Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar

Jalandhar, Punjab

 ESTD 2001
 Private University
 NIRF Ranking - 81
 BCI, PCI, COA, NCTE, IAP Approved

About Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar

Last Updated By: Ritesh Srivastava on 18th October, 2021

With its ultra modern and huge campus on the National Highway that too at the entry of Jalandhar City, Lovely Professional University never fails to astound students seeking to become a part of it. The university has the single largest campus in the country with more than 30,000 students and 4000 faculty members and staff. It offers more than 200 programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and the doctorate level. The university has been recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and has remained to be a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU). There are various parameters based on which the university has been ranked by various acclaimed bodies and continued to be a recipient of various rewards and awards which even include

  • The Best Private University Award by ASSOCHAM again in 2017. The award was presented by Sh. Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  • The National Institutional Ranking Framework has ranked Lovely Professional University no. 2 in management on Outreach and Inclusivity parameter.
  • NIRF has also ranked LPU 38th in overall ranking.

The curriculum of the university had been benchmarked internationally with more innovative pedagogy, experiential learning, and more with more than 200 international tie ups. These parameters have been established to achieve equitable and most importantly affordable quality education. The university has established itself as a Center of Excellence in Research.

The campus of the university exhibits a huge diversity as the students and other academic members belong to all the 29 states of the country and there are students from more than 70 countries in the world. The university manages to provide students with comprehensive learning and education which directly aims at developing the intellectual and personal strengths of students pursuing their career from the university. The students are taught and given experiences at both outside and inside of the classrooms; they are encouraged to nurture creativity and innovation inside them through challenging project works and participative learning. The university also ensures to provide its students with various favorable opportunities to sparking ideas and how they can translate their ideas into reality. Lovely Professional University has an excellent track record of instigate its students into their desired careers and this has already been proved by university's alumni who are working in more than 500 global and Indian super brands.

Lovely Professional University, commonly referred to as LPU, was established in the academic year of 2005. It is a public university founded by Lovely International Trust. The university is located in Jalandhar, Punjab. It asserts to be the largest private university in the country. The university has been recognized by several following organizations:

  • University Grants Commission
  • Association of Indian Universities
  • University Grants Commission- Distance Education Bureau
  • National Council for Teacher Education
  • Council of Architecture
  • Pharmacy Council of India
  • India Council of Agricultural Research
  • Bar Council of India
  • The Institution of Engineers
  • Institute of Town Planners

The university has been recognized and accredited by above-mentioned organizations. Besides national organizations, there are various international regulatory authorities that LPU is associated with. Following is the list of such authorities:

  • International Association of Universities (France)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (UK)
  • The Institute of International Education (New York)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (USA)
  • The Association of Universities of Asia and The Pacific (Thailand)

The infrastructure of LPU is, undoubtedly, one of the best aspects. The campus of the university is spread over an area of 600 acres and manages to provide all the basic amenities and facilities to the students. The entire campus is enabled with Wi-Fi and there are almost 1000 Wi-Fi spots across the university. Classrooms are well built with adequate space, proper ventilation and are equipped with air conditioners. It does provide Boys and Girls hostels facilities for the students coming from out of the city. There are various cafeterias and a food court which provide a variety of food at reasonable rates. The university has its own hospital called The University Hospital providing medical facilities to the students. Talking about the laboratories, the labs are well equipped with the latest technologies. In addition, a mac lab is also available for better understanding. Following are the main key points of LPU:

  • School of International Studies
  • Planned Cricket Stadium, Boxing ring, Snooker lounge
  • Taekwondo, Football field, bowling complex, Roller skating rink
  • University Gardens
  • LPU Student Center
  • Mac Lab
  • LPU Central Library
  • Aviation Lab
  • Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium
  • Baldev Raj Mittal Auditorium
  • Division of Research
  • Open-air Theatre
  • In-house laundry
  • Convenience stores
  • Easy banking
  • Western Union Money Transfer

LPU Faculty members are well educated and qualified. Most of the members are young and more likely to be able to teach in a proficient way. Mostly, they are experienced and skilled in their respective subjects. They help the student through various placement procedures. There are various guest lectures conducted by the authorities of LPU.

There are various programs offered by the university and these programs are offered under several specializations. The LPU Courses include programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Ph.D. program is offered at the Doctorate level. Candidates seeking admission can choose the field to pursue their career in.

The LPU Admissions procedure varies from one program to the other. One must ensure that they go through the several guidelines mentioned during the time of admission.

  • First of all, the candidates seeking admission must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the university.
  • For admission to any undergraduate program, the candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • For admission to any postgraduate program, the candidates are required to possess a Bachelor's degree in the relevant field from a recognized university.
  • While candidates seeking admission to Ph.D. are required to hold a Master's degree in the relevant field from a recognized university.

Placements at Lovely Professional University

LPU follows an impressive trend in term of placement. The LPU Placement and Training Cell has good collaborations with any national and international companies. The authorities try to bring well-reputed companies for the recruitment process. The highest package offered has reached up to 42 LPA and the average one remains to be at 3 LPA.

Lovely Professional University is one of the known and largest providers when it comes to students' placements in the northern part of India. The university has a separate cell for placement administration known as Division of Career Services. The main objective of the cell is to help students obtain relevant and to the point work experience which would not only come in handy in their academic studies but also help them develop appropriate skills along with knowledge to be able to work in real life scenarios with the best minds and talent across various industries. The placements at Lovely Professional University have always proved to be the most sought after event for the students in final year of their respective programs. The placement cell i.e. Division of Career Services associates various recruitment drives and job fairs for its students, that too, on a regular basis. Besides, the cell also ensures extending more than sufficient facilities and activities such as resume writing sessions, career advisory services, and quantitative aptitude development workshops in order to offer better placement opportunities to its students. Various industry leading national and international companies visit Lovely Professional University every year to participate in recruitment drives and recruit students.

Highlights of Placement at Lovely Professional University

1. Some of the top recruiters of Lovely Professional University in the academic year 2019 were Microsoft, Amazon India, Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions, Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd., Federal Bank, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Synopsys India, Samsung Research Institute India, SAP Labs, Virtusa, Verizon Data Services, TCS, CEAT, Flipkart, Havells, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Hitachi Consulting, Infineon Technologies, Kony, Nerolac Paints, P and O Cruise, Accor Hotels Group, The Oberois Group and many more.

2. Highest salary package offered for following program in the year 2019:-

  • Engineering Programs – INR 42 LPA (Microsoft)
  • Management Program – INR 19.75 LPA (SOBHA Developers)
  • Design Program - INR 15 LPA (Trident Group)
  • Hotel Management Program – INR 12 LPA (Hyatt Regency)

3. There were more than 2500 Offers (placement/internship) offered to students of Lovely Professional University by 20 of Fortune-500 companies namely TCS, Amazon, IBM, Verizon, Xerox, HP, Tech Data, Samsung, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, United Health Group, etc. over the past few years.

4. There are more than 2000 students of Lovely Professional University who are pursuing their successful careers in different countries such as USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc.

5. Lovely Professional University never misses out on making efforts for getting international students placed around their home locations or placing Indian students abroad.

6. Lovely Professional University also provides its students with PEP classes where students are trained in aptitude, reasoning, soft skills, interviewing skills, free preparation for govt. exams and more, right from the 2nd year till they get placed.

For any other query, you can call at our toll free number 1800-102-4431.

The Lovely Institute of Law has been ranked 18th amongst ‘India's Best Colleges 2017: Law' by India Today and LPU was ranked 66th among best engineering colleges by Outlook India. NIRF has placed LPU in rank 38 in the management and 26th in pharmacy. 

Ranking and Awards of Lovely Professional University

  • The university has been ranked 99th among Top 100 institutes in the country under Overall category by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.
  • It has also been ranked 78th among all the Government and Private Universities by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.
  • NIRF has also ranked LPU 49th amongst Top Management institutions.
  • NIRF has ranked LPU 87th among Top Engineering Institutions.
  • NIRF has ranked LPU 27th amongst Top Pharmacy Institutions.
  • India Today Aspire has ranked LPU amongst the ‘Top Universities of the Future'.
  • The faculty of pharmacy of the Lovely Professional University has been ranked amongst the top 30 and faculty of management in the top 50 and faculty of engineering in the top 90.
  • LPU has been ranked 36th amongst Best B School in India.
  • LPU has been ranked 3rd among Power Private Universities.
  • The university has also been ranked 13th amongst Best Private B Schools in India.
  • It has also been ranked amongst top 30 best business schools in the country.
  • LPU has been ranked 1st Best University to be enrolled for further and higher studies.
  • LPU has been ranked 21st in India's Top B School Brands.
  • LPU is ranked 14th Best in Infrastructure and Living Experience.
  • It has been ranked 37th amongst the Best Universities.
  • LPU has also been ranked 32nd amongst Best Universities in Pedagogy.
  • It has been ranked 34th in Intellectual Capital.
  • LPU is ranked amongst top 75 Management Schools in India.
  • It has also been ranked 14th Best Private Universities in North Zone.
  • The official website of Lovely Professional University has been ranked amongst Top 10 Educational Website Designs of the World.