Professionally speaking


For those wanting to pursue professional courses, the Lovely Professional University (LPU) in India could be one of the varsities that you could attend. The university is one among the only 10 self-financing universities in India and is recognised by UGC (Universities Grant Commission). At present there are over 10,000 students studying in its 225-plus acre Wi-Fi campus.

The LPU provides 61 professional courses through its six schools. The prominent courses are Management, Engineering, Education, Biotechnology, Fashion Designing, Journalism, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. To provide education in accordance with the latest trends of international standards, LPU has tied up with some of the biggest names in international education and has also entered into joint ventures with various universities in the US, the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

The University is situated at a distance of 12 km from Jalandhar, on the highway joining Delhi and Amritsar, and is well connected with almost all the major cities of north India.

The IPU students have been successful in getting placements in well-reputed corporates like Infosys, Wipro, Birla Soft, among others.

To instil the best teaching practices, LPU has focussed on strengthening the infrastructure. All the schools have individual hi-tech laboratories. The University has also arranged for hostels with advanced facilities.

For interested Nepali students, LPU has an admission office at CRT building, near Share Market, Putalisadak.