LPU NEST 2019 Exam Info: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Syllabus

Lovely Professional University (LPU) conducts NEST (National Eligibility & Scholarship Test) to offer admissions to its different engineering & Management programs. LPU provide scholarship to the deserving and competent applicants. The application forms will be available in the official website of the University to apply for LPU NEST 2019. If you are also interested in this entrance examination then you can go through the important details related to the examination from this article.

LPU NEST 2019 Application Form

The applications can be submitted either through online or offline mode. For online mode, the application forms can be obtained from the official website of LPU. On the other hand, for offline mode, the application forms can be obtained from specified centres. The applicants have to enter all the details as required in the application forms. You also have to pay the application fee to complete the application process. You are advised to read the filled in application form carefully before you submit it.

Application Fee

The application fee can be paid either through online (via debit/credit card or net banking) or offline (via Demand Draft made in favor of Lovely Professional University payable at Jalandhar) mode.  The applicants need to pay Rs. 700/- as application fee to apply for LPU NEST 2019.

Important Dates LPU NEST 2019

The applicants can check the important events & dates related to LPU NEST 2019. The tentative important dates for engineering & management programs offered through LPU NEST 2019 are as follows.

Important dates for Engineering

EventsImportant Dates
Opening date for online applicationsNovember 2018
Closing date for online applicationsFebruary 2019
Online examination slot bookingMarch 2019
Examination date of LPU NEST 2019April 2019
Declaration of examination resultMay 2019

Important dates for Management

EventsImportant dates
Opening date for online applicationsOctober 2018
Closing date for online applicationsNovember 2018
Online examination slot bookingNovember 2018
Examination date of LPU NEST 2019January 2019
Declaration of resultJanuary 2019
Call letter for GD/PIFebruary 2019
End date for admissionsMay 2019

Eligibility Criteria for LPU NEST 2019

The eligibility criteria for different courses are different. The applicants interested in LPU NEST 2019 can check the eligibilities needed for different courses below.

Eligibility criteria for MBA

  • The applicants must have passed graduation in any stream from any UGC recognized University or college.
  • The applicants should have scored minimum 60% marks in graduation.

Eligibility criteria for B.Tech

The applicants should be an Indian national.

  • The applicants should have cleared Higher Secondary examination from a recognized Board with Physics, Mathematics & English as compulsory subjects scoring minimum 60% aggregate.

Eligibility criteria for Law

  • For LL.B, the applicants should have cleared graduation in any stream scoring minimum 50% aggregate. The applicants must have attained the age of 30 years (5 years of age relaxation will be provided to reserved categories).
  • For BA LL.B (Hons.), B.Com, LL.B (Hons.) & BBA LL.B (Hons.), the applicants must have cleared 12th standard examination in any stream with English as copulsory subject. The applicants must have attained the age of 20 years (22 years in case of reserved categories).

Examination Pattern

The examination pattern for engineering & management courses are given below. You can follow the examination pattern to strategize you study accordingly. The examination pattern of LPU NEST 2019 is as follows-

Examination pattern for Management

  • There will be 3 sections in the question paper- English, General Aptitude & Current Affairs.
  • The duration of the examination will be 2 hours & 30 minutes.
  • There will be total 100 questions of MCQ type. Each question will carry 3 marks.

Examination pattern for Engineering

  • There will be 4 sections in the question paper- Physics, Chemistry, mathematics/Biology & English.
  • The duration of the examination will be 2 hours & 30 minutes.
  • The question paper will be available in English language.
  • There will be total 110 questions of MCQ type.
  • There will be no penalty for incorrect & unanswered questions.

Admit Card

The admit card will be issued 2-3 weeks prior to the examination. The admit cards can be downloaded from the official website of LPU. All the applicants have to take their admit cards with them at the examination hall. Without admit card, you will not be allowed to write the examination.

Answer Key

The answer key will be published in the official website of the university itself. The applicants can download the answer key from the website. You can compare your answer sheet with the answer key in order to get as estimate of your performance in the examination.

Result Declaration

The examination result of LPU NEST 2019 will be declared tentatively in the month of May 2019. The result will also be issued in the official website of LPU. The result will be uploaded in pdf format. The applicants are advised to take the print out of their score card for future reference.

Cut Offs

The cut offs are the minimum qualifying marks required to pass the examination. Every year, the examination authority of LPU NEST decides the cut offs which applicants have to score in order to qualify the examination. This year also, the authority will release the cut offs for LPU NEST 2019 very soon.

Counseling Process-

The successful applicants will be called to take part in the counseling process. Only those applicants will be called for counseling, whose names are present in the merit list. The merit list will be prepared after result declaration. The selected applicants in counseling will get admission in their desired courses.

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