Established in 2006, Lovely Professional University (LPU) has a mammoth ultra-modern and vast campus on the National Highway at the entry of Jalandhar City. It is the largest single campus university in India, with more than 30000 students, over 4000 faculty and staff, offering more than 200 programmes. The university is ranked high on various parameters by acclaimed national bodies and is the recipient of various awards/recognitions/accreditations including NIRF ranking 2018 (MHRD Government of India) as No.2 in Management on Outreach and Inclusivity parameter and ranked 38th overall.
LPU is the first private University/College in India to get ICAR accreditation from Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India for certain undergraduate and post graduate programmes in Agriculture. LPU is ranked 8th in Swachhata Ranking Award (Category- Universities (Residential ) for Higher Education Institutions and is also given the Best Private University Award by ASSOCHAM again in 2017, presented by Sh. Prakash Javadekar Union Minister of HRD, Govt. of India. In January, 2019 LPU organised the world’s largest science event in the form of 106th Indian Science Congress. This event was attended by the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi.