PESSAT 2021 - Application Form (Out), B.Tech Admission, Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Admit Card

Last Modified on : 12 Jan 2022


PES University conducts the PESSAT exam every year for admission to its B.Tech. courses and other courses viz. BBA, B.Com., B.Des., LLB, BCA, B.Pharm, etc. However, we will be covering the B.Tech. course here. The application process for all the courses stats at different times. The applications for the B.Tech. course are invited through online mode in October. And, the exam is conducted tentatively in the first week of May. Candidates interested in appearing for the exam are required to submit the online application on time. Candidates are also advised to check the eligibility criteria for the exam carefully before applying for the exam. Read the complete article to check the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, the application process, admit card, result, and counselling details for the PESSAT 2021.

PESSAT Exam 2021 Latest Update - The online application process for the PESSAT 2021 exam has started on 20th December 2020. The last date for application submission is 7th June 2021.

PESSAT 2021 - Quick Overview

Examination name

Peoples’ Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2021)

Exam conducting authority

PES University, Banglore

Exam category


Exam level

Institute level

Exam mode

Online (Computer Based Test)

Application mode


Number of attempts


PESSAT Exam 2021 Important Dates

The important schedule for B.Tech. admission as per the official notification is as under:

Exam Events

Important Dates

PESSAT 2021 registration begins

20th December 2020

Last date for registration (for candidates who want the test centre outside Bengaluru)

7th June 2021

Last date for registration (for candidates who want the test centre in Bengaluru only)

17th June 2021

Slot booking begins

11th June 2021

PESSAT 2021 Exam

18th June to 4th July 2021

Last date to update 12th class marks

5th July 2021

PESSAT result

7th July 2021

Counselling process begins

3rd/ 4th week of July 2021

Last date for submission of original documents

August 2021

Counselling (2nd round)

August 2021

Last date for admission

August 2021


PESSAT Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

PESSAT Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

Candidates must be aware of the pattern of the exam for a better understanding of the paper. Here is the exam pattern for the PESSAT 2021 exam:

The duration of the computer-based test will be 180 minutes and the objective-type questions will be asked from the following sections:



Number of Questions


Section 1







Section 2






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  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking in the B.Tech. entrance examination. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • B.Tech. Lateral Entry: For lateral entry, the exam will be of 120 minutes duration and 60 questions will be asked from the respective diploma discipline.

Syllabus for PESSAT Exam 2021

As per the official notification, the questions in section 1 (Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry) will be asked from CBSE class 11th and class 12th syllabus. So, candidates must check out the official CBSE website for the PESSAT 2021 syllabus. In section 2 (English), questions will be asked about grammar.

PESSAT Exam 2021 Eligibility

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. If candidates are found not eligible, their applications will be rejected at any phase of the admission process. The conditions required to be fulfilled for appearing in the examination are:

Education Qualification: Should have passed class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.

Subjects in the Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class XI and XII.

Marks Required: Candidates must have secured minimum aggregate marks of 60% in class 12th examination.

Number of Attempts: Candidates can appear for the PESSAT exam only once.

PESSAT Exam 2021 Application Process

Candidates are advised to fill the application forms before the last date of submission. The application process has started on 20th December 2020 and will continue till 7th June 2021. The PESSAT 2021 application form must be filled carefully. The incomplete forms will be rejected during the scrutiny. In case the candidates submit multiple applications, the last application form will be considered. So, make sure it is complete in all aspects. Here are the steps to fill the application form:

Steps to Fill the PESSAT 2021 Application Form


  • Visit the official website -
  • Select the course you want to apply for on the home-page.
  • Enter your details such as name, gender, DoB, email-ID, etc.
  • Click on the ‘Proceed’ button.
  • Click on the ‘Confirm’ button after checking all the details.
  • Now, you will be re-directed to the personal details page.

Complete the Application Form

  • Fill in the personal details such as blood group, nationality, category, religion, citizenship, permanent address, mobile number, parents; details, educational details, course and branch, test centers, etc.
  • Tick the declaration and you will see a message ‘your application has been submitted successfully.’

Uploading Images

  • Click on the upload button.
  • Select your photograph for uploading.
  • After a successful upload, move to the next step.

Fee Payment

  • Choose the payment mode and follow the respective steps for successful fee payment.
  • Check the status of the payment in one or two days.
  • Once successful, submit the application form.

Print the application form

  • After the submission of the application form, take a print of the completed application form.

PESSAT 2021 Registration Fee -

The registration fee for PESSAT 2021 exam is ₹ 1050/-. The fee can be paid through online mode, challan mode or Demand Draft.

Online Mode: the fee can be paid through credit card/ debit card/Net banking.

E-Challan: Take a print of the application form and e-challan, and carry both to the bank for the fee payment.

Demand Draft: Make a DD of the registration fee amount in favour of  “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. Enter the DD details in the space provided in the online application form. Send the DD to the following address:

Manager – Admissions,
Office of Admissions,
PES University, 100 Ft Ring Road,
BSK 3rd Stage,
Bangalore – 560085,
Ph:+91 80 2672 6622

Other Details

PESSAT 2021 - Numbers of Intake

The total number of intakes for the PES University Ring Road Campus are as under:


Number of intakes

B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)


B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (ME)


B.Tech. in Civil Engineering (CE)


B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)


B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)


B.Tech. in Biotechnology (BT)


PESSAT 2021 Admit Card

PESSAT 2021 admit card can be downloaded only after the slot booking process. The slot booking process will begin on 11th June 2021. All the candidates whose application form has been submitted successfully are required to book slots for the examination. During slot booking, candidates are required to select the exam centre, date, and timings. After the successful booking of the slots, candidates can download the admit card for the exam. The PESSAT 2021 admit card will have the exam date, timing, and exam centre details.

PESSAT 2021 Exam Result

The PESSAT 2021 result is scheduled to be announced on 7th July 2021 through online mode. Candidates can check their result using the registration number and password. The result will be available in the form of a scorecard and rank list. Candidates who qualify for the exam are called for the counselling process.

PESSAT 2021 Counselling

The counselling process for the candidates who clear the PESSAT 2021 exam will tentatively begin in the 3rd/ 4th week of July 2021. The counselling process will be held in two rounds. Candidates are required to physically report for the counselling process. Seats are allotted based on the rank of the candidate, course preferred by the candidate, and availability of seats. Candidates are also required to carry the documents listed in the section below for the document verification process.

PESSAT Exam - Documents Required for Admission

Candidates are required to carry 2 sets of self-attested photocopies of the following documents:

  • PESSAT Admission Order & Rank Card
  • 10+2 Class Marks Card
  • 10th Class Marks card
  • Transfer Certificate / College leaving Certificate
  • Migration Certificate(If other than PU Board)
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Copy of Fees Receipt
  • FOUR COPIES each of colour passport size and stamp size photographs


Still, got doubt? Check the latest Frequently Asked Questions for PESSAT Exam.