Jalandhar : With the distinction of being one of the most fertile hot beds of quality, this year again the placement record of Lovely Professional University remained par excellence as 3500 students of LPU were picked for key job profiles in prominent companies like Wipro, Pepsico, Asian Paints, Indian Overseas Bank, VE Commercial Vehicles (Joint Venture of Volvo & Eicher), Syntel, Biocon, Thompson Press, Videocon, HDFC, Steria, Naukri.Com, SOMA, CRISIL, Convergys, Life Cell International & ACD.
Students of LPU also got one of the best pay packages, cutting across various disciplines. The highest pay package accorded last year soared to 6.75 lakhs, which was awarded to MBA students. In engineering discipline, pay package went as high as 5.9 lakhs. Pharmacy students also performed exceptionally well and package rose to 3.5 lakhs. In addition to this, students of other programmes, in the disciplines of Bio-Technology, Architecture, Fashion Technology, Hotel Management etc, also performed very well in the job market. LPU is fast becoming a preferred destination for companies to hire quality students, and many companies like AON Hewitt, WIPRO, ITC, SYNTEL, Planet Retail, Ceasefire, Syscom, Jubilant Chemsys, Panacea Biotech, and many other revisited the campus for hiring students.
Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor-LPU says, “LPU’s one of the most important task is to ensure that its students are industry ready & recruited by the top companies. Placement of our students in top industry like WIPRO, ITC, VE Commercial Vehicles, Asian Paints Convergys & others gives us the sense of gratification that we are able to make great contribution in our students’ life. Moreover, as many of the companies are coming back to LPU for placement year on year is a strong sign that our students are performing well in the industries.” He further added: “In fact, LPU works on various perspectives to ensure that students get ready for the Industry. At LPU, students are groomed in a multi faceted way addressing student’s overall personality, present ability, communication skills, academic & technical skills and enhancement of self-confidence." Mr. Mittal told that the University maintains a strong liaison with various corporate bodies like CII, FICCI, TiE & others to assess the latest corporate trends with respect to HR requirements of the corporate sector, as well. Besides that, LPU has Academic and Industrial Tie-Ups with tech giants like EMC2, Cadence, Infosys, EC Council, Think LABS Techno-solutions Pvt Ltd and financial giant like National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE). The Placement Department of the University works on the recommendations of these bodies to ensure that students are trained and groomed accordingly.