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PES University (PESU), Bangalore: Ranking, Courses, Eligibility, Admissions 2021, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on August 30th, 2021 by Chahak Kansal

People Education Society University Ring Road Campus (PESU RR) was previously known as PES Institute of Technology and is one of India’s leading teaching and research universities. It was established in 1972 as a private university in Bangalore. In 2013 it was again renamed and upgraded as a University under the Karnataka Government. Under the ranking of Top 50 private universities by Outlook India – ICARE, PESU ranks in the 6th position.

There are four campuses under this university – PESU RR Campus, PESU EC Campus, PES Medical Campus and PESU HN Campus, offering both UG and PG courses like BTech, MTech, BA LLB, MBA, MBBS, MD, BArch and many more. Both foundation and specialization courses with a Bachelors, Masters or PhD are available in the university. PESU also ranked the top among the universities in Karnataka (New Universities Under 5 years) by KSURF. The campus has excellent residential facilities and is carefully planned following international standards.

Admission procedures for UG and PG courses are done through an entrance examination, named PESSAT.

PES University Highlights

Established | Institute type 1972 | Private
Recognition UGC, AICTE, AACSB (Business Education Alliance Member)
Accredited to NAAC
Entrance exam PESSAT
Application mode Online
Courses offered BTech (JEE Mains candidate only), BBA, BCom, B.Arch., MBA, MTech
Admission criteria Entrance Exam based
PES Institution Strength 26,000
Campus Area 25 Acres
Official website www.pes.edu

PES University Ranking

According to Outlook- ICARE India University, PESU is ranked 6th among the other universities Also, PESU is placed 7th on the list of India’s most trusted Educational Institutes.

PES University Courses

For admission in all UG and PG courses, candidates must appear in PESSAT and have to hold a rank for taking admission in the desired course. Details are given below:

Course Eligibility Duration
  • Specialization: Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Information Science, Electrical and Electronics,
  • Mechanical, Civil Engineering
  • Eligibility: JEE Mains rank / PESSAT, 60% aggregate in +2 with PCM from any recognised board
4 years
B.Tech. (Dual Specializations)
  • Eligibility: JEE Mains rank / PESSAT, 60% aggregate in +2 with PCM from any recognised board
5 years
  • Eligibility: CLAT rank with 50% aggregate in 10+2 from any recognised board.
5 years
  • Specialization: Business Administration, Hospitality and Event Management
  • Eligibility: PESSAT rank, +2 from any recognised board.
3 years
  • Eligibility: NEET UG score, 60% aggregate in +2 with PCB from any recognised board.
5 years
B. Arch
  • Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognized board. NATA rank / JEE Mains rank
5 years
  • Specialization: Automobile, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Cyber Forensics, Information Security, Power Electronics
  • Eligibility: GATE rank / PGCET rank
2 years
  • Specialization: Business Administration
  • Eligibility: CAT score / MAT score / PGCET rank
2 years
  • Eligibility: Qualifying rank in NET with Masters Degree in Relevant discipline.
Min 3 years

PES University Admissions

For taking admission in any of the courses the candidate needs to take an entrance examination conducted by the college called PESSAT. Candidates must qualify and hold a rank in PESSAT for getting admission. Although candidates opting for B.Tech can also register through JEE Main rank card. Admission to all undergraduate and postgraduate courses requires PESSAT rank.

How to apply?

  • Candidates need to register online on the website PESSAT for the entrance examination.
  • Candidates have to choose the program they want to opt for:
    • Candidates registering for BTech can also register through JEE Main.
    • They may also want to look at the campus that offers the program chosen
  • Applicants need to fill in the necessary details like personal info, educational details, identity proofs.
  • The candidate needs to check the eligibility & requirements for their respective program.
  • Payment of exam fee is to be made through net banking/credit card/visa debit/master.
  • A copy of the filled form has to be saved by the candidate for future reference regarding the admission.

PES University Placements

Some of the top-notch companies like Amazon, Flipkart, JP Morgan, LinkedIn, Intel, Mahindra Rise, Mercedes Benz and many more have come and given placements with handsome salary packages. Some previous year placement trends are given below –

PES University Placement Statistics 2019

No. of Offers 851
No. of Companies Participated 56
Highest Salary INR 48 LPA
Median Salary INR 6.8 LPA

PES University Placement Trends

The University has made major improvements throughout the last 3 years in terms of total students placed and the total number of companies visited. The statistics are given below –

Parameters 2019 2018 2017
No. of Students Selected 851 335 373
No. of Companies Visited 56 44 55

PES University Scholarships

Outstanding performances by any student leads to many scholarships and rewards given by the University which showcase their merit and keen knowledge.

  • MRD Scholarships: In terms of CGPA for a particular academic year if a student ranks in the top 20% among his/her section, he/she will get a tuition fee waiver of 40% for the next academic year of study.
  • Prof. CNR Rao Scholarships
  • Distinction Awards: This is awarded to anyone who holds a CGPA of 7.5 and above for a particular year. The scholarship includes a certain amount of cash prize
  • Corporate Scholarships: Students can be offered scholarships by many corporates during their final year of study.
  • Rural Scholarships: Students from rural backgrounds are given free engineering education for a select number of students every year.

PES University Facilities

The sprawling 25 acres campus houses multitudes of student-friendly infrastructures and facilities which forms the lively campus life of PES University.

  • Hostels: Separate accommodation is available for both boys & girls. The boys’ hostel is within the campus area whereas the girls’ hostel is located 2km away from the main campus. A college bus is provided for daily commuting between college & hostel.
  • Classroom & Labs: Each and every classroom is equipped with Wi-Fi and has excellent infrastructure with several Lab facilities.
  • Sports Complex: Basketball court, table tennis court, football ground, gymnasium, cricket ground etc are available here for the students.
  • Library: Captivating collections of books with relevant e-journals, e-books are available for all the students, faculty members and research scholars.
  • Other Facilities: Also, Cafeterias, hospital facilities, conference halls, auditorium halls that reside within the campus make up for the several other facilities provided to the students.

PES University Faculty

PESU boasts of several reputed faculty members with several of them holding PhDs from foreign universities. There are over 2000 faculty members. The teachers at PES have immaculate qualifications, extensive expertise and experience in their domains and immense commitment to the welfare of their students. The core faculty is well experienced in both academic and corporate life.


Ques. What is the full form of PESSAT?

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

Ans. People Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test which is conducted by PESU college. It is an entrance examination for taking admission in PES University in various UG & PG courses.

Ques. When does the registration for PESSAT open?

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

Ans. Registration for PESSAT starts in October every year for various courses offered by the institute. Candidates can also refer the official website for more detailed and authentic information.

Ques. How many times can I take the PESSAT exam?

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

Ans. Each candidate can take PESSAT only once. The candidate must carefully go through the eligibility criteria and syllabus of the entrance exam. The candidate can find the information regarding PESSAT exam on the official website of the college.