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About Admission

How does one apply for a seat in IPE?

You can apply online by clicking   https://admissions.ipeindia.org

What is the Application fee?

Rs. 500.

Can a candidate apply for multiple programmes in a single application form?

Yes. A candidate can apply for multiple programs in a single application form.

Where can I get the admission prospectus?

The Admission Prospectus is available on the home page of IPE’s website. One can
download it by clicking the link : https://www.ipeindia.org/wp-

On what basis student is selected at IPE?

The basis on which a student is selected into IPE is given below:
1. Consistent academic record at 10 th , Intermediate, and Graduation
2. At graduation level at least 50 % marks or equivalent CGPA (45% marks or
equivalent CGPA for SC/ST Category)
3. An adequate score at any one of the national level entrance tests
4. A satisfactory performance at the GD-PI Process

What national-level test scores are accepted by IPE for admissions into the PGDM programmes for 2024-26 academic year and when are they conducted?

  1. CAT : Conducted this year on 26 th November 2023
  2.  XAT: Conducted on 7th January 2024
  3. MAT: Conducted in September 2023, December 2023, February 2024, May 2024
  4. GMAT: conducted Multiple times in a year
  5. CMAT: conducted tentatively in the second week of April 2024
  6. ATMA: conducted 4-5 times in a year- December 2023, February 2024, April 2024, May
    2024, August/September 2024.

How do I know more about CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA?

To know more about the above-mentioned, please visit:
CAT    :  https://iimcat.ac.in
XAT    : https://xatonline.in/
GMAT:  http://www.mba.com/india
MAT   :  http://www.aima.in/testing-services/mat/mat.html
CMAT : https://cmat.nta.nic.in/
ATMA :  https://www.atmaaims.com/

Is there any upper age limit to pursue Management education at IPE?

The Prospectus for Admissions is available on the home page of IPE’s website.

What is the selection criteria for admissions with IPE?

Consistent academic record with 60% and above in 10th, Intermediate/12th Standard/ Graduation, 50 percentile and above in management tests, and scores obtained in GD-PI conducted by IPE.

Does IPE offer specialization in Finance/ Marketing/ HR/ Systems/ Operations/Analytics?

Yes, IPE offers specialization in all the above functional areas subject to certain requisites, but the option in final year lies with the student. The student is offered a basket of electives to choose from.

Is there any upper age limit to pursue Management education at IPE?

No. IPE does not discriminate candidates based on their age.

About Fees and Scholarships

Do banks give education loans for students at IPE?

Yes. All the commercial banks do provide education loans for students who join IPE.

Does IPE offer any financial assistance or scholarships?

Yes, IPE does offer scholarships ranging from Rs.60000 to Rs.2,00,000 for students who got
good score at national level management test. For details click :

Do you have scholarships for sports and arts?

Yes. We offer scholarships for highly talented students representing State/Nation in Sports
and Arts. For details click : https://www.ipeindia.org/tuition-financial-aid/

What are the programmes offered by IPE?

IPE offers the following full time Post-Graduate Programmes:

  1. PG Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  2. PG Diploma in Management – Marketing Management (PGDM-MM)
  3. PG Diploma in Management – Banking and Financial Services (PGDM-BFS)
  4. PG Diploma in Management – International Business (PGDM-IB)
  5. PG Diploma in Management – Human Resource Management (PGDM-HRM)

Are these programmes approved by AICTE?

Yes. All our programmes are approved by AICTE.

Do all the programmes have MBA Equivalence given by AIU?

Yes. All our programmes have MBA equivalence given by AIU.

Does IPE have a twinning programme?

No. But IPE has collaborative arrangements for student exchange programmes.

What is the difference between Programme and Specialization?

All programmes are with dual specialization where the student can opt for any two
Programmes like PGDM-BFS, PGDM-MM and PGDM-HRM will have more focus on their
specific domain areas and hence one specialization is fixed as the name of that Programme
suggests and the second specialization can be opted from the list of Specializations offered at
the end of the first year.
In programmes like PGDM & PGDM-IB students can opt for both their specializations at the
end of the first year.

What Specializations are offered by IPE

IPE offers the following Specializations subject to certain requisites. Students need to choose
the specialization in the final year.
1. Marketing
2. Finance
3. Human Resource
4. Business Analytics
5. Operations
6. Systems
7. Economics
8. Entrepreneurship

About Placements

What is IPE’s Placement record?

IPE students have had 90% placement record consistently for the last several years. (For
further details click https://www.ipeindia.org/placement-details-for-last-3-years-2/).

Are placements at IPE Programme specific or Specialization specific?

Placements at IPE are Specialization specific rather than Programme specific.Recruiters look
for students with their Specialization/Domain knowledge

About Accreditations, Awards, Rankings

What are the credentials of IPE in terms of accreditations?

NIRF 2022 : IPE is One of the Four Management Institutions in Telangana ranked by NIRF.

ARIIA 2021: IPE is recognised in the band “PERFORMER” under the category
“General (Non-Technical)” in Atal Ranking of Institutions on
Innovation Achievement (ARIIA) 2021,

ICSSR : Institute of Public Enterprise is under the auspices of Indian Council of
Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Education, Government
of India

SAQS : All its postgraduate programs are SAQS accredited

What are the awards bagged by IPE?

  • IPE received ‘Emerging B-School Award’ at Business World Future of Management
    Education Conclave 2023
  • IPE felicitated by the Telangana State Government on its NIRF Ranking
  • Appreciation Certificate for Successful Implementation of AICTE 360 Degree Feedback
  • Platinum recognition for the year 2017 under the IGBC’s LEED India New
    Constructions Rating system by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) in its convention
    on November 2, 2018, at Hyderabad.
  • Five Star category recognition by Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment
    (GRIHA) in its convention on February 19, 2016 at New Delhi.
  • Award for the outstanding partnership in delivery of IICA Certificate Programme (ICP)
    in CSR by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, IICA,Manesar Gurgaon.

What are the credentials of IPE in terms of B-School Rankings?

  • Outlook- ICARE Rankings 2023
    1st Rank in Top Private B-Schools in Hyderabad.
    1st Rank in Top B-Schools in Hyderabad
  • India Today B-Schools Survey 2022
    2nd Rank in Top B-School in Hyderabad
  • Chronicle’s All-India B-School survey 2022
    1st Rank in Top B- Schools – South Region
    Only Institute Graded A+++ in South India
  • Business Today –MDRA B-Schools Survey 2022
    11th Rank in Top B-Schools in South
  • Business World B-School Rankings 2022
    13th Rank in Top B-Schools in South India
  • Times B School Survey 2021
    10th Rank in Top Private Institutes All India
  • Careers360 Ranking 2020
    All India Rank: 15 , AAA+
  • CSR – GHRDC B-Schools Survey 2022
    4th Rank in Top Government B-Schools of India