LPUNEST Exam Pattern ​2018

Preeti Gupta updated on : 27 Feb 2018

LPUNEST 2018 exam that is scheduled to be conducted from April 10 to 30, 2018 will have 110 questions. Students will get 150 minutes to solve the questions. Read the article below to check more about LPUNEST 2018 exam pattern.

LPU NEST Exam Pattern

LPUNEST 2018 exam pattern will give you an insight of the type of questions, marks awarded, duration of the exam and other details pertaining to the LPUNEST 2018 exam, which is slated to be held from April 10 to April 30, 2018. Lovely Professional University, the exam conducting body, proposes the exam pattern of LPUNEST 2018. Students who filled LPUNEST 2018 application form must check exam pattern before making the study plan. Having a prior knowledge of LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test 2018 exam pattern will help students understand the type of questions asked in the exam and time allotted for the same. They also get an idea of the marking scheme and exam conducting modes.

According to the exam pattern prescribed by LPU for B. Tech admissions, the test will consist of 110 questions in all and the duration of the exam will be 150 minutes. LPUNEST exam will have objective type questions and will be conducted online. On the other hand, for candidates seeking admission in MBA programmes, there will be 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and the test duration will be 120 minutes. Continue reading to get detailed information on LPUNEST 2018 exam pattern.

LPUNEST 2018 Important Dates

Before moving on to the exam pattern for LPUNEST 2018, candidates should also check the important dates. As the last date to fill and submit LPUNEST application form is arriving soon, interested candidates should make sure they fill it before the time is over. Check all important dates for LPUNEST 2018 including form filling last date, slot booking dates, exam dates, result announcement and counselling session in the table below.

LPUNEST Important Dates 2018


Dates (Announced)

Commencement of Registration

1st week of November 2017

Last date for online and offline registration

28th February 2018

Slot booking beginning

1st March 2018 onwards

LPUNEST 2018 Exam dates

10th – 30th April 2018


7th May 2018

1st round counselling (choice filling)

7th – 12th May 2018

1st round seat allotment result

14th May 2018

Last date of Admission

14th – 20th May 2018

2nd round counselling (choice filling)


2nd round seat allotment result

21st May 2018

Last date of Admission

21st – 24th May 2018

3rd round counselling (choice filling)

21st – 24th May 2018

3rd round seat allotment result

25th May 2018

Last date of Admission

25th – 31st May 2018

LPUNEST 2018 Exam Pattern

LPUNEST 2018 exam pattern and question papers for each course will be different. However, the questions will be from four sections including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology and English, the difficulty level and marking for the questions will differ for different courses. Usually, the questions in LPUNEST 2018 will be from secondary and higher-secondary level syllabus.

Check complete exam pattern of LPUNEST 2018 to make your exam preparation plan and come out with the flying colors. A strategically made exam preparation plan while considering the exam pattern enhances chances of getting a better score. It helps you utilize the allotted time well to answer the maximum number of questions in the limited time.

LPUNEST 2018 Exam Pattern Overview

S. No




Mode of Examination



Total Duration of the Exam

2 hours 30 minutes


Language of Examination

English or Hindi


Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)



Physics – 30 Questions

Chemistry – 30 Questions

Mathematics/Biology – 30 Questions

English – 20 Questions


Total Number of Questions

110 Questions


Marking Scheme

Each correct answer in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology section will carry 4 marks.

In the English section, each correct answer will be of 2 marks.


Negative Marking

No negative marking for wrong attempts.

While filling the application form, based on the course they want to apply for, candidates can opt for either English, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Marking Scheme

Marking scheme plays a vital role in any competitive exam. Most of the entrance and scholarship exams have a negative marking which at times completely change the result. Thankfully, there is no negative marking in LPUNEST 2018, which means candidates can also try the tricky questions.

  • Correct answer - 4 marks
  • Wrong answer - No negative marking

Merit list will be prepared based on the overall score of the candidates. Aspirants who meet minimum LPUNEST 2018 cutoff will only get their names in the merit list.

LPUNEST Exam Pattern 2018: Important Guidelines

  • All the questions from the three parts- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology are compulsory for all candidates who are appearing for LPU NEST 2018 entrance test.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any electronic gadgets such as cellphone, palm tops, Bluetooth devices, laptop etc. in the examination hall.
  • Candidates can carry only a pen or a pencil inside the exam hall. For all rough work, a sheet will be provided to candidates.
  • Candidates must carry their Admit Card of LPUNEST 2018 along with an identity proof to the examination centre. However, if any candidate possesses the admit card with photograph issued by the concerned authority, there is no requirement of any other ID proof.
  • Students should be present in the exam centre of LPUNEST at least  30 minutes prior to entrance examination as specified in the admit card.
  • Test takers will be provided a computer system after verifying their identity.

LPUNEST 2018 Syllabus

Once you have gone through LPUNEST exam pattern 2018, next thing is to check the syllabus. Candidates should carefully check all the subjects and topics covered in the exam to ensure that they study well. Make a list of topics covered in LPUNEST 2018 syllabus; decide on which sections you have good command and the sections that need more attention. Make an effective study plan and start your LPUNEST 2018 exam preparation while keeping the syllabus into the mind.

Books to Prepare for LPUNEST 2018

As such there are no specific books to prepare for LPUNEST exam. Students can refer NCERT Physics 11th and 12th class books to clear basic concepts. In addition to course books, candidates can also refer below mentioned books.

  • Concepts of Physics by HC Verma Vol-1 and Vol-2
  • Understanding Physics of ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM by DC Pandey
  • Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced OPTICS & MODERN PHYSICS by DC Pandey
  • Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced WAVES & THERMODYNAMICS by DC Pandey
  • Concepts of Modern Physics (SIE) by Arthur, Shobhit Mahajan, and S. Rai Choudhury
  • Problems In General Physics by IE Irodov

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