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December 20, 2016 06:03 PM

Lovely Professional University is being conducted ever year for the admission to National Entrance and Scholarship Test ...


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>

What is LPUNEST M.Tech? <p>Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for M.Tech aspirants. LPUNEST started in 2009, become one of the largest entrance test in India in 5 years with approximately 3 lakh students registering for the same in 2014. The Test will be conducted in online mode (Pen and Paper Mode test is not allowed) as per the schedule mentioned.</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>

How do I get the application form for admission? <ul> <li>Register through LPUNEST Online Portal, available on</li> <li>Enter your important details to obtain application number and password.</li> <li>Login with the application number and make payment using online/ offline mode.</li> <li>Fill in the details in the form and submit it.</li> <li>Choose the desired slot for appearing in the exam.</li> </ul>

Which modes the payment can be done? <p>Login with the application number and make payment using online/ offline mode.<br /> <strong>a)</strong> For making payment through Online Mode, Applicant may use any of the following options: -</p> <ul> <li>Internet Banking facility</li> <li>Debit Card</li> <li>Credit Card</li> <li>Select the appropriate payment mode and follow the stepwise instructions.</li> </ul> <p><strong>b)</strong> For making payment through Offline Mode (Demand Draft), Applicant needs to follow the following steps:-</p> <ul> <li>Take a printout (Laser or inkjet only) of the completed application (Step 1) on a good quality A4 size paper.</li> <li>Paste your recent passport size colour photograph and put your signature in the given spaces.</li> <li>Draw a demand draft for Rs. 900 drawn in favour of Lovely Professional University, payable at Jalandhar.</li> <li>On the back of the demand draft, write &ldquo;Application for LPUNEST-2017&rdquo;, your Name and Mobile Number.</li> <li>Enclose the application and demand draft in good quality envelope and dispatch at the following address.</li> </ul> <p>Division of Admissions (LPUNEST-2017)<br /> Lovely Professional University<br /> Jalandhar- Delhi G.T. Road,<br /> Phagwara, Punjab (India)-144411.</p>

What is the last date submission of registration form? <p>The registration form can be submitted during the month of April.</p>

In Which Month Conducts LPUNEST(M. Tech) Exam? <p>Generally this Exam conducts in the Second week of April every year.</p>

May I select any date from April 15 to 30, 2016 to sit for LPUNEST 2016? <p>Yes, you can choose any suitable date and test centre from April 15 to 30, 2016. However, the allocation of exam and test centre will be subject to availability. Also, applicants are advised to appear for the exam at the earliest to avoid last moment rush.</p>

Where will the exam centres be formed for the exam? <p>The test will be conducted at 29 States. The list of LPUNEST(M. Tech) test centres can be obtained using the link given below:-<br /> (</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>

What if I send an incomplete application form? <p>Application Form received without fee or otherwise incomplete in any respect or received after the stipulated dates for submission, may not be considered/evaluated for admission or may be summarily rejected without assigning any clarification or intimation.</p>

What is the mode of conduction of LPUNEST(M. Tech) ? <p>Online or Computer based exam.</p>

What are the eligibility criteria for LPUNEST(M. Tech) admission? <p>Pass with 60% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech or MCA or equivalent<br /> OR<br /> Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech or MCA/ M.Sc. or equivalent subject with GATE Qualified.<br /> OR<br /> Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech or MCA/ M.Sc. or equivalent subject with valid score LPUNEST..</p>

What will be the exam structure of LPUNEST (M. Tech)? <ul> <li>The<strong> Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST)</strong> consists of 70 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type.</li> <li>English is compulsory and an applicant has to choose one from the remaining subjects.</li> <li>The language of the entrance test shall be English only.</li> <li>The duration of test will be 90 minutes.</li> </ul> <table style="width:664px"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2" style="width:664px"> <p><strong>The distribution of questions is as follows:</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:426px"> <p><strong>English</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:238px"> <p>30 questions</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:426px"> <p>Computer Science</p> </td> <td style="width:238px"> <p>40 questions</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:426px"> <p>Electronics</p> </td> <td style="width:238px"> <p>40 questions</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:426px"> <p>Mechanical Engineering</p> </td> <td style="width:238px"> <p>40 questions</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:426px"> <p>Biotechnology</p> </td> <td style="width:238px"> <p>40 questions</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:426px"> <p>Civil Engineering</p> </td> <td style="width:238px"> <p>40 questions</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:426px"> <p>Electrical Engineering</p> </td> <td style="width:238px"> <p>40 questions</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Test duration- </strong>90 minutes.</p>

What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? <p>There is no upper or lower age limit.</p>

Will there be any negative marking? <p>Yes, 1 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.</p>

May I use calculator in the examination? <p>No, use of calculator, mobile phone or any other electronics devices is strictly prohibited. All the rough work should be done on the rough paper provided to student during examination.</p>

Am I eligible to pursue Ph.D. after studying a Masters Programme from LPU ? <p>Yes, you are eligible to pursue Ph.D. after studying a Masters Programme in LPU .</p>

Can I take admission if the result of my qualifying examination is awaited or I have back-log/ re-appear/ compartment in the qualifying examination? <p>Applicants who are either awaiting their result or are due to appear for qualifying exam may also apply, provided they furnish/ submit the result of the qualifying examination to the university either by the last date of provisional registration or at the time of admission, or by the last date as specified by the university.</p>

What if I fail to submit pending documents by the stipulated dates? <p>In case an applicant fails to produce proof of fulfillment 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, and the admission, in any case, if granted due to any reason, shall be cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university. Fee and other charges, including amount paid for provisional registration by the candidate, if any, shall stand forfeited and the candidate shall further be liable to pay the fee and other charges for the remaining/ entire duration of the programme.</p>

When are LPUNEST(M. Tech) Results Out? <p>10 working days after the test.</p>

For how long is the LPUNEST(M. Tech) score valid? <p>The LPUNEST(M. Tech)score is valid for just one year.</p>

Will the results be available online? <p>Yes, on LPUNEST website :-(</p>

What are the specializations offered at LPUNEST (M.Tech) ? <p>Specializations Offered by LPUNEST (M.Tech) -</p> <ul> <li>Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)</li> <li>Civil Engineering (CE)</li> <li>Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)</li> <li>Electrical Engineering (EE)</li> <li>Information Technology (IT)</li> <li>Biotechnology (BT)</li> <li>Mechanical Engineering (ME)</li> <li>Automobile Engineering (AE).</li> </ul>

Will I get any fee concession or scholarship if I perform well in LPUNEST (M.Tech)? <p>Applicants of M.Tech Programmes may avail scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST as per the following table:</p> <table style="width:100.0000%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:186px"> <p><strong>Performance in LPUNEST-2016</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:191px"> <p><strong>Scholarship Amount</strong><br /> <strong>(Phase &ndash; I &amp; II i.e. up to 30th June May 2016)</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:176px"> <p><strong>Scholarship Amount</strong><br /> <strong>(Phase &ndash; III)</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:186px"> <p>90% marks in LPUNEST-2016</p> </td> <td style="width:191px"> <p>80,000 Per Annum - 50,000 Per Annum</p> </td> <td style="width:176px"> <p>70,000 Per Annum - 40,000 Per Annum</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:186px"> <p>Top 10% applicants qualifying LPUNEST</p> </td> <td style="width:191px"> <p>60,000 Per Annum - 40,000 Per Annum</p> </td> <td style="width:176px"> <p>50,000 Per Annum - 30,0000 Per Annum</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:186px"> <p>Next 10% applicants<br /> (i.e. 11% - 20%) qualifying LPUNEST</p> </td> <td style="width:191px"> <p>40,000 Per Annum - 30,000 Per Annum</p> </td> <td style="width:176px"> <p>30,000 Per Annum - 20,000 Per Annum</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:186px"> <p>Next 15% in applicants<br /> (i.e. 21% - 35%) qualifying LPUNEST</p> </td> <td style="width:191px"> <p>30,000 Per Annum - 20,0000 Per Annum</p> </td> <td style="width:176px"> <p>20,000 Per Annum - 10,000 Per Annum</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

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.</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.<strong> Standard Rooms: </strong>Standard Rooms are lodge like arrangement where students can live in a shared 4/3/2/1 seater room with an option of having Air Cooled or Air Conditioned Ventilation.<br /> 2. <strong>Apartments:</strong> 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.<br /> LPU Hostel provides On-Campus accomodation for Students, Teachers and Non Academic Staff, making it a biggest residential arrangement in the region.</p>

Is the Study Material available online? <p>Yes, Study Material for certain courses is available online on our website ( for 24x7 accessibility.</p>

Whom/ Where should I contact in case of any query/ issue? <p><strong>Postal Address:</strong><br /> Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (India) - 144411<br /> For General/ Admission Related Enquiry:<br /> <strong>Phone:</strong> +91-1824-404404<br /> <strong>Toll Free</strong>: 1800 102 4431<br /> <strong>Fax:</strong> +91-1824-506100 (Admission)<br /> <strong>Fax:</strong> +91-1824-506111 (General)<br /> <strong>Email: </strong> (Admissions)<br /> <strong>Email:</strong> (International Admissions)<br /> <strong>Email:</strong> (General)</p>