Established in 1977, S. P. Mandali’s Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, also known as WeSchool is a part of the prestigious S. P. Mandali, Pune. Keeping design and innovation its’ core, the institute endeavors to provide newer avenues to students towards achieving excellence in all spheres of life and nurture them to become Global Citizen Leaders. It 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 2020. Besides being been ranked among the top Private B-Schools, India by NHRDN (National HRD Network) B-School Ranking; it has also been ranked among the top 100 B-Schools as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) conducted by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

The B-School constantly endeavors to create an eco-system for management education best suited to meet the needs of growing professionals. Pioneering a customized approach in management education, WeSchool is shaping corporate managers with insights in modern-day retail, healthcare, e-commerce, BFSI, media through full-time Two year PGDM programs in Business Analytics and Research, Business Design, E-Commerce, Media and Entertainment, Rural, Retail and Healthcare Management. It also offers MMS (Master in Management Studies), a 2-year full-time Master’s Degree course offering specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, and Operations.

Quick Facts
- Beyond the classroom learning on campus: WeSchool understands that learning is best acquired when knowledge is applied and assimilated through experience. Hence, WeSchool has various centers of learning, such as Development Center, Finance GYM, Finance Lab, organizes industry roundtables/alumni roundtables.
- International collaborations: To promote knowledge exchange we collaborate with international Business Schools, University and educational institutes/bodies Our prominent partners for specific projects have been- VMS- MIT, USA (Venture Mentoring Services); Harvard Business School has partnered with a colloquium on Participant Centered Learning: Linneaus Palme Scholarship program, Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL), USA on the Global Citizen Leadership Program. The CCL has been providing training for Fortune 500 companies.
- Our partner Universities are 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; 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.

WeSchool Mumbai Highlights

Founded In | Institute Type 1977 | Private
Affiliated University University of Mumbai
Approved By AICTE, NBA, and MHRD
College Type Private
Popular Course PGDM
Entrance Exam


Admission Mode Online
Library Books: 40,000+
How to Reach 3 Km away from Matunga Railway Station 14.3 km away from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Official Website

WeSchool Mumbai Ranking

  • WeSchool achievements in the academic year 2018-2019 reflect the energy, innovation, and passion of the WE team on campus. 
  • WeSchool was awarded the special jury mention for excellence in employability through industry engagement at the 6th FICCI Higher Education Excellence Award 2019, Delhi.
  • WeSchool recognized as the 'Best Performing Institution Innovation Council of West Zone' (WRO) by the Ministry of Human Resources Development - Innovation Cell (MIC) in coordination with AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).
  • WeSchool has been ranked 11th among the top Private B-Schools India category, India by NHRDN (National HRD Network) B-School Ranking 2018-2019.
  • WeSchool has won AICTE-CII IndPact Award for Best Industry-Linked Institute at Education Summit celebrating industry-academia collaborations, New Delhi. The award is an outcome of the AICTE-CII Survey of Industry-linked Technical Institutes 2019 from across 9,000 institutes. Only 3000 Institutes were shortlisted after a short survey among which 10 institutes won the award. WeSchool, Mumbai in the Management Institute Category, was among the winning institutes. 
  • WeSchool won the ‘Special Mention by Jury’ award for its' contribution in management education and best student category at the 40th Bombay Management Association (BMA) Academic Awards 2019.
  • WeSchool has also been acknowledged as the ‘Champion of Rural Markets 2018’ for advocating rural growth through Management Education, at the 6th Annual Economic Times, Rural Strategy Summit, Delhi.

WeSchool Mumbai Courses

WeSchool offers two years full-time AICTE approved PGDM programs. The pedagogy includes lectures, on-field industrial projects, simulation games promoting cross-functional leadership which is delivered by industry experts from leading companies. WeSchool benchmarks its syllabus as against top International and Indian Business Schools. A brief about the same is tabulated below:

PGDM Courses

PGDM Program Name Eligibility Mumbai Campus Intake Bengaluru Campus Intake
Post Graduate Program in Management (PGDM)
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in any stream
  • Obtained a valid score in CAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ GMAT (2017 onwards) / CMAT
180 60
Post Graduate Diploma in Management E-Business (PGDM E-Business)  60 120
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Design (PGDM – Business Design)  60 30
PGDM Research and Business Analytics  60 -
PGDM Healthcare Management  60 -
PGDM Media and Entertainment  60 -
PGDM Retail Management 60 -
PGDM Rural Management 60 -

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

Check: WeSchool Mumbai Courses and Fees

How to Apply for Admission at Welingkar Mumbai

Applying to Welingkar’s 2 Year Full-Time PGDM Programs is an easy and systematic process. Application for PGDM Admission at Welingkar Mumbai 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 2500 online.
  • Once you pay the application form fee, the Application Form number is sent to you on your registered email id.
  • Save the form number and mention your form number in all your future communications with the institute.
  • Watch for the Last Date to Apply – January 26, 2020

Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of the following exams followed by Personal Interview:
Course Entrance Test Read more
PGDM CAT Click here
XAT Click here
CMAT Click here
ATMA (Dec. & Feb. test score accepted) Click here
GMAT 2017 onwards Click here
Ph.D PET -

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WeSchool Admission Cut Off 

WeSchool, Mumbai and 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+

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WeSchool Mumbai Placements

The Career Management Centre (CMC) provides our students with exciting career opportunities, through various placements across multiple networks. A brief about the same are listed below:

2018 – 2020 figures as on Nov 16, 2019



Domestic Salary 
(in lakhs p.a)

Top 5 recruiters

Domestic Salary 
(in lakhs p.a)






International Highest Package




Deloitte USI, GEP, Accenture, Nestle, Morgan Stanley







Hewlett Packard, PWC US Advisory, Crisil, Kantar Group, Capgemini







Bisleri, Nestle India Limited, Accenture, Kantar Group, Wipro, 







PWC US Advisory, Accenture, Infosys, L&T Infotech, EY







Infosys, Manipal Cigna Health Insurance, Philips India Ltd, Keva, ICICI Bank




PGDM- Rural 9.44 13.6 Deloitte USI, Schneider Electric, Axis Bank, Accenture, Infosys 7.95 10.07 (-)
PGDM-ME 8.66 18 IPG Mediabrands, Infosys, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Prudential 7.28 10 (-)
PGDM-RBA 9.69 13.94 Deloitte USI, Accenture, EY, GEP, CITI 8.72 15.12 21.29

Check: WeSchool Mumbai Placements

Overall packages for 2017-19 batch:

  • Average Package – INR 8.24 LPA 
  • Highest domestic Package – INR15.12 LPA
  • Highest International Package – INR 21.29 LPA

Interim package for 2018-20 batch:

  • Average Package – INR 9 LPA
  • Highest domestic Package – INR 18 LPA

WeSchool Mumbai Faculty

A brief about the core faculty members of the institute are as follows:

Name Designation
Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe Group Director
Prof. Dr. Pradeep H. Pendse Dean Academics (Part-Time Masters Programs)  & Chief Technology Officer
Prof. Dr. S. T. Gondhalekar Dean-Operations & Entrepreneurship (OMB)
Prof. Smeeta Bhatkal Dean-BFSI
Prof. Vanita Patel Dean-Finance
Prof.  Dr. Swapna Atul Pradhan Dean Academics( Full Time Programs )

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WeSchool Mumbai FAQs

Ques. Does the institute 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 is the address of WeSchool Bangalore Campus?

Ans. The address of WeSchool Bangalore Campus is listed below:

102/103, Electronic City Phase 1,
Next to Telephone Exchange,
Hosur Road, Bengaluru-560100

Ques. What are the facilities provided by the institute?

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