PES University, Bengaluru – 2021

People’s Education Society (PES) University Electronic City Campus Bangalore, Karnataka was started in 1972 as the first engineering college under the PES group of institutions to make students professionally superior and ethically strong global manpower. It offers and facilitates academic excellence, leadership qualities, nurturing environment, and cutting-edge infrastructure, which are essential for students to succeed. The root of this institution is the People’s Education Society which was formed in 1972 in Bangalore. In 2013, it was declared as a private university and got the current name PES University.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where PES University gave its reports.

Courses Offered at PES University Bengaluru

PES University offers merely 5 courses in undergraduate programs and 18 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at PES University Bengaluru

Students Approved Intake at PES University
PES University admitted 1440 students each in 2021 and 2020, respectively, and 1320 students in 2019 at UG programs, and it admitted 144 students each at PG programs in 2021 and 2020, respectively.
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PES University has 395 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 34.18% are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:7, that is, one professor is available for every 7 students.

PES University Bengaluru Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
PES University spent Rs. 26.3 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 4.06% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, 11.3% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 5.04% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 79.6% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 24 crores and it was around Rs. 21 crores in 2019. The spending as capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
PES University spent over Rs. 97 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 36.9% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a whopping 59.62% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 3.48% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 90 crores in 2020 and Rs. 77 crores in 2019.

PES University Bengaluru Research Details

Patents Details
As PES University has a good faculty and good infrastructure, therefore, it was able to file 7, 1, and 3 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, however, it was able to get 1 patent in 2020.
Sponsored Projects
As PES University has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 86 lakhs through the 4 sponsored research projects from the same number of 4 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 1.4 and Rs. 3 crores through 15 and 19 sponsored research projects from 11 and 17 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
PES University received Rs. 2.4 crores through 23 consultancy projects from 18 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.1 and Rs. 1.6 crores through 50 and 36 consultancy projects from 29 and 22 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

PES University Bengaluru Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At PES University, 1332 students were admitted to UG degree courses and 92.34% of them graduated, of whom 88.78% got placements at top companies and 178 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 91.23% of students graduated, of whom 86.27% got placements and 120 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 90.34% of students graduated, of whom 88.7% got placements and 150 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, 91.06% of students graduated, of whom 54.95% got placements at top companies and 1 was selected for higher studies in 2021; 93% of students graduated, of whom 34.06% got placements, and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and all students graduated, of whom 70% got placements and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 80 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 2 students graduated in 2021 and 1 student graduated in 2020.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 7.2 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.5 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4.2 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.1 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.8 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of the PES University are Amazon, Cleartrip, Flipkart, JP Morgan, LinkedIn, Intel, Mahindra Rise, Mercedes Benz, Deloitte, etc.

Students Diversity at PES University Bengaluru

As PES University has a good faculty strength, a massive 5791 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 71.82% are boys and a fair number of 28.18% are girls, a huge number of 4782 students are from within the state, 944 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 65 students are from abroad.

Facilities on PES University Bengaluru Campus

PES University has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, a hospital, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, auditorium, alumni association, convenience stores, banks and ATMs, lifts/ramps, etc.

Festivals at PES University Bengaluru

ATMATRISHA is the annual cultural-technical-literary festival celebrated where many cultural, technical, and literary events are organized to induce the interest of the students in all these areas. Besides this, NINAADA cultural festival is organized to promote Indian music. It is a night program where classical Indian music is played, and this festival is part of SPICMACY that aims to promote and nurture Indian classical music and cultures. Furthermore, MAAYA is another cultural festival celebrated on this campus. Therefore, PES organized many festivals to enthrall the enthusiastic students and provide a platform for showcasing their technical prowess and literary skills.


PES University is in Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka and the silicon valley of India, and has a well-developed transport system. Majestic Railway Station is around 8.4 km away and Kempegowda International Airport is around 46 km away from the institution are available to commute to this institution, so students from anywhere can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at PES University Bengaluru

For UG courses at PES University: Candidates who passed the 2nd PUC or the +2 or an equivalent any other exam from a recognized board with 50% aggregate marks in Physics + Math + Chemistry/Computer Science/Electronics/Biotechnology are eligible to take PESSAT/KCET/JEE Mains, and admissions are given based on scores/ranks of the candidates on these exams.

For PG courses: Candidates who scored a minimum of 50% marks in respective streams can take and should clear PESSAT/PGCET/GATE.

Fee Structure at PES University Bengaluru

Students need to pay around Rs. 16.4 lakhs as fees for UG courses at PES University, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 7.20 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within two-and-half years.

PES University Bengaluru Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: PES University has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 62.28%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: PES University has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got a patent for innovative technologies, however, it scored 13.35%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As PES University has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 60.53%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: PES University has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, besides this, it admitted a decent number of girl students, so it scored 49.36%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: PES University has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, so it scored 13.24%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

PES University Bengaluru got 41.06% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 83.

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