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Direct Admission to Post Graduate Programmes 2021

Form Date: 19 Jul - 12 Aug 2021

Form Date: 19 Jul - 12 Aug 2021

DASA PG Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 20,728
  • Exam Conducting Body:Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
  • Courses:M.Tech, MBA , M.ARCH, M.DES, M.PLAN
  • Streams:Engineering, Management, Architecture, Design

DASA PG 2021: Application Form(Released), Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - July 24 2021 by Akriti Maurya

DASA PG 2021 i.e. Direct Admission to Post Graduate Programmes 2021 has been started from 19 July by Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur to offer admission to Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)/Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), /Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India for Postgraduate Programmes in Engineering / Architecture / Planning to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs), and other premier Technical Institutions in India. It is the international level admission process conducted annually. Go through the complete article and find more vital details for DASA PG 2021.

DASA PG 2021 Status

Candidates can chcek the DASA PG 2021 status from the below table:

Application statusOfficial notification is yet to release
Latest Update:
  • DASA PG Admission 2021 online application form filling process has been started from 19 July and will end on 12 AUgust 2021.

DASA PG 2021 Important Dates

DASA PG 2021 Important Dates for Postgraduate are mentioned below:

DASA PG 2021 EventsDates 
Availability of Application Form19 July 2021
Last date of Application Form12 August 2021
Last date for receipt of GRE/GMAT Score (for Round 1 & 2)16 August 2021
First Round of seat allotment16 August 2021
Seat Confirmation by candidates of Round 116 to 19 August 2021
Second Round of seat allotment21 August 2021
Seat Confirmation by candidates of Round 221 to 23 August 2021
Reporting to allotted Institution24 to 31 August 2021

DASA PG 2021 Application Form

DASA PG 2021 Application Form will be available from April 2021. Go through the details given below to get information about DASA PG 2021 application form.

  • Online application ( and submission of required documents online
  • A hard copy of the application along with supporting documents needs to be sent along with GRE/GMAT
    scores to NITK, Surathka
  • Candidates can edit the application form only before the final submission of the application form.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep the printout of the filled-in application form till the admission process gets over.

Documents required for DASA PG 2021

Candidates should submit the online application of DASA PG 2021 along with the required documents:

  • Applicant's Passport
  • Proof for Date of Birth
  • Marksheet of all semesters of Qualifying examination
  • Degree/provisional certificate (if degree completed)
  • A course completion certificate from Institution (for result awaiting applicants)
  • Details and proof of fee payment in case of payment by SWIFT transfer
  • GRE/GMAT Score – Scanned copy
  • Proof for residential eligibility requirement for Indian Nationals who have completed
    their undergraduate degree from India.

DASA PG 2021 Application Fee

DASA PG 2021 Application Fee is mentioned below which must be paid accordingly by all the applicants. The application/registration fee which is non-refundable will be uniform for all the applicants as stated.

Admission CategoriesRegistration Fees(Non-Refundable)Tuition Fees(For First Semester Only)The total amount paid along with the Application FeesIn case the payment is done in INR Total Amount to be paid with the Application form 
DASA(Non-SAARC)US $300/-US $4000/-US $4300/-3,05,300
DASA(SAARC)US $300/-US $2000/-US $2300/- 1,63,300
Modes of Payment - Fee can be paid through SWIFT transfer/E-Payment.

DASA PG 2021 Eligibility Criteria

DASA PG 2021 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below:

  • Age Limit: No maximum age limit to apply.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have 4-5 years of degree in UG program in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in relevant discipline for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des./MURP. Any UG degree for MBA is recognized as equivalent by the AIU/UGC/AICTE.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should score a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (average of all subjects taken together) or 6.50 CGPA (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing Candidates: Final year/semester studying candidates can also apply.
  • For Engineering/ Technology courses: Candidates must possess a valid minimum total of 300 GRE Revised General Test Score (Quantitative+ Verbal).
  • Nationality/Residential criteria:
    Category of candidatesRequired residential criteria
    Citizens of India
    • Should have done their UG degree from abroad
    • Have the NRI status for at least 3 years and completed their UG course in India
    • Have done their 11th and 12th class examination from abroad and completed their UG program in India
    • Completed their UG degree in any CFTI under the DASA Scheme
    Persons of foreign nationals, Indian Origin, OCISShould have done their graduation from anywhere including India

DASA PG 2021 Merit List

DASA PG 2021 Merit List will be based on GRE/GMAT  scores. Candidates should submit their GRE/GMAT scores before the due date. Seats will be allotted to those candidates only who have valid GRE/GMAT test scores. If two or more candidates have the same GRE/GMAT score then the following given instruction will be followed:

  • For M.Tech: marks obtained by GRE Analytical Writing score and then by Quantitative Reasoning score in that order.
  • For MBA: marks obtained in GMAT Analytical writing assessment score and then by Quantitative Reasoning score in that order.

Download DASA PG Seat Matrix Pdf

DASA PG 2021 Seat Allotment 

DASA PG 2021 Seat Allotment will be strictly based on valid GRE/GMAT Test scores and the choices given by the applicant in the order of their merit and priority taken together.

DASA PG 2021 Participating Institutes

National Institutes of Technology (NITs):

1. National Institute of Technology, Agartala, Tripura 
2. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad 
3. National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh 
4. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 
5. National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Kerala 
6. National Institute of Technology, Delhi 
7. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal 
8. National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assam
9. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 
10. National Institute of Technology, Manipur 
11. National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab 
12 National Institute of Technology, Mizoram 
13. National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 
14. National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana 
15. National Institute of Technology, Patna, Bihar 
16. National Institute of Technology, Puducherry, Karaikkal 
17. National Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 
18. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa 
19. SardarVallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat 
20. National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Karnataka
21. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu 
22 National Institute of Technology, Srinagar

Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs):

23 ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 
24. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati, Assam 
25. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, MP 
26. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Chennai 
27 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 
28 Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

Central Universities, SPAs, and Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions:

29. Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam 
30. School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal 
31. School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada
32. SantLongowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Punjab 
33. National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi, Jharkhand 
34. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar 
35. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu, and Kashmir

DASA PG 2021 Highlights

Check the DASA PG basic information below in the given table:

Exam Name

Direct Admission of Students Abroad Post Graduate (DASA PG 2021)

Conducting Body

National Institute of Technology


For International Students


Postgraduate Programmes in Engineering/Architecture/Planning

Exam Purpose

To offer admission to Foreign Nationals/PIOs/NRIs in Postgraduate Programmes in Engineering/Architecture/Planning in various Prestigious Institutes of India

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DASA PG Important Dates

DASA PG 2021 Form Date19 Jul - 12 Aug 2021

Direct Admission to Post Graduate Programmes 2021 Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

19 Jul 2021

Form End Date:

12 Aug 2021

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Application Fees:

₹ 20,728

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