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Direct Admissions of Students Abroad (DASA)

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA), 2016

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD Ministry), Government of India has announced admission of Foreign Nationals/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)/ Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and overseas citizens of India in under graduation/ post-graduation programmes at premier technical institutes of national importance under 'Direct Admission of Students Abroad' (DASA) scheme, 2016.

Admission under DASA scheme is based on the score in SAT Examination conducted by the College Board, USA. The participating Technical Institutions under DASA 2016 are all autonomous institutions and among the top ranked institutions in India. Alumni from institutions participating under DASA, excelled themselves in different fields of science, technology and management in various parts of the world.

Online application forms for admission under DASA, 2016 may kindly be submitted during the period 1 April to 1 June, 2016. The last date for receipt of SAT Test Score is 1 June, 2016. For more details of the DASA 2016 scheme, kindly visit

The coordinating institute for DASA 2016 is the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The contact details are:

Coordinator DASA 2016,
DASA Office, ECE Department,
National Institute of Technology Srinagar,
Hazratbal, Srinagar - 190006,
Jammu & Kashmir, India.
Tel: +91 194 241 4167.
Fax: +91 194 241 4178.