PESSAT 2023: Application form, Eligibility criteria, Exam Pattern

Admission to different courses offered by the PES University is offered on the basic of entrance exam PESSAT 2023 (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test). It is a university-level entrance test conducted separately for different courses. Application form for the exam will be released in December 2022. Candidates will be able to submit their application through online mode along with a prescribed amount of application fee. The candidates can find the complete information regarding the PESSAT 2023 from this article below.

Programs offered by the PES University

The university offers the following courses to the students:

  • B.Tech
  • B.Arch
  • Pharma.D
  • BBA
  • B.Com
  • M.Pharma
  • MCA
  • M.Com
  • B.Des
  • MBA
  • LLM
  • BA.LLB (Hons)
  • BBA.LLB (Hons)
  • M.Tech
  • B.Tech (Diploma Lateral Entry)
  • B.Pharma

PESSAT 2023 Exam Dates

The tentative dates related to PESSAT 2023 are provided in the table below:

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Activities Tentative Dates
For B.Tech course For rest other courses
Availability of online application form December 2022, 2nd week December 2022, 2nd week
Last date to submit application form for exam centers in Bangalore April 2023, 3rd week July 2023, 2nd week
Last date to submit application form for exam centers outside Bangalore April 2023, 4th week July 2023, 3rd week
Commencement of slot booking April 2023, 4th week January 2023, 1st week
Release of e-admit card After successful slot booking After successful slot booking
Entrance exam date May 2023, 1st week January 2023, 3rd week
Last date to upload marks of class 12th/ 2nd PUC, if released May 2023, 2nd week January 2023, 3rd week
Declaration of result May 2023, 4th week January 2023, 4th week
Counseling process will commence from June 2023, 1st week To be announced later
Starting of classes August 2023, 1st week August 2023, 1st week

PESSAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Check out the eligibility criteria for PESSAT 2023 exam below:

For undergraduate program:

  • For B.Tech course: The applicants should have passed their class 12th exam with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Biotechnology scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
  • For B.Des course: Those with a pass in class 12th exam or hold a 3-year diploma with 50% aggregate marks and English as a mandatory subject can apply for PESSAT.
  • For BBA course: Candidates should have cleared their class 12th or equivalent exam in order to be eligible for the BBA degree programme.
  • For BBA.LLB course: A pass in class 12th or equivalent exam with a minimum aggregate of 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ ST candidates) is required.

For postgraduate program:

  • For M.Tech course: Candidates with BE/ B.Tech degree in relevant stream scoring at least 60% marks in aggregate are eligible.
  • For MCA course: The applicants need to hold an undergraduate degree in any discipline with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Computer Programming/ Business Mathematics/ Business Statistics as a mandatory subject and not less than 50% marks in aggregate.
  • For MBA course: Graduation in any discipline with at least 60% aggregate marks is required.

PESSAT 2023 Application Form

Application form for PESSAT 2023 will be released online on the official website of the PES University Candidates who wish to appear for the entrance exam must fill and submit the application form in time.

  • In the form, the candidates will have to provide their basic personal, academic, address and other details.
  • Scanned copies of candidates’ photograph and signature should also be uploaded into the application form.
  • Carefully check the application form after providing all the details to make sure that there is no error in the form.
  • The duly filled application form can then be submitted online along with the required application fee.
  • After submission, the candidates should take a printout of the application form and keep it safe for further correspondence.
  • There is no need to send the hard copy of the application form to the university.

Application fee:

  • The entrance exam fee will be Rs. 1050/-. For courses offered at HN campus, the application fee will be Rs. 550/-.
  • Payment of the fee can be done through online mode using the facility of net banking or via debit card/ credit card.

PESSAT 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern overview for the PESSAT 2023 is provided below:

For B.Tech degree programme:

  • Exam duration: 3 hours
  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Number of questions: 180
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 180
  • Making scheme: Each question will carry one mark.
  • Negative marking: One-fourth marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Subject No. of questions Total marks
English 20 20
Chemistry 40 40
Physics 60 60
Mathematics 60 60
Total 120 120

For B.Tech Diploma course:

  • Exam duration: 2 hours
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Topics: Pertaining to their respective diploma stream

For rest other courses:

  • Exam duration: 2 hours
  • Number of questions: 180
  • Negative marking: Not applicable
Course Topics No. of questions
M.Tech/ MCA Mathematics 60
English Comprehension 20
Analytical & Logical Ability 20
Computer Awareness 20
B.Pharma/ Pharma.D English Comprehension 30
Physics 30
Chemistry 30
Mathematics/ Biology 30
M.Pharma/ Pharma.D Post Baccalaureate Pharmacognosy 30
Pharmacology 30
Pharmaceutics 30
Pharmaceutical Analysis 30
LLM Human Rights 5
Torts 10
International Law 10
Legal Theory 15
Constitutional and Administrative Law 35
Family Law, Labor & Environmental Law 45
BBA/ B.Com English Comprehensive/ Verbal Ability 30
Quantitative Reasoning 45
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 45
BCA Basic Law 20
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 20
Quantitative Reasoning 20
English Comprehensive/ Verbal Ability 60
MBA/ M.Com General Awareness 10
English Comprehensive/ Verbal Ability 30
Quantitative Reasoning 40
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 40

For B.Des programme:

  • Basic Knowledge of Colors and Form
  • General Knowledge
  • Sensitivity to Aspects of Typography
  • Spatial Sense
  • Ability to Visualize / Imagine
  • 3D Visualization
  • Free-Hand Sketching
  • Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering
  • Basic English
  • Basic Analytical Ability

Check here- PESSAT Syllabus

PESSAT 2023 Admit Card

  • The admit card for appearing in the aptitude test will be released online on the official website of the university.
  • Candidates need to book their slot for the exam only after which the admit card will be released.
  • On the admit card, the details related to the candidates and the exam will be printed.
  • Only those with a valid admit card will be allowed to appear for the entrance exam.
  • Admit card should be kept safe by the candidates till the complete process of admission is over.

PESSAT 2023 Result

  • Authorities will declare the result of the entrance exam online on its official website.
  • Using their roll number, date of birth, etc, the candidates will be able to check their result.
  • Based on the marks scored by the candidates in the entrance exam, a merit list of the candidates will be prepared.
  • Separate lists will be prepared for admission to different courses.

PESSAT 2023 Counseling

  • As per the marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam, the counseling will be conducted.
  • Details of the counseling process like venue and schedule will be intimated to the candidates through university website.
  • Candidates will be asked to provide their choice for course specialization and their documents will be verified during counseling.
  • After successful verification of documents, seats will be allotted to the candidates as per their choice and merit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ans: The application form for the B.Tech degree programme as well as other courses will be released in the month of October.

Ans: Application fee once submitted will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Ans:Candidates registering for multiple courses should be using different email id every time. The same email id cannot be used to register for multiple courses in PESSAT.

Ans: You can send a mail at the email address [email protected] with your application number and required the corrections.

Ans: Besides PESSAT and KCET, the test scores of UCEED, PGCET, MAT, CMAT, CAT, GMAT, GRE, CLAT, LSAT-India and select other National level exams are considered.

Ans: Admission to B.Arch course offered by the university is done on the basis of NATA/ JEE Main paper 2 of the candidate. Candidates with pass in class 12th exam with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or 3-year Diploma with Mathematics scoring at least 50% aggregate marks can apply.

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