Jagran Lakecity University

By Dr. Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor
Dr. Anoop Swarup,Vice Chancellor

Dr. Anoop Swarup

Vice Chancellor

Nestled amidst scenic surround- ings, the campus of the Jagran Lakecity University (JLU) in Bhopal is a sight to behold. The JLU campus is spread across 200 acres, providing an ambience and facilities that are among the best anywhere in the coun- try and have been a testament to their long-term commitment to provide an ex- cellent student experience. The universi- ty has some world-class learning resourc- es and facilities that will give students an excellent academic experience. These in- clude Wi-Fi internet connectivity, ensur- ing that student learning is not restricted to classrooms or library only and a well-resourced library along with e-library, enabling access to an ex- tensive range of academic resources including books, journals, maga- zines, online-published papers and reports. At JLU, the fully equipped laboratories, training restaurants, workshops and studios ensure that knowledge gained by students in their respective classrooms can be applied in a practical environment. “Today's students are highly de- manding in terms of quality in terms of ambience, delivery and prospects. Hence, we have developed world- class facilities and employed faculty members par excellence to cater to the needs of our young generation,” says Dr. Anoop Swarup, Vice Chan- cellor, Jagran Lakecity University. JLU's real pride lies within its people and the achievements in the field of education of the promoting body 'Jagran Social Welfare So- ciety (JSWS),' which works

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with a mission to make world-class quality education more accessible and affordable so that many more students can pursue their dreams. Since its establishment in 1997, JSWS has been successful run- ning several high-quality educa- tional institutions and JLU alone hosts around 2000 studentsHence, JLU offers a vibrant on campus life, which includes a large number of educational, cultural, sports and social activ- ities. Getting involved in campus life is the greatest way to feel as a part of the University commu- nity and create one's own unique JLU experience.
“We are a practice based uni- versity and our focus is to make an impact in the Indian education sector with our innovative curric- ulum. We have drawn significant number of faculty members from the industry and many of them have global exposure,” claims Dr. Swarup. JLU's bilateral partner- ships with leading industries have helped them to grow along with present need. While, there are around 20+ partners including CIMA, I Carnegie, KPMG, RMIT, Monash University Melborne(Australia), University of Arts London and so on who are helping in adding additional knowledge and unique experience, the university offers a truly global ex- posure to its students by working with some of the top international institu- tions around the world. “Designed with the help of inputs from renowned academicians and industry leaders, our curricula meet global standards of education,” adds Dr. Swarup. At JLU, students can choose from full time degree courses in Man- agement, Media & Communication,Banking, Finance, Law, Hospitality, Tourism, Commerce, Economics,
Engineering & Technology, Education and Humanities & Arts at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level. “Come with positive dreams, we empower you to make it true.” concludes Dr. Swarup. UNIVERSITY A GLANCE

Year of Establishment: 2013 Chancellor: Hari Mohan Gupta Vice Chancellor: Dr. Anoop SwarupCEO: Abhishek Mohan Gupta Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Constituent Departments
•Jagran Lakecity Business School
•School of Management
•School of Media and Communication
•School of Commerce and Economics School of Banking and Finance
•School of Humanities and Arts
•School of Education
•School of Engineering & Technology
•School of law

Research papers published in 2015 - 16: ~60Total Number of Faculty Members: 90Student to Faculty Ratio: 1:27 Number of PhD holders: 26 Number of Faculties pursuing PhD: 14Average experience of faculty members: 10 yearsNumber of companies visited (2016): 93
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