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.
- What is LPUNEST?
- Exam Dates
- Exam Pattern
- Admit Card
- Exam Centres
- Related Exams
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 NEST will be conducted from April 10, 2020 to April 25, 2020.
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.
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 5-year course) for deserving candidates.
|Exam Name||Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test|
|Conducting Body||Lovely Professional University (LPU)|
|Exam Level||National Level Examination|
|Exam Date||April 10, 2020 to April 25, 2020|
|Programmes||Undergraduate and MBA/MCA|
|Mode of Exam||Online Mode (Computer Based Test)|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
The Application Process for LPU NEST 2020 will begin 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 application form before March 31, 2020 and submit it.
LPUNEST 2020 Exam Dates are April 10, 2020 to April 25, 2020. Once candidates write the exam, within two working days they will get their results. The last date of admission will be April 30, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Application Form Details
Candidates can start filling the application form online from December 12, 2019 and will have to submit the application form before April 25, 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.
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.
LPU conducts the LPU NEST exam as an online exam which is Computer Based Test (CBT). 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 B.Tech
LPUNEST 2020 Exam consists of 110 MCQs which should be attempted within the time duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes or 150 minutes. Candidates will get less than a minute and a half to attend each question. So candidates have to use the time efficiently. LPU NEST 2020 exam will be conducted for a total of 400 Marks.
Marks distribution is as follows:
|Sl. No.||Subject||Number of Questions||Marks per Question||Total Marks|
Exam Pattern for B.Tech
The MBA Exam Paper consists of 100 MCQs. Candidates will have 150 minutes (2 hours 30 minutes) to complete the exam. The marks distribution is as follows:
|Subjects||Number of Question||Marks|
Exam Pattern for Law Exams
LPUNEST Law Test Paper will have 80 MCQs. The exam duration is 120 minutes (2 hours). The marks distribution for this paper is as follows:
|Subjects||Number of Question||Marks|
|Quantitative & Logical Aptitude||20||50|
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.
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:
Jammu & Kashmir
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.
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.
The counselling and admission process will last until April 30, 2020. 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.
Q: What are the courses offered through LPUNEST 2020?
A: LPUNEST offer courses from various streams such as Engineering, Management, Law, Design, Agriculture, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Medical, and much more.
Q: What is the Application Fee for LPUNEST 2020?
A: The application fee for LPUNEST kit and the application form is presented below.
|Cost of Application Form and Soft Copy of LPUNEST Kit||INR 800||INR 500|
|Cost of Application Form and Printed LPUNEST Kit||INR 1000||INR 700|
Q: How can I retrieve back my login credentials in case I forget?
A: 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.
Q: What is the eligibility criteria for B.Tech?
A: 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.
Q: When is the last date to fill LPUNEST 2020 Application Form?
A: The registration for LPUNEST 2020 started from December 12, 2019 and the last date to submit the filled Application Form is on March 31, 2020.
Q: What are the subjects covered in LPUNEST 2020?
A: The LPUNEST 2020 consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology, and English which will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)
Q: On what basis are the cutoff being calculated in LPUNEST 2020?
A: 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.
Q: What is the counselling process of LPUNEST 2020?
A: 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.