DASA, direct admissions of students abroad was launched by the ministry of human resource development of India for NRI, PIO, OCI of foreign nations who are willing to take admission in the prominent institutes of India. Through DASA students can take admission in undergraduate and postgraduate courses for engineering architecture design and management. Admission in these courses depends on the rank they secure in JEE main, GER, or GMAT entrance.

Eligibility Criteria

Students who belong to either of the categories mentioned above and are willing to take admission in the prominent institutes of India under the DASA scheme have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria.



Residential Status

What is the CIWG Scheme?

CIWG, children of Indian workers in Gulf countries is a scheme that was launched under the DASA scheme by MHRD, India. Under the scheme students whose parents are working in the Gulf can take admission to NITs and IIITs.

Benefits of CIWG Scheme

Documents required for admission

The eligibility criteria and the application process for the CIWG category are the same as that of NRIs and those who fall under the DASA category.

DASA And CIWG Application Process

Remember no changes are allowed once you complete the registration process so make sure you fill in all the details carefully.

If students qualify through the merit score they are called for counselling in which the JEE mains score is taken into consideration and a particular merit list is prepared and the institute and program are allotted to the applicant.

Fee Structure as per the Categories

Changes Introduced in DASA and CIWG

Exam preparation of JEE main can be a little different from SATs as SAT focuses on the basic skills of a student whereas JEE main focuses more on a deeper understanding of the concepts and problem-solving. So students who are willing to take admission under the DASA or CIWG scheme should be paying extra attention and put in extra effort to get admission to their desired college.


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