LPU NEST 2023 Application form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern



Lovely Professional University announces National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST)  2023, Apply now


LPU NEST 2023 – The Lovely Professional University invites online applications for the National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST) 2023 for admission to various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Degree Programs for the academic session 2023-24.

LPUNEST is the National Entrance and Scholarship Test for admission to various programs offered by Lovely Professional University. This test forms the basis of eligibility for some of the programs and for scholarships for most of the programs.


About LPU NEST 2023

  • The Entrance Test LPU NEST 2023 is the selection criteria for admission to various programs for the academic year 2023. Interested candidates have to apply online at www.lpu.in to appear for the entrance test.


Important Dates 

    • Online Registration Starts on: 01st week of November 2022
    • Last Date for submission of LPUNEST Application: 20th January 2023
    • Slot Booking for online examination: 26th December 2022 onwards
    • Date of Examination #: 25th January to 07th February 2023
    • Display of Result: 10th February 2023
  • Online Counselling and Seat Allocation: 10th February 2023 onwards

Current Schedule (Test center Based Exam)

  • Round I: 10th to 13th February 2023
  • Round II: 15th to 20th February 2023

Result of Allotment

  • Round I: 15th February 2023
  • Round II: 22nd February 2023


Programs Offered

  • Engineering – B.Tech., B.Tech. (Hons.), M.Tech., Diploma (Engg.), Dual program Diploma (Engg.) – B.Tech., B.Tech. [Lateral Entry], Diploma (Engg.) [Lateral Entry]
  • Management – BBA, BBA (Hons.), Integrated BBA – MBA, BBA (Financial Markets), BBA (International Finance), BBA (Information Technology), MBA, MBA with TalentEdge, Specialized MBA, Diploma in Business Administration, BBA [Lateral Entry]
  • Law – B.A., LL.B.(Hons.), BBA, LL.B. (Hons.), LL.B. & LL.M.
  • Design – B.Design, B.Sc.(Design), M.Design, M.Sc. (Design), B.Design [Lateral Entry] B.Sc.(Design) [Lateral Entry]
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences – B.Sc. (Medical Lab. Technology), M.Sc. (Clinical Microbiology), M.Sc. (Clinical Biochemistry), Diploma in Medical Lab. Technology (DMLT), B.Sc (Medical Lab. Technology) [Lateral Entry]
  • B.Sc. – B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics, B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry, B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics, B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology, B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology,B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology, B.Sc. (Forensic Sciences), B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology, B.Sc (Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • M.Sc. – M.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, M.Sc. in (Forensic Sciences), (Food Science and Technology), (Nutrition and Dietetics), (Statistics and Data Analytics), (Geography)
  • Architecture and Planning – B. Arch., B.Plan., M.Plan., M.Arch. (Executive) [Part Time], Diploma in Architectural Assistantship, Diploma in Architectural, Assistantship [Lateral Entry]
  • Physical Education – B.Sc. (Health and Physical Education), Bachelor of Physical Education & Sports (BPES), B.P.Ed., M.P.Ed.
  • Physiotherapy – Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT), MPT, Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) [Lateral Entry]
  • Pharmaceutical/ Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences – B.Pharm., M.Pharm., M.Pharm. (Ayurveda), B.Pharm. [Lateral Entry], B. Pharm. (Ayurveda) [Lateral Entry]
  • Education – Integrated B.A. – B.Ed., Integrated B.Sc. – B.Ed., B.Ed., M.Ed., Integrated B.Ed. – M.Ed., M.A. (Education)
  • Hotel Management – B.Sc. (Hotel Management), Bachelor of Hotel Mgt. and Catering Technology (BHMCT), B.Sc. (Airlines, Tourism and Hospitality), BBA (Tourism and Hospitality), BBA (Airlines and Airport management), M.Sc. (Hotel Management), B.Sc. (Hotel Management) [Lateral Entry], Bachelor of Hotel Mgt and Catering Technology (BHMCT) [Lateral Entry], B.Sc. (Airlines, Tourism and Hospitality) [Lateral Entry]
  • Agriculture – B.Sc.(Hons.) & M.Sc. Ag. Programmes
  • Journalism and Film Production – B.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication), M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication), B.Sc. (Film and TV Production), M.Sc. (Film and TV Production)
  • Fine Arts – Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), B.A. (Fine Arts), Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Computer Applications – BCA, BCA (Hons.), B.Sc. (Computer Science), B.Sc. (Information Technology), MCA, MCA (Hons.), M.Sc. (Computer Science), M.Sc. (Information Technology), BCA [Lateral Entry], B.Sc. (Information Technology) [Lateral Entry]
  • B.A./ M.A. – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (English), M.A. (Hindi), M.A. (Punjabi), M.A. (History), M.A. (Political Science), M.A. (Public Administration), M.A. (Sociology)
  • Psychology – M.A. (Psychology) & M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Performing Arts – B.A. (Theatre), BPA (Music Vocal), B.A. (Music Vocal), BPA (Theatre), M.A. (Music Vocal)
  • Library Science – Diploma in Library & Information Sciences (D. Lib.I.Sc.), Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences (B. Lib. I.Sc.), Master of Library & Information Sciences (M. Lib. I. Sc.)
  • Physical Education – B.Sc. (Health and Physical Education), Bachelor of Physical Education & Sports (BPES), B.P.Ed., M.P.Ed.
  • Ph.D. – Ph.D. in Architecture and Planning, Hotel Management, Education, Agriculture, Computer Applications, Psychology, Library Science etc.


Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST 2023

Educational Qualifications

For UG & Diploma Courses

  • Passed Senior Secondary Examination (10 + 2) from any recognized Board.
  • Passed 10+2 examination in Science stream (PCM / PCB) with English from CBSE / HBSE or any other recognized board with minimum 50% aggregate

For PG & PG Diploma Courses

  • Passed Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum marks from a recognized University
  • Passed Bachelor’s degree in Science stream (PCM / PCB) with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized University.

For PhD

    • Passed a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum marks from a recognized University
  • For all the courses, Eligibility details can be checked from the University Website https://www.lpu.in/


Application Process 

  • Eligible candidate can apply online through the official website https://www.lpu.in/
  • Candidates have to complete the application form online at https://www.lpu.in/ and pay the prescribed fees. Also, take the printout of the filled-in form for your future reference.

Steps to Follow

  • Step 1: Registration: Click on the link that will be provided on this page to apply online or; Register online by entering the details such as name, email id, date of birth and mobile number
  • Step 2: Make Payment for the Online Application: Pay the application fee of Rs.700 (for boys) and Rs.400 (for girls) through either Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking
  • Step 3: Fill in the Details in the Online Application: After making the payment of the online application, candidates have to fill in other required details such as Personal Details, Academic Qualification Details, Exam details etc. All the information to be provided in the online application must be valid.
  • Step 4: Upload Scanned Photograph and Signature: On filling in details in the online application, upload a scanned copy of the photograph, signature and other relevant documents as per the specifications.
  • Step 5: Submit the Online Application: On completion of the above mentioned steps, submit the application form through online mode. Also, take a print out of the submitted application for future reference.


Application Fee

  • For Male/Boys – Rs. 700/-
  • For Female/Girls – Rs. 400/-
  • Semi-Online Application – Through cash at the Campus Office for purchasing the LPUNEST Kit

Mode of Payment

  • Online through Net Banking, Debit Card or Credit Card


Admit Card

  • Admit Card is made available for download on the official website. The admit card contains details such as Name of the candidate, Photograph and Signature, application number, test center details, Test date, Test time, Date of exam, test slot, and exam instructions.
  • Students need to use their LPUNEST 2023 Application Number, Date of Birth and Email ID. In case of any discrepancy or incorrect information in LPUNEST Admit Card, report the conducting authority in time for the generation of a new admit card with correct information.


Admission Procedure

  • Admissions will be made purely on merit based on the score obtained by the candidate in the LPUNEST 2023.


Scholarship Details

  • Lovely Professional University strongly believes that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education
  • So, the university extends the Scholarship Scheme to students on various parameters. More than 30000 students have been awarded scholarships worth Rs.300+ crores in the last 5 years.


For more details and to apply online, please visit official website 


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