LPU Admissions 2024 Update: Important Information

Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test 2024 ( LPU NEST )

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Updated on May 16, 2024 10:44 IST

Lovely Professional University has released the application form for the LPUNEST 2024 B.Des and BSc (Design) exam. Along with the LPU NEST 2024 application form, the authorities have also released the dates related to the LPU NEST 2024 for the UG Design entrance exam. Candidates who want to get enrolled to the B.Des or BSc (Design) programme through the LPU NEST 2024 must apply before the deadline. LPUNEST 2024 application form is available in both online and offline modes. If the candidate wishes to appear for the exam they must book the slot on the dates specified.  LPUNEST 2024 B.Des and BSc (Design) exam will be conducted from on the dates mentioned in the table below. 

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What is LPUNEST?

Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) is conducted by Lovely Professional University (LPU) every year. It is a university level examination that held in different phases in a year for admission of candidates to various courses available at the university. Some of the major courses offered by Lovely Professional University include Engineering, Law, Agriculture, Design, Hotel Management and MBA.

The university conducts LPUNEST online for each of these courses separately. This test will have twofold advantage as it will act as the Entrance Test as well as the Scholarship Test. The application form of LPUNEST 2024 releases in online mode. After applying for the exam, candidates are required to book slots as only after that admit cards will be issued by the conducting body. The conducting body will send the link to download the LPUNEST 2024 admit card to candidates’ registered email ID.

Candidates will only be allowed to participate in the LPUNEST 2024 counselling process only on scoring marks equal to or more than the cutoff marks candidates will be admitted to specific courses on the basis of their ranks, course preference and availability of seats.

LPU NEST 2024 UG Design Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of LPU NEST 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

05 Jun '24

LPU NEST 2024 UG Design Last Date of Admission

06 May '24 -

03 Jun '24

LPU NEST 2024 UG Design Date of Exam

01 May '24 -

31 May '24

LPU NEST 2024 UG Design Online Registration

LPUNEST 2024 Eligibility Criteria

For admission to BTech Programmes at Lovely Professional University, candidates need to fulfil the following Eligibility Criteria.

Nationality

Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST (BTech)

Qualifying Examination

Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (BTech) should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2024, in the final examination of 10+2 from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Council, Institution, college etc. The board must be recognized by the Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body.

Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination:

  • Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST (UG Design)
  • Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (UG Design) should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2024, in the final examination of 10+2 from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Council, Institution, college etc. declared recognised by Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable.
  • For admission in B.Design and B.Sc. (Design), applicants should Pass with 60%* aggregate marks in 10+2 (With English) or equivalent.

    *5% relaxation to North-East states and Sikkim candidates/ Defence Personnel and their Dependents/ Wards of Kashmiri Migrant

LPU NEST 2024 UG Design Exam Pattern

The LPU NEST 2024 UG Design exam pattern is given in the table below. 

Name  Courses for Test Test Scheme No. of questions Marks (subject) MM Time Test Type & Mode of Admission
LPUNEST-2024 (UG Design)
[1019]
Quantitative Aptitude & Analytical Reasoning General Ability Test(GAT) Quantitative Aptitude & Analytical Reasoning (QAR11): 15 Questions (2 mark each) 30 120 90 mins Type 1(Through Counselling)
Communication Ability & Comprehension Communication Ability & Comprehension (CAC11): 25 Questions (2 mark each) 50
General Knowledge and Current Affairs General Knowledge and Current Affairs (GBA11): 10 Questions (2 marks each) 20
Design Thinking Design Thinking (DET11): 10 Questions (2 mark each) 20
Creative Ability Test(CAT)  Creative Ability Test(CAT)  1 Subjective Question from Design or Film Production based on student choice 80 80 60 mins

 

LPUNEST 2024 Exam Day Guidelines

Here’s what you need to remember on exam day.

What to Carry on Exam Day?

Though the LPUNEST exam is held online, candidates are advised to carry a pencil and a sheet of paper for rough work. Besides knowing the things that should be carried inside the exam hall, it is also important to know what must not be carried to the test centre. Candidates are not allowed to carry any text material, log table, calculator, electronic watches mobile phones etc. to the exam centre. 

Documents Required for LPUNEST exam

  1.     A printout of LPUNEST admit card 
  2.     The original, as well as a scanned copy of the identity proof
  3.     A scanned copy of the LPU NEST application form 

LPU NEST 2024 Contact Information

Address: Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar-Delhi, G.T. Road (NH-1), Phagwara, Punjab (INDIA) -144411.

Email: contact@lpunest.in

Phone No: +91-1824-404404

Toll Free: 1800 102 4431

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LPUNEST 2024 FAQs

LPUNEST 2024 will be conducted online in the following cities across India. Take a look at the list of LPU NEST test cities with their codes below:

State

City

City Code

Andaman & Nicobar

Port blair

231

Andhra Pradesh

Anantpur

102

Bhimavaram

236

Eluru

234

Gudlavalleru

215

Guntur

103

Kadappa

235

Kakinada

301

Kurnool

104

Nellore

105

Ongole

308

Rajahmundy

106

Srikakulam

237

Tadepalligudam

232

Tanuku

233

Tirupathi

303

Vijayawada

107

Vishakhapatnam

101

Vizianagaram

238

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

239

Assam

Dibrugarh

243

Guwahati

108

Jorhat

240

Silchar

241

Tejpur

242

Bihar

Begusarai

109

Bhagalpur

110

Chappra

244

Darbhanga

245

Gaya

111

Muzzafarpur

112

Patna

113

Purnia

247

Siwan

246

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

114

Chattisgarh

Bhilai

115

Bilaspur (cg)

116

Korba

117

Raipur

118

Goa

Margao

119

Panjim

304

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

120

Changa

216

Gandhidham

121

Rajkot

122

Surat

123

Vadodara

124

Haryana

Ambala

125

Bhiwani

126

Faridabad

127

Gurugram

128

Hissar

129

Jagadhri

217

Karnal

130

Kurushetra

218

Panipat

131

Rohtak

132

Sirsa

248

Sonipat

133

Yamuna nagar

134

Himachal pradesh

Bilaspur (hp)

135

Dharamshala

249

Hamirpur

136

Mandi

138

Palampur

139

Shimla

140

Solan

141

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu

143

Srinagar

144

Jharkhand

Bokaro

250

Dhanbad

145

Hazaribagh

251

Jamshedpur

146

Ranchi

147

Karnataka

Belgaum

252

Bellary

256

Bengaluru

148

Davangere

253

Gulbarga

254

Hubli

257

Mangalore

333

Mysore

321

Udupi

255

Kerala

Alappuzha

258

Aluva

345

Cochin

149

Ernakulam

344

Kannur

339

Kollam

259

Kottayam

335

Kozhikode

150

Malappuram dist

334

Palakkad

260

Thiruvananthapuram

151

Thrissur

340

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

152

Gwalior

153

Indore

154

Itarsi

267

Jabalpur

155

Ratlam

261

Rewa

262

Sagar

263

Satna

264

Singrauli

265

Vidisha

266

Maharashtra

Aundh

221

Aurangabad

214

Dadar

219

Dombivli

361

Kalwa

223

Kolahpur

156

Mumbai

157

Nagpur

158

Nasik

159

State

City

City Code

Maharashtra

Navi mumbai

222

Palghar

309

Pune

160

Sangli

356

Thane

357

Vasai (west)

346

Virar

220

Manipur

Imphal

161

Meghalya

Shillong

162

Mizoram

Aizwal

163

Nagaland

Dimapur

164

Nagaland

Kohima

268

New delhi

Delhi

165

Orissa

Angul

269

Balasore

270

Baripada

271

Behrampur

166

Bhubaneshwar

167

Cuttack

168

Keonjhar

272

Rourkela

169

Sambalpur

273

Puducherry

Nellithope

368

Pondicherry

365

Puducherry

224

Punjab

Amritsar

170

Banur

225

Bhatinda

171

LPU (Jalandhar)

172

Ludhiana

173

Mohali

370

Pathankot

174

Patiala

175

Sangrur

307

Rajasthan

Ajmer

177

Alwar

178

Bharatpur

274

Bikaner

179

Jaipur

180

Jodhpur

181

Kota

182

Sri ganganagar

308

Udaipur

183

Sikkim

Gangtok

275

Tamil Nadu

Ana nagar

228

Chennai

184

Chidambaram

276

Coimbatore

185

Cuddalore

277

Dindugal

278

Erode

279

Kancheepuram

286

Krishnagiri

280

Kumbakonam

281

Madurai

186

Nagercoil

386

Namakkal

282

Salem

226

Thanjavur

283

Theni

381

Thrikkara

227

Tirunelveli

374

Tiruppur

284

Trichy

380

Vellore

285

Telangana

Hyderabad

187

Karimnagar

288

Khammam

188

Naglonda

229

Narsapur

287

Nizamabad

189

Secunderabad

190

Warangal

191

Tripura

Agartala

192

Uttar Pradesh

Agra

193

Aligarh

194

Allahabad

195

Amroha

230

Azamgarh

290

Barabanki

291

Bareily

196

Bijnor

292

Etawah

293

Faizabad

294

Ghaziabad

197

Gonda

295

Gorakhpur

198

Greater noida

387

Jaunpur

296

Jhansi

297

Kanpur

199

Lucknow

200

Mathura

300

Meerut

201

Modinagar

309

Moradabad

202

Muzaffarnagar

203

Noida

204

Rae barelly

298

Saharanpur

205

Shahjahanpur

299

Sitapur

289

Varanasi

206

Uttrakhand

Dehradun

207

Haldwani

208

Haridwar

209

Pantnagar

302

Roorke

310

Rudrapur

210

West Bengal

Asansol

311

Durgapur

211

Kharagpur

305

Kolkata

212

Malda

306

Siliguri

213

Note: The test centres for LPU NEST are operational on all the days except Public Holidays and weekly-offs. However, in a few above mentioned cities, the test centre are operational on specific days of the month only. 

Q. What are the courses offered by the Lovely Professional University?

A. The names of some of the major courses offered by the LPU are Engineering, Law, Agriculture, Design, Hotel Management and MBA.

Q. How a candidate will be selected for admission?

A. A candidate has to appear in the LPUNEST which is conducted in online mode.

Q. How many times is the exam conducted in a year?

A. The Lovely Professional University conducts LPUNEST in different phases in a year.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for appearing in the LPUNEST 2024?

A. An applicant should be an Indian citizen, qualified class 12 with Physics, Mathematics and English (for BTech) exam from a recognized board with 60% aggregate marks (General category).

Q. How a student can deposit the fee after seat allocation?

A. After seat allocation, a student can deposit the fee through Online Mode or manually by visiting the University Campus/ Camp Office.

Q. What is the procedure to break the tie between two or more than two candidates?

A. If there would be a tie between two or more than two candidates then the comparison will be made between the subject wise scores obtained by them and the age of the candidates. The elder candidate will be given priority.

Q. Is there any provision of the revaluation of the LPUNEST answers?

A. There is no provision of revaluation of the LPUNEST answers because it is an online Computer Based Test (CBT).

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