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
Program started in 2020

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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

₹11.20 lakhs p.a.

Average Salary

***on going placements for 2022-24 batch.


₹17.63 Lakhs p.a.

Highest Salary


Average Domestic Salary

₹10.30 lakhs p.a.

Average Salary


₹14.00 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
₹7,00,000/- p.a* *Subject to change
Library Deposit
library deposit
₹4,000/- (refundable)
Hostel Fees
hostel fees
₹1,25,400/- p.a. Plus a deposit of ₹10,000/- (refundable)

Please Note

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

TFW Scheme

Seats, up to Maximum 5 percent of sanctioned intake per course are available under TFW Scheme.

Candidate's parent's annual income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 8.00 Lakh. This should be supported by the Income Certificate issued by the Tehsildar office and valid till March 2025,.

The Waiver is limited to the Tuition Fee only

All other fees except tuition fee shall be paid by the beneficiary.

The Candidates admitted under this scheme shall not be allowed to change the course/campus at any stage under any circumstances.

course eligibility

A minimum 50% in graduation, which must be completed by June 2024.

Should have taken CAT (2023) conducted by the IIMs for the year specified in the advertisement (IIMS have no role in the Welingkar admission process) and /or/ XAT (2024) / and / or ATMA (Feb and May 2024) and / or CMAT (2024) and / or GMAT (2021 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.

Important dates

Phase 1.

  • Start of Application Form - 14th Nov, 2022
  • Last date of Application Form - 15th Jan, 2023
  • GA/PI Shortlist List - End of Jan, 2023 (Basis CAT /XAT Result / Profile based calls).
  • GA/PI (Offline) - 2nd Feb to 15th Feb 2023
  • Phase 1 Merit List - March 2023 (CAT/XAT)

Phase 2.

  • Start of Application Form - 16th Feb, 2023
  • Last date of Application Form – 31st March, 2023. (depends on CMAT)
  • GA/PI Shortlist List - April, 2023 (Basis ATMA /CMAT/GMAT).
  • GA/PI (Offline) - 18th April 2023 to 30th April 2023.
  • Phase 2 Merit List - May 2023 (ATMA /CMAT/GMAT)

Entrance Exam Test cut off for PGDM 2024-26 batch

Shortlisting Criteria for Online Selection Process - General Merit List
Mumbai Campus
Program/ Campus CAT 2023 / XAT 2024 /
GMAT (2021 onwards)
ATMA 2024/ CMAT 2024 Percentile
PGDM, PGDM E-Business, PGDM Research & Business Analytics 80 85
PGDM Retail, PGDM Media and Entertainment and PGDM Business Design 75 80
PGDM – Healthcare Management 70%ile across above entrance tests, irrespective of any graduation degree background
PGDM – Rural Management 70%ile across above entrance tests, irrespective of any graduation degree background
Bengluru Campus
Program/ Campus CAT 2023 / XAT 2024 /
GMAT (2021 onwards)
ATMA 2024/ CMAT 2024 Percentile
PGDM, PGDM E-Business, PGDM Research & Business Analytics 75 80
PGDM - Business Design & Innovation 70%ile across above entrance tests, irrespective of any graduation degree background

Application Deadline: 18th March, 2022

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

    GDPI dates
  • GA PI Shortlist – March, 2021
  • GA PI 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.