pessatPESSAT 2018 – PES University will conduct PESSAT 2018 in online mode in May. 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.

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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

Short Name


Conducting Body

PES University, Bangalore


B.Tech admission to PES University

Exam Type

Online Exam

Exam Dates

May 2018


Two sections:


Section 1: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. 


Section 2: English

Total Number of Questions


Syllabus Covered

CBSE syllabus of Class XI and XII

Application fee

Rs. 1050

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 10, 2018


Last date to register by Bengaluru students

 April 17, 2018


Slot Booking commences

 April 15, 2018


Issue of PESSAT 2018 Admit Card

Third week of April 2018


PESSAT 2018 Exam

April 20- May 15, 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

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.


PESSAT Application Form 2018


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,

PES University,

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


Exam centres


Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Madikeri, Hassan, Tumkur, Chikmagalur

Udipi, Karwar, Shimoga, Chitradurga, Davangere, Haveri, Bellary, Hubli/ Darwad, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Raichur, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Bidar

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad, Vijayawada

Assam(North East)






Jammu & Kashmir






Madhya Pradesh



Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur

New Delhi

New Delhi






Jaipur, Kota

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore

Uttar Pradesh


West Bengal


PESSAT Slot Booking and Admit Card 2018


The admit card of PESSAT 2018 will be available around the third week of April 2018. The admit card od PESSAT 2018 will be issued only for those candidates who have successfully completed the registration process. The admit card will display details like the name of the candidate, roll number, test centre, and exam time. Before downloading the PESSAT admit card 2018, the candidate must ensure that the details mentioned in it are correct, or else the candidate must contact admission authorities immediately.


To download the PESSAT 2018 admit card, the 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.


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 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

Marking Scheme



180 minutes

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.


Fee Structure


The course fee for pursuing B.Tech programmes at PES University is as below:


PESSAT Quota Fee – INR 3,00,000 / Annum

CET Quota Fee – INR 1,00,000 / Annum


PESSAT Seat Matrix 2018



Total seats

CET Quota seats

PESSAT Quota seats

 NRI/Foreign/Sponsered 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)





Contact Information:

Pes University

100 Feet Ring Road,

BSK III Stage,

Bangalore – 560 085

+91 80 26721983,

+91 80 26722108

[email protected]


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