Students at Welingkar come from diverse academic backgrounds, from all over India and abroad, with a significant percentage having prior work experience to their credit. The stringent admission criteria ensures that the academic environment is very competitive. The students' endeavors are supported by full time and visiting faculty that brings along with, its rich and varied expertise.

Rankings

Welingkar adjudged the best b school in the west zone and 5th nationwide among private b schools by Careers 360. (December 2011)
Ranked Top 16th in Economic Times – India Inc's Preferred B Schools survey 2011.
Honored with the "BMA Outstanding Institute of Management of the Year Award" by Bombay Management Association in 2010
Ranked 10th among the Western Zone of top 25 B-Schools, in the survey conducted by Careers 360 magazine in their January 2011 issue.
The 12th Annual Convention on Leadership has conferred the 'Prof. Dharni Sinha Memorial Award for Excellence in Management Education' to Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe. This award recognizes his excellence and contribution to management education.
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:
» 16th Nationally
» 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:
» 16th Nationally
» 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
Ranked 1st in Infrastructure, 2nd in Academic Excellence and Industry Interface, 3rd in West India and 4th in Top 10 most promising B-Schools category by Silicon India B-School Survey 2009.
Ranked 4th in the Recruiters category, 3rd in Mumbai and 15th in the Best B-Schools category by Business Today 2009
Ranked 15th in the Best B-Schools category by India Today 2009
Ranked 9th in the private B-School category and Top10 B-School in West Zone category, 5th in Top B-Schools in Metros and 21st in Top 75 B-Schools category by The B-School Survey 2009 conducted by Outlook.
Honored with The Dewang Mehta Business Award, 2008 in the following categories
» Business School which encourages Innovations that lead to better development
» Business School Leadership Award
» Business School with Best Academic Input (Syllabus)in
    » Marketing
    » Retail / Services
The award is in recognition of leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of business schools. The Dewang Mehta Business Award recognizes talent and leadership amongst the Business Schools across india.
Ranked 8th in the private B-School category by Outlook in the B-School Survey 2008, 3rd in Student Exchange Programme category, 7th in Faculty Exchange Programme category and 16th in Top 50 B-Schools category.
India Today in their Best Business Schools survey 2008 ranked us 10th for "Aspiring MBAs".
Ranked 10th among the top 50 best B-school in India by Mint, the leading business journal on 12th September 2008.
23rd by Business Today in the B-School Ranking, 2008
Ranked 15th nationally, 5th as per ‘Recruiters’ and 3rd by ‘Functional Heads’ and ‘Young Executive’ (Best Business School survey conducted by Business Today 2007)
Received Dr. J. J Irani Award for the Best Management Institute in September,2006
10th in the private B-School category by Outlook in the B-School Survey, 2006 and 5th in the Global linkages category
Ranked 3rd in the state of Maharashtra and 4th in networking in the Top B-Schools Business World Cosmode Survey, 2005
Ranked 14th in South Asia in 'Asia best MBA Schools 2004' as per 'Asia Inc', leading Singapore based business and views
Best Management Institute of the Year by the 'Bombay Management Association' in 2004
Profiled 7th in India for 'Executive Education' by Hindustan Times
Selected as A+: Level 1 Management Institute by Business India, 2004
First A Grade Management Institute to have obtained ISO 9001 Certification in 2000, certified by Bureau Veritas Certification. Upgraded to ISO 9001:2008 in 2009

Infrastructure
Welingkar has a world-class infrastructure that boasts of a fiber optic backbone on its campus, plug-n-play classrooms and 24x7 internet connectivity with 2mbps bandwidth. 
There are also separate residential facilities for both boys and girls with 24x7 internet connectivity.

Placements
Welingkar continues to enjoy an envious track record for campus placements. Companies across a diverse range of sectors visit the campus every year. The number of international placements, have also shown a healthy rise over the years as have pre-placement offers. More

International Alliances
Over the years Welingkar's International partnerships have increased steadily. Beginning with Temple University, U.S.A, today Welingkar has partnerships with the Hamamatsu University, Japan and the CASS Graduate School of International Management, Brussels, Belgium. Recently Welingkar has also partnered with Bamberg University, Germany, Jonkoping University, Sweden, Audencia Nantes, France and Lancaster University, UK. More