Applications for LPUNEST 2016 (Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test) have started on 15 December 2015 and is continuing till 29 February 2015. The LPUNEST 2016 gives a double advantage as the test serves as an entrance test as well as a scholarship selection procedure. There has been a tremendous increase in the number of applicants to the engineering programs in Lovely Professional University in the past few years and thus, we have come up with a complete guide for LPUNEST 2016.

What is LPUNEST 2016?

Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test, abbreviated as LPUNEST 2016, first barrier towards getting an admission for engineering courses in LPU.

LPUNEST was started in 2009 and it has become one of the biggest engineering entrance exams in India, in terms of the number of applicants. In 2014, there were more 3 lakh applicants.

Eligibility Criteria for LPUNEST 2016

Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST 2016.

Students who have passed their 12th standard or equivalent or those who are appearing for their final examinations in 2016, can apply for LPUNEST 2016. Students should be studying in CBSE or ICSE or any state boards or any other boards that are recognized by the Central Board of Secondary Education in India.

Students applying for B.Tech, B.Tech(Hons), Integrated B.Tech- M.Tech and Integrated B.Tech- MBA should have a minimum of 60%  marks in the qualifying examination (aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and English).

Students applying for B.Tech Biotechnology, B.Tech Biotechnology(Hons) and B.Tech Food Processing Engineering should have a minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying examination (aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, English and Mathematics/Biology/Biotech).

LPUNEST 2016 Application Procedure

Students should go through the website of LPU and should apply online before the last date, for appearing in LPUNEST 2016. Like most of the other entrance exam application procedures, personal details, academic details, photograph etc should be submitted during the procedure.

Before starting the application procedure, it is advisable to read the prospectus if you need further information about LPUNEST 2015.

Furthermore, our team at have created a STEP-BY-STEP guide that will walk you through the LPUNEST 2016 application procedure. You can access it here or if you have any doubts, feel free to drop a comment and we will be happy to help.

FTDC’s STEP-BY-STEP Guide for LPUNEST 2016 Application

You can now start your application process at

Important Dates To Remember

Online Registration Starts                                                        : 15 December 2015

Last Date of Receipt of Filled-in-Application Form            : 29 February 2016

Slot Booking for Online Exam starts                                       : 01 March 2016

Dates of Entrance Exam                                                             : In between 15th April 2016 and 30th April 2016 

Date of Result                                                                                : 04th May 2016

Online Counselling and Seat Allocation starts                       : 05th May 2016 

Last Date of Admission on the basis of LPUNEST 2016      : 31st May 2016

LPUNEST 2016 Exam Pattern

Exam will be available only in online mode. It is advisable to do some online mock tests before the exam, because practice will make your hands adjusted to the online mode. Remember, in normal cases you will be using the conventional pen and paper method and if you don’t practice enough, you won’t be able to make good use of your time.

Test Duration is 120 minutes. Each questions will have four choices out of which only one is correct.

4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer. There will be NO NEGATIVE MARKING for incorrect answers. Also, as usual, unattended questions carry no negative marking.


This is a major attraction of LPUNEST 2016. Students who are eligible for scholarships will be selected based on their performance and upon the submission of necessary documents. You can know more about the LPU scholarship scheme at LPU website.

So, that’s all we have. I know you will have hundreds of queries even then. Feel free to drop a comment if you want any help. We will be always happy to help. All the best.