LPUNEST 2017 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
Lovely Professional University conducts National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for MBA aspirants. Candidates who have completed their graduation or appearing in the final year exam of their graduation can apply for LPUNEST 2017. The exam is conducted in two schedules- the first one is held in December-January while the second one is in April- May.
This test has an advantage as it is also a Scholarship Test. So apart from being the gateway to MBA programs, it can get you an extensive Scholarship up to `3 Lac rupees. LPU offers MBA, MBA Hons. and Specialized MBA. Following are the main specializations that may be offered in MBA and MBA (Hons.)- Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, International Business, Operations, and Information Technology while the Specialized MBA is offered in-Hospital & Healthcare Management, Agri - Business Management and E-Commerce etc.
LPUNEST is conducted in online mode only as per the schedule. The test comprises of 100 multiple choice questions of three sections, namely- English, General Aptitude and General Awareness. The time duration for the test is 150 minutes. The General Aptitude section is composed of Mathematics and Reasoning. This article will help you in preparing the Reasoning section well as it offers Exam Pattern, Syllabus and preparation tips for the same.
Applicants appearing for LPUNEST MBA-2017 should have either completed or shall be appearing in the final year examination of Graduation from UGC recognized University/Institution, etc. Candidates should have passed with 50% aggregate marks in Graduation or equivalent.
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The questions paper of LPUNEST is conducted in computer based test mode only. The test duration is of 150 minutes (2 hrs. 30 min.) and consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ) of the objective type. Following are the highlights of exam pattern-
|Mode of Exam||Computer Based Mode|
|Exam Duration||150 minutes|
|Paper Sections||3 (English, Aptitude and General Awareness)|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|No. of Questions||English- 40 General Aptitude Test- 40 General Awareness- 20|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks for each correct response|
|Negative Marketing||NO Negative Marking|
The approximate distribution of questions and marking scheme in all three sections are as follows
|Subjects||No. of questions||Marks per Question||Maximum Marks|
|English||40 questions||3 Marks||120 Marks|
|General Awareness||20 questions||3 Marks||60 Marks|
|General Aptitude||40 questions||3 Marks||120 Marks|
The language of the question paper will be only English.
Reasoning comes under the General Aptitude section of LPUNEST for MBA. Here is the common syllabus for General Aptitude section which also comprises Reasoning as well as Quantitative Aptitude. Following topics are covered in this whole section-
Quantitative Aptitude Syallbus- Numbers, Percentage, Profit, Loss & Discount, Ratio & Proportion, Simple & Compound Interest, Permutation& Combination & Probability, Time & Distance, Boats & streams, Races & Games, Time & Work, Pipes & Cistern, etc.
Reasoning Syllabus- Calendar & Clocks, Area, Series completion & Coding – Decoding & Alphabet test, Direction sense test, Blood relations, Seating arrangements, Syllogism, Number, Ranking & Time sequence test, Arithmetical reasoning, Inserting the missing character, Data sufficiency, Cubes and dice, Non verbal reasoning.
Logical Reasoning is considered as one of the important sections in all the MBA entrance exams. So it is very necessary to understand the topics that are covered under this section. Following is the syalbus of LPUNEST MBA Reasoning:
Although the topics mentioned above are the main topics of aptitude and reasoning section. Still, among these topics there are some topics that cover the most of the paper. Following are the important topics for LPUNEST MBA reasoning are-
For reasoning section, candidates have to prepare well as it is a scoring section. Following are some general tips to score well in this section-
All the subjects in LPUNEST paper are comprised from NCERT and other competitive books. So, for Aptitude test you need to read some useful books. Few useful reference books for Reasoning section are:
|Name of Book||Author/Publication|
|Logical Reasoning||Arun Sharma|
|Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning||R.S. Aggarwal|
LPUNEST second shift for MBA begins from April 10. Following table shows the entire schedule for both the shifts for LPUNEST MBA 2017-
|Particular||Schedule I||Schedule II|
|Entrance examination dates||10th Dec. 2016 - 10th Jan. 2017||10th April - 2nd May 2017|
|Registration Starts||1st Oct. 2016||2nd January 2017|
|Last date to apply||31st December 2016||28th February, 2017 31st March 2017|
|Slot booking for online examination||15th Nov. 2016 onwards||1st March 2017 onwards|
|Result||3rd week of January 2017||4th May 2017|
|Call for GD and Interview||February 2017 Onwards||May 05, 2017 onwards|
|Result for GD and Interview||March 10, 2017||Not announced yet|
|Last Date of Admission||May 31, 2017||May 31, 2017|
Candidates can check the LPUNEST MBA 2017 Results online on the official website, to be released in the first week of May, 2017. LPUNEST MBA result will also be sent to the candidates on their registered email id. LPUNEST MBA 2017 counselling process will begin a week after the declaration of LPUNEST Result.
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