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PES University, Bangalore: Registration open for PESSAT 2018

Published On : 29th Mar 2018 ,Thursday

PESSAT 2018 registration open by PES University, Bangalore till 10th April for students fro outside Bangalore. PESSAT 2018 (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) is organized to get admission into various undergraduate & postgraduate courses of the university. PESSAT 2018 exam is conducted on two different dates for engineering & other programmes.

For official notification click here

PESSAT Exam Dates:

For B.Tech Course


Dates (Announced)

Application Form Availability

10th October 2017

Last date to apply for students from outside Bengaluru

10th April 2018

Last date to apply for students from Bengaluru

17th April 2018

Slot Booking Starts

15th April 2018

PESSAT Exam Date 2018

20th April to 10th May 2018

Announcement of Result

Last week of May 2018

1st Round of Counselling Starts

June 2018

Last date for submission of Original documents
(only for admitted students)

1st week of July 2018

Last date for surrender of B.Tech seat


1st week of July 2018

2nd Round of Counselling Starts

2nd week of July 2018

For Other Courses:


Dates (Announced)

Starting of online registration

10th October 2017

Last date to apply

July 2018

Slot Booking Starts

5th January 2018

Date of Exam

10th January to July 2018

Result Declaration

3 days after taking exam

For B.Arch Course:


Dates (Announced)

Starting of online registration

10th October 2017

Last date to upload NATA and 12th/ 2nd PU scores

June 2018

First round counseling

July 2018

Last date for submission of original documents/ surrender of seat (only for admitted students)

July 2018

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech:

In order to appear for PESSAT, the candidate should have atleast 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 12th Std or equivalent.

Only the students of CBSE, ICSE, State, IB and IGCSE boards will be considered for admissions to the programs at PES. Students of other boards need to take prior permission before they opt for admissions.

Eligibility Criteria for MBA programmes:

The eligibility for the admission is the PESSAT Exam which is conducted on every Wednesday and Saturday starting from January 2018 at PES University campus (Banashankari, Bangalore) only. Candidates can take the test after booking their slots online.

How to apply:

Eligible aspirants need to apply online on the official website.

To apply online click here

Application Fee:

  • The application fee is Rs. 1050/-.
  • Payment should be done through online (credit card/debit card/net banking) or offline (Challan/demand draft) mode.
  • The DD will be made in the favor of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore.
  • Candidates, those make payment through DD or Challan have to submit the DD/Challan along with the print application form in the given address:

Manager – Admissions
Office of Admissions,
PES University,
100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage,
Bangalore – 560085
Ph: +91 8026726622

PESSAT Slot Booking/Admit Card

PESSAT 2018 Slot Booking will be started from 15th April 2018 through online mode for B.Tech course. The slot booking process for other courses will begin from 5th January 2018. In slot booking, candidates can book their exam date & time according to their preference. The slot booking process will be done on the first-come-first-serve basis. Candidates can book a slot by entering their personal details. No changes will be allowed once the slot booking done. Candidates will be able to get their PESSAT Admit Card after the completing of the slot booking.

PESSAT Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern is different for all courses offered by the PESSAT. Here, we are mentioning the exam pattern for B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA/M.Com/MA (Economics).

  • The exam will be conducted only through online mode. Only for B.Des course, the exam will be held through paper and pen based.
  • The exam duration for B.Tech will be 3 hours and for other courses, it will be 2 hours.
  • For B.Tech, total 180 questions will be asked. For other courses, total 120 questions will come in the examination.
  • There is no provision of negative marking.
  • After taking PESSAT exam, candidates shall go through a short interview on the same day of the test in the campus.

For detail syllabus click here