Make srikumar as your homepage

< >


Please check "WHAT IS NEW?"  to see new pages we are adding. Enjoy

CAD Free stuff | NRI | Jobs | Home pages Education | Kids | Movies | Games | Music | Indian Music | A  to Z topics | Science| Translate |Type any language| What is New? |

 Engineering| Alumni | Health | Sports |Tourism |Computers | Business | Oman 123| 3D perspectives | Chat Free downloads |Shopping | Family | Comments | Contact
Articles| Advertising | Cooking | Humour | Interior Design| Marketing | Study Abroad |Toastmasters| Useful Tips | Subscribe Newsletter| Job Posting

Art of Living
Feng Shui
< >
Question papers
House plans
Interior Design

L.Srikumar Pai
B.Sc( Engg.), MIE, MIWWA, MICI
Civil Engineer & CAD Specialist
Web master

See my 3d perspectives using AutoCAD & 3DS Max.
3D Album


( Direct Admission of Students Abroad )

Education Main Page | Edu.after 10th | Online study | Scholarships | Edu.Courses | Edu.Loans

Entrance details: | Engineering | Medical | Law | Management | PG | More...

DASA 2013-2014 |   DASA for M.Tech & MBA   |   SPDC-2012-2013DASA NIT web site

Edcil Web site SPDC- ( Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children) 2021-2013 Download applications


DASA for M.Tech/MBA


Online registration 2012 Education page

DASA 2014-15

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) 2014-15
( A Scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India)
Undergraduate Admissions will be based on SAT subject test scores. (Subjects: Mathematics
Level 2, Physics and Chemistry). For more details on SAT Subject Tests visit website: SAT subject test score has to be sent directly through CollegeBoard
to NITK (Institute Code: 6530). SAT subject test scores received till May 31, 2014 only will be
considered for preparation of the first, second, third and fourth round merit lists.

Tentative Schedule for DASA Undergraduate Admissions 2014
Submission of Online Application- April 1 (Tue) to May 26 (Mon)2014

Hardcopy of application to reach NITK May 31 (Sat) 2014

Round I Allotment June 07, (Sat) 2014
Round II Allotment June 14, (Sat), 2014
Round III Allotment June 20, (Fri) 2014
Round IV Allotment July 4, (Fri) 2014

Joining at Participating Institutions July 14– 17, (Mon–Thu) 2014

Spot Admission July 25, (Fri) 2014

The details of academic eligibility, residential eligibility and fee payment etc., will be published on DASA website shortly.

Email: ;


DASA 2013-14

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.  Brochure : DASA 2013-2014

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.

Payment Details

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.

Candidate's Portal

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.

Brochure : DASA 2013-2014



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 qualified professionals.

Traditionally, the 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.

Students contemplating 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 world.

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 under DASA scheme to NITK, Surathkal from academic year 2010-11 to 2012-13. Till date students from more than 30 countries have been admitted under DASA.

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.


Academic Eligibility

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: 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 ( 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.

Participating Institutions*

National Institutes of Technology (NITs)

1.NIT, Agartala, Tripura -(  )
2.MNNIT, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh -(  )
3.MANIT, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh -( )
4.NIT, Calicut, Kerala -( )
5.NIT, Durgapur, West Bengal -( )
6.NIT, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh -( )
7.MNIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan -( )
8.NITJ, Jalandhar, Punjab- ( )
9.NIT, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand -( )
10.NIT, Kurukshetra, Haryana -( )
11.VNIT Nagpur, Maharashtra- ( )
12.NIT, Patna , Bihar -( )
13.NIT, Raipur , Chhattisgarh -( )
14.NIT, Rourkela, Orissa -( )
15.NIT, Silchar Assam -(
16.NIT, Srinagar, Kashmir -( )
17.SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat -( )
18.NITK, Surathkal, Karnataka -( )
19.NIT, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu -( )
20.NIT, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh -( )
21.NIT, Goa-( )
22.NIT, Manipur
23.NIT, Nagaland
24.NIT, Sikkim

Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)

1 IIIT, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh -( )
2 ABVIIITM, Gwalior, MP -( )
3 IIITDM, Jabalpur , MP-( )
4 IIITD&M, Kancheepuram, TN-( )

Other Institutions
1 PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh -( )
2 SLIET, Longowal, Punjab -(
3 NIFFT, Ranchi, Jharkhand-( )

* Actual list of participating institutes with seat matrix will be available on  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.

Important Dates

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

Contact Details

Coordinator DASA
DASA Office
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Mangalore 575 025, KARNATAKA, INDIA
Phone : +91 824 2474085
Fax : +91 824 2474085
Email :
DASA Website: 


Admissions for
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

Applicants are required to note that the DASA 2011 online application portal is launched on April 1st 2011. Applicants are advised to read the brochure carefully before filling the online application form.
The online application and other relevant information can be seen here

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has entrusted the coordination of the admission process under DASA scheme to NITK, Surathkal from academic year 2010-11 vide an official order (No F-22-12/2007-TSIII dated 04 March 2010).

For any queries on DASA 2011-12 admissions, you may email to



SPDC-Download Application



Search this site
Useful articles
Real Estate 
< >
Free MP3
AutoCAD Blocks
3D Max textures
Printer Drivers
Entrance Test
IAS Topper
Public Speaking
Study Abroad
Type any language
Useful articles
Useful Tips
What is New?
Admission tests
Courses & careers
Religious talk
GSB & Konkani



About us | Submit your site |Suggestions | A to Z topics |Advertising | Auctions | Alumni | Arts | Astrology | Animals | BusinessCooking CAD| Computers | Disabled People
Environment | Education | Engineering | Family | Festivals | Freebies | Fun | Games | Health | India | Jobs | Jokes |Kerala | Kids | NRI News |   Movies | Music | Medicine 
Photography | Religion Science | Shopping | Sports | Tenders | Tourism | Vaastu shastra | Women Zoo
Copyright 2009-2010