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Approvals and Recognitions

University Grants Commission for Distance Education

Lovely Professional University is recognized by the University Grants Commission- Distance Education Bureau (A regulatory body of the Government of India, for Open and Distance Learning System) to offer Programmes through Open & Distance Learning mode

Session 2016 - 2018 Session 2015 - 2016
Session 2014 - 2015 Session 2013 - 2014
Session 2010 - 2013 Session 2008 - 2010
Session 2007 - 2008

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Lovely Professional University is recognized by the University Grants Commission(UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India. 

Lovely Professional University is included in the list of universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section - 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.
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Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Lovely Professional University is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), an organization promoting university activities especially by way of sharing information and co-operation in the field of education, culture, sports and allied areas.

National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)

Teacher education programmes namely B.Ed, B.Ed(Yoga), M.Ed, M.Ed(Part Time),ETT and NTT; and Physical Education programmes namely B.P.Ed, M.P.Ed and D.P.Ed (C.P.Ed) are duly recognized by National Council of Teacher Education(NCTE), a statutory body of the Government of India established for planned & coordinated development of teacher education system throughout the country

Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)

B.Pharmacy programme at Lovely Institute of Technology (Pharmacy) and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely Professional University are approved by Pharmacy Council of India(PCI), a statutory body of Government of India established to regulate the Pharmacy Education in the Country for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act and  Profession and Practice of Pharmacy.

Indian Association of Physiotherapists(IAP)

Department of PhysiotherapyLovely Professional University, has been granted provisional affiliation to Indian Association of Physiotherapists(IAP), an association to set and ensure ethical professional practices and promote high professional standards of independent practice of physiotherapy by members of IAP.

Council of Architecture (COA)

B.Arch and M.Arch programmes at Lovely School of Architecture & Design are approved by Council of Architecture(COA), a statutory body constituted by the Government of India to regulate the education and practice of the profession throughout India besides maintaining the Register of Architects.

The Institution of Engineers(India)

Diploma in Engineering namely Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering being conducted at the Lovely Professional University are recognized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Established 1920, Incorporated by Royal Charter 1935; and candidate possessing any one of these diplomas is eligible to become 'Senior Technician' of the Institution as per rules.

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

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. , Click here to view a copy of the judgement.
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