Admissions to Distance and Online Education Programmes of Lovely Professional University (LPU) are open for January and February 2024 intake for the academic year 2023-24. LPU Distance & Online Education Programmes are available in the disciplines of Management, Commerce, Science, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Arts, and Library & Information Sciences.

Presently, LPU offers MBA, BBA, DBA, MCA, M.Sc. IT, BCA, B.Sc. IT, DCA, M. Com, B. Com, M.A., B.A., MLIS, BLIS and DLIS programmes through Distance Education (DE) mode and MBA, MCA, M.Sc. (Mathematics), M. Com, M.A., BCA, B.A., and B. Com, programmes through the Online Education mode. MBA Programme in Distance and Online Education modes offer nine specializations including Business Analytics, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Data Science, Digital Marketing, International Business, Information Technology, Operations Management. These specializations are quite popular amongst working professionals.

Professionals and students aiming to enhance their educational qualifications can also choose from various M.A. programmes, including English, Economics, Mathematics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Education, Punjabi, and Hindi, offered through Distance Education mode, and in English, Economics, History, Political Science, and Sociology, offered through Online mode. The Distance and Online Education mode students are academically facilitated through Personal Contact Programme (PCP) classes and Virtual LIVE classes respectively.

Illustratively, as per UGC notification dated 02 September 2022, the degrees obtained in Distance and Online Education modes are considered at par with regular mode degrees for employment and higher education purpose. Furthermore, LPU Distance and Online mode students have the access to same academic, professional, placement, co-curricular and sports opportunities which are available for regular mode students. It is also noteworthy that degrees obtained through LPU Distance and Online Education modes are considered by the World Education Services (WES) and other educational credentials assessment bodies, for immigration and higher studies abroad.

Many popular sports persons including International and National level players, army officers, industry leaders, Govt. and Private sector employees have availed LPU Distance and Online Education programmes to enhance their educational qualifications. These programmes are powered by multiple award-winning Online Learning Management System and interactive Mobile Apps- ‘LPU Touch’ for Distance mode and ‘LPU Online’ for Online mode students. To bridge the distance in the realms of Higher Education, the Distance and Online learners are provided with the same opportunities as that of regular mode students.

For further details and admissions-related inquiries, aspiring students can visit or call 01824-521350 for LPU Distance Education and or call 01824-520001 for LPU Online Education.