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LPU NEST Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship TestLovely Professional University (LPU) conducts National Entrance and Scholarship Test. It is commonly knows as LPU NEST and it is conducted for B.Tech aspirants. Students studying in 12th class can apply for LPU NEST 2017. LPUNEST was started in 2009 and became one of the largest entrance test in India just in 5 years. As per the official website approximately 3 lakh students registering for LPU NEST exam in year 2014. LPUNEST 2017 will be conducted in online mode only as per the schedule given below on this page.


LPU NEST 2017 will provide a gateway to engineering programmes in LPU and will act as Eligibility test for admission in B.Tech programmes at LPU. LPU NEST 2017 will provide a gateway to all engineering programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in Engineering Programmes at LPU. LPU envisages to usher an era of accessible and affordable quality higher education to the youth of our country, as on the basis of LPUNEST-2017 score, the university intends to award extensive Scholarship upto 7.5 lac per student.

Particulars Phase – IA Phase – IB
Entrance examination dates 10th April – 2nd May 2017 20th May – 31st May 2017
Online Registration opens 1st week of November 2016 1st May 2017
Last date to apply 31st March 2017 30th April 2017 (with late fee) 25th May 2017
Slot booking for online examination 1st March 2017 onwards 1st May 2017
Result 4th May, 2017 Eligibility Result: 1 day after the conduct of exam
Scholarship Result: 5th June 2017
Online Counselling and Seat Allocation 5th May 2017 onwards N.A.

Mode of Exam: Online (Pen and Paper mode is not available for engineering).

Online Counseling and Seat Allotment

Phases 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)
Phase-IA Round I 04 – 09 May 2017 10 May 2017 10 – 16 May 2017
Round II N.A. 17 May 2017 17 – 20 May 2017
Round III 17 – 20 May 2017 21 May 2017 21 – 31 May 2017

Note: Subsequent rounds and Phase – IB/ Phase – II/ Phase – III/ Phase – IV of admissions will be conducted only if seats remain vacant.

Application Form

LPU NEST 2017 Application Form for admissions is available as per schedule. Application form of LPUNEST 2017 is to be submitted online by completing four main steps, such as filling basic details, completing registration, paying application fees, and entering slot booking details. Candidates can fill application form from the above link.

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality – Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST 2017

Qualifying Examination – Applicants appearing for LPUNEST-2017 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2017, in final examination of 10 + 2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE, New Delhi) or 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.

Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination

  • For admission in B.Tech, B.Tech. (Hons.), Integrated B.Tech – M.Tech and Integrated B.Tech – MBA applicant should Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English)* subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2017
  • For B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT), B.Tech. (BT – Food Process Engineering), B.Tech. Biotechnology (Hons.), IntegratedB.Tech. Biotechnology (BT) – M.Tech., Integrated B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT) – MBA and Integrated B.Tech. (BT – Food Process Engineering) – MBA
    Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, English & Maths or Biology or Biotechnology; other things remaining same as above
  • For B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE), B.Tech. (CHE – Petroleum), Integrated B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE) – MBA and Integrated B.Tech. (CHE – Petroleum) – MBA
    Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English; other things remaining same as above.

LPU NEST Exam Pattern

Mode of exam

  • Online mode (Computer based test).
  • Each MCQ will consist of a stem which may be in the form of a question or an incomplete statement and four responses labelled A, B, C and D. One of the four responses only is the correct or 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.

Test Duration – 120 minutes (2 hours)

Marking Scheme

  • +4 Marks for correct answer,
  • 0 (Zero) Marks for no answer,
  • No negative Marking for incorrect answer.

Examination pattern for LPUNEST 2017 Engineering

Subject Number of questions
Physics 30
Chemistry 30
Mathematics 30
Biology 30

Test paper will have 90 questions.

Applicants can opt for either Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics, Chemistry, Biology. Language of the entrance test shall be English only.

Syllabus & Sample Questions

Fee and Scholarship

Fee and Scholarship applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of LPUNEST 2017 will be as per details given below:

Programmes Applicable Fee
Integrated B.Tech.-M.Tech.
Integrated B.Tech.-MBA
89,500/- Per Semester
B.Tech.(Hons.) 99,500/- Per Semester


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 300+ crores.)

Students admitted through LPUNEST -2017 may avail Scholarship on basis of any of the following:

On The basis of performance in LPUNEST 2017

Top 35% applicants’ appearing for LPUNEST (subject to qualifying LPUNEST 2017), will be eligible for Scholarship upto 1.5 Lac per annum (i.e upto 7.5 lac in case of 5 years integrated Programme and 6 Lac in case of 4 years for B.Tech. programmes). Scholarship details are as per the following table

Performance in LPUNEST-2017 Scholarship Amount
90% Marks in LPUNEST-2017 1.5 Lac Per Annum
Top 10% applicants 1 Lac Per Annum
Next 10% applicants (i.e. 11% – 20%) 80,000 Per Annum
Next 15% applicants (i.e. 21% – 35%) 60,000 Per Annum

Note: To qualify (Pass) LPUNEST-2017, applicant must score equal to or more than 30% Marks.

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