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LPUNEST (M.Tech) -
Online | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / SC / ST - Rs.900
Important Dates
Registration Date
Mar 01, 2016
Test Date
Apr 17, 2016
Result Date
Jul 25, 2016

How to Prepare for LPUNEST (M.Tech) 2016

Preparation Strategy

Make a proper Time Table

It is very important that you make a timetable and stick to it and you will have an exact idea of what you are required to study and the time required for it.

Concept clarity rather than rote learning

It is essential that you have a clear idea of the formulas and concepts rather than rote learning of things for the papers. While you might require it for memorizing formulas it is important that for other stuff you make sure you clear your basics and concepts before moving on.

Prepare Notes

It is very important make small notes or a comprehensive list of formulas on each covered topic and chapter which will come in handy at the time of revision. This will require you to be regular with your work but will surely make things easy at the time of revision.

Speed will be also very critical in the exam. Apart question learning to select a question, candidates should also to reject a question in less than 10 seconds.

LPUNEST (M.Tech) 2016 Important Instructions

  • Applicants should arrive at the test centre as per the reporting time mentioned in the e-hall ticket. There will be pre-test process which includes registration and an on-site orientation prior to the start of the actual test. If an applicant arrives after the on-site orientation has begun, he/she will not be allowed to take the test. The test hall will be opened 30 minutes before the commencement of the test.
  • Applicants have to register their name at the registration counter. The e-hall tickets of the applicants will be checked to satisfy about the identity of each applicant. A photograph of the applicant may also be clicked at the test centre for verification purpose.
  • Each applicant is allotted a seat with a computer. Applicants must find out and occupy their allotted seats at least 15 minutes before the commencement of the test.
  • Applicants will not be allowed to carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except the e-hall ticket inside the test hall. Applicants are also not permitted to bring calculators, slide rules, electronic watches with facilities of calculators, laptop or palmtop computers, personal stereo systems, walkie-talkie sets, mobile phones, paging devices or any other object/device that is likely to be of unfair assistance.
  • No applicant will be allowed to go outside the test hall till completion of the entire duration of the time. Once an applicant leaves the hall (even if only to answer the call of nature) they may not be allowed to return under any circumstances. Smoking in the test hall is strictly prohibited. Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are also not allowed to be taken into the test hall.
  • Applicants shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their questions only. All actions of the applicant in the test hall may be closely monitored using web cameras and closed circuit TV cameras. Any conversation or movement or disturbance in the test hall shall be deemed as misbehavior. If an applicant is found using unfair means or impersonating, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will be liable to be debarred from taking examination either permanently or for a specified period to be decided by LPU. LPU also reserves the right to withhold the result of such applicant.
  • Applicants must sign the attendance sheet in the presence of the invigilator. The invigilator will also put his/her signature in the place provided in the e-hall ticket of the candidate.
  • For appearing in the test, applicants will have to make arrangements for traveling and boarding at their own.


1. 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/ financial aid, in any case, if granted due to any reason shall be cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university.

2. Copy of the printout of the Application form must be retained for future reference.

3. Applicant should ensure the following before sending the printout of the application form:

i. The applicant and parent/guardian have signed the form at the specified space.

ii. All certificates furnished are properly filled in and signed by the competent authority and affixed office seal at specified place.

iii. The photograph uploaded online and the photograph pasted in the printout of application form should be identical and properly attested by Head of the Institution or Gazetted Officer of Government.

iv. The applicant should select the course/courses which he/she desires to study while applying online.



1) What does LPU stand for?

LPU stands for Lovely Professional University. It is India’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).

2) What is LPUNEST M.Tech?

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.

3) Where is LPU located?

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.

4) How do I get the application form for admission?

  • Register through LPUNEST Online Portal.
  • Enter your important details to obtain application number and password.
  • Login with the application number and make payment using online/ offline mode.
  • Fill in the details in the form and submit it.
  • Choose the desired slot for appearing in the exam.

5) Which modes the payment can be done?

Login with the application number and make payment using online

  • For making payment through Online Mode, Applicant may use any of the following options: -
  • Internet Banking facility
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Select the appropriate payment mode and follow the stepwise instructions.

6) What is the last date submission of registration form?

The registration form can be submitted during the month of April.

7) In Which Month Conducts LPUNEST(M. Tech) Exam?

Generally this Exam conducts in the Second week of April every year.

8) May I select any date from April 15 to 30, 2016 to sit for LPUNEST 2016?

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.

9) Where will the exam centres be formed for the exam?

This test would be conducted in 133 test centres pan India.

10) When will I get my Admit Card?

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 .

11) What if I send an incomplete application form?

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.

12) What is the mode of conduction of LPUNEST(M. Tech) ?

Online or Computer based exam.

13) What are the eligibility criteria for LPUNEST(M. Tech) admission?

Pass with 60% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech or MCA or equivalent
Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech or MCA/ M.Sc. or equivalent subject with GATE Qualified.
Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech or MCA/ M.Sc. or equivalent subject with valid score LPUNEST..

14) What will be the exam structure of LPUNEST (M. Tech)?

  • The Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) consists of 70 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type.
  • English is compulsory and an applicant has to choose one from the remaining subjects.
  • The language of the entrance test shall be English only.
  • The duration of test will be 90 minutes.

The distribution of questions is as follows:


30 questions

Computer Science

40 questions


40 questions

Mechanical Engineering

40 questions


40 questions

Civil Engineering

40 questions

Electrical Engineering

40 questions

Test duration- 90 minutes.

15) What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ?

There is no upper or lower age limit.

16) Will there be any negative marking?


  • For English each question carries 1 mark and for all other subjects each question carry 1.5 marks.
  • Language of the entrance test shall be English only.

17) May I use calculator in the examination?

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.

18) Am I eligible to pursue Ph.D. after studying a Masters Programme from LPU ?

Yes, you are eligible to pursue Ph.D. after studying a Masters Programme in LPU .

19) 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?

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.

20) What if I fail to submit pending documents by the stipulated dates?

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.

21) When are LPUNEST(M. Tech) Results Out?

10 working days after the test.

22) For how long is the LPUNEST(M. Tech) score valid?

The LPUNEST(M. Tech)score is valid for just one year.

23) What are the specializations offered at LPUNEST (M.Tech) ?

Specializations Offered by LPUNEST (M.Tech) -

  • Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Automobile Engineering (AE).

24) Will I get any fee concession or scholarship if I perform well in LPUNEST (M.Tech)?

Applicants of M.Tech Programmes may avail scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST as per the following table:

Performance in LPUNEST-2016

Scholarship Amount
(Phase – I & II i.e. up to 30th June May 2016)

Scholarship Amount
(Phase – III)

90% marks in LPUNEST-2016

80,000 Per Annum - 50,000 Per Annum

70,000 Per Annum - 40,000 Per Annum

Top 10% applicants qualifying LPUNEST

60,000 Per Annum - 40,000 Per Annum

50,000 Per Annum - 30,0000 Per Annum

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

40,000 Per Annum - 30,000 Per Annum

30,000 Per Annum - 20,000 Per Annum

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

30,000 Per Annum - 20,0000 Per Annum

20,000 Per Annum - 10,000 Per Annum

25) Is Lovely Professional University recognized by UGC?

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 – 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.

26) Is LPU a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)?

Yes, LPU is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) .

27) Do all students get hostel facilities?

LPU Hostels are the biggest in the country with the capacity to accomodate more than 10000 students. The Hostels are majorly of two type

  • Standard Rooms: 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.
  • 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.
  • LPU Hostel provides On-Campus accomodation for Students, Teachers and Non Academic Staff, making it a biggest residential arrangement in the region.

28) Is the Study Material available online?

Yes, Study Material for certain courses is available online on official website for 24x7 accessibility.

29) Whom/ Where should I contact in case of any query/ issue?

Postal Address:
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (India) - 144411
For General/ Admission Related Enquiry:
Phone: +91-1824-404404
Toll Free: 1800 102 4431
Fax: +91-1824-506100 (Admission)
Fax: +91-1824-506111 (General)
Email: (Admissions)
Email: (International Admissions)
Email: (General)