Recognition & Accreditation

UGC-DEB

Lovely Professional University is recognized by the University Grants Commission- Distance Education Bureau.

Other important Notifications

Open and Distance Learning programmes recognized by the concerned regular bodies are equivalent to the corresponding regular mode programmes for higher education and employability purpose.
MHRD

MHRD Notification

​​As per the notification issued by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, all the approved programmes offered through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the University established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Government.

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UGC

UGC Notification

​​As per the notification issued by University Grants Commission- Distance Education Bureau, the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded for programmes conducted by the Open and Distance Learning institutions, recognized by the UGC/ erstwhile DEC, should be treated as equivalent to the corresponding award of Degrees/ Diplomas/ Certificate of the traditional Universities/ Institutions.

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Other Accreditations

The Act of Granting Credits
University Grants Commission for Distance Education

University Grants Commission

Lovely Professional University is recognized by the University Grants Commission(UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India.

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Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Lovely Professional University is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), an organization promoting university activities.

National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)

National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)

A statutory body of the Government of India established for planned & coordinated development of teacher education system.

Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)

Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)

A statutory body of Government of India established to regulate the Pharmacy Education. A pharmacist can register under the Pharmacy Act and pursue the Profession and Practice of Pharmacy.

Indian Association of Physiotherapists(IAP)

Indian Association of Physiotherapists(IAP)

Department of Physiotherapy has been granted provisional affiliation to IAP, an association to set and ensure ethical professional practices.

Council of Architecture(COA)

Council of Architecture(COA)

B.Arch and M.Arch programmes at Lovely School of Architecture & Design are approved by COA, a statutory body constituted by the Government of India.

The Institution of Engineers (India)

The Institution of Engineers (India)

All Engineering, diploma & computer science courses are recognized by The Institution of Engineers (India).

AICTE approval is not required for a university to run a course in technical education as has been held by the Hon'ble Supreme Court in its judgment CWP2056 of 1999 titled BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY & ANR. V/S ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION &ORS, and various other cases.View copy of the judgement.