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PES Scholastic Aptitude Test

Exam Date: 18 Jun - 04 Jul 2021

Computer Based Test

Exam Date: 18 Jun - 04 Jul 2021

PESSAT 2021 Exam Pattern - Mode, Marks Distribution, Duration.

Updated On - February 22 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

PESSAT 2021 Exam Pattern is set by PES University. PESSAT stands for People's Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test and it is a National-level online entrance exam conducted by the PES University, Bangalore, Karnataka. PESSAT is the foremost step for candidates who want to get admissions into PES University for Under-Graduate (UG) and Post-Graduate (PG) programs. Candidates must appear in PESSAT to get 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 offered by PES University, Bangalore. Through this article, candidates will get to know about the PESSAT 2021 Exam Pattern.

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PESSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must be aware of the PESSAT Exam Pattern 2021 to know the complete question paper format of the PES University Entrance Test. As it will give the idea to the candidates about how the question paper will be and how much time should be divided within each section. Also, the paper pattern of the People's Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test helps the candidates to strategies their preparation.
  • PESSAT examination is a computer-based online examination that takes place near about April or May.
  • Applicants should check the eligibility criteria properly before applying as any discrepancies will result in the cancellation of the application form.
  • Candidates will be admitted to the concerned courses as per the marks secured by them in the exam. Therefore, they must study hard for the test and crack it by securing good marks.

Check the PESSAT Exam Pattern 2021 given below in detail:

  • Exam Mode: The examination PESSAT 2021 is conducted in online mode for all the courses. An exception, B.Des. is conducted in the form of a pen and paper test.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked in the exam.
  • Medium: Exam is conducted in English medium.
  • Duration: B.Tech. applicants have a duration of 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes. Other applicants have to complete the exam in 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.
  • Number of Questions: 180 questions will be there for B.Tech. courses. Whereas,120 questions for the rest of the courses.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark is rewarded for every correct answer and there is no negative marking for the examination except B.Tech.

PESSAT Exam Pattern 2021 for various courses offered by the PES University is given hereby:

Exam Pattern for B.Tech

Subject-wise distribution of questions is given below for the Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) course:

PESSAT Paper Pattern for B.Tech
Subject
Number of Questions
Physics

60

Mathematics

60

Chemistry

40

English

20

TOTAL
180
Note: 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
For BBA/BBA-HEM

Check the distribution of questions for BBA/BBA-Hospitality & Event Management in PESSAT 2021 is given below:

Exam Pattern of BBA/BBA-HEM for PESSAT
Subjects
Number of Questions
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability

30

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

45

Quantitative Reasoning

45

TOTAL
120
For BBA and LLB

Check the exam pattern of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is given below:

PESSAT Exam Pattern of BBA/LLB
Subjects
Number of Questions
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability

30

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

30

Quantitative Reasoning

30

Basic Law

30

TOTAL
120

Exam Pattern for BCA

The question paper format of Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) is given hereby:

Exam Pattern of BCA for PESSAT
Subject
Number of Questions
Mathematics
60
Analytical & Logical Ability
20
Computer Awareness
20
English Comprehension
20
TOTAL
120
For B.DES
Candidates for the DAT (Design Aptitude test) are required to bring pens, sketching pencils and a portfolio of their previous creative works. 
S.No.
Subjects

1

Basic knowledge of Colours and Form

2

General Knowledge

3

Sensitivity to aspects of Typology

4

Spatial Sense

5

Ability to visualize/Imagine

6

3D visualization

7

Freehand sketching

8

Interpreting National laws and Basic Engineering

9

Basic English

10

Basic Analytical Ability

For B.Pharm / Pharm.D

Question Paper structure of B.Pharm and Pharm.D is given below in detail:

Paper Pattern for B.Pharm/Pharm.D
Subject
Number of Questions
Physics

30

Chemistry

30

Mathematics/Biology
(As per the option selected in the registration form)

30

English Comprehension

30

TOTAL
120
For M.Tech

Subject-wise distribution of questions for the PESSAT Master of Technology (M.Tech) test is given hereby:

PESSAT Paper Pattern for M.Tech
Subject
Number of Questions
Analytical & Logical Ability

20

Mathematics

60

English Comprehension

20

Computer Awareness

20

TOTAL
120
Exam Pattern for MBA

Candidates can check the exam pattern of Master of Business Administration given below:

Paper Pattern of MBA for PESSAT
Subjects
Number of Questions
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability
30
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
40
Quantitative Reasoning
40
General Awareness
10
TOTAL
120
For MCA

Candidates can check the below-given distribution of question of Master of Computer Application (MCA):

MCA Exam Pattern for PESSAT
Subjects
Number of Questions
Mathematics

60

Analytical and Logical Ability

20

Computer Awareness

20

English Comprehension

20

TOTAL
120
M.Sc. (Applied Economics)

The PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern of Master of Science (M.Sc) is given below:

Paper Pattern of M.Sc for PESSAT
Subjects
Number of Questions
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability

30

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

30

Quantitative Reasoning

30

Indian Economic Development

30

TOTAL
120

M.Pharm / Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate)

The exam pattern for M.Pharm and Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate) is given hereby:

Subject*
Number of Questions
Pharmaceutics
30
Pharmaceutical Analysis
30
Pharmacology
30
Pharmacognosy
30
TOTAL
120
*Irrespective of the specializations selected for M.Pharm in the registration form, the question paper format mentioned above would be standard for all.

PESSAT 2021 Exam 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 

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Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

Admission Test for various undergraduate and postgraduate

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Form Start Date:

20 Dec 2020

Form End Date:

30 Apr 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 30 Apr 2021
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