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.