Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST-2018) for LAW aspirants. Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 students are appearing in this exam (LPUNEST) every year. Registrations for LPUNEST-2018 begins from 1st week of November 2017 onwards. The Test will be conducted in online mode (Pen and Paper Mode test is not allowed) as per the schedule.

LPU NEST 2018 Law

This test will have twofold advantage as it will act as Eligibility Test as well as Scholarship Test. LPUNEST-2018 will provide a gateway to all law programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in Law Programmes at LPU.

Courses Offered

Below are the Programmes offered in Law. Click on the Programmes listed below for further details:

  • B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)
  • B.Com., LL.B. (Hons.)
  • BBA., LL.B. (Hons.)
  • LL.B.

Schedule for the LPU NEST 2018 Law is given below.

Events Schedule I Schedule II
Entrance examination dates 10th January to 25th February 2018 10th April to 30th April 2018
Registration Start Date 1st week of November 2017 2nd January 2018 onwards
Last date to apply 30th December 2017 28th February 2018
Slot booking for online examination 15th December 2017 onwards 1st March 2018 onwards
Result 15th March 2018 7th May 2018
Online Counselling and Seat Allocation 1st week of April 2018 7th May 2018 onwards

Online Counseling and Seat Allotment

Schedule Rounds of Counseling Filling of Online Preference Result of Allotment Last date of Admission (subject to availability of seats) (scholarship subject to prevalence of scholarship scheme)
Schedule-I Round I 3rd April to 9th April 2018 10th April 2018 10th April to 17th April 2018
Round II N.A. 18th April 2018 18th April to 22nd April 2018
Round III 18th April to 22nd April 2018 23rd April 2018 23rd April to 30th April 2018
Schedule-II Round I 7th May to 12th May 2018 14th May 2018 14th May to 20th May 2018
Round II N.A. 21st May 2018 21st May to 24th May 2018
Round III 21st May to 24th May 2018 25th May 2018 25th May to 31st May 2018

Application Form 2018

LPU NEST Application Form will be available on the official website of the LPU. Interested candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying. Candidates can apply through the direct link (Application Form) given above.

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST-2018

Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination:

  • For admission in B.A., LL.B.(Hons.); B.Com., LL.B.(Hons.) and BBA, LL.B. (Hons.) applicant should
    Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (any stream) or equivalent with English subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2018 or LSAT.
  • For LL.B. applicant should
    Pass with 50% aggregate marks in Graduation (any stream) subject to valid score in LPUNEST- 2018 or LSAT.

Exam Pattern

The test duration is of 120 minutes and consists of 80 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type.

The distribution of questions is as follows:
English 20 questions
Quantitative and Logical Aptitude 20 questions
Legal Reasoning 20 questions
General Awareness 20 questions
All subjects are compulsory. Each question carries 2.5 marks. The language of the entrance test shall be English only.

Procedure

  • The applicant must ensure that the computer allotted to him/ her is switched on. Any problem with the computer should be informed to the invigilator immediately.
  • The questions appearing on the screen will be in English. All questions will be of the Multiple Choice (MCQ type).
  • Each MCQ will consist of a stem which may be in the form of a question or an incomplete statement and four responses labeled A, B, C and D. Out of the four responses, only one is correct or the most appropriate answer. Applicants must choose the correct or most appropriate answer by clicking on the button next to the answer. Applicants can navigate freely through the questions.

Rough Work

All rough work should be done in the paper/s supplied at the Test Centre. No paper/s should be taken to the test hall for this purpose.

Scoring, Negative Marking

  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers or unanswered questions.
  • Students will be awarded ranks on the basis of marks obtained. In case of two students scoring equal marks in the test, sum of best two subjects will be considered. In case of more students having the same sum of best two, the one getting single highest in any of the subject will be considered.

Fee Structure

Fee and Scholarship applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of LPUNEST – 2018 will be as per details given below:

Programmes Applicable Fee
B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)
B.Com., LL.B. (Hons.)
BBA, LL.B. (Hons.)
74,500/- Per Semester
LL.B. 54,500/- Per Semester

Scholarship

Lovely Professional University strongly believes in the fact that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education. So the University offers India’s largest Private Scholarship Scheme. The objective of the scheme is to realize the vast talents that may be hidden due to financial constraints. (Under this scheme in last five years LPU has awarded scholarships to more than 30,000 students worth Rs 300+ crores.)

Important Information

In case an applicant fails to produce the proof of fulfilment of the prescribed eligibility criteria or any other document prescribed by the university or fails to provide original documents for verification by the stipulated date(s), he/she shall not be considered eligible for admission/ scholarship, in any case, if granted due to any reason shall be cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university.

Syllabus

For LL.B. and Integrated Law Programmes

English
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.

Quantitative and Logical Aptitude
Elementary Mathematics up to class 10th covering:
Real Numbers; Average; Percentage; Ratio; Time, Speed and Distance; Time and Work.

Legal Reasoning
Legal Awareness, Legal Terms, Legal GK, Legal Maxims, Important Treaties and Conventions, Constitution of India: Historical Background, Features, Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Emergency and Special Provisions of The Indian Constitutions, Indian Parliament, Supreme Court of India, Distribution of Power Between Centre and The State, President And Vice-President Of India, Prime Minister; Legal Propositions and A Set of Facts to which the said proposition has to be applied.

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.

For LL.M.

English
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, Collocation, identifying key ideas or theme.

Constitutional Law of India

Jurisprudence

Other law Subjects
Law of Torts, Family Law, Labour Law, Public International law, Indian Penal Code, Law of Contracts, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Company Law, Cyber Law and Environment Law.

LPU NEST

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