PESSAT 2020: Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

Exam Date : April 21, 2020 To May 14, 2020
Result Date : May 22, 2020

Ranked #1 university in Karnataka, one of India's Most Trusted Educational Institutes, PES University, located in Bangalore, with the inclusion of skilled professors in their university provides a top-notch education for various programmes such as B.Tech, BBA, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, MSC and many more. All you need to do to get admission into PES University is to qualify PESSAT Exam.

What is PESSAT?

PESSAT stands for the People's Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test. PESSAT 2020 is a National-level online entrance exam conducted by the PES University, Bangalore, Karnataka to screen candidates for 2020 intake into various courses offered by it. PESSAT is the foremost step for candidates who want to get admissions into PES University for Under-Graduate (UG) and Post-Graduate (PG) programs.

PESSAT

Based on the candidate's performance in the PESSAT 2020, PES University offers admissions to its various courses. Application forms will be available for students on PESSAT 2020 Official website from October 4, 2019 

Engineering Exams will be conducted at various exam centers which are located all over the country for PESSAT. But, the test centers for all other courses will be conducted in Bangalore only at the campus of PES University.

PESSAT Exam 2020 at a glance
Exam Name Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test
Acronym PESSAT 2020
Conducting body PES University, Bangalore
Exam Level University Level
Category Undergraduate and Post Graduate
Mode of Exam Online Mode (Except for B.Des)
Registration Fee INR 1050/-
Duration of the Exam 120 mins to 180 mins, depending upon the course
Medium of Exam English
Courses Offered B.Tech, M.Tech, BBA-HEM, B.Des, B.Arch, BBA, LLB, MCA, M.SC, MBA

PESSAT Exam Dates

Filling up of Application Form for PESSAT 2020 has been started on the official website from October 4, 2019. Exam will be held in the month of May 2020 and the results will be out by the end of May 2020.

List of the tentative PESSAT Exam Dates 2020 are mentioned in the table below:

Important Dates for B.Tech of PESSAT 2020
Important Events Dates
Online Application Form Start Date October 4, 2019
Online Application Form Finish Date for Candidates Outside of Bangalore April 17, 2020 
Online Application form Finish Date for Candidates from Bangalore April 22, 2020 
Commencement of Slot Booking April 24, 2020 
Date of Examination May 2020
Announcement of Result May 2020 (Last Week)
1st Round of Counselling June 2020 
2nd Round of Counselling July 2020 

PESSAT Eligibility

Candidates who are interested in appearing for the PESSAT 2020 must ensure that they fulfill all of the eligibility criteria set forth by the PES University. PESSAT 2020 Eligibility varies from course to course, so candidates are required to check the eligibility for the course they are applying for.

PESSAT Eligibility Criteria for Various Courses
Course Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech Course Candidates must have completed their 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board
Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry
Candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination
M.Tech Course Candidates must have completed B.Tech/BE from a recognized university in a relevant branch
BBA Course Candidates must have completed their 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board
MBA Course Candidates must have completed their Bachelor Degree from a recognized university in any discipline
Appearing candidates are also eligible to apply
MCA Course Candidates must have completed their Bachelor Degree from a recognized university in any discipline
Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination with Computer Science or Mathematics or Computer Programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics or Statistics as one of the elective subjects.
Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination
B.Arch and BBA LLB Courses Candidates must have passed the NATA examination for getting admission into the B.Arch program
Candidates must have passed the CLAT examination for getting admission into the BBA LLB Programme.
Candidates need to upload their NATA and CLAT scorecard while filling PESSAT 2020 application form

PESSAT Syllabus

Most of the Syllabus for various courses of PESSAT Exam is comprised of questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics of 11th and 12th class of CBSE board subjects. Questions from Analytical & Logical Reasoning, English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability, Quantitative Reasoning, and General Awareness are also being asked.

PESSAT Exam Syllabus 2020 
Course Subjects
B.Tech
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English
BBA/B.Com
  • English Comprehensive/ Verbal Ability
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitive Reasoning
B.Des
  • Basic Knowledge of Colors and Form
  • General Knowledge
  • Sensitivity to Aspects of Typography
  • Spatial Sense
  • Ability to Visualize/imagine
  • 3D Visualization
  • Free Hand Sketching
  • Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering
  • Basic English
  • Basic Analytical Ability
LLB
  • English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Basic Law
BCA/M.Tech/MCA
  • Mathematics
  • Analytical & Logical Ability
  • English Comprehension
  • Computer Awareness
B.Pharm
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics/Biology
  • English Comprehension
MBA/M.Com
  • English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • General Awareness

Know more about PESSAT Syllabus.

PESSAT Exam Pattern

Examination of PESSAT 2020 will only be conducted in online mode and each of the courses has a different exam pattern. PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern is very simple in which candidates will have 3 hours (180 Minutes) of time to complete PESSAT exam who applied for B.Tech courses. Exam duration for other courses is 2 hours (120 Minutes).

There will be about 180 MCQs for 180 marks (1 mark for each question) and there will be no negative marking. Candidate can take full advantage of the no negative marking system and attempt all the questions. Candidates can refer to the previous year's PESSAT Sample paper from the previous year to have an idea of the exam pattern.

Exam pattern for each of the courses offered by PESSAT are given in the table below:

PESSAT Exam Pattern 2020 
Course Subject No. of Questions
B.Tech Mathematics 60
Physics 60
Chemistry 40
English 20
BBA English Comprehension/ Verbal Ability 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 45
Quantitative Reasoning 45
M.Tech Mathematics 60
Analytical & Logical Ability 20
Computer Awareness 20
English Comprehension 20
MBA/M.Com English Comprehension/ Verbal Ability 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 40
Quantitative Reasoning 40
General Awareness 10
MCA Mathematics 60
Analytical & Logical Ability 20
Computer Awareness 20
English comprehension 20
M.Sc (Applied Economics) English Comprehension/ Verbal Ability 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 30
Quantitative Reasoning 30
Indian Economic Development 30

PESSAT Application Form

An application form is only made available to register in the online mode and a candidate has to visit official website to fill in the form. PESSAT 2020 Application Form will be released by PES University on October 4, 2019.

Candidates can apply for PESSAT 2020 only through online mode. PESSAT exam fee is INR 1050/- which can either be paid through a debit/credit card online or offline by issuing a demand draft drawn in favor of 'PES University General Fund' which is payable at Bangalore, or by Challan.

Uploading Documents

The candidates are needed to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature. They should be of the prescribed format which is the JPEG/ JPG or PNG only. Make sure that the photograph is a more recent one.

Note: There is no facility for correction of the PESSAT Application Form once it is submitted.

PESSAT Application Process

Candidates who are interested in taking the exam should visit the official website and register an account there. Follow the steps given below to register for the exam.

  • Visit the official website of PES University.
  • Enter the necessary details such as Course, Name, Gender, Date of Birth and Email.
  • The Login ID is generated and sent to your email address. 
  • Using that login ID the candidate needs to log into the website and fill in the application form.

Note: Any error during application form filling may result in cancellation of candidature whether it might be intentionally or otherwise. But such candidates can apply through another application and this will be considered.

PESSAT Admit Card

PESSAT Admit Card 2020 will not be sent to candidates individually and is only available on the official website of PES University. PESSAT Admit Card 2020 for B.Tech and B.Arch can be obtained from April 2020. Admit card for other courses will be available from January 2020.

Note: Candidate will not be permitted into exam centre without admit card, so it is a compulsory document to be carried along during the date of an exam.

PESSAT Exam Centres

Exam center for PESSAT 2020 will be mentioned on the admit card of candidates. PESSAT 2020 Exam Centres are spread around India in 39 cities. Slot booking is based on first come first serve. Following is the list of exam centres for PESSAT 2020.

PESSAT Exam Centres 2020 
State City
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad
Vijayawada
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Patna
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Ranchi
Kerala Ernakulam
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Maharashtra Mumbai
Pune
Nagpur
New Delhi New Delhi
Orissa Bhubaneswar
Punjab/Haryana Chandigarh
Rajasthan Jaipur
Kota
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Karnataka Bangalore
Madikeri
Karwar
Belgaum
Bidar
Mysore
Hassan
Shimoga
Bagalkot
Mangalore
Tumkur
Chitradurga
Raichur
Udipi
Chikmagalur
Davangere
Bijapur
Bellary
Hubli/Dharwad
Haveri
Gulbarga

PESSAT Results

Results for PESSAT 2020 will be announced by the conducting authority 'PES University'. Results for B.Tech admissions will be announced on Last week of May 2020, and results for other courses will be declared a week after the date of exam.

PESSAT 2020 Results can be checked on the PES website by entering a candidate's registration number and date of birth. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their exam scores and performance in the interview. 

Counselling

Counselling process is done to allot seats in PES University. Only those who have made it in merit list are allowed for the Counselling Process. Candidates who are selected based on merit will be required to fill an application online with their details and secured marks.

PESSAT 2020 Counselling Process will begin from June and the first round of counselling is on June 2020. And second round of counselling will be held on July 2020. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their score and number of seats available. All the shortlisted candidates will be called for the counselling session according to their allocated dates.

Documents required for the Counselling Process

Selected candidates should submit their authentic documents for verification. These documents include:

  • Admit Card
  • Rank Card
  • 10+2 Marksheet
  • Graduation Marksheet if applicable
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • 6 Passport-sized photographs
  • 2 DDs worth INR 2,80,000/- and INR 5,000/- in favor of "PES University General Fund" that is payable at Bangalore.

PESSAT FAQs

Q. Is PESSAT 2020 online exam?

Ans. The PESSAT Exam is completely online and is a computer-based test.

Q. Is there any negative marking in PESSAT?

Ans. According to the exam pattern of the PESSAT, there is no negative marking for wrong answers, so candidates should be attempting as many problems as possible.

Q. Is there Management Quota in PES University?

Ans. Management quota seats are available for NRI/Indian students for higher tuition fees payable every year.

Q. I am appearing for the +2 exam, am I eligible for the PESSAT Exam?

Ans. Yes. Any candidate who is appearing for their qualifying exam is eligible for the exam provided that their results are announced before the admission into the university.

Q. How many chances can I take for PESSAT exam?

Ans. A candidate can take the PESSAT exam only once a year.

Q. I have already paid  PESSAT application fee, but the PES portal says the fee is still pending, what do I do?

Ans. Send an email to pessat@pes.edu and they see that it is cleared. 

Q. When can I book my slot to take the PESSAT exam for B.Tech?

Ans. The test slot booking for B.Tech starts in April every year.

Q. Is the PESSAT score considered for admission at all PES Institutions?

Ans. No. PESSAT score is only considered for admission into the PES University.

Contact Details

PES University (Ring Road Campus)

PES University, 100 Feet Ring Road BSK III Stage, Bangalore - 560085

Phone: 080-26721983/080-26722108

PES University (Electronic City Campus)

Hosur Road, 1Km Before Electronic City Bangalore - 560100

Phone: 080-66186610

PES University (Hanumantha Nagar Campus)

50 Feet Road, Phase 1 Banashankari Stage I, Hanumanthanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560050

Phone: 080-22429391

Email: admissions@pes.edu

Official website: https://www.pes.edu/

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Kishoredeep
Bachelor of Engineering (BE) (Information Technology), batch of 2020
06 Jan 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
5/10

GENERAL PROCEDURE

 

 

Make an application
STEP 1: Choose a program/course
STEP 2: Check Eligibility and Requirements
STEP 3: PES University Programs require you to take online written test PESSAT. Please Register for PESSAT Test by here. www.pes.edu/pessat
STEP 4: After taking PESSAT, the candidate shall go through a short interview on the same day of the test in our campus ((for select courses only)
STEP 5: Confirmation/ Rejection and payment of fees if selected
STEP 6: Start your program/course.

 

Minimum eligibility to apply for UG courses at PES University is at least 60% marks in class XII from a recognized board/university. For PG courses the minimum cutoff to apply is 50% in Graduate from a recognized university.
 
COURSES OFFERED

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (BTech)

Mechanical, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Civil, Biotechnology.



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Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2017
20 Jan 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
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  • Since the PES became a university in 2013, It does not takes students through the COMED-K exams anymore. PESSAT is the entrance exam setup for admissions.
  • Registrations for PESSAT can be done online, also a preferred date can be selected among the given slots. The test can be taken in one of the various test centers listed.
  • To be eligible for this examination, the student should have scored a 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in 12th STD or 2nd PUC or any other equivalent.
  • The procedure for online registrations usually happens sometime around April, and the results come out during the last week of May.
  • Selection of branch or counseling occurs in June and depends on your rank. There are two rounds of counseling and students should preferably attend both, if the desired branch is not available in the first.
  • The cut-off for the CSE course is 600 ranks and for ECE course 800 ranks are required.


Discussion Forum



Q
PESSAT Demand Draft DD address

I want to apply for PESSAT 2017. I just wanted to know on which address, I should send the Demand Draft to?

Asked By: Roshan Varghese,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Demand Draft should be paid in favour of "PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. 

The Application Form and the DD should be sent to the following address:

The Manager – Admissions,
Office of Admissions,
PES University,
100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage,
Bangalore – 560085

Phone Number: +91 80 2672 6622



Q
Date for registration

Are there different dates for registration of students from Bangalore and for students from other states?

Asked By: Shakir Ali,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The last date to register for students from outside Bengaluru is April 10, 2017, while students in Bengaluru can register until April 17, 2017.


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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidates who hail from bangalore can fill in their registrations for PESSAT till the 17th of April 2017, while the candidates coming in from other regions can fill their regitrations only till the 10th of April 2017. For the latest PESSAT examination dates check here.



Q
admission to PESIT South Campus

Would I be able to take an admission in PESIT South Campus with my PESSAT scores?

Asked By: Vandana V,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates need to note that PESSAT would not be applicable for admissions at PESIT South Campus, PESIMSR & PES Central Campus.



Q
Is a compulsory examination?

Should I have to write PESSAT to get admission into PES University?

Asked By: Karim Mohammad,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Yes, you have to write the PESSAT examination to get admission into PES University.
  • It is a compulsory examination for all the students seeking admissions in the university.

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