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PESSAT 2018

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PESSAT 2018

PESSAT 2018 will be conducted in May 2018 for B.Tech course and 1st week of January to July 2018 for other courses. PESSAT (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) is conducted by PES University, Bangalore every year. Candidates who qualify this examination get admission into the various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of PES University.

  • PESSAT 2018 is a university level examination. Aspirants must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination.
  • Eligible candidates can fill the application form only through the online mode.
  • PESSAT 2018 Application Form will be available on the official website of PES University.
  • Candidates must carefully fill the application form before the last date.
  • Candidates will get their PESSAT 2018 admit card after the completion of slot booking.
  • The slot booking can be done online.
  • PESSAT is conducted through the online mode. The exam is pen and paper based only for B.Des course.
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours for B.Tech and 2 hours for all other courses. No negative marking will be there in PESSAT 2018.
  • PESSAT 2018 Result will also be announced in the online mode.
  • The merit list will have the name of shortlisted candidates.
  • Candidates whose names appear in the merit list will be called for counselling.

PESSAT 2018 Dates

Candidates interested in pursuing B.Tech or other courses from PES University must appear for PESSAT 2018. They must know all the exam dates of the entrance examination so that they can apply for it on time. The important exam dates for PESSAT 2018 are listed in the tables below:

Dates for B.Tech Courses

EventDate
Availability of application form3rd week of September 2017
Last date of submitting the application form for students outside Bengaluru2nd week of April 2018
Last date of submitting the application form for students from Bengaluru3rd week of April 2018
Commencement of slot booking3rd week of April 2018
Date of examinationMay 2018
Announcement of resultLast week of May 2018
1st round of counsellingJune 2018
2nd round of counsellingJuly 2018

Dates for Other Courses  

EventDate
Availability of application form3rd week of September 2017
Last date of submitting the application formJuly 2018
Commencement of slot booking1st week of January 2018
Date of examination1st week of January to July 2018
Announcement of result1st week after the examination

Candidates must note that this is the tentative schedule for PESSAT 2018. The dates can change according to the discretion of PES University.


PESSAT 2018 Eligibility

Candidates interested in appearing for PESSAT 2018 must ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions. The eligibility criteria are different for different courses. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully before proceeding to fill the application form.

Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for PESSAT 2018. The eligibility criteria for the various courses offered by PES University are as follows:

B.Tech Course

  • Candidates must have completed their 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination with Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
  • Candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination.

M.Tech Course

  • Candidates must have completed B.Tech/BE from a recognized university in a relevant branch.

BBA Course

  • Candidates must have completed their 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.

MBA Course

  • Candidates must have completed their Bachelor degree from a recognized university in any discipline.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.

MCA Course

  • Candidates must have completed their Bachelor degree from a recognized university in any discipline.
  • Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination with Computer Science or Mathematics or Computer Programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics or Statistics as one of the elective subjects.
  • Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination.

B.Arch and BBA LLB Courses

  • Candidates must have passed the NATA examination for getting admission into the B.Arch program.
  • Candidates must have passed the CLAT examination for getting admission into the BBA LLB program.
  • Candidates need to upload their NATA or CLAT score card while filling PESSAT 2018 application form.

If candidates do not satisfy the eligibility conditions for the respective course, they cannot apply for PESSAT 2018.


PESSAT 2018 Application Form 

Candidates can fill PESSAT 2018 application form only through the online mode. The application form will be available from the 3rd week of September 2017 for B.Tech and all other courses in the official website of PES University. The last date for submitting the application form is the 3rd week of April 2018 for B.Tech and July 2018 for other courses. 

Candidates must be careful while filling the application form as the form will be rejected by the university if there is any mistake.

The steps to fill and submit PESSAT 2018 application form are as follows:

  • Visit the official website of PES University, www.pes.edu
  • Go to the “New Registration” page.
  • Select your course. Enter your name, gender, date of birth and email ID.
  • Click on the “proceed” button.
  • Enter all the details that are asked.
  • Your registration number will be generated.
  • Upload your passport size photograph.
  • Select the mode of payment and pay the application fee.

The application fee for PESSAT 2018 is INR 1050. Candidates can make the payment through online mode (net banking/credit card/debit card) or offline mode (demand draft/Challan). The demand draft should be made in favor of “PES University General Fund” that will be payable at Bangalore. Candidates who decide to make the payment through Challan or Demand Draft need to submit the Challan or Demand Draft at the following address along with the printed application form:

Manager-Admissions

Office of Admissions,

PES University,

100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd stage,

Bangalore-560085

Ph: +91 8026726622

Candidates must keep in mind that the application fee for PESSAT 2018 is non-refundable.


PESSAT 2018 Slot Booking

The slot booking for PESSAT 2018 will start from the 3rd week of April 2018 for B.Tech and the 1st week of January 2018 for other courses. Candidates can book the time and date of examination according to their preference during slot booking. It will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis. Candidates need to enter their personal details for booking a slot. Once the slot booking is done, candidates will not be allowed to make any changes.

Candidates will be able to download their PESSAT 2018 admit card after the completion of slot booking. Candidates have to enter their registration number and password for downloading the admit card from the official website of PES University. Candidates will not be allowed to sit for the examination if they do not carry their admit card.


PESSAT 2018 Exam Center 

The exam center for PESSAT 2018 will be mentioned on the admit card of candidates. PESSAT 2018 will be conducted by PES University in different exam centers in different states. There are total 34 exam centers for PESSAT 2018 all across India. During filling the application form, candidates can select the exam center of their choice. The allotment of exam center will be on the basis of the preference of candidates. However, once the exam center is allotted to candidates, it will not be altered by the University.


PESSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of PESSAT 2018 is different for different courses. The examination will be conducted only in the online mode. It will be pen and paper based only for B.Des course. The duration of PESSAT examination is 3 hours for B.Tech and 2 hours for all other courses. Total of 180 questions are asked in B.Tech. In other courses, total 120 questions are asked. There will be no negative marking in PESSAT 2018.

The detailed exam pattern for various courses is listed in the tables below:

B.Tech  

S.No.SubjectsNumber of Questions
1.Mathematics60
2.Chemistry40
3.Physics60
4.English20

M.Tech  

S.No.SubjectsNumber of Questions
1.Mathematics60
2.Computer Awareness20
3.Analytical and Logical Ability20
4.English Comprehension20

M.Com/MBA/MA in Economics  

S.No.SubjectsNumber of Questions
1.Quantitative Reasoning40
2.Analytical and Logical Reasoning40
3.Verbal Ability/English Comprehension30
4.General Awareness10

Candidates interested in appearing for PESSAT 2018 must know the exam pattern so that they can be well prepared.

Check PESSAT 2018 Exam Pattern


PESSAT 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus of PESSAT 2018 is different for different courses. Candidates must know the syllabus of the entrance examination so that they can score well. For B.Tech, the syllabus of PESSAT 2018 will be of 11th and 12th level. Candidates need to study the topics of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics of 11th and 12th. Candidates should study from their 11th and 12th text books for scoring well in the examination.

For other courses, questions will be asked from Verbal Ability/English Comprehension, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, General Awareness and Quantitative Reasoning. Candidates can also solve previous year question papers to score well in PESSAT 2018 examination.


PESSAT 2018 Result 

The result of PESSAT 2018 will be announced in the official website of the university. Candidates can check their results only through the online mode. The result will be announced in the last week of May 2018 for B.Tech. It will be announced after one week of the examination for all other courses.

Candidates have to enter their date of birth and registration number for checking the result. Candidates must take a printout of the result as it will be needed during counselling. The merit list will be prepared by PES University on the basis of the result. Candidates who have secured high marks will find their names on the merit list. The selected candidates whose names appear in the merit list will be called for counselling. The short listing of candidates will be done on the basis of their score and personal interview.

Cut Off 

PESSAT 2018 cut off is the minimum marks that candidates need to score in the entrance examination for qualifying in it. The cut off marks will be released by PES University after the announcement of the result. The cut off marks depend on various parameters and factors such as the total number of candidates appeared for the examination, the difficulty level of the examination and the availability of seats.


PESSAT 2018 Counselling

Candidates who are shortlisted will be called for PESSAT 2018 counselling. The counselling will be conducted by PES University in the offline mode. The officials of PES University will intimate the date, venue and time of counselling to the selected candidates. Selected candidates can get the information about counselling on the official website of the university. Candidates can download their PESSAT 2018 counselling call letter from the official website.

There are two rounds in PESSAT counselling. The counselling procedure will start in June, 2018 for B.Tech. Candidates must submit the counselling fee of 500 INR. Candidates have to bring their original documents during the time of counselling. The documents that are required during counselling are as follows:

  • PESSAT 2018 Admit Card
  • PESSAT 2018 Rank Card
  • Mark Sheet of 10+2 examination
  • Mark sheet of graduation (if applicable)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate (if applicable)
  • 6 passport and stamp size photographs
  • Two demand drafts of 2, 80,000 INR and 5000 INR in favor of “PES University General Fund” that is payable at Bangalore.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their PESSAT 2018 score and personal interview. A short interview will be organized by PES University on the same day of the written examination at the examination center. 60% seats are reserved for PESSAT candidates for B.Tech program. The remaining 40% seats are filled through KCET examination. PES University will give priority to candidates who have qualified PESSAT 2018 examination.


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