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About University

  • What does LPU stand for?

    LPU stands for Lovely Professional University. It is India’s largest university in terms of students on a single campus. The university is recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC) and is member of coveted Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Where is LPU located?

    Lovely Professional University is located on the Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road, NH-1 (Punjab) at the entry to Jalandhar city and is well connected by road, rail, and air; having a reasonable distance from the bus stands, railway stations, and the airports at Amritsar and Chandigarh.

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  • What does LPU DE stand for?

    LPU DE stands for Lovely Professional University Distance Education.
  • What is Distance Education?

    Distance Education refers to the education imparted to distantly placed students with the help of modern technology and communication facilities including home assignments, tutorials, web-based instruction and online learning.

    Distance Education has emerged as the most remarkable technology based innovation in education. It is bringing education to the very doorstep of the learner and is opening new paths of progression for all.
    Distance Education endows unmatched flexibility to its students as even working professionals, entrepreneurs or housewives can look forward to pursuing higher education and upgrade their knowledge and skills while continuing doing whatever they are doing at the places they are set.

Accreditations / Recognitions


  • Who can take admission in LPU DE?

    Anyone i.e. Students, Professionals, Entrepreneurs, House-wives or any other individual who wishes to pursue higher education while still continuing with what she/ he is doing.
  • What is the maximum age at which one can take admission in LPU DE?

    Age is no bar for admission in LPU DE.
  • Am I eligible to pursue Ph.D. after studying a Masters Programme from LPU DE?

    Yes, you are eligible to pursue Ph.D. after studying a Masters Programme in LPU DE.
  • Can I pursue two programmes simultaneously in LPU DE?

    No, you can enroll for only one programme in LPU DE at a time.
  • How do I know if I am eligible for a programme under LPU DE?

    Eligibility criteria for all the programmes is specified in the prospectus as well as on university website. You need to study it carefully before filling up the application form. Also, you may seek help of our counselors by calling us at +91-1824-300360.

    Click here to view details of the programmes offered through LPU DE along with eligibility criteria
  • Can I take admission if the result of my qualifying examination is awaited or I have back-log/ re-appear/ compartment in the qualifying examination?

    Applicants who are either awaiting their result or are due to appear for qualifying exam may also apply, provided they furnish/ submit the result of the qualifying examination to the university either by the last date of provisional registration or at the time of admission, or by the last date as specified by the university.
  • What if I fail to submit pending documents by the stipulated dates?

    In case an applicant fails to produce proof of fulfillment of the prescribed eligibility criteria or any other document prescribed by the university or fails to provide original documents for verification by the stipulated date(s), he/she shall not be considered eligible for admission, and the admission, in any case, if granted due to any reason, shall be cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university. Fee and other charges, including amount paid for provisional registration by the candidate, if any, shall stand forfeited and the candidate shall further be liable to pay the fee and other charges for the remaining/ entire duration of the programme.
  • What are the documents that I need to attach with the application form?

    Following documents, both self attested and attested by competent authority (i.e. a Gazetted Officer or Notary or any other appropriate authority as prescribed by the university) with seal, should be submitted by the applicant:

    i. Photocopy of Matriculation or equivalent certificate bearing testimony to Date of Birth.
    ii. Photocopy of Detailed Marks Card of the qualifying exam and other exams as prescribed by the university.
    iii. Photocopy of proof of residence (Passport/Voter Identity Card/RationCard/Aadhar Card/ Driving License/ Electricity Bill/Telephone Bill/Bank Account Statement)
    iv. Photocopy of a document bearing the applicant’s signature for verification purpose (only if the same is not there in the proof of residence)
    v. Undertaking by the applicant in case of any pendency (Result awaited/ Re-appear/Backlog or any other pendency)
    vi Undertaking for Gap Period if the applicant is applying after gap in his/ her studies
    •    Two additional passport size coloured photographs (apart from the one pasted on the Application Form).
    •    Demand Draft (DD) for the prescribed fee.

    The applicant must ensure that his/her signature on Application Form and all the testimonials he/she submits, should be authentic and that the same match with the proof of signature furnished by him/ her.
  • What would be the cost of the prospectus?

    Presently, the cost of the prospectus is Rs 350. However, the university may revise it anytime without prior notice.
  • What if I send an incomplete application form?

    Application Form received without fee or otherwise incomplete in any respect or received after the stipulated dates for submission, may not be considered/evaluated for admission or may be summarily rejected without any clarification or intimation.

Disciplines/ Programmes Offered



  • What are the features of LPU DE?

    The features of LPU DE are as follow:

    • Exhaustive Online Support through
    1. LPU e-connect providing 24*7 access to academic resources including Self Learning Material (Study Material) for certain courses
    2. Dynamic Website
    • Affordable fee structure
    • Personal Contact Programme (PCP) at University Campus, Phagwara, Punjab for certain programmes
    • Comprehensive Evaluation System
    • Student Career Support
  • What are the benefits of Distance Education?

    Distance Education makes lifelong learning possible. Along with enhanced access to educational opportunities; it offers convenience, flexibility and affordability. Of the many benefits of Distance Education, some are listed here:

    • Suitable for anyone and everyone
    • Self-paced learning
    • No constraint of time and place
    • Multi-tasking opportunity
    • Age no bar
    • Increase in remuneration and promotion potential

Identity Card

  • When will I receive my Identity Card?

    From admission session 2014-2 and onward, the students are given direct online access to get their ID card printed through interface available in their respective LPU e-Connect log-ins after the confirmation of their admission. Students can take the print-out of the ID card and get it laminated. The authenticity of the ID card is verifiable through an interface created on LPU DE website at http://www.lpude.in/frmShowStudentDetals.aspx

    Students are advised to make use of this facility judiciously as there is a restriction on number of times a student can take print-out of ID card.

  • What is the validity of the Identity Card?

    The Identity Card, unless cancelled earlier, is valid for the duration specified by the university for the programme in which the applicant has sought admission.

LPU e-Connect

Personal Contact Programme

  • What does PCP stand for?

    PCP stands for Personal Contact Programme which provides opportunity for DE students to interact with the faculty members and fellow students at university campus. This not only facilitates conceptual understanding of the courses by clearing doubts, but also allows the student to experience university life of a regular student for a few days besides getting access to various university facilities and technologically advanced labs.
  • Where is PCP conducted?

    PCP for certain courses is conducted at university campus, Phagwara, Punjab.

Relationship Management System

  • What is RMS?

    Relationship Management System (RMS) is an innovative endeavor of the university that provides a platform to students to register suggestions, requests, queries and feedbacks regarding various academic or administrative aspects of the university.
  • How can I lodge my suggestion, request, query or feedback through LPU e-Connect?

    To send suggestions, requests, queries and feedbacks to the Relationship Management System (RMS):

    1.    Login to LPU e-Connect using your User Id and Password
    2.    Select the Relationship Management System (RMS) Tab option available on the top menu bar on the left of the Home Page
    3.    Select the Log Request tab
    4.    Select your message type - suggestions, requests, queries or feedbacks
    5.    Select the desired category
    6.    Enter the description of the suggestion, request, query or feedback
  • Whom/ Where should I contact in case of any query/ issue?

    You can contact our Relationship Management Cell at +91-1824-300360. You may send your query through mail at odl@lpu.co.in. You can also post your query under ‘Relationship Management System’ tab of your LPU e-connect account.

Study Material

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