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LPUNEST is National Entrance and Scholarship Test for admission to various programmes in Lovely Professional University. This test forms the basis of eligibility for some of the programmes and for scholarship for most of the programmes. Lovely Professional University conducts National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for B.Tech aspirants. Students studying in 12th class can apply for LPUNEST. Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 students appear this exam (LPUNEST) every year. The Test is conducted in online mode (Pen and Paper Mode test is not allowed) as per the schedule. 
This test have two fold advantage as it acts as Entrance Test as well as Scholarship Test.



Entrance examination dates

2nd week of April 2019

Online Registration opens

2nd week of November 2018

Last date of application form (with late fee)

Last week of April 2019

Starting of Slot booking for online examination

1st week of March 2019


1st week of May 2019

Online Counselling and Seat Allocation

1st week of May 2019 onwards




Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST-2019

Qualifying Examination:

Applicants to be appeared for LPUNEST-2019 should have either completed or shall be appearing final examination of 10+2 in 2019, from 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 recognized by Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable.

Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination:

Should have qualified with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English)* subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2018 

* For B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT), B.Tech. (Food Technology), B.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering),  and Integrated B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT) - M.Tech.  
Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, English & either Maths or Biology or Biotechnology; other things remaining same as above.

* For B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE) and  B.Tech. (CHE - Petroleum)  
Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English; other things remaining same as above.

Important dates of Online counseling and Seat Allocation

Last date of submission of Application for LPUNEST-2018

Date of Entrance Exam

Display of Result

Rounds of Counseling

Filling of Online Preference

Result of Allotment

Last date of Admission (subject to availability of seats) (scholarship subject to prevalence of scholarship scheme)

Last week of April 2019

2nd week of April 2019

1st week of May 2019

Round I

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

Round II

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

Round III

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

Note: After the first round of counselling, the upgradations of the allotted seats will be done. Vacant seats, if any, may be filled in subsequent rounds. 
Round - II and III will be conducted, only if seats remain vacant.

How to Apply

Application Form

  • Application form will be in a format that can be processed by Optical Mark Reader (OMR).
  • Cost of LPUNEST-2019 Kit (Application Form) is;
    • Through online - 700 (for boys) and Rs. 400 (for girls)
    • Through offline - 700 (for both boys and girls)

Application fee once paid will not be refunded.

Application forms can be obtained and submitted using one of the following methods
Option-I: Without Purchasing LPUNEST-2019 Kit (Online) 
Applicant can apply for LPUNEST-2019 without purchasing LPUNEST-2019 Kit.

Online Application : Apply through the University Website (Internet banking facility required). 

  • Fill the application form. Click Here to apply.
  • Pay 700 (for boys) and 400 (for girls) through online payment when prompted.

Note: For online application, Applicant should have Internet Banking facility through Net banking / Debit card / Credit card.

Printout of the computer generated application should be retained by the applicant for reference.

Option-II: After Purchasing LPUNEST-2019 Kit
Applicant may obtain LPUNEST-2019 Kit from University Campus/ Camp Offices or any other prescribed place by paying cash of ₹ 700 (for both boys and girls). Once the applicant has obtained the LPUNEST-2019 kit, form can be submitted by one of the following methods:


  • Manual:
    • Fill the full application form (OMR sheet) after reading all the instructions as specified under the head “Instructions for filling Application Form (OMR sheet)” in LPUNEST booklet.
  • Semi-Online Application - In case applicant does not want to send the hard copy of purchased Application form:
    • Fill the application form. Click Here to apply.
    • When asked whether LPUNEST Kit already purchased or not, Click “Yes“ if you have purchased the LPUNEST Kit. Fill the OMR sheet No. and Unique OMR code, in the given space.
    • Submit and save the copy of complete application form for your reference.

All our correspondence including centre booking and issue of e-hall ticket/ Appointment Letter/ Admit Card details will be through email only. Therefore, the applicants are requested to get ready with valid email id and mobile number for contact. No separate communication will be done for the same.
Fee and Scholarship applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of LPUNEST – 2019 will be as per details given below:


Applicable Fee (per semester)



Integrated B.Tech.-M.Tech.
Integrated B.Tech.-MBA


B.Tech. (Hons.)



Lovely Professional University strongly believes in the fact that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education. So the University offers India’s largest Private Scholarship Scheme. The objective of the scheme is to realize the vast talents that may be hidden due to financial constraints. Under this scheme, more than 30000 students have been awarded with scholarships worth  300+ crores in last 5 years. 

On The basis of performance in LPUNEST: 

‘Top 35% applicants’ appearing for LPUNEST (subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2018), will be eligible for Scholarship upto  1.5 Lac per annum (i.e upto  7.5 lac in case of 5 years integrated Programme and  6 Lac in case of 4 years for B.Tech. programmes as a whole). Scholarship details are as per the following table:

Performance in LPUNEST-2019

Scholarship Amount

Applicable fee after scholarship For B.Tech Programmes

Applicable fee after scholarship for B.Tech (Hons.) and  integrated Programmes

90% Marks in LPUNEST-2019

1.5 Lac Per Annum

 19,500 Per Semester

 29,500 Per Semester

Top 10% applicants

 1 Lac Per Annum

 44,500 Per Semester

 54,500 Per Semester

Next 10% applicants (i.e. 11% - 20%)

 80,000 Per Annum

 54,500 Per Semester

 64,500 Per Semester

Next 15% applicants (i.e. 21% - 35%)

 60,000 Per Annum

 64,500 Per Semester

 74,500 Per Semester

In addition to LPUNEST-2019, Scholarship is also available on the basis of:

  • Percentage in Qualifying Exam
  • Performance in Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service and Bravery Awards
  • Special Scholarship for Toppers of Education Board
  • Fee Concession for Defence, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Personnel and their dependents.

For more details related to Scholarship, Click here.

Important Information :In case an applicant fails to produce the proof of fulfilment of the prescribed eligibility criteria or any other document prescribed by the university or fails to provide original documents for verification by the stipulated date(s), he/she shall not be considered eligible for admission/ scholarship, in any case, if granted due to any reason shall be cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university.

B.Tech Programmes Offered at LPU

  • B.Tech. (4 years Programme)
  • B.Tech (Hons.)1 (4 years Programme)
  • Integrated B.Tech – M.Tech (5 Years Programme)2 (Saves 1 year)
  • Integrated B.Tech – MBA (5 Years Programme)2 (Saves 1 year)

Hons Programmes: Hons. Programmes of LPU are premium programmes in which students have to meet the additional curriculum requirements. Innovative and creative courses are offered to increase the knowledge and hone the technical skills of the students. Honors students are given preference in students exchange / Foreign Scholarships / visits to the foreign universities whenever offered. 
Integrated Programme: Earn your Master’s Degree after 12th - under LPU Integrated Degree Programmes in five years saving one year of academic engagement without any dilution in course work or standard. Simultaneously you save fee of one year but continue availing scholarship / fee concession throughout the programme.

Streams offered in Engineering

LPU is offering not only conventional engineering streams but also one of its kind trend setting streams transforming engineering education to leap into the next leg of technology upbeat. Examine the streams below to determine which engineering concentrations appeal to you:

  • Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)*
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)*#^
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)*
  • ME - Mechatronics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering (AE)
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  • Biotechnology (BT)#
  • Food Technology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering (CHE)
  • CHE - Petroleum


  • Honours programmes offered in Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), and Mechanical Engineering (ME) only.
  • Integrated B.Tech.- M.Tech. programmes offered in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), and Biotechnology (BT) only.
  • Integrated B.Tech.- MBA programme offered in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) only.

Specializations offered in Engineering

Following are the specializations that may be offered in Engineering, subject to minimum number of students and feasibility:

B.Tech. Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

  •  Energy Systems
  •  Internet of Things
  •  Embedded System
  •  VLSI Design

B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

  •  Data Science
  •  Big Data
  •  Full Stack Web Developer
  •  Cloud Computing
  •  Machine Learning
  •  Cyber Security
  •  Internet of Things
  •  Virtual Reality
  •  Android Application Development

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (ME)

  •  Robotics and Mechatronics
  •  Computer Aided Engineering

Minors for Engineering Programmes

Perhaps for the first time in the country, to tap the zeal and excitement of learning beyond the classrooms and to live with one’s interest and aptitude, certain minors are designed and offered to the students so that they can pursue their dreams along with their conventional course work. Following are the examples of such Minors , to tap the zeal and excitement of learning beyond the classrooms and to live with one’s interest and aptitude, certain minors are designed and offered to the students so that they can pursue their dreams along with their conventional course work. Following are the examples of such minors:

  • Data Analytics
  • Big Data in Genomincs
  • Internet of Things (in tie up with INTEL)
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Contemporary Electoral Systems
  • Information Securities
  • Mobile Phone App Development
  • Mathematics for Programmers
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Set Design
  • Space Science
  • Sustainable Energy
  • The Science behind Vaastu
  • Water Chemistry
  • International Business
  • Forensic and Criminal Investigation
  • Physics of Materials
  • Polymers
  • Nutrition and Life Style
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • International Laws
  • Gaming
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Financial Markets
  • Graphics for Brand Development
  • Fashion Management
  • Environment and Society
  • Digital Art
  • E-Learning
  • Journalism
  • Basic of Theatre

A student based on his zest, picks up the minor and fulfils the excitement of learning beyond books which is purely on student to have it or not.

Advantages of Minor in Engineering:

The minors mentioned above are having lots of advantages and a few are listed below:

  1. To apply the inter-disciplinary knowledge gained through a Major (Stream) + Minor.
  2. To enable students to pursue allied academic interest in contemporary areas.
  3. To provide an academic mechanism for fulfilling multidisciplinary demands of industries.
  4. To provide effective yet flexible options for students to achieve basic to intermediate level competence in the Minor area.
  5. Provides an opportunity to students to become entrepreneurs and leaders by taking business/ management minor.
  6. Combination in the diverse fields of engineering e.g., CSE (Major) + Electronics (Minor) combination increases placement prospects in chip designing companies.
  7. Provides an opportunity to Applicants to pursue higher studies in an inter-disciplinary field of study.
  8. Provides opportunity to the Applicants to pursue interdisciplinary research.
  9. To increase the overall scope of the undergraduate degrees.

Note: Minors as mentioned above may be offered subject to minimum number of students and feasibility.


The test duration is of 150 minutes (2 hrs. 30 min.) and consists of 110 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type.

The approximate distribution of questions is as follows:


No. of questions

Marks per Question

Maximum Marks per subject


30 questions

4 Marks

120 Marks


30 questions

4 Marks

120 Marks

Mathematics/ Biology

30 questions

4 Marks

120 Marks


20 questions

2 Marks

40 Marks

  • Applicants can opt for either English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers or unanswered questions