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Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai campus is a part of S P Mandali, a charitable trust based in Pune. It offers PGDM, PGP, MMS courses in a number of specializations along with a Ph.D. program in Management Studies. Apart from these courses, the institute also offers part-time, certificate and special courses.
Admissions to various courses are done through different National Level Entrance examinations like CAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ GMAT/ MAH CET followed by GD & PI. Candidates’ academic performance and work experience is also considered during admission.
To know more on selection procedure, candidates can read the article below.
|Institute||Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (We School)|
|Basic admission criteria||Entrance-based|
|Application mode||Online and offline|
|Name of entrance||CAT, XAT, ATMA, GMAT, CMAT, MAH CET, PET|
Selection process mainly focuses on Academic Potential, Sound Fundamentals Personal Qualities, Leadership Qualities, Creative Skills and Work Experience.
For PGDM admission, candidates should have a valid CAT / XAT / ATMA / CMAT/ GMAT/ MAH CET with 50% marks in Bachelor’s degree.
|Course Name||Selection Process|
|PGDM||CAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ GMAT/ CMAT/ MAH CET score followed by Group discussion & Personal interview|
|PGP||Based on an interview conducted by the institute|
|MMS||MAH-MBA/MMS CET/ CAT/ GMAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ XAT score|
|Part-Time MBA||Written test, GD & PI conducted by the institute|
|Post Graduate Diploma/Diploma (1-year) /Diploma (6-month) /Advanced Certificate Course||Merit in the qualifying examination|
|Post Graduate Program (Special) Certificate Program (Special)||Merit in the qualifying examination|
|Ph.D.||PET followed by personal interview|
Merit list for PGDM admission will be prepared considering the following pattern:
|CAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ GMAT/ MAH CET score||50%|
The Selection Process comprises of the following stages:
|Written test (CAT/ XAT/ MH-CET/ ATMA)||140|
|Total for stage 1||170|
|Stage 2 (only students short listed from Stage I will progress to Stage II)||-|
|Extra curricular activities||10|
|Personal interview -I||50|
|Personal interview -II||50|
|Psychometric test & Creativity test||50|
|Total for stage 2||230|
Only short listed candidates will be called after Stage I for Stage II of the selection process.
In the event of the candidate submitting more than one score, the best of the submitted scores will be considered for evaluation.
Students are selected based on a comprehensive review of their application and written test scores instead of minimum performance standards.
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Students are required to produce the following attested certificates in original and 2 sets of photocopies during admission:
Applicants with a good overall profile will be called for GDPI. The parameters of a good profile will include:
These are early interview calls, to benefit the students with a good profile, so they have an opportunity to appear for the GDPI.
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The final selection is based on the composite score of: Entrance Test (35%) +Overall profile (65%)
The Selection process includes the following parameters:
|Qualifying Entrance Test percentile; Best of percentile in CAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA, GMAT and MH-CET will be considered||35%|
|Academics (X,XII, Graduation and Post-Graduation)||65%|
|Group Discussion and Personal Interview|
|Sports, Extra-Curricular activities awards and achievements at District, National, International level, Academic diversity etc.|
|Total Composite Score Merit position of the of above parameters will be used for offering admission to a program||100%|
This will evaluate the student’s response to the essay questions in the form, work experience, if any, how the candidate responds to the activities and questions posed in the GDPI etc.
Main focus is on
Important points to be Noted
To test emotive aspects of leadership, decision making skills, ability to handle stress, team orientation, etc. Group Discussions and Interviews have been added as a part of the selection process.
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