Lovely Professional University is a private semi-residential university in North India created under the Punjab State Private University Act 2005 and recognized by UGC under Section 2 of UGC Act 1956. LPU offers around 200 programmes and courses at diploma, under-graduate, graduate, post graduate, and doctoral levels.The university has more than 25,000 students.It is situated on the National Highway-1, at the entry of Jalandhar City. The university offers residential facilities separately for boys and girls. LPU has connections with universities and institutes in USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, Poland, and Ghana for twinning programmes and student exchanges.The university has recognitions, approvals, membership of national statutory bodies UGC, NCTE, PCI, IAP, COA, BCI, AIU and international memberships of Association of Commonwealth Universities, International Association of Universities, Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs, The Institute of International Education .Campus lifeLPU's Division of Student Affairs provides leisure activities. The Division designs culture, sports, services and other allied social activities and delivers these through different clubs. There is a mall within the campus that houses the in-campus Hotel Unihotel, along with a bowling alley and a state-of-the-art multi-gym at the top floor. There are various kiosks spread across the campus for varied needs. On October 04, 2015, Rwandan Ambassador visited Lovely Professional University campus.Awards and rankingsThe Lovely Faculty of Technology and Sciences was ranked #12 on the CSR-GHRDC Engineering Colleges Survey 2011.LMA Vardhman award was given to Ashok Mittal, Chancellor of Lovely Professional University (LPU). The university got the best private university of the year award by ASSOCHAM for the year 2012.TV Channel Star News conferred National 'Outstanding B-School - North' Award and B-School Leadership - National' Award to LPU in 2011.ZEE News ranked Lovely Professional University (LPU) as worst university for placements in 2010.
Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road (NH-1)