PESSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria



Programs and Eligibility Criteria

Courses and Minimum Qualifications


For B.Tech

60% aggregate marks in Physics + Math + Chemistry/Computer Science/ Electronics/ Biotechnology of 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board”.Test Scores in PESSAT (National level exam) or KCET (State level exam) required.

For B.Des

50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board with English as a mandatory course OR At Least 50% aggregate in 3 year diploma with English as a mandatory course. Test score in PESSAT or UCEED.

BBA,LLB/ BA,LLB – 5 year Integrated Honors Program

10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board. Shall have secured minimum marks of 45% (44.5% and above shall be treated as 45%) of total marks in qualifying examination, in case of general category applicants and 40% (39.5% and above shall be treated as 40%) of total marks in case of SC and ST applicants. Shall have secured minimum marks of 45% (44.5% and above shall be treated as 45%) of total marks in qualifying examination, in case of general category applicants and 40% (39.5% and above shall be treated as 40%) of total marks in case of SC and ST applicants.

CLAT or PESSAT or LSAT-India score is mandatory.

For B.Arch

No candidate shall be admitted to architecture course unless she/ he has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate. 50% overall score in NATA/JEE Main paper 2 required.

Candidates can also be admitted through KCET counseling.

For BBA/BBA-HEM & Other UG Courses

Passed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognized board.

For M.Tech Program

At Least 60% in Engineering degrees in a relevant stream from a recognized University. Test Scores in PESSAT, PGCET or GATE accepted.

For MBA Program

At Least 60% in Bachelor’s degrees from any recognized University. Test Scores in PESSAT, PGCET, MAT, CMAT, CAT, GMAT, GRE accepted.

For MCA Program

A candidate with an undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognized University with not less than 50% aggregate of all the years having studied Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science or Computer programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the elective at Degree Level. Score in PESSAT or PGCET required.

For PhD Program

Master’s Degree from any recognized University. Duration – Minimum of 3 years.

For M.Tech by research Program

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University. Duration – Minimum of 2 years