LPU NEST 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Syllabus

LPU NEST 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Syllabus

The Lovely Professional University conducts LPU NEST 2023 for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. LPU NEST exam 2023 will be conducted in different slots starting from January 2023 onwards and April 2023 onwards respectively for Schedule I and Schedule II. Candidates are suggested to make sure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme that they are applying for before filling the application form. The candidates can find the complete details of the LPU NEST 2023 from this post.


  • LPU NEST is conducted for admissions in undergraduate as well as for postgraduate courses. However, separate exams will be conducted for different programmes.
  • The exam will be conducted in two separate schedules. The applicants, after Schedule I, who wants to improve the result, can appear for the second time in Schedule II. The better score will be considered for the final calculation of ranks.
  • Candidate can select any suitable date and test centre from the list available on test cities, subject to its availability during slot booking.
  • Only after the slot booking, the candidates will be able to download their admit card and appear for the exam.
  • It is important to read the information brochure carefully before proceeding with submission of application.

LPU NEST 2023 Exam Dates

Check the table below for important dates related to LPU NEST 2023:

Events Tentative Dates
Schedule I Schedule II
Availability of online application form September 2022, 2nd week January 2023, 2nd week
Last date to submit the application form January 2023, 2nd week March 2023, last week
Commencement of slot booking December 2020, 1st week March 2023, 1st week
Admit card issue date Upon successful slot booking
Date of entrance test January 2023, 2nd week April 2023, 2nd week
Result declaration January 2023, last week April 2023, last week
Beginning of counseling process April 2023, last week April 2023, last week

LPU NEST 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Many courses are offered at the Lovely Professional University. The eligibility criteria for selected courses have been provided here.

Undergraduate courses:

  • B.Tech: Applicants should have passed their class 12th or equivalent exam with Physics, Mathematics and English with at least 60% marks.
  • BBA in Information Technology: A pass in 10+2 with English scoring a minimum aggregate of 50% marks is required.
  • BA LLB: Candidates who have passed their class 12th exam with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate and English as a mandatory subject are eligible.
  • B.Design: A pass in class 12th with English as a subject and a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate is required.
  • B.Pharma: Those who have passed their 10+2 exam with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Maths scoring 60% aggregate marks can apply.
  • BA (Hons): The candidate need to clear their class 12th exam with at least 60% aggregate marks and English as a compulsory subject.
  • B.Arch: Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 with English and also 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or pass with 60% in 3-year Diploma (any stream) is required alongside with valid NATA score.

Postgraduate courses:

  • MBA: The candidates should complete their graduation in any stream from a recognized university before appearing for the exam.
  • M.Tech: BE/ B.Tech or any equivalent degree in the relevant field is required to be eligible for M.Tech.
  • M.Pharma: The applicants should hold a B.Pharma or equivalent degree in order to be eligible.
  • M.Sc in Computer Science: A bachelor’s degree in any stream with at least 50% marks in aggregate is required.

LPU NEST2023 Application Form

The application form for LPU NEST 2023 will be released in online mode. Interested candidates can obtain the application form by visiting the official website of the university www.nest.lpu.in and clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

  • At first, the candidates will have to fill a registration form to generate login credentials.
  • Personal details such as name, date of birth, gender, category, email address, phone number, etc will be asked in the registration form.
  • Registered users can then login to fill the rest details into the application form.
  • Rest personal details and details of the qualifying exam such as institute’ name, board name, marks obtained, etc will be asked in the application form.
  • Scanned copies of the candidates’ photograph and signature will also be uploaded into the form.
  • Once all the details are entered into the application form, it can be submitted with the prescribed application fee.
  • The expected application fee is Rs. 700/- for boys and Rs. 400/- for girls and is subject to change.

LPU NEST 2023 Exam Pattern

Below given is the exam pattern for the LPU NEST 2023:

  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Question paper language: English
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking.

For B.Tech:

Topics No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Physics 30 120 150 minutes
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics/ Biology 30 120
English 30 60
Total 120 420

For MBA:

Topics No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English 40 120 150 minutes
General Awareness 20 60
General Aptitude 40 120
Total 100 300

For M.Tech:

Topics No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English 30 30 90 minutes
Subject-specific questions 40 60
Total 70 90

LPU NEST 2023 Admit Card

  • After successful registration, the candidates will be required to book slot for appearing in the exam.
  • Once the slot booking is done, the candidates can download their admit card to appear in the exam.
  • A printout of the admit card should be taken and carried to the exam center on the day of exam.
  • The admit card should be kept safe till the whole process of admission is over.

LPU NEST 2023 Result

  • Result for the various courses will be announced separately on the official website of the university.
  • To check the result, the candidates will be required to provide their registration details such as registration number, password, date of birth, etc.
  • Candidates who clear the online test will be invited to attend the counseling round to provide choice for their course specialization.
  • Document of the candidates will also be verified during counseling after which admission will be granted.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: How can I get PLU NEST test centre of my choice?

Answer: You need to select the slot and center for appearing in the exam at the time of online slot booking.

Question 2: Is it true that the university offers scholarships to the candidates?

Answer: Yes. NEST is basically National Entrance and Scholarship Test through which the deserving candidates are awarded scholarship as per their merit in the test.

Question 3: What courses are offered by the university?

Answer: The list of the courses offered by LPU is really long. You can check it on the official link given below: https://nest.lpu.in/


3 thoughts on “LPU NEST 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Syllabus

  1. If scroring 35 percent mark in class 12th with assam state open school and I want to take admission in bca.I am eligible for lpunest.

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