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Lovely Professional University (LPU) Punjab: Admissions, Fees, NIRF Rankings
Lovely Professional University (LPU) Punjab: Admissions, Fees, NIRF Rankings

Lovely Professional University (LPU) Punjab: Admissions, Fees, NIRF Rankings

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Updated on - February 08th, 2024

Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a private institution established in 2005 in Jalandhar, Punjab. The university holds approvals from UGC, NCTE, PCI, COA, BCI, PSCAE, ITPI, and other esteemed organizations. Additionally, LPU is accredited by NAAC with an A++ Grade, ACBSP, and ICAR, and is a member of AIU, IAU, IIE, ACU-UK, and The Institution of Engineers (India). In the NIRF Ranking 2023, LPU secures the 38th position among both Private and Government Universities in India. Notably, it stands as the largest single-campus university in the country, catering to over 30,000 students and offering a diverse range of 150+ programs across 40+ disciplines, including Engineering, Business, Law, Architecture, and Management. Register yourself to get more information Click here  

Admissions to LPU are based on merit in the LPUNEST (Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test). According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024, LPU holds the 25th position among Indian Universities. The university provides a spectrum of educational opportunities, encompassing UG, PG, Diploma, and PhD courses, available in both full-time and part-time modes. LPU's Distance Education (LPUDE) is recognized by UGC-DEB and AICTE (ODL & Online), ensuring a commitment to quality education in various formats.

Lovely Professional University Highlights
Established 2005
Type Private University
Approved by NCTE,COA,ICAR,BCI,UGC
Popular Courses M.B.A,PH.D,B.PHARM
Entrance Examinations No

Lovely Professional University Rankings

According to the NIRF Ranking 2023, Lovely Professional University (LPU) is placed 38th out of all government and private universities in India. In the Overall Category of the NIRF Ranking 2023, the university is rated 46th. Additionally, LPU is ranked second in India according to THE Impact Rankings 2023. 

In the category of "Fourth Industrial Revolution," LPU is placed higher than the best universities in the world, including Harvard and Oxford, according to the World University Rankings for Innovation (WURI)-2023. Harvard and Oxford were ranked 23rd and 37th, respectively, while LPU was placed 12th overall. 

LPU Courses & Fees 

Nearly 150 UG, PG, Ph.D., diploma, and full-time and part-time courses in nearly all major fields, including engineering, management, law, pharmacy, etc., are offered by LPU. Depending on the course for which a candidate is applying, admission to different courses at LPU is determined by both entry requirements and merit. To provide admission to most of the courses, LPU holds LPUNEST. But LPU also recognizes merit in other national-level exams, such as CAT, JEE Mains, GATE, CUET, NATA, and NMAT. Know More: Lovely Professional University Fees Structure

The following information outlines some of the most well-liked LPU courses and fees, as well as the requirements for eligibility and selection: 

Course Course Details  Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
 B.Tech   Duration: 4 Years
Course Fees: INR 1,40,000 – 2,00,000 Per Semester 
 Passed 10+2 with 60% Aggregate Marks in Physics, Mathematics, and English   LPUNEST/CUET (LPUNEST will be exempted if JEE Mains Percentile is Equal to or above 80 Percentile) 
 B.Arch   Duration: 5 Years
Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 
 Passed 10+2 with 50% Aggregate Marks in English, Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry OR 50% in Diploma (3 years any stream with Mathematics)   50% Weightage to NATA Score + 50% Weightage to Merit in Qualifying Exam 
 BBA   Duration: 3 Years
Course Fees: INR 80,000 – INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 
 Passed 10+2 with 50% Aggregate Marks in English   Merit in LPUNEST  
 BCA 
 B.Sc 

 Duration: 3 Years

Course Fees: INR 80,000 Per Semester 

 Passed 10+2 with 60% with English, Physics, Chemistry and Maths/ Biology/ Biotechnology   Merit in LPUNEST 
 B.Sc (Hons.) 

 Duration: 4 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 

 Passed with 60% marks aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English, Physics, Chemistry and Maths or Biology or Biotechnology) or equivalent    Merit in LPUNEST  
 B.Pharm 

 Duration: 4 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester  

 Passed with 60% marks aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Maths) or equivalent   Merit in LPUNEST 
 B.Com 

 Duration: 3 Years

Course Fees: INR 80,000 Per Semester  

 Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks    Merit in LPUNEST 
 B.Des 

 Duration: 4 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 

 Pass with 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English) or equivalent   Merit in LPUNEST or UCEED / Under Graduate NID DAT (Prelims) / Under Graduate NIFT. 
 BA 

 Duration: 3 Years

Course Fees: INR 50,000 Per Semester  

 Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (with English)   Merit in LPUNEST 
 BA+B.Ed 

 Duration: 4 Years

Course Fees: INR 30,000 Per Semester  

 Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks    Merit in LPUNEST 
 BA+LLB (Hons.) 

 Duration: 5 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester  

 Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks    Merit in LPUNEST/ CLAT/ LSAT 
 BBA+LLB 

 Duration: 5 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester  

 Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks    Merit in LPUNEST/ CLAT/ LSAT 
 BPA 

 Duration: 3 Years

Course Fees: INR 50,000 Per Semester  

 Passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university    Merit in LPUNEST 
 BFA 

 Duration: 4 Years

Course Fees: INR 50,000 Per Semester  

 Passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks    Merit in LPUNEST 
 Diploma 

 Duration: 1 - 3 Years

Course Fees: INR 50,000 Per Semester 

 Passed10+2 / 10 with 50% marks with English, Maths and Science   Merit Based 
MBA Duration: 2 Years
Course Fees: INR 2,00,000 – 2,50,000 Per Semester
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with 55% Marks in aggregate  LPUNEST/ CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ NMAT + Interview 
 M.Tech   Duration: 2 Years
Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 
 B.Tech in relevant specialization with 60% Marks in Aggregate    LPUNEST/GATE 
 MA 

 Duration: 2 Years

Course Fees: INR 10,000 – INR 80,000 Per Semester 

 Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks    Merit in LPUNEST 
  M.Com  

 Duration: 2 Years

Course Fees: INR 80,000 Per Semester 

 A graduate degree with 50% marks from disciplines of Commerce, Management, or Accounts or equivalent from a government-recognized university   Merit in LPUNEST  
 MCA 

  Duration: 2 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,00,000 Per Semester  

  BCA or B.Sc. (Computer Science) or B.Sc. (Information Technology) or any Graduation with Computer Science as a subject for three years or B.A. or B.Com. or B.Sc. (any Graduation) with (Mathematics as one of the subjects at Graduation or 10+2 level) or equivalent with an aggregate of 60% marks    Merit in LPUNEST  
 MPA 

 Duration: 2 Years

Course Fees: INR 50,000 Per Semester 

 Passed BPA degree or equivalent    Merit in LPUNEST  
 M.Pharm  

 Duration: 2 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 

 Passed Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks    Merit in LPUNEST /GPAT 
 M.Sc 

 Duration: 2 Years

Course Fees: INR 80,000 - INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 

 Pass with 50% aggregate marks in Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) or equivalent   Merit in LPUNEST /CEED/ NID PG/ NIFT PG 
 M.P. Ed 

 Duration: 2 Years

Course Fees: INR 50,000 Per Semester 

 Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.P.Ed. or B.Sc. in Health and Physical Education   Merit in LPUPET 
 LLB 

 Duration: 3 Years

Course Fees: INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 

 Pass with 50% aggregate marks in Graduation (any stream) or equivalent   Merit in LPUNEST  
 Ph.D. 

 Duration: 3 Years

Course Fees: INR 50,000 - INR 1,20,000 Per Semester 

 Pass with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent grades prescribed by UGC in the master's degree* (2-year/4-semester master’s degree program after a 3-year bachelor’s degree Programme#) /or equivalent in the relevant subject# Candidate who has completed 1-year/2-semester master's degree* program after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree is also eligible provided the candidate should have a minimum of 75% marks in 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed  Merit in LPUNEST + Interview 

LPU Faculty 

Faculty members of LPU are highly experienced and well-known in their fields. LPU instructors mentor students in their professional endeavors. The faculty members have degrees from the diploma, doctorate, and PhD levels. LPU offers a range of webinars and seminars aimed at advancing faculty proficiency in delivering a health education system. 

LPU Cutoff 

For every stage of the LPUNEST, Lovely Professional University offers online counseling. There are designated seats for every therapy session. Applicants are contacted for counseling and seat assignment if they meet the eligibility requirements for LPUNEST 2023 and score higher than the qualifying threshold. The LPUNEST Cutoff 2023 is the minimal score required of applicants in order to be admitted to LPU. The LPUNEST cutoff is established by a number of variables, including: 

  • Number of Applicants 
  • Number of Vacant Seats 
  • Average Performance in Entrance Test 
  • Previous Years’ Cutoff 

Three categories will have an LPUNEST Cutoff announced. The anticipated LPUNEST Cutoff 2024 for each category is listed below: 

Cutoff Category LPUNEST Cutoff (Marks out of 420)
Category I 320 out of 420 Marks
Category II 240 out of 420 Marks
Category III 165 out of 420 Marks

Lovely Professional University Notable Alumni

In a variety of industries and domains, including engineering, marketing, management, sports, business development, human resources, and others, LPU boasts a large and prosperous global network of alumni. The following is a list of notable LPU alumni who are successful worldwide in their respective fields: 

 Name   Achievements 
 Neeraj Chopra   Indian Track and Field Athlete; First Athlete from Asia to win an Olympic Gold Medal in Men's Javelin Throw; Reigning Olympic Champion, Silver Medalist in the World Championship, and the Diamond League Champion in Javelin Throw  
 Shehnaaz Kaur Gill   Indian Actress, Model, and Singer who works in Punjabi and Hindi Television and Films.  
 Dr. Kritika Gupta    Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Research Evaluation (CERE); A TEDx Speaker  
 Ainuddin Muradi   Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs- Saripul University, Afghanistan  
 Apeaksha Raina   Model, Winner- Mrs. Colorado International 2018  
 Vishal Nigam   Co-founder and CEO of WTF, Chairman of the India Blockchain Council 

The number of LPU graduates from various areas who are currently employed in reputable positions in a range of fields is displayed in the table below. 

 City   Number of Alumni 
 Jalandhar   16463 
 Phagwara   4585 
 Hyderabad   3056  

Lovely Professional University FAQ's

what is the fee structure of lovely professional university?

For various programs, LPU charges fees ranging from INR 3 lakhs to INR 15.6 lakhs. The cost varies based on the course. The cost breakdown for a few of the programs is provided below. 

CoursePer Semester Fees
B.TechINR 1,40,000 – INR 2,00,000
B.ScINR 50,000 – INR 1,20,000
BBAINR 80,000 – INR 1,20,000
B.ArchINR 1,20,000
BCAINR 80,000 – INR 1,20,000

Is LPU a state university?

In response to the LPU Act of 2005, Lovely Professional Institution was founded as a private university by Lovely International Trust in 2005. It is located in Punjab's Phagwara. In 2006, the institution admitted its first class of students.

LOVELY PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY - FEES & ELIGIBILITY

Course Fees Eligibility
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [M.B.A] ₹ 5.00 Lakhs ( 1st Year Fees ) Graduation + CAT/ MAT
PH.D [PH.D] ₹ 2.40 Lakhs ( 1st Year Fees ) Post Graduation + LPUNEST
MASTER OF PHARMACY [M.PHARM] ₹ 2.40 Lakhs ( 1st Year Fees ) B.Pharm
BACHELOR OF PHARMACY [B.PHARM] ₹ 2.40 Lakhs ( 1st Year Fees ) Graduation
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LPU Placement 

Among all the colleges in Punjab, LPU is renowned for having the best placement records and the highest packages. The Placement Report 2023 total has not been made public by LPU. Nonetheless, the LPU School of Education Placements 2023 ended with a 90% placement rate, and as of right now, the highest package was INR 8 LPA. During the placement drive, a total of 28 B.Ed. and BA/BSc. B.Ed. students were placed. 

Highlights of LPU School of Education Placement for B.Ed. and BA/BSc. B.Ed. Students are listed below:  

 Particulars   Placement 2023 Statistics 
 Total Number of Students   32 
 Number of Students Placed   28 
 Highest Package   INR 8 LPA 
 Placement Percentage   90 % 

At LPU Placements 2022, the most expensive domestic and overseas packages were INR 64 LPA and INR 3 CPA, respectively. During LPU Placements 2022, almost 1,050 firms came to the campus with 8,400+ offers, and over 600 students received packages ranging from INR 10 LPA to INR 62.72 LPA. 

LPU Top Recruiters 

 Name of Company   Number of Offers 
 Cognizant    1410+ 
 Capgemini    770+ 
 Larsen & Toubro   550+ 
 Wipro    450+ 

LOVELY PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY, JALANDHAR - DELHI, GRAND TRUNK RD, PHAGWARA,JALANDHAR,PUNJAB,INDIA,144001
PUNJAB, INDIA

LOVELY PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY, JALANDHAR - DELHI, GRAND TRUNK RD, PHAGWARA,JALANDHAR,PUNJAB,INDIA,144001
PUNJAB, INDIA

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