As a a part of the PES University admissions process, 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 May 2017 at various locations across the Country. Please click here to know the various test centres of PESSAT

For admissions to non-Engineering programs, PESSAT will be conducted only at PES University campus in Bangalore starting from January 2017 until July 2017 on every Wednesday and Saturday. Click here to take the Online Exam by booking a slot.

Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the test score and personal interview.

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

The test centre for all courses other than BTech will only be PES University, Bangalore.

PESSAT will not be considered for PESIT South Campus, PESIMSR & PES Central Campus. PESIT South Campus will continue affiliation with VTU. For more info, visit Campus pages.

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.


Important Dates

For BTech:

April 12 : Last date to register for students from outside Bengaluru
April 17 : Last date to register for students in Bengaluru
April 21 : Commencement of Slot Bookings
May 2 – May 20 : PESSAT
May 24 : PESSAT Results
June 3 & 4 : PESSAT first round counseling
July 2 : Last date for submission of Original documents (only for admitted students)
July 2 : Last date for surrender of B.Tech seat
July 9 : Second Round of BTech Counseling

For B.Arch:

June 23 : Last date to upload NATA and 12th/ 2nd PU scores
July 2 : First round counseling
July 9 : Last date for submission of original documents/ surrender of seat

For All other courses:

September 21 : Start of PESSAT 2017 online registrations
July : Last date of Online Registrations
January 5 : Commencement of Slot bookings
January 7 – July : PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2017)
PESSAT Results : 1 Week after taking the test


Candidates not attending the counseling, please download the Authorization Letter and submit.