LPUNEST 2020: Application Form (Till 30 June), Eligibility, Syllabus


LPUNEST 2020 Application Form can be submitted until 30 June 2020 (Extended). LPU NEST 2020 Exam Date has been released. LPU NEST is the National Eligibility and Scholarship Test conducted by the University is a Common Entrance Examination which takes place every year throughout India for admissions into different Engineering and Management courses at Lovely Professional University. LPU is also providing admission on the basis of JEE Mains January session this year. Moreover, this exam also gives the scholarship to those candidates who have secured very good marks in the LPUNEST 2020. Candidates may read the whole article for details regarding the LPU NEST 2020.

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LPU Admission: Latest Update

  • LPU NEST 2020 Application form last date has been extended till 30 June 2020. Click here >> LPUNEST Application Form
  • LPU NEST 2020 Exam Date has been released by LPU and the exam will be conducted on 15 – 31 May 2020.

LPU 2020 Important Dates

The Important dates regarding LPU Admission are given here:

Regular Counselling Schedule (B.Tech):

Events Phase-I (May session) Phase-II (June session)
Online Registration Till 01 June 2020 From 02 June 2020
Last date of Admission 01 June 2020 30 June 2020
Slot booking for online exam Till 03 June 2020 Started (Students can opt for LPU NEST exam slot within 5-15 days from date of filling the application form)
Dates of Entrance Examination Till 07 June 2020 till 30 June 2020
Result Will be announced 4 days after the conduct of the exam Within 4 days after conduct of exam

Important Dates for M.Sc. Agriculture Programmes

Particulars Schedule I Schedule II
Online Registration Starts on 2nd week of September 2019 16 January 2020
Slot Booking for Online Examination 01 December 2019 27 April 2020 – 03 May 2020
Last date of submission of Application for LPUNEST 15 January 2020* 30 April 2020*
Dates of Entrance Examination # 10 – 25 January 2020 07  – 12 May 2020
Display of Result 31 January 2020 15 May 2020
Seat Preferences 15 – 17 May 2020
Allotment Letter 20 May 2020
Date of Admission 20 – 25 May 2020


Events Schedule-I (Over) Schedule-II (Ongoing)
Online Registration Starts on 14 September 2019 Ongoing
Slot Booking for Online Examination 01 December 2019 03 – 25 June 2020
Last date of submission of Application for 15 January 2020 20 April 2020
Dates of Entrance Examination 10 – 25 January 2020 NA
Display of Result 31 January 2020 NA
Interview Scheduling/ Slot booking 31 January – 04 February 2020 08 – 20 April 2020
Dates of Interview 05 – 10 February 2020 10 – 23 April 2020
Result for Interview 14 February 2020 25 April 2020
Date of Admission Till 30 April 2020 25 – 30 April 2020

Schedule for Ph.D (Autumn Term):

Particulars Schedule I Schedule II
Online Registration Starts on 05 February 2020 20 May 2020
Slot Booking for Exam 15 April 2020 onwards 25 May 2020 onwards
Last date of Registration 19 May 2020 24 June 2020
Dates of Entrance Test 22 – 24 May 2020 26 – 28 June 2020
Result of LPUNEST (Ph.D.) 02 June 2020 07 July 2020
Polling for Interview Slot 02 – 06 June 2020 07 – 12 July 2020
Interview schedule 11 – 16 June 2020 18 – 23 July 2020
Result of Interview 22 June 2020 01 August 2020
Last Date of Admission 10 July 2020 07 August 2020

General Guidelines for Remotely Proctored Online Exam

According to central and state governments, LPU will conduct the LPUNEST exam using remotely proctored online exam by staying at home. There are following important points that you should know before you appear in the exam: –

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

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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

The word or DOC file exam guidelines available here: Download file.

Download the exam guidelines PDF file here.

LPU Application Form 2020

The details regarding the LPU NEST 2020 application forms are given below:

  • The application form for Phase-II has been released on 16 January 2020.
  • The application form is available in online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the form through the official website.
  • The last date to submit the application form is 03 May 2020 (Extended).
  • Candidates may fill the application form correctly as no correction window is available.

How to Apply for LPU NEST 2020?

Candidates can get the LPU 2020 Application form in the following modes:

  • Online mode.
  • Offline mode.

Online Application Procedure

  • Visit the LPU official website.
  • Further, click on the Application Form section.
  • After that, they must choose “NEST” and the course in which they are interested in applying for.
  • Then candidates may enter all the information asked correctly to register for the test.
  • Further, the candidate will receive an email containing the application number on their email ID.
  • Using this application number the candidate must return to the homepage’s login section and then they must log in using the application number.
  • Then the application form will open after which the candidate will need to enter the other information that is asked henceforth.
  • Then, after filling the application form applicants must click on the “Submit” button and select the test centres of preference and proceed towards fee submission.
  • Finally, Candidates must pay the application fee and take a printout of the application form for all future references.

Offline Application Procedure

  • Firstly, candidates can purchase LPU NEST Kit 2020 from the university campus itself.
  • Moreover, they can get it from any other chosen centres of the University, by paying in cash.
  • Finally, Candidates can fill-up the form and attach their passport size photographs in the provided field and must send it to the specific address mentioned in the LPU NEST kit 2020.

Download LPU – After 12th Insert Brochure – Phase-IA Here.

LPU Application form Fee

Candidates can check the application fee for LPUNEST 2020 from below table:

Mode of Application Application Fee for Girls Application Fee for Boys
Online Application Rs. 500/- Rs. 800/-
Offline Application Rs. 700/- Rs. 1000/-

Candidates can pay the application fee through online as well as offline mode.

  • Online mode: Through Debit card, credit card or Net Banking.
  • Offline mode: By Cash at university or other prescribed places.

LPU NEST Eligibility Criteria 2020

The details regarding the eligibility criteria are given below:

LPU NEST 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Qualifying examination 10+2 (Secondary School Certification Exam) from a recognized State Board / Central Board or any other equivalent examination.
For B. Tech (Criteria in Class 12) 60% aggregate + Physics, Maths and English as compulsory subjects


60% aggregate+ Physics, Maths and English as compulsory subjects+ a valid score in LPU NEST 2020/JEE Mains 2020

Criteria in Class 12 for B.Tech Biotechnology and B.Tech – BT ( Food Process Engineering) Physics, English and Maths as compulsory and Biology/Biotechnology
MBA Candidate must have a graduation degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
MSC Pass with 60% in any bachelors degree
MA Pass with 50% in any bachelors degree
M.Tech Candidates must have minimum 60% marks in B.Tech/B.E
MCA 60% marks in BCA/BSc or any graduation with computer science as a subject

LPU 2020 Exam Pattern

The details regarding the LPU NEST 2020 exam pattern is given below:


  • Mode of LPU MBA Examination: The examination will be conducted through Online mode only.
  • Duration of Examination: The total time provided for the exam will be 150 minutes.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Type questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for wrong answers or unanswered questions.

Marking Scheme:

Candidates can check the distribution of questions and marks of each subject below:

Subjects No. of Questions Marks/Question Maximum Marks per Subject
English 40 3 120
General Awareness 20 3 60
General Aptitude 40 3 120

For B.Tech

The details regarding the exam pattern for B.Tech courses are given below:

  • Mode of LPU B.Tech Examination: The test will be conducted through Computer Based Test).
  • Exam Duration: 2 Hours, 30 minutes.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Type questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Number of Questions: Total of 110 questions will be asked.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Exam Pattern for B.Tech

Subjects No. of Questions Marks/Question Maximum Marks per Subject
Physics 30 4 120
Chemistry 30 4 120
Mathematics/Biology 30 4 120
English 20 2 40

Note: Candidates can opt either PCME subject combination or PCBE subject combination.

LPU 2020 Selection Procedure

The details regarding the LPU NEST selection procedure is given below:

  • The selection process in this University is totally merit-based.
  • Lovely Professional University will admit their eligible candidates to its Undergraduate Engineering courses based on their scores of LPU NEST 2020 and 10+2 examination aggregate marks.
  • Further, the cutoff of LPU NEST 2020 will decide whether a candidate will be able to get admission into Lovely Professional University or not.
  • And, University will state its minimum marks criteria after conduction of the entrance examination LPU 2020.
  • The cut-off of LPU 2020 will be based upon the performance of all candidates in the NEST.
  • And the counselling process of LPU 2020 will be notified by the University in due course of time.

LPU NEST 2020 Admit Card

The details regarding the LPU NEST 2020 Admit card is given below:

  • Applicants can assess their admit card after booking their slot for the exam.
  • Just after the booking slot, applicants can download the LPU NEST admit card 2020.
  • The slot booking for B.Tech courses has been started from the 01 December 2019 (subject to vary as per course selection).
  • Candidates can download the hall ticket after 48 hours from the slot booking through the official website of the University.
  • Hall tickets will not be sent to any candidate individually by the University.

LPU 2020 Result

The details regarding the LPU NEST 2020 result is given below:

  • Firstly, the result of LPU NEST 2020 will be declared on 31 January 2020 for schedule-1 and 31 April 2020 for schedule – 2.
  • Also, the candidates can view their result online on the University website.
  • Further, To view the result students need to enter their application number and DOB.
  • Also, the candidates must take a printout of the scorecard for future reference.
  • However, candidates must take note that hard copy of the result will not be sent by post/courier at applicants’ address.
  • The University will release the counselling schedule after a few days of the declaration of result.

To check your result on their official website Log In here.

LPU admission 2020 Online Counselling and Seat Allotment

The details of online LPU counselling and seat allotment process is given below:

  • The University will start Counselling after the declaration of the result.
  • Counselling will be conducted through online mode.
  • Candidates need to submit the counselling fee.
  • Aspirants have to select the courses of their choices and upload the required documents.
  • After verification of the documents, the seats will be allotted to the applicants. Candidates can get admission within the prescribed time limits.
LPU Online Counseling and Seat Allotment
LPU Online Counseling and Seat Allotment

Documents Required For Counselling

  • Date of Birth Proof (10th certificate, PAN card/Aadhaar card)
  • 10+2 Passing Certificate
  • Score Card/ Rank card

Courses Offered:

  1. Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  2. Electrical Engineering (EE)
  3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  4. Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  5. Information Technology (IT)
  6. Civil Engineering (CE)
  7. CE- Mining
  8. Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  9. Mechatronics – ME
  10. Automobile -ME
  11. ME- Agriculture Equipment and Machinery
  12. Biotechnology (BT)
  13. BT- Food Processing Engineering
  14. Nanotechnology 
  15. M.Tech. (Embedded Systems) [Full Time]
  16. M.Tech. (VLSI Design) [Full Time]
  17. M.Tech. (Data Science and Analytics) [Full Time]
  18. M.Tech. (Information Security and Cyber Forensics) [Full Time]
  19. M.Tech. (Computing Systems and Infrastructure) [Full Time]

LPU Admission Fee:

Course Amount (in Rs.)
B.Tech The fee varies from Rs. 45000/- to Rs. 90000/- Per Semester
B.Tech (Honours) Fee varies from Rs. 50000/- to Rs. 100000/- Per Semester

Note:- The candidates have to deposit the initial payment of Rs. 20000/- (Application Fee: Rs 500/-). Rest under Programme Fee of the first semester) to confirm the seat.

Click here to download the LPU NEST 2020 fee structure course wise.

Contact Info:

  • Lovely Professional University
  • Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road (NH-1)
  • Phagwara, Punjab ( India )-144411

For more information please go to the official website of Lovely Professional University.

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