LPUNEST 2020 - Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test

Exam Date : May 15, 2020 To June 30, 2020

If you are looking to do your dream course at one of the best universities in India or specifically in Lovely Professional University (LPU) then LPU NEST is the exam for you. If you want to know more about this exam, go through the following sections. This will help you to understand the exam.

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What is LPUNEST?

Full form of LPUNEST is Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test. LPU offers a scholarship for students who are aspiring to study in one of the courses offered at the University.

LPU is a private and one of the largest university located in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. Established in 2005 by Lovely International Trust under The Lovely Professional University Act, 2005.

LPUNEST Exam Details

Courses Offered: LPUNEST 2020 is a university level entrance exam inducted in the year 2009 for residential admissions into the Engineering, Management, Law, Design, Agriculture, Hotel Management & many other courses at Lovely Professional University.

Approvals: It also holds approvals from Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) for its campus.

Mode: LPU NEST 2020 is conducted only through online mode which is Computer Based Test (CBT).

Frequency: LPUNEST 2020 is conducted only once a year and in two schedules.

International Tie-ups: It is also having several international tie-ups with many Universities and to name a few are the University of Iowa, University of East London, University of Missouri, California State University, Otterbein University, Murdoch University, Jonkoping University, etc.

Scholarships: It provides scholarships worth over 7.5 lakhs (for a 5-year course) for deserving candidates.

LPU NEST Introduction
Exam Name Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test
Acronym LPU NEST
Conducting Body Lovely Professional University (LPU)
Exam Level National Level Examination
Exam Date Upto July 31, 2020
Programmes Undergraduate and MBA/MCA
Mode of Exam Online Mode (Computer Based Test)
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Dates for different courses are given here: LPUNEST Exam Dates 2020

LPUNEST 2020 Exam Date

The Application Process for LPU NEST 2020 Schedule-2 has begun from December 12, 2019. Post the release date, the candidates can start filling the application form online on the official LPU portal. Candidates will have to submit the Schedule-2 LPUNEST application form before June 30, 2020.

LPUNEST 2020 Exam Dates have been released for Schedule-2. Once candidates write the exam, within four working days they will get their results.

Exam Dates for different courses are given here: LPUNEST Exam Dates 2020

For further details, kindly refer university website (www.lpu.in)

LPUNEST 2020 Eligibility

LPU offers admission into various undergraduate and graduate courses. Therefore the eligibility of candidates depends on the course which they are applying for. And only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST 2020.

Eligibility for various ug courses: Applicants should have either completed or should be appearing in 2019 in final examination of 10+2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or they should be appearing for the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Institution, college. These institutions must be recognized by the Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable.

Eligibility for B.Tech: The qualifying candidates must have secured minimum aggregate marks of 60% in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics, and English) subject to qualifying LPUNEST (B.Tech).

We have only mentioned a few details about the eligibility criteria. You can visit our LPUNEST 2020 Eligibility Criteria section to get full details about the criteria for the course you want.

Exam Dates for different courses are given here: LPUNEST Exam Dates 2020

For further details, kindly refer university website (www.lpu.in)

LPUNEST 2020 Syllabus

LPU NEST is an exam which is conducted to offer admissions into various courses UG and Graduate courses. Therefore the LPUNEST 2020 Syllabus that a candidate should concentrate on depends on the course which he/she is applying for.

Syllabus for B.Tech: Topics are related to subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and English. Candidates must go through the XI and XII syllabus.

Previous Year Paper/Sample Paper: Candidates can refer to the previous year question papers to get a clear idea of the syllabus, exam pattern and marking scheme.

Other Courses: If you are applying for other courses then the syllabus will be related to the course which you are applying for. LPUNEST Syllabus will also depend on the qualifying or qualified exam.

LPUNEST 2020 Registration

LPU will release the application on December 12, 2019 on the official website. Candidates have to fill in the LPUNEST 2020 Application Form Details and proofread it before submitting. Aspirants can go through the following sections to get familiarised with the application process.

Exam Dates for different courses are given here: LPUNEST Exam Dates 2020

How to apply for LPUNEST?

You can follow these steps to register yourself for LPU NEST:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of Lovely Professional University (LPU). Go to the admission section and click on register.
  • Step 2: Enter the required details.
  • Step 3: Pay the application fee through either online or offline mode. You can pay through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/Demand draft.
  • Step 4: Submit your application form and take a print out in an A4 size sheet for future references.

For further details, kindly refer university website (www.lpu.in)

General Guidelines for Remotely Proctored Online Exam

Due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, as per the notifications of central and state governments, it is safe to stay at home. Therefore, to facilitate our prospective students, LPU offers to appear in the LPUNEST using a remotely proctored online exam by staying at home. Following are the pivotal points that you should know before you appear in the exam.

The remote proctoring module needs the following system configuration and requirements:

System Configuration

Processor: Core 2 Duo & above Processor

Speed: 1.5 GHz & above RAM: Minimum 1 GB

Operating System (Windows)- Minimum: Windows 7 Recommended: Windows 10

Operating System (MAC)- Minimum: MAC OS X Recommended: MAC OS

  • Remote proctoring module requires a proper internet connection of a minimum of 1 Mbps.
  • You should have a working web camera and mic available/attached with your Laptop/desktop.
  • Ensure proper lighting in the room so that the pictures captured during the exam are not blurred.
  • You will receive login information prior to the exam.
  • LPU counsellor will call you prior to the exam to make you accustomed to the entire process, infrastructure requirements and other important information to appear in the test.
  • You will be under constant observation during the entire duration of the test via artificial intelligence tools and live to monitor by the proctors. Any suspected activity will lead to the immediate termination of the exam. The AI tools will be able to detect any movement of face or eyeballs and highlight the same automatically. The candidate will be under constant vigilance of proctor through a live feed to deter any suspicious activity of the candidate.

NOTE:- For detailed information (regarding exam procedure, infrastructure requirements and things to remember during the exam) refer to the instruction manual in the email you will receive before the exam. For more details, refer to the PDF file here.

LPUNEST 2020 Application Form

Online Mode:

Candidates can start filling the application form online from December 12, 2019 and will have to submit the application form before June 30, 2020. The details of the application fee are provided below for your reference.

Category Cost of Application Form and Soft Copy of LPUNEST Kit Cost of Application Form and Printed LPUNEST Kit
Boys INR 800 INR 1000
Girls INR 500 INR 700

Once they have finished filling LPUNEST Application Form Details, they will have to pay the application fee. Candidates can pay the fee online only through Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card.

Offline Mode

The candidates without the online internet facility can get the application form (and the LPUNEST Kit) by visiting the University Campus or any other prescribed place by paying cash. For boys, the application form and kit costs INR 800 and for girls, it is INR 500.

Photograph and Signature: Candidate should have a recent photo taken against a white background. The size of the photo should be 10 Kb to 100 Kb. And candidates should have a scanned copy of their signature. They have to remember that the signature should be consistent throughout the admission process else they will be subjected to rejection.

Documents Required for LPUNEST

Various documents that candidates require while applying for LPUNEST are:

  • Marksheet of 10th and 12th.
  • Valid mobile number and email id.
  • Payment options like debit card/credit card/net banking/demand draft.
  • Scanned copy of candidate's signature.
  • A recent photograph against white background.

LPUNEST 2020 Exam Pattern

LPU conducts the LPU NEST exam as an online exam which is Online proctored test. The exam pattern will depend on paper which will depend on the course the candidate has applied for.

Here we have mentioned the exam pattern for B.Tech, MBA and Law exams.

Exam Pattern for the online proctored exam for B.Tech

LPUNEST 2020 online proctored Exam consists of 95 MCQs which should be attempted within the time duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes or 90 minutes. Candidates will get less than a minute to attempt each question. So candidates have to use the time efficiently. LPU NEST 2020 exam will be conducted for a total of 270 marks.

Marks distribution is as follows:

Exam Pattern for Online Proctored B.Tech Exam
Name Courses for Test Test Scheme No. of questions Marks (subject) MM Time
LPUNEST-2020 (B.Tech) Physics Physics, Chemistry, English, MathsORPhysics, Chemistry, English,  Biology

Physics: 20 Questions (All MCQs)(4 marks each) 80 270 Marks 90 Minutes
Mathematics Mathematics: 20 Questions (All MCQs) (4 marks each) 80
Chemistry Chemistry: 20 Questions (All MCQs) (4 marks each) 80
Biology Biology: 20 Questions (All MCQs) (4 marks each) 80
English English: 15 Questions (All MCQs) (2 marks each) 30

Exam Pattern for online proctored LLM exam

LPUNEST LLM online proctored test will have 160 MCQs. The exam duration is 120 minutes (2 hours). The marks distribution for this paper is as follows:

Exam pattern for LLM Online proctored exam
Name Courses for Test Test Scheme No. of questions Marks (subject) MM Time
LPUNEST -2020 (LL.M) English All compulsory  English: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40 160 Marks 120 Minutes
Constitutional Law Constitutional Law: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40
Jurisprudence Jurisprudence: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40
Other Law Subjects Other Law subjects: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40

LPUNEST 2020 Admit Card

LPU, the conducting authority of LPUNEST will release the admit card on the official website. Candidates can download their admit card by entering their credentials. A copy of the LPUNEST 2020 Admit Card will be mailed to the candidate's mail ID provided during registration.

How to download LPUNEST Admit Card?

Once the admit card is released you can download them by following these steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of LPUNEST 2020.
  • Step 2: Click on “LPUNEST” icon.
  • Step 3: Login using your credentials which are User Id and Password.
  • Step 4: Click on submit. LPUNEST 2020 admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 5: Download and take a printout of the Admit Card in A4 size sheet.

LPUNEST 2020 Exam Centres

Exam Centres are spread across 200 cities with nearly 140 exam centres. The exam centre can be selected by the candidates at the time of filling the LPUNEST application form. Candidate can choose the centre which is comfortable and convenient. LPU NEST 2020 can be attended either in English or Hindi.

The list of exam centres which candidates can choose from are given in the following table:

LPUNEST: Exam Centres
State City
Andhra Pradesh Vishakhapatnam
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Begusarai
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Bhilai
Bilaspur (CG)
Goa Margaon
Gujarat Akota
Haryana Ambala
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur (HP)
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Karnataka Bangalore
Kerala Cochin
Malappuram Dist
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Maharashtra Kolhapur
Vasai (WEST)
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizwal
Nagaland Dimapur
New Delhi Delhi
Orissa Behrampur
Puducherry Pondicherry
Punjab Amritsar
Rajasthan Ajmer
Tamil Nadu Tirunelveli
Telangana Hyderabad
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Greater Noida
Uttrakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Durgapur

LPUNEST 2020 Results

The results will be declared the next day after the exam is taken by the candidate on the official university portal. LPUNEST 2020 Result will be announced on the LPU website in the pdf format. Candidates can take a printout for future reference. Results will be declared in 4 days after the exam is conducted.

How to check LPUNEST 2020 Results

You can check your results by following these steps:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of LPUNEST 2020 and click on 'View Results' icon.
  • Step 2: Enter your valid credentials, which are LPUNEST 2020 application form number. Click on ‘View Result’ tab.
  • Step 3: Click on the submit button and you can view your LPUNEST 2020 result.
  • Step 4: Take a printout of the LPUNEST 2020 result for future reference.

LPUNEST 2020 Counselling

The counselling and admission process will last until January 1, 1970. Based on the merit list the candidates will be called for the LPUNEST 2020 Counselling Process. Allotment of the seat is based on the candidate’s ranking, preferences, and availability of seat.

For further details, kindly refer university website (www.lpu.in)

Frequently Asked Questions

LPUNEST offer courses from various streams such as Engineering, Management, Law, Design, Agriculture, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Medical, and much more.

The application fee for LPUNEST kit and the application form is as follows:

Cost of Application Form and Soft Copy of LPUNEST Kit

  • For Boys - INR 800
  • For Girls - INR 500

Cost of Application Form and Printed LPUNEST Kit

  • For Boys - INR 1000
  • For Girls - INR 700

If you forget your login password, you can click on forgot password link on the official website and enter your registered email id to retrieve back your password.

The candidates must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Mathematics, and English as a mandatory subject with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized board of education.

The registration for LPUNEST 2020 started from June 2, 2020, and the last date to submit the filled Application Form is extended until July 15, 2020, for June and July schedule Phase II Exam.

The LPUNEST 2020 consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology, and English which will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)

The cut-off will be calculated based on the Number of Candidates, Number of Vacant Seats, Average Performance LPUNEST, and Last year’s cut off.

The counselling for LPUNEST 2020 will be conducted online. At the first stage, the candidate documents will be verified and then the preferred seats will be allotted based on the marks secured in qualifying examination based on category.

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Colleges which accept [LPUNEST]

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2019
29 Nov 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I joined in my college through my inter and there is a exam called LPUnest. First I applied from lovely professional university official website for LPUnest they ask for the following details:-

1.Your 10th marks


3.Phone number

4.candidates +1 and +2 marks

and the application procedure follows.

The candidate receives a message regarding conformation message from college. The we wait for the date of exam and after taking exam he/she given date of counceling and there are councelling center's in major cities like Vijayawada,Nellore etc anad admisson process is so simple they just verify the certificate and a person who crossed 90% in their inter will get a seat according to the candidates wish.

When I joined the college there is no particular cutoff but from my juniors I heard there is cuoff of 100 out of 360. The exam goes according to the pattern of JEEE-mains but difficulty level is little less compared to mains. 

Want to get in ?
B. Tech, batch of 2013
14 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

LPUNEST is the entrance exam which is considered for admission. Nearly 100000 rank is cutoff.

Want to get in ?
B tech (cse), batch of 2017
05 Oct 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I appeared in LPUNEST for the admission here.

Discussion Forum

I dont have 60%aggregate. Will i get admission?

What if I don't have 60% aggregate but wants admission in LPU? My rank is 10855 in LPU-NEST.

Asked By: samiksha trivedi,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Samiksha,

You have to score minimum 60% to get admission. There is no use of LPU NEST marks if your percentage is below 60. To check whether you are eligible for this exam, you can read about LPU NEST eligibility criteria.

Good Luck!

Can I get CSE in LPU with a rank of 4444 in LPU-NEST?

Can I get CSE in LPU with a rank of 4444 in LPU-NEST? If I get CSE through which counseling round I will get it?

Asked By: Beauty kumari,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Beauty,

Yes, you can get admission in CSE IN LPU with this rank in LPU NEST, but it depends on overall performance of the students that in which round they will call you for LPU NEST counselling.

Good Luck!

LPUNEST 2017 Biotechnology course

Does the University offer a Biotechnology course?

Asked By: Kishen Kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the university offers a Biotechnology course.

LPUNEST 2017 Purpose

Why is the LPUNEST exam conducted?

Asked By: Nishitha Murthy,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The LPUNEST exam is conducted for the admission of students into its engineering program.

LPUNEST 2017 exam level

Is the LPUNEST exam a state level exam?

Asked By: Bhanu J,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the LPUNEST exam is a National Level exam.

LPUNEST 2017 Overview

What is LPUNEST?

Asked By: Amrin Khan,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) is conducted by Lovely Professional University. It is a national level entrance examination. It is conducted in Punjab for the students seeking admissions into its engineering program. The university offers a total of 14 disciplines in the field of engineering.

Engineering at LPU

Which all streams LPU provides for candidates seeking admissions to Engineering?

Asked By: Anubhav Srivastav,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The university offers a total of 14 disciplines in the field of engineering.

The list of courses offered by LPU in the field of engineering are as below:

  1. Computer Science Engineering
  2. Information Technology
  3. Nanotechnology
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics)
  6. Civil Engineering (Mining)
  7. Civil Engineering
  8. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  9. Electrical Engineering
  10. Biotechnology
  11. Biotechnology (Food Processing Engineering)
  12. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  13. Mechanical Engineering (Automobile)
  14. Mechanical Engineering (Agriculture Equipment and machinery)

Conducting body of LPUNEST

Who is the conducting body of LPUNEST 2017?

Asked By: Kavya Kariyappa,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

LPUNEST 2017 is conducted by the Lovely Professional University.