Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a private university in Jalandhar. It was established in 2005 by the Lovely International Trust. It has accommodation for 30,000 students. It is a UGC recognized university and is also approved by the Pharmacy Council of India. It has a lot of affiliations that include the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Council of Architecture (COA), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), etc.
LPU courses offered
LPU Jalandhar conducts the LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for admissions into various streams. There are over 200 courses to offer from vast and diverse fields such as Business, Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics, and Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biosciences, Architecture and Design, Hotel Management and Tourism, Computer Application, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agriculture, Design, Journalism, Films and Creative Arts, Chemical Engineering and Physical Sciences, Law, Polytechnic, Physiotherapy and Paramedical Sciences, Education, Physical Education, Social Sciences and Language.
LPU Jalandhar placements have been continuously rising over the past few years. Some of the top recruiters are the dream multinational corporations (MNCs) like Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Hewlett-Packard (hp), Flipkart, Dell, HCL, etc. In 2019, the highest package offered was 31LPA. Since then, each year, the highest package has been steadily growing. In 2020, it rose to 42LPA offered by Microsoft. The number of students has also seen a considerable amount of leap with each passing year. In 2020 it recorded a massive 2500 candidates getting placed in various MNCs. LPU Jalandhar placements are highly successful due to the increase in the number of visiting companies each year. In 2019, the number of recruiting companies was 639. In 2020, the number rose to more than 800. Around 150 companies offered 5LPA or more to the selected candidates. 250+ companies have offered dream packages, and the highest-paid internship reached a whopping Rs. 80,000 per month. In recent years, the top recruiters of LPU Jalandhar are Bosch, Wipro, Cognizant, Capgemini, Amazon and Tech Mahindra.
Candidates get a wide range of over 200 options to select from when it comes to choosing courses. Various factors make one course more preferable than the other such as
- placements trends
- Facility and resources, etc.
The top 5 LPU courses offered are
- Computer Science Engineering– The engineering course is one of the most in-demand courses. Topping the list is the Computer Science Engineering stream. LPU School of Computer Science Engineering is one of the best in the country where the curriculum is focused equally on enhancing technical as well as soft skills. Global IT giants such as Microsoft, Apple, and Google offer dream packages to students.
- Electronics and Communication Engineering– The next top course in demand is Electronics and Communication Engineering. The top recruiters are Bosch, Xilinx, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Voltas, etc. In the recent placements, Synopsys offered a package of 11.25 LPA.
- Management– the Mittal School of Business Management is one of the foremost management institutes that offers a deep understanding of the academic-industrial interface. Reputed companies like Sobha Developers offer more than 15LPA to eligible candidates during placements.
- Design– LPU School of Design is among the top design colleges in Punjab and India. It offers students labs fitted with the latest technologies and equipment that will help them excel in fashion designing and interior designing. The esteemed Trident Group offered 15LPA to eligible candidates in recent placements.
- Hotel Management and Tourism– LPU School of Hotel Management and Tourism stand as one of the leaders when it comes to offering industrial exposure. The excellent infrastructure houses students from over 70+ countries. The highest package offered was 12LPA by the renowned Hyatt Regency.
Lovely Professional University (LPU Jalandhar) is no doubt one of the best universities in Northern India. There are more than 200 LPU courses in various fields of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It offers a futuristic approach to its teaching methods. With the placement package of 1 crore LPA by Google, Lovely Professional University is one of the most sought universities.