Lovely Professional University (LPU) is situated in Jalandhar of Punjab in the year 2005. It is a private university and is run by Lovely International Trust. This university has set a benchmark in the education business by providing courses across all fields. The University offers admission to more than 30,000 students who take admission into various schools such as the School of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Journalism, Films and Creative Arts, and Mittal School of Business to name a few. It has more than 4000 staff and faculty members.
In 2017, ASSOCHAM awarded LPU with the tag of 'Best Private University Award'. It has an extremely contemporary campus on the National Highway near Jalandhar city. It is considered the largest single-campus private university in India. Lovely Professional University has got recognition from UGC (University Grant Commission), COA (Council of Architecture), and NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education). LPU is also approved by PCI (Pharmacy Council of India) and is a member of the AIU (Association of Indian Universities).
Read here : Lovely Professional University (LPU) Admission procedure, Placement details, Courses and Fees
|Affiliated to||NCTE, COA, PCI, IAP, BCI, UGC|
|Accredited to||ACBSP, ACU|
|Entrance Exam||National: GATE/ NATA/ JEE Main/ GPAT/ JEE Main (Paper-II)
|Total Programs||200+ programs in 55 disciplines|
|Popular Courses||MBA, PGDM, B.E, B.Tech|
|Application Mode | Fees||Online and Offline Mode | INR 1500 & INR 1000 (for Boys) & INR 1000 & INR 500 (for Girls)|
|Facilities available||Hostel, Library, Transportation|
|LPU Brochure||10th Brochure | 12th Brochure | After Graduation Brochure|
LPU In Ranks:
|Ranking Body||2020 Rank|
Every year a vast number of students show their interest to take admission under various courses offered by LPU. The selection is largely based on the entrance exam conducted by the university, LPUNEST (Lovely Professional University National Eligibility cum Scholarship Test). To take admission to most of the courses at LPU, candidates need to appear LPUNEST. Check out some of the most popular courses offered by LPU along with the eligibility criteria.
|Course Name||Duration||Eligibility Criteria||Qualifying Exam|
|B.Tech||4 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 60% marks and Physics, Chemistry, and Maths as compulsory subjects||LPUNEST/JEE MAIN|
|BCA||3 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 50% marks for BCA and 60% marks for BCA (Hons) and English as a compulsory subject.|
Must have passed Class 12th from a recognized board.
|B.Com||3 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject (60% for B.Com Hons and B.Com in Management Accounting and International Finance, and Integrated B.Com + MBA)||LPUNEST|
|BBA||3 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject (60% for BBA Honors and BBA + MBA).||LPUNEST|
|LLB||3 Years||The applicant must be an undergraduate degree in any stream from a recognized university with at least 50% marks.||CLAT/LSAT/LPUNEST|
|Integrated LLB||5 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 60% marks and English as a compulsory subject.|
|BHMCT||4 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 60% marks and English as a compulsory subject. For lateral entry admission, a Diploma in Hotel Management with at least 50% marks is also considered.||LPUNEST|
|B.Arch||4 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 60% marks and English, Physics, Chemistry, and Maths as compulsory subjects. 3-year long diploma in any stream with Maths with no less than 60% marks is also accepted.||JEE MAIN/ NATA/ NID DAT|
|B.Plan||4 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject.||JEE MAIN/ NATA/ NID DAT|
|B.Des||4 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject.||JEE MAIN/ NATA/ NID DAT|
|BA||3 Years||Must have passed Class 12th from any recognized board of education. For BA (Honours), and BA in Journalism and Mass Communication, at least 60% marks are required in class 12 and English must be a compulsory subject.||LPUNEST|
|B.Pharm||4 Years||Must have passed Class 12th with at least 60% marks and English, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology as compulsory subjects.||LPUNEST|
|MBA||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation in any stream with at least 55% marks.||MAT/XAT/LPUNEST/CMAT/
|M.Sc||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation (B.Sc) in a relevant subject with at least 50% marks.||LPUNEST|
|M.Com||2 Years||Graduation in commerce/management/economics subject with at least 50% marks.||LPUNEST|
|MCA||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation with at least 50% marks.|
|LLM||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation in law with at least 50% marks.||CLAT/LSAT/LPUNEST|
|M.Tech||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation (B.Tech/ B.E.) in the relevant subject with at least 60%.||LPUNEST/GATE/JEE MAIN|
|M.Des||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation (B.Des/ B.Sc/ B.Tech) in the relevant subject with at least 50% marks.||LPUNEST/CEED|
|MA||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation in a relevant subject with at least 50% marks.||LPUNEST|
|M.Arch/M.Plan||2 Years||The candidate Must have passed Graduation (B.Tech/ B.Plan/ B.Arch) with at least 50% marks or Postgraduation (Geography/ Sociology/ Economics) with at least 50% marks.||LPUNEST|
Lovely Professional University, [LPU] strongly believes and supports the internal talent of the students that are remaining hidden due to monetary constraints. So, the University trust offers a group of scholarships worth INR 1.7 Lakhs per student after 10th, INR 4.9 Lakhs per student 12th, and 3.8 Lakhs per student studying after graduation. The LPU scholarship criteria are given below:
- The students who have tipped the state or central board in their 10th, 12th, or graduation program, then they will be given a certain amount of scholarship.
- Lovely Professional University offers scholarship facilities to the students who have secured good ranks in the National Level Entrance Tests like JEE Main, CMAT, GATE, LSAT, NEET, CAT/ XAT/MAT, GPAT, CEED, NATA, NMAT, CLAT, UCEED, etc.
- The students with some exceptional talent in Sports, Social Service, Cultural and Co-curricular activities, Bravery Awards, TABS, R&D, etc are offered some scholarship amount.
- The candidates, who have placed in the top ranks of the LPUNEST exam, will be facilitated with some scholarship.
All the scholarship amounts will be determined by the university authority. All the decisions like the cutoff, bracket, etc will be determined by the authority.
LPU 2020 Placement Records:
LPU is popular for the best placements records since the foundation. It is considered the largest job provider in Northern India. The LPU placement is controlled by the "Division of Career Services”. It helps students to develop appropriate skills and knowledge required in the corporate world in accordance with industry standards globally. It sets up placement drives as well as job fairs around the LPU Campus. It also trains students in some creative areas such as resume writing sessions, aptitude development workshops, career advisory services, personality development sessions, etc.
More than 650 companies took part in the campus drive and approximately 2500 above students got placed in terms of job/internship. The highest package offered in the 2020 campus drive was 42 LPA by Microsoft to a final year B.Tech Computer Science Engineering student.
2020 Placement Highlights:
|Batch||2020 passing out Batch|
|Highest Package||INR 42 Lacs|
|No. of Recruiters||800+|
|Highest Stipend||INR 80,000|
|Companies offering dream package||250+|
Here is the list of some top recruiters of LPU:
- AIR Vistara
- Grate Learning
- Federal Bank
- Hindustan Uni-liver Ltd.
- Synopsys India
- Samsung Research Institute India