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Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) is the online portal for the admissions of Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) / Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme for the Academic Year 2013-14 to Undergraduate Courses in Engineering in National Institutes of Technology (NITs), IIITs and other premier Technical Institutions in India.

Programme: Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) 2013 to UG Engineering Programmes, India

DASA 2013 Participating Institutes:

A) National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
National Institute of Technology [NIT], Agartala , Tripura (website : www.nitagartala.in)
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology [MNNIT], Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (website : www.mnnit.ac.in)
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology[MANIT], Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (website : www.manit.ac.in)

  1. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Calicut, Kerala (website : www.nitc.ac.in)
  2. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Durgapur, West Bengal (website : www.nitdgp.ac.in)
  3. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh (website : www.nith.ac.in )
  4. Malaviya National Institute of Technology [MNIT], Jaipur, Rajasthan (website : www.mnit.ac.in)
  5. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology [NITJ], Jalandhar, Punjab (website : www.nitj.ac.in)
  6. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Jamshedpur, Jharkhand (website : www.nitjsr.ac.in )
  7. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Kurukshetra, Haryana (website : www.nitkkr.ac.in)
  8. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology [VNIT], Nagpur, Maharashtra (website : www.vnit.ac.in)
  9. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Patna , Bihar (website : www.nitp.ac.in)
  10. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Raipur , Chhattisgarh (website : www.nitrr.ac.in)
  11. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Rourkela, Orissa (website : www.nitrkl.ac.in)
  12. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Silchar Assam (website : www.nits.ac.in)
  13. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Srinagar, Kashmir (website : www.nitsri.net)
  14. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology [SVNIT], Surat, Gujarat (website : www.svnit.ac.in)
  15. National Institute of Technology Karnataka [NITK], Surathkal, Karnataka (website : www.nitk.ac.in)
  16. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu (website : www.nitt.edu/home)
  17. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Warangal, Andhra Pradesh (website : www.nitw.ac.in)
  18. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Goa (website : www.nitgoa.ac.in)
  19. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Sikkim (website : www.nitc.ac.in/sikkim)
  20. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Puducherry(website : www.nitpyk.webs.com)
  21. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Arunachal Pradesh ( website : www.nitdgp.ac.in/nit10/nitachws )
  22. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Delhi ( website :www.nitdelhi.ac.in )
  23. National Institute of Technology [NIT], Uttarakhand (website :www.nituk.com )

B) Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)

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  1. Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (website : www.iiita.ac.in)
  2. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh (website : www.iiitm.ac.in)
  3. Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing , (IIITDM), Jabalpur , Madhya Pradesh (website: www.iiitdmj.ac.in )
  4. Indian Institute of Technology, Design & Manufacturing (IIITD&M) Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu (website: www.iiitdm.ac.in)

C) Other Institutions

  1. Punjab Engineering College (PEC) University of Technology, Chandigarh (website : www.pec.ac.in )
  2. Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET), Longowal, Punjab. (website : www.sliet.ac.in)
  3. National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT), Ranchi, Jharkhand (website: www.nifft.ernet.in)

Candidates are advised to visit the websites of the respective Institutes for detailed information.
Note: The Candidates seeking admission to SLIET, Longowal under DASA Scheme are required to first undergo 2 Year Diploma Programme followed by 3 Year Degree Programme in the respective field. On completion of Diploma + Degree Programmes (5 Years), they will be awarded with B.E Degree. For more details, please visit SLIET, Longowal website ( www.sliet.ac.in)

DASA 2013 How to apply:
Those seeking admission under DASA 2013 scheme have to apply online, filling an online application form and making payment of fee through demand draft / SWIFT transfer / e-transfer. Further a signed hard copy of the online
application form along with necessary documents has to be submitted to NITK, Surathkal. The online application has been modified to make it more user friendly and convenient to fill. Candidates willing to take admission under DASA
scheme should arrange to send SAT subject test scores directly from College Board, USA, to NITK, Surathkal (Code No: 6530).

Recent developments in DASA 2013:
The following decisions are taken in the DASA stake holders meeting held on 26.11.2012 at MHRD New Delhi.
SAT II ( SAT Subject Test )scores (Physics, Chemistry and Maths Level II) only will be used for merit list preparation.
Valid SAT II scores, till May 2013 exam which must reach NITK Surathkal electronically through College Board USA, using DI code 6530 on or before 29.05.2013 only will be considered for first 3 rounds of merit list preparation.

DASA 2013 Important dates:

  • Submission of Online application: April 01, to May 25, 2013
  • Last date for receipt of SAT Subject Test Score /hard copy of the completed application: May 29 , 2013
  • Announcement of first list of selected candidates: June 01, 2013
  • Confirmation by first list candidates: June 01, to June 07, 2013
  • Announcement of second list: June 08, 2013
  • Confirmation by second list candidates: June 08, to June 14,2013
  • Announcement of third list June 15, 2013
  • Confirmation by third list candidates: June 15, to June 18, 2013
  • Reporting to allotted Institutes: July 18, to July23, 2013
  • Announcement of vacant seat matrix for Spot round: July 25, 2013
  • Spot admissions against vacant seats: July 30, 2013
  • Reporting to allotted Institutes in spot admission: July 31, to August 06,2013

DASA 2013 Eligibility Criteria: The details of academic eligibility, residential eligibility and fee payment etc., will be published on the website shortly.

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK)
Surathkal , Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, INDIA
Website : http://www.nitk.ac.in
Phone : +91 824 2474000- 23
Fax : +91 824 2474033

DASA Office
Phone : +91 824 2474085
Fax : +91 824 2474085
Email : dasa@nitk.ac.in
Website : http://www.dasanit.org

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