PESSAT 2020 Exam – Registration, Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus

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PES Scholastic Aptitude Test 2020

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Overview

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is conducted by PES University, Bangalore for admission to engineering and other courses at PES University institutions.

UPDATE (May 15, 2020): PESSAT 2020 revised dates announced, check PESSAT Important Dates.

UPDATE (May 10, 2020): PESSAT 2020 registrations are open, check detailed Application Form filling procedure here: PESSAT Application Form.

UPDATE (Mar 27, 2020): PESSAT 2020 exam has been postponed, revised dates will be announced later. Subscribe to get notified on Mobile for free.

B.Tech. course is offered at PES University (Ring Road Campus) and PES University (Electronic City Campus). For admissions to Engineering Programs, PESSAT will be conducted at various locations across the country.

Exam NamePES Scholastic Aptitude Test
Also Known AsPESSAT
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelUniversity
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based test)
Conducted byPES University, Bangalore

ALERT: Final Application Deadline for Manipal Entrance Test 2020 is May 30, 2020. Click here to apply.

ALERT: Applications for B.Tech Admissions at Chandigarh University will be ending soon. Click here to apply.

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Previous Updates

  • UPDATE (Oct 4, 2019): PESSAT 2020 registrations have started, check detailed Application Form filling procedure here: PESSAT Application Form.
  • UPDATE (Sep 17, 2019): PESSAT 2020 Registrations to start from October 3, 2019.


Applications Open

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (New)

Sharda University (Scholarships Available)

NIIT University (Ending Soon)

Shiv Nadar University (Ending Soon)

Bennett University (New)

UPES - School of Engineering (New)

Chandigarh University (New)

MIT-WPU Pune (New)

Manav Rachna - MRIIRS (New)

Amity University (Last Few Days)

About

Pattern

  • It is a Computer Based Test and candidates should do slot booking for Test.
  • The exam will be of 3 hours duration.
  • The exam shall contain two sections with Section 1 containing questions of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and Section 2 containing questions on English grammar.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
 

The no. of questions in each part is as follows:

SubjectNumber of Questions
Mathematics60
Physics60
Chemistry40
English20
Total180

Schedule

Dates

UPDATE (May 15, 2020): PESSAT 2020 revised dates announced, check PESSAT Important Dates.

UPDATE (Mar 27, 2020): PESSAT 2020 exam has been postponed, revised dates will be announced later.

July 25, 2020 to August 9, 2020

Eligibility

Marks in Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates must have scored an aggregate of 60% in class 12th or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.


Applications Open

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (New)

Sharda University (Scholarships Available)

NIIT University (Ending Soon)

Shiv Nadar University (Ending Soon)

Bennett University (New)

UPES - School of Engineering (New)

Chandigarh University (New)

MIT-WPU Pune (New)

Manav Rachna - MRIIRS (New)

Amity University (Last Few Days)

Syllabus

Section 1 will contain 11th class and 12th class topics covered in CBSE while Section 2 will contain questions on English grammar.

Sample Questions

Check PESSAT sample questions for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics sections here.

Fees

PESSAT 2020 Application Fee is ₹1050.

Registration

  • The registration for PESSAT 2020 will begin from October 3, 2019.
  • The last date to register is April 17, 2020 July 15, 2020 for candidates from outside Bengaluru and April 22, 2020 July 24, 2020 for candidates willing to take PESSAT at Bangalore centre.
  • UPDATE (Oct 4, 2019): PESSAT 2020 registrations have started, check detailed Application Form filling procedure here.

Application Procedure

UPDATE (Oct 4, 2019): PESSAT 2020 registrations have started, check detailed Application Form filling procedure here.

  1. Visit the PESSAT website, choose B.Tech. and click on “Submit”.
  2. Enter the basic details and provide Branch preferences.
  3. Pay the Examination Fee by Debit/Credit card or Net Banking or Bank Challan.
  4. Complete the Registration Form and upload a scanned image of your passport size colour photograph.
  5. Save the application form for future reference.

Slot Booking

  • The candidates are required to reserve their date and time (slot) for taking the test.
  • It will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • The slot bookings are expected to start on April 24, 2020 July 20, 2020.

Hall Ticket / Admit Card

  • A candidate needs to reserve his/her test date and time. After booking the test slot, Admit Card will be generated.
  • Candidates should take a print-out of the Admit Card.
  • Candidates are required to produce the Admit Card at the test centre.

Test Centres

Test Cities

StateCity
Andhra PradeshHyderabad
Andhra PradeshVijayawada
Assam (North East)Guwahati
BiharPatna
GujaratAhmedabad
Jammu & KashmirJammu
JharkhandRanchi
KarnatakaBagalkot
KarnatakaBangalore
KarnatakaBelgaum
KarnatakaBellary
KarnatakaBidar
KarnatakaBijapur
KarnatakaChikmagalur
KarnatakaChitradurga
KarnatakaDavangere
KarnatakaGulbarga
KarnatakaHassan
KarnatakaHaveri
KarnatakaHubli/Darwad
KarnatakaKarwar
KarnatakaMadikeri
KarnatakaMangalore
KarnatakaMysore
KarnatakaRaichur
KarnatakaShimoga
KarnatakaTumkur
KarnatakaUdipi
KeralaErnakulam
Madhya PradeshBhopal
MaharshtraMumbai
MaharshtraNagpur
MaharshtraPune
New DelhiNew Delhi
OrissaBhubaneswar
Punjab/HaryanaChandigarh
RajasthanJaipur
RajasthanKota
Tamil NaduChennai
Tamil NaduCoimbatore
Uttar PradeshLucknow
West BengalKolkata

Note

PES University reserves the right to cancel any test centre at any point of time. If a test centre is cancelled, students will be automatically assigned their secondary test centre option they selected at the time of registration.

Result / Rank List

  • A merit list will be prepared based on the total marks secured in PESSAT.
  • The examination result and counselling details will be published on the PES University website.

Admission Procedure

  • The admission will be based on the marks secured in the PESSAT, conducted by PES University.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on their rank in PESSAT and will be called for the counselling.
  • PESSAT rank will be considered for BTech admission at both campuses of PES University namely Ring Road campus and Electronic city campus.

Important Information

  • Candidates paying through DD need to get DD in Favor of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore and send it along with printed application form to “Manager – Admissions, Office of Admissions, PES University, 100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage, Bangalore – 560085”.
  • PESSAT can only be attempted once by any candidate for the given academic year.

Important Dates

DetailsDate
Start of online registrationsOctober 3, 2019
Last date to register for students from outside BengaluruApril 17, 2020 July 15, 2020
Last date for candidates to register who are willing to take PESSAT at Bangalore centre onlyApril 22, 2020 July 24, 2020
Commencement of Slot BookingsApril 24, 2020 July 20, 2020
PESSATJuly 25 – August 9, 2020
PESSAT ResultsAugust 11, 2020
First Round of B.Tech. CounsellingAugust 14 – August 16, 2020
Last date for submission of Original documents (only for admitted students)TBA
Second Round of B.Tech. CounsellingTBA

Contact Information

Candidates can contact PES through written communication, phone or email.

PES Contact Information
AddressPES University Ring Road Campus
100 Feet Ring Road
BSK III Stage
Bangalore-560085, Karnataka (India)
Phone080-26721983, 080-26722108, 9449794000
Email[email protected]

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