LPU has announced information related to its entrance test LPUNEST for admission session 2021. LPUNEST is the first step for aspirants across the country to secure their admissions for the university’s renowned B.Tech (engineering) programs. The test also forms the basis of eligibility for rewarding scholarships up to ₹1.2 lakhs per year. 

LPU is not only the largest university but it is also highly rated for excellence in higher education. It ranks one of the top universities amongst all government and private universities in India in NIRF 2020 rankings by MHRD. Its Engineering schools have also been ranked amongst top institutions in the country in NIRF and India Today rankings. Given its mammoth reputation, LPU draws students from 28 states of India and over 50 countries.

LPUNEST 2021 online registration starts on 1st January 2021 and the last date to submit the application form is 26th February 2021. The exam would be conducted online between 27th February 2021 to 6th March 2021. Students would have an option to choose their exam date and time using the online slot booking mechanism which will begin from 1st February 2021 onwards. University will declare the result in March and online counselling and seat allocation process will begin from 5th April 2021.

To cater to the interest of students from all over the world, LPUNEST traditionally has test centres in more than 50 countries and over 200 cities across India. The year 2020 has been different as the global pandemic necessitating dynamic and urgent changes. Keeping aspirants’ safety at the top of its priorities, LPU swiftly moved its admission process online while offering students friendly admission policies. For the admission session, 2021 too aspirants can expect only the best safety measures in keeping with their interests.

University has also introduced new age specializations in B.Tech last year which have been offered in collaboration with industry leaders. LPU is amongst the few universities in the world to have B.Tech in specialization like Machine Learning,  Data Science, Full Stack Development, Aerospace, Internet of Things, Robotics & Mechatronics, Big Data, Cyber Security, and Cloud Computing. There would be limited seats in such programs and thus entry to these programs would be highly competitive. 

As per the university’s tradition, LPU also has a huge scholarships program. University strongly believes that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education. Students joining LPU B.Tech programs can avail scholarships up to ₹1.2 lakhs per year basis their performance in LPUNEST 2021. Under the LPU Scholarship Scheme, students have been awarded scholarships worth ₹ 100+ crores in the last year only.

LPU has consistently built strong relationships with industry including the recent tie-ups with Google, SAP, Oracle, which results in outstanding training opportunities for students. Besides the innovation labs, they also benefit from incubation centres and initiatives that encourage entrepreneurial ventures and startups. Through international exchange programmes with renowned institutions around the world, students get exposure to travel and study abroad, at 100% scholarship. 

The placement record proves that LPU students have become sought after names amongst top recruiters including Microsoft, Google, Cognizant, Amazon, Capgemini, TCS, and many more. In the year 2020 LPU has set the highest placement record in North India with its student placed in Microsoft at ₹42 lakhs package. International placements with names like Apple and Facebook are just the beginning for several alumni, who have charted successful career graphs in their chosen spheres. And it all begins with LPUNEST.