Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA)


The Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) of India has introduced fifteen percent supernumerary seats in Technical and Higher Educational Institutions in India,
exclusively for admission of Foreign Nationals and Persons of Indian Origin.

Ed.CIL has been authorised by MHRD for placement of foreign students in Indian Institutions for higher studies and is the “Single Window Coordinating Agency” for the placement of foreign students to all National Institutes of technology (Formerly Regional Engineering Colleges) and other centrally funded institutions covered under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) scheme.

The criteria for admission to premier Technical Institutions covered under DASA
Scheme now require only sixty percent aggregate marks in all the subjects of qualifying examination equivalent to Senior Secondary Examination in India and annual tuition fee is only US$4000. The admission to courses in various other institutions is offered by Ed.CIL at a fee ranging between US$1000-4000 per annum.

The scheme covers 300 Universities of higher learning and more than 15,000 colleges in
the fields of Engineering & Technology, Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Bio-technology, Bio-informatics, Medical, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy, Paramedical, Agriculture/ Veterinary Sciences, Dairy Technology, Fisheries, Arts & Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Science, Management, Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Travel & Tourism, Fashion Design & Technology. India offers quality education of international standards in programmes leading to Diploma and Graduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels.

The academic programmes are offered at Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels.

Ed.CIL manages placement programmes for international students and academics in Indian educational institutions, which are rated among the best in the world and provide value for money. Additionally, short-term and long-term customised training programmes are also organised to meet specific needs of the clients. Ed.CIL offers services such as programme identification / design, placement in appropriate institutions, language training, bridge courses, monitoring, reporting, arranging all statutory clearances, reception on arrival, acting as a local guardian, etc.

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