At the outset, it gives us immense pleasure to announce the rank list of PESSAT – 2019 entrance test conducted for admission to B.Tech programs of PES University for the academic year 2019-20. PES University successfully conducted PESSAT 2019 during May 2 – May 20, 2019. PESSAT-2019 witnessed a large turnout of candidates to take the test. Over 16,200 students from across the country applied for B.Tech Programs offered by the University. PESSAT-2019 was conducted at 35 centres across India and 16 in the State of Karnataka. Dr. M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor of PES University and President of PES felicitated the top 3 rankers of PESSAT – 2019 with appreciation certificates in the presence of their parents, the press and the media on 26th May 2019. The first rank was bagged by Mr. Nihal John George, student of National Public School, Indiranagar, Bangalore, the second rank was bagged by Ms. R Shruthi, student of St Joseph’s High School, Bangalore and the third rank was bagged by Mr. Nakula Neeraje, student of Nehru Smaraka Vidyalaya, Jayanagar, Bangalore.The first round of PESSAT counselling will be held on June 1st & 2nd, 2019 at PES University for the selection of seats of all B.Tech programs (CSE, ECE, ME, EEE, CE and BT). In the graduating batch of 2018-19 of PES University, 11 students were placed with a salary package of over 40 lakhs per annum each. PES UNIVERSITY ALL SET TO ADOPT A 1 KM STRETCH OF RING ROAD ADJOINING THE UNIVERSITY Addressing the Press and Media Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor said that PES University all set to adopt a 1 KM stretch of Ring Road in Banashankari adjoining the University as part of its Social Commitment. The Unique feature of the stretch is to create a walking track for early morning walkers with greenery, benches along the stretch for senior citizens to relax. The stretch will also showcase Bengaluru‘s heritage and eminent personalities highlighting their contributions towards the growth of the city. The university plans to carry out these programs on the lines of Hong Kong City. The authorities of University have already requested the BBMP Commissioner to accord permission for this initiative.