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Welcome to DASA 2014-15 , the online portal for the admissions of
Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) / Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
under DASA Scheme for the Academic Year 2014-15
to Undergraduate Courses in Engineering in National Institutes of Technology (NITs),
Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Schools of Planning and Architecture

and other premier Technical Institutions in India

News and Upcoming Events

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Online Admission Portal

Online Admission Portal for undergraduate programs launched on April 01, 2014 and postgraduate programs will be launched on May 01, 2014

Send SAT Subject test scores early

You can ask College Board to sent your SAT subject test scores electronically as soon as you complete the tests. The Institute Code of NITK Surathkal is 6530. The best scores in each of the tests i.e. Mathematics II, Physics and Chemistry will be considered in case of multiple attempts.

Middlemen/Mediators for DASA Programme    IMPORTANT

Candidates are hereby informed that NITK Surathkal has NOT entrusted/appointed anyone as a mediators or middlemen to either encourage candidates to apply for DASA programme or to collect fees/commissions guaranteeing the seats. Candidates should not believe anyone who approaches them promising anything on behalf of NITK Surathkal or DASA office. Contact DASA office for any such attempt by anyone. If candidates contacting anyone, claiming to be DASA agent, they would be doing so at their own risks and NITK cannot be held responsible for any consequences.

Residential Eligibility for DASA 2014-15 UG admissions in case of Indian Nationals

In case the applicant is an Indian National, he/she must have completed the 11th and 12th standard or equivalent from outside India.

New Institutions in 2014

DASA 2014 welcomes IIIT Delhi and DTU Delhi who have joined DASA 2014

Candidates from Nepal and Bhutan can use IFSC code for transferring money in Rupees

Candidates from Nepal can pay in Indian Rupees (INR) using IFSC code: CORP0000133 and Account No. 013300101049225. Please pay INR equivalent of the applicable fees (that is equivalent of USD 3750 for non-SAARC or USD 2000 for SAARC candidates).

Submission of 12th Marks Cards

Candidates may please note that if 12th marks card is already available; they can attach self-attested copy along with the hard copy of the application form. If not available, they can attach self-attested copy of certificate from school in format given and sign the undertaking in the application form and complete the application process. Note that the 12th Marks card should be submitted at the time of admission or latest by 15th September 2014, failing which the provisional admission will be automatically cancelled.

Downloaded Application Form

After submission of online application, download and print the application form. Sign the printed form and post it (speed post or courier) along with required documents & details of application fee payment so as to reach DASA office, NITK, Surathkal on or before May 31, 2014. Incomplete applications, applications without complete fee, late applications will not be considered for allotment.

Application fee Payment Details

The Application fee (USD 3750/USD 2000, as the case may be) should be remitted by Electronic payment or sent as Swift transfer to DASA, NITK Surathkal for considering the application. For details on how to do SWIFT transfer refer to Admission Brochure. Incomplete applications, applications without complete fee, late applications will not be considered for allotment.

Change of Institute & Course Choices

Applicants are requested to fill in the choices of Institute & Course Choices carefully after consulting their parents/guardians. Please make sure that the Institute & Course Choices are up to your satisfaction (using the "Preview" feature) before you submit the online application form. Please note that once the application form is submitted online, DASA office will not entertain any requests for changes in the choices.

Public Holidays

April 14, 17 and 18 are public holidays in Karnataka

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