LPU NEST 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus

The Lovely Professional University (LPU) conducts a national eligibility-cum-scholarship test (NEST) to select the candidates for admission to its different courses. Interested candidates can fill and submit their application form through online as well as offline mode. The eligibility-cum-scholarship test is conducted as a computer-based exam and will be held in two different phases. Complete details related to the LPU NEST 2022 such as important dates, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam pattern, application process etc can be found from this article below.

LPU NEST 2022 application form is now available for BTech and MBA course.

LPU NEST 2022 Important Dates

The table below presents the tentative dates related to LPU NEST 2022:

Online Registration Starts on 1st week of December 2021 onwards
Last Date for submission of LPUNEST Application 10th January 2022*
Slot Booking for online examination 20th December 2021 onwards
Date of Examination 15th to 31st January 2022
Display of Result 5th February 2022
Online Counselling and Seat Allocation 5th February 2022 onwards^

Counselling schedule

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Rounds of Counselling Filling of Online Preference Result of Allotment Date of Admission (subject to availability of seats) (scholarship subject to prevalence of scholarship scheme)
Round I 5th to 8th February 2022 10th February 2022 10th to 15th February 2022
Round II 10th to 15th February 2022 17th February 2022 17th to 22nd February 2022

MBA Admission 2022 Schedule

For MBA
 MBA Admission 2022
Online Registration Starts on 1st Week of October 2021
Last Date for submission of LPUNEST Application 15th December 2021
Slot Booking for online examination 1st December 2021 onwards
Date of Examination 15th December to 20th December 2021
Display of Result 24th December 2021
Slot Booking for interview 24th December to 5th January 2022
Dates of Interview 6th January to 10th January 2022
Result for Interview 15th January 2022
Last Date of Admission 31st January 2022
For MBA(Hons.)
MBA(Hons.) Admission 2022
Online Registration Starts on 1st Week of October 2021
Slot Booking for Online Examination 1st December 2021 onwards
Last date of submission of Application for LPUNEST 15th December 2021
Essay Submission From date of registration till 24th December 2021
Dates of Entrance Examination
15th to 20th December 2021
Display of Result 24th December 2021
Slot booking for Interview 24th December to 5th January 2022
Dates of Interview 6th January to 10th January 2022
Result for Interview 15th January 2022
Last Date of Admission 31st January 2022

LPU NEST 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing in the LPU NEST 2022 are provided below:

For undergraduate programs:

  • B.Tech: The candidates should have cleared their class 12th exam with Physics, Mathematics and English subjects scoring at least 60% marks in aggregate.
  • B.Pharma: Applicants who pass their 12th exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Mathematics and English with not less than 60% marks in aggregate are eligible.
  • B.Arch: A pass in class 12th exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and a minimum 60% aggregate marks in these subjects and overall is required. English as a subject is also mandatory. Those holding a diploma with 60% marks can apply too.
  • B.Des (Fashion): Candidates need to clear class 12th exam in any stream with minimum aggregate of 60% marks. English as a subject is also mandatory.
  • BCA: Applicants should have passed their class 12th exam in any stream with at least 50% aggregate marks. English as a subject is also mandatory.
  • BBA: A pass in class 12th exam in any stream scoring at least 50% marks in aggregate is required. English as a subject is also mandatory.
  • LLB: Those candidates who hold a graduation degree in any stream with not less than 50% marks in aggregate are eligible.
  • B.Com: The applicants need to clear their class 12th exam with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. English as a subject is also mandatory

For postgraduate programs:

  • M.Tech: A BE/ B.Tech degree in relevant discipline from a recognized institute is required.
  • M.Pharma: Those with a B.Pharma degree from a recognized institute are eligible.
  • M.Arch: Candidates should hold a B.Arch degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  • M.Des (Fashion): The applicants should hold a degree in B.Sc (Fashion) or B.Des (Fashion) or B.Tech (Fashion) with not less than 50% aggregate marks.
  • MCA: Applicants need to hold a BCA or B.Sc (Computer Science/ Information Technology) or any 3-year graduation degree with Computer Science as a subject or with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathematics/ Business Statistics or QT at graduation or 10+2 level with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate.
  • MBA: The applicants with a graduation degree in any steam with at least 55% marks in aggregate are eligible.
  • LLM: The candidates who hold a LLB degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks can apply.
  • M.Com: Those with a graduate degree in the field of Commerce/ Management/ Economics/ Accounts scoring not less than 50% marks are eligible.

LPU NEST 2022 Application Form

Candidates will able to obtain the application form for LPU NEST 2022 by visiting the official website of the university. www.admission.lpu.in Other than this, the form can also be purchased from the Admission Office at the University Campus, Phagwara (Punjab) or from the designated camp offices of the University.

  • For online application, the candidates first need to register themselves providing basic details like name, gender, email id, phone number and a password.
  • After registration, the candidates can obtain the application form using their registered email id and password.
  • To fill the application form, the candidates will have to provide their personal, academic, contact and other details.
  • Photograph and signature of the candidates should also be uploaded/ affixed into the application form.
  • The duly filled application form can then be submitted with the prescribed application fee and other documents.
  • It is suggested that the candidates submit their application form before the last prescribed date as late applications will not be considered.
  • A hardcopy of the application form should be kept safe by the candidates in case of future reference.
  • After completing the application process, the candidates can proceed wit the slot booking.

Important Documents

Copies of the following documents should be submitted by all applicants:

  • Class 10th or equivalent certificate bearing testimony of D.O.B/ Age Condition
  • Mark sheet of qualifying exam
  • Three recent passport size colored photograph (same as in application form)
  • One recent passport size colored photograph of father and mother or guardian
  • Proof of residence (Passport/ Voter Identity Card/ Ration Card/ Driving License/ Aadhaar Card/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill/ Bank Account Statement)
  • School Leaving Certificate /Transfer Certificate/ Character Certificate
  • DD/ PO/ Receipt pertaining to Payment(s)
  • Self-attested Anti Ragging Affidavit
  • Accommodation information form along with annexures and documents by student not opting university residential facility
  • Aadhaar Card of Student (Citizenship Proof for International Applicants)
  • Aadhaar Card of Father and Mother or Guardian (if applicable)
  • Income declaration form (self-attested)

Application fee:

  • The non-refundable application fee for LPU NEST will be Rs. 500/-.
  • For male candidates applying for MBA course, the application fee will be Rs. 800/-.
  • Payment of fee can be done online using debit card/ credit card/ net banking facility or offline via cash/ demand draft/ pay order.

LPU NEST Exam Pattern 2022

Check the exam pattern overview for LPU NEST 2022 below:

  • Exam mode: Online
  • Duration of exam: Depends of program
  • Question paper language: English
  • Number of questions: Depends of program
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Marking scheme: Depends of program
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking.

For B.Tech:

Topics No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
Mathematics/ Biology 30 120 150 minutes
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
English 30 60
Total 120 420

For M.Tech:

Topics No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
English 30 30 90 minutes
Subject-related topics 40 60
Total 70 90

For MBA:

Topics No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
General Awareness 20 60 150 minutes
General Aptitude 40 120
English 40 120
Total 100 300

LPU NEST 2022 Admit Card

  • The admit card will be released online on the official website of the university once the candidates book their slot for exam.
  • Candidates should download their admit card and take its printout to be carried to the exam center on the day of exam.
  • Details related to the exam such as address if the center allotted, slot allotted, etc will be communicated through the admit card.
  • The candidates who report to the exam center without a valid admit card will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
  • Admit card will also be required at the time of admission and therefore should be kept safe by the candidates.

LPU NEST Result 2022

  • Result of the LPU NEST 2022 exam will be declared online and can be checked by the candidates from the official website.
  • On the basis of marks scored in the NEST, merit lists of the candidates will be prepared by the authorities.
  • The merit list will be drawn separately for admission to different  programmes.
  • Rest process of admission like counselling, document verification, etc will be carried out as per the merit list.

LPU NEST 2022 Counseling

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to attend the counseling round as per their names in the merit list.
  • Details of the counseling process will be communicated to the candidates through the official university website.
  • Candidates should report for counseling along with all their documents in original and photocopy for verification.
  • The candidates will also be allowed to provide their choice for course discipline at the time of counseling.
  • After successful document and eligibility verification, the candidates will be the granted admission on the basis of their choice, merit and availability of seats.

LPU NEST FAQs 2022

Can I make changes in the application form after its submission?

Once the application form is submitted by the candidates, no changes will be possible in it. Therefore, care must be taken to avoid mistakes while filling the form.

What if I forget my LPU NEST login password?

To recover your LPU NEST login password, go to the login page and click on the ‘Forgot Password?’ link. Enter your registered email id to get the link to reset the password.

What if I fail to book my NEST exam slot in time?

If the candidates fail to book their slot for exam within the given schedule, the university will book the slot on behalf of them.

Is it possible to ask for a change in the exam center allotted to me?

Under exceptional circumstances the request for change in date or test center for entrance test conducted may be considered after receiving a written application on the prescribed form along with processing fee of Rs. 450/- from the candidate.

In case I fail to report for the counseling in time what can I do?

The candidates who fail to report for the counseling process in time will lose their candidature and forfeit their seats. No request from the candidates in this regard will be entertained.

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