PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT)
Exam Date: Exam State: University Level Last Date:

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 2024 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 2024. 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. 1,200/-

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 2024 Dates

Architech and Engineering Dates


May to June 2024

PESSAT registration starts

20 October 2023

Last date

May 2024

Commencement of slot booking for all candidates

May 2024

Last date to update 12th std / 2nd PU marks (Only for candidates whose 12th / 2nd PU results are announced)

 June 2024

PESSAT first counselling

June 2024

PESSAT Second counselling

July 2024

Commencement of session

August 2024

 All other programs (Tentative)

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2024)

January to July 2024

PESSAT registration starts

20 October 2023

Commencement of slot booking for all candidates

January to July 2024

Last date

July 2024


3 days after taking the test

Formal Commencement for all UG programs

August 2024

Formal Commencement for all PG programs

September 2024

PES University
100 Feet Ring Road,
BSK III Stage,