PESSAT closed for 2016.

Registrations for PESSAT 2017 will start from October


As part of the admissions process PESSAT is taken by all students who are applying for PES University programs. The entrance test will be of online mode and if students need to get into PES UNIVERSITY, they must take up the PESSAT (entrance test).

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PESSAT can only be attempted once by any candidate for the given academic year. If any candidate is found to violate this rule, he/she will be barred from the seat selection process.


For BTech:
April 11 : Last date to register for students from outside Bengaluru
April 18 : Last date to register for students in Bengaluru
April 22: Commencement of Slot Bookings
May 2 to May 20 : PESSAT
May 25 : PESSAT BTech Results
June 4 (Sat) and 5 (Sun) : First Round of BTech Counseling
June 5 : BArch Counseling
July 2 : Last date for submission of Original documents (only for admitted students)
July 9 : Second Round of BTech Counseling
For All other courses
October 1, 2015: Start of PESSAT 2016 online registrations
July 2016: Last date of Online Registrations
January 4th 2016: Start of Slot bookings
January 6, 2016 – July 2016: PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2016)
PESSAT Results: 1 Week after taking the test

For all courses other than BTech candidates can take the test on Wednesdays and Saturdays every week starting from 4th January 2016 by booking their slots online.
The test centre for all courses other than BTech will only be at PES University, Bangalore.

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