PESSAT 2020: Second Round Counselling Process Postponed; Revised Schedule Releasing soon

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People's Education Society University (PES) has postponed the second round of the counselling phase of PESSAT 2020 which was planned to be conducted on October 17 and 18. 

Earlier, the PESSAT 2020 result was announced on September 7 in online mode. PES conducts the PESSAT exam every year for admission in various courses. 

The first round of counselling was held for 3 days from September 18 to 20. PES University will release the revised dates on the official website.

PESSAT 2020: Key Highlights


PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT)

Conducting Body

PES (Peoples Education Society) University, Bangalore

Level of Examination


Admission for 

UG, PG programs

Exam Mode

Online (Computer Based Test)

Exam Duration

3 hours (B.Tech), 2 Hours (Other Courses)

Exam website

Read: PESU commences slot booking for PESSAT 2020; download admit card

PESSAT 2020: Important Dates (B.Tech Program)

Application opened

October 4, 2019

Deadline for application

July 31

Deadline for applying in Bengaluru centre

September 3

PESSAT 2020 date

August 1 to 20

Result Announcement

September 7

Round 1 of Counseling

September 18 to 20

Submission of Documents (Deadline)

October 20

Round-2 of Counseling

To be announced (3rd-4th week of October)

PES Admission 2020: Instructions for Candidates 

Applicants must register themselves to attend the counselling session. A candidate can register for the process using the registration number and Date of Birth. 

At the time of counselling, a student is required to submit various documents. The Bengaluru-based varsity has also extended the deadline for the submission of these documents. 

The authorities have given an extension of 5 days in submission as previously the deadline for submission was October 15.

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PES Admission 2020: Counselling Process

Candidates are required to register themselves for the counselling process. For this, the following steps should be followed:

  • Visit the official website of PES. Get yourself registered.
  • Now, login with the credentials like registration number and date of birth.
  • In case the candidate fails to appear for counselling, he/she is supposed to draft an authorization letter to the concerned authority. The letter must include the photograph and signature of the examinees and the authorized person.
  • Candidates must submit various documents like PESSAT scorecard, qualifying exam certificates, category certificates, etc.
  • Candidates will also have to pay a certain fee amount of INR 10,000 for counselling. Also, they will have to pay the tuition fees of INR 3,00,000. Both the amount has to be paid in the form of DD.
  • The paid DDs must be in the name of 'PES University General Fund'.

PES Admission 2020: Documents Required

Following documents are to be submitted at the time of counselling:

  • PESSAT scorecard and hall ticket of the same.
  • Original copies of Graduation Marks Card, 10th Marks Card (SSLC) and 12th class Marks Card (PUC).
  • Transfer certificate/college leaving certificate/Migration Certificate (if, from other board than PU Board).
  • 6 copies of Passport & Stamp Size Photos each.

About PES University:

PES is a Private University in Bengaluru that aims at imparting quality education in 5 major fields. These 5 categories are Engineering, Medicine, Management, Law, and Life Sciences. 

It is a top-ranking university in Karnataka and is regarded as one of the top private universities in India.

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