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LPUNEST B.Tech Eligibility, Exam Pattern and Selection Process

Last Updated - January 18, 2017

LPUNEST (LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test) is conducted by Lovely Professional University to invite applications from B. Tech aspirants. A candidates must have passed class 12th with 60% aggregate marks from a recognized university or institution. Those who shall appear for their class 12th exams can also apply.

Registration process for LPUNEST 2017 has begun from November 14, 2016. The candidates appearing for the same can also apply for LPUNEST. Candidates have to initially register on the official website then pay the application fee to access the form and finally fill the application form. The application fee of INR 500 can be paid either online or offline.

The exam will be conducted in online mode for 150 minutes. There will be 110 multiple choice questions. Candidates can opt for either English or Hindi medium. The total marks for LPUNEST 2017 is 400 marks. There is no negative marking in the exam.

Candidates have to enter their application ID to access the LPUNEST Result. The candidates will also receive the results on their registered e-mail ID. The candidates who qualify are called for LPUNEST Counselling and Seat Allotment in person with the required documents on May 05, 2017.

LPUNEST 2017 Exam Dates

LPUNEST 2017 Registration has begun from November 14, 2016. Candidates who wish to seek admission to various B. Tech courses offered by LPU must get the registration done by February 28, 2017. The eligible candidates will have to download the LPUNEST 2017 Admit Card from the official website and book their slot of online examination from March 1, 2017 onwards.

The table here highlights all the admission related events of LPUNEST 2017. Candidates must keep in mind all the dates mentioned below:

Online Registration for LPUNEST begins fromNovember 14, 2016
Last date to apply for LPUNEST isFebruary 28, 2017
LPUNEST Slot booking begins fromMarch 01, 2017 onwards
LPUNEST Online exam is scheduled onApril 10, 2017 – April 30, 2017
LPUNEST Result will be announced onMay 04, 2017
Online LPUNEST Counselling and Seat Allocation is scheduled onMay 05, 2017 onwards
Last date of admission through LPUNEST isMay 31, 2017

B. Tech courses offered by LPU

LPU offers vide range of course options for candidates who wish to pursue B. Tech courses at its campus. Here are the courses offered through LPUNEST 2017:

  • B. Tech (4 years)
  • B. Tech (Hons.) (4 years)
  • Integrated B. Tech- M. Tech (5 years)
  • Integrated B. Tech- MBA (5 years)

Apart from some conventional course options, LPU offers some trend setting engineering options as mentioned in the table given below:

Electronics and Communications EngineeringCivil Engineering
Computer Science and EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Information TechnologyElectrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringElectronics and Computer Engineering
ME- MechatronicsBiotechnology
ME- Agricultural EngineeringBT- Food Technology
Aerospace EngineeringChemical Engineering
Automobile EngineeringCHE- Petroleum

Read More AboutLPUNEST Application Form 2017

LPUNEST 2017 Eligibility

Before applying for LPUNEST 2017, candidates must visit the official website of LPU and go through the eligibility requirements thoroughly. The eligibility criteria considered for admissions to the B.Tech program offered by LPU are mentioned below:

Nationality: Candidate applying for LPUNEST 2017 must be national of India.

Qualifications: Aspirants must have either completed or must be appearing for class 12th examinations from CBSE/ICSE/COBSE. Those who have appeared for 10+2 examinations must secure 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Mathematics and English* to qualify for LPUNEST 2017.

*For B. Tech Biotechnology (BT), B. Tech (BT - Food Technology), B. Tech Biotechnology (Hons.), Integrated B. Tech Biotechnology (BT) - M. Tech, Integrated B. Tech Biotechnology (BT) - MBA and Integrated B. Tech (BT - Food Technology) – MBA, the subjects which will be considered are Physics, Chemistry, English & Maths or Biology or Biotechnology.

* For B. Tech Chemical Engineering (CHE), B. Tech (CHE - Petroleum), Integrated B. Tech Chemical Engineering (CHE) - MBA and Integrated B. Tech (CHE - Petroleum) – MBA, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English will be considered.

*For B. Tech (ME- Agriculture Engineering), and Integrated (ME- Agriculture Engineering) – MBA, the subjects which will be considered in the aggregate marks  are- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English or 10+2 (Agriculture).

LPUNEST 2017 Exam Pattern

LPUNEST 2017 is scheduled from April 10, 2017 to April 30, 2017. The test will comprise of 4 sections- Physics, Chemistry, English and Mathematics/Biology. Candidates must note that the total marks for LPUNEST 2017 is 400, however, no negative marking will be done for incorrect answers. All the details of the exam pattern followed by LPUNEST 2017 have been given in the table below:

Mode of examinationOnline
Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Duration of Examination150 minutes (2 hours 30 minutes)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
SubjectsPhysics (30 questions)
Chemistry (30 questions)
Mathematics/Biology (30 questions)
English (20 questions)
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer- 4 marks (English- 2 marks)
Negative MarkingNo

Check:LPUNEST Exam Pattern

LPUNEST 2017 Fee and Scholarship

LPU provides various B. Tech/ M. Tech courses along with some integrated courses. The applicable fee for these courses has been mentioned below:

ProgrammesApplicable Fee
B. Tech
Integrated B. Tech-M. Tech
Integrated B. Tech-MBA
INR 89,500 Per Semester
B. Tech (Hons.) INR 99,500 Per Semester

According to the previous years’ records, LPU provides scholarship opportunities to candidates belonging to economically challenged candidates. This scholarship is given on the basis of:

  • Performance in LPUNEST 2017 test: LPU provides scholarship to top 35% qualifying candidates in LPUNEST 2017. The amount of scholarship for deserving candidates is INR 1.5 lac per annum. The scholarship amount for integrated courses will amount upto INR 7.5 lac, while for B. Tech programmes, scholarship amount will be upto INR 6 lac. All the other details regarding scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST 2017 have been tabulated below:
Performance in LPUNEST-2017Scholarship AmountApplicable fee after scholarship for B. Tech and Integrated programmesApplicable fee after scholarship for B. Tech (Hons.) programmes
90% Marks in LPUNEST-2017INR 1.5 Lac Per AnnumINR 14,500 per SemesterINR 24,500 per Semester
Top 10% applicantsINR 1 Lac Per AnnumINR 39,500 per SemesterINR 49,500 per Semester
Next 10% applicants (i.e. 11% - 20%)INR 80,000 Per AnnumINR 49,500 per SemesterINR 59,500 per Semester
Next 15% applicants (i.e. 21% - 35%)INR 60,000 Per AnnumINR 59,500 per SemesterINR 69,500 per Semester
  • Marks in 10+2 examinations: Applicants who could not qualify LPUNEST 2017, (may or may not be among top 35% applicants appearing for LPUNEST 2017) can also have a scholarship opportunity on the basis of Marks in Qualifying Examination (10+2) as per the following table:
Scholarship CriteriaScholarship AmountApplicable fee after scholarship for B. Tech and Integrated programmesApplicable fee after scholarship for B. Tech (Hons.) programmes
Equal to or more than 98% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’)INR 1.5 Lac per annumINR 14,500 Per SemesterINR 24,500 Per Semester
Between 90% to 97.99% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’INR 1 Lac per annumINR 39,500 Per SemesterINR 49,500 Per Semester
Between 80% - 89.99% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’INR 80,000 per annumINR 49,500 Per SemesterINR 59,500 Per Semester
Between 70% - 79.99% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’INR 60,000 per annumINR 59,500 Per SemesterINR 69,500 Per Semester

Note: Candidates can avail scholarships on the basis of their participation and performance in Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service and Bravery Awards. Candidates who are topper of education board will also be rewarded scholarships.

LPUNEST 2017 Selection Procedure

LPUNEST 2017 will be conducted over a number of days, beginning from April 10, 2017 to April 30, 2017. The exam will be held for 150 minutes through online mode. The exam will be conducted in a very systematic way, so the candidates must be acquainted with the procedure which is followed during the commencement of the exam:

  • LPUNEST 2017 is conducted in online mode at various test centres across the country. Candidates will have to save their answers on the computer with the help of the mouse.
  • Those who undertake LPUNEST 2017 exam are expected to be familiar with the basic knowledge of computer operations and handling.
  • Candidates will be asked objective type questions. Out of four options, candidates will click on one option which, according to them, is correct.
  • Candidates will be given stationery separately for rough work and calculations.
  • It must be noted that there will be no negative marking for incorrect answer or unanswered question.
  • Candidates must carry the e-hall ticket with them and they must reach the examination centre at the given time. Candidates must get their registration done before the commencement of the exam and present the e-hall ticket for verification.
  • For the purpose of verification, a photograph may be taken at the examination centre.
  • Candidates must not carry anything along with them to the examination hall. Occupy your seats 15 minutes before the commencement of the LPUNEST 2017 test.
  • It is important to check your behavior in the examination hall. Any sort of disturbance or misconduct may call for the cancellation of exam or serious action may be taken against the candidate.
  • Sign the attendance sheet in front of the invigilator and get your e-hall ticket signed by him/her.

Read More AboutLPUNEST 2017 Results

LPUNEST 2017 Test Cities

LPUNEST is scheduled at various test cities across India. The candidates can choose their desired test city during the application process for LPUNEST. The online exam for LPUNEST is conducted in different slots on the scheduled date on the following test centers:

City NameCodeCity NameCodeCity NameCode
Gaya111Malappuram dist335Nagercoil387
Bilaspur (CG)116Indore154Khammam188
New delhi165Dombivli364Warangal191
Faridabad127Vasai (west)356Greater Noida392
Ambala cantt.125Imphal161Kanpur199
Bilaspur (hp)135Rourkela169Varanasi206
Jammu143LPU (Jalandhar)172Durgapur211



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