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Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Jalandhar, Punjab 144411, India
City: Jalandhar
State: Punjab
Contact No: 01824404404 ,(01824) 404404, (Toll Free No. 1800-102-4431)
Email: info@lpu.co.in
Established: 2006

About Institute

About Lovely Professional University - LPU

Lovely Professional University is one of the largest private universities in Punjab. Lovely Professional University came into being by the Government of Punjab under the enactment of State Legislature namely The Lovely Professional University Act (Act No.25 of 2005). It is duly recognized by University Grant Commission under section 2(F) of UGC Act. It has the distinction of being the first self-financing University in the State of Punjab and ninth in India. Internationally compatible curriculum and pedagogy with foreign collaborations.Industry oriented practical education with extensive focus on placements is it's forte.

Amongst it's profile is the fact that it is the Largest University in India in terms of on-campus number of students - 24,000. Another feature of the LPU is the technology driven campus, spread over 600 acres of lush green area on NH-1 at the entry of Jalandhar city. It offers 150+ Programmes which are innovative integration of inter-disciplinary streams on offer after 10th,12th, Graduation & Post Graduation in 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. Students from 23 different States and 5 different Countries study here. It provides World Class state of the art infrastructure and Wi-Fi campus

Location and Transportation - Lovely Professional University is easily accessible as it is located on the Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road, NH-1 (Punjab) and is well connected by rail and road; having a reasonable distance from the bus stands, railway stations etc.

  • 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

Trains to Jalandhar are available. 

The nearest airport is Raja Sansi International Airport at Amritsar airport.

Lovely School of Open & Distance Learning - The rapid development of information technology and the move towards more knowledge-intensive societies creates new challenges and opportunities for the design and delivery of education. Open and Distance learning focuses on opening access to education, freeing learners from the constraints of time and place and offering flexible learning opportunities to individuals and groups of learners.

LSODL promotes educational opportunity and social justice by providing high-quality University education to all who wish to acquire higher qualification, pursue their interest, and fulfill their potential. Through innovative design of Programme offerings, pedagogic innovation and completely flexible design LSODL seeks to be a world leader in the design, delivery and content of open and distance learning.


  • Faculty of Business and Arts
  • Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Technology and Sciences
  • Faculty of Education


Division Of International Affairs - To execute this strategy LPU has a dedicated International Division to support student recruitment and services to international students. International Division which has created a strong foothold in Indonesia, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh has planned to set-up operations in Thailand also. The Division had entered into partnerships with various foreign Universities and Institutes all across the USA, Canada, Australia, UK and New Zealand. The University and its partners have agreed to mutual cooperation in the field of education to further the interests of students in their respective countries. The partnership entails joint efforts in various areas of education including exchange programs, guest lectures, overseas industrial visits and internships; training modules etc.

LPU offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that provide students with immense international exposure and an international degree (twinning programmes). LPU offers this through its unique twinning arrangement programmes and international exposure programmes.

Hostel - University offers comprehensive hostel facilities within the University campus. We appreciate that most of our students are moving away from home for the first time, so we strive to make the transition as smooth as possible by offering comfortable and safe hostels within the campus. University offers separate hostel facilities for boys and girls with hostel warden in each hostel to supervise day to day management. Each hostel operates its own mess providing hygienic and nutritious three meals a day, as a part of the hostel fee, with a varied menu that caters to a range of taste buds. All the rooms have been designed to provide adequate moving space and ample air and light.

Career Counseling - Students require counselling at various stages of their lives, especially when they have just made a career decision or are about to make a career decision. To help the students with their decisions, LPU has a dedicated wing for career counselling where students can get updated information on various career avenues available, as well as guidance to settle down in the chosen career.

IT Support - LPU constitutes one of the handful of Indian Universities which can boast of state-of-the-art computing resources and networked structures across the campus. LPU believes in leveraging technology to the fullest and endeavours to retain its position as one of the best IT enabled Universities. LPU's computing resources include 40 servers, 150 work stations & LPU clients are a mix of the latest Core 2 Duo, Dual Core & Quad Core computers mainly from players like DELL, LENOVO and HCL. On the server side, LPU's data centre has powerful blade servers that take the performance to the highest level when it comes to high end computing.

To support such a huge network, LPU has invested in an ultra high speed Fibre Optic Backbone across the campus. A very high end and powerful Cisco Catalyst 6509E Core Switch with redundancy has been installed at the core layer, which makes the campus network ready for heavy video and voice traffic also. Internet facilities are provided throughout the campus through 20Mbps leased lines from multiple service providers and a strong firewall is being used to control the access to websites, thus, making the campus network not only reliable, but also secure from any intrusion attack.

Health Facility - The Lovely campus has an in-house multi facility clinic, providing 24 hrs medical facilities to students and staff. Clinic is run and managed under the guidance of qualified and experienced doctors and is backed by a modern diagnostic centre also. Lovely Campus also has a dedicated staff and fully equipped ambulance to facilitate swift medical service in case of any emergency.

Loan Facility - Nowadays all banks are providing loan facility to the students. The University is providing guidance/ assistance to its students to avail educational loans. Students can avail loan from any bank. However, the student can avail loans from the 3 fully functional on campus bank branches namely, State Bank of Patiala, Punjab National Bank & Oriental Bank of Commerce providing convenient banking services including educational loans. The requirements for availing the loan facility will be as per the requirements and the norms of the respective banks. The University will provide the requisite offer letter or alike document as required by the concerned bank for loan purposes, as and if deem appropriate. However, the students and their parents/guardian will be personally responsible for obtaining sanction

Library - The University’s Central Library is a state of the art Rf-Id equipped automated library. The automation of the library has completed its first phase with all library books furnished with Rf-Id tags. It is in step with the vision of an automated library where patrons can borrow and return books and other media entirely on their own. The library houses a collection of text and reference books, journals, magazines, audio/videos, CD-ROMs, research reports, online databases and data analysis software. It has a collection of books & Journals in all areas and branches required for all departments. Besides this, each School has its own library with a good collection of subject-specific books. Students with the help of state -of-the-art library search engine can locate any book in the library sitting at home and can also request for the hold of a particular book. Library also houses a cyber café having 250 terminals for internet search providing free access to students in the library itself.

Transportation - For the students, faculty and employees who commute from various cities, LPU has its own dedicated fleet of buses to and fro the University.

On Campus Bookshop - Course Books and stationary items are made available at reasonable prices at more than one location on the campus.

Cafe and Refreshment Kiosks - The university Campus Café excels in multi-cuisine menu providing a comfortable and vibrant ambience for all. In addition, canteens & kiosks providing meals, refreshments, fruits & snacks are conveniently located close to all academic blocks.

Gymnasium - The university provides a state-of-the-art gymnasium fully equipped with workout machines.

Sports Facilities - With a view to develop the all round personality of the students, the University emphasizes equally on curricular and extra-curricular activities. It is the constant endeavour of the University to see that the students grow intellectually as well as physically. To facilitate this, it has developed its own sports grounds with facilities to play basketball, cricket, football, volleyball, lawn tennis, hockey, badminton etc.

Students of LPU are also eligible to participate in Inter-University cultural and youth festivals and sports competitions organized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Board of Student Representation - Lovely Professional University has come up with the concept of a Board of Student representation to inculcate the qualities of leadership, teamwork, decision making and entrepreneurship skills through the organization of various cultural, sports and academic activities.


  • Ranked 3 rd Best University to be enrolled for further studies by Business Baron
  • Ranked 6th Private University in North Zone by Times of India
  • Ranked 16th Engineering Private University (all India) by Times of India
  • Ranked 29th India’s TOP B-SCHOOL Brands by Business Baron

Information compiled from: About Lovely Professional University (LPU) - website

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