LPU NEST 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria

Lovely Professional University is the India’s largest university. It is a private university. It is the only university in India having a single campus. Lovely Professional University conducts the exam LPU NEST which is known as Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test. LPU NEST is conducted every year. It is conducted only for one time in a year. This year the exam is going to be held in two schedules.

Lovely Professional university is the university which has more than 30000 students, offers more than 200 programs, and has over 4000 faculties. It is recognized by UGC and situated in Jalandhar, Punjab. It is the University which is ranked higher in various parameters and gets awarded by Best Private University. It offers admission in various courses like engineering, law, and management etc.

In this article we will tell you the all related facts of LPU NEST 2021 such as exam pattern, application form, highlights, exam dates, application fee, eligibility criteria, and syllabus, admit card, and answer key, result, and counseling. Cut off, and preparation tips for LPU NEST 2021.

LPU NEST 2021 APPLICATION FORM

The application forms of LPU NEST 2021 will be available in 2nd week of September 2020. The modes of application form are different from others. LPU NEST application form can be filled by online, offline and semi online mode. In offline mode candidates has to purchase the application form by paying a fee. The semi online mode is for those candidates who don’t wish to submit the hard copy. The online form will be filled from the official website of LPU NEST by paying the application fee through online mode. The candidates have to select the exam center according to their choice.

The application form has the following steps to be filled by the candidate:

STEP A – REGISTRATION:

The candidates have to register them by providing some details. A valid phone number and e mail id is very necessary to registration. The candidate is provided with a registration number for further process.

STEP B – APPLICATION FORM FILLING

When candidate registered successfully the candidate has to fill all the details which will be asked in the application form. The candidate has to upload or paste a passport sized photograph and signature on the application form.

STEP C – FEE PAYMENT

After the completion of filing all details of the application form the candidate will have to pay the application fee. The application fee payment depends on the mode of application form either offline or online mode.

STEP D – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM

The candidate has to submit the application form in online mode by paying the application fee online and has to print the confirmation page for future use. In offline mode the candidate has to submit the application form at the university campus.

LPU NEST 2021 APPLICATION FEE

The application fee can be paid through online and offline mode both. In this paragraph we will give you all the information of Application fee of LPU NEST 2021.

OFFLINE MODE FOR APPLICATION FEE:

The candidates can pay the application fee through cash in offline mode. The candidate has to send a bank demand draft along with the signature and photograph of the candidate to this address:

Division of admission

Lovely Professional University

Jalandhar-Delhi, GT road (NH1)

Phagwara, Punjab INDIA- 144411

LPU NEST kit is given along with the printed copy of application form to girls and boys both which is mentioned here:

FOR GIRLS- Rs. 500

FOR BOYS- Rs. 800

ONLINE MODE FOR APPLICATION FEE:

The candidates can pay the application fee through online mode by using a debit card, credit card or any other net banking. The application form will be accepted only when the application fee will be paid by the candidate.

Soft copy of application form along with the LPU kit:

FOR BOYS- Rs. 800

FOR GIRLS-Rs. 500

Printed copy of application form along with the LPU kit:

FOR GIRLS-Rs. 700

FOR BOYS-Rs. 1000

LPU NEST 2021 EXAM DATES

Here is the detail of tentative exam dates for LPU NEST 2021. The dates are divided in two schedules the schedule 1 and the schedule 2. Here are tables or the exams dates of MBA and B.Tech.

TABLE FOR B.Tech

In this table the tentative date format for B.Tech program of LPU NEST 2021 are divided in schedule 1st and schedule 2nd.

EVENTSSCHEDULE 1STSCHEDULE 2ND
Starting of online registration2nd week of September 20202nd week of January 2021
Last date of application submission2nd week of January 2021Last week of March 2021
Online examination slot booking1st week of December 20201st week of March 2021
Exam date2nd-4th week of January 20212nd -4th week of April 2021
Result announcementLast week of January 2021Last week of April 2021
Counseling and seat allotmentLast week of April 2021Last week of April 2021

TABLE FOR MBA

In this table the tentative format for MBA program of LPU NEST 2021 are divided in schedule 1st and schedule 2nd.

EVENTSSCHEDULE 1STSCHEDULE 2ND
Starting of online registration2nd week of September 20202nd week of January 2021
Last date of application submission1st week of December 20201st week of March 2021
Online examination slot booking2nd week of January 2021Last week of March 2021
Exam date2nd-4th week of January 20212nd – 4th week of April 2021
Result announcementLast week of January 2021Last week of April 2021
Interview slot bookingLast week of January 2021 to 1st week of February 2021Last week of April 2021 to 1st week of May 2021
Results of interview2nd week of February 20212nd week of May 2021
Starting of admission process2nd week of February 20212nd week of May 2021

LPU NEST 2021 EXAM PATTERN

In this paragraph or section, we will give the information about the exam pattern of LPU NEST 2021 to the candidates. Here is the pattern of the exam discussed below:

  • EXAM MODE – Online A Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • TYPE OF QUESTIONS – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • TOTAL QUESTIONS – 150 questions foe B.Tech and 100 questions for MBA
  • TIME DURATION OF EXAM – 150 minutes 2 and ½ hour
  • NEGATIVE MARKING – No negative marking in LPU NEST entrance exam.

Here is the table of questions and marks per question according to the course and subjects:

FOR MBA:

SubjectsQuestions numberMarks/questionsMarks /subject
English403120
General awareness20360
General aptitude403120
Total number1009540

 FOR B.Tech:

SubjectsQuestion numbersMarks/questionMarks/ subject
English30260
Biology304120
Physics304120
Chemistry304120
Mathematics304120
Total15018540

LPU NEST 2021 HIGLIGHTS

Here we are discussing about highlights of the exam LPU NEST 2021.

  • The full form of LPU NEST is Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test.
  • The candidates can apply by an online mode of application.
  • The entrance exam LPU NEST is a National leveled exam.
  • The conducting authority is Lovely Professional University.
  • The exam will be conducted in two schedules this year. The student who wants two improve their marks can apply for the second schedule.
  • It provides admission in UG courses AS well as PG courses.
  • Duration of exam will be 150 minutes i.e. 2 and ½ hour.
  • The admit card will be available after the slot booking.
  • Official website of LPU NEST is nest.lpu.in
  • Helpline number for LPU NEST is 18002740615/18001024431

LPU NEST 2021 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before applying for LPU NEST 2021. Here we are giving the eligibility criteria according to the course. This will help the candidates to check either they are eligible or not.

FOR MBA:

Here is the detail of eligibility of LPU NEST 2021 for MBA program.

QUALIFICATION – the candidate should have completed a bachelor’s degree in any stream through a recognized university or institution.

MARKS CRITERIA – the candidate should have secured at least 55% in the qualifying examination.

SCORE CARD – the candidates who have a score card of MAT, CAT, NMAT, XAT, CMAT, CA (CMA) can also apply for admission in LPU NEST 2021.

FOR B.Tech:

Here is the detail of eligibility of LPU NEST 2021 for B.Tech program.

QUALIFICATION – candidate should have completed class 10th and 12th or any other equivalent examination from a recognized board.

MARKS CRITERIA – must secured 60% marks in the qualifying examination.

IMPORTANT SUBJECTS – the candidate should have physics and mathematics along with English in the qualifying examination.

LPU NEST 2021 SYLLABUS

The syllabus of LPU NEST 2021 will be available through online mode on the official website. The candidates are requested to check the syllabus before starting the preparation for LPU NEST 2021.

Here we have given a table for the syllabus of different courses.

CoursesSubjects of the syllabus
For UG coursesSyllabus will be based on the subjects of 11th and 12th
For PG coursesSyllabus will be based on the subjects of bachelor’s degree program
For MBA programSyllabus will be based on the subjects English, general awareness and general aptitude
For B.Tech programSyllabus will be based on the subjects English, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology

PREPARATION TIPS FOR LPU NEST 2021

In this paragraph or section, we will provide the students some important tips preparation of LPU NEST 2021. The student must go through these tips to crack the LPU NEST exam in first attempt.

  • First of all, check the syllabus and exam pattern of LPU NEST.
  • Make a timetable and study routine wise by managing the time.
  • Divide the topics of each subject weekly to complete within a week.
  • Give the test weekly to check your performance.
  • Purchase the best books related to your subject for best preparation.
  • Solve the past year question papers.
  • Give mock tests before few days of examination.
  • Do all the questions by managing the time.

LPU NEST 2021 SLOT BOOKING

The slot booking process for LPU NEST 2021 will start in the first week of December 2020. After the registration gets over the slot booking process start in which the candidate has to select the date and time of the examination. There will be two schedules for LPU NEST 2021 in which the slot booking process for 1st schedule will be in the first week of December 2020 and for the 2nd schedule the slot booking will me in the first week of March 2021.

The admit cards will be allotted to only those students who have booked their slot i.e. date and time of the examination for LPU NEST 2021. No admit cards will be given without slot booking.

LPU NEST 2021 ADMIT CARD

After the slot booking process will be completed then the admit cards for LPU NEST 2021 will be allotted to those candidates who have booked their slot. The admit cards will be available only through the online mode. No admit card will be send to the candidate by offline mode i.e. by post. The candidate has to download the admit card from the official website of LPU through online mode. The candidate has to bring the admit card along with an ID proof on the day of examination. Without admit card no candidate will be allowed to enter I the examination hall.

The candidates are advised to check the following details in admit card:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Date and time of examination
  • Registration number
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Exam center city, name and code
  • Address of the exam center

If any discrepancy has been found by any candidate in the admit card the candidate can contact to the authority for correction in admit card. The candidate should read all the instructions mentioned in the admit card.

LPU NEST 2021 RESULT

As soon as the exams get over the authority will release the result of the exam LPU NEST 2021. The result can be downloaded by the candidate through online mode from the official website of LPU. No offline result will be available for any candidate.

This year the exam will be held in two schedules so the result of both the schedules will be announced separately. The result for the first schedule will release in the last week of January 2021 and the result for the second schedule will release in the last week of April 2021.

The authority will also provide a scorecard to the candidates. The candidates can also download their scorecard from the official website. A rank list will also be released by the authority according to which the candidates will be called for counseling.

LPU NEST 2021 COUNSELLING

After the announcement of result and rank list the candidates who are selected in the rank list will be called for interview and counseling. The counseling for LPU NEST 2021 will be through online mode. The candidates have to pay the counseling fee through online mode.

The candidates who will be selected after the counseling and interview round will be allotted the seat and colleges. The candidates have to report at the college and book their seats as soon as possible.

The documents which a candidate has to verify at counseling round:

  • Identity proof
  • LPU NEST 2021 score card and rank proof
  • Date of birth certificate
  • Category certificate
  • 10th class mark sheet and passing certificate
  • 12th class mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Counseling letter

LPU NEST 2021 EXAM CENTERS

Here is the list of the states which serves as exam centers for LPU NEST:

  • Assam
  • Bihar
  • Chandigarh
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Goa
  • Haryana
  • Gujarat
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Manipur
  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • Kerala
  • Karnataka
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Mizoram
  • Nagaland
  • New Delhi
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Tripura
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand
  • West Bengal

IMPORTANT POINTS ABOUT LPU NEST 2021

Here we are giving some important points which the candidate should know:

  • Remember to book the slot after registration
  • Check all the details of admit card carefully
  • Study passionately for the exam
  • Ensure that all document should bring at the time of counseling
  • Fill the application form very carefully
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

Q: Is there any facility for correction of application forms?

A: No correction forms are not released the candidate has to fill the application form very carefully.

Q: I am an NRI, am I eligible to give LPU NEST 2021 exam?

A: No only the Indian national candidates are eligible to give LPU NEST 2021.

Q: Is there negative marking scheme in LPU NEST 2021?

A: No there is no marking scheme in LPU NEST 2021.

Q: Can I apply for both the schedules?

A: Yes, the candidates who want to improve their marks can apply for the second schedule.

Q: Is there hostel facility available?

A: Yes, the hostel facility is available for out of city students.

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