Welingkar Distance Learning MBA Admissions , Fee Structure, Eligibility

Welingkar Distance Learning MBA

WeSchool, of Welingkar Education was established in the year 1977 to provide a new lease in the dimension of management education. WeSchool is one of the top schools in the country offering distance education, and has a respected curriculum, that goes beyond geographical limitations. Welingkar Institute of Management (WeSchool) is a part of Shikshana Prasara Mandali, a 120 year organization pioneering in the field of education with over 43 schools and colleges under it.

Admission Procedure

Welingkar offers a special Postgraduate Diploma course in Management through a Hybrid mode of learning. Welingkar offers admission to the students all through the year, and initiates the course in 4 batches each year commencing in January, April, July, and October.

The application may be purchased directly from the institute by paying an amount of Rs500/-, or through post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs550/- in favor of “ Welingkar Institute of Management” payable at Mumbai. Application form may also be filled in online. The application form must include with it the following enclosures:

  1. Graduate Degree/Provisional Certificate/ Final Marks Card attested by a Gazetted officer
  2. Two copies of Passport sized photographs
  3. Employment or Experience Certificate (if applicable)
  4. The course fee may be either paid in cash at any of the Welingkar’s counters or through Demand Drafts.
If the candidate is applying online, he will have to print the filled-in application form and submit it to the institute along with the required enclosures and the prescribed fees. The application form along with the enclosures in either case must be addressed to:

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
Lakhamsi Napoo Road, Opp. Matunga
Gymkhana, Matunga (C.R.) Mumbai-400 019

Fee Structure

The course fee for the PGDM-HB (Hybrid Mode) is Rs50, 000/- for the two years without PCP (Personal Contact Program), which can be paid in advance, or Rs53, 600/- with the PCP classes’ amount. The student may also pay the fee in a yearly option with Rs27, 500/- without PCP, and Rs31, 100 with PCP. International candidates are required to pay a fee of $2000 for the entire course; alternatively they may pay in INR 1, 20, 000/- for the entire course. The Institute provides flexibility in fee payment modes and the student may pay in cash at the counter, through Demand Draft, or through Debit/Credit card online.

Scholarships

The institute requires that all the students pay the full tuition amount, and does not offer any kind of scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria

Welingkar institute does not have very stringent criteria for eligibility for the course, and only requires that the student be a graduate from any recognized university.

Specializations Offered

The institute offers specializations in various fields owing to the large number of sectors building up. The specializations offered are:

  1. Marketing Management
  2. Finance Management
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Retail Management
  5. Operations Management
  6. Supply Chain Management
  7. Business Administration
  8. E-Business
  9. International Business
  10. Banking, Investment, and Insurance
  11. Rural and Agribusiness
  12. Hospitality Management
  13. Healthcare Management
  14. Advertising and Media
  15. Services Excellence
  16. Travel and tourism

The institute also offers the flexibility of Dual – Specializations in its courses.

Approval

Welingkar Institute’s PGDM courses are approved by the erstwhile DEC (Distance Education Council), set up to assess distance education institutes. Furthermore the institute is also recognized and approved by the joint committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC in the year of 2009.

Ranking

Careers360 in its 2013 survey has ranked Welingkar the Top B-School in the west-zone, while Welingkar is ranked at 6th among the best distance education institutes for its MBA course. The institute is well known and is constantly ranked as one among the best. Zee Business has also ranked Welingkar 4th best B-School among the other institutes, while Competition Success Review has ranked it the best institute for Distance Education in the country.

Contact Details

For admission related queries and other information, the student may contact:

Address: Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research

Lakhamsi Napoo Road, Opp. Matunga

Gymkhana, Matunga (C.R.) Mumbai-400 019

For Admission Enquiry: +91-22-40514050 / 51

E-mail: [email protected]

Placement Support

Although the institute does not offer direct placement assistance owing to the very large number of students, the institute with its brand name and reputation in the industry, opens up a large number of opportunities in career. Furthermore the institute provides job information vacancy wise at the Placement Opportunity Link on the website: http://www.welingkaronline.org

Study Centers

The institute provides courses in the hybrid mode, with both correspondence material, and online material. The institution also has study centers to facilitate the students with other auxiliary resources that may be needed. The details of the centers are given at: http://www.welingkar.org/contactus/contactus.asp

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