DASA 2018 for Post Graduate Engineering courses admission

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur is inviting online applications from foreign nationals for DASA 2018 for admission to Post Graduate Engineering Programmes (M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des./MURP & MBA) in NITs, IIITs, SPAs and Other Centrally Funded & Premier Technical Institutes for Post Graduate Engineering courses admissions for academic session 2018-2019. Read about DASA 2018 for Post Graduate Engineering courses admission eligibility criteria, application procedure, application fee, important dates and other details on DASA 2018 for PG Engineering courses admission.

Admission to Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin/ Non-Resident Indians/Overseas Citizen of India to postgraduate programmes in premier Technical Institutions is being offered under DASA scheme of MHRD since the academic session 2001-02. Candidates seeking admission under DASA scheme have to apply online, fill an online application form and make fee payment through E-payment/SWIFT transfer on or before the last date specified.

DASA 2018 Post Graduate Engineering courses admission eligibility criteria

Applicants must be Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin/Overseas Citizen of India who have completed the qualifying examination in any country (including India) OR Indian Nationals studying abroad.

Age limit– There is no restriction on age limit.

Educational qualification– Candidate must have passed qualifying examination i.e. Four/Five year undergraduate programme in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in relevant discipline for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des./MURP and an appropriate UG degree for MBA programme from any stream of education. For the eligibility matrix giving details of degree disciplines eligible for each of the programmes, please refer DASA website www.dasanit.org secured a minimum of at least 60% aggregate marks or 6.50 CGPA on a 10 point scale or equivalent in the qualifying examination.

Applicant must have a valid minimum total of 300 GRE Revised General Test Score (Verbal + Quantitative) (GRE General tests taken on or after August 01, 2014) for eligibility for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des. and minimum of 480 GMAT Test Score for MBA programme. GRE test score has to be sent directly through ETS to VNIT Nagpur (Institute Code: 2110). GMAT Score is also to be sent directly from GMAC to VNIT Nagpur (Institute code: 6C3) on or before last date specified. For more details on GRE Revised General Test visit website: www.ets.org/gre and GMAT Test visit www.mba.com/the-gmat.aspx.

How to apply for DASA 2018 for Post Graduate Engineering courses admission

To register for DASA 2018 create an account at http://www.dasanit.org. Once an account is created, applicants should Login using email address and Password. Fill the required details, preview the filled in application form and submit. The submitted online application should be downloaded and saved by making use of the Download Application Form button for further use. There is no need to send the hard copy of application form and documents to DASA office. Submission of GRE/GMAT score, as applicable. GRE test score has to be sent directly through ETS to VNIT Nagpur. GMAT Score is also to be sent directly from GMAC to VNIT Nagpur.

DASA 2018 application fee of US$ 4300 [US$ 300 registration fee + US$ 4000 first semester Tuition Fee] can be paid either through E-payment (online portal developed by VNIT Nagpur which will be interlinked with Canara Bank Payment Gateway for receiving online payment of fee through their credit/debit card or SWIFT Transfer. Foreign Nationals, who passed the qualifying examination in SAARC countries are eligible for 50% Tuition Fee waiver provided they and required to pay an amount of US$ 2,300 [US Dollars two thousand and three hundred only] along with the application form (i.e. US$ 2,000 towards first semester tuition fee and a non refundable registration fee of US $300). Applicants from Nepal and Bhutan can pay their fees either in US Dollars or in Equivalent Indian Rupees (if payment is made from banks in Nepal or Bhutan).

DASA 2018 important dates

  • Submission of DASA 2018 online application-  June,  2018
  • Last date for receipt of GRE/GMAT General Test Score- June,   2018
  • First round of Seat Allotment- July , 2017
  • Confirmation by candidates allotted a seat in First Round- July, 2018
  • Second Round of Seat Allotment- July, 2018
  • Confirmation by candidates allotted a seat in Second Round-  July, 2018
  • Choice refilling and new applicants registration -July, 2018

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