The University aims at making the students confident and readily employable professionals and to prepare them to succeed in a highly competitive professional environment.
Lovely Professional University is one the few higher education institutes in India that anticipated the prospects of engineering at an early stage and provided curated courses that yielded industry-oriented professionals who set benchmarks for the coming generations. Thrusting its ambition of ‘Transforming Education, Transforming India’, the university turned the odds in its favor in 2008 by hiring IIT graduates as faculty at the university. Today, the university has a whopping 3500 staff and faculty members for teaching more than 400 programs in 45+ disciplines.
Exceptional Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities
The university offers a rigorous curriculum framework that goes beyond preparing students for semester exams and entails internships and trainings with top technological brands like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and so on. It attracts students from all over India and more than 70 different countries creating a diverse campus that nurtures its students for a global environment. Making the best of these opportune events, ambassadors, and leaders from different countries are invited as special guests at these multi-cultural fests. An annual mega youth fest, Youth Vibe provides a platform to thousands of students to display their skills in the field of academics and cultural.
LPU offers 200+ academic programs in 40+ disciplines, prominently in the streams of engineering, management, bio-technology, agriculture, law, architecture, pharmacy, fashion, journalism and more, which all are most popular with aspiring students. All of these cover time needed varied professional courses with regularly updated curriculum, and carry forward a legacy of excellence. These have been continuously focusing on developing future leaders, who would drive change. They would be either assets to some global corporate giants or established entrepreneurs to create jobs for many.
Continuing on the trail of achievements and innovation, LPU campus stays abuzz with frisky competitions like International Go-Kart Championship, Solar Car Racing, Effi-Cycle and many more. In October 2017, a team of LPU Students were among the top 4 teams selected from India for NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2018 held at U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. Some of the other international competitions at which LPU’s engineering students won accolades are Delta Automation Contest, China and Formula Car Designing contest organized by Maruti Suzuki and SAEIndia among many others.
About the Chancellor
Mr. Ashok Mittal is the Chancellor of LPU. He is the sole dream-merchant in casting ahead regular successes and glories not only for the university but for all the stakeholders also, be it students, staff members, parents or other allied ones. He is driven by the vision and strong belief to transform the way education is delivered in India, and to pay back more to the society than received through it. After entering the education sector in the year 2001, Mr. Mittal realized that as an affiliated college there were numerous limitations to the revolutionary thought he imbibed, and opened a private university ‘LPU’ for imparting the quality education the way it ought to be delivered. Within a small span of its existence, LPU has established tie-ups with 200+ international universities of the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, South Korea, Vietnam, Brazil, Poland, Ghana, and many more.
Chancellor Mr. Mittal shares: “In fact, with the success of sweets and auto dealerships’ businesses, we had thought of giving back to the society and education happened to be one of the best ways for us. The decision to step into education rather than any other sector was based on the strong belief, and it is continuously proving befitting. Many thousands of students not only from whole of the India but also from all prominent continents are getting education at LPU, irrespective of their caste, creed, colour, language, religion, nationality or so.”
The university takes pride in its alumni who have achieved admiration in both India and abroad. A large chunk of alumni of the university are successfully pursuing careers in countries like USA, UK, Canada, Australia and working at Google, Yahoo, & other big brands at packages of more than Rs. 1 Crore. From top corporate houses to buzzing start-ups, LPU alumni can be found everywhere. Tons of prestigious recruiters visit LPU every week and hold high opinion about LPU’s industry ready students. Some feel that the energy and knowledge level of students are fantastic, while others say that LPU has the best practices to provide to its students; whereas, many others get amazed by the students’ programming, presentation, solution-providing skills or so.
Some of the notable alumni include Rahul Tyagi, Co-Founder of Lucideus; Dharmendra Pratap Singh, Founder of GridLocate, London; Utkarsh Gautam, Wireless Systems Engineer, Google; and Parwinder Singh, Business Intelligence Engineer, Amazon.
The 600 acre mammoth campus of LPU has been rated A++ and ranked No. 1 by Financial Express. It looks like a township from bird’s eye view harbors everything from shopping and dining to expansive sports grounds. The university campus houses hostels, residential apartments, student run mall, and more than 300 food kiosks that offer all major international cuisines. Uni-hospital, in-house laundry, eco-friendly commute bicycles, snooker lounge, bowling lounge, roller skating rink, and hostel dining halls are some of the other facilities available in the campus.
Major Achievements and Collaborations
Within a few years of its establishment, LPU was ranked among top eleven universities in India in terms of placement by Zee News and continued to rank among top universities by reputed magazines and newspapers like India Today and Financial Express in the subsequent years. LPU has also been ranked 2nd in Management in India in Outreach and Inclusivity parameter by NIRF Ranking released by HRD Ministry of Government of India in April 2018. As per the latest developments, ASSOCHAM recognized LPU as “Best Private University” in 2017. Today, LPU has collaborations with more than 200+ international universities including McGill University Canada, Curtin and La Trobe University Australia, Heriot-Watt University UK, California State University USA and more.
Career Opportunities and Exposures
LPU has an unbeatable placement track. From Google to Microsoft, LPU students are working at 1 crore + packages. LPU has set the record for the highest placements in any of the North Indian universities three times in a row. 80+ companies that recruit from IITs, NITs, and IIMs also recruit from LPU. Cognizant alone has hired 1900 students in three years from LPU. Reputed companies like Amazon, to start ups like Practo and established traditional IIM recruiters like HUL appreciate the work force that the university has created and have recruited students from LPU.
Intending to give financial help to meritorious and well-deserving students seeking higher education, LPU introduced the university’s own scholarship test – LPUNEST in 2010. In addition to the scholarship test, university offers scholarships on the basis of sports, cultural, social service, R&D, co-curricular, and bravery. Students who have scored exceptionally well in class 10th or class 12th board can also avail up to 100% scholarship for course of their choice. In 2018, the university has offered scholarships up to Rs 7.5 lac per student.
Words of Trust
“At LPU, we had industry-sponsored labs from Google, Oracle, SAP where we worked on real life projects. This industry experience made cracking job interviews much easier.” – Sonia, Software Engineer at Amazon
“LPU provided me the required knowledge and skills which helped me in refining myself and being eligible for this corporate world.” – Navtej Singh Sandhu, Senior Software Developer, Apple
“Its multidisciplinary and visionary approach to education makes it unique.” – Neha Mahajan, System Programmer, YAHOO