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PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT)

Overview :

PESSAT, well known for PES Scholastic Aptitude Test, is an integral part of the PES University admissions process which has to be followed by all interested candidates who are seeking admissions in various engineeringB.Tech, BBA, BBA in Hotel and Event Management, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Sc in Engineering by clearing PESSAT. It is conducted every year at various locations across the Country for admissions.

Eligibility :

The candidates, who want to appear for PESSAT for admission in B.Tech course, must fulfill following criteria as:

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 with base subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) with overall 60% marks atleast.
  • Once the candidate will have his/her rank in hand, his/her performance will be evaluated on the basis of the same and will be called for counseling process to be held at PES University campus, Bangalore.

Pattern :

PESSAT is a computer based engineering entrance test having multiple choice 180 questions, comprising following distribution scheme as :

  1. Mathematics – 60 questions
  2. Physics – 60 questions
  3. Chemistry – 40 questions
  4. English – 20 questions

Total of 180 minutes (3 hours) will be given for completion of the test. It means, a candidate will have one minute for one question on an average. No negative marking will be entertained.

PESSAT 2023 Highlights :
Exam Name PES (Peoples Education Society) Aptitude Test
Conducting Body PES University, Bangalore
Commonly Known As PESSAT
Level of Examination National
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Exam)
Exam website https://www.pes.edu
PESSAT 2023 Exam Dates :



Start of online registrations


Last date to register for candidates from outside Bengaluru

June first week 2023

Last date for candidates to register who are willing to take PESSAT at the Bangalore centre only

June second week 2023

Commencement of slot bookings for all candidates

June second week 2023

PESSAT 2023 exam date

June last week 2023

Last date to update 12th std/ 2nd PU marks (Only for candidates whose 12th/ 2nd PU results are announced)

July second week 2023

Result declaration

July third week 2023

First-round Counseling

July last week 2023

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

August 2023

 The second round of BTech Counseling

August 2023

Colleges Offered :

PES University