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.

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) 2015

Candidates are hereby informed that the details of DASA 2015 have been announced. Organizing institute for DASA 2015 is MNIT Jaipur.
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.
  • Registration (Application) fee has been revised. It is now USD 300 (Non refundable). Tuition fee has been revised. It is now USD 8000 per annum for UG and USD 4000 per annum for PG.
  • Important details regarding procedure of admission and guidelines such as DASA 2015 eligibility criteria, seat matrix, information brochure, participating institutes and application form are given here and at official website www.dasanit.org.

DASA 2015 Quick Links, Participating Institutes and Courses

DASA Result 2015

Latest Update – DASA Spot Round Results has been announced.

DASA 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Round Result has been declared.

Candidate can check their result  by login their account from the link given below

Check DASA Result 2015 here – Login here to get Result.

SPOT Round of UG Admission Process of DASA-2015

Instruction for Registration and Payment for SPOT Round of UG Admission Process of DASA-2015 is Available. (Check Here)

Vacant Seats Available for SPOT Round DASA-2015. (Check Here)

Payment of 4th Round:

  • E-payment is preferred for 4th Round, as it is quicker, although SWIFT is also permitted.
  • Fee is preferably to be deposited by 28th June, 2015 as mentioned in UG admission brochure.
  • Send transaction details of SWIFT payment by email (attach payment receipt) in advance to [email protected] as soon as the payment is made & document received from your bank.
  • Candidates those who are using SWIFT mode, please write down applicant’s name and applicant id while making the payment.
  • Candidates from Nepal those who are using NEFT mode, please send the details of intermediary bank (UTR No /Transaction No /Reference No) to help us to trace the payment.
  • DASA-2015 will not be responsible for any delay in the payment.

Instruction for Registration in 4th Round of UG Admission Process of DASA-2015

Applicants who do not have an Application ID of DASA-2015 (i.e. new applicants) need to register afresh and get an application ID to proceed further. The process will open on 26th June. Fee payment, SAT score and other requirements must be met as per UG Admission Brochure.

Applicants who already have an Application ID of DASA-2015:

  • Those who were allotted a seat but have declined their previous allotment (anytime in Rounds 1, 2 or 3) and wish to go to Round 4 can use the same ID to login to 4th Round. Fee must be paid as per rules (i.e. re-registration fees of USD 300 + Half of Admission Fees, the remaining half admission fees will be adjusted from the previous payment already received for which confirmation by the candidate is a must). The process will open on 26th June.
  • Those who were not considered eligible for allotment in Rounds 1,2,3 due to any deficiency in the application (either due to delay in fee payment, delay in receipt of SAT score at MNIT, improper mode of fee payment etc):
    • Those who submitted (locked) the application before the deadline of 1st June 2015) OR
    • Those who did not submit (lock) the application before the deadline of 1st June 2015).
      should use the same Application ID if they wish to go to Round 4. They must ensure that the deficiency as above has been removed and they are now eligible
  • Other candidates who were included in the allotment process until the end of Round 3 (either they were allotted any seat, or did not get any allotment (“Not Allotted”) even after Round 3), and wish to go to Round 4, can use the same Application ID and can go to Round 4 by choosing appropriate option available after the result of Round 3 (i.e. Go to Round 4 with choice change/Go to Round 4 without choice change). The applicants who chose “Go to Round 4 with choice change” can login to change the choice priority and must pay re-registration fees of 300 USD. The process starts on 26th June 2015.The applicants who chose “Go to Round 4 without choice change” need not pay any fees and should wait for the result of Round 4 allottment.

Note: For all applicants going into Round 4, the SAT score of the tests that have been administered by College Board prior to June 01, 2015 will only be considered. Such SAT scores must reach MNIT Jaipur before 23:59 HRS (IST) on July 01, 2015. The highest scores out of multiple scores received will be considered for preparing merit for all candidates going to Round 4. Further, the candidates who have already sent their SAT scores need not send the same score again for Round 4.

DASA 2015 Application Form

DASA 2015 Application Form is available online from April 1, 2015 to June 01, 2015. Last date to submit the form and submitting SAT subject scores is June 1, 2015.

Important Information

  • SAT score verification by DASA officials will be done in a couple of days AFTER the application is submitted (locked).
  • Payment verification takes a few days and is done only when the amount is received at the destination bank, and is transferred to DASA office. So please do not send enquiry email if you have made the payment in last few days.
  • Applicants are advised to proceed to submit (Lock) the application, once they have made payment and have filled in all the details including SAT score, without waiting for the confirmation status update on the login page.
  • Please do not forget to Submit (Lock) the application on or before 1st June 2015 (if not already done), otherwise it will not be considered for allotment.

Send SAT Subject test scores early

  • Applicants should also arrange to send SAT Subject Test scores directly from College Board, USA, to Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur (Institute Code: 7664) so as to reach DASA Office, MNIT Jaipur on or before 23:59 HRS (IST) 1st June, 2015.
  • The Institute Code of MNIT Jaipur is 7664.
  • The best valid score in each subject will be considered for arriving at the total score which will be used for merit list preparation.

Residential Eligibility for DASA UG admissions in case of Indian Nationals

  • In case of Indian Nationals, they must have completed the 11th and 12th standard or equivalent from outside India.

New Institutions in DASA 2015

  • PEC Chandigarh, DTU Delhi, IIIT Delhi, SLIET Punjab, NIFFT Jharkhand are also participating in DASA 2015 apart from NITS, IIITs, SPAs.

Candidates from Nepal and Bhutan can pay in USD or Rupees

Candidates from Nepal and Bhutan can pay their fees either in US Dollars or in Equivalent Indian Rupees (if payment is made from banks in Nepal or Bhutan). However, in case of Rupee payment they are required to get Exchange Rate Certificate from the bankers and submit the same along with the application form.

Submission of 12th Marks Cards

Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination, i.e. Senior Secondary [10+2] or equivalent from any system of education as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any one of these as optional subjects( Chemistry, Bio-technology, Computer Science, Biology) in 11th AND / OR 12th , as applicable in the respective boards.

Online Admission Portal

Online Admission Portal for undergraduate programs will be launched on April 01, 2015.

Preparation of Merit List

A merit list of all the eligible applicants would be drawn on the basis of total SAT Subject Test scores only. Only those applicants whose valid SAT Subject Test scores have been received by MNIT Jaipur, on or before June 01, 2015 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 applicants are same, the inter se merit of such applicant shall be determined as follows:

  • By Marks obtained in SAT Subject Test for Maths Level 2 followed by Physics.
  • In case the tie is not broken by the above consideration then the date of birth of the applicants will be compared and older applicant will be given higher merit.

DASA 2015 Information Brochure

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) 2015-16.

Candidates who wish to seek admission through DASA 2015, must read the details of admission given in the information brochure.

DASA 2015 – Following information is for the benefit of candidates who are taking admission in an Institute

Visa Requirement

All selected Foreign nationals must obtain a valid student visa as applicable to their category issued by the Indian Missions abroad. The visa can be obtained by producing the provisional admission letter and other required documents at the Indian Missions located in their respective country.

Medical Examination

The applicants, in their own interest, are advised to ensure that they are medically fit to pursue the prescribed course of study. The applicants would be required to submit the Medical Certificate from an Authorised Medical Practitioner in their home country or India for General Fitness. Alternatively, the applicants would be required to undergo a Medical Fitness Test at the time of reporting at concerned Institute. Please note that if the applicant is not medically fit, his / her admission is likely to be rejected.

Reporting at the Institute

Applicants who have been provisionally allotted a seat in an Institution in the first four Rounds have to report for admission in these Institutions during July 13, 2015 to July 16, 2015. Generally, the academic session at each Institute begins in the 3rd/ 4th week of July. The details regarding the documents / certificates to be submitted at the time of reporting at the Institute can be checked with respective Institutes. Applicants should submit the original marks card of the qualifying examination at the time of admission at the allotted Institute or submit within the dates specified by that Institute. Not reporting at the allotted Institute during the specified period entails cancellation of the allotted seat

Branch change

Branch change requests received after all DASA 2015 admissions are over will be considered only at the end of first year as per concerned Institutes’ rules/norms for Branch Change applicable for students admitted under DASA Scheme. Applicants are advised to contact or visit the respective Institute website for the details.

Academic Regulations, Placement and Internship

Potential applicants should visit the websites of individual Institutes or directly approach the authorities of the concerned Institutes for details on Academic Regulations, Placement and opportunities for internship.


Most of the Institutes are residential and the applicants are required to reside in the campus. The hostels are generally well-equipped with amenities such as reading room, dining hall, etc. Potential applicants should visit the websites of individual Institutes or directly approach the authorities of the concerned Institutes for details of fees, residential requirements, etc.

Medium of instruction

English is the medium of instruction at all the Institutes.


Scholarship Programme for Diaspora children, for higher and technical education in India. For further details please use this link http://www.edcilindia.co.in/.

DASA contact details

Email ID: [email protected]

Phone Number: +91 141 2713164.

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