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Dasa 2013-14

SohamDSohamD Posts: 25 College Search & Selection Champion
edited May 2013 in India
Hey guys! Anyone here applying for admission to the NIT's via the Direct admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme? What are your college preferences? What SAT2 scores are you expecting?
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Replies to: Dasa 2013-14

  • BChanakyaBChanakya Posts: 18 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    Where are you from ???
    I am from Oman and many people here have gone to decent schools with a 700-730 score
  • SohamDSohamD Posts: 25 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    I'm a British Citizen living in India. Did my 11th and 12 from a CBSE school in India.
  • BChanakyaBChanakya Posts: 18 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    Then you aren't gonna get any benefit from the scheme
  • jaijawanjaijawan Posts: 3 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    Hi everybody,
    Iam also trying for DASA admission this year ,will the cut off scores be higher than last year.i prefer to go to calicut,i have written sat 2 sub tests in may.I found physics a bit tough.what about you guys
  • SohamDSohamD Posts: 25 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    @BChanakya I don't see what you mean.
    IDK if the cutoffs will be higher or not... sure hope not :/
    Physics was long not tough. That's what it was like for me...

    What are your applicant IDs?
  • SohamDSohamD Posts: 25 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    My top preferences are NITK-CSE, NIT-W -CSE and NIT-T CSE
    I heard NITW is has very good CSE faculty
  • BChanakyaBChanakya Posts: 18 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    It Oscar not meant for people living in India.. you have to attend high school abroad and Britain isn't a part of the list of the countries eligible... that is the reason I said you won't get any benefits from DASA
  • SohamDSohamD Posts: 25 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    No I am eligible. DASA is for both NRI's and Foreign Nationals/PIO's.
    The condition for NRI's is that they have to study 11th and 12th abroad. There is no such condition for Foreign Nationals/PIO's.
  • jaijawanjaijawan Posts: 3 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    I think DASA scheme is being utilised more by gulf NRI's.BUT foreign citizens with OCI can also apply even if they are studying in India.Any idea about the no of applications this time

    B chanakya What is the trend this year in oman.Any idea how many people are applying from there.Is there any other website where there r discussions about the current yr DASA application process.
  • BChanakyaBChanakya Posts: 18 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    Jaijawan: almost every high school graduate this year is applying through DASA ....around 200-300 from my school....around a 1000 from Indian School Muscat...around 1000-2000 from rest of Oman....3-4 times this from Dubai Abu Dhabi.. and rest of UAE...Saudi and Kuwait ....Qatar.. Bahrain....etc.....I hope you get an idea how popular it is here...
  • SohamDSohamD Posts: 25 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    That is a lot...any idea how many applicants there were last year? Just to get an idea of the increase in competition...
  • jaijawanjaijawan Posts: 3 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    Do you think mechanical will be the most sought after branch this year too?
    Why do most people prefer south indian NITs?
  • BChanakyaBChanakya Posts: 18 Harvard Champion
    edited May 2013
    There were a little fewer applicants last year...but there has been more widespread efforts to popularised this scheme..so the numbers will keep on rising
  • SohamDSohamD Posts: 25 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    Mechanical, Electronics and Communication and Computer Science; they are the top, most popular branches. The southh NITs ie Trichy, Warangal, Surathkal are consistently ranked in the top 3 so that is why they are preferred.
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