PES Scholastic Aptitude Test
PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) is a computer-based management entrance exam for admissions to Masters of Business Administration (MBA) courses at PES University. Candidates seeking admission to PES University have to appear for the entrance test. The test duration is for two-hours.
PESSAT management test will only be conducted at PES University campus in Bangalore.
Currently, PES University offers three MBA programmes:
|Course||Seats||Classes / Campus||University affiliation|
|MBA||240||PES University campus||PES University|
|MBA||120||PESIT South Campus||VTU, Belgaum|
|MBA||100||PESIT South Campus||IUP, USA|
Candidates can also apply to the MBA courses on the basis of PESSAT/MAT/CAT/CMAT scores. Shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview (PI). Once the candidate clears PESSAT exam and PI rounds, admission will be granted
PESSAT is a computer-based test. There is no paper and pencil mode of test. Candidates have to attempt 120 questions in 120 minutes.
PESSAT has four sections:
|Subject or Topic Name||No of Questions|
|English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability||30|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||40|
PESSAT exam features:
There is NO negative marking in PESSAT exam.
PESSAT for MBA courses will only be conducted at the PES University campus in BangalorePES University
100 Feet Ring Road
BSK III Stage,
Bangalore – 560 085
Syllubus for PES Scholastic Aptitude Test
PESSAT exam test the candidates’ aptitude in four sections: English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and General Awareness.
Here's a detailed view of some topics covered in PESSAT syllabus:
|English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability|
|Fill In the Blanks|
|Analogies & Syllogisms|
|Sentence completion/ correction|
|One word substitution|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning|
|Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments|
|Ratios and Proportion|
|Work and time|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest|
|Profit & Loss|
Aspirants should follow the latest news for current affairs. Spend about 30 to 40 minutes on newspapers daily. For static General Knowledge, refer to any good reading material such as Manorama Yearbook
PES Scholastic Aptitude Test Notificationn
Here, we are updating the tentative date schedule of TANCET 2017:
|September 21, 2016||Start of PESSAT 2017 online registrations|
|July 2017||Last date of Online Registrations|
|January 5, 2017||Commencement of Slot bookings|
|January 7, 2017 – July 2017||PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT 2017)|
|PESSAT Results||1 Week after taking the test|
Eligibility for PES Scholastic Aptitude Test
Here’s the eligibility criteria for PESSAT
The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (Under-graduation should be for a minimum of three years).
The candidate present a qualifying score in any one of the below entrance exams: PESSAT/MAT/CAT/CMAT
Please note: For VTU MBA aspirants, PGCET scores are mandatory. PESSAT is not applicable for the VTU MBA at PESIT South Campus, PESIMSR & PES Central Campus.
The candidate should clear the personal interview rounds conducted at the PES University campus
PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT) Application
CTo apply for PESSAT, candidates can apply through the online mode from the official website www.pes.edu.
After apply for the exam, aspirants have to select their exam slots. PESSAT exam can be taken on every Wednesday and Saturday.
Mode of Fee Payment Candidates can pay PESSAT test fees of via three modes:
Credit/Debit card Candidates can pay via through credit or debit card on the official website www.pes.edu.
Candidates need to submit a Demand Draft in favour of ‘PES University – General fund’, payable at Bangalore, along with completed application forms to the University address given below. Candidates can complete the registration process online and take a printout of the application form here.
Aspirants can also choose to apply through e-Challans. Take a printout of the e-Challan after filling the online application form. Thereafter, take the challan to any ICICI bank branche and pay the exam fees there.
100 Feet Ring Road,
BSK III Stage,
Bangalore – 560 085
Admit Card / Hall Ticket:
Post registration, candidates can book the exam slot and take print of hall ticket. Exam can be taken on Wednesday and Saturday every week. Candidates are advised to go through a set of detailed applying instructions which are listed on PES University’s official website.