Lovely Professional University

By Mr Ashok Mittal, Chancellor | 2019-01-14 12:24:16

Mr Ashok Mittal

Chancellor

In an era, when students while deciding on choosing a University highly consider the campus infrastructure and facilities factor, it becomes inquisitive for Universities to stand upon the expectations of the students. "Today, students long for wholesome development and an environment and space where they can realize their respective passions alongside pursuing their degrees. We at Lovely Professional University have built on a campus which will fulfill the needs of the 21st-century learners," says Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University (LPU). With a large area, accommodating 25,000+ students from worldwide, LPU has encompassed exemplary facilities within its campus which is second to none. Targeting to enriching the students' experience through-out their stay at LPU, the University has embraced facilities such as dedicated research and development block, 8 storey Uni-mall, state-of-art laboratories, and smart classrooms.

Spread over 600 acres and accommodating 25,000+ students from worldwide, LPU has encompassed exemplary facilities within its campus which is second to none. Targeting to enriching the students' experience throughout their stay at LPU, the University has embraced facilities such as dedicated research and development block, 8 storey Uni-mall, state-of-art laboratories, and smart classrooms.

Mittal pinpoints, "There is hardly any facility which we have not included inside the LPU campus. Right from Google labs to IMACc powered labs, outdoor as well as indoor auditoria and playground and 50+ ATMs to 5c Banks and Post Office, the LPU campus is a dream destination for the students who want to achieve big in life." The students at LPU are prepared to confront the challenges of the industry and translate their ideas into reality. LPU offers a wide spectrum of programmes divided into 45+ disciplines, letting the students pursue courses as per their interests. Being among the first 10 institutions in India to get
ACBSP (USA) accreditation, LPU's Mittal School of Business is a perfect platform for the students who have the urge to innovate and earn managerial skills, which offers courses from after 10th standard level to after Graduation level. The school is been recently ranked by NIRF among Indian B-Schools in 'Outreach and Inclusivity', for achieving the highest standard of business education. Organizing workshops for the industry like digital marketing, selling skills and so on, arranging Management Conclave annually, innovative teaching and importance to research and entrepreneurship are some of the special features of the LPU's Mittal School of Business, which confirms its students become successful innovators and entrepreneurs. "We believe in handing over an updated version of education to our students. The idea is to enable them to stay unique in the job market, imbibed with the skills which are considered as game changers," opines Mittal. Upholding the motto of developing a human resource that is ready to be absorbed by the industry and to play an important part in the development of the society and the country, LPU paves a path which directs the students towards progression and success.

"Over the last three years, Cognizant alone has recruited 1900+ students from LPU campus."From top corporate houses to buzzing startups, LPU alumni can be found everywhere across the world. Presently, 50,000+ LPU alumni are working in 150+countries (from neighbor country Bhutan to far off New York)""

Enriching Futures
A University, which in a very short span of time has been able to create a niche for itself attract the best minds from different parts of the globe, LPU has given sizeable emphasis on establishing good relationships with other educational institutions. LPU boasts over 200 international tie-ups with universities of the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, South Korea, Vietnam, Brazil, Poland, Ghana and many more. This, along with the diverse student community inside the campus, comprising learners from 70 countries, surely guarantees the students to get a global perspective. However, in order to get an entrance to such the oasis of learning, the aspirants are supposed to pass through LPU's own entrance test, LPUNEST, which is an online test conducted in 200+ centers across the country and in 50+
countries abroad. Besides the facilities and opportunities, what captivates the learners towards LPU is its academic excellence which is strongly backed by the practical approaches that are adopted by the experienced and eminent team of faculty members.

Given the excellence in academic that LPU has been maintaining since its inception, LPU's Mittal School of Business boasts of several success stories of its students which includes one of its students, Mandeep getting recognition from ASSOCHAM for her Startup 'Simbacart' with 'Upcoming Start-Up Of the Year 2016' Award, another student Hansjeet winning Silver Medal In 43rd Student Academy Awards (Student Oscar), to name a few. The students of LPU are given the flexibility to pick elective subjects of their choice and design their own pathway of learning coupled with encouraging them to undertake lots of live projects. Mittal shares, "As we incur priority on holistic development of our students, they are motivated to pursue courses on ethics, environment, and sustainability, and community projects like ‘Adult Literacy', ‘Go Green', ‘Energy conservation' and campaign against food wastage as part of the regular curriculum," adds Mittal. Gifting each student with rewarding careers, the University has appointed a placement committee for every department that ensures to keep up with the industry trends and take care of placing the students in top companies.

Because of such efforts, LPU witnesses 450+ companies visiting its campus every year, where more than 90 percent are MNCs. Notably, over the last three years, Cognizant alone has recruited 1900+ students from LPU campus. "From top corporate houses to buzzing startups, LPU alumni can be found everywhere across the world. Presently, 50,000+ LPU alumni are working in 150+countries (from neighbor country Bhutan to far off New York)," proudly says, Mittal. With grooming students from the very first day by conducting placement enhancement classes and having a close relationship with the alumni and industry, LPU students get access to the best of both the worlds. "LPU is standing high on its vision of emerging into a premier academic institution, recognized internationally for its contribution to industry & society, through excellence in teaching-learning, research & training, internationalization," concludes Mittal.