Lovely Professional University (LPU) conducts its entrance exam by the LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) every year multiple times. The exam offers the candidates admission in various design courses. The university provides broad two streams of design program one is B.Design and another be B.Sc Design. The duration of both is 4 years and 3 years respectively. The exam will be conducted in an online mode and the application form for the same can be filled online on their website which is nest.lpu.in. To check about the eligibility criteria, dates, exam pattern, fee etc. read the article below.
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LPUNEST 2020 Design
University conducts the LPUNEST (UG Design) for admission in the various design programme offered by the university. Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 candidates appear for the exam every year. Candidates can check the tentative dates of the important events form the schedule table below.
Note: LPUNEST is not mandatory for admission in Design. It is optional and candidates can take it if they want to avail scholarship. This change has been made due to COVID-19. Read more…
|LPUNEST 2020||May Schedule|
|Online Registration Starts on||ended||2 Jun 2020|
|Last date to apply||1 Jun 2020||30 Jun 2020|
|Slot Booking for LPUNEST|
(for scholarship only)
|3 – 25 Jun 2020||3 – 25 Jun 2020|
|Date of Examination||7 to 30 Jun 2020||7 to 30 Jun 2020|
|Display of LPUNEST result|
(for scholarship only)
|Within 4 days of exam||Within 4 days of exam|
LPUNEST 2020 Design Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for the design entrance test must adhere to the prescribed eligibility criteria by the university. The eligibility criteria for the aspiring candidates are given below:
- Must be an Indian National
- Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (UG Design) should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2019, in the final examination of 10+2 from the recommended boards given below.
- For admission in B.Design and B.Sc. (Design) applicant should Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 in any stream but English being a subject.
Boards accepted by the university are:
- Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi)
- The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE, New Delhi)
- State Board or any other Council, Institution, college etc. declared recognised by Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable.
Courses offered through LPUNEST Design
- B.Design (Fashion)
- B.Design (Film and TV Production )
- B.Design (Gaming)
- B.Design (Graphics)
- B.Design (Interior and Furniture)
- B.Design (Multimedia)
- B.Design (Product and Industrial)
- B.Sc. (Design – Fashion)
- B.Sc. (Design – Gaming )
- B.Sc. (Design – Graphics)
- B.Sc. (Design – Interior and Furniture)
- B.Sc. (Design – Multimedia)
- B.Sc. (Film and TV Production)
LPUNEST 2020 Design Application Form
University offers both modes to the candidates to fill up the application form; online as well as online. For offline ode of application, the candidates have to visit the university campus and purchase the LPUNEST Design kit. The design kit will be containing an application form. Candidates have to fill that with a ball pen and submit it or send it through a post at the university address.
Application fee: The fee for filling up the application form for boys is Rs. 800 and that for girls it is Rs. 500. The fee of the course is given below.
For online mode application form:
- Click on the direct link provided in the article to fill up the application form.
- Application form for LPUNEST Design gets generated.
- Fill in the form with correct credentials.
- Upload the scanned documents i.e the photograph and the signature.
- Pay the application form fee
- Submit the LPUNEST application form and take out the print out of the generated form.
LPUNEST 2020 Design Admit Card
Admit card for LPUNEST 2020 can be downloaded from the official website of LPU which is nest.lpu.in. They have to login into their dashboards to download the hall ticket. But before the admit card gets generated online, they have to book their slot for appearing in the examination. Soon after the candidates will book their slot the admit card will get generated immediately.
If any candidate faces any issue in downloading the admit card or their hall ticket has not been generated after the slot booking, they can wait for 1 hour. After 1 hour again login into the dashboard and download the admit card. They can download the hall ticket with the username provided in the application form and the password. Carry one photo identity card along with the hall ticket at the time of examination.
LPUNEST 2020 Design Exam Pattern
It is really important for the candidates to check the exam pattern for the upcoming examination before appearing for it. The LPUNEST Design exam pattern is as follows.
- Mode: It will be an online exam.
- Duration: Total duration of the exam is 150 minutes.
- Total marks: Paper is of 200 marks
- Marking: no negative marking and +2 for every right answer.
|Sections||No. of questions||Total marks/section|
LPUNEST 2020 Design Syllabus
- Communication Ability
Grammar: Parts of speech – Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Verb, Preposition, Conjunction Interjection; Tenses – Present, Past and Future Tense in Active and Passive Form; Modal Verbs – Can, Could, May, Might, Should, Will, Would.
Associative Language Skills: Vocabulary – Antonyms, Synonyms, One-word substitution, Word Analogies, Idioms and Phrases
Common Errors: Sentence Correction and Error Finding Exercises
Comprehension Passages: Closed and Open paragraphs, identifying key ideas or theme.
- General Awareness
Current Affairs (National and International), Indian History, Indian Politics, Indian Economy, Who is Who, Sports Events, Awards and Honours, Abbreviations, Important Days and Weeks, International and National Organizations, Awareness of social and cultural connection with design history of the designed artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture and literature.
- Design Thinking
Visualization and spatial ability
Natural & Geometrical Form, 2D and 3D visualisation, Transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects, Spatial relationships between different 2D or 3D shapes, Knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts, Use of measurements, scale & proportions, Foreshortening & perspective.
Observation and design sensitivity
Design Awareness, Creative thinking, Elements & Principles Of Design, Detecting concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events and thinking critically about them, Discerning subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.
Analytical and logical reasoning
Story pictures, Motifs, Discerning patterns within qualitative or quantitative information, Weighing opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria, Use of logic and structured thinking to deduce from a given short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question.
Design thinking and problem solving
Analysis and usage of visual analogies and metaphors, Imagination & Doodling, Analysis and usage of signs and symbols, Generate alternatives, evaluate options and select solutions for a given problem.
Colour, its principles and theory
Understanding Light & Shade, Colour Terminology, Mood, theme & colour interrelationship, Colour Psychology, Colour, Pattern & Texture, Optical Illusion, Usage of colour in Compositions.
LPUNEST 2020 Design Result
Candidates can check the result for the LPUNEST UG Design on the official website of LP University. Candidates have to click on the result portal mentioned on the toolbar. They can log in into the dashboard through their email id and password. Check the result for the desired course and download the scorecard of the examination.
The marks or the rank achieved in the scorecard will be the base of deciding the scholarship cut-off and the call letter for the counselling process. Once missed the counselling process, candidates have to forgo their seat for that particular phase.
LPUNEST 2020 Design Scholarships
University also provides the scholarships facility to the students who have scored well in the examination according to some category cut-off. Candidates can check the LPU website for the detailed cut-off criteria. The categories of scholarship are based upon performance in LPUNEST (UG Design) with a maximum scholarship of ₹ 36,000/- per annum to the toppers.
Official website: nest.lpu.in
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