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.
DASA 2018 Schedule
Candidates may note that the Application Form and the schedule for DASA Undergraduate Admissions 2018 has been released. Application Form has been started now and the Last date to apply is June 11, 2018.
- 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.
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.
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 latest by September 15, 2018 may also apply.
Applicant should have a minimum total valid score of 1800 in SAT Subject Tests (Subjects: Mathematics Level 2, Physics and Chemistry) i.e SAT-II. SAT subject test score has to be sent directly through College Board to MMNIT Allahabad (Institute Code: 7563). Internet downloaded score cards are not acceptable. Applicants at the time of registration for SAT Subject Tests should indicate Institute code 7563 for sending their scores to MNNIT Allahabad. Applicants who have taken multiple attempts in SAT Subject Tests can send valid score to MNNIT Allahabad 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 June 11, 2018 only will be considered for preparation of merit lists for Round 1, Round 2 and Round 3.
DASA Application Form 2018
Application Form for DASA UG 2018 has been accessible from official website www.dasanit.org or through the direct link which has been given above in “Quick Link” section. Application Form is available now. Before applying, candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria and all other details carefully. Candidates are requested to fill the application form on or before its last date.
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 MNNIT Allahabad, on or before June 11, 2018 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 Mathematics 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.
- The decision of DASA 2018 Core Committee in this regard shall be final and binding on all concerned.
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.
Based on the merit list drawn as above, the allotment of Institution and course would be made as per the choices indicated by the applicant in his/her application form. An applicant appearing higher on merit list would get higher priority in allotment of course / Institution of his / her choices as compared to an applicant appearing lower in the merit list. In case, Institute/course of first preference indicated by the applicant is not available, he/she will be allotted the 2nd preference (Institute / course) and so on. Such of those applicants who have not been allotted any seat will be indicated as Not allotted in the allotment list. In such cases, the applicants will be eligible for Round 2, Round 3 and Round 4 of allotment against vacancies.
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 offer letter and other required documents at the Indian Missions located in their respective country. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to arrange appropriate visa.
Provisional admission letters and reporting to allotted Institutions
Only the list of applicants, who are allotted specific Institutions/ courses as per the allotment list and from whom the acceptance of the seat allotment has been received within the specified time frame, will be forwarded to concerned Institution for granting provisional admission. Applicants are strongly advised to check the status of their allotment on the specified dates without fail. Provisional Admission Letter is to be submitted to the Allotted Institute at the time of Admission.
After four rounds of allotment, provisionally selected applicants have to report to allotted Institutes for admission during July 21–26, 2018. All admissions would be subject to the verification of original certificates / documents and satisfactory physical fitness as prescribed by the concerned Institutes during the time of admission. Not reporting at the allotted Institute during the specified period entails cancellation of the allotted seat.
Registration Fee and First Semester Tuition Fee for different admitted categories are as under:
|Admission Category||Registration Fee
|Total Amount paid
along with the
|CIWG||US $ 300/-||INR Rs. 62,500/-||INR Rs. 62,500/- + US $ 300/|
|DASA (Non-SAARC)||US $ 300/||US $ 4000/-||US $ 4300/-|
|DASA (SAARC)||US $ 300/-||US $ 2000/||US $ 2300/-|
Foreign Nationals, who are nationals of SAARC countries, are eligible for 50% Tuition Fee waiver provided they have passed the qualifying examination in SAARC countries. They are required to pay an amount of US$ 2,300 [US Dollars two thousand and three hundred only] along with the application form (i.e. US$ 2,000 towards first semester tuition fee and a non refundable registration fee of US$300).
Tuition Fee for subsequent semesters of study: The tuition fee of INR ` 62,500 / US$ 4,000 / US$ 2,000 (as applicable) for the subsequent semesters of study is to be paid by the admitted applicants, directly to the concerned Institution.
DASA Seat Matrix (2017)
To download Seat Matrix in PDF format – Click Here
Official Website: www.dasanit.org.
For more details of DASA UG 2018, download Information Brochure.