PES Scholastic Aptitude Test

Exam Date: 14 Apr 2022,19 May 2022,16 Jun 2022 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Exam Date: 14 Apr 2022,19 May 2022,16 Jun 2022

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 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

Updated On - September 24 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

PESSAT 2022 i.e. People Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test is a National-level exam that will be conducted tentatively in the mont of July/August 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. The candidates need to go through the complete article to know all about PESSAT 2022 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, etc.

PESSAT 2022 Exam Status

Candidates can check the details of PESSAT 2022 which is mentioned below:

Exam StatusTo be Announced

Latest Update

PESSAT 2021 online counselling is ongoing.

PESSAT 2022 Important Dates

Given below are important dates for PESSAT 2022:

PESSAT 2022 Schedule
EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form ReleaseJanuary 2022
Slot booking commencementTo be Announced
Exam DateTo be Announced
Result DateTo be Announced
Last date for admissionTo be Announced

PESSAT 2022 Application Form

PESSAT 2022 Application form will be available on the official website of PES University. Candidates need to know all the important updates regarding PESSAT 2022 registration so that they can submit their application form timely.
All the essential details PESSAT 2022 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 in two or more online application forms, 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: (
  • 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 2022 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 forms 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 2022 Eligibility Criteria

PESSAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria is different for different courses. Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the exam. If any candidate is found ineligible for the exam at any stage then his/her candidature will be canceled. 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
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.
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.
Candidates applying for this course should have finished their 10+2 or equivalent examination in any of the streams from a recognized board.
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
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
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.


Qualification: The candidate must have qualified and should have a bachelor's 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
Qualification: Applicants should have completed their undergraduate degrees 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 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the PESSAT 2022 Exam Pattern in the given below table:
PESSAT Exam Pattern
Examination ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT)

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 
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
Computer 20
Analytical and Logical Ability20
TOTAL120 Questions

PESSAT 2022 Syllabus

Candidates must check the given below table regarding PESSAT 2022 Syllabus for better preparation:
B.Tech Syllabus for PESSAT:
PESSAT 2020 BBA /BBA – HEM/B.Com Syllabus:
1English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability
2Analytical & Logical Reasoning
3Quantitative Reasoning
B.Des PESSAT Syllabus:
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 2022:
1English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability
2Analytical & Logical Reasoning
3Quantitative Reasoning
4Basic Law
PESSAT Syllabus of BCA:
2Analytical & Logical Ability
3Computer Awareness
4English Comprehension
B.Pharm/Pharm.D Syllabus of PESSAT Exam:
(As per the option selected in the registration form)
4English Comprehension
PESSAT 2021 M.Tech & MCA Syllabus:
2Analytical & Logical Ability
3Computer Awareness
4English Comprehension
MBA Syllabus for PESSAT:
1English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability
2Analytical & Logical Reasoning
3Quantitative Reasoning
4General Awareness
M.Pharm/Pharm.D Post Baccalaureate PESSAT Syllabus:
2Pharmaceutical Analysis

PESSAT 2022 Important Books 

Important and good books can enhance your preparation at an important level. Some important recommended books for PESSAT 2022 is given below: 

Important Books Authors
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 2022 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's 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 2022 Slot Booking

Candidates must check the given below points regarding PESSAT 2022 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 centers per their preference (at least three).

PESSAT 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can download the PESSAT 2022 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 2022 Result

Candidates can download their PESSAT 2022 Result from the official website.

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

PESSAT 2022 Counselling

The counseling process of the PES Scholastic Aptitude Test once the result will be announced. Counselling will be held in two rounds. Candidates must submit the following documents for verification at the time of admission:

  • PESSAT 2022 Scorecard and Admit Card
  • Migration Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • 10th and 12th Passing Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Valid government ID proof

PESSAT 2022 Exam Centers

Candidates can check the PESSAT 2022 exam centers from the given below table:

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

PESSAT 2022 Highlights

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

Exam Name
PESSAT 2022 (People Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test 2022 )
Conducting Body

PES University, Bangalore

Exam Level

State Level


 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses 

Official website
Application Form
Soon to be activated
Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

Admission Test for various undergraduate and postgraduate

Stay connected for more updates 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 universities 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

PESSAT 2022 Exam Date14 Apr, 19 May 2022
Result Date29 Jul 2022 (Tentative)

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



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

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

01 Jan 2022

Form End Date:

28 Feb 2022

The forms will open on 01 Jan 2022



Examination Date (Online):

14 Apr 2022, 19 May 2022

Application Fees:

₹ 1,050

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