Exam date is expected to be from January 2021 to July 2021. LPU is likely to release LPUNEST application form 2021 in December 2020 or January 2021. LPUNEST 2021 is expected to be conducted as per schedule for admission to programs like B.Tech, Integrated B.Tech and MBA/M. Tech, LLM and PhD.
LPUNEST is the entrance exam conducted by Lovely Professional University for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. LPU NEST score serves as the eligibility for admission to such courses offered by the University. On the other hand, candidates can optionally appear in the LPUNEST 2021 exam for availing scholarship for various programs. Lovely Professional University (LPU) offers direct admission to all courses except for B.Tech, MBA, PhD and PG Agriculture courses. More than 250 different programs are offered by the University at their campuses. Candidates interested in admission to these courses can have direct admission depending on the course or through LPUNEST 2021 score for the academic session of 2021. For some of the programs, e.g. B.Tech, candidates are offered admission on the basis of LPU NEST 2021 or JEE Main 2021 score (rank).
All the latest updates of LPUNEST 2021 can be checked from the official website of the University i.e. lpu.in and nest.lpu.in. Check here complete details of the LPUNEST 2021 exam including important dates, eligibility criteria, courses offered and other aspects.
The expected schedule of events related to the LPUNEST 2021 is in the dates table provided below.
|LPUNEST 2021||Dates (Expected)|
|Start of registrations||Dec 2020 / Jan 2021|
|Slot Booking||Jan 2021|
|Last date to register||Jan 2021|
|Exam date||Jan – Jul 2021|
|Results||To be announced|
LPUNEST 2021 Exam Dates
The exact date of the LPUNEST 2021 exam is to be declared by the University in due course of time. At first, the information brochure is released through the official website containing the complete tentative schedule of events. Based on how the schedule of events has been followed previously, candidates can expect the online registrations to commence in September 2020 and conclude by the end of January 2021. These dates are based on the schedule of events last year.
As per previous year schedule of LPU NEST exam, it can be expected that the exam will be conducted somewhere during the fourth week of January 2021. Check out the exam dates for the last few years.
|2020||10 Oct 2020|
|2019||21 Jan to 31 Jul 2019|
LPU NEST 2021 Expected Date: Fourth Week of January 2021
LPUNEST 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates seeking admission to more than 250 courses offered by the Lovely Professional University must comply with the specified minimum eligibility conditions at first. The eligibility conditions vary with the course in which the candidates is seeking admission. In general, candidates must look at the following eligibility conditions pertaining to each course.
- Minimum educational qualifications for admission to Undergraduate or Post Graduate course
- Age limitations
- Combination of subjects in the qualifying examination.
Check out course-wise minimum qualifications required for admission through LPU NEST 2021 below
|B.Tech||Class 12th pass/appearing|
|M.Sc. (Agri)||B.Sc. (Agri)|
|PhD||Master’s degree in |
a relevant discipline
Note: More than 250 different programs are offered by LPU. The courses indicated here are those for which, LPUNEST 2021 serves to determine eligibility and scholarship.
Click here for course-wise complete eligibility conditions expected for LPU NEST 2021
LPU 2021 Application Form
Based on the previous iteration of the exam, online applications for the LPUNEST 2021 exam are opened by the University as per schedule on the official website. Candidates can apply online for the LPU NEST 2021 exam as eligibility criteria for admission to select courses or to avail scholarship for programs offered by the University. Check out the key steps involved in the online application process of LPUNEST 2021 below.
Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. nest.lpu.in.
Step 2: Click on the link to register at the website.
Step 3: Enter the necessary information in the online application form.
Step 4: Upload the necessary documents e.g. recent photo, signature, 12th admit card/mark sheet
Step 5: Make the payment of the application fee.
Step 6: Complete the final submission
Application fee for LPUNEST 2021
The University charges a fixed one-time application fee for applying to the LPU NEST 2021 exam. The amount of the application fee as per the previous iteration of the exam can be checked below.
Exam Pattern of LPUNEST 2021
The pattern of the exam varies for admission to different courses. In the previous iteration of the exam, it was made compulsory for admission to B.Tech programs offered by the University. We have highlighted the key aspects of the exam pattern for admission to B.Tech course offered by the Lovely Professional University. Know about the fundamental aspects of the LPUNEST 2021 exam pattern below.
- The exam is conducted online as a Computer Based Test (CBT)
- Candidates have to complete the test within 02 hours and 30 minutes.
- The question paper consists of objective type questions only (MCQs)
- There are 110 questions in total
- There are no provisions for negative marking against wrong answers
- The paper is based on the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and English
Check out the distribution of questions across subjects (for LPUNEST B.Tech) from the table below.
|Subjects||No. of questions||Marks per Question||Maximum Marks |
|Physics||30 questions||4 Marks||120 Marks|
|Chemistry||30 questions||4 Marks||120 Marks|
|Mathematics/ Biology||30 questions||4 Marks||120 Marks|
|English||20 questions||2 Marks||40 Marks|
Syllabus of LPUNEST 2021
The complete syllabus of the LPU NEST 2021 exam is available for admission to B.Tech at the official website. The exam is based on the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and English. Check out the details below.
Kinematics, Gravitation & Oscillation
Electricity & Magnetism
Atomic Structure & Optics
Electrical & Electronics
States of Matter
Hydrogen & s block elements
p, d & f block elements
Fundamental concepts of organic chemistry
Oxygen, Nitrogen, Polymer and Bio-Molecules
Matrices & determinants
Permutation & Combination
|Diversity & Structural Organisation|
Genetic and Evolution
Biology, Biotechnology & Human welfare
Ecology and environment
Synonyms & Antonyms
One word substitution
Idioms and Phrases
Error finding exercises
Click here to get the complete syllabus of LPUNEST 2021 for B.Tech admission.
Click here for Notes for Class 11 & 12 for all subject
Mock Test for LPUNEST 2021
Preparations for any competitive exam that is conducted year after year is incomplete without mock tests. Mock tests are simulated versions of the actual question paper intended for candidate’s acquaintance with the exam. There are a hoard of advantages associated with solving mock tests including the following.
- Candidates appearing for the first time in LPUNEST 2021 often have confusion over the pattern and type of the question paper. Mock tests can be helpful in eradicating such confusion.
- Mock tests are replicated version of the question paper of the LPU NEST exam. Candidates can solve these tests to get a good idea of the question paper.
- In addition, mock tests can also serve as good learning materials in terms of practice and revisions.
- Candidates preparing for the exam can come across questions that are commonly repeated in the LPUNEST exam over the years. Acquaintance with such repetitive questions can help secure few extra marks in the exam.
Suggested Books For LPU NEST 2021
Candidates appearing for the LPUNEST 2021 must prepare from a variety of learning resources to cover the syllabus efficiently. In this context, various textbooks, guidebooks and other solved papers & question banks are released by publishers. We have suggested a few titles here that can be useful in preparing for the LPU NEST 2021 exam.
|LPUNEST Engineering Previous Year Paper||Click here|
|Physics Part- I & II Class 12 NCERT||Click here|
|Concept of Physics Part-1 HC Verma||Click here|
|Concept of Physics Part-2 HC Verma||Click here|
|Understanding Physics DC Pandey||Click here|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams RS Aggarwal||Click here|
LPUNEST 2021 Admit Card
The admit cards for the LPU NEST 2021 exam are uploaded after the completion of the slot booking process. Candidates can download the admit cards by logging in to the website i.e. nest.lpu.in using the credentials generated during the online registration process. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the allocated exam centre on the day of the exam. Candidates must download the admit card from the website as per the schedule and generate multiple print outs for future reference. It is always recommended that candidates carry a valid photo identity card along with the admit card for the verification of identity.
Check out the steps to download the LPUNEST 2021 Admit Card as per schedule.
1# Go to the official website i.e. nest.lpu.in and look for the link to get the admit card.
2# Enter the username and password to log in to the website
3# Now click on the link to get the admit card and the same will be opened in a new tab
4# Verify the correctness of the information present on the admit card
5# Save the soft copy on your device and generate multiple print outs for future reference.
LPUNEST 2021 Result
Results of the LPUNEST 2021 exam are uploaded at the official website as per schedule after the exams. The result can be checked by logging in to the website nest.lpu.in using the login credentials. Candidates must check their results from the website in their own interest as the University does not make any other communication in this regard.
After the results are generated, the online counselling process for successful candidates for admission to the selected program ins started. Candidates have to deposit the initial fee payment of Rs 10000 for counselling and other semester fees.
LPU NEST or Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test is a national level entrance examination. The examination is conducted by the University once every year. The purpose of the exam is to determine the eligibility of applicants for admission to the various Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses offered by University. Candidates seeking a scholarship for various program courses offered by the University must also appear in the LPUNEST exam. At present, the examination is conducted across 200 cities in India on a yearly basis.
Lovely Professional University is an institution recognized by the University Grants Commission. It also has accreditation of NCTE, CoA, PCI, ICAR etc. As per the official website of LPU, it is also ranked among the top 100 Universities/Colleges in India. Lovely Professional University offers admission to more than 250 different programs. These programs are undergraduate, post-graduate and even doctoral level. The University also offers Diploma Engineering programs for Class 10th pass candidates as well as Dual degree programs such as Integrated B.Tech + MBA/M.Tech. With the main campus situated at Jalandhar, Punjab, LPU is one of the top acclaimed Universities for B.Tech, MBA, LLM, PhD and aspirants of other courses. For more details refer to the official website i.e. lpu.in.
Q1. Is it mandatory to appear for LPUNEST 2021 for admission to LPU?
Ans. LPUNEST 2021 is mandatory for some courses such as B.Tech. Candidates can appear for other programs also in order to get scholarship.
Q2. Is the LPUNEST conducted online?
Ans. Last year, LPUNEST was conducted as a remotely proctored test for B.Tech admissions only.
Q3. What is the minimum educational qualification for admission to B.Tech?
Ans. Candidates must have passed/appeared in the Class 12th exam.
Q4. Is LPU good for B.Tech?
Ans. Yes. Ranked among the top 100 Universities/Colleges in India, it offers B.Tech program in various engineering disciplines.