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Lovely Professional University
Lovely Professional University logo.png
Type Private
Established 2005 (2005)
Chancellor Ashok Mittal[1]
Vice-Chancellor Ramesh Kanwar[1]
Students 24,000 (2010)
Location Jalandhar, Punjab, 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
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC, AIU, PCI, NCTE, COA, ACBSP, ACU
Website lpu.in

Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a private university situated in Jalandhar, 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] With 24,000 students in 2010, it claims to be the largest single-campus private university in India.[4]

Campus

The university campus spreads over 600 acres (2.4 km2) on the outskirts of Jalandhar and houses 10,000 students (as of 2010).[4]

Affiliations

In India, LPU is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC),[5] the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)[6] and the Council of Architecture (COA)[7] and approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).[8] It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).[9]

Internationally, LPU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)[10] and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).[11]

Schools

LPU includes the following schools:[12]

  • 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 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 Art and Languages

Rankings

University rankings
Engineering – India
Outlook India (2017)[13] 66
Law – India
India Today (2017)[14] 18
Business/Management – India
NIRF (2018)[15] 38
Pharmacy – India
NIRF (2018)[16] 26

The Lovely Institute of Law was ranked 18th among the 18 by India Today's "India's Best Colleges 2017: Law".[14] Lovely Professional University was ranked 66 among engineering colleges by Outlook India in 2017.[13] The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked it 38 in the management ranking in 2018[15] and 26 in the pharmacy ranking.[16]

References

  1. ^ a b "University leaders, university founder, Entrepreneurial university leaders". Lovely Professional University. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  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. ^ a b c Chander Suta Dogra (23 August 2010). "A Lovely Story Indeed". Outlook India. Retrieved 17 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "NRC - Search". www.nrcncte.in. National Council for Teacher Education Northern Regional Committee, Jaipur. Retrieved 31 August 2017. 
  7. ^ "Status With Intake of Architectural Institutions in India as on August 30, 2017". Council of Architecture. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017. 
  8. ^ "Approved Degree institutions u/s 12". www.pci.nic.in. Pharmacy Council of India. Retrieved 31 August 2017. 
  9. ^ "AIU Members". www.aiu.ac.in. Association of Indian Universities. Retrieved 31 August 2017. 
  10. ^ "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. 
  11. ^ "ACU members". www.acu.ac.uk. Association of Commonwealth Universities. Retrieved 5 September 2017. 
  12. ^ "Lovely Professional University home page". www.lpu.in. Retrieved 18 May 2018.  Click on "Schools".
  13. ^ a b "Top 100 Engineering Colleges In 2017". Outlook India. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 
  14. ^ a b "India's Best Colleges 2017: Law". India Today. 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017. 
  15. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  16. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 

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