PES University Highlights 2022

PES University Bangalore (also known as PESU) was established in 1972 in Bangalore, India. Formerly known as PES Institute of Technology, the university focuses on five main areas of study: Engineering, Management, Law, Medicine and Life Sciences. The University comprises four campuses, namely PESU Ring Road (RR), PESU Electronic City (EC), PESU Hanumanthanagar (HN) and PESU Medical campus. It also has PES Polytechnic, PES PU College, Amaatra Academy and PES Public School. The PES Polytechnic offers a wide range of Diploma courses in Engineering.

PES University ranked 83 for Engineering by the NIRF 2021 and 5 by the Outlook-ICARE India University rankings 2020. There are a total 12 departments offering 97 courses across 11 streams. PESU also offers lateral entry admission through PESSAT and CET quota seats. The university has its discrete list of qualifying exams such as KCET, PGCET, MAT, CAT, etc. which are considered for admission to different programmes. Despite the pandemic situation, one of the CSE students managed to grab INR 1.5 crore per year salary package at PES University placements 2021. A few of the important highlights regarding PES University (PESU) are mentioned in the table below:

Establishment year | Ownership type1972 | Private
Campus size25 acres
Recognised byUGC, AICTE, AACSB (Business Education Alliance Member)
Accredited byNAAC
Rankings– 83 for Engineering by NIRF 2021- 5 for University by Outlook 2020
No. of departments12
No. of courses25+
Total faculty2,000+
No. / Types of scholarships offered9/ Merit-based, Need-based

PESU Courses and Fees 2021

PES University offers a wide range of UG, PG and doctoral degrees in the field of Engineering, Management, Medical, Science and Law. The university offers full-time four-year BTech in five specialisations. PES University Bangalore is also popular for its BDes programme which is four years of duration and students can choose from the three specialisation. At the master’s level, the university offers two-year MTech, MBA and MCA. Students seeking admission in Diploma courses can also opt for PES Polytechnic. Students interested in the Research sector can also choose any PESU course- MTech by Research or PhD. The duration of MTech by Research is minimum two years, whereas it is minimum of three years for PhD.

PES University admission to all the courses is through People’s Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT). The merit list is prepared on the basis of aggregate obtained in qualifying examination and PESSAT score. Candidates seeking admission through any other qualifying entrance test are also required to register for PESSAT. However, for such candidates taking the PESSAT examination is not compulsory and are directly called for interview or any further PESU admission process. Check out the PES University courses and total fee for PESU courses given below: 

Course NameSpecialisationTotal Fee 
BTechSelection: PESSAT/ KCET/ JEE MainEligibility: Class 12 with minimum 50% aggregate in PCM/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Biotechnology or equivalent from a recognised boardINR 14.5 lakh – INR 16.5 lakh
BArchSelection: Register for PESSAT + NATA/ JEE score/ KCET Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 50% aggregate (50% in PCM) OR Diploma with Mathematics as compulsory subject with minimum 50 % aggregateINR 15.9 lakh
BBASelection: PESSATEligibility: Class 12 in any stream from a recognized boardINR 6.1 lakh
BBA LLB (Hons.)/ BA LLB (Hons.)Selection: CLAT/ PESSAT/ LSAT IndiaEligibility: Class 12 in any stream with minimum 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ ST candidates)INR 10.1 lakh
BDesSelection: PESSATEligibility: Class 12 in any stream from a recognised board with English as a mandatory subject with 50% aggregate OR Three years diploma with English as mandatory subject with at least 50% aggregateINR 14.5 lakh
MCASelection: PESSATEligibility: BCA/ Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree OR passed BSc/ BCom/ BA with mathematics at Class 12 or graduation level. Candidate must secure at least 50% aggregate in qualifying examinationINR 4.1 lakh
MBASelection: PESSAT/ MAT/ CAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ GREEligibility: Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University with minimum 50% aggregateINR 10.1 lakh
MTechSelection: PESSAT/ GATE / PGCETEligibility: Engineering degree in a relevant stream from a recognised University with at least 50% aggregateINR 5.1 lakh
Executive MTechSelection: PESSATEligibility: Engineering from a recognized University with minimum 60% aggregate. Candidates must hold relevant corporate work experience of at least 3 yearsINR 6.1 lakh

PES University Application Process 2022

The application form for PES University can be filled in online mode only. Interested candidates need to visit the official website of PEESAT to register for various courses. The step-by-step procedure for the same is listed below:

  1. Visit the official website of PESAT (
  2. Choose the course for which you wish to seek admission
  3. Register yourself by addressing the details like your name, date of birth, mobile number and email ID. Once done, hit the ‘Submit’ button
  4. Make a payment of INR 1,050 as an application fee using debit card/ credit card/ net banking. Once the fee payment is done, enter the transaction number and tap ‘Proceed to Fill Application’ link to complete the application process
  5. Proceed with filling the application form by addressing the details like your address of communication, guardian details, academic qualifications, etc.

PES University Placements 2021 

PES University assists students in the job placements through its training activities and placement cell. As per the latest reports, a Computer Science and Engineering student received the highest package of INR 1.5 Crore per year in the PES University placements 2021. Amid pandemic situations, the university managed to conduct virtual internships. The monthly stipend offered to students ranges between INR 15,000 and INR 87,000. The highest stipend offered was approximately INR 1.3 lakh per month. PES University has not released the complete placement data. The details will be updated here, as soon as the complete PES University placements 2021 report is released. Check the table below for detailed PESU placements 2020 highlights:

No. of students placedUG- 605PG- 31
Total job offers to BTech students1,185
Highest CTCINR 1.5 Crore per year (BTech)
Average CTCUG- INR 6.5 LPAPG- INR 6.15 LPA
Popular recruitersAccenture, Deloitte, Wipro Turbo, KPMG, Aricent, among others

PES University Scholarships

PES University always motivates students to pursue the best education without any hindrances. The financial assistance provided by the university covers every aspect. Check the list of PESU scholarships given below:

Scholarship NameDetails
MRD ScholarshipsStudents among the top 20% of class in terms of CGPA for a particular academic year are offered tuition fee waiver of 40% for next academic year (executed on semester basis)
Prof. CNR Rao Scholarships50% tuition fee waiver for toppers
Rural ScholarshipsFree Engineering education is offered to students coming from rural background every year
Corporate ScholarshipsStudents studying the final year of education are offered scholarships by many corporates based on their merit
Distinction AwardsStudents securing CGPA 7.5 and above for a particular year receive cash prize as a distinction award
Teaching AssistantshipsStudents having acumen towards teaching are compensated for assisting their professors in teaching their students
Research AssistantshipsStudents interested in research work can work under professors as research associates and are compensated for the same
Travel GrantTop 10% of students studying 6th semester receive travel grant
International internshipsTop 10% of students studying in 8th semester get international internship

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