Latest Update: The new exam dates for the PESSAT 2020 were announced recently. The last date to register for the PESSAT 2020 is June 15, 2020. The exam will be conducted between July 25, 2020 and August 9, 2020.
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Ranked one of the top universities 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 other courses. One of the ways to get admission into PES University is to qualify the PESSAT 2020 exam.
- What is PESSAT?
- PESSAT 2020 Exam Date
- PESSAT 2020 Eligibility
- PESSAT 2020 Syllabus
- PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern
- PESSAT 2020 Application Form Ongoing
- PESSAT 2020 Application Process
- PESSAT 2020 Admit Card
- PESSAT 2020 Exam Centres
- PESSAT 2020 Results
- PESSAT 2020 Counselling
- Related Exams
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 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.
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 the PESSAT 2020 official website from October 4, 2019
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 the PES University Bangalore campus only.
|Exam Name||Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test|
|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 2020 Exam Date
The PESSAT 2020 application forms were released on the official website on October 4, 2019. The exam will be held in May 2020 and the results will be out by the end of May 2020.
List of the tentative PESSAT 2020 Exam Dates are mentioned in the table below:
|Online Application Form Start Date||October 4, 2019|
|Online Application Form Finish Date for Candidates Outside of Bangalore||June 15, 2020|
|Online Application form Finish Date for Candidates from Bangalore||July 24, 2020|
|Commencement of Slot Booking||July 20, 2020|
|Date of Examination||July 25, 2020 to August 9, 2020|
|Announcement of Result||August 11, 2020|
|1st Round of Counselling||August 14, 2020|
|2nd Round of Counselling||Last week of August 2020|
PESSAT 2020 Eligibility
Candidates who are interested in appearing for the PESSAT 2020 must ensure that they fulfil all of the eligibility criteria set by the PES University. PESSAT 2020 Eligibility varies from course to course, so candidates are required to check the eligibility for the course that they are interested in applying to.
|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 2020 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 included.
Know more about PESSAT Syllabus.
PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern
PESSAT 2020 will only be conducted in online mode and each of the courses has a different exam pattern. PESSAT 2020 exam pattern for B.Tech courses is very simple where the candidates will have 3 hours (180 Minutes) to complete the examination. 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. Candidates can take full advantage of the no negative marking system and attempt all the questions. Candidates can refer to the PESSAT sample papers from the previous years to have an idea of the exam pattern.
Exam pattern for each of the courses offered by PESSAT are given in the table below:
|Course||Subject||No. of Questions|
|BBA||English Comprehension/ Verbal Ability||30|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||45|
|Analytical & Logical Ability||20|
|MBA/M.Com||English Comprehension/ Verbal Ability||30|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||40|
|Analytical & Logical Ability||20|
|M.Sc (Applied Economics)||English Comprehension/ Verbal Ability||30|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||30|
|Indian Economic Development||30|
PESSAT 2020 Application Form
PESSAT 2020 Application Form will be made available by the PES University on their official from 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 favour of 'PES University General Fund' which is payable in Bangalore, or through challan.
The candidates are required to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature. They should be of the prescribed format which is JPEG/JPG or PNG only. Make sure that the photograph is a recent one.
Note: There is no facility for correction of the PESSAT application form once it is submitted.
PESSAT 2020 Application Process
Candidates who are interested in taking the exam should visit the official website and register. 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 2020 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 the official website.
Note: The candidate will not be permitted into the exam centre without admit card, so it is a compulsory document to be carried along on the date of the exam.
PESSAT 2020 Exam Centres
Exam centre 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.
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu|
|New Delhi||New Delhi|
PESSAT 2020 Results
Results for PESSAT 2020 will be announced by the conducting authority, PES University. Results for B.Tech admissions will be announced in the last week of May 2020, and results for other courses will be declared a week after the date of the examination.
PESSAT 2020 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 performance in the interview.
PESSAT 2020 Counselling
The counselling process is done to allot seats in PES University. Only those who have made it in the 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 will be conducted in June 2020. And the second round of counselling will be in 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 favour of "PES University General Fund" that is payable in Bangalore.
PES University (Ring Road Campus)
PES University, 100 Feet Ring Road BSK III Stage, Bangalore - 560085
PES University (Electronic City Campus)
Hosur Road, 1Km Before Electronic City Bangalore - 560100
PES University (Hanumantha Nagar Campus)
50 Feet Road, Phase 1 Banashankari Stage I, Hanumanthanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560050
Email: [email protected]
Official website: www.pes.edu