Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai Admission 2019: Criteria, Cut-off, Fees; Phase-2 Application Open Now

Welingkar Mumbai Admission 2019
Sunday, February 24 2019, 10:10 AM
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai has opened the phase-2 Admission process now. The last date to apply is March 15, 2019. The B-school will shortlist the candidates for final admission round on the basis of CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/MH-CET/ATMA or GMAT scores.

The phase-2 Admission process 2019 at Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai is open now. The last date to register and apply for PGDM admission 2019 in phase-2 is March 15, 2019. Welingkar has announced to accept CAT 2018; XAT 2019; ATMA (Dec 2018 and Feb 2019); CMAT 2019; MH-CET 2019 and/or GMAT (2016 onwards) scores for shortlisting the candidates for final selection round in PGDM admission 2019.. Welingkar Mumbai Admissions 2019 - Apply Now

Welingkar is one of the renowned management institutes in India with its campuses in Mumbai and Bangalore. WeSchool has announced its admission criteria for PGDM 2019-21 batch. A key feature in the admission criteria at Welingkar is that the B-school follows unique profile based shortlisting process.

Last Date to Apply at Welingkar Mumbai: March 15, 2019
Welingkar, Mumbai has announced to close the phase-2 admission application process on March 15, 2019. The phase-1 admission application at Welingkar was closed on January 26, 2019 which was profile based.

Phase-2 Application process has started on February 20, 2019. The application process is online with an application fee of Rs.2500/-.

Welingkar’s Admission Criteria 2019 describe in detail the admission eligibility, shortlisting criteria, final selection criteria and clarify on Do’s & Don’ts on admission process.

Welingkar Cut Offs
Welingkar, Mumbai Cut offs 2019 for admission to PGDM 2019-21 batch are not officially announced. However, going by the last year cut offs applied by Welingkar, it is expected that the cut offs would be as shared below. 

MBA Entrance Exam
Acceptable Years of Exam
Cut Offs (Based on Last Year)
Dec 2018 & Feb 2019

How to Apply for Admission at Welingkar, Mumbai
Applying to Welingkar’s 2 Year Full-Time PGDM Programs 2019-21 is an easy and systematic process.  Application for PGDM Admission 2019 at Welingkar Mumbai can be submitted online. The application process is given below:

  • Log on to the Welingkar website
  • Register and Create an account
  • Purchase the application form for Rs. 2500/- 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
  • Last Date to Apply for Phase-2 is March 15, 2019

Welingkar Admission Eligibility

  1. Eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  2. The graduation must be completed by June 2019
  3. The candidate should be registered and should appear in one of the following exams to be considered for admission at Welingkar - CAT 2018/XAT 2019/CMAT 2019/MH-CET 2019/ATMA (Dec 2018 and Feb 2019 or GMAT (Taken from 2016 onwards) and must score positive to become eligible for admission.
  4. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGDM admission eligibility would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by Welingkar by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  5. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results is also eligible to apply for Admission 2019.
  6. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by Welingkar and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination by the stipulated date as announced by the institute.

Welingkar Mumbai: Admission Criteria
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai Admission Criteria 2019 is a two step process involving the Shortlisting criteria based on profile and entrance exam score and the Final admission selection Criteria based on other key components apart from entrance exam score.. Welingkar Mumbai Admissions 2019 - Apply Now

  1. Welingkar Mumbai Shortlisting Criteria
    A candidate is shortlisted by Welingkar on the basis of profile (If applied in phase-1) and on Non-Profile Based (If applying in Phase-2):

Profile Based Shortlisting Criteria: Applicable for Phase-1
Welingkar follows a unique profile based selection process which assigns significant value to academic performance, work experience, Group Activity, Personal Interview and written test scores. The applicants who had applied by the last date of phase-1 application submission-January 26, 2019 are shortlisted on the basis of their profiles. These candidates should also meet a minimum qualifying score in the entrance exam.

Candidates who fulfill the following criteria can be shortlisted for profile based calls:

Phase 1 is Profile Plus Cut off based - The institute + if any + Extra Curricular Activities ( Strictly District, State, National & international level only) if any will be considered for short listing to the GDPI.

  • Phase-1 is the profile plus cut off based shortlisting
  • Welingkar will consider Academic profile with Class 10, 12 and Graduation Marks
  • Relevant Work Experience is considered in Profile Based Shortlisting
  • Extra-Curricular Activities (District, State, National, International level only) are considered in profile based shortlisting for GD-PI round
  • For Phase-1 applicants the GD-PI will be held at Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata
  • Since profile based shortlisting is done at stage-1 only, the scores of entrance exams can be submitted later by the last date for cut off consideration  

Non-Profile Based Shortlisting Criteria
Applicants are also shortlisted separately with Non-Profile based Criteria for GD-PI round:

  • If the candidate has applied for Phase-1 profile based Shortlisitng and has not been considered will be considered again for phase-2 non-profile based shortlisting. No need to apply again
  • In the Phase-2 application that began on February 20, 2019 the candidates are shortlisted on non-profile based criteria
  • In Phase-2 shortlisting, you can add scores of other exams also by the last date to submit application for phase-2 which is March 15, 2019
  • A candidate will be considered for phase-2 shortlisting even without extra-curricular activities, work experience
  • Mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for short listing for next stage of Admissions process
  • Phase-2 GD-PI will be conducted at Mumbai and Bangalore only

 Final Admission Selection Round Criteria: Phase-2

  • Post shortlisting for Phase-2, applicants will attend the GD-PI at Mumbai and Bangalore. The GD-PI scheduled dates in Mumbai & Bangalore are as below: 

     For Phase-2: Non-Profile Based Shortlisted Candidates

    GDPI Venue
    GD-PI Date
    March/April 2019
    March/April 2019 

    Post short-listing for Phase-1, applicants were called for the GD-PI round at one of the four centres Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata

Admission Cut Off  
Admission Cutoff 2019 will be based on aggregate percentile score although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam.  The cut offs may remain as under:

Cut Off Percentile (Expected for PGDM 2019)
CAT 2018
XAT 2019
CMAT 2019
ATMA (Dec 2018 & Feb 2019)
MH-CET 2019
GMAT (2016 onwards)
600+ Score

Welingkar Admission Process
Welingkar admits students with a proven calibre to perform. Admissions are based on merit only. No discrimination is made on basis of the state from which graduation certificate is obtained. There are no reservations for linguistic minorities either.

Admission process to the PGDM programmes is facilitated through a rigorous selection process which is based not only on competitive entrance test scores but also on profile of the candidate, performance in GD-PI and other criteria. Following steps are included in the Admission process:

Step 1: Register, apply and appear in at least one of the entrance exams – CAT 2018, XAT 2019, CMAT 2019, MH-CET 2019, ATMA (Dec 2018/Feb 2019), GMAT (Taken Jan 1, 2016 onwards)

Step 2: The candidate should apply to Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai by purchasing application form online. The application fee of Rs.2500/- should be paid online

Step 3: Submit the application form online latest by January 26, 2019 for Phase-1 Profile Based Shortlisting. The Phase-2 application process for non-profile based shortlisting opens on February 1, 2019

Step 4: Candidates short-listed for GD-PI round from among the eligible candidates should participate in the Group Activity and Personal Interview on the designated date at the designated centre from among Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi Kolkata. For phase-2 the GD-PI centres are reduced to two only – Bangalore and Mumbai

Step 5: After the GD-PI round, admission offers are made by Welingkar to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in entrance exam, performance in PI round, academics, Work Experience among others

Step 6: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the last week of April 2019/May 2019 on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.

Specializations Offered by Welingkar
Welingkar's PGDM specialization areas are Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and Operations. The institute aims to nurture students as competent future managers with leadership abilities and an innovative mindset combined with exposure to real-life business scenarios.

Programme Fee for PGDM: Rs.11 Lakhs
The programme fees for flagship PGDM programme and other expenses at Welingkar are as below:

Fee Component Fee in Rupees (Subject to Revision) 
Tuition Fee (2 Years) 11,00,000
Library Deposit 4,000 (Refundable)
Hostel Fee 1,80,000 to 3,00,000 (As per Accomodation)
Deposit  5,000 (Refundable)
Total Fee including Hostel Fee 12,89,000 to 14,09,000

PGDM Intake 2019-21: 180 Student
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai has a sanctioned intake of 180 students for flagship PGDM programme.

Over the years, Welingkar,Mumbai has recorded consistently high placements. Domestic Average salary in placement 2018 has gone up at Rs.8 Lakhs. The highest domestic salary in placement 2018 stood at Rs.15 Lakhs. Over 201 companies visited the campus in Placement 2018 including 87 new recruiters.

Students at Welingkar get good international placements also. Highest salary for International Placement is Rs.32 Lakhs and the average international salary is Rs.15 Lakhs.

Top Recruiters in Placement 2018
Major Recruiters at Welingkar Placements 2018 are Accenture, Infosys, Black Rock, CBRE, EY, ICICI Securities, Pepperfry, Welpsun, HDFC Bank, GEP, M&M, CAp Gemini, Vedanta, Deloitte Consulting, Deloitte USI, Think Analytics

Welingkar Admission process 2019: Important Dates

Last Date to Apply for Phase-2 
March 15, 2019
Application Fee
GD-PI dates Phase-1
February 9, 2019 to February 17, 2019
GD-PI Dates Phase-2
March/April 2019
Declaration of Result
April 2019
Programme Commencement
June 2019

The PGDM programme at Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai is AICTE approved with good learning experience. The pedagogy includes lectures, on-field industrial projects, simulation games promoting cross-functional leadership which is delivered by outstanding academicians and renowned Industry experts from leading companies. Welingkar benchmarks its syllabus as against top International and Indian Business Schools

Welingkar has various centres of excellence for development of students including Development Center, Finance GYM, Finance Lab, organizes industry Roundtables / Alumni Roundtables

The International Collaborations of Welingkar include 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 Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai  for Student Exchange include 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; Malardalen University, Sweden; Grand MacEwan College, Canada; Otto Fredrich Universitat, Bamberg, Germany; IESEG School of Management, France; Curtin University, Australia; University of Western Australia, Australia; Sogang University, Korea among others.

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