LPUNEST Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

LPUNEST Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

LPUNEST Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
LPUNEST Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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In short, the Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test is known as LPUNEST. It is a university-level entrance examination. This is one of the largest scholarship and entrance examinations. It follows four phases of the exam every year.

The Lovely Professional University is in Punjab. The LP University was founded in 2005. In other words, the Lovely International Trust is the founder of the university. It started the examination process in 2006. In the year 2010, it has got around 24,000 students. Additionally, it is known as the largest Single Campus University of India. 

Above all, the magazine called ‘India Today’ referred to the university as one of the top six promising universities of India.

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LPUNEST conducts entrance exams for the students to get admission in institutions for their higher education. The exam is suitable for engineering and other major students of India. Additionally, the qualified students will get scholarships from the college executives.

LPU can provide a scholarship of up to Rs 5 lakhs if the candidate is strong in academics.  Above all, the university conducts the exam in around 200 cities across India.

The University conducts the LPUNEST exam every year. It conducts the exam twice a year. It admits the students to various courses which are offered by the university. They conduct Counseling and Interviews for some courses.

Courses on Engineering, Designing, Agriculture, Business Management, Law and Hotel Management are offered. The University is among the top 25 universities of India. There are 200+ courses offered by the university. Each course is from a different discipline.


LPUNEST Fundamental Information

LPUNEST is a university-based entrance exam. Further information about the exam is explained in the table below. Moreover, candidates should know that LPUNEST focuses on entrance for admission.

Additionally, the exam helps candidates to get scholarships. Candidates with good scores get admission to LPU. The University conducts the LPUNEST exam twice a year for the students to pursue their higher studies.


  • The exams for each course are conducted by the university separately through online mode.
  • LPUNEST is one of the most beneficial exams for the students as the test covers the entrance and scholarship eligibility.
  • Candidates should clear the exam within two attempts. The candidates who fail twice are ineligible for admission.


Elaborately called as The Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test
Exam Purpose Entrance and Scholarship
Location India
Frequency of the exam Twice in a year
Duration 2 Hours 30 minutes
Mode of Exam Online
Marks in Total 400
Maximum number of attempts Two (if they found any technical issue, the Third attempt is possible)
Mandatory subject English
Conducting authority The Lovely Professional University
Level of Examination University
Courses offered  Engineering, Business Management, Law, Design, Hotel Management, and other 200+ disciplines


Latest News and Updates

Awaiting details about the LPUNEST exam are Eligibility, Application Fees, Vacancies, Notification, Selection Process, Important Dates, Exam Pattern, and other necessary information.

The Lovely Professional University has eligibility criteria. It expects that candidates must fulfill the criteria. Candidates should make sure that they are eligible for the given criteria before appearing for the exam.


If the examiner finds that the eligibility criteria are not followed by the candidate while they apply for the exam, they cannot write the exam.


  • LPUNEST 2021 registration for B.Tech has opened recently from September 1.
  • The University announced that Schedule VIII and IX of the LPUNEST exam will be conducted from September 4 to September 20, 2021.
  • Moreover, aspirants should book their slots before three days.
  • The problem of COVID-19 is increasing. As a result, aspirants write the test from home.
  • Supervision for the exam will be achieved through live online mode.
  • Candidates need to have their admit cards.


Dates Events
September 3 Schedule VIII Registration started.
August 24 Schedule VII Registration started.
July 18 Schedule VI Registration started.
June 28 Schedule V Registration started.


Guidelines for Test from Home

  • Candidates need an appropriate network connection. It should have a minimum of 1 Mbps.
  • They also need a web camera of good quality.
  • And they need a proper mic.
  • They need to show the admit card via camera.
  • Most importantly, candidates should sit in a room with proper lights.
  • The candidate will get the login information from the supervisor before the exam time starts.
  • Candidates will get a call from the counselor to get clarifications about the exam process.
  • Meanwhile, queries of the candidates can be asked during the call.
  • COVID 19 is becoming a serious problem. So, there will be no test center-based exam this year.
  • Room with no background noise.
  • Candidates should sit by making the wall as a background.
  • They should not talk on mobile phones.
  • Check the power conditions of the Laptop/other devices.
  • Candidates should not look anywhere except the screen.
  • They need valid ID proof.
  • Certainly, candidates should not touch anything except mouse.
  • The only candidate should sit in the room.
  • Candidates should not have papers near them.
  • Do not switch off your camera.
  • Do not unplug network properties.
  • The network should last for three hours.
  • Sit comfortably.
  • Face the computer screen.
  • Don’t turn your face to any side.
  • Above all, candidates should remember that the university is watching them.


LPUNEST Courses:

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Automobile Engineering (AE)
  • ME – Mechatronics
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Chemical Engineering (CHE)
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • Food Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • CHE – Petroleum


LPUNEST 2021 Newly Added courses:

  • Bachelor of Library and Info. Science
  • MBA in Corporate Audit and Tax Management
  • BBA in Airlines and Airport management
  • BBA in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Masters of Library and Info. Science
  • MBA in Cost Management and Financial Analysis
  • MBA in Corporate Affairs and Governance
  • Masters in Education
  • Bachelor of Technology (Robotics and Automation)
  • Diploma in Library and Info. Science
  • Masters in Hindi


LPUNEST Counseling 2021

The University officials will conduct the LPUNEST 2021 counseling via online mode. The University will conduct counseling for students’ admission. It is conducted for all the applicants who will be accepted as qualified. Finally, the authorities will allot the seats as per their merit, preferences, and availability of seats.

Firstly, the candidates must download the allotment letter. Additionally, the payment of the initial fee of Rs. 10,000 has to be done to confirm the admission.

Submit the following documents for verification:

  • 10th Certificate, PAN Card, Aadhaar Card to prove the date of birth

  • SSLC and Higher Secondary Pass Certificate


LPUNEST 2021 Colleges

The Lovely Professional University accepts the entrance score. Additionally, LPUNEST 2021 qualified candidates can also get admissions in the following colleges in India,


  • Chandigarh University
  • Jain University
  • Parul University
  • Wingsss College of Aviation Technology
  • Aditya College of Design Studies



The LPU announced that the exam mode is Computer Based Test (CBT). In addition, the university has uploaded a well-planned schedule VIII and IX on their official website for the year 2021.

The admission portal will not open after 15 September 2021. COVID 19 is getting a serious issue. The university has to follow some COVID secure measures. So, test from home is the current plan to conduct the exam.


To clarify, the recent schedule planned by LPU for the entrance exam, the registration process starts from September 1. The University has informed that the exam will be conducted from September 4 to 30.

Most importantly, the University has announced that the application process will go till 15th September 2021. So, the candidates can register for their exams.

The registration process is based on online mode. The table below shows the exam schedule:


Particulars Recent Schedule (2021)
Registration Begins on September 1
The application opened Till three days before the exam
Booking Slots 3 days before the exam
Examination Date September 4 – September 20
The application ends on September 15, 2021
For more important updates Click Here
Find Details to Book slots Click here


Eligibility Criteria

Certainly, reading through the eligibility criteria is important for every aspirant who is aspired to attend the LPUNEST exam. The Lovely Professional University informed some eligibility conditions for all the applicants/candidates. They have to follow those conditions.


Candidates should accomplish the given criteria. The applicants should read the eligibility column cautiously.

  1. Candidates who have completed SSLC and Higher Secondary from CBSE or Matriculation or ICSE or State Board or any other board can apply for the LPUNEST exam.
  2. Candidates who are applying for Design and Hotel Management having above 70% are eligible.
  3. However, 70% is also eligible for direct admission.
  4. Above all, only Indian people are eligible to apply for the exam.
  5. To clarify, there is no age limit for writing the exam.


Course Qualification Percentage Required Subjects


10 +2 or completed or appearing in 2021


English, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Biotechnology


10 +2 or completed or appearing in 2021




10 +2 or completed or appearing in 2021


English, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology or Agriculture

Hotel Management

10 +2 or completed or appearing in 2021




UGC recognized College or University Graduates








Bachelor’s degree completed or pursuing the final semester



Some Relaxations to qualify for LPUNEST

  • Meanwhile, for the candidates from Sikkim and North-East states, 5% relaxation in pass marks will be given.
  • Secondly, candidates from a Defense background and Migrants of Kashmir will get 5% relaxation in pass marks.
  • Moreover, the candidates who are excellent in Sports will get 10% relaxation as per the category of Sports Scholarship.
  • For instance, if the candidates are eligible for both the above-mentioned category they will get any one of the relaxations.


Eligibility for Scholarship not including LPU Test

As a result of LPUNEST, the university gives scholarships to qualified students. In addition, certain candidates are eligible to get the scholarship without the entrance test. The eligibility is as follows;


  • Qualifying percentage in the Exam.
  • Participants of Sports and Cultural.
  • Candidates who are good at Co-curricular activities and Social Service.
  • Similarly, to the candidates who got Bravery Awards
  • Most importantly, Toppers/Rank holders of the Education Board will get a special scholarship.
  • Above all, fee concession for Central Armed Police Forces personnel, Defense, and their family.
  • Likewise, Scholarship for Orphan Applicants
  • Similarly, to the candidate with Certain Disability


Registration Process

The applicants can register for the exam by following the mode online and offline. On the other hand, officials of the university motivate the applicants to prefer the online mode due to COVID 19 restrictions. They encourage the applicants to register online to complete the process. Additionally, they also suggest that online mode would be easier for the application process.


Documents Required to Apply

  • SSLC & Higher Secondary mark sheet.
  • Scanned copy of Photograph and Signature
  • Correct email id
  • Active mobile number
  • Debit/Credit card/ other bank details to pay the application fees.


Applicants who have completed SSLC and Higher Secondary are eligible to apply for the LPUNEST exam. The LPUNEST exams for this year will be conducted based on tests from home. The registration form will be available here


How to apply?

COVID 19 pandemic is still increasing. As a result, LPU will follow exams and the application process online. Moreover, the university has also informed that the exam will also be conducted online. It is the test from the home examination.

Therefore, invigilation happens through the online camera. The process of application and the documents needed to apply for the exam are given below. Above all, candidates should go through the information carefully to complete the registration process successfully.


Most importantly, applicants should upload all the documents and details. They should provide the details on the website. For instance, if the candidate does not have any of the documents, then they cannot complete the process successfully.

Moreover, candidates need to scan certain documents and academic details for the online registration of the exam. The scanned documents should be clear. All the required columns in the form should be filled in without fail.


For instance, if you want to confirm your registration, make sure that you submit all the details at the end. The candidates should follow the steps below to complete the registration process.


Steps to Register

  • Firstly, Go to the website http://bit.ly/3aqJjbl
  • Secondly, candidates must fill in the details such as full name, email, contact details, etc.
  • In addition, candidates should generate a password for their future logins in this step
  • Generate credentials.
  • Meanwhile, submit the OTP that is sent to the registered email ID.
  • Further, pay the application fee.
  • Candidates should use net banking, credit, or debit card to pay the fee, certainly.
  • Finally, complete the registration process.


No Mode Application Fee
1. Online Application form and soft copy kit

Boys (Rs. 1000)

Girls (Rs. 500)

Application form and hard copy kit

Boys (Rs. 1500)

Girls (Rs. 1000)

 2.OfflineApplication form and hard copy kit

Boys (Rs. 1500)

Girls (Rs. 1000)



  • Additionally, fill the LPUNEST 2021 form.
  • To complete the process, give academic information.
  • Upload the necessary documents.
  • Most importantly, check all the uploaded documents and given details.
  • Finally, click the submit button.
  • After that, candidates must get a copy of the correctly filled application form for their future reference.
  • For offline mode application, candidates should go to the University campus or any other respected place to receive the kit.
  • Above all, make cash payments for the offline application process.


Offline Registration

Candidates must buy LPUNEST 2021 kit from the University Campus/ Camp Offices. After that, they can get the kit after paying Rs. 1500 (for boys) and Rs.1000 (for girls). The following are the steps to fill the form:


  • Firstly, read the instructions given under “Instructions for filling Application Form (OMR sheet)” in the LPUNEST booklet.
  • Secondly, ill up the OMR sheet.
  • Further, visit the page lpu. in to fill the online form.
  • Click “Yes” if you have already bought the kit.
  • Meanwhile, fill up the OMR sheet number
  • Type unique OMR code in the column.
  • Finally, submit the form
  • Above all, save or take a printout of the application form for further reference.


Important Notes for Candidates

  • Most importantly, Candidates will receive admit cards and slots through email.
  • So, Candidates should check their email without fail.
  • Above all, there is no availability to communicate individually to the officials.


Application Form Correction

After submitting the application form, the university official will not give another chance to correct the given details. Therefore, candidates must give all the required details carefully and submit the form. In other words, candidates can fill the form and submit it only once.


Certainly, LPU will not reopen the closed website again to provide corrected details of the candidates. So, candidates must provide the necessary details correctly when they apply for the first time on the website.

Meanwhile, applicants should recheck certain points before the final submission of the LPUNEST 2021 application form. Most importantly, candidates should make note of the details given below:


  • Dates of the exam.
  • Upload images correctly
  • Fill the educational qualifications properly
  • Spellings should be correct
  • Address, mobile number, and email ID should be valid and active.


Slot Booking Process

Firstly, for any web-based scheduled system of the exam, applicants should book their slots under the respective schedule. Certainly, booking slots will allow the candidates to appear for the entrance exam without any further confusion during their exam.


In addition, the link to book slots is available at the university’s official website.

Moreover, candidates can select the exam center to appear for the exam in the application process. After that, they can book their slots for the online exam.


  • Certainly, the university follows a first booking, first-served basis to provide slots to the candidates.
  • Therefore, to avoid any inconvenience, applicants should book their slots as soon as possible.
  • For instance, if there is any late slot booking, then the candidate will not receive admit card and cannot appear for the exam.
  • In addition, candidates can also choose their convenient exam date and time during this process.
  • On the other hand, applicants can also allow the university to reserve a slot for them.
  • But, the University will allocate a date for the exam as per the available options.


Steps to book slots

Given below are the steps that the candidates should follow for booking their slots:

  • Firstly, the candidates need to log into the page.
  • Secondly, in the Username box, type your application number.
  • Generate password.
  • After that, click on the slot booking option on the page.
  • Meanwhile, fill in the required details in the columns.
  • In addition, fill Application number, Date of Birth, and Gender. Candidates should fill in all these details correctly.
  • Further, give the details about the test center, exam date, and test slot.
  • Finally, you booked the slots successfully.


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Q.1 Can I reappear for the exam after three attempts?

A. Most importantly, you can appear only twice for the exam. However, a third attempt is possible in some cases. For example, if your second attempt has got technical issues, you can appear for the third time.


Q.2 Is LPUNEST an entrance exam that qualifies for all the Indian universities?

A. No, The Lovely Professional University conducts the entrance exam. So, LPU and some other colleges mentioned above on this site will accept the test.


Q.3 What is the application fee for LPUNEST?

A. Most importantly, the application fee for a soft copy of the form and kit is different for boys and girls. For boys it costs Rs. 1000. But, for girls, it is Rs. 500. For instance, if you want a hard copy then add Rs.500 to the above-mentioned amount.


Q.4 What is the expansion of LPUNEST?

A. The expansion for LPUNEST is ‘The Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test’.


Q.5  Where can I check the recent updates of the exam?

A. To clarify, the official website can help you to update with recent news and notifications. So, please Click here for more details and the latest updates about the exam.


Q.6 When will the application site close?

A. Above all, the application process will go on until three days before the exam.  Subsequently, you can apply and also book the slots three days before the exam.


Q.7 How many courses do LPU offer to the students?

A. The Lovely Professional University offers many courses in various disciplines. Above all, there are 200+ courses available in the university. Certainly, qualifying the entrance is the main challenge. In addition, more details are there on their website http://www.lpu.in


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