LPU NEST 2018LPU NEST 2018: The Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST) is conducted by Lovely Professional University (LPU) for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes. The application form of LPU NEST 2018 is expected to be released in the second week of November 2017. LPU NEST is a computer based examination to be conducted in different slots between April and May 2018. The entrance examination will be held across 150 cities in India. The online slot booking system for LPU NEST 2018 will be made available from first week of March 2018. In 2017, over 30, 000 candidates appeared for LPU NEST 2018. To get all important information about LPU NEST 2018 eligibility criteria, important dates, application process, slot booking system, admit card, exam pattern and more, go through the article below on this page.

Brief About LPU NEST 2018

Exam Name Lovely Professional University National Eligibility cum Scholarship Test
Commonly called as LPU NEST
Conducting Institute Lovely Professional University
Exam Level University Level Exam
Exam Type Undergraduate

LPU NEST Important Dates 2018

LPU NEST Important dates will be made available by the University along with the information brochure. LPU NEST is conducted in online mode in two phases. The application form of LPU NEST 2018 will be made available in the second week of November 2018. The slot booking will start from march 2018. The candidates who will qualify the entrance test have to check the counselling schedule. The counselling will start from May 2018. Check the table below for all important dates of LPU NEST 2018. 

S.No. LPU NEST 2018 Events Dates
1. Online Registration opens for Phase 1 2nd week of November 2017
2. Last date to apply for phase 1 with late fees 3rd week of April, 2018
3. Online registration opens for Phase 2 1st week of May, 2018
4. Last date to apply for Phase 2 3rd week of May 2018
5. Entrance Exam date for Phase 1 2nd week of April to 1st week of May 2018
6. Entrance exam date for Phase 2 3rd week of May to 4th week of May 2018
7. Slot booking for online examination for Phase 1 1st week of March 2018 onwards
8. Slot booking for online exam for Phase 2 1st week of May 2018 onwards
9. Result for Phase 1 1st week of May 2018
10. Online Counselling and Seat Allocation 1st week of May 2018 onwards
11. Result for Phase 2- Eligibility Result: 1 day after the conduct of exam scholarship Results 1st week of June 2018
12. Last Date of Admission on the basis of LPUNEST 4th week of June 2018

LPU NEST Eligibility 2018

The candidates who are willing to apply for LPU NEST 2018 have to satisfy the LPU NEST eligibility criteria as prescribed by the University. Following are the eligibility criteria required for applying in LPU NEST:

LPU NEST Eligibility Criteria 2018

  • Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Qualifying examination: Applicants must have completed or are appearing in the final examination of XII standard from CBSE, New Delhi/ ICSE, New Delhi/ State Board, Council or institution recognised by COBSE or any other concerned head
  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed with 60% aggregate in XII standards or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English) or in case marks scored in 10+2 are 90% or above, then LPUNEST 2018 or JEE (Main) will be exempted and candidate may apply for admission

LPU NEST Application Form 2018

Online registrations of LPUNEST 2018 will begin from the second week of November 2017. Aspirants can either apply for LPU NEST in the online or offline mode. They can collect their LPU NEST 2018 kit along with the application form from the LPU office by paying the required amount.

LPU NEST Application Procedure 2018

The online form filling process involves the following 5 steps:

Step 1: Registration – Enter important details to obtain application number and password.

Step 2: Fill LPU NEST Application form – The applicants have to first enter their personal and academic details like name, email ID, date of birth and mobile number. After the submission of these details, they will receive a confirmatory message with an application ID on their registered email.

Step 3: LPU NEST Application Fee 2018 – The candidates have to pay an amount of Rs 700. Candidates can pay the application fees through PayU and Paytm. Candidates can opt for any of the following payment options:

  • Internet Banking facility
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card

Step 4: Uploading of Documents – Candidates have to upload scanned images of their recent photograph, birth Certificate/Aadhaar card, qualifying exam certificate

Step 5: Print out of Submission – Candidates must keep a photocopy of the filled-in application and DD for future reference. They may also keep a printout of the computer generated application for future reference.

Offline LPU NEST application form – All the candidates must enclose the LPUNEST 2018 application form along with the demand draft in an envelope and send it to the following address:

Division of Admissions (LPUNEST 2018)
Lovely Professional University
Jalandhar- Delhi G.T. Road,
Phagwara, Punjab (India)-144411
LPU NEST Slot Booking 2018

The candidates are required to book a slot for LPU NEST 2018. The slot booking process is made available for the candidates who have completed the application form. After the completion of the payment process, candidates are directed to a LPU NEST slot booking window. Candidates can either book a slot themselves or authorise the university to book a slot on their behalf.

LPU NEST Admit card 2018

After the completion of the application process, students whose applications have been accepted are sent the LPU NEST admit card. The admit card of LPU Nest 2018 is available for download after 48 hours of the slot booking process. Candidates have to carry their admit cards at the time of examination. The admit card of LPU NEST 2018 includes details of the applicant candidate such as name, application number, registration number, exam centre date and time, address, important instructions.

LPU NEST Exam Centres 2018

LPU NEST 2018 exam centres are the list of test centres where the entrance exam is conducted. The entrance test is held at around 150 centres in India in different slots. The table below includes the LPU NEST exam centres in five states:

State/UT LPU NEST exam cities Centre Codes
Andhra Pradesh Anantpur 102
Guntur 103
Kakinada 303
Kurnool 104
Nellore 105
Rajahmundy 106
Tirupathi 304
Vijayawada 107
Assam Guwahati 108
Bihar Begusarai 109
Bhagalpur 110
Gaya 111
Muzzafarpur 112
Patna 113
Chandigarh Chandigarh 370
Chhattisgarh Bhilai 115
Bilaspur (CG) 116
Korba 117
Raipur 118

LPU NEST Exam Pattern 2018

LPU NEST 2018 is a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) based paper held in the online mode. The question paper is divided into four sections – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and English. Candidates appearing for B. Tech have to take Mathematics, while those opting for Biology have to take Biology. While there are 30 questions in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology each, English includes 10 questions. For more details on LPU NEST 2018 exam pattern, check the table below.

Particulars Details
Mode of exam Online (Computer Based Test)
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Language of the question paper English
Options for answers A,B,C and D (four options)
Total no.of questions 100
Exam duration 150 minutes
Marking scheme Each question will carry four marks. Candidates will be awarded four marks for correct responses. No negative marking will be applicable for incorrect answers or answers un attempted.

LPU NEST Programmes Offered 2018

Below are the undergraduate engineering programmes offered by the University. The candidates can select their preferred courses at the time of applying for LPU NEST 2018:

S.No. B.Tech Programmes
1 Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)
2 Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
3 Mechanical Engineering (ME)
4 Information Technology (IT)
5 Civil Engineering (CE)
6 Electrical Engineering (EE)
7 Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
8 Electronics and Computer Engineering
9 Biotechnology (BT)
10 BT – Food Technology
11 Chemical Engineering (CHE)
12 ME – Mechatronics
13 Aerospace Engineering
14 Automobile Engineering (AE)
15 CHE – Petroleum

LPU NEST Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of LPU NEST 2018 will include topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and Biology (Biotechnology) subjects. Candidates must also prepare with the syllabus of Class XI and XII examination. Candidates should cover all the topics mentioned in the syllabus to score better marks in the entrance test.

The candidates must kept a note on all the important topics, sub topics , formulas among others so that they do not miss any one of them and attempt all the questions given in the question paper.

LPU NEST Sample Papers 2018

The sample papers are one of the essential methods of preparation. The sample papers consist of the questions for the entrance test. Candidates have to practice from the previous years LPU NEST sample papers to be thorough with the exam pattern. The candidates must also take mock tests to be more clear with the online computer based test.

LPU NEST Result 2018

The result of LPU NEST 2018 is expected to be announced in the first week of May 2018. The result will be published online as well as be sent to the email ID provided by the candidates. Candidates are advised to take printouts of the result for further admission round.

LPU NEST Counselling and Seat Allotment 2018

LPU NEST 2018 counselling and seat allotment will begin from May 2018 after the declaration of the result. Candidates qualifying the entrance test are called for counselling. Counselling will be held online in four phases. LPU NEST seat allocation is done based on the choices filled in by the candidates besides other factors like availibility of seats among others. Candidates are required to carry the following documents along with their photocopies at the time of counselling:

LPUNEST 2018 Counselling: Documents required

  • Class 10th mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Candidate’s Character Certificate
  • LPU NEST hall ticket 2018
  • LPU NEST score card 2018
  • Caste certificate (if required)

LPU NEST Counselling Schedule 2018

Counselling of LPU NEST will start from first week of May 2018. Candidates have to fill their choices for seat allotment within the stipulated time.

LPU NEST Counselling Dates

Phases Rounds of Counselling Filling of Online Preference Result of Allotment Last Date of Admission
Phase – 1A Round I 1st week of May 2018 2nd week of May 2018 2nd to 3rd week of May 2018
Round II 3rd week of May 2018 3rd week of May 2018 3rd week of May 2018
Round III 3rd week of May 2018 4th week of May 2018 4th week of May 2018

Further rounds of LPU NEST counselling 2018 ( Phase – IB/ Phase – II/ Phase III/ Phase – IV ) will be conducted only if vacant seats remain.

Scholarship details for LPU NEST 2018 B.Tech course

Top 35% applicants appearing for LPU NEST (who will qualify LPU NEST 2018), will be eligible for scholarship upto 1.5 lakhs per annum (i.e upto 7.5 lakhs in case of 5 years integrated programme and 6 lakhs in case of 4 years for B.Tech programmes). The scholarship amounts given below are awarded only if the candidate qualifies LPU NEST.

Scholarships available in LPU NEST 2018:

Scholarship Percentage Scholarship Amount in Rs. (per semester)
90% marks in LPU NEST 2018 75,000
Top 10% applicants appearing for LPU NEST 2018 50,000
Next 10% (11% to 20%) applicants appearing for LPU NEST 2018 40,000
Next 15% (21% to 35%) applicants appearing for LPU NEST 2018 30,000

Contact Details:

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (India) – 144411
For General/ Admission Related Enquiry:
Toll-Free: 1800 102 4431

Email Address:

Email IDs: admissions@lpu.co.in (Admissions)/ int.admissions@lpu.co.in (International Admissions)/info@lpu.co.in (General)

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