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PESSAT 2023: Exam Date, Application Form (Released), Syllabus, Latest Updates

Updated By Ankita Jha on 15 Jun, 2023 13:31

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About PESSAT 2023

PESSAT 2023 First Round of Counselling with start from June 17 for B. Tech Admissions. PESSAT 2023 Result has been released for BTech Program on June 8, 2023. The PES University conducted PESSAT 2023 for BTech from May 17 to June 4, 2023. The PESSAT 2023 registration is in process for all courses such as (B.Arch, B.Des, BCA, BBA, BA, BSc, B.Com, M.Com, MCA, B .Pharma, M.Pharma). PESSAT 2023 application form was released on October 20, 2022.   The registration for PESSAT 2023 will tentatively end in the month of July, 2023 for all other courses mentioned above. Candidates who are registered for PESSAT 2023 need to book a slot for appearing in the exam. The Test Slot Booking for all courses except (B.Tech, B.Arch, Law, Nursing, B.Sc Medical) are in progress. PESSAT hall tickets will be issued to all candidates after the slot booking process is over.  PESSAT 2023 for all other courses is expected to be conducted in July 2023.Direct Link to Slot Booking is given below.

Direct Link for Booking the Slot(Activated)

PES University has declared the rank card for only BTech Program. Candidates can check the PESSAT 2023 Rank Card for BTech through the link provided below.

Direct Link to Check PESSAT 2023 Rank Card(Activated)

PESSAT 2023 exam will be conducted in online mode at the PES University campus and in 44 cities in the country. The PESSAT 2023 exam will be conducted through a computer based test. The candidates must check the PESSAT syllabus and PESSAT exam pattern in order to prepare for appearing in the PESSAT 2023 exam. In this article, one can check exam details like the PESSAT exam pattern 2023, marking scheme, exam mode, and previous year question papers.

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What is PESSAT?

PESSAT stands for People's Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test. It is conducted to grant admission to BTech and various other programs offered by the PES University, Bengaluru. PESSAT 2023 is conducted for candidates looking to take admission in B.Tech, BBA, B.Com, BBA LLB, BA LLB, BSc, BDes, BPharm, BSc in Nursing, BPharm, MBA, MCA, Pharm D, MPharm, MCom, MTech in PES University PESSAT (Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test) is conducted by PES University, Bangalore every year. Through this university-level examination, candidates can get admission into PES University's undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)Bachelor of Design (B.Design)Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), BBA in Hotel and Event Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA).

PESSAT 2023 Highlights

Given below in the table are the highlights of PESSAT 2023:

Exam Name

PES (Peoples Education Society) Aptitude Test

Popular Name/ Short Name


Exam Conducting Body

PES University, Bangalore

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Exam Mode

Online (Computer-Based Mode)

Exam Purpose

Admission to various courses offered by PES University, Bangalore

Application Mode


Application Fees

INR 1,050 (INR 550 for HN campus course)

Eligibility Criteria

Depends on the courses, Check here!

Question Type


Marking Scheme

+1 for every correct answer, Check the detailed Exam Pattern here!

Negative Marking


Exam Duration

3 hours for B.Tech, 2 hours for the rest of the courses

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PESSAT 2023 Important Dates



Online Registration Start Date

October 20, 2022

Last date to register for candidates from outside Bengaluru

July, 2023

Last date for registration for those taking PESSAT at the Bangalore centre only

July, 2023

Commencement of Slot Booking for all the candidates

June 2023

PESSAT 2023July, 2023
PESSAT Result 20233 days after the exam
PESSAT 2023 Exam for Btech ProgramMay 17 - June 4, 2023
PESSAT Result 2023 for Btech ProgramJune 8, 2023

All About PESSAT

PES University will only accept students who have passed the entrance exam. Prior to taking the exam, candidates must complete the PESSAT 2023 application form. You can review the complete, step-by-step PESSAT admissions procedure below.

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility requirements before even beginning to fill out the application to prevent last-minute disappointment.

PESSAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Before completing the application form for PESSAT 2023, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements. For detailed PESSAT eligibility criteria click here! Candidates who do not meet the eligibility requirements will not be admitted by the university. Check out the general eligibility criteria for PESAAT 2023 here.

  • Candidates must be having 60% on the 10+2 or equivalent in Science from a recognised board
  • There is no age limit

PESSAT 2023 Application Form 

The PESSAT 2023 application form is now available online. Candidates who are interested must complete the application form before the deadlines.

How to Fill the PESSAT Application Form?

  • Visit the official  website
  • Click on the “Registration" link given there
  • Fill out the required details mentioned on the form
  • Click on submit button to complete  process of registration 
  • After the registration is done, fill in the detailed application form
  • Upload scanned  documents as prescribed in the form
  • Pay application fee  and submit the form
  • Take a print out and keep it safe for future reference

PESSAT Slot Booking 2023 

 PES University will begin the process of booking slots on May 11, 2023. Each candidate who registers for the PESSAT 2023 is required to choose a time slot. A candidate cannot show up for the exam before reserving a slot. Candidates will receive their PESSAT 2023 admit cards after successfully booking a slot.

Process of Slot Booking for PESSAT 2023 Exam 

  • Open the PES University official website
  • Then, click on the "Registered Candidate Login" link given there
  • Login using the credential such as the application number and password
  • Now, open the PESSAT 2023 Slot Booking link
  • Then, select the city, exam date and time 
  • Click on the "Confirm" button
  • Download the confirmation page of slot booking

PESSAT Admit Card 2023 

PESSAT Admit Card 2023 will be received only after successfully booking a slot. The PESSAT exam date and time, the exam location, the candidate's basic information, including their roll number, name, photo, and signature, as well as information about their parents, will all be listed on the admit card. No candidate will be permitted to appear in the paper without a PESSAT 2023 admit card, so it is necessary to bring the admit card to the exam centre on the exam day.

PESSAT 2023 Result

The PESSAT 2023 exam results will be released on June 7, 2023. Candidates will be able to view their results online at the PES University website after logging in with their application number and password.

PESSAT 2023 Counselling

The PESSAT counselling will be conducted by PES University over two sessions. The date for PESSAT counselling in 2023 is announced. After the results are announced, the first round of counselling will be held on June 17, 2023 and the second round will be held in July. All qualified candidates must register online for the entire PESSAT counselling process, which will take place entirely online.

PESSAT 2023 Admission Process

PES University selects candidates through the PESSAT entrance exam. Candidates will have to fill the PESSAT 2023 application form and appear in the entrance exam subsequently.  The step-by-step PESSAT admission process 2023 can be checked below. 

STEP 1: Registration process

Candidates can register for PESSAT by filling out an application form online. The candidate will need to register as a new user and then the candidates will get their login Ids on successful registration. 

STEP 2: Booking Of Slots

The candidates will have to book a slot for the exam after submission of the form. Admit cards will be issued to them upon booking of the slot. The candidates must download their admit card to appear for the PESSAT 2023 exam. 

STEP 3: PESSAT 2023 Exam Centres

PESSAT 2023 will be conducted at the Bangalore campus for all courses except B Tech. BTech exam will take place at 44 test centers across the country.

STEP 4: Counselling/Interview

Candidates will be called for Counselling and interviews after passing PESSAT 2023. The seats will be allocated based on their scores. A merit list will be released by PES University which will contain ranks and schedules for the same. 

PESSAT 2023 Exam Centres

PESSAT 2023 will be organised by PES University at 44 test centres across 42 cities in India.


Exam Centres


Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Madikeri, Hassan, Tumkur, Chikmagalur,Udipi, Karwar, Shimoga, Chitradurga, Davangere, Haveri, Bellary, Hubli/ Darwad, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Raichur, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Bidar

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad, Vijayawada

Assam (North East)






Jammu & Kashmir






Madhya Pradesh



Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur

New Delhi

New Delhi






Jaipur, Kota

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore

Uttar Pradesh


West Bengal


Note: PESSAT test centre for BBA/BBA HEM/B.Des/MBA/MCA/M.Tech/BBA, LLB/ M.Sc (Applied Economics) will be PES University campus, Bangalore.

PESSAT Scholarships

There are different kinds of scholarships offered by PES University to the candidates based on their academic performance as well as assistance in the different fields. One can check details about PES University Scholarship as mentioned below.

  • MRD Scholarships: If a student obtains rank in the top 20% of his/her class (section) in terms of CGPA for a particular academic year, then he/she will get  40% relaxation in the tuition fee for the next academic year that will be executed on a semester basis.
  • Distinction Awards: For scoring a CGPA of 7.5 and above for a particular year, candidates will receive cash prize money as a distinction award. 
  • Corporate Scholarships: Many corporate organizations offer scholarships for the students of PES University in the final year based on merit.
  • Rural Scholarship: Selected number of students coming from rural background is offered free engineering education by PES University every year.
  • Scholarship for Teaching: Students who assist their professors in teaching, those students are also compensated for the work.
  • Research Scholarship: Students also gets compensated if they show keen research intent and work under Professor as research associates.

PESSAT 2023 Conducting Body

PES University was established in 1972 in Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. PES focuses on four major areas of education, including Medicine, Engineering, Management and Life Sciences. At the University, students have the options of both foundation courses in these areas, as well as specialisation with a Bachelors/ Master/ Ph.D. degree. PES University was originally named as the PES Institute of Technology (PESIT), but it was renamed in the year 2013.

Contact Details




BANGALORE – 560 085

Phone Number: +91 80 26724781,+91 80 26724782,+91 80 26726622

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Who is the conducting body of PESSAT?

PESSAT (Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test) is conducted by PES University, Bangalore every year. Through this university-level examination, candidates can get admission into PES University's undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Design (B.Design), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), BBA in Hotel and Event Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA).


What is the level of the PESSAT exam?

People’s Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is a national level entrance exam conducted by the People’s Education Society (PES). The exam is regulated for admission in various UG & PG courses offered by the university in the field of Engineering, Management, CSIT, Design, Law etc. Qualified candidates of the examination will get admission in their applied programs at the various campuses of PES university.


What are the PESSAT exam courses that are conducted in PES University Campus, Bangalore?

PESSAT test centre for BBA/BBA HEM/BDes/MBA/MCA/M.Tech/BBA, LLB/ MSc (Applied Economics) will be PES University campus, Bangalore.


What are the documents required to be carried for the counselling session?

10th marksheet and certificate

12th marksheet and  certificate

Valid ID proof (aadhar, pan, voter)

Score Card of PESSAT 2022

Admit Card of PESSAT 2022

Date of Birth (D.O.B) certificate

Transfer Certificate

Migration certificate

When will PESSAT 2023 be conducted?

The PES University will conduct PESSAT 2023 from May 17 to June 4, 2023.

When did the application form of PESSAT 2023 commenced?

The PESSAT 2023 application process was started on October 20, 2022.


How many centres are there for the PESSAT 2023 exam?

There are a total 44 centres available for the PESSAT 2023 exam.


How many campuses are there of PES university?

There are a total three campuses of PES University in Bengaluru - Hanumanthnagar Campus, Electronic City Campus and Ring Road Campus.


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Related Questions

I want to apply in the PES University, Bangalore for LLB and I am about to appear for clat 2020. Can I register for this college after the clat exam? Does the college accept CLAT scores?

-Manya DwivediUpdated on July 13, 2022 08:28 PM
  • 4 Answers
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

PES University, Bangalore conducts PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) to shortlist students for the LLB course. Candidates who have secured a valid score in CLAT are exempted from appearing for the PESSAT exam but they are required to register for it. 

It is advisable to apply for admission before the last registration date issued by the college as once the deadline ends the aspirants will not be able to register for the same.

Go through the Private Law Colleges in India Accepting CLAT Scores to explore more options. Just dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application …


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