Lovely Professional University has opened 155 study centres for distance learning programmes across India. The centres have been established in Punjab, New Delhi & NCR, Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Jammu & Kashmir. These centres are aimed to provide both academic as well as administrative support to students.
Commenting on this development, Chancellor, Mr. Ashok Mittal, LPU said, "Distance Education courses are an efficient way for the students to enhance learning and to expand access to higher education," He further added that "By opening the LPU Study Centres for Distance Learning, we are ensuring that an innovative pedagogy is developed to help students get education which is flexible, economical, convenient and effective by all means."
Under LPU DE, students are provided with Study Material, Contact Classes and various Online Resources to facilitate student learning. With the help of LPU's online software - Learning Management Solutions (LMS), students will be able to see their assignments, study material, fees deposited, and curriculum and also they can give their mock test online.
LPU DE programmes have been recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC), an apex body for the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system in India, and Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC for running Distance Education Programmes.