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About PESSAT 2018

PESSAT (Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test) is conducted by PES University, Bangalore every year. PESSAT 2018 will be organised from 20th April to 15th May, 2018 for B.Tech courses. For admission to other programmes, the entrance exam is being organised from the first week of January to July 2018. 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).

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PESSAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are different for different courses. Candidates are advised to carefully examine eligibility criteria before proceeding to fill the application form.

  • Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for PESSAT 2018.

Eligibility Norms for PESSAT 2018

For B.Tech Course:

  • Candidates should have passed their 12 class or equivalent examination from a recognised board.

  • Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination.

Mode of Admission:

  • CET organised by Karnataka Examination Authority.

  • PESSAT organised by PES University

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PESSAT 2018 Syllabus

The PESSAT 2018 syllabus has been prescribed by PES University and it can change from year to year. For every course, there is a different syllabus. Presently, PES University organises 8 types of PESSAT 2018 tests. The syllabus and duration varies according to the course for which the test is being organised.

The syllabus for engineering comprises of 11th as well as 12th class level. For other courses, the questions are asked from the Quantitative Reasoning, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability, and General Awareness  Candidates can also solve last year's question papers to score well in PESSAT ...

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PESSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The PESSAT 2018 exam pattern is different for different courses. The examination is organised in the online mode (Computer-Based Mode) only. However, the exam for B.Des course is conducted in offline mode. The duration of PESSAT examination is 3 hours for B.Tech and 2 hours for all other courses. A total of 180 questions are asked in B.Tech. A total 120 questions are asked in all other courses. There is no negative marking in PESSAT. The detailed exam pattern for different courses has been listed in the tables below:

PESSAT 2018 Pattern for B.Tech


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PESSAT 2018 Result

PESSAT 2018 Result will be released in the last week of May 2018 for B.Tech courses. For other courses, the result will be declared one week after the examination is conducted for all other programmes. PESSAT result will be available only on the official website of PES University. PES University will not provide the result through mail, post or any other mode. The result of PESSAT 2018 will be available only for those who appear for the entrance test. PESSAT 2018 Result will display marks secured by candidates, scores and rank card. The result can be downloaded by entering ...

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PESSAT 2018 Counselling

The counselling of PESSAT is organised for qualified candidates usually in the month of June/July. PESSAT counselling is organised at the PES University in two rounds. The first round is expected to be conducted in the month of June, whereas the second round is likely to be held in the month of July.

Counselling Procedure

  • Candidates should first register on the official website. After registration, candidates have to log in using their registration number and date of birth.

  • It is mandatory for the candidates to be present at the counselling venue for admission.

  • In case candidates are unable to ...

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PESSAT Admit Card 2018

PESSAT 2018 admit card is expected to be issued on 21st April, 2018 by PES university. The admit card of PESSAT 2018 will be available in online mode on the PES University website. To download the admit card, candidates will be required to enter their registration number and date of birth. Only those candidates who complete their slot booking process will be able to access their respective admit cards.

The admit card of PESSAT 2018 is an important document that candidates must carry to the exam centre. PESSAT 2018 admit card will mention various details such as candidate’s name, exam ...

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How to Apply For PESSAT 2018

PESSAT 2018 application forms are available on the official website of PES University. The application forms can be availed until 10th April for B.Tech courses. For all other courses, the window to apply is already closed.

Steps to Fill PESSAT Application Form 2018

Registration Process:

  • The first step for candidates involves going to the official website of PES University and clicking on the tab 'How to Apply'.

  • The next step is to enter details like Course, Name, Gender, Date of Birth and Email.

  • After providing the requisite details, candidates have to click on the 'Continue' tab.

  • Next, the candidates ...

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PESSAT 2018 Answer Key

PESSAT answer key 2018 will be released by PES University for all the candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam. The answer key of PESSAT 2018 will be released in online mode and to access the PESSAT answer key 2018, candidates will have to visit the official website of PES University. The answer key of PESSAT will be published for each question paper set once the exam has been sucessfully conducted.

PES University organises PES Scholastic Aptitude Test every year. The answer key of PESSAT 2018 consists correct answers of all the questions asked in the entrance exam. Using ...

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PESSAT 2018 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.

PESSAT 2018 Important Dates

B.Tech Courses

Online Registration Start Date

10th October, 2017

Last date to Register for Candidates from outside Bengaluru

10th April, 2018

Last date to Register for candidates in Bengaluru

17th April, 2018

Slot Booking Process Date

15th April, 2018

Entrance Examination Date

20th April to 15th May, 2018 (Except for 1st May, 2nd, 3rd and 4th when there will be no exams at any centre)

Display of Result

Last week of May 2018

For All Other Courses

Online Registration Start Date

10th October, 2017

Last Date to Apply

July 2018

Slot Booking Process Date

9th January, 2018

Date of Examination

 10th January to July 2018

Result Declaration

One Week after Taking the Examination

PESSAT 2018 Exam Centres

PESSAT 2018 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.

Contact Details




BANGALORE – 560 085.

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

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