DASA 2024: Application Process | Important Dates | Eligibility | Seat Matrix

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DASA (Direct Admission of Students Abroad) is a scheme for the admission of NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign Students to Undergraduate Engineering and Architecture programs offered by the NITs, IIITs, SPAs, and other Central Funded & Premier Technical Institutes of India. Under this scheme, students are given direct admission to the institutes based on their JEE Main Rank.

Understanding the DASA 2024 application process in advance can be highly beneficial. This year, the process will be conducted by NIT Raipur, which is expected to commence in the second week of June 2024. Knowing these details early on can help students and parents plan their application strategy effectively.

Candidates applying through the DASA scheme should obtain complete details. This blog will provide all essential information about the DASA scheme to assist students and parents in smoothly completing the process.

DASA 2024 Important Dates:

The DASA 2024 application process should released is released. Below, we are sharing complete schedule for the DASA 2024.

Particulars  Dates 
Online Registrations 10 June to 19 June 2024 (11:59 PM)
Fee Submission Last date 21 June 2024 (11:59 PM)
Application Withdrawal Last date 25 June 2024 (05:00 PM)
Rank Declaration 27 June 2024 (05:00 PM)
Mock Seat Allotments 29 June 2024
DASA choice filling options reopening & Submission 30 June 2024 (10:00 AM) to 01 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
First round of allotment seat allotment 05 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 1 06 July 2024 (10:00 AM) to 07 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Second Round of Seat Allotment 11 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 2 12 July 2024 (10:00 AM) to 13 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Third Round of Seat Allotment 15 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Confirmation by the candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 3 16 July 2024 (10:00 AM) to 17 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
*Withdrawal option from DASA 2024 19 July 2024 (10:00 AM) to 22 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
FINAL (Fourth) Round of Seat Allotment 23 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Confirmation by the candidates who have been allotted a seat in FINAL (4) Round 23 July 2024 (05:00 PM) to 24 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Online reporting to allotted Institutes for admission by the candidates who have been allotted a seat in Rounds 1, 2, 3 and FINAL (4) 25 July 2024, 26 July 2024 and 27 July 2024 (10:00 AM to 05:00 PM)
Internal Sliding 28 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Announcement of vacant seat matrix for Special round 29 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Choice refilling for Special Round 30 July 2024 (10:00 AM) to 31 July 2024 (05:00 PM)
Special Round Allotment 01 August 2024 (05:00 PM)
Physical reporting to allotted Institutes for admission by the candidates who have been allotted a seat in Special Round and regular rounds 1,2, 3 and FINAL (4). 08 August 2024 (09:00 AM) to 14 August 2024 (05:00 PM)

Check Eligibility for DASA 2024:

To be eligible to apply for the DASA 2024 scheme, the candidates are required to fulfil the eligibility criteria given below:


  • Candidates born on or after 01 October 1999 are eligible.

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have passed the +2 or equivalent exam from any system of education recognised by the Association of Indian Universities with the required subjects.
  • Students expecting their final results for the academic session 2023-24 by 31 September 2024 are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have minimum aggregate marks of 75% or 7.5 CGPA on a 10-point Scale or Equivalent Grades in Mathematics, Physics and one of the subjects from (Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Biology) of the qualifying examination.
  • Aspirants must have a valid JEE Main Rank.

For Architecture, candidates must pass the 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or the 10+3 diploma exam with Mathematics as a compulsory subject. The candidate should have secured 75% marks (7.5 CGPA) in aggregate in the qualifying examination, as applicable in the respective boards. 

For Planning, candidates who passed the 10+2 exam with mathematics are eligible. The candidate should also have secured 75% marks (7.5 CGPA) in aggregate in the qualifying exam, as applicable by the respective boards.

Residential Requirement:

Under the DASA 2024 scheme, all foreign nationals studying in any country or Indian nationals studying abroad who meet the prescribed admission criteria are eligible to apply.

Prescribed admission criteria for Indian Nationals are at least two years of education, including 11th and 12th or equivalent (not beyond), in a foreign country during the last eight years and passing the qualifying examination abroad.

DASA 2024 Application Process:

Candidates who wish to apply can follow the below steps for a smooth process.

  • Visit the official website of DASA.
  • Complete the registration process by filling out the required details.
  • After the account is successfully created, a confirmation email with the secure link to complete the registration is sent to the registered email ID.
  • Click the web link sent through email.
  • Enter the applicant ID and password, which are unique to you and necessary for accessing your application, and click enter to complete the registration process.
  • Log in to the official website and fill out the required details in the application form.
  • Upload the passport-size photograph, scanned signature in JPG format, and other required documents.
  • After submitting the application form and making the necessary payments, students are advised to download and keep a copy for future reference and potential queries.

DASA Documents required:

  • Passport of Students (Nepal Nationals who do not have a passport, a copy of an Authenticated Citizenship Card has to be submitted).
  • Date of Birth proof (Secondary Education Board/ University Certificate [Class X] or any certificate issued by the Government authorities).
  • 10, 11 and 12 or equivalent exams mark sheet
  • Certificate from school authorities as proof of completion of 11th and 12th grade or equivalent.
  • If the CGPA is on a different scale than that specified, the principal examination authorities provide the percentage/CGPA equivalence, or only grades are awarded.
  • Proof of 2 years of education (11th & 12th or equivalent) in the foreign country for NRIs (School leaving certificate/Mark sheets/Study Certificate as in appendix IV).
  • The JEE Main 2024 final scorecard showing rank.

DASA Seat Matrix:

The DASA UG 2024 seat matrix will be released by the organising body once the announcement of the counselling process starts. But to help students get ideas related to the DASA seat matrix, we are sharing the DASA 2023 seat matrix details with you.

The DASA Seat Matrix for 2023 outlines the allocation of 4283 seats among 55+ technical institutions in India, with 1426 seats designated for the CIWG category.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Ques: When will the application process for DASA 2024 start?

Answer: The application process for DASA 2024 will start from 10 June 2024.

Ques: How many seats are reserved for CIWG (Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf)?

Answer: 5% seats (within 15% of the supernumerary quota of DASA) are reserved for Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf (i.e., 1/3rd seats from the DASA quota are reserved for CIWG).

Ques: Who is eligible to take admissions in IIITs, NITs and others via the DASA Scheme?

Answer: DASA is a scheme under which NRI/ PIO/ OCI/ Foreign national students are allowed admissions under a 15% reserved quota in NITs, IIITs, and other technical institutes. DASA UG admissions are based on JEE Main ranks.

Ques: Who is the organising body for DASA 2024?

Answer: DASA UG 2024 will be coordinated by the NIT Raipur.

Ques: Which institute admits candidates through the DASA/CIWG Scheme?

Answer: Institutes like NITs, IIITs, SPAs, and other Centrally Funded and premier Technical Institutes admit candidates through the DASA UG scheme.

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