IPU CET B.Tech 2018 Syllabus

LPU NEST 2020 is the entrance exam for admission in Lovely Professional University (LPU). National Entrance and Scholarship Test 2020 will be conducted for B.Tech, Design, Law, Applied Medical Science, Hotel Management, Agriculture, MBA. However, this page is focused for LPU NEST 2020 B.Tech admission. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the application form when it will be released. The examination will be held in the month of April 2020.

The candidates who will successfully register the application form that candidates will only be eligible for the appearing in the examination. The candidates who will register the application form for that candidates only the hall ticket will be released by the conducting body. As per statistics, LPU NEST is the fifth largest entrance exam in India. From this page, the candidate will get full updates regarding the LPU NEST 2020-Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Result.


This exam is conducted for both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 10+2 passed students can apply for the undergraduate courses and graduated students can apply for the postgraduate courses. Only the eligible candidates will be considered for the examination and for the further processes.  Usually, LPU NEST is conducted in multiple phases, i.e. the exam is held more than once a year. If the exam will be held multiple times in 2020 or not, will be confirmed in due course of time. For more details regarding the LPU NEST 2020 candidates can go through the below-mentioned schedule-

Events Important Dates
Application end date 4th week of Apr 2020
Examination 02nd to Last week of the Apr 2020
Result 1st week of May 2020
Counselling To be announced

LPU NEST 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam pattern helps the candidate to gain the knowledge about the subjects and number of questions will be asked in the examination. This below mentioned engineering exam pattern is based on the last year exam pattern.

  • Nature of the question: MCQ type
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for wrong answers
  • Duration of the Exam: 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes)
Subjects No. of questions Marks per Question Maximum Marks per subject
Physics 30 4 120
Chemistry 30 4 120
Mathematics/ Biology 30 4 120
English 20 2 40

LPU NEST 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus will be needed during the time of the preparation. With the help of the syllabus, the candidate gets to know about the specified topic that what to be prepared for the examination. The below-mentioned syllabus is based on the last year syllabus. For viewing the Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, English syllabus click on the link given below-

LPU NEST 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates preparing for the LPU NEST 2020 examination can follow the preparation tips given here. Preparation tips help the candidates to prepare for the examination. LPU NEST 2020 exam preparation tips are given below-

  • Preparation Tips For Engineering Students- Students preparing for the Engineering courses need to think logically at the time of preparation because in most of the Engineering subject different logics are there to solve the questions.
  • Subject Notes: For studying candidate need the study material but in the study material every topic is given in the vast so candidate should make notes for the particular subjects this will help the candidates for the preparation of the exam.
  • Time Table: Before the exam, preparation candidate should make the timetable this will help the candidate to make the estimate that which particular subject will take more or less time and from the timetable candidate can occupy the time in an efficient manner.
  • Mock Test: By giving the mock test candidate can judge itself that it which question or in which subject he/she should need to prepare more. Candidate should give the mock tests at a regular interval this will help the candidate to know that where he/she is lacking. By giving the mock tests confidence is also build up in the candidates.
  • Health/Wealth: For the preparation of the examination candidate should take care of there health by taking healthy food and by taking proper rest. If the candidate will not take proper rest he/she will not be able to concentrate on his/her studies.
  • Positive Attitude: Candidate should take things in a positive manner that he/she can crack the examination and can achieve their goal in a successful manner.

LPU NEST 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates from the Indian nationals are only will be eligible for the  LPU NEST 2020 examination. 10+2 passed students can only apply for the LPU NEST 2020 undergraduate courses and graduated students can only apply for the LPU NEST 2020 postgraduate courses. This below mentioned details is based on the last year details. Detailed Eligibility Criteria for engineering courses are mentioned below-

Eligibility Criteria For B.Tech Program

Exam Name Minimum Qualification
  • Candidate qualified with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with Physics, Mathematics, and English) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPU NEST.
  • A candidate who is having Indian Nationality can only apply.
  • Physics, Chemistry, English & either Maths or Biology or Biotechnology subjects will be considered for taking admission in the B.Tech. (Biotechnology, Food Technology, Biomedical Engineering) and integrated B.Tech-M.Tech. (Biotechnology)
  • Physics, Chemistry, English, Maths subjects will be considered for taking admission in the B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering, CHE – Petroleum)
  • A candidate who have scored 60% marks in 12th standard and have scored 74 marks in JEE MAIN that candidate will get the direct admission in the engineering course.
  • A candidate who has scored 90% marks in the 12th standard will get direct admission in the LPU for engineering courses ( 90% aggregate scored candidate will not have to appear in the LPU NEST examination or JEE MAIN examination).

LPU NEST 2020 Application Form

Eligible candidate can fill for the LPU NEST 2020 Application Form. Candidate will be able to fill the application form from three different modes i.e offline mode, semi-online mode, online mode.

Offline Application Form-

If the application will be obtained through the offline mode, candidates may fill in the details manually and submit the application form at the Campus Office.

Semi-Online Application Form-

In case the candidate does not want to send the hard copy of the application, fill 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 Form-

Application Form will be available on the official website of the LPU NEST. Follow the below mentioned steps for filling the online application form-

  • Firstly visit the official website
  • Click at the link in which LPU NEST 2020 Application Form is mentioned.
  • Fill the asked details for the registration.
  • After that click on the submit button.
  • Payment page will open from their fill the asked details related to the account and complete the payment process and click on the submit button.
  • After the completion of the payment process, candidates will have to fill the 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.
  • After filling all the details which have been asked recheck the form and click on the submit button.

Payment Modes

Application Process Mode Fee Payment Mode
Offline Application At the Campus Office
Semi-Online Application Through cash at the Campus Office for purchasing the LPUNEST Kit
Online Application Net banking / Debit card / Credit card

Application Fee in case of online mode- 
Application fee details are based on the last year application fee details.

  • Rs. 700/- for boys.
  • Rs 400/- for girls.

LPU NEST 2020 Slot Booking

Candidates will have to choose their preferred slot for the entrance examination. The slot booking for LPU NEST 2020 can be done by Online Slot Management System. It will be important to do slot the booking, as the admit card for the LPU entrance examination will only be generated thereafter. Slot booking will be available 10-15 days, before the entrance examination.

LPU NEST 2020 Admit Card

On the basis of the stream and course selection, details will be mentioned on the admit card. It will be mandatory for each and every candidate to bring the one valid ID proof (Adhar Card, Voter ID Card, Pan Card) and admit card on the day of the examination. Candidate can download the admit card through the online mode from the official website of LPU NEST 2020. Candidates can follow the steps given below for downloading the admit card-

  • Firstly visit the official website
  • Click at the link in which LPU NEST 2020 Admit Card is mentioned.
  • Access the login by entering the Username / Email ID and Password.
  • Do the slot booking of LPU NEST 2020.
  • Confirm the booked slot.
  • Download the admit card of LPU NEST 2020.

LPU NEST 2020 Result

For the different courses, the different result will release by the conducting body. The result will be based on the scoring marks gained by the candidates in the examination. The candidates who will appear in the examination for that candidates only the result will be released. The LPU will publish a rank list, which will be required at the time of counselling.

Candidates can check their result by entering the Username and Password. After the releasing of the result candidate will be able to download the result from the official website of the LPU NEST 2020. Candidate can follow the given below steps for viewing the result-

  • Click at the link in which LPU NEST 2020 result is mention.
  • Enter the Username and Password.
  • Submit the details.
  • The result will appear on the screen.

LPU NEST 2020 Merit List

Merit List will be based on the rank scored by the candidates. Ranking will be based on the marks scored by the candidate in the examination. The candidate who will qualify the qualification criteria for that candidate only the merit list will be released.

Tie Breaker Criteria

In case of more than one candidate obtaining the equal marks in the entrance exam, then tie-breaking criteria will be followed which is mentioned below-

  • The candidates who score the higher marks in the sum of best two subjects will be considered.
  • If the tie remains, the candidate with single highest in any of the subject will be considered.
  • If the tie still exists, the candidate older in age will be ranked higher.

LPU NEST 2020 Counselling

The shortlisted candidates will be only allowed to participate in the counselling and seat allotment process. The counselling session will be held in online mode in which candidates need to select 5 preferred choices. Allotment of seats will be done as per the rank obtained by the candidates and choice filled. After the seats are allotted, the selected candidates will have to download their allotment letter and deposit an initial payment of Rs. 10,000 to confirm their seats.

Candidate needs to carry all the original and photocopied documents of; 10th mark sheet,12th mark sheet, Valid ID Proof, Hard copy of Admit Card etc. at the time of the counselling procedure as it will be needed for the verification process of the candidate.

Streams offered by the LPU NEST 2020

These below-mentioned courses are based on the last year offered courses. The courses offered by LPU through NEST are as follows:

Streams for 12th pass candidates-

  • B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Information Technology)
  • B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Civil Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Biotechnology)
  • B.Tech. (Automobile Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (ME-Mechatronics)
  • B.Tech. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (CHE – Petroleum)
  • B.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Food Technology)
  • Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
  • Integrated B.Tech. – M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Dual Degree B.Tech.-MBA (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Dual Degree B.Tech.-MBA (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Integrated B.Tech. – M.Tech. (Biotechnology)
  • Dual Degree B.Tech.-MBA (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
  • Integrated B.Tech. – MBA (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Dual Degree B.Tech. – M.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Hons.) (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Hons.) (Computer Science and Engineering)

Streams for graduated candidates-

  • M.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Automobile Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Food Technology) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Power Systems) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Thermal Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M. Tech. (Manufacturing Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Structural Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Transportation Engineering) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Construction Management) [Full Time]
  • M.Tech. (Geotechnical Engineering) [Full Time

LPU NEST 2020 Scholarship Program

LPU NEST provides the scholarship to the students who qualified the examination by gaining maximum scoring aggregates. For different courses, different scholarships will be decided by the controller. Candidates can view the Scholarship Program Fee from the below. The below-mentioned scholarship Program Fee is based on the last year Scholarship Program Fee.

Scholarship Program Fee 

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