PESSAT 2020 – Registration, Eligibility, Counselling Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

PESSAT 2020 is scheduled to be conducted in the month of August 2020 (for the B.Tech course). Conducting authority has already released the application forms and the last date for registration for candidates outside Bangalore is 31st July. The slot booking procedure already started from 26th July 2020. Candidates can fill the registration forms on the official website.

Update: PESSAT 2020 online slot booking for BBA/BA-LLB/BBA-HEM/LLM/B.Des/M.Tech/MBA/MCA is available now

PESSAT (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) is a university-level test conducted every year by PES University, Bangalore for entry into various UG and PG programs offered by the university. PESSAT 2020 exam will be conducted in online mode (except for B.Des) at 44 test centers situated across 42 cities of India.

PESSAT 2020 Entrance Exam

PESSAT 2020 Entrance Exam

In this article, candidates will get complete details about PESSAT 2020 application form, application procedure, fee, syllabus, pattern, Admit card, exam pattern, Test centers, result etc.

ExaminationPES Scholastic Aptitude Test 2020
Commonly known asPESSAT 2020
Article categoryApplication details
Exam typeUniversity level exam
Conducting AuthorityPES University, Bangalore
Academic Year2020-21
Course offeredUG and PG Programs
Date of examination1st to 20th Aug. 2020
Mode of applicationOnline
Application Link Click Here

Click here for online slot booking

Courses Offered

Following UG and PG courses are offered by PES university-

UG programsIntakePG programsIntake
BBA-HEM60M.Sc (Applied Science)Not fixed

PESSAT 2020- Important Dates/ Schedule

The tentative schedule for PESSAT 2020 for all the courses is given below in the table-

For B.Tech Courses

Availability of online application formOver
Last date for registration for candidates from outside Bangalore31st July 2020
Last date for registration for candidates from Bangalore20th Aug. 2020 2nd September
Slot booking26th July 2020 3rd August 2020
last date to update 12th/ 2nd PU marks (only for those whose 12th and PU result declared)6th September 2020
Date of issue of admit card
Date of exam1st to 20th Aug. 2020
Declaration of Result25th Aug. 7th Sep 2020 Available now
1st round of Counseling9 to 11 September 2020 18th, 19th, and 20th September 2020
Last date to submit original documents 10th October 2020
2nd round of counseling 17th and 18th October 2020

For other courses

Events/ActivitiesDates (Tentative)
PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2020)15th January to August 2020
Last date for online applicationAugust September 2020
Date of exam15th January to August 2020
Result declaration3 days after taking test
last date of admission30th September 2020
last date of admission for all PG courses30th October 2020

PESSAT 2020- Eligibility

Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Once a candidate has ensured that they are eligible they can fill the application form. The eligibility criterion for PESSAT 2020 is given below-

For B.Tech

  • Candidates who have completed 10+2 from a recognized board with minimum 50% with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.


  • Candidates must have qualified 10+2 with any stream from a recognized Board.
  • Minimum marks required for-

B.Des- 50%

BBA LLB- 45% for general candidates and 40% for SC/ST candidates

For MBA and MCA

  • Candidates must hold a full-time graduate degree from a recognized university.
  • MBA candidates must have obtained minimum 60% in graduation. They can also apply on the basis of PGCET/CAT/MAT/CMAT scorecards.

For M.Tech

  • Applicants must hold a B.Tech/B.E degree in the respective field from a recognized University.

PESSAT 2020- Application Form

  • Candidates can apply for PESSAT 2020 only through the online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the application forms till the month of July 2020.
  • Candidates are required to fill all the authentic details in the application form.
  • There are 5 parts of the application forms. Applicants must fill all the details in the application form.
  • Candidates must upload a scanned copy of the recent passport-sized photograph and signature as per the prescribed format.
  • Lastly, candidates can take a printout of the filled-in application form for future use.
  • A candidate who will make payment through DD is required to send the printed copy of filled application form along with the DD to the given address-

Manager – Admissions
Office of Admissions,
PES University,
100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage,
Bangalore – 560085

PESSAT 2020- Application Fee

  • PESSAT 2020 Application for all candidates is Rs.1050/- (for HN courses it’s Rs 550/-)
  • Candidates can make payment of application fee through debit/credit card/ net banking and Demand Draft.
  • The application fee is non-refundable.
  • If candidates make payment through Demand draft, it should be drawn in the favor of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore.

Some important link

PESSAT 2020- Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • PESSAT 2020 for all the courses will be conducted in an online mode (Computer-Based Test) except B.Des.
  • There will be no provision for negative marking.

Subject wise Exam pattern and syllabus is as follows-

For B.Tech

The duration of exam will be 180 minutes

SubjectsNo. of questions


Duration- 120 minutes

SubjectsNo. of questions
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability30
Analytical and Logical Reasoning45
Quantitative Reasoning45


Duration- 120 minutes

SubjectsNo. of questions
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability30
Analytical and Logical Reasoning30
Quantitative Reasoning20
Basic Law30

For M.Tech

Duration- 120 minutes

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


Duration- 120 minutes

SubjectsNo. of questions
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability30
Analytical and Logical Reasoning40
Quantitative Reasoning40
General Awareness10


Duration- 120 minutes

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

PESSAT Syllabus


PESSAT 2020 for admission into B.Des programs will be conducted in offline mode (Pen and paper Test). Candidates are required to bring all the essential things like pen, paper, erasers, sketching material etc with them.

B.Des questions will be based on the following topic-

Basic knowledge of colors and form, Spatial sense, Sensitivity to aspects of Typography, Freehand sketching, Basic English, Basic Analytical Ability, General Knowledge, 3D-Visualization, Ability to visualize/Imagine, Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering.

PESSAT 2020- Slot Booking

Slot booking is the process when applicants select exam date, time, and center as per their preference and convenience before the exam.  PESSAT 2020 slot booking for B.Tech candidates will start from 20th July 2020 for all the candidates of B.Tech.

PESSAT 2020- Admit card

Admit card will be generated just after the process of slot booking. Registered candidates after booking the slot can download the admit card. No admit card will be generated for those candidates will not book an exam slot.

Every candidate is required to carry his/her admit card to the exam center on exam day. Any candidate found without an admit card will be not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

Examination Test Centers

PESSAT 2020 will be conducted in the following 44 Test centers across India-

New DelhiBhubaneshwarChandigarhKota

PESSAT 2020- Result

PESSAT 2020 result will be released through online mode on the specified dates. B.Tech. result will be declared in the month of August 2020. The result for other courses will be released after three days of the date of the commencement of the exam. Candidates can download their results from the official website of the university.

After the release of the result, PESSAT merit list will be released and on the basis of that candidates will be called for counseling.

In case if candidates find any query or issue related to PESSAT 2020, they must contact the concerned authority.

Contact Details are as follows-

100 Feet Ring Road,
BSK III Stage,
Bangalore – 560 085
Phone No. – 80-26724781, 26724782, 26726622

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