LPU NEST 2020 Registration, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern

LPU NEST 2020: LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test (NEST) for the year 2020 will be conducted most likely from April onwards. Candidates can fill the application forms through online as well as offline mode.

LPU NEST is a national level entrance exam conducted every year by  Lovely Professional University (GGSIPU), for admissions of the eligible candidates into various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses offered by the university. Applicants from all over India who satisfy the eligibility criteria can apply for this exam.

LPU NEST 2020 Entrance Exam

In this article, we have shared information related to LPU NEST 2020 exam. Candidates must go through these details which include LPU NEST 2020 application form, application fee, syllabus, pattern, Admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, Test centers, result etc.

LPU NEST 2020 A Brief Detail

LPU NEST is conducted for admission into following programs-

  • Tech
  • Design (after 10+2)
  • MBA
  • Hotel Management
  • LAW
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Medical Sciences
  • D

LPU NEST 2020- Important Dates/ Schedule

Here, is the tentative schedule for LPU NEST 2020-

For B.Tech Programs

For Hotel Management



Final dates will be updated soon.

LPU NEST 2020- Eligibility

Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Any candidate found ineligible at any stage his/her candidature will be canceled.

LPU NEST Eligibility Criteria vary course-wise.

Check out the eligibility criteria for few of the courses-

  • For B.Tech- Only Indian nationals are eligible for this course. Candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board with aggregate 60% in Physics, Chemistry.
  • For Hotel Management- Candidate must have passed 10+2 (with English) from a recognized board with at least 50% aggregate marks. Candidates who have obtained 70% or above in 10+2 are exempted from LPU NEST (HM). They can apply directly for admission.
  • For Design- Candidates must have passed 10+2 (with English) from a recognized Board with 50% aggregate marks.
  • For MBA-

    Candidates must have completed a three-year bachelors degree (any discipline) with minimum 50% aggregate marks.
  • For LLB- Candidates must have passed 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks from any stream with English.

LPU NEST 2020- Application Form

  • Candidates can fill application forms through both online and offline mode.
  • Online application forms will be made available on the official website of the university on the specified dates.
  • Applicants can get the offline application forms University campuses, camp offices and other designated centers by the payment in cash.
  • Candidates must submit the application forms within the specified schedule. Late applications will not be entertained.
  • Candidates must ensure that they fill all the authentic and correct details in the application form.
  • Candidates must ensure that they fill the application form completely and dispatch all the enclosure with the application form within the specified time frame.
  • Candidates are must to take a printout of the filled-in application form and proof of payment for future reference.

LPU NEST 2020- Application Fee

  • The application fee for LPU NEST 2020 for male candidates is Rs.700/- and for female candidates is Rs.400/-.
  • Applicants can make payment of application fee through debit/credit card/ net banking and cash (only for offline application forms).
  • The application fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

LPU NEST 2020- Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for LPU NEST 2020 will be different for all the programs. Have a look at the general exam pattern that will be similar for all the programs-

  • All LPU NEST 2020 will be conducted in an online mode.
  • Questions paper will be consist of objective type questions.
  • The language of the question paper will be English.
  • The total number of questions, total marks, duration, and Marking scheme will be different for each program.

Exam Pattern for B.Tech

  • Duration- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Total questions- 110
  • Negative marking- No


  • Duration- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Total questions- 100
  • Negative marking- No


  • Duration- 2 hours
  • Total questions- 80
  • Negative marking- No

For Hotel Management

  • Duration- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Total questions- 100
  • Negative marking- No

LPU NEST 2020- Syllabus

Candidates have to prepare as per the pattern of the exam. B. Tech candidates can take help from their 10+2 PCM/Biology books. For other courses, candidates have to prepare topics from Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning Ability, and General Awareness etc.

LPU NEST 2020- Admit card

  • Candidates can get their admit card after booking the exam slot. Courses in which slot booking procedure is not available, the university will release the admit cards on the specified dates.
  • Applicants can download admit cards from the official website of the university by using their valid login ID and password.
  • No hard copy of admit card will not be sent to the candidates.
  • All the candidates are required to carry the printed copy of the admit card to the exam center on the day of the exam. Without a valid admit card no candidate will be permitted to enter the exam hall.
  • Candidates must retain a copy of admit card till the admission procedure completes.

Result for LPU NEST 2020

LPU NEST 2020 result will be released through online mode on the specified dates. LPU NEST will be released separately for every exam. Candidates can check the result on the official website of the university by using valid application number and password. University will also send the result to the candidates on their registered emails. The result will be followed by counseling procedure.

In case of any query related to LPU NEST 2020, candidates can contact the university officials through contact details given below-

Lovely Professional University,Jalandhar – Delhi G.T. Road,Phagwara,Punjab (India) – 144411Phone No- 1824-404404Fax- 1824-506100Email-


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