PESSAT 2021 Registration (Started) Check Eligibility, Counselling Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

PESSAT 2021 online registration has been started by PES University. The online Application window for B. Tech, B. Arch, and other program is open from 20th Dec. It is a university level entrance exam which on clearing students can get admission to various UG and PG courses offered by PES. To get a complete schedule for PESSAT 2021 scroll down this page.

newfaviconUpdate: PESSAT 2021 slot booking for Diploma Lateral Entry courses is now available.

newUpdate: Schedule for B.Tech Program has been revised check details given below.

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 2021 exam will be conducted in online mode (except for B.Des) at 44 test centers situated across 42 cities of India.


PESSAT 2021 Entrance Exam

In this article, candidates will get complete details about PESSAT 2021 application form, application procedure, fee, syllabus, pattern, Admit card, exam pattern, Test centers, result etc.

ExaminationPES Scholastic Aptitude Test 2021
Commonly known asPESSAT 2021
Article categoryApplication details
Exam typeUniversity level exam
Conducting AuthorityPES University, Bangalore
Academic Year2021-22
Course offeredUG and PG Programs
Date of examinationMay 2021
Mode of applicationOnline
Application Link Click Here

Courses Offered

Following UG and PG courses are offered by PES university-

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

PESSAT 2021- Important Dates/ Schedule

The tentative schedule for PESSAT 2021 for all the courses is given below in the table-

For B.Tech Courses

Availability of online application formActive
Last date for registration for candidates from outside BangaloreMay 2021
Last date for candidates who are willing to take test at Bangalore center onlyMay Last Week 2021
Slot booking for all applicantsMay Last week 2021
Last date to update 12th/ 2nd PU marks (only for those whose 12th and PU result declared)June 2021
Date of issue of admit cardTBA
PESSATJune 2021
Declaration of ResultJune 2021 Last week
1st round of CounselingJuly 2021
Last date to submit original documents July 2021 (last week)
2nd/Final round of counseling August 2021
Commencement of Class for B.Tech 1st semesterAugust 2021

For other courses

Registration window open from 20th Dec 2020
Commencement of test slot Booking Feb 2021
PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2021)Feb to July 2021
Last date for online applicationJuly 2021
Result declaration3 days after taking test
last date of admissionAugust 2021
last date of admission for all PG coursesSeptember 2021

PESSAT 2021- 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 2021 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 2021- Application Form

  • Candidates can apply for PESSAT 2021 only through the online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the application forms till the dates mentioned above.
  • 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 2021- Application Fee

  • PESSAT 2021 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

Registration Click here
Pay Fee (if registered)Click here
Complete registration process (If fee submitted)Click here
Print Application formClick here
Registration StatusCheck here
Find Registration No.Check here
Slot Booking for Diploma Lateral entry CoursesCheck here

PESSAT 2021- Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • PESSAT 2021 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 2021 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 a 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 2021- 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 2021 slot booking for B.Tech candidates will start in the last week of April 2021

PESSAT 2021- 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 2021 will be conducted in the following 44 Test centers across India-

New DelhiBhubaneshwarChandigarhKota

PESSAT 2021- Result

PESSAT 2021 result will be released through online mode on the specified dates. B.Tech. result will be declared in last week of May 2021. 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 2021, 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

Frequently Asked Questions

Who conducts PESSAT?

The PESSAT is conducted by PES (People’s Education Society), Bangalore every year.

What is date of PESSAT 2021 for B.Tech aspirants?

The officials have not yet declared the examination date. It is expected to be conducted in May 2021.

If i didn’t appear for the test, can I get my application fee back?

No, the application form fee is non-refundable.

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