PESSAT Exam Pattern 2020
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PESSAT Exam Pattern 2020 - PES University will be releasing the exam pattern of PESSAT 2020 along with the official notification. Candidates will be able to check details regarding how the examination will be executed through the PESSAT 2020 exam pattern. Information regarding the type of questions, mode of exam, duration, marking scheme and more details will be made available through PESSAT exam pattern 2020. By being familiar with the exam pattern of PESSAT 2020, the candidates will be able to boost their preparation level since they will know how the examination will be conducted. Along with PESSAT 2020 exam pattern, the candidates can also check the syllabus and sample papers to prepare for the upcoming examination. PESSAT will be conducted tentatively from April 25-May 15, 2020. Read the full article to know more details about PESSAT Exam Pattern 2020.
Latest: PESSAT 2020 application form has been released on October 4, 2019 in online mode.

Important Dates of PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern



Important Dates (Tentative)


Availability of PESSAT 2020 Application Form

For candidates outside Bengaluru - October 4, 2019 to April 17, 2020

For candidates who wish to attempt exam in Bengaluru - October 4, 2019 to April 22, 2020



April 25-May 15, 2020


Declaration of Result

May 20, 2020

PESSAT Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates are advised to check the exam pattern of PESSAT 2020 to know how the entrance examination will be conducted by the authorities. By being familiar with the exam pattern, the candidates will be able to understand various details about PESSAT 2020 such as the nature of questions, mode of examination, marking scheme and more.

PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern



Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test (Online)


3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Medium of Examination


Nature of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (Objective)


The paper will have four sections:

  • Physics - 60 Questions

  • Mathematics - 60 Questions

  • Chemistry - 40 Questions

  • English - 20 Questions

Total Number of Questions

180 Questions

Negative Marking

There will be no negative marking

PESSAT Syllabus 2020

While preparing for the examination, the candidates are advised to check the syllabus of PESSAT 2020 for reference. It is to be noted that the syllabus will be similar to the official 11th and 12th standard syllabus of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which are included in the CBSE syllabus has to be studied by the authorities. A good grammar book can be followed by the candidates to study the English section.

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PESSAT Sample Papers 2020

Another popular method to prepare for the examination is to solve sample papers of PESSAT 2020. Through the sample papers, the candidates will be able to know the exact structure of the examination and details such as division on subjects, marking scheme, types of questions and more. Candidates can use the sample papers to check their preparation status. Time management can also be practiced by solving sample papers within the allotted duration.

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Are NRI students also eligible for PESSAT 2020

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 18th Jan, 2020

No NRI candidate cannot apply for PESSAT 2020.
The eligibility criteria requires that the applying candidate should be an Indian citizen.

I hope this helps.

I want the syllabus for kcet , MET,BITSAT ,COMEDK ,PESSAT Entrance exam.

Kanupriya Gupta 7th Jan, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

KCET 2020 also known as the Karnataka Common Entry Test (KCET) will be conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on 22 and 23 April for admission to Engineering, B. Pharm and Farm Science Courses in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Unaided Institutions in Karnataka State. Applicants who have passed or participate in the qualifying test, i.e. the 2nd PUC/12th grade, are entitled to appear in KCET 2020. The application of KCET 2020 will be made available in online mode. The test will take place on two days in four different sessions for four subjects–Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

The syllabus is as follows:

Section Unit
Physics Physical world
Units and measurement
Motion in a straight line
Motion in a plane
Laws of motion
Work, energy and power
System of particles and rigid body
Mechanical properties of solids
Mechanical properties of fluids
Thermal properties of matter
Kinetic theory
Electric charges and fields
Electrostatic potential and capacitance
Current electricity
Moving charges and magnetism
Magnetism and matter
Electromagnetic induction
Alternating current
Electromagnetic waves
Ray optics and optical instruments
Wave optics
Dual nature of radiation and matter
Semiconductor electronics
Communication systems
Maths Sets, relations and functions
Co-ordinate geometry
Mathematical reasoning
Statistics and probability
Vectors and three-dimensional geometry
Linear programming
Chemistry Some basic concepts in chemistry
Structure of atom
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
States of matter, gases and liquids
Redox reactions
S – block elements
P-block elements
Organic chemistry - some basic principles and techniques
Environmental chemistry
Solid state
Chemical kinetics
Surface chemistry
General principle and process of isolation of metals
D - and f - block elements
Co-ordination compounds
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, phenols and ethers
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Chemistry in everyday life


Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), formerly known as Manipal University, provides admissions to various programs in engineering, management, hospitality and media through the Manipal Entry Test. The MET 2020 application form is now available from 5 October 2020 to 15 March 2020. Applicants can apply for MET only in online mode.

MET B.Tech Syllabus

Section Unit
Physics Units and measurement
Laws of motion
Work and energy
Motion of system of particles and rigid body
Properties of bulk matter
Behaviour of perfect gases and kinetic theory of gases
Oscillations and waves
Current electricity
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
Electromagnetic waves
Dual nature of radiation and matter
Atoms and nuclei
Electronic devices
Communication systems
Experimental skills
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
Units and measurements
Maths Sets, relations and functions
Mathematical reasoning
Statistics and probability
Coordinate geometry, vectors and three-dimensional geometry
Linear programming
English Tense
Subject – verb concord
Sentence structure
Usages in English
Determiners/ use of proper articles
Chemistry Basic concepts of chemistry
States of matter
Atomic structure
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
Redox reaction and electrochemistry
Chemical kinetics
Surface chemistry
Chemical thermodynamics
Periodic properties
Principles and processes of metal extractions
S-block elements
P-block elements
D - and f - block elements
Co-ordination compounds
Environmental chemistry
Purification and characterisation of organic compounds
Basic principles of organic chemistry
Organic compounds containing halogens
Organic compounds containing oxygen
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Chemistry in everyday life
Principles related to practical chemistry





  • Units & Measurement

  • Kinematics

  • Newton’s Laws of Motion

  • Impulse and Momentum

  • Work and Energy

  • Rotational Motion

  • Gravitation

  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

  • Oscillations

  • Waves

  • Heat and Thermodynamics

  • Electrostatics

  • Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effect of Current

  • Electromagnetic Induction

  • Optics

  • Modern Physics

  • Electronic Devices


  • States of Matter

  • Atomic Structure

  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure

  • Thermodynamics

  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Surface Chemistry

  • Hydrogen and s-block elements

  • p- d- and f-block elements

  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons

  • Stereochemistry

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen

  • Biological , Industrial and Environmental chemistry

  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry


  • Algebra

  • Trigonometry

  • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  • Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  • Differential calculus

  • Integral calculus

  • Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Probability

  • Vectors

  • Statistics

  • Linear Programming

  • Mathematical modelling


  • Diversity in Living World

  • Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function

  • Genetics and Evolution

  • Structure and Function – Plants

  • Structure and Function - Animal

  • Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants

  • Reproduction and Development in Humans

  • Ecology and Environment

  • Biology and Human Welfare

  • Biotechnology and its Applications

English Language

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Composition

Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Nonverbal Reasoning

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Find the syllabus of PESSAT:

Hope this helps. All the best!


How is the pattern of pessat examination.

Malini S N 5th Jan, 2020

PESSAT 2020 Exam Pattern mainly comprise 120-180 questions depending upon the course.Marking scheme under PESSAT is same for all courses and there is no negative marking in the exam.The syllabus and pattern varies according to the course candidate are looking for.Duration of the exam will vary from 2-3 hours depending on the course.The pattern and syllabus of each course is mentone din the below given website:


Can I get pessat sample papers??

Shubham Dhane 20th Dec, 2019

Please click the link below to get pessat sample papers. The topics from physics, chemistry, mathamatics and english will be there in this practice lots of sums to increase your accuracy and speed.

Hope this helps.
All the best.

how can i get admission in pes for bsc computer science

Aman Singh rana 20th Dec, 2019

Eligible candidates need to appear for the PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) conducted by the university. Candidates having the valid rank in KCET, elig... Eligible candidates need to appear for the PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) conducted by the university.

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