Exam Date : 20th May 2019
Result Date : 27th May 2019

PESSAT 2019 Application Form, Syllabus, Dates, Exam Pattern, Eligibility:

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

Important Dates of PESSAT 2019

  • Application form: The PESSAT 2019 application forms will be available from 2nd week of October 2018 on the official website.

  • Admit card: The admit card can be obtained by the candidates from the month of April 2019.

  • Results: The PESSAT 2019 exam results will be announced in the last week of May 2019 on the official website.

  • Counselling: The PESSAT 2019 counselling takes place once after the declaration of results in June 2019.
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PESSAT 2019 Eligibility

Eligibility Summary of PESSAT 2019

  • Qualification Criteria for B.Tech: Aspirants need to have completed 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board and have secured an aggregate of at least 60% marks with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as major subjects.

  • Qualification Criteria for M.Tech: A Candidates need to have completed BE/B.Tech degree from a recognized university in a relevant branch.

  • Qualification Criteria for BBA/BBA-HEM: Aspirants should have finished their 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognized board. 

  • Qualification Criteria for MBA: Aspirants should have qualified for the bachelor degree from a recognized university with at least 60% marks. 

  • Qualification Criteria for MCA: Aspirants should have completed the undergraduate degree from a recognized university with an elective subject and having secured at least 50% marks. Also have test score in PESSAT and PGCET.

  • Qualification Criteria for B.Arch/BBA LLB: Aspirants need to have attended NATA exam for B.Arch and CLAT exam for BBA LLB course. Qualify the 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks and mandatorily having maths for B.Arch course.

  • Qualification Criteria for B.Des: Aspirants to have completed 10+2 or equivalent exam with 60% marks, and also having test score in PESSAT and UCEED.

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PESSAT 2019 Application Process

Application Process Summary of PESSAT 2019

Steps to complete the PESSAT 2019 Online Application process

  • Visit the official PESSAT 2019 and fill in the registration form.

  • Save and confirm for any changes and then edit to proceed further.2019

  • Fill all the general details and then qualification details in the fields provided.

  • Choose the feasible exam centre for slot booking.

  • Click on the declaration box.

  • Enter their registration number, date of birth, and gender details while uploading the photo.

  • Fee payment through online or offline mode using DD or challan.

  • Offline mode payment should be sent to the PES University within its last date for application submission.

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PESSAT 2019 Application Form Details

Application Form Details Summary of PESSAT 2019

  • The candidates have to read carefully the eligibility criteria before filling up the PESSAT 2019 Application form.

  • The registration for the PESSAT 2019 examination should be done with the specific dates the application form is available.

  • Online application form submission includes uploading the passport size photograph and signature with the application form and form fee.

  • Application form fee payment can be done online by using credit card/debit card/net banking.

  • Application form fee payment can be done offline by sending the filled application form and Bank Challan/ Demand Draft of the application fee to the University via speed post.

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PESSAT 2019 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary of PESSAT 2019

  • Admit Card: The PESSAT 2019 admit card will be available online and is downloadable.

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

  • Mandatory Document: Candidates need to carry a copy of the admit card to the examination hall, else will be barred.

  • Verification: ID proof will be required along with the admit card for verification purpose at the exam centre.

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PESSAT 2019 Exam Pattern

PESSAT 2019 Examination Pattern Summary

  • Mode of exam: PESSAT2019 will be conducted online.

  • Time duration: The time duration for PESSAT2019 will be 180 minutes for 180 questions.

  • Marking Scheme: Every correct answer will fetch the candidate 1 mark and there will be no negative marking for wrong or unattended answer.

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PESSAT 2019 Syllabus

PESSAT 2019 Syllabus Summary

  • Syllabus for B.Tech: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English.

  • Syllabus for other Courses: English comprehensive, analytical and logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and general knowledge.

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PESSAT 2019 Results

PESSAT 2019 Results Summary

  • Result Date: PESSAT 2019 results will be out during last week of May.

  • Steps to access results: The results will be available on the official website.

  • Candidates must click on the result tab and enter the registration number and select DOB.

  • The result must be downloaded and a copy to be preserved for the admission process.

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PESSAT 2019 Counselling

PESSAT 2019 Counselling Summary

  • The PESSAT counselling session will comprise of 2 rounds namely group discussion and personal interview

  • Following the above-mentioned rounds, the merit list will be displayed on the official website.

  • PESSAT 2019 score is accepted by many other B-schools for admission.

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