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LPUNEST (PG Commerce and Economics)

Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for Post Graduate Commerce and Economics aspirants. Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 students are appearing in this exam (LPUNEST) every year. This test will have twofold advantage as it will act as Entrance Test as well as Scholarship Test. LPUNEST will be conducted in online mode (Pen and Paper Mode test is not allowed) in two schedules which are as follows:

Schedule I: 10th to 25th January 2020
Schedule II: 10th to 25th April 2020
Further details can be referred under the head Important Dates.

Note:The applicants, after Schedule I, who wants to improve the result, may also appear for the second time in Schedule II. The better score will be considered for the final calculation of the cut-offs/ ranks.

Entrance Test: LPUNEST (PG Commerce and Economics) will provide a gateway to all Post Graduate Commerce and Economics programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in PG Sciences 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 (PG Commerce and Economics) score, the university intends to award extensive Scholarship. For details of scholarship please refer “Fee and Scholarship”.

PG Commerce and Economics Programmes offered at LPU

ELIGIBILITY

For admission to Post Graduate Commerce and Economics Programmes at Lovely Professional University, you need to fulfil the following Eligibility Criteria.
Nationality
Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST (PG Commerce and Economics).
Qualifying Examination:
Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (PG Commerce and Economics) 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 M.Com.
Pass with 50%* aggregate marks in Bachelor’s degree (Commerce or Management or Economics or Accounts) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST (PG Commerce and Economics).
For M.Sc. (Hons.) Economics
Pass with 50%* aggregate marks in Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST (PG Commerce and Economics).

*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.

LPUNEST-2020 Forms are available in selected Book Stores and Cyber Cafe.