PESSAT 2020: Application (Out), Slot Booking (Started), Dates, Pattern

PESSAT 2020PESSAT 2020 Slot Booking has been started for courses other than B.Tech. The exam is conducted by Peoples Education Society (PES) University. It is a national level entrance exam through which students get admission into B.Arch and B.Tech programmes. Based on PESSAT Score, the qualifying students will be able to pursue various undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programmes in PES University. The entrance exam is conducted once in a year in the PES University campus situated in Bangalore. Through this article we have provided complete information regarding PESSAT 2020.

Exam Dates Application Form Eligibility

Exam Pattern FAQs Syllabus

PESSAT 2020 Notifications – Slot Booking Started

newiconPESSAT 2020 Slot Booking for other courses has been started. Check here for slot booking details.

newiconPESSAT 2020 Registration has been started from 4th October 2019. Check here for registration details.

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PESSAT 2020 Exam Dates

Check below the official PESSAT 2020 Exam Dates for various events:

EventsDates 2020
Start of PESSAT 2020 online registrations4th October 2019
Last date to register for candidates from outside Bengaluru18th April 2020
Last date for candidates to register who are willing to take PESSAT at Bangalore centre only23rd April 2020
Commencement of slot bookings for all candidates25th April 2020
Exam date2nd – 20th May 2020
Last date to update 12th std/ 2nd PU marksMay 2020
Result declaration25th May 2020
PESSAT first round counseling
1st & 2nd June 2020
Last date for submission of original documents4th July 2020
Second Round of B.Tech Counseling6th & 7th July 2020
Formally notified last date of admission3rd August 2020

For Other Courses:

EventsDates 2020
Start of PESSAT 2020 online registrations4th October 2019
Commencement of Slot bookings6th January 2020
PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2020)15th January – July 2020
Last date of Online RegistrationsJuly 2020
Declaration of result3 days after taking the test
Formally notified last date of admission3rd August 2020
Formally notified last date of PG admissions3rd September 2020

For B.Arch Programme (Based on NATA Scores):

Events Dates 2020
Last date to submit NATA and 12th/2nd PU Scores21st May 2020
Counselling (1st round)26th May 2020
Last date of submitting Original document and surrender of seats (admitted candidates)4th July 2020


Counselling (2nd round)June/July 2020


PESSAT 2020 Application Form

Candidates can check important details about PESSAT 2020 Application Form below:

  • PESSAT 2020 Online Application process has been started from 4th October 2019.
  • The registration process include four steps – Online registration, filling the application form, uploading the images and paying the application fee.
  • Students are able to fill the application form through online mode only.
  • All the details must be filled correctly in the application form as no modification/correction facility will be provided later by the board.
  • Last date to fill and submit the application form is till 18th & 23rd April 2020 for B.Tech programme and for other courses is till July 2020.
  • Students paying the application fee through offline mode have to send DD with the application form to the below given address:

Manager – Admissions
Office of Admissions,
PES University,
100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage,
Bangalore – 560085

Application Fee:

PESSAT 2020 Application fee is Rs.1050.

Mode of Payment: Applicants can pay their application fee via debit/credit card, net banking, Bank Challan or through demand draft.

Students paying the application fee through demand draft have to draw it in favour of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore.

PESSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Check below the PESSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria for various programmes. Students must fulfill the complete eligibility criterion to get admission into various courses successfully:

General Eligibility:

Nationality: Applying candidate should be an Indian citizen.

For B.Tech Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have passed his/her 10+2 level exam or its equivalent examination from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Candidate must have passed his/her 12th level with the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Qualifying Marks: Applying candidate must have passed 10+2 level with minimum aggregate of 60% marks.

For BBA Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Student must have passed his/her 12th level exam or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Marks: He/she must have passed 10+2 level with minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

For B.Arch Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed their 12th level exams in Science stream from a recognized board or university OR he/she should have done diploma after 12th from any stream.
  • Qualifying Marks: Applying candidate must have scored aggregate of 50% marks.
  • He/she must have a valid NATA Scorecard.

PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern will differ for various courses. Check the PESSAT 2020 exam pattern and marking scheme below:

  • Exam Mode: PESSAT 2020 Exam will be conducted in online CBT mode.
  • Time Duration: Total time of 180 minutes will be provided to complete the exam for B.Tech. For various other courses the time duration will be 120 minutes.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Number of Questions: The number of questions asked in the paper will vary for different courses. For B.Tech, the test will contain total of 180 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 1 mark will be given. There will be no negative marking for the wrong responses.

Check the distribution of questions below for B.Tech programme:

SubjectTotal no. of Questions

Check the distribution of questions below for M.Tech programme:

SubjectTotal no. of Questions
Analytical & Logical Ability20
English Comprehension20
Computer Awareness20

PESSAT 2020 Syllabus

PESSAT 2020 Syllabus will vary for various programmes. Students can check the complete UG and PG Syllabus by online mode. For UG programmes, candidates can prepare for the test from the 11thand 12th level syllabus.

While, candidates who want to pursue PG courses in PES University have to prepare for the entrance exam from the relevant UG syllabus.

PESSAT 2020 Preparation Tips

To score good marks and qualify the PESSAT 2020 test, candidates can follow the below given preparation tips:

  • Go through the syllabus topic wise so that the entire topic gets covered before the exam.
  • Don’t forget to revise whatever you have prepared during the whole day.
  • Prepare short notes which are easy to revise.
  • Make a suitable time table for practice, test and revision so that nothing gets missed in whole day.
  • Be focused during study hours.
  • Test your preparation standards every alternate day.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The online registration process of PESSAT 2020 for B.Tech admission has begin from 4th October 2019.
Answer: PESSAT 2020 Slot Booking Process will start from 25th April 2020 for B.Tech programmes and 5th January 2020 for other programmes.
Answer: No, correction cannot be done in the details of PESSAT 2020 Application as the board does not provide correction facility. However, you can apply for correction by sending the request through mail to the PES authority.
Answer: The entrance exam of PESSAT 2020 will be organised from 2nd to 20th May for B.Tech programmes and 10th January to July 2020 for other courses.
Answer: There will be no negative marking in the entrance exam of PESSAT 2020.
Answer: You can take PESSAT exam only once.

PESSAT 2020 Slot Booking

According to the convenience of the candidates, the exam slot booking can be done. To book slots, students are required to click on the slot booking link provided online and enter their registration number and email ID.

PESSAT Slot Booking will start from 25th April 2020 for B.Tech programmes and for other courses it has been started from 6th January 2020. Students have to choose their exam city, exam date and exam centre during slot booking process.

PESSAT 2020 Admit Card

After the slot booking process, students are able to download their PESSAT 2020 Admit card. The admit card will release just one or two days before the exam.

Students have to bring their admit card with their valid id proof on the exam day. To download the admit card/hall ticket, students have to enter their registration number and password.

PESSAT 2020 Result

After the PESSAT 2020 test will be over, the board will publish the results on 25th May 2020 for B.Tech programme.

To check PESSAT 2020 Result, candidates have to enter their date of birth and registration number. The scorecard will be also released after the results announcement.

Students who will successfully qualify the entrance exam by securing rank above the qualifying rank will get scholarship.

PESSAT 2020 Counselling

PESSAT 2020 Counselling Process will start from 1st June 2020 for B.Tech programme. The counselling will be held in offline mode in various rounds.

The counselling will be carried out in two rounds. After the first round of counselling, students have to submit their necessary documents/testimonials.

The documents required at the time of document verification are:

  • PESSAT 2020 Score card
  • PESSAT 2020 Admit Card
  • Birth proof document
  • Migration Certificate
  • High school Mark sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Intermediate Mark sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Valid photo id proof

If you have any query regarding PESSAT 2020, you can ask you query in the comments section given below.

Displaying 5 Comments
  1. Koti Anirudh says:

    Dear Sir

    I have already registered on 2oth Jan 2o2o. My registration No. is 120767. Now I have to submit the Application form. How to Proceed further. I have tried with your web site. Kindly help me through my registered mail

  2. Akhila A says:

    Sir, I registered for course on 20/12/2018 in pessat 2020 but I missed adding initial “A” in the name column. Requested for correction twice through mail on 26th dec and 31st Dec 2019 but there is no response. My registration no. Is 111616. Kindly do the needful

  3. CHINMAYI M S says:

    I have registered my name for the PESSAT exam but I am unable to make payment as I am not getting the payment gateway screen. Please help.

  4. Ajit Iyengar says:

    Online registration for PESSAT exams

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