PESSAT 2018 – PES University has opened the slot booking of PESSAT 2018 in online mode. Candidates who will book their slots will be able to download their admit cards. The online application form of PESSAT 2018 is available from October 10, 2017 onwards. The registration/ application process of PESSAT 2018 includes steps like selecting the course (B.Tech in this case), selecting the gender, entering a valid email ID, payment of registration fee, and uploading of photographs. Candidates who successfully complete the online registration process will be able to participate in slot booking and download the admit card of PESSAT 2018. Before filling the application form of PESSAT 2018, candidates must go through the elibility criteria of the exam to ensure they are eligible for admission. PESSAT 2018 will be held on different dates in test centres spread across various cities in India. The question paper of PESSAT will include a total of 160 questions over two sections. Section 1 is made up of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Section 2 tests students on English grammar. PESSAT doesn’t have negative marking. Questions will be set from CBSE syllabus, with 70% and 30% weightage given to Class XI and XII syllabus respectively. The result of PESSAT 2018 will be declared tentatively in the fourth week of May 2018. Two rounds of PESSAT counselling 2018 will be held based on the candidate’s performance in PESSAT. Check the complete PESSAT 2018 details in the article below.
Latest- PESSAT Slot Booking 2018 Starts; Admit Card Available!
PESSAT may have different application deadlines for outside Bengaluru and in Bengaluru candidates. PESSAT is conducted for admission to B.Tech courses at PES University, Bangalore. Go through the rest of the article to learn in detail about PESSAT 2018.
Quick Facts about PESSAT
Name of Exam
PES (Peoples Education Society) Scholastic Aptitude Test
PES University, Bangalore
B.Tech admission to PES University
Section 1: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
Section 2: English
Total Number of Questions
CBSE syllabus of Class XI and XII
Number of attempts allowed
Only one attempt is allowed in PESSAT.
Important Dates of PESSAT 2018
The important dates of PESSAT 2018 will help candidates keep updated about the sequence of events and their corresponding dates related to the admission process. Following the PESSAT 2018 exam pattern, the candidate can know in advance about details like when the application form will start and end, and when slot booking will commence. The table below lists all the important dates related to PESSAT 2018.
PESSAT 2018 Important Dates
PESSAT 2018 Online registration starts
October 10, 2017
Last date to register by outside Bengaluru students
April 12, 2018
Slot Booking commences for all candidates
April 16, 2018
Issue of PESSAT 2018 Admit Card
Third week of April 2018
Last date to register by candidates who want to take Bengaluru as centre
May 10, 2018
PESSAT 2018 Exam
April 20- May 10, 2018 (except on May 1, 2, 3, 4)
Declaration of PESSAT 2018 Results
Fourth week of May 2018
PESSAT 2018 Round I Counselling
First week of June 2018
Submission of Original documents (By admitted candidates)
First week of July 2018
PESSAT 2018 Round II Counselling
Second week of July 2018
The slot booking of PESSAT 2018 has commenced from April 16, 2018 in online mode. To download the PESSAT 2018 admit card, candidates need to first book a slot for themselves using their PESSAT 2018 registration number. The candidates will also be required to enter their email ID before finally being able to download the PESSAT 2018 admit card. While doing the PESSAT 2018 slot booking, candidates will have to book their exam centre, date and timings. It will be on first come, first serve basis. The request for change of test centres will not be entertained and once, candidates reserves their date and time, no changes will be allowed.
The admit card of PESSAT 2018 will be available after booking the slot successfully. PESSAT 2018 admit card will be available for print with all the details of candidates like name, roll number, test centre, and exam time. Before downloading the PESSAT admit card 2018, candidates must ensure that the details mentioned in it are correct, or else the candidate must contact admission authorities immediately.
How to Prepare for PESSAT 2018?
Candidates planning to appear in PESSAT 2018 must make their preparation keeping in mind that the test will be conducted in online mode and include MCQs. The candidtate also need to go through the syllabus in detail and categorise topics under different heads: easy, medium, difficult. Then the candidate should make a study schedule accordingly.
PESSAT Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates seeking admission to B.Tech courses offered by PES University have to meet the eligibility requirement prescribed by the university. These include minimum 60% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized institute. Additionally, candidates need to qualify PESSAT 2018 to be in contention for a B.Tech seat.
The application form of PESSAT 2018 is availble from October 10, 2017. The registration process for PESSAT 2018 will continue till the third week of April 2018. The registration or application submission deadlines for candidates from outside Bengalaru and candidates in Bengalaru are generally different. The application process of PESSAT 2018 is discussed below:
How to fill PESSAT 2018 application form
The registration or application process of PESSAT 2018 comprises the following steps:
Step 1: In this step, the candidate will have to:
Select the course he/ she wants to apply
Enter basic details like -name, gender, date of birth (DOB), and valid email ID.
After entering the required details, click on Proceed
The candidate will next be prompted to either choose edit or confirm option
Confirming the information will open the personal details page
Step 2: In this step, the candidate will have to enter personal details like blood group, nationality, religion, category, and address of correspondence. The candidate will also have to enter education details, including qualifying exam passed, marks obtained in PCM, and branch sought for admission (Mechanical, Civil, Biotechnology, etc.).
After entering all relevant details, the candidate will have to submit the form. Upon successful submission, the candidate will have to upload a photograph in the prescribed format.
Step 3: Candidate can also upload the photo at a later time by using the registration number, DOB, and gender.
Step 4: After uploading the photo, the candidate will have to peoceed to fee payment.
Application fee: Rs. 1050
Payment mode: The application fee can be paid in both online and offline mode.
Online payments can be made using Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net banking.
Alternatively, the candidate can make the payment using demand draft (DD) or challan. If the candidates wish to pay through DD, it should be drawn in favor of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. The DD, along with the printed PESSAT 2018 application form, has to be sent to the following address:
Manager – Admissions
Office of Admissions,
100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage,
Bangalore – 560085
Ph:+91 80 2672 6622
In case of challan payment, the candidate needs to print both the completed PESSAT 2018 application form and challan, and use them for making the payment at a bank. The candidate will then have to submit hard copy of the appplication form along with the stamped challan to the address mentioned above.
Step 5: After paying the application fee, the registration process is over, and the candidate needs to take a printout of the completed application form for future reference.
PESSAT Exam Centres 2018
PESSAT 2018 will be conducted in various cities across the country in online mode. Candidates can pick their choice of exam centre at the time of filling the application form of PESSAT 2018. Candidates can select a maximum of three centres, which should be listed in the decreasing order of priority. The list of available PESSAT 2018 exam centres will be released by PES University, Bangalore, the exam conducting authority. PES University has to authority to cancel a test center for any reason it may dim fit. In such cases, the candidate will be alloted the the second test center in the order of preference.
PESSAT 2018 Exam Centres
Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Madikeri, Hassan, Tumkur, Chikmagalur
Udipi, Karwar, Shimoga, Chitradurga, Davangere, Haveri, Bellary, Hubli/ Darwad, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Raichur, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Bidar
Jammu & Kashmir
Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur
PESSAT Exam Pattern 2018
The exam pattern of PESSAT 2018 include details like subjects covered, number of queestions asked per subject, duration of the exam, and marking scheme. Being familiar with the PESSAT 2018 exam pattern will help the candidate prepare for the exam accordingly. For example, PESSAT 2018 includes 20 questions from English grammar, in addition to questions from physics, chemistry, and mathematics. So, to score well in the exam, the candidate will have to pay attention to English section as well.
Exam Pattern of PESSAT Exam Pattern
Number of Questions
Duration of Exam
There is no negative marking
Other key details related to PESSAT 2018 Exam Pattern
The question paper will include two sections:
Section 1: Comprises Physicis, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Questions will asked from Class 11 and 12 CBSE syllabus.
Section 2: 20 questions from English grammar.
70% of questions will be asked from Class 11 and 30% from Class 12.
Questions type will be MCQs
PESSAT Syllabus 2018
The syllabus of PESSAT 2018 will be set according to the CBSE syllabus of class 11 and 12. So to prepare for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects, candidates simply need to follow the topics listed against them in the CBSE syllabus. As for grammar section, candidates can follow any good grammar book to strenghten their basics.
PESSAT Sample Paper 2018
The sample paper of PESSAT 2018 will give the candidate a good enough idea about the type of questions asked and how they are framed in the entrance examination. When making their study plans, thus, the candidate can incorporate elements based on the PESSAT 2018 sample papers to make his/her preparation more effective.
Click here to check PESSAT Sample paper
PESSAT Answer Key 2018
PESSAT 2018 will be conducted in online mode, as such the exam conducting body is unlikley to release any answer key of PESSAT 2018. In case PESSAT 2018 answer key is published, it will be published here. The answer key of PESSAT 2018 will then include the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance examination. By comparing their answers with those given in the PESSAT answer key 2018, and following the marking scheme of PESSAT 2018, candidates can arrive at a prospective score.
PESSAT Result 2018
The result of PESSAT 2018 will be announced tentatively in the fourth week of May 2018 and will will be available only in online mode. The result of PESSAT 2018 will include details like the name of the candidate, roll number, category, gender, marks and rank obtained in the entrance exam. Candidates will be shortlisted for counselling based on the result of PESSAT 2018. The procedure to check and download the result of PESSAT 2018 is given below.
How to download PESSAT result 2018
To download the result of PESSAT 2018, the candidate will have to follow the following steps:
Go to the result portal
On the result protal, the candidate have to enter the following details:
PESSAT Registration No
Date of Birth
To access the result portal - Click Here ( The link will be update here once it is available)
PESSAT Cutoff 2018
The cutoff of PESSAT 2018 will be determined by the exam conducting authority of PESSAT and is the minimum score required to be eligible for admission. Candidates who score below the PESSAT 2018 cutoff will not be considered for admission. Also, the cutoff of PESSAT 2018 will be determined separately for all the engineering departments. Considering the cutoff is determined by taking into account factors like number of applicants and available seats, it may vary across departments.
PESSAT Counselling 2018
Candidates will be called for PESSAT 2018 counselling based on their scores in the entrance examination. There will be two rounds of counselling, with the first round to be conducted tentatively in the first week of June 2018. The second round will be held to fill seats that are left vacant after Round I. Candidates who have been alloted seats have to submit their original documents for verification. It is mandatory to be present in person for PESSAT counselling 2018.
In such cases where the candidate is unable to attend the counselling session due to unavoidable circumstances, the candidate may authorize another person to attend the counselling on his/her behalf. For proxy counselling, the candidate will have to download the authorization letter from the website, fill it and duly sign it. The authorized person has to bring the letter along on counselling day and get it approved from the concerned person at the university.
The course fee for pursuing B.Tech programmes at PES University is as below:
PESSAT Quota Fee – INR 3,20,000 / Annum
CET Quota Fee – INR 1,00,000 / Annum
PESSAT Seat Matrix 2018
CET Quota seats
PESSAT Quota seats
B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (ME)
B.Tech in Biotechnology (BT)
B.Tech in Civil Engineering (CE)
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
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