PESSAT 2021: Registration (Started), Syllabus, Exam Date


LatestPESSAT 2021 registration has been started at on December 20, 2020, by PES University. Candidates who are interested and eligible for PESSAT exam can fill and submit the online application form.


PES University, Bangalore is conducting PES Scholarship Aptitude Test (PESSAT) 2021. It is the university level entrance exam for admission to PES University, Bangalore. Students need to first register, then do slot booking and download admit card, and appear in exam. On the basis of PESSAT, admission is offered 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). Get here complete details of PESSAT 2021 including exam date, registration, application form, slot booking, syllabus, admit card, result, seats, fees, and more.

PESSAT 2021 Registration

PES University has started PESSAT 2021 registration. Eligible candidates can submit their applications for PESSAT via online mode. For this, they have to follow the steps shared below.

  • 1st step: Go to the official website of PESSAT,
  • 2nd step: Click on the ‘registration’ button to start the PESSAT 2021 registration.
  • 3rd step: Enter all the details as asked in the registration form. These include the selection of post, basic details and others.
  • 4th step: Once done, pay the requires PESSAT registration fee.
  • 5th step: Now, start filling the PESSAT 2021 application form.
  • 6th step: On completion, take a preview of the application form before submission. Now, take a print out of the submitted application form.

Note – Candidates must check the eligibility criteria for PESSAT 2021 before applying.

PESSAT 2021 Dates for Exam, Registration, Slot Booking

For B.Tech

EventsImportant Dates
Start of PESSAT 2021 registration20 Dec 2020
Last date to register for outside BengaluruApr 2021
Last date to register who will take PESSAT exam at Bangalore centre onlyLast week of Apr 2021
Start of slot bookingLast week of Apr 2021
PESSATMay 2021
Last date to update 12th class/ 2nd PU marks (for those whose 12th/ 2nd PU results are out)May 2021
PESSAT resultLast week of May 2021
PESSAT first round of counsellingJune 2021
Last date to submit original documents/ Surrender of seatsLast week of June 2021
PESSAT second/ final round of counsellingJuly 2021
Start of 1st semester B.TechAug 2021

For B.Arch

EventsImportant Dates
Start date of PESSAT 2021 registrations20 Dec 2020
Last date to upload NATA & 12th class/ 2nd PSU scores onlineMay 2021
1st round of counselling at PES university for seat allotmentMay/ June 2021
Last date to submit original documents/ Surrender of seatsJune/ July 2021
Second round of counsellingJune/ July 2021
Formally Notified last date of admissionAug 2021

For All Other Programs

EventsImportant Dates
Start date of PESSAT 2021 registrations20 Dec, 2020
Start date of Test Slot BookingsFeb 2021
PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2021)Feb to Jul 2021
Last date of online registrationJuly 2021
03 days after the examPESSAT Results
Formally notified last date of admission in UG ProgramsAug 2021
Formally notified last date of admission in PG ProgramsSep 2021

PESSAT Registration Fee 2021

Applicants who are registering online for PESSAT 2021 are required to pay the certain fee as the registration fee. Each course has different application fee which aspirants can check from the table below.

CourseApplication Fee
For all coursesRs. 1050/-
For B.Com and Pharmacy programRs. 550/-

Mode of Payment

  • Online Payment – Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking
  • Challan – Applicants have to print the application form and challan. Carry both the bank and pay the fees.
  • Demand Draft – DD should be drawn in favor of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore”

PESSAT 2021 Syllabus

To get shortlisted for the admission, students have to ensure that they qualify the examination. For this, they must get acquainted with the PESSAT syllabus. Go through this section to get in-depth on PESSAT 2021 syllabus.



BBA / BBA – HEM / B.Com (Regular & Evening)

English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning45
Quantitative Reasoning45


Basic Knowledge of Colors and Form
General Knowledge
Sensitivity to Aspects of Typography
Spatial Sense
Ability to Visualize / Imagine
3D Visualization
Free-Hand Sketching
Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering
Basic English
Basic Analytical Ability

BBA-LLB (Hons)/ BA-LLB (Hons)

English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning30
Quantitative Reasoning30
Basic Law30

B.Pharm / Pharm.D

Mathematics/Biology(As per the option selected in the registration form)30
English Comprehension30


Analytical & Logical Ability20
Computer Awareness20
English Comprehension20


English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning40
Quantitative Reasoning40
General Awareness10


English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning40
Quantitative Reasoning40
General Awareness10


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


Analytical & Logical Ability20
Computer Awareness20
English Comprehension20


Pharmaceutical Analysis30

PESSAT 2021 Slot Booking

All candidates who apply for PESSAT 2021 exam, can book their exam slots during the slot booking window. PESSAT 2021 slot booking refers to the process where candidates can login to select the exam date, shift they wish to appear in. To access this, candidates have to visit or and login at the slot booking link. Then they can make the selections. After selection exam slot, one should download and print the PESSAT 2021 admit card or hall ticket. Also go through all the instructions for exam day.

Slot booking for PESSAT 2021 B.Tech is in April.

However the slot booking for other programs are in February.

PESSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Check the PESSAT eligibility criteria 2021 for different courses below.

1. For PES University Ring Road Campus

PESSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

2. For PES University Electronic City Campus

3. For PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus

PES University Admission 2021 Process

The selection of candidates for PES University is based on the general procedure as mentioned below:

  • The first and the basic step is to fulfil the eligibility and fill the form.
  • PES University requires applicants to take PESSAT 2021 exam.
  • After the PESSAT 2021 test, candidates have to appear for a short interview.

Programs Offered under PESSAT 2021

PES university Offers a wide variety of courses to the candidates. As per their preference and proclivity, eligible aspirants can submit their applications online time. Here are all the courses/ programs under which candidates can join PES University.

Undergraduate Programs

  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Integrated Program
  • BBA Hospitality an Event Management

Postgraduate Program

  • Master of Technology
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • Master of Business Administration

Research Programs

  • Master of Technology by Research
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Seats under PESSAT 2021

Under each program, PES University Offers a limited number of seats. So, applicants who are willing to take admissions in PES University must go through the PESSAT 2021 Seat programs wise.

1. For PES University Ring Road Campus

PESSAT 2021 Seats

2. For PES University Electronic City Campus

3. For PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus

Course Fee for PESSAT 2021

Applicants who are admitted to the PES University have to pay the application fee as per the course opted by them. Check the PESSAT fee details for 2021-2022 below.

CET Fee Details for PESSAT 2021

PES University also offers admissions through KCET

Candidates can check the CET fee details for both PES University Ring Road Campus And Electronic City Campus Towards B.Tech / B.Arch / MBA / MCA / Diploma below.

Different FeesCET Fee
Mandatory feeRs. 40,000/-
Optional FeeRs.10,000/-
Total Rs. 50,000/-


Peoples’ Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test, or commonly known as PESSAT, is an entrance examination for PES University. It is conducted by Peoples’ Education Society (PES) University only. The entrance exam offers admission to the various undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD courses. On qualifying the PESSAT entrance test, eligible candidates are shortlisted for the offered courses.

FAQs on PESSAT 2021

Qs. Is PESSAT easier than KCET?

Ans. Both the exams are moderately difficult. Students with apt preparation of entrance tests, who have completed the syllabus on time and practiced sample and mock tests will find both tests easy.

Qs. How hard is PESSAT exam?

Ans. The difficulty level of PESSAT is a moderate. Students should prepare as per the syllabus and work on their speed and accuracy to score well.

Qs. How many students appear in PESSAT exam?

Ans. Last year, PES University Chancellor officially stated that 16,800 students had appeared in the B.Tech entrance exam. The numbers for other programs were not officially disclosed.

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