Lovely professional University tie-up’s with EMC Corporation
Lovely Professional University tie-up’s with EMC Corporation
Lovely Professional University is the largest university with 24000 students on campus. With a mission to transform education in India, LPU has introduced an innovative integration of inter-disciplinary streams on offer after 10th,12th, Graduation & Post Graduation in Management, Hotel Management, Computer Application, Engineering, Architecture, Design, Commerce, Fashion Technology, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Paramedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Education, Physical Education, Films, Animation, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Sciences, Arts & Languages etc with more than 150 programmes. The university displays a vast cultural diversity with students from 23 different states and five countries.
LPU has a vast technology driven campus, spread over 550 acres of lush green area on NH-1 at the entry of Jalandhar city.
The university has an excellent placement cell. One of LPU’s Management institutes has been ranked among the top B-Schools in India in the A++ category by the prestigious magazine, Business India (19 October, 2008 issue) and has been ranked 16 among private engineering universities in India by Times of india. LPU has also been ranked 3rd best university to be enrolled for further studies by business baron (March 2008).
EMC2 the US based provider of IT Infrastructure, a Fortune 500 Company and LPU forge stronger tie-up.
Lovely professional University in its effort to provide Global Exposure to its students tied up with EMC Corporation a U.S. Fortune 500 and S&P 500 provider of information infrastructure systems, software and services.
” Both LPU and EMC2 want to create more efficient and learned tech graduates, for the benefit of the students as well as technological growth of a country “said Mr. Somasundaram, Director – Industry Training and Certification (Global Education Services at EMC2), who was present to forge this tie up between the two organizations.
Mr. Somasundaram, the US based professional who drives the Industry training and Certification (IEC) initiative at EMC2, educated the students about the current IT Industry requirement. While delivering a lecture at Shri Baldev Raj Auditorium, Mr. Somasundaram emphasized the need to students to equip themselves with diverse skills, and not limit themselves to only on field of strength.
He said, “Today, the companies are enthusiastic about an employee who is jack of all trades and not just master of one. An IT professional can not be termed as “complete” unless he has knowledge of Software development, as well as database management, data storage and networking.
In nutshell, he needs to be equipped with all the related fields of his subject.” Ms. Rashmi Mittal, Executive Dean-LPU also emphasized the importance of continuously acquiring the latest knowledge, especially so when a student is studying technology.
Mr. Somasundaram also showed his interest in increasing the activity of the tie-ups between EMC2 and LPU (by?? How?? Mention any other plan) towards creating a technically educative and supportive environment for its students, a mutually cherished desire of both the organizations. He also awarded a cheque of Rs. 5000 and an appreciation certificate to Danish Wadhwa, a student of year of B Tech (CSE) for developing a Joint Website for LPU and EMC2. Certificates to other students were also distributed, who underwent the training organized by EMC2 at LPU campus.