- 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
Staff Correspondent of India Today Ms Karishma Goenka has mentioned: “In the attempt to reinvent traditional teaching attitudes, LPU is giving students the opportunity to tailor their course schedules and the freedom to choose how they would like to spend the most valuable period of their lives. It is always imbuing students with a fresh perspective on the world they are about to enter, thus ensuring students about their ideas to top their agenda for the future. In fact, LPU has emerged as a familiar name in education circle. It has a wide range of active clubs & societies that span interests in mechanics, coding, bio-mimicry, social innovation and electronics. Some of illustrious innovations at LPU are its solar powered car, quad-copters, driverless car, agricultural innovation- flying farmer and more. Students here are inspired through diverse lectures by world leaders like Dalai Lama, NBA Sport-stars, famous film-maker Ronnie Screwvala and others.”
LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal exclaimed: “On seeing LPU ranked among top universities of the country, I feel myself proud of my team at the university.” Sharing the criterion mentioned in the magazine, Mr Mittal further informs: “India produces near 1.5 million engineers each year which is more than the US and China combined. As IITs do, LPU is also doing close to them with dedication to research with flexibility and dynamicity in curriculum. In fact, LPU has always focused its curriculum energetically towards entrepreneurship and innovation. This is the main reason to be proud of as LPU has earned this prestigious ranking for this unique feature.”
Illustrative, different agencies constantly endeavor to identify "The Best" in a variety of areas important to the profession and its practitioners. Through nominations and consultations with industry leaders and a special panel of experts, magazine chooses the best. In this survey, various parameters must have also been adopted including infrastructure, faculty, industry interaction, innovative programs, research, placements and more. Now, it has certainly come out that over the couple of past years and at present as well, the private universities are taking it up in a big way. On these lines, LPU is continuously adding to its many other coveted rankings, and now it has been ranked among India's top ten engineering institutes.