Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a Private University situated on the outskirts of Jalandhar, Punjab. It is the largest single-campus university in India, with more than 30,000 students, over 4000 faculties and staff, offering more than 200 programs. Recognized by UGC and is also a member of AIU. LPU is ranked among the Top 200 universities of the world as per the Times Higher Rankings Impact Education 2020. The university is ranked high on various parameters by acclaimed bodies and is a recipient of various awards including the Best Private University Award by ASSOCHAM again in 2017, presented by Sh. Prakash Javadekar Union Minister of HRD, Govt. of India.
With internationally benchmarked curricula, innovative pedagogy, experiential learning, and 200+ foreign tie-ups for equitable and affordable quality education, the University is poised to establish itself as a Centre of Excellence in Research. Admission to LPU Jalandhar is done on the basis of LPUNEST conducted by the University. Apart from the LPUNEST, the University also accepts several other national-level entrance exams for admission. LPU admission to all the programs is done through online mode.
LPU has inaugurated the 5-day ‘Adapting to New Era of Blended Teaching & Learning’ for participants from 20+ countries in collaboration with the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), Division of Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India. In addition to this, one student of LPU got placed in Commvault with a CTC of up to INR 20-24 LPA.
Amid the Covid-19 crisis, the University has developed a live app to support students utilise their time during the lockdown. LPU has also introduced various scholarships worth INR 20 crore for Covid-19 Frontline Warriors. Additionally, LPU also offers Distance Education across Engineering, Management, Commerce, Science streams. LPU Distance Education (LPUDE), Jalandhar is listed among the Top 10 Most Promising Distance Learning Institutes in India in the year 2019.
Admission to LPUDE is purely done on the basis of merit. LPU Distance Education has a dedicated placement cell that provides placement opportunities to students by conducting campus drives and informing students of campus drives and job opportunities at different locations. LPUDE has conducted over 190 campus drives with 100+ companies and has placed 1370+ students till now.
Lovely Professional University (LPU) has also started the application process for PhD programs.
The University campus exhibits a rich diversity as the academic staff and students come from all 29 states of India and more than 70 countries of the world. Education at LPU is a holistic one, aimed toward developing the intellectual and private strengths of scholars.
The LPU expertise takes place each at intervals and out the classroom, nurturing creativity and innovation through challenging project work and participative learning, and providing an environment conducive to sparking ideas and how to translate those ideas into reality. LPU has a wonderful account of launching its students into eminent careers that have been tested by our Alumni operating in 500+ world and Indian Super Brands.
A divergent world in itself, Lovely Professional University is setting great benchmarks in the industry of education by providing a sharp edge to the budding talents. Since its inception, LPU is working rigorously to enhance the development of varied teaching styles and techniques through the means of extensive technological advancements happening within the campus. This, in turn, has drastically increased the average rate of packages offered by many giant MNCs and corporations. The industry leaders like Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and even Google have hired LPU’s students on packages worth 1 Crore and above.
Over the past few years, LPU has been ranked by the top-notch ranking bodies under several streams, including Management and Engineering. In 2021, LPU was ranked amongst the top colleges of the country by the NIRF 2021. Below mentioned are some of the most recent year-wise LPU rankings:
|13||Private MBA||Outlook 2021|
Being one of the largest single-campus universities in India with over 30,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff members, LPU currently offers over 300 programmes to the students. Over the years, the University has built mutually beneficial international accreditations with a number of universities and institutes abroad, which are mentioned below:
|LPU International Accreditations|
|International Association of Universities (IAU), France||Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), UK|
|The Institute of International Education (IIE), New York||Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP), USA|
Apart from these memberships, the University has also partnered with over 50 international institutes or universities for several activities, such as student exchange programme, workshops, etc. A few of the international tie-ups are mentioned in the table below:
|LPU International Collaborations|
|Illinois Institute of Technology||KU Medical Centre, The University of Kansas||University of North Alabama|
|Kent State University||Livingstone College||University of California|
|Northern Illinois University||The University of Lowa||Otterbein University|
|Lowa State University||Kirkwood Community College||Wayne State University|
|Virginia International University||Clarion University||Coventry University|
|Established | University Type||2005 | Private|
|Affiliated to||NCTE, COA, PCI, IAP, BCI, UGC|
|Accredited to||ACBSP, ACU|
|Entrance Exam||National: GATE/ NATA/ JEE Main/ GPAT/ JEE Main (Paper-II)|
|Total Programs||200+ programs in 55 disciplines|
|Popular Courses||MBA, PGDM, B. E, B. Tech|
|Application Mode | Fees||Online and Offline Mode | INR 1500 & INR 1000 (for Boys) & INR 1000 & INR 500 (for Girls)|
|Highest Package||INR 42 LPA|
|Top Recruiters||Microsoft, Amazon India, Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions, Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd., Federal Bank, Hindustan Uni-liver Ltd., Synopsys India, Samsung Research Institute India|
|Facilities available||Hostel, Library, Transportation|
|LPU Brochure||10th Brochure | 12th Brochure | After Graduation Brochure|