PESSAT 2022 – Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Preparation

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PESSAT 2022 – PES University Bangalore has started the registration for PESSAT 2022. Interested candidates can click on the link given below to fill the application form or visit the official website i.e. pessat.com. PESSAT stands for People’s Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test. PESSAT is an engineering entrance exam conducted for admission into various B.Tech. and M.Tech. programs at PES University. It also gives admission to various programs such as BBA, BBA in Hotel and Event Management, MBA, etc. PESSAT is an Online Computer-Based Test. PESSAT is conducted for 16 courses. The eligibility criteria vary for each course but mostly it is the educational qualification. In this article, you will find different information about the application form, exam pattern, syllabus, exam preparation, result, etc.

PESSAT 2022

 Latest – PESSAT 2022 registration has started. Click here to apply.

PESSAT 2022 Important Dates

The official dates of PESSAT are released on the official website. Except for the application form start date, the dates for all other events are tentative. Candidates can refer to the below tables for course-wise dates for PESSAT 2022.

For B.Tech

Important Events Dates
Application form starts 1st November 2021
Application form ends(last date) 4rth week of April 2022
Date of examination May 2022
Declaration of result 4rth week of May 2022

For B.Arch

Important Events Dates
Application form starts 1st November 2021
Last date to upload NATA and 12th std / 2nd PU scores online May 2022

For BBA, B.Des, B.Com, B.Sc, B.Pharm, Pharm.D, MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Com, M.Pharm

Important Events Dates
Application form starts 1st November 2021
Application form ends(last date) July 2022
Date of examination Jan to July 2022
Declaration of result 3 days after taking the test

For Executive M.Tech – Cyber Security Engineering

Important Events Tentative dates For Spring 2022 batch Tentative dates For Fall 2022 batch
Application form starts August 2021 January 2022
Commencement of personal interview October 2021 March 2022
Declaration of result 2 Days after taking the interview 2 Days after taking the interview

Over-View of PESSAT 2022

Here is the Overview of the PESSAT 2022 –

Particulars of PESSAT 2022 Details
Exam Name PESSAT
Full-Form People’s Education Society Scholastic Aptitude
Conducting Body PES University, Bangalore
Official Website pessat.com
Held for (Course) BTech, B.Arch, BBA (General), BBA (Sports Management), BBA (Hospitality and Event Management), B.Com, B.Com (Hons) with ACCA, B.Sc (Psychology), B.Des, BBA-LLB (Hons), BA-LLB (Hons), MCA, MTech, MBA, M.Com, Executive M.Tech in Cybersecurity Engineering.
Level of Exam National-Level
Registration mode Online
Exam Mode Computer-based test
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Mode of Question Paper English

Elgibility for PESSAT 2022

PES University has released the eligibility criteria for all the courses on the official website. The candidates have to fulfill the following eligibility criterion before filling up the application form which is as follows-

Subjects Eligibility Criterion
B.Tech 50% aggregate marks in Physics + Math + Chemistry/Computer Science/ Electronics/ Biotechnology of 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board”. Test Scores in PESSAT (National level exam) or KCET (State level exam) or JEE Mains required.
B.A 50% aggregate score in 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board.
B.Des 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board with English as a mandatory course OR At least 50% aggregate in 3-year diploma with English as a mandatory course.
BBA-LLB (Hons) and BA LLB (Hons) 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board. Shall have secured minimum marks of 45% in the case of general category applicants and 40% in case of SC and ST applicants. Shall have secured minimum marks of 45% ( in case of general category applicants and 40% in case of SC and ST applicants. CLAT or PESSAT or LSAT-India score is mandatory
B.Arch Passed 10+2 scheme of examination with at least 50 percent. Aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and also at least 50 percent. marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50 percent. marks in aggregate.
B.Com Hons with ACCA 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board. 
B.Com 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board.
BPHARM 10+2 (PCM/B) from a recognized board.
B.Sc in Psychology 50% aggregate score in 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board.
MCA Candidate must have passed BCA/ Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and Engineering or equivalent Degree. (OR) Passed B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.A with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation level (with additional bridge courses as per the norms of concerned University). Obtained at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
MBA At least 50% in Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University. Test Scores in PESSAT, PGCET, MAT, CMAT, CAT, GMAT, GRE accepted.
M.Tech At least 50% in Engineering degree in a relevant stream from a recognized University. Test Scores in PESSAT, PGCET, or GATE accepted.
Executive M.Tech in Cybersecurity Engineering Relevant corporate work experience of at least 3 years. At least 60% aggregate in Engineering – Computer Science/allied branches from a recognized University.
Mtech by Research Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University. Duration – Minimum of 2 years
Ph.D Master’s Degree from any recognized University. Duration – Minimum of 3 years.
Pharm.D 10+2 (PCM/B) from a recognized board.
M.Pharm 10+2+BPharm from a recognized board.
M.Com 10+2+3 from a recognized board. 
Doctorate in Pharmacy M.Pharm passed with 1st Class from a recognized board. Duration of course – 2 years
Diploma Courses Qualified in Grade 10 from a recognized board. Duration of course – 3 years.
PU courses Qualified in Grade 10 from a recognized board. Duration of course – 2 years.

Exam Pattern of PESSAT 2022

The candidates can refer to the following exam pattern for a different subjects which is mentioned below –

B.Tech

The Duration of the test is 180 minutes.

Subject No. of Marks
Mathematics 60
Physics 60
Chemistry 40
English 20

BBA (General) / BBA (Sports Management) / BBA (Hospitality and Event Management) / B.Com (Regular & Evening) / B.Com (Hons)

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subject No. of Marks
English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 45
Quantitative Reasoning 45

B.Des

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subject
Basic Knowledge of Colors and Form
General Knowledge
Sensitivity to Aspects of Typography
Spatial Sense
Ability to Visualize / Imagine
3D Visualization
Free-Hand Sketching
Interpreting Natural Laws and Basic Engineering
Basic English
Basic Analytical Ability

B.Tech (Diploma Lateral Entry)

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes. 60 questions pertaining to their respective diploma stream.

B.Sc (Psychology)

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

BBA-LLB (Hons) / BA-LLB (Hons)

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subject No. of Marks
English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 30
Quantitative Reasoning 30
Basic Law 30

B.Pharm / Pharm.D

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subject No. of Marks
Physics 30
Chemistry 30
Mathematics/Biology 30
English Comprehension 30

M.Tech

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subjects No. of Marks
Mathematics 60
Analytical & Logical Ability 20
Computer Awareness 20
English Comprehension 20

MCA

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subjects No. of Marks
Mathematics 60
Analytical & Logical Ability 20
Computer Awareness 20
English Comprehension 20

MBA

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subjects No. of Marks
English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 40
Quantitative Reasoning 40
General Awareness 10

M.Com

The Duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Subjects No. of Marks
English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 40
Quantitative Reasoning 40
General Awareness 10

M.Pharm

Subjects No. of Marks
Pharmaceutics 30
Pharmaceutical Analysis 30
Pharmacology 30
Pharmacognosy 30

PESSAT 2022 Books

Books are very important in the preparation of the exam and to crack any exam. So here are a few books recommended by toppers and experts –

B.Tech

Books Name Buying Link
University chemistry By Mahan Click Here
Problems Plus In IIT Mathematics by Das Gupta Click Here
Concept of Physics Part-1 by H.C Verma Click here

BBA (General) / BBA (Sports Management) / BBA (Hospitality and Event Management) / B.Com (Regular & Evening) / B.Com (Hons)

Books Name Buying Link
Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey Click Here
Quantum CAT by Sarvesh K Verma Click Here
Objective General English by SP Bakshi Click Here

B.Des

Books Name Buying Link
Barron’s Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Relations Test (Barron’s Mechanical Aptitude
& Spatial Relations Test) 
Click Here
Mathematics for Class 12 by RD Sharma Click Here
Color Inspiration Reference Book by Anne Manera Click here

BBA-LLB (Hons) / BA-LLB (Hons)

Books Name Buying Link
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal Click Here
Law for the Common Man – Kush Kalra Click Here
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis Click Here

B.Pharm / Pharm.D

Books Name Buying Link
A Textbook of Physical Pharmaceutics – II, B.Pharmacy by Dr. Manish Kumar Click Here
A TEXTBOOK OF PHARMACEUTICS By Dr. AK Seth Click Here
A Textbook of Pharmacology-II, B.Pharmacy By Rabia Quraishi Click here

M.Tech and MCA

Books Name Buying Link
A Textbook of Discrete Mathematics  By Harish Mittal Click Here
MCA (Pune University)/M.Sc. (CS) Complete by  Chandresh Agrawal Click Here
Mca Test Click here

MBA and M.Com

Books Name Buying Link
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal Click Here
How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT by Arun Sharma Click Here
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by Abhijit Guha Click Here

M.Pharm

Books Name Buying Link
Pharmaceutical Analysis by Nitin Kumar Click Here
TEXTBOOK OF MOLECULAR PHARMACEUTICS (M.PHARMACY) By Priyanka Sancheta Click Here
A PRACTICAL BOOK OF PHARMACEUTICS-I (M.PHARM)  By Khalil Wagh Click here

How to Prepare for PESSAT 2022

Here are some of the tips and strategies which help in the preparation of PESSAT 2022. These tips are given by previous year toppers and exam experts.

  • The Candidates should make a proper schedule and stick to that. You should give more time to the subject which is of more weightage and requires more time in it.
  • Revise your 11th and 12th NCERT books
  • As it is said time management is the key to success so managing your time efficiently is also very important. Make a proper time table and see the topics and understand them.
  • Have a deep study of the syllabus and note down each topic and try to do every each of them.
  • You should understand the topics instead of just memorizing it. It will help you in the exam.
  • Solve as many sample paper questions as you can it will increase your speed.
  • Solve previous year question papers and see how many question you are able to solve.
  • Majority of the questions are formula based so try to learn the formular so you will not need to go in depth to study the topics.
  • Your Basics of Grammar should be very clear to get a proper sense of the language.
  • You can also listen English Documentaries, stories, Podcasts or movies. It will also help to learn new english words through it.
  • Read current affair and read newspaper daily to solve the general awareness section.
  • Do not use Calculators while solving the questions as it will increase the speed of your solving questions.
  • Take as many mock tests as you can specially before one month of the exam. Take more than 30 mock tests.
  • Try not to learn any new topic at the last moment as it will create a lot of confusion.

PESSAT 2022 Application Form

The Application form will be released on the official website and in Online mode. Candidates can refer to the following information related –

How to Apply for the Application Form?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Go to PESSAT 2022 registration
  • Select the course name which you want to register for.
  • Click on next button
  • Fill the basic information like Name of the applicant, email adress, mobile number, date of birth, etc. and submit it.
  • Choose the payment methods like Online payment or demand draft and pay the application fees.
  • Then enter all the personal details, education qualifications, etc. and you have succcefully registered yourself.

Application Fees –

The Fees can be paid by debit card, credit card, net banking, or by demand draft.

Particulars Amount
Application fee for all programs Rs. 1050
Application fee for HN campus Rs. 550

Image Specifications:

  • The Photograph must be a recent and a coloured photgraph.
  • The photograph should be in JPG/JPEG format.
  • The Signature should be signed on with white paper with black ball pen.
Image Size Format
Photo 10 KB to 50 KB JPG/JPEG
Signature 10 KB to 25 KB JPG/JPEG

PESSAT 2022 Seats

The Candidates can refer to the seats in three campuses which are PES University Ring Road Campus, PES University Electronic City Campus, and PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus.

PES University Ring Road Campus –

Programs Total seats
B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) 840
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) 360
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (ME) 240
B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) 120
B.Tech in Biotechnology (BT) 60
B.Tech in Computer Science and Business Systems 120
Bachelor of Design (B.Des) (Specializations in Product Design, Interaction Design, and Communication Design) 180
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) 40
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 360
Bachelor of Business Administration – Hospitality & Event Management (BBA-HEM) 60
Bachelor of Business Administration (Sports Management) 60
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) with ACCA – B.Com (Hons) with ACCA 120
Bachelor of Commerce – B.Com 120
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Psychology 60
Master of Commerce (M.Com) 60
M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (Specializations in Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & IoT, Cyber Security) 60
M.Tech in Electronics & Communication (Specializations in Communication, VLSI and Embedded Systems, Signal Processing) 36
M.Tech in Electrical & Electronics (Specializations in Power Electronics and Drives, Embedded Systems, Smart Power Control) 24
M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (Specializations in Automotive Engineering, Thermo Fluids Engineering, Machine Design, Manufacturing Science and Engineering) 24
Executive M.Tech in Cybersecurity Engineering 20
BBA, LLB (Hons) 60
BA, LLB (Hons) 60
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 3
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 240

PES University Electronic City Campus –

Programs Total Seats
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) 780
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 60
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) 180
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) with ACCA – B.Com (Hons) with ACCA 60

PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus –

Programs Total seats
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) 240
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) – Evening College 60
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) 100
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) 30
Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) 39

PESSAT 2022 Slot Booking

The Slot is booked on the basis of a first-come-first-serve basis. Before the admit card, the slot needs to be booked in order to get it. It can be booked through the following steps given below –

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the slot booking link.
  • Login by the login credentials.
  • The Candidate can select the exam centre, date and time.
  • Click on confirm and submit it.

PESSAT 2022 Admit Card

The Candidates can download the admit card from the official website. The steps to download it are mentioned below-

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the PESSAT admit card link.
  • Enter your registration Number and Email-id.
  • The Admit Card will be dispayed on your screen.
  • You can download the admit card and take a printout of it.

Details needed to get admit card are-

  • Registration number
  • Email-id

Details mentioned in the admit card

  • Candidate’s name
  • Roll number
  • Application number
  • Exam date, time, and venue
  • Candidate’s contact information
  • Candidate’s photograph
  • Exam Instructions

Things to be carried with admit card are

PESSAT 2022 Result

The Candidates can refer to last year information on the steps how to download the result which is given below-

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the PESSAT result link
  • Enter your Registration Number and date of Birth.
  • The Score-card will be displayed on your screen.
  • Download and take a printout of it.

The Score-card contains the following information –

  • Name of the Candidate.
  • Date of Birth
  • Candidate’s Roll number
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Rank secured
  • Marks secured in the exam

Documents Required for PESSAT 2022 Admission

Candidates who get selected for admission into respective courses can refer to the following information for the documents that need to submit during admission.

For B.TECH –

  • CET Admission Order for CET Quota, PESSAT Admission Order & Rank Card for PESSAT Quota, JEE Mains Rank Card & Admission Order for JEE Mains Quota,
  • 10+2 Marks Card – Original (if the original is not issued by the college, a copy of 10+2 class marks card signed and sealed by the college Principal to be produced)
  • 10th Class Marks Card – Original
  • Transfer Certificate / College Leaving Certificate
  • Migration Certificate (If other than PU Board)
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Tuition Fee Receipt – Original (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…
  • Anti Ragging Affidavit by Student & Parent on Rs. 20/- Non-Judicial Stamp Paper duly attested by Notary Public as per attached format within a month from the date of the admission

For MBA / M.Com / MCA / M.Tech –

  • PGCET Admission Order
  • 10th Class Marks Card – Original
  • 10+2 Class Marks Card – Original
  • Semester/ yearly marks cards of degree – Originals
  • Migration Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Degree or Provisional degree certificate – Original
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Tuition Fee receipt – Original (both PGCET & College)
  • FOUR COPIES each of color passport size and stamp size photographs
  • For Reservation Candidates –  Caste, Income Certificate, Rural, Kannada Medium Certificate, Hyderabad Karnataka, Sports, X Defense, NCC Certificate etc…

For BBA (General / Sports Management) / BBA (Hospitality and Event Management) / B.DES / BBA-LLB (Hons) / BA-LLB (Hons)/ B.Com / B.Com (Hons) with ACCA / B.Sc (Psychology)

  • PESSAT Hall Ticket
  • PESSAT/CLAT/LSAT-India score card (only for Law candidates, as applicable)
  • 10+2 Class Marks Card – Original (if the original is not issued by the college, a copy of 10+2 class marks card signed and sealed by the college Principal to be produced)
  • 10th Class Marks Card – Original
  • Transfer Certificate / College Leaving Certificate
  • Migration Certificate (If other than PU Board)
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Study Certificate issued by previous college
  • Tuition Fee Receipt – Original 
  • FOUR COPIES each of color passport size and stamp size photographs
  • Copy of PESSAT Application Form

For B.TECH –

  • DCET Admission Order for CET Quota and Admission Order for PESSAT Quota
  • Diploma Marks Card – Originals
  • 10th Class Marks Card – Original
  • Transfer Certificate / College Leaving Certificate
  • Degree or Provisional Degree Certificate
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Tuition Fee Receipt – Original (Both DCET& College)
  • FOUR COPIES each of color passport size and stamp size photographs
  • For Reservation Candidates – Caste, Income Certificate, Rural, Kannada Medium Certificate, Sports, X Defense, NCC Certificate etc…

For Ph.D. / M.Tech by Research, B.Pharm, Executive M.Tech in Cybersecurity Engineering

  • Admission Order
  • 10th Class Marks Card
  • 10+2 Class Marks Card
  • UG Marks Cards
  • UG Degree Certificate
  • PG Marks Cards
  • PG Degree or Provisional Degree Certificate
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Tuition Fee Receipt – Original
  • FOUR COPIES each of color passport size and stamp size photographs

PESSAT 2022 Counselling

There are two rounds of counseling conducted for the candidates. . The Candidates will receive a counseling call letter. The following documents need to be submitted for verification which are-

  • PESSAT 2022 Counselling call letter
  • PESSAT 2022 Scorecard
  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Class 12 marksheet
  • Graduation marksheet (in case of PG admission)
  • Transfer certificate from the school last attended
  • Migration certificate from the school last attended
  • Character certificate from the school last attended
  • Caste certificate ( if applicable)
  • Aadhar Card
  • Reserved category certificate ( if applicable)
  • Admission fee in cash/DD

About PES University, Bangalore

People’s Education Society University is a private university which is situated in Bengaluru. It was established in 1972. There are 3 campuses in of PES University in Bengaluru situated at Ring Road, Electronic City, and Hanumanth Nagar. Ring Road campus is situated over 25 acres. PES University has 45 educational programs in Karnataka with over 15000 students. The founder of it is M R Doreswamy.

FAQs About PESSAT 2022

Who conducts the PESSAT 2022 Exam?

PES University conducts the PESSAT 2022 exam.

Where can I fill the application form for PESSAT 2022?

You can fill the application form on the official website.

What is the mode of the exam of PESSAT 2022?

PESSAT 2022 is a computer-based exam.

In which mode can I pay the application fees?

You can fill the application form in Online mode.

How can I pay the application fees of PESSAT 2022?

You can pay it by debit card, credit card, net banking or demand draft.

What is the type of questions asked in PESSAT 2022?

There are multi-choice questions in PESSAT 2022

What are the details needed to download the admit card?

It can be downloaded by entering the registration Number and Email-id.

What to do if there would be an error in the details printed on the admit card?

You should contact the official authority by the helpline number.

In which mode the admit card is released?

It is released in online mode.

Is there any negative marking in PESSAT?

There is no negative marking in PESSAT.

How many times can I take the PESSAT exam?

You can take it only once.



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