In its maiden attempt, Lovely Professional University, one of India’s most prestigious universities, secured 2nd position in India and 17th Position in the world in the WURI rankings (World Universities with Real Impact). Top global Universities like MIT, Harvard, Boston, NUS, OXFORD, UC Barkley, Cambridge, etc also participated in this prestigious ranking platform.
Amongst the WURI ranking of top 100, 101-200 and 201 to 300, LPU bagged the 101- 200 band along with other 18 Indian universities including CU, Op Jindal, Chitkara, GNDU etc. WURI had also listed various competitive categories such as Industrial Application, Entrepreneurial spirit, Ethical values, Student mobility & Openness, Crisis management and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. LPU was able to secure 1st position in India in the Fourth Industrial Revolution category and was benchmarked above the Ivy league universities like Harvard, Oxford and University of Pennsylvania. Keeping up with the disruptive technologies and trends such as the Internet of Things, Robotics, Virtual reality, Artificial intelligence, Industry 4.0 took LPU to the 1st position in this category.
Commenting on the incredible win, Dr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, LPU said, “This is a moment of pride that LPU won the second rank even though we participated for the first time. As our schools take a global stage with various international support initiatives and student exchange programs, securing the 17th rank in the world is a reaffirmation of the contribution that our faculty has been able to make and the change that we have been able to drive”.