PESSAT 2022: Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

PESSAT 2022: Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2022) will be organized by the PES University, Bangalore for admission into various UG and PG programmes offered by it. Through the test, students can enroll themselves in courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, B.Des, MCA, B.Arch, BBA LLB etc. To be eligible for the admission, students must appear for the exam by filling the application form which can be obtained from the official website of the PES University.

Candidates will be admitted in the concerned courses as per the marks secured by them in the exam. Therefore, they must study hard for the test and crack it by securing good marks. For more information on the PESSAT 2022 examination, candidates can go dig the article further.

PESSAT 2022 application form is now available.

Important dates on the PESSAT 2022

We have provided the official dates for PESSAT exam 2022:

For B.Tech (Tentative)

November 1, 2021 Start of PESSAT 2022 online registrations
April, 2022 Last date to register for candidates from outside Bengaluru
April (Last week), 2022 Last date for candidates to register who are willing to take PESSAT at Bangalore centre only
April (Last week), 2022 Commencement of slot bookings for all candidates
May, 2022 PESSAT
May, 2022 Last date to update 12th std / 2nd PU marks (Only for candidates whose 12th / 2nd PU results are announced)
May (Last week), 2022 PESSAT Results
June, 2022 PESSAT first round Counseling
June (Last week), 2022 Last date for submission of original documents / Last date for surrender of PESSAT seat (only for admitted students)
July, 2022 PESSAT second / final round counseling for B.Tech.
August, 2022 Commencement of Session (Classes/ Activities)

For B.Arch (Tentative)

November 1, 2021 Commencement of PESSAT 2022 registrations
May, 2022 Last date to upload NATA and 12th std / 2nd PU scores online
May / June, 2022 First round counseling at PES University for seat selection
June / July, 2022 Last date for submission of Original documents / Surrender of Seat (only for admitted students)
June / July, 2022 Second round Counseling
August, 2022 Commencement of 1st-semester B.Arch classes.

For All Other Programs (Tentative)

November 1, 2021 Commencement of PESSAT 2022 registrations
January, 2022 Commencement of Test Slot bookings
January to July, 2022 PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2022)
July, 2022 Last date of Online Registrations
PESSAT Results 3 days after taking the test
August, 2022 Formal commencement of classes for all UG programs
September, 2022 Formal commencement of classes for all PG programs

Eligibility Criteria for PESSAT 2022

The eligibility criteria for the PESSAT exam is provided below-

Course Educational Qualification
B.Tech An applicant should have passed class 12th from a recognized board with science stream and have obtained minimum 60% aggregate marks.
BBA Candidates should have passed class 12th from a recognized board
B.Des Candidates should have passed class 12th from a recognized board and have secured at least 50% aggregate marks.
M.Tech An applicant should possess a valid B.E/B.Tech degree from a recognized university/institute
MBA An applicant must have done full-time (regular) graduation in any discipline and have secured minimum 60% marks.

PESSAT 2022 Application Form

The application cum registration form for the PESSAT exam will be available online on the official website of the University. No other mode except the online one will be considered for filling the application form. The application form will include details such as course name, applicant’s name, gender, email id, mobile number, address, educational details etc.

Applicants need to upload the scanned photograph and signature in the online form. They also need to pay a requisite amount of the application fee without which their applications will be rejected by the authority. Before submitting the form candidates should ensure that the details they have provided in the form are true to their knowledge. After submitting the form, students must take the printout of the form for future use.

Application Fee

Applicants need to pay Rs 1050/- as the application fee for the exam. The fee is non-refundable and can be paid using any of the modes given-

  1. Credit card/debit card/net banking
  2. E-Challan
  3. Demand Draft to be paid in favour of “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. The DD should be sent at the following address-

Manager – Admissions

Office of Admissions,

PES University,

100 Ft Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage,

Bangalore – 560085

PESSAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for PESSAT is as follows-

  • Exam Mode: Online (except for B.Des)
  • Exam Duration: 180 minutes for B.Tech and 120 minutes for the rest of the courses
  • Total no. of questions: 180 questions for B.Tech and 120 questions for other programs
  • Negative Marking: Not applicable

The exam pattern for B.Tech is-

Subject Total No. of Questions
Mathematics 60
Physics 60
Chemistry 40
English 20
Total 180

Syllabus for PESSAT 2022

The syllabus for PESSAT varies from course to course. Candidates seeking admission in UG courses should study as per the syllabus prescribed for class 11th and 12th. Those who want to pursue PG courses should prepare the relevant UG syllabus. Candidates can take an idea from the syllabus given below for some of the courses-

B.Tech: Students should prepare the topics studied in class 11th and 12th (PCM subject group). The English part of the paper will be composed of Basic English questions such as comprehension, fill in the blanks, grammar, sentence rearrangement, vocabulary, etc.

MBA: The syllabus for MBA will be based on the English comprehension, analytical and logical reasoning, quantitative analysis, general awareness. The questions will be general in nature. In logical reasoning candidates should prepare puzzles, seating arrangement, directions sense, syllogism, Venn diagram, classification, analogy etc. The general awareness part can ask questions from Indian history, geography, polity, environment etc.

Preparation Strategy

With an effective exam strategy, anyone can crack this exam. Here are some few tips that will help the students in securing good marks in the exam-

  1. Make a realistic timetable that you can easily follow. Don’t stuff it with unnecessary goals.
  2. Go through the syllabus and analyze the areas you’re weak or strong in.
  3. First prepare the concepts you need improvement in and then only proceed to the stronger ones.
  4. Practice at least 1 mock paper daily.
  5. Read the newspaper for knowledge of the current affairs.
  6. Don’t forget to revise the topics at the end of the day.
  7. Avoid distractions during studies and keep the mobile phone away while doing the same.

PESSAT 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can obtain the admit card once they have booked the slots for the exam. The admit card can be downloaded after the booking of the exam slots. The authority will not send the hall ticket by post or any other means except the online one. Candidates should take the printout of the admit card and keep it safe till the admission process is finished. Applicants should also take the valid ID proof in the exam center for verification. A student will not be given the entry to the exam hall if he/she doesn’t possess the admit card.


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