LPU NEST Exam Pattern 2020: LPU provides a great opportunity for the students who lack the money for education. LPU believes that money should not be the bars between eligible children and education. So it conducts the scholarship test at the national level. It is one of the largest private scholarship held by the University. Lakhs of students appear for the exam. Thus there is a high competition among the students for the scholarship. Thus University conducts the scholarship test i.e NEST for the selection of the eligible students. The article is focused on the B.Tech programme. In order to take the exam, candidates must prepare for the exam. They must also aware of the exam pattern and LPU NEST Syllabus 2020 which will helpful for the exam preparation. There are mainly four subjects which are taken into account. The subjects are Physics, Chemistry, English and Mathematics/Biology. However, there is an option between Mathematics and Biology.

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LPU NEST Exam Date 2020

For B.Tech programme, there are four phases in which the students can participate. Thus, unlike the other subjects, B.Tech students have multiple opportunities. There are four different phases on which the exam is conducted. But with each passing phase, there is a decrease in the amount of scholarship. Thus exam dates as per the phase in B.Tech programme are given below:

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Examination As Per The PhaseExam Dates (tentative)
Phase I10th January – 25th January 2020 ( Schedule I )  and 10th April – 25th April 2020 ( Schedule II)
Phase IIMay 2020
Phase IIIJune 2020
Phase IVJuly 2020

As per the above tentative dates/months, candidates must start preparing for the exam. These are not the actual dates as there is no official announcement by the University. Therefore keep the above dates/months in mind for just the general reference.

LPU NEST Exam Pattern

Scholarship exam for the B.Tech programme consists of four subjects where there is an option between Mathematics/Biology. A total of 110 questions are asked which is based on the multiple-choice questions. 150 minutes are given to solve the questions i.e 2 hr 30 min. Hence within the limited time, the candidates have to solve the questions.

The exam pattern of LPU NEST B.tech programme is given below:

SubjectsNo. of questionsMarks per QuestionMaximum Marks per subject
Physics30 questions4 Marks120 Marks
Chemistry30 questions4 Marks120 Marks
Mathematics/ Biology30 questions4 Marks120 Marks
English20 questions2 Marks40 Marks

LPU NEST Marking Scheme

University conducts the exam of a total of four hundred marks. The marking is based on the performance of the students. The Advantage of the marking schemes are:

  • There is no negative marking for the wrong answer
  • Marks are given to every correct answer
  • It does not mark on the basis of no. of attempt but on the basis of the correct attempt.

How To Look For The Exam Pattern

In order to know about the classification of the mark among the subjects, one can follow certain steps.

  • Visit the link given in the article
  • Look for the “Information “ section on the screen and go for “ Question Paper Pattern”
  • One can easily view the exam pattern as per the subjects.

Contents Available In The Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern consists of multiple information about the scholarship exam. The contents in the pattern are:

  • Subject name
  • No. of questions
  • Marks as per the question
  • Total marks per subject

Importance of LPU NEST Exam Pattern 2020

The importance of the exam pattern is given below:

  • It helps the students to know about the marking position as per the subject
  • Solving the model test paper shows which topic holds great weight in comparison to others. Thus helpful in preparation which directly affects the marking scheme
  • As per the pattern, students start preparing for the exam


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