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What does LPU stand for? <p>LPU stands for Lovely Professional University. It is India&rsquo;s largest university in terms of students on a single campus. The university is recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC) and is member of coveted Association of Indian Universities (AIU).</p>

Where is LPU located? <p>Lovely Professional University is located on the Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road, NH-1 (Punjab) at the entry to Jalandhar city and is well connected by road, rail, and air; having a reasonable distance from the bus stands, railway stations, and the airports at Amritsar and Chandigarh.</p>

LPU NEST exam will be organized for which courses? <p>This exam is organized for B.Tech, MBA, Law, Design, Hotel Management, Agriculture, etc.</p>

I have completed the online application. But, I have not taken a print out. How can I get a print out now? <p>You can go to the applying online page again and enter the personal details AND the application number. You will be taken to the printout page again.</p>

Where will the exam centres be formed for the exam? <p>LPUNEST test centres are now in 50 countries as well as 140 cities of India. The list of LPUNEST( test centres can be obtained in website.</p>

When will I get my Admit Card? <p>Admit card will be available for view and print in First week of December (onwards). You will have to log onto the LPUNEST( website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission from website .</p>

I had already registered for LPUNEST. Why should I apply again for admissions? <p>It is necessary to apply for admissions separately with the marks obtained in 12th exam and also giving your preferences to different degree programmes, along with the requisite application fee.</p>

What are the eligibility criteria for B.Tech [Lateral Entry] Program? <ul> <li>LPUNEST is compulsory for all the applicants of B.Tech. [Lateral Entry] having less than 70% marks in eligibility qualification. &nbsp;</li> <li>Pass with 70% aggregate marks in Diploma (Eng.) (Any stream) (3 years after 10th) or B.Sc. (Non-Medical)/ B.Sc. (Computer Science) or equivalent.</li> </ul> <p><strong>OR</strong></p> <ul> <li>Pass with 60% aggregate marks in Diploma (Engg.) (Any stream) (3 years after 10th) or B.Sc. (Non-Medical)/ B.Sc. (Computer Science) or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST.</li> <li>For B.Tech CSE and B.Tech.IT: BCA may also be considered; other things remain same as above.</li> <li>For B.Tech.CE: Diploma in Architectural Assistant ship will also be considered; other things remaining same as above.</li> <li>For B.Tech. (Biotechnology) &amp; B.Tech. (Biotechnology-Food Process Eng.) Only Diploma (Biotechnology) or B.Sc. (Medical) or B.Sc. (Bio sciences) will be considered; other things remain same.</li> </ul>

What about the duration of B.Tech course? <p>Duration of course is four years.</p>

If the person has done his XII from distance learning / Open learning / Private, is he eligible to do B.Tech [Lateral Entry] through Lovely Professional University? <p>Yes, provided the course is recognized and equivalent to 10+2 examination conducted by CBSE or other recognized Boards.</p>

According to the Government, all the AICTE institutes will give admission to the students who have scored 45% in 12th, so does this rule apply on Lovely Professional University also? <p>Eligibility conditions are laid down in the prospectus. Admission will be made on merit, out of the candidates who have applied.</p>

Is it necessary to fulfill both 10th marks and 12th marks criteria for taking admission? <p>Yes, marks sheet of 10th and 12th both are required.</p>

My board doesn't give aggregate marks for 12th exam. What marks should I enter? <ul> <li>For CBSE, include PCM and English/Hindi and one additional elective (total five subjects) in your aggregate. For ISCE, include PCM and English in the aggregate.</li> <li>Others should calculate the aggregate marks (or its equivalent) and attach a note explaining the method used by them to calculate the aggregate. &nbsp;</li> </ul>

Are the diploma holders (lateral entry) eligible to get the admission direct in the 2nd year of the course? If yes what is the criteria? <p>Yes, criteria will be available on the University website in due course.</p>

For how long is the LPUNEST(B.Tech)[Lateral Entry]score valid? <p>The LPUNEST(B.Tech)[Lateral Entry]score is valid for just one year.</p>

What should the candidate do if he/she does not have the scorecard available with him / her & not even available on the internet? <p>No, to apply in Lovely Professional University, the candidate must have his 10 and 12 board results. The candidate will not be allowed to fill the form if the result is still awaited.</p>

What are the specializations offered at LPUNEST B.Tech(Lateral Entry)? <p>&nbsp;Examine the streams below to determine which engineering concentrations appeal to you:</p> <ul> <li>Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)</li> <li>Electrical Engineering (EE)</li> <li>Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)</li> <li>Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)</li> <li>Information Technology (IT)</li> <li>Civil Engineering (CE)</li> <li>Mechanical Engineering (ME)</li> <li>Biotechnology (BT)</li> <li>ME-Mechatronics</li> <li>BT - Food Process Engineering</li> <li>Automobile Engineering (AE).</li> </ul>

I have submitted my original documents at the time of counselling at the other College. What should I do now? <p>It is mandatory for the student to bring original documents along with photo-copies and photograph as instructed on the website.</p>

Is Lovely Professional University recognized by UGC? <p>Lovely Professional University is recognized by University Grants Commission, a statutory body of the Government of India; established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India. Lovely Professional University is included in the list of universities maintained by University Grants Commission under Section &ndash; 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.&nbsp;</p>

Is LPU a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)? <p>Yes, LPU is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) .</p>

Do all students get hostel facilities? <p>LPU Hostels are the biggest in the country with the capacity to accomodate more than 10000 students. The Hostels are majorly of two type<br /> 1. Standard Rooms: Standard Rooms are lodge like arrangement&nbsp;where students can live in a shared 4/3/2/1 seater&nbsp;room with an option of having Air Cooled or Air Conditioned Ventilation.<br /> 2. Apartments: Apartments are 1/2/3/4 rooms with attached washrooms. These facilities are constructed to provide a luxurious accomodation. The apartment has common kitchen area, dining and lobby area. &nbsp;<br /> LPU Hostel provides On-Campus&nbsp;accomodation&nbsp;for Students, Teachers and Non Academic Staff, making it a biggest residential arrangement in the region.&nbsp;</p>

Will my 10+2 scores help me getting any scholarship in LPUNEST ? <p>On the basis of marks in 10+2 : &nbsp;<br /> All those applicants who &lsquo;qualify LPUNEST (may or may not be among top 35% applicants appearing for LPUNEST) may also avail Scholarship on the basis of Marks in Qualifying Examination (10+2) as per the following table:</p> <table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width:100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><strong>Scholarship&nbsp;Criteria</strong></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Scholarship&nbsp;Amount</strong></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Applicable&nbsp;fee&nbsp;after&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>scholarship&nbsp;for&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>B.Tech.&nbsp;and</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;Integrated&nbsp;programmes</strong></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Applicable&nbsp;fee</strong></p> <p><strong>after&nbsp;scholarship&nbsp;for</strong></p> <p><strong>B.Tech.&nbsp;(Hons.)</strong></p> <p><strong>programmes</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Equal&nbsp;to&nbsp;or&nbsp;more&nbsp;than&nbsp;98%&nbsp;marks&nbsp;in&nbsp;10+2&nbsp;</p> <p>(subject&nbsp;to&nbsp;&lsquo;qualifying&nbsp;LPUNEST-2017&rsquo;)</p> </td> <td> <p>1.5&nbsp;Lac&nbsp;per&nbsp;annum</p> </td> <td> <p>14,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> <td> <p>24,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Between&nbsp;90%&nbsp;to&nbsp;97.99%&nbsp;marks&nbsp;in&nbsp;10+2</p> <p>&nbsp;(subject&nbsp;to&nbsp;&lsquo;qualifying&nbsp;LPUNEST-2017&rsquo;)</p> </td> <td> <p>1&nbsp;Lac&nbsp;per&nbsp;annum</p> </td> <td> <p>39,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> <td> <p>49,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Between&nbsp;80%&nbsp;-&nbsp;89.99%&nbsp;marks&nbsp;in&nbsp;10+2</p> <p>&nbsp;(subject&nbsp;to&nbsp;&lsquo;qualifying&nbsp;LPUNEST-2017&rsquo;)</p> </td> <td> <p>&nbsp;80,000&nbsp;per&nbsp;annum</p> </td> <td> <p>49,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> <td> <p>59,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Between&nbsp;70%&nbsp;-&nbsp;79.99%&nbsp;marks&nbsp;in&nbsp;10+2&nbsp;</p> <p>(subject&nbsp;to&nbsp;&lsquo;qualifying&nbsp;LPUNEST-2017&rsquo;)</p> </td> <td> <p>60,000&nbsp;per&nbsp;annum</p> </td> <td> <p>59,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> <td> <p>69,500&nbsp;Per&nbsp;Semester</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

If there is any uniform to attend the university? <p>Except for the few programs like in Hotel management, airlines and few other selected programs there are no uniforms. Yes, it is expected that all student should wear the decent clothes while you are in the university campus.</p>

Will I get any fee concession or scholarship if I perform well in LPUNEST ? <p>Yes, Scholarship : Applicants of B.Tech. [Lateral Entry] may avail scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST as per the following details:</p> <table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width:500px"> <tbody> <tr> <td>Performance in LPUNEST-2017</td> <td>Scholarship Amount</td> </tr> <tr> <td>90% Marks in LPUNEST-2017</td> <td>1.5 Lac Per Annum</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Top 10% applicants</td> <td>1 Lac Per Annum</td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Next&nbsp;10%&nbsp;applicants&nbsp;(i.e.&nbsp;11%&nbsp;-&nbsp;20%)</p> </td> <td>80,000 Per Annum</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Next 15% applicants (i.e. 21% - 35%)</td> <td>60,000 Per Annum</td> </tr> </tbody> </table>