LPUNEST-2017 Eligibility, Question Pattern, Important dates, Scholarship and Fee Structure

Lovely Professional University popularly also known as LPU is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST-2017) for B.Tech aspirants every year. Students studying in 12th class can apply for LPUNEST-2017. LPUNEST or LPU  National Entrance and Scholarship Test was started in 2009 and since then has been one of the largest entrance tests in India with approximately 3 lakh students registering for the test. Registrations for LPUNEST-2017 begin from 1st Week of November 2016 onwards. The Test will be conducted in online mode and it has no pen and paper mode for the students

This test has an advantage as it will act as Entrance Test as well as Scholarship Test, thus benefitting students from all backgrounds.



Important Dates of LPUNEST-2017

Entrance examination dates 10th  – 30th  April 2017
Online Registration opens 1st week of November 2016
Last date to apply 28th  February 2017
Slot booking for online examination 1st March 2017 onwards
Result 4th May, 2017
Online Counselling and Seat Allocation 5th May 2017 onwards
Last Date of Admission on the basis of LPUNEST 31st May 2017

Streams offered in Engineering

LPU is offering not only conventional engineering streams but also one of its kind trendsetting streams transforming engineering education to leap into the next leg of technology upbeat. Examine the streams below to determine which engineering concentrations appeal to you:

  • Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • ME - Mechatronics
  • ME - Agriculture Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering (AE)
  •  Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering
  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • BT - Food Technology
  • Chemical Engineering (CHE)
  • CHE - Petroleum.



  • Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST-2017

Qualifying Examination:

  • Applicants appearing for LPUNEST-2017 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2017, in final examination of 10 + 2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE, 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:

  • Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and English)* subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2017


  1. For B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT), B.Tech. (BT - Food Technology), B.Tech. Biotechnology (Hons.), Integrated B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT) - M.Tech., Integrated B.Tech. Biotechnology (BT) - MBA and Integrated B.Tech. (BT - Food Technology) - MBA
  2. Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, English & Maths or Biology or Biotechnology; other things remaining same as above.
  3. For B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE), B.Tech. (CHE - Petroleum), Integrated B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (CHE) - MBA and Integrated B.Tech. (CHE - Petroleum) - MBA
  4. Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English; other things remaining same as above.
  5. For B.Tech. (ME- Agriculture Engineering), and Integrated (ME- Agriculture Engineering) - MBA
  6. Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English or 10+2 (Agriculture); other things remaining same as above.

Question Paper pattern for LPUNEST-2017

The test duration is of 150 minutes (2 hrs. 30 min.) and consists of 110 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type.

The approximate distribution of questions is as follows:

Subjects No. of questions Marks per Question Maximum Marks per subject
Physics 30 questions 4 Marks 120 Marks
Chemistry 30 questions 4 Marks 120 Marks
Mathematics/ Biology 30 questions 4 Marks 120 Marks
English 20 questions 2 Marks 40 Marks
  • Applicants can opt for either English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers or unanswered questions
  • The applicant can appear for the test in English and Hindi medium as well.

Scholarship and Fee Structure

Fee and Scholarship applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of LPUNEST – 2017 will be as per details given below:

Programmes Applicable Fee
Integrated B.Tech.-M.Tech.
Integrated B.Tech.-MBA

INR 89,500/- Per Semester
B.Tech. (Hons.) INR 99,500/- Per Semester


Students admitted through LPUNEST -2017 may avail Scholarship on basis of any of the following:

On The basis of performance in LPUNEST – 2017 :

Top 35% applicants’ appearing for LPUNEST (subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2017), will be eligible for Scholarship upto INR1.5 Lac per annum (i.e upto INR 7.5 lac in case of 5 years integrated Programme and INR6 Lac in case of 4 years for B.Tech. programmes). Scholarship details are as per the following table :

Performance in LPUNEST-2017 Scholarship Amount Applicable fee after scholarship for B.Tech. and Integrated programmes Applicable fee after scholarship for B.Tech. (Hons.) programmes
90% Marks in LPUNEST-2017 INR1.5 Lac Per Annum INR 14,500 per Semester INR 24,500 per Semester
Top 10% applicants INR 1 Lac Per Annum INR 39,500 per Semester INR 49,500 per Semester
Next 10% applicants (i.e. 11% - 20%) INR80,000 Per Annum INR 49,500 per Semester INR 59,500 per Semester
Next 15% applicants (i.e. 21% - 35%) INR60,000 Per Annum INR 59,500 per Semester INR 69,500 per Semester

On the basis of marks in 10+2 :
All those applicants who ‘qualify LPUNEST-2017’, (may or may not be among top 35% applicants appearing for LPUNEST-2017) may also avail Scholarship on the basis of Marks in Qualifying Examination (10+2) as per the following table:

Scholarship Criteria Scholarship Amount Applicable fee after scholarship for B.Tech. and Integrated programmes Applicable fee after scholarship for B.Tech. (Hons.) programmes
Equal to or more than 98% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’) INR 1.5 Lac per annum INR 14,500 Per Semester INR 24,500 Per Semester
Between 90% to 97.99% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’ INR 1 Lac per annum INR 39,500 Per Semester INR 49,500 Per Semester
Between 80% - 89.99% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’ INR 80,000 per annum INR 49,500 Per Semester INR 59,500 Per Semester
Between 70% - 79.99% marks in 10+2 (subject to ‘qualifying LPUNEST-2017’ INR 60,000 per annum INR 59,500 Per Semester INR 69,500 Per Semester

In addition to LPUNEST-2017, Scholarship is also available on the basis of:

  • Performance in Sports, Cultural, R&D, Co-curricular, Social Service and Bravery Awards
  • Special Scholarship for Toppers of Education Board
  • Fee Concession for Defence, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Personnel and their dependents.


!!!... ALLL THE BEST FOR LPUNEST-2017 ...!!!



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