LPU's Twinning programs:Offering diversity in disciplines and learning destinations at low expenses
07/21/2010

Lovely Professional University has come with its series of twinning programs in Engineering, Business Administration and Computer Applications that provides such students to get an international degree at apprx 50% of the conventional cost incurred while studying abroad.

Online PR News – 21-July-2010 – – The ongoing economic downturn that struck the world economy last year, is proving to be big blow to Indian students’ foreign education dreams. Thousands of students, who were aspiring to go abroad for higher studies, are deferring their plans due to global recession, tapering financial assistance and a bleak job market.

In this background, Lovely Professional University has come with its series of twinning programs in Engineering, Business Administration and Computer Applications that provides such students to get an international degree at apprx 50% of the conventional cost incurred while studying abroad. With the articulation arrangement between LPU and foreign universities, the former is offering these Twinning programmes. As per the arrangement, students complete a part of a programme at LPU, and rest with the foreign partner university. The final degree is awarded by foreign university.
As the years of the programme in LPU are based on US pedagogy, thus these programmes provide students with an opportunity to choose their specialization after they join LPU's partner university abroad. LPU has tied up with various world class universities in USA, Canada , UK and Australia, so that the students can choose from the list of the partner universities, on the basis of merit and are not compelled to bind themselves to any particular university or country at the time of admission. Students can make their mind on to the future course of their study, while pursuing the part of the programme at LPU; thereby reaching a more precise decision with regard to the choice of the country and the University.

Giving more details about the features of twinning program, Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor-LPU said, “Basically, the programs are meant to impart the learning as per the global standards, adhered in some of the most developed nations of the world. The part of learning that is completed at LPU acts as a propeller for an assured successful education career abroad in some of the most globally renowned Universities, which have partnered with LPU. With tie ups with more than 20 Universities abroad, we offer a range of options to our students to chart his future course in professional education, at economical expenses.”

LPU is taking admissions to its B Tech (International), BBA (International), B. Sc Hospitality Management and MBA (International) programs, for which the eligibility condition has been fixed at 50% marks in penultimate class.