The Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), (Hyderabad, India) is an autonomous non-profit educational society established in 1964. It is devoted to management education, training, research, consultancy, IT and biotechnology for business enterprises in the public and private sector. The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) has recognized IPE as a "Centre of Excellence" in Management sciences for doctoral studies. Seven universities have also recognized the Institute for the guidance of Ph.D. students. IPE is also a training centre for the IAS and other senior officers of Central and State Governments, public sector enterprises, and private corporate sector.