LPU (also known as Lovely Professional University), Jalandhar Punjab was established in the year 2005 as Private University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build a career in the field of Engineering, Management and Humanities. LPU is approved by the reputed NCTE, COA, PCI, IAP, BCI, UGC, ACU, ITPI, PSCAE, AIU and IAU, and is accredited by ACBSP and NAAC-A++. Management of LPU, Jalandhar is working under Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal (Chancellor).
LPU came into existence in year 2005. The university is located in Phagwara, Punjab. The university is built on National Highway and therefore commuting is never an issue as Jalandhar City is close by and Ludhiana and Amritsar are to its west and east respectively. The university is one of the largest private universities not just in Punjab but in India too. The university strength is nearly 30k and around 4000 staff and faculty make up the university strength one of the largest. As per latest NIRF rankings, the university is India’s 38st best university. Over 275+ courses are offered by the university which is spread in over 600 acres of land is known for its majestic beauty.
Since, LPU Jalandhar has almost all the courses and schools under its kitty, the university has received all the grants be it from UGC, PCI, BCI or others. In all there are 23 schools, that the university has and combining them they offer vivid courses to ensure that whatever course students are looking for, they get it under LPU’s belt. Engineering, Management, and Architecture are the most sought-after courses offered by LPU. The admissions in university are based on the merit or the qualifying exam scores that they have attained. The main vision of LPU is that students should have an overall growth at LPU campus. There are nearly 15 research centres and some high tech-driven labs that enable students to have research-based studies and become seekers than believers.
LPUNEST is not just an entrance exam as many scholarships awarded by LPU are based on this test. Lovely Professional University admissions to most of its programs are purely through this entrance. This test is the fundamental to most course admissions here and below is mentioned more on it.
Application Form of LPUNest
The LPU Nest application form is an OMR (Optional Mark Reader) which can be given online as well as there are centres assigned for it. The booklet of LPUNEST has all the details of Eligibility, Programmes applicable, Course Fee and Scholarship, Question Paper Pattern, Schedule of Test, and Test Cities among others. Everyone should know that the application fee for LPU Nest is non-refundable. The ways to get Lovely Professional University Application form can be acquired and submitted online:
Step 1: Visit the website admission section and complete the below mentioned steps:
Step 2: Sign Up and Register with all the necessary details such as Mobile No., Email ID, Name, Gender, State, etc.
Step 3: Pay the LPUNEST Kit fees.
LPUNEST Application Fee:
Fees of LPU Nest Kit varies for softcopy to printed kit. The fees is 1000 & 500 respectively for boys and girls. The printed copy fees is Rs. 1,500 & Rs. 1,000 for boys and girls respectively. There are several payment methods too as one can use UPI, Net Banking, or Debit or Credit Card for the payments.
Step 4: All your qualification details and general information is required. The general information includes details such as address details and like Aadhar card number.
Step 5: Lastly about the exams as candidate has to book the preferred venue, time, and date as per his/her choice give the LPUNEST Exam. Hall ticket can be downloaded from the portal.
There’s another option too and that is an Offline Mode where one can obtain LPUNEST Kit directly from the University Campus or there are some other places where they provide the kit by paying the prescribed fees. The cost of online and offline is the same.
Disclaimer: Any Incomplete application form will never be processed. The university doesn’t take any responsibility of such applicants. They also can’t have any information from portal because their application is considered invalid. Such applicants will not be able to access the LPU portal. Thus, one should all the information loud and clear before final submission of the application form.
So, all in all, LPU Nest is the only answer for LPU admissions.
LPU Scholarships can be easily availed for any course that is offered at the university. Be it any UG program or a PhD program. In the last year itself, the students have been awarded Lovely Professional University scholarships worth Rs. 100+ crores.
LPU Scholarship Categories
LPU scholarships are awarded to most students as students who are admitted here are eligible for some or the other scholarships. The eligibility qualification of scholarships varies from what they have attained in LPU Nest or other competitive exams. Cultural, Sports, Girl Child Scholarships, and various other such tests. There are certain terms and conditions for the scholarships and they are as follows:
|Institute Name||LPU, Jalandhar|
|Also Known As||Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar|
|Approved/Recognised by||NCTE, COA, PCI, IAP, BCI, UGC, ACU, ITPI, PSCAE, AIU, IAU|
|Programmes offered||UG/ PG/ Diploma/ Doctorate/ M.Phil|
|Chancellor||Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal|
|Address||Near Chaheru Railway Station,|
Delhi-Jalandhar GT Rd, NH-1,
Phagwara, Jalandhar - 144411,
|Contact Number||01824-517000, 404404|
|38 out of 200||2023 (Universities)|
|47 out of 200||2022 (Universities)|
|81 out of 200||2021 (Overall)|
|99 out of 200||2020 (Overall)|
|4 out of 33||2021 (Private Law Colleges)|
|10 out of 19||2020 (Private Architecture Colleges)|
|451-500 out of 760||2023 (Asia)|
|801-1000 out of 2345||2024 (World)|
|801-1000 out of 2345||2023 (World)|
|1001-1200 out of 2112||2022 (World)|
|3 out of 10||2021 (Private Technical University & Deemed to be University)|
Well, if they say that getting a good job from campus is not easy than LPU Placements are the answer for it. Every student of the university gets a fair chance of getting in a reputed company. Many companies come to LPU Campus placements for interviews and offers jobs to the able students. One big credit for such charismatic placements of LPU goes to its placement cell as it makes the student of the university pragmatic, confident, and dexterous. The placements have gone various levels up and 2022 was indeed a break out year for the university. Top companies of Silicon Valley such as Apple, Microsoft, and Google have participated in placement drive at the university. Around 500 companies offered a CTC of Rs. 5 Lakhs and more to LPU students. A student named Harekrishna Mahto created history by getting placed in Google India with a package of Rs. 64 Lakhs which is a record thus far. Students getting packages in between 10-62 Lakhs were over 400 and this proves the mettle of the kind of placements that the university provides. The highest international package received by an LPU student is of Rs. 3 crores. Most of the top placements have been given to B. Tech (CSE) students.
The top recruiters of the university in recent years have been IBM, Cognizant, Capgemini, LTTS, Wipro, TCS, DXC, Mphasis, Accenture, Bosch, Amazon, and IBM among others.
LPU facilities boast everything as the 600-acre campus is fully developed and has no loop holes to be mentioned. In short, the infrastructure of LPU is one of the largest in the world. The entire LPU campus is surrounded by gardens and trees and gardens. Well, the vegetation inside the campus ensures a comfortable learning and teaching environment. All in all, LPU offers a healthy and pollution-free environment which is indeed one of the major highlights.
Library is indeed one of the major attractions here. There are many auxiliary libraries too and combing the central and auxiliary libraries. There are lakhs of books that helps student to clear all their doubts. Apart from books, the central library also has a large collection of journals, newspapers, magazines, etc., so it also serves some recreation purposes of the students.
If library wasn’t enough, then take a bow with the university labs. Out of nearly 100 labs, the two that stood out are the MAC Lab and the chemistry lab of the university. Since, the university also offers airline courses, an Aviation lab too has been set-up at the campus.
Sports can’t be far behind as the sporting facilities here needs no introduction. Almost all the major sports that are played in India are there at the university campus. From cricket ground, to football field, to taekwondo and boxing ring, one will find it all. If that wasn’t all then there is skating rink, a bowling alley and yoga and fitness centres to release some stress in the time of distress.
The facilities can’t get stop here as discussing what Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium bring to the table is the least that one can talk about. It is indeed one of the largest indoor auditoriums of the country. The name of the auditorium is Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium. Apart from auditorium, there’s also an open-air theatre at the campus and one small auditorium in Baldev Raj Mittal Auditorium that also hosts small events of the university.
LPU University also has a Mall and many food joints including an outlet of Cafe Coffee Day. African Café is the major highlights among the cafés of the university and there is one sweet shop too inside the campus. There are quite a few banks and ATMs at the campus too.
Last but not the least, LPU also has the best set of hostels for boys and girls. From single rooms to twin sharing and triple sharing as most hostel rooms have triple sharing rooms. The hostel fees of rooms vary from hostel to hostels. The hostels of LPU has all the major facilities like a convenience store, in-house laundry, and hospital.
Lovely Professional University popularly known as LPU among the student community is the largest university in the country offering Undergraduate (UG), Post Graduate (PG) courses in various education disciplines like Management, Law, Engineering, Economics, Home Science, Architecture, Fashion Designing etc. LPU has tie ups with more than 200 universities internationally, and is recognized by UGC, NCTE, and AIU. Its international collaborations are spread across many countries like Poland, USA, United Kingdom, Australia, and Croatia to name a few. Located on the Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road, (Punjab) it has received many accolades and was 38th ranking in management category and 26th ranking in Pharmacy.
On the infrastructure front it has been rated as A++ by Financial Express for having world-class infrastructure. At Lovely Professional University admission procedure is a bit different from other B-Schools with the inclusion of an entrance exam. For a few courses LPU Admission entrance exam may not apply for and it’s best to check with the college about the same. Their entrance exam is quite popular too and is called Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test aka LPUNEST.
In the year 2006, this university received recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC). Apart from this, various Lovely Professional University programs received accreditations from Council of Architecture (COA), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), The Institution of Engineers (India), Bar Council of India (BCI), Institute Of Town Planners, India (ITPI) etc.
Recently LPU ranked 2nd by HackerEarth in university rankings of more than 5,000 universities from across the world! In doing so LPU leapt over most IITs and NITs.
Keeping in mind the fast paced technological growth Lovely Professional University has entered into a collaboration with Google, under the developer training platform. With this association the student of LPU will have access to specialization training in the Android platform within the campus.
Lovely Professional University has a massive library which consists of more than 150000 books, 4000 + digital resources, and 300 odd printed journals and magazines. The multi-storied library can accommodate all the students in the university. To promote online learning, the university authority also provided the facility of cyber cafes in the library.
It’s not just Academics but also sports where the students of LPU have shown their exception skills thanks to the sport training infrastructure at LPU. Asian Games, Asian Handball Championships, National Games have seen representation and winners from LPU cadre.