LPUNEST 2022: Application Form (out), Exam Dates, Admit Card

Exam Date

Jan 15, 2022

Result Date

Feb 5, 2022

Feb 14, 2022 | Agriculture, Computer


Lovely Professional University (LPU) offers UG, PG, Ph.D. programs under various disciplines. The ones seeking admission can appear for LPU NEST, the entrance exam conducted by LPU. Find all the important information related to this exam, such as the important dates, eligibility criteria, courses offered, etc, on this page.

The LPUNEST 2022 exams for all other courses will be held from Jan 15 to Jan 31, 2022. The last date to apply for the same was extended to Jan 25, 2022. The March session registrations for LPUNEST 2022 have started from Jan 26, 2022. The exams will be held from Mar 1 to Mar 10, 2022.

Latest Updates for LPUNEST:

  • Jan 26, 2022: The application forms for the March 2022 session are released online. Interested candidates may apply till Mar 5, 2022. The exams will be held from Mar 1 to Mar 10, 2022.
  • Jan 12, 2022: LPUNEST 2022 application form last date has been extended till Jan 25, 2022.



The full form of LPUNEST is the Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test. LPU is a private and one of the largest universities located in Jalandhar, Punjab, India, established in 2005 by Lovely International Trust under The Lovely Professional University Act, 2005.

LPU offers a scholarship for students aspiring to study in one of the courses offered at the university. It also holds approvals from Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) for its campus. The LPUNEST 2022 is conducted only online as a computer-based test (CBT). The LPUNEST 2022 is conducted only once a year, in two schedules.

The Lovely Professional University has several international tie-ups with many universities. A few are the University of Iowa, University of East London, University of Missouri, California State University, Otterbein University, Murdoch University, Jonkoping University, etc. In addition, it provides scholarships worth over 7.5 lakhs (for a 5-year course) for deserving candidates.

LPUNEST Exam Details

Courses Offered: LPUNEST 2022 is a university-level entrance exam inducted in the year 2009 for residential admissions into the Engineering, Management, Law, Design, Agriculture, Hotel Management & many other courses at Lovely Professional University.

LPU NEST 2022 Highlights
Exam Name LPU NEST
Full Form Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test
Conducting Body Lovely Professional University (LPU)
Exam Level National Level Examination
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduation and Ph.D. programs
Mode of Exam Online Mode (Computer Based Test)
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Official Website nest.lpu.in
Helpdesk Tel: +91-1824-404404
Toll-Free: 1800 102 4431
Toll-Free: 1800 274 0615

LPUNEST 2022 Exam Date

The registrations for LPUNEST 2022 are ongoing. The last date to apply for the March session exam is Mar 5, 2022. Candidates are advised to start their slot booking earlier itself, and not wait until the last moment. For more details regarding the exam dates of LPUNEST, candidates can visit LPUNEST 2022 Exam Dates. The dates given below are for MBA and MBA(Hons) only.

LPUNEST 2022 Exam dates
Event January Session Dates (All Courses/MBA and MBA (Hons) Schedule-II) March Session Dates (All Courses/MBA and MBA (Hons) Schedule-III)
Registration Start Date First Week of Dec 2021 Jan 26, 2022
Registration End Date Jan 25, 2022 Mar 5, 2022
Slot Booking for Online Examination Dec 20, 2022, onwards Jan 26, 2022, onwards
LPUNEST 2022 Exam Dates Jan 15, 2022 - Jan 31, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 - Mar 10, 2022
LPUNEST 2022 Result Date Feb 5, 2022 Mar 14, 2022
Date of Interview Feb 10, 2022 - Feb 15, 2022 Mar 18, 2022 - Mar 22, 2022
Result for Interview Feb 18, 2022 Mar 24, 2022
Admission Date Until Feb 28, 2022 Until Mar 31, 2022

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LPUNEST Exam 2022 Eligibility

The Lovely Professional University offers admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Therefore, the eligibility of candidates depends on the course for which they are applying for. Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for the LPUNEST 2022 exam.

Eligibility for Various UG Courses

Applicants should have either completed or should be appearing in 2022 for the final examination of 10+2 from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or they should be appearing for the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Institution, college. These institutions must be recognized by the Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi, or any other concerned apex body as applicable.

Eligibility for B.Tech

  • The qualifying candidates must have secured minimum aggregate marks of 60% in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics, and English) subject to qualifying the LPUNEST (B.Tech).
  • There is 5% relaxation to North-East states and Sikkim candidates/ Defence Personnel and their Dependents/ Wards of Kashmiri Migrants as far as passing marks in qualifying exam are concerned.
  • There is 10% relaxation to outstanding Sports Persons (i.e. A/A+ category as per Sports Scholarship) as far as passing marks in the qualifying exam is concerned, Subject to verification from the selection committee of the University. The selection committee must comprise Head (DSW), Director Sports, Deputy Director Sports, Concerned Coach, and VC Nominee.

Read More: LPUNEST 2022 Eligibility Criteria 

LPUNEST Entrance Exam 2022 Application Process

The Lovely Professional University has released the application on the official website. Candidates have to fill in the LPUNEST 2022 Application Form Details and proofread it before submitting. Aspirants can go through the following sections to get familiarised with the application process.

How to Apply for LPUNEST Online?

Applicants should understand the LPUNEST application process carefully. Candidates can follow these steps to register themselves for the LPUNEST 2022 exam.

Step 1: Registration

  • Candidates can register by visiting the official website i.e. nest.lpu.in.
  • Provide all necessary details such as names, email IDs, date of birth, and valid mobile number after which registration ID will be generated and sent to their registered email ID.

Step 2: Payment of Application Fee

  • After successful registration for the LPUNEST 2022, candidates can proceed with the payment of the application fee.
  • The modes of paying the application fee are online using net banking, credit, or debit card.

Step 3: Filling of Online Application Form

  • Post completion of the application fee payment, candidates must fill in all personal, academic, and contact details in the application form.
  • Candidates must preview all details provided in the application form. In case the form is incomplete or incorrect then the application will be rejected.

Step 4: Uploading of Scanned Documents

  • Candidates can proceed to the next steps that are to upload the scanned images of the documents after filling the details in the application form.
  • Candidates should upload scanned copies of the photograph, birth certificate/Aadhaar card, and certificate of the qualifying exam as per the specifications mentioned by the university.

Step 5: Submission of Application Form

  • After successfully uploading the required documents, candidates have to finally submit the application form of LPUNEST 2022 by clicking on a button given at the last of the form.
  • Candidates must print a copy of the filled application form for future reference.

Read More: LPUNEST 2022 Application Form Details

LPUNEST 2022 Application Form

The application forms have been released on the official website. The fee, which has to be paid for a successful application, is as follows:

LPU NEST 2022 Application Fee
Category Cost of Application Form Cost of Offline Application Form
Male INR 500 INR 500
Female INR 250 INR 500

Once they have finished filling in LPUNEST 2022 Application Form details, they will have to pay the application fee. Candidates can pay the fee online only through Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card.

Offline Mode

The candidates without the online internet facility can get the application form (and the LPUNEST Kit) by visiting the University Campus or any other prescribed place by paying cash.

Photograph and Signature: The candidate should have a recent photo taken against a white background. The size of the photo should be 10 Kb to 100 Kb. And candidates should have a scanned copy of their signature. They have to remember that the signature should be consistent throughout the admission process else they will be subjected to rejection.

Documents Required for LPUNEST Application Form

The official authorities at LPU require certain documents for verification purposes. The various documents that candidates require while applying for the LPUNEST 2022 exam are mentioned below:

  • Marksheet of Class 10th and 12th.
  • Valid Mobile Number and Email ID.
  • Payment options like Debit card/Credit card/Net banking/Demand Draft.
  • Scanned copy of the candidate's signature.
  • A recent passport size photograph against a white background.

Read More: LPUNEST 2022 Application Form

LPUNEST 2022 Exam Pattern

LPU conducts the LPU NEST exam as an online exam. The exam pattern will depend on paper which will depend on the course the candidate has applied for. Applicants can understand the structure and design of the LPUNEST question paper by going through the exam pattern carefully. Here we have mentioned the exam pattern for B.Tech, MBA and Law exams.

LPUNEST Exam Pattern for B.Tech

LPUNEST 2022 online proctored Exam for B. Tech consists of 95 MCQs which should be attempted within the time duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes or 90 minutes. Candidates will get less than a minute to attempt each question. So candidates have to use their time efficiently. LPU NEST 2022 exam will be conducted for a total of 270 marks. Marks distribution is as follows:

Exam Pattern for Online Proctored B.Tech Exam
Name Courses for Test Test Scheme No. of questions Marks (subject) MM Time
LPUNEST-2022 (B.Tech) Physics Physics, Chemistry, English, Maths or Physics, Chemistry, English, Biology

Physics: 20 Questions (All MCQs)(4 marks each) 80 270 Marks 90 Minutes
Mathematics Mathematics: 20 Questions (All MCQs) (4 marks each) 80
Chemistry Chemistry: 20 Questions (All MCQs) (4 marks each) 80
Biology Biology: 20 Questions (All MCQs) (4 marks each) 80
English English: 15 Questions (All MCQs) (2 marks each) 30

LPUNEST Exam Pattern for LLM Exam

LPUNEST LLM online proctored test will have 160 MCQs. The exam duration is 120 minutes (2 hours). The marks distribution for this paper is as follows:

Exam pattern for LLM Online proctored exam
Name Courses for Test Test Scheme No. of questions Marks (subject) MM Time
LPUNEST -2022 (LL.M) English All compulsory English: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40 160 Marks 120 Minutes
Constitutional Law Constitutional Law: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40
Jurisprudence Jurisprudence: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40
Other Law Subjects Other Law subjects: 40 Questions (1 mark each) 40

LPUNEST Exam Pattern MBA Exam

LPUNEST MBA online proctored test will have 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). The time duration of the exam is 150 minutes. Each correct answer fetches +3 marks and there is no penalty for incorrect or unattempted responses. The marks distribution for this paper is as follows:

LPU NEST 2022 Exam Pattern for MBA Exam
Name Subjects No of Questions Marks Time Duration
LPUNEST 2022 - MBA English 40 120 150 Minutes
General Awareness 20 60
General Aptitude 40 120

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LPUNEST Entrance Exam 2022 Syllabus

The LPUNEST is an exam that is conducted to offer admissions into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Therefore, the LPUNEST 2022 Syllabus that a candidate should concentrate on depends on the course which he/she is applying for. Applicants are advised to go through the course syllabus carefully and cover all the mentioned topics during the preparation process.

  • Syllabus for B.Tech: Topics are related to subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and English. Candidates must go through the class 10th and class 12th syllabus.
  • Previous Year Paper/Sample Paper: Candidates can refer to the previous year question papers to get a clear idea of the syllabus, exam pattern, and marking scheme.
  • Other Courses: If you are applying for other courses then the syllabus will be related to the course which you are applying for. LPUNEST Syllabus will also depend on the qualifying or qualifying exam.

LPUNEST 2022 concentrates most on the students' strengths in the 11th and 12th syllabus. It puts to test the subject understanding of the candidates on how well he/she understands the studied or given syllabus. Candidates can find the LPUNEST syllabus here.

Read More: LPUNEST 2022 Syllabus

LPUNEST 2022 Admit Card

LPU, the conducting authority of LPUNEST will release the admit card on the official website. The candidate has to keep their admit card in his/her possession throughout the admission process. Candidates can download their admit cards by entering their credentials. A copy of the LPUNEST 2022 Admit Card will be mailed to the candidate's mail ID provided during registration.

How to Download LPUNEST Admit Card?

The official authorities at LPU release admit cards on the university website. Once the admit card is released, candidates can download them by following the steps given below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of LPUNEST 2022.
  • Step 2: Click on the “LPUNEST” icon.
  • Step 3: Login using your credentials which are User ID and Password.
  • Step 4: Click on submit. LPUNEST 2022 admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 5: Download and take a printout of the Admit Card in the A4 size sheet.

Details on the LPUNEST Admit Card

Details mentioned on the LPUNEST admit card is very important. Applicants should carefully go through the details mentioned on the LPUNEST admit card. Candidates can find the below-mentioned details on the LPUNEST 2022 admit card.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Roll number
  • Date of Birth
  • Candidate's photograph
  • Test centre address
  • Exam date and Slot time
  • Course Name
  • Exam instructions

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LPUNEST 2022 Exam Centres

Exam centres are spread across 200 cities with nearly 140 exam centres. The exam centre can be selected by the candidates at the time of filling the LPUNEST application form. The candidate can choose the centre which is comfortable and convenient. LPU NEST 2022 can be attended either in English or Hindi.

The candidates are advised to read the article on LPUNEST Exam Centres before filling the application form. This will be beneficial for them in spotting the centre closest to their location.

Read More: LPUNEST Exam Centres

LPUNEST 2022 Results

The results will be declared within 24 hours after the exam is taken by the candidate on the official university portal. LPUNEST 2022 Result will be announced on the Lovely Professional University official website in PDF format. Candidates can take a printout for future reference. Candidates can check the LPU results as mentioned in the steps below.

How to Check LPUNEST 2022 Results?

The LPUNEST result is announced on the official website by the organizing team of LPUNEST. Applicants can check the results by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of LPUNEST 2022 and click on the 'View Results' icon.
  • Step 2: Enter your valid credentials, which are the LPUNEST 2022 application form number. Click on the ‘View Result’ tab.
  • Step 3: Click on the submit button and you can view your LPUNEST 2022 result.
  • Step 4: Take a printout of the LPUNEST 2022 result for future reference.

Details Mentioned on LPUNEST 2022 Scorecard

Applicants should carefully check the details mentioned on the LPUNEST scorecard. The scorecard of LPUNEST contains the following information.

  • Candidate’s name
  • Roll number
  • Category
  • Course name
  • Composite score
  • Sectional score
  • Percentile
  • Overall Marks obtained

Read More: LPUNEST 2022 Result

LPUNEST Courses 2022 Cut Off

LPUNEST Cut Off 2022 is the minimum score that the candidate must score to be eligible for admission to Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test.

The LPUNEST Cut Off 2022 marks for B.Tech courses can be judged based on the previous year's cutoffs. Candidates will also be the scholarships that score more than or equal to the cutoff marks.

Factors Determining LPUNEST Courses Cut Off 2022

The following factors are considered while evaluating the LPUNEST Cut Off.

  • The minimum marks are set by the University and are based on a number of factors.
  • The number of candidates, number of vacant seats, average performance in the entrance test, and last year’s cut off.
  • After the cut-off is declared, a Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the candidates’ scores on the entrance test.

LPUNEST 2021 Cut Off Jalandhar

The table below represents the LPUNEST Cut Off 2021:

LPUNEST Cut Off 2021
Cut Off Category Marks required out to 420
Category I 320
Category II 240
Category III 165

LPUNEST 2022 Counselling

The counselling and admission process of Lovely Professional University (LPU) will be conducted in online mode only for the year 2022. Based on the LPUNEST 2022 merit list, the candidates will be called for the LPUNEST 2022 Counselling Process. Allotment of the seats is based on the candidate’s ranking in the LPUNEST 2022 exam, preferences, and availability of the seats.

Documents Required during LPUNEST 2022 Counselling

Candidates are required to bring the following documents at the time of the LPUNEST 2022 counselling process.

  • 10th Marksheet
  • 12th Marksheet and Pass Certificate
  • LPUNEST 2022 Admit Card
  • LPUNEST 2022 Scorecard
  • Any Photo identity or Government ID proof such as Aadhar, Pan Card, Driving License, Passport etc.
  • Caste Certificate (If any)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Passport size photograph

Read More: LPUNEST 2022 Counselling Process

LPUNEST 2022 Reference Books

Candidates aspiring to take admission in the Lovely Professional University (LPU) must learn and practice questions from good reference books. Since there are many courses under LPUNEST, each course has its own syllabus and reference books. The list of reference books for candidates preparing for LPUNEST 2022 is given below.

  • NCERT Textbook for Class 11th and 12th (PCMB)
  • Concepts of Physics(Volume 1 and 2) by HC Verma
  • RD Sharma's Mathematics Class 11th and 12
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee
  • Universal’s CLAT Guide
  • Legal Awareness and Legal Aptitude by AP Bhardwaj
  • NIFT, NID & IIFT Entrance Exam Guide By D Mittal
  • General Aptitude: Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning
  • General Aptitude Theory and Practice by Anand Kumar and Ajay Kumar
  • How To Prepare For CAT by Arun Sharma (All 3 Books - VARC/DILR/QA)

Read More: LPUNEST Books

LPUNEST Entrance Exam Preparation Tips

To prepare well for the exam and to score good marks, candidates must have a well-planned schedule. Candidates can refer to the preparation strategies to be followed before the exam. Some of these are listed below.

  • Make a proper schedule
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of the exam syllabus and pattern.
  • Solve previous years' question papers to know the pattern of question papers.
  • Attempt mock tests to manage time effectively.
  • Make short notes for the important topics.
  • Do a quick revision before the exam and study at least 8-10 hours per day.

LPUNEST 2022 Contact Details

For the LPUNEST Entrance exam 2022 and admission-related queries, candidates can contact the below-given address and phone number.

  • Official Website: www.nest.lpu.in
  • Address: Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (India) - 144411
  • Contact: +911824517000, +911824404404
  • Email: [email protected] (Admissions), [email protected] (International Admissions)


What are the courses offered through LPUNEST 2022?

LPUNEST offers courses from various streams such as Engineering, Management, Law, Design, Agriculture, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Medical, and much more.

What is the Application Fee for LPUNEST 2022?

The application fee for the LPUNEST kit and the application form is as follows: Cost of Application Form and Soft Copy of LPUNEST Kit For Boys - INR 800 For Girls - INR 500 Cost of Application Form and Printed LPUNEST Kit For Boys - INR 1000 For Girls - INR 700

How can I retrieve back my login credentials in case I forget?

If you forget your login password, you can click on forgot password link on the official website and enter your registered email id to retrieve back your password.

What are the eligibility criteria for B.Tech through LPUNEST?

The candidates must have passed the 10+2 examination with Physics, Mathematics, and English as a mandatory subject with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized board of education.

When is the last date to fill LPUNEST 2022 Application Form?

The registration for LPUNEST 2022 started in the first week of Dec 2021, and the last date to submit the filled Application Form is extended until Jan 25, 2022.

What are the subjects covered in LPUNEST 2022?

The LPUNEST 2022 consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology, and English which will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ\'s)

On what basis are the cutoff being calculated in LPUNEST 2022?

The cut-off will be calculated based on the Number of Candidates, Number of Vacant Seats, Average Performance LPUNEST, and Last year's cut off.

What is the counselling process of LPUNEST 2022?

The counselling for LPUNEST 2022 will be conducted online. At the first stage, the candidate documents will be verified and then the preferred seats will be allotted based on the marks secured in the qualifying examination based on category.


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