Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) is an initiative by the Government of India for Foreign Nationals, Non Resident Indians, Persons of Indian Origin & Overseas Citizens of India.

It offers admission in undergraduate engineering & architecture programs as well as in M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des./MURP & MBA courses in NITs, IIESTs, IIITs, SPAs, central universities and other publicly funded and leading educational institutions. The Technical Institutions forming a part of DASA 2021 have been recognized to be the top ranked Institutions in the country. Synergy Education Consultant has been a key member from Nepal offering opportunity for DASA Scheme scholarship to the students. In 2021, DASA discontinued admissions based on SAT Subject Scores. Currently it only offers admission based on JEE Main ranks