Lovely Professional University has brought laurels to the state as all the offered 960 seats of engineering have been opted in the first round of AIEEE counseling itself.
Online PR News – 21-July-2010 – – Lovely Professional University has brought laurels to the state as all the offered 960 seats of engineering have been opted in the first round of AIEEE counseling itself. Moreover, it was a matter of immense pride as the first student to opt for LPU is a 2852 (All India rank )holder. This itself speaks more than anything for the confidence that students and parents have now on standards of the University and Punjab state.
In AIEEE more than 9 Lakhs students appear through out India and only selected few Institutes are able to participate in this coveted counseling. In Punjab only two institutes, other being NIT - Jalandhar, have participated in all India level AIEEE counseling. The most important achievement for the state of Punjab is that now students from all across India are coming to Punjab for their higher studies. At LPU, the 960 students who have opted for engineering seats are part of the diverse community from 22 states including Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat.
LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal says, “I am please to welcome the students from different states. Already students from 23 states are pursuing different courses at LPU, but now such a strong addition of students of AP & Kerala are there. I am humbled with this achievement that the University has been able to attract students from South also. And I assure them they will be provided with the best standards in everything; faculty, infrastructure, hostels and above all a healthy environment. We will take the personal interest to help them accommodate in the campus”. From the observed trend it could be noted that CSE and IT are still the most popular programs among the students followed by Mechanical and Electronics. At the University also the first rank has opted for Computer Science.
He further added that it is not only students from across India who is opting for the University but is students from 15 other countries as well from where the students are coming to the University. These countries include South Korea, Indonesia, Yemen, Sudan, Tanzania, Kenya, UK, etc.