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3 lakh students register for LPU's entrance test-NEST

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Jalandhar, March 02, 2014
First Published: 23:29 IST(2/3/2014) | Last Updated: 23:31 IST(2/3/2014)

More than three lakh students from across the country have been registered for Lovely Professional University (LPU) entrance test-National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (NEST) 2014 on Saturday.


LPU's  NEST would be the fourth largest entrance test of India after JEE, AIPMT and  EAMCET (Andhra Pradesh).

NEST will be conducted from the month of April onwards and the candidate clearing it would be considered eligibile for admission and for scholarship up to `4 Lakh per student as per the scholarship policy of the university.

LPU chancellor Ashok Mittal said, "Students of nearly 2,000 schools of the country have registered for NEST and we feel proud that such a large number of students, not only from north India only but from across the country have registered for the test."
Those qualifying NEST will be exempted from appearing in other eligibility tests conducted for admissions in LPU. The test will consist of  90 multiple choice questions, objective type in nature, to be answered in 120 minutes. There will be 30 questions each for physics, chemistry and mathematics/biology.
Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for the test and students should have either completed or shall be appearing in the final examination of 10+2, in 2014.

For NEST-related further queries, students can contact through e-mail:, or landline number 01824 - 404430 and toll free number 1800-102-4407.

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