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

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

S.P. Mandali's Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) or Welingkar Education was established in 1977. The institute works under the patronage of S.P Mandali Trust which is one of the oldest trust in the field of education. Ever since its inception, the institute has been climbing the ladders of success. Known for having strong ties with the industry and the academia, the Institute excels in training and contemporary programmes. This is an autonomous institute and affiliated to the University of Mumbai.

Its work in the field of education has given it new dimensions of ecological concern, social impact, and nation-building. The Institute has a series of global tie-ups thus having an international network of brains all working together to make the Institute better. In addition to the basic management courses provided by a management institution, Welingkar Institute of Management also provides specialization in  E -Biz, Research and Business Analytics, Business Design, Retail, Rural, Healthcare and Media and Entertainment.

Here are some of the key highlights of the Institute:

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

Year of Establishment



S.P Mandali Trust
University of Mumbai
SAQS, Global Affiliation
Official Website
 ISO 9001:2000 certified
WeSchool Accreditation National Board of Accreditation [NBA]
Welingkar Institute of Management Address

Lakhamsi Napoo Road, Near Matunga (Central Rly.), Mumbai- 400 019


Classrooms, Internet-enabled campus, Hostel Facilities


Postgraduate, Diploma, Certificate Programmes
Welingkar Institute of Management Fees


Protsahan Scholarship, 1-semester tuition fee waiver, Sponsored foreign internship, Sponsored laptop

It has a distance education program and it is recognized by Distance Education Council. The institute is accredited by the South Asian Quality Assurance System [SAQS] and National Board of Accreditation [NBA] and the course is approved by All India Council for Technical Education. Prin. L.N.Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) has is one of the leading institutes for progressive higher education. It has an industry structured course of study which will help the students. 

It aims to provide the nation with the global leaders in business and management hence shaping the country and the world with its business owners and leaders. The Institute provides a well-planned curriculum along with relevant exposures and interactions. The Welingkar Institute of Management admission is offered in different programs of management and related field.

Furthermore, Welingkar Institute of Management gives opportunities for International Exposure along with domestic learning. Students are invited for numerous projects and internships in countries like Romania, Germany, USA, Denmark, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Sweden. The Institute also provides the following experience:

  • Research on “Strategies on Alternate Energy-based Business ecosystems in rural India” in association with Stanford Design School for Change Centre
  • Project on the streets of Mumbai for public transport observed by Business Design students
  • An opportunity to study at Mälardalen University, Sweden, School of Innovation, Design, and Engineering offering Creativity and Innovation Management

Welingkar Institute of Management Quick Links:

Welingkar Institute of Management Courses:

Discipine Course Specialisation
Management              PGDM

Retail Management

Rural Management

Healthcare Management

Business Design

Media And Entertainment

E Business

Post graduate diploma

Management Research And Business Analytics



Human Resource




Master in Marketing Management [MMM]

Business Management


Human Resource Management

Operation Management


Operations Management


Business Management

Retail Management



Supply Chain & Operations Management


Operations Management


Public Relations


Financial Management

Sales And Marketing


Export Import Management

Business Management / Orchard Management

Human Resources

Operation Management

Supply Chain Management

Retail Management


Welingkar Institute of Management Ranking and Awards:

In addition to the state of the art infrastructure and reputation, the institute also has its fair share of awards and rankings. Some of them are mentioned below.

  • AICTE-CII awarded the Institute with National Award For 'Best Industry Linked Management Institute' In India in the year 2015. 
  • Bombay Management Association at it's 40th award function awarded the institute with "Special Mention by jury".
  • Ranked among the top 100 B-Schools as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)
  • WeSchool has been ranked 11th among the top Private B-Schools in India by the National HRD Network in 2018-2019
  • Ranked 12th in the Private B-School Category and 11th in West Zone by Times of India in their Business School Survey (2017)
  • It ranked 18th Nationally and 5th in Western Region, National HRD Network and People Matters (2016)
  • Ranked 'No.1' for Placements, Outlook Money ‘Best MBA Finance Rankings 2016’

Welingkar Institute of Management Placements:

The Career Management Centre (CMC) provides our students with exciting career opportunities, through various placements across multiple networks. Welingkar placements are one of the highest for a B-school in the country. This school prepares the students into global citizens who are ready to take the task of leading the business. 

  • The Institute is visited by over 291 companies and students have been selected to work abroad.
  • The major career options offered to the students are Analyst, Consultant, Trainee, Assistant and Sales Manager.
  • Welingkar placements include companies providing internship opportunities
  • The major sectors in which placement happens are IT, Banking, Finance, Consulting, Research, Manufacturing and Retail.
  • International Internships are also provided to the students
  • Proper guidance prior to the recruitments is given to all the students

Welingkar Institute of Management Partner Universities:

Welingkar partners with many National and International partnerships with many universities. This facilitates student exchange, joint research and market studies. The universities that are partnered are:

  • Audencia Nantes
  • Ben-Gurian University of the Negev
  • Copenhagen Business School
  • Curtin University
  • IDC Herzliya
  • IESEG School of Management
  • MacEwan College
  • Malardalen University
  • Otto Fredrich Universitat
  • Sogang University
  • Tel Aviv University
  • University of Haifa
  • University of Western Australia
  • VHL University of Applied Sciences

Welingkar Institute of Management Infrastructure Facilities:

Welingkar institute of Management Mumbai Campus has state of the art facilities and they are very well maintained by the college administration. 

  • WiFi and Innovation labs help the students to understand the concepts better.
  • Library has over 40,000 books on management and multimedia content.
  • Brainstorm room to have group conversations and discussions.
  • Classrooms are air-conditioned and students have access to LCD and OHP. They are facilitated with sound systems, internet and video conferencing.
  • Yoga hall for sessions to relax body and soul.
  • Hostel facilities are provided for both boys and girls.

Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Welingkar Institute of Management Eligibility Criteria:


Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidate should have passed their graduate degree from a recognized University.
  • Candidate should have secured a minimum of 50% in any stream.
  • Candidate should have a valid CAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ MH-CET/ GMAT score.


  • Candidate should have a bachelor's degree in any field.
  • Candidate should appear for the entrance exam conducted by the Institute.


  • Candidate should have either passed with minimum 45% of marks in aggregate or appeared at the final year examination in any Bachelor's degree course recognized by the Association of India Universities to be eligible for Common Entrance Test (CET).


  • Candidate should have completed Bachelors degree in 10+2+3 or equivalent with 2 years of work experience.


  • Candidate should have passed Master's Degree with minimum 55% marks or M.Phil.
  • Candidate must be a Graduate from a recognized university.
  • Candidate should have completed HSC (10+2) education in any discipline.
  • Candidate should be a diploma holder (10+2+3) from recognized institutes in a discipline as per the required course subjects.

Welingkar Institute of Management Admissions:

Welingkar Institute Admissions happen on the basis of government entrance exams and as per the guidelines laid down by the University of Mumbai. This college has all Online process and the selections happen based on the entrance exam marks.

  • The Admissions are taken on the basis of relevant entrance exam marks.
  • The College conducts a GD and PI round after which the final seats are alotted.
  • The Welingkar Institute of Management Mumbai Cut Off for admissions vary according to the number of students applying for the course and the marks obtained in the entrance exams

Courses and Fees Structure of Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

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Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  11 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 17,700
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 7,500
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning
Diploma  6 month(s), Distance Learning
Diploma  11 month(s), Full Time
Diploma in Business Management  1 year(s), Distance Learning
Master in Financial Management [MFM]  3 year(s), Part Time Rs. 1.70 Lakh
Master in Human Resource Development & Management [MHRDM]  3 year(s), Part Time Rs. 1.70 Lakh
Master in Information Management [MIM]  3 year(s), Part Time Rs. 1.70 Lakh
Master in Management Studies [MMS]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master in Marketing Management [MMM]  3 year(s), Part Time Rs. 1.70 Lakh
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  1 year(s) 10 month(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11 Lakh
Post Graduate Programme  11 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 17,700
Post Graduate Programme  11 month(s), Full Time Rs. 1.64 Lakh

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Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  11 month(s), Full Time Rs. 45,000
Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma  6 month(s), Distance Learning

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 41 Student's Reviews 7.8/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 38/41 students

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

MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 32
Economic Times 16
Business Today 33
The Week 29

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE; affiliated to University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

Hostel Details

Welingkar Institute of Management Hostel Facilities:

The institute provides separate hostels for boys and girls available within 2 km from the college. The are built with world class amenities and great infrastructure facilities.

  • Welingkar Institute of Management Facilities include different hostels for boys and girls.
  • 24 X 7 internet connectivity is available to the students.
  • Admissions to the hostel are on the basis of first come first serve. 
  • The Rooms are equipped with modern facilities.
  • The Hostel provides a Mess facility.
  • The Hostel provides a recreational room for various indoor and outdoor activities.


Computer labs

Contact Details and Location

Address : Lakhamshi Nappo Road, Near Matunga (Central Rly),Maharashtra
Website :

Student Reviews

Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2018

One of the best colleges for PGDM in terms of industry exposure and academics. The faculties are best in class faculties and industry experts and the availability of relevant study materials. 


There won't be many clubs to participate in except the Impact for cricket, startup and innovation club. But you can be a member of the placement, management, alumni committee.

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2020

The class timings start at 8.30 am and ends at 1.30 pm. The college timings differ based on the availability of the faculty.

The faculty is from the industry with a lot of experience in their field of expertise. The experience in the college is phenomenal as everyone has a unique taste to put forth and works hard to be better.


Many educational programs take place in the course where there are humongous experienced people from industries such as tech, media, entertainment, journalists, and many others.

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2012
  • The daily routine at Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai is very hectic.
  • The quality of teaching at the University is unique.
  • The overall experience at the college is very good.

  • The student societies at Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai have various club for each stream.
  • The life in college is very energetic.

Master of Management Studies (Management Studies), batch of 2015
  • Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research has a very organised structure for every department.
  • The Academic Deliverables cell is responsible for the scheduling of classes, projects and tests.
  • All this information is also available in the e-learn portal for students.
  • There are in total 16 courses to choose from, including postgraduate, part-time and distance learning.
  • The teaching is excellent as the faculty share their years of experience with students.
  • The professors share their email ID and mobile number and can be contacted anytime for questions.

  •  Several prominent international faculties, have visited WE over the past few months and have provided the students deep and varied insights into trade and business scenarios in their countries and worldwide.

  •  IMPACT is the cricket club of Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research.
  • There is a cultural event every year which gives an opportunity to showcase talents.

  • Ragging is strictly prohibited in Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research.
  • There is a socially nice atmosphere in the campus.
  • Everyone here is very generous.

Master of Management Studies (Management Studies), batch of 2016
  • The quality of teaching is very good at Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research.
  • The overall experience is quite good at this college.

  • in Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, social atmosphere is good here. You can meet people from diverse background and there few very good south-Indian restaurants nearby college.
  • An overall happening college life we can say.

Discussion Forum


Hi Govind!

PGDM-Rural Management (Emerging Economies)
'Creating Corporate Managers with Rural Insights'
2 Year Full - Time, Recognized by AICTE
Present intake :  Mumbai - 60 seats
Program Objective
Weschool's PGDM-Rural Management (Emerging Economies) program has stemmed from the need of the corporate sector for Managers/future leaders who have a deep understanding and premium knowledge about the rural sector of India in terms of the needs and aspirations, lifestyle, culture and beliefs of the people residing in the smaller towns and villages. A person who is empathetic, has leadership qualities and has an innovative mindset so that s/he is able to think out of the box to correctly identify with the problems and then find ingenious solutions to the problems faced by the rural sector.

The program seeks to groom students who, not only protect the rights of the persons living in the rural areas, but also empower them by giving access to advancements in technology, markets and other comforts/privileges enjoyed by the urban population. They do this while assuming a role either as a Corporate Executive, NGO representative or an Entrepreneur.
  • Exam Required CAT | CMAT | XAT | ATMA | GMAT

  •  Total Fees
    (INR) -8,64,000

  •  Campus Placement (Provided by college)

  •  Recruiting Companies

    1. Aditya Birla Group
    2. Asian Paints
    3. Coca-Cola
    4. DeloitteConsulting
  •  Duration2 Years Full Time

  •  Eligibility -

    • Candidate must have passed graduation by June 2015 with minimum 50%
    • Valid CAT (2014)/ CMAT (2014-15)/ XAT (2015)/ ATMA ( 2014-15)/ MH-CET (2015)/ GMAT ( 2012 onwards) score
  •  Admission Procedure - Admission is on the basis of academic performances, extra-curricular activities, work experience, application form essay and questions, GDPI and P3T (psychometric, proficiency & personality) and Creativity tests along with the written test scores of the applicable entrance exams.

Answer By: Getmyuni

27 Apr 2016



Hi Nandini, Prin Welingkar is one of the best colleges for PGDM. 

Ranked by Career 360 magazine in their Survey 2011 in the following categories: » 5th in India & 1st in the West zone » 5th in Research » 2nd in Work Experience » 7th in Average Salary » 9th in Student Diversity Ranked 10th among the top private B-Schools & 8th in the International linkages by CNBC-TV18 in Best Business School Survey that appeared in Forbes India, July 2011 issue. Ranked Top 16th in Economic Times – India Inc's Preferred B Schools survey 2011.

As per Times B-School Ranking it is 15th best college in India and 7th in West Zone.



Answer By: Getmyuni

08 Apr 2016

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