Lovely Professional University

By Mr Ashok Mittal, Chancellor
Mr Ashok Mittal,Chancellor

Mr Ashok Mittal

Chancellor

Lovely Professional University (LPU) is the largest university in India in terms of number of stu- dents on a single campus. The university has more than 30,000 fulltime students on its 600 acre campus, which is located on Jalandhar-Delhi National Highway at Phagwara (Punjab), India. With students coming from all the 29 states of India and 50+ countries includ- ing the USA, China, Colombia, Thailand, Ghana, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan, Mongolia, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Tanzania, Nigeria, Congo, Rwanda and more, the University has a rich diversity in its students' population. In addition to regular students on its campus, more than 100,000 students are pursu- ing distance education programs of LPU. The University has earned dis- tinction from the most trusted names in professional education with Business Barons ranked it as the top University in India for enrolling in further studies. Human Resource Development Minister has given award to LPU for the best Private University of the country and top university of India
in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship. Business India awarded A++ rank- ing to its Management Institute. The Times of India has ranked it as the 6th best Engineering Private University from North Zone. Zee News has ranked LPU as 11th Best Universities in Placement and as one of the Best for Study Environment and there are nu- merous such accolades.With these accolades, LPU has now emerged as one of the leading universities of India and is duly recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC). A member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), LPU is also recognized by the statutory bod- ies of the Government of India in diverse fields of higher education including National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Dis- tance Education Council (DEC), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Council of Architecture (COA) and Bar Council of India (BCI).LPU is credited to contribute to the industry by grooming one of the finest graduates who are working in the top companies of the world. Today, LPU students are working in top global compa- nies including Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, Cognizant and other 300+ Global Brands like Infosys, HCL, Bharti
Airtel, Ac- centure, Nokia, Siemens, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Indian Army, Indian Navy, HDFC Bank, Union Bank of India, Canara Bank, TATA, Wipro, Eli Lilly, Asian Paints, Aon Hewitt, ITC, Headstrong, Bose Corpora- tion, Asahi India, AMW, Ashok Leyland, Pepsico, Oberoi’s and many more.The university has interna- tional collaboration with more than 50 universities across the globe including from US, UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, and New Zealand. The University has a dedicated department to further the culture of entrepreneur- ship amongst students and a separate R&D cell has evolved recently. The University is committed to technolo- gy deployment in its campus, and that is evident from the fact that nearly 90 percent of the tasks undertaken in the University incorporate one or the other tool of high-end technology of
present times.