PESSAT 2020: PESSAT B.Tech 2020 Dates have been rescheduled again. People’s Education Society University has released the registration form on 4th October 2019. PES University is the Authority responsible for PESSAT 2020. PESSAT is a national level entrance examination which selects students for the B.Tech programs. PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is conducted to get admission to several PG & UG programs. The PESSAT Exam is organized in many locations over India to get admission to the PES University, Bengaluru. The exam will take place in an online mode. The candidates who want to pursue B.Arch have to clear the NATA 2020 exam. This Article will contain complete detailed information about the PESSAT 2020 Exam including, application form, exam dates, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

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PESSAT Slot Booking Ongoing

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the authorities have rescheduled all the PESSAT B.Tech dates. Check the schedule in the article.

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PESSAT 2020 Exam Date

Check the PESSAT Exam Schedule 2020. Candidates can check the dates for B.Tech and other courses offered by the PES University.

For B.Tech:

Release of PESSAT application form4th October 2019
Application Last Date for outside Bangalore candidates31st July 2020
Application Last Date for Bangalore candidates20th August  2020
Exam slot booking26th July 2020
PESSAT Exam date1st -20th August 2020
PESSAT Buffer Days2nd- 3rd September 2020
Last date to update 12th std/ 2nd PU marks (Only for candidates whose 12th/ 2nd PU results are announced)6th September 2020
Declaration of PESSAT 2020 Result7th September 2020 (tentative)
1st round of counselling2nd week of September 2020
Second Round of BTech CounselingLast week of September 2020

Courses Offered through PESSAT

  • B.Tech
  • BBA
  • B.Des
  • MCA
  • M.Sc (Applied Economics)
  • B.Arch
  • MBA
  • M.Tech
  • BBA, LLB

PESSAT Eligibility Criteria

In order to fill the PESSAT 2020 form, candidates have to fulfill the eligibility criteria. Failing to have the eligibility criteria candidates won’t be able to fill the online form. Complete eligibility criteria in detail to appear in PES University offered courses.

For B.Tech:

Qualifying ExamCandidate should pass the 12th standard from a recognized board
Minimum MarksIt is necessary to have 50% marks in 12th class to apply for B.Tech course
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are the mandatory subjects in the qualifying examination.
BoardOnly the candidates who passed with CBSE, ICSE, State, IB and IGCSE boards will be considered for admissions to the programs at PES. Other board candidates need to take prior permission before they opt for admissions.

For M.Tech

Qualifying Exam Candidates should have B.E./B.Tech degree in any stream from a recognized university.
Score CardCandidates can also apply through valid PGCET and GATE scorecard.

PESSAT Application Form 2020

The applicants who wish to apply for PESSAT 2020 registration can proceed for it through the online portal only. Those who want to apply for more than one course have to register with different email IDs. The PESSAT application form started from 4th October 2019 for all courses offered by the PES University. Candidates are advised to fill the application form before the last date prescribed for each course.

If any candidate fills two or more online application forms, the last filled and completed application form will be considered for further processing. For candidates submitting the application fee through Demand Draft, it has to be paid in favor of the “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. The online application form will be completed only after the uploading of the photograph and signature along with the payment of application fee.

The printed application form along with the DD has to be sent to the address given below:

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

PESSAT Application Form Fee:

  • The PES University registration fee will be Rs. 1050/-.
  • The application fee can be paid through credit card/debit card/net banking/Bank Challan/ Demand Draft. (Online and Offline Mode)

PESSAT Exam Pattern For B.Tech & Marking Scheme

PESSAT 2020 Marking Scheme and exam pattern for B.Tech is explained below in detail. For further queries comment below.

Mode of ExamOnline mode except for B.Des (pen paper-based).
AttemptsPESSAT can be attempted once in an academic year
Duration of Exam180 minutes
No. of Questions180 questions will be set for B.Tech
 Marking Scheme
  • There is no provision of negative marking  for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • English grammar
    Negative Marking – 0.25 per wrong answer

B.Tech Subject Wise No. Of Questions

SubjectsNo. of Questions

Check PESSAT Question Papers

PESSAT Syllabus 2020

Candidates must know about the PESSAT Syllabus as prescribed by the University to prepare for the exam. The syllabus for B.Tech will be prepared from the 11th and 12th class CBSE board. The PES B.Tech Syllabus will consist of the subject like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The syllabus also makes the students aware about the topics which will be there for the exam. Thus prepared for the exam from the syllabus given in order to gain marks. The official authority will provide the syllabus for all courses on their website.

Preparation Tips for PESSAT 2020

In order to score good marks in PESSAT, candidates can check the below preparation tips. Following the tips, the performance of the candidates will boost and hence lead to excellent scores.

  • Be aware of the complete PESSAT syllabus. Make sure you are well-aware of the topics. Carefully analyze your strengths and weaknesses. Accordingly, start the preparation.
  • Create a time table for studies. Divide the syllabus into different slots/ days. Hence, it will help you to track your progress and increase your knowledge.
  • Candidates must go through the PESSAT previous year’s questions paper and some test series. Solve as many practice papers as possible. By doing so, you will learn about time management.
  • Make short notes after what you have studied for the exam day. This will help you to quickly memorize and retain the topics.
  • Practice more questions from different books, it will speed-up your questions solving techniques.
  • Always try to eat healthy food. Ensure that you get enough rest during the preparation process.

Exam Centres For PESSAT 2020

Candidates have to check the exam centre befoe applying the PESSAT 2020 exam. This is because candidates have to book the slot in order to have the admit card. Prior information about the PESSAT exam centre will help the candidates to know about the centres in India and as per the preference, they can book the slot for the exam. PESSAT exam centre extends to all over India. Choose the nearest centre to avoid any kind of uncertainty.

PESSAT 2020 Slot Booking

Candidates have to book the slot in order to carry the exam. As per the preference, candidates have to choose the exam centre. Those who will book their exam slot will only be eligible for downloading their PESSAT admit card. The PESSAT slot booking 2020 for the B.Tech course will start once the application form is over. The candidates have to book their time slot and date of the exam in the PESSAT slot booking system. After booking the exam slot, candidates can print the admit card.

PESSAT Admit Card 2020

PESSAT hall ticket is an important document to carry the exam on the examination day. If candidates do not have the PESSAT admit card then he/she will not be allowed to sit for the exam. It acts as an identity for the exam. PESSAT Admit card contains a lot of valuable information in order to take the exam. Information such as exam centre name, exam venue, paper name, date, timing, name of the candidates, etc. Thus it is strictly advised that candidates have to carry the admit card on the day of the examination. Candidates can download the PESSAT Admit card 2020 from the official site of PESSAT.

PESSAT Result 2020

The PESSAT 2020 result will be announced on the official website in online mode. The result can be checked by logging to the PES University official website using the application number and date of birth. The result for the B.Tech course will be announced after completion of the entrance exam. On the basis of the performance of the candidates in the PESSAT exam, selected students will be called for counselling. Check PESSAT Cut off

PESSAT Counselling 2020

PESSAT 2020 Counselling process takes place in the following way: First, candidates will be shortlisted for the merit list on the basis of the test score and personal interview. On the basis of the entrance exam and PI, they will be allotted the seats. The counseling will be conducted through offline mode. Candidates can get the final admission only after the verification of original documents.

Admission to BBA, LLB course at PES University can be done through either CLAT score or by taking PESSAT 2020. The candidates who want to get admission in B.Arch course at PES University can apply through NATA scorecard. Such candidates have to upload their NATA score, once the NATA scores are announced.

Documents Required For B.Tech Admission Through PESSAT 2020

CET QuotaPESSAT QuotaManagament/NRI/ PIO/ OCI/ Sponsored seats
  • CET Admission Order
  • 10+2 Marks Card
  • 10th Class Marks card
  • Transfer Certificate / College leaving Certificate
  • Migration Certificate (If other than PU Board)
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Copy of Fee Receipt (Both CET & College)
  • FOUR COPIES each of color passport size and stamp size photographs
  • For Reservation Candidates – Affidavit, Caste, Income Certificate, Rural, Kannada Medium Certificate, Sports, X Defense, NCC Certificate etc.
  • PESSAT Admission Order & Rank Card
  • 10+2 Class Marks Card
  • 10th Class Marks card
  • Transfer Certificate / College leaving Certificate
  • Migration Certificate(If other than PU Board)
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Copy of Fees Receipt
  • FOUR COPIES each of color passport size and stamp size photographs
  • Admission Order
  • Rank Card
  • 10 + 2 Marks Card
  • 10th Class Marks card
  • Transfer Certificate / College leaving Certificate
  • Migration Certificate(If other than PU Board)
  • FOUR COPIES each of color passport size and stamp size photographs
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Copy of Fees Receipt
  • Eligibility Certificate From AIU (If the grade system is 10+2. This is applicable only for NRI/OCI/PIO candidates


When does the Application process will open for PESSAT 2020?
The registration process has opened from 4th October 2019.
When is the date for Slot booking for PESSAT 2020 exam?
New dates will be announced later.
How many times can I attempt this exam?
 One can take this exam only once a year.
Can I apply PESSAT through KCET score card?
Yes, you can apply through the KCET scorecard.
Can the PESSAT application form be corrected/modified after submitting?
Yes, you can apply for it by sending the request through mail to the PES authority with corrections/modifications details.
For PESSAT 2020 B.Tech counselling, only the PESSAT rank will be considered or 12th/2nd PU marks will also be considered?
For B.Tech counselling, only the PESSAT rank will be considered.
What are the documents required at the time of counselling?
The documents required at the time of counselling are given in this article. Read the article carefully.

If you have any other queries about PESSAT 2020, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.


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