LPUNEST Exam Format, Design Syllabus 2018

Last Updated - March 22 2018

LPUNEST 2018 for Design Program is organizeed by LPU (Lovely Professional University) to provide admission and scholarship to the candidates who seek to pursue their career in Design. LUPNEST for design will be organizeed in online method (Computer Based Test). 

  • A total of 100 multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • The questions will be asked from topics such as General Awareness, Communication Ability, and Design Thinking.
  • Participants have to attempt all the questions in the period of 2 hours 30 minutes. 
  • The syllabus is based on the last qualifying level. 

Exam Format for LPUNEST 2018

LPUNEST 2018 for Design Program will be of 150-minute duration. There is no negative marking in this exam. The question paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ). The LPUNEST Design Test paper will be divided into three sections namely- General Awareness, Communication Ability, and Design Thinking. Find the clear LPUNEST Exam Format for design in the table given below: -  

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks per Question
General Awareness252 marks for each question
Communication Ability252 marks for each question
Design Thinking502 marks for each question

Since there is no negative marking in the LPUNEST Exam, aspirants must attempt all the questions asked in the exam. An aspirant will be rewarded 2 marks for every accurate response. 25 questions each will be asked from General Awareness and Communication Ability and 50 questions from Design Thinking.


Design Syllabus of LPUNEST 2018

LPUNEST syllabus is divided into 3 parts i.e. Communication Ability, General Awareness and Design Thinking. In the Communication Ability section, aspirants will be asked questions from English grammar, reading comprehension and vocabulary. 

Aspirants must be aware of different national and international events to response the questions from General Awareness section. The design thinking section is divided into:

  • Colour, its principles, and theory
  • Observation and design sensitivity
  • Visualization and spatial ability
  • The analytical and logical reasoning
  • Design thinking and problem-solving

The LPUNEST 2018 Syllabus for Design Program is elaborated below in the table:

SubjectSyllabus
Communication AbilityParts of speech, Prepositions, Tenses, Pronouns, Conjunctions, Verbs, Articles, Modals, Vocabulary, One-word substitution, Antonyms and Synonyms, Common mistakes in sentence construction, Reading Comprehension skills, Common mistakes in choice of vocabulary. 
General AwarenessIndian Politics, Indian History, Indian Economy, Who is Who, Budget and Five Years Plan, Sports Events, Science Invention and Discoveries, Awards and Honors, Abbreviations, International and National Organizations, Important Days and Weeks, Awareness of social and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design answers History of art, sculpture and literature and cultural connection with design history of the designed artefact.
Design ThinkingObservation and design sensitivity- Creative thinking, Design Awareness, Elements & Principles of Design, Discerning subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes and Detecting concealed properties in people, ordinary things, situations, and thinking critically about them and events
Visualization and spatial ability- 2D and 3D visualization, Natural & Geometrical Form, Transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects, Knowledge of practical and day-to-day scientific and mechanical concepts, Spatial relationships between various 2D or 3D shapes, Foreshortening & perspective and Use of measurements, scale & proportions
Analytical and logical reasoning- Use of logic and structured thinking to deduce from a given short passage, Story pictures, Discerning formats within the quantitative or qualitative information, Motifs and Weighing opinions, arguments or solutions against suitable criteria
Colour, its principles, and theory- Color Terminology, theme & colour interrelationship, Mood, Understanding Shade & Light, Color, Texture & Format, Color Psychology, Usage of colour in Compositions and Optical Illusion
Design thinking and problem-solving- Imagination & Doodling, Usage and analysis of visual analogies and metaphors, evaluate options, generate alternatives and select solutions for a given problem and Analysis and usage of symbols and signs

Design Programs Provideed at LPU

LPU (Lovely Professional University) provides many programs in Design and organizes a common entrance test for the same. The aspirant can take admission to the program of their choice depending on the marks scored by him or her in LPUNEST. Here is the list of all the Design Programs provideed by LPU.

  • B. Design (Multimedia)
  • B. Design (Fashion)
  • B.Sc. (Design - Multimedia)
  • B.Sc. (Design - Product & Industrial)
  • B.Sc. (Design- Graphics)
  • B.Sc. (Design - Fashion)
  • B. Design (Interior & Furniture)
  • B. Design (Graphics)
  • B.Sc. (Design - Gaming)
  • B. Design (Product & Industrial)
  • B. Design (Film and TV Production)
  • B.Sc. (Design - Interior & Furniture)
  • B.Sc. (Design - Film and TV Production)


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