LPUNEST 2020 Entrance Exam Notification

About LPUNEST 2020

LPUNEST is a university level examination conducted twice in a year for admission in various courses like Engineering, Law, Agriculture, Design, Hotel Management and MBA. Besides admission, this exam is also treated as a scholarship test. Based on the performance of the test students can also get scholarship up to Rs 5 lakhs.

After applying for the exam, candidates are required to book slots. Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (B.Tech.) should have either completed or shall be appearing in the final examination of 10+2 from a recognised board. To be eligible for LPUNEST 2020 candidate should acquire 60% and above in their +2 examinations with the subject combination of Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology/Mathematics/Biotechnology.

LPU NEST is conducted in online mode only and the university has created centres in more than 200 cities across India. The exam pattern followed in the LPUNEST 2020 is 30 questions in Physics, Chemistry and Maths/Biology and 20 questions in English. There is no negative marking and each correct answer fetches 4 marks in Physics,Chemistry,Maths/Biology and 2 marks in English. The syllabus for this test is similar to that of the +2.The application form of LPUNEST 2020 for Phase 1 (Schedule 1) has been released and are available till March 31, 2020. Apply Now!

LPUNEST 2020 Highlights

Exam Name Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST)
Conducting Body Lovely Professional University
Exam Level Undergraduate 
Exam Type University
Official Website nest.lpu.in
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online
Courses Offered Undergraduate Engineering/B.Tech courses

LPU NEST 2020 Important Dates

Online Registration Starts on14th September 201916th January 2020
Slot Booking for Online Examination1st December 20191st March 2020
Last date of submission of Application form15th January 202031st March 2020
Dates of Entrance Examination10th – 25th January 202010th – 25th April 2020
Display of Result31st January 202030th April 2020
Online Counselling and Seat Allocation30th April 2020 onwards

LPUNEST 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before they apply for LPUNEST 2020. The university sets minimum criteria for aspirants; if they fulfill the below-mentioned exam Eligibility Criteria, they can write the exam.

  • Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have completed or will be appearing in 2020, in the final examination of 10 + 2 from CBSE or ICSE or State Board or any other Council, Institution, college etc.
  • For admission in B.Tech, B.Tech, Integrated B.Tech - M.Tech and Integrated B.Tech - MBA, applicants should at least have 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English)

  • For B.Tech. Biotechnology, the subjects considered are Physics, Chemistry, English & Maths or Biology or Biotechnology, with 60% aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent.

    For B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE), B.Tech. (Petroleum), the subjects considered are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English, with 60% aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent.

    LPUNEST 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Online
  • Type of Questions: Questions will be of Multiple Choice Type.
  • Medium of Exam: The question paper will be set in English language.
  • Total Sections: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology, English
  • Duration: The duration of exam is 150 minutes.
  • Number of Questions: 110 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for PCM/B sections and 2 marks for English.
  • No Negative Marking.
  • Particulars Details
    Mode Online
    Duration of Examination 2 Hours 30 Minutes
    Medium of Language English or Hindi
    • Physics – 30 Questions
    • Chemistry – 30 Questions
    • Mathematics/Biology – 30 Questions
    • English – 20 Questions
    Nature of Question Objective i.e., Multiple Choice Questions
    Total Number of Questions 110 Questions
    Marking Scheme
    • In Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
    • In English, 2 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
    • No marks will be deducted for wrong responses or unanswered questions

    LPUNEST 2020 Syllabus

  • The question for MBA exam will be asked from English, General Awareness and General Aptitude.
  • For B.Tech, the syllabus will be prepared from the 12th class syllabus which will contain the subjects like physics, chemistry, english, mathematics/biology.
  • In Law exam, the topics will be picked from the Quantitative and Logical Aptitude, Legal Reasoning, Legal Reasoning and English.