LPU among the only three Indian Universities ranked ‘Top 200 in the World’ in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2021. Ranked ‘2nd highest Indian University’ in its debut year itself.
- Tops The Impact Ranking 2021 when it comes to its focus on ‘Affordable and Clean Energy’ among Indian Universities (22nd globally)
- Finds the second spot in India for ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’, a parameter that measures a university on the share of its students getting placements, its economics research and employment practices
- Placed ahead of universities like IIT (Indore, Rourkela, Guwahati, Gandhinagar), NIT (Silchar, Tiruchirrapalli), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) and VIT University.
New Delhi, April 22, 2021: Lovely Professional University, one of India’s leading private universities, has been ranked among the ‘Top 200 universities in the World’ in The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021. The University, which has participated in the rankings for the first time, was ranked at the 2nd highest position among Indian universities in its debut year itself. Only three Indian universities have found a place among the Top 200 in the rankings this year.
The University achieved the pole position among Indian universities when it comes to its focus on ‘Affordable and Clean Energy’. The parameter measures universities’ research related to energy, their energy use and policies, and their commitment to promoting energy efficiency in the wider community. LPU is ranked 2nd in India (59th globally) in the ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’ category, a parameter that measures universities’ economics research, their employment practices and the share of its students getting placements. LPU has also been jointly ranked 1st in India on the parameter, ‘Partnership for the Goals’. The parameter looks at the broader ways in which universities support the SDGs through collaboration with other countries, promotion of best practices and publication of data.
In the rankings, LPU has been placed ahead of notable Indian universities like IIT (Indore, Rourkela, Guwahati, Gandhinagar), NIT (Silchar, Tiruchirrapalli), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, VIT University and many more.
Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor Lovely Professional University said, “It is a matter of great pride for us that we have debuted straight into the global top 200 list. Not many Indian universities in past have featured in the top 200 list and we feel proud to bring this laurel to India.”
About Lovely Professional University
Established in 2005, Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a private university based out of Jalandhar, Punjab. The university campus spreads over hundreds of acres and offers a wide variety of courses such as engineering streams, Computer Application, Hotel Management, and Tourism, Architecture and Design, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agriculture, Fashion Design, Journalism, Films and Creative Arts, Law, Physiotherapy and Paramedical Sciences as well as Art and Languages.
LPU has one of the most diverse student body coming from all 28 Indian states and from over 40 countries. University is known for its excellence in teaching, learning, research, internationalization, entrepreneurship, and leadership. LPU also has strong collaboration with industry to prepare graduates to be lifelong learners with strong analytical and leadership skills.
To know more about LPU, please visit: https://www.lpu.in/