PESSAT 2017 Exam Pattern

PESSAT 2017 Exam Pattern gives a clear idea to the candidates of the examination to comprehend the topic distribution, marking system and subject etc.

Section 1:

Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics – 11th class and 12th class CBSE questions.

30 Percent of the questions will be asked from 11th class CBSE.

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70 Percent of the questions will be asked from 12th class CBSE.

Section 2:

20 Questions will be from English grammar.

Duration of Test: 180 minutes

Sr. No. Subject/Topic NameNumber of Questions
1Chemistry40
2English20
3Mathematics60
4Physics60

There will tentatively be no negative marking in PESSAT 2017 (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test).

PESSAT 2017 exams (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) test the applicants’ aptitude in four sections:

English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability,

Analytical & Logical Reasoning,

Quantitative Reasoning

General Awareness.

PESSAT 2017 Syllabus Topics

English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability

  • Analogies & Syllogisms
  • Antonyms
  • Contextual usage
  • Fill In the Blanks
  • Idioms
  • Jumbled paragraphs
  • One word substitution
  • Reading Passages
  • Sentence completion/ correction
  • Verbal Reasoning

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Some of the possible topics in reasoning are:

  • Arrangement
  • Blood Relations
  • Calendars
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Family tree
  • Pie Chart
  • Puzzles
  • Series
  • Statement Conclusions
  • Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments
  • Visual reasoning

Quantitative Reasoning

  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Number system
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • Trigonometry
  • Work and time 

General Knowledge

Candidates should follow the updated news for current affairs. Spend about 30 Minutes – 40 Minutes on newspapers daily. For static General Knowledge, refer to any good reading material such as Manorama Year book.

PESSAT 2017 Result Analysis

PESSAT 2017 (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) results are usually announced within a week of taking the exam.

After this the applicants can attend the Personal Interview (PI) rounds directed in the University campus. Once this is cleared, the applicant can take admission.

 

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