* Student can get scholarship up to Rs 5 Lakh depending upon the program
*Large application flow from across globe makes Jalandhar a nucleus for higher education
Jalandhar: With a strong belief that financial constraint should not stop a student from getting quality education; LPU’s scholarship scheme has been benefitting the thousands of students from globe across. This year, the last date of applying for scholarship scheme is 31st July 2013, and an applicant can get scholarship up to Rs 5 Lakh depending upon the program. Scholarship Scheme is favourite among meritorious and talented students not only from all across India but other countries as well. A large number of applications received for admissions this year indicate worldwide popularity of LPU, which has marked Jalandhar as a nucleus of quality higher education.
Being attracted by the coveted facilities and excellent academic inputs; a large number of students from South (Tamil Nadu, AP, Karnataka & Kerala) and even Maharashtra are seen in the campus along with their parents/relatives for admissions. International students are also coming from many new countries, including China, which is indeed a great attribute. Earlier students used to go to South and foreign countries for quality education, now LPU has reversed the trend by attracting thousands of students not only from all the states of India but from 30 other countries also.
LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal informed: “LPU’s scholarship scheme has already benefitted more than 20,000 meritorious students over last years. Under this largest scholarship scheme in India, scholarships amounting more than Rs 150 Crores have been provided to the students.” Elaborating about availability of scholarships, he said: “To be eligible for this scholarship, students have to be academically strong, and on the basis of performance in the board examination, graduation or the national/state level tests, scholarship amount is decided. University in last couple of years is also recognizing not only academically strong students but also candidates who have performed at state/national or international sports activities.” Mr Mittal added: “We are happy to note that we have let this scheme available to a large number of students, as we do not want that a capable student be debarred from receiving quality education.”
Illustrative, scholarship and LPU special Financial Aid scheme LPU-TFA (Test for financial Aid) can be applied for more than 200 programs, ranging from diploma programs to post- graduate ones. Scholarship is also available as per rank in JEE (Main), XAT, NATA, CAT, GATE NEET, MAT & GPAT. In addition, State Level Entrance Tests for various Programs of Diploma, Engineering and MBA programs are also considered for scholarship. National and international level best performances in Sports, Cultural activities; Research & Development, Social Services and Bravery Acts also enable a student to avail scholarship.