Lovely Professional University – [LPU], Jalandhar Overview

  Jalandhar   Council of Architecture (COA), BCI, NCTE, UGC, AIU, PCI, IAP   ESTD 2005
  Jalandhar   Council of Architecture (COA), BCI, NCTE, UGC, AIU, PCI, IAP   ESTD 2005

About College

Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a Private University situated on the outskirts of Jalandhar, Punjab. The 600-acre hi-tech campus was established in the year 2005 by Lovely International Trust under the Lovely Professional University Act, 2005. Being the largest university in the country, it offers Diploma, UG, PG, M.Phil. and Doctoral courses in streams like Engineering, Management, Architecture, Law, Economics, Fashion Design and Home Science etc.

Lovely Professional University Highlights

Founded In 2005
Type of University Private

Lovely Professional University is recognized by the UGC, NCTE, PCI, IAP, COA, BCI and AIU.

LPU has collaborations across the globe with more than 200 universities in US, UK, Canada, Australia, Spain, Croatia and Poland.

Campus Area 600+ Acres
Faculty 3500
How to Reach 3 Km from Municipal limits of Jalandhar City 5 Km from Phagwara 7 Km from Phagwara Railway Station 7 Km from Jalandhar Cantt Railway Station 15 Km from Jalandhar City Railway Station

Lovely Professional University Courses and Admission

Total number of Departments 36
Diploma Courses 15
UG Courses 45
PG Courses 36
Ph.D. Courses 48

Lovely Professional University Diploma/ UG/ PG Admission

Department of Engineering

The University offers sixteen specialisations in B.Tech. And Integrated B.Tech + MBA courses and eight specialisations each in B.Tech.(Hons.) and Integrated B.Tech + M.Tech. Additionally, the university also offers fifteen specialisations in the M.Tech program at the PG level.

The minimum eligibility to apply for Engineering program at UG level is 12th with minimum 50% marks in PCM. Whereas, at the Postgraduate (PG)level the minimum eligibility to apply is a Bachelor’s degree in engineering with minimum 60% marks.

Department of Management –In the department of Management, the university offers, BBA(Hons.), Dual Degree BBA(Hons.) + MBA, Integrated BBA + MBA & Dual Degree BBA + MBA. LPU offers five specialisations in BBA program, thirteen specialisations in MBA program and fourteen specialisations in MBA (Specialized) program.

Minimum Eligibility to apply for Management courses at the Undergraduate level is 50% aggregate marks in 12th with English. At the postgraduate (PG) level, minimum eligibility to use for the MBA course is 60% aggregate marks in Graduation.

Department of Architecture –LPU offers B.Arch program at the UG level and M.Arch program at the PG level. Candidates applying to B.Arch course must pass 12th with minimum 60% marks (English and Mathematics as mandatory subjects). For those applying to M.Arch course, a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks is necessary.

Lovely Professional University PhD Admission

LPU offers a PhD degree in fifty-two specialisations at the Doctoral level. Minimum Eligibility to apply is a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks.

The courses at the Research level are offered on both Full-Time and Part-Time basis. Candidates applying to the PhD courses need to appear for LPUNEST (National Entrance and Scholarship Test).Selection will be made after the Personal Interview (PI) rounds based on the results of LPUNEST.

Key Points

Candidates who have qualified UGC (NET / JRF) / CSIR / (NET /JRF) / ICAR (JRF/SRF) / SLET / GATE / GPAT/ holds Teacher Fellowship or passed M.Phil. program are exempted from LPUNEST.

Lovely Professional University Placement

  • 51 companies that recruit from IITs also hire at LPU.
  • 600+ offers alone made by Ten Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, Xerox and HP to 2017 batch students.
  • LPU sets the record of Highest Engineering Placements in North India for three consecutive years.
  • LPU set a new record on Day 1 by placing 600+ students in 2015 and 550 students in 2016. This is a record for any university in North India.
  • 250 Offers Made on Day 1 by Tech Mahindra.
  • International Companies like Hyatt (USA), Al-Rakha (Dubai), Ritz Carlton (USA), Adani Wilmar (Africa), Altruist (Africa),Dharam Consultancy (USA) selected LPU students for International locations.
  • Hotel Management students of LPU got placed with some of the reputed National and International brands like Hyatt, Oberoi’s, Leela, Marriott, Grand Hyatt, Zuri and many more.
  • Top recruiters in LPU are Google, Microsoft, Cognizant Technologies, Amazon, Mahindra, Infosys, Maruti, Vodafone, IBM, Ericson, LG, Samsung, Nestle, Wipro, Hitachi and many more.

Lovely Professional University Scholarships

LPU offers Govt. and Univ./ College scholarship to deserving candidates. The scholarships offered are –

Government Scholarship:

LPU offers scholarships to top students. Criteria for Scholarships are marks in class 12th / Graduation or performance in it's entrance test – LPUNEST. Besides, it also provides a scholarship to siblings and dependents of Defence and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

University/ College Scholarship:

LPU offers scholarships by marks in class 12th/Graduation or performance in its entrance test-

LPUNEST, National Level Tests, by sports, cultural, R and D, Co-curricular, Social Service, Bravery awards. A special scholarship is offered to Toppers of Education Board.

Lovely Professional University has introduced a cricket scholarship for budding cricketers in Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s name. The MS Dhoni scholarship was launched by Dhoni himself at LPU campus. The scholarship duration is three years and includes tuition fee, residential accommodation and food charges.

The university has set up a separate loan assistance cell to enable students, at the time of admission, to obtain loans from banks with which the university has tie-ups.

Lovely Professional University Facilities

  • Completely Wi-Fi enabled campus with 1300+ access points, supported on the latest technology from RUCKUS, CISCO and ARUBA Networks.
  • Dedicated iMac Lab for teaching latest technologies on iPhone and iPad development.
  • Live Streaming solution from Elite Core for the telecast of events, functions in the campus.
  • Robust Core Switch networking implemented and maintained by Networking Giant “Nortel.”
  • 24-hour power back-up through 1000 KVA of an online uninterrupted power supply (UPS) Uni Mall and 150 eating joints at 40 different locations.
  • Elevator, 50 ATM and five banks, Parking facility, Post Office on the campus.
  • Hospital (on campus) with resident doctors and ambulances Guest Room facility for parents.
  • Counsellors for discussing issues like homesickness, studies etc.
  • Hygienic meals with the variety of cuisines (Indian, South India, Continental).
  • 24-hour security, turnstile access to residential areas for ensuring safety.
  • Study room, TV room, Saloon, Photocopy Machines, Cafeteria, Wending Machine (soft drinks) and Lifts facility, Departmental Store for daily needs.
  • An air-conditioned Central Library housed in a nine-storey building and other dedicated departmental libraries.


Source Rank
Silicon India (Private University) 3
The Week (Private University) 4
Times of India (Private) 16