DASA 2015 – Direct Admission of Students Abroad

DASA 2015 is the Direct Admission of Students Abroad. The DASA 2015 admissions will be coordinated by MNIT Jaipur for engineering and architecture admissions of students abroad in premier Indian colleges.  DASA 2015-16 is organized by Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur. The admission of Foreign Nationals/ Persons of Indian Origin/ Non-Resident Indians (FN / PIO / NRI) to undergraduate programs in Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) is being offered under DASA scheme of MHRD. Candidates living abroad who seek admission in NITs, IIITs or other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions of India need to take admission via DASA 2015. The details of application, admission, and other information are given here.

DASA 2015 Application Form will be available online from April 1, 2015. Last date to submit the form and submitting SAT subject scores is June 1, 2015.

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) 2015

Candidates are hereby informed that the preliminary details of DASA 2015 have been announced. Organizing institute for DASA 2015 is MNIT Jaipur. Further information such as application form will be issued around December 10, 2014. You may please refer to the archives of DASA information provided here for reference purpose. You may check the page again for updates by next week.

Exam scores considered for admission: SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), conducted by College Board.

SAT Scores to be sent to Institute Code: The institute code of MNIT Jaipur for SAT score is 7664. 

  • Minimum SAT Score for UG Admissions is 1440.
  • Proposed Registration (Application) fees will be USD 300 (Non-refundable).
  • Important details regarding procedure of admission and guidelines such as DASA 2015 eligibility criteria, seat matrix, information brochure, participating institutes and application form will be updated shortly.

In the meantime, the interested candidates may like to see the information brochure of previous year for UG admissions and PG admission.

Details announced for DASA 2015 include three facts –
(1) Organizing institute is MNIT Jaipur.
(2) SAT Test scores are to be sent to MNIT Jaipur institute code 7664.
(3) Important Dates

You can refer to archive of past year DASA 2015 – Direct Admission of Students Abroad information given in links below.

DASA Participating Institutes and Courses

DASA Information Archives

DASA Undergraduate Admissions – First Round of Seat Allotment Results announced – Please login to the Applicant Portal & check the status of allotment.

  • Round 1– SAT Subject Test Score Cut off list
  • First Round – Seat Allotment Status

Send SAT Subject test scores early

  • You can ask College Board to sent your SAT subject test scores electronically as soon as you complete the tests.
  • The Institute Code of MNIT Jaipur will be announced soon.
  • The best scores in each of the tests i.e. Mathematics II, Physics and Chemistry will be considered in case of multiple attempts.

Residential Eligibility for DASA UG admissions in case of Indian Nationals

  • In case the applicant is an Indian National, he/she must have completed the 11th and 12th standard or equivalent from outside India.

New Institutions in DASA 2014

  • DASA welcomes IIIT Delhi and DTU Delhi who have joined DASA 2014.

Candidates from Nepal and Bhutan can use IFSC code for transferring money in Rupees

Candidates from Nepal can pay in Indian Rupees (INR) using IFSC code: CORP0000133 and Account No. 013300101049225. Please pay INR equivalent of the applicable fees (that is equivalent of USD 3750 for non-SAARC or USD 2000 for SAARC candidates).

Submission of 12th Marks Cards

Candidates may please note that if 12th marks card is already available; they can attach self-attested copy along with the hard copy of the application form. If not available, they can attach self-attested copy of certificate from school in format given and sign the undertaking in the application form and complete the application process. Note that the 12th Marks card should be submitted at the time of admission or latest by (dates to be announced shortly), failing which the provisional admission will be automatically cancelled.

Online Admission Portal

Online Admission Portal for undergraduate programs has been launched on April 01, 2014 and for postgraduate programs will be launched on (dates to be announced shortly).

Downloaded Application Form

After submission of online application, download and print the application form. Sign the printed form and post it (speed post or courier) along with required documents & details of application fee payment so as to reach DASA office, NITK, Surathkal on or before (dates to be announced shortly). Incomplete applications, applications without complete fee, late applications will not be considered for allotment.

Application fee Payment Details

The Application fee (USD 3750/USD 2000, as the case may be) should be remitted by Electronic payment or sent as Swift transfer to (details to be announced shortly) for considering the application. For details on how to do SWIFT transfer refer to Admission Brochure. Incomplete applications, applications without complete fee, late applications will not be considered for allotment.

Change of Institute & Course Choices

Applicants are requested to fill in the choices of Institute & Course Choices carefully after consulting their parents/guardians. Please make sure that the Institute & Course Choices are up to your satisfaction (using the “Preview” feature) before you submit the online application form. Please note that once the application form is submitted online, DASA office will not entertain any requests for changes in the choices.

Preparation of Merit List

A merit list of all the eligible candidates would be drawn on the basis of total SAT Subject Test scores only. Only those candidates whose valid SAT Subject Test scores have been received by NIT, on or before (dates to be announced shortly) directly from College Board, will be considered for merit list preparation and seat allotment. If the SAT Subject Test scores (total) of two or more candidates are same, the inter se merit of such candidate shall be determined as follows

By marks obtained in SAT Subject Test Maths Level 2 and then Physics and then by percentile obtained in Maths level 2, Physics and Chemistry in that order. In case the tie is not broken by the above consideration then the date of birth of the candidates will be compared and older candidate will be given higher merit.

Candidates are advised to login and view their portal periodically after sending the completed application form, to view the status of processing of their application form. These will be updated only after receipt of the documents send by post. They can also view the SAT scores received by DASA office from CollegeBoard directly.

Visa Requirement

All selected Foreign/ PIO candidates (excluding PIO card holders) must obtain a valid student visa issued by the Indian Missions abroad. The visa can be obtained by producing the provisional admission offer letter (received from DASA Office) and other required documents at the Indian Missions located in their respective country.

DASA Scholarship Scheme

A scholarship scheme to attract brighter candidates from abroad to DASA scheme in all participating Institutes was introduced from the academic year 2011-12 This scheme offers a 25% tuition fee waiver during the first year for the top 2 meritorious candidates (in the order of merit as per SAT scores) admitted in all participating Institutes. The candidates have to pay the full fee along with the application and can get the reimbursement of this tuition fee waiver after the admission process is over. This scholarship is for the first year only.

DASA contact details

Email ID: [email protected]

Phone Number: +91-141-2713206 (O).

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