Lovely Professional University

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Lovely Professional University
Lovely Professional University logo.png
Motto
"Think BIG"
Motto in English
"Think BIG"
TypePrivate
Established2005 (2005) (16 years ago)
ChancellorAshok Mittal[1]
Vice-ChancellorRamesh Kanwar[1]
Students30,000+ (2020)
Location, ,
India

31°15′13″N 75°42′13″E / 31.253609°N 75.70367°E / 31.253609; 75.70367Coordinates: 31°15′13″N 75°42′13″E / 31.253609°N 75.70367°E / 31.253609; 75.70367
CampusSuburban
ColoursOrange
NicknameLPU
AffiliationsUGC, AIU, PCI, NCTE, COA, ACBSP, ACU, ICAR, BCI, DEB
Websitewww.lpu.in

Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a private university situated in Phagwara, Punjab, India.[2] The university was established in 2005[2] by Lovely International Trust, under The Lovely Professional University Act, 2005 (Punjab Act 25 of 2005)[3] and started operation in 2006.[4]

Campus[edit]

The university campus spreads over 600 acres (2.4 km2) in boundary on the outskirts of Jalandhar and houses 30,000students (as of 2020).[5][6]

Affiliations[edit]

In India, LPU is recognised by the University Grants Commission (U),[7] the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)[8][dead link] and the Council of Architecture (COA)[9] and approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).[10] It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).[11]

LPU's School of Agriculture is accredited by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).[12] Internationally, LPU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)[13] and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).[14] The distance education programmes are approved by the Distance Education Bureau (DEB).[15] LPU offers overall more than 50 courses.[16]


LPU Students at Tokyo Olympics[edit]

LPU students representing India in Tokyo Olympics 2020[edit]

11 students from Lovely Professional University have been selected as a part of the Indian contingent that will represent the country at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.[1][17] The players will represent the nation in Wrestling, Hockey Athletics and Paralympics

LPU Verto Neeraj Chopra Creates History; Becomes 2nd Indian to Win Olympic Gold and Lovely Professional University will gift INR 50 lacs[18] to Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra, who is pursuing his Bachelors in Arts (B.A.) from the university[19][20]  The University will also reward its wrestler student Bajrang Punia with Rs. 10 lacs for winning the Bronze Medal in the men’s freestyle 65 kg wrestling category[21]

Rs. 70 lakh for its seven hockey players of the Indian team which won an Olympic medal after a wide gap of 41 years[22]

Schools[edit]

LPU includes the following schools[23]

  • Mittal School of Business
  • School of Computer Science and Engineering
  • School of Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Civil Engineering
  • School of Electronics & Electrical Engineering
  • School of Bioengineering and Biosciences
  • School of Architecture and Design
  • School of Hotel Management and Tourism
  • School of Computer Application
  • School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Fashion Design
  • School of Animation & Multimedia
  • School of Interior and Furniture Design & Product and Industrial Design
  • School of Journalism, Films and Creative Arts
  • School of Chemical Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Polytechnic
  • School of Physiotherapy and Paramedical Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Physical Education
  • School of Social Sciences and Languages

Rankings[edit]

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF[24]) ranked Lovely Professional University 81st overall in MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), and 62nd MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) among universities. It also ranked it 37th MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the management ranking, 23rd MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the pharmacy ranking, 66th MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the engineering ranking, 24th MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the law ranking and 12th MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the architecture.

LPU Ranked 3rd in Hakerearth College Rankings 2021[25] LPU ranked in ‘Top 200 in the World’ in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2021[26]

Lovely Professional University sixth best institute in India[27]

India Today Aspire ranks LPU among Top “Universities of the Future”[28]

4th best Institute in India and 1st in Punjab as per Outlook ICARE Rankings 2021[29]

4th rank School of Law, 6th rank School of Architecture, School of fashion and Mittal School of Business, 9th rank School of Hospitality and Faculty of Engineering by Outlook ICARE Rankings 2021.[30]

37th rank amongst Top Universities of India by The World University Rankings 2022.[31]

LPU ranked amongst the best universities in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022[32]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University leaders, university founder, Entrepreneurial university leaders". Lovely Professional University. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  2. ^ a b "State-wise List of Private Universities as on 29.06.2017" (PDF). ugc.ac.in. University Grants Commission. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  3. ^ "The Lovely Professional University Act, 2005" (PDF). Punjab Government Gazette. Government of Punjab. 26 December 2005. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  4. ^ Chander Suta Dogra (23 August 2010). "A Lovely Story Indeed". Outlook India. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  5. ^ Suta Dogra, Chander (23 August 2010). "A Lovely Story Indeed". Outlook Magazine. Retrieved 16 August 2021.
  6. ^ Kalra, Aparna (3 August 2009). "Lovely University | Cashing in on an opportunity". mint.
  7. ^ "State -wise List of Private Universities as on 29.06.2017" (PDF). www.ugc.ac.in. University Grants Commission. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  8. ^ "NRC – Search". www.nrcncte.in. National Council for Teacher Education Northern Regional Committee, Jaipur. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Status With Intake of Architectural Institutions in India as on August 30, 2017". Council of Architecture. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Approved Degree institutions u/s 12". www.pci.nic.in. Pharmacy Council of India. Archived from the original on 29 March 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  11. ^ "AIU Members". www.aiu.ac.in. Association of Indian Universities. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Status of NAEAB Accredited Agriculture Universities/Colleges" (PDF). Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  13. ^ "ACBSP Grants Accreditation to 22 Colleges and Universities in Four Countries – Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs". www.acbsp.org. Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  14. ^ "ACU members". www.acu.ac.uk. Association of Commonwealth Universities. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  15. ^ Distance Education Bureau (18 October 2018). "Commission decision" (PDF). Letter to Lovely Professional University. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  16. ^ "LPU Courses & Fees 2020: After 10th, UG, PG & PhD Courses List". www.shiksha.com. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  17. ^ https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jalandhar/11-lpu-students-part-of-indian-challenge-at-tokyo-olympics-287599
  18. ^ https://news.yahoo.com/lpu-announces-cash-rewards-neeraj-131115905.html
  19. ^ https://www.news18.com/news/sports/tokyo-2020-neeraj-chopra-creates-history-becomes-2nd-indian-to-win-an-individual-olympic-gold-4057223.html
  20. ^ http://bweducation.businessworld.in/article/LPU-To-Reward-Student-Neeraj-Chopra-With-Rs-50-Lacs-And-Wrestler-Bajrang-Punia-Rs-10-Lacs/08-08-2021-399868/
  21. ^ http://bweducation.businessworld.in/article/LPU-To-Reward-Student-Neeraj-Chopra-With-Rs-50-Lacs-And-Wrestler-Bajrang-Punia-Rs-10-Lacs/08-08-2021-399868
  22. ^ https://www.truescoopnews.com/newsdetail/lpu-to-reward-olympic-medal-winning-students-50l-to-neeraj-10l-to-punia-70l-to-7-hockey-players
  23. ^ "LPU Schools and Department List". schools.lpu.in.
  24. ^ "MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF)". www.nirfindia.org.
  25. ^ "College Rankings". www.hackerearth.com.
  26. ^ "LPU ranked in 'Top 200 in the World' in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2021". AglaSem News. 27 April 2021.
  27. ^ Service, Tribune News. "Lovely Professional University sixth best institute in India". Tribuneindia News Service.
  28. ^ March 23, India Today Aspire; April 2, 2018 ISSUE DATE; March 26, 2018UPDATED; Ist, 2018 20:05. "Universities of the future". India Today.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  29. ^ "Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2021: India's Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges | Outlook India Magazine". Outlook Magazine.
  30. ^ https://yespunjab.com/lpu-ranks-among-top-institutions-across-india-in-outlook-icare-rankings-2021/#:~:text=LPU%20ranks%20among%20top%20Institutions%20across%20India%20in,%20%206th%20%202%20more%20rows%20
  31. ^ "World University Rankings-2022 System ranks LPU 8th amongst Top Universities of India". 21 September 2021.
  32. ^ https://www.apnnews.com/lpu-ranked-amongst-the-best-universities-in-times-higher-education-world-university-rankings-2022/

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