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.

Highlights of Welingkar Bengaluru

Here are some quick facts about Welingkar (WeSchool) Bengaluru:

Official website


Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Application process


Selection criteria

Entrance test and Profile based

Accepted test scores

CAT 2019/ XAT 2020/ ATMA (Feb 2020)/ CMAT 2020/ GMAT(2017 onwards)



Welingkar Bengaluru Awards

  • Ranked 21st nationally and 12th among Private B-Schools in India by Times B-School Survey in February 2017
  • Ranked 9th in Finance Specialists and 8th in metro cities by Outlook Money in 2016.
  • Ranked 11th Nationally and 6th among Private B-Schools in India by Business India in December 2016

Welingkar Bengaluru Courses

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)
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in any stream
  • Obtained a valid score in CAT 2019/ XAT 2020/ ATMA (Feb 2020)/ GMAT (2017 onwards) / CMAT 2020
Post Graduate Diploma in Management E-Business (PGDM E-Business)  120
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Design (PGDM – Business Design)  30

WeSchool PGDM Program Tuition Fee

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

How to Apply for Admission at Welingkar Bengaluru Campus

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:

  • Log on to the Welingkar website
  • Register and Create an account
  • Verify your registered email ID
  • Purchase the application form for INR 2,500 online.
  • Once you pay the application form fee, the form number and password is sent to you on your registered email id
  • Save the form number and password and mention your form number in all your future communications with the institute
  • Watch for the Last Date to Apply – January 26, 2020

Read More: Welingkar Bengaluru Admissions

Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of the following exams followed by Personal Interview:
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
Ph.D PET -

WeSchool Admission Cut Off 

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
IIMs-CAT 2019 80+
XLRI-XAT 2020 80+
NTA-CMAT 2020 80+
ATMA Feb 2020 80+

Read More: Welingkar Bengaluru Courses & Fee 

Welingkar Bengaluru Placements

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:

Program wise Packages for PGDM Programs

2018-20 figures as on 16th Nov' 2019 2017-19
Program Domestic Salary (in lakhs p.a) Domestic Salary (in lakhs p.a)
Average Highest Average Highest
PGDM 9.03 13.6 7.91 12.56
PGDM-eBiz 8.72 13.6 8 12.56
PGDM-BD 8.43 9.8 7.4 10.5

Overall packages for 2018-20 batch

  • Average Package - INR 8.78 LPA
  • Highest Domestic Package - INR 13.6 LPA

Overall packages for 2017-19 batch

  • Average Package - INR 7.9 LPA
  • Highest Domestic Package - INR 12.56 LPA

Read MoreWelingkar Bengaluru Placements

Welingkar Bengaluru Faculty

Faculty members of Welingkar (WeSchool) Bengaluru has highly qualified and experienced faculty. The core members of the faculty are:

  • Dr. Anil Rao Paila
    • Qualification: Ph.D. 
    • Designation: Director & Sr. Dean
  • Dr. Madhavi Lokhande
    • Qualification: Ph.D.
    • Designation: Dean & Professor 
  • Dr. D N Murthy
    • Qualification: Ph.D.
    • Designation: Professor
  • Prof Mohan Chandra
    • Qualification: M.Des, P Dip ID
    • Designation: Asst. Professor
  • Prof Prakash Unnakal
    • Qualification: M.Des.
    • Designation: Asst. Professor 
  • Dr. Anuradha Mahesh
    • Qualification: Ph.D.
    • Designation: Professor
  • Dr. Savitha G R
    • Qualification: Ph.D.
    • Designation: Professor
  • Dr. Jai Raj Nair
    • Qualification: Ph.D.
    • Designation: Professor 
  • Dr. Sonia Mehrotra
    • Qualification: Ph.D. 
    • Designation: Professor 
  • Dr. Madhumitha Guha Majumdar
    • Qualification: Ph.D.
    • Designation: Professor 

Welingkar Bengaluru FAQs

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.

  • Highest package goes up to 24 lacs
  • Lowest - 7 lacs
  • Average - 10.5 lacs

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