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Lovely Professional University (LPU)

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About LPU Lovely Professional University (LPU) is a multi-faculty research oriented institution with hi-tech campus offering more than 150 professional programmes. LPU campus is a complete world in itself having students from 28 states of India and more than 40 countries of the world.

LPU has all the makings of a global institution including internationally benchmarked curricula, innovative pedagogy focused on experiential learning and research oriented, 200+ foreign tie-ups, well qualified and experienced faculty, outstanding sports & cultural facilities, hostels, a shopping mall and hospital etc.

The University is ranked high on various parameters by International and national bodies/ organizations of repute. LPU is ranked 36th amongst the top universities of India as per Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2022 and among top 200 universities globally as per Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2021, including NIRF ranking 2021 (MHRD Government of India) which ranked LPU as 62nd amongst all government and private universities in India. LPU has been ranked amongst top institutions of India in various disciplines i.e. 12th in Architecture, 23rd in Pharmacy, 24th in Law, 37th in Management and 66th in Engineering. It also has the distinction of being the first private university in India to get ICAR accreditation from Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India for its Agriculture programmes.

In January 2019, LPU hosted 106th Indian Science Congress and became the first private university to host Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India with three Nobel Laureates from government, industry and academia.

LPU campus has also been graced by late Shri Pranab Mukherjee, then 13th President of India twice; Shri Hamid Karzai, 1st elected President of Afghanistan; His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama; Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, President of the Republic of Mauritius; Dr Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, Prime Minister of Lesotho Kingdom; Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India and Heads of Dominica and St. Nevis and Kitts.


Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for UG Design aspirants. Students studying in 12th class can apply for LPUNEST (UG Design). Since its inception in 2009, more than 75,000 students are appearing in this exam (LPUNEST) every year. The LPUNEST exam offers convenient choices to candidates: online remotely proctored from Home. This test will have a two-fold advantage as it will act as an Entrance as well as Scholarship Test. LPUNEST will be conducted in following schedule:

Entrance Test: LPUNEST will provide a gateway to Design programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in these Programmes at LPU

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 score, the university intends to award extensive scholarship of upto Rs. 4.8 lac per student.

Programmes offered by LPU

UG Design Programmes
  1. B.Design (Fashion)
  2. B.Design (Fashion) [2+2 with International Credit Transfer Option]
  3. B.Design (Film and TV Production)
  4. B.Design (Gaming)
  5. B.Design (Graphics)
  6. B.Design (Interior and Furniture)
  7. B.Design (Multimedia)
  8. B.Design (Product and Industrial)
  9. B.Design (User Experience)
  10. B.Sc. (Design - Fashion)
  11. B.Sc. (Design - Gaming )
  12. B.Sc. (Design - Graphics)
  13. B.Sc. (Design - Interior and Furniture)
  14. B.Sc. (Design - Multimedia)
  15. B.Sc. (Film and TV Production)
PG Design programmes
  1. M.Design (Interior & Furniture, Product & Industrial, Fashion, Multimedia)
  2. M.Sc. (Design - Fashion, Multimedia)
  3. M.Sc. (Film and TV Production)

Important Dates of LPUNEST

Event Date
Online Registration Starts on21st February 2024
Slot booking for online examination1st March 2024 onwards*
Last date to apply and book slot for examination25th March 2024
Entrance examination dates#26th March to 10th April 2024
Result of exam15th April 2024
Online Counselling and Seat Allocation15th April 2024 onwards^

^ Details of Online Counselling and Seat Allocation

Current Schedule
Rounds of Online Counselling Filling of Online Preference Result of Allotment Date of Admission (subject to availability of seats) (scholarship subject to prevalence of scholarship scheme)
Applicable Dates15th April to 17th April 202419th April 202419th April to 25th April 2024
  • For the above-mentioned Schedule, LPU is providing the following option to conduct the LPUNEST Exam.
  • Online Remotely Proctored LPUNEST exam from home.
  • The declaration date of offline exam results may vary from the above schedule. Candidates will receive their test results directly within their portal.
  • The remotely proctored exam will be monitored live through various Artificial Intelligence tools and by the invigilators.
  • Seats falling vacant after the above mentioned rounds will be filled on first come first serve basis, subject to satisfying eligibility criteria as mentioned in Prospectus.
  • Applicants are strongly advised not to wait for the last dates as mentioned above and apply as well as book and appear for the exam at the earliest to avoid last month rush.
  • This is the tentative schedule; any of the date(s) and other details as mentioned above is subject to change at the discretion of the University.
  • No separate intimation or announcement to any applicant(s) will be given.
  • Subsequent Phases of admission will be conducted if seats remain vacant.

# Candidate can select any suitable date and time, subject to its availability.

* It is advised not to wait for the last moment as you may not get the desired date and time for the exam.


For admission to Under Graduate UG Design Programmes at Lovely Professional University, you need to fulfil the following Eligibility Criteria.


Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST (UG Design )

Qualifying Examination:

Applicants appearing for LPUNEST (UG Design) should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2024, in final examination of 10+2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE, New Delhi) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE, 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:

For admission in B.Sc. (Design) and B. Design

Pass with 50% aggregate marks* in 10+2 (With English) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST* or UCEED or NIFT Entrance Exam or NIFT B.FTech or NID DAT.

For a candidate, who has not studied English as a subject, the condition of English may be waived off provided the candidate in his qualifying exam has studied in English medium or an equivalent subject.

*5% relaxation to North East states and Sikkim candidates/ Defence Personnel and their Dependents/ Wards of Kashmiri Migrants

*The LPUNEST exam offers convenient choices to candidates: Online remotely proctored from Home recommended by the university.

Admission Criteria

Merit in LPUNEST, subject to fulfilling eligibility criteria.

Note:- For B. Design Programs Student can seek the programme transfer to exit after 3 years with B.Sc. degree, subject to fulfilling the applicable university policy and payment of relevant charges.

India’s Largest University


With one of Asia’s largest fully wi-fi enabled campus, LPU has hostel accommodation for 28,000 students, 6 storeyed library, iMac Lab, dedicated research & development block, 8 storeyed Uni-mall, state-of-the-art laboratories, and smart classrooms. Paying additional attention to the everyday needs of the students, LPU also has in-campus hospital, shopping mall, food kiosks serving cuisines, from across the world, outdoor as well as indoor auditoria & play grounds, 55+ ATMs, 5 Banks, Post Office and various other on-campus facilities for students to grow and accomplish their goals.


LPU has one of the most diverse campus with students from all 28 states of India, 9 UTs and 40+ countries.


LPU has tie-ups with 200 top universities across the globe including in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, France for student exchange programmes, study abroad and collaborative research opportunities.


Hands-on training and opportunities for certifications in collaboration with world’s top brands including Google, Intel, SAP, Cisco, Microsoft, Cadence and more to enhance global employability. Courses are designed and delivered by industry professionals.


To instill the spirit of entrepreneurship among its students, LPU has set up its own Start-up School, which was inaugurated by Hon’ble Finance Minister of India, Mr. Arun Jaitley. At LPU, students are not only encouraged to innovate but also assisted in the development and launch of products/ services. Experienced professionals, successful entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalist and Angel Investors are invited as speakers and judges for regional and national business plan competitions. 100+ start-ups already launched.


LPU is an extensive campus bustling with cultural, educational and sports activities that help each student to achieve an overall growth and development.

Sports Activities : LPU nurtures various teams for participation in Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Championships, All India Inter- university competitions and other national and international competitions.

Sports Complex: LPU has 36+ men/women trained coaches to run the sports club. LPU has one of the largest indoor sports complex (1.5 Lac sq. ft. approx) comprising of 12 Badminton Courts, 6 Squash Courts, Shooting Range, Olympic Size Pool, Warm-Up Pool, Diving Pool, Wrestling & Boxing Arena, State- of-the-Art Gymnasium. Additionally, LPU also has a Stadium, Hockey Ground, Tennis Courts, 9 hole Golf Course, American Football ground etc.

Cultural Activities : LPU nurtures various team from the field of dance, music, fine arts, and literature in National and International Championships and also provides training to its students who are keen in such fields.LPU’s students have enlisted their names at elite National Level TV platforms like Dil Hai Hindustani (Colors TV), Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (Zee TV) etc. Student success stories stand tall as our students have won Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Student Oscar in the field of cinematography, have worked in the movie ‘Dangal’ also. LPU students have been enlisting themselves as the part of Republic Day Parade, Rajpath (New Delhi) on almost every year.

LPU Programme Fee

The programme fee is mentioned below in

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For details regarding scholarship, please refer university website i.e.

How to Apply

  • Application form will be in a format that can be processed by Optical Mark Reader (OMR).
  • LPUNEST Kit consists of
    • University Information Brochure comprising details of Infrastructure, Global Character, Placements, Academics, Student services, Campus life etc.
    • LPUNEST Booklet comprising details of Programmes applicable, Eligibility, Fee and Scholarship, Schedule of Test, Question Paper Pattern, Test Cities etc.
  • Application fee once paid will not be refunded.

a.) Option I - Online Mode

Visit and complete the following steps:

  1. Step 1 – Sign Up :
    Register onto LPUADMIT( with basic details (Name, Email ID, Mobile No., State, Gender and Password).
  2. Step 2 – Payment for LPUNEST Kit:-

    The cost of LPUNEST Kit needs to be paid by the applicant as per his/ her choice. The payment can be made using Online banking/Credit card/debit card / UPI.

    Application Fee:-
    • Soft copy of LPUNEST Kit is `1000 (for Boys) and `500 (for Girls).
    • Printed LPUNEST Kit is `1500 (for Boys) and `1000 (for Girls).
  3. Step 3: General Information and Qualification details :-
    The application form details like aadhar card number, address details and qualification details need to be filled by the applicant
  4. Step 4: Exam Information:-
    Applicant needs to book the slot (preferred venue, date and time as per their choice) to appear in the LPUNEST Exam. Applicant can also download the hall ticket from the portal.

b.) Option-II: Offline Mode

LPUNEST Kit may be obtained by the applicant from the University Campus or any other prescribed place by paying cash.

Application Fee:-

Cost of Application form of LPUNEST Kit is `1000 (for Boys) and `500 (for Girls) from University Campus or any other prescribed place by paying cash.

Once the applicant has obtained the LPUNEST Kit, application form can be submitted by one of the following methods:

  • Manual Application:

    Fill the full application form (OMR sheet) after reading all the instructions as specified under the head “Instructions for filling Application Form (OMR sheet)” and send it to the university in the self-addressed envelope on the following

    Address: Block 30, Room No 102, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar Delhi, GT Road, Phagwara, Punjab, India – 144411

    Note: Incomplete application (For example: Declaration not signed) will not be processed. LPU does not take responsibility to inform these applicants. Such applicants will not be able to access the LPU Admit. Applicants are hence advised to duly fill the application form and dispatch it along with complete requisite documents in all respects.

  • Semi-Offline Application:

    In case applicant is unable to send the hard copy of application form (OMR Sheet), then applicant may scratch the Unique OMR code available on application form(OMR Sheet) and follow the below mentioned steps:

    1. Sign up on LPU ADMIT portal (
    2. When prompted for payment, choose the option of Unique OMR Code (given on OMR Sheet) and fill the same.
    3. After successful submission of online application form, refer the step- 3 of Online Mode option as mentioned above
    4. Note: Printout of the computer-generated application should be retained by the applicant for reference. All our correspondence including test centre booking and Hall Ticket 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.

Note: Printout of the computer-generated application should be retained by the applicant for reference. For Complete Details refer University website

LPU Contact

Lovely Professional University (LPU)
  • Address: Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar-Delhi, G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (INDIA) - 144411
  • Phone : +91-1824-517000, +91-1824-404404
  • Toll Free : 1800 274 0615, 1800 102 4431
  • Whatsapp : +91 98525 69000
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