Is it worth pursuing an MBA from Lovely Professional University (LPU)?

Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a UGC-recognized private university located in Punjab, India, which was founded in 2005 by Lovely International Trust. LPU comprises around 20 schools, with domains varying from Engineering, Law, Design, and Business. In addition to UGC, the university is recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education and is a member of the Association of Indian Universities.

Mittal School of Business at LPU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which is a United States-based standardized accreditation organization for business programs worldwide. Lovely Professional University is one of the few institutes in accredited by the ACBSP, in league with other well-known universities such as Amity University, ICBM School of Business, and Xavier Institute of Management.

In 2019, it was ranked 52nd for Management Studies by the National Institute of Ranking Framework. LPU offers two Master’s in Business Management (MBA) courses, namely MBA and MBA Honors, which require two years for completion with six terms.

The terms comprise a varying range of subjects, such as Business Analytics, Financial Management, and Communication skills, whereas each year students select elective subjects that allow them to gain in-depth knowledge in their desired field. These subjects may include Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, and Retail Management.

The faculty at LPU hails from some of the best business schools not only in India but worldwide. This allows students with an opportunity to learn from the best and thus yield the best results. The majority of the professors hold a doctorate in their domain and are known to encourage a culture of a knowledge exchange.

Moreover, LPU is considered one of the best universities in India for international students, and their presence contributes to the cultural abundance at the LPU campus. Additionally, infrastructure is another big plus for LPU as it has one of the largest campuses in India with optimal facilities, such as an innovation center, air-conditioned classrooms, guest lecture halls, auditoriums, and swimming pool, within a vast 650-acre campus.

It is no secret that for MBAs, IIMs and ISBs have a certain reputation and demand. However, this understanding may be overshadowing some of the excellent universities that offer exceptional education and learning experience at a more reasonable cost. This, perhaps, is one of the most crucial benefits offered by LPU.

The major factor that makes LPU a good choice for an MBA is its competitive yet accessible scholarship program, which waives as much as 40% of the overall course fee for students. Those who qualify the LPUNEST (i.e., an entrance/scholarship exam conducted by LPU) Category Cut-offs are offered scholarships that can help students get the required education, without burning a hole in their pockets.

On the other hand, LPU provides outstanding placement opportunities after course completion, with more than 150 companies in different domains offering competitive packages every year. With these remarkable provisions, the value of an MBA degree at LPU in terms of the return of investment is significantly higher than some of the well-recognized MBA institutes in India.

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  1. @Parul_arora10
    Hello! Being an Alumni of LPU, I would say LPU is the best option for MBA. I did my MBA from LPU and was one of those students who had multiple placement offers,through campus placements. Faculties at LPU are not just professors, but mentors to students. The university is equipped with the latest technologies delivering the most effective methods of teaching in its spacious campus. LPU provides an environment where students are enlightened through the extensive array of learning methodologies. Highly qualified teaching staff combined with the best laboratories and modern technologies makes LPU the best place to pursue your degree. Being an LPU Alumni, I can say that LPU has experienced faculties, well equipped labs, great infrastructure, excellent placements, complete training and placement assistance and lot more and that too at a very low fees and high scholarships. Few of the major reasons of choosing LPU for MBA are : 1. The university is ranked high on various parameters by acclaimed bodies and is a recipient of various awards including the Best Private University Award by ASSOCHAM. Ranked LPU No. 2 in management on Outreach and Inclusivity parameter and ranked 38th overall. Ranked 50 among Top Management institutes by NIRF 2020. 2. Internationally Accredited: Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and programme (ACBSP). 3. Industrial Tie Ups: Collaboration/Tie up with the companies like NSE, Safe Educate, ICICI Direct, IDFC, etc. 4. Specializations: The course offers specialisation offerings in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology, International Business, Financial Markets, Operations, Retail Management, Entrepreneurship, Hospital and Healthcare Management. 5. Case Based Teaching: Usage of real life case studies to provide interactive teaching and learning methodology. 6. Experienced and Qualified Faculty : LPU has highly qualified faculty many are even from IIM as well. 7. Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship projects are integral part of curriculum and help establish students as successful entrepreneurs. They even help students with SEED capital also. 8. Complete Placement and Training Assistance : LPU assist the students completely in all terms from training to internships and projects. 8. Industry Based Live Projects : LPU has tied up with many company that provides students with Live projects. 9. Holistic Development: Participation in technical events, sports and cultural activities help in the holistic development of students. 10. Contemporary Curriculum: Instil advanced knowledge about contemporary area in management such as Green Marketing I hope this helps you in choosing better. So, if you are planning for admission, online admissions are going on through their website. For more detail, you can connect to their admission counselors. All the Best.
    September 2020
  2. @Dharamveer011080
    LPU realizes that paradigm changes are happening around the world. Rapidly changing business landscape requires young leaders to not only understand developing economies but also develop a global perspective at the same time in order to be an integral part of the growth of the economy MBA from LPU would be the best choice for various reasons: Accreditation: School of Business has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) of USA for its Management, Commerce and Economics programmes. Ranking: School is ranked No. 2 in India in Outreach and Inclusivity and 49th overall in the prestigious NIRF 2020 ranking released by The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. Diversity: School has students from all states of the country and more than 500 students from all over the world. Live Projects & Consultancy: students have collaborated with various companies for their Live Projects such as Himalaya wellness, Bonn biscuits, Sony, Colgate, ModernFood, Capgemini, Oyo Rooms, Decathalon, Big Bazzar, Godrej, Lyoness, EduIsFun, Republic Motors, Facebook, Sitaby, Cloud Buy, Training Wizards, Design Lounge etc. Entrepreneurship Projects: Students have opportunity to earn while learn by entering into entrepreneurship projects Industry delivered certifications : Opportunity is provided for pursuing industry delivered Certificate like Digital Marketing, Six Sigma Green Belt, Financial Modeling, NCFM, NCCMP, LEAP Cutting Edge Courses in Workshop Mode for Hands-on Experience Experiential Learning Activities & Business Games Innovative Pedagogy Community Development Projects Co-Curricular & Extra Curricular Activities: Students participate in events like Company Day, ET Quiz, ICICI Stock Mind, IDFC Macropoly, Hunt for Brand Managers, etc. External Competitions Close Interface with the Corporate World Placements: 200+ Campus placement drives with reputed brands ere held for 2019 passing out batch. In today highly competitive environment, students continue to stand out to the employers. Students are placed in the best brands like Amazon, Federal bank, Delivery, Asian Paints, Berger Paint, Bajaj Electrical, Colgate Palmolive, Federal Bank, HUL, ITC, Loreal, Marico, MRF, Vodafone to name a few. Browse the website of LPU to check the academic excellence offered. Choose wisely
    October 2020
  3. @Annanya02
    I am a proud alumni of Mittal school of Business, LPU and honestly i believe LPU is the best and Mittal School of Business is the bestest business school. I have studied in LPU and experienced the best experiences of life. In LPU, Its India’s largest University spread over 600 acres and all students studying in 1 campus only. That’s is why, LPU placements are best, as company’s get the pool of students at one campus. Let me tell you why you should go for MBA in Mittal School of Business, LPU. The core strength of Mittal School of Business is Industry oriented curriculum: We have been taught which is demanded by the Industry. Professionals are always giving their inputs for the courses that are being taught to us. Regular interaction with top Industry professionals: We were always given chances to meet eminent Industry professionals for interactions during guest lectures. Application based teaching: The best thing that I have got in Mittal school of business is application based teaching which made all the concepts clear and were related to real life. Placement Focus: Every course which was taught to us was having placement focus. In Mittal School of Business, LPU we were taught by highly committed faculty who passionately innovate on pedagogy for effective student learning. And all these factors are enough for you to go for MBA in Mittal School of Business, LPU. And our Mittal School of Business, LPU is ACBSP accredited which make the degree valid globally. Hope you got the reason why you should go with Mittal School of Business, LPU.
    November 2020
  4. @Naihar
    Well, as per my search and knowledge, LPU has been ranked 49 in the Management ranking in 2020 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). The Business School of LPU is accredited from ACBSP, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs from the USA ensuring quality education and industry experienced faculty members. One of my friends only pass out from the LPU MBA course and working in MNC Hindustan Uniliver. LPU is a university that provides quality education. Hence, it is definitely worth pursuing MBA from the university. LPU offers 8 different courses in MBA (general), MBA (Hons. ), MBA (International Business), MBA (Financial Markets), etc. Mittal School of Business, LPU has got accreditation from ACBSP. Moreover this time in admission session 2020 LPU offers more branches under MBA like MBA programme with a talent edge which is also a good opportunity for students to grab. LPU provides ample opportunities for each and every one of the eligible students to secure good placement. The university has been ranked high by outer agencies also with regard to placements of our students. Several big brands of the industry have visited LPU campus during the academic session for campus placements like Colgate Palmolive, Hindustan Unilever, Godrej Consumer, SAP Labs, Asian Paints, Bajaj Allianz, Best Seller, Bharti AXA, Decathlon Sports, Exide Industries, Emami, ITC Limited, MRF, Naukri, Moodys Analytics, etc. University prepares its students for placements through special inputs in the form of placement classes. Students are given a lot of on-job training as well as work on projects where they can earn as well. Mittal School of Business (in LPU) is one of India's foremost business schools known for innovative pedagogy and deep academic-industry interface. School Is Among First 10 Institutions In India To Get ACBSP (USA) Accreditation LPU Ranked No. 2 In Outreach & Inclusivity In NIRF 2018 Rankings By MHRD, Government Of India. Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and programme (ACBSP). LPU takes pride in its students' excellent placement record. Every year LPU shows its potential to grow and motivate all students to Think Big and Transform Education with real experimental exposure. LPU university is renowned and reputed across the globe. LPU provides ample opportunities to each and every of the eligible students to secure good placement. Several big brands of the industry have visited LPU for campus placements. As I heard, the average salary package 4-5 Lacs per annum for MBA students. It's worth joining LPU for MBA that what statistics speak. The package really depends on how you represent yourself in front of recruiters in terms of knowledge, exposure, general knowledge etc. and how well you come up with their expectations. There were some students who cracked the placement and got offered 21 LPA, while many failed to do so. On average, the MBA students of LPU is offered and placed in the starting package of 4.5 to 6 LPA(Fixed salary). Most of the faculty members are from IIM or from elite B- Schools (India/Abroad). They have a decade of experience. Work on live projects Provide students study abroad options. Placements record rising with every passing year Updated curriculum follows. I hope the above information is useful. Thanks!
    November 2020
  5. @Aanchal07
    Being an alumnus of LPU i would prefer LPU. LPU focuses on the overall growth of the students. LPU is one of the best private universities in the country with best curriculum, world-class infrastructure, modern facilities and highly qualified faculty. It has around 25000+ Students across the campus in different professional Schools. LPU offers more than 200 programmes Management, Hotel Management, Computer Application, Engineering, Architecture, Design, Commerce, Fashion Technology, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Paramedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Education, Physical Education, Films, Animation, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Sciences, Arts & Languages etc. I suggest all students do an MBA course at LPU. Specializations :- Agribusiness Management, E-Commerce, Finance, Financial Consulting, Human Resources, Marketing, Strategy, Artificial Intelligence, Auditing and Taxation, Banking and Financial Services, Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Financial Markets, Fintech, Hospital and Health Care Management, Information Technology, International Business, Investment Banking, Operations, Retail Management. Highlights of MBA at LPU are - 1) Accredited by ACBSP (USA). 2) Credit Transfer - Student after successful completion of 1 year at LPU may be given option to join partner/ receiving university abroad for the completion of programme subject to conditions and norms of regulatory bodies. 3) International Exposure Option - Student may be given an option to go for 4 weeks study tour to USA/ European countries or any other country as decided by the University subject to conditions. Placements: Placements offered by the LPU for MBA course are very good. The minimum salary package offered is 5 LPA, and the highest salary package offered till now is 42 LPA. Some of the companies where LPU students for MBA are placed are - AMAZON INDIA SOBHA REALTY TRIDENT GROUP VODAFONE FLIPKART CAVINKARE PVT. LTD. ASIAN PAINTS BERGER PAINTS NEROLAC PAINTS MOODYS ANALYTICS LOREAL INDIA PVT LTD FEDERAL BANK HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LTD. GODFREY PHILLIPS INDIA LIMITED H & R JOHNSON LIMITED HAVELLS INDIA LTD. HDFC BANK HETTICH INDIA PVT LTD ICICI BANK ITC LIMITED MARICO LTD etc. If you are looking for industry oriented academics, practical based curriculum, professional corporate culture during the college life itself, and better placement in any fortune company, then Lovely Professional University- LPU is totally worth it. Good Luck !!
    January 2021