Full Time Programme

post graduate diploma in research and business analytics

With fierce competition, it has become imperative to learn how to make sense of ever-changing dynamic data, information, and knowledge, in order to take bold decisions about the future.

Present Intake: 60

programme overview

programme usp

  • The unique characteristic of the program is that the students’ learnings are integrated under a capstone project, in which they are expected to work in any industry vertical under the joint supervision of an industry mentor & a faculty supervisor. .
  • Further, students would be pursuing specialisations in any one of the four areas including Marketing, Finance, Operations Management and HR, which would be giving them flexibility to choose their career either in specific business domain or in general as an analytics consultant which would cut across all business functions

Programme Faculty

Prof. Ragesh T S

Assistant Professor

Prof. Asha Mathew

Assistant Professor

class profile 2020-22

The programme draws in students from diverse cultural, personal and professional backgrounds, across India. All of whom, wish to empathize, contribute and excel in the fast-changing world of retail.

programme structure

Programme Structure

career opportunities

To nurture every student, we guide, mentor and stand by each student; helping them discover their innate abilities and interests. Through this course, students can become sound professionals like:

Business Analysts / Consultant

Business Analysts / Consultant

The job is to coordinate between business heads and analytics team to integrate analytics in decision making.

Data Analysts

Data Analysts

The job is to apply supervised learning and unsupervised learning methods to analyse big data.

Data Scientist

Data Scientist

The job is to work in artificial intelligence domain to develop improved methods of machine learning.

placement stats

The placements (batch: 2016-18) at WeSchool had an excellent response from companies, not only in terms of the number of job profiles but also the diversity in roles and attractive packages. A total of 358 companies visited the campus out of which 227 were new companies.


Average Domestic Salary

₹10.31 lakhs p.a.

Average Salary

Highest Domestic Salary

₹15.12 lakhs p.a.

Highest Salary

admission and fees

WeSchool intends to give more than what it takes, in order to offer a brighter future to our students. We try rising above the assured ROI which is just numbers, by adding value and making our students competitive enough to face real challenges in the dynamic business world.

Tuition Fees and Other
tuition fees & other
₹6,50,000/- p.a* *Subject to change
Hostel Fees
hostel fees
₹1,07,100/- p.a. Plus a deposit of ₹5,000/- (refundable)

Please Note

  • *Hostel accommodation is mandatory for the students of Bengaluru Campus.


A minimum 50% in graduation, which must be completed by June 2022.

Should have taken CAT (2021) conducted by the IIMs for the year specified in the advertisement (IIMS have no role in the Welingkar admission process) and /or/ XAT (2022) / and / or ATMA (Feb 2022) and / or CMAT (2022) and / or GMAT (2019 onwards).

selection process

WeSchool's Unique Profile based selection process assigns significant value to academic performances, work experience, Group Activity, Personal Interview along with the written test scores.

The Selection process for WeSchool this year includes the following parameters:
Parameter Weightage
1) Qualifying Entrance Test Percentile
Best of percentile in CAT (2021), XAT (2022), ATMA (Feb 2022), GMAT (2019 onwards), CMAT (2022) will be considered
2) Academics (X,XII, Graduation)
** Basic eligibility of 50% in graduation is mandatory
3) Pre Interview Questionnaire and Personal Interview (PIQ) has been designed to assess your individual aptitude and personality attributes.) 40%
4) Extra-Curricular activities, Sports, awards and achievements at District, National, International level, Academic diversity etc. 5%
5) Total Composite Score Merit position of the of above parameters will be used for offering admission to a program. 100%

Note:- Qualifying test year and month wherever applicable is mentioned in the Entrance test cutoff.

Entrance test cutoff

Shortlisting Criteria for Online Selection Process - General Merit List (2022 - 2024)
Mumbai Campus
Program/ Campus CAT 2021 / XAT 2022 /
GMAT (2019 onwards)
ATMA (Feb 2022)
CMAT 2022 Score
PGDM, E-Business Research & Business Analytics 80 85 225
Retail, Media, Business Design, Healthcare Mgmt, Rural Management 75 80 211
PGDM - HCM 70 across all tests. Education background like (Pharma, AYUSH and specific sciences microbiology), etc. or relevant work experience in the healthcare field, will be called for GDPI, if they have marked Healthcare as a preference. 188
PGDM - RURAL 70 across all tests. Education background like (B. Sc (Agriculture), B. Sc. (Horticulture), B. Tech (Agricultural Engineering), B. Sc. (Agribusiness Management - popularly mentioned as B. Sc. ABM), etc. or relevant work experience, will be called for GDPI, if they have marked Rural as a preference. 188
Bengluru Campus
Program/ Campus CAT 2021 / XAT 2022 /
GMAT (2019 onwards)
ATMA (Feb 2022)
CMAT 2022 Score
PGDM, E-Business Research & Business Analytics 75 80 211
PGDM - Business Design & Innovation 70 75 199

Application Deadline: 18th March, 2022

(CMAT Aspirants can Apply Now and update their scores later)

    GDPI dates
  • GDPI Shortlist – March, 2021
  • GDPI Dates - March/April, 2021
    Online Selection Process will be based on two parameters:
  • Cut-off Percentile of the Entrance exams (as mentioned in the entrance test cutoff tab)
  • Profile based shortlist for students awaiting CMAT Test Results.
    (All candidates called on basis of profile, will be required to meet the required cut-off once the CMAT results are declared)

Selection Criteria

Weightage of parameters for final selection
1) Qualifying Entrance (CAT/XAT/ATMA/CMAT/ GMAT) 35%
2) Academics (10,12, Graduation) 15%
3) Interview (Pre-interview questionnaire, Interview) 45%
4) Extracurricular activities (Awards in sports, competitions at Degree college and above) etc. 5%

Note:- Qualifying test year and month wherever applicable is mentioned in the Entrance test cutoff.


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.

education loan

Student can avail education loans from -

Our sole purpose is to keep students focused on their goals, i.e. their career. To help them do so, we have partnered with a sound financial institution, to help students avail loans at reasonable rates.