The following decisions are taken in the DASA stake holders meeting held on 26.11.2012 at MHRD New
1. SAT II ( SAT Subject Test )scores (Physics, Chemistry and Maths Level II) only will be used for
merit list preparation.
2. Valid SAT II scores, till May 2013 exam which must reach NITK Surathkal electronically through
College Board USA, using DI code 6530 on or before 29.05.2013 only will be considered for first
3 rounds of merit list preparation.
3. Schedule of admission is as follows.
Submission of Online application April 01, to May 25, 2013
Last date for receipt of SAT Subject Test Score /hard copy of
the completed application
May 29 , 2013
Announcement of first list of selected candidates June 01, 2013
Confirmation by first list candidates June 01, to June 07, 2013
Announcement of second list June 08, 2013
Confirmation by second list candidates June 08, to June 14,2013
Announcement of third list June 15, 2013
Confirmation by third list candidates June 15, to June 18, 2013
Reporting to allotted Institutes July 18, to July23, 2013
Announcement of vacant seat matrix for Spot round July 25, 2013
Spot admissions against vacant seats July 30, 2013
Reporting to allotted Institutes in spot admission July 31, to August 06,2013
The details of academic eligibility, residential eligibility and fee payment etc., will be published on DASA website shortly. https://www.dasanit.org/
Middlemen/Mediators for DASA Programme IMPORTANT
Candidates are hereby informed that NITK Surathkal has NOT entrusted/appointed anyone as a mediators or middlemen to either encourage candidates to apply for DASA programme or to collect fees/commissions guaranteeing the seats. Candidates should not believe anyone who approaches them promising anything on behalf of NITK Surathkal or DASA office. Contact DASA office for any such attempts by anyone. If candidates contacting anyone, claiming to be DASA agent, would be doing so on their own risks and NITK cannot be held responsible for this.
Residential Eligibility for NRI candidates under DASA 2013-14 admissions
The residential requirement for DASA 2013-14 is relaxed from 3 years to 2 years for NRI candidates with a additional condition that candidate must pass the qualifying examination (inclusive of 11th and 12th standard or equivalent) from abroad only for the DASA 2013-14 admissions
DASA PG Progamme (for MTech/MBA) Announced
DASA PG (Post Graduate) Programme 2013 is also announced. Please read brief details and salient features, eligibility conditions, fee details, participating institute details and the schedule in the DASA PG 2013 brochure . The launch of online application form for DASA PG Programme will be on May 10th, 2013.
Nepalese can use IFSC code for transferring money in Rupees
Candidates from Nepal can pay in Rupees (INR) using IFSC code: CORP0000133 and Account No. 013300101049225. Candidates should use SWIFT code only if they are paying in US Dollars. Please pay INR equivalent of the applicable tuition fee (that is equivalent of USD 7250 for non-SAARC or USD 3750 for SAARC candidates). If paying through Demand Drafts, please make DDs payable at Mangalore.
Submission of 12th Marks Cards
Candidates may please note that if 12th marks card is already available, they can attach copy along with the hard copy of the application form. If not available, they can sign the undertaking in the online application form. Note that the 12th Marks card should be submitted at the time of admission or latest by 15th September 2013 , failing which the provisional admission will be automatically cancelled .
Downloaded Application Form
Downloaded online application form with signatures of candidates/parents and with required attachments, along with tuition fee payment information should be sent by courier/speed post to DASA office at NITK Surathkal.
The complete fee (tuition fee of USD 7000/3500, as the case may be, along with processing fee of USD 250) should be sent to NITK Surathkal for considering the application. Incomplete or applications without complete fee will not be considered for allotment.
Candidates are informed to look at their portal after sending the completed application forms, to view the status of their application form processing. These will updated only after receipt of the forms. They can also view the SAT scores received at DASA office from CollegeBoard.
Min/Max SAT scores for 2013
The min/max SAT scores for DASA admissions for the year 2013 can be seen at SAT cutoffs
Change of "preferences"
Candidates are requested to fill in the preferences of institutes/courses carefully after consulting their parents/guardians. Please make sure that the preferences are upto 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 changes in the preferences any further.
DASA 2012-13 BROCHURE
Admissions for Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) / Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme for undergraduate engineering programme for the Academic Year 2012-13 to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology(IIITs) and other Premier Technical Institutions in India.
Admissions Under DASA Scheme 2012-13
In the current
global scenario India is emerging as a knowledge
super power with a large pool of technically
Indian education system has been known for quality
of education, coupled with low cost of education
delivery and living,
making it an
attractive destination for international students to
come and study in India.
to study in India can be assured of experiences rich
in traditions, heritage and exposure to diverse
culture. This would also entail being part of the
transition to a modern open knowledge economy,
making new friends from around the world and most
importantly receiving internationally recognized
qualifications. Indian educational system offers
world class education through wide range
of general and
specialized courses relevant to the needs of the
The admission of
Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin/
Non-Resident Indians to undergraduate programs
in Centrally Funded Institutions (CFIs) is being
offered under DASA (Direct Admission of Students
Abroad) scheme from the academic session 2001-02
onwards. The Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Government of India has entrusted the coordination
of the admission process
scheme to NITK, Surathkal from academic year 2010-11
to 2012-13. Till date students from more than 30
countries have been
The admission process is entirely online, and requires a candidate to fill an online application form and make payment of fee electronically. In addition a signed print copy of the online application form along with necessary documentary evidences has to be submitted to NITK, Surathkal within the prescribed date.
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 (Chemistry, Bio-technology, Computer Science, Biology) as optional subjects.
Must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale or equivalent grades in all the subjects of the qualifying examination. Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination with the above-mentioned compulsory subjects by 25th May 2012 and expecting their final results latest by 15th September 2012 may also apply.
Candidates should have a minimum total score of 1440 in SAT Subject Tests (subjects: Maths level II, Physics and Chemistry). For more details on SAT Subject Tests (also known as SAT II) visit website: www.collegeboard.com. SAT subject tests score has to be submitted online through CollegeBoard to NITK Surathkal (designated institute code : 6530). SAT subject scores received till May 29, 2012 only will be considered for allotment under first merit list.
Fee Structure & Fee Payment
Registration Fee and First Year Tuition Fee: An amount of US$ 7250 [US Dollar Seven thousand Two hundred Fifty only] towards non- refundable registration fee of US$ 250 and first year Tuition Fee of US$ 7,000 is required to be paid along with the application form. Foreign nationals from SAARC countries (except India) seeking admission through this scheme shall be allowed 50% Tuition fee waiver. They are required to submit an amount of US$ 3,750(which includes US$ 3,500 towards first year tuition fee and a nonrefundable registration fee of US$ 250).
The fee can be paid either through Bank Transfer or Demand Draft or e-payment. Charges for fee payment, if any, should be borne by the candidates.
Submission of Application
The submission of application is a two stage process, both are essential.
(i) Online application (http://www.dasanit.org) and Submission of signed print copy of the application along with required documents and payment details.
(ii) SAT subject test score to be sent to NITK Surathkal through CollegeBoard (designated institute code 6530)
Seat Allotment Procedure
Seat allotment will be based on SAT subject test scores and the choices given by the candidate, in the order of their merit and priority taken together.
National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
1.NIT, Agartala, Tripura
2.MNNIT, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh -( www.mnnit.ac.in )
3.MANIT, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh -( www.manit.ac.in )
4.NIT, Calicut, Kerala -( www.nitc.ac.in )
5.NIT, Durgapur, West Bengal -( www.nitdgp.ac.in )
6.NIT, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh -( www.nith.ac.in )
7.MNIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan -( www.mnit.ac.in )
8.NITJ, Jalandhar, Punjab- ( www.nitj.ac.in )
9.NIT, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand -( www.nitjsr.ac.in )
10.NIT, Kurukshetra, Haryana -( www.nitkkr.ac.in )
11.VNIT Nagpur, Maharashtra- ( www.vnit.ac.in )
12.NIT, Patna , Bihar -( www.nitp.ac.in )
13.NIT, Raipur , Chhattisgarh -( www.nitrr.ac.in )
14.NIT, Rourkela, Orissa -( www.nitrkl.ac.in )
15.NIT, Silchar Assam -( www.nits.ac.in)
16.NIT, Srinagar, Kashmir -( www.nitsri.net )
17.SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat -( www.svnit.ac.in )
18.NITK, Surathkal, Karnataka -( www.nitk.ac.in )
19.NIT, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu -( www.nitt.edu )
20.NIT, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh -( www.nitw.ac.in )
21.NIT, Goa-( www.nitgoa.ac.in )
Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)
1 IIIT, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh -( www.iiita.ac.in )
2 ABVIIITM, Gwalior, MP -( www.iiitm.ac.in )
3 IIITDM, Jabalpur , MP-( www.iiitdmj.ac.in )
4 IIITD&M, Kancheepuram, TN-( www.iiitdm.iitm.ac.in )
1 PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh -( www.pec.ac.in )
2 SLIET, Longowal, Punjab -( www.sliet.ac.in
3 NIFFT, Ranchi, Jharkhand-( www.sliet.ac.in )
* Actual list of participating institutes with seat matrix will be available on www.dasanit.org at the launch of online application process on April 01, 2012.
Under Graduate Programmes on offer for DASA 2012-13**
1 Aeronautical Engineering 19 Industrial & Production Engineering
2 Agricultural Engineering 20 Information Technology
3 Architecture 21 Integrated PG [IT/Management] – 5 Years
4 Bio-Medical Engineering 22 Instrumentation & Control Engineering
5 Bio-Technology 23 Instrumentation & Process Control
6 Ceramic Engineering 24 Maintenance and Plant Engineering
7 Chemical Engineering 25 Material Science & Metallurgical Engineering
8 Civil Engineering 26 Mechanical Engineering
9 Computer Science & Engineering 27 Manufacturing Engineering
10 Computer Science & Applications 28 Mining Engineering 11 Electrical Engineering 29 Production Engineering
12 Electrical & Electronics Engineering 30 Production & Engineering Management
13 Electronics & Communication Engineering 31 Production & Industrial Engineering
14 Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering 32 Textile Technology
15 Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 33 Engineering Physics
16 Electronics & Telecommunications 34 Welding Technology
17 Food Technology 35 Foundry Technology
18 Industrial Engineering Management
**The courses listed above are tentative and more than 2000 seats are likely to be available for allotment.
Submission of Online application -April 01 to May 25, 2012
Last date for receipt of SAT Subject Score -May 29 , 2012
Announcement of first list of selected candidates -June 01, 2012
Confirmation by first list candidates -June 01 to June 07, 2012
Announcement of second list -June 08, 2012
Confirmation by second list candidates -June 08 to June 14, 2012
Announcement of third list -June 15 , 2012
Confirmation by third list candidates -June 15 to June 18, 2012
Reporting to allotted Institutes -July 18 to July 23, 2012
Announcement of Vacant seat matrix for spot admission- July 25, 2012
Spot admissions against vacant seats -July 30, 2012
Reporting to allotted Institutes in spot admission-July 31 to August 06, 2012
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
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Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)/Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme for the Academic Year 2011-12
Undergraduate Courses in Engineering
National Institutes of Technology (NITs), IIITs and other premier Technical Institutions in India
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