PESSAT DAT 2024: Registration (OPEN), Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admission Process

PES Scholastic Aptitude Test Design Aptitude Test 2024 ( PESSAT DAT )

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Updated on Jul 9, 2024 15:05 IST

PESSAT DAT 2024 - PES University opened the application form for PESSAT 2024 on October 20, 2023.

Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria for the 4-year B.Des course offered by the institute may apply for admission. The application link is given below.

The PESSAT 2024 exam is held from January to July 2024.

The exam is followed by an interview, which is conducted on the same day as the test on campus. At the time of the interview, the candidate must bring their creative portfolio works for added benefit.

The result of PESSAT DAT 2024 will be announced 3 days after the conduct of the exam. If selected, the candidate will be called for admission. If the candidate has taken UCEED, then he/she must register for PESSAT (mandatory) but there is no need to take the test.

Candidates with UCEED 2024 scores can directly attend the interview carrying a creative portfolio and PESSAT hall ticket.

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Q:   When will PESSAT DAT registrations start?

A:

PESSAT DAT 2024 registrations opened on October 20, 2023. The application form is open online at pes.edu. Eligible candidates can apply for the exam following the link given on this page.

When filling out the form, make sure that you use only verifiable and correct data. Or else, the application may be cancelled.

 

Q:   What is last date to fill PESSAT DAT application for candidates from outside Bengaluru?

A:

The exam conducting body has notified that the application form for PESSAT 2024 can be filled the latest by July 2024. So, eligible candidates may apply following link given on this page.

The applicant needs to carefully go through the eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. Note that the date entered by the candidate will be verified at the time of counseling and seat allotment.

 

What is PESSAT DAT?

PES University conducts Design Aptitude Test (DAT) to shortlist aspirants for admission in Bachelor of Design (BDes) programmes offered at the Design School of the University. The first batch of BDes at PES University commenced in August 2016. The University offers BDes programmes in streams such as Product Design, Interaction Design, and Communication Design.

In order to offer admission to aspirants in BDes programmes, PES University accepts PESSAT DAT as well as UCEED scores. 

Q:   What is the last date for candidates willing to take PESSAT DAT at Bangalore centre only?

A:

No specific last date for candidates who are willing to take PESSAT at Bangalore centre has been given. So, you may visit the admission portal of the institute and fill out the application form.

Do make sure that you go through the detailed eligibility criteria before filling out the form.

Admission to the design courses will be on the basis of PESSAT DAT 2024 merit rank.

 

Q:   When will slot booking conducted for PESSAT DAT?

A:

The PESSAT DAT 2024 slot booking process was held from January 2024 onward. The slot booking will be open for candidates who have duly filled out the PESSAT DAT 2024 application form. 

Note that slots will be allocted on a first-come, first-served basis. So, to get a slot of your choice, make sure you book your slots on time.

 

PESSAT DAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates meet PESSAT DAT 2024 eligibility criteria if they fulfill any of the below-mentioned requirements:

  • Should have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in Humanities, ScienceCommerce, or any other relevant stream and should have studied English as a mandatory course.

Or

  • Should have passed a three-year diploma with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate and should have studied English as a mandatory course.

And

  • Should have secured a rank in UCEED conducted by IDC of IIT Bombay or should have a valid score in PESSAT DAT conducted by PES University.

Q:   When will the first round of counseling be held for PESSAT DAT?

A:

PES University will conduct the first round of counseling for PESSAT DAT 2024 in June 2024 (tentative). The candidate will be shortlisted for counseling based on the scores in the PESSAT DAT 2024 entrance exam. The qualifying status of the candidate should ideally be mentioned in the scorecard.

Note that the allotment of seats will be as per PESSAT DAT 2024 merit rank.

 

Q:   What is last date to submit original documents / surrender PESSAT DAT seat (only for admitted students)?

A:

The last date to submit original documents / last date to surrend PESSAT seat (only for admitted students) is July 2024 (tentative). The detailed schedule will be released at the time of counseling and seat allotment.

Note that the allotment of seats will be as per the merit rank of the candidate in the PESSAT DAT 2024 entrance exam.

 

PESSAT DAT Admission Process 2024

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to take part in the admission process for the PESSAT DAT exam:

Step 1: Apply for PESSAT DAT

Candidates need to fill PESSAT DAT application form online on the official website of PES University.

Step 2: Book slot for PESSAT DAT

After submitting the PESSAT DAT application form, candidates need to book a slot for the exam. Once they have booked their slot, admit card will be issued. The candidates must download their admit card from the official website of PES University.

Step 3: Appear for PESSAT DAT exam

Candidates need to appear for PESSAT DAT exam as per the slot booked by them. PESSAT DAT is scheduled to be conducted only at the PES University campus (Banashankari, Bangalore).

Step 4: Give Interview

Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in PESSAT DAT need to appear for the interview round. When appearing for the interview round, candidates need to carry their creative portfolio.

Step 5: Check PESSAT DAT Result

Candidates are informed about PESSAT DAT result through both email as well as SMS. The result for PESSAT DAT is also declared on the official website of PES University.

NRI/ Sponsored Seats/ Higher Fee Category Seats Admission Process

Such aspirants can provisionally block the seat with PES University (subject to availability of seats). Candidates need to talk to the admissions office at PES University for more information on blocking the seat.

PESSAT DAT Exam Centres 2024

Candidates are informed that PESSAT DAT will only be conducted at PES University Ring Road Campus, Bangalore.

The name and address of the PESSAT DAT exam will be mentioned in the PESSAT DAT 2024 admit card. On the day of the exam, the candidate needs to report at the exam center as per the reporting time prescribed by exam officials. 

Note that the candidate will be entered entry inside the exam venue on displaying their admit cards and a valid photo ID proof. 

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PESSAT DAT Exam Dates PESSAT DAT Exam Pattern  PESSAT DAT Application Form

PESSAT DAT 2024 Contact Information

Email Address: pessat@pes.edu, admissions@pes.edu

Phone No.: +918026724781, +918026724782, +918026726622

Address: PES University, 100 Feet Ring Road, BSK III Stage, Bangalore – 560 085

PESSAT DAT 2024 - FAQs

Here are a few FAQs related to the PESSAT DAT 2024 entrance exam. Read on.

Q:   When will the PESSAT DAT exam be held?

A:

The PESSAT DAT 2024 exam will be held from January to July, 2024. The candidate needs to book a slot for the exam. 

On exam-day, make sure that you reach the exam center on time. Late comers may not be allowed entry inside the exam center. 

 

Q:   What is the last date to update 12th standard / 2nd PU marks for PESSAT DAT?

A:

Candidates seeking admission to PES University had to update 12th standard / 2nd PU marks (Only for candidates whose 12th / 2nd PU results are announced) the latest by June 2024 (tentative).

The documents uploaded must be as per the specification given. If there is an anomoly, the candidate may not be able to upload the documnets or the exam officials may reject them.

 

Q:   When will PESSAT DAT results be declared?

A:

PES University will declare the results of PESSAT DAT 2024 within 3 days after taking the test. The result will include the marks and merit rank obtained by the candidate.

The candidate will be shortlisted for counseling based on the merit rank. 

 

Q:   How can I check PESSAT DAT results?

A:

PES University will declare the results of the PESSAT DAT 2024 exam 3 days after taking the test. To check your results, go to the result portal and log in using your candidate credentials. The result will include details like the name and roll number of the candidate, sectional and overall marks, and the qualifying status.

Such candidates who qualify in the exam will be called for seat allotment.

 

Q:   When will the second round of counseling be held for PESSAT DAT?

A:

PES University will conduct the first round of counseling for PESSAT DAT 2024 in July 2024 (tentative). The 2nd round will be conducted once the 1st round concludes.

Candidates will be invited for counseling based on the scores in the PESSAT DAT 2024 entrance exam. Also, the admission committe will verify original documents before comleting admission formalities.

 
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