PESSAT 2021 – Exam Dates, Slot Booking, Admit card, Application, Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility

PESSAT 2021 – On July 26, the PES University began accepting PESSAT slot bookings only for BTech. The date for the PESSAT 2021 exam has been published, and it will be held from July 30 to August 20, 2021. Aspirants outside of Bangalore have until 25 July 2021 to register for PESSAT 2021, while those in Bangalore have until 30 July 2021 to register. The PESSAT 2021 application period began on December 20, 2021 and will end on June 17, 2021. PES University was founded in Bengaluru, India’s Silicon Valley, in 1972. PES University was once known as the PES Institute of Technology (PESIT), but in 2013 it was renamed.

What is PESSAT?

PESSAT or Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test is an annual exam administered by PES University in Bangalore so that Aspirants can get admission into various UG & PG programmes such as Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Design (B.Design), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), BBA in Hotel & Event Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA).

PESSAT 2021 Important Links

Here is given below all the important links of PESSAT exam 2021, Applicant use these links according to their needs.

Official Website of PES UniversityClick Here
Official website of PESSATClick Here
ProspectusClick Here
Apply Now | Login PortalClick Here
Slot Booking / Admit cardClick Here
FAQClick Here
Help deskClick Here

PESSAT 2021 Important Dates

Here is given below the PESSAT schedule for BTech only because other courses Registration has been started but last date as well as other events have not announced yet. Applicant have to keep in mind the PESSAT schedule and proceed with the dates.

Registration Begins20 December 2020
Last date for Bengaluru outside candidates25 July 2021
Slot booking started 26 July 2021
Last date for Bengaluru inside candidates30 July 2021
PESSAT Exam Dates30 July to 20 August 2021
Last date to update 12th std/ 2nd PU marks (Only for candidates whose 12th/ 2nd PU results are announced)22 August 2021
Result declared25 August 2021
Counselling03,04 & 05 September 2021
Last date for submission of original documents (only for admitted students) / Last date for surrender of PESSAT seatTo be notified
PESSAT second / final round counseling for B.Tech.To be notified
Commencement of 1st-semester B.Tech classes.To be notified

PES university 2021 Campus

There are total 03 PES university campus which are following.

  • PES University Ring Road Campus
  • PES-University Electronic city Campus
  • PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus

PESSAT 2021 Courses Offered

Here is given below the list of courses which are offered by PESSAT Exam.

  • B.Tech
  • B.Tech (JEE Main Candidates only)
  • BBA
  • BBA (Sports Management)
  • BArch
  • B.Des
  • B.Pharma
  • BBA
  • LLB (lions)
  • Pharm.D
  • BA, LLB (Hans)
  • M.Pharm
  • B.Com
  • B.Tech (Diploma Lateral Entry)
  • MBA
  • M.Com
  • MCA
  • MBA (MAT/ CAT/ CMAT Candidates only)
  • M.Tech

PESSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to take the PESSAT in 2021 should make sure they meet all of the requirements. Various courses have different eligibility requirements. Before filling out the application form, candidates should carefully review the eligibility requirements. The eligibility criteria of PESSAT exam are following.


  • Aspirants who are Indian citizens would be able to take the exam.

Educational Qualification

For Undergraduate Courses

The minimum education qualification for all UG courses is Aspirants must have passed intermediate level of qualification from any recognized university/Board.

B.Tech Course
  • Aspirants must have passed a recognised board’s 12th grade or equivalent test and must have studies these mandatory subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.
  • Aspirants must have received a minimum of 60% on the qualifying examination in order to be considered.
BBA Course
  • Aspirants must have completed the 12th grade or an equivalent test from a recognised board.
B.Arch Courses
  • For admission to the B.Arch programme, candidates must have passed the NATA examination.
  • While filling out the PESSAT 2021 application form, candidates must upload their NATA scorecard.
BBA LLB Courses
  • For admission to the BBA LLB programme, candidates must have passed the CLAT examination.
  • While filling out the PESSAT 2021 application form, candidates must upload their CLAT scorecard.

For Postgraduate Courses

The minimum education qualification for all UG courses is Aspirants must have Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from any recognized university/Institutions.

M.Tech Course
  • Aspirants must have earned a B.Tech/BE in a related field from a recognised university.
MBA Course
  • Aspirants must have earned a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree in any discipline from a recognised institution or university.
MCA Course
  • Aspirants must have earned a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in any discipline from a recognised university.
  • Aspirants must have passed the qualifying test with one of the elective subjects being Computer Science or Mathematics or Computer Programming, Business Mathematics, Business Statistics, or Statistics and received a minimum of 50% on the qualifying examination in order to be considered.

PESSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates who intend to take PESSAT entrance test should first familiarise themselves with the format of the exam and the kind of questions that will be asked. It specifies the exam’s manner of administration, the amount of questions, and much more, as know through the Following details. Exam patterns varies depending on the course.

  • The exam will only be available in an online format.
  • For the B.Des course, only pen and paper will be used.
  • PESSAT is a three-hour exam for B.Tech and two-hour exam for all other courses.
  • In B.Tech, a total of 180 questions are asked. A total of 120 questions are asked in different courses.
  • In PESSAT 2021, there will be no negative marking.


SubjectsNo. of Question
Total 180


SubjectsNo. of Question
Computer Awareness20
Analytical and Logical Ability20
English Comprehension20


SubjectsNo. of Question
Quantitative Reasoning40
Analytical and Logical Reasoning40
Verbal Ability/English Comprehension30
General Awareness10

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus

PESSAT Syllabus for UG and PG courses would be different. Students must prepare for UG courses using themes from 11th and 12th grades. Candidates for PG courses must prepare according to the UG syllabus. Candidates are recommended to read the information pamphlet for a complete syllabus, which will also be available online. For all courses of PESSAT syllabus, Click Here

PESSAT 2021 Exam Centers

PES University campus in Bangalore will be the PESSAT exam centre for BBA/BBA-HEM/B.Des/MBA/MCA/M.Tech/BBA, LLB/ M.Sc (Applied Economics). Here is given the list of exam centers of PESSAT for Btech programmes.

StateTet Centers
KarnatakaBangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Madikeri, Hassan, Tumkur, Chikmagalur,Udipi, Karwar, Shimoga, Chitradurga, Davangere, Haveri, Bellary, Hubli/ Darwad, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Raichur, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Bidar
Andhra PradeshHyderabad, Vijayawada
Assam (North East)Guwahati
Jammu and KashmirJammu
Madhya PradeshBhopal
MaharashtraMumbai, pune, Nagpur
New DelhiNew Delhi
RajasthanJaipur, Kota
Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore
Uttar PradeshLucknow
West BengalKolkata

PESSAT 2021 Admission Procedure

Before taking admission through PESSAT, Aspirants have to read the Official information bulletin which is available on the PESSAT official website. The Admission procedure of PESSAT 2021 are following.

PESSAT 2021 Application Form

Aspirants can only fill out the PESSAT 2021 application form online. Aspirant’s must be cautious when filling out the application form, since any errors will result in the form being rejected by the university.

Aspirants must first go to the PESSAT official website & select the course in which they want to take admission then register themselves by filling out the essential information. Fill in personal information including blood type, nationality, category, religion, citizenship, permanent residence, phone number, parents’ information, educational information, course and branch, test centres, and so on. When you check the declaration, you’ll notice a notification that says, “Your application has been successfully filed.” ’ After that, the candidate’s scanned photograph and signature in the approved format must be uploaded.

Application Fee

Candidates have the option of paying the application fee both online and offline. Credit card, debit card, and net banking are all options for online payment. Aspirants can pay the fee via bank challan or demand draught in the offline manner. Aspirant’s who pay the fee by Demand Draft (DD) must make the check payable to “PES University General Fund” in Bangalore. Aspirants who intend to pay the application fee by D must send it to the following address.

Manager- Admissions
Office of Admissions,
PES University,
100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rdstage,
Bangalore- 560085

For Hanumanth Nagar Campus coursesRs. 550/-
For other campuses coursesRs. 1050/-

PESSAT 2021 Slot Booking & Admit card

PESSAT 2021 slot booking will begin on April 24, 2021 for B.Tech and January 6, 2021 for other degrees. During slot booking, candidates can choose their preferred time and day for the examination. On a first-come, first-served basis, it will be done. Candidates must provide their personal information in order to reserve a time slot. Candidates will not be able to make any modifications to their slot booking once it has been completed.

After slot booking is completed, candidates will be able to get their PESSAT 2021 admission card. For downloading the admission card from PES University’s official website, candidates must input their registration number and password. If a candidate does not have their admission card, they will not be able to take the exam.

PESSAT 2021 Result

The university’s official website will provide the PESSAT 2021 results. Aspirants can only get their results over the internet. For B.Tech, the results will be declared on 25 August 2021 and For all other courses, it will be declared three days after the examination. To check the outcome, Aspirants must provide their date of birth and registration number. Candidates should print their results because they will be needed during counselling. On the basis of the results, PES University will compile a merit list. Candidates with good grades will have their names appear on the merit list. Counseling will be held for the selected candidates whose names appear on the merit list. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their test scores and personal interviews.

PESSAT 2021 Counselling

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for PESSAT 2021 counselling. In PESSAT counselling, there are two rounds. Candidates must pay a 500 INR counselling fee. During the counselling session, candidates must present their original documents.

Candidates will be chosen based on their performance on the PESSAT 2021 and a personal interview. PES University will conduct a brief interview at the examination centre on the same day as the written examination. For the B.Tech programme, 60% of seats are reserved for PESSAT candidates. The remaining 40% of seats are filled through the KCET test. Candidates who have passed the PESSAT 2021 exam will be given priority at PES University.

PESSAT 2021 Seat Matrix

PES University has 3 campus where Ring Road Campus have more than 3000 total seats, PES-Unversity Electronic city Campus have around 1000 seats together all courses & PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus have almost 2000 Total seats. All courses have different no. of seats in different campus, If the aspirants want to check course and category wise seat matrix then they can click by Click Here.

PESSAT 2021 Fee Structure

Here is given below the PESSAT fee structure 2021. for detailed fee structure visit to official website or Click Here.

Course NameFee structure (per annum)
B.Tech / B.Arch / B.DesRs. 3,40,000/-
5 year integrated LLb, BBA, M.Tech, MCA, M.PharmaRs. 2,00,000/-
MBARs. 5,00,000/-
Doctoral Level Course, B.Pharma & D.Pharma (CET Quota)Rs. 60,000/-
B.Com, M.ComRs. 80,000/-
B.Pharma Rs. 1,50,000/-
D.PharmaRs. 2,80,000/-
M.Pharma (CET Quota)Rs. 1,20,000/-
PUC CourseRs. 70,000/-

PESSAT 2021 Contact details

If the candidates have any problems, they should contact the following details.

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Got a question?

Frequently Asked Questions

The application form for PESSAT 2021 is now available online. Candidates can begin filling out application forms for all courses on December 20, 2020. The deadline to submit an application for a B. Tech course is July 25, 2021, and the deadline for other courses is July 20, 2021.

Good day, Aspirant. Nothing is simple. To be admitted, you must adhere to the PESSAT syllabus and study diligently for the entrance exam. Check out the PESSAT pattern and practise with the sample papers and mock tests.

If your rank is less than 850, you will almost certainly be assigned to the CSE branch. For the CSE branch, your rank should be less than 600. Only For the CSE branch, your rank should be less than 600. For the CSE branch, your rank should be less than 600.

The PESSAT is not a difficult exam to be concerned about. In contrast to the JEE Advance entrance examinations, which include so many unsolvable questions, especially for mediocre students, 90% of the questions are solvable by average students. The only issue with the PESSAT exam is that you must manage your time.

No, if you understand the principles, NCERT is sufficient. In comparison to JEE, PESSAT is a simple exam. As a result, read NCERT carefully and refer to prior year’s questions as well. No, if you understand the principles, NCERT is sufficient.

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