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Major Magazine ‘India Today’ ranks LPU among Top 20 Niche Universities across India

Release Date:
9 May 2017

Major Magazine ‘India Today’ ranks LPU among Top 20 Niche Universities across India 
•This coveted ranking is for LPU providing  innovative, tech-based teaching modules and competitive courses
•Following unconventional pedagogy, LPU also provides students choice to study 2 or more majors

Jalandhar: In an exclusive national level survey, India’s prestigious magazine ‘India Today’ has ranked LPU among top 20 niche universities of the country. Popular among all professionals, the magazine has mentioned about this top ranking in its ‘Aspire’ edition of April 2017,  with cover page titled as ‘Universities of the Future’- the complete list of 50 private educational universities across  India. This ranking is attributed to LPU for its innovative, tech-based teaching modules and competitive courses. 

Staff Correspondent of ‘India Today’ Ursila Ali & Shadab Nazmi have mentioned in the cover story of the magazine: “As the admission season approaches, tension levels are running high among aspiring students. According to statistics by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), 2017 witnessed a 2.82 per cent increase in candidates appearing for Class 12 exams compared to last year. The next few months will be crucial as over 10 lakh students prepare for several cut-throat competitions to get into institutions of their choice.  As such, for their convenient options, we are forwarding 20 niche universities across India, including LPU, which offer competitive courses and innovative, tech-based teaching modules.”

LPU Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal says: “On seeing LPU ranked among top universities of the country, I feel myself proud of my team at the university.”  Sharing the criterion mentioned in the magazine, Mr. Mittal further informs: “India produces near 1.5 million engineers each year which is more than the US and China combined. As IITs do, LPU is also doing close to them with dedication to research with flexibility and dynamicity in curriculum. In fact, LPU has always focused its curriculum energetically towards entrepreneurship and innovation. This is the main reason to be proud of as LPU has earned prestigious ranking once again for this unique feature.”

In fact, in the attempt to reinvent conventional teaching attitudes, LPU is giving students the opportunity to tailor their course schedules and the freedom to choose how they would like to spend the most valuable period of their lives. It is always permeating students with a fresh perspective on the world they are about to enter, thus ensuring students about their ideas to top their agenda for the future. In fact, LPU has emerged as a familiar name in education circle. It has a wide range of active clubs & societies that span interests in mechanics, coding, bio-mimicry, social innovation and electronics. Some of illustrious innovations at LPU are its solar powered car, quad-copters, driverless car, agricultural innovation- flying farmer and more. Students here are inspired through diverse lectures by world leaders like Dalai Lama, NBA Sport-stars, famous film-maker Ronnie Screwvala and others.”

Illustrative, it has certainly come out that over the couple of past years and at present as well, the private universities are taking it up in a big way. On these lines, LPU is continuously adding to its many other coveted rankings. Presently, with a glance at private educational institutions across India it has now been ranked among India's top 20 niche universities across India.