Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a Private University situated on the outskirts of Jalandhar, Punjab. The 600-acre hi-tech campus was established in the year 2005 by Lovely International Trust under the Lovely Professional University Act, 2005. Being the largest university in the country, it offers Diploma, UG, PG, M.Phil. and Doctoral courses in streams like Engineering, Management, Architecture, Law, Economics, Fashion Design and Home Science etc.
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Type of University
Lovely Professional University is recognized by the UGC, NCTE, PCI, IAP, COA, BCI and AIU.
LPU has collaborations across the globe with more than 200 universities in US, UK, Canada, Australia, Spain, Croatia and Poland.
How to Reach
3 Km from Municipal limits of Jalandhar City
5 Km from Phagwara
7 Km from Phagwara Railway Station
7 Km from Jalandhar Cantt Railway Station
15 Km from Jalandhar City Railway Station
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Total no. of Departments
Department of Engineering -
The University offers sixteen specializations in B.Tech. and Integrated B.Tech + MBA program and eight specializations each in B.Tech.(Hons.) and Integrated B.Tech + M.Tech. Additionally, the university also offers fifteen specializations in the M.Tech program at the PG level. The minimum eligibility to apply for Engineering program at UG level is 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in PCM. Whereas, at the PG level the minimum eligibility to apply is Bachelor’s degree in engineering with minimum 60% marks.
Department of Management –
In the department of Management, the university offers, BBA(Hons.), Dual Degree BBA(Hons.) + MBA, Integrated BBA + MBA and Dual Degree BBA + MBA. LPU offers five specializations in BBA program, thirteen specializations in MBA program and fourteen specializations in MBA (Specialized) program. Minimum Eligibility to apply for Management program at the UG level is 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 with English. At the PG level, minimum eligibility to apply for MBA program is 60% aggregate marks in Graduation.
Department of Architecture –
LPU offers B.Arch program at the UG level and M.Arch program at the PG level. Candidates applying to B.Arch program must pass 10+2 with minimum 60% marks (English and Mathematics as mandatory subjects). For those applying to M.Arch program, a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks is mandatory.
LPU offers a Ph.D. degree in fifty-two specializations at the Doctoral level. Minimum Eligibility to apply is a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks. The courses at the Research level are offered on both Full-Time and Part-Time basis. Candidates applying to the Ph.D. courses need to appear for LPUNEST (National Entrance and Scholarship Test). Final selection will be made after the interview rounds based on the results of LPUNEST.
Key Points –
Candidates who have qualified UGC (NET/ JRF) / CSIR / (NET /JRF) / ICAR (JRF/SRF) / SLET / GATE / GPAT/ holds Teacher Fellowship or passed M.Phil. program are exempted from LPUNEST.
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LPU offers Govt. and Univ./ College scholarship to deserving candidates. The scholarships offered are –
Government Scholarship: LPU offers scholarships to top students. Criteria for Scholarships are marks in class 12th/ Graduation or performance in its own entrance test – LPUNEST. In addition, it also offers a scholarship to siblings and dependents of Defence and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).
University/ College Scholarship: LPU offers scholarships on the basis of marks in class 12th /Graduation or performance in its own entrance test-
LPUNEST, National Level Tests, on the basis of sports, cultural, R and D, Co-curricular, Social Service, Bravery awards. A special scholarship is offered to Toppers of Education Board.
Lovely Professional University has introduced a cricket scholarship for budding cricketers in Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s name. The MS Dhoni scholarship was launched by Dhoni himself at LPU campus. The scholarship duration is 3 years and includes tuition fee, residential accommodation and food charges. The university has set up a separate loan assistance cell to enable students, at the time of admission, to obtain loans from banks with which the university has tie-ups.
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