LPUNEST FOR B.Tech. Programmes

Engineering Faculty Ranked 66th in India by NIRF

Engineering Faculty is ranked 66th amongst all Government and Private Engineering Institutions in India as per NIRF 2021 Rankings Released by MHRD, Government of India.


Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for B.Tech. aspirants. Students studying in 12th class can apply for LPUNEST (B.Tech.). Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 students are appearing in this exam (LPUNEST) every year. LPUNEST will be conducted in online mode (pen and paper mode test is not allowed) as per schedule mentioned under the head of Important Dates for LPUNEST(B.Tech).This test will have twofold advantage as it will act as Entrance Test as well as Scholarship Test. LPUNEST will be conducted as per the following schedule:

Current Schedule : 6th October 2021 onwards (Only Remotely Proctored Test from Home)
Click here   to check the guidelines for Online Remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam from home.
Note: Further details can be referred under the head Click here.

Entrance Test: LPUNEST (B.Tech.) will provide a gateway to all Under Graduate Engineering programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in Engineering Programmes at LPU. For details, refer “Eligibility”.

Extensive Scholarship: LPU envisages to usher an era of accessible and affordable quality higher education to the youth of our country, as on the basis of LPUNEST (B.Tech.) score, the university intends to award extensive Scholarship. For details of scholarship please refer “Fee and Scholarship”.

B.Tech. Programmes/ Option Offered at LPU

Applications are invited from Indian students studying in 12th to appear in LPUNEST (B.Tech.) Admissions are open to Programmes in following disciplines.
  • B.Tech.

    (4 years Programme)
  • B.Tech. (Hons.)1

    (4 years Programme)
1 Hons.: Hons. Programmes of LPU are premium programmes in which students have to meet the additional curriculum requirements. Innovative and creative courses are offered to increase the knowledge and hone the technical skills of the students. Students of Honours programmes are given preference in Students Exchange / Foreign Scholarships / Visits to the Foreign Partner Universities whenever offered.

Streams/ Majors^ offered in Engineering

LPU is offering not only conventional Engineering streams/ majors but also one of its kind trend setting streams/ majors transforming engineering education to leap into the next leg of technology upbeat.

Examine the streams/majors given below to determine which engineering concentrations appeal to you:



Engineering systems and products have become fabulously complex creating the want of specialized professionals. LPU has gauged the future in close association with the industry and has crafted specializations within the streams. An Engineering graduate upon learning the basics progresses into deeper learnings of one of the specialization of a discipline to be ready to handle futuristic devices and processes. Some of such Specializations are:

* Also known as Engineering Minors


We firmly believe that our students are citizen of the world and will contribute to the society and entire mankind. Open minors play pivotal role in this readiness as an Engineering graduate can take up courses in Management, Fashion Design, Journalism, Agriculture etc. so as to acquire multi-dimensional proficiency and to be able to pave bright new vision to be incorporated in crafting the sustainable societal solutions. Students are given an option to choose from a plethora of open minors such as :

  • 2D Animation
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Airlines Hospitality
  • Applied Geography
  • English
  • Foundation and Applications of Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Hindi
  • Contemporary Electoral Systems
  • History
  • Business Economics
  • Geography
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • International Politics
  • Introducing Sociology and Indian Society
  • Digital Marketing
  • Management Fundamentals
  • Chemistry of Soap and Detergents
  • Operations Management
  • Water Chemistry
  • Physics of Materials
  • Political Science
  • Practical Psychology
  • Optics in Daily Life
  • Punjabi
  • Public Administration
  • Marketing Management
  • Tourism Business Basics

A student based on his zest, picks up the minor and fulfils the excitement of learning beyond books which is purely on student to have it or not.

Note: Minors as mentioned may be offered subject to minimum number of students and feasibility.

Career Pathway

Each individual is unique and approaches life in a different manner, so we allow them to choose their own Career Pathway based on their interest given as follows :

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    Corporate Jobs

    Multiple options or pathways designed according to the competency of the students to prepare them for specific sector/ job profiles as per needs of industry.

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    Government Jobs

    To prepare students for civil services, public sector undertakings and jobs in Government sector

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    Higher Studies

    To prepare students for various national and international entrance tests for admission into higher degree.

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    Students are exposed to various research projects and dissertations for industry and higher studies.

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    Handholding through Startup School and Entrepreneurship:
    • To Set up new ventures
    • Improve and modernize existing business
    • Engage in Social Entrepreneurship/ NGO

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    Study Abroad

    Student can explore various options like Credit Transfer/ International Exposure/ Semester Exchange in USA/ Canada/ Australia/ European country for study purposes.


For admission to B.Tech. Programmes at Lovely Professional University, you need to fulfil the following Eligibility Criteria.
Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST (B.Tech.)
Qualifying Examination:
Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (B.Tech.) should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2021, in final examination of 10+2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE, New Delhi) or State Board or any other Council, Institution, college etc. declared recognised by Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), New Delhi or any other concerned apex body as applicable.
Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination:
For B. Tech Programmes Pass with 60%* aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English) subject to qualifying LPUNEST (B.Tech.) / JEE (Mains)^

For B. Tech (Hons.) Programmes Pass with 70%* aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English)# subject to qualifying LPUNEST (B.Tech.) / JEE (Mains)^

* 5% relaxation to North East states and Sikkim candidates/ Defence Personnel and their Dependents/ Wards of Kashmiri Migrants.

#For B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT), B.Tech. (Food Technology) and B.Tech. (Biomedical Engineering) .  
Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, English & either Maths or Biology or Biotechnology; other things remaining same as above.

# For B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE)
Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English; other things remaining same as above.

Note: ^If Candidate has 85 or more percentile in JEE(Mains), then LPUNEST is exempted.


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