Monday, 31 July 2017

LPU rated among ‘Excellent’ Distance Education Institutions of India

One of the prestigious magazines of India ‘Career Connect’ has rated Lovely Professional University among top-10 “Excellent” distance education institutions of India. Gathering the highest rating of 4.5 stars for providing the best distance education in the country, LPU stands tall among top 58 universities/ institutes offering quality distance education programs. This esteemed ranking has been published in the Volume 5, Issue 10 of the latest edition of the magazine, July 2017. This rating is based on the research and assessment done on various parameters including accreditation, image, study material, placements and responsiveness. After starting with distance education programmes, LPU has achieved many top ranking feats in a very short span.

The Editor and Publisher of the magazine Smiti Suri mentions: “The purpose behind the endeavour is to highlight the positioning of distance education providing institutes after analyzing them on various parameters to help students make better choices. We believe that this extensive and exhaustive rating of the most sought after distance learning and open universities in both public and private categories in this edition of ours will be highly beneficial for the students. We have presented an overview of the factors concerning the distance education at present.”

Illustrative, LPU has been offering various distance education programmes at Masters, Bachelors, Post Graduate Diploma, and Diploma levels. These programmes are in the disciplines of management, computer applications, information technology, commerce, arts, library and information sciences. For this, LPU adopts modern and technology driven blended system of delivery. LPU e-Connect, an Online Learning Management System of LPU DE, is providing exhaustive online support to the students. Additionally, Personal Contact Programs (PCPs) are conducted for various courses at the university campus. Students are also provided with placement support by informing them about various placement drives conducted in collaboration with various companies. LPU DE students also get opportunities to participate in various national and international events at university to channelize their creative talent.

LPU DE Students from Hoshiarpur got Academic and Career Counselling at LPU

LPU DE Students from Hoshiarpur visited university campus on July 22, 2017 and interacted with university faculty and staff members for academic and career counselling.

The actual motive of this visit was to brief LPUDE students about academics, study material, evaluation, certification, university events etc. They also shared their academic experiences and expressed their desire to make use of the extensive opportunities being extended to them at par with regular students. 

Students were motivated to avail the benefits given to them by LPU. They were also shown various student-centric initiatives and vast infrastructure of the university.

Aspiring student from Binewal and Sailla Khurd visited university campus and got oriented by LPUDE staff

An orientation session was conducted at university campus for LPU Distance Education aspiring students from Binewal and Sailla Khurd. The objective of the session was to orient the aspirants about various academic, co-curricular, examination, certification, online support and fee related provisions of LPUDE.

Students cleared their doubts related to academics, evaluation, university events etc and got their admissions processed on the spot.

Friday, 14 July 2017

Week long Soft Skills Training Programme held for LPU Distance Education Staff Members

To enhance the professional outlook and service level, a week-long training programme on soft skills was organized by the Lovely Professional University for its Distance Education staff members. 

The training was conducted in two batches by the resource persons Ms. Malvinder Gill, Mr. Gaurav Bali and Mr. Shashi Sheikher Regrow from the Soft Skills department of the university who trained the staff members on various aspects of Soft Skills viz. giving effective introduction, creating positive first impression, improving body language, making effective telephonic communication, handling queries effectively,concluding any conversation etc. Staff members were also oriented about the role of verbal and non-verbal communications, impact of communication on students and ways to improve it, Email EtiquetteBusiness EthicsWritten CommunicationPresentation Skills and Sandwich Technique of Communication

Illustratively, Lovely Professional University always strive for the professional enhancement of its staff members with ultimate aim of enhancing the service level and student support services. The training programme was an initiative in this direction. 

Monday, 10 July 2017

LPU Distance Education Student won Gold in team event in International Shooting Meet at Czech Republic

MBA student of LPU Distance Education Mr. Amanpreet Singh has brought another laurel for the country by winning first position in the team event of 50m Pistol Men during 48th Grand Prix of Liberation Plzeƈ  (Czech Republic) 2017. Mr. Jitu Rai and Mr. P.N. Prakash were other two ace international shooters of India who along with Mr. Amanpreet Singh managed to secure joint score of 1658 and bagged the first position. Teams from Russia and Germany got the second and third positions respectively.This is the second major achievement for Punjabi lad from Phillaur after winning silver in ISSF shooting world cup in the month of March this year. 

Illustratively, LPU always strives to encourage the budding sportsperson and artists of national and international repute by providing various free-ships and rewards to them so that they can pursue their passions along with their studies.