Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Directorate of Distance Education and Division of Academic Affairs bagged first position in procession during 16th annual conference of LPU - Share The Vision

Lovely Professional University organized its two-day 16th annual conference ‘Share the Vision-2017’, where more than 3500 faculty and staff members made substantial participation. The theme of annual conference celebrated this year was “Outcome & Empowerment”.

On the inaugural day of the conference, holding hands of one another, staff members also went for 5 kilometers long ‘Unity Walk’ to showcase strength of oneness. Group constituting Directorate of Distance Education and Division of Academic Affairs bagged first position in 'Unity Walk' procession.

During the conference, near 400 LPU employees, who have been providing their services since long, were also honoured with association awards amid the presence of their family and staff members. Twelve staff members have been awarded for 15 years’ association; 120 for 10 years; and, 267 for 5 years’ devoted association.


Invoking all of the faculty and staff members to keep on performing better than yesterday, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal and Pro-Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal inspired them to achieve “measurable outcomes” as recognized by national and international agencies. Sharing various achievements made in diverse fields be it academics, research, placements, accreditations, rankings & awards, scientific & technological competitions, sports & cultural activities; both of them inspired all to perform better than yesterday to let LPU realize its ‘Vision-2025’ to get included in top 200 universities of the world. 

In addition, various cultural & sports events, fashion show, and fun based activities were also organized.

Sunday, 7 January 2018

LPU MBA student won Gold Medal in 61st National Shooting Championship

Shooting sensation, an MBA student at Lovely Professional University, Amanpreet Singh has once again showcased his distinct shooting deftness by clinching Gold Medal in the mixed team 10 meter air pistol national event. Occasion was ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship at National Games Shooting Range at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. The event was governed by International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) and National Rifle Association of India. Worth informing, the mixed event has been introduced worldwide recently by the governing body ISSF in order to comply with the International Olympics Committee's gender equality policy in Olympics. In the ongoing meet, this was the second mixed event followed by 10m air rifle mixed. 

The competition comprised three series of 10 shots for a team followed by four shots in the elimination rounds and finally six shots to decide the gold medal winner. Five pairs Amanpreet-Shweta; Asian junior champion Yashaswini Deswal-Anmol Jain (Haryana); Harveen Sarao-Anchal Grewal; Annu Raj Singh-Deepak Kumar (Air India); and, Vidya Gowda-PN Prakash (Karnataka) had qualified for the finals. Ranked number one in the competition, Amanpreet-Shweta scored 480.7 to bag the gold in this new event; Yashaswini-Anmol won silver with 480.5; while, Harveen-Anchal won bronze with 433.9 scores.

Congratulating Amanpreet for his magnificent win, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal says: “We at LPU have all praises for Amanpreet. Prior to this, he has already pocketed many medals at ISSF (International Shooting Sports Federation) organized World Cup Shooting Championship and Commonwealth Shooting Championship.  We know that India has a lot of talent and one among them is at LPU in the form of shooting sensation Amanpreet. Identifying his deftness, we wish him to win Olympic Gold at Tokyo in Japan in the year 2020.” In fact, proving his shooting skills time and again, Amanpreet is establishing himself as unbeaten ‘Shooting Star of the World’. 

The importance of the championship can also be judged from the participation point of view as world renowned shooters including London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar; Pemba Tamang (Army); veteran Ashok Pandit (Maharashtra) and his son Ronak; Samaresh Jung (CISF) were among other 121 competitors at the championship.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

PCP held for DE Students at LPU Campus during December 2017

Personal Contact Programme (PCP) for LPU Distance Education students of session 2017-1 was held at Lovely Professional University campus from 7th December to 12th December 2017. Several hundred students from various parts of Punjab attended the PCP and interacted with expert university faculty for face to face academic counselling.

Based on the online registration of the students, university planned and conducted PCP classes in the disciplines of Computer Applications, Information Technology, Management, Library & Information Sciences, Commerce, Mathematics, English, Education, Economics, Hindi, Political Science, History and Sociology. Around 100+ faculty members were engaged to conduct classes pertaining to 300+ courses. Students from places like Jalandhar, Phagwara, Fazilka,Phillaur, Barnala, Hoshiarpur, Amloh, Ludhiana, Abohar, Rayya, Patti, Ferozepur, Nawanshahr, Amritsar, Doraha, Dharamkot, Ajnala,
Malerkotla, Moga, Balachaur etc. attended the PCP classes.

Monday, 4 December 2017

LPU DE adjudged first runners-up in One World 2017 for representing the country Lesotho

The Directorate of Distance Education students represented the country 'Lesotho' in LPU’s mega event One World held at University Campus on 21st and 22nd November 2017.The theme of this year's One World event was "Festivals". Students from all over the Punjab participated in the event along with regular LPU students from Lesotho. Students showcased the Festivals and Cultural Celebrations of the country Lesotho and brought Lesotho alive on the University Campus.
Students left no stone unturned in charming the audiences and judges which bagged them 1st runners-up position with the cash reward of Rs. 15,000.


PCP held at LPU Campus on Saturdays from 25th September to 11th November 2017 
  
Personal Contact Programme (PCP) classes for LPU Distance Education students of session 2017-1 were conducted at Lovely Professional University campus on Saturdays from 25th September  to 11th November 2017. Several hundred students from various parts of Punjab attended the PCP and interacted with expert university faculty for face to face academic counselling.
Based on the online registration of the students, university planned and conducted PCP classes in the disciplines of Computer Applications, Information Technology, Management, Library & Information Sciences, Commerce, Mathematics, English, Education, Economics, Hindi, Political Science, History and Sociology. Around 100+ faculty members were engaged to conduct classes pertaining to 310+ courses. Students from places like Jalandhar, Phagwara, Fazilka,Phillaur, Barnala, Hoshiarpur, Amloh, Ludhiana, Abohar, Rayya, Patti, Ferozepur, Nawanshahr, Amritsar, Doraha, Dharamkot, Ajnala, Malerkotla, Balachaur etcattended the PCP classes. 

Students, especially working professionals, found it easier to attend the classes on Saturdays. Many students also found this beneficial as they get full week to revise the content taught in the previous class before going ahead in the next class. In order to cater to the requirement and feedback of students belonging to far off places, December PCP classes would be held at a stretch from 7th to 12th December 2017

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Highlights of LPU DE participation in LPU'S mega cultural event Spectra 2017
LPU Distance Education students competed with regular students from various schools/ departments of Lovely Professional University and  won the hearts of the judges with their creativity in the field of  Fine Arts as Ms. Priya, an MBA student from Ludhiana, bagged first prize in Rangoli competition and Ms. Arundeep, a B.A. student from Amritsar got 3rd position in Poster Making competition.
 
LPU DE Students from places like Nakodar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Nurpur Bedi, Phagwara, Mandi Gobindgarh, Amritsar, Tanda, Ahmedgarh and Chandigarh participated in Spectra 2017 in various events like Rangoli, Cartooning, Poster Making, Photography, Spot Painting, Light Vocal, Western Vocal, Western Free Style, Folk Solo & Folk Group Dance events and mesmerised the audience with their performances. Students also participated in colourful cultural procession showcasing their talents.

Monday, 6 November 2017

LPU MBA Student wins Silver in Commonwealth Shooting Championship for India in Australia


Proving his shooting skills once again, MBA student oft Lovely Professional University, Amanpreet Singh won Silver Medal for India in 50m pistol event of the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Gold Coast, Australia on 3rd November 2017. In a rare achievement, LPU student Amanpreet and two other Indian shooters, Prakash Nanjappa (Gold) & Jitu Rai (Bronze)  have swept away with all top 3 medals of the event by seeing Tri-Colour flying high for all three prestigious positions at the victory stand. Prakash won the coveted gold medal with a score of 222.4, while Amanpreet and Jitu settled for silver and bronze medals with scores of 222 and 201.9 respectively. Prior to this, Amanpreet has already pocketed two medals at ISSF (International Shooting Sports Federation) organized World Cup Shooting Championships. 

Since Amanpreet’s joining LPU it is his third great international victory. His studies at LPU has not only developed his personality but has also made him to work hard and hard than before. As this competition had the best shooters of the world in competition, this winning means much for a Police Officer’s son Amanpreet and he reveals his firm will to bring more glory to the nation through his shooting talent.

Belonging to Phillaur (Punjab), Amanpreet is indebted to all those who have always inspired, supported and guided him for this sport. He is also thankful to all of his teachers and fellow students at LPU who kept forwarding best wishes to him during the competitions he participated in.