Direct Admission of Students Abroad

(DASA UG Admission Under 2017-18)
(A Scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India)

Admission for NRIs / PIOs / OCIs

Admissions under DASA Scheme 2017-18

FN (or) Indian Nation Studying Abroad

DASA Scheme provides admissions for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Foreign Nationals (FNs) UG Engineering degrees in National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and Reputed Technical Institutions in India.

Non-Resident Indians, Foreign Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin are admitted for Centrally Funded Institutions (CFIs) under Direct Admission of Students Abroad DASA scheme from the year 2001-2002.

Greetings from DASA 2017 and VNIT, Nagpur. Admissions for Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)/Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India for Undergraduate programmes in Engineering/Architecture/ Planning for the Academic year 2017-18 to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs), and other premier Technical Institutions in India.

DASA application is an online process. SAT-II is mandatory for DASA application. DTU Delhi and IIIT Delhi has been added in DASA scheme this year.

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Our Educational Expert Clarifications


IISc Questions
What is DASA NIT? can I get NIT engineering colleges by DASA NIT. I am from Qatar? name
Abdul Kadher Feb 25, 2012

DASA NIT is a scheme for Direct admission for Not resident Indians, Persons of Indian origin, Foreign Nationals. They can get engineering college admission in Indian National Institute of Technologies. You can get admission by any of these 3 categories.

IISc Questions
Which NIT is the in-charge of DASA admissions this year 2012? name
Ganga Devi Feb 22, 2012

NITK, Surathkal is conducting the DASA admissions for the years 2012 and 2013.

IISc Questions
What are the eligibility conditions for DASA 2012? Is there any change in the DASA eligibility? name
Nithin Feb 20, 2012

The NRIs, FNs and PIOs can apply for DASA scheme. They must studied the 11th and 12th equivalent in the foreign countries also he has to write SAT exam conducted by college board. A change in DASA eligibility is on the residential requirements, it has been relaxed to 2 years.

IISc Questions
What is DASA scheme ? Is it available in India or any other foreign countries? name
Sajin Feb 19, 2012

DASA scheme offers Direct engineering UG admissions to Abroad students in the prestigious NITs in India. The full form of DASA is Direct Admission of Students Abroad.

IISc Questions
I am an NRI student, my family living in Singapore. Can I get Admission in Reputed Engineering colleges in India? name
Arjin singh Feb 16, 2012

Yes, you can get Admissions in reputed engineering colleges in India. The Direct Admission of Students Abroad is a scheme for NRI students to get Engineering admission in the Reputed NITs and IITs in India.