Engineering is one of the most sought-after degrees in India. There are a variety of engineering degrees offered to students at the graduate and postgraduate levels in universities and colleges across India. But amidst so many colleges, which are the best?
One of the best private universities in India is Lovely Professional University. In Jalandhar, Punjab, India, LPU has gained international acclaim due to its world-class facilities and infrastructure. With the largest single-campus university in India, it has more than 30,000 students studying over 200 programs and over 4000 faculty members. LPU has one of the best engineering faculties of any private Indian university.
Per NIRF rankings by the Ministry of Education, in 2021, LPU ranked 62nd from all universities (government and private) in India, and the Engineering School of LPU ranked 66th. The Engineering School of LPU offers many unique and interesting B.Tech courses for students who are passionate about engineering. Some of the courses offered at Lovely Professional University are listed below:
- Computer Science and Engineering.
- Computer Science and Engineering – Data Science in collaboration with upGrad.
- Computer Science and Engineering – Cloud-based DevOps Automation in collaboration with Xebia.
- Automobile Engineering.
- Civil Engineering.
- Aerospace Engineering.
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
- Electronics and Communication Engineering.
- Robotics and Automation.
- Chemical Engineering.
- Mechanical Engineering.
- Information Technology.
- Food Technology.
LPU also offers several engineering streams at the postgraduate level. M.Tech is offered in Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Data Science and Analytics, Robotics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Thermal Engineering, and Structural Engineering.
LPU has excellent academia-industry connections. It has tie-ups with some of India’s top companies when it comes to placements. Further, LPU students have received some of the highest salary packages, with a record package of 42 lakhs secured by an engineering student of Lovely Professional University. Some of the recruiters that LPU has tie-ups with include:
- Asian Paints.
- Hero MotoCorp.
Cognizant recruited a record number of 1900 LPU students in 3 years, mainly from the Engineering School. Engineering at LPU offers a secure future with satisfying job opportunities. According to rankings by HackerEarth, LPU ranks above many IITs and beat 5000 universities worldwide to secure the second position for universities comprising the most technologically aware crowd. LPU encourages its students to be innovative and creative. The result of such encouragement has been several unique inventions by LPU’s engineering students. LPU engineering students invented India’s first solar-powered self-driving bus.
Experiential learning is highly prioritized at LPU. Students have access to a robotics lab, CAD-CAM lab, IMac Lab, rooftop solar lab, etc. Deemed experts regularly deliver lectures that enhance the learning process at Lovely Professional University. The curriculum at LPU is redeveloped and redesigned to stay updated following industry standards.
Considering the world-class infrastructure and experienced faculty, the average fees for engineering streams for one year is approximately INR 1.5 lakhs to 3.5 lakhs.
There is an entrance test that has to be cleared. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, sports performance, and NCC involvement. Compared to many other private universities in India offering similar facilities, LPU is more affordable. The hostel and cafeteria are unmatched and provide complete satisfaction to students. In 2021, around 8500 students were successfully placed, with about 700 in Cognizant 400 in Capgemini, and a few in Amazon.
Check out the list of Top Private Engineering Colleges in India 2022 at https://www.shiksha.com/engineering/ranking/top-private-engineering-colleges-in-india/109-2-0-0-0