LPU NEST 2020: Slot Booking, Application (Started), Dates, Exam Pattern

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    LPU NEST 2020 is University 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. Candidates can apply for application 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.

    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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    Important 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 University 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 150 Questions (MCQs)-B.Tech
    Languages for the Examination English

    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
    Biology 30 Questions (4 Marks) 120 Marks
    English 30 Questions (2 Marks) 40 Marks

    Basic Guidelines

    • No. of Question: Total of 150 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 2.5 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
    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,
    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.

    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 check 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

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Q. How many times is the LPU NEST exam held in a year?

    A. 2 Time in a Year(January & April)

    Q. Application Fee of LPU NEST Exam?

    A. All Category For Girls- Rs. 500/-
    All Category For Boys-Rs. 800/-

    Q. Can I get admission in LPU University without passing LPU Nest Examination?

    A. No, It’s compulsory

    Q. At what time will the forms be available on LPU NEST official website?

    A. 1st session-14th September 2019
    2nd session- 10th January 2020 

    Q. How to apply for LPU nest?

    A. 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.

    Q. Does the LPU nest has negative marking?

    A. No

    Q. What are the Marks to qualify the LPU NEST Exam?

    A. To qualify the LPU NEST Exam 30% or More marks are required

    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

    Best of luck….!

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