Lovely Professional University, Punjab

Lovely Professional University is located in Jalandhar, Punjab. It is one of the most esteemed universities in India devised under Punjab State Private University. It was established in 2005 and it has one of the largest single-campus university in all over India with more than 30,000 students, 4000+ experienced faculty members and staff, offering more than 200+ programmes.  

Since the beginning, it has consistently ranked as one of the top universities of the country. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Also, it has an excellent track record of placement of all its students in over 500+ global and Indian Super Brands.

LPU is popular for its brilliance in teaching and the infrastructure facilities the university possesses. LPU Admission is much required because of the quality of education and fame of the college. The University has its own access exam, LPU NEST, as an eligibility criterion for some of the courses offered. Moreover, it has a high placement record and many international tie-ups and memberships to its name.  

Lovely Professional University Highlights




Northern Illinois University, Mizzou - University of Missouri, Murdoch University, McGill University, etc.


GC, NCTE, BCI, PCI, COA, AIU, UGC-DEB, The Institution of Engineers [India], ICAR, ITPI

Programs Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate, Diploma

Application Mode

Online and offline

Application Fees 

Rs 800 for boys and Rs 500 for girls

Admission Criteria

UG- 12th Class


Official Website

Hostel Accommodation





Jalandhar - Delhi, G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab - 144411, India


Awards & Rankings

  • LPU has ranked at 36th position among top B-School of India by 4Ps.
  • Institute also ranks at 13th Best Private B-Schools in India with Dainik Bhaskar.
  • Lovely Professional University ranked as 1st Best University to enrol for advance studies by Business Tycoon.
  • LPU is one of the top University Golden Lotus Award by Business absorb.
  • In 2018, NIRF has ranked LPU as No. 2 in management on Outreach and Inclusivity parameter. Overall the university has ranked on 38th position. 
  • LPU ranked 14th Best In Infrastructure and Living skill.
  • LPU was ranked 1st (with A++ grade) in Infrastructure in India by Financial state.
  • LPU is the recipient of the Best Private University Award by ASSOCHAM in 2017.


Lovely Professional University Courses Offered and Fee Structure




Fee Per Semester

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

Candidates must have pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with Physics, Mathematics and English) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST.


In case a student scored more than or equal to 90%  in 10+2, or 90 percentile in  JEE Mains, then LPUNEST  will be exempted and candidate may apply for admission.

4 Year

Rs. 98,000/-

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)/ Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

Candidates must have pass with 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English) or equivalent.

3 Year

Rs. 58,000/-

Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

Candidate must have pass with 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English) or equivalent. 

3 Year

Rs. 78,000/-

Integrated BBA+MBA

Candidate must have scored 60% marks in 10+2 (with english) or equivalent

5 Year

Rs. 78,000/-


Candidate must have pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (any stream) with English or equivalent

5 Year

Rs. 98,000/-

Bachelor of Architecture or B.Arch 

Candidates must have scored 60% in 10+2 with English,Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics , subject to qualifying marks as per NATA 2020 or JEE Main (Paper II)

4 Year

Rs. 98,000/-


Lovely Professional University Eligibility Criteria

                                                                      B.Design / BSC Design


Eligibility Criteria



Pass with 50% total marks in 10+2 (With English) or equivalent subject


Interior & Furniture

Product & Industrial


There are 5 other popular courses offered by Lovely Professional University on Undergraduate level. The below table mentions the eligibility criteria for all those courses.


Eligibility Criteria


Pass with 50% total marks 45% for SC/ST in Graduation (any stream)


Pass with 50% total marks in 10+2 or equal (with English)


50% total marks in 10+2 with English

BBA (Hons)

70% total marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with English) or 60% total marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with English)




Eligibility  Criteria



Pass with 50% marks in Bachelor's Degree in any order

Political Science



Public Administration





Eligibility  Criteria


Electronics and Communication Engineering

60% in BE/ BTech in appropriate or equal field


Geotechnical Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Information technology




Eligibility Criteria

M Plan

Pass with 50% total marks in BArch or BPlan or BTech (Civil Engineering or Planning) or Master’s Degree in (Geography or Sociology or Economics) or equal.


60% in BCA /BSc/ any Graduation with Computer Science as a subject meant for three years or Mathematics or Statistics or Business Maths or Business Statistics or QT as one of the subjects

at Graduation or 10+2 level) or equal


Lovely Professional University Admissions 2020


  • The engineering degrees contain B.Tech. B.Tech. (H), included B.Tech-M.Tech and Integrated B.Tech + M.B.A. courses.
  • Admissions to all of these courses are all the way through LPUNEST (LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test) conducted by the University. LPUNEST will offer a gateway to all engineering programmes in LPU and will perform as an entrance test for admission in Engineering Programmes at LPU. Candidates with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equal (with Physics, Mathematics, and English) are eligible for appearing in LPUNEST.


  • Lovely Professional University offers the PhD degree in 52 different fields of research. These courses are presented both as full-time and part-time courses
  • Lovely Professional University offers surplus courses at the postgraduate level under which include M.A., M.Sc., M.B.A., M.Com., M.Tech, LL.M., etc. degrees under various specialization subjects.
  • For admission to the M.B.A. programmes, a candidate needs to sit for LPUNEST which is followed by the Interview and Group discussion rounds.
  • Candidate with 80 percentile in CAT / MAT / XAT or having 15,000 or under rank in CMAT or 600 marks in GMAT are exempt from appearing for LPUNEST
  • For admission to all the other PG level courses at LPU, the candidates need to emerge for LPUNEST and the merit list is prepared in view of the marks obtained in LPUNEST and in the previous qualifying examination.


Lovely Professional University Application Process

Admission to each course at LPU follows specific admission criteria. LPUNEST is the official entrance and scholarship exam conducted by this university. The university also offers admission to student’s based on their academic presentation. Qualified students need to register online for admission. 

  • LPU offers a number of courses at UG level which
  • include BA, BArch, BE/BTech, BCom, BBA, BCA, BDes, BFA, BHMCT, BPT among others
  • For UG courses, 50% in class 12th or equivalent qualifying exam is required
  • At PG level, the university offers MA, MArch, MCom, MDes, ME/MTech, MPharma, MPlan, MSc, MBA with a number of specialisations for most of the courses
  • For PG courses, a Bachelor’s degree of 3-years duration with 60% marks in the qualifying exam is required
  • For PhD, candidates need to have a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with 50% marks
  • For admission to MBA, candidates either need a valid score in LPUNEST or 90 percentile in MAT/CMAT or 80 percentile in CAT/XAT followed by a personal interview
  • Admissions to LPU take place either on the basis of the course-specific qualifying exam or a valid score in LPUNEST

Lovely Professional University Important Date

Important Dates for B.Tech Admission 

Admission Process


Last Date of Admission

31st July, 2020

Slot Booking for Online Exams

Upto 25th July, 2020
(For the LPUNEST EXAM, the candidate can select the preferred slot within 5-15days from the filling the form. If the candidate has filled the application form on 5th July, 2020, the exam for the same can be scheduled any day in between 10th - 20th July)

Date of Entrance Exam 

31st July, 2020 (Any Day Before)

Result Declaration

Within 4 days after exam is conducted


Important Dates for MBA Admission

Online Registration  Ongoing
Slot Booking for Online Entrance Exam Upto 25th July

Last Date to apply for Interview

31st May 2020

Interview Scheduling

(Candidate can opt for any preferred interview slot within 2-8 days from the date of filing the application form. For Example: If the application form is being filled on 5th July 2020, Interview can be scheduled on any day between 6th July, 2020 to 14th July, 2020)

Interview Result

Within 4 days of appearing for interview

Date of Entrance Exam 

Upto 31st July, 2020


Within 7 days after the declaration of Interview result

*Note: Last date to apply for admission is 31st July 2020. It is also the last day to avail the maximum benefit of the scholarship.

Important Dates for LLM Admission 

Last date of submission of
Application for LPUNEST

21st July, 2020

Dates of Entrance

21st July to 25th July 2020

Display of Result

Within 4 days after the conduct of exam

Date of Admission

31st July 2020


Important Dates for  PH.D.


Schedule I

Schedule II

Online Registration Starts on

5th February 2020

23rd May 2020

Last date of Registration

19th May 2020

22nd July 2020

Dates of Entrance Test

22nd & 24th May 2020

24th & 26th July 2020

Result of LPUNEST (Ph.D.)

2nd June 2020

3rd August 2020

Polling for Interview Slot

2nd - 6th June 2020

3rd August -  7th August 2020

Interview schedule

11th to 16th June 2020

11th to 16th August 2020

Result of Interview

22nd June 2020

21st August 2020

Last Date of Admission

10th July 2020

31st August 2020


 For All Other Programmes (except B.Tech., MBA, LL.M.,PG Agriculture and Ph.D)



Online Registration starts on

2nd June 2020 onwards

Last Date of Admission

31st July, 2020

Slot booking for online examination (For Scholarship Only)

Upto 25th July*

(Candidates can opt. for any preferred LPUNEST exam slot within 5-15 days from the date of filing the application form. For Example: If application form is being filled on 3rd July 2020, exam can be scheduled on any day between 8th, July 2020 - 18th, July 2020.)

Entrance examination dates

Upto 31st July, 2020


Within 4 days after the conduct of exam


Lovely Professional University Scholarship

Scholarship 1

  • Yearly roughly 50-60 per cent of the students receive scholarships from LPU thereby bringing down their course fees by 70-75%.

Scholarship 2

  • University offer scholarship on the source of performance in LPUNEST is available for all programs of the university except Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.)
  • Scholarship for Hons/ Integrated/ Professional programme will be the same as corresponding regular program.

Scholarship 3
For students with Disabilities:

  • LPU offers a special scholarship method of full program fee waiver to the Persons with Disability in the programs. The scholarship will be given to a maximum of 20 students on a first-come basis.
  • Scholarship scheme of full program fee waiver under this scholarship will be applicable to Indian applicants only.

Scholarship 4
For Orphan Applicants:

  • LPU offers a special scholarship scheme of full programme fee waiver in the programmes. The scholarship will be given to a maximum of 10 students on a first come first serve basis subject to a maximum of two candidates from one orphanage/organization.

Scholarship 5

  • Scholarship on the source of Performance in Sports, Cultural, R & D, Co-curricular, Social Service, Bravery Awards:

International Sports Championship:
If S-A11: Represented India after approval of National sports Federation and SAI/ IOA in championship scheduled as part of the Annual International Sports Calendar.
S-A12: Participated as a member of joint university team at International Level then Category I: 'A' Grade
a) Full Programme Fee waiver
b) Free Stay in Dormitory Residence
c) Free Meal Plan (Standard Meal)

Lovely Professional University Cut-Off Details (National Level Test)

Performance in the following Nation Level Entrance Test will be considered for offering scholarship in Lovely Professional University: 


Below we have mentioned the cut-off details for the national level test accepted by Lovely Professional University:

Scholarship Based on JEE Main Entrance Exam


Entrance Test 

Scholarship Details

LPUNEST Score (for 50% Scholarship) or 90% or above aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 40% Scholarship) or 80% - 89.9% aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 30% Scholarship) or 70% – 79.9%aggregate marks

JEE Main

JEE (Main) percentile more than 90

JEE (Main) percentile of  85-90

JEE (Main) 

percentile of 80- 84.99


Scholarship Based on NEET Entrance Exam

Test Name 

Scholarship Details

LPUNEST Score (for 50% Scholarship) or 90% or above aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 40% Scholarship) or 80% - 89.9% aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 30% Scholarship) or 70% – 79.9%aggregate marks


NEET National Rank less than 75000

NEET National Rank 75000-150000

NEET National Rank 150001-200000


Scholarship based on CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ NMAT/ MAT Entrance Exam

Test Name 

Scholarship Details

LPUNEST Score (for 40% Scholarship) or 90% or above aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 30% Scholarship) or 80% - 89.9% aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 20% Scholarship) or 70% – 79.9%aggregate marks


CAT/ XAT percentile more than 90

CAT/ XAT percentile of 

CAT/ XAT percentile of
80 - 84.99


MAT/ CMAT/ NMAT percentile more than 95 

MAT/ CMAT/ NMAT percentile of
90 -95


NMAT percentile of
85 - 89.99


Scholarship Based on UCEED/CEED (PG Design)

Test Name 

Scholarship Details

LPUNEST Score (for 50% Scholarship) or 90% or above aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 40% Scholarship) or 80% - 89.9% aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 30% Scholarship) or 70% – 79.9%aggregate marks


1 - 750



CEED (PG Design)

CEED Open Rank 1-300

CEED Open Rank 301-600

CEED Open Rank 601-1000


Scholarship Based on GATE

Test Name 

Scholarship Details

LPUNEST Score (for 50% Scholarship) or 90% or above aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 40% Scholarship) or 80% - 89.9% aggregate marks

LPUNEST Score (for 30% Scholarship) or 70% – 79.9%aggregate marks


GATE percentile more than 95
(Subject to Qualifying GATE)

GATE percentile of 90-95
(Subject to Qualifying GATE)

GATE percentile of 85 - 89.99
(Subject to Qualifying GATE)

Eligibility for Scholarship

Scholarship Categories: Scholarships are awarded to the candidate based on their performance on any of the following categories: 

  • Eligibility Qualification: For Undergraduate, the candidate must have completed their 10+2 from any recognized board of education. And for Post Graduation, the candidate must have completed their graduation from any recognized college or university. 

  • Scholarship Test: The one of the mandatory exam for LPU’s Entrance Test: LPUNEST


Other Scholarships offered by the University

Apart from the scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST-2020/ Qualifying Examination explained above, LPU also offers scholarship in the following areas to provide financial assistance to the excellent students to enable them to pursue professional education.

  • Scholarship on the basis of Performance in Sports
  • Scholarship on the basis of Performance in Cultural, R&D and Co-curricular activities
  • Scholarship on the basis of Performance in Social Service & Bravery Awards
  • Fee Concession for Defence, Central Armed Police Forces(CAPF) personnel and their dependents
  • Special Scholarship scheme of full programme Fee and Residential Fee waiver to top 20 students of every recognized board (State as well as Central)
  • Scholarship for Orphan Applicants
  • Scholarship for Persons with Certain Disability


Lovely Professional University Faculty

Here is a list of some faculty members:

Dr. Ramesh Kanwar

Other Faculty Details -:

Prof. Bhupinder Verma

Ms. Mandeep Kaur

Ms. Dolonchapa Prabhakar

Mr. Mihir Lal

Mr. Sanjay Jindal



Lovely Professional University Placements

Lovely Professional University offers outstanding placement support to students of all the courses. Students enrol in Diploma, UG, PG and Lateral Entry courses of LPU. The placements/ job opportunities in top companies across the globe. In current years, LPU has made a strong impact on global placements.

Top companies across the globe such as Yahoo, Apple, Microsoft, Google, Cognizant, Accenture etc visit the LPU campus every year to recruit students for different roles. LPU has been recording 100% placements in for the most part of its courses.

Companies for international roles hired thousands of LPU students. More than 500 multinational companies join in LPU placements every year and offer worthwhile packages to students.

LPU offers a Professional development Programme so that students achieve skills needed for the job in the significant field. LPU has a separate placement committee for each stream such as engineering, architecture, management, arts, sciences etc.

No. of Companies

200+ Global Companies

No. of Students Placed 

In 2019, 2000+ LPU Students placed abroad in countries like USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc.

Highest Salary Package offered

Engineering- Rs 42 LPA (Microsoft)
Management- Rs19.75 LPA (SOBHA Developers)

Design- Rs 15 LPA (Trident Group)
Hotel Management- Rs 12LPA (Hyatt Regency)

Average Salary Package Offered 

8 Lakh per anuum

Top Recruiter

Microsoft, Amazon, Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions, Capgemini., Federal Bank, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Synopsys India, Samsung, SAP Labs, Virtusa, Verizon Data Services, TCS, CEAT, Flipkart, Havells, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Hitachi Consulting, Infineon Technologies, Kony, Nerolac Paints, P and O Cruise, Accor Hotels Group, The Oberois Group


Lovely Professional University Infrastructure

The Campus of LPU, extend across 600 acres, has some architecturally striking buildings. Tree-lined avenues and lush lawns spread with beautiful flowering shrubs relieve the eye and create a positive learning atmosphere. The University’s infrastructure is characterized by its modern architecture with each building illustrating a distinctive picture of its utility. The campus has an atmosphere with students from different parts of the globe.

  • Grand Libraries 
  • Auditorium
  • Open Air Theatre
  • Playgrounds, Tracks & Courts
  • Shopping & Eating Facilities
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Academic Labs 
  • Library


Lovely Professional University FAQs

Ques: Is LPU good for design?
LPU is a good university when you compare it with other private universities and colleges. If you are discussing the degree of fashion designing it has been ranked as one of the best universities by a variety of agencies on the basis of its infrastructure, its placements, its pedagogy, its faculty.

Ques: Is LPU Distance Education valid?
Yes, it is definitely valid. It is approved by UGC. Lovely Professional University is renowned by the University Grants Commission - Distance Education Bureau (UGC-DEB), entrusted with the regulatory work of open and distance learning mode of education in the higher education system.

Ques: Is LPU UGC certified?
In India, LPU is renowned by the University Grants Commission (UGC), the National Council teacher Education (NCTE) and the Council of Architecture (COA) and approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). It is also an affiliate of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Ques: Is an LPU degree valid abroad?
Now, LPU students are also going to be included in such a coveted alumni list after getting a CSUSB degree. In fact, not only LPU students go to foreign universities on such programmes but a lot many students from top foreign countries also join LPU programmes.


Lovely Professional University Contact Details

Official Website


Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (India) - 144411


[email protected]