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

Registration Fee & First Year Tuition Fee

  • In terms of the GoI MHRD F.No.41-12/2017-TS. III dated 16thJune 2017, consequent to revision in CIWG fees for UG DASA 2017 to 1,25,000/- per student per annum;
  • it has been decided to reopen the registration of DASA for UG students (who have not applied before 12th June, 2017) with immediate effect till midnight of 22nd June, 2017 (Thursday).
  • All the applicants are hereby advised to check the revised timeline of DASA UG admissions updated on 16th June, 2017.


  • New applicants are advised to send the SAT scores to VNIT (Institute code:7035) by the RUSH mechanism only. All Scores which are received before 23:59 HRS (IST) 22nd June, 2017 by DASA office will only be considered for the first two rounds.
  • The payment should be made by new applicants as follows:
  • Fee For CIWG category: Prescribed tuition fee per year is Rs. 1,25,000/-(Rupees one lakh twenty five thousand only). Applicants are required to pay 82,500/- [50% of the tuition fee i.e., 62,500/- plus registration fee USD 300 (INR equivalent 20,000/- only)]. The fees should be paid by NEFT/ RTGS only.
  • Fee for other categories: Prescribed tuition fee per year is USD 8000. Applicants are required to pay USD 4300 [50% of the tuition fee , USD 4000 plus registration fee USD 300]. The fees should be paid through e-payment by payment gateway only, which is provided in the online application portal itself.

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Our Educational Expert Clarifications

IISc Questions
How to apply for Direct Admission of Students Abroad DASA Scheme, What are the steps? name
Akshaya Feb 18, 2012

The 2 simple steps to apply DASA: 1. Register and apply online first in the DASA website, 2. send the SAT score from CollegeBoard website to NITK, Surathkal.

IISc Questions
When the Notification for DASA will come? What is the application date ? name
Padhma Feb 18, 2012

DASA Notification came for 2012. You can apply from 1st April 2012.