The registration process for GATE will be closed by October 7. Interested candidates can apply for the examination. Whereas, PES University has released the application form for PESSAT. PESSAT is conducted for admission to various UG and PG courses. The application form can be filled online through the official website of the University along with the application fee of INR 1050/- (INR 550/- for NH Campus Courses).

PES University Important Dates

B.Tech Registrations Outside Bengaluru Centre 04 Oct, 2019 - 31 Jul, 2020
B.Tech Registrations Bengaluru Centre 04 Oct, 2019 - 20 Aug, 2020
Other Programs Registration 04 Oct, 2019 - 30 Sep, 2020
KCET 30 Jul - 31 Jul, 2020
Last Date for GATE Registration 07 Oct, 2020

PES University (PESU), established in 1972, is situated in Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India. The University was formerly known as the PES Institute of Technology, it was renamed in 2013 where it attained University status by the Government of Karnataka. It offers UG, PG and Doctoral courses in streams of Management, Science, Medicine, Architecture, Technology, and Law.

PESU is ranked 6th in Top 50 Private universities by OUTLOOK India- ICARE rankings. Also, it is one of the Top 20 Universities in Karnataka state by the same rankings. PES University is the second most preferred destination next to IIMB for B-School aspirants (Times of India)

PESU Highlights

Establishment year 1972
Recognition UGC, AICTE, AACSB (Business Education Alliance Member)
Accreditations NAAC
Courses More than 25, please visit
Admissions PESSAT
Campus Area PESU RR campus - 30 Acres
Accommodation Girls and Boys
PES Institution Strength 26,000
Courses 25+ Courses (UG, PG, and Doctoral)
Academic Partnerships
  • Taylor’s University of Malaysia
  • Aberdeen University (which provides project-based specific offering)
How to Reach 7 Kms away from Bangalore City Junction Railway Station 8 Kms away from Kempegowda Bus Stand

PESU Courses

PES University offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in fields of Technology, Management, Science, Law, Architecture, Medical, and Science. 

Courses Details
  • Duration: 4 year
  • Specialization: ECE, ME, CE, Biotech, IT, EE and Civil
  • Selection Criteria: PESSAT/ KCET/ both (if eligible)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specialization: ECE, ME, CE, Biotech, IT, EE and Civil 
  • Selection Criteria: PESSAT/ KCET/ both (if eligible)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: General, Event Management and Hospitality
  • Selection Criteria: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Selection Criteria: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Selection Criteria: PESSAT Exam
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Selection Criteria: PESSAT Exam
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Selection Criteria: NATA/ JEE Advanced, No PESSAT Test for B.Arch
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Selection Criteria: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) by PESSAT 
  • Specialization: Product Design, Communication Design, Interaction Design
  • Duration: 2-5 years
  • Specializations: Engineering, Maths, Management, and Computer Applications 
  • Eligibility: PG and UG degrees with at least 60% marks (or equivalent GPA) at both levels.
Note: Distance Degree is not valid.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Nursing
  • Eligibility: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam
M.Sc Nursing(Only for women)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specializations: Nursing
  • Eligibility: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam. 

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PESU Admissions

PESU offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in fields of Engineering, Medical, Management, and Science. Admissions are offered through an entrance exam. Candidates applying for the Ph.D. courses need to go through the PESSAT Research Selection Process, and candidates are shortlisted for the interview rounds based on the results of PESSAT.

Application Procedure

  • PES University Programs require you to take online written test PESSAT. Register for PESSAT Test by here.
  • Choose a program/course: visit the Programs page for more details.
  • Check the Eligibility & Requirements tab.
  • The exam fee is Rs. 1050/-.
  • Payment of fees is to be made online through master/visa debit/credit cards and net banking.
  • The demand draft has to be paid in favor of the “PES University General Fund” payable at Bangalore. Candidate has to procure DD from the bank, enter DD details in the space provided online and to be sent along with printed application form 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

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PESSAT Stands for PES (Peoples Education Society) Scholastic Aptitude Test. PESSAT Exam is conducted to offer admission to the students in the following programs such as: B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, BBA, MBA, etc.

  • Registration for the same open every year in the month of October.
  • PESSAT is conducted for B.Tech in the month of April-May. 
  • For programs other than for BTech, PES University, Bangalore is the only Test Centre.
  • A Candidate can take PESSAT Exam only once in a year.
  • There is no negative marking in PESSAT.
Registration Fees: INR 1050 (INR 550 for HN Campus)

PESU Scholarship 

  • MRD Scholarships: 40% Tuition Waiver for Top 20%.
  • Top 10% of students in 6 semesters will get a Travel grant. 
  • Top 10% of students in 8 semesters will get International Internship.
  • Prof. CNR Rao Scholarships: 50% Tuition waiver fee for top 50%.
  • Distinction Award: If a student secures a CGPA of 7.5 and above for a particular year, then he/she would receive cash prize money as a distinction award.
  • PES University offers free engineering education for a select number of students coming from rural background every year

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PESU Placements

There are probably a few leading organizations where a PES alumnus is not working. From technology and software to civil and architecture, to finance, consulting and e-commerce, PES alumni are applying their education across domains. It is a testament to our expert faculty and our commitment to creating professionally superior manpower. Also, according to answers on quora, many students have answered positively when it comes to talking about the placement in PESU.

“One of the students stated, “PES University(formerly known as PESIT) has a fantastic Placement record. The percentage is almost 100%. So if you need a job to survive and you want to learn solely because of placement then PES University. is the best place to learn.”. Answered by Swaroop Padurangi.”

Top Recruiters are

Amazon, Cisco, Mahindra Rise, Clear trip, TESCO, LinkedIn, Flipkart, JP Morgan, Microsoft, Honeywell, L’Oréal, Bosch, ITC, Nestle, HP, Oracle, Amazon, Deloitte, Genpact, Morgan Stanley, HDFC Bank, EY, Accor Hotels, Cruise Companies. etc

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PESU Facilities

  • Library: Central Library, PES University was established in 1988 with a modest number of books and other documents. Since its inception, the library has steadily developed its collection and presently the library has over 1 lakh documents comprising an impressive and diverse range of information sources like books, journals, conference proceedings, project reports, institutional repositories, previous years examination question papers, electronic resources like E-books, E-journals, CD ROMS, Standards, etc.
  • Infrastructure: The PES University campus sprawls over 25 lush acres. PESIT South Campus will be a part of the multidisciplinary University Campus. The classrooms are planned to maximize light and space and students have access to the latest computing and research facilities.
  • Faculty: Faculty involvement at PES goes far beyond academics and influences every aspect of campus life. In addition to their teaching duties, faculty members guide and mentor students, participating with enthusiasm in their academic, research and sports / cultural pursuits.


Ques. Can I surrender the seat allotted through PESSAT, if I am allotted seat through KCET?

Ans. Yes, you may surrender a seat allotted to you through PESSAT and opt for the seat allotted through CET. The extra money will be refunded or adjusted against the fee payable.

Ques. Which PES campus offers pre-university, diploma, pharmacy and degree courses?

Ans. PES University Hanumanth Nagar Campus.

Ques. Are the courses at PES University and PES University Electronic City Campus taught by the same Professors?

Ans. No. The courses at PES University and PESIT South campus are taught by different Professors. Both institutions ensure that all courses are handled by competent faculty.

Ques. Is it mandatory for a student opting for admission through Management/ NRI/ Higher fee quota for BTech program to take CET or PESSAT?

Ans. Yes. The student has to take Karnataka CET or PESSAT even if the student wants to opt for admission through Management/ NRI/ Higher fee quota.

Ques. I have completed my Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Can I join PES University?

Ans. If you are a diploma student from Karnataka and have cleared the Diploma CET conducted by Govt of Karnataka then you may be considered for admission to BTech at PES university. Non Karnataka candidates with a diploma are not eligible for admission to the BTech program at PES University as they are not eligible to take Diploma CET conducted by Govt. of Karnataka.

Ques. If I have any queries regarding admission, how do I get it clarified?

Ans. For questions pertaining to PESSAT, you can send an mail to For queries pertaining to admissions in general and through higher fee/Management/NRI quota, you can send a mail to