Prominent Magazine ‘India Today’ ranks LPU among Top-Ten Engineering Institutes of India

  • Prestigious ‘India Today’ Magazine ranked LPU in its current edition ‘Aspire’ of June 2016
  • Ranking is for LPU being new age engineering institute with experimental curriculum making students venture out of classrooms

In an exclusive national level survey, India’s prestigious magazine ‘India Today’ has ranked LPU among top ten engineering institutes of the country. Popular among all professionals, the magazine has mentioned about this top ranking in its ‘Aspire’ edition of June 2016,  with cover page titled as ‘In Tune with Technology’- Top Ten Engineering Institutes in India. This ranking is attributed to LPU for its being new age engineering institute with experimental and encouraging curriculum which makes students venture out of classrooms.

LPU Chancellor hails new UGC Policy on Foreign Collaboration

Chancellor of Lovely Professional University Mr Ashok Mittal has hailed the new policy of UGC for the foreign collaboration. It was a long awaited request by the Indian Universities to make the foreign collaboration workable. The past policy of UGC impeded Indian universities to collaborate with foreign universities. However, this new policy released by UGC under MHRD is definitely going to help Indian universities to collaborate with foreign universities. In this new policy one of the major reforms is that processing of proposals by Indian and foreign Universities has been made time bound that is within 60 working days.

LPU framed Free Education Policy for Spinal Cord Injury affected Persons

  • In first instance, 100% Scholarship has been provided to seven students
  • Their spouses & children can also avail 50% scholarship at LPU 
Lovely Professional University has framed a ‘Free Education’ policy to ease the financial burden that so often comes along on an individual with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).  From this session (2016-17) onwards, LPU has come forward to provide 100% scholarship to students affected with spinal cord injuries. In first instance, seven such students have already joined LPU. They were invited at the campus and awarded scholarships by the Chief Guest of the occasion, Police Commissioner of Jalandhar Division Mr Arpit Shukla, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal & Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal.  Commissioner Shukla addressed the SCI affected students as real heroes and great source of inspiration for others. He also said: “I praise LPU open-heartedly for taking a noble initiative which is sure to be followed by others.  We always depend on Government resources; however, it’s our own duty to come forward and help each other and the society.”

Unique Integrated Programs to save One-Year started at LPU

  • Developed as per UGC Notification, both Bachelors & Masters Qualifications can be completed in 4 years instead of 5
  • Students will not only save time but one year fee also
  • Integrated Programs after 10+2 are available in Engineering, Management, Commerce, Computer Applications, Economics, Arts and Education streams

Lovely Professional University has started unique integrated graduate and post graduate programs to make students save one precious year of their academic engagement as well as one year fee. Developed as per UGC Notification F 5-1/2013 (CPP-II), both bachelors & masters qualifications will be provided in 4 years instead of 5, and in five instead of six years. Integrated Programs after 10+2 are available in Engineering, Management, Commerce, Computer Applications, Economics, Arts and Education streams. LPU has also developed integrated programs in education stream which are innovative and approved by NCTE.  Under this, three- year integrated program of B.Ed- M.Ed is also available after post graduation.  It is to be noted that the degrees for all of these integrated programs will only be one instead of being separate for two integrated programs. 

LPU organized Seven-Day Research Methodology Workshop for Faculty Development

  • Research methods were deliberated in blended pedagogy of input, interaction and hands on practice
  • 52 faculty members & research scholars from various parts of India including Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhopal, Delhi , J & K, Punjab, Haryana and more participated 
  • Renowned Resource Persons from NITs of India, GNDU  Amritsar & LPU mentored the participants

The Human Resource Development Center of Lovely Professional University organized seven-day Workshop on Research Methodology at its Campus. 52 faculty members & research scholars from various parts of India including Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhopal, Delhi, J & K, Punjab, Haryana and more participated in it. Renowned resource persons from NITs of India, GNDU Amritsar & LPU mentored the participants. Various research methods were deliberated in blended pedagogy of input, interaction and hands on practice during the workshop. Participants were asked to focus their research areas on topics that benefit the community, society, nation and the globe. They were also urged to use practical and live data in preference to hypothetical data. Each training day was divided into 4 sessions of one and half hour each in workshop mode. The last session was devoted exclusively to doubt clearing and practice. 

1000+ Staff Members of LPU selected for International Yoga Day Celebrations with PM Modi in Chandigarh

  • This is the largest contingent from Punjab
  • LPU staff members gearing up with practice Yoga exercises to be performed with PM Modi in Chandigarh on 21st June 2016
  • Staff Members to join millions across the globe for the second edition of the International Day of Yoga (IDY)

More than one thousand faculty & staff members of Lovely Professional University have been selected for International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations. This is the largest contingent from Punjab for this second edition of IDY. Selected staff members are nowadays gearing up with practice at the campus for Yoga exercises to be performed with PM Narender Modi in Chandigarh on 21st June 2016. Staff members will thus join mega global yoga movement simultaneously with millions other in the world. 

LPU ranked as the Best Engineering Institution at par with IITs

  • LPU tops the private sector institutions in Punjab and Chandigarh; whereas, IIT Ropar apex the Public Sector

In a prestigious national level survey, LPU has been ranked as one of the top engineering institutions in Punjab and Chandigarh domains at par with top IITs of the country. LPU tops the private sector institutions in whereas; IIT Ropar tops the Public Sector. Popular among all professionals, ‘Career Connect’ magazine has illustrated about this top ranking in its ‘Best Engineering Colleges of India 2016’ issue. Based on various parameters of the overall development of students, LPU has earned five stars as top IITs of India has earned individually in their respective states. This special rating edition is to prove highly beneficial for students as it is an overview of all factors concerning the engineering education sector at present.

Qatar Airways selected LPU International Student at Rs 15 Lakh

  • Selected student Sonam Deki is from Thimphu (Bhutan) and studied B Sc Airlines Tourism & Hospitality Program at LPU
  • LPU has one of the only simulation air plane labs in North India to train students 
One of the top airways of the world, Qatar Airways Doha has selected Lovely Professional University international student as Cabin Crew at Rs 15 Lakh salary per annum. LPU Student Sonam Deki, who hails from Thimphu in Bhutan, has completed B Sc Airlines, Tourism & Hospitality program from LPU School of Hotel Management and Tourism. Her final examination result is still awaited and she already has a prestigious job with her.

Students enrolling at LPU can avail scholarship upto Rs 7 lakhs till 30th June

  • 30,000+ meritorious students have been benefited till date from scholarship program
  • Scholarship up to Rs 7 lac per student can be availed till 30th June 2016 depending on the program
  • Admission to LPU Engineering Programmes is through its entrance cum scholarship test LPUNEST which is now held in 58 countries 
Believing strongly that economic condition should not stop meritorious students in having quality higher-education; Lovely Professional University has been offering India’s largest private scholarship program. Advantage of this program has already been reached to 30,000+ meritorious students over the last 6 years. A student can avail up to Rs 7 lakh depending upon the program opted and the performance of the student in the last examination as the base of admission. After 30th June 2016, students will still be eligible to apply for scholarship only for lesser value.  To be eligible for this scholarship, students have to be academically strong, and for scholarship entitlement board examinations, graduation or the national level tests are considered. Admission to LPU Engineering Programmes is through its entrance cum scholarship test LPUNEST which is now held in 58 countries. 

Under CSR Activity, LPU trained Government School Teachers of 15 Villages

  • 30 Senior Secondary/High School Teachers participated to get training on "Teaching Pedagogy, Assessment and Quality Education"
  • Aim is to prepare teachers for advantageous changes in 21st century education to meet global challenges
Shouldering corporate social responsibility, Lovely Professional University trained government school teachers of 15 villages situated in the vicinity of LPU Campus. In this regard, LPU School of Education organized one day workshop-cum-teacher orientation program in which 30 delegate teachers from 15 Government Senior Secondary/High Schools participated. LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal informed: “One day training program was to pass on updated knowledge, teaching style, new tools and pedagogies to the village teachers so that they may share these with their students. The underlying aim here is to prepare for advantageous changes in 21st century education to further meet global challenges.”

LPU MBA Student beat IIM Students to win in India’s biggest ICICI Stock Mind Event

  • Got 2nd position in India’s biggest Stock Mind Competition and won cash prize of Rs 50,000
  • Biggest virtual stock market competition was conducted by ‘ICICI Center for Financial Learning’ 
  • LPU student Mohammed Yasir Ali  proved his abilities as 'the Best Budding Investor' in the Season 4 National Round of the event

Lovely Professional University MBA student Mohammed Yasir Ali from its School of Business has outdid IIM (Shillong & Raipur) students and 1.8 Lakh other of 580+ colleges from across 80 cities of the country. Yasir Ali won 2nd position and a cash prize of Rs 50,000 in ICICI Stock Mind competition conducted across India. ICICI Center for Financial Learning holds this competition every year for business students. It is a unique and interesting competition designed to check the knowledge of participating students in the stock market by using virtual money. 

30 Canadian Students attended Student Exchange Program at LPU

  • LPU students to visit Mount Royal University under exchange program in January, 2017
  • Student exchange program has been running successfully at LPU for the last six years
Every year, Lovely Professional University receives international students from its different foreign partner universities and also sends its own students to other countries to attend Student Exchange Programs. LPU has 50+ international tie-ups with top universities from across the globe. This year, too, 30 students from one of the top Universities in Canada, Mount Royal University, reached LPU Campus under this program and learnt about Indian culture & best practices.