Michelin-starred (the Oscar award in Cooking) International Chef Vikas Khanna inaugurated Uni-Chef Cookery-show at LPU

  • Shared world-wide experiences & imparted important lessons of cooking to LPU students of Hotel Management
  • Released his book ‘Amritsar-Flavours of the Golden-City’
The School of Hotel Management & Tourism of Lovely Professional University welcomed Michelin-Starred International Chef Vikas Khanna. Michelin Award is an OSCAR award in the realms of international cooking scenario. Chef Khanna inaugurated first season of Uni Chef Cookery-Show at the school under tagline “Your Kitchen, Your Recipes.” This cookery show is to cover ten seasons in a month this year 2014, and is devised by University Network -‘YTV’. The first season saw recipe for “Italian Cone Pasta Chaat” prepared by an M Sc student of the Hotel Management School, Anish Diwikar. Nine more Chef-students of the school will be the hosts for next nine seasons with separate recipes. All episodes will also be telecasted on YTV of the university to be accessed on internet anywhere in the campus.  On this occasion, Chef Khanna also unveiled his book ‘Amritsar-Flavours of the Golden-City’.

Bollywood’s Style-icon Sonam Kapoor & Pakistan’s Super-star Fawad Khan enthralled LPU Students

  • LPU students of Fashion Technology, Journalism & Film Production specially interacted with them
  • Star-actors mesmerized thousands of LPU students through their scintillating  performances & delightful talks
 Bollywood’s style- icon actress known for her fashion trends Sonam Kapoor & Pakistan’s super-star Fawad Khan enthralled Lovely Professional University students today at LPU campus.  University students from LPU Schools of Fashion Technology, Journalism & Film Production interacted with them specially to know their views on fashion and films.  Both of the star-actors spent more than one hour at the campus, and also mesmerized many thousands of students through their scintillating performances & delightful talks. Stars lively performances made students to continue clapping, stamping, shrieking, skipping, singing along with them. Both the heart- throb stars wished students to excel in their lives and also sought students’ fan-faring forever. The charming and charismatic chemistry between the two actors led students to the land of fairy tales.

Pharma giant LUPIN awarded scholarship to LPU Pharmacy student

  • Received Scholarship of Rs 30,000 from LUPIN Officials
  • Recently passed out B Pharmacy student of 2014 batch- Qadir Alam became “LUPIN Scholar”
  • This is 2nd Scholarship in a row from LUPIN to LPU student 
World's largest manufacturer of quality pharmaceuticals, LUPIN Ltd has recently awarded its annual scholarship to the top ranking B Pharmacy student of Lovely Professional University.  Qadir Alam - a B Pharmacy student of 2014 passing out batch was identified as LUPIN Scholar Award winner this year. LUPIN Plant Head Mr Vinay Chaturvedi and Human Resource Head Mr Bhagwan Goswami visited LPU Campus to honour Qadir with certificate, trophy and scholarship cheque of Rs 30,000. In the year 2012, LUPIN signed an important MoU with LPU by promising to acknowledge one of University’s B Pharma students as “LUPIN Scholar” every year. This is 2nd scholarship in a row from LUPIN to LPU student.

LPU sent 3 Truck loads of Relief Material to J&K

  • LPU students and staff members collected direly needed things
  • Material is to help  thousands of flood-affected people
Sensing worsened flood situation in Jammu & Kashmir, Lovely Professional University has sent three truckloads of relief material to the state in the initial stage. LPU students and staff members collected tons of direly needed things under “Joy of Giving” initiation for agonized J&K people. Different LPU student groups have stood up for the humane cause and are co-operating to send three more truck-loads tomorrow. After having discussions with many students groups and foundations, LPU NSS volunteers are working day & night to collect more truckloads of relief material. Sent relief-material includes dry ration (biscuits, breads), bed-sheets, basic medicines, disinfectants, first-aid kits, blankets, mattresses, woolens and bottled water.

BSF Women Constables inspired thousands of LPU Girl Students through live Drills & Demos

  • Subsidiary Training Center of Border Security Force  (STC BSF)organized exhibition at LPU Campus

May it be scorching Thar deserts, height of the Himalayas, marshy Sunderbans, never ending Rann of Kutch or the malaria prone hostile terrain of the North East; the first line of defense of India-Border Security Force (BSF) is always there to guard us. This all was marvellously exhibited at Lovely Professional University campus today by the officers, men and women constables of BSF. Thousands of students at the university availed the opportunity to observe closely latest weapons and the way they are used in border protection. This one-day exhibition displayed various types of guns, rifles, mortars, shells, their handling- operation and a photo gallery related to different BSF operations. BSF women constables inspired thousands of LPU girl-students through live demos in handling, assembling, loading rifles, light machine guns, being even blind folded, in a few seconds.

LPU seeing huge rush in the enrollment for Distance Education Programs

  • Needy students also joining under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme
  • Admission date to avail PMS Scheme is extended up to 15th September by the Government
  • Punjab Government  is running PMS Scheme in association with Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India
Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) Scheme of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, has been gaining great response in the Punjab state. Thousands of students from Punjab state have already enrolled themselves for LPU Distance Education (DE) Programs for both undergraduate and post graduate programs and have availed PMS scheme. With the Punjab Government’s extension of the last date to 15th September 2014 to avail PMS scheme, quite a large number of applications are still being received at the university. The details of the scheme and online procedure to apply for the same are available on Punjab Government’s website http://www.punjabscholarships.gov.in/.

LPU student met Google Founder & CEO Larry Page

  • Occasion was Google sponsored global technology conference Google I/O in San Francisco (USA)
  • LPU student also attended Google Community Asia Summit held in Colombo
 It was indeed a moment of great pride for one of the Lovely Professional University B Tech CSE students Avinash Mishra when he met and conversed with Google-founder  & CEO Larry Page in San Francisco (USA). Google had selected LPU student to represent India for its annual Google sponsored global technology conference in USA. It was a rare chance for him as only three students of India were selected to participate in Google I/O conference. Mishra was lucky to be noticed by Larry Page himself while Mishra was discussing on a latest Google oriented project amid representative students of other nations.  Page's personal wealth is estimated to be US$32.3 billion, ranking him number 19 on the Forbes list of billionaires.

Maruti Suzuki & LPU collaborated for Vocational Programs

  • Three-month program is with employment readiness leading to preferential
  • employment at MSIL network Pan India
  • Program will be exposing diploma/ ITI professionals in real time work-exposure
  • First batch of 30 trainees will commence from 27th October 2014
Auto leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd and Lovely Professional University have signed an MoU, today at LPU Campus, to start an intensive training certificate program. This high impact-skill up training certification will be of 3 months duration for diploma/ITI Professionals. The program of skill enhancement & vocational augmentation-‘LPU SEVA’ will groom students into prospective techno commercial professionals. Training contents and methodology has been designed by Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL). The first batch of 30 trainees will commence from 27th October 2014.  Academic training will be provided by eminent faculty at LPU campus; whereas, practical Internship will be at Maruti workshops, including workshop at Lovely Autos. On this occasion LPU Executive Dean Dr. Lovi Raj Gupta, Registrar Dr. Monica Gulati and Lovely Autos Director Mr. Amit Mittal were also present.

LPU honoured its top Researchers and Faculty members on Teachers Day

  • Inspiring speeches marked the honouring ceremony
  • LPU students paid tribute to teachers through cultural program ‘Guru Vandana’ and by donating blood
  • “Teachers should prove their mettle as the best minds of the world": Chancellor Ashok Mittal
 Paying tribute to great philosopher & 2nd President of India- Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; LPU commemorated Teachers’ Day by bestowing honours on top researchers & faculty members of the university.  Celebration for thousands of university teachers marked inspiring speeches, cultural program amid honouring ceremony.  All the thousands of LPU teachers took the pledge individually: “I will at all time keep my skills updated with changes in technology and will be fully committed for the great mission of teaching. I will at all times exhibit warmth, sympathy and understanding and will never be prejudiced and judgmental.”

LPU organised alarming ‘Walk’ against Drug-abuse

Jalandhar: Being alert on the unwanted consumption of drugs and other intoxicants among youth of the state, Lovely Professional University rose to its Corporate Social Responsibility and organised an alarming ‘Walk against Drug-abuse’. Hundreds of LPU students actively participated in the 5 kilo meter long in campus walk rally. Carrying placards & banners with slogans describing the ills of the drugs, students awakened all onlookers to say complete no to drugs. Most of the students were also having their faces painted depicting the havoc could be caused through drug-usage.  On this occasion, a Drug abuse Eradication program-  ‘Bodh’ was also organized under the banner of multi-faceted socio-spiritual organization ’Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan’. 

Eighty-Day long Open Intra-University Competition ‘Magnitude’ inaugurated at LPU

  • Near 5000 national & international LPU students from different departments of the university will participate in different competitions
  • 200 competitions ranging from cultural to literary are planned 

Jalandhar:  Creating the biggest competitive platform for talented students of the university, Lovely Professional University has endeavoured to organize 80-day long Open Intra-University Competition ‘Magnitude’. After magnanimous inauguration, competitions in different fields will continue up to the mid of November 2014. The event is proving to be a unified annual property of the university with more than 200 competitions in cultural, technical, literary and allied activities. Near 5000 national & international students from different departments of the university will participate in different competitions. Mammoth congregation of student fraternity will not only have knowledge and fun based lifetime experience, but many of them will also be selected for national and international level competitions.