashtra students and 15 % seats are for non-Maharashtrians. Shortlisted candidates have to register themselves in DTE Maharashtra, where all further procedure and allotment of college takes place. The admission fee is charged around 2 Lakhs for MBA. Infrastructure: In NIBM the campus is centrally air-conditioned and wi-fi approved. Cultural festivals are conducted every year. Poses Auditorium, IT equipped laboratories and digital library. Girl's Residentials are fully furnished with strong security 24X 7. PUMBA has a lush green campus, a perfect environment to develop a manager out of an individual. Placements: Welingkar Institute: Welingkar assures 100% placement to its students. BFSI is the top recruiter of Weklinger, hiring almost 34% of the students. NIBM NIBM assures 100% placement. Axis Bank, Deloitte, Federal Bank, State Bank of India, HDFC Bank are some of the prominent recruiters of NIBM. PUMBA : In the past trends, 96.25% of students got placed from PUMBA. ACC Ltd, ONGC, M&M, TVS, Forbes Marshall, etc are the top hiring companies of PUMBA. Weklinger has a better location and offers comparatively more opportunities than others. For Banking and Finance, NIBM is always a better option. The ultimate choice is upon you and your area of interest.Read more

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• Top Answer By Meghdeepa Mondal on 22-Oct-2020

Ans. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Bangalore is one of the leading B schools in our country. It has expanded into a Deemed to be a university. The institute of courses in UG, PG, diploma, PG diploma, integrated and doctoral programs across many fields. Welingkar Mumbaiis one of the best management institutes in the country by the NIRF rankings 2020. The college is honored as the best B school that offers the best quality education in its field. Faculty: Faculty at NMIMS Bangalore is very helpful and ug affiliates are also available for some subjects who are business experts with up-to-date knowledge. Teaching quality is very good and live projects and guest lectures are always organized for students to get industry exposure. Most of the faculties at Welingkar Mumbai are highly qualified being Ph.D. holders that ensure better quality education to the students. Eligibility: NMIMS Bangalore For admission into bachelor courses, students are required to be 12th pass and for post-graduate courses, students are required to complete graduation with 50% + NMAT. Welingkar Mumbai For admission into any of the courses provided by the college students are required to obtain a valid CAT/XAT/ATMA/GMAT/CMAT score and pass graduation with a minimum of 50% in any stream. Placement: NMIMS Bangalore It has a very dedicated team of professionals and experienced members in the placement cell who always keep a note on various activities.  In the 2019 session, 250 students participated and all of them were successfully placed in 90 above companies. Welingkar Mumbai It achieved 100% placement as all 392 students got placed and more than 291 companies visited the campus among which 50 were new recruiters.  The highest salary package offered to students was INR 21.29 LPA and the average package was recorded to be INR 10 LPA.  Some of the top recruiters of the institute include Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Airtel, Amazon, cognizant, and many more. The details discussed above will assist you in making a wise decision about which college you must opt to. However, the requirements must be filled like the fee and eligibility to ensure your chances of getting admitted.Read more

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• Top Answer By Gargee Sachdeva on 22-Oct-2020

Ans. XISS Ranchi is ranked 76 by NIRF 2020, WESCHOOL Mumbai is ranked 68 by NIRF 2020, SIES Mumbai is ranked 22 by Times 2020, and XIME Bangalore is ranked 56 by India Today for MBA. Given below a brief highlight of the MBA HRM program at these institutes. XISS Ranchi: Admission: Graduate students with above 50% marks in any streams are eligible to apply for the MBA in HRM program at XISS Ranchi. For getting admission a valid CAT/CMAT/XAT score is required. The applicants are selected on the performance in the entrance exam, group discussion, and personal interview. The grand total fees are around 10 lacs. Placements: The highest salary offered is 14 LPA and the average salary offered is 6 LPA. The top recruiters include Tata, ICICI, HDFC Mutual fund, Mahindra Finance. WESCHOOL Mumbai: Admission: Admission to the PGDM HRM at WESCHOOL Mumbai is based on CAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA score, academic performance, work experience, group activity, and personal interview. Placements: The highest salary offered is 12 LPA and the average salary offered is 7 LPA. The top recruiters include Deloitte USI, GEP, Accenture, Nestle, Morgan Stanley. SIES Mumbai: Admission: The basic selection criteria of admission is through the entrance test followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Applicants applying for admission in SIES need to appear for one of these entrance exams, CAT/MAT /XAT/CMAT /ATMA/MH-CET. Placements: The highest salary offered is 18 LPA and the average salary offered is 7 LPA. Some of the major recruiters at SIEM are Aditya Birla Capital, Phoenix, FCB, KPMG, TCS, MARICO, Philips, Reliance Group. XIME Bangalore: Admission: The students having graduate degrees with 50% and above marks are eligible for admission into the MBA HRM program. An entrance test score of 75% and above is required in CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT. The grand total fees for studying at Xime is around 10 lacs. Placements: The highest salary package offered is 16.5 LPA however, the average salary package is 7 LPA. The top recruiters include Deloitte, Infosys, Wipro, HDFC Bank. The placement stats and total fees are similar in all the colleges. The student can choose any of them for an HRM specialization.Read more

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• Top Answer By Deepika Kunwar on 11-Oct-2020

Ans. NMIMS 's School of Business Management ranks on #20th in NIRF's B-School rankings, 2020 and Welingkar ranks #68th on the same. The tabulation given below highlights some of its features: Parameters MBA at NMIMS MBA at Welingkar Placement Percentage 100 100 Campus size (acres) 4.39 3.9 MBA Fee  INR 9.2 LPA INR 5.5 LPA Average Package  INR 14 LPA INR 11 LPA Total Seats 60-180 180 Admission Requirements Both NMIMS and Welingkar admit students on merit and expects students to have at least 50% marks in bachelor's and have the qualifying score of any one exam score in CAT / XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ GMAT/ MAH CET/NMAT followed by GD & PI. Infrastructure and Faculty Welingkar's We School offers more than 11 PGDM programs with 3 international faculty members and more than 35 visiting faculty members from established brands like Edna Group, Shemaroo, Reserve Bank etc. Welingkar has Mumbai's first innovation lab and centre for memetics; a maker's lab; a corporate library; an agri lab and much more. NMIMS is named a top 1 category university by MHRD; and has about 50 Faculty members with awards like the Best Teacher in Operations Management and Dewang Mehta Business School Award. NMIMS' Faculty receive workshop training by Harvard Business School. Placement Facts NMIMS MBA students get the opportunity to intern abroad for two weeks, with Green Contributor in the US and Europe. It has also partnered with more than 1348 companies which include L'Oréal, Reliance, Swiggy etc. The highest package offered in 2020 was INR 38.5 LPA to MBA HR batch. Welingkar MBA students have been recruited by Deloitte, Accenture, Dell, Cinepolis, etc among 291 others in 2020 on the highest domestic CTC of INR 15.12 LPA and INR 21.29 LPA of highest international CTC. The average package offered by international companies including Landmark Group Dubai and Jumbo Electronics was INR 10 LPA to 4 students. Students can make a choice based on special facts mentioned above.Read more

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• Top Answer By Girish Singh on 31-Aug-2020

Ans. IMT Ghaziabad and Welingkar, Mumbai are premier management institutes in India. Between the two institutes, IMT Ghaziabad is more recognized among the recruiters and has a bigger band name. IMT is also ranked higher for MBA by NIRF. Given below is an insight into the PGDM programs offered by the two institutes. Criteria IMT Ghaziabad Welingkar Mumbai Accreditation AICTE AICTE, NBA Rank (by NIRF) 37 68 Entrance exams accepted CAT/XAT/GMAT CAT/XAT/GMAT/ATMA CAT cutoff 90 80 Selection Group Exercise, Personal Interview Group Activity, Personal Interview Student intake 420 180 Fees 17.55 lakhs  11.04 lakhs  Highest International CTC 58.22 LPA 21.29 LPA Highest domestic CTC 34 LPA 19.25 LPA Average CTC 13.60 LPA 9 LPA Top recruiters Airtel, Hero Motocorp, Godrej, Amazon, Deloitte, Apollo Tyres Cisco, ITC, cognizant and Accenture Axis bank, Casio FACTSET, Deloitte, Colgate-Palmolive IBM, Airtel, HP, and Nokia Both colleges have an excellent academic environment and offer decent placement opportunities.  Read more

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