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Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

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Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai


Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, also known as Welingakar is one of the top management colleges in India. The college has two campuses, i.e. Mumbai and Bangalore. WeSchool Mumbai is known for its 2-year full-time flagship PGDM program to its students. Apart from this, the college also offers a PGDM program in Business Design, E-Business, Research & Business Analytics, Healthcare Management, Retail Management, Rural Management, Media & Entertainment. Admission to the PGDM programs of the college is offered o the basis of  CAT, XAT, ATMA, and GMAT scores. WeSchool's Unique Profile-based selection process assigns significant value to academic performances, work experience, Group Activity, Personal Interviews along with written test scores.

Welingkar Mumbai offers is the sixth educational institute from Mumbai to appear as 68th among the top 100 Best Management Institutes in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) list of 2022. The college has International links with foreign universities like Audencia Nantes, France; VHL University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; University of Haifa, Israel; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel; Tel Aviv University, Israel; IDC Herzliya, Israel; Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Grand MacEwan College, Canada; Otto Fredrich Universitat, Bamberg, Germany; IESEG, F School of Management, France; Curtin University, Australia; University of Lincoln, UK, University of Western Australia, Australia; Sogang University, Korea among others. 

Welingkar Mumbai Quick Facts 

  • Male Vs Female Ratio: The male to female ratio of the institute is 49.85% to 50.15%
  • The “Global Citizen Leader Program (GCL)” of the Institute is one of the key differentiators of the learning experience at WeSchool. Integrated into all the PGDM programs. 
  • Courses Offered: WeSchool Mumbai offers MMS,PGDM,PGPM & Doctoral PhD.& part-time Master Programs 
  • Awards: Welingkar Institute of Management has been honored the ‘special jury mention for excellence’ in employability through industry.
  • Placements: During Welingkar Mumbai Placements 2023, the highest salary stood at INR 22 LPA & the average salary stood at INR 12.30 LPA.




Welingkar Mumbai Courses


Course Eligibility


Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent
Duration: 2 years
Seat Intake: 120


A minimum of 50% in graduation recognized by the University/Institute duly completed by June 2023.
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: CAT 2022/ XAT 2023/ ATMA / CMAT 2023/ GMAT (2020 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


Minimum 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

Ph.D. Management Studies

Candidates 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: Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET)



Welingkar Mumbai Placements 2023

Welingkar Mumbai has started its 2023 placement drive. The highest salary stood at INR 22 LPA which increased by about 22% as compared to the previous year. The average salary stood at INR 12.30 LPA. Recruiters like Adani Wilmar Ltd, Amazon, Accenture Technology, Capgemini, CBRE etc participated in the placement drive. The programme–wise salary statistics of Welingkar Mumbai Placements 2023 is mentioned below:

Welingkar Mumbai Scholarships

  • Dr. G: Sun Jewels Scholarship for PGDM Business Design - The scholarship encourages high-potential students from underprivileged families or single-parent families, who struggle to pay the required tuition fees of the PGDM Programme. The selected student will also need to fulfill the continuous assessment measures of WeSchool. This initiative covers One full-tuition fee scholarship for choosing to pursue PGDM Business Design.
  • Dr. Rinti Banerjee Scholarship for PGDM Healthcare Management -This scholarship covers 50% of the fee for one woman student of the PGDM Healthcare student with an MBBS background. The scholarship was started in 2022, to encourage female MBBS students to pursue management education in healthcare. This scholarship is expected to attract more women medicos to Management and hopes to increase women in leadership positions in the healthcare sector.

Welingkar Mumbai Faculty

The faculty members of Welingkar Welingkar Mumbai has highly qualified and experienced faculty. The core members of the faculty are:

Group Director: Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe

PGDM e-business

Assistant Professor & Program Incharge- E Biz.

Prof. Sandeep Kelkar

PGDM Business Design


Prof. Piyush Goghari

PGDM Research & Business Analytics


Prof. Chandrakant Nimkar


Senior Associate Dean- Healthcare Management 

Prof. Dr. Bhagwati Prasad

PGDM-Media & Entertainment

Senior Associate Dean- Media & Entertainment & Business Design

Mr. Anand James Dev


Associate Dean- Rural Management

Prof. Vineel Bhurke


Dean academics

Prof. Swapna Pradhan

Welingkar Mumbai Mumbai FAQs

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

Ans. For the upcoming flagship PGDM batch 2023-25 of WeSchool Mumbai, The approved intake is 180. Further, the total seat capacity of the PGDM Hybrid Program at the institute is 540. 

Ques. 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. 

Ques. 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.

Ques. 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. 

Ques. 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.

Ques. 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. For more information, click here

Ques. 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
  • Library
  • Corporate Library
  • Auditorium
  • Agri Lab
  • Management Development Program Classroom
  • Nirvana Hall for Yoga

Ques. 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.

Ques. 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.

Ques. 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.

Ques. 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:

Ques. 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

Ques. What is the intake capacity for respective courses at Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. The intake capacity for respective courses at Welingkar School (WeSchool) for 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.

Ques. What if a candidate wants batch transfer at Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. The candidates at Welingkar Mumbai (WeSchool) can apply for a batch transfer within four years from the initial date of admission. Batch transfers are only available for students who have not taken any exams in the batch selected at the time of examination.

Ques. How is the placement record of Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. During Welingkar Mumbai Placements 2023, the highest salary stood at INR 22 LPA & the average salary stood at INR 12.30 LPA. Recruiters like Adani Wilmar Ltd, Amazon, Accenture Technology, Capgemini, CBRE etc participated in the placement drive.

Ques. Who are the notable alumni of Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. Notable alumni of Welingkar  Mumbai are  Shirish Joshi, Vice President (Channels, India & SAARC), Cisco Systems (India), Jiggy George, Director (India & South Asia Cartoon Network Enterprises), Cartoon Network; Tito Idicula, Co-founder and Director at Programming Hub and many others.

Ques. How is the faculty at Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. The college has a core faculty base of 71 with over 108 visiting faculty members and 72 guest speakers with versatile corporate experience. The core faculty is a rich mix of academicians and professors who have a sound corporate experience and are dedicated to students. Much learned and qualified faculty members are there to guide students at the institute.

Ques. Can an extension be taken at Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. Yes, this can be done in situations where one is not able to successfully finish the program within 4 years from the date of admission. For this, you are supposed to seek a 1-year extension by opting for re-registration. This holds true even if you have a single paper or project report pending after 4 years. However, re-registration can be requested only twice. i.e. you have 2 more years after the initial 4 years to complete all pending papers and projects. Post that, you will have to enroll as a fresh student.

Ques. What is the best part about Welingkar Mumbai?

Ans. Although, it provides multifarious facilities like that of hostel, amphitheater, information centre, cafeteria, recreation centre, library, etc to the students. but one thing that it is known for is Mumbai’s first Innovation Lab, InnoWE, where students and faculty members may study various aspects viz. study on Social Innovation, Innovations in Finance, Business model innovation, product design innovation among others. Not only this, the alumni of the institute are also welcomed so warmly which escalates affiliation with the college.

WeSchool Fees & Eligibility





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Executive Programme

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PG Program

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PG Program

₹18,880 (Total Fees)


Contact Details

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