LPU Distance Education Programmes making Students Industry-Ready


Jalandhar: It has remarkably been seen that the Distance Education (DE) Programmes of Lovely Professional University (LPU) are making its students industry ready. Majority of the employees at some of the software development companies are predominantly either LPU alumni or active students of its Distance Education programmes. One of such full-service software development companies with LPU DE students is ‘Logiciel Solutions’ at Ludhiana in Punjab, which creates high-value web and mobile applications. By using agile methodology and cutting-edge technologies, company has illustrious clients from top countries and continents including the United States, Canada, Europe and more. It clearly indicates that in terms of employment, talent and skills; Distance Education students at LPU do not lag behind any of the regular mode students.

‘Logiciel Solutions’ provides services in various industries including Home Improvement Industry, Pharmacy, Real Estate, Travel & Hospitality, Healthcare & Fitness and more. LPU Director DE Programmes Ms Ginni Nijhawan visited the aforesaid company and interacted with company’s owner and Distance Education students working there. She expressed her happiness on the growth and easy settlement of LPU DE students.

The co-founder of the company, Umesh Sharma, revealed that the success of his venture lies due to the continuous up-gradation of knowledge and skills of employees: “My employees have been main contributory in the creation of some of the amazingly remarkable business applications & mobile apps. So, we always encourage employees to enhance their qualifications and professional know-hows. On these lines, we found that LPU Distance Education programmes are technology driven, easily accessible, affordable and quality oriented flexible study programmes. LPU DE programmes, particularly in the disciplines of Computer Applications and Information Technology, serve the purpose of our employees the best.”

Illustrative, one of LPU DE students Ranjan Kumar, who completed his MCA in 2017, has been presently promoted to the position of team leader (front end) in the company. Many of the other senior software developers at the company are also the alumni of LPU Distance Education. Most of them have completed their Masters programmes in Computer Applications and Information Technology. BSc IT is another much sought after LPU DE programme among the software trainees and template designers of the company.

In fact, LPU offers UGC-DEB approved affordable DE programmes in the disciplines of Computer Applications, IT, Management, Commerce, Library Sciences and Arts. These are powered by online learning management system – LPU e-Connect and interactive Mobile App LPU Touch.