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FAQ

What are the various Eligibility Norms of the PESSAT (MBA) Program? <p>The candidate must possess a Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (Undergraduate should be for a minimum of three years). The candidate present a qualifying score in any one of the below entrance exams: PESSAT/MAT/CAT/CMAT. &nbsp;<br /> <strong>Please note: &nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>For VTU MBA aspirants, PGCET scores are mandatory. &nbsp;</li> <li>PESSAT is not applicable for the VTU MBA at PESIT South Campus. &nbsp;</li> <li>The candidate should clear the group discussion and personal interview rounds conducted at the PES University campus.</li> </ul>

What is PESSAT MBA Examination? It is conducted by whom? <p>PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is national level computer-based management entrance test.PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) will be conducted only at PES University campus in Bangalore, also <strong>it will take a PGCET conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority</strong></p> <ul> <li>CMAT conducted by All India Council for Technical Education</li> <li>MAT conducted by All India Management Association</li> <li>CAT conducted by Association of IIM&rsquo;s</li> </ul>

How can I register for PESSAT MBA examination? <ul> <li>Candidates need to get the application form online to register themselves for PESSAT MBA . Applicants must check the PESSAT MBA Important Dates .</li> <li>Aspirants can register for the test till December 31, 2016 (without late fee). The form will be generated online only after PESSAT Login ID and Password will be allotted to the candidate. While registering for the test, candidates are required to pay an application fee.</li> </ul>

What if I’ve already selected a seat in the first round of counseling and don’t want to go for it later? What then will happen to the Rs. 2.8 lakhs and Rs. 5000 DD that I’ve paid to the University? <p>If you don&rsquo;t like the seat that you have opted for/ did admission in another college after blocking the seat with us/ want to withdraw for any other reason, you need to intimate us in a written format within 2 weeks of blocking the seat so that you will get a refund of Rs. 2.8 lakhs and Rs. 5000 will be withheld as counseling charge.</p>

I have applied for revaluation, but your website is asking the candidates to upload their marks for the counseling process. It will take some time before I get my revaluation marks. What can I do? <p>You need to upload your marks before the last date mentioned on the website. If you do not get your revaluation marks before that please upload the existing one.</p>

What is the mode of conduction of PESSAT (MBA) Exam? <p>Online or Computer based exam.</p>

While paying the exam fee for Pessat, amount was deducted twice from my account. What should i do now ? <p>Please write a mail to pessat@pes.edu stating your application number and mentioning in just one line that amount has been deducted twice from your account. We shall cross check and if found to be true, we will initiate the refund by which your amount will reach back to your account within 5 working days.</p>

What is the fee to be paid for the form? <p>PESSAT Registration Fee &ndash; INR 1050/-</p>

Which modes the payment can be done? <p>1.<strong> Credit/Debit card:</strong> Can be paid directly.<br /> 2. <strong>Net banking</strong>: Can be paid directly.<br /> 3.<strong> By Challan:</strong> Candidate has to print both application form and challan, carry both to bank for payment. Submit hard copy of application along with copy of stamped challan.<br /> 4. <strong>By Demand draft: </strong>Has to be paid in Favor of &ldquo;PES University General Fund&rdquo; payable at Bangalore. Candidate has to procure DD from the bank, enter DD details in the space provided online and to be sent along with printed application form to the following address:<br /> Address :<br /> Manager &ndash; Admissions<br /> Office of Admissions,<br /> PES University,<br /> 100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage,<br /> Bangalore &ndash; 560085<br /> Ph:+91 80 2672 6622.</p>

When will I get my Admit Card? <p>Admit card will be available for view and print from<strong> January 02, 2017 (onwards)</strong>. You will have to log onto the PESSAT website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission.</p>

I could not/ cannot take the PESSAT exam at the designated centre on the date of the test, can I take the test on another day at the same centre? <p>Other than the Bangalore test centre, we cannot provide you with an alternate date for taking the exam at any other test centre. However, we can change your test centre to the secondary centre that you had opted for in which the date of exam will be different. Or we can provide you with a centre at Bangalore so that you can book the slot for any day with the time frame of PESSAT exam and take the test.</p>

When is it conducted ? <p>&nbsp;It is usually conducted in the month of January. This year, the entrance test is being conducted on January 06,2017.</p>

If I fail to attend the counseling on the day specified for me as per my rank, can I attend the same on the next day? <p>If the candidate who has secured a better rank wants to attend the counseling on the next day which is earmarked for the candidates who have secured a lower rank, they may do so. But the vice-versa will not be possible.</p>

What will be the exam structure of PESSAT (MBA)? <ul> <li>This test has Four section &ndash; 1, 2, 3 and 4.</li> <li>All question as are of multiple choice. &nbsp;</li> <li>Pattern of PESSAT (MBA):- <table style="width:509px"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:41px"> <p><strong>Sl.no</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:281px"> <p><strong>Subject</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:187px"> <p><strong>No.&nbsp;of&nbsp;Questions</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:41px"> <p>1</p> </td> <td style="width:281px"> <p>English&nbsp;Comprehensive&nbsp;/&nbsp;Verbal&nbsp;Ability</p> </td> <td style="width:187px"> <p>30</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:41px"> <p>2</p> </td> <td style="width:281px"> <p>Analytical&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Logical&nbsp;Reasoning</p> </td> <td style="width:187px"> <p>40</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:41px"> <p>3</p> </td> <td style="width:281px"> <p>Quantitative&nbsp;Reasoning</p> </td> <td style="width:187px"> <p>40</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:41px"> <p>4</p> </td> <td style="width:281px"> <p>General&nbsp;Awareness</p> </td> <td style="width:187px"> <p>10</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Test&nbsp;Duration&nbsp;:&nbsp;120&nbsp;Minutes</p> </li> </ul>

What will be the medium of Online examination? <p>&nbsp;Medium of examination is English.</p>

Where will the exam centres be formed for the exam? <p>The test will be conducted at 58&nbsp; cities. The list of PESSAT test centres can be obtained using the link given below:-(http://pes.edu/pessat/test-centres/).</p>

What details will be mentioned in the Admit Card? <p>The admit card will contain the following details: Name of the candidate Test date Test City &amp; Centre address User ID / Registration Number PWD/DA status.</p>

What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? <p>&nbsp;There is no Upper or Lower age limit.</p>

Will there be any negative marking? <p>No,there is no negative marking.</p>

When are PESSAT (MBA) 2017 Results Out? <p>Results will be available on the website 1 Week after taking the test.</p>

Can a parent/guardian represent a candidate at the counseling as the candidate cannot make it ? <p>Please download the authorization letter from our website or from the below link, http://pes.edu/pessa /pdf/Authorization_Letter.pdf, fill it up, bring that authorization letter to the PES University campus before the counseling and get prior approval on it so that one of the parent/ guardian can represent the candidate with that. Please be informed that without the prior approval (seal and sign), the authorization letter will not be valid.</p>

Can a parent/ guardian represent the candidate at the counseling as the candidate cannot make it? If I fail to attend the counseling on the day specified for me as per my rank, can I attend the same on the next day? <p>If the candidate who has secured a better rank wants to attend the counseling on the next day which is earmarked for the candidates who have secured a lower rank, they may do so. But the vice-versa will not be possible.</p>

What is the fee structure for the programs at PESSAT(MBA)? <p><strong>Master of Business Administration (MBA)</strong>:-<br /> <strong>PESSAT Quota Fee</strong> &ndash; INR 4,00,000 / Annum<br /> <strong>PGCET Quota Fee</strong> &ndash; INR 1,00,000 / Annum</p>

What are the placement status? <p>About 85% of the eligible students get placed before they finish their MBA programme at PES. &ldquo;This number could be easily higher if not for the students who would like to follow their family business and few more who show interest in becoming entrepreneurs&rdquo; says Prof Jawahar Doreswamy.<br /> The average placement package for the year 2013 was 5.54 lakhs and the average placement package for 2014 is 5.47 lakhs per annum while the placements for 2014 is still going on.</p>

Are there any Scholarships for meritorious students? <p>Scholarships will only be available to those who get into our University and prove their merit here and not before he/ she gets into our University. If the candidate is in top 20% of his/her class for a particular academic year at our University, then he/she is eligible for a tuition fee waiver of 25% for the next academic year.</p>

When will I get the Score card? . <p>The candidates will receive the score card after the one Week of the test</p>

For how long is the PESSAT (MBA) score valid? <p>&nbsp;The PESSAT (MBA) score is valid for just one year.</p>