Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) is a scheme introduced by Ministry of Human Resources and Development meant to help non-resident Indians, and foreign nationals to gain admission to institutes across the country. Admissions into engineering is offered by 47 participating institutes through DASA. Interested candidates should have passed 12th boards with 60% marks and qualified in SAT with minimum score of 1440 in SAT subjects. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, will prepare a merit list on the basis of the total marks in SAT Subject Test Scores for counselling and seat allotment process. Applications are available from April every year.