Exam Date : 2nd May 2019 To 20th May 2019
Result Date : 28th May 2019

Application Form, Dates, Syllabus and Pattern for PESSAT 2019:


PESSAT 2019 Introduction

  • About: The full form of PESSAT is People's Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test. PESSAT 2019 is a national level online entrance exam conducted by the PES University, Bangalore, Karnataka to screen the candidates for the 2019 intake into Various courses offered by it. PESSAT is the foremost step for the candidates who want to get admissions into PES University UG and PG programmes. 

  • Commitment: University is committed to providing an “education for the real world” that inspires students to realize their potential and push their boundaries. 

  • Admissions: Based on the candidate's performance in the PESSAT 2019, PES University offers admissions to its various courses.

  • Registration: Application forms will be available for students on PESSAT 2019 Official website from 5th October 2018. 

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

  • Scores accepted: Aspirants for Bachelor of Design have to appear for PESSAT DAT. Admissions to B. Arch is done on the basis of NATA score and for BBA LLB (Hons) admission CLAT score will be considered.

  • B. Tech programmes: Admissions for B.Tech programmes can be taken through PESSAT 2019. Various B.Tech courses offered by PESSAT are Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering as well as Mechanical Engineering.


PES University ranked #1 in Karnataka

It is placed seventh on the list of INDIA'S MOST TRUSTED Educational Institutes

PES University is in the list of Top 25 M.Tech colleges in India.

Courses Offered through PESSAT for 2019

PES University offers various courses from various domains like Engineering, Computer Science to Management and Law. The courses offered in various Domains are given below:

  • B.Tech

  • M.Tech


  • B.Des

  • B.Arch

  • BBA, LLB

  • MCA

  • M.Sc (Applied Economics)

  • MBA

PESSAT 2019 Important Dates

  • Registration Date: PESSAT 2019 Application Form will be released by PES University via online mode on the official website. 

  • Exam Date: PESSAT will begin on 2nd May 2019 and will be held till 20th May 2019.

  • PESSAT Result Date: PESSAT Results for 2019 will be declared in the month of May 2019. 

PESSAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility Criteria: PESSAT 2019 Eligibility varies from course to course, so candidates are required to check the eligibility for the course they are applying for.

  • Attempts: Candidates will have only one attempt and no 2nd attempt to improve scores will be given.

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates need to have cleared 10+2 examination or any proportionate exam approved by any recognized board with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

PESSAT 2019 Syllabus

  • Engineering Course: Class 11th and 12th level questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is the PESSAT 2019 Syllabus for engineering courses. Candidates should have a good understanding of the subjects in order to clear the examination.

  • Other Courses: Questions from Analytical & Logical Reasoning, English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability, Quantitative Reasoning and General Awareness will be asked for other courses.

PESSAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Duration: PESSAT 2019 Exam Pattern - Candidates will have 3 hours (180 Minutes) of time to complete the PESSAT exam who applied for B.Tech courses. The exam duration for other courses is 2 hours (120 Minutes).

  • Number of Questions: There will be about 180 MCQs for 180 marks (1 mark for each question) and there will be no negative marking. The candidate can take full advantage of the no negative marking system and attempt all the questions.

  • Sample Paper: Candidates can refer to previous year PESSAT Sample paper from previous year to have an idea of the exam pattern.

PESSAT 2019 Application form

  • Application Form Release: The PESSAT 2019 Important Dates will give Application Form release date by the PES University on 8th October 2018.

  • Mode of Application: Candidates can apply for PESSAT 2019 only through online mode.

  • Application Fee: PESSAT exam fee is Rs. 1050/- which can either be paid through a debit/credit card online or offline by issuing a demand draft drawn in favour of 'PES University General Fund' which is payable at Bangalore, or by Challan.

PESSAT 2019 Application Process

  • Mode: PESSAT 2019 Application Process for candidates who wish to apply for exam can fill form online on Official Website.

  • Caution: 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 2019 Exam Centres

  • Exam centres: PESSAT 2019 Exam Centres are spread around India in 39 cities. Number of test cities has been reduced by 3 from 42 test cities to 39 test cities this year. The slot booking is based on first come first serve.

  • Select: Candidates have the liberty to choose the appropriate centres feasible for them to attend during the application form filling process.

  • Frequency: PESSAT exam is conducted once a year.

PESSAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Release Date for PESSAT 2019 Admit Card for B.Tech can be obtained from the month of April 2019.

  • Release Date for other courses: Admit card for other courses will be available from the month of January 2019.

PESSAT 2019 Results

  • Results: Results for PESSAT 2019 will be announced by the conducting authority 'PES University'. Results for B.Tech admissions will be announced on 27th May 2019, and the results for other courses will be declared a week after the date of exam.

  • Checking of Results: PESSAT 2019 Results can be checked on the PES website by entering the candidate's registration number and date of birth. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their exam scores and the performance in the interview. 

  • Cutoff: It is the minimum score required by the candidate to acquire eligibility for admission and to take part in counselling. Cutoff will depend on the number of seats available and the candidates score in the PESSAT 2019.

PESSAT 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling Process: PESSAT 2019 Counselling Process will begin from June and first round of counselling is on 3rd June 2019. And second round of counselling will be held on July 2019.

  • Shortlisting: 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: Selected candidates should submit their authentic documents for verification. 

  • Proxy Counselling: Candidates need to download the authorization letter from the website online, fill it and duly sign it to attend proxy counselling.

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Colleges which accept [PESSAT]

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2017
13 Feb 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria for getting admission into PES University, formerly known as PESIT is that you have to pass the 12th board exam with a minimum of 60% in the stream of PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics). 
  • The students have to clear the PESSAT exam to get admission in this college.
  • On the basis of merit, one is given priority to get admission in this university.
  • Cutoff's for CSE, ISE are relatively lower compared to electronics, electrical, mechanical and civil engineering streams.

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2017
20 Jan 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • 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

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,

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

Date for registration

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

Asked By: Shakir Ali,

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.

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.

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,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates need to note that PESSAT 2017 would not be applicable for admissions at PESIT South Campus, PESIMSR & PES Central Campus.

Is a compulsory examination?

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

Asked By: Karim Mohammad,

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 for admissions in the university.