'Admission only through entrance test'
Jalandhar, Feb 18: In the year 2016, admission to all B Tech programmes of Lovely Professiol University will only be through its prestigious entrance test ‘LPUNEST-2016’. Previously, LPU considered JEE Main and other central and state government tests also for admissions.
From this year onward, LPU is set to conduct its own entrance test so that students do not have to go for many other tests. Moreover, LPU is adopting the US pattern flexibility for students to book their slot of entrance test as per their preferred place and time. This test, only in online mode, is scheduled from April 15 to April 30, 2016 in 113 cities across India. Thereafter, from May 4, there will be online counseling and seat allocation.
The scores in the test will be considered as eligibility for admission to LPU B.Tech Programmes and for scholarship up to Rs 7.5 Lakh per student. Only Indian tiols are eligible to apply for the test. Applicants can apply online at www.lpu.in or obtain Application Kit from LPU Campus. Last date of receipt of application is Feb 29.
For the last many years, lakhs of applicants had been registering for LPUNEST tests, augmenting this test to be the largest private entrance test, including all state, central government, and private tests held in India. In 2014, this test turned out as overall 5th largest entrance test in India after JEE, AIPMT, GATE, and EAMCET (Andhra Pradesh) tests, as per the best information available.
LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal said, “In order to admit quality students for quality education, and also following feedback from many students and faculty members, admission in all LPU B Tech programmes from now onward will be through LPUNEST entrance test only. Starting in 2009, this test, in just 7 years, has become one of the largest entrance tests in India.” This was stated in a press release.