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‘India Today’ ranks LPU among Top Six Promising Universities of the Country

Release Date:
30 May 2017

·   Prestigious ranking is forJob-placement opportunities

·   LPU students are employed with topcompanies including Google, Microsoft at salary packages of more than Rs OneCrore

Jalandhar:“IndiaToday” magazine has ranked Lovely Professional University (LPU) among country’stop six promising engineering universities for Job-placement opportunities, inits May 22, 2017 edition. Ranking on various themes, the magazine has alsoranked LPU among top seven such universities for “student care” and among topeight for having quality of academic input, infrastructure and reputation. Inaddition, the magazine has also covered LPU in its ‘Impact Feature Pages’describing about various strengths of LPU including great academic record,overall exposure, safe environment, and the most important its great placementsrecord with top companies of the world. In fact, LPU students are employed withtop companies, including Google, Microsoft and more, at salary packages of morethan Rs One Crore.

Editor in Chief of ‘India Today’ Aroon Puriementions: “A country’s development is directly linked with the quality ofeducation it delivers to its citizens. That is why continuously evaluating oureducational institutions is of vital significance. I am happy to report thatour best colleges’ survey has been able to provide the emerging student withtools to choose a smart future. This survey encompasses new hubs of learning,and it also takes note of the deepening of competencies with privateengineering colleges doing better, in some cases, than IITs.”

As per methodology, the survey was conducted betweenDecember 2016 and April 2017 to determine the best institutions. Seniorfaculty-members were sent a structured questionnaire, in each city, and wereasked to distribute 100 points across 5 parameters-“Reputation, Quality ofAcademic Input, Student Care, Infra-structure and Job Prospects”. Aftercollating their individual responses, weight-age for each of these parameterswere derived. For this, opinions of hundreds of experts including principals,vice-principals, heads of departments and deans were taken.

Feeling happy on the prestigious ranking of theuniversity, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal says: “We are thankful to differentsources which conduct such unbiased surveys time to time for the ultimatebenefit of the students so that they may join their dream- institution forbright career ahead.” Adding Mr Mittal said: “By providing overall exposure toour students, we have sole motive that our students get coveted placements indiverse fields or emerge as great entrepreneurs. For this, our various academicteams keep on working tirelessly and train students on different modes. Ouruniversity has also tie-ups with companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple andmore. In turn, these companies are conducting their labs at the universitycampus.  Special trainers from these tied-up companies keep on visitingLPU campus and provide the best training to the students to be industry ready.”

Illustrative, present year is the third time in arow that LPU has achieved grand success in placements of its students. In theprevious year also the number of placements from LPU was the highest in NorthIndia. This session, Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, Hewlett Packard,Xerox, IBM, Cognizant, Verizon, United Health, Google, Microsoft, Oracle andApple have also offered jobs to LPU students. Cognizant has recruited 1900 LPUstudents in its three drives so far at LPU campus. Top companies Tech Mahindra,Amazon, Capegemini each has offered coveted jobs to 100+ LPU students.