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LPU ranked among top-ten ‘Excellent’ Distance Education Institutions of India

Release Date:
24 Jul 2017

·        RankedNumber 1 in the North Region

Jalandhar:  One of the prestigious magazines of India ‘Career Connect’ has rankedLovely Professional University among top-10 “Excellent” distance educationinstitutions of India. Gathering the highest rating of 4.5 stars for providingthe best distance education in the country, LPU stands tall among top 58universities/ institutes offering quality distance education programs. This esteemedranking has been published in the Volume 5, Issue 10 of the latest edition ofthe magazine, July 2017.  LPU distance education programmes are alsoconsidered number one in the entire north region. This rating is based on theresearch and assessment done on various parameters including accreditation,image, study material, placements and responsiveness. After starting withdistance education programmes, LPU has achieved many top ranking feats in avery short span.

The Editorand Publisher of the magazine Smiti Suri mentions: “The purpose behind theendeavour is to highlight the positioning of distance education providinginstitutes after analyzing them on various parameters to help students makebetter choices. We believe that this extensive and exhaustive rating of themost sought after distance learning and open universities in both public andprivate categories in this edition of ours will be highly beneficial for thestudents. We have presented an overview of the factors concerning the distanceeducation at present.”

Congratulatingthe faculty and staff members, at the helm of distance education affairs, fortheir hard earned efforts in achieving regular accolades, LPU Chancellor MrAshok Mittal informs: “We are providing quality and affordable education todistance education students at par with regular students. They are allowed toparticipate in all the activities held at university so that they get equalopportunities in expressing the best in them.  Recently one of ourstudents, Amanpreet Singh, has brought glory to the country by shining on theinternational level as a great shooter. After winning silver medal in ISSFworld cup shooting competition, this MBA student of LPU Distance Education,Amanpreet, has again brought laurels for the country. Now he has won Gold Medalin the international team event of 50m Pistol Men during 48th Grand Prix ofCzech Republic 2017. Similarly, many other students have also proved theirmettle in various academic, sports and cultural events.”

Illustrative,LPU has been offering various distance education programmes at Masters,Bachelors, Post Graduate Diploma, and Diploma levels. These programmes are inthe disciplines of management, computer applications, information technology,commerce, arts, library and information sciences. For this, LPU adopts modernand technology driven blended system of delivery. LPU e-Connect, an OnlineLearning Management System of LPU DE, is providing exhaustive online support tothe students. Additionally, Personal Contact Programs (PCPs) are conducted forvarious courses at the university campus. Students are also provided withplacement support by informing them about various placement drives conducted incollaboration with various companies. LPU DE students also get opportunities toparticipate in various national and international events at university tochannelize their creative talent.