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

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Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test Exam 2018(LPU NEST)

LPUNEST is the National Entrance Test conducted by the Lovely Professional University, for admission into their various courses. Your performance in this test determines your eligibility to various programs offered by the university. 
 You can even get Scholarships depending on your performance in LPUNEST. The various courses that come under LPUNEST are B.Tech, Law, Agriculture, Hotel Management, MBA, and other Design Programs.

LPU-NEST is abbreviate form of Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test. LPU-NEST is engineering entrance test of Lovely Professional University and is conducted every year for the admission of students seeking admission in undergraduate B.Tech courses.  LPU -NEST is considered to be biggest private engineering entrance in India. If sources are to be believed more than 3 lakhs students every year take LPU-NEST exam. 

LPU NEST 2018 exam dates will be declared soon on its official website.  LPU-NEST 2018 was conducted online in 110 test centres spread across India. Candidates can choose the test centers according to the preference of their demographics. LPU-NEST 2018 exam was conducted from April 10-30, 2018. Mode of the examination is online LPU university also provides scholarships to students as per their rules and regulations. The entrance exam for B.Tech was held from 10th April to 30th April 2018. Through this article candidates can check information related to LPU-NEST 2018 examination including result, counselling and admission process.

What is LPUNEST Entrance Exam :-

Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST-2018) for B.Tech aspirants. Students studying in 12th class can apply for LPUNEST-2018. Lovely Professional University (LPU) conducts an entrance test to offer admissions to interested candidates in its Engineering/BTech Programmes. This entrance exam conducted by LPU is called Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPU-NEST).

LPU-NEST 2018 Exam Dates

Dates for LPU-NEST 2018 has not been announced yet. It is expected to be announced soon. Generally the application process starts from the month of December. Last date of making an application is 30th April. LPU-NEST would be conducted on a series of dates starting from 10th april to 30th April. The result of LPU-NEST 2018 would be announced in first week of May and counseling will start thereafter. However these dates are tentative and exact dates would be announced by LPU soon. For further please refer the table below.



Online application begins

14th November, 2016

Last Date to apply

30th April 2017 (with late fee)

Slot booking for online exam

1st March 2017

Exam date

10th  – 30th, April 2017

Result announcement

4th May, 2017

Online Counselling & Seat Allocation

5th May, 2017

Last date of Admission on the basis of LPU NEST

31st May, 2017


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LPU NEST 2018 Important Dates

06/11/2017 to 30/04/2018

Application Dates (Online)

10/04/2018 to 02/05/2018

Exam Dates (Online)


Result Dates (Online)


Councelling Dates (Online)

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LPUNEST 2018 Eligibility Criteria :-


  • Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST-2018

Qualifying Examination:

  • Applicants appearing for LPUNEST-2018 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2018, in final examination of 10 + 2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Council, Institution, college etc. declared recognised by Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable.

Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination:

  • Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English)* subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2018 or JEE (Main). 
  • 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. 

For B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT), B.Tech. (Food Technology), B.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering), B.Tech. Biotechnology (Hons.), Integrated B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT) - M.Tech., Integrated B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT) - MBA , Integrated B.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering) - MBA, and Integrated B.Tech. (Food Technology) - MBA

Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, English & either Maths or Biology or Biotechnology; other things remaining same as above.

For B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE), B.Tech. (CHE - Petroleum),  B.Tech. (Dairy Technology), Integrated B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE) - MBA, Integrated B.Tech. (CHE - Petroleum) - MBA and Integrated B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) - MBA

Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English; other things remaining same as above.

For B.Tech. (ME- Agriculture Engineering) and Integrated B.Tech. (ME- Agriculture Engineering) - MBA

Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English OR 10+2 (Agriculture); other things remaining same as above.

LPUNEST Exam Application Process :-

Application process for LPU-NEST have not started but tentatively it is going to start from the month of December. Application form will be available in both online and offline mode. For online mode candidate have to log in to the official website of LPU-NEST and fill the application form. Fee payment can be done through debit/credit card, net banking or through demand draft. Candidates can also purchase it from the admission office at the university campus.

Application Form

  • Application form will be in a format that can be processed by Optical Mark Reader (OMR).
  • Cost of LPUNEST-2018 Kit (Application Form ) is ₹ 700, Application fee once paid will not be refunded.
  • Application forms can be obtained and submitted using one of the following methods
  • Option-I: After Purchasing LPUNEST-2018 Kit
  • Applicant may obtain LPUNEST-2018 Kit from University Campus/ Camp Offices or any other prescribed place by paying cash. Once the applicant has obtained the LPUNEST-2018 kit, form can be submitted by one of the following methods:
  • Manual:
  • Fill the full application form (OMR sheet) after reading all the instructions as specified under the head “Instructions for filling Application Form (OMR sheet)” in LPUNEST booklet.
  • Semi-Online Application - In case applicant does not want to send the hard copy of purchased applicaiton form: 
  • Fill the application form at
  • When asked, Click “Yes“ if you have purchased the LPUNEST Kit. Fill the OMR sheet No. and Unique OMR code, in the given space.
  • Submit and save the copy of complete application form for your reference.
  • Option-II: Without Purchasing LPUNEST-2018 Kit 
  • Applicant can apply for LPUNEST-2018 without purchasing LPUNEST-2018 Kit.

  • Online Application : Apply through the University Website (Internet banking facility required). 
  • Fill the application form at
  • Pay ₹ 700 through online payment when prompted.
  • Note: For online application, Applicant should have Internet Banking facility through Net banking / Debit card / Credit card.
  • Printout of the computer generated application should be retained by the applicant for reference.
  • All our correspondence including centre booking and issue of e-hall ticket/ Appointment Letter/ Admit Card details will be through email only. Therefore, the applicants are requested to get ready with valid email id and mobile number for contact. No separate communication will be done for the same.

Incomplete Applications 

  • Incomplete application (For example: Declaration not signed) will not be processed. LPU will not take responsibility to inform these applicants. Such applicants will not be able to access the Online Slot Management. 
  • Applicants are hence advised to ensure that the duly filled in application is dispatched along with complete enclosures in all respects.

LPU-NEST Exam Fee Details

Fees for online payment and otherwise of registration is INR 700 for boys and INR 400 for girls. The payment can be done via payment gateway on the website using credit card debit card and netbanking. Last date for submission the online form will be announced soon. The application and the submission of the fees are only done online. It is necessary to pay the application fees at the time of registration. Without the payment of application fees the candidates would not be allowed to make the application.


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