How to Apply

Application Form

  • Application form will be in a format that can be processed by Optical Mark Reader (OMR).
  • LPUNEST Kit consists of
    • University Information Brochure comprising details of Infrastructure, Global Character, Placements, Academics, Student services, Campus life etc.
    • LPUNEST Booklet comprising details of Programmes applicable, Eligibility, Fee and Scholarship, Schedule of Test, Question Paper Pattern, Test Cities etc.
  • Application fee once paid will not be refunded.

Application forms can be obtained and submitted using the following method

Option-I: Through Online Mode

Applicant can apply for LPUNEST through the University Website (Online Banking facility required). Fill the application form. Click Here to apply.

  • Cost of Application form and Soft copy of LPUNEST Kit ₹1000 (for Boys) and ₹500 (for Girls).

Note: For online application, Applicant should have Online Banking facility through Net banking/ Debit card/ Credit card.

Printout of the computer generated application should be retained by the applicant for reference.

Option-II: Offline Mode

Applicant may obtain LPUNEST Kit from University Campus / Camp Offices or any other prescribed place by paying cash. Cost of Application form and Printed LPUNEST Kit ₹1500 (for Boys) and ₹1000 (for Girls).

Once the applicant has obtained the LPUNEST Kit, form can be submitted by one of the following methods:

  • Manual:
    • Fill the full application form (OMR sheet) after reading all the instructions as specified under the head “Instructions for filling Application Form (OMR sheet)” and sent it to the university in the self-addressed envelope.
  • Semi-Online Application- In case applicant does not want to send the hard copy of purchased application form:
    • Fill the application form. Click Here to apply.
    • When asked, click "Yes" if you have purchased the LPUNEST Kit. Fill the OMR sheet No. and Unique OMR code, in the given space.
    • Submit and save the copy of complete application form for your reference.
All our correspondence regarding test details will be through email only. Therefore, the applicants are requested to get ready with valid email id and mobile number for contact. No separate communication will be done for the same.

Incomplete Applications
Incomplete application (For example: Declaration not signed) will not be processed. LPU will not take responsibility to inform these applicants. Such applicants will not be able to access the Online Slot Management.


To know about the following details, click on the appropriate link

Hall Ticket

Process for downloading the Hall Ticket:
  • For Applicants who booked their test slot themselves: The Hall Ticket will be generated immediately after the applicant books the slot through the online slot booking system.
  • For Applicants whose test slot is booked by the University: The Hall Ticket will be generated after 48 hrs. of receiving of application form and will be made available on the website. However all application received before the start date of the slot booking will be processed only when Online Slot Management will be activated (For details refer Important Dates).
  • Applicant should provide the application username and password to download the Hall Ticket. Applicants must provide valid email ID in the application form.
The Hall Ticket will indicate the address of the test centre, test date, time allotted to the applicant and regulations. Discrepancies, if any, must be brought to our notice of university immediately at [email protected] 

The Hall Ticket will NOT be dispatched to applicants via post or fax. 
Applicants should ensure that a printer is connected to their computer while printing the Hall Ticket. Applicants should take two printouts of the Hall Ticket using the print option on A4 size paper only. Please ensure that all information on the Hall Ticket is clearly visible on the printout. 

No applicant will be permitted to appear for the test without a valid Hall Ticket. 
The applicants must not mutilate the Hall Ticket or change any entry made therein after it has been authenticated and received by them. The Hall Ticket is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is a legally punishable offence. 

The Hall Ticket is an important document; it must be preserved and produced at the time of admission also. 
Report to the selected test centre with two copies of the Hall Ticket, one photocopy of application form and any one of the following for photo identification: 
  • Candidates younger than 18 yrs. Old: School IDs acceptable.
  • Candidates 18 yrs. And older: Can bring ID cards with Photo only (Signature not mandatory)
  • Other ID proofs allowed:
    • Permanent Driving License
    • Passport
    • PAN card
    • Aadhaar card
    • Government-issued ID containing photograph and signature

Online Entrance Test

Online Entrance Test is a Computer based test. Its salient features are:
  • The applicant sits in front of the computer and the questions are presented on the monitor and the applicant submits his/ her answers through the use of the mouse. The computer is connected to the server, which delivers the test, in real time through a reliable connectivity.
  • Online Entrance test assumes that the applicant has basic familiarity with use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It is the responsibility of the applicant to acquire these skills before appearing in the test and the University cannot take responsibility for the same.
Procedure for Online Entrance Test
  • The applicants must ensure that the computer allotted to them is switched on and any problem with the computer should be informed to the invigilator immediately.
  • He/ She will appear for exam in English. All questions will be of the multiple choice questions (MCQ).
  • Each MCQ will consist of a stem which may be in the form of a question or an incomplete statement and four responses labelled A, B, C and D. One of the four responses only is the correct or most appropriate answer. Applicants must choose the correct or most appropriate answer by clicking on the button next to the answer. Applicants can navigate freely through the questions.

Rough Work

All rough work should be done in the paper/s supplied in the Test Centre. No paper/s should be taken to the test hall for this purpose.

Regulations at the Test Centre

Applicants should arrive at the test centre as per the reporting time mentioned in the Hall Ticket. Prior to the start of the actual test, there will be pre-test process which includes registration and on-site orientation. If an applicant arrives after the on-site orientation has begin, he/ she will not be allowed to take the test. The test hall will be opened 30 minutes before the commencement of the test.
The applicant has to register his/ her name at the registration counter. The Hall Tickets of the applicants will be checked to satisfy about the identity of each applicant.

A photograph of the applicant will be clicked at the test centre for verification purpose.
Each applicant will be given a seat with a computer. Applicants must find out and occupy their allotted seats at least 15 minutes before the commencement of the test.
Applicants will not be allowed to carry any textual material, printed or hand written, bits of papers or any other material except the Hall Ticket and ID Proof inside the test hall. Applicants are also not permitted to bring calculators, slide rules, electronic watches with facilities of calculators, laptop or palmtop computers, personal stereo systems, walkie-talkie sets, mobile phones, paging devices or any other object/ device that is likely to be of unfair assistance.
No applicant will be allowed to go outside the test hall till the completion of the test. Once applicants leave the hall (even if only to answer the call of nature) they may not be allowed to return under any circumstances. Smoking in the test hall is strictly prohibited. Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are also not allowed to be taken into the test hall.

There are no waiting facilities for family and friends at the test centre. Applicants should plan to meet them elsewhere after the test ends.
Applicants shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their questions only. All actions of the applicant in the test hall will be closely monitored using web cameras and closed circuit TV cameras. Any conversation or movement or disturbance in the test hall shall be deemed as misbehaviour and if an applicant is found using unfair means or impersonation, their candidature will be cancelled and they will be liable to be debarred from taking examination either permanently or for a specified period to be decided by LPU. LPU reserves the right to withhold the result of such applicants.
Applicants must sign the attendance sheet in the presence of the invigilator. The invigilator will also put his/ her signature in the place provided on the Hall Ticket.
For appearing in the test, applicants will have to make arrangements for travelling and boarding at their own.

Online Remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam from Home

If student opts remotely proctored exam from home, then he will enter the time and date of exam in interface. Candidate will get email regarding guidelines, date and time of exam. The remotely proctored exam will be monitored live through various Artificial Intelligence tools and by the invigilators. Any suspected activity may lead to the cancellation of exam. Candidate must ensure following for appearing in exam from home:

  • A working laptop/ desktop with proper webcam and microphones.
  • Proper internet connection
  • An isolated room with proper lighting without any external disturbances.
In case, the candidate wants to appear on mobile phone, following are the requirements:
  • Smartphone with working front camera and microphone.
  • 3G/ 4G internet connection.
  • An isolated room with proper lighting without any external disturbances.
    Click here  to check for the guidelines for Online Remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam from home.
  • In exam information step, candidate has to select the combination of subjects from given pool of subjects. For example, B.Tech. aspirant will select one of the options from Maths or Biology apart from the compulsory subjects Physics, English and Chemistry.
  • Finally, candidate will click submit button to complete the process.

Test Alteration

  • Request for the change in date and time for LPUNEST may be considered only after submitting the request through his/ her test login. The processing fee of Rs. 450/- will be applicable.
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  • It must be noted that the test alteration can only be applied 2 days before the exam date. For example, if Student has an exam scheduled for 30th Feb, 2021 then he/she can apply for Test Alteration till 27th Feb, 2021 If an applicant misses the exam then the next chance is considered as second chance (if permitted) and he/she can apply by opting for the second chance through his/ her test login.

LPUNEST Process (COVID-19 Update)

Candidates belong to the restricted areas (area declared containment zone by the state or centre government) are eligible for remote proctoring based exam. We will be regularly monitoring the situation and the list of selected Cities of States or UT’s will be updated as per the State/ Central government orders. Now, candidates from these selected Cities of States or UT’s will have two options for appearing in LPUNEST:
Option 1: Appear for LPUNEST using remotely proctored online exam by staying at home or,
Option 2: Appear for LPUNEST in person at the selected test center.
You will be under constant observation during the entire duration of the test via artificial intelligence tools and live monitoring by the proctors.  Any suspected activity will lead to the immediate termination of exam.  The AI tools will be able to detect any movement of face or eyeballs and highlight the same automatically. The candidate will be under constant vigilance of proctor through live feed to deter any suspicious activity of the candidate. 

Information for the candidates to appear for LPUNEST Exam in case:
  • Form already filled by the candidate (filled before announcement of respective containment zone)

    Candidate will see the exam information step in the form. Candidate will have to fill exam information again. In this step, candidate will get option of following:
    Option 1: Select exam from home
    Option 2: Test centre-based exam

  • Fresh form initiated by the candidate (Candidate knows that his city belongs to containment zone)

    Candidate will fill different steps of LPUNEST form (Sign in, General information, Qualification Details and Exam Information).
    In exam information step, candidate will get option of following:
    Option 1: Select exam from home
    Option 2: Test centre-based exam

  • Cities with no prior information of lockdown

    In cities, where there is no announcement of lockdown, candidate will have to appear in test centre only.
    Candidate will have to select the test date and test centre.
    After booking of slot (applicant or university), candidate will get email on their registered email ID indicating the time and address of test centre.

About Online Remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam

If student opts remotely proctored exam from home, then he will enter the time and date of exam in interface. Candidate will get email regarding guidelines, date and time of exam. Candidate will get call from LPU two days before exam explaining complete procedure of giving online remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam from home. The remotely proctored exam will be monitored live through various Artificial Intelligence tools and by the invigilators. Any suspected activity may lead to the cancellation of exam. Candidate must ensure following for appearing in exam from home:
  • A working laptop/ desktop with proper webcam and microphones.
  • Proper internet connection
  • An isolated room with proper lighting without any external disturbances.
In case, the candidate wants to appear on mobile phone, following are the requirements:
  • Smartphone with working front camera and microphone.
  • 3G/ 4G internet connection.
  • An isolated room with proper lighting without any external disturbances.
    Click here  to check for the guidelines for Online Remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam from home.
  • In exam information step, candidate has to select the combination of subjects from given pool of subjects. For example, B.Tech. aspirant will select one of the options from Maths or Biology apart from the compulsory subjects Physics, English and Chemistry.
  • The subject selection option is only applicable to candidates opting for exam from home. Candidates opting for test centre-based exam will select the same at the test centre.
  • Finally, candidate will click submit button to complete the process.
In case, the candidate opts for test centre-based exam. Then, student will select exam date and test centre in exam information step. After selecting exam information, he will get email on his/her registered email ID indicating the time and address of test centre.

LPUNEST Second Chance

LPUNEST fees would be exempted for the Second chance. And Second chance to appear in LPUNEST in the upcoming Schedule is available for the:

  • Applicants who missed the chance to appear for LPUNEST or did not qualify LPUNEST.
  • Applicants who appear and qualify LPUNEST may avail LPUNEST Second Chance to avail higher scholarship.