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Lovely Professional University
Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a private semi-residential university created under the state government private university act. LPU claims to be the largest private university in India in terms of number of students on a single campus and is situated on 600+ acres of green area on NH-1 at the entry of Jalandhar city. The university has more than 25,000 students from 26 states and 16 countries. It is recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956. Strict discipline is maintained on campus:
students are not allowed to leave without written permission from their parents and have to wear a uniform on weekdays. It is a residential university with separate hostels for boys and girls housing more than 10,000 students. AC and non-AC facilities with different fees are available in hostels depending on student need. LPU provides education through more than 150 doctorate, post graduate, graduate and diploma programmes in disciplines like Management, Engineering, Social Sciences, Library Sciences, Languages, Botany, Zoology, Agriculture, Nutrition and Dietetics, Commerce/Economics, Hotel Management, Airlines Tourism and Hospitality, Multimedia, Journalism and Film Production, Fashion Technology, Fine Arts/Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering, Computer Applications/IT, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Engineering, Computer Applications/IT, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Paramedical Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, Management, Commerce/Economics, Hotel Management, Airlines Tourism and Hospitality, Architecture, Interior Design, Multimedia, Journalism and Film Production, Fashion Technology, Fine Arts/Performing Arts, Foreign Languages, Education, Physical Education, etc Lovely Professional University has tied with international universities for twinning programs and international exposure programs.

Facts and figures

The following facts are told by people from LPU and are repeatedly cited in their advertisements on television and newspapers.

• 25,000+ students
• 600+ acre campus
• 150+ programmes
• 25+ international tie-ups
• Students are from 26 states of India and 16 countries
• 6000+ placements so far in fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Tech Mahindra, Reliance, HSBC, Mishra cement, INfoysys, Accenture, TCS,Samsung, IBM, Nestle, WIPRO Technologies, Convergys, Axis Bank, DELL, Head Strong, Johnson & Johnson, Sasken Technologies, Cipla, HDFC Bank, ICICI, etc.

Rankings

• Awarded the Best University Award by Business Digest
• Ranked A++ University in Overall Evaluation in India by Financial Express (Indian Express Group) in a comprehensive study on universities (established after year 2000)
• Ranked A++ by Business India for MBA programme in LIM
• Ranked 1st in Infrastructure in India2 by Financial Express (Indian Express Group)
• Ranked 1st in Leading Technology Adopter by Electronics For You
• Ranked Best University Golden Lotus Award 2009 by Business Digest
• Ranked 2nd Best University in North India by Financial Express (Indian Express Group)
• Ranked 3rd Best University to be enrolled for further studies by Business Barons
• Ranked 3rd Best in Industry Interface by Financial Express
• Ranked 4th Best University across India by Financial Express
• Ranked 4th Best Placements across India by Financial Express
• Ranked 4th in Intellectual Capital across India by Financial Express
• Ranked 4th in International Relations by Financial Express
• Ranked 6th Private University in North Zone by Times of India (Edu Times)
• Ranked 11th best “Engineering College of Excellence” in India by magazine Competition Success Review (CSR)
• Ranked 16th Engineering Private University (all India) by Times of India (Edu Times)
• Ranked 29th India’s TOP B-SCHOOL Brands by Business Barons
• Ranked 36th Engineering University (All India) by Times of India (Edu Times)
• Ranked 17th Best University in allover category by latest survey by Zeenews (2010)

However, in most standard college rankings, LPU doesn't feature in prominent places.

Distance Education

LPU offers affordable university education through its distance education programme. The directorate may be contacted at 01824-510301, +91-98760-11133 for information regarding admissions, programmes, examinations, study material, contact classes, etc.

The LPU Directorate of Distance Education caters to the needs of students who cannot pursue formal education in colleges and universities.

The distance education programmes at LPU are DEC recognized. In the distance education programmes offered by are Comprehensive Study Material, Interactive Contact Classes, Exhaustive Online Support, Academic Resources (in the form of Study Guides, Resource Library with Powerpoint presentations, Case studies, Reading references e-Books, Scheme and Syllabus, Instruction Plans, Digital Library with links to online journals and reading material assignments), Online Mentoring (via E-mails, Discussion Forum, Chat Sessions), Online Administrative Facilitation (similar to a notice board for up-to-date information, Academic and Administrative Guidelines, Online Grievance Cell, Online Feedback Form), Student Support Services, Actively Operational E-Learning Portal and many more.

Recognitions and approvals

Lovely Professional University has recognitions and approvals of the following:

• UGC (University Grant Commission)
• Association of Indian Universities
• Distance Education Council
• NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education)
• PCI (Pharmacy Council of India)
• IAP (Indian Association of Physiotherapists)
• Council of Architecture
• Bar Council of India
• The Institution of Engineers (India)

Student services

• Hostel facilities
• Transportation
• Cafe and kiosks
• Campus clinic
• Physiotherapy clinic
• Gymnasium
• Bookshop
• Career counseling
• Banks
• Loan facility
• Library
• Computing services
• Information Technology support
• Sports facilities

Faculties in LPU

Lovely Faculty of Business and Applied Arts

• Department of Management
• Department of Commerce
• Department of Economics
• Department of Hotel Management
• Department of Architecture
• Department of Multimedia
• Department of Journalism and Film Production
• Department of Interior Design
• Department of Fashion Technology
• Department of Fine Arts
• Department of Performing Arts
• Department of Foreign Languages
• Department of Languages
• Department of Social Sciences

Lovely Faculty of Technology and Sciences

• Department of Engineering
• Department of Computer Applications/IT
• Department of Biotechnology
• Department of Microbiology
• Department of Biochemistry
• Department of Botany
• Department of Zoology
• Department of Chemistry
• Department of Physics
• Department of Mathematics
• Department of Agriculture

Lovely Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences

• Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
• Department of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences
• Department of Physiotherapy
• Department of Paramedical Sciences

Lovely Faculty of Education and Humanities

• Department of Education
• Department of Physical Education
• Department of Library Sciences

Lovely Faculty of Education

• Department of Education
• Department of Physical Education
 
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