DASA UG 2018

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Latest: According to media reports, there may be a change in the DASA scheme. Whether it will be revamped or scrapped is yet not announced by the authorities. As soon as the authorities notify this, the details will be updated.


Quick Facts of DASA UG 2018

Events Overview
Name of Admission Process Direct Admission of Students Abroad
Commonly Known As DASA
Conducting Institute Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
Duration of Course 4 Years
Participating Institutes NITs, IIITs, SPAs and other Centrally Funded & Premier Technical Institutes.
Mode of Application Online

DASA UG 2018 Important Dates

S.No Events Important Dates 
1 Release of DASA UG 2018 Online Application Form April 10, 2018
2 Final Date to Submit Filled Application Form June 11, 2018
3 Last Date to Submit SAT Subject Test Score June 11, 2018
4 Round 1 – Seat Allotment June 24, 2018
5 Confirmation of candidates who have been allotted seats in Round 1 June 24-27, 2018
6 Round 2 – Seat Allotment June 30, 2018
7 Confirmation of candidates who have been allotted seats in Round 2 June 30-July 3, 2018
8 Round 3 – Seat Allotment July 6, 2018
9 Confirmation of candidates who have been allotted seats in Round 3 July 6-9, 2018
10 Choice refilling and new candidates registration (if payment is made by SWIFT then it should be paid by July 5, 2018) July 10-13, 2018
11 Round 4 – Seat Allotment July 17, 2018
12 Confirmation of candidates who have been allotted seats in Round 4 July 17-20, 2018
13 Reporting of the candidates who have been selected in Round 1, 2, 3 and 4 to their allotted institute July 21-26, 2018
14 Announcement of vacant seat matrix for Spot Round July 29, 2018
15 Special Round – New Registrations and Choice Refilling (if payment is made by SWIFT then it should be paid by July 29, 2018) July 30 to August 1, 2018
16 Spot Round against vacant seats & Spot Round Allotment August 3, 2018
17 Reporting to allotted institutes by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Spot Round August 4-8, 2018

Last dates for Receipt of SAT Scores for DASA 2018

S.No. Events Dates

Last Date for Receipt for SAT scores for DASA 2018 (Round 1,2,3)

June 11, 2018


Last Date for Receipt for SAT scores for DASA 2018 (Round 4)

July 12, 2018

Last Date for Receipt for SAT scores for DASA 2018 (Spot Round)

July 31, 2018


Programmes Offered though DASA UG 2018

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Ceramic Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • Mining Engineering

  • Biotechnology

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science and Engineering

  • Electronics System Engineering

  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Physics

  • Food Technology

  • Food Processing and Technology

  • Mathematics and Computing

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Industrial and Production Engineering

  • Information & Communication Technology

  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering

  • Industrial Design

  • Polymer Science & Chemical Technology

  • Petrol Engineering

  • Textile Technology

  • Software Engineering

  • Marine Engineering

  • Agricultural Engineering

DASA UG 2018 Eligibility Criteria

All candidates will be required to meet the decided eligibility criteria of DASA UG 2018 for admissions. Various eligibility factors such as age, academics, residential details and more has to be satisfied by the candidates before registering themselves.

  • Age: The candidates who are born on or after October 1, 1993 will be eligible for admissions. 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.

  • Residential Requirement: All foreign national studying in any country including India or Indian nationals studying abroad who will fulfill prescribed admission criteria will be eligible. The Indian nationals should have studied atleast two years (inclusive of 11th and 12th standard or equivalent and not beyond) in a foreign country during the last eight years and must have passed the qualification examination from abroad.

  • Academic Eligibility: The candidates should have passed their qualifying examination i.e., 10+2 or equivalent from any system of education as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. The subjects of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science/ Biology should have been studied by the candidates during their 11th and 12th standard as applicable in their respective boards. Those candidates who are appearing for the qualifying examination with the above mentioned subjects in the academic year 2017-18 and are expecting their results to be released by September 15, 2018 will also be eligible for admission.

  • Marks Required: Should have secured a minimum of atleast 60% aggregate marks or 6.50 CGPA (on a 10 point scale) in the qualifying examination.

  • SAT Scores: The candidates should have scored a minimum total valid score of 1800 in SAT Subject Tests (Subjects: Mathematics Level 2, Physics and Chemistry). The scores has to be sent directly through college board to MNNIT Allahabad.

15% seats through DASA 2018 are reserved for Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries (CIWG). The eligibility criteria for CIWG will be the same as that of NRIs. The applicants under this category will have to submit their proof of either parent working in a gulf country (passport of the parent working in the gulf/ parent’s visa/parent’s work permit/certificate from the organization the parent is working at). The countries under CIWG are – Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.

DASA UG Application Form 2018

The admission authorities will be releasing the online application form of DASA UG 2018 on April 10, 2018. All candidates will be required to register themselves for the admission process. The last date for the submission of filled DASA UG 2018 application form is June 11, 2018. The given steps can be followed by the candidates to fill the online DASA UG application form 2018:

Step 1 – Registration

Step 2 – Filling the Application Form

Step 3 – Payment of Application Fees

Step 4 – Submission of Filled Application Form

Step 1 – Registration

The first step is registration. The candidates can follow the listed steps to successfully register themselves and fill the online application form of DASA UG 2018:

  • The candidates will have to read the eligibility criteria and select “I Agree”

  • Valid email ID has to be submitted by the candidates.

  • Applicant ID will be displayed on the screen. The same will also be sent to the registered email ID.

  • The candidates will have to create a password.

  • The registration process will be completed after the password is created.

  • The applicant ID and password has to be kept for future reference.

Step 2 – Filling the DASA UG Application Form

Next, the candidates will have to submit their personal and academic information in the online application form of DASA UG 2018. Using the registered email ID and password, the candidates will have to login and fill the required details.

Personal Details

  • Name of the applicant

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • Residential Eligibility

  • Citizenship

  • Country in which 11th standard is completed

  • Country in which 12th standard is completed

  • Name of the parent/guardian

  • Relationship with applicants

Uploading of Scanned Documents: The photograph, signature and other required documents have to be uploaded in the application form of DASA UG 2018 according to the specifications mentioned below:

Specifications for Scanned Documents

S.No Documents to be Uploaded Specifications
1 Photograph The passport size photograph should be recent.

File Size: Maximum 100KB

File Dimension: 3.5cm x 3.5cm

File Format: JPG

2 Signature The signature should have been written on a white background.

File Size: Maximum 100KB

File Format: JPG

3 Other Relevant Documents The scanned documents can be colour, black and white or gray scale.

File Size: Maximum 500KB

File Format: JPG


The other relevant documents are:

  • Passport
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Mark Sheet of 10th, 11th and 12th examination
  • Certificate from School authorities as proof of completion of 11th & 12th standard or equivalent
  • Proof of last 2 years of education in foreign country in case of NRI
  • Details & Proof of fee payment in case of payment of SWIFT transfer

Contact Details Outside India

  • Address

  • City, State/ Province/ Region

  • Postal/ ZIP Code

  • Country

  • Mobile/ Phone

Contact Details in India (if any)

  • Address

  • City, State/ Province/ Region

  • Postal/ ZIP Code

  • Country

  • Mobile/ Phone

Passport Details

  • Passport Number

  • Place of Issue

  • Name of the Issuing Country

  • Date of Issue

  • Validity Date

Qualifying Examination Details

  • Year of Qualifying

  • Name of Examination

  • Name of Board/ University

  • Name of School/ College

  • Result of Qualifying Examination

  • Subject wise Result

  • Marking Method

  • Obtained Marks

  • Maximum Marks

  • Percentage

Bank Account Details for Refund

  • Bank Account Number

  • Name of Account Holder

  • Address of Account Holder

  • Country of Account Holder

  • Beneficiary Bank Name

  • Beneficiary Bank Address

  • Beneficiary Bank Swift Code

  • Beneficiary Bank IBAN No.

  • Intermediary Bank Name

  • Intermediary Bank Address

  • Intermediary SWIFT Code

  • Bank IFSC Code (if bank account is in India)

  • Other Relevant Information (if any)

Step 3 – Payment of Application Fees

The candidates will be able to pay the application fees through two methods – SWIFT transfer or E-Payment. Along with the application fees, the candidates will also have to pay the first semester tuition fee. Credit card or debit card can be used by the candidates for E-Payment. A transaction ID will be generated after the successful transaction. If the candidates are not allotted seats or withdraws the application before a specific time, then his/ her tuition fees will be refunded.

Application Fees of DASA UG 2018


Category of the Applicants

Application Fees (in US Dollars)



US$ 4300


Foreign Nationals belonging to SAARC Countries

US$ 2300

DASA UG Merit List 2018

The admission authorities will be preparing the merit list of DASA UG 2018 which will be announced in online mode. DASA UG 2018 merit list will consist of those candidates who are eligible for admission based on their total SAT Subject Test scores which were received by MNNIT Allahabad. Only those candidates who have submitted their SAT score directly through the college board will be eligible for the counselling and seat allotment process.

If a situation arises where two or more candidates have scored the same SAT Subject Test scores, then the following process will be used to determine the inter se merit:

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

  • If the tie is still not broken, then the candidate who is older in age will be given preference over the younger one.

DASA UG Cutoff 2018

The cutoff of DASA UG 2018 will be released by the concerned authorities. The candidates will be able to check the SAT score cutoff for allotment of seats into the participating institutes of DASA UG 2018. The cutoff will be different for CIWG and Non-CIWG candidates. The candidates will also have to note that the cutoff for each institute and course will also be different.

DASA UG Seat Allotment 2018

All of the candidates who are present in the released merit list will be eligible for the counselling and seat allotment of DASA UG 2018. The allotment process will be held in online mode. No individual allotment letter/ email will be sent to the candidates who are successfully allotted seats in the participating institutes. DASA UG 2018 seat allotment will be done based on the SAT scores of the candidates and his/ her filled choices. The allotted candidates will have the option of either accepting the allotted seat or upgradation. The choice has to be confirmed within the specified time. If the candidates fail to confirm their choice then he/she will be disqualified. Following the conclusion of the three allotment sessions, the candidates will have to report at their allotted institute for admission. For confirmation of admission, verification of documents and medical fitness test will be conducted by the admission authorities.

DASA UG 2018 Participating Institutes


Name of the Institute


National Institute of Technology, Agartala


Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad


National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh


Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal


National Institute of Technology, Calicut


National Institute of Technology, Delhi


National Institute of Technology, Durgapur


National Institute of Technology, Goa


National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur


Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur


National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar


National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur


National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra


National Institute of Technology, Manipur


National Institute of Technology, Mizoram


Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur


National Institute of Technology, Patna


National Institute of Technology, Puducherry


National Institute of Technology, Raipur


National Institute of Technology, Rourkela


National Institute of Technology, Sikkim


National Institute of Technology, Silchar


National Institute of Technology, Srinagar


Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat


National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal


National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli


National Institute of Technology, Warangal


National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya


National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand


Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad


Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur


Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Chennai


School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal


School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi


School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada


PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh


Delhi Technological University, Delhi


Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi


Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Punjab


National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi, Jharkhand


Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar


National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad


Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology Delhi


Tezpur University, Assam


Indian Maritime University

Contact Details:

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

2110014, India

Website: www.mnnit.ac.in

Contact no: 0532-2545405, 2545407

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