PESSAT 2020 (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) 2020
Exam Date: 25/04/2020 Exam State: University Level Last Date: 11/04/2020

Exam Details

PESSAT should be taken by all students who are applying for PES University programs.

For admissions to Engineering Programs, PESSAT will be conducted on different dates in the month of August 2020 at various locations across the Country. 
For admissions to non-Engineering programs, PESSAT will be conducted only at PES University campus in Bangalore starting from september 2020. Test can be taken by booking a slot online at
Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the test score and personal interview.

For the courses BBA / BBA-HEM / B.Des / MBA / MCA / MTech / MCom / MA, PESSAT will be conducted on every Wednesday and Saturday starting from 7th January 2017 at PES University campus (Banashankari, Bangalore) ONLY. Candidates can take the test after booking their slots online. 

Test Centres: 

Karnataka: 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): Guwahati.

Bihar: Patna.

Gujarat: Ahmedabad.

Jammu & Kashmir: Jammu.

Jharkhand: Ranchi.

Kerala: Ernakulam.

Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal.

Maharshtra: Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur.

New Delhi: New Delhi.

Orissa: Bhubaneswar.

Punjab/Haryana: Chandigarh.

Rajasthan:  Jaipur, Kota.

Tamil Nadu: Chennai, Coimbatore.

Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow.

West Bengal: Kolkata.


BTech: In order to appear for PESSAT, the candidate should have atleast 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 12th Std or equivalent.

B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture)  : Grade 10+2; Approval Pending

BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration):  Grade 10+2

BBA-HEM (Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel and Event Management) :  Grade 10+2



M.Tech  : Grade 10+2+BTech/BE in Relevant Branch

MBA : Grade 10+2+3 or 4

MCA : Grade 10+2+3 or 4

M.Sc. (Engineering): Masters in appropriate branches

Ph.D. :  Masters in appropriate branches

Admission process


You should be very careful in filling-up the on-line application form. If any lapse is detected during the scrutiny, your candidature will be rejected at any time of admission process or even at a later stage.

In case a candidate fills two or more on-line application forms, the last filled and completed application form will be considered for further processing.

The processing of application form is based on the information filled by the candidate.

Any error committed intentionally or otherwise may result in cancellation of your candidature.

PESSAT Registration Fee  Rs. 1050/-

Online Payment

Credit/Debit Card: Payment of fees can be paid through Master/Visa Credit/Debit Card.

Net Banking: Payment of fees can be paid through Net Banking.


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.

Demand Draft

Has to be paid in Favor of “PES University General Fund” 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:

Manager – Admissions,

Office of Admissions,

PES University,
100 Ft Ring Road,
BSK 3rd Stage,
Bangalore – 560085
Ph:+91 80 2672 6622

Important Dates

PESSAT 2020 Dates



PESSAT: 25 April to 15 May 2020

Start of PESSAT 2020 online registrations: 04 October 2019

Last date to register for students from outside Bengaluru: 11 April 2020

Last date to register for students in Bengaluru:  20 April 2020

Commencement of Slot Bookings: 18 April 2020

PESSAT Results: 20 May 2020

First Round of B.Tech. Counseling:  30 to 31 May 2020

Last date for submission of Original documents (only for admitted students): Last June 2020

Second Round of B.Tech. Counseling: July 2020

Formally notified last date of admission:  03 August 2020


For All other courses:

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2020):  15  January  to July 2020

Start of PESSAT 2020 online registrations: 04 October 2019

Last date of Online Registrations: July 2020

Commencement of Slot bookings:  06 January 2020

PESSAT Results:   3 day  after taking the test

Formally notified last date of admission for all PG programs:  03 September 2020

PES University
100 Feet Ring Road,
BSK III Stage,