Three lakh students registered for LPU Entrance test- NEST (National Eligibility and Scholarship)

·NEST becomes 4th largest entrance test in India after JEE, AIPMT & EAMCET
·LPU NEST-2014 will be conducted online in more than 100 locations across India

Jalandhar:  More than three lakh (3,00,000 plus) students from all across India have already registered for LPU Entrance test- NEST (National Eligibility and Scholarship) 2014.  LPU NEST test is 4th largest entrance test of India (including all government & private tests) after JEE, AIPMT & EAMCET (Andhra Pradesh). For the first time, a test for admission to engineering programs of any of the Indian private universities is being conducted on such a large scale. The NEST will be conducted in more than 100 locations across India from the month of April onwards. The scores of the test will be considered as eligibility for admission to engineering programs, and for scholarship up to Rs 4 Lac per student as per scholarship policy of the university. 
Informing more about the test, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “LPU entrance test is the largest test organised so far by any of the educational institution of India. To add to our initiatives, we have started with conduction of LPU NEST test for students of near 2000 schools of the country. We feel proud that such a large number of students, not only from North but from across India have registered for the test. In the coming years, we will make certain additions to the test conduction so that it may become more accessible to a larger student-community.”  Mr Mittal added: “We are conducting the tests online keeping in view the convenience of students.  In this regard, university has deployed a strong software and back-end mechanism to provide flexibility in dates and time schedule to the students going to take the test.”

LPU NEST is one of the eligibility tests for admission to all engineering programs in LPU for session 2014-15. Student qualifying LPU NEST will be exempted from appearing in other eligibility tests conducted for admissions. The test will be consisted of 90 multiple choice questions objective in nature & to be answered in 120 minutes. There will be 30 questions each for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology, and medium for the entrance test will be English. Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for test and students should have either completed or shall be appearing in the final examination of 10+2, in 2014. For LPU NEST related further queries, if any, a student can contact through Email: lpunest@lpu.co.in, land-line number: 01824 – 404430, & Toll Free No: 1800-102-4407.

LPU School of Hotel Management organised annual International level Culinary Festival- ‘Flavours 2014'

  • LPU School of Hotel Management & Tourism became ‘Overall Champion’

Jalandhar: Upholding India’s richness for splendid foods and festivals, School of Hotel Management of LPU organized students’ favourite annual culinary extravaganza and competitive food festival- ‘Flavours 2014'. The organization show-cased talents of hundreds of would be chefs and culinary personalities from top hotel management institutions of the northern region. The competition brought forward best compositions of remarkable food, innovative national/international dishes and amazing groups of talented students.  The competition was also to promote “Chef Profession” among young students.  
Invited guests of the occasion included, Mr Glenn Peat GM Hyatt Regency (Ldh) &  S Manvinder Singh, Executive Chef, and Mr Jatinder Uppal, Joint Secretary Indian Culinary Forum (Ex Corporate Chef Taj Hotels & Resorts, & Executive Chef Common Wealth Games- 2010). A number of competitions under categories- (i) Creative starter (Individual) (two portions each), (ii) Three Course International Menu & (iii) Three Course Innovative Indian Menu. Invited judges and experts from Industry examined various events and motivated participants. Following international rules, the students were awarded separately for accuracy of recipe or the use of main ingredient allotted (in case of basket), presentation/balance, taste, technique/skill, creativity, hygiene & use of indigenous ingredients.
The winner for the competition ‘Creative starter’ is LPU student Lella Venkatesh; whereas 1st runner up is  Vivek Bhatt from Amrapalli institute of Hotel Management (AIHM) Haldwani & 2nd runner up is Abhishek of Panjab university, Chandigarh. For ‘Three Course Indian Menu’ winners are Ramesh Rawat and Pranshu Bajpai of Maharishi Dayanand University Rohatak; whereas, 1st runners up are LPU students Harsh Apurva and Jyotsana, and 2nd runners up are Aryan Mathur and Kunal kathpalia from AIHM, Haldwani. For ‘Three Course International Menu’ again winners are LPU students Manpreet Singh and Sumit Nandal; 1st runners up are MDU Rohtak students Mohit and Kuldeep; whereas, 2nd runners up are once again LPU students Sonam Wangmo and Jambay Tenzin.
Congratulating the winners LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “Hospitality industry is continuously growing and is presumed to grow more and more, thereby adding millions of new jobs to the present work force.”  He further informed: “Through this competition, the endeavour of our School of Hospitality is to impart knowledge, skills, concepts and techniques to the students to learn and emerge as global hospitality service providers.”

Winner Bhutanese students of LPU, Sonam Wangmo and Jambay Tenzin said: “We competed to have experience of culinary excellence, and to build self-confidence by interacting with fellow students, seniors and experts. It indeed proved a great platform for us as we learnt leadership qualities and team dynamics. This motivation which we got from acclaimed national & international chefs would certainly lead us to become great professionals of the field.” 

LPU School of Physical Education lifted Overall Championship Trophy at 6th Annual Sports Meet

·School of Mechanical Engineering declared Overall Runner-up
·Sarvjit Kaur & Sandeep Kumar declared best woman and man athletes of the university
·An international student from China clinched bronze medal in 5 km race



Jalandhar: The closing ceremony of the two-day annual sports meet of Lovely Professional University was held under great celebrations and honours. LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal graced the occasion as Chief Guest, and awarded the glittering championship trophy to the school of physical education for illustrious attainments of its athletes. School of mechanical engineering was declared overall championship runner-up; whereas, school of electronics & electrical engineering became overall athletics runner-up. On the basis of establishing 2 new meet records (100 & 200 mtrs), and equaling 15 points with 3 other girl-athletes, Sarvjit Kaur of physical education was adjudged best woman athlete. Sandeep Kumar of electronics & electrical engineering was declared the best man-athlete of the university. In addition, other first three position holders in 17 competitive events were honoured with gold, silver and bronze medals. Congratulating the sports men & women of the university, Chancellor Mr Mittal asked them to keep on imbibing the true sportsman spirit to the core to excel upon their present performances displayed.

For different competitive events held on the concluding day, Pinky and Promila of physical education won gold & silver medals respectively for 5000 mtr race with 26:50 & 26:53 minutes; whereas a Chinese student Guo Xiao Xiao won bronze with 29:02 minutes.

In 400 mtr race (men), Naveen of Hotel Management declared first with 56:26 sec; Aneet of Phy Edu second with 57:10 sec; and, Lakhan Singh of ECE third with 57:53 sec. For women, Pinky, Sukhdeep Kaur & Veerpal Kaur won gold, silver & bronze medals with 1:18, 1:21, 1:22 minutes respectively.

For Hammer Throw (Men) Navdeep Singh (Hotel Mgmt, 24.82 mtr) won gold; Sukhpal (22.48 mtr) and Paramjit Singh (21.86 mtr) both of Physical Education won silver and bronze medals. For women, Navreet Kaur of Education (15.08 mtr), Garima Sharma of CSE (14.78 mts) and Pardeep kaur of Distance Education (14.64 mtr) remained at first, second & third positions.                                                                              

For High Jump (Men) Basuki Nath (Mech Engg, 1.60 mtr) won gold; Avisa of Phy Edu, Ajay of ECE & Sudhir of ECE all with 1.55 mtr  got tied  for silver. For women, Amandeep of  Phy Edu (1.30 mtr), Meena of CSE (1.15 mts) and Mafia of Education (1.12 mtr) remained  first, second & third respectively.

For 4x400 Relay (Men) team of Lakhan, Sandeep, Sarvesh & Naveen of ECE set new meet record with 3:52 minutes and got gold medals. Team from Phy Edu took 3:59 minutes for silver medal and again bronze medal too was won by another team of Phy Edu. In women category, team of Sarvjit Kaur, Pinky, Harvinder & Balvir Kaur of Phy Edu set a new meet record with 5:02 minutes to claim first position. Another two teams from Phy Edu took 6:02 & 6:50 minutes for second and third positions as well.




For Javelin Throw (Men), Sukhjinder Singh of Dist Edu claimed gold medal with  46.58 mtr; Vikram Singh of Mech Engg silver with 45.82 mtr and  Jagdeep Singh of Dist Edu bronze medal with 41.61 mtr. For women, Nirmal Kaur of School of Business got gold with16.36 mts and girls of physical education Satwinder Kaur (16.32 mtr) & Arti Abrol (14.82mtr) got silver and bronze medals.

In 200 mtr race (men), Sandeep & Lakhan of ECE took 24:60 & 26:25 secs and claimed gold and silver medals respectively. Md. Yunus of Civil Engg claimed bronze with 27 sec. For women, Sarvjit & Madhvi of Phy Edu took 29:60 & 32:60 secs to claim gold and silver medals respectively.  Jyoti Mehta of Computer Applications claimed bronze with 37:03 sec.
            
In 100 mtr race (men), V D Pawan Kumar of ME took 12:01 and claimed gold medal. Sandeep (12:16 sec) & Akshay (12:48) both of ECE clinched silver and bronze medals. For women, Sarvjit & Madhvi of Phy Edu took 14:12 & 15:40 secs to claim gold and silver medals respectively.  Priyanka of School of Business claimed bronze with 16:44 sec.


6th Annual Sports Meet inaugurated at LPU

  • Inaugural day in men categories belonged to Mahesh Singh, a physical education student, who revealed his great strength for 5000 & 1500 mts races
  • Students from professional programs of Sciences, Technology, Paramedical sciences, Architecture proved no less and won many gold and silver medals
  • Distance Education students also availed of the opportunity to compete along with regular students and  shared the victory-stand

Jalandhar: LPU is organising two-day 6th annual sports meet of the university at its sports stadium. Beginning with symbolic torch relay invocation, the first day of the meet brought forward talented sportsmen and women of the university. On the inaugural day finals for shot put, long jump, discus throw, triple jump,1500 mts  & 800 mts races; semi finals for 100 mts race; and heats and rounds for 400mts, 4x400 mts relay and 4x100 mts relays were held in both men and women  categories. Final for 5000 mts race in men category was also held. Before this colourful march past on drum beats was held where 40 contingents comprising thousands of participants in sports kits gave an Olympic look to the meet. The meet was declared open by LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal who wanted assurance from the university sports persons about their being talented enough to one day participate in Olympics.
In different competitions held, Mahesh Singh (Deptt of Physical Education) took 17.45 minutes to be on the first position in 5000 mts race; whereas, Kirandeep Singh of Distance Education took 17.53 min to be on second, and Vinod Kumar of Paramedical Sciences on third position with 18.55 minutes time.
In 1500 race for men again Mahesh Singh proved his stamina to be first with 4:46:66 minutes time; Ami chand Giri of Agriculture Deptt second with 5:00:78 minutes & Jay Aasheesh Singh of School of Business third with 5:07:31 minutes. For women, Harwinder Kaur (6:30:01 minutes) and Vibha (7:45:03 minutes) of Phy Edu were first & second respectively, and Ramandeep Kaur of Computer Application remained third with 8:05:81 minutes.
For shot put (men) Paramjit Singh of Phy Edu (9.64 mtrs) was first, Shubham of Civil Engg (9.22 mtrs) second, and Vikram of Mech Engg (8.88 mtrs) was third. In women category, Cloudiya of ECE (8.17 mtrs) remained first, Silvenia of Paramedical Sciences (7.55 m) second and Sukhdeep of Phy Edu (6.76 m) third.
In the competition for long jump (Men) Avisa of Phy Edu (5.61 m) declared first, Simandeep of Distance Edu (5.50 m) second, and Sarvesh of CSE (5.44 m) third. For women, Balveer Kaur (4.02 m) & Amandeep Kaur (3.72m) of Phy Edu respectively remained first and second, and a student of Architecture & Design, Sonam (3.38 m) was third. 
Triple jump (men) saw Sarvesh of CSE first with 11.56 mtrs jump, Naveen of Hotel Management second with11.41 mtrs and Basuki Nath of Mech Engg third with 11.15 mtrs jump. For women, Balveer of Phy Edu was first with 8.86m jump, Meena of ECE second with 7.93 mts, and Priyanka from School of Business third with 7.35 mts jump.
             

In discus throw (Men) Navjot of Phy Edu with 25.45 mtrs throw remained first; Punit Rai with 24.96 mts second; and, Ramandeep Mehwi of CSE with 24.09 mts throw stood third. In women competitions, Cloudiya of ECE declared first with 27.71 mts throw; Harpreet Kaur (16.27 mtrs) & Satwinder Kaur (16.14 mts) both of Physical Education remained second and third respectively.
In 800 mts race For men, Anit Kumar of Phy Edu remained ahead by running the race in 2.13 minutes, Kirandeep Singh from Distance Education stood second by taking 2.16 minutes, and Aman Rawat from School of Business was third for taking 2.25 minutes. For women all the first three positions went to Deptt of Physical Education with Harwinder Kaur (3.12 min) first, Promila (3.31 min) second and Vibha stood third by completing her race in 3.35 minutes.


LPU’s ‘One India’ show concluded with Intensity of Unity

*LPU Students from 28 states displayed cultural heritage of each state of India
*East, West, North & South students worked together irrespective of their regions
*“This celebration of oneness proves that Indian students are in right direction of being future leaders”: Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal




Jalandhar: 28 songs, 28 dances, 28 state stalls, presented to celebrate annual ‘One India’, truly transformed LPU campus in to Mini India. The concluding day of this annual event celebration witnessed great fusion of varied cultural show and expo. Thousands of LPU Students from 28 states displayed cultural heritage of different states in unison, irrespective of their own states. The theme of the year was ‘Dharohar-The Folk Arts’.  Different students groups worked together to highlight the important inheritance of 28 states of India. Highlighting factor of the celebration was that an Andhra Pradesh student was spokesperson at Punjab stall, a Haryana student at Kerala, a Manipur student at that of Odisha and so on. The students availed a broadened opportunity to work together in celebration by paying respect to one-another’s culture. Different stalls exhibited culture, monuments in miniature forms, festivals, dresses, demons, deities, natural products, eatables etc. In the evening, famous folk dances of every state were also performed to elaborate their folk peculiarities. While declaring the celebration close, Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal honoured the participating students with prizes and certificates for their massive participation in exposition of oneness.
Addressing all, Chancellor Mittal said: “It is indeed wonderful to see students from different states working together to up hold the strength of India-unity in diversity. When students work closely, they indeed represent the real strength of India.  In fact, we want to instill among our students this very working and learning spirit through which they come forward to respect and understand each other’s culture and customs. This is real depiction of unity in diversity for which India feels proud world over!” Mr Mittal added: “This celebration of oneness proves that Indian students are in right direction of being future leaders”.
International students, who are studying at LPU from more than 26 countries, were also very happy to see Mini India at the campus and marked it as a mammoth and informative event. They felt as if they have visited the whole of India on LPU campus itself. Fu Jia Qi from China said:“One India” has given me an elaborated insight into the great strength of India. I wonder how India stands united in spite of so much diversity at each 10 kilo meter of it, in dresses, languages, cultures and customs. I am lucky that only in two days I have come to know about famous folk dances, songs and important products of entire India. Perhaps this knowledge could only have been gathered by spending huge amount on long travels of many days!”


At Tamil Nadu stall, students from School of Polytechnic demonstrated jewellery, metal works & sculptures; School of Hospitality represented Kerala for its world renowned spices, ayurveda, boats, silk sarees and mundu; Deptt of Distance Education worked for Karnataka to inform about Yaksha Gaan, Chitra Arts, Mud Painting;  Rice bowl of India Andhra Pradesh was depicted by Deptt of Physical Education; Odisha stall was raised by School of Fashion Design and forwarded info about Pippli, Appleque work, Sand art, Jagannath Temple, Chhua dance; School of Architecture was for Tripura stall and it displayed lavish bamboo sticks work in many formations and designs; School of Pharmaceutical sciences represented Sikkim and it informed about handloom, bracelets, knitting etc. In the evening, this all was perfectly mingled with the famous dances of different states under program ‘Jhoomo re’. Dances included Bharatnatyam, Bihu, Kaal-Belia, Jhoomar, Odishi, Mohiniattam, Lavani, Chhau,Naati, Ghoomer, Domni, Sammi  amid the melodies of different states.

Annual Mega National Cultural Fest “One India” inaugurated at LPU

 · 5th two-day annual event to celebrate diversity
·  Stalls and dances of 28 Indian states coloured the entire campus environ





Jalandhar:  Mega annual national cultural fest “One India” at Lovely Professional University converted its campus into Mini India, as many thousand students from 28 states gathered together to celebrate strength of India-unity in diversity. This, 5th mammoth festive of two-day celebrations is devised on the year’s theme ‘Dharohar-The Folk Arts’ to celebrate vast diversity at the campus. The event included deep glimpses in to rich heritage of Indian folk arts through its four distinguished parts-Procession, Exhibition, Music Concert, and Dance Show. Slogan of the year was “Hamare Gorav, Garima Kee Pehchan…Hamari Dharohar Hamari Shaan”. Palanquins, elephants, horses, drum beats, colourful dresses-banners, peculiar props added glitter and luster to the celebration. Shrieks, slogans, singing, shouts of sanctity from students produced overwhelming patriotic fervor all around.  The fest was inaugurated by LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal.
 Congratulating the participating as well as on-looking students Mr Mittal asked them to always keep imbibing the true spirit of being united amid diversity. He informed: “Our motive behind this great celebration is that students should appreciate each other’s culture and learn from diverse cultures how to stand united. We believe that the best education can be developed only in a diverse community which accepts the differences as well as bonds among its members. We all should learn about cultural integrity of India through this grand celebration of One India. ”
On the inaugural day, the beginning of One India was through one Km long procession which exhibited cultural colours of 28 states of India, where students used distinguished cultural props of their respective states. In the afternoon, 28 stalls displayed the peculiarities of respective Indian states to present the whole of India at LPU campus. During music concert in the evening, the folk tunes from all over the country created magical euphony. Similarly, the dance show presented different “Indian Folk Beats” which made students to dance along with the performers. The famous dances Kalbelia, Bihu,Lavani, Chau,Naati, Ghoomer, Domni, Sammi and many more on one platform reminded onlookers about Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi. Added to these was “Handicraft Exhibition” by the folk artisans from all over the country.

 Illustrative, this annual endeavour of the university is an effort to bind the students from different regions of India in a single knot of unity amid cultural diversity. For last four years this event is providing great power of togetherness to all the students and members of staff.  Chancellor Mr Mittal elaborated more on the celebration: “In fact, our university annually holds two cultural fests of national and international importance-‘One India’ & ‘One World’. These two fests are to prove that "Diversity" is not just about the innumerable ways people differ, it is primarily about acknowledging the differences and to accommodate these differences willingly for valuable learning”.

LPU Student won Runners-Up Trophy at North Zone Women Open Single Badminton Tournament

· The tournament was organised by Badminton Association of Abohar
· LPU's  B P Ed student Shehnaaz also secured Championship for Doubles title





Jalandhar: LPU student Shehnaaz has recently been honoured with BMR Memorial Runners Up trophy and silver medal on the concluding day of three-day North Zone Women Open Single Badminton Tournament, held in Abohar. The tournament was organised by Badminton Association of Abohar (BAA) with the cooperation of BM Agro Industries. Near 90 men and women badminton players from all the states of North zone participated for singles and doubles competitions. Shenaaz B P.Ed student also won doubles championship along with her partner Ritu from Amritsar district of Punjab.  

LPU Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal congratulated the talented sports woman Shehnaaz and wished that she may earn name  and fame internationally like ace badminton woman player of the state Saina Nehwal.


M Sc students of LPU got placed with top Pharma Companies

Jalandhar: Many of the M Sc students of Lovely Professional University have recently been selected by renowned companies from varied fields of sciences and pharmacy. Truly Pest Solution (Truly Nolen International USA) selected 12 students, Life Cell International 9 students, Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals 7 students, Ind swift Lab 5 and Roots Analysis selected 2 students. During campus recruitment drives held by these renowned companies, 35 students are selected from the departments of Bio-technology, Micro-biology, Food technology, Pharmaceutical sciences and Chemistry. Selected on annual salary package up to Rs 3 lacs plus perks per annum, students will join their duties in the month of June 2014.  In the initial stages, these students will work as Relationship Executives, Trainee Chemists and Business Analysts. LPU Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal congratulated the selected students and asked them to be up to the expectations of their selectors.


Illustrative, Truly Pest Solution is a part of Truly Nolen International USA and works carrying the slogan “Adding value to the life we touch”. Life Cell international is India's largest private stem cell bank and stem cells’ solution provider. Roots Analysis provides business research and consulting in the pharmaceutical industry. Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals manufactures modified starch, liquid glucose, sorbitol and various by-products, catering to a wide spectrum of Industries. And, Ind Swift Labs is a reputed research & development company.

Going to become Business Analyst with one of the top companies before declaration of his final examination result, SV Kamaruz Zaman was very cheerful while sharing: “I and my parents are very happy on my being recruited and on soon going to start my career. I am lucky that my worries are over as I would now not have to go for any searches for jobs…….!” Some of the other selected students of Microbiology are Manmohan & Priyanka; Biotechnology students are Aditi, Rishi, Sutapa, Arinjoy, Kunzang & Nitu; Chemistry students include John Mohd Dar, Devi Singh, Mohit & Rajesh; whereas, Kartik Sidhu is from Food Technology, Sonali from Pharmaceutical Sciences and MBA students are Anand and Ashish among many others.

Lovely Professional University (LPU) unveils next generation automobiles at Delhi Auto Expo 2014-Students to exhibit 20 Concept Cars & Projects

A very unique stall can be seen this year at Auto Expo where there is no glittering glamour but definitely one can see towering passion. It is not any R&D department or an Auto giant but the students of Lovely professional University (LPU) who are showcasing their talent on such a huge platform as Auto Expo. The students of LPU have showcased their 15 vehicles which have been conceptualized, designed, developed and manufactured by themselves, at the Delhi Auto Expo-2014.





A part of the attractive line up of vehicles displayed at the expo were an array of new offerings - world’s first family solar car, world’s smallest car, mobile operated driverless Car, multi-‘ energy ‘Smart  Hybrid Car’, Unique bikes, Hybrid Cryogen Engine, Hexa Copter, All Terrain Vehicles amongst others. Developed as a part of the world- class application based curriculum at LPU, each project highlights the talent and the thrust given to creativity at the university.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University said, “It’s a privilege to be a part of Delhi Auto Expo showcasing our University’s talent. We aim to be a truly global university where innovation, technological advancement and R&D are core to every initiative we undertake. This project is a sneak peek into the talent and innovation at LPU.  Conceptualized on both inventive and practical factors, these vehicles would be commercialized later. All the vehicles have freshness in their design as these students’ creativity was not limited by the industry expectation. Students’ creativity was propelled by a huge passion and dedication to provide practical solutions. I am overwhelmed with the originality and creativity displayed by the students, and wish them all the best in their future endeavours”. Mr Mittal also disclosed that the University is in serious discussion with one of the global fortune top 50 companies for design collaboration for these as well as  future projects of the university. He added that the details of the collaboration would be shared very soon.




World’s first family solar car does not need any prevalent costly fuel and is highest mileage vehicle on solar energy.  Another such evidence of students talent is the ‘driverless car’ which can be operated with mobile phone from anywhere in the world. While ‘Retro Voiture’, world’s smallest car designed on vintage model has royal looks with modern technology, The Smart Hybrid Car (SHC) is world’s most fuel efficient car and can only be driven by an authorized person, using finger scanner. SHC will also not get started if the driver has consumed alcohol or does not have normal blood pressure and body temperature. Unique bikes are also on display that can work on duel energy sources.
Moreover, students & faculty have also produced innovative accessories like Hybrid Cryogen Engine which utilizes nitrogen to make it maximum fuel efficient with running cost of just Rs .57/km; whereas, the Hexa Copter is the future messenger which will easily air carry the needed things to customers home, be used for air surveillance or high altitude photo shoots.
 About Lovely Professional University
Lovely Professional University is India’s Largest University with more than 25000 students studying in 600 acres campus. The education delivery system of LPU has attracted students from 28 states of India and over 26 different countries like USA, Australia, China, Germany, Iran, Iraq, China, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Mongolia etc.
LPU offers 200+ programs, in more than 40 disciplines, which are in tune with industry expectations. LPU has been innovating with its curriculum and pedagogy as per the global standards. Recently, university has moved to the US pattern of education delivery like Flexi-Credit system – where students have the choice of electing dual specializations. At LPU students are placed in 300+ global super brands like IBM, Cognizant, Infosys, HCL, Bharti Airtel, Accenture, Nokia, Siemens and many more.

Lovely Professional University (LPU) unveils next generation automobiles--Students to exhibit 20 Concept Cars & Projects at Auto Expo-2014

In one of the first ever platform showcasing break through futuristic automobiles for tomorrow, the students of Lovely Professional University (LPU) are set to present their inventions and innovations to the auto industry. The students & faculty members are going to showcase the 15 vehicles and five other novel automobile productions at the Auto Expo-2014 in India on 7th Feb 2014.




Developed as a part of the world- class application based curriculum at LPU, each project highlights the talent and the thrust given to creativity at the university. These revolutionary designs, ahead of time, would include world’s first family solar car, world’s smallest car, mobile operated driverless Car, multi-‘ energy ‘Smart  Hybrid Car’, Unique bikes, Hybrid Cryogen Engine, Hexa Copter, All Terrain Vehicles amongst others.  The students have also designed world’s pioneer structure ‘Metal Boy-from original Cars’ to display at International Auto Expo- 2014.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University said, “We aim to be a truly global university where innovation, technological advancement and R& D are core to every initiative we undertake. This project is a sneak peek into the talent and innovation at LPU.  Conceptualized on both inventive and practical factors, these vehicles would be commercialized later. Many of these are going to challenge big corporate houses. I am overwhelmed with the originality and creativity displayed by the students and wish them all the best in their future endeavours”

World’s first family solar car does not need any prevalent costly fuel and is highest mileage vehicle on solar energy.  Another such evidence of students talent is the ‘driverless car’ which can be operated with mobile phone from anywhere in the world. While ‘Retro Voiture’, world’s smallest car designed on vintage model has royal looks with modern technology, The Smart Hybrid Car is world’s most fuel efficient car and can only be driven by an authorized person. Unique bikes can work on duel energy sources to power itself. Students & faculty have also produced innovative accessories like Hybrid Cryogen Engine which utilizes nitrogen to make it maximum fuel efficient; whereas, the Hexa Copter is the future messenger which will easily air carry the needed things to customers home, be used for air surveillance or high altitude photo shoots.

Robotics Intelligent Systems Community-a students’ organization of Lovely Professional University will exhibit ' Metal Boy' (made up of 12 Maruti-800 cars) at the Auto Expo 2014.  The auto industry would witness 41+ feet high signature project of original cars in human form. First time created by an Indian university, this structure is supposed to be a world record, with such a high & balancing metallic structure of cars.


Diljit Dosanjh, Dr Zeus & other Punjabi Pop Stars swayed LPU students to Punjabi ‘Virsa’

·        LPU hosted biggest Punjabi Dance & Music Festival
·    Other performers were world-renowned artists including Jassi Gill, Babbal Rai, Prabh Gill & A-Kay
·        LPU students kept singing, swaying, stamping and shrieking during performances 

Jalandhar: One of the biggest names in Punjabi entertainment world, Diljit Dosanjh and other world-famous Punjabi pop stars rocked LPU students during largest live Punjabi music & dance festival hosted by LPU at its campus. Singing star Diljit was accompanied by Dr Zeus, Jassi Gill, Babbal Rai, Prabh Gill & A-Kay. All of them presented their best performances and set students to Punjabi heritage and culture. Students kept singing, swaying, stamping and shrieking throughout long hours of the live concert. Through this live show- the huge part of Cross Blade Musical property, the famous artists started the largest Punjabi musical tour in the country from LPU campus, Jalandhar. Cross Blade is the largest Punjabi Musical Tour in the country, and has started from Jalandhar to be followed in different locations throughout the country.








Welcoming the great artists to the campus, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “We are proud and happy to see the start of ‘Musical Tour’ of world acclaimed artists from our campus in Jalandhar. I wish  that they may always be successful in their endeavours and keep on motivating students towards “Punjabiyat”. Mr Mittal added: “I anticipate that the students would have imbibed much from the live performances which were highly entertaining and innovative".

Diljit presented his all time hits: Soorma punjab nu belong karda, Main Fan Bhagat Singh Da, Meri Buggy, Lak 28 Kudi Da, Aaja Bhangra Pa Laiye, Channa Door Hi Na Hojin (Sad) and others. Whereas, Dr Zeus presented Kangna ;Jassi Gill presented Pyar Mera; Babbal Rai: Tera Naam, Sohni; A-Kay: Kuriyan ya MaaPe; and, Prabh Gill: Billi Akh, Pehli Vaar etc to let the students get set in Punjabi moods. It was all an out of the world experience to infuse students in the Punjabi streaks.


Diljit famous for ‘Jatt & Juliet’, one of the biggest hits and award-winning film in the Punjabi film industry, thanked LPU students: "I extend my thanks to all the students who kept watching and listening to our performances hours together. I'm glad to live up to the expectations of you all, and your faith in me."