Lovely Professional University

country rank  8
world rank  658

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Founded in 2005, Lovely Professional University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Phagwara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lovely Professional University (LPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Indian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name लवली प्रोफ़ेशनल यूनिवर्सिटी
Acronym LPU
Founded 2005
Motto Transforming education, transforming India

University Location

Address Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road (National Highway 1)
Phagwara (population range: 50,000-249,999)
144 411 Punjab
T +91 (1824) 404 404
F +91 (1824) 506 100

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road (NH-1)
Phagwara 144 411
+91 +91-1824-517000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lovely Professional University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Teacher Education NCTE
  • Council of Architecture COA
  • Pharmacy Council of India PCI
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research ICAR
  • Bar Council of India BCI
  • The Institution of Engineers India
  • Institute of Town Planners-India ITPI

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Academic Structure


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