LPU NEST 2020 – Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern


LPU NEST 2020LPU NEST 2020 Application Form has been released now. LPU NEST (LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test) is managed by the Lovely Professional University (LPU). LPU is a private university of Jalandhar, Punjab. It is organized for admission to the various courses, i.e. B.Tech, MBA, M.Tech, LLB, LLM, UG Law, hotel management, etc. LPU Entrance exam is conducted two times in a year, i.e JAN & April. It is a national level examination. In this article, we are providing complete information about LPU NEST 2020 including application form, exam dates, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

LPU NEST 2020 Latest Updates – Application Released

NewIconLPU NEST 2020 Application Form (Schedule I) for all courses has been released now. Click here to fill the application form.

LPU NEST Exam Dates 2020

In this section, applicants can get complete schedule of LPU NEST 2020 Exam Dates:

Events Dates
For B.Tech/M.Tech/UG Law/UG Design/UG Agriculture/LLB/LLM/MCA For MBA/UG Hotel Management/Integrated MBA
Schedule 1 Schedule II Schedule 1 Schedule II
Application Form Availability 14th September 2019 10th January 2020 14th September 2019 10th January 2020
Slot Booking Starts 1st December 2019 1st March 2020 1st December 2019 1st March 2020
Last date for form submission 9th January 2020 31st March 2020 9th January 2020 31st March 2020
Exam Dates 10th to 25th January 2020 10th April to 25th April 2020 10th to 25th January 2020 10th to 25th April 2020
Result Declaration 31st January 2020 30th April 2020 31st January 2020 30th April 2020
Counselling Starts 30th April 2020 30th April 2020
Slot Booking for Interview Starts 31st January to 4th February 2020 30th April to 4th May 2020
Interview Starts 5th to 10th February 2020 4th May to 12th May 2020
Result Announcement (Interview) 14th February 2020 14th May 2020

LPU NEST Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should fulfill the given eligibility to apply for LPU NEST Entrance Exam:


  • Applicants must be the citizen of India.

Qualification Criteria:

Courses Eligibility
Qualifying Exam Main Subjects Qualifying Marks
B.Tech Passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from the recognized board.

Appearing applicants can also apply.

Physics, Mathematics & English. 60% aggregate marks.
B.Tech (Biotechnology), B.Tech. (Food Technology) & B.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering) Physics, Chemistry, English & either Maths or Biology or Biotechnology.
B.Tech. Chemical Engineering &  B.Tech. (Petroleum Engineering) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
MBA Passed graduation or its equivalent from University Grants Commission (UGC) recognized University.

Appearing applicants can also apply.

55% aggregate marks.
UG Law Passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from the recognized board in any stream.

Appearing applicants can also apply.

English 60% aggregate marks (5% relaxation for SC/ST Applicants and 3% relaxation for OBC Applicants )
UG Design Passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from the recognized board.

Appearing applicants can also apply.

English 60% aggregate marks.
LLB Passed graduation or its equivalent from University Grants Commission (UGC) recognized University in any stream.

Appearing applicants can also apply.

50% aggregate marks (5% relaxation for SC/ST Applicants and 3% relaxation for OBC Applicants )
LLM Passed LLB degree. 50% aggregate marks.

LPU NEST 2020 Application Form

  • Applicants are able to fill & submit the application form through online mode only.
  • LPU NEST Registration 2020 (Schedule I) has been started from 14th September 2019 & continue till 9th January 2020.
  • There will be no facility to get the application via any other mode.
  • For Schedule II, LPU NEST application form 2020 will be issued from 10th January to 31st March 2020.
  • Take a printout copy of the computer generated application for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • Applicants can submit the fee through online (net banking, credit card & debit card) or offline mode (Cash/Cheque & Demand Draft).
  • The application fee details are given below:
Category Fee
Online Offline
Boys Rs. 500 Rs. 500
Girls Rs. 250 Rs. 500

LPU NEST Exam Pattern 2020

Check this section to get details about LPU NEST 2020 Exam Pattern for B.Tech & MBA course:

  • Exam Mode: LPU NEST exam will be held through online mode (computer based test).
  • Medium: The question paper will be asked in English or Hindi language only.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be 2½ hours (150 minutes).
  • Type of Questions: In the examination, Multiple Choice Type Questions (MCQs) will be asked.
  • Number of Questions: Total 110 questions (B.Tech) & 100 questions (MBA) will be asked in the examination.
  • Marking Scheme: For a correct answer, 4 marks (except English) will be given to the applicants.
  • Negative Marking: For wrong answer, there will be no negative marking.
Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks
For B.Tech
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics/Biology 30 120
English 20 40
Total 110 400

LPU NEST Syllabus 2020

The syllabus is prescribed by the Lovely Professional University. Applicants can start preparation on the basis of given syllabus. LPU NEST 2020 syllabus for B.Tech course is comprised of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology & English subjects. The complete syllabus is given below:

For B.Tech:


  • Motion: Laws of motion, Work, energy and power, Rotational motion, etc.
  • Kinematics, Gravitation & Oscillations: Physics and measurement, Kinematics, Gravitation, Oscillations and waves, etc.
  • Thermal Physics: Properties of solids and liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic theory of gases, etc.
  • Electricity & Magnetism: Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, etc.
  • Atomic Structure & Optics: Atoms and nuclei, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Optics, wave optics, etc.
  • Electrical & Electronics: Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Electromagnetic waves, Electronic devices, etc.


  • Atomic Structure, States of Matter & Thermodynamics: Some basic concepts in chemistry, States of Matter, Gaseous State, Liquid State, Solid State, Atomic Structure, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, Covalent Bonding, etc.
  • Solutions, Chemical Kinetics & Surface Chemistry: Solutions, Equilibrium, Equilibria involving physical processes, Equilibria involving chemical processes, Ionic Equilibrium, Redox reactions and Electrochemistry, Surface Chemistry, etc.
  • Hydrogen & s – Block Element: Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, General principles and processes of isolation of metals, Hydrogen, s – Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals) Group – 1 and 2 Elements, etc.
  • p, d & f block Elements and Environmental Chemistry: p – Block elements, d – and f – Block elements, Inner Transition Elements, Co-ordination Compounds, Environmental chemistry, etc.
  • Basic Concepts of Organic Chemistry: Purification and characterization of organic compounds, Qualitative analysis, Some basic principles of organic chemistry, Common types of organic reactions, Organic compounds containing halogens, etc.
  • Oxygen, Nitrogen, Polymers & Bio molecules: Organic compounds containing Oxygen, Aldehyde and Ketones, Organic compounds containing Nitrogen, Polymers, Chemicals in food, Chemistry in everyday life, etc.


  • Algebra: Sets, relations and functions, Complex numbers and quadratic equations, Sequences and series, etc.
  • Matrices, Vectors & Reasoning: Matrices & Determinants, Vector algebra, Mathematical reasoning, etc.
  • Permutation-Combinations & Binomial Theorem: Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical induction, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, etc.
  • Limit, Integration & Differentiation: Limit, continuity and differentiability, Integral calculus, etc.
  • Geometry: Coordinate geometry, Straight lines, Circles, conic sections, Three Dimensional Geometry, etc.
  • Probability & Trigonometry: Statistics and probability, Probability, Trigonometry, etc.


  • Diversity & Structural Organization: Five kingdom Classification, Structural Organization in Animals and Plants, Cell Structure and Function, Cell division, etc.
  • Plant Physiology: Transport in plants, Mineral nutrition, Photosynthesis, Respiration, Plant growth and development, etc.
  • Human Physiology: Digestion and absorption, Breathing and Respiration, Body fluids and circulation, Excretory products and their elimination, Locomotion and Movement, Neural control and coordination, Chemical coordination and regulation:, etc.
  • Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution: Reproduction in organisms, Sexual reproduction in flowering plants, Human Reproduction, Reproductive health, Genetics and Evolution, Molecular basis of Inheritance, Evolution, etc.
  • Biology, Biotechnology and Human Welfare: Health and Disease, Improvement in food production, Microbes in human welfare, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Application of Biotechnology in health and agriculture, etc.
  • Ecology and environment: Organisms and environment, Ecosystem, Biodiversity and its conservation, Environmental issues, etc.


  • Grammar: Parts of speech – Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Verb, Preposition, Conjunction Interjection; Tenses – Present, Past and Future Tense in Active and Passive Form; Modal Verbs – Can, Could, May, might, Should, Will, Would.
  • Associative Language Skills: Vocabulary – Antonyms, Synonyms, One word substitution, Word Analogies, Idioms and Phrases
  • Common Errors: Sentence Correction and Error Finding Exercises
  • Comprehension Passages: Closed and Open paragraphs, identifying key ideas or theme.

LPU NEST Admit Card 2020

  • To get an admit card, applicants have to book a slot as per their preferences.
  • LPU NEST slot booking 2020 (Schedule I) will be started from 1st December 2019.
  • Applicants will get LPU NEST hall ticket 2020 immediately after slot booking process through online mode.
  • LPU NEST 2020 admit card will not be dispatched to applicants via post or fax.
  • Applicants will report to the examination center with two copies of the Hall Ticket, one photocopy of application form & any one of the following for photo identification:
    • School IDs acceptable. (Only for applicants younger than 18 yrs. Old)
    • Other ID proofs allowed:
      • Permanent Driving License
      • Passport
      • PAN card
      • Aadhaar card
      • Government-issued ID containing photograph and signature

LPU NEST 2020 Result

  • LPU NEST Result 2020 will be declared by the University on 31st January 2020 (Schedule I) & 30th April 2020 (Schedule II).
  • Applicants will view their results only through online mode from the website.
  • The result can be checked by entering registration ID & password.
  • The university will also release LPU NEST merit list/rank list 2020 for the applicants shortlisted for the counseling.

LPU NEST 2020 Counselling

  • The university will organize LPU NEST counseling 2020 through online mode.
  • Applicants will have to appear in the counseling for Schedule I & Schedule II from 30th April 2020.
  • At the time of counseling, applicants have to fill choices of courses/colleges as per their preference.
  • The seat will be allotted to the applicants on the basis of filled choices & rank obtained in the examination.
  • After seat allotment, applicants have to download their allotment letterr & deposit the admission fee.

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