DASA Admissions for Top NIT

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A scheme under the Ministry of Human Resources and Development aims to facilitate admissions for foreign nationals, PIO’s, NRI’s as well as Children of Indian Workers in Gulf to the NITs, IIITs, SPAs and other Centrally Funded & Premier Technical Institutes.

These top engineering institutions like NIT’s and IIIT’s have reserved seats for NRI’s and Children of Indians Working in Gulf (CIWG) under DASA (Direct Admission of Students Abroad). Under the DASA scheme, the aspirants do not have to go through the admission process that the resident aspirants go through. They are selected on the basis of their SAT scores. The total number of seats across all the courses and institutions are 2350. A total of 66 undergraduate programmes are available for NRI and CIWG candidates aspiring to pursue higher education in India. DASA for NIT’s in India is preferred by aspirants residing abroad as they do not have to go through a separate exam procedure.

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According to a Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) report, about 36,605 foreign students opted to pursue undergraduate programmes in India in 2015–16. As many as 9000 of these are foreign students who are pursuing different engineering programmes in institutions across India.

According to the recently released NIRF India rankings 2018, the National Institutes of Technology have fared well and rank among the top 100 institutes in India.

 

NIRF India Rankings 2018: To NITs and DASA seats

S.No

Institute

City

State

Score

Rank

Seats

1

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli

Tamil Nadu

60.35

11

116

2

National Institute of Technology Rourkela

Rourkela

Odisha

57.05

15

111

3

National Institute of Technology Surathkal

Surathkal

Karnataka

53.16

21

111

4

National Institute of Technology Warangal

Warangal

Telangana

51.82

25

111

5

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology

Nagpur

Maharashtra

49.55

31

62

6

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra

Haryana

46.29

43

35

7

National Institute of Technology Durgapur

Durgapur

West Bengal

45.34

47

32

8

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology

Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh

44.33

48

123

9

National Institute of Technology Calicut

Calicut

Kerala

44.3

50

94

10

Malviya National Institute of Technology

Jaipur

Rajasthan

43.88

52

55

11

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

43.34

55

94

Aspirants abroad taking the DASA scheme for NIT’s get to pursue their choice of programme and course. Programmes under DASA for NITs are numerous as they offer an array of undergraduate courses to overseas applicants.

 

UG Subjects offered under DASA scheme

Aerospace Engineering

Physics

Software Engineering

Ceramic Engineering

Food Technology

Marine Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Food Processing and Technology

Agricultural Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Mathematics and Computing

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

Mining Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Biotechnology

Mechanical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Industrial and Production Engineering

Polymer Science & Chemical Technology

Civil Engineering

Information & Communication Technology

Petrol Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Textile Technology

Electronics System Engineering

Industrial Design

 

DASA Important Dates

For admission under the DASA-UG scheme aspirants have to apply by June 11, 2018. The last date for sending their SAT subject score to MNNIT Allahabad is also June 11, 2018.
The other important dates are listed below.

Event

Date

Submission of online application

April 10 - June 11, 2018

Last date for receipt of SAT Subject Test Score

June 11, 2018

First round of Seat Allotment

June 24, 2018

Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 1

June 24 -27, 2018

Second Round of Seat Allotment

June 30, 2018

Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 2

June 30 - July 03, 2018

Third Round of Seat Allotment

July 06, 2018

Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 3

July 06 - 09, 2018

Choice refilling and new applicants registration (If payment is made by SWIFT then it should be paid by 05th July 2018)

July 10 - 13, 2018

Fourth Round of Seat Allotment

July 17, 2018

Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 4

July 17 - 20, 2018

Reporting to allotted Institutes by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Rounds 1, 2, 3, and 4

July 21 - 26, 2018

Announcement of vacant seat matrix for Spot round

July 29, 2018

Choice refilling and new applicants registration for Spot Round (If payment is made by SWIFT then it should be paid by 29th July 2018)

July 30 - August 01, 2018

Spot Round against vacant seats & Spot Round Allotment

August 03, 2018

Reporting to allotted Institutes by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Spot Round

August 04 - 08, 2018

Application Submission

The application submission is to be done in two equally important stages:

  1. Online application – Candidates are required to first apply online at the DASA website. The required documents are to be scanned and uploaded on the website (http://www.dasanit.org)

Note: Candidates should not send any hard copy of the application or the documents.

  1. SAT subject test score – Candidates should send their SAT subject score to MNNIT Allahabad through College Board, USA (Institute Code 7563)

Documents to be submitted along with the online application

For admission under DASA for NIT, the documents are to be submitted as scanned copies. The candidates should ensure that their name should be exactly the same in the passport, qualifying exam and SAT score. The following documents are to be submitted:

  • Student’s Passport (Citizens of Nepal who do not have a passport, are required to submit a copy of Authenticated Citizenship Card).

  • Date of birth certificate (Secondary Education Board / University Certificate [Class X or equivalent] or any certificate issued by the Government authorities).

  • Mark Sheet of 10th, 11th and 12th (or) Equivalent examination(s).

  • Certificate from School authorities (in the format given in Appendix-II on letter head of the school) as proof of completion of 11th and 12th Standard or equivalent.

  • Proof of last 2 years of education in foreign country in case of NRI (School leaving certificate/Mark sheets/Study Certificate as in appendix IV).

  • Details and proof of fee payment in case of payment by SWIFT transfer.

# In case, 12th standard or equivalent is not completed yet, the candidate has to give an undertaking in the online application.

 

Fee structure under DASA Scheme

The fee structure for categories under the DASA scheme are different, the aspirants are required to pay Registration Fee and First Semester Tuition Fee as under:   

Admission Category

Registration Fee (Non-Refundable)

Tuition Fee (1st Semester only)

Total Amount paid along with the Application Form

CIWG

US $ 300/-

INR 62,500/-

 INR 62,500/- + US $ 300/-

 DASA (Non-SAARC)

 US $ 300/-

US $ 4000/-

US $ 4300/-

 DASA (SAARC)

 US $ 300/-

US $ 2000/-

US $ 2300/-

 

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First Published On : 06 Apr 2018 01:59 PM IST

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