Lovely Professional University has made some changes in LPUNEST 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The LPUNEST and LPU admission process is now divided into separate processes for B.Tech, MBA, PhD, and all courses except them.
- For B.Tech admissions – Special Counselling: LPU has started special counselling for candidates who appeared in LPUNEST Jan exam or JEE Main 2020 Jan exam. Candidates can apply online by April 20, 2020, and then participate in online counselling and admission process. [ REGISTER NOW ]
- For B.Tech admission – Regular Exam & Counselling: Candidates who neither appeared in LPUNEST Jan exam nor JEE Main 2020 Jan exam can apply for the LPUNEST 2020 until April 20, 2020. Slot booking and exam dates for them will be announced later. [ REGISTER NOW ]
- For MBA admission: Applications for interviews is open. Candidates need to appear in remote video interviews for schedule II, and those who cleared the interview in schedule I can proceed with admission. Deadline for MBA admissions for Jan applicants has not changed. [ REGISTER NOW ]
- For PhD admission: Registration is open for schedule I. New dates for slot booking, last date of registration, test, interview, results are out for both schedule I and schedule II. [ REGISTER NOW ]
- For all programs except B.Tech, MBA, PhD, and PG Agriculture: Candidates can directly apply for LPU admission 2020 if they satisfy eligibility criteria. After registering at LPUAdmit, they can pay the initial admission fee and take admission. Later, they can appear in LPUNEST also to avail scholarship. [ REGISTER NOW ]
LPUNEST 2020 Exam Postponed And New Schedule Announced
Special Counselling Schedule For B.Tech
This is for students who have already appeared in LPUNEST in Jan exam or JEE Main Jan 2020. All processes will be online.
|Last date to apply for counselling||20 Apr 2020|
|LPUNEST 2020 Result||22 Apr 2020|
|Fill seat preferences||22 to 24 Apr 2020|
|Issuance of allotment letter||25 Apr 2020|
|Deposit fee and get admission online||25 to 30 Apr 2020|
LPUNEST 2020 Schedule for B.Tech For Other Students
This is for students who did not appear in LPUNEST in Jan or JEE Main 2020 in Jan.
|Last date to apply for LPUNEST 2020||20 Apr 2020|
|Slot booking||Postponed, will be announced later|
|Exam date||Postponed, will be announced later|
|Declaration of result||As per new exam dates|
|Counselling and admission||As per new exam dates|
The new exam date for LPUNEST 2020 will depend on revised datesheet by CBSE, JEE Main 2020, NEET 2020, and other national level exams by NTA and other bodies as well as guidelines by MHRD at mhrd.gov.in.
LPUNEST 2020 Schedule for MBA Schedule II
|Scheduling of interviews||08 to 20 Apr 2020|
|Conduct of interviews||10 to 23 Apr 2020|
|Declaration of result||25 Apr 2020|
|Admission||25 to 30 Apr 2020|
Special note: For LPUNEST 2020 MBA Schedule I candidates, the last date for admissions is 30 Apr 2020.
LPUNEST 2020 Schedule for PhD Autumn Term
|Activity||Schedule I||Schedule II|
|Start of online registration||05 Feb 2020||20 May 2020|
|Slot booking||15 Apr 2020||25 May 2020|
|Last date to register||19 May 2020||24 Jun 2020|
|LPUNEST 2020 exam date||22 and 24 May 2020||26 and 28 Jun 2020|
|Declaration of result||02 Jun 2020||07 Jul 2020|
|Polling for interview slot||02 to 06 Jun 2020||07 to 12 Jul 2020|
|Interview schedule||11 to 16 Jun 2020||18 to 23 Jul 2020|
|Interview results||22 Jun 2020||01 Aug 2020|
|Admission ends||10 Jul 2020||07 Aug 2020|
What is LPUNEST 2020?
Lovely Professional University is conducting LPUNEST 2020. For over 300 programs in LPU Punjab, the National Eligibility and Scholarship Test is a mode of getting either admission and scholarship, or only scholarship. There are separate tests for B.TECH., MBA, PH.D., UG DESIGN, UG HOTEL MANAGEMENT, UG APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, UG AGRICULTURE, UG-HONS. (CAS), INTEGRATED B.ED., INTEGRATED MBA, UG-LAW, LL.B., LL.M., POST GRADUATE SCIENCES, M.TECH., MCA, B.ED., INTEGRATED M.ED., LATERAL ENTRY, PG COMMERCE AND ECONOMICS, DIPLOMA, UG REGULAR, UG-LATERAL ENTRY, PG-REGULAR.
The university will now hold LPUNEST as an entrance exam only for limited programs due to COVID-19 outbreak. However the LPUNEST 2020 as a scholarship test will remain in place for all courses. Other than LPU NEST, admission in LPU is also granted on the basis of national level exams.
Courses under LPUNEST 2020: LPUNEST is held for a total of 300+ courses. Candidates can apply for multiple courses, subjected to fulfilling eligibility criteria. Broadly, the courses are filed under the following LPUNEST 2020 courses – Engineering, Management, Law, Medical Laboratory Sciences, B.Sc., Architecture and Planning, Physical Education, Fine Arts, Library Science, Psychology, Computer Application, M.Sc, Pharmaceutical/ Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Design, Hotel Management, Agriculture, Journalism and Film Production, Physiotherapy, Commerce and Economics, Education, Performing Arts, B.A. / M.A.
Click here to check the complete list of courses offered under each of these specialization.
LPU also considers the following national level entrance exams
1. B.Tech – JEE Main
2. M.Tech – GATE
3. B.Des – UCEED
4. M.Des – CEED
5. MBA – CAT / XAT / MAT / CMAT / NMAT
6. B.Arch – NATA / JEE Main B.Arch / JEE Main B.Plan
7. UG Law – CLAT
8. PG Law – CLAT
LPUNEST 2020 Application Form
The application form for LPUNEST 2020 is only available online, on lpu.in. Candidates can easily apply for LPUNEST via a 4-step process. Before applying, candidates need to check the eligibility criteria and keep e-mail id, phone number, qualifying exam certificates, etc. ready.
Process to apply for LPUNEST 2020
- Step 1 – Click here and register by entering details such as name, e-mail id, phone number, gender, course, etc.
- Step 2 – Enter OTP and Pay application fee via net banking / credit card / debit card / paytm.
- Step 3 – Login by entering e-mail id and password and fill general details, education details, address, and more.
- Step 4 – Check all the entered details and submit the form.
Application Fee: The amount of application fee for LPUNEST 2020 is as follows:
|Course||Fee for Boys||Fee for Girls|
|B.Tech||Rs. 800||Rs. 500|
|For rest of the courses||Rs. 500||Rs. 500|
LPUNEST 2020 Eligibility Criteria
LPUNEST 2020 is open for class 10 passed, class 12th passed, graduate, post graduate, and diploma holder. The criteria of eligibility differ as per the course. However, the basics criteria is that:
|Diploma course||10th passed with 50% marks|
|UG course||12th passed with 60% marks|
|PG course||Graduate with 50% / 55% marks|
|Ph.D course||Post graduated in relevant subject with minimum required marks|
Click here to check the details LPUNEST 2020 eligibility criteria for each course.
LPUNEST 2020 Slot Booking and Admit Card
Candidates who apply for the exam can do slot booking from the login. The booking of the slot is a one time facility via which candidates can selected test date, center, and time slot. It is done on the first come first served basis, separately for each course. Each candidate can only book one slot and once booked, it cannot be changed.
After doing the booking, candidates can download the admit card for LPUNEST 2020. The booking portal is only open for a limited period of time. If the candidates forget to book the slot before the last date, then the university automatically books it. In such a case, candidates can directly download admit card from the login.
LPUNEST 2020 Syllabus
Candidates preparing for LPUNEST 2020 must do so as per the syllabus of the examination. It is as follows:
|LPUNEST syllabus 2020 for B.Tech – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for MBA – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for UG HM – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for UG Design – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for UG Hons courses – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for Diploma – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for PG Science – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for PG Arts, Edu, Commerce – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for UG Lateral Entry – Check Here|
|LPUNEST Syllabus 2020 for Applied Medical Science- Check Here|
LPUNEST 2020 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for LPUNEST 2020 is as follows:
LPUNEST 2020 B.Tech Exam Pattern:
The exam is of 2 hours and 30 minutes. In this duration, candidates need to solve 150 questions. These questions are of MCQ and numerical value type and are asked from English, physics, chemistry, mathematics / biology. There is no negative marking in the exam and the distribution of question and marks is as follows:
|Subject||No. of Qs.||Total Marks|
|Physics||30 (25+5)||120 Marks|
|Chemistry||30 (25+5)||120 Marks|
|Mathematics||30 (25+5)||120 Marks|
|Biology||30 (all MCQ)||120 Marks|
|English||30 (all MCQ)||60 Marks (2 marks each)|
LPUNEST 2020 UG Exam Pattern (For Other Courses)
The exam is of 1 hour and 30 minutes. For most of the courses, only MCQ type questions are asked in the paper. However, in physics, chemistry, and mathematics – 5 fill in the blanks with numerical value type questions are also asked.
- English is compulsory.
- Candidates can also opt for any two subjects.
- There is no negative marking in the exam.
|Subjects||No. of Qs.||Marks per Qs.|
|Business Studies||20||1.5 Marks|
|Computer Science||20||1.5 Marks|
|Physical Education||30||1 Mark|
|Political Science||30||1 Mark|
|Public Administration||30||1 Mark|
LPUNEST 2020 PG Exam Pattern:
The duration of the exam is 1 hour and 30 minutes and all the questions are of MCQ type.
- English is compulsory.
- Candidates can also opt for any one subjects.
- No negative marking in the exam.
|Subject||No. of Qs.||Marks per Qs.|
|Nutrition and Dietetics||40||1.5 Marks|
|Environmental Sciences||40||1.5 Marks|
|Clinical Microbiology||40||1.5 Marks|
|Clinical Biochemistry||40||1.5 Marks|
|Statistics and Data Analytics||40||1.5 Marks|
|Forensic Sciences||40||1.5 Marks|
LPUNEST 2020 Ph.D Exam Pattern
Ph.D entrance test is of 2 hours and contains 100 objective type questions, which are all of MCQ type. The paper is divided into Paper I and II. Paper I is assess the teaching aptitude of the candidates and is designed evaluate candidate’s reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness skills. Whereas, Paper II is objective type. The distribution of questions and marks is as follows:
|Paper||No. of Qs.||Marks per Qs.|
|No. of Questions for Paper-I||50 Objective Type||1 Marks|
|No. of Questions for Paper-II||50 Objective Type||1 Marks|
LPUNEST 202 Cut Off and Scholarship
Only those candidates qualify LPUNEST 2020 and get scholarship who score more than the cut off marks. The cut off for the exam varies from course to course. In fact, the cut off score for admission through national level exams is also different for each course. Candidates can check it for their course from the link below.
Click here to check LPUNEST 2020 cut off for each course.
LPUNEST 2020 Result
The result of LPUNEST 2020 is announced online, on the official website. To check it, candidates need to login by entering e-mail id and password. The result is announced as scorecard, in which the following details are mentioned:
- Marks in LPUNEST.
- Rank in the exam.
- Pass / fail status.
- Scholarship brackets.
- Course applied for.
- Few other details.
The final result is announced when all the phases of the exam end. On the basis of the score secured in the exam, the amount of scholarship is determined.
LPUNEST 2020 Counselling – Special and Regular
Until now, after conducting all the phases of LPUNEST, counselling is held to allocate seats. During the counselling, the best score in either of the phases was used. However, due to COVID-19, LPU is conducting counselling after each phase. The details are as follows:
Type of counselling under LPUNEST 2020:
A) Special B.Tech Counselling – Registered candidates LPUNEST phase I, who qualified the exam or applied via JEE Main Jan 2020 can apply for this counselling.
B) Regular B.Tech Counselling – This is the normal counselling, which will be held after the announcement of phase II result. JEE Main April 2020 qualifying candidates will be able to apply for it.
Process of LPUNEST counselling 2020:
The counselling is held online and the candidates first have to apply for it. After that, the result / rank is announced and accordingly the candidates can do the choice filling. Next, on the basis of the choices of the candidates, their rank, and the number of seats, the allocation is done. Finally, candidates have to get documents verified, pay the fee, and take admission.
Click here to check LPUNEST 2020 refund policy.
About Lovely Professional University
LPU is one of the most famous university in Punjab. It is a private university which was established in the year 2005. Though at infant stage but it has managed to become one of the largest single-campus private university in the country.
The university has a huge campus of 600 acres and has a hostel facility to accommodate boys and girls separately. It has standard room hostels and apartments hostels, which the candidates can choose as per their discretion. In both, a wide range of facilities are provided.
Click here to know details about the hostel facility in LPU.
Placement Statics for LPU
The university has managed to maintain a very good placement record. Last time, around 2500+ offers were made by 20 of Fortune and 500 other companies. Until now, the heights salary package offered has been:
- Engineering – By Microsoft for Rs. 42 lacs p.a
- Design – By Trident Group for Rs. 15 lac p.a
- Hotel Management – By Hyatt Regency for Rs. 12 lac p.a
- Management – By SOBHA Developers for Rs. 19.75 lac p.a
Some of the top recruiters which visit the campus every year are – Microsoft / Amazon / SPA Labs / Cognizant / Federal Bank / Samsung / TCS / Axis Bank / Havells / Kony / Hitachi, etc.
Overview of LPUNEST
Here is a quick overview for LPUNEST for those who want to know want to know about the exam in an instance
|Full form||Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test|
|Conducted by||Lovely Professional University|
|Purpose of the exam||Grant admission and scholarship|
|Conducted for||UG, PG, Diploma, Certificate courses|
|Modes of exam||Computer based test|
|Exam level||University level exam (conducted at all India level)|
|Application link||Apply Here|
|List of Programmes||Check Here|
|Eligibility Criteria||Check Here|
|Cutoff and Scholarship Details||Check Here|
|Fee Refund Policy||Check Here|
|Hostel facility Details||Check Here|