DASA Admission Dates 2012-13

Tentative schedule for DASA PG (M.Tech/MBA)

  • Launch of DASA PG Programme: 10th May, 2012
  • Submission of on-line application: 10th May, 2012 to 30th June, 2012
  • Announcement of first merit list: 12th July, 2012
  • Confirmation by selected students through E-mail and on portal: 17th July, 2012
  • Announcement of second merit list: 19th July, 2012
  • Confirmation by selected students: 22nd July, 2012
  • Admission in allotted Institutes: 23rd July, 2012 to 01st August, 2012
  • Additional rounds/Spot admission round, if required: 05th August, 2012


Direct Admission to Students Abroad (DASA)

Direct admission to students abroad (DASA) scheme for Post Graduate Programmes (M.Tech and MBA) 2012-13 coordinating institute National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal Mangalore

Admissions for Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)/Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme for the academic year 2012-13 to National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)

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 for undergraduate programme from the academic session 2001-02 onwards
  • The post graduate programme in Engineering and MBA Programme was launched from the academic year 2011-2012
  • At present more than 15 institutes are participating in the scheme offering more than 300 seats
  • The admission process is online, and requires a candidate to fill an online application form and make payment of fee electronically (swift transfer/e-transfer/demand draft)
  • A signed print copy of the online application form along with necessary documentary evidences are also required to be submitted to NITK, Surathkal

Academic Eligibility

  • Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination, i.e. Four/Five year undergraduate programme in Engineering or equivalent for M.Tech and any UG degree for MBA programme from any system of education as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities; and
  • Must have secured a minimum of at least 60% aggregate marks or 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale or equivalent grades in the qualifying examination; and
  • Must have a minimum total of 300 GRE test score for eligibility in case of those seeking admission for M.Tech and minimum of 480 GMAT test score in case of those seeking admission for MBA
  • Valid GRE/GMAT scores of earlier years should be above 60% of maximum score for eligibility
  • For more details on GRE tests please visit http://www.ets.org/gre
  • For more details on GMAT test please visit http://www.mba.com/thegmat.aspx

Fee structure: Registration fee and first year tuition fee an amount of US$ 4250 (US Dollar four thousand two hundred and fifty only) towards non-refundable registration fee of US$ 250 (US Dollar two hundred fifty only) and first year tuition fee of US$ 4,000 (US Dollar four thousand only) is required to be paid along with the application form

  • Charges for demand draft or electronic-payment, if any, should be borne by the candidates
  • Foreign Nationals from SAARC countries seeking admission through this channel shall be allowed 50% fee waiver (tuition fee only) provided they have studied/are studying in SAARC countries only
  • They are required to submit an amount of US$ 2250 along with the application form
  • Requisite registration fee and first year tuition fee can be paid either through bank transfer or demand draft or electronic-payment

Submission of application

  • The submission of application is a two stage process, both of which are essential
  • On-line application (http://www.dasanit.org) and submission of signed print copy of the application along with required documents
  • Submission of copies of GRE/GMAT score
  • Seat allotment procedure: Seat allotment will be solely based on submitted GRE/GMAT test scores and the choices given by the candidate, in the order of their merit and priority taken together

Direct Admission to Students Abroad (DASA) Participating Institutions

M.Tech admission

NIT Agartala, Tripura (www.nitagartala.in); MNNIT Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (www.mnnit.ac.in); MANIT Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (www.manit.ac.in); NIT Calicut, Kerala (www.nitc.ac.in); MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan (www.mnit.ac.in); NIT Jalandhar, Punjab (www.nitj.ac.in); NIT Kurukshetra, Haryana (www.nitkkr.ac.in); NIT, Patna , Bihar (www.nitp.ac.in); NIT, Rourkela, Orissa (www.nitrkl.ac.in); NIT, Silchar, Assam (www.nits.ac.in); SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat (www.svnit.ac.in); NITK, Surathkal, Karnataka (www.nitk.ac.in); NIT, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu (www.nitt.edu); ABVIIITM, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh (www.iiitm.ac.in); IIITDM, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (www.iiitdmj.ac.in); SLIET Longowal (www.sliet.ac.in)

MBA admission

MNNIT, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (www.mnnit.ac.in); MANIT, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (www.manit.ac.in); NIT, Kurukshetra, Haryana (www.nitkkr.ac.in); NIT, Rourkela, Orissa (www.nitrkl.ac.in); NITK, Surathkal, Karnataka (www.nitk.ac.in); NIT, Triruchirapalli, Tamilnadu (www.nitt.edu); ABVIIITM, Gwalior, MP (www.iiitm.ac.in)

This list is tentative as per DASA 2011-12 admissions

A complete list of participating institutes with seat matrix will be available on www.dasanit.org during the launch of on-line application process on 10th May, 2012

Course on offer for M.Tech DASA 2012-13: Advanced Networks; Applied Mechanics; Bio Medical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Communication Systems; Communication Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Control and Industrial Automation; Control system; Control and Instrumentation Power Systems; Control and Instrumentation Engineering; Communication and Signal Processing; Design and manufacturing; Digital Communication Engineering; Earthquake Engineering; Electronics and Communication Engineering; Energy; Environmental Engineering; Food Engineering and Technology; Geotechnical Engineering; GIS & Remote Sensing; Hydro- Informatics Engineering; Industrial and Production Engineering; Industrial Engineering and Management; Industrial Power and Automation; Industrial Safety Engineering; Information Security; Instrumentation and Control System; Instrumentation Engineering; Machine Design; Machine Design and Analysis; Manufacturing Technology; Manufacturing System Engineering; Master of Design; Mechanical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering (Design); Mechanical Engineering (CAD & Manufacturing); Mechanical Engineering (Welding & Fabrication); Marine Structures; Mechatronics; Metallurgical & Materials Engineering; Micro Electronics & VLSI Design; Micro Electronics & VLSI Technology; Nano Technology; Non Destructive Testing; Polymer; Power and Energy System Engineering; Power Electronics; Power Electronics & Drives; Power System Engineering; Power Systems; Power Control & Drives; Process Metallurgy; Production Engineering; Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Transfer; Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering; Stress and Vibration Analysis; Structural Engineering; Software Engineering; Thermal Engineering; Thermal Science & Engineering; Thermal Turbo Machines; Traffic & Transportation Planning; Transportation Engineering; Turbo Mechanics; Urban & Regional Planning; Urban Planning; VLSI; VLSI & Embedded System Design; Water Resource Engineering; Welding Engineering

The courses listed above are as per DASA 2011-12 admissions

The actual list will be available on www.dasanit.org during the launch of online application process on 10th May, 2012

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