Located in Hyderabad, the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) is reputed name in the field of management education. Established in 1964, IPE has created space for itself as an institute committed to education, training, research and consultancy for business enterprises. It offers students the perfect platform to begin their journey as business professionals. The article discusses the many USPs of IPE, which make it a preferred institution for higher studies.
At IPE, students are assured of quality in every facet of the curriculum. The institute is under the auspices of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The postgraduate programmes run by IPE, namely PGDM, PGDM-RM, PGDM-BIF, PGDM-IB, PGDM-HRM and Exe. PGDM, are recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). These programmes also have accreditations from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and SAQS recognition. Select programmes like PGDM, PGDM-BIF and PGDM-IB have NBA accreditation.
IPE fosters leadership, growth and entrepreneurship in students. The students at IPE learn to be committed to sustainability and juxtapose social impact with business. Education, Training, Research and Consultancy form the pillars of the Institute of Public Enterprise. The aim of IPE is to build leaders equipped with all the means to tackle challenges of the Digital Age. IPE believes in academic excellence through intellectual pursuits and includes social impact and concerns of sustainability in its curriculum.
At IPE, students are offered a comprehensive curriculum, systematically designed to meet the requirements of the present times, as well as, take into account the emerging trends for the future. It offers an innovative trimester curriculum and blends theory with ample industry exposure through workshops, conferences and exchange programmes. In the PGDM course, for instance, students are exposed to cutting edge subjects in banking, insurance, international business, public enterprise, business analytics, supply-chain management and so on. The curriculum makes it mandatory for students to enrol in industry internship, strengthen their soft skills and acquire foreign languages.
The IPE campus in Hyderabad is truly a diverse campus, as it welcomes students from different parts of the country. These students enrich the campus with their unique cultures, habits and lifestyles. The homely and holistic atmosphere provided by IPE, helps such diversity flourish. The students get ample opportunities to bond with each other through fests and activities organised throughout the year by the students. In addition to this, IPE fosters a spirit of unity and brotherhood in students as they come together to celebrate the Independence Day and the Republic Day. Festivals like Onam, Ganesh Chaturthi, Christmas and the like are celebrated enthusiastically in the campus. The thriving campus life at IPE brings students together despite their differences and ensures a healthy and harmonious campus culture.
For all these reasons and more, the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) remains a preferred institute for management studies in the country.