Dasa Scheme for NRIs

DASA Scheme 2017 – 18 Details

6 July 2017

DASA has declared Second Round Cut-off. The summarized comparison of 2nd Round against 1st Round is on this link

30 June 2017

DASA have declared the results much before the time this year. We really need to appreciate VNIT Coordinator's efforts in this matter for smooth management of the scheme this year. I would suggest that all those who feel good about it to express their appreciation and feelings, especially on Twitter, tagging HRD ministry, VNIT and the person who was most helpful to you. CIWG applicants may also thank HRD Mininstry (@HRDMinistry) and  @PrakashJavdekar for timely resolution of the fee. You may also like or re-tweet my tweet on this ( handle @rajktyagi or search #DASA).

I am receiving many queries if the cut-off can drop by X point or Y point in 2nd/3rd Round. All such candidates are urged to refer to last year's trend/ cut-off drop at this link.

DASA Scheme 2017:  1st  Round SAT 2 Cut-Off for CIWG and non-CIWG Seats
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DASA-Institute CSE ECE Mech IT EEE
  CIWG Non-CIWG CIWG Non-CIWG CIWG Non-CIWG CIWG Non-CIWG CIWG Non-CIWG
NIT-T (Trichy) 2400 2400 2380 2350 2390 2350     2380 2260
NIT-K (Surathkal) 2400 2400 2380 2360 2390 2340 2380 2340 2340 2260
NIT- W (Warangal) 2400 2350 2330 2230 2310 2220     2270 2110
IIIT-Delhi 2400 2380 2230 2220       2370    
DTU 2390 2370 2370 2290 2400 2070 2340 2330 2080 1820
NSIT-Delhi 2400 2380 2050 2230 2180 2140 1970 2330    
NIT-C (Calicut) 2400 2340 2260 2120 2300 2270     2250 1990
IIIT-Chennai 2360 2330 2250              
VNIT Nagpur 2360 2290 2260 2050 2320 2140     2210 1910
SVNIT Surat 2310 2130 2120 1910 2100 1850     1800 1910
NIT Jaipur 2310 2180 2100 1820 2070 1830     2090 1800
IIIT-Allahabad     2070 1830     2230 2270    
MNNIT-Alh 2240 2210 1890 1810 2020 1860 1870 2010 1810 1810
NIT-Hamirpur 2240 2260 1900     1800        
NIT-AP 2270 1930     1890 1940        
NIT Delhi 2190 2140 1820 1900         1890 1860
PEC- Chandigarh 1840 2070   1830 2170 1950       1830
MANIT-Bhopal 2080 2010     1820 2210        
NIT-Jamshedpur   1960     2080          
NIT-Kuru   1950 1800   2080     1810   1810
NIT-Rourkela 2110 2090 1960 1970 2030 1940     1980  
NIT-Goa 2170 1950 1910           1850  
NIT-Durgapur 2050 2000   1910 1900          
Note: Above is a List of Top 23 Institutes Under DASA Scheme    

16 June 2017

DASA Scheme for  year 2017 – 2018 has seen more changes per below:

1) CIWG fee has been reduced to Rs125000 per year.

2) New applicants who had not applied by 12 June can now apply until 22 June 2017. New applicants are advised to send the SAT scores to VNIT (Institute code:7035) by the RUSH mechanism only. 

Previously, DASA 2017 had relaxed residential requirement to 2 YEARS, i.e. 11 &12th from overseas for NRIs (was 5 years out of 8 years). Moreover, minimum SAT2 score requirement was fixed as 1800.

The below posts have ranking of colleges by branch, choice filling strategies, general information about DASA scheme and relative ranking of NITs/IIITs by JEE-Main candidates..

DASA Scheme- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Ranking of Engineering Institutes Revealed !

Note: Considering that DASA result would be out on 30 June, I feel there is no purpose responding to queries relating to "tell if I can get ABC seat with given SAT score". Please do not write such queries as the same will not be published.

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Posted by raj - January 26, 2017 at 1:15 am

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Is IIIT-H better than IITs in computer science?

“Is IIIT-H better than IITs in computer science?is the most debated question in discussions whether online and off-line, especially when IIIT-H is in the news for some recognition or its students winning any national/ international coding contest. The answer, however, eludes those seeking for one desperately.

Before we try to compare IIIT-Hyd with other institutes, let’s first note some of the highlights of IIIT-Hyd which is not matched by its competitors in the field:

  • Autonomous university set up as a not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) model
  • Experienced faculty– Most number of PhD faculty in India in a CSE institute (total of 60+ faculty with PhDs)
  • Research oriented academics:   Offers research-led curricula even for undergraduate programs. As a result, students get to do a large number of projects and acquire deep research orientation and innovative mindset. If interested in doing MS or PhD in CSE field, best place to be.
  • Very Strong Coding Culture: IIIT-Hyd students regularly shine in coding contests. The dominating portion of the most courses are coding assignments + lab tests as well as a few of them being totally based on programming & programming workshops (even for 1st year)

Only institute to have appeared four times in ACM-ICPC World Contest and securing highest ranking by any India institute. Almost every year there is a team from IIIT Hyderabad that qualifies for the ACM ICPC World Finals. Once there were two teams which qualified in a single year! IIIT Hyderabad won ACM ICPC South Asia regionals in consecutive years (Two other IIIT teams ranked 6th and 7th)

  • Highly Ranked on Programming sites: There are many high ranked students solving problems on SPOJ and TopCoder programming sites. For many years, IIIT-Hyd was ranked no. 1 globally on SPOJ programming site
  • Google Summer of Code. A total of 29 IIIT-Hyd students were selected in 2013 (second highest globally, top in India) to contribute towards open source assignments by Google.
  • DataQuest Ranks IIIT-Hyd at 1st for Placement. 100% Placement. Av. salary for CSE: Rs 9.5 LPA. Off-shore: in Excess of $120K. Every year there are some 8-10 people hired by Google and Facebook.
  • World class infrastructure
  • Tech-Hub/Incubator: Houses India’s biggest Tech start-up Incubator
  • Situated in the metro city of Hyderabad in a posh locality amongst IT biggies. Hyderabad is an emerging hub for IT start-ups and home for IT biggies (latest entrant Amazon, Facebook, TCS)  because it offers 3 times of Bangalore’s instrstructure at one third cost. Hyderabad already is home for all major IT biggies like TCS, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Accenture, Infosys, IBM, Google, Yahoo, iGate.
  • Recommended as a premier research institution in India by the US  National Science Foundation (NSF) for US graduate students to take up research fellowships and short-term research programs.

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Posted by raj - August 15, 2014 at 6:09 pm

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IIIT-Delhi: A good option for CSE

Why to Choose IIIT-Delhi for CSE?

This blog article is for those students who are passionate about CSE/IT branch but don’t expect to get CSE branch in any reputed IITs or IIIT Hyd. IIIT-Delhi is one of the best institute for CSE in India for its awsome faculty that boasts of 22 professors who have done their PhD overseas in the best of world renowned institutes.

If below criteria fit well with you, you have a right match in IIIT-D

1)    If you are a knowledge-seeker and would try to achieve excellence in CSE field by learning from top class faculty that is available in India (US-style education)

2)    If you plan to pursue MTech/MS in one of top international university

3)    If you dream of working in one of the top international/Indian IT company

4)    If you are looking for a institute that has good quality of infrastructure (labs, equipment) and good industry interface

5)    If you don’t wish to waste first two years of college attending metal shop, chemistry practical, engg drawing while the main thing that excites you is computer –related topics.

6)    If you value decent hostel facilities (with ACs) in a metro city and are willing to pay for it.

7)    If you are willing to work REALLY hard to achieve your goals for life

Short Answer: Choose IIIT Delhi – CSE branch for a) excellent faculty, b) research opportunities, c) planning to do MS, d) to learn REAL computer engineering, e) very good placement, f) wish to seek good hostel facilities in a metro city.

Long Answer:

In the Bollywood movie “3 Idiots”, Aamir Khan has given the most important life- lessons for all engineering aspirants:

बच्चा , कामयाब होने के लिए नही, काबिल होने के लिए पढ़ो, कामयाबी झक मार के पीछे आएगी !

"Don't run behind success. Try to achieve excellence… success will come looking for you".
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Posted by raj - July 2, 2014 at 2:35 pm

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DASA Scheme 2013-14 Allotment Details

Update: 15 June 2013

DASA Scheme 2013-14 Allotment List- 3rd Round has been declared. For all practical purposes, below list for 2nd round holds good for 3rd round. Those who were late in applying or need upgrade, a fourth round has been declared. Please follow DASANIT website

Update: 8 June 2013

DASA Scheme 2013-14 Allotment List- 2nd Round has been declared. Following are the cut-offs for few institutes

 

DASA Scheme 2013: Actual SAT 2 Score (PCM) Cut-off  (2nd List)
DASA-Institute ECE CSE Mech EEE Elect Instr Chem Civil Arch IT Aero
NIT-K (Surathkal)- 1st Round 2320 2370 2340 2280 NA NA 2250 1940 NA 2170
NITK-2nd Round Same 2360 Same 2250 2220 Same 2140
NIT-T (Trichy)-                  1st Round 2280 2330 2280 2220 1900 2130 1800 1810 NA
NITT-2nd Round 2270 same same same same same Same
NIT- W (Warangal) 2140 2260 2120 2000 2030 1800
NITW-2nd Round 2130 2210 2100 same same 1790
NIT-C (Calicut) 2120 2180 2150 2110 2070 1880 2070
NITC-2nd Round 2110 Same Same 2100 2040 1860 Same
PEC- Chandigarh 1880 2190 1850 1570 1530 2260
PEC-2nd Round 1830 Same 1840 Same Same Same
MNNIT-Allahabad 1590 1970 1910 1540 1660 1460
MNNIT-2nd Round 1460 1930 Same Same Same 1480 1490
VNIT Nagpur 1830 2070 1920 1620 1580 1680
VNIT-2nd Round 1560 2010 1860 Same Same 1440 Same
NIT Delhi 1980 2100 1560
NIT-Delhi- 2nd 1900 1850 1530
NIT Jaipur 1620 1600 1600 1510 1840 1470 1720
NIT-Jaipur- 2nd Same 1550 1560 Same Same Same Same
IIIT-Allahabad 1710 1520
IIIT-A- 2nd Same Same
SVNIT Surat 1530 1720 1640 1540 1520
SVNIT-2nd 1540 Same Same 2120 Same Same


Update: 2 June 2013
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Posted by raj - September 7, 2013 at 5:11 pm

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DASA Scheme 2013-14 Allotment Announced

Update: 7 JulyJune 2013

DASA Scheme 2013-14 Allotment List- 4th Round has been declared.

DASA-Scheme-2013-Final-Round-Cut-Off

Update: 8 June 2013

DASA Scheme 2013-14 Allotment List- 2nd Round has been declared. Following are the cut-offs for few institutes

 

DASA Scheme 2013: Actual SAT 2 Score (PCM) Cut-off  (2nd List)
                       
DASA-Institute ECE CSE Mech EEE Elect Instr Chem Civil Arch IT Aero
                       
NIT-K (Surathkal)- 1st Round 2320 2370 2340 2280 NA NA 2250 1940 NA 2170  
NITK-2nd Round Same 2360 Same 2250     2220 Same   2140  
NIT-T (Trichy)-                  1st Round 2280 2330 2280 2220   1900 2130 1800 1810 NA  
NITT-2nd Round 2270 same same     same same same Same    
NIT- W (Warangal) 2140 2260 2120 2000     2030 1800      
NITW-2nd Round 2130 2210 2100 same     same 1790      
NIT-C (Calicut) 2120 2180 2150 2110     2070 1880 2070    
NITC-2nd Round 2110 Same Same 2100     2040 1860 Same    
PEC- Chandigarh 1880 2190 1850   1570     1530     2260
PEC-2nd Round 1830 Same 1840   Same     Same     Same
MNNIT-Allahabad 1590 1970 1910   1540   1660 1460      
MNNIT-2nd Round 1460 1930 Same   Same   Same 1480   1490  
VNIT Nagpur 1830 2070 1920 1620     1580   1680    
VNIT-2nd Round 1560 2010 1860 Same     Same 1440 Same    
NIT Delhi 1980 2100   1560              
NIT-Delhi- 2nd 1900 1850   1530              
NIT Jaipur 1620 1600 1600   1510   1840 1470 1720    
NIT-Jaipur- 2nd Same 1550 1560   Same   Same Same Same    
IIIT-Allahabad 1710                 1520  
IIIT-A- 2nd Same                 Same  
SVNIT Surat 1530 1720 1640       1540 1520      
SVNIT-2nd 1540 Same Same   2120   Same Same      

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Posted by raj - November 28, 2011 at 1:09 pm

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