Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Lovely Professional University (LPU) offers degree, diploma and certificate programmes to aspirants at the undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) levels. The university was established in 2005 by Lovely International Trust, under The Lovely Professional University Act, 2005 and started operation in 2006.

Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Lovely Professional University (LPU) offers degree, diploma and certificate programmes to aspirants at the undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) levels. The university was established in 2005 by Lovely International Trust, under The Lovely Professional University Act, 2005 and started operation in 2006.

Application & Admission Process

What is the Admission Process ?

The Admission Process is as follows :
Step 1 – Fill the Application Form & Pay the Fees
Step 2 – Upload & Verify Documents
Step 3 – Apply & Appear for LPU- NEST

What are the Important dates of Admission Process ?

Important dates of LPU’s Admission Process :

  Schedule-I Schedule-II
Online Registration Starts on 2nd week of September 2019 10th January 2020
Slot Booking for Online Examination 1st December 2019 1st March 2020
Last date of submission of Application for LPUNEST 9th January 2020* 31st March 2020*
Dates of Entrance Examination # 10th January – 25th January 2020 10th April – 25th April 2020
Display of Result 31st January 2020 30th April 2020
Online counselling and Seat Allocation 30th April 2020 onwards 30th April 2020 onwards

Details of Rounds and Dates of Online Counselling and Seat Allocation:

Rounds of Counselling Filling of Online Preference Result of Allotment Date of Admission (subject to availability of seats) (scholarship subject to prevalence of scholarship scheme)
Round I 30th April – 4th May 2020 6th May 2020 6th May – 15th May 2020
Round II 6th May – 15th May 2020 17th May 2020 17th May – 21st May 2020
Round III 17th May – 21st May 2020 23rd May 2020 23rd May – 30th May 2020

Note:

  • The applicants, after Schedule I, who wants to improve the result, may also appear for the second time in Schedule II. The better score will be considered for the final calculation of the cut-offs/ ranks.
  • Round – III will be conducted, only if seats remain vacant.
  • Applicants are strongly advised not to wait for the last dates as mentioned above and apply as well as book and appear for the exam at the earliest to avoid last month rush.
  • This is the tentative schedule; any of the date(s) and other details as mentioned above is subject to change at the discretion of the University.
  • No separate intimation or announcement to any applicant(s) will be given.
How can I apply ? What are the application fees ?
Applications are accepted online.
Application Fee is Rs. 700/-
What is the Entrance Exam Pattern ?

LPU NEST for design courses is of 150 minutes and consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type

The approximate distribution of questions is as follows :
Subjects No. of questions Marks per Question Maximum Marks per subject
Communication Ability 25 questions 2 Marks 50 Marks
General Awareness 25 questions 2 Marks 50 Marks
Design Thinking 50 questions 2 Marks 100 Marks

(Note: There will be no negative marking for wrong answers or unanswered questions)

What skills and aptitudes are they testing for ?

LPU tests the students for overall high levels of :

  • Communication Ability
  • Grammar & Language Skills
  • General Awareness
  • Visual & Spatial Awareness
  • Analytical and Logical reasoning
  • Design Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Observation & Design Sensitivity

General Information

Name of the Institute

Lovely Professional University (LPU)

What was the Year of Establishment ?

LPU was established in the year 2005.

Which University are they affiliated to ?
Lovely Professional University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India.
Which Campuses do they have ?

LPU has its sole campus in Jalandhar, Punjab.

What Programs are offered ?

UG Programs :

Sr No. Course Duration (in years)
1. B.Sc (Design – Interior & Furniture ) 3
2. B.Arch 5
3. B.Plan 4
4. B.Des (Product & Industrial) 4
5. B.Des(Interior & Furniture ) 3
6. B.Sc.(Design – Fashion) 3
7. B.Des (Fashion) 4

PG Programs :

Sr No. Course Duration (in years)
1. M.Sc (Design – Interior & Furniture) 2
2. M.Des (Product & Industrial) 2
3. M.Des (Interior & Furniture) 2
4. M.Arch 3
5. M.Plan 2
6. M.Sc. (Design – Fashion) 2
7. M.Des (Fashion) 2
What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for programs at the Institute ?

Eligibility Criteria for UG Programmes :

B.Des, B.Sc :
50% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent, subject to valid score in LPUNEST or Qualifying UCEED (upto 5562 Rank)
OR
In case marks scored in 10+2 are 70% or above, then LPUNEST or UCEED will be exempted and candidate may apply for admission directly

B.Plan :
50% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent, subject to valid score in LPUNEST or Qualifying UCEED (upto 5562 Rank)

B.Arch :
60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English and Maths) or Diploma (any stream) (3 years) recognized by Central/ State Govt. (with Mathematics), subject to qualifying marks as per NATA 2018 or qualifying marks in any specially designed aptitude test in Architecture conducted by Central/ State Governments e.g. JEE (Main) Paper II.

B.Sc.(Fashion) :
50% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English) or equivalent, subject to valid score in LPUNEST or Qualifying UCEED (upto 5562 Rank)
OR
In case marks scored in 10+2 are 70% or above, then LPUNEST or UCEED will be exempted and candidate may apply for admission directly

B.Des (Fashion) :
50% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English) or equivalent, subject to the score in LPUNEST or Qualifying UCEED (upto 5562 Rank)
OR
In case marks scored in 10+2 are 70% or above, then LPUNEST or UCEED will be exempted and candidate may apply for admission.

Eligibility Criteria for PG Programmes :
M.Sc. :
50% aggregate marks in Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) or equivalent

M.Des (Product & Industrial) :
50% aggregate marks in B.Arch. or B.Sc. (Interior Design) or B.Design (Interior) or B.Construction Management or B.Tech. (ME or CE) or equivalent

M.Des (Interior & Furniture) :
50% aggregate marks in B.Arch. or B.Sc. (Interior Design) or B.Design (Interior) or B.Construction Management or B.Tech. (ME or CE) or equivalent

M.Arch :
50% aggregate marks in B.Arch. or equivalent

M.Plan :
50% aggregate marks in B.Arch. or B. Plan. or B.Tech. (Civil Engineering or Planning) or Masters Degree in (Geography or Sociology or Economics) or equivalent

M.Des (Fashion) :
Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Sc. (Fashion) or B.Design (Fashion) or B.Tech. (Fashion) (studied Fashion in Graduation) or equivalent

What are the Fees for different Programs ?

UG Fees :
For B.Des & B.SC.(Design) Approx. Rs. 65,000 – 75,000 Per Semester

Does the campus have Residential facility ?
Separate Residential Facilities are provided for Boys & Girls on campus with Mess Facilities
Does the Institute have any International Affiliations ?

LPU has affiliations with institutions in the following countries :

  • USA
  • UK
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Poland
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Switzerland
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Spain
  • Mongolia
  • Nepal
  • S. Korea
  • Afghanistan
  • Burundi
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Brazil
  • Israel
  • Indonesia
  • Russia
  • Sweden
Are there any Scholarships & Student Loans available ?

LPU provides Scholarships upto Rs. 1 Lac per student based on the foll :

  • Percentage in Qualifying Examination
  • Score & Rank in National Level Entrance Exams
  • Performance in Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service and Bravery Awards
  • Students from Defence Background
  • Students With Disability

For More Details Visit : https://www.lpu.in/scholarship/scholarship.php

Industry & Job Market

What are the Highlights of Industry Interaction ?

LPU is Partnered with the following companies for Industry Interaction sessions & Projects :

  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Oracle University
  • Texas Instruments
  • Intel
  • Dell EMC
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Cisco
  • SAP
What are the Highlights of Placement for recent years ?

Highlights of Placement the past year :

  • 600 + Fortune 500 offers
  • 610 Single Day Hiring by Cognizant
  • 250 offers made by Tech Mahindra in 1 day

Past Recruiters :

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Yahoo
  • Amazon
  • Cognizant
  • Hindustan Unilever
  • SAP
  • Wipro
  • Mercedes Benz

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