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LPUNEST-2016 B.Tech. [Lateral Entry]


Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST-2016) for B.Tech [Lateral Entry] 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 under the head "Dates for LPUNEST-2016”

Entrance as well as Scholarship Test:LPUNEST will have twofold advantage as it will act as an Entrance Test as well as Scholarship Test.

Entrance / Eligibility: LPUNEST is compulsory for all the applicants of B.Tech. [Lateral Entry] having less than 70% marks in eligibility qualification.
Pass with 70% aggregate marks in Diploma (Eng.) (Any stream) (3 years after 10th) or B.Sc. (Non-Medical)/ B.Sc. (Computer Science) or equivalent.
Pass with 60% aggregate marks in Diploma (Engg.) (Any stream) (3 years after 10th) or B.Sc. (Non-Medical)/ B.Sc. (Computer Science) or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
For B.Tech CSE and B.Tech.IT: BCA may also be considered; other things remain same as above.
For B.Tech.CE: Diploma in Architectural Assistantship will also be considered; other things remaining same as above.
For B.Tech. (Biotechnology) & B.Tech. (Biotechnology-Food Process Engg.) Only Diploma (Biotechnology) or B.Sc. (Medical) or B.Sc. (Biosciences) will be considered; other things remain same.
Scholarship : Applicants of B.Tech. [Lateral Entry] may avail scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST as per the following details:
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 1.5 Lac Per Annum 1.3 Lac Per Annum
Top 10% applicants qualifying LPUNEST 1 Lac Per Annum 80,000 Per Annum
Next 10% applicants (i.e. 11% - 20%) qualifying LPUNEST 80,000 Per Annum 60,000 Per Annum
Next 15% applicants (i.e. 21% - 35%) qualifying LPUNEST 60,000 Per Annum 40,000 Per Annum
In addition to LPUNEST-2016, Scholarship is also available on the basis of:
  • Marks scored in Eligibility Qualification i.e. Diploma Engg. (Scoring equal to or more than 70% marks)
  • Marks scored in qualification previous to Eligibility Qualification i.e. 10th (scoring equal to or more than 70% marks)
  • Performance in Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service and Bravery Awards
  • Special Scholarship for Toppers of Education Board

For further details click here.

Important Information
To qualify (Pass) LPUNEST-2016, applicant must score equal to or more than 30% Marks.
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, in any case, if granted due to any reason shall be cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university.
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