DASA UG 2017

DASA UG 2017DASA UG 2017 - The admission committee of DASA UG 2017 has open the application form for editing till June 19, 2017 (6 PM). A new schedule for counselling has also been published. Only three rounds of counselling will be held. The Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) Nagpur will be the coordinating institution of the Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA). Under the scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, DASA UG 2017 provides admission to all foreign students in the undergraduate engineering programmes offered by NITs, IIITs, SPAs and other Centrally Funded & Premier Technical Institutes. There are around 45 participating institutes under DASA UG 2017. The foreign engineering aspirants will have to fill and submit an online application form, which was available from April 1 to June 12. After submitting the DASA 2017 UG online application form, the applicants also had to submit their SAT subject test score to VNIT, Nagpur through College Board, USA and the code was 7035. The deadline for submitting SAT subject test score was June 12. Admissions will be done on the basis of the SAT scores of the applicants. Seats will be allotted on the basis of the applicant’s merit and preference of seats. For more details about the important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, counselling and more of DASA UG 2017, read the full article.


DASA UG 2017 offers admission to foreign nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI). The application forms are available only in online mode. 


Important: The CIGW fees for UG Dasa 2017 has been revised to Rs. 125000 per student per annum, payable either in Indian Rupees (INR) or equivalent US dollars. The candidates will be able to unlock their application from June 15 (6 PM) to June 19, 2017 (6 PM). If any NRI applicant decides to switch their category then they will be able to do so before June 19, 2017. Other candidates will be able to edit/add academic programme choices. The schedule of DASA UG 2017 has been rescheduled due to this change. The first round of seat allotment will be held on June 24, 2017. 


Latest: Resubmission of DASA UG Application Form 2017 is open till June 19. 


Salient Features of DASA UG 2017

DASA UG Participating Institutes 2017


DASA UG 2017 currently offers admission to all eligible applicants into 45 participating engineering institutes of the nation. These participating institutes include National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), School of Planning and Architecture (SPAs) and other premier Technical Institutions in India. Listed below are some of the participating institutes.


DASA UG 2017 Participating Institutes

For the full list, read DASA UG 2017 Participating Institutes.


DASA UG Important Dates 2017


The online registration of DASA UG 2017 have started from April 1, 2017, The admission committee of DASA 2017 UG has released the official admission dates. Read DASA UG Important Dates 2017 for more information.


DASA UG Important Dates 2017


Admission Events of DASA UG 2017

Important Dates 


Start of Online Application Forms

April 1, 2017


Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form

June 12, 2017


Last Date for Receipt of SAT Subject Test Score

June 12, 2017


Resubmission of Application Form 

June 19, 2017


Seat Allotment Round 1

June 24, 2017


Confirmation of applicants who have been allotted seats in the first round

June 24 to June 27, 2017


Seat Allotment Round 2

June 30, 2017


Confirmation of applicants who have been allotted in the second round

June 30 to July 3, 2017


Choice refilling and new applicants registration (If payment is made by SWIFT, then it should be paid by July 5, 2017)

July 4 to July 7, 2017


Seat Allotment Round 3

July 14, 2017


Confirmation of applicants who have been allotted a seat in the third round.

July 14 to July 17, 2017


Reporting of the applicants who have been selected in round 1, 2 and 3 to their allotted institute

July 18 to July 24, 2017


Announcement of vacant seat matrix for Spot round

 July 28, 2017


Choice refilling and new applicants registration for Spot Round (If payment is made by SWIFT then it should be paid by 29th July 2017)

 July 29 to July 31, 2017


 Spot Round against vacant seats & Spot Round Allotment

 August 2, 2017


 Reporting to allotted Institutes by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Spot Round

 August 3 to August 7, 2017


Deadline for receipt of SAT scores for DASA 2017 (Round 1 and 2)

 June 12, 2017


Deadline for receipt of SAT scores for DASA 2017 (Round 3)

 July 6, 2017


Deadline for receipt of SAT scores for DASA 2017 (Spot Round)

 July 28, 2017

DASA UG Eligibility Criteria 2017


The applicants who wish to get allotted under DASA UG 2017 will have to fulfil some criteria which have been set by the admission committee. Different criteria related to age, nationality and academics will have to be met by the applicants. In case the applicant fails to meet any of the eligibility criteria, then he/she will not be allowed to participate in the admission procedure.

  • Nationality: The applicants should be Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin/Overseas Citizen of India who have completed their qualifying examination in any country (including India). Indian national who have been studying abroad ( must have completed their 10+2 (or equivalent) exam from outside India) are also eligible for admission.

  • Age: Should have been born on or after October 1, 1992.

  • Educational Qualifications: The applicant must have qualified 10+2 (or equivalent) examination from any system of education as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with Physics, Mathematics and one of the three subjects from (Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Biology. 60% aggregate marks or 6.50 CGPA should have been secured by the applicants in the qualifying examination. Finally, the applicant should have a minimum total valid score of 2000 (out of maximum 2400) in SAT Subject Tests (Mathematics Level 2, Physics and Chemistry) and a minimum total score of 1600 (out of maximum 2000) in old format SAT.

Read DASA UG 2017 Eligibility Criteria for more details.


DASA UG 2017 Application Procedure


To be eligible for the admission procedure of DASA UG 2017, the applicants had to successfully register themselves. The application form of DASA UG 2017 was available in online mode for all applicants from April 1 to June 12. No other mode of application was available. Before filling the application form, all applicants were requested to read the eligibility criteria. Valid personal and academic information had to be submitted in the application form. Scanned copies of the applicant’s photograph, signature and relevant documents also had to be uploaded in the application form. Payment of the required application fees also had to be done. Last day for submission of the online application form was June 12, 2017. The candidates will now be able to edit their application form till June 19, 2017. 


Read the full application procedure in detail at DASA UG Application Form 2017.


DASA UG 2017 Application Fees


The applicants were required to pay the application fees and first-semester tuition fees while registering themselves for admissions. The fees had to be paid either by E-Payment i.e., credit card or debit card or through SWIFT transfer. All applicants had to pay the required fees. Failure to pay the fees will lead to the rejection of the application form. Details regarding the payment of fees through SWIFT transfer will be notified later.


DASA UG 2017 Application Fees


Category of Applicants

Application Fees (in US dollars)


General Applicants

US$ 4300


Foreign Nationals belonging to SAARC Countries

US$ 2300

DASA UG Merit List 2017


The admission committee will prepare a merit list consisting of the eligible applicants on the basis of total SAT Subject Test scores only. Those applicants whose valid SAT Subject Test scores were received by VNIT, Nagpur before the last date directly from the College Board will be eligible for the merit list and seat allotment procedure.


In case, two or more applicants have secured the same SAT Subject Test scores, then the inter se merit of the applicant will be determined using the following procedure:

  • By Marks obtained in SAT Subject Test for Mathematics Level 2 followed by Physics.

  • If the tie is still not broken, then the applicant who is older in age will be given preference.

For more information, read DASA UG 2017 Merit List.


DASA UG Seat Allotment 2017


All admissions under DASA UG 2017 will be done based on the merit of the applicants. Those applicants who have been listed in the merit list will be allotted seats as per their preference selected in the application form and availability of the seats. Higher the applicant in the merit list, the higher priority he/she will get during allotment process. The list of the applicants and their allotted institute will be released online. No individual allotment letters/email will be sent to the selected applicants. The applicants who are allotted their first choice will have the option of accepting or declining the allotted seat. Up-gradation of seats will be another option which will be provided to those applicants who were allotted any choice of course. The applicants will have to confirm their allotted choices within the specified time. Failure to do so will lead to the disqualification of the applicant.


After the three rounds of allotment session are over, the applicants will have to report at their allotted institute for admission. Verification of documents and medical fitness test will be conducted at the Institute to confirm the admission.


Read DASA UG 2017 Seat Allotment for full seat allotment procedure details.


Contact Details:

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur

South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra - 440010

Website: www.vnit.ac.in


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