LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST)

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LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test Exam 2018(LPU NEST)

Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST), for Law conducted by Lovely Professional University. LPU NEST is held once in a year for the admission in Law course. The admission mode of examination is online and the application procedure will be done both in an online as well as offline mode. LPU NEST is held in 141 centers across India at different slots. Last year, around 30,000 candidates have appeared  for this exam all over India. 

The official notification for LPU NEST 2018 has not yet came and the application procedure is expected to be commencing from the month of November 2017 and concluding on the last week of February 2018. The exam is expected to be held on the month of April and the result will be out by the first week of May 2018. 

What is LPUNEST Exam :-

  • LPU stands for Lovely Professional University Admission Test.
  • It is conducted to ascertain qualifying students who are suitable for admission in various types of courses conducted in Lovely Professional University.  
  • LPU is an international level entrance test conducted across 50 countries in the world over and above the 220 cities in India.
  • LPUNEST is both an Entrance Test as well as a qualifier for many Scholarships. 
  • Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST-2017) for LAW aspirants.
  • LPUNEST started in 2009, become one of the largest entrance test in India in 7 years with approximately 3 lakh students registering for the same in 2014.
  • The Test will be conducted in online mode .

LPU NEST Exam Dates 2018

The Important dates for LPU NEST Entrance Exam 2018 are as follows :



The Registration process for LPU NEST 2018 commences

     2nd Week of November 2017

Last date for the submission of LPU NEST 2018

  Last week of February of 2018.

LPU NEST 2018 Exam Slot Booking

      First week of March 2018

LPU NEST 2018 Exam

First week/Second week of April 2018

LPU NEST 2018 Exam  Result

        First week of May 2018

LPU NEST 2018 Exam Counseling Process

First week-Third week of July 2018.

    (Please note the given dates are tentative and are subjected to change)

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LPU NEST 2018 Important Dates

20/06/2017 to 20/07/2017

Application Dates (Online)

15/07/2017 to 25/07/2017

Exam Dates (Online)

16/07/2017 to 30/07/2017

Result Dates (Online)

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LPUNEST Exam 2017 Eligibility Criteria :-

  • Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST-2017
Eligibility Criteria in the Qualifying Examination:

For admission in B.A., LL.B.(Hons.); B.Com., LL.B.(Hons.) and BBA, LL.B. (Hons.) 

  • Applicant should Pass with 60%* aggregate marks in 10+2 (any stream) or equivalent with English subject to valid score in LPUNEST- 2017 or CLAT or LSAT.  OR
  • In case marks scored in 10+2 are 90%* or above, then LPUNEST-2017 or CLAT or LSAT will be exempted and candidate may apply for admission.

For LL.B and Dual Degree LL.B. - LL.M. 

  • Applicant should Pass with 50%* aggregate marks in Graduation (any stream) subject to valid score in LPUNEST- 2017 or LSAT.  OR
  • In case marks scored in Graduation are 60%* or above, then LPUNEST-2017 or LSAT will be exempted and candidate may apply for admission.

For admission in LL.M.

  • Applicant should Pass with 50%* aggregate marks in LL.B, subject to valid score in LPUNEST-2017 or CLAT or LSAT

* 5% relaxation to SC/ST candidates

LPUNEST Exam Application Process :-

Application Form
  • Application form will be in a format that can be processed by Optical Mark Reader (OMR).
  • Cost of LPUNEST-2017 Kit (Application Form ) is ₹ 700. Application fee once paid will not be refunded.

Application forms can be obtained and submitted using one of the following methods

Option-I: After Purchasing LPUNEST-2017 Kit
  • Applicant may obtain LPUNEST-2017 Kit from University Campus/ Camp Offices or any other prescribed place by paying cash. Once the applicant has obtained the LPUNEST-2017 kit, form can be submitted by one of the following methods:
  • Fill the full application form (OMR sheet) after reading all the instructions as specified under the head “Instructions for filling Application Form (OMR sheet)” in LPUNEST booklet.

Semi-Online Application - In case applicant does not want to send the hard copy of purchased applicaiton form: 

  • Fill the application form at www.lpu.in
  • 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.
Option-II: Without Purchasing LPUNEST-2017 Kit 
  • Applicant can apply for LPUNEST-2017 without purchasing LPUNEST-2017 Kit.

Online Application : Apply through the University Website (Internet banking facility required). 

  • Fill the application form at www.lpu.in
  • Pay ₹ 700 through online payment when prompted.

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

  • Printout of the computer generated application should be retained by the applicant for reference.
  • All our correspondence including centre booking and issue of e-hall ticket/ Appointment Letter/ Admit Card 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. 
  • Applicants are hence advised to ensure that the duly filled in application is dispatched along with complete enclosures in all respects.

Document uploading and verification

Upload the necessary documents:

  • Recent Photograph
  • Date of Birth proof (Matric certificate, Adhaar card)
  • Qualifying exam certificate. In case the qualifying exam certificate is not available at the time of filling this application form (recently appeared), it may be submitted later also.
  • All the submitted documents are to be verified from the originals within the prescribed timelines.
  • Deposit the balance fee within the timelines prescribed by university.

See Also :-

LPUNEST Exam Syllabus 2017

LPUNEST Exam Date 2017

LPUNEST Exam Preparation Tips

LPUNEST Exam Result

LPUNEST Exam Eligibility Criteria 2017

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