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PESSAT

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test

Form Date: 20 Dec - 30 Apr 2021 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 20 Dec - 30 Apr 2021

PESSAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,050
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:PES University (PESU)
  • Courses:B.Tech, M.Tech, BCA, MCA, MBA
  • Streams:Engineering, Commerce, Management, Computer Application, Hotel Management

PESSAT 2021: Application form (OUT), Slot Booking (started)

Updated On - February 22 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

PESSAT 2021 People Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is a National-level exam that will be conducted by PES University, Bangalore. It is organized to offer admission into B. Tech, B.Arch, BBA/BBA-HEM (BBA - Hospitality & Event Management), BBA, LLB – 5 Year Integrated Law Program, B.Des, BCA, MBA etc. courses. This exam is conducted yearly and the candidates must appear in PESSAT to get admission into the various courses offered by PES University, Bangalore. PESSAT 2021 Application Form has been released. Candidates must fill the application form on time to appear in the exam.  The candidates need to go through the complete article to know all about PESSAT 2021 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card etc.

Latest Update

  • PESSAT 2021 Slot Booking and Admit Card process has been started.
  • PESSAT 2021 Application Form has been released on 20 December 2020.
PESSAT 2021 > Apply now!

PESSAT 2021 Important Dates

Given below are important dates for PESSAT 2021:

For B.Tech.

PESSAT 2021 B.Tech. Dates
EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form Release20 December 2020 (Released)
Last date to submit the application form from outside BengaluruOngoing
The last date to submit the application form at the Bangalore centre onlyOngoing
Slot booking commencementStarted
Exam Date1st to 4th week of May 2021
Result DateFourth week of May 2021
PESSAT 2021 first-round counsellingThe first week of June 2021
B.Tech second-round counsellingThe first week of July 2021
Last date for admissionThe first week of August 2021

For B.Arch. programmes (Based on NATA Scores)

PESSAT 2021 B.Arch. Dates
EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form Release20 December 2020 (Released)
The first round of counsellingFourth week of May 2021
The second round of counsellingJune/July 2021
Last date for submission of original documentsThe first week of July 2021

For Other Courses

PESSAT 2021 Dates
EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form Release20 December 2020 (Released)
Slot booking commencementThe first week of January 2021
Exam DateJuly 2021
Result DateThree days after taking the exam
Last date for admissionThe first week of August 2021

PESSAT 2021 Application Form

PESSAT 2021 Application form is available on the official website of PES University from 20 December 2020. Candidates need to know all the important updates regarding PESSAT 2021 registration so that they can submit their application form timely.
All the essential details PESSAT 2021 Application Form is given below:
  • Candidates firstly need to register themselves on the official website portal of the university.
  • Candidates should fill in their information carefully. If any wrong information is detected during the scrutiny, their candidature will be rejected at any time of admission.
  • In case candidates fill two or more online application form, the last filled and completed application form will be considered for further process.
How to Apply? (Online)
  • Applicants firstly need to select the course for which they want to apply.
  • After that, they need to check their Eligibility Status for the PESSAT exam.
  • Then the applicants need to register themselves for the PESSAT exam. The link for registration is: (www.pes.edu/pessat)
  • After taking PES Scholastic Aptitude Test, the candidate shall go through a short interview on the same day of the test on the PES University campus (for selected courses only).
  • After the interview, the candidate will be informed about their selection status (confirmation/rejection). Also, candidates will have to pay the course fee (different for all the courses)if they are selected.

PESSAT 2021 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates have to pay the amount of Rs. 1050/- as an application fee (Rs. 550/- for B.Com and Pharmacy Programs only) can be paid by both through offline and online mode:
  • Online Mode: Applicants can pay the fee through a Credit card/Debit Card or Net Banking.
  • Offline Mode: In offline, the fee can be paid by using the following methods given below:
1) Challan:-

The candidate will be required to take out the printout of both application form as well as challan, carry both the printouts to the bank for payment. After that, the candidate will have to submit a hard copy of the application along with a copy of stamped challan.

2) Demand Draft (DD):-
The applicant will have to pay the DD in Favor of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. After this, the candidate will have to procure DD from the bank, then enter DD details in the space provided online and to be sent along with printed application form to the following address:

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

PESSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

PESSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria is different for different courses. Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the exam. If any candidate found ineligible for the exam at any stage then his/her candidature will be cancelled. The eligibility criteria of the PES Scholastic Aptitude Test 2021 for various UG & PG courses is given below:
Undergraduate Course
PESSAT Eligibility for UG courses
Course Name
Eligibility
B.Tech
Qualification: Candidates should have completed a 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
Subjects: Applicants must have passed the qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as major subjects.
Minimum Marks: Aspirants needs to have secured an aggregate of at least 60% marks in the qualifying PESSAT 2020 exam.
Test Score: Aspirants should have cleared PESSAT (National level exam) or KCET (State level exam) test score.
B.Arch.
NATA Score Card: Candidates should have written the NATA exam, should have a NATA score to get admission into the B. Arch Program.
Candidates who are applying through CLAT/NATA score should fill the PESSAT 2020 application form and should upload their CLAT/NATA score.
Qualification: Candidates should qualify 10+2 examination with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks and it is mandatory to study mathematics for the B.Arch. course.
 BBA/BBA-HEM
Candidates applying for this course should have finished their 10+2 or equivalent examination in any of the streams from a recognized board.
B.A./L.L.B
CLAT Score Card: Candidates who have passed the CLAT exam can apply for getting admission into the BA LLB program.
Candidates who are applying through CLAT score should fill the PESSAT 2020 application form and should upload their CLAT score.
Qualification: Candidates should qualify 10+2 examination with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
B.Des
Qualification: Aspirants should have completed a 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board in any stream.
Minimum Marks: Candidates should have at least a minimum of 50% mark to qualify for the above exam.
Score: Aspirants need to have a test score in PESSAT & UCEED.
Postgraduate Course
PESSAT Eligibility for PG courses
Course Name
Eligibility
 
M.Tech
Qualification: Candidates need to have completed BE/B.Tech degree from a recognized university. Candidates should have studied in a branch that is relevant to the branch that they are applying for.
Test Scores: Candidates must have a test score in one of the following exams: PGCET, GATE, PESSAT.
MBA

 

Qualification: The candidate must have qualified and should have a bachelor degree from a recognized University.
Minimum Marks: Candidates must have a minimum aggregate of 60% from the qualifying degree.
Pursuing an MBA: Aspirants who are already appearing in MBA can also apply for admissions.
Test Score: Aspirants should have test scores in the following exams: PESSAT, PGCDG, MAT, CMAT, CAT, GMAT
MCA
 
 
 
Qualification: Applicants should have completed their undergraduate degree from a recognized university.
Subjects: Candidates must have passed the qualifying exam as one of the elective subjects with Computer Science or Mathematics or Statistics or Business Mathematics or Computer Programming or Business Statistics.
Minimum Marks: Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate in the qualifying exam.
Test Score: Candidates who are willing to apply should have a test score in PESSAT and PGCET.

The above-given parameters should be fulfilled by each candidate to sit for the exam.

PESSAT 2021 Slot Booking

Candidates must check the given below points regarding PESSAT 2021 slot booking for the exam schedule:

  • Candidates should book their slot after the application form.
  • Applicants have to visit the official website for slot booking. 
  • Also, candidates have to log in with their registration number for slot booking.
  • Must fill their name, examination, test centres per their preference (at least three).

PESSAT 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download the PESSAT 2021 admit card on the official website. Candidates must go through the given below points:
  • PESSAT Hall Ticket is available in online mode.
  • Candidates must book their slot before downloading the admit card.
  • Applicants can log in with their registration number and password.
  • Must check all details on the admit card carefully.
  • Also, keep the printout of the admit card for future use.

PESSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the PESSAT 2021 Exam Pattern in the given below table:
PESSAT Exam Pattern
Examination ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT)
Duration

B.Tech: 180 Minutes (Two and a Half hours)

Others: 120 Minutes (Two Hours)

Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions

B.Tech: 180 Questions

For other exams vary to courses

Marking Scheme1 Marks for each correct answer
Negative MarkingThere is no Negative Marking 
Subject wise questions distribution for B.Tech:
SubjectsNumber of Questions 
Mathematics60
Chemistry40
Physics60
English20
NOTE: In the B.Tech paper, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • In B.Tech (Lateral Entry), the exam will be of 120 minutes and will consist of 60 questions about their respective diploma stream.
Subjects wise questions distribution for M.Tech & MCA:
SubjectsNumber of Questions
Mathematics60
Computer 20
English20
Analytical and Logical Ability20
TOTAL120 Questions

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus

Candidates must check the given below table regarding PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for better preparation:
B.Tech Syllabus for PESSAT:
Sl.NoSubject
1Mathematics
2Physics
3Chemistry
4English
PESSAT 2020 BBA /BBA – HEM/B.Com Syllabus:
Sl.NoSubject
1English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability
2Analytical & Logical Reasoning
3Quantitative Reasoning
B.Des PESSAT Syllabus:
Sl.NoSubject
1Basic Knowledge of Colors and Form
2General Knowledge
3Sensitivity to Aspects of Typography
4Spatial Sense
5Ability to Visualize / Imagine
63D Visualization
7Free-Hand Sketching
8Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering
9Basic English
10Basic Analytical Ability
BBA, LLB Syllabus for PESSAT 2021:
Sl.NoSubject
1English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability
2Analytical & Logical Reasoning
3Quantitative Reasoning
4Basic Law
PESSAT Syllabus of BCA:
Sl.NoSubject
1Mathematics
2Analytical & Logical Ability
3Computer Awareness
4English Comprehension
B.Pharm/Pharm.D Syllabus of PESSAT Exam:
Sl.NoSubject
1Physics
2Chemistry
3Mathematics/Biology
(As per the option selected in the registration form)
4English Comprehension
PESSAT 2021 M.Tech & MCA Syllabus:
Sl.NoSubject
1Mathematics
2Analytical & Logical Ability
3Computer Awareness
4English Comprehension
MBA Syllabus for PESSAT:
Sl.NoSubject
1English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability
2Analytical & Logical Reasoning
3Quantitative Reasoning
4General Awareness
M.Pharm/Pharm.D Post Baccalaureate PESSAT Syllabus:
Sl.noSubject
1Pharmaceutics
2Pharmaceutical Analysis
3Pharmacology
4Pharmacognosy

PESSAT 2021 Important Books 

Important and good books can enhance your preparation at an important level. Some important recommended books for PESSAT 2021 is given below: 

Important Books Authors
NCERT PHYSICS CBSE 
Concepts of Physics by H.C Verma H.C Verma
Objective Chemistry Arihant
Mathematics R.D Sharma
Descriptive English for all Competitive Examinations S.J Thakur 
Arihant’s Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionAjay Singh
The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsDinesh Khatter 

PESSAT 2021 Preparation Tips

Given below are some tips that candidates can keep in mind while giving PESSAT:

  • Create a timetable and follow it strictly.
  • Make well-detailed notes which can be used for revision later on.
  • Study strategically and fix a time for each topic.
  • Practice previous year question and sample paper.
  • Check the syllabus and exam pattern properly.
  • Revision is a must.
  • Take a well nutritious diet and stay hydrated.
  • Do not panic study. Stay calm and collected.
  • Do not leave any topic for the last minute.

PESSAT 2021 Result

Candidates can download their PESSAT 2021 Result by the last week of May 2021 on the official website.

  • Candidates login with their registration number and password.
  • Shortlisted candidates have to go for counselling after the result declaration.
  • Take a print of the application form for further process.

PESSAT 2021 Counselling

The counselling process of the PES Scholastic Aptitude Test 2021 will start from the first week of June 2021 for B.Tech. PESSAT 2021 Counselling will be held in two rounds. Candidates must submit the following documents for verification at the time of admission:

  • PESSAT 2021 Scorecard and Admit Card
  • Migration Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • 10th and 12th Passing Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Valid government ID proof

PESSAT 2021 Exam Centers

Candidates can check the PESSAT 2021 exam centres from the given below table:

PESSAT Exam Centres
StateNumber of Test Centers
Karnataka21
Andhra Pradesh02
Assam (North-East)01
Bihar01
Gujarat01
Jammu & Kashmir01
Jharkhand01
Kerala01
Madhya Pradesh01
Maharashtra 03
New Delhi01
Odisha01
Punjab/ Haryana01
Rajasthan01
Tamil Nadu02
Uttar Pradesh01
West Bengal 01
NOTE: The above-given centres are for the B.Tech program only.
  • For all other coursed offered at Ring Road campus & Electronic City campus, test centres will be PES University Ring Road Campus, Bengaluru.
  • For courses offered at Hanumanth Nagar Campus, test centres will be PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus, Bengaluru.

PESSAT 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the basic information about the PESSAT exam given below:

Exam Name
PESSAT 2021 (People Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test 2021 )
Conducting Body

PES University, Bangalore

Exam Level

State Level

Courses

 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses 

IIT JAM Official website
Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

Admission Test for various undergraduate and postgraduate

Stay connected for more update regarding PESSAT 2021.

About PES University

People Education Society University, formerly known as PES Institute of Technology was established in 1972 and is located in Bangalore, India. It is one of the country’s leading University in teaching and research. PES University is committed to providing “education for the real world” that inspires the students to realize their potential. It is ranked sixth in the Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings of 2019 and is the only University in Karnataka to getting a rank in the top 20. It is mainly focused on five main educational areas: Engineering, Medicine, Management, Law and Life Sciences. 

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PESSAT Important Dates

TitleDates
PESSAT 2021 Form Date20 Dec - 30 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
PESSAT 2020 Exam Date22 May - 31 May 2021 (Tentative)
Counselling12 Jun - 26 Jun 2021 (Tentative)

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

180

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Mathematics60160
2Chemistry40140
3Physics60160
4English20120

Instructions:Question Paper of B.Tech will be of 180 Minutes but other courses Paper will be of 120 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Comments

Form Start Date:

20 Dec 2020

Form End Date:

30 Apr 2021

Number of days left to submit the form:

61

DAYS

Examination Date (Online):

22 May - 31 May 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 1,050

Admissions open for

UPES Dehradun

01 Jan 2021-10 Jun 2021

Chandigarh University

14 Dec 2020-29 May 2021

IIAD

01 Feb 2021-20 Mar 2021

Shiv Nadar University Admission 2021

15 Jan 2021-30 Jun 2021

NIIT University

30 Jan 2021-21 Apr 2021