LPUNEST-2016 (M.Tech.)

ENTRANCE AS WELL AS SCHOLARSHIP TEST FOR ADMISSION TO LPU M.Tech PROGRAMMES

Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST-2016) 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 under the head "Dates for LPUNEST-2016”
Entrance as well as Scholarship Test: This test will have twofold advantage as it will act as Entrance Test as well Scholarship Test.
Entrance / Eligibility: LPUNEST is compulsory for all the applicants of M.Tech scoring less than 60% marks in eligibility qualification. To know the detail of Eligibility criteria, click the appropriate M.Tech Programme:
Pass with 60% aggregate in B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering/ Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Instrumentation/ Telecommunication/ Electronics) or M.Sc. (Physics/ Electronics) or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering/ Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Instrumentation/ Telecommunication/ Electronics) or M.Sc. (Physics/ Electronics) or equivalent subject to GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering/Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering/ Instrumentation/ Telecommunication/ Electronics) or M.Sc. (Physics/Electronics) or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate marks in B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Instrumentation or Telecommunication or Electronics) or M.Sc. (Physics or Electronics) or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Instrumentation or Telecommunication or Electronics) or M.Sc. (Physics or Electronics) or equivalent subject to GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Instrumentation or Telecommunication or Electronics) or M.Sc. (Physics or Electronics) or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech (CSE /IT /ECE) or MCA or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech (CSE /IT /ECE) or MCA or M.Sc. (IT/ CS/ Physics/ Maths/ Statistics) or equivalent subject to GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech (CSE /IT /ECE) or MCA or M.Sc. (IT/ CS/ Physics/ Maths/ Statistics) or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate in B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering/ Production/ Industrial/ Aeronautics/ Mechatronics) or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering/ Production/ Industrial/ Aeronautics/ Mechatronics) or equivalent with GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering/ Production/ Industrial/ Aeronautics/ Mechatronics) or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B. Planning or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B.Planning or equivalent subject to GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B.Planning or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B. Planning or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B.Planning or equivalent subject to GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B.Planning or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B. Planning or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B.Planning or equivalent subject to GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in BE/B.Tech Civil Engg./B. Architecture/ B.Planning or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate in B.Tech Biotechnology / B.Pharmacy / M.Sc Biosciences or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech Biotechnology / B.Pharmacy / M.Sc Biosciences or equivalent subject to GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech Biotechnology / B.Pharmacy / M.Sc Biosciences or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Pass with 60% aggregate in B.Tech (Electrical & Electronics/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/ Instrumentation/ Telecommunication) or equivalent.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks B.Tech (Electrical & Electronics/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Instrumentation/ Telecommunication) or equivalent with GATE qualified.
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Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech (Electrical & Electronics/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Instrumentation/ Telecommunication) or equivalent subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2016.
Scholarship: 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
In addition to LPUNEST-2016, Scholarship is also available on the basis of:
  • Marks scored in Eligibility Qualification i.e. B.Tech / M.Sc. Programme (Scoring equal to or more than 70% marks)
  • Marks scored in qualification previous to Eligibility Qualification i.e. 10+2 or Graduation as applicable (scoring equal to or more than 70% marks)
  • Performance in Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service and Bravery Awards
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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.