LPUNEST Exam 2020 - Application Process, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, and Result


Lovely Professional University conducts the National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (NEST) for admission to various UG  and PG level courses offered by the University. These courses are engineering, Management, Law, Agriculture, Hotel Management, etc. The courses we will be covering in this article is engineering. The LPUNEST exam is conducted in two phases. The applications are released separately for phases. Interested candidates can access the application form through the official website. Candidates who qualify the cut-off marks are called for the counselling process. For complete details related to the LPUNEST 2020 exam viz. application process, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, and counselling, check out the complete article.

LPUNEST 2020 Latest Update - The last date for submitting the application form for  LPUNEST 2020 Schedule-I is 15th January 2020. The schedule-I exam will be conducted from 10th to 25th January 2020.

The application process for the LPUNEST 2020 exam (Schedule-II) will begin on 16th January 2020. The last date for the application process is 31st March 2020. LPUNEST 2020 Schedule-II exam will be conducted from 10th to 25th April 2020.

LPUNEST 2020 Quick Overview

Exam Name

Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST)

Exam conducting authority

Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Official website


Exam level

University level

Exam occurrence

Once in a year

Exam duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Medium of Question Paper

English and Hindi

LPUNEST Exam 2020 Important Dates

The LPUNEST 2020 exam will be conducted in two schedules. The important dates for both schedules are as under -

Exam Events

Important Dates




Application process begins

14th September 2020

16th January 2020

Application process ends

15th January 2020

31st March 2020


10th to 25th January 2020

10th to 25th April 2020

Slot Booking begins

1st December 2019

1st March 2020


31st January 2020

30th April 2020

Counselling (Round 1)

30th April to 15th May 2020

Counselling (Round 2)

6th to 21st May 2020

Counselling (Round 3)

17th to 30th May 2020

LPUNEST Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The exam pattern for the LPUNEST 2020 B.Tech. admission is as follows:


Number of Questions





Mathematics/ Biology






Marking Scheme - For Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology, 4 marks will be awarded for correct response. For English, 2 marks will be awarded for every correct response.

LPUNEST Syllabus 2020

The syllabus for the LPUNEST 2020 exam is as mentioned:

  • Physics - Kinematics, Gravitation and Oscillations, Motion, Electricity Magnetism, Thermal Physics, Electrical and Electronics, Atomic Structure and Optics.
  • Mathematics - Algebra, Geometry, Limit, Integration and Differentiation, Matrices, Vectors and Reasoning, Permutation- Combination and Binomial Theorem, Probability and Trigonometry.
  • Chemistry - Solutions, Chemical Kinetics and Surface Chemistry, Atomic Structure, States of Matter and Thermodynamics, p, d, and f-block elements and environmental chemistry, Hydrogen and s-block elements, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Polymer and Bio-Molecules, Basic Concepts of Organic Chemistry.
  • English - Associate Language Skills, Grammar, Common Errors, Comprehension Passages.
  • Biology - Plant Physiology, Diversity and Structural Organisation, Human Physiology, Ecology and Environment, Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology, Biotechnology and Human Welfare.

LPUNEST Exam 2020 Eligibility


Candidates must an Indian citizen.


Candidates must have passed/ appearing in class 12th from CBSE/ ICSE/ state boards or any other recognised board. Candidates must have secured a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in class 12th with Physics, Mathematics, and English.

Subjects considered for B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT), B.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering), B.Tech. (Food Technology)

Chemistry, Physics, English and either Biology, Math, or Biotechnology.

Subjects considered for B.Tech. Petroleum Engineering and B.Tech. Chemical Engineering

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English.

LPUNEST Exam 2020 Application Process

Candidate can fill the LPUNEST 2020 application form through online mode at the official website. The application forms must be submitted within the specified time. Here is the complete process for filling the application form:

Steps to Fill the LPUNEST Application Form

The LPUNEST applications can be completed in the following phases:

  • Registration
  • Application Fee Payment
  • Completing the application form
  • Uploading scanned images
  • Submitting the application form


  • Visit the official website at https://nest.lpu.in.
  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link on the top of the page.
  • Select the ‘B.Tech.’ programme.
  • Enter your name, select gender, enter your email ID, mobile number, select state, and click on the ‘APPLY NOW’ button.
  • After successful registration, a registration ID will be generated and sent to the registered mobile number and email ID.

Application Fee Payment

After successful registration, candidates are required to pay the application fee. The application fee can be paid through online mode using credit card/ debit card/ internet banking. The application fee details are as under:




General, OBC, SC, ST


₹ 800

General, OBC, SC, ST


₹ 500

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Completing the LPUNEST application form

After successful payment of the application fee, candidates must complete the application form by filling the required details. Enter personal, academic, and contact information. Applications with incomplete information will be rejected.

Uploading scanned images

Upload the scanned images of your photograph, Aadhaar card/ Birth Certificate, and other important documents.

Submitting the application form

  • Candidates must submit the completely filled-in application form before the last date of submission.
  • Take a print of the filled application form for future reference.

Other Details

LPUNEST 2020 Slot Booking

Candidates are provided with the option for booking the exam slots. In the slot booking process, candidates are required to select the exam center, timing, and date for the exam as per the availability. The slot booking process will be online. The admit card will be issued only to those candidates who will book the exam slots successfully. The slots are issued on the first-come-first-serve basis.

LPUNEST Admit Card 2020

The LPUNEST 2020 admit card will be issued after booking the slots for the exam. The admit cards can be downloaded using the login ID and password. The LPUNEST 2020 admit cards will contain information such as name, date and time, exam venue, course, and exam day instructions. Candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination center for appearing in the exam.

LPUNEST Result 2020

Lovely Professional University (LPU) will announce the LPUNEST 2020 result at the official website. Candidates can access their scorecards for the exam through their login ID and password. The ranks will be allotted on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates. Candidates are required to appear for the counselling process on the basis of their ranks. Here are the steps to check the result:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Enter the ID and password.
  • Download the scorecard.
  • Take a print of the scorecards for future reference.

LPUNEST 2020 result will also be sent to the candidate’s registered email ID.

LPUNEST Counselling 2020

LPUNEST 2020 counselling process will be online. The counselling process will be conducted in three rounds. The seats are allotted based on the ranks secured by candidates, preferred course, and seats availability. After seat allotment, candidates are required to pay the initial fee of ₹ 10,000 for seat confirmation and download the allotment letter. Candidates are required to appear for the document verification process on the date specified on the allotment letter. After the document verification process, candidates must submit the remaining fee amount for admission.


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