Jagran Lakecity University has a pristine campus that is spread over an area of 232 acres. With lush green forest surrounding the campus from three sides, and being just 15 minutes away from the city center it provides students with a safe and secure environment to stay in. The university campus has 14 ultra-modern academic blocks consisting of classrooms, auditoriums, and labs for training the students. It has a 28,000 sqft Pyramid shape library giving students access to more than 42,000 books and journals. The campus is entirely wi-fi enabled and secured with CCTV cameras.
JLU believes in the all-around development of its students and hence offers different sports and recreational facilities on campus. The facilities range from a modern gym, 25 meters swimming pool, dance studios, drama theatres, football, and basketball courts. It also consists of a dedicated student lounge which gives access to indoor games and is a fun place to hang out. Overall the campus is large enough to be exciting, yet somehow small enough to make you feel like you belong here.
TECHNOLOGY BASED CLASSROOMS
Jagran Lakecity University is a practice-based university at its core and understands the importance of hands-on experience for a smooth transition from a classroom to a workplace. This process of a successful transition to the workplace is incomplete without thorough theoretical knowledge. JLU aligns all its initiatives following its Student-Centric approach. Classrooms turn out to be the sanctums where most theoretical learning happens, either through books, presentations, lectures or JLU’s fully enabled digital infrastructure.
JLU has 122 classrooms situated in 9 academic blocks, which are divided amongst its 6 faculties and are designed, allocated, and maintained as per the specific requirements of every school. While operating at maximum capacity, these classrooms collectively can seat over 4277 learners at once.
Classrooms at JLU are ergonomically designed to ease the knowledge flow so that students can have a lively learning experience. The classrooms are aesthetically planned to optimize acoustics and reduce every external noise, the lecturer feels comfortable delivering the concepts while students’ concentration can be focused on grasping the lecture.
The library is unarguably the most important academic facility of any university. Jagran Lakecity University has gone far and beyond to make sure that its library is one of a kind. The primary library at JLU Student Enrichment Hub is an iconic 90 feet tall PYRAMID, which is the only functional pyramid used for academic purposes in India. Spread over28000 sq. ft. the structure houses 35000 books and has a subscription of 30+ monthly and annual journals and magazines. The Pyramid has a quiet reading area for 100 students and also gives access to vast reading resources online. The students and staff at JLU are provided access credentials to ‘McGraw Hill E-Books’ which additionally opens millions of books, journals, research papers, and much more. The Faculty of Law houses a separate ‘Mini-Library’ in Block C, which has around 2000 hardcover books, and students of law, are provided access to thousands of legal resources online.
The library at the main Mugaliyachap campus of JLU houses over 8000 books, magazines, and journals. It also has 25 computer systems that serve the purpose of an E-Library for the learners. The library is at Block A and has a subscription to 8 annual and monthly journals, especially from the Engineering and Hospitality sector.
agran Lakecity University has a student-centric approach at its core. Especially for a practice-based curriculum, the students need to showcase their art in front of a large audience. JLU has 4 ultra-modern auditoriums which fulfill the purpose. These gathering hubs are also a place for the JLU community to get together for events and host celebrities, speakers, and academicians from all around the world. TEDx JLU 2019 was conducted in the Block C auditorium at SEH Chandanpura, which has a seating capacity of 260 and a 3 feet tall stage, the largest on the campus. Apart from it, JLU has an auditorium hall in Block A that can host 110 attendees at once and a theatre in Block E – Shri Gurudev Gupta Media Studios that can host 70 people for a memorable audiovisual experience. At the Mugalia Chhap Campus, Block C has a dedicated auditorium for a gathering of 100+ which is extensively used to host the events and functions of SOET & SOHT.
All the auditoriums at JLU are Wi-Fi enabled with a projector and a white screen for practical purposes. These gathering halls are digitally accustomed to holding video conferences and webinars for all the attendees, with an amazing acoustic experience.
PRACTICE LABS & GD ROOMS
agran Lakecity University establishes itself as a practice-based university, and hence research is at the forefront of our curriculum. Labs and Group Discussion rooms are essential pieces of infrastructure to promote fruitful discussions and intelligent conversations.
JLU has 7 dedicated GD/ conference rooms for students and staff. These rooms, spread between two campuses, have accommodation capacity varying from 12-30. All the rooms are Wi-Fi enabled, with large screens and projectors for display and surround sound-enabled audio. The rooms are equipped with microphones to enhance the speaker’s audio and have high-definition cameras for enabling video conferencing, especially with partner universities abroad.
Laboratories at JLU are the backbone of practice-based pedagogy. Combining the PC and non-PC labs, the university has over 45 labs. These are designed and utilized as per the need and requirements of specific schools. Jagran Lakecity Business School (JLBS), the flagship business school has a computer lab with a capacity to accommodate 45 students; JLU School of Law in its lab can house 60 students. The video editing lab at ‘Shri Gurudev Gupta Media Studios’ has 30 high-tech systems for all creative purposes; it also has a photography lab, a media production lab with 20 systems and an audio recording and broadcast studio. The Jagran School of Humanities and Social Sciences has a Psychology lab and an education lab for the display of charts, graphs, and mock counselling sessions. Dedicated especially to sports, JLU also has a Physiology and Anatomy lab, a Yoga lab, and a Testing lab to conduct fitness tests of athletes. Two large halls with judo mats are also at disposal to practice and organize martial arts events, like Judo, Karate, Boxing, Taekwondo etc.
The JLU School of Hospitality and Tourism (SOHT) has 3 fully equipped kitchens, 1 restaurant, one front office, one bakery, one housekeeping & laundry lab, and two demo (Hotel) rooms for training. No aspect of the industry is left out where students are not trained practically. The JLU School of Engineering and Technology (SOET) has 24 operational labs that are equipped with all instruments and facilities an engineering student from any stream might require. The 5 computer labs at SOET have over 100 systems in total and are used for, CAD/CAM/CAE, computer programming, and networking and are enabled with both WINDOWS and UNIX/LINUX.