Not This Lovely Professional University (LPU), ranked as 5th Best Private Universities in India by Outlook Ranking 2020 and 99 by NIRF Overall ranking of Universities in India. It offers courses in engineering, management, law, architecture, Science and Humanities.

Test During the recent recruitment drive, more than 650 companies participated and extended over 2500+ placement/internship offers to LPU Students. More than 2000 students got placed in different sectors of the industry.

Microsoft offered the highest salary package of 42 Lacs which was bagged by a final year B.Tech Computer Science Engineering student.

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LPU FAQs

Ques. How is LPU for Engineering?

Ans. LPU is the best place to pursue your higher education as it provides better opportunities to their students, let it be curricular or extracurricular activities. LPU imparts practical exposure to the students through well equipped designed labs with experienced faculty and lab assistants.  LPU has a 100% placement record with over 610 hired on a single day by cognizant. Tech Mahindra hired 250 students in one go, which is the highest for any campus drive conducted by Tech Mahindra. International Companies like Hyatt (USA), Ritz Carlton (USA), Adani Wilmar (Africa), Altruist (Africa), Al-Rakha (Dubai), Dharam Consultancy (USA) selected LPU students for International locations.

Ques. What is LPU NEST?

Ans. LPU NEST is an online entrance test conducted by the university. LPU has created centers in more than 200 cities across India. The question pattern followed in the LPU NEST is 30 questions on Physics, Chemistry and Maths/Biology and 20 questions in English. There is no negative marking in this examination and each correct answer fetches 4 marks. The syllabus for this test is similar to that of the +2. LPU NEST is not only the test for admission to the university but also for the award of scholarship. Based on the performance of the test students can also get scholarships up to Rs 5 lakhs.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for admission to Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry?

Ans. For admission in Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, candidates must have a master’s degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in the relevant discipline or M.Phil. Candidates will be selected on the basis of LPUNEST followed by Personal Interview.

Ques. Does LPU offer MBBS?

Ans. No, LPU does not offer an MBBS degree, though it offers different medical sciences degrees like B.Pharm, B.Sc(Medical Lab and Technologies), BPT and B.Sc(Medical Laboratory Sciences). Applicants need to apply for LPUNEST (UG AMS) to get admission to Applied Medical Science Courses in LPU.

Ques. What is the Fees for the MBA program in LPU?

Ans. The cost of studying for an MBA degree at Lovely Professional University is around 2.32 Lakhs/Year, which is 4.64 Lakhs for the total program. Candidates are needed to fill the online application form on the official website and need to apply for LPUNEST to avail Scholarships.

CAT and MAT qualified candidates are also eligible to apply for an MBA course in LPU.

Ques. Do candidates need to appear for LPU NEST for lateral entry?

Ans. It is not mandatory for the lateral entry students to appear for LPU NEST. They can simply fill and submit the online application form along with the application fee before the last date of registration to get Admission in LPU. Candidates who have qualified the minimum eligibility criteria can apply for lateral entry admission in LPU. To avail scholarships candidates must appear for LPU Nest.

Ques. What is the highest Package in LPU

Ans. LPU's Highest package was of 42 LPA offered by Microsoft to a final year CSE student. Last year more than 650+ companies visited the campus and offered 2500+ placements and internship offers students.

Ques. Is LPU a Government University?

Ans. No, Lovely Professional University is a private university that was established in 2005 by Lovely International Trust under LPU Act 2005. It is situated in Phagwara, Punjab. LPU started its first batch from the year 2006.

Ques. Is LPU a good university?

Ans. Based on the various parameters, LPU is high ranked by different organizations. For example, it won the ‘Best Private University Award’ in the year 2017 by ASSOCHAM, which was presented by Shri Prakash Javedkar, the then Union Minister of HRD, Government of India. NIRF 2018 has also ranked LPU at number 2 in management on exclusive parameters and 38th as overall ranking.

Ques. Is LPU a recognized university?

Ans. LPU is recognized by several government agencies, like UGC, National Council for Teachers Education(NCTE) and Council of Architecture(COA).

It is approved by the Pharmacy Council of India(PCI) and is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities.

Along with these, LPU’s Agricultural Department is accredited by ICAR.

Internally, LPU is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs and is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities(ACU)

Ques. What are the Courses offered by LPU?

Ans. LPU offers different levels of courses from bachelor to doctorate programs with different specializations. LPU offers over 300 courses in different streams like Engineering, Science, It and Software, Humanities, Social Science, Education, Business and Management Studies, Accountancy and Commerce, Law, Mass Communication, Media, Design, Hotel and Hospitality, Physiotherapy and Physical Education.

Ques. How to get admission to LPU?

Ans. Admission to each and every program has its own eligibility criteria. LPUNEST is the official entrance and scholarship test conducted by LPU. Apart from this, LPU also offers admission on the basis of academic merit. Eligible candidates are hereby advised to fill the online application at the university official website.

Ques. What are the Scholarships available in LPU?

Ans. Yes, to provide financial assistance to the students, LPU provides several scholarships. In the past few years, LPU has spent over 100+ crores in scholarships. These scholarships are provided on the basis of:
  • LPUNEST Score
  • Eligibility qualification
  • National Level Entrance Test like JEE Mains, NEET, UCEED, CAT etc.
  • Performance in sports and extracurricular activities.
  • Special Scholarships and fee concession.

Ques. Is the degree awarded by LPU valid for government jobs?

Ans. LPU is accredited to few to the statutory body of the Government of India like UGC, NCTE and COA. Thus, all the degrees awarded by Lovely Professional University are valid for government jobs and higher education.

Ques. Is LPU Ragging Free?

Ans. Yes, LPU is a Ragging free campus. It has zero tolerance to ragging, alcohol, smoking, drugs and disciplinary misconduct. In addition to these, there are turnstile gates which are fitted with biometric machines which continuously regulate the entry and exit to the residential facilities.
Batch 2020 passing out Batch
Highest Package INR 42 Lacs
No. of Recruiters 800+
Highest Stipend INR 80,000
Recruiter from IIT/IIM/NIT 110+
Companies offering dream package 250+