Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research

Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research

Maharashtra CMAT Exam, ATMA Exam, XAT Exam, CAT Exam


WeSchool or Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research has been established in the year 1977 with the vision to provide quality education. The S.P. Mandali's Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) works under the guidance of S.P Mandali Trust, which is one of the oldest trust working in the education sector. It has the features of successfully running 43 educational institutions across the country and more. WeSchool has two different campuses located one in Mumbai and another one in Bengaluru.

There has been some very progressive changes in the past years with the institutes and which is significantly helpful for the education and industry environment. It is known for reinforcing the ties between the academia and industry and bridge the gap. The same finds expression in its contemporary programs and futuristic training; a perfect blend of concepts into real time problems. Along the conventional specializations that are considered an ideal section of management studies, the Institute also offers programs in Business Design, E -Biz, Research and Business Analytics, Rural, Retail, Healthcare and Media and Entertainment as a focused learning programme.

Accreditations, Recognitions

The institutes has achieved certain recongnitions and accreditations.

  • SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System)
  • National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi
  • Mumbai University
  • HRD Ministry, Government of India

International Accreditation

  • ISO 9001:2000 certified institute (BVQi)
  • AACSB (in progress, mentor assigned)
  • EQUIS (in progress)


  • Ranked as the top 50 B-Schools as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) conducted by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

The Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research has been ranked 12th in Private B-School Category nationally and 11th in West Zone by Times of India in their Business School Survey 2017

Available Application Forms

Courses & Fees

Available courses

  • PGDM (with specializations in Marketing,Finance, HR, Operations)
  • PGDM E-Biz
  • PGDM Business Design
  • PGDM Research and Business Analytics
  • PGDM Health Care Management
  • PGDM Media & Entertainment
  • PGDM Rural Management (Emerging Economies)
  • PGDM Retail Management
  • MMS

Post Graduate Diploma in Management – PGDM

The postgraduate diploma in management or commonly known as PGDM is the professional learning courses of the Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research. It offers the specialization in Marketing, Human Resources, Finance and Operation of any typical management system. During the course of learning, it helps to discover and find the true potential of students. During the rigor practicing and focused hard work will help students to choose the specialization of their choice in the various management fields.

The institute has a strong commitment to develop thought leaders and masters of innovation in management with the comprehensive business management courses it offers. In order to meet the challenges of tomorrow, the institute is constantly working on the path for development.

This flagship programme has the scope and opportunity to incorporate these new trends while providing the basics of management education. It develop and grow the world-class managers with strong analytical tools, business philosophies and exposure to real-life unstructured situations and get the best resources for the business world.

Total no of Seats  - 60 (At Bengaluru Campus)

Admission Process


  • The candidate should have a minimum 50% in graduation, which must be completed by June 2018
  • Candidate should have taken CAT (2017) conducted by the IIMs for the year specified in the advertisement ( here, IIMS have no role in the Welingkar admission process) and /or/ XAT (2018) / and / or ATMA (2018) and / or CMAT (2018) and / or MH-CET (2018) and / or GMAT (2015 onwards)

Selection Process

WeSchool's has a unique Profile based selection process. It assigns significant value to the academic performances, work experience, Group Activity, Personal Interview along with the written test scores of an individual.


The admissions are based on merit only after successfully completing the selection process. Strictly no discrimination is made on the basis of the state from which graduation certificate is obtained or by any other mean. Along this, there are no reservations for linguistic minorities either during the admission.

GD & PI Centers

  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru





Tuition Fees & Other

₹ 5,50,000/- p.a

₹ 5,50,000/- p.a

Library Deposit

₹ 4000/- (refundable)

₹ 4000/- (refundable)

Hostel Fees

₹ 90,000/- p.a. to ₹ 150,000/- p.a.
Plus a deposit of ₹ 5000/- (refundable)

₹ 1,38,500/- p.a.
Plus a deposit of ₹ 5000/- (refundable)

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Contact Person

102/103, Electronic City Phase 1,

Next to Telephone Exchange,

Hosur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka.