Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (We school) is a part of the Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali’s in Pune, which is hightly acclaimed for a rich educational legacy of over 130 years and manages multiple educational institutes across Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali’s manages Sir Parshurambhau College,
(popularly known as S. P. College) & Tilak College of Education in Pune. It also manages Nutan Marathi Vidhyalay (popularly known as NMV), Ruia Mook Badhir Vidhyalay & Naralkar Institute of Management in Pune. In Solapur, it manages Haribhai Devkaran Prashala, (popularly known as H D High School).
In Mumbai, Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali’s started the R. A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics, in 1941. This college has earned a reputation as one of the best commerce colleges in this part of the country. Ramnarain Ruia College of S. P. Mandali has also earned a reputation as one of the best Arts & Science College in Mumbai.
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research was established by the Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali’s in the year 1977. It has taken some giant strides recently and has now become the premier management training Institute in the city of Mumbai and among the best known in the country. It attracts students from all over the country.
Assessing the growing need in the corporate sector for scientific management, the Mandali as early as in 1974, obtained the permission of the University of Bombay for conducting DMS i.e. Two-year Part-Time Diploma Program in Management Studies.
Institute Level Accreditations, Recognitions and Rankings:
Accreditations & Recognitions
SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System)
National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi
HRD Ministry, Government of India International Accreditations
ISO 9001:2000 certified institute (BVQi)
AACSB (in progress, mentor assigned)
EQUIS (in progress) Recent National Rankings
CII-AICTE National Award for Best Management Institute for Industry-Academia linkage at the hands of Chairman AICTE & CII – President
“Best Innovative Institute’ & Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe the “Best Education Entrepreneur” Award at ASSOCHAM’s 9th Higher Education Summit, National Excellence Awards at the hands of Union HRD Minister of State Prof Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria
Honored with the “Best Management Institute of the Year 2015” Award by Bombay Management Association in 2015.
Ranked 10th in India and 2nd in West Zone by Times of India in their Business School Survey 2015.
Ranked 15th in India and 7th in West Zone by Times of India in their Business School Survey 2014.
Ranked 8th in Learning Experience by Business Today/India Today Magazine in their Survey 2013.
Ranked 10th among the top private B-Schools by Outlook Magazine in their Business School Survey 2013.
Ranked 8th in the country in Private B-Schools and topped the No .1 position in West Zone as per Careers 360 B-School survey 2013.
Ranked 8th in West Region, 23rd Overall, 14th in Intellectual Capital, 8th in Industry Interface and 25th in Placements by Business World magazine in their B School rankings survey 2013.
Honoured with the “BMA Outstanding Institute of Management of the Year Award” by Bombay Management Association in 2013
Ranked 4th in Learning Experience by Business Today/India Today Magazine in their Survey 2012
Ranked by Business World Magazine in their B-School Ranking 2012 in the following categories:
8th in West region
10th in the Intellectual capital
11th in Industry interface
17th in placements
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.
Ranked 10th among the Western Zone of top 25 B-Schools, in the survey conducted by Careers 360 magazine in their January 2011 issue.
Honoured with the “BMA Outstanding Institute of Management of the Year Award” by Bombay Management Association in 2010
Ranked 7th in West India and 16th in India’s Top 50 Business Schools by the Hindustan Times Best B Schools In India Survey 2010
Ranked by The Week MaRS B-School Survey 2010 in the following categories:
5th in Learning Ambience category
7th among the Top 10 in the West Zone
Ranked by MBA Universe Indian B-School Ranking 2010 in the following categories:
3rd in International Initiatives category
9th in Student’s Experience and Quality of Faculty category
11th in Placement ranking category
15th as per Recruiters ranking category and
19th in the Academic Excellence category
(Students are advised to check the accreditation that applies to the specific program they are applying for, prior to applying for the course)
The following candidates are eligible to pursue the 1 Year / 6 Month Diploma programs:
One Year Diploma
A. Graduate in any faculty (Arts, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, Architecture, Computer Science, and Business Administration.)
B. Students who have appeared for the Final year examination pass all previous semester may also apply. (Admission will be confirmed only on submission of the attested Photocopies of their degree certificates/final year mark sheets and subject to the student successfully completed degree.)
C. Due to any reason student is not able to clear his final year examination before the examination of the first semester, his / her admission will be cancel and no refund of fees will be made under any circumstances.
D. Diploma Holders (SSC + 3 years / HSC + 2 years) from any recognized board or university.
E. Passed Class XII and having two-years full-time work experience post class XII may apply. Candidates will need to produce work experience certificate.
Six Months Diploma
A. Passed XII in any faculty.
B. Graduate in any faculty (Arts, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, Architecture, Computer Science, and Business Administration.)
C. Diploma Holders (SSC + 3 years / HSC + 2 years) from any recognized board or
Information about the Distance Learning Program (DLP) Courses
(a) Type I (DLP) Mon to Fri Evening Batch
(b) Type II (DLP) – Sunday Batch
(c) Type III (DLP) – By Prescheduled PCPs.
For students who enroll for the Diploma courses. Highly qualified faculty with industry experience are invited as visiting professors to teach various subjects. They help students develop managerial aptitude. The case studies and practical examples supplement the theoretical knowledge of students in various subjects in the management field. Students who complete the diploma courses in Welingkar Institute get an opportunity to develop a personality necessary for playing a meaningful role in the management cadre. That is why there is a good demand from the industry for students who have completed their diploma courses from Welingkar Institute.
The below-given programs are recognized by UGC – DEB (Govt. of India)
A. One year Diploma
Course Fees (`)
Evening Batch Sunday Batches Prescheduled
Type I Type II Type III
6.30 pm to 9.00 am 8.30 pm to 6.00 pm PCPs.
1. Diploma in Business Management (DBM) 25,000/- 27,000/- 15,000/-
2. Diploma in Industrial Management (DIM) Not available Not available 15,000/-
3. Diploma in Marketing Management (DMkM) 25,000/- 27,000/- 15,000/-
4. Diploma in Materials Management (DMtM) Not available 27,000/- 15,000/-
5. Diploma in Human Resource Management (DHRM) 25,000/- 27,000/- 15,000/-
6. Diploma in Financial Management (DFM) 25,000/- 27,000/- 15,000/-
B. Six Months Diploma
1. Diploma in Tax Management (DTM) 15,000/- 17,000/- 10,000/-
2. Diploma in Export-Import Management(DEIM) 15,000/- 17,000/- 10,000/-
3. Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations (DAPR) 15,000/- 17,000/- 10,000/-
4. Diploma in Entrepreneurship Management (DEM) Not available Not available 10,000/-
`30,200/- for 1-year courses (Course Fee `30,000/- and Application form Fee `200/-)
`20,200/- for 6 months courses (Course Fee `20,000/- and Application form Fee `200/-)
C. Six Months Certificate Course Type III
1. Advance Certificate in Business Management (ACBM) `7,500/-
2. Advance Certificate in Industrial Management (ACIM) `7,500/-
3. Advance Certificate in Marketing Management (ACMkM) `7,500/-
4. Advance Certificate in Materials Management (ACMtM) `7,500/-
5. Advance Certificate in Human Resource Management(ACHRM) `7,500/-
6. Advance Certificate in Financial Management (ACFM) ` `7,500/-
NRI Fees: `15,200/- for 6 months(Course Fee `15,000/- and Application form Fee `200/-)
[Fees are subject to revision at any time without notice]
Course Fees (`)
(Including contact classes, online examination fees
and cost of study material)
Till April 2015, the enrollment of total students for management courses of Welingkar Institute had exceeded 2,26,128 students. Many of them are working in well-known companies all over India and some of the students are working in developed countries such as America, England, Canada, Japan, etc.
The medium of instruction is English. The study material is written in simple and lucid language by experienced and practising managers.
All courses admission commence twice in a year, i.e. in the month of July / August and in January every year. The one-year courses are divided into two semesters. Each semester consists of five subjects.
The course fee includes the cost of lectures study material and one-time exam fees.
Sunday batch students can access the timetable for Sunday lectures every Saturday after 2.00 pm on the website: www.welingkaronline.org (Current students – 1 years / 6 months diploma programs)
Convenient and flexible online exam pattern through Aptech Ltd. at various centres across India (Only for rescheduled PCPs Type III).
The study material gives adequate working knowledge of various subjects to students in the management field.
We school, through the years, has worked towards providing its students with as much practical and industry knowledge as possible with an emphasis on holistic development. There have been several experts from diverse fields across the industries, who have visited the campus to share their expertise and knowledge. This gives our students an opportunity to interact with these experts and upgrade their knowledge and skill sets to meet the challenge of the corporate world and thereby imbibe the unique We school identity.