Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test for Ph.D. 2020 or LPUNEST (Ph.D.) 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to Ph.D. (Aerospace Engg.), Ph.D. (Agronomy), Ph.D. (Architecture), Ph.D. (Ayurvedic Pharmacy), Ph.D. (Biochemistry) and other courses. LPUNEST (Ph.D.) 2020 is conducted by Lovely Professional University.
LPUNEST (Ph.D.) for the year 2020 has been announced by Lovely Professional University and will be held from 22/05/2020 to 24/05/2020. The application forms will be available from 06/02/2020 till 19/05/2020. The exam is in online mode. The duration of the exam will be 120 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Result is expected to be announced on 02/06/2020.
Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam)
Master’s degree with 55%* marks in aggregate in a relevant discipline or equivalent, subject to clearing LPUNEST and Interview.
*5% relaxation to SC / ST / OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently - abled candidates.
|22/05/2020 to  24/05/2020||Bhimavaram, Guntur, Kakinada, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, kadapa, Guwahati, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnia, Chandigarh, Bhilai, Raipur, Delhi, Margao, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak, Gurugram, Kangra, Shimla, Jammu, Srinagar, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Mangalore, Mysore, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Imphal, Shillong, Kohima, Balasore, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Pathankot, Sangrur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sriganganagar, Udaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Warangal, Agartala, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Varanasi, Dehradun, Haridwar, Rudrapur, Durgapur, Kolkata, Siliguri|
|Events||Start Date||Last Date|
|Application Form||06/02/2020||19/05/2020 11:55 pm|
|LPUNEST (Ph.D.) 2020 Exam Date||
|Declaration of result||02/06/2020||-|
Selection Criteria :
Exemption from Entrance Test
Applicants who have qualified UGC (NET / JRF) / CSIR (NET / JRF) / ICAR (JRF / SRF) examination / SLET (Punjab only)/ GATE or GPAT score card / ICAR (NET), SPM, Teacher Fellowship holder or passed M.Phil. Programme (in Regular mode only) are exempted from LPUNEST (Ph.D.).
Cost of LPUNEST Kit (Application Form) is 500 (for Boys) and 250 (for Girls). Application fee once paid will not be refunded.
Application forms can be obtained and submitted using one of the following methods
Online Application : Apply through the University Website (Online Banking facility required).
Note : For online application, Applicant should have Online Banking facility through Net banking / Debit card / Credit card.
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.
|Mode of test||Computer based Test (Online)|
|No. of Questions for Paper - I||50 Objective Type|
|No. of Questions for Paper - II||50 Objective Type|
Syllabus will be as per UGC - NET, UGC - CSIR, GPAT, ICAR, and GATE. For more details, visit official site.
Sample Paper Link: View/Download
The test will be conducted through online mode in University campus or at various test centres throughout the country for all disciplines. The duration of the test is 120 minutes and it consists of 100 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs). It is divided into two papers, i.e. Paper - I and Paper - II.
Syllabus Link: View/Download
Online Entrance Test is a Computer based test. Its salient features are:
Procedure for Online Entrance Test
Regulations at the Test Centre
The Hall Ticket will indicate the address of the test centre, test date, time allotted to the applicant and regulations. Discrepancies, if any, must be brought to our notice of university immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hall Ticket will NOT be dispatched to applicants via post or fax.
Applicants should ensure that a printer is connected to their computer while printing the Hall Ticket. Applicants should take two printouts of the Hall Ticket using the print option on A4 size paper only. Please ensure that all information on the Hall Ticket is clearly visible on the printout.
No applicant will be permitted to appear for the test without a valid Hall Ticket.
The applicants must not mutilate the Hall Ticket or change any entry made therein after it has been authenticated and received by them. The Hall Ticket is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is a legally punishable offence.
The Hall Ticket is an important document; it must be preserved and produced at the time of admission also.
|Result URL||Check your result here|
|Interview Slot Booking||2nd - 6th June 2020
|Interview schedule||11th - 16th June 2020|
|Result of Interview||22nd June 2020|
|Last Date of Admission||7th August 2020|