Lovely Professional University is recognized by the University Grants Commission(UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India.
Lovely Professional University is included in the list of universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section - 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. Click here to view the Notification
Lovely Professional University is recognized by the University Grants Commission- Distance Education Bureau (A regulatory body of the Government of India, established for Open and Distance Learning System) vide F.No. UGC/DEB/13/1LPU/2015 to offer Distance Education Programme in the state of Punjab.
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Lovely Professional University is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), an organization promoting university activities especially by way of sharing information and co-operation in the field of education, culture, sports and allied areas.
Teacher education programmes namely B.Ed, B.Ed(Yoga), M.Ed, M.Ed(Part Time),ETT and NTT; and Physical Education programmes namely B.P.Ed, M.P.Ed and D.P.Ed (C.P.Ed) are duly recognized by National Council of Teacher Education(NCTE), a statutory body of the Government of India established for planned & coordinated development of teacher education system throughout the country
B.Pharmacy programme at Lovely Institute of Technology (Pharmacy) and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely Professional University are approved by Pharmacy Council of India(PCI), a statutory body of Government of India established to regulate the Pharmacy Education in the Country for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act and Profession and Practice of Pharmacy.
Department of Physiotherapy, Lovely Professional University, has been granted provisional affiliation to Indian Association of Physiotherapists(IAP), an association to set and ensure ethical professional practices and promote high professional standards of independent practice of physiotherapy by members of IAP.
B.Arch and M.Arch programmes at Lovely School of Architecture & Design are approved by Council of Architecture(COA), a statutory body constituted by the Government of India to regulate the education and practice of the profession throughout India besides maintaining the Register of Architects.
Diploma in Engineering namely Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering being conducted at the Lovely Professional University are recognized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Established 1920, Incorporated by Royal Charter 1935; and candidate possessing any one of these diplomas is eligible to become 'Senior Technician' of the Institution as per rules.
AICTE approval is not required for a university to run a course in technical education as has been held by the Hon'ble Supreme Court in its judgment CWP2056 of 1999 titled BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY & ANR. V/S ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION & ORS, and various other cases.
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