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Eligibility of DASA 2016 | Direct Admission of Students Abroad


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DASA - Eligibility

Residential Requirement

Candidates must be Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) studying in any country (including India) / Indian Nationals studying abroad. In case of Indian Nationals studying abroad they must have completed the 11th and 12th standard or equivalent from outside only.

Date of Birth

  • Only candidates born on or after October 01, 1991 are eligible.
  • Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board / University Certificate [Class X or equivalent] or any certificate issued by the Government authorities only will be taken as authentic.

DASA - Academic Eligibility

  • Student must have passed the qualifying examination, that is. Senior Secondary [10+2] or equivalent from any education system recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Candidates should have completed successfully with Mathematics and Physics and one of these (Chemistry, Bio-technology, Computer Science, Biology) in 11th and 12th as applicable in the respective board.


  • Must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale or equivalent grades in all the subjects of the qualifying examination.
  • Students appearing for the qualifying examination with the above-mentioned subjects in the academic year and expecting their final results latest by 15th September 2016 may also apply.


  • Student should have a minimum total score of 1440 in SAT Subject Tests (subjects: Maths level II, Physics and Chemistry). For more details on SAT Subject Tests (also known as SAT II) visit website: CollegeBoard.
  • SAT subject tests score has to be submitted online through CollegeBoard to NITK Surathkal (designated institute code : 6530). SAT subject scores received till June 01, 2016 only will be considered for allotment under first, second and third merit list.


  • Applicant should have a minimum total valid score of 1440 in SAT Subject Tests (Subjects: Mathematics Level 2, Physics and Chemistry). SAT subject test score has to be sent directly through College Board to NIT Srinagar (Institute Code: 7283).
  • Internet downloaded score cards are not acceptable. Applicants at the time of registration for SAT Subject Tests should indicate Institute code 7283 for sending their scores to NIT Srinagar.
  • Applicants who have taken multiple attempts in SAT Subject Tests can send valid score to NIT Srinagar directly through College Board USA. The best valid score in each subject will be considered for arriving at the total score which will be used for merit list preparation.
  • SAT Subject Test scores received till 1st June, 2016 only will be considered for preparation of merit lists for Round 1, Round 2 and Round 3.

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Our Educational Expert Clarifications

Mar 10, 2012
IISc Questions

My son has got 1700 score in SAT exams. Is there any chance to get admission in NIT under dasa scheme for mechanical or Electronis brnach in NIT Surathkal, Nagpur or Raipur ?

Every year the number of students appearing in SAT is increasing and many students looking for studying in Abroad. For India, the complexity in admission cannot be measured by one single year data. Because, every year the number of students scoring will defer. visit the DASA seats availabel in all NITs.

Feb 18, 2012
IISc Questions

Is there any change in the Residential requirement for DASA this year 2012 ?

Yes for NRIs the Residential requirement has been changed from 2 years to 3 years.

Feb 17, 2012
Yashwanth Kumar
IISc Questions

Does SAT score mandatory for the engineering admission in India Under DASA scheme ?

Yes SAT score is mandatory for engineering Admission in India for NRIs, Foreign Nationals, PIOs under DASA Scheme.

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