- LPU tops the private sector institutions in Punjab and Chandigarh; whereas, IIT Ropar apex the Public Sector
LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal says: “On seeing LPU ranking top, I feel proud of my students and team members at the university. It is encouraging that LPU has earned coveted ranking in equivalence to top IITs of the country.” Mr Mittal added: “LPU students are now working at all top brands from Google to Microsoft, Apple to Amazon, and many others at package of Rs 1 Crore. LPU students have also set new records of highest engineering placement in North India by getting hired in large number on a single day twice by IT giant- Cognizant. Moreover, LPU students are working at various places and sectors as artists, researchers, entrepreneurs and more.”
Giving out why private and public colleges are ranked separately this time, the editorial team of Career Connect holds: “Support system of both private and public Institutions are completely different. While, Government institutions including IITs have lot of government support in terms of infrastructure and capital, private institutions have to generate their own investment. The objective of this hard done ‘Ranking’ is to help engineering aspirants with a comprehensive list of quality Engineering Universities - both in public and private domains.”
Worth noticing, during first five months of this year-2016, many of the top publications related to higher education, industry and related sectors have accorded coveted ranking and awards to LPU as usual. Along with winning ASSOCHAM Award, students’ favourite magazines Careers360 and Career Connect have ranked LPU among top universities on different parameters.