PESSAT 2017PESSAT 2017: PES University conducts PESSAT for admissions to engineering programs offered in the university. For the session 2017-18, PESSAT 2017 will be conducted in the month of May, 2017. The examination will take place in 17 states across the country. The application form has been released from September 21, 2016. The last date to apply for the same for students from outside Bengaluru was April 10, 2017. Candidates belonging to Bengaluru were allowed to apply till April 17, 2017. Only registered candidates can book PESSAT 2017 slot to reserve a date, centre and time for entrance examination. After slot booking, candidates can receive their PESSAT admit card 2017. It must be noted that PESSAT 2017 is to be held from May 02 to 20, in different slots. PESSAT result is to be declared in the last week of May 2017. The shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling process for admission to 06 B.Tech courses. Check the article given below to get all information about PESSAT 2017 such as eligibility criteria, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

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Exam Name: PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) 2017
Conducting Body: PES University, Bengaluru

PESSAT 2017 Salient Features

  • PESSAT 2017 will be conducted online by PSE University, Bengaluru.
  • The University provides admission to a total no. of six B Tech programmes.
  • Before applying for the entrance test, candidates must check if they are eligible for the exam. Ineligible candidates will not be granted admission.
  • The exam will be held in the month of May, 2017.
  • The Application process has begun from September 21, 2017.
  • The admit card will be available online.
  • The exam will be conducted in 17 states of the country.
  • The result will be declared in the last week of May, 2017.
  • The counselling of PESSAT 2017 will be held in two rounds for the qualified candidates

PESSAT 2017 Programmes

The University offers 6 engineering courses for degree level. Check the name of the programmes offered in the table below.

S No. Name of Programmes
01 Biotechnology
02 Computer Science Engineering
03 Mechanical Engineering
04 Civil Engineering
05 Electronics and Communication
06 Electrical and Electronics

PESSAT 2017 Eligibility

The Eligibility Criteria of PESSAT 2017 list the norms set by the University. Aspirants who wish to appear in PESSAT 2017 must fulfill all the requirements. Check the eligibility criteria listed below before applying for the examination.

Criterion Requirement
  • Candidates have to qualify class XII or equivalent examination in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
  • Candidates have to secure at least an aggregate of 60% in the subjects taken together.

PESSAT 2017 Important Dates

The Important Dates of PESSAT are the dates associated of all the events related to the examination such as availability of application form, exam date, result date etc. Candidates must go through the important dates given below in advance to remain updated about all the events.

S No. Events Important Dates
01 PESSAT 2017 registration starts from September 21, 2016
02 Last date of registration for candidates from outside Bengaluru April 10, 2017
03 Last date of registration for candidates in Bengaluru April 17, 2017
04 Commencement of  slot booking April 21, 2017
05 PESSAT 2017 Exam date May 02 to 20, 2017
06 Result announcement Last week of May, 2017
07 Counselling starts from June, 2017
08 Last date for submission of original documents 1st week of July, 2017
09 Second round of counselling July, 2017

PESSAT 2017 Application Form

  • The online Registration of PESSAT 2017 has started from September 21, 2017.
  • PESSAT application procedure for candidates belonging to Bengaluru and other states has ended.
  • Candidates will require registering in order to fill up the application form.
  • Candidates have to enter their name, gender, date of birth, email id and submit it to go to the next step of filling up the application form.
  • Every detail has to be entered carefully in the application form.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned images of their passport sized photograph and signature.
  • After entering all detail, candidates have to pay the exam fee of Rs. 1050. Candidates can pay through credit card/ debit card/ net banking, challan or through Demand Draft.
  • After the successful registration, candidates can take a print out of the application form by entering their registration no. , date of birth and gender details

PESSAT 2017 Exam Centres

The Exam Centres of PESSAT is the list of the places across the country where the examination is going to be conducted. Candidates will be allotted the centres on the basis of the 3 centres selected at the time of application procedure. Check the name of the name of the states below. (To check the entire list of the exam centres, click on the heading above)

S No. Name of State
01 Karnataka
02 Andhra Pradesh
03 Jammu & Kashmir
04 Assam
05 Gujarat
06 Bihar
07 Jharkhand
08 Madhya Pradesh
09 Kerala
10 New Delhi
11 Orissa
12 Maharashtra
13 Rajasthan
14 Punjab/ Haryana
15 Uttar Pradesh
16 Tamil Nadu
17 West Bengal

PESSAT 2017 Slot Booking

The Slot Booking of PESSAT 2017 has begun from April 21, 2017. The candidates who have applied for entrance examination can book PESSAT slot 2017. A link is provided above on this page for PESSAT slot booking. At the time of slot booking, applicants have to reserve the date and session for the entrance test. The slot booking will be done on a first come first serve basis. Once the candidates complete the slot booking process, the admit cards with all the information will be made available to the candidates.

PESSAT 2017 Admit Card

The admit card of PESSAT 2017 has been issued online for the candidates whose slot has been booked. Candidates have to download their admit card and keep it safe. No candidates will be permitted to enter the examination hall without the admit card under any circumstances.

PESSAT 2017 Syllabus

The Syllabus of PESSAT 2017 consists of two sections. The question paper of PESSAT 2017 will consist of question from the two sections mentioned below:

Section I:

The 1st section comprises of class 11 and 12 CBSE questions from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Section II:

The 2nd section will have 20 questions from English grammar.

PESSAT 2017 Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern of PESSAT 2017 comprises of the test pattern of the examination. Candidates can check below the no. of questions, duration, total marks etc.

Particulars Details
Mode of examination Computer based test
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • English
No. of questions
  • Mathematics: 60
  • Physics: 60
  • Chemistry: 40
  • English: 20
Duration 180 minutes
Marking scheme There will be no negative marking for incorrect or unanswered questions.

PESSAT 2017 Result

The Result of PESSAT 2017 will be declared in the last week of May, 2017. Candidates have to check their result online. No other mode will be available to check the result. Candidates must take a print out of the result and keep it safely for future reference.

PESSAT 2017 Counselling

The counselling of PESSAT 2017 will be done for the candidates who have qualified in the entrance examination. There will be two rounds of counselling. The first round is schedule to be held in the month of June, 2017. Shortlisted candidates for admission will have to submit their original document by the 1st week of July, 2017. The second round will tentatively be conducted in the month of July, 2017.


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