Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar is popularly known as LPU ranked as the 5th Best Private Universities in India by Outlook Ranking 2020 and 99 by NIRF Overall ranking of Universities in India. It offers courses in engineering, management, law, architecture, Science, and Humanities.
The University is conducting its placement drive for the year 2021 and 1150+ offerings were extended to the yet-to-graduate 2021 batch students in a single day. A total of 8500 students have been placed till now.
Lovely Professional University (LPU) has a placement cell that provides employment opportunities to its students. Apart from the placements, the University also provide internship opportunities to its UG and PG students. Every year, hundreds of companies participate in the placement drive and select students from LPU. During LPU placements 2020, a total of 635 companies participated and offered the highest salary package of Rs 42 LPA.
LPU placements 2020 statistics are mentioned in the table below with comparison to 2019 statistics:
|LPU Placement Highlights|
|Particular||Statistics (2020)||Statistics (2019)|
|Highest CTC||Rs 42 LPA||Rs 28 LPA|
|Companies offered CTC above Rs 5 LPA||192||128|
This year, organisations from multiple sectors, such as Consulting, Banking, IT, Engineering and more participated. A few of the top organisations that participated during placements 2020 are mentioned below:
Over the past six years, the number of participating companies has increased from 172 (2015) to 635 (2020). In addition to this, the number of companies offering CTC above Rs 5 LPA has also seen an increasing trend in the past six years. Details are mentioned below:
In 2015, only 172 companies participated in LPU placements, which was increased to 635 in 2020. Also, in 2020, despite Covid, more than 110 recruiters of IITs/ MITs/ NITs hired students from LPU. The detailed year-wise data is shown below:
In 2020, a total of 192 companies offered the CTC of Rs 5 LPA and above. This number was only 5 in 2015 and 23 in 2016. So, there’s a drastic increase in the number of companies offering CTC above Rs 5 LPA. The below graph represents the year-wise data:
The highest salary package offered to students has seen an improvement in the past six years. In 2015 and 2016, the highest salary package was Rs 7.8 LPA and Rs 7.05 LPA, respectively. On the other hand, the highest CTC was increased to 42 LPA in 2020 placements. Detailed year-wise salary trends are shown in the below graph:
LPU encourages the students to participate in summer internship drives to make them industry-ready. The University also organises classes under its Placement Enhancement Program (PEP) where students are trained in aptitude, reasoning, soft skills, interviewing skills, right from the course commencement till their placements. During recent years, the students have been offered internship opportunities by some of the top companies, including Cognizant, Microsoft, Infosys and Morgan Stanley. The highest stipend offered to 2019 and 2020 batch was Rs 50,000 and Rs 80,000, respectively.
LPU has a wide alumni network working across multiple sectors in top MNCs. The details regarding the same are given below:
LPU has a wide network of alumni working across various sectors out of which, approximately 20% of LPU alumni are currently associated with the Engineering sector closely followed by 15% in Education. A good 11% of former students are into Business Development. For more details refer to the below-given pie chart:
|Particulars||Placement Statistics 2019-20||Placement Statistics 2020-21|
|Number of Dream and Super Dream Offers||192||347|
|Highest CTC||INR 28 LPA||INR 42 LPA|
|Top Recruiters||Bosch, Infosys||Microsoft, Trident|
In the placement drive of 2021, 8500+ students were offered Jobs by more than 1500 participating companies.
During the placement drive of 2021, the highest CTC stood at INR 42 LPA and around 347 students were offered super dream (More than INR 10 LPA) and Dream offers (More than INR 5 LPA).
Some of the top recruiters like Microsoft, Trident, Capgemini, Cognizant, Aditya Birla Group participated in the placement drive of 2021.
The following table represents the company wise placements of LPU:
|Name of the Company||Number of Students Placed||CTC Offered|
|Amazon||11||INR 30 LPA|
|Lowe’s India||6||INR 19.14 LPA|
|PlaySimple||5||INR 20 LPA|
|Microsoft||-||INR 42 LPA|
|Trident||-||INR 21 LPA|
Till now in the placement drive of 2021, the maximum number of students were employed by Cognizant and the maximum CTC was offered by Amazon.
|Engineering||INR 42 LPA|
|Management||INR 21 LPA|
The institute has completed its placement drive for the B.Des course for the year 2021 and has achieved 100% placements.
Some of the leading fashion brands like Reliance Industries Ltd, Khadi India, Under Armour, Kabir Leathers, Hind Rubbers participated in the placement drive.
During the placement drive of 2021 there has been a rapid increase in the number of companies participated.
The following table represents the highest CTC offered during the past years at LPU:
|2020-21||INR 42 LPA|
|2019-20||INR 42 LPA|
|2018-19||INR 28 LPA|
|2017-18||INR 28 LPA|
Placements of the batch 2020-21 are still going on and till now the highest CTC stood at INR 30 LPA.
In the Summer Internship Placement Drive of 2020 the Highest stipend stood at INR 80,000.
|Name of the Organisation||Number of Alumni|
|Virtually Testing Foundation||131|
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