PESSAT 2021 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Books

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus has been released by PES University. You can download and check the latest syllabus of PESSAT 2021 from this page. PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is university level entrance exam for admission in 15+ UG and PG courses. The syllabus of PESSAT 2021 is available for 11 entrance exams. It is available as a pdf and the candidates can download it from the link below. The candidates have to follow the topics prescribed in the syllabus to ace the exam with flying colours. Know more details on PESSAT 2021 syllabus from below.

PESSAT- the university’s own entrance test is held for admission in:

  • UG Courses: B.Tech, B.Arch, BBA, BBA-HEM, B.Des, BBA-LLB (Hons), BA-LLB (Hons), B.Com, B.Pharm, Pharm.D.
  • PG Course: MCA, MBA, M.Tech, M.Pharm, M.Com.
  • Diploma: B.Tech (Diploma Lateral Entry).

Related post: PESSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria.

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus

For each course, University conducts a separate entrance exam. You can check the complete syllabus of PESSAT 2021 for all exam of respective course from below.

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PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for B.Tech

The exam pattern of PESSAT B.Tech entrance exam is as follows:


Section 1 of the exam contains questions on Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. These are asked from CBSE class 11th and class 12th syllabus.

You can download the latest CBSE syllabus of class 11 and 12 for Maths, Physics and Chemistry from the links below:

Section 2 is all about English grammar. Here, candidates have to solve 20 questions on English grammar.

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PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for B.Tech (Diploma Lateral Entry)

The aspirants of B.Tech (Diploma Lateral Entry) will have to answer 60 questions from respective diploma stream.

Respective diploma stream60

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for M.Tech

The PESSAT syllabus for M.Tech is as follows:

SubjectNo. of Questions
Analytical & Logical Ability20
Computer Awareness20
English Comprehension20

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for MBA

The PESSAT syllabus 2021 for MBA is as follows:

 # SubjectNo. of Questions
1English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
2Analytical & Logical Reasoning40
3Quantitative Reasoning40
4General Awareness10

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for B.Pharm / Pharm.D

The PESSAT 2021 syllabus for B.Pharm / Pharm.D is as follows:

Section 1: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology – 1st and 2nd PUC questions

Section 2: English Comprehension

SubjectNo. of Questions
(As per the option selected in the registration form)
English Comprehension30

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for BBA / BBA – HEM / B.Com (Regular & Evening)

The PESSAT syllabus 2021 for BBA / BBA – HEM / B.Com (Regular & Evening) is as follows:

SubjectNo. of Questions
English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning45
Quantitative Reasoning45

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for B.Des

The syllabus of PESSAT 2021 for B.Des is as follows:

Sr. No.Subject
1Basic Knowledge of Colors and Form
2General Knowledge
3Sensitivity to Aspects of Typography
4Spatial Sense
5Ability to Visualize / Imagine
63D Visualization
7Free-Hand Sketching
8Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering
9Basic English
10Basic Analytical Ability

PESSAT for B.Des is Design Aptitude Test (DAT) and it is a paper and pen test. You have to take your own pens, sketching pencils, eraser and a portfolio of any creative works on the exam day.

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for BBA-LLB (Hons)/ BA-LLB (Hons)

The syllabus for BBA-LLB (Hons)/ BA-LLB (Hons) is as follows:

SubjectNo. of Marks
English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning30
Quantitative Reasoning30
Basic Law30

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for M.Com

The PESSAT syllabus for M.Com is as follows:

SubjectNo. of Questions
English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning40
Quantitative Reasoning40
General Awareness10

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for LLM

The PESSAT Syllabus for LLM is as follows:

SubjectNo. of Questions
Legal Theory15
International Law10
Constitutional and Administrative Law35
Human Rights5
Family Law, Labour and Environmental Law45

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for MCA

PESSAT syllabus 2021 for MCA is as follows:

SubjectNo. of Questions
Analytical & Logical Ability20
Computer Awareness20
English Comprehension20

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus for M.Pharm

PESSAT syllabus for M.Pharm is as follows:

SubjectNo. of Questions
Pharmaceutical Analysis30

Irrespective of the specializations selected for M.Pharm in the registration form, the question paper format mentioned above would be standard for all.

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Preparation Tips for PESSAT 2021

PESSAT 2021 is an All India Online Entrance Examination conducted for various courses offered by PES University. Candidates must prepare with the best resources and tips to pass the exam. Some preparation tips are given below for candidates to follow: 

Time management: Topics present in the syllabus should be prepared within a time period decided at the time of preparing the schedule. Time management is not only important while preparing for the exam it is also important while writing the exam. While writing the exam you should divide the time according to the sections present in the exam and finish the exam within the duration of the exam provided.

Understanding of Topics: Students should enhance knowledge by understanding the topics present in the syllabus and not by cramming the topics. As if they will cram they may forget what actually they have learned while preparation of the topics. A deep study of the topics will help you in performing well while giving the exam. You must aim to achieve the best results and prepare for it.

Planning before the exam: The schedule made during time management should be properly planned with all the subjects should be given a proper amount of time for the preparation. You should not only prepare subjects but also practice previous year question papers online and solve more and more questions from the books provided for sample questions. All extra study will help you in scoring well in the exam.

Last few days preparation: You must follow the schedule they have prepared during time management and leave some time for the revision part as revision is necessary to become confident about what you have studied and prepared previously.

Conversation with experts: You must take guidance from the teachers and mentors as they are the experts and can tell the students what to study at the last-minute. Clear all the doubts with time in hand, do not leave any doubt for the last minute.

PESSAT 2021 Important Books 

Important and good books can enhance your preparation at an important level. Some important recommended books for PESSAT 2021 is given below: 

Important Books AuthorsLink to buy
CBSE Question Bank+NCERT Exemplar Book Class 12 (Reduced Syllabus)
(Set of 8 Books) Physics , Chemistry, Math, Biology,
OswaalBuy here
Concepts of Physics by H.C Verma H.C VermaBuy here
Objective Chemistry Chapter-Wise MCQS for Nta Jee Main/ Bitsat/ Neet/ AiimsDisha ExpertsBuy here
Mathematics NCERT Textbook for class 11 and 12 combo NCERTBuy here
Descriptive English for all Competitive Examinations S.J Thakur Buy here
Arihant’s Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionAjay SinghBuy here
The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsDinesh Khatter Buy here

About PES University

People’s Education Society (PES) University, located in Bangalore, India is one of the country’s leading teaching and research private universities. The PES University campus sprawls over 25 acres of area. The University conducts PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) for admission in various courses offered by the University. The programmes offered include Engineering, Medicine, Management, Law and Life Sciences, etc.

FAQs on PESSAT 2021 Syllabus

Qs. Where can I get the PESSAT question papers?

Ans. PESSAT is an online exam. Therefore exact question papers are not available anywhere. You can prepare as per KCET question papers, COMEDK sample papers, and brush up on concepts. Also speed is important as you get 1 minute per question.

Qs. Is there any negative marking in PESSAT?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking in PESSAT.

Qs. How do I prepare for PESSAT?

Ans. You can prepare for PESSAT alongside other national level entrance exams of the same field. Make sure to be good with speed and accuracy as PESSAT involves more questions per minute.

Qs. What is PESSAT?

Ans. PESSAT (Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test) is conducted by PES University, Bangalore conducts PESSAT for admission to B.Tech, MCA, B.Arch, MBA, BBA, M.Tech, BBA-HEM, B.Pharm, B.Des, Pharm.D, BBA LLB (Hons), M.Pharm, BA LLB (Hons), M.Com, B.Com, BTech (Diploma Lateral Entry). It is an entrance exam

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