The Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) application process has started for the academic year 2022-23. Eligible candidates can apply online through its official website www.dasanit.org. This year, the admission process will be conducted by NIT Warangal. Under the DASA 2022 scheme, the Foreign Nationals, PIO, OCI, and NRI candidates can get admission to various UG and PG programmes of the premier Institutes of India. After filling the online application form, eligible candidates will be shortlisted for the counselling process to get seats in the NITs (National Institute of Technology), IIEST, IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology), SPAs (Schools of Planning and Architecture) and other Centrally Funded & Premier Technical Institutes. Qualifying JEE Main with a valid rank is mandatory for students seeking admission in B.Tech and B.Arch programmes through DASA UG 2022 counselling. Read on to get complete information about the DASA UG 2022 counselling process.
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The Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) is a scheme launched by the Ministry of Education (earlier known as the Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India, to provide direct admissions to foreign nationals and Indian students studying abroad into undergraduate and postgraduate courses in premier Indian institutes.
NRI (Non-Resident Indian), PIO (Person of Indian Origin), and OCI (Overseas Citizen of Indian) candidates, along with foreign nationals and Indian students studying abroad, can apply for the DASA scheme. 15% of the total seats fall under the supernumerary quota of DASA.
For Undergraduate courses, admission will be provided based on the rank secured by the candidate in JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Main 2022. For Postgraduate courses, admission will be provided based on the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) and GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) scores of the candidates.
|Name||Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA UG)|
|Conducting Institute||National Institute of Technology Warangal, India|
|Eligible Candidates||NRI (Non-Resident Indian), PIO (Person of Indian Origin), OCI (Overseas Citizen of Indian), Foreign nationals and Indian students studying abroad.|
|Participating Institutes||NITs, IIITs, SPAs and other Centrally Funded & Premier Technical Institutes.|
|Basis of Admission||Based on JEE Main 2022 Rank|
|Mode of Application||Online|
Here we present DASA UG 2022 tentative Counselling Schedule:
|Events||(Tentative) Date/Time [as per Indian Standard Time IST]|
|Application form release||29 August 2022 (Mon)|
|Last date of online application submission||20 September 2022 (Tue)
|DASA Rank Declaration Based on JEE Main Rank||30 September 2022 (Fri) 10.00 AM|
|First round of Seat Allotment||5 October 2022 (Wed)|
|Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 1||6 Oct 2022 (Thu) 10:00 AM to 7 Oct 2022 (Fri) 06:00 PM|
|Second Round of Seat Allotment||8 Oct 2022 (Sat) 05:00 PM|
|Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 2||9 Oct 2022 (Sun) to 10 Oct 2022 (Mon) 6:00 PM|
|Third Round of Seat Allotment||11 Oct 2022 (Tue) 5 PM|
|Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 3||12 Oct 2022 (Wed) 10 AM to 13 Oct 2022 (Thurs) 6:00 PM|
|Reporting to allotted Institutes for admission by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Rounds 1, 2 and 3.||14 Oct 2022 (Fri) to 17 Oct 2022 (Mon) 5:00 PM|
|Internal Sliding||19 Oct 2022 (Wed) 10:00 AM|
|Announcement of vacant seat matrix for Special round||20 Oct 2022 (Thurs) 05:00 PM|
|Choice refilling for Special Round||21 Oct 2022 (Fri) 10:00 AM to 25 Oct 2022 (Tue) 05:00 PM|
|Special Round Allotment||27 Oct 2022 (Thu) 5:00 PM|
|Reporting to allotted Institutes for admission by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Special Round||28 Oct 2022 (Fri) to 31 Oct 2022 (Mon) 5:00 PM|
Note: SPOT round, if any, will be announced and conducted by respective Institutes after 1st Nov 2022 strictly against the vacancies, if any. Candidates registered in DASA-2022 will only be eligible to participate (including those who declined their allotment at any stage).
Candidates need to check the eligibility criteria for DASA UG 2022 before filling the application form to avoid any rejection at a later stage. The eligibility criteria is as follows:
Candidates born on or after 01 October, 1997, are eligible to apply.
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 Senior Secondary [10+2] or equivalent from any system of education as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with Mathematics, Physics and one of the subjects from (Chemistry, Bio-technology, Computer Science, Biology) in 11th AND / OR 12th, as applicable in the respective boards.
Applicants appearing for the Senior Secondary [10+2] or equivalent in the academic year 2021-22 and expecting their final results latest by December 31, 2022 may also apply.
Candidates should have a valid JEE Main 2022 Rank
All Overseas candidates studying in any country including India or Indian nationals studying abroad are eligible to apply only if they fulfil the prescribed admission criteria.
Prescribed admission criteria for Indian Nationals shall be at least two years of education, inclusive of 11th & 12th or equivalent (not beyond), in a foreign country during the last 8 years and must pass the qualifying examination from abroad.
Out of 15% seats under the supernumerary quota of DASA, 5% of the seats are reserved for Children of Indian Workers in Gulf (CIWG). That means 1/3rd of seats from DASA quota is reserved for CIWG.
CIWG is a scheme launched by the Ministry of Education (earlier known as the Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India for the children of Indian expatriates (NRIs / PIOs / OCIs) in Gulf countries seeking admissions at the premier Indian Institutes (NITs / IIITs / CFTIs / SPAs etc.) under the DASA scheme. 1/3rd of the seats from DASA are reserved for CIWG.
Countries under CIWG are:
Candidates are required to submit the Registration Fee and First Semester Tuition Fee with DASA-2022 online application. Details are given below:
|Admission Category||Registration Fee (Non -Refundable)||Tuition Fee (For First Semester only) payable to DASA 2022||Total Amount paid along with the Application Form||Total amount to be paid with Application Form (in INR)|
|DASA (CIWG)||US $ 300/-||INR ₹ 62,500/-
(or US $ 762)
|US $ 1062/-||INR ₹ 87,100|
|DASA (Non-SAARC)||US $ 300/-||US $ 4000/-||US $ 4300/-||INR ₹ 3,52,600|
|DASA (SAARC)||US $ 300/-||US $ 2000/-||US $ 2300/-||INR ₹ 1,88,600|
The fee can be paid through SWIFT /E- Payment /NEFT /RTGS Transfer only. The full payable amount shall be paid in one transaction, i.e., only one transaction id. to be provided for the entire payable amount.
Additional Documents Required by CIWG Candidates:
|Signature||Should be on a white background.
File Size: Maximum 100KB
File Format: JPG
|Photograph||Recent passport size photograph.
File Size: Maximum 100KB
File Dimension: 3.5cm x 3.5cm
File Format: JPG
|Other Documents||The scanned documents could be colour, black & white or grayscale.
File Size: Maximum 500KB
File Format: JPG /JPEG
Step 1- Registration:
Once correct details are entered, account creation is complete.
Candidates are advised to note the Applicant ID and password for future reference.
Step 2- Application Form:
Once the account has been created, log into your account using your Applicant ID and password.
Enter any number of choices of institutes and courses in the order of preference from the list of courses available.
Upload the following documents:
Step 3- Submission:
Candidates are not required to send the hard copy of the application form and documents to DASA office
Step 4- Fee Payment:
Now the candidates are required to submit the application fee. The fee can be paid via SWIFT /E- Payment/NEFT/RTGS Transfer.
DASA UG 2022 Merit List / Rank List will be prepared on the basis of JEE Main 2022 Ranks. Only those candidates who have submitted their application before the deadline will be considered for the Merit List / Rank List. Candidates will be called for counselling based on the Merit List. DASA UG Rank List 2022 will be released online at the official website and candidates can check it by logging into their account using their application number and password.
DASA split its seat allotment rounds into two categories.
First: Candidates who are allotted their first choice of Institute/ course.
Here you have two options:
Second: Candidates who are allotted any choice of Course/ Institute other than the first choice.
Here you have three options:
Candidates who are allotted and accepted specific Institutions/ courses will be provided with a provisional admission letter that needs to be submitted at the allotted institute at the time of admission. All the provisionally selected candidates are required to report to the allotted institutes for document verification on the specified dates. The details regarding the documents/ certificates to be submitted at the time of reporting at the Institute can be checked with the respective Institutes.
Internal Sliding: Internal sliding would be conducted for ALL the admitted candidates for vacancies that exist in the particular institute on completion of the admission process. The original choices of Branches filled by the candidates would only be considered, and no fresh choice filling/ modifications are required.
Special Round: The authorities will conduct a special round of allotment for the vacant seats. Registered eligible candidates who have already paid the fee but didn’t get any allotment in the earlier rounds will be considered for allotment in the Special Round. Here the candidates need to fill in new choices, as the previous choices would be deleted. Candidates who have declined their allotments or withdrawn/cancelled their applications at any stage are not eligible for the Special round.
All candidates who have been allotted a seat in an Institution have to report to the allotted institute with all the required documents on the specified dates to confirm their admission.
|Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh|
|Charotar University of Science and Technology(CHARUSAT), Gujarat|
|Delhi Technological University, Delhi|
|Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab|
|Gautam Buddha University|
|Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur|
|Indian Institute of Information and Technology, Sonepat|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, UP|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Chennai|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, MP|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam, Kerala|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune, Maharastra|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Una, Himachal Pradesh|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara – International Campus Diu, Gujarat|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Gujarat|
|Indian Maritime University|
|Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women, New Delhi|
|Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi|
|Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka|
|Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh|
|Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad|
|National Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|National Institute of Technology , Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh|
|National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh|
|National Institute of Technology Calicut ,Kerala|
|National Institute of Technology Goa|
|National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur Jharkhand|
|National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Karnataka|
|National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Haryana|
|National Institute of Technology, Agartala, Tripura|
|National Institute of Technology, Andhrapradesh|
|National Institute of Technology, Delhi|
|National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal|
|National Institute of Technology, Manipur|
|National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya|
|National Institute of Technology, Mizoram|
|National Institute of Technology, Patna , Bihar|
|National Institute of Technology, Puducherry, Karaikkal|
|National Institute of Technology, Raipur , Chhattisgarh|
|National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa|
|National Institute of Technology, Sikkim|
|National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assar|
|National Institute of Technology, Srinagar|
|National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu|
|National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand|
|National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana|
|Netaji Subhas University of Technology Delhi|
|Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Gandhinagar|
|Punjab Engineering College(Deemed to be University), Chandigarh|
|Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Punjab|
|Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat|
|School of Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi|
|School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada|
|School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal|
|School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi|
|Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Tezpur University, Assam|
|The University Institute of Engineering of Technology (UIET), Punjab University, Chandigarh|
|UIET Panjab University Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Centre (UIET PUSSRC), Hoshiarpur, (Punjab)|
|Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra|
With the announcement of DASA UG 2022 registration process, the authorities have also released the DASA UG Seat Matrix for the session 2022-23. Candidates can check the seat matrix by clicking here.
DASA UG 2022 cut-off will be released by the authorities after completion of the counselling rounds in terms of opening and closing rank. For reference, candidates can check DASA UG 2021 cutoff.
|Round 1||CIWG||Click Here|
|Round 2||CIWG||Click Here|
|Round 3||CIWG||Click Here|
Refund of Tuition Fee will be regulated as follows:
Full tuition fee will be refunded for candidates:
Partial (50%) tuition fee will be refunded for candidates who are allotted any seat as per their choices and do not accept the allotment (by choosing “Decline” option).
No refund will be provided for candidates:
Q: How do I apply for DASA?
A: To apply for DASA UG 2022, candidates need to register themselves at www.dasanit.org by filling and submitting the application form before the mentioned deadline.
Q: Who is eligible for DASA?
A: NRI (Non-resident Indian), PIO (Person of Indian Origin), and OCI (Overseas Citizen of Indian) candidates along with foreign nationals and Indian students studying abroad are eligible to participate in DASA provided that they have a valid JEE Main Rank. The detailed eligibility criteria are mentioned above.
Q: How much rank in JEE Main is required for admission through DASA?
A: Rank varies for various courses and institutes, however, in general, students should have 95-99 JEE Main percentile for admission to the top institutes through DASA.
Q: Is there any NRI quota in NIT?
A: Yes, NITs, IIITs, and some other reputed institutes have certain reserved seats for NRI students under the DASA scheme. The DASA quota seats account for 15% of the total seats of the institute and the candidate’s JEE Main rank will be considered to determine his/her admission to DASA/CIWG seats. To know more read our blog on FAQs by NRI students.
Q: What is CIWG certificate?
A: A Certificate issued by the company/organization as proof that the parent/individual is working in the Gulf country is termed as CIWG certificate.
Q: Can Indian students apply for DASA?
A: Indian nationals studying abroad are eligible to apply under DASA only if they have spent at least two years of education, inclusive of 11th & 12th or equivalent (not beyond), in a foreign country during the last 8 years and must pass the qualifying examination from abroad.
Q: What is DASA Special Round?
A: DASA Special Round will be conducted for the allotment of the vacant seats. Registered eligible candidates who have already paid the fee but didn’t get any allotment in the earlier rounds will be considered for allotment in the Special Round.
Q: What is DASA Spot Round?
A: DASA Spot Round will be conducted by the respective institutes strictly against the vacancies. Only those candidates who have registered in DASA 2022 will be eligible to participate including those who declined their allotment at any stage. DASA 2022 will share the merit list of registered candidates and the vacancies, if any, with the participating Institutes for the same.
Q: Which is the best NIT in India?
A: NIT Trichy, NIT Rourkela, NIT Surathkal, NIT Warangal & NIT Kurukshetra are amongst the top 10 NITs in India.
Q: What are the minimum marks required for admission into NITs?
A: For admission into NITs and other reputed institutes, candidates should score 75% or above in the qualifying exam i.e. JEE Main 2022.