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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. The test will be conducted through online mode (Pen and Paper Mode test is not allowed) throughout the country as per the schedule mentioned under the head "Important Dates". This test will have twofold advantage as it will act as Entrance Test as well as Scholarship Test.

Entrance Test: LPUNEST (MCA) will provide a gateway to all MCA programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in MCA 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 (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 2019, 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 with (Mathematics or Statistics or Business Maths or Business Statistics or QT as one of the subject at Graduation or 10+2 level) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST (MCA).
For MCA [Lateral Entry], MCA (Hons.) [Lateral Entry],
Pass with 60%* aggregate marks in BCA or B.Sc. (Information Technology) or B.Sc. (Computer Science) with mathematics as a course at 12th or Graduation level or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST (MCA).

*5% relaxation to North East states and Sikkim candidates/ Defence Personnel and their Dependents/ Wards of Kashmiri Migrants
*10% relaxation to outstanding Sports Persons (i.e. A/A+ category as per Sports Scholarship), Subject to verification from Selection committee^ of the University.

Note: - In case the applicant falls in both categories, then only one relaxation in eligibility will be given.

^Selection committee will be comprising of Head (DSW), Director Sports, Dy. Director Sports, Concerned Coach and VC Nominee.