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LPUNEST (MCA)

Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for MCA aspirants. Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 students are appearing in this exam (LPUNEST) every year. In September (Phase IV) and October Schedule (Phase V), remotely proctored online LPUNEST from home will be conducted. This test will act as Scholarship Test. Click here to view General Guidelines for Remotely Proctored Online Exam. Direct online admissions process (subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria) has been started in this test. LPUNEST will be conducted in following schedule:

September Schedule (Phase IV): 6th October, 2020 to 15th October, 2020
October Schedule (Phase V): 16th October, 2020 to 31st October, 2020
Further details can be referred under the head Important Dates.
Note: The applicants, who appeared in previous schedules, who wants to improve the result, may also appear for the second time in this Schedule. The better score will be considered for the final calculation of the cut-offs/ ranks.

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 (MCA) score, the university intends to award extensive Scholarship. For details of scholarship please refer “Fee and Scholarship”.

MCA Programmes offered at LPU

ELIGIBILITY

For admission to MCA Programmes at Lovely Professional University, you need to fulfil the following Eligibility Criteria.
Nationality
Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST (MCA)
Qualifying Examination:
Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (MCA) should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2020, in final examination of Graduation from University Grants Commission (UGC) recognized University, Institution, college etc.
Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination:

For MCA, MCA (Hons.),
Pass with 60%* aggregate marks in BCA or B.Sc.(Computer Science) or B.Sc.(Information Technology) or any Graduation with Computer Science as a subject for three years OR B.A. or B.Com. or B.Sc. (any Graduation) with (Mathematics as one of the subject at Graduation or 10+2 level) or equivalent.

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

Note: In case a student has not studied computer as a subject in graduation, then he/she shall have to go through bridge/ additional courses (subjects) which may be scheduled before the commencement of classes or along with the regular classes. Students need not to pay any additional amount for bridge/ additional courses.