LPU NEST Entrance Exam 2018

Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test ( LPUNEST 2018 ) for B.Tech aspirants. Students studying in 12th class can apply for LPUNEST 2018. Since its inception in 2009, more than 50,000 students are appearing in this exam ( LPUNEST ) every year. Registrations for LPUNEST 2018 begins from 1st week of November 2017 onwards. The Test will be conducted in online mode ( Pen and Paper Mode test is not allowed ) as per the schedule

This test will have two fold advantage as it will act as Eligibility Test as well as Scholarship Test.

Eligibility Test : LPUNEST 2018 will provide a gateway to all engineering programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in Engineering Programmes at LPU. For details, refer “Eligibility”.

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 2018 score, the university intends to award extensive Scholarship upto 7.5 lac per student. For details of scholarship please refer “Fee and Scholarship”.

LPU NEST 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality : Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST 2018

Qualifying Examination : Applicants appearing for LPUNEST 2018 should have either completed or shall be appearing in 2018, in final examination of 10 + 2 from Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE, New Delhi ) or The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination ( ICSE, 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 :

Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent ( with Physics, Mathematics and English )* subject to qualifying LPUNEST-2018

* For B.Tech. Biotechnology ( BT ), B.Tech. ( Food Technology ), B.Tech. ( Biomedical Engineering ), B.Tech. Biotechnology ( Hons. ) and Integrated B.Tech. Biotechnology ( BT ) – M.Tech. 
Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, English & either Maths or Biology or Biotechnology; other things remaining same as above.

* For B.Tech. Chemical Engineering ( CHE ) and  B.Tech. ( CHE – Petroleum )  
Subjects considered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English; other things remaining same as above.

LPU NEST 2018 Exam Pattern 

The test duration is of 150 minutes ( 2 hrs. 30 min. ) and consists of 110 multiple choice questions ( MCQ ) of the objective type.

The approximate distribution of questions is as follows :


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

  • Applicants can opt for either English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers or unanswered questions
  • The applicant can appear for the test in English and Hindi medium as well.

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LPU NEST 2018 Application Form

  • Application form will be in a format that can be processed by Optical Mark Reader ( OMR ).
  • Cost of LPUNEST 2018 Kit ( Application Form ) is Rupee 700 ( for boys ) and Rupee 400 ( for girls ), Application fee once paid will not be refunded.

Application forms can be obtained and submitted using one of the following methods

Option I : After Purchasing LPUNEST 2018 Kit

Applicant may obtain LPUNEST 2018 Kit from University Campus / Camp Offices or any other prescribed place by paying cash. Once the applicant has obtained the LPUNEST 2018 kit, form can be submitted by one of the following methods :

Manual :

  • Fill the full application form ( OMR sheet ) after reading all the instructions as specified under the head “Instructions for filling Application Form ( OMR sheet )” in LPUNEST booklet.

Semi-Online Application – In case applicant does not want to send the hard copy of purchased applicaiton form :

  • Fill the application form at www.lpu.in
  • When asked whether LPUNEST Kit already purchased or not, Click “Yes“ if you have purchased the LPUNEST Kit. Fill the OMR sheet No. and Unique OMR code, in the given space.
  • Submit and save the copy of complete application form for your reference.

Option II : Without Purchasing LPUNEST 2018 Kit

Applicant can apply for LPUNEST 2018 without purchasing LPUNEST 2018 Kit.

Online Application : Apply through the University Website (Internet banking facility required).

  • Fill the application form at www.lpu.in
  • Pay Rupee 700 ( for boys ) and Rupee 400 ( for girls ) through online payment when prompted.

Note : For online application, Applicant should have Internet Banking facility through Net banking / Debit card / Credit card.

Printout of the computer generated application should be retained by the applicant for reference.

All our correspondence including centre booking and issue of e-hall ticket / Appointment Letter / Admit Card 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.

Incomplete Applications
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.

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LPU NEST 2018 Exam Centres

Exam Centres :

StateCityCodeStateCityCode
ANDHRA PRADESHANANTPUR101MAHARASHTRANASIK159
GUDLAVALLERU215NAVI MUMBAI222
GUNTUR103PUNE160
KURNOOL104SANGLI356
NELLORE105THANE357
ONGOLE308VASAI ( WEST )346
RAJAHMUNDY106VIRAR220
TIRUPATHI303MANIPURIMPHAL161
VIJAYAWADA107MEGHALYASHILLONG162
VISHAKHAPATNAM101MIZORAMAIZWAL163
ARUACHAL PRADESHITANAGAR239NAGALANDDIMAPUR164
ASSAMGUWAHATI108NEW DELHIDELHI165
BIHARBEGUSARAI109ORISSABEHRAMPUR166
BHAGALPUR110BHUBANESHWAR167
GAYA111CUTTACK168
PATNA113ROURKELA169
CHANDIGARHCHANDIGARH114PUDUCHERRYNELLITHOPE368
CHATTISGARHBHILAI115PONDICHERRY365
BILASPUR (CG)116PUDUCHERRY224
RAIPUR118PUNJABAMRITSAR170
GOAMARGAON119BHATINDA171
PANJIM304LPU (JALANDHAR)172
GUJARATAHMEDABAD120LUDHIANA173
GANDHIDHAM121MOHALI370
RAJKOT122PUNJABPATHANKOT174
SURAT123PATIALA175
VADODARA124SANGRUR307
HARYANAAMBALA125RAJASTHANAJMER177
BHIWANI126ALWAR178
FARIDABAD127BIKANER179
GURUGRAM128JAIPUR180
HISSAR129JODHPUR181
JAGADHIR217KOTA182
KARNAL130UDAIPUR183
KURUSHETRA218TAMIL NADUCHENNAI184
PANIPAT131COMBATORE185
ROHTAK132MADURAI186
SONIPAT133NAGERCOIL386
YAMUNANAGAR134SALEM226
HIMACHAL PRADESHBILASPUR (HP)135TIRUNELVELI374
HAMIRPUR136TRICHY380
MANDI138TELANGANAHYDERABAD187
PALAMPUR139KHAMMAM188
SHIMLA140NAGLONDA229
JAMMU & KASHMIRJAMMU143NIZAMABAD189
JHARKHANDDHANBAD145SECUNDERABAD190
JAMSHEDPUR146WARANGAL191
RANCHI147TRIPURAAGARTALA192
KARNATAKABANGALORE148UTTAR PRADESHAGRA193
MANAGALORE333ALLAHABAD195
MYSORE321AMROHA230
KERALAALUVA345BAREILY196
COCHIN149GHAZIABAD197
ERNAKULAM344GORAKHPUR198
KANNUR339GRATER NOIDA387
KOTTAYAM335KANPUR199
KOZHIKODE150LUCKNOW200
MALAPPURAM DIST334MEERUT201
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM151
MORADABAD202
THRISSUR340MUZAFFARNAGAR193
MADHYA PRADESHBHOPAL152NOIDA204
GWALIOR153SAHARANPUR205
INDORE154VARANASI206
JABALPUR155UTTRAKHANDDEHRADUN207
MAHARASHTRAAURANGABAD214HALDWANI208
DADAR219HARIDWAR209
DOMBIVLI361RUDRAPUR210
KALWA223WEST BENGALDURGAPUR211
KOLAHPUR156KOLKATA212
Mumbai157SILIGURI213
Nagpur158

LPU NEST Test centres will be operational on all the days except Public Holidays and weekly offs. However in a few cities, test centre will be operational on specific days of the month only. The university reserves the right to allocate test centre to the applicant based on the availabilty of test centre. University also reserves the right to add or delete the test centre.

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LPU NEST 2018 Physics Syllabus

Unit 1: Motion :

Laws of Motion : Force and Inertia, Newton’s First Law of motion; Momentum, Newton’s Second Law of motion; Impulse; Newton’s Third Law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications; equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction. Dynamics of uniform circular motion: Centripetal force and its applications.

Work, Energy and Power : Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic and potential energies, work energy theorem, power. Potential energy of a spring, conservation of mechanical energy, conservative and non – conservative forces; Elastic & inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.

Rotational Motion : Centre of mass of a two particle system, Centre of mass of a rigid body; Basic concepts of rotational motion; moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum and its applications; moment of inertia, radius of gyration. Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications. Rigid body rotation, equations of rotational motion.

Unit 2: Kinematics, Gravitation & Oscillations :

Physics and Measurement : Physics, technology and society, S I units, Fundamental and derived units. Least count, accuracy and precision of measuring instruments, Errors in measurement, Dimensions of Physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.

Kinematics : Frame of reference. Motion in a straight line : Position time graph, speed and velocity. Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity, uniformly accelerated motion, velocity – time, position – time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion. Scalars and Vectors, Vector addition and Subtraction, Zero Vector, Scalar and Vector products, Unit Vector, Resolution of a Vector. Relative Velocity, Motion in a plane, Projectile Motion, Uniform Circular Motion.

Gravitation : The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity. Orbital velocity of a satellite. Geo – stationary satellites.

Oscillations and Waves : Periodic motion – period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion ( S.H.M. ) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring restoring force and force constant; energy in S.H.M. – kinetic and potential energies; Simple pendulum – derivation of expression for its time period; Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance. Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of a wave. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, Standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect in sound.

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LPU NEST 2018 Chemistry Syllabus

Unit 1 : Atomic Structure , States of Matter & Thermodynamics :

Some basic concepts in chemistry : Matter and its nature, Dalton’s atomic theory; Concept of atom, molecule, element and compound; Physical quantities and their measurements in Chemistry, precision and accuracy, significant figures, S.I. Units, dimensional analysis; Laws of chemical combination; Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept, molar mass, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formulae; Chemical equations and stoichiometry.

States of Matter : Classification of matter into solid, liquid and gaseous states.

Gaseous State : Measurable properties of gases; Gas laws – Boyle’s law, Charle’s law, Graham’s law of diffusion, Avogadro’s law, Dalton’s law of partial pressure; Concept of Absolute scale of temperature; Ideal gas equation; Kinetic theory of gases ( only postulates ); Concept of average, root mean square and most probable velocities; Real gases, deviation from Ideal behaviour, compressibility factor and van der Waals equation.

Liquid State : Properties of liquids – vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension and effect of temperature on them.

Solid State : Classification of solids: molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids ; Bragg’s Law and its applications; Unit cell and lattices, packing in solids ( fcc, bcc and hcp lattices ), voids, calculations involving unit cell parameters, imperfection in solids; Electrical, magnetic and dielectric properties.

Atomic Structure : Discovery of sub-atomic particles (electron, proton and neutron), Thomson and Rutherford atomic models and their limitations; Nature of electromagnetic radiation, photoelectric effect; Spectrum of hydrogen atom, Bohr model of hydrogen atom – its postulates, derivation of the relations for energy of the electron and radii of the different orbits, limitations of Bohr’s model; Dual nature of matter, de-Broglie’s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle. Elementary ideas of quantum mechanics, quantum mechanical model of atom, its important features, concept of atomic orbitals as one electron wave functions; Variation of Ψ and Ψ2 , with r for 1s and 2s orbitals; various quantum numbers (principal, angular momentum and magnetic quantum numbers) and their significance; shapes of s, p and d – orbitals, electron spin and spin quantum number; Rules for filling electrons in orbitals – aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of elements, extra stability of half- filled and completely filled orbitals.

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure : Kossel – Lewis approach to chemical bond formation, concept of ionic and covalent bonds. Ionic Bonding: Formation of ionic bonds, factors affecting the formation of ionic bonds; calculation of lattice enthalpy.

Covalent Bonding : Concept of electronegativity, Fajan’s rule, dipole moment; Valence ShellElectron Pair Repulsion ( VSEPR ) theory and shapes of simple molecules.

Quantum Mechanical Approach to Covalent Bonding : Valence bond theory – Its important features, concept of hybridization involving s, p and d orbitals; Resonance.

Molecular Orbital Theory – Its important features, LCAOs, types of molecular orbitals( bonding, antibonding ), sigma and pi – bonds, molecular orbital electronic configurations of homonuclear diatomic molecules, concept of bond order, bond length and bond energy. Elementary idea of metallic bonding. Hydrogen bonding and its applications.

Chemical Thermodynamics : Fundamentals of thermodynamics: System and surroundings, extensive and intensive properties, state functions, types of processes.

  • First Law of Thermodynamics – Concept of work, heat internal energy and enthalpy, heatcapacity, molar heat capacity; Hess’s law of constant heat summation; Enthalpies of bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, hydration, ionization and solution.
  • Second Law of Thermodynamics; Spontaneity of processes; the system as criteria for spontaneity, 0 ( Zero ) ( Standard Gibbs energy change ) and equilibrium constant.

Unit 2 : Solutions, Chemical Kinetics & Surface Chemistry :

Solutions : Different methods for expressing concentration of solution – molality, molarity, mole fraction, percentage ( by volume and mass both ), vapour pressure of solutions and Raoult’s Law – Ideal and non – ideal solutions, vapour pressure – composition, plots for ideal and non-ideal solutions; Colligative properties of dilute solutions – relative lowering of vapour pressure, depression of freezing point, elevation of boiling point and osmotic pressure; Determination of molecular mass using colligative properties; Abnormal value of molar mass, van’t Hoff factor and its significance.

Equilibrium : Meaning of equilibrium, concept of dynamic equilibrium.

Equilibria Involving Physical Processes : Solid – liquid, liquid – gas and solid – gas equilibria, Henry’s law, general characteristics of equilibrium involving physical processes.

Equilibria Involving Chemical Processes : Law of chemical equilibrium, equilibrium constants ( Kp and Kc ) and their significance, G0 in chemical equilibria, factors affecting equilibrium concentration, pressure, temperature, effect of catalyst; Le Chatelier’s principle.

Ionic Equilibrium : Weak and strong electrolytes, ionization of electrolytes, various concepts of acids and bases ( Arrhenius, Brnsted – Lowry and Lewis ) and their ionization, acid – base equilibria ( including multistage ionization ) and ionization constants, ionization of water, pH scale, common ion effect, hydrolysis of salts and pH of their solutions, solubility of sparingly soluble salts and solubility products, buffer solutions.

Redox Reactions and Electro Chemistry : Electronic concepts of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, rules for assigning oxidation number, balancing of redox reactions. Electrolytic and metallic conduction, conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivities and their variation with concentration: Kohlrausch’s law and its applications

Electrochemical Cells – Electrolytic and Galvanic cells, different types of electrodes, electrode potentials including standard electrode potential, half – cell and cell reactions, emf of a Galvanic cell and its measurement; Nernst equation and its applications; Relationship between cell potential and Gibbs’ energy change; Dry cell and lead accumulator; Fuel cells.

Chemical kinetics : Rate of a chemical reaction, factors affecting the rate of reactions: concentration, temperature, pressure and catalyst; elementary and complex reactions, order and molecularity of reactions, rate law, rate constant and its units, differential and integral forms of zero and first order reactions, their characteristics and half – lives, effect of temperature on rate of reactions – Arrhenius theory, activation energy and its calculation, collision theory of bimolecular gaseous reactions ( no derivation ).

Surface Chemistry : Adsorption – Physisorption and chemisorption and their characteristics, factors affectingadsorption of gases on solids – Freundlich and Langmuir adsorption isotherms, adsorption from solutions. Colloidal state – distinction among true solutions, colloids and suspensions, classification of colloids – lyophilic, lyophobic; multi molecular, macromolecular and associated colloids ( micelles ), preparation and properties of colloids – Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, dialysis, coagulation and flocculation; Emulsions and their characteristics.

Unit 3 :  Hydrogen & S-block Elements :

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties : Modern periodic law and present form of the periodic table, s, p, d and f block elements, periodic trends in properties of elements atomic and ionic radii, ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, valence, oxidation states and chemical reactivity.

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals : Modes of occurrence of elements in nature, minerals, ores; Steps involved in the extraction of metals – concentration, reduction ( chemical and electrolytic methods ) and refining with special reference to the extraction of Al, Cu, Zn & Fe; Thermodynamics and electrochemical principles involved in the extraction of metals.

Hydrogen : Position of hydrogen in periodic table, isotopes, preparation & uses of hydrogen; Physical & Chemical properties of water & Heavy Water; Structure, preparation, reactions & uses of hydrogen peroxide; Hydrogen as a fuel

S – block elements ( alkali and alkaline earth metals )

Group – 1 and 2 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationships. Preparation and properties of some important compounds – sodium carbonate and sodium hydroxide; Industrial uses of lime, limestone, Plaster of Paris and cement; Biological significance of Na, K, Mg and Ca.

Unit 4 : p, d & f block Elements and Environmental Chemistry :

p – Block elements : Group – 13 to Group 18 Elements : General Introduction: Electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements across the periods and down the groups; unique behaviour of the first element in each group. GroupWise study of the p – block elements

  • Group – 13 : Preparation, properties and uses of boron and aluminium; properties of boric acid, diborane, boron tri-fluoride, aluminium chloride and alums.
  • Group – 14 : Allotropes of carbon, tendency for catenation; Structure & properties of silicates, and zeolites.
  • Group – 15 : Properties & uses of nitrogen and phosphorus; Allotrophic forms of phosphorus; Preparation, properties, structures and uses of ammonia, nitric acid, phosphine and phosphorus halides, ( PCl3, PCl5 ); Structures of oxides and oxoacids of phosphorus.
  • Group – 16 : Preparation, properties, structures & uses of ozone; Allotropic forms of sulphur; Preparations, properties, structures & uses of sulphuric acid (including its industrial preparation); Structures of oxoacids of sulphur.
  • Group – 17 : Preparation, properties and uses of hydrochloric acid; Trends in the acidic nature of hydrogen halides; Structures of interhalogen compounds and oxides & oxoacids of halogens.
  • Group – 18 : Occurrence and uses of noble gases; Structures of fluorides and oxides of xenon.

d – and f – Block elements :

Transition Elements : General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics, general trends in properties of the first row transition elements – physical properties, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, atomic radii, colour, catalytic behaviour, magnetic properties, complex formation, interstitial compounds, alloy formation; Preparation, properties and uses of K2Cr 2O7 and KMnO4.

Inner Transition Elements :

Lanthanoids – Electronic configuration, oxidation states and lanthanoid contraction. Actinoids – Electronic configuration and oxidation states.

Co – ordinating Compounds : Introduction to Co-ordination compounds, Werner’s theory; ligands, co-ordination number, denticity, chelation; IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear co – ordination compounds, isomerism; Bonding – Valence bond approach and basic ideas of Crystal field theory, colour and magnetic properties; Importance of co-ordination compounds

Environmental Chemistry : Environmental pollution – Atmospheric, water and soil.

Tropospheric pollutants – Gaseous pollutants : Oxides of carbon, nitrogen and sulphur, hydrocarbons; their sources, harmful effects and prevention; Green house effect and Global warming; Acid rain; Particulate pollutants: Smoke, dust, smog, fumes, mist; their sources, harmful effects and prevention.

Stratospheric pollution : Formation and breakdown of ozone, depletion of ozone layer -its mechanism and effects. Water Pollution – Major pollutants such as, pathogens, organic wastes and chemical pollutants; their harmful effects and prevention. Soil pollution – Major pollutants such as: Pesticides ( insecticides,. Herbicides and fungicides ), their harmful effects and prevention. Strategies to control environmental pollution.

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LPU NEST 2018 Mathematics Syllabus

Unit 1: Algebra :

Sets, Relations and Functions : Sets and their representation; Union, intersection and complement of sets and their algebraic properties; Power set; Relation, Types of relations, equivalence relations, functions;. one one, into and onto functions, composition of functions.

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations : Complex numbers as ordered pairs of reals, Representation of complex numbers in the form a+ib and their representation in a plane, Argand diagram, algebra of complex numbers, modulus and argument ( or amplitude ) of a complex number, square root of a complex number, triangle inequality, Quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions. Relation between roots and coefficients, nature of roots, formation of quadratic equations with given roots.

Sequences and Series : Arithmetic and Geometric progressions, insertion of arithmetic, geometric means between two given numbers. Relation between A.M. and G.M. Sum upto n terms of special series: S n, S n2, Sn3. Arithmetico – Geometric progression

Unit 2 : Matrices, Vectors & Reasoning :

Matrices & Determinants : Matrices, algebra of matrices, types of matrices, determinants and matrices of order two and three. Properties of determinants, evaluation of determinants, area of triangles using determinants. Adjoint and evaluation of inverse of a square matrix using determinants and elementary transformations, Test of consistency and solution of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables using determinants and matrices.

Vector Algebra : Vectors and scalars, addition of vectors, components of a vector in two dimensions and three dimensional space, scalar and vector products, scalar and vector triple product.

Mathematical Reasoning : Statements, logical operations and, or, implies, implied by, if and only if. Understanding of tautology, contradiction, converse and contrapositive.

Unit 3 : Permutation-Combinations & Binomial Theorem :

Permutations and Combinations : Fundamental principle of counting, permutation as an arrangement and combination as selection, Meaning of P (n, r) and C (n, r), simple applications.

Mathematical Induction : Principle of Mathematical Induction and its simple applications.

Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications : Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, general term and middle term, properties of Binomial coefficients and simple applications.

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LPU NEST 2018 Biology Syllabus

Unit 1 : Diversity & Structural Organisation :

What is living? ; Biodiversity; Need for classification; Three domains of life; Taxonomy & Systematics; Concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy; Binomial nomenclature; Tools for study of Taxonomy – Museums, Zoos, Herbaria, Botanical gardens.

Five kingdom classification : Salient features and classification of Monera; Protista and Fungi into major groups; Lichens; Viruses and Viroids, Salient features and classification of plants into major groups-Algae, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms; Angiosperms- classification up to class, characteristic features and examples, Salient features and classification of animals-nonchordate up to phyla level and chordate up to classes level.

Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants : Morphology and modifications; Tissues; Anatomy and functions of different parts of flowering plants: Root, stem, leaf, inflorescence- cymose and recemose, flower, fruit and see, Animal tissues; Morphology, anatomy and functions of different systems ( digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous and reproductive ) of an insect ( cockroach ).

Cell Structure and Function : Cell theory and cell as the basic unit of life; Structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell; Plant cell and animal cell; Cell envelope, cell membrane, cell wall; Cell organelles-structure and function; Endomembrane system endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, lysosomes, vacuoles; mitochondria, ribosomes, plastids, micro bodies; Cytoskeleton, cilia, flagella, centrioles ( ultra structure and function ); Nucleus-nuclear membrane, chromatin, nucleolus. * Chemical constituents of living cells : Biomolecules-structure and function of proteins, carbodydrates, lipids, nucleic acids; Enzymes-types, properties, enzyme action.

B Cell division : Cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis and their significance.

Unit 2 : Plant Physiology :

Transport in Plants : Movement of water, gases and nutrients; Cell to cell transport – Diffusion, facilitated diffusion, active transport; Plant – water relations – Imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis; Long distance transport of water – Absorption, apoplast, symplast, transpiration pull, root pressure and guttation; Transpiration-Opening and closing of stomata; Uptake and translocation of mineral nutrients- Transport of food, phloem transport, Mass flow hypothesis; Diffusion of gases.

Mineral Nutrition : Essential minerals, macro and micronutrients and their role; Deficiency symptoms; Mineral toxicity; Elementary idea of Hydroponics as a method to study mineral nutrition; Nitrogen metabolism- Nitrogen cycle, biological nitrogen fixation.

Photosynthesis : Photosynthesis as a means of Autotrophic nutrition; Site of photosynthesis take place; pigments involved in Photosynthesis ( Elementary idea ); Photochemical and biosynthetic phases of photosynthesis; Cyclic and non cyclic and photophosphorylation; Chemiosmotic hypothesis; Photorespiration C3 and C4 pathways; Factors affecting photosynthesis.

Respiration : Exchange gases; Cellular respiration glycolysis, fermentation ( anaerobic ), TCA cycle and electron transport system (aerobic); Energy relations – Number of ATP molecules generated; Amphibolic pathways; Respiratory quotient.

Plant Growth and Development : Seed germination; Phases of Plant growth and plant growth rate; Plant growth and development : Seed germination ; Phase of Plant Conditions of growth; Differentiation, dedifferentiation and redifferentiation; Sequence of developmental process in a plant cell; Growth regulators-auxin, gibberellin, cytokinin, ethylene, ABA; Seed dormancy; Vernalisation; Photoperiodism.

Unit 3 : Human Physiology :

Digestion and absorption : Alimentary canal and digestive glands; Role of digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones; Peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; Caloric value of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; Egestion; Nutritional and digestive disorders – PEM, indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhea.

Breathing and Respiration : Respiratory organs in animals ( recall only ); Respiratory system in humans; Mechanism of breathing and its regulation in humans-Exchange of gases, transport of gases and regulation of respiration Respiratory volumes; Disorders related to respiration- Asthma, Emphysema, Occupational respiratory disorders.

Body Fluids and Circulation : Composition of blood, blood groups, coagulation of blood; Composition of lymph and its function; Human circulatory system – Structure of human heart and blood vessels; Cardiac cycle, cardiac output, ECG, Double circulation; Regulation of cardiac activity; Disorders of circulatory system-Hypertension, Coronary artery disease, Angina pectoris, Heart failure.

Excretory Products and their Elimination : Modes of excretion-Ammonotelism, ureotelism, uricotelism; Human excretory system-structure and fuction; Urine formation, Osmoregulation; Regulation of kidney function-Renin- angiotensin, Atrial Natriuretic Factor, ADH and Diabetes insipidus; Role of other organs in excretion; Disorders; Uraemia, Renal failure, Renal calculi, Nephritis; Dialysis and artificial kidney.

Locomotion and Movement : Types of movement-ciliary, fiagellar, muscular; Skeletal muscle- contractile proteins and muscle contraction; Skeletal system and its functions ; Joints; Disorders of muscular and skeletal system – Myasthenia gravis, Tetany, Muscular dystrophy, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Gout.

Neural Control and Coordination : Neuron and nerves; Nervous system in humans- central nervous system, peripheral nervous system and visceral nervous system; Generation and conduction of nerve impulse; Reflex action; Sense organs; Elementary structure and function of eye and ear.

Chemical coordination and regulation : Endocrine glands and hormones; Human endocrine system-Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Pineal, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Pancreas, Gonads; Mechanism of hormone action ( Elementary Idea ); Role of hormones as messengers and regulators, Hypo-and hyperactivity and related disorders ( Common disorders e.g. Dwarfism, Acromegaly, Cretinism, goiter, exopthalmic goiter, diabetes, Addison’s disease ).

Unit 4 : Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution :

Reproduction in Organisms : Reproduction, a characteristic feature of all organisms for continuation of species; Modes of reproduction – Asexual and sexual; Asexual reproduction; Modes-Binaryfission, sporulation, budding, gemmule, fragmentation; vegetative propagation in plants.

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants : Flower structure; Development of male and female gametophytes; Pollination-types, agencies and examples; Outbreeding devices; Pollen-Pistil interaction; Double fertilization; Post fertilization events – Development of endosperm and embryo, Development of seed and formation of fruit; Special modes-apomixis, parthenocarpy, polyembryony; Significance of seed and fruit formation.

Human Reproduction : Male and female reproductive systems; Microscopic anatomy of testis and ovary; Gametogenesis-spermatogenesis & oogenesis; Menstrual cycle; Fertilisation, embryo development upto blastocyst formation, implantation; Pregnancy and placenta formation; Parturition; Lactation.

Reproductive Health : Need for reproductive health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases ( STD ); Birth control-Need and Methods, Contraception and Medical Termination of Pregnancy ( MTP ); Amniocentesis; Infertility and assisted reproductive technologies – IVF, ZIFT, GIFT.

Genetics and Evolution : Heredity and Variation : Mendelian Inheritance; Deviations from Mendelism-lncomplete dominance, Co-dominance, Multiple alleles and Inheritance of blood groups, Pleiotropy; Elementary idea of polygenic inheritance; Chromosome theory of inheritance; Chromosomes and genes; Sex determination – ln humans, birds, honey bee; Linkage and crossing over; Sex linked inheritance – Haemophilia, Colour blindness; Mendelian disorders in humans-Thalassemia; Chromosomal disorders in humans; Down’s syndrome, Turner’s and Klinefelter’s syndromes.

Molecular Basis of Inheritance : Search for genetic material and DNA as genetic material; Structure of DNA and RNA; DNA packaging; DNA replication; Central dogma; Transcription, genetic code, translation; Gene expression and regulation-Lac Operon; Genome and human genome project; DNA finger printing.

Evolution : Origin of life; Biological evolution and evidences for biological evolution from Paleontology, comparative anatomy, embryology and molecular evidence); Darwin’s contribution, Modern Synthetic theory of Evolution; Mechanism of evolution-Variation ( Mutation and Recombination ) and Natural Selection with examples, types of natural selection; Gene flow and genetic drift; Hardy-Weinberg’s principle; Adaptive Radiation; Human evolution.

LPU NEST 2018 English Syllabus

Grammar : Parts of speech – Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Verb, Preposition, Conjunction Interjection; Tenses – Present, Past and Future Tense in Active and Passive Form; Modal Verbs – Can, Could, May, might, Should, Will, Would.

Associative Language Skills : Vocabulary – Antonyms, Synonyms, One word substitution, Word Analogies, Idioms and Phrases

Common Errors : Sentence Correction and Error Finding Exercises

Comprehension Passages : Closed and Open paragraphs, identifying key ideas or theme.

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LPU NEST 2018 Results

LPU NEST 2018 Exam Date :

LPU NEST 2018 Entrance Exam Date : 10th April, 2018 – 30th April, 2018

LPU NEST 2018 Result Date :

LPU NEST Results :  LPU NEST Entrance Exam Results likely to be declared in the month of 7th May, 2018

Email Registration for LPU NEST Results 2018

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LPU NEST 2018 Counselling 

After declaration of result, counseling and admission process will be conducted.

Online Counselling and Seat Allocation will be done from 7th May, 2018 onwards within the prescribed time limit. Based on the students preference, the seat will be allocated. After the seat is allocated, the applicant needs to deposit the fee through online mode or manually by visiting the university campus / Camp Office. For admission, students need to follow these steps:

  • Get your scorecard / rank.
  • Fill the seat preference.
    • The student can give 5 preferences which can vary in stream and program. i.e. B.Tech. CSE and Integrated B.Tech. – M.Tech. can be given as two different preferences.
  • The applicant will be allotted a particular programme in the first round of counselling, based upon the availability of seat and preferences filled by the applicant.

Note: After the first round of counselling, the upgradations of the allotted seats will be done. Vacant seats, if any, may be filled in subsequent rounds.

  • Download the allotment letter.
  • Deposit initial payment of Rupee 10,000/- ( Rupee 9100/- for programme fee of first semester and Rupee 900/- for applications for admissions ) to confirm the seat.
  • Complete the Admission form.
  • Upload the documents.
    • Date of Birth proof ( Matric certificate, PAN card, Adhaar card ),
    • 10+2 Pass Certificate. In case the 10+2 certificate is not available at the time of filling this application form ( recently appeared ), it may be submitted later on also.
  • All the submitted documents are to be verified from the originals within the prescribed timelines.
  • Deposit the balance fee within the timelines prescribed by university.

Important dates of Online counseling and Seat Allocation

Rounds of CounselingFilling of Online PreferenceResult of AllotmentLast date of Admission (subject to availability of seats) (scholarship subject to prevalence of scholarship scheme)
Round I7th May, 2018 to 12th May, 201814th May, 201814th May, 2018 to 20th May, 2018
Round IINA21st May, 201821st May, 2018 to 24th May, 2018
Round III21st May, 2018 to 24th May, 201825th May, 201825th May, 2018 to 31st May, 2018

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LPU NEST 2018 Important Dates

S.NoEvents Date
1LPU NEST Entrance examination dates10th April, 2018 - 30th April, 2018
2Online Registration opensFirst week of November, 2017
3Last date to apply28th February, 2018
4Slot booking for online examination1st March, 2018 onwards
5Declaration of Results7th May, 2018
6Online Counselling and Seat Allocation7th May, 2018 onwards

Contact Details

Division of Admissions ( LPUNEST 2018 ),
Lovely Professional University,
Jalandhar – Delhi G.T. Road ( NH – 1 ),
Phagwara, Punjab ( India ) – 144411,
Website : http://nest.lpu.in.

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