PESSAT 2024: Registration (Ongoing), Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and More

PESSAT 2024: Registration (Ongoing), Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and More

The PES University has invited applications for admission to B.E/B.Tech. programs 2024. The popular name is PESSAT which stands for ‘People’s Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test’. PESSAT 2024 will be conducted from April 21 to May 12’ 2024.  Registration for the exam is going on from Oct 20, 2023, and will be live till Apr 11’ 2024.

Everybody is aware of the fact that Bangalore is the Silicon Valley of India and the city is flooded with Technological centers and Business parks. Hence PES University is one of the first preferences for engineering and management programs. Candidates across the country look for admission to engineering programs. PESSAT 2024 is the only entrance to get admission to PES University.  

PES University is one of the best private engineering colleges in India that offers advanced engineering programs at the undergraduate level. As per NIRF Rankings 2023, the PES University stands at 101-106 rankings. PESSAT 2024 is the sole entrance test to take admission to various engineering courses. Candidates can visit PESSAT 2024 to get the latest updates. In this article, you will learn more about the PESSAT Exam schedule, participating colleges, programs, and more.



Exam Name

People’s Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test

Popular Name


PESSAT 2024 Conducting Body

PES University

PESSAT 2024 Official Website


PESSAT 2024 Exam Mode

Online (Computer Based Test)

PESSAT 2024 test language


PESSAT 2024 Registration Fee

Rs. 1200

Courses Offered


PESSAT 2024 Test Duration

3 Hours

Paper and Marks

180 Questions (1 Mark for each correct response)

Test Cities

54 cities in 19 states

PESSAT 2024 Important dates

The PESSAT 2024 Exam date has been announced which is from April 21, 2024, to May 12, 2024. The dates have already been announced by PES University. Candidates who want to participate in the PESSAT 2024 can follow the syllabus, pattern, and test dates accordingly. Applicants can find this article useful as it contains all the required information on the following page.



Registration (Outside Bangalore Candidates)

Oct 20, 2023 - Apr 11, 2024 

Registration (For Bangalore Candidates)

Oct 20, 2023 - Apr 22, 2024

PESSAT 2024 Slot Booking

Apr 15, 2024 - May 11, 2024

PESSAT 2024 Exam Date

Apr 21, 2024 - May 12, 2024

PESSAT 2024 Result

May 15, 2024

PESSAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The registration for PESSAT 2024 is ongoing and the applications are being invited to appear in the given exam. Candidates must be known of the eligibility criteria issued by the PES University.

In this article, you will get to know the eligibility asked for the PESSAT 2024 Exam. More details can be obtained from the official website of PESSAT i.e. Eligibility criteria for admission to B.E./B.Tech. programs are mentioned below.

  • Candidates must have passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English.

  • Candidates must have scored 50% aggregate in the PCM and 50% at least in Physics, Chemistry, and English each.

  • Candidates who passed 12th in 2022 or earlier are not eligible for the PESSAT 2024.

PESSAT 2024: Application Form

PESSAT 2024 is going to be held in April-May 2024. Before that candidates need to apply online for the exam with certain details and uploading of documents followed by the payment of Application Fees. 

More details can be found at PESSAT. PES University offers a series of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs for which the PESSAT entrance exam needs to be qualified. 

Candidates need to apply online fill in the required details and then pay the application fee will be eligible to appear in the test. There is a sequence of processes involved in the PESSAT 2024 Application Process which is mentioned below. 

How to Apply for PESSAT 2024?

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to fill out the application form online to appear for the PESSAT 2024.

PESSAT 2024 Registration: At the very first candidates need to create a new register by providing a valid email id and a mobile number, which will be used for future communication and to access the application form for future correspondence.

PESSAT 2024 Form Filling: After registration, candidates need to fill out the application form carefully. Candidates need to provide academic details, personal and family details, correspondence address, and parents' details. Candidates need to provide preferences for the exam centers and candidates are advised to choose at least 3 exam centers of their choices based on their convenience.

Uploading of Documents: Candidates then need to upload the documents i.e. Photograph of the Candidate and the Signature of the same in the prescribed format.

PESSAT 2024 Application Fee: Candidates need to pay Rs. 1200 irrespective of the caste, category, and domicile. The fee details are mentioned below.


Registration Fee

Candidates irrespective of caste, category, and domicile

Rs. 1200                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         


  • Please note that the application fee is neither refundable nor transferable. 

  • Candidates should keep the application pay receipt for future reference.

PESSAT 2024 Slot Booking and Admit Card: This is the most important step towards appearing in the PESSAT 2024 Exam. Candidates need to book their preferred choice of date and time. Click on the Save button will save your choice of preference. Then after, the admit card will be released and candidates need to download their admit card to appear in the exam. All personal and center details will be printed on the admit card.

PESSAT 2024 Result: The PES University will release the result on May 15th, 2024 of the PESSAT 2024 Exam. Candidates can log in to their account and see their results. They can also download their result and produce them at the time of counselling after PI. For the latest updates, candidates can visit the official website at PESSAT 

PESSAT 2024 Counselling: The qualified candidates in the PESSAT 2024 Exam, then need to participate in the following counselling conducted by the PES University in the Bangalore campus. There are two rounds of counselling conducted by the University. 

Qualified candidates need to participate in the counselling and choose their preferred branch and campus to pursue undergraduate engineering programs. The allotment will be done on the score and rank in the PESSAT 2024 Exam. Post allotment, candidates need to deposit the required fees and confirm their admission formality.

PESSAT 2024: Exam Pattern

PESSAT 2024 is going to be conducted in April-May 2024 and so the candidates who are interested in pursuing the First Degree Integrated program from any one of the campuses of PES University must be aware of the exam pattern and the marking scheme so that they can prepare accordingly and attempt more of their mock tests offered by the PES University itself. Detailed exam pattern with marking scheme is explained below. Candidates can obtain more details from

Each session of PESSAT 2024 will be 3 Hours (180 minutes) long without breaks and consist of 4 separate parts.

Part 1: Physics

Part 2: Mathematics

Part 3: Chemistry

Part 4: English  

All questions will be of objective type and carry 1 mark for each correct answer with no negative marking. There will be no mark for unattempted questions. So candidate are advised to select their options wisely. Candidates should attempt all questions rather than unanswered. The computer will not allow any candidate to select more than 1 answer (considering the correct answer).


No. of Questions

Part 1



Part 2



Part 3



Part 4




180 Questions

PESSAT 2024: Syllabus

PESSAT 2024 is conducted once a year and offers a range of excellent programs with a spectrum of specializations. Candidates preparing to pursue the First Degree Integrated Programs must be familiar with the syllabus of the PESSAT 2024

As per the latest brochure published on the PES University official website; the syllabus will be of the 11th and 12th standard of NCERT. However for a better understanding; a detailed syllabus is mentioned below.

Part 1: Physics

Units & Measurement


Newton’s Law of Motion

Impulse and Momentum

Work and Energy

Rotational Motion


Mechanics of Solids and Fluids



Heat and Thermodynamics


Current Electricity

Magnetic Effect of Current

Electromagnetic Induction

Light and Optics

Modern Physics

Electronic Devices

Part 2: Mathematics



Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

Differential Calculus

Integral Calculus

Ordinary Differential Equations




Linear Programming

Mathematical Modeling

Part 3: Chemistry

States of Matter

Atomic Structure

Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure


Physical and Chemical Equilibria


Chemical Kinetics

Hydrogen and s- block elements

P- d- and f- block elements

Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons


Organic Compounds with Function Groups containing Oxygen and Nitrogen

Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

Paper Cutting

Figure Matrix

Rule Detection

Part 4: English Grammar




Idioms and Phrases

One-word Substitutions

Sentence Improvement and Rearrangement

Odd One Out

English Usage Errors


PESSAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidate register to participate in the PESSAT 2024 Exam must be aware of the exam pattern and overall syllabus. 4 different sections need to be attempted and each section contains a set of MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with specific numbers at large. 

There will be no breaks during the entire session. Candidates are advised to know the test pattern and syllabus before attempting the PESSAT 2024. The detailed PESSAT 2024 Exam Pattern is explained below for a better understanding.


Question Type

No. of Questions




MCQs as per Syllabus



The entire duration of the PESSAT 2024 Exam is 3 hrs


MCQs as per Syllabus




MCQs as per Syllabus




MCQs as per Syllabus






PESSAT 2024 Participating colleges and Programs

The PES University is the conducting authority of PESSAT 2024. The syllabus is based on the high school science & mathematics subjects. Moreover, the entire syllabus is like JEE Mains. There are currently 3 campuses in the city of Bangalore itself that offer admission based on PESSAT 2024 Scores followed by counselling

Every campus has its infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities for students. Following is the detailed reflection of all programs offered by PES University through PESSAT 2024 for the Undergraduate B.E/B.Tech course.

PES University Campus

B.Tech Programs

PES University Electronic City Campus

Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

Computer Science & Engineering (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning CSE AIML)

Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

PES University Ring Road Campus

Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

Computer Science & Engineering (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning CSE AIML)

Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE)

Biotechnology (BT)

PES University Hanumantha Nagar Campus (Diploma Programs)

Automobile Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

PESSAT 2024: Awards and Scholarships

PES University is one of the best private universities as per NIRF Rankings 2023. Candidates interested 

and eligible to acquire a scholarship offered by PES University can apply for the various scholarships. Here is the list of scholarships offered by the university. 

Candidates must be enrolled for the preferred scholarship as per the eligibility. Certain eligibility is also sought by the PES University, also mentioned in the following. The official website can be visited by candidates for more information at PESSAT

MRD Scholarships: This scholarship is offered to students who secure a rank in the top 20% of the class in a single academic year. The scholarship is provided to encourage the students to score well in the branch they are pursuing. The student tuition fee is waived by 40% on granting of the MRD Scholarship in the following academic year.

Distinction Awards: If a student pursuing any Undergraduate engineering program scores a 7.5 CGPA in a certain academic year, then he is eligible for this distinction award. Such a candidate would get a cash prize from PES University. 

Corporate Scholarships: Many corporate houses and industrial firms provide this scholarship to meritorious students in their final year of academics. Students must score better in the following year of studying to get this privilege.

Rural Scholarships: Many students coming from rural backgrounds get these scholarships from PES University per year. Essential documents need to be produced in front of the admission panel and they will get the offered scholarships based on their rural background.

Teaching Scholarships: those students who assist their teachers in compiling the study projects and other study materials will certainly get compensation for the work they provide. This scholarship provides suitable assistance to deserving students in the final year of their courses.

Research Scholarships: there are ceratin research projects is also going on in the PES University for which the graduate students are desired to assist their professors. Such students who are keen to assist their professors can certainly get smart compensation for the assistance they provide to their professors and they could get these scholarships. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. When I can take PESSAT 2024?

Ans: The registration for the PESSAT 2024 Exam has been going on since Oct 20, 2023 and still be active till Apr 21, 2024. A candidate registered for the exam can attempt it online through test centers chosen at the time of registration.. At the time of registration, candidates need to choose the way they would likely attempt the PESSAT 2024.

  1. What is the registration fee for PESSAT 2024?

Ans: Applicant needs to pay Rs. 1200 if they are attempting the exam from any of their chosen test centers across the country. The registration fee is neither refundable nor transferable. Candidates irrespective of their caste, category, and domicile have to pay the same amount for their registration. Applicants have to register on the official PESSAT Website at All relevant details have been available on the website.

  1. Is PESSAT tougher than JEE MAINS? 

Ans: PESSAT is very likely to be the JEE Mains in terms of syllabus and exam pattern. Candidates must be aware of the syllabus of JEE Mains can easily appear in the test. Since PES University is one of the top engineering institutes across the country, hence Candidates need to prepare according to the syllabus, and time management is very different from the JEE Mains.

  1. How many colleges or campuses of PES University for Engineering     


Ans: There are 3 campuses within the Silicon Valley of India i.e. Bangalore. Candidates across the country want to pursue their engineering courses from PES University. Currently, there are 3 campuses in the Bangalore with different engineering programs. They are

  • PES University Bangalore Ring Road Campus

  • PES University Electronic City Campus

  • PES University Hanumanthnagar Campus

  1.  What is the PESSAT 2024 Exam used for?

Ans: PES University is well known for its Engineering programs at the undergraduate and Master’s levelTo offer admission to these engineering and technology programs, PESSAT 2024 is going to be conducted. This exam is used for granting admissions based on the score in PESSAT 2024 followed by the University level counselling of the qualified candidates.

  1. What is the age requirement for the PESSAT 2024 Exam?

Ans:  The minimum age required from the PES University to attempt the PESSAT 2024 is 18 years. However, below this defined age, any candidate between 13 to 17 years old needs to produce documents of their parent's approval. There is no upper age limit for this exam.

  1. How to crack the PESSAT 2024 Exam?

Ans: The PESSAT 2024 Exam is the sole gateway to get admission to the PES University for Undergraduate engineering programs. There is a bright future career in the engineering stream. To crack this exam most easily is to focus on the syllabus and dedicate time for each section based on the 12th Syllabus. JEE Mains syllabus is also like PESSAT 2024. 

  1. Can I skip the question or is there any negative marking in the 

PESSAT2024 Exam?

Ans: No, there is no negative marking in the PESSAT 2024 Exam. each correct answer is rewarded with 4 marks and unanswered questions will not attract any negative marking including incorrect answers.          





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