Not all the organisations get this honorary opportunity to host the first 3 citizens of the nation. However, Lovely Professional University (LPU) has become the first University to have hosted all the 3 of them. LPU has hosted Honourable Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Honourable Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu and latest is Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
Shri Pranab Mukherjee has visited LPU twice. In addition to that, he is also the ‘honoris causa’ doctorate recipient of LPU. Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu has chaired the convocation and recently PM Modi the inaugurated 106th Indian Science Congress at LPU. This makes LPU as the only university in the country to host all the first three citizens of the country.
What Makes LPU A Centre Of Attraction For The Best Minds Across the Globe
LPU has started its admission process for the academic year 2019-20. It has been recorded that from Google to Microsoft, LPU students are working with top brands at packages of over Rs. 1 crore.
In a very short span of time, LPU has proved its worth in the educational domain as being one of the best. It has created a niche for itself in attracting the best mid of the world to its campus. LPU offers a vibrant campus lifestyle, great placements, futuristic laboratories, one of the world’s best sports complex and top-notch, highly trained teaching faculties to the students taking admission here every year.
LPU is home to more than 3000 international students. LPU has also recorded an admission intake from across 70+ countries which signify the kind of diversity it has when it comes to cultures and religions.
World’s Biggest Science Event at LPU
The Indian Science Congress – is called the world’s largest science event that was held in LPU this year with the theme, FUTURE INDIA – Science and Technology. This event was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi. He had addressed the event and stressed that the pursuit of science can be fulfilled through the generation of profound and disruptive knowledge, and then use of that for socio-economic good.
Narendra Modi also vouched that the scientific fraternity should develop simple and affordable technologies that can connect with the common man to increase ease of living. Recalling two former PMs for their joint slogan “Jai Jawan, Jai Kissan, Jai Vigyan” given to the country, Shri Narendra Modi laid utmost importance to research in the country by further adding to it “Jai Anusndhan”.
Placements At LPU
Not only academic excellence is taken care of at LPU, but the university since its inception has also focussed on market trends and placement opportunities for its students. The university has appointed a placement committee for every domain to make sure to stay updated with the latest market trends and to ensure the placing of students in top companies. Each year, more than 450 companies visit LPU campus, where more than 90% are MNCs.
India’ s top talent company “Aspiring Minds” has ranked the University as having the most employable students consecutively twice in a row.
The top-notch companies that have persistently recruiting form LPU are Google, Amazon, Qatar Airways, Apple Inc., Microsoft, etc. To take note, over the last three years, Cognizant alone has recruited 1900+ students from the campus.
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