Exam Date : 1st May 2019 To 15th May 2019
Result Date : 28th May 2019

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


PESSAT 2019 Introduction

  • About: PESSAT (People's Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test) is a national level online entrance exam conducted by the PES University, Bangalore, Karnataka. PESSAT is the foremost step for the candidates who want to get admissions into PES University UG and PG programmes. 

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

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

  • Registration: Application forms will be available on PESSAT 2019 Official website from 11th October 2018. 

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

  • Scores accepted: Design program aspirants 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.

  • B. Tech programmes- Admissions through PESSAT can be taken for B.Tech programmes such as – Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering as well as Mechanical Engineering.

  • Others:

    • 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

  • B.Tech


  • BBA

  • B.Des

  • B.Arch

  • BBA, LLB

  • MCA

  • M.Sc (Applied Economics)

  • MBA

  • M.Tech

PESSAT 2019 Important Dates

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

  • 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 as per the course the aspirant is seeking admission for.

  • Attempts: Candidates are allowed only one attempt.

  • 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.

  • 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 is the candidates will have 3 hours of time to complete the PESSAT exam who applied for B.Tech courses. The exam duration for other courses is 2 hours.

  • Number of Questions: There will be about 180 MCQs for 180 marks with no negative marking.

  • 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.

  • Application Fee: The 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 the candidates who wish to apply for the exam can fill the form online on the Official Website.

  • Caution: Any error during the application form filling may result in cancellation of candidature whether it might be intentionally or otherwise.

PESSAT 2019 Exam Centres

  • Exam centres: PESSAT 2019 Exam Centres are spread around India in 42 cities with 44 test centres. 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: The admit card for other courses will be available from the month of January 2019.

PESSAT 2019 Results

  • Results: The 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.

PESSAT 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling Process: PESSAT 2019 Counselling Process will begin in June 2019. 

  • Shortlisting: 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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PESSAT 2019 Important Dates

  • The important dates for the B.Tech course are as follows: -

  • PESSAT registration date: The PESSAT registration process will begin on September 21st, 2017 and will end on April 12th, 2017 for the students from outside Bengaluru while the last date to register for the students in Bengaluru is April 17th, 2017.

  • PESSAT slot booking: The PESSAT slot booking will begin on April 21st, 2017.

  • PESSAT exam date: The PESSAT exam will be held in the first week of May 2017.

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PESSAT 2019 Eligibility

  • Eligibility criteria regarding Under-graduate courses: To apply for the  BTech/BE (Biotechnology/ Civil Engineering/ Computer Science and Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering) course the candidates have to score 60% in PCM in 12th standard or any equivalent. To apply for the B.Arch, BBA and BBA-HEM course the candidates have to pass their 10+2 examination from a recognized board.
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PESSAT 2019 Application Process

  • Procedure: The candidates can obtain the application form from the official website. The candidates have to click on the registration link and then fill up the form. The candidate needs to pay the application fee and upload his/her photograph. Candidates need to take a print out of the form once it has been filled. If the candidate has paid the fees by way of a challan then the application form and the challan should be printed and taken to the bank for payment. A hard copy of the application along with a copy of the stamped challan should be submitted to the bank.
  • Application fee: The application fee can be paid online or offline. The application fee can be paid using debit card/credit card/net banking. For the online mode of payment, candidates are required to obtain a Demand draft from any nationalized bank.

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PESSAT 2019 Application Form Details

  • PART 1: The candidate is required to fill some personal details such as course, name, gender, email id etc. Once this is done, click on "Proceed" and then click on "Edit/Confirm" button. A personal details page will appear.
  • PART 2: The candidate is required to fill details such as category, mother tongue, citizenship, address etc. Once this is done, click on "Continue" to upload your photograph from the required path.

  • PART 3: You can choose to upload the photograph later by entering the registration number, date of birth and gender details. Click on the "Confirm" button to move to the payment gateway.

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PESSAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit card Date: The PESSAT admit card will be available in the month of April 2017 for the B.Tech program while the admit card will be available in the month of January for the other programs.

  • Procedure: The candidates have to visit the official website to download the admit card.

  • Details: The admit card has information about the candidate's name, photograph, roll number and signature of the candidate, etc.

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PESSAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: The test will be conducted in online mode.

  • Subjects: The test will include the following subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English.

  • The Number of questions: There will be 60 questions from Physics and Mathematics, 20 questions from English and 40 questions from Chemistry.

  • Type of questions: All the questions will be objective type questions.

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PESSAT 2019 Syllabus

  • The topics are as follows:

  • English Comprehensive: The topics are Analogies & Syllogisms, Antonyms, Contextual usage, Fill In the Blanks, etc.

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning: The topics are Arrangement, Blood Relations, Calendars, Critical Reasoning, etc.

  • Quantitative Reasoning: The topics are Arithmetic, Geometry, Number system, Percentages, etc.

  • General Knowledge: The candidates should read the news on a regular basis.

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PESSAT 2019 Results

  • PESSAT result date: The PESSAT result will be declared by the last week of May 2017.

  • Procedure: The candidates have to visit the official website and enter their registration number and date of birth. The candidates will be able to see their scores and rank obtained.

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PESSAT 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling date: The PESSAT counselling process will be conducted in the month of June 2019. The second round will be held in the month of July 2019.

  • Counselling rounds: The PESSAT counselling process will consist of two rounds.

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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.

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