Admission in Welingkar Institute Of Management MBA 2015Welingkar Institute of Management MBA 2017 is open. MBA in Welingkar Institute of Management is offered to eligible students in six different programmes at two campuses. Candidates with a valid score in CAT 2016, XAT 2017, ATMA (2016-2017), MHCET (2017), GMAT (2014) and CMAT (2017) can apply for the Welingkar MBA Admission 2017. Complete details of Welingkar Institute MBA Admission 2017 is given here for interested MBA aspirants such as college ranking, fee structure, application form and other relevant details.

Welingkar MBA Admission 2017

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, now known as WE School, offers 2 year full time programs PGDM. According to Outlook, Welingkar Institute of Management is ranked among the top 10 B Schools in India. CNBC TV 18 “A List of B Schools” has ranked We School as the 10th in Top Private B-Schools, and the Welingkar ranking in international linkages is 8th. As per Times B School ranking for Welingkar in its 2014 survey, it is the 15th best in India, and ranked 7th in the West Zone.


Welingkar Institute Management invites online application for Welingkar MBA Admissions for 2 year full time Post Graduate Programs in Management (PGDM) for session 2017-19. PGDM Programs 2017-2019 at Mumbai & Bengaluru Campus Programs include :

  • PGDM
  • PGDM E-Biz
  • PGDM Business Design
  • PGDM – Retail Management
  • PGDM – Healthcare Management
  • PGDM Rural Management.

Shortlisted Candidates

The list of shortlisted candidates for Next stage has been published by the officials. The shortlist is on the basis of composite score which is a sum of the weightages of written test score + past academic performance + work experience as per details provided by you.

Application Form

Candidates are now able to fill their online application form the official website. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria at least once before applying. Direct link to fill the online application form is also posted here. Candidates may also note that last date to apply for Welingkar MBA Admission 2017 (PGDM) is 31 Mar 2017.

How to Apply

  1. Log on to
  2. Click on the section showing Online Application for PGDM Admissions 2017-2019 (PGDM / PGDM E-Biz / PGDM Business Design/PGDM-Retail Management/ PGDM – Healthcare Management / PGDM Rural Management)
  3. Enter the Form Number and Password provided in your Application kit / email.
  4. After authentication, you will be allowed to start filling the Online Form. Your Form Number will appear automatically on the form.
  5. Using the guidelines for filling the Online Form provided in the pages ahead, fill in your details correctly. The online form captures information in 4 sections.
  6. You will need to fill in all 4 sections to go to the next step of downloading the “PDF” Form.
  7. Complete filling the form by answering the essay questions. The Essay questions need to be handwritten.

4 Simple Steps to Complete the Application Process

Step 1: Log on to the Online Application Process on the Welingkar website-, using the Form Number and Password.

Step 2: On completing the online form, download the PDF form to fill out the essay questions.

Step 3: Insert the form duly filled, with your recent passport size colour photograph affixed, attested photocopy of graduation marksheet and certificate if you have completed your graduation, documents pertaining to your work experience in case you have work experience, photocopies of your written test registration number and scores & send it to the Mumbai campus in the envelope provided by the Institute.

Step 4: Once the CAT / ATMA / XAT / CMAT / MHCET / GMAT (2014 onwards) results are declared, log on to and submit your score and percentile. The responsibility of submitting the score online is that of the student. If the Institute does not receive the CAT and / or ATMA and / or XAT and / or CMAT and / or MHCET / or GMAT (2014 onwards) scores or percentile on or before the specified dates from the student, the student’s candidature will not be considered for the short listing process. The list of short listed candidates will be communicated only through the website –, it is the student’s responsibility to look up the same and respond appropriately.

The Institute is not responsible to process your Application if you do not complete any of the above steps in time.

Please note:

  1. Providing or uploading false information shall be treated as fraudulent activity and the candidature/admission shall be cancelled. The candidate shall be liable for criminal prosecution.
  2. Even if, at a later stage it is found that, the candidate has furnished wrong information and/or submitted false and/or forged documents then the candidate shall lose claim on the admission. He/she shall forfeit the entire fees of the course and also be liable for legal/penal action.

Eligibility Criteria

Should have taken CAT (2016) conducted by the IIMs for the year specified in the advertisement (IIMS have no role in the Welingkar admission process) and /or/ XAT (2017) / and / or ATMA (2016-2017) and / or CMAT (2017) and / or MH-CET (2017) and / or GMAT (2014 onwards).


Any Graduate from university recognized by AIU with minimum of 50% marks at their graduation level Preference will be given to individuals with a healthcare background including MBBS / BDS / BAMS / BHMS / B.PT (Physiotherapy) / B.OT (Occupational Therapy) / B.E (Biomedical Engineering) / B. Pharm / M. Pharm / BSc. Nursing / BSc – Life Sciences / MSc.

For all others courses

A minimum 50% in graduation, which must be completed by June 2017.

Selection Process

Welingkar MBA Selection Stage I involves allotment of marks on the basis of written test (out of 100), psychometric test, past academic performance, and work experience.

Component Maximum Marks
Written test (WT) 100
Psychometric Test 100
Past Academic performance (PAR) 50
Work experience (WE) 10
Total for stage I 260

Only those students who are shortlisted on the basis of marks given in stage I, are called for Group Discussion, Personal Interview. Stage II for Welingkar MBA comprises of the following parameters.

Component Maximum Marks
Group discussion (GD) 100
Personal interview 100
Written Communication 20
Total for stage II 220

The final selection of the students is based on the overall performance on 480 marks.

Students will be offered admission to a program basis of their preference AND their suitability / fit with a program identified on the basis of their performance in the entire process.

Welingkar MBA Fee (Last Year)

Last year the Welingkar MBA Fees for all the courses is Rs. 4,30,000. Please note that this Welingkar PGDM Fees is only Tuition Fee.

Welingkar Institute of Management offers PGDM, PGDM – E – Biz, PGDM Business Design, PGDM Health Care Management, PGDM – Retail Management and, PGDM Rural Management (Emerging Economies). The tuition fee, hostel fee and such components of the MBA fee structure in Welingkar Institute of Management is as follows.

Component Fee
PGDM Tuition Fee Rs 430000 p.a.
Hostel Fee at Welingkar Bengaluru Rs 90000 to Rs 100000
Hostel Fee at Welingkar Mumbai Rs 90000 to Rs 140000
Hostel fee deposit Rs 5000

Candidates may please note that the Welingkar MBA fee structure is tentative and subject to change. The figures given here are as per latest information brochure, however may vary as per fee revisions.

Welingkar MBA Cut Off

Candidates who seek admission in MBA in Welingkar, often enquire about cut offs. Aspirants are requested to note that the total score of 220 in Stage I will then be used to shortlist students for Stage II of the selection process. Therefore all applicants will not be called for Stage II. Students should note that being called for Stage II is dependant on 4 parameters as mentioned above and not only on the Written Test Score.

Hence a specific percentile CAT / XAT / CMAT / ATMA / MHCET cut-off for being invited to Stage II does not apply.

  • For Welingkar MBA / PGDM, on the basis of the percentile obtained in the said exams, the institute will assign a score out of 100 using a statistical normalization process.
  • In case, the student has given multiple test percentiles, the highest will be considered.

Welingkar Mumbai and Bengaluru Placement Statistics

The Welingkar Institute of Management has offered admissions to a diverse range of students. A number of them have been from engineering, arts, commerce, and other backgrounds. Some have been selected with less than 3 years work experience, whereas some have as many as more than 4 years of experience. Specialization in finance, HR, marketing, operations, business design, healthcare management, and rural management are offered.

Placement Highlights of 2014

Over 177 companies on campus & 85 new companies.

Type of company Highest package / per annum Average package / per annum
Domestic Rs 20 Lakh Rs 7.8 Lakh
International Rs 16.2 lakh Rs 14.28 lakh

Apart from Welingkar MBA, some other options that can be explored at the Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research elaborated here.

Welingkar MBA Part Time

Welingkar Institute of Management provides PGDM Executive Program (Part Time) at Bengaluru Campus, and Three Years Part Time Master Degree. The course structure aims to provide quality learning experience to transform high potential managers into powerful leaders. This intensive program is so designed as to enhance skills and capabilities essential for responsible positions at senior management.

Welingkar MBA Distance Learning

At Welingkar, one can also pursue various part-time Diploma, and Certification Programs and Post Graduate Diploma In Management through hybrid learning format. The hybrid programs at WeSchool have been accredited by the erstwhile Distance Education Council (DEC), an apex agency, responsible for recognizing Open and Distance Learning Institutions in India.

MBA Admission through CAT

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