About PESSAT 2019

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test 2019 will be conducted for various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by PES University. The registrations for PESSAT 2019 has started on October 5, wherein the slot booking for B.Tech. started on April 25. Candidates are required to book their slots in order to appear for PESSAT. Interested candidates can take PESSAT 2019 for all courses other than B.Tech. from January 10 to July. The courses offered by PES University for which PESSAT score will be accepted are B.Tech., B.Des, BBA, BBA LLB, MBA and MCA. The duration of PESSAT depends on the course that the aspirants are seeking admission to. The syllabus of the exam also varies from course to course.

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: PES University
PESSAT B.Tech - Duration 3 Hours +5 More

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PESSAT 2019 Important Dates

03 Jun, 2019 PESSAT B.Arch - Others - Last date for submission of Original documents/ Surrender of Seat (only for admitted students) - Start Date | Mode: Offline
10 Jan, 2019 - 30 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) PESSAT B.Des - Exam | Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2019 - 30 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) PESSAT B.A. L.L.B - Exam | Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2019 - 30 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) PESSAT B.B.A - Exam | Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2019 - 30 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) PESSAT M.B.A - Exam | Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2019 - 30 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) PESSAT M.C.A. - Exam | Mode: Online
02 May, 2019 - 20 May, 2019 PESSAT B.Tech - Exam | Mode: Online
05 Jan, 2019 PESSAT B.B.A - Slot Booking - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Jan, 2019 PESSAT B.A. L.L.B - Slot Booking - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Jan, 2019 PESSAT M.C.A. - Slot Booking - Start Date | Mode: Online
25 Apr, 2019 PESSAT B.Tech - Admit Card | Mode: Online
05 Jan, 2019 PESSAT B.Des - Slot Booking - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Oct, 2018 PESSAT B.A. L.L.B - Application - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Oct, 2018 PESSAT B.Des - Application - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Oct, 2018 - 13 May, 2019 PESSAT B.Arch - Others - Last date to upload NATA and 12th std/ 2nd PU scores online | Mode: Online
05 Oct, 2018 - 18 Apr, 2019 PESSAT B.Tech - Application - Outside Bengaluru candidates | Mode: Online
19 May, 2019 PESSAT B.Arch - Counselling - First round counseling at PES university for seat selection - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Oct, 2018 PESSAT B.B.A - Application - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Jan, 2019 PESSAT M.B.A - Slot Booking - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Oct, 2018 PESSAT M.B.A - Application - Start Date | Mode: Online
25 Apr, 2019 PESSAT B.Tech - Slot Booking - Start Date | Mode: Online
10 Oct, 2018 PESSAT M.C.A. - Application - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Oct, 2018 - 23 Apr, 2019 PESSAT B.Tech - Application - for Bengaluru centre only | Mode: Online

Candidates who wish to take admission to an undergraduate programme through PESSAT must know that the attempt limit to take PESSAT is one. After appearing for PESSAT once, candidates cannot take the test again. Apart from this, the eligibility criteria for PESSAT 2019 is different for every programme.  

PESSAT B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

As per the PESSAT eligibility criteria 2019, candidates seeking admission to B.Tech programme must pass Class 12 or equivalent with an aggregate score of 60% from a recognized board. In addition, it is mandatory to pass Class 12 from the science stream to be considered eligible for PESSAT 2019.

PESSAT B.Des Eligibility Criteria

In order to take admission to B.Des course, candidates appearing for PESSAT 2019 must have passed Class 12. PESSAT eligibility criteria 2019 state that a candidate must score at least 50% in the qualifying examination. Furthermore, Class 12 or its equivalent should be completed from a recognised board. 

PESSAT B.B.A Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered eligible for PESSAT 2019 to pursue BBA course, candidates must pass Class 12 examination or an equivalent examination from a recognised board. There are no requirements of a particular stream in Class 12 to be deemed eligible for BBA course through PESSAT 2019.

PESSAT B.A. L.L.B Eligibility Criteria

Candidates taking PESSAT 2019 to pursue BBA LLB must qualify Class 12 or any other exam which is equivalent to Class 12 exams. For general category candidates, a minimum score of 45% of total marks in Class 12 or an equivalent examination is required to fulfil PESSAT eligibility criteria 2019. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category must secure a minimum of 40% in aggregate to appear for PESSAT 2019. Candidates must note that if the minimum required score is 44.5% and above then it will be treated as 45% and score of 39.5% or above will be treated as 40%.  

PESSAT M.B.A Eligibility Criteria

To fulfil the PESSAT 2019 eligibility criteria for MBA course, candidates must check the following requirements-

  • Candidates seeking admission to MBA must complete a graduate degree with at least an aggregate score of 60%.
  • As per the PESSAT eligibility criteria 2019, it must be ensured by the aspirants of PESSAT 2019, that the graduate degree should not be obtained from the distance or correspondence mode of education.

PESSAT M.C.A. Eligibility Criteria

As per eligibility criteria for PESSAT 2019 to pursue MCA, a candidate needs to hold a Bachelor’s degree. The degree should be obtained from a recognised University to fulfil the PESSAT 2019 eligibility criteria.  

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Mode of Application : Offline and Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Demand Draft

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, SC, General, ST PWD Offline, Online Transgender, Female, Male ₹ 1050

There is a common application form for B.Tech, B.Des, BBA, BBA-HEM, LLB, M.Tech, MBA, MCA and M.Com programmes. It must be noted that to apply for multiple courses, a different email id has to be used every time.

The candidates will be required to go through the following steps while filling the PESSAT application form 2019 -

  • Registration- In this step, candidates will be asked to select the course and enter details like name, gender, date of birth, and email id. After submission of these details, click on ‘proceed’ button and then confirm.   

  • Fill the PESSAT 2019 application form- After registration, candidates will be required to fill parents details, permanent address, marks in the qualifying examination, branch in which the admission is sought (only for candidates seeking admission to B.Tech courses), choice of exam centres to fill PESSAT 2019 application form.     

  • Upload documents- The photograph and signature must be uploaded in this step of PESSAT application form 2019.

  • Pay application fee- Candidates will now be asked to submit the requisite PESSAT 2019 application fee through the online or offline medium.

  • Take a printout- After successful submission of the registration fee and details, PESSAT 2019 aspirants can take a printout of the application form.

PESSAT 2019 Exam Pattern

PESSAT B.Tech Exam Pattern

PESSAT 2019 online paper for B.Tech programmes will have 180 questions. Candidates will get a total of 3 hours to answer questions in PESSAT 2019. The question paper of PESSAT 2019 for B.Tech will comprise two sections – Section 1 and Section 2. Section 1 will have questions from three subjects namely Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

As per the PESSAT exam pattern 2019, the questions asked in section 1 will be of Classes 11 and 12 standard.

The section 2 of PESSAT 2019 will have questions from English Grammar.

The subject-wise distribution of questions can be checked below-

Subjects

Number of Questions 

English Grammar

20

Chemistry

40

Physics

60

Mathematics

60

Total Number of Questions

180

PESSAT B.Des Exam Pattern

The entrance exam for B.Des course will be conducted for a duration of 2 hours. PESSAT 2019 for B.Des also known as Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will be held in pen and paper mode. Candidates will be required to carry their own pencil, sketches and eraser at the time of PESSAT 2019 exam. If a candidate has done any creative work, then a portfolio of the same needs to be brought at the time of PESSAT/DAT exam. 

The question paper of PESSAT 2019 for B.Des will contain questions from subjects like General Knowledge, Basic Knowledge of Colours and Form, Spatial Sense, Sensitivity to Aspects of Typography, 3D Visualisation, Ability of Visualise/Imagine, Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering, Free-Hand Sketching, Basic Analytical Ability and Basic English.

PESSAT B.B.A Exam Pattern

PESSAT 2019 for BBA course will be held for a duration of 2 hours. PESSAT question paper 2019 for BBA course will contain three sections- English Comprehension/Verbal Ability, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The total number of questions in PESSAT 2019 for BBA will be 120. The section-wise distribution of questions is given below-

Sections

Number of Questions

English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability

30

Quantitative Reasoning

45

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

45

Total Number of Questions

120

PESSAT B.A. L.L.B Exam Pattern

PESSAT for BBA LLB will be conducted for 2 hours. As per the PESSAT exam pattern 2019, the question paper will consist of four sections. These four sections of PESSAT 2019 will comprise 110 questions. The sections from which questions will be asked in PESSAT are Basic Law, Quantitative Reasoning, English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. Candidates can view the sectional distribution of questions below-


Subjects

Number of Questions

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

30

English Comprehensive/Verbal Ability

30

Basic Law

30

Quantitative Reasoning

20

Total Number of Questions

110

PESSAT M.B.A Exam Pattern

PESSAT 2019 exam pattern for MBA course includes different aspects of the exam like number of questions, section-wise distribution of questions, and duration of the exam. PESSAT for MBA course will be held for a duration of 2 hours. The question paper will contain 120 questions distributed in four sections- Analytical & Logical Reasoning, English Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Awareness and Quantitative Reasoning. Candidates can check here the section-wise distribution of questions. 

Sections

Number of Questions

English Comprehension/Verbal Ability

30

Analytical & Logical Reasoning 

40

General Awareness

10

Quantitative Reasoning

40

Total Number of Questions

120

PESSAT M.C.A. Exam Pattern

MCA aspirants must note PESSAT exam pattern 2019 to know about the exam duration, number of questions, and sections included in the question. PESSAT is conducted for 120 minutes. The question paper of PESSAT 2019 for MCA course contain 120 questions. These questions will be distributed among four sections as per the PESSAT exam pattern. The sections included in PESSAT 2019 are Computer Awareness, Mathematics, Analytical & Logical Ability and Mathematics.

Sections

Number of Questions

Computer Awareness

20

Analytical & Logical Ability

20

English Comprehension

20

Mathematics

60

Total Number of Questions

120

PESSAT 2019 Slot Booking

PESSAT B.Tech Slot Booking

Candidates can book their slots on April 25 to appear for PESSAT 2019. After booking the slot for PESSAT 2019, it should be ensured by the candidates that they take a print out of the PESSAT admit card 2019. PESSAT 2019 for B.Tech course will be held from May 2 to 20. PESSAT aspirants can appear for the exam in 50 test centres.

PESSAT 2019 Exam Centers

PESSAT B.Tech Exam Centers

State City
Karnataka Bengaluru
Mysore
Mangalore
Madikeri
Hassan
Tumkur
Chikkamagaluru
Udupi
Karwar
Shimoga
Chitradurga
Davanagere
Haveri
Bellary
Hubli
Belgaum
Bagalkot
Raichur
Bijapur
Gulbarga
Bidar
Telangana Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Patna
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Ranchi
Kerala Ernakulam
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Maharashtra Mumbai
Pune
Nagpur
Delhi New Delhi
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Rajasthan Jaipur
Kota
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
West Bengal Kolkata

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card of PESSAT 2019

PESSAT 2019 Counselling

PESSAT B.Tech Counselling

Mode of Counselling: Offline

To participate in PESSAT counselling 2019, only the marks obtained in the aptitude test will be considered. The PESSAT 2019 counselling for B.Tech will be conducted in offline mode which implies candidates must report to the PES University campus. In case, a candidate is unable to report to the allotted centre then an authorised representative can participate in the counselling process. The representative must hold an authorization letter which should be approved (with seal and sign) by the authorities concerned. Candidates will be required to opt for specialization at the time of PESSAT counselling 2019.

PESSAT 2019 GD and PI Process

PESSAT B.Des GD and PI Process

After taking PESSAT 2019 for B.Des, candidates will be required to take a personal interview. The interview will be held at Department of Architecture and Design of PES University. Candidates will be analysed on the basis of their performance in the PESSAT 2019 and interview. The score of both the test and interview will be intimated within three days via email and SMS. The result will clarify whether candidates are eligible for the further admission process.

PESSAT 2019 Counselling Centers

PESSAT B.Tech Counselling Centers

State City
Karnataka Bengaluru

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