LPU: Courses, Fees, Admission, Cutoff, Placements

Janki Sharma Janki Sharma | Mar 25, 2024
Janki Sharma
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Updated on - Mar 25, 2024

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Lovely Professional University (LPU) was established in 2005. It has been consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the country. LPU Jalandhar has received the highest NAAC grade (A++) with a 3.68 score on a 4-point scale. 

The Lovely Professional University (LPU) is declared 47th among all the government and private universities in India by NIRF Rankings 2023. It has jumped 15 positions, which shows the highest improvement in ranking made by any institution in India.

LPU Jalandhar has an excellent placement track record with around 8400+ internship offers created in 2022. The highest package offered was INR 3 Crores per annum in 2022.

Thousands of LPU Alumni are deputed to powerful positions across India and abroad with a salary package of INR 1 Crore per annum. LPU Jalandhar provides a study grant of INR 1 Lakh per student to help the students study at the top Indian Institutions like IITs, IIMs, and so on clearing LPUNEST.

LPU Jalandhar Highlights 2024

Lovely Professional University is a private university aimed at transforming education. The university has achieved the highest NAAC A++ grade and is counted among the top research institutions in the country. The key highlights of the institute are mentioned below:

Year of Establishment 2005
Type of University Private
Campus Area 600 Acres
NAAC Grade (A++)
No. of Programs Offered 300+
No. of Departments 45
No. of Students 30,000+
Northern Illinois University, Mizzou - University of Missouri, Murdoch University, McGill University
Courses Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D., Diploma, Distance Education
Infrastructure Facilities
Planned Cricket Stadium, Space Centre, MAC Lab, Aviation Lab, CCD
Jalandhar, Punjab

LPU Jalandhar Admission

LPU admissions are made by filling up an online or offline application form on the official website and at the LPU campus. Admission to various UG and PG courses like B.Tech, B.Sc, MBA, M.Tech, MA, MSW, etc. are done based on LPUNEST followed by an interview. Aspiring candidates can apply online on the official website.

LPU Eligibility Criteria 

The courses offered by Lovely Professional University Jalandhar have different eligibility criteria. The students are required to qualify the same to be able to apply for their desired choice of courses. The eligibility criteria for the courses are mentioned below.

Diploma (Engg) Eligibility Criteria

  • A minimum of 50% marks in 10th standard with English, Maths, and Science subjects are required for enrollment at the LPU Diploma (Engg).

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must secure a minimum of 60% and above in the 12th Standard with English, Physics, and Mathematics as the main subjects.
  • The candidate has to qualify for LPUNEST and obtain valid scores in the same.

Read More: LPU B.Tech

MBA/PGDM  Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have passed graduation with a minimum aggregate of 55 % in any discipline or the candidates should have completed CS/CA/CMA from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
  • The accepted exams are LPUNEST/CAT/MAT/NMAT/XAT/CMAT.
  • The candidate needs to qualify for the interview round as well.

Read More: LPU MBA

LPU Jalandhar Ranking

LPU is one of the most reputed universities in India. The LPU ranking in India is awarded for various parameters. In addition, the university also receives a lot of international accreditations and global rankings from various organizations. Mentioned below are Lovely Professional University NIRF Rankings for the past years:

Ranking Body 2023 2022 2021
NIRF (Overall) 46 58 81
NIRF (University) 38 47 62
NIRF (Engineering) 50 51 66
NIRF (Management) 32 34 37
NIRF (Pharmacy) 17 19 23
NIRF (Law) 16 13 24
NIRF (Architecture) 16 12 12
NIRF (Agriculture) 27 - -

Read More: LPU Ranking 2023

LPU Jalandhar Courses

LPU Jalandhar offers a wide variety of UG, PG, Doctoral, and Diploma courses in numerous disciplines like Engineering, Computer Applications, Management, Economics, Law, Hotel Management, Agriculture, Food Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics, and so on. The major courses along with duration and eligibility criteria are listed below:

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BA 3 years
Passed 10+2/ equivalent +Merit in qualifying exam
BBA 3 years
Passed 10+2 with 50% marks + Merit in qualifying exam
B.Tech 4 years
Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and English and 60% marks
B.Sc 3 years
Passed 10+2 with 60% marks + LPUNEST/NEET/CUET scores
BCA 3 years
Passed 10+2 with English and 50% marks +Merit in the qualifying exam
B. Lib. I.Sc. 3 years
Passed Graduation in any field with 50% marks + Merit in qualifying exam
LLB 3 years
Passed Graduation in any stream with 50% marks +LPUNEST scores
M.Tech 2 years
Passed B.Tech (CSE/IT/ECE/EEE) or MCA or M.Sc (IT/Computer Science) with 60% marks + LPUNEST/GATE scores
M.Sc 2 years
Passed B.Sc in a relevant field with 60% marks + LPUNEST scores
M.Com 2 years
Passed Bachelor’s degree (Commerce/Economics/Accounts/Management) with 50% marks+ Merit in qualifying exam
LLM 2 years
Passed LLB with 50% marks+ LPUNEST scores + Work Experience + Publications + SOP
BA (Hons.) 3 years
Passed 10+2 with 60% marks +LPUNEST scores
BBA (Hons.) 3 years
Passed 10+2 with 60% marks +LPUNEST scores
B.Tech (Hons.)
4 years
Passed 10+2 with 60% marks + JEE Main/LPUNEST/CUET scores
B.Sc (Hons.) 3 years
Passed 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths or Biology and 60% marks +LPUNEST/NEET/CUET scores
Ph.D 3-5 years
Post Graduation + UGC-NET scores

LPU Jalandhar Fee Details

The LPU Jalandhar fee structure differs for each course and specialization based on the duration. The fee structure includes academic and non-academic fees  and the students must submit the fees The fee details for the important courses at the Lovely Professional University Jalandhar are listed below:

Total Tuition Fees
INR 3 Lakhs
INR 4.80 Lakhs to INR 6.4 Lakhs
INR 3 Lakhs to INR 8 Lakhs
INR 4.80 Lakhs to INR 6 Lakhs
BCA (Hons.)
INR 7.20 Lakhs
INR 9.60 Lakhs
MBA INR 10 Lakhs
M.A. INR 2 Lakhs
M.P.Ed. INR 2 Lakhs

Read More: LPU Courses and Fee Structure

LPU Cutoff

LPU cutoff 2024 will be released soon after the LPUNEST results are released for all rounds. The cutoff details of the MBA program are based on various entrance examinations; LLB based on LSAT is available for the years 2021 and 2020. The following are the accepted exams of LPU apart from its entrance exams- LPUNEST/ LPUPET for UG and PG admissions: NATA, JEE Main, UCEED, NEET, CEED, CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, GATE, LSAT.  Students are required to score the following marks out of total marks of 420. 

LPU CAT Cutoff 2023 (Expected)

MBA Specializations
CAT Cutoff (Expected)
MBA in International Business 40-45
MBA in Business Analytics 40-45
MBA in Hospital & Health Care Management 40-45
MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 40-45
MBA in Financial Markets 40-45

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Lovely Professional University Placements

Students willing to grab an offer for themselves can register themselves with the LPU placement cell. Around 1050 companies participated in the placement drives in 2022. Around 504 companies awarded the students with decent packages of INR 5 LPA and above. The major placement statistics are listed below.

  • Around 8400+ placement and internship offers were created in 2022.
  • The highest package awarded was INR 3 Crore per annum.
  • Around 431 LPU students were awarded packages ranging from INR 10 LPA-INR 62.72 LPA in 2021 and 2022.

LPU Top Recruiters

More than 1050 companies visited the Lovely Professional University campus for hiring and internships in 2022. Some of the top recruiters include the following.

DXC Technology Wipro Capgemini
Cognizant Bosch Tech Mahindra
Microsoft Google Amazon

Read More: LPU Placements

Why Choose Lovely Professional University?

Lovely Professional University is the largest single-campus university in India, with 30,000 students, over 4,000 teaching staff, and more than 150 programs across 40 disciplines. LPU is the choice of thousands of national and international students. The university is ranked high in various parameters by acclaimed bodies, and it has received many awards. As the academic staff and students come from 29 states of India and 70 countries from all over the world, the LPU University campus exhibits a rich diversity.

LPU Academic Advantages

Given below are a few parameters that might help you choose LPU, Jalandhar as your dream college.

  • Cutting Edge Infrastructure

With one of Asia’s largest fully wi-fi enabled campuses, LPU has hostel accommodation for 28,000 students, 6 6-storeyed libraries, an iMac Lab, a dedicated research & development block, an 8-storeyed Uni-mall, state-of-the-art laboratories, and smart classrooms.

LPU also has an in-campus hospital, shopping mall, food kiosks serving cuisines, from across the world, outdoor as well as indoor auditoria & playgrounds, 55+ ATMs, 5 Banks, a Post Office, and various other on-campus facilities for students to grow and accomplish their goals.

  • Unmatched National and International Diversity

LPU has one of the most diverse campuses with students from all 28 states of India, 9 UTs, and 40+ countries.

  • Study Abroad Opportunities

LPU has tie-ups with 200 top universities across the globe including in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, and France for student exchange programs, study abroad, and collaborative research opportunities.

  • Active Industry Collaboration

Hands-on training and opportunities for certifications in collaboration with the world’s top brands including Google, Intel, SAP, Cisco, Microsoft, Cadence, and more to enhance global employability. Courses are designed and delivered by industry professionals.

  • Vibrant Campus Life

LPU is an extensive campus bustling with cultural, educational, and sports activities that help each student to achieve overall growth and development.

LPU Infrastructure

LPU has one of the biggest and best infrastructures in the world. It has a huge campus of around 600 acres on the National Highways at the entry of Jalandhar city. The campus offers numerous unique facilities apart from the regular ones like well-equipped laboratories and spacious classrooms. In addition to these, below are some of the key facilities offered on the campus.

  • Hostels
  • Mac lab 
  • Aviation lab 
  • Project Lab
  • India's Largest Auditorium
  • Multi-Cuisine Mess
  • Cafeteria
  • Indoor Sports Complex
  • Cricket stadium, boxing ring & snooker lounge 
  • Open-air theatre
  • In-house laundry
  • Easy banking
  • Cafe Coffee Day
  • University shopping mall
  • Space center

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LPU Result

Lovely Professional University Jalandhar declares the UG, PG, diploma, certificate, online, and distance education results through its official portal. Candidates can check their results from the e-connect UMS portal of LPU using their login credentials such as user ID and password. The LPU semester results are declared within 30 days of exam completion. Apart from the regular, online, and LPU distance results, LPU also releases the LPUNEST result for admission to various courses on their official site.

Read More: Lovely Professional University Result

LPU Scholarships

LPU strongly believes that money shouldn't be a constraint or an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education. So, LPU Punjab scholarships are provided in more than 150 programs ranging from diplomas to Ph.D.

It offers one of the biggest financial aid programs to support students. LPU Students can avail a maximum scholarship worth INR 6 Lakhs per student. Various merit scholarships are offered to the students based on the following criteria listed below.

Merit Scholarship Criteria Merit Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Eligibility Qualification 12th Marks for UG Programs and Graduation Marks for PG Programs
LPU Entrance and Scholarship Test LPUNEST
National Level Entrance Tests JEE (Mains), NEET, UCEED, CAT, MAT, GATE, GPAT, MAT 
Extra Curricular Activities  Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service and Bravery Awards

Read More: LPU Scholarships

LPU Faculty

Lovely Professional University is supported by not only experienced faculty members but also by esteemed corporate guest faculty members and other international staff members. Students benefit from the mentoring and expert lectures by senior industry professionals. The teaching pedagogy includes experiential learning, participative learning, flip teaching, and problem-solving methodologies.

  • 4400+ faculty and staff with around 70% from outside the state.
  • 13 of the LPU faculty members have been ranked amongst the top 2% of scientists worldwide by the prestigious Stanford University in the United States.

Lovely Professional University Notable Alumni

LPU has a strong network of alumni from all over the world. Thousands of LPU Alumni are deputed at prestigious MNCs in India and abroad at packages of over INR 1 Crore per annum.

These individuals have made their footprints in all leading professions like engineering, management, business development, research, and much more. Some of the top LPU alumni are listed below with their profession. 

Notable Alumni Profession
Mr. Neeraj Chopra Track & field athlete - Olympic Gold Medalist in Javelin
Ms. Akansha Sood Sr. Analyst, HCL
Mr. Mandeep Kaur Sr. Financial Consultant, IBM
Ms. Shehnaz Gil Indian Actress, Singer, and Model
Mr. Karandeep Singh Sr. Software Engineer, Wipro

LPU Highlights

Institution Type Private
Total Faculty 500
Year of Establishment 2005
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 30,000
Total Area (In Acre) 100
Construction Area (Sq. M) 297727
Website www.lpu.in
Accredited by NIRF, COA
Recognised by DEB NCTE UGC AIU BCI +4

LPU Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#16 in 2023 Architecture
#16 in 2023 Law
#17 in 2023 Pharmacy
#32 in 2023 MBA
#38 in 2023 University
#50 in 2023 Engineering
#60 in 2021 MBA
#10 in 2020 Architecture
#84 in 2019 MBA

LPU Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹11,83,636 4 Years
MTech ₹4,80,000 2 Years
MBA ₹9,00,000 2 Years
BDes ₹9,60,000 4 Years
LLB ₹7,20,000 3 Years
BSc ₹4,74,000 3 Years
M.Des ₹4,80,000 2 Years
BHM ₹6,40,000 3 Years
BCA ₹5,40,000 3 Years
B.Pharmacy ₹9,60,000 4 Years

LPU Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by LPU

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Offline On Campus


₹ 9,00,000 (2 Years)


B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Offline On Campus


₹ 9,60,000 (4 Years)


LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST LSAT

₹ 7,20,000 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST LSAT

M.Des [Master of Design]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST NIFT CEED NID +1

₹ 4,80,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST NIFT CEED NID +1

BHM [Bachelor of Hotel Management]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

₹ 6,40,000 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

₹ 5,40,000 (3 Years)

B.Pharmacy [Bachelor of Pharmacy]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

₹ 9,60,000 (4 Years)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

₹ 4,00,000 (3 Years)


Offline On Campus

₹ 3,00,000 (3 Years)

D.Litt [Doctor of Literature]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 1,00,000 (1 Year)

MPT [Master of Physiotherapy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,20,000 (2 Years)

M.Pharm [Master of Pharmacy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,00,000 (2 Years)

B.P.Ed [Bachelor of Physical Education]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

₹ 2,00,000 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

₹ 4,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 3,00,000

Bachelor of Performing Arts

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,00,000 (3 Years)

₹ 8,00,000 (3 Years)

₹ 6,40,000 (4 Years)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,80,000 (3 Years)

MSW [Master of Social Work]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 2,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 9,60,000 (3 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,20,000 (2 Years)

D.Sc [Doctor of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,00,000 (2 Years)

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,20,000 (2 Years)

M.Plan [Master of Planning]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,80,000 (2 Years)

₹ 2,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 1,00,000 (1 Year)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST CLAT

₹ 2,40,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST CLAT

MFA [Master of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 3,20,000 (2 Years)

BPT [Bachelor of Physiotherapy]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

₹ 7,20,000 (4 Years 6 Months)

Exams Accepted: LPUNEST

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,00,000 (3 Years)

B.Arch [Bachelor of Architecture]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NATA

₹ 12,00,000 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted: NATA

Exams Accepted by LPU

JEE Main

Result Date: Apr 25, 2024



Exam Date: May 19, 2024


Exam Date: May 15, 2024


Exam Date: Jan 20, 2024


Exam Date: Apr 06, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024


What is LPU NEST?

Lovely Professional University hosts the LPU NEST entrance exam for admission and scholarship to the university. It has created centers in more than 200 cities across India.

What facilities are available at the LPU campus?

LPU campus houses a central library, a mac lab, an aviation lab, cultural clubs, a hospital, hostels, a gymnasium, an indoor stadium, outdoor playgrounds, ATMs, over 300 eating kiosks, and a University mall.

What are the various scholarships offered by LPU?

LPU has granted scholarships worth INR 100+ crores to students (maximum up to INR 6 lacs per student) to pursue their education. These are major merit scholarships with different eligibility criteria.

What are the various programs offered at LPU?

LPU offers more than 150+ programs in 40+ disciplines.

What are the eligibility requirements for admission? Is LPUNEST a mandatory requirement for admission?

The eligibility criterion varies from program to program. Detailed information on the eligibility criteria for each course is given on the LPU official website.

Can you tell me about the placement package offered to LPU students?

LPU students are bestowed with prestigious placement packages across top corporate firms. The highest package offered so far has been INR 3 Crores per annum.

I have never faced any interview board in my life, will LPU help me in nurturing my skills in the same?

To improve interpersonal skills and hone placement ability, credited and non-credited inputs of soft skills are taught at the university. Adding to these, the students are exposed to mock interviews, and weekend engagement sessions focusing on the soft skill inputs with experiential learning.

What are the academic eligibility requirements?

The students should have good academic score in the first two years of their study. Minimum 6.5 CGPA with no backlogs and re-appears.

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