PESSAT 2017 Exam Pattern

09 Nov, 2017

PESSAT 2018 Exam Pattern gives a clear idea to the candidates of the examination to comprehend the topic distribution, marking system and subject etc.

PESSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

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.

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

    Section 2:

    20 Questions will be of English grammar.

    Duration of Test: 180 minutes

    Sr. No. Subject/Topic Name Number of Questions
    1 Chemistry 40
    2 English 20
    3 Mathematics 60
    4 Physics 60

    There will tentatively be no negative marking in PESSAT 2018 (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test).

    PESSAT 2018 exams (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test) test the applicants’ aptitude in four sections:

    English Comprehensive / Verbal Ability,

    Analytical & Logical Reasoning,

    Quantitative Reasoning

    General Awareness.

    PESSAT 2018 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 Yearbook.

    PESSAT 2018 Result Analysis

    PESSAT 2018 (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.

    PESSAT 2018 Exam Dates

    The following are the Important Dates of PESSAT 2018 Application Form

    B.Tech Course

    Events Dates (Released)
    Application Form Availability 10th October 2017
    Last date to apply for students from outside Bengaluru 12th April 2018
    Last date to apply for students from Bengaluru 17th April 2018
    Slot Booking Starts 21st April 2018
    PESSAT Exam Date 2018 May 2018
    Announcement of Result Last week of May 2018
    1st Round of Counselling Starts June 2018
    Last date for submission of Original documents
    (only for admitted students)
    1st week of July 2018
    Last date for surrender of B.Tech seat 1st week of July 2018
    2nd Round of Counselling Starts 2nd week of July 2018


    Other Courses

    Events Dates (Released)
    Online Registration Starts 10th October 2017
    Last date to apply July 2018
    Slot Booking Starts 5th January 2018
    Date of Exam 10th January to July 2018
    Result Declaration Three days after the exam


    B.Arch Course

    Events Dates (Released)
    Online Registration Starts 10th October 2017
    Last date to upload NATA and 12th/ 2nd PU scores June 2018
    1st round counseling July 2018
    Last date for submission of original documents/ surrender of seat (only for admitted students) July 2018



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