MBA at LPU Jalandhar: Courses & Fees 2022

LPU MBA

Course Description

LPU has announced the commencement of the Schedule VII registration for the LPUNEST examination from October 1, 2021. The last date of submission of the application form for LPUNEST is October 31, 2021. The LPUNEST will be a remotely proctored test. The LPUNEST is scheduled to be conducted from October 6, 2021 to November 3, 2021.

Admission into the MBA course of LPU is on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the CAT/MAT/NMAT/XAT/CMAT/LPUNEST examination, followed by an interview process. 

LPU MBA Key Highlights


  • Candidates scoring good marks in the LPUNEST examination will be entitled to up to 100% scholarships.

  • The intake of the MBA course at LPU is 232.

  • The fee applicable to applicants admitted based on the LPUNEST scores is INR 1,90,000 (per semester).

  • LPU has been ranked 49 for Private MBA by NIRF 2020.

LPU MBA Important Dates 2021

ParticularsSchedule 7
Online Registration opensOctober 1, 2021 onwards
Slot booking for online examinationOctober 1, 2021 onwards
Last date of submission of Application for LPUNESTOctober 31, 2021
Entrance examination dates#October 6, 2021 - November 3, 2021 (only remotely proctored)
ResultWithin 24 working hours
Dates of InterviewCandidates can opt. for any preferred interview slot within 2-8 days after the declaration of LPUNEST result.
Last Date of AdmissionWithin 7 days after the declaration of the Interview result

LPU MBA Eligibility Criteria

Candidates seeking admission into the MBA course of LPU must have completed their Bachelor’s degree in any stream with a minimum of 55% marks as an aggregate. 

LPU MBA Admission Criteria


  • Registration for admission to MBA programmes is done through an online mode.

  • Every year, the Lovely Technical University conducts the National Entrance and Scholarship Examination (LPUNEST) for MBA candidates.

  • LPUNEST will be conducted in online mode as per the schedule mentioned above.

  • A valid score in the CAT/ MAT/ NMAT/ XAT/CMAT/ LPUNEST, followed by an interview, is required for admission to MBA and MBA (Hons) programmes.

How To Apply?

The details application process is given below:

Step 1: Signup


  • Register on the LPU official admission portal with all the basic details required (Name, Email ID, Mobile No., State, Gender and Password).

  • After successful registration, you will get a mail on your registered email id regarding this.

  • Login to LPU ADMIT using your previously created username and password.

Step 2: Apply for LPUNEST

LPUNEST is an online entrance test conducted to offer admission to programmes you are interested in. Admission to MBA is done based on performance in LPUNEST and Interview. 


  • Deposit the test fee:

  • The application form and a soft copy of the LPUNEST Kit cost Rs. 1000 (for boys) and Rs. 500 (for girls).

  • The cost of the application form and the printed LPUNEST kit is Rs. 1500 (for boys) and Rs. 1000 (for girls).

  • Fill the test application form.

Step 3: Book the exam slot


  • Book the time slot as per your preferred date, time, and venue to appear in the test.

  • You can choose from the 200 cities in India where the test will be conducted.

  • Download the examination hall ticket.

Step 4: Interview


  • After qualifying LPUNEST, choose a suitable date/ time/ venue to appear in the interview.

  • Appear for the interview in your preferred time slot.

Step 5: Admission


  • Deposit initial payment of Rs. 20000. After the successful realization of the payment.

  • A Provisional Registration Number will be produced and sent to the email address you provided.

  • Upload the required documents.

  • The balance fee must be charged within the university’s deadlines.

LPU MBA Course Details

Lovely Professional University offers a full-time MBA of duration 2 years. Specializations offered here include Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology, International Business, Financial Markets, Operations. The Course is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program (ACBSP).


  • Students will have the choice of going on a four-week study tour to the United States, Europe, or any other region.

  • Workshops on Digital Marketing, Business Analytics, Stock Market Operations, Life Skills, Creativity and Innovation, and Leadership were requested by industry to prepare students for the workforce.

  • In addition to the core curriculum, the course includes topics such as communication, critical thinking, and soft skills development to help students improve their personality and employability.

LPU MBA Syllabus

The course is divided into three semesters each year. The syllabus of MBA is as follows:

1st Year:

CourseEligibility Criteria
MFABFA or any 4-year graduation degree (with Fine Arts/ Drawing/ Painting as a subject)
M.Lib.I.ScB.Lib with at least 50% aggregate
MEdAt least 50% aggregate in BEd/ BA BEd/ BSc BEd/ B.El.Ed or equivalent
Or
D.El.Ed with a UG degree with 50% aggregate at both degree and diploma level (5% relaxation for SC/ BC applicants)
MPEdA minimum of 50% aggregate in B.P.Ed/ BSc in Health and Physical Education or equivalent (5% relaxation for SC/ BC applicants)

2nd Year:

Tri Semester 1Tri Semester 2Tri Semester 3
Capstone Project-ICapstone Project-IIBusiness Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate StrategyEmerging Technologies For ManagersField Project
Field ProjectField ProjectSpecialization Elective-4
Individual Dynamics and LeadershipManagement ScienceSpecialization Elective-4
Legal Aspects of BusinessSpecialization Elective-7Specialization Elective-4
Seminar on Summer TrainingSpecialization Elective-8Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Business Plan
Specialization Elective-4Specialization Elective-9
Specialization Elective-5
Specialization Elective-6

Electives Offered in Curriculum:

Agribusiness ManagementArtificial IntelligenceAuditing and TaxationBanking and Financial Services
Digital MarketingE-CommerceFinanceFinancial Markets
Financial ConsultingFintechHospital and Healthcare ManagementHuman Resources
Information TechnologyInternational BusinessInvestment BankingMarketing
OperationsRetail ManagementStrategy

LPU MBA Scholarships

Under all programmes, LPU offers a number of merit and need-based scholarships. Last year, students earned a scholarship worth more than Rs 100 crore. The following are the details regarding LPU scholarships for MBA programmes:

Scholarship on the basis of Percentage in Qualifying Examination:

The qualifications and amount of the scholarship are listed below.

CriteriaScholarship
90% or above aggregate marks in GraduationINR 95000 (i.e. 50% of Programme Fee)
80% - 89.99% aggregate marks in GraduationINR 76000 (i.e. 40% of Programme Fee)
70% - 79.99% aggregate marks in GraduationINR 57000 (i.e. 30% of Programme Fee)

Scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST:

The qualifications and amount of the scholarship are listed below.

Percentage SlabScholarship Amount (per semester)
Score More than or equivalent to the Group I cut-offINR 95000 (i.e. 50% of Programme Fee)
score more than or equivalent to Group II cut-offINR 76000 (i.e. 40% of Programme Fee)
score more than or equivalent to group III cut-offINR 57000 (i.e. 30% of Programme Fee)

Several other scholarships, in addition to LPUNEST (MBA), are available on the basis of:


  • Percentage in the qualifying exam

  • Performance or rank in national-level test

  • Performance in Sports, Cultural, Research and Development, Co-Curricular, Social Service, and Bravery Awards

  • Defence, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel and their dependents are eligible for a fee reduction.

  • Scholarship for orphans

  • Scholarship for Person with Certain Disability.

LPU MBA Placement

ParticularsPlacement Statistics 2020-21
Students Placed8500+
Companies Participated1500+
Number of Dream and Super Dream Offers347
Highest CTCINR 42 LPA
Top RecruitersMicrosoft, Trident

In the placement drive of 2021, 8500+ students were offered Jobs by more than 1500 participating companies.

During the placement drive of 2021, the highest CTC stood at INR 42 LPA and around 347 students were offered super dream (More than INR 10 LPA) and Dream offers (More than INR 5 LPA).

Some of the top recruiters like Microsoft, Trident, Capgemini, Cognizant, Aditya Birla Group participated in the placement drive of 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the factors defining the LPU NEST Cut Off 2021?

Ans: The following are the factors that affect LPU NEST cut off:


  • Number of seats available

  • Cut off of the previous year

  • Number of candidates who took the entrance exam

  • No. of qualifying candidates

  • The difficulty level of the entrance test

  • Performance in the examination.

2. Does LPU provides hostel facilities to MBA students?

Ans. Yes, LPU provides in house hostels and mess facilities to the MBA students.

3. Is there a reservation quota for NRI Candidates for the MBA programme at LPU?

Ans. No, there is no quota for NRIs for the MBA programme at LPU. The NRI candidates can however apply for the course.

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