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Lovely Professional University, [LPU] Jalandhar Scholarships

Scholarships at Lovely Professional University, [LPU] Jalandhar:

Lovely Professional University, [LPU] strongly believes that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education. The University offers scholarships worth INR 4.9 Lakhs per student. The criteria on which the LPU scholarship is offered are mentioned below.

  1. Scholarships based on Percentage obtained in Qualifying Exams and Special Scholarships for Toppers of State and Central Boards: The Scholarships are applicable to the Programmes after 10th, Programmes after 12th, Programmes after Graduation, Diploma or 10th and Lateral Entry Programs. The university offers special scholarships for the toppers of State and Central Boards.
  2. Scholarships based on the National Level Entrance Tests: Lovely Professional University offers scholarship facility to the students who secured good ranks in the National Level Entrance Tests. Some of the National Level Entrance Tests considered for the Scholarships are JEE Main, CMAT, GATE, LSAT, NEET, CAT/ MAT/ XAT, GPAT, CEED, NATA, NMAT, CLAT, UCEED, etc.

  3. Scholarships based on Performance in Extra-Curricular Activities: These scholarships are awarded to the students who show exceptional performance in Sports, Social Service, Cultural and Co-curricular activities, Bravery Awards, TABS, R&D, etc.

  4. Scholarships based on LPUNEST 2020: The university conducts its own National and Scholarship Test called LPUNEST. It offers scholarships to its students based on their performance in this exam. The university determines the cutoff, bracket, etc for the test.

The table below contains the percentage scholarship for all the programs except the courses mentioned in the second table.

Phase Bracket 1 Bracket 2 Bracket 3
Phase I 50% 40% 30%
Phase II 40% 30% 20%
Phase III 30% 20% 10%

The table mentioned below shows the percentage scholarship for B.Tech in CSE including Hons., Integrate and Dual Degree programs, Lateral Entry, MBA, Specialised and Hons. in MBA, UG and PG in Agriculture.

Phase Bracket 1 Bracket 2 Bracket 3
Phase I 40% 30% 20%
Phase II 30% 20% 10%
Phase III 20% 15% 10%

Benefits of LPUNEST:

Students who qualify LPUNEST get the opportunity of a study grant of INR 1 Lakh per student. They get the opportunity to study in IITs, NLUs, NIDs, NITs, IHMs, IITs [IDC/ DoD], IIITDM, NIFTs, etc. More benefits are mentioned below.

  • Top 500 candidates of LPUNEST in B.Tech stream gets the study grant to study in IITs/ NITs
  • Top 100 candidates of LPUNEST in Design gets the study grant to study in IITs [IDC/ DoD]/ NIDs/ IIITDM/ NIFTs
  • Top 100 candidates of LPUNEST in Law gets the study grant to study in NLUs
  • Top 100 candidates of LPUNEST in Hotel Management gets the study grant to study in IHMs
  • The candidates who qualify LPUNEST are also eligible for admission in LPU and get to avail scholarships upto INR 4.3 Lakh per student

Important Notes:

The amount of scholarship will also depend on the Phase in which they have taken admission in the university. LPU Admission is done is different phases. Phase I will start in early January 2020 and will continue until the end of April 2020. Other phases are followed only if there are seats remaining in the respective programs.

The University also offers scholarships and fee concession for Defence and Central Armed Police Forces [CAPF] and their dependents, Certain Disability and Orphan students.

LPU Scholarships for all the criteria are mentioned below.

Scholarships based on the LPUNEST:

  • Lovely Professional University [LPU] conducts its own test LPUNEST [National Entrance & Scholarship Test].
  • This test forms the basis of eligibility for some of the programmes and scholarship for most of the programmes.
  • The amount of scholarship depends on the fee of the programme, date of admission and performance of the student in LPUNEST

LPUNEST Scholarships for All Programs:

Requirements of LPUNEST Scholarship Amount
A score greater than or equal to Category I cut-off 50% of Programme Fee
A score greater than or equal to Category II cut-off 40% of Programme Fee
 A score greater than or equal to Category III cut-off 30% of Programme Fee

LPUNEST Scholarships for B.Tech CSE including Integrated, Hons., Dual, Lateral Entry, UG and PG in Agriculture and MBA programs:

Requirements of LPUNEST Scholarship Amount
A score greater than or equal to Category I cut-off 40% of Programme Fee
A score greater than or equal to Category II cut-off 30% of Programme Fee
 A score greater than or equal to Category III cut-off 20% of Programme Fee

Scholarships based on the Sports and Co-Curricular Activities:

LPU provides scholarships to the students who excel in Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service, Bravery Awards and LPUTABS. More details about the sports scholarships are mentioned below.

Scholarships offered on the basis of Performance in Sports:

1. Sports Championship:

Category Eligibility Criteria
Scholarship and Other Facilities
A+ Grade
  • International Participation
  • Senior National, All India Inter-University, Junior National, SGFI National, Khelo India University Games [First 3 Positions]
  • Full Tuition Fee waiver for the students
  • Fee stay in the Dormitory Residence
  • Free Food Facility
  • Food Supplements
  •  No application fee
A Grade
  • North Zone Inter-University Games [First 3 Positions]
  • All India Inter-University, Senior/ Junior National/ SGFI National, Khelo India University Games [Participation]
  • A tuition fee waiver of 100% for Physical Education and Arts Courses
  • 80% tuition fee waiver for other programs
  • Free stay in the Dormitory Residence
  • Free food facility
  • No application fee
B Grade
  • North Zone Inter-University Games [Participation]
  • All India University Games {Non-Olympic}, Senior State/ Junior State/ School State [First 3 Positions]
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring more than or equal to 90% to 94.99%
C Grade
  • Senior State/ School State/ Junior State [Participation]
  • Senior District/ School District/ Junior District, All India University North Zone {Non-Olympic} [All 3 positions]
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring more than or equal to 80% to 89.99%

2. TABS - Trial/ Audition Based Scholarship:

Category Eligibility Criteria
Scholarship and Other Facilities
A+ Grade Depending on the performance of the student
  • A full tuition fee waiver
  • Free stay in the Dormitory Residence
  • Free Food
  • Food supplements
  • No application fee 
A Grade
  • 100% tuition fee waiver for Physical Education and Arts Courses
  • 80% tuition fee waiver for other courses
B Grade
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring more than or equal to 90% to 94.99%
C Grade
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring more than or equal to 80% to 89.99%

Scholarship for PhD students:

1. Sports Scholarship:

Scholarship Criteria
70%
  • International Participation
  • Senior National, All India Inter-University {Only applicable on the games which are included in the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, World University Games and as per the list of the university}, Junior National, SGFI National, Khelo India University Games (First three Positions)
50%
  • North Zone Inter-University Games (First three Positions)
  • All India Inter-University, Senior/ Junior National / SGFI National, Khelo India University Games (Participation)
40%
  • North Zone Inter-University Games Participation (Olympic Games, Asian Games and World University Games, Commonwealth Games)
  • Senior State/ Junior State/ School State, All India University Games {Non-Olympic Games} (First three Positions)
30%
  • Senior State/ Junior State/ School State (Participation)
  • Senior District / Junior District / School District, All India University North Zone {Non-Olympic Games} (First three Positions)

2. TABS:

Category Criteria
70%, 50%, 40%, 30% and 20%
Depending on the performance of the students

Scholarships based on the performance in Cultural, Co-curricular activities and R&D:

1. International Festivals:

Category Eligibility Scholarship
A+ Grade
  • C-A11: First 3 positions representing India after the approval of the Ministry of Youth Cultural and Sports Affairs/ AIU /ICCR in festivals coming under Annual International Cultural Calendar.
  • C-A12: They should have participated as a member of a combined university team at an International Level
  • 100% tuition fee waiver
  • Free Dormitory Residence
  • Free food
B Grade
  • C-C11: They should've represented India after the approval of the Ministry of Youth Cultural and Sports Affairs/ AIU/ ICCR in the festivals under the Annual International Cultural Calender
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring more than or equal to 90% to 94.99%

2. National Youth Festivals/ Inter-University Youth Festivals:

Category Eligibility Scholarship
A+ Grade
  • C-A21: First 4 positions at National Level Festival
  • C-A22: First 4 positions at All India University level
  • C-A23: Overall Winner of National TV Reality Show
  • 100% tuition fee waiver
  • Free stay
  • Free food
A Grade
  • C-B21: They should have participated in the National Youth Fest
  • C-B22: First 3 positions at Zonal Youth Festivals
  • C-B23: Top finalists in Grand Finale of National TV Reality Show
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring atleast 95%
  • Free stay and food
B Grade
  • C-C21: 4th position at Zonal Youth Festivals
  • C-C22: First 3 Positions at Scheduled State Level Event or Sangeet Natak Academy
  • C-C23: First 3 Positions at Inter Zonal Competition
  • C-C24: Semifinalist/ Quarterfinalist at National TV reality show
  • C-C25: A graded artist of Government of India broadcasting media like DD/ AIR, etc
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring more than or equal to 90% to 94.99%
C Grade
  • C-D21: Worked for 50 hours or more in an Indian National Television Production
 
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to the student scoring more than or equal to 80% to 89.99%

3. Central/ State Level Cultural Festivals:

Category Criteria Scholarship
A Grade
  • C-B31: First 3 positions in National Youth Festivals
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring atleast 95%
  • Free stay and food
B Grade
  • C-C31: First 3 positions at State Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 90% to 94.99%

4. Chacha Nehru Scholarship:

Category Criteria Scholarship
 B Grade
  • C-C41: Winners at the National Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 90% to 94.99%
C Grade
  • C-D41: Winners at Zonal Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 80% to 89.99%

5. Bal Shree Award:

The category, criteria and awards for this scholarship are the same as the Chacha Nehru Scholarship.

6. Student Science Exhibition/ Drama/ Quiz:

Category Criteria Scholarship
B Grade
  • C-C61: First 3 positions at National Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 90% to 94.99%
C Grade
  • C-D61: First 3 positions at State Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 80% to 89.99%

7. National Talent Search Certificate:

Category Criteria Scholarship
C Grade
  • C-D71: Winners at National Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 80% to 89.99%

8. Research and Development/ Co-curricular:

Category Criteria Scholarship
B Grade
  • C-C81: Should've received awards in projects called by any international agency approved by the national government of the respective country
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 90% to 94.99%
C Grade
  • C-D81: Projects sent by the Government of India at the International platform
  • C-D82: Received award by National/ State Research
  • C-D83: Filed or being granted a patent
  • C-D84: Received an award by the National/ State government
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 80% to 89.99%

9. Online and Corporate Competition:

Category Criteria Scholarship
A Grade
  • C-B91: First 3 positions at an International Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 90% to 94.99%
  • Free stay and food
B Grade
  • First 3 positions at National Level
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 90% to 94.99%
C Grade
  • C-D91: First 3 positions at the State/ Regional/ Zonal Level Competition
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 80% to 89.99%

10. Dada Saheb Falke Award:

Category Criteria Scholarship
C Grade
  • C-D101: Received award by the Indian Cinema and Film Industry
  • Tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 80% to 89.99%

11. TABS:

Under "C" grade, selected students based on the auditions conducted by LPU are offered tuition fee waiver equivalent to the amount awarded to student scoring between 80% to 89.99%.

Scholarships based on the performance in Cultural, Co-curricular activities and R&D for PhD students:

The university offers scholarships ranging from 70% to 20% under the types of International Festivals, National Youth Festivals/ Inter-University Youth Festivals, Dada Saheb Falke Award and TABS.

Scholarships for Social Services and Bravery Awardees:

  1. National Service Scheme [NSS]
  2. National Cadet Corps Scheme [NCC]
  3. National Bravery Award
  4. Scouts and Guides
  5. Red Cross Activities
  6. Wheels of Change

PhD Scholarships:

Apart from LPUNEST, other scholarships offered to the students of the PhD program are mentioned below.

Category Criteria Scholarship
Granted Patents: 5 or Indexed Publications: 10 with h index>= 5
  • Qualified JRF/ NET/ SPM/ GATE/ GPAT
  • Candidates working in Defense Labs/ CSIR/ ICAR/ Medical Labs/ COE's/ DRDO/ Space Atomic Centers
70%
Granted Patents: 3 or Indexed Publications: 8 with h index>= 3
  • Candidates who are working in COE's/ CSIR/ ICAR/ Medical Labs/ DRDO/ Space-Atomic Centers or
  • SPM qualified or have a GATE percentile above 98 or GPAT rank between 1 and 1000
50%
Indexed Publications: 5 with h index>= 2
  • DST Inspire Fellow or
  • JRF qualified/ GATE percentile between 95 and 98/GPAT rank between 1001 and 2000
40%
Indexed Publications: 3 or a PG Gold Medalist
  • NET [LS] qualified/ GATE percentile of 90 to 94.99/ GPAT rank of 2001-5000
30%

Apart from the scholarships mentioned above, the university offers PhD scholarships for Industry Professionals, Teaching Fraternity, Assault Survivors and Women.

Special Scholarships:

  • Fee Concession for Defence and Central Armed Police Forces [CAPF] personnel and their dependents.
  • Special Scholarship for Toppers of Education Board is provided.
  • Scholarship for Orphan Applicants and the Scholarship for Person with Certain Disability are also provided.

LPUNEST Study Grant:

  • Students can now get study grant of up to 3 LPA to study at top institutes like IIT, NIIT, NIFT, NLU etc for their chosen field if they qualify LPUNEST.
  • Mentioned below are the details regarding LPUNEST Study Grant:
Course Institute No. of Students to benefit No. of Students Considered  Tuition Fee Grant [INR] 
Engineering [BE/ B.Tech/ BS]  IIT 10 230 2,00,000
NIIT 10 310 1,00,000
Management IIM 5 100 3,00,000
Design [B.Des] NID 5 15 1,00,000
IIT [DC/ DOD] 5 15 1,00,000
IIITDM 5 5 1,00,000
Fashion [B.Des, B.F.Tech] NIFT 5 80 1,00,000
Law [BA LLB {Hons.}, BBA LLB {Hons.}, B.Com LLB {Hons.}, B.Sc LLB {Hons.} NLU 5 25 2,00,000
Hotel Management and Tourism IHM 5 100 1,00.000

Education Loans at Lovely Professional University, [LPU] Jalandhar:

  • Lovely Professional University provides education loan facility for its students.
  • It has tie-ups with many banks who offer loans to the students. Names of the banks offering loans to the LPU students are mentioned below

Banks having MOU with LPU:

  • Punjab National Bank
  • Karur Vysya Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce

Banks Offering extended loans to LPU students:

  • HDFC Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • State Bank of India
  • Andhra Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • Assam Gramin Vikas Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • AFINOZ
  • Allahabad Bank
  • CREDENCE
  • Canara Bank
  • NSDL E-Governance
  • Tripura Gramin Bank
  • Planning and Development Department, Bihar Government

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