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 year1972
RecognitionUGC, AICTE, AACSB (Business Education Alliance Member)
CoursesMore than 25, please visit
Campus AreaPESU RR campus – 30 Acres
AccommodationGirls and Boys
PES Institution Strength26,000
Courses25+ Courses (UG, PG, and Doctoral)
Academic PartnershipsTaylor’s University of MalaysiaIIMBx-MOOCAberdeen University (which provides project-based specific offering)
How to Reach7 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. 

B.TechDuration: 4 yearSpecialization: ECE, ME, CE, Biotech, IT, EE and CivilSelection Criteria: PESSAT/ KCET/ both (if eligible)
M.TechDuration: 2 yearsSpecialization: ECE, ME, CE, Biotech, IT, EE and Civil Selection Criteria: PESSAT/ KCET/ both (if eligible)
BBADuration: 3 yearsSpecialization: General, Event Management and HospitalitySelection Criteria: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam
MBADuration: 2 yearsSelection Criteria: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam
LLBDuration: 3 yearsSelection Criteria: PESSAT Exam
LLMDuration: 1 yearSelection Criteria: PESSAT Exam
B.ArchDuration: 3 yearsSelection Criteria: NATA/ JEE Advanced, No PESSAT Test for B.Arch
B.DesignDuration: 4 yearsSelection Criteria: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) by PESSAT Specialization: Product Design, Communication Design, Interaction Design
Ph.DDuration: 2-5 yearsSpecializations: 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.
B.ScDuration: 3 yearsSpecializations: NursingEligibility: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam
M.Sc Nursing(Only for women)Duration: 2 yearsSpecializations: NursingEligibility: Admissions through PESSAT Entrance Exam. 

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


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 Fees: INR 1050 (INR 550 for HN Campus)

PESU Scholarship

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

PESU Facilities

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