PESSAT 2024: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

PESSAT 2024PESSAT 2024 Exam Dates will be announced by the authority for various UG & PG courses. It is a university level entrance exam conducted by People’s Education Society (PES). People Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) exam is conducted for admission of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various fields such as Engineering, Management, Hospitality, etc.

Interested candidates will also be able to take admission through other national/ state level exam such as UCEED, CAT, JEE Mains, GRE, CLAT, LSAT, NATA, etc. The qualified candidates in the entrance exam can get admission in their selected courses at different campuses of PES University. Those candidates who want to apply for the exam will have to submit the application form through online mode.

In the article below we have provided the complete information related to PESSAT 2024 exam such as application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.

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PESSAT 2024 Overview

Exam NamePES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT)
Organization NamePeople & Education Society (PES University)
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Application ModeOnline Mode
Exam ModeOnline Mode
CategoryEngineering (B.Tech), Management, etc.

PESSAT 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can go through the tentative PESSAT Exam dates 2024 below:

For B.Tech:

EventsDates 2024 (Tentative)
Application Form3rd week of October 2023
Final Date to submit application form from outside Bangalore1st week of May 2024
The final date to submit the application form at the Bangalore centre only2nd week of May 2024
Slot booking begins for all Candidates3rd week of May 2024
Examination DateJune 2024
Result Declaration3rd week of June 2024
PESSAT 2024 first-round counsellingJune 2024
Last date to submit original documentsJuly 2024
B.Tech counselling second roundJuly 2024
Orientation program and starting of sessionAugust 2024

For B.Arch Courses (on the basis of NATA Score):

EventsDates 2024 (Tentative)
Registration begins3rd week of October 2023
Last date to upload NATA & 12th scoresJuly 2024
First round counselling at PES University for seat selectionJuly 2024
Last date to submit original documentsJuly/ August 2024
Orientation program for studentsAugust/ September 2024
Commencement of classesAugust/ September 2024

For All Other Courses:

EventsDates 2024 (Tentative)
Online application form release3rd week of October 2023
Slot Booking beginsJanuary 2024
PESSAT ExaminationJanuary to July 2024
Last date for registration onlineJuly 2024
Result declarationJuly 2024
Starting of classes for UG coursesAugust 2024
Starting of classes for PG coursesSeptember 2024

PESSAT 2024 Application Form

Following will be the complete information related to PESSAT Application Form 2024:

  • Candidates will be able to fill the application form through online mode only. No other method will be provided to fill the form.
  • The PESSAT 2024 application form will be released in the in the third week of October 2023 for various UG/PG courses.
  • Candidates will have to provide the basic details like personal, qualification detail, etc.
  • After providing the details in the form, upload the scanned documents like photographs and signature in prescribed format.
  • Submit the application fee through online mode as per the course you will select.
  • The deadline to submit the application form will be different for every course.
  • After completing the application procedure, take a hardcopy of it for the further admission procedure.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be submitted through both online as well as offline mode.
  • The PESSAT 2024 application fee will be Rs 1150/- (Rs 550/- for the HN campus).
  • Debit card, Credit card, and Net Banking will be available for online payment transaction.
  • For offline mode, candidates will be able to use Challan and Demand Draft service.

How to Apply for PESSAT 2024

Candidates can go through the given step by step procedure to fill out the application form:

  • Step-1: Visit the website of PESSAT (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: On the homepage, click on the “Registration” link.
  • Step-3: Fill the asked details like name, date of birth, email ID, mobile number and other details.
  • Step-4: Proceed next by clicking on the “Submit” button.
  • Step-5: Now select the gateway to enter the required details to complete the transaction.
  • Step-6: After submitting the fee, take the printout of the fee receipt for proof.
  • Step-7: Candidates will not require to take a printout of the filled form.

PESSAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Given below are the complete PESSAT eligibility criteria 2024 for the appearing candidates:

CoursesEligibility Criteria
For B.Tech Course
  • Qualification: To apply for the exam candidates must passed class 12th or equivalent from any recognised board.
  • Marks: Candidates must score at least 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Subjects: Applying candidates must have passed with subjects like Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry with Computer Science/ Electronics/ Biotechnology as a mandatory subjects.
For B.Arch Course
  • Qualification: Applying candidates must passed 10+2 level examination or 10+3 Diploma examination to apply for the exam.
  • Marks: Candidates must score at least 50% aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • Subjects: To be eligible for the course, candidates must have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in 10+2 level and Mathematics as a compulsory subject in 10+3 Diploma Exam.
For MBA Course
  • Qualification: Candidates must have Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or institute to apply for the exam.
  • Marks: In the qualifying examination, candidates must obtained at least 50% marks.
  • Exam Score: Applicants with the scores of PGCET, MAT, CMAT, CAT, GMAT, and GRE will be accepted for the admission.
For MCA Course
  • Qualification: Candidates with bachelor’s degree in BCA or equivalent degree will be allowed to appear in the exam.
  • Marks: To be eligible for the exam, candidates must score 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Subjects: Candidates must passed with B.Sc./ B.Com/ BA degree with Mathematics at class 12th level or at Graduation level.

PESSAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the given below PESSAT Exam Pattern 2024:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be held in online mode only.
  • Types of Questions: There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) asked in the exam.
  • Duration: Total 3 hours will be given to solve the exam.
  • Total Questions: The different questions will be there in each paper.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 marks will be given for every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking in PESSAT exam.

Given below are the distribution of marks for various courses:

For B.Tech Course:

SubjectsNo. of Marks

For MBA:

SubjectNo. of marks
English Comprehensive/ Verbal ability30
Analytical and Logical Reasoning40
Quantitative Reasoning40
General Awareness10

For M.Tech:

SubjectsNo. of marks
Analytical & Logical Ability20
English Comprehension20
Computer Awareness20

PESSAT 2024 Syllabus

The PESSAT syllabus 2024 will be different for each offered program. The questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics subjects of class 11th and 12th level in B.Tech entrance exam. 20 questions will be asked from the English grammar section for the same.

In MBA exam, questions will be asked by the authority in order to determine the candidates. The sections in the paper will be from the subjects such as English comprehension, Verbal ability, analytical and Logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and general awareness.

PESSAT Preparation Tips

Candidates are advised to go through the preparation tips below for better preparation:

  • First step is to check out the complete syllabus of the exam.
  • Go through the complete exam pattern to prepare accordingly.
  • Make a proper and balanced schedule to study for the exam.
  • Try to solve as much as the last years’ of questions paper to understand the questions.
  • Take care of your health and stay hydrated.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: You will be able to submit the application form from the third week of October 2023.

Answer: Yes, passed candidates in graduation level will be able to apply for MBA course.

Answer: Candidates will be able to take the PESSAT exam only once.

Answer: Yes, candidates may surrender a allotted seat through PESSAT and opt for seat allotted through CET.

Answer: The application fee will be Rs 1150 for every course and Rs 550 for HN campus.

Answer: No, there will be no negative marking in the exam for incorrect response.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates in the class 12th level will be eligible to apply for the exam.

Answer: Yes, there will be no specific age limit for the applicants to apply for PESSAT 2024 examination.

PESSAT 2024 Slot Booking

The PESSAT slot booking 2024 procedure will begin from the second week of May 2024 for B.Tech. course. It will be started through online mode only.

Those candidates who will register for B.Tech should reserve their test date & time. The slot booking process will be open on first come-first-serve basis only. In this process, candidates will be able to select their preference of time, venue, and date. To request to change the test center will not be entertained.

PESSAT 2024 Admit Card

The university will release the PESSAT admit card 2024 after slot booking process. It will be available through online mode only. Candidates will have to use their login details like username & password to download the admit card.

Candidates will be required to check all the mentioned details like exam center, exam time, reporting time, and exam day guidelines in the admit card. To appear in the exam, candidates must carry their admit card along with the valid ID proof for verification. Candidates without a valid hardcopy of the admit card will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

PESSAT 2024 Exam Cities

Candidates can check out the given below exam cities of PESSAT 2024 exam:

Hubli/ DharwadRanchi

PESSAT 2024 Result

The PESSAT result 2024 will be released in the first week of June 2024 by the PES University for B.Tech examination. Candidates will be able to download the result using their details such as roll number, date of birth, etc. The university will released the result through online mode on the website.

On the basis of marks scored in the entrance test, the merit list will be prepared by the university. A separate merit list will be drawn for different courses online. Qualified candidates in the exam will be called for the further counselling procedure.

PESSAT 2024 Counselling

The counselling procedure of PESSAT 2024 will commence from the second week of June 2024 for B.Tech course. The PESSAT counselling will be organized by the PES University for the eligible candidates. Only those candidates who qualifies the entrance exam will be able to participate in the counselling round.

Through online mode the counselling procedure will be organized. There will be two rounds conducted in the counselling procedure for the candidates. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of the ranks obtained by the candidates, seat availability and preferences. Candidates will have to carry some of the important documents to the allotted center for verification.

Required Documents:

  • Class 10th mark sheet & certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet & certificate
  • PESSAT 2024 Scorecard
  • PESSAT 2024 Admit Card
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Date of Birth
  • Valid Photo ID Proof, etc.

In case of any query related to PESSAT 2024 exam, candidates can feel free to ask their queries below in the comment section.      

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