PESSAT 2018: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates

PESSAT 2018 (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) is the university level entrance exam. This exam is managed by the PES University, Bangalore. It is organized to get admission into various undergraduate & postgraduate courses of the university. PESSAT 2018 exam will be conducted on two different dates for engineering & other programmes. This exam will be attempted only once in an academic year. Candidates can check this article to get detailed information regarding to the PEESAT 2018.

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PESSAT Exam Dates

Here, we are providing two tables in which the tentative schedule for PESSAT exam is given. One for B.Tech and another is for all other courses.

For B.Tech Course:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form Availability3rd week of September 2017
Last date to apply for students from outside Bengaluru2nd week of April 2018
Last date to apply for students from Bengaluru3rd week of April 2018
Slot Booking Starts3rd week of April 2018
PESSAT Exam Date 2018May 2018
Announcement of ResultLast week of May 2018
1st Round of Counselling StartsJune 2018
2nd Round of Counselling StartsJuly 2018


For Other Courses:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Starting of online registration3rd week of September 2017
Last date to applyJuly 2018
Slot Booking Starts1st week of January 2018
Date of Exam1st week of January to July 2018
Result Declaration1st week after taking exam

PESSAT Application Form 2018

Candidates will get the application form only through online mode from the website. Check below other details about PESSAT 2018 Application Form:

  • The application form will be issued from the 3rd week of September 2017 for B.Tech & all other courses.
  • The last date to fill the application form will be the 3rd week of April 2018 (for B.Tech) & July 2018 (for other courses).
  • There is no other mode to fill the application form.
  • In case of any mistake done by the candidate, the form will be rejected.
  • There is no need to send the application by post or through offline mode.

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

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility Criteria are given below for engineering & other courses:


Candidates must be a citizen of India.

For B.Tech Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Subjects: Candidates have to qualify the qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to score at least 60% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam.

M.Tech Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have completed BE/B.Tech degree in a relevant branch from a recognized university.

BBA Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.

MBA Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to qualify their bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

MCA Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to complete their undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Subjects: Candidates have to pass the above exam with Mathematics or Computer Science or Business Mathematics or Statistics or Business Statistics or Computer programming as one of the elective subjects.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to secure minimum 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam.

B.Arch & BBA LLB Courses:

  • NATA Score Card: To get admission into B.Arch programme, candidates have to pass NATA exam.
  • CLAT Score Card: For admission into the BBA LLB course, candidates have to qualify CLAT exam.
  • It is mandatory to fill the PEESAT application form in which candidates have to upload their CLAT/NATA score.

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).

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted only through online mode. Only for B.Des course, the exam will be held through paper and pen based.
  • Duration: The exam duration for B.Tech will be 3 hours and for other courses, it will be 2 hours.
  • No. of Questions: For B.Tech, total 180 questions will be asked. For other courses, total 120 questions will come in the examination.
  • Negative Marking: There is no provision of negative marking.

Exam Pattern of B.Tech:

SubjectsNo. of Questions

Exam Pattern for M.Tech:

SubjectsNo. of Questions
Analytical & Logical Ability20
Computer Awareness20
English Comprehension20

Exam Pattern for MBA/M.Com/MA (Economics):

SubjectsNo. of Questions
English Comprehension/Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning40
Quantitative Reasoning40
General Awareness10

PESSAT Syllabus

The syllabus of PESSAT 2018 for engineering will consist of class 11th and 12th level. For other courses it will ask from Analytical & Logical Reasoning, English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability, Quantitative Reasoning and General Awareness. Candidates can go through the textbook of class 11th and 12th. Candidates can also study their previous academic course books according to the syllabus.

Admit Card

Once the PESSAT 2018 slot booking process get over, candidates can obtain their respective admit card from the official website. Candidate can choose the exam date and time in slot booking process. The admit card will contain the information regarding roll number, exam date and exam centre. The date and exam centre cannot be changed once selected.

PESSAT 2018 Result

  • The PESSAT 2018 result for B. Tech. course will be declared in the month of May, 2018 tentatively.
  • Result for all other course will be announced after one or two week after exam.
  • The result will be available online at official website.
  • Candidates can obtain their result using roll number and date of birth.
  • Take printout of the result and keep it safe for future use.
  • Qualified candidates on the basis of result will have to attend counselling for further admission process.

PESSAT Counselling 2018

Candidates shortlisted after announcement of result, will be invited to attend the counselling on the scheduled date and time. The authority will issue necessary updates in this regard on its website, hence, candidates should check official website time to time. Original documents will also be verified at this round. Those who comply in all respect will be eligible for admission.


PESSAT 2018: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates

PESSAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

PESSAT Application Form 2018

PESSAT Exam Pattern 2018

PESSAT Slot Booking 2018, Admit Card

PESSAT Results 2018

PESSAT Counselling 2018