Rated as the best B-School in the country by almost every agency, LPU truly stands up to its reputation. Coming back into the track LPU has been into the NIRF ranking since 2018. LPU is also the only private university of Punjab to be among the top 100 in NIRF 2020. Adding to it in NIRF Ranking, LPU School of Pharmacy has been ranked at #29; Management #49; and Engineering at #87. Also, the Outlook has put up LPU (#22) before its position of 31st, but at the same time, it has also improved its place in Economic Times and Outlook-ICARE rank charts. LPU has been ranked into the top 60 B schools all over India by THE WEEK magazine. It has been ranked (#60) by THE WEEK. Also, LPU has been ranked by the Business Today magazine in the top B-Schools of India. It has been ranked (#83).

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The improvement shown by the LPU is huge in terms of standards and teaching. This improvement will surely help LPU to surpass all its nearby competitors. The rankings produced by all the reputed organizations are good to the mark but still, it must be improved as the years pass on.

LPU Ranking Highlights

Ranking Year Ranked At
NIRF (Overall) 2020 99
NIRF(Management) 2020 49
NIRF(Engineering) 2020 87
NIRF (Pharmacy) 2020 27
Outlook India ICARE Management Category 2019 22
The WEEK. 2019 60
Business Today 2019 83

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LPU NIRF Rankings

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), launched in 2015 by the Ministry of HRD, is used to rank the Indian Institutions across the country. NIRF has various parameters to rank the institutions including Graduation Outcomes, Teaching, Learning and Resources, Outreach and Inclusivity, Perception. 

“Presently, LPU is ranked at 49nd position in management and 87th in the engineering category by NIRF 2020.”

The score obtained by LPU in various parameters of NIRF 2020 under management and engineering category are mentioned below in the graph:

LPU NIRF Parameter Score

LPU NIRF rankings in last 2 years

The institute has seen a decrease in its ranking from last year. It ranks among the top manage

Year Rank (Management) Rank (Engineering) Pharmacy
2020 49 87 29
2019 52 125 27
2018 38 NP -

Tabulated below are the comparative analysis of similar institutes like LPU:

Name Rank  NIRF Score
Lovely Professional University 49 44.08
Chandigarh University 64 41.86
International Management Institute 66 41.55
Chitkara University 75 39.20

LPU Outlook-ICARE MBA Rankings

“Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings has ranked the LPU at the 22nd position in 2019.

It considers its own parameters which are Faculty-Student Ratio (FSR), Research Productivity and Quality, Faculty with Ph.D., Faculty Experience (Teaching/Corporate), Gender Diversity, Regional Diversity, Median Salary, and Employability. For each parameter, marks are assigned out of 100.

Given Below is the score obtained by the university under various parameters:

LPU Outlook Parameter Scores

LPU Business Today MBA Rankings

Business Today releases an overall list of top colleges and universities for 2019. The ranking report is released on the basis of various parameters. It includes Learning Experience, Living Experience, Placement, Selection, and Future Orientation. 

"Business Today MBA Rankings has ranked the LPU at the 83rd position in 2019.”

Tabulated below are the ranking of the similar institutions as ranked by Business Today: 

Name 2019 Overall Score
LPU 83 618.2
Xavier Institute of Social Service 85 615.5
VIT Business School 90 601.1

LPU The Week MBA Rankings

The Week has rated Lovely Professional University at 60th position out of top 150 business schools in the country. It was given an overall score of 318. It has maintained its ranking from that of the previous year.