LPU NEST 2020: Application, Eligibility, Dates, Admit Card, Result, Cutoff and More!

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    LPU CET Notification

    LPU NEST Entrance Exam 2020 is National Entrance and Scholarship Test for admission to various programmes in Lovely Professional University. It will be held in January 2020 and April 2020 for the early phase. The LPU NEST 2020 Application Form has been released for various UG and PG programmes. Anyone can apply Online and Offline Mode. Based on the performance in LPUNEST (B.Tech), top 35% applicants appearing (subject to qualifying LPU NEST – B.Tech.), will be eligible for Scholarship up to 1.5 Lac per annum.

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    To know more courses click here. For more programs as lateral entry courses, fees and scholarship, you can visit the official website. Throughout the article, we will discuss LPU NEST 2020. Get updated information about Eligibility, Dates, Admit Card, Result etc.

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    The LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test are also known as LPU NEST is an entrance examination which is conducted every year to shortlist candidates for admission in B.Tech, M.Tech Law, Applied Medical Sciences, MBA, Hotel Management, PhD, Design, Agriculture, Mphil including MBA. After qualifying the LPU NEST examination, Candidate is eligible for admission in (Lovely Professional University) LPU. 

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    new-flash-gif-animationImportant Dates

    There is Given blow Important Dates related to LPU NEST Exams.

    Particular Schedule 1 Schedule 2
    Online Registration Starts on 14th September 2019 10th January 2020
    Slot Booking for Online Examination 1st December 2019 1st March 2020
    Last date of submission of Application for LPU NEST 9th January 2020 31st March 2020
    Date of Exam 10th – 25th January 2020 10th – 25th April 2020
    Display of Result 31st January 2020 30th April 2020
    Online counselling and Seat Allocation 30th April 2020 onwards 30th April 2020 onwards

    • To know more important dates, you can Click here.
    • This is the tentative schedule, any of the date(s) and other details as mentioned above is subject to change at the discretion of the University.

    Why Choose LPU NEST Entrance Exam?

    Before going to the deep, let us have a look at some of the silent features of LPU NEST 2020, which will give you the answers why choose this entrance exam.

    • It is a National level examination for admission in any UG and PG Courses.
    • LPU NEST 2020 application form available online and offline mode.
    • LPU NEST test is not only the admission test for the university but also the scholarship test.

    So, if you already made up your mind to be a part of it, then the very first thing you have to do is to read the article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about LPU NEST 2020. Let us first have a brief look at the Eligibility Criteria and Exam pattern of LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test.

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    Quick Facts

    Features Specifications
    Name of Examination LPU NEST 2020
    Conducted by Lovely Professional University (LPU)
    LPU NEST Exam Date 10th January-25th January (2020)
    10th April – 25th April 2020
    Level of LPU NEST Examination National Level
    Category Undergraduate
    Mode of Exam Online
    Duration of Examination 150 Minutes
    Total Number of Questions 110 Questions (MCQs)-B.Tech
    Languages for the Examination English

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    FAQ’s Answer
    How many times is the LPU NEST exam held in a year? 2 Time in a Year(January & April)
    Application Fee of LPU NEST Exam? – No Attempt Limit
    Can I get admission in LPU University without passing LPU Nest Examination? – No, It’s compulsory
    At what time will the forms be available on LPU NEST official website? – Started
    How to apply for LPU nest? Candidates can obtaining application form and LPU NEST kit through the university centres. The candidates those wish to apply for the entrance exam can apply as per the schedule has given below. The candidates can register themselves on the website through online and offline mode.
    Does the LPU nest has negative marking? No
    What are the Marks to qualify the LPU NEST Exam? To qualify the LPU NEST Exam 30% or More marks are required
    who will conduct the LPU NEST? Lovely Professional University(LPU)
    Which test series is best for LPU NEST 2020? http://testseries.io/
    How can I check my LPU nest result?
    1. 1. Go to the official website and click in exam result.
    2. 2. To enter the username and password.
    3. 3. Just click the login button after submitting details.

    For the result link: Click Here

    How do I get a seat in LPU?
    1. Register on admission.lpu.in.
    2. Select the course according to your qualification.
    3. Apply for LPUNEST scholarship or make payment of application or admission fees.
    4. Select the nearest city and date of exam for LPUNEST.
    5. According to your scorecard to get admission or scholarship.
    Is LPU NEST exam Online or Offline? Online 

    Application Process

    How to Apply?

    There is given below detailed application procedure

    • Admission Seeker can avail the LPU NEST 2020 Application Form via online mode only. Candidate must visit the Official Registration Link
    • Fill all the necessary details like Personal information, contact, domicile, qualification etc.
    • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and index finger impression in the prescribed format.
    • Make the fee payment using online and offline mode.
    • After the fee payments, take the printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.

    Application Fee

    Payment Online Offline
    Category form & Soft copy of LPU NEST Kit Application form & Printed LPU NEST Kit  Admission form and Printed LPU NEST Kit
    All Category For Girls  Rs. 500/- Rs. 700/- Rs. 500/-
    All Category For Boys Rs. 800/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 800/-

    LPU NEST 2020
    application fee can be a summit in both Offline and Online mode. Aspirants may choose from the following mode of payment of LPU NEST application fee 2020:

    • Credit or Debit Card
    • Net Banking
    • UPI
    • E-wallet of Common Service Centres or Facilitation Centre

    Eligibility Criteria

    Aspirants should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the LPU NEST 2020 exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing LPU NEST exam is given below


    • The candidate should have qualified the 12th or equivalent exam.
    • The subject must be Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject.
    • For admission in B.Tech, Integrated B.Tech – M.Tech and Integrated M.Tech – MBA, applicants should have at least 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent exam.


    Only Indian candidates are eligible for this exam.

    Age Limit

    For LPU NEST 2020: There is not an upper age bar but the candidate must be minimum 17 years old.

    Exam Pattern

    The LPU NEST 2020 will be an online mode test held in India. The questions will be multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

    Exam pattern for LPU NEST
    Exam pattern for LPU NEST

    Subject wise questions distribution

    Section No. of Question Marks
    Physics 30 Questions (4 Marks) 120 Marks
    Chemistry 30 Questions (4 Marks) 120 Marks
    Math/Biology 30 Questions (4 Marks) 120 Marks
    English 20 Questions (2 Marks) 40 Marks

    Basic Guidelines

    • No. of Question: Total of 110 questions will be asked in the exam.
    • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through online mode.
    • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
    • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answers (-1 Mark).
    • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.
    • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry & Maths/Biology (Zoology & Botany).
    • Type of Question: There will be objective type questions.


    Syllabus For Physics

    Class XI Class XII
    The physical world and measurement Electrostatics
    Kinematics Current Electricity
    Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
    Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
    The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
    Gravitation Optics
    Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
    Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
    The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electronic Devices
    Oscillations and Waves

    More Info About Syllabus: Click Here

    Highly Recommended Books

    There is a given table related to LPU NEST 2020 Highly Recommended book, Candidate needs to follow these books for exam preparation.

    Subject Important Books for LPU NEST 2020
    Physics NCERT Physics Part 1 and Part 2 texts for Classes XI and XII, Concepts of Physics by HC Verma, Objective Physics by DC Pandey, Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker, Fundamentals of Physics by Pradeep, Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov
    Chemistry NCERT Chemistry textbooks of Class XI and XII, Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon, Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd, ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern, Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee, Dinesh Chemistry guide and practise books by VK Jaiswal, MS Chauhan and N Awasthi for Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry portions respectively.
    Biology NCERT Biology texts of Class XI and Class XII, Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman, Objective Biology by Dinesh, Objective Botany by Ansari, Pradeep Guide on Biology, GRB Bathla publications for Biology
    Maths NCERT Maths texts of Class XI and Class XII, Mathematics Vol 1 and Vol 2 by R.D Sharma, Chapterwise Topicwise Solved Papers Mathematics for Engineering Entrances by B.L. Sharma, Problems In Mathematics with Hints and Solutions by V. Govorov, P. Dybov, N. Miroshin, S. Smirnova.

    More Info About Books: Click here

    Preparation Tips

    There is given below important tips related to LPU NEST 2020:

    • Firstly, know all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
    • Practice through mock test & previous year question papers.
    • Make a proper time-table for your preparations.
    • Consider the good preparation of books and study materials.
    • Stay stress-free & healthy while preparing for exams.

    Admit Card

    Those Admission seekers who have registered successfully will be able to download the admit card of LPU NEST 2020 in online mode. The name of the students, exam centre address, timings for the exam and other details will be represented on the admit card of LPU NEST 2020. It is important for all student to bring the admit card to the examination centre along with a passport size photograph. Failure to present the admit card at the exam centre of LPU NEST 2020 will make the candidates ineligible to attempt the exam. More Info About Admit Card: Click Here

    Given Steps to Download LPU NEST Admit Card

    • The aspirant can download the admit card from the LPU NEST official website from April 2020 (Expected).
    • After clicking on the link, the student will have to submit their LPU NEST 2020 registration number and date of birth to login.
    • The admit card of LPU NEST 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
    • After checking for any discrepancies, the candidates can download the admit card of LPU NEST 2020.

    Answer Key

    The important answer key of LPU NEST 2020 will be released within a week of examination. LPU NEST Answer Key will be published via online mode through the official website. The aspirant may have an opportunity for an online challenge against the answer key. All of the right answers to the questions asked in the offline entrance examination of LPU NEST 2020 will be present in the answer key. Students have to pay Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged. The payment will be refunded in case of the challenge is accepted by the Board.


    According to official instruction, LPU NEST 2020 result will be declared by the university through online mode. Students can Cheak their results by entering their roll number and other required details. The scores secured by the candidates in the LPU NEST 2020 exam will be available in the result. The result of LPU NEST 2020 has to be downloaded by the candidates since it will be required during the LPU NEST admission process.

    Candidate need to give the following steps for LPU NEST 2020 result

    • Name of the Candidate
    • Date of Birth and Category
    • Scores obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology Total Marks Secured
    • Total Percentile Obtained
    • All India Rank
    • Category Rank
    • Cutoff Score for LPU NEST 2020 Counselling
    • Qualification Status of the Candidate


    Minimum Qualifying Cutoff LPU NEST 2020

    • The minimum marks are set by the University and are based on a number of conditions.
    • The cut-off is based on the no. of candidates, no of vacant seats, average performance in the entrance test, and last year’s cut off.
    • After the declaration of the cut-off, a merit list will be prepared based on the scores of the candidates in the entrance examination.
    • Shortlisted candidates who meet the cut-off marks will be called for counselling/seat allocation process.
    • Generally, the top 30% of performers are announced as eligible for admission into the merit list.
    • Scholarships will also be given to those students, who scored more than or equal to the marks of the cut-off.
    • The university classifies the scholarship amount based on the marks obtained by candidates in LPU NEST 2020.

    More Info About Cutoff: Click here

    Exam Centers

    List of LPU NEST Exam Centres 

    State City City Code
    Andaman & Nicobar Port blair 231
    Andhra Pradesh Anantpur 102
    Bhimavaram 236
    Eluru 234
    Gudlavalleru 215
    Guntur 103
    Kadappa 235
    Kakinada 301
    Kurnool 104
    Nellore 105
    Ongole 308
    Rajahmundy 106
    Srikakulam 237
    Tadepalligudam 232
    Tanuku 233
    Tirupathi 303
    Vijayawada 107
    Vishakhapatnam 101
    Vizianagaram 238
    Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar 239
    Assam Dibrugarh 243
    Guwahati 108
    Jorhat 240
    Silchar 241
    Tejpur 242
    Bihar Begusarai 109
    Bhagalpur 110
    Chappra 244
    Darbhanga 245
    Gaya 111
    Muzzafarpur 112
    Patna 113
    Purnia 247
    Siwan 246
    Chandigarh Chandigarh 114
    Chattisgarh Bhilai 115
    Bilaspur (cg) 116
    Korba 117
    Raipur 118
    Goa Margao 119
    Panjim 304
    Gujarat Ahmedabad 120
    Changa 216
    Gandhidham 121
    Rajkot 122
    Surat 123
    Vadodara 124
    Haryana Ambala 125
    Bhiwani 126
    Faridabad 127
    Gurugram 128
    Hissar 129
    Jagadhri 217
    Karnal 130
    Kurushetra 218
    Panipat 131
    Rohtak 132
    Sirsa 248
    Sonipat 133
    Yamuna nagar 134
    Himachal pradesh Bilaspur (hp) 135
    Dharamshala 249
    Hamirpur 136
    Mandi 138
    Palampur 139
    Shimla 140
    Solan 141
    Jammu & Kashmir Jammu 143
    Srinagar 144
    Jharkhand Bokaro 250
    Dhanbad 145
    Hazaribagh 251
    Jamshedpur 146
    Ranchi 147
    Karnataka Belgaum 252
    Bellary 256
    Bengaluru 148
    Davangere 253
    Gulbarga 254
    Hubli 257
    Mangalore 333
    Mysore 321
    Udupi 255
    Kerala Alappuzha 258
    Aluva 345
    Cochin 149
    Ernakulam 344
    Kannur 339
    Kollam 259
    Kottayam 335
    Kozhikode 150
    Malappuram dist 334
    Palakkad 260
    Thiruvananthapuram 151
    Thrissur 340
    Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 152
    Gwalior 153
    Indore 154
    Itarsi 267
    Jabalpur 155
    Ratlam 261
    Rewa 262
    Sagar 263
    Satna 264
    Singrauli 265
    Vidisha 266
    Maharashtra Aundh 221
    Aurangabad 214
    Dadar 219
    Dombivli 361
    Kalwa 223
    Kolahpur 156
    Mumbai 157
    Nagpur 158
    Nasik 159
    State City City Code
    Maharashtra Navi mumbai 222
    Palghar 309
    Pune 160
    Sangli 356
    Thane 357
    Vasai (west) 346
    Virar 220
    Manipur Imphal 161
    Meghalya Shillong 162
    Mizoram Aizwal 163
    Nagaland Dimapur 164
    Nagaland Kohima 268
    New delhi Delhi 165
    Orissa Angul 269
    Balasore 270
    Baripada 271
    Behrampur 166
    Bhubaneshwar 167
    Cuttack 168
    Keonjhar 272
    Rourkela 169
    Sambalpur 273
    Puducherry Nellithope 368
    Pondicherry 365
    Puducherry 224
    Punjab Amritsar 170
    Banur 225
    Bhatinda 171
    LPU (Jalandhar) 172
    Ludhiana 173
    Mohali 370
    Pathankot 174
    Patiala 175
    Sangrur 307
    Rajasthan Ajmer 177
    Alwar 178
    Bharatpur 274
    Bikaner 179
    Jaipur 180
    Jodhpur 181
    Kota 182
    Sri ganganagar 308
    Udaipur 183
    Sikkim Gangtok 275
    Tamil Nadu Ana nagar 228
    Chennai 184
    Chidambaram 276
    Coimbatore 185
    Cuddalore 277
    Dindugal 278
    Erode 279
    Kancheepuram 286
    Krishnagiri 280
    Kumbakonam 281
    Madurai 186
    Nagercoil 386
    Namakkal 282
    Salem 226
    Thanjavur 283
    Theni 381
    Thrikkara 227
    Tirunelveli 374
    Tiruppur 284
    Trichy 380
    Vellore 285
    Telangana Hyderabad 187
    Karimnagar 288
    Khammam 188
    Naglonda 229
    Narsapur 287
    Nizamabad 189
    Secunderabad 190
    Warangal 191
    Tripura Agartala 192
    Uttar Pradesh Agra 193
    Aligarh 194
    Allahabad 195
    Amroha 230
    Azamgarh 290
    Barabanki 291
    Bareily 196
    Bijnor 292
    Etawah 293
    Faizabad 294
    Ghaziabad 197
    Gonda 295
    Gorakhpur 198
    Greater noida 387
    Jaunpur 296
    Jhansi 297
    Kanpur 199
    Lucknow 200
    Mathura 300
    Meerut 201
    Modinagar 309
    Moradabad 202
    Muzaffarnagar 203
    Noida 204
    Rae barelly 298
    Saharanpur 205
    Shahjahanpur 299
    Sitapur 289
    Varanasi 206
    Uttrakhand Dehradun 207
    Haldwani 208
    Haridwar 209
    Pantnagar 302
    Roorkee 310
    Rudrapur 210
    West Bengal Asansol 311
    Durgapur 211
    Kharagpur 305
    Kolkata 212
    Malda 306
    Siliguri 213

    The test centres for LPU NEST are operational on all the days except Public Holidays and weekly-offs.

    Contact Details

    Details Contact
    Head Office Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar – Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (India) – 144411
    Contact Number 91-1824-404404
    Toll-Free No 1800 103 9516
    LPU NEST Branch Click here
    Special Help Line for LPU NEST Exam 1800 102 4431
    Website Click Here
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