LPUNEST Exam: 2020 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Lovely Professional University NEST [LPUNEST]

LPUNEST - Lovely Professional University NEST

Lovely professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test is a University level examination conducted for admission in engineering programmes offered by Lovely professional University. This university also provides scholarships to students as per their rules and regulations.

LPU NEST was started in 2009 and became one of the largest entrance tests in India just in 5 years with approximately 3 lakh students registering for the test in 2014.

Lovely Professional University strongly believes in the fact that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education. So the University offers India’s largest Private Scholarship Scheme.




Online application begins

15th November

Last Date to apply

28th  February

Exam date

10th  – 30th, April

Result announcement

4th May

Online Counselling & Seat Allocation

5th May

Last date of Admission on the basis of LPU NEST

31st May

LPU NEST Exam Dates (MBA)



Online application begins

15th October

Last date to apply

30th November

Exam date

15th Dec.– 5th Jan

Result announcement

First week of January

Call for GD/Interview

February Onwards

Last date of Admission

31st May

LPUNEST Eligibility criteria

Candidates are suggested to fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying:

  • Candidates must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidates must have passed or appearing in 12th or equivalent exam from CBSE, ICSE or any other recognized board.
  • For admission in B. Tech, B. Tech (Hons.), Integrated (B. Tech-M. Tech) , Integrated (B. Tech-MBA), candidates must have secured minimum 60% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics and English subjects.
  • For admission in B. Tech Biotechnology (BT), B. Tech. Biotechnology (Hons.), B. Tech – BT (Food Process Engineering), students must have obtained 60% marks in 12th or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English & Maths, Biotech, and Biology.

LPUNEST Application Form & fees

Application form will be released from 15th November.
The application form will be available through online and offline mode.

  • Online mode: Candidates can download the application form through the official website of the university
  • Offline mode: Candidates can purchase it from the admission office at the university campus.

The application fee will be Rs.500/-.

Fee payment can be done through debit/credit card, net banking or through demand draft. Candidates can send the application form by post or they can also submit it in person at the designated centres. After filling the application form, candidates are required to send the application form along with payment proof and other required documents at the university address mentioned below:Lovely Professional UniversityJalandhar- Delhi G.T. Road (NH-1) Phagwara, Punjab-144411

LPUNEST Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing should have completed  final examination of 10 + 2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Council, Institution, college etc. declared recognised by Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable

  • The exam will be conducted in both online mode (Computer Based Test) and offline mode (pen and paper based test).
  • The question paper will be asked in English language only.
  • The question paper will contain objective type questions.
  • There is not any provision of negative marking for unanswered or wrong response.
  • The test duration will be total 120 minutes.

The exam pattern is mentioned below:


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Syllabus will contain different subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Biology. Language medium will be English only.

LPUNEST Admit Card

 Admits card will be available to the candidates few weeks prior to the examination. Candidates whose exam schedule has been booked by the university can download the admit card after 48 hours from the slot booking through the official website of the university. Candidates note down that the admit card will not be sent by post.

LPUNEST Results & Score Card

Result will be announced by the authority on 4th May. The result will be published through the official site of university and will also be sent on the email ID provided by the candidates. Cut-off for the Exam will be announced in the first week of May. The cut-off is defined as the minimum marks which are compulsory to score. The candidates can check the cut-off marks in the online mode soon after its release.

LPUNEST Counselling & Admission

The Counselling process will start from 5th May. In counselling procedure, candidates will be allotted a seat on the basis of choices filled by them. Candidates are required to bring the required original documents along with photocopies for the document verification.

Document required for counselling process is listed below:

  • 10th class mark sheet & passing certificate
  • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Admit card & score card
  • Category certificate (if applicable)

List of LPUNEST examination centres

Candidates can choose any one test city to appear. Test centres will be operational on all the days except Public Holidays and weekly offs.

Following is the complete list of Test Cities :-

Andhra Pradesh









New Delhi







Himachal Pradesh


Jammu & Kashmir





Uttar Pradesh



Madhya Pradesh

West Bengal



LPUNEST Contact Information

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road,    
Phagwara, Punjab (India) – 144411
Phone: +91-1824-404404
Toll Free: 1800 102 4431
Fax: +91-1824-506111
Email: admissions@lpu.co.in : info@lpu.co.in
Website: http://www.lpu.in/