It is the human nature to always choose what is best, and that is why students not only from the south but all across the world from different states and countries from miles come to LPU. There is an ample number of reasons for South Indian students preferring LPU over other universities. The reasons behind this are many – the University is ranked among one of the best universities of the nation, it can accommodate 25,000+ students, it has encompassed exemplary facilities within its campus which is second to none. And at present a great career in the field of placements, study abroad and entrepreneurship has become a hub at LPU.
The following article will point down the facts about why LPU is one of the most preferred universities.
Strong academia-industry connection
With plenty of study opportunities, LPU provides students with global excellence and industry immersion. The University has amazing tie-ups with top-notch brands such as Google, Cisco, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft and many more. To have its center of excellence, students from the south get numerous chances to work directly with the companies on live projects to get practical exposure. This helps the students to get an insight into the recent trends of the industries. There are hardly any university or college in the south having such exposure and deep collaboration.
Unbeatable Placement Records is Now a Habit
Having the best placement records across India, the students want to join LPU to get placed at various reputed companies or organisations. Right from Google to Microsoft, LPU alumni are working with the top brands at the package of 1 crore and above. Annually, more than 450 brands come to LPU to recruit the students, where 90% of them are MNCs. Moreover, 80+ companies that recruit from IITs and NITs also recruit from LPU.
Over the last three years, Cognizant alone has recruited 1900+ students from LPU campus and has been titled with the “Most Employable Students” consecutively twice in a row by India’s top talent company “Aspiring Minds”. Barring few names in the south, there is hardly any college which can boast of such tall records.
Learning beyond classrooms
Why restricted to the books when you can learn directly from the author? At LPU, every year students get a chance to attend an ample number of international conferences, guest lectures, live projects, different workshops, study, and industrial tours and experiential week aiming the broadness of interests served to make students learn from a real world. These conferences and visits by prominent experts from industry and academia help and prepare students for industry approach.
Excellent security system and Residential Facility
Manned by 400+ full-time security officials, thousands of security cameras, LPU is one of the safest campuses in the world. The security team of the campus includes experienced ex-servicemen, who are fully equipped and trained. There are more than 4000 CCTV cameras which are persistently being recorded for safety purposes. There is a varied stay facility at the campus, students can choose from having sharing rooms to individual apartments with AC and cooler facility available.
Apart from this, the campus is drug-free, having zero tolerance towards alcohol and drugs, also ragging is strictly prohibited inside the campus and no case of such indiscipline is tolerated by the university. This is the main reason parents send their kids from miles away to study at LPU, ensuring their kids are in safe hands.
State of the Art Infrastructure
LPU has the state-of-art infrastructure Sprawling across 600 acres of land, which accommodates 25000+ students from across the world. Targeting to enriching the students experience throughout their stay at LPU, the university has embraced facilities such as dedicated research and development blocks, a Uni-mall, state of the art laboratories, and smart classrooms. LPU's infrastructure is unparalleled to any of the universities in India. It is a mini township with fantastic academic facilities with numerous eateries including brands like Dominos and Cafe Coffee Day, India's first IMAC lab, inside the mall, uni- hospital and various other facilities for students from different nations and states. Though south students are away from their home, they can still enjoy their native cuisine as there is numerous south Indian food mess available inside the campus.
Opportunity to study abroad in the USA, Canada, and Australia
In order to have global excellence, LPU has nearly 200 tie-ups with the foreign universities for the students' referral programs. The university has a special centered cell that keeps on guiding students about prestigious opportunities for study abroad programs at USA, Canada, Australia and so on. Students can go for exchange programs for short as well as long term courses at International universities. LPU also has unique collaboration program that allows students to study at LPU for two years and rest two years, they can complete at international universities to get a degree from the foreign university. It has Academic International Partnerships with McGill, Northern Illinois University, Mizzou - University of Missouri, California State University, The University of Iowa, and many more.
Fees and Scholarship
In today's fast-paced and demanding generation, higher education has become really expensive for prestigious universities. This university strongly believes that monetary issues should not stop any student to reach quality education. Compared to other reputed private universities, LPU's fee structure is really economical. In addition, this university provides various scholarship for pursuing various programs and students from the South get a lot of benefits. Most of the students from the south are intelligent, hence they can avail a good scholarship.
If you want to be a job creator instead of a job seeker, LPU has its own startup school and incubation center where University provides office space & equipment, technology support and seed capital to nurture the upcoming entrepreneurial talents for viable projects. Thus making it more robust and approachable for the individual who has high ambition. Incubation Center guides the innovative ideas of budding entrepreneurs into concrete, efficient plans. It funds your ideas to implement in a better way. Business Development mentors assist students who are coming with business ideas and to provide entrepreneurship training.
After getting so much exposure at only one university, it is obvious that students will prefer to join LPU.