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PES University conducts PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) for providing admissions to students in engineering and various other courses. The entrance exam is conducted online and it applies to all the courses offered at this university. The PESSAT 2016 engineering exam will be held in various locations across India. PESSAT for other courses will be held only at PES University campus in Bangalore. Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the test score and personal interview.


PESSAT 2016 Eligibility Criterion

Courses Eligibility
B.Tech The candidate should have scored at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in class 12th or equivalent.
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Grade 10 + 2
Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel and Event Management (BBA-HEM) Grade 10 + 2
Master of Technology (M.Tech) Grade 10 + 2 + 3 or 4
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Grade 10 + 2 + 3 or 4
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Grade 10 + 2 + 3 or 4
Master of Science (M.Sc) (Engineering) Masters in appropriate branches
Ph.D Masters in appropriate branches


Exam Pattern for B.Tech

  • Exam Duration: 180 Minutes
  • There are two sections in this exam:

i) Section 1: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (Class 11th class & 12th CBSE questions)

ii) Section 2English grammar

  • There is no negative marking


Subject No. of Questions
Mathematics 60
Physics 60
Chemistry 40
English 20


For other courses: To know the exam pattern of M.Tech, MBA, MCA, BBA/ BBA - HEM/B.DES click here


Application & Registration Process

Click here for detailed instructions about application and registration process


Registration Click here for online registration


Exam fees and Payment instructions

  • Exam fee is INR 975.00
  • Payment of fees is to be made online through master/visa debit/credit cards and net banking
  1. Credit/Debit card: Can be paid directly
  2. Net banking: Can be paid directly
  3. By Challan: Candidate has to print both application form and challan, carry both to bank for payment. Submit hard copy of application along with copy of stamped challan
  4. By Demand draft: Has to be paid in favour of "PES University General Fund" payable at Bangalore. Candidate has to procure DD from bank, 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

Phone: +91 80 2672 6622


Important Dates For BTech

  • October 1, 2015: Start of PESSAT 2016 online registrations
  • April 2016: Close of Registrations and Start of Slot bookings
  • May 2016: PESSAT conduction and Results
  • June 2016: PESSAT First Round Counseling
  • July 2016: PESSAT Second Round Counseling


For all other courses:

  • October 1, 2015: Start of PESSAT 2016 online registrations
  • July 2016: Last date of Online Registrations
  • January 4th 2016: Start of Slot bookings
  • January 6, 2016 – July 2016: PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2016)
  • PESSAT Results: 1 Week after taking the test


Updated as per 3rd November 2015

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