Lovely Professional University announces National Eligibility & Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) 2024 for Admission to various UG PG Courses, Apply now


LPUNEST 2024 –  Lovely Professional University (LPU) Jalandhar invites online applications for National Eligibility & Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) 2024 for admission into various UG & PG level Courses.  for the academic session 2024-25. Lovely Professional University National Eligibility & Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) is a University Level Exam conducted in multiple schedules. The university offers over 150 courses in the field of Engineering, Management, Law etc at Undergraduate and postgraduate level. The test acts as an Entrance Test as well as Scholarship Test.  Candidates must check details such as exam dates, eligibility norms, application process, etc for LPU NEST 2024 from the page below.


Lovely Professional University National Eligibility & Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) 2024


LPUNEST 2024 Details

  • Exam Name: LPU NEST (Lovely Professional University National Entrance & Scholarship Test)
  • Exam Level: University Level Exam
  • Exam Type: UG & PG Level


Program Offered

The following programs at UG and PG level are offered by the University for the academic session. 

  • 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.


LPUNEST 2024 Important Dates

Candidates desirous of applying must keep in mind the important dates for the LPUNEST 2024 which are given below-

  • Release of LPUNEST Application Form: 20th Sep 2023
  • Slot Booking: 01st Jan 2024 Onwards
  • Last date to apply & book slot: 15th Jan 2024
  • LPUNEST 2024 Exam Date: 20th Jan to 05th Feb 2024
  • LPUNEST Result Announcement Date: Type 1 (Counselling Programs) – 08th Feb 2024
  • Type 1 (Test + Interview) – Within 48 working hours
  • Type 1 (Other Tests) – Within 48 working hours
  • Type 2 – Within 48 working hours


LPUNEST 2024 Eligibility Criteria

It is very essential for students to ensure their eligibility to apply for LPUNEST 2024. Here we have listed down the important eligibility criteria 


  • Indian Nationals


Educational Qualification: 

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 Complete details on program wise eligibility criteria, refer Program Details in Part B of the Prospectus 


LPUNEST 2024 Application Process 

Candidates can follow the detailed step-by-step application process for LPUNEST 2024 mentioned below

  • A candidate can fill out the LPUNEST Application Form in offline, online, or semi-offline mode. The LPU NEST application form will be active from September 20, 2023, for round 1.
  • The application form will be in Optical Mark Reader (OMR) form in all modes. A candidate must complete the application form, as incomplete forms will not be considered.

Semi-Online Application

  • In case the candidate does not want to send the hard copy of the application, fill in the details in the online application
  • If the candidate has purchased the LPUNEST kit, enter the OMR sheet No. and Unique OMR code in the specified field and submit the online application.

Online Application

  • Step 1: Registration
  • Click on the link ( to apply online 
  • Step 2: Make payment for the online application. Pay the application fee of Rs.500 (for boys) and Rs.250 (for girls) through either Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking
  • Step 3: Fill in the details in the online application
  • Step 4: Upload scanned photograph and signature
  • Step 5: Submit the Online Application


Application Fee

  • The registration fee is a compulsory payment for the LPU NEST exam. The fee is a non-refundable amount payable online using Online banking/Credit card/Debit card / UPI.
  • For online mode, candidates can choose between a soft copy and a hard copy of the LPUNEST Kit
  • The LPUNEST Application Fee for a Soft copy is INR.1000 (for Boys) and INR.500 (for Girls), whereas a Printed/Hard copy is INR.1500 (for Boys) and INR.1000 (for Girls)


LPUNEST 2024 Exam Mode

LPU is providing the following options to conduct the LPUNEST Exam. Students can opt for the best-suited option to appear for the exam:

  • Test Centre-Based Exam
  • Online Remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam from home (The remotely proctored exam will be monitored live through various Artificial Intelligence tools and by the invigilators.) 


LPUNEST 2024 Admit Card

  • The admit card will be available for the students only after they fill out the application form. An admit card is an important and compulsory document and can be downloaded after the student has booked a slot.
  • The LPUNEST admit card will be available in the 3rd week of January 2024.


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


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