DASA UG 2018 – Direct Admission of Students Abroad 2018 is a scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for Admissions to Premier Institutions of India. Under Direct Admission of Students, Abroad Scheme admissions to various UG programmes of premier Institutes of India. For admission through DASA Scheme 2018, Candidate must have valid SAT test scores.

DASA 2018 – UG Admission

Based on DASA Scheme, admission is offered for Undergraduate programmes in Engineering/Architecture for the Academic year 2018-19 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.

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DASA 2018 Schedule

Candidates may note that only the schedule of Application Form for DASA Undergraduate Admissions 2018 has been released. Application Form will start from March 02, 2018 and the Last date to apply is April 25, 2018.

DASA Application Form 2018

Application Form for DASA UG 2018 will be accessible from official website www.dasanit.org or through the direct link which will be given above in “Quick Link” section. Application Form will start from March 02, 2018. Before applying, candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria and all other details carefully.

Eligibility Criteria

Both SAT and SAT Subject Test scores are mandatory for application; the essay part of SAT is not required. The test scores should be reported directly to IIIT-H by the college board before the last date of submission of online application form.

Age Limit

  • Only applicants born on or after October 01, 1993 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.

Academic Eligibility

Applicant 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(www.aiuweb.org).
Applicant should have completed successfully Mathematics, Physics and one of the subjects from (Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Biology) in 11thAND / OR 12th, as applicable in the respective boards.
Applicant must have secured a minimum of at least 60% aggregate marks (average of all subjects of qualifying examination taken together) or 6.50 CGPA (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent in the qualifying examination. In case, CGPA on a different scale is awarded OR if only grades are awarded, percentage / CGPA equivalence provided by the principal examination authorities will only be considered. Applicants appearing for the qualifying examination with the above-mentioned subjects in the academic year 2017-18 and expecting their final results may also apply.
Applicant should have a minimum total valid score of 1800 in SAT Subject Tests (Subjects: Mathematics Level 2, Physics and Chemistry). SAT subject test score has to be sent directly through College Board to VNIT Nagpur (Institute Code: 7035). Internet downloaded score cards are not acceptable. Applicants at the time of registration for SAT Subject Tests should indicate Institute code 7035 for sending their scores to VNIT Nagpur. Applicants who have taken multiple attempts in SAT Subject Tests can send valid score to VNIT Nagpur 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 will be considered for preparation of merit lists for Round 1, Round 2 and Round 3.

DASA Merit List 2018

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 Institute, on or before last of application form directly from College Board, will be considered for merit list preparation and seat allotment.

Seat Allotment Process

Seat allotment will be strictly based on valid SAT Subject Test scores and the choices given by the applicant in the order of their merit and priority taken together. The candidates belonging to CIWG category are entitled to get only CIWG seats and other candidates will get only non-CIWG seats.

In Special Round of counseling, during allotment, first CIWG seats will be filled by CIWG candidates. After this, the vacant seats if any, under CIWG quota shall be reverted to other category of DASA 2018 and these seats will be filled with non CIWG candidates only.

Last time, there are 3 rounds in seat allotment. In-seat allotment process seat will be allotted as per the merit list of candidates.

There will be a special round for the allotment of seats which will be conducted after the completion of all the three rounds. Those candidates who have not allocated any Institute, can get institute according to their rank and first come first serve priority.

DASA Seat Matrix

To download Seat Matrix in PDF format – Click Here


For more details of DASA download DASA 2017 Information Brochure.

Insofar, Only Application Form dates have been announced. Rest of the information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as DASA Admission 2018 information brochure will be released, details will be updated here.

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