Direct Admissions for Students Abroad (DASA)

IIITH: DASA 2021-22 Admission Process

Admissions under Direct Admissions for Students Abroad (DASA) mode for Undergraduate students for the academic year 2021-22 at International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India is open to candidates who have
  • Studied XI and XII or equivalent, outside India, by June 2021, or
  • Hold a foreign passport, and studied XI and XII or equivalent, anywhere, by June 2021
Applicants seeking admission through this mode have to follow a separate online process for IIIT, Hyderabad.

Eligibility criteria

The following is applicable only for this year, on account of changes due to COVID-19:
SAT Test scores are mandatory for application; the essay part of SAT is not required. The applicant should have a minimum aggregate score of 1070 (out of a maximum of 1600) in SAT. The test scores should be reported directly to IIITH by the college board and the scores should reach IIITH on or before 16th July, 2021.
In addition to SAT Test scores, the applicant should also satisfy anyone of the following two qualifying criteria:
  • Aggregate of 75% (or 7.5 grade on 10 point scale) in Maths, Physics and Chemistry in the respective board exams. Applicants should submit their 12th standard scores by 16th July, 2021.
  • Aggregate of 2200 (out of 2400) in SAT Subject Tests in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics level 2.
Applicant should have written the SAT and (optional) SAT subject tests not earlier than May 2019.

Ranking Criteria:

Admissions through DASA mode for 2021-22 will be through SAT scores. The primary ranking criterion is the total SAT score. All applicants will be ranked based on this total marks first. In the case of a tie in total marks, the following marks (in the given order) will be used to resolve the same.
  • Evidence based Reading and Writing (SAT)
  • Maths (SAT)
Students tied even after the above will be given the same rank and treated on par.

Programmes Offered:

Four year single degree programmes More information
  • [CSE] B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  • [ECE] B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Five year dual degree programmes More information
  • [CLD] B.Tech in Computer Science and Master of Science in Computational Linguistics by Research More information
  • [CND] B.Tech in Computer Science and Master of Science in Computational Natural Sciences by Research More information
  • [CHD] B.Tech in Computer Science and Master of Science in Computing and Human Sciences by Research More information

Sanctioned Number of Seats:

  • CSE: 25
  • ECE: 10
  • CND/CLD/CHD: 2 Seats per programme

Application Process:

Online application should be submitted by candidates on our Application Portal.
Applicants have to indicate their preferences for the programmes listed above on the application portal. No change of preferences will be allowed after the submission deadline of the application.
While applying, you are advised to choose only the programmes you are willing to join, if allotted, in the branch preference list. A program should not be in your preference list as a placeholder for another one. If you do not take up an allotted seat, you are denying that seat to another student!
If you are interested in only one programme, say, ECE (B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering) and no other programme of the Institute, you should give ECE as your first preference on the application portal and nil for others. If you are keen only on a few programmes of the Institute, give the preference order only among those.

SAT Score Time Line to Reach IIITH from College Board:

SAT & SAT Subject Test Scores have to be sent directly through College Board to IIIT, Hyderabad (Institute Code: 6997). The scores should reach IIITH on or before 16th July, 2021.
Candidates writing SAT / SAT subject exams on 5th June, 2021 are advised to include IIIT Hyderabad to receive their scores when they register for SAT, in order to meet the above deadlines. Please refer How to Send SAT Scores
We expect that the scores will reach IIITH by the stated deadline even if you take the 5th June, 2021 SAT exams provided you request the College Board appropriately in advance to report the score to IIITH. We are open to receive rush reports from College Board. However, in the event it does not reach the Institute by the deadline, we may be unable to process your application.
All the dates are as per Indian Standard Time (IST).

Application Fee:

A fee of INR 6000 (Non-Refundable) is to be paid online, while submitting the online application form.

Tuition Fee:

  • USD 12,000 for the academic year 2021-22.
  • Hostel and Mess fees extra; these charges will be on par with the other students at the Institute.
  • Payment of Initial Fee:
    • Candidates who have been allotted a seat should confirm the acceptance of the seat by paying the tuition fee for one semester, on or before the acceptance dates announced with the seat allotment.
    • The first semester tuition fee of USD 6000 should be paid online through the payment portal. Instructions for payment will be emailed to you.
For queries please contact us at:
UG Admissions
IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli
Hyderabad - 500 032
Phone: +91 (40) 6653 1250, 6653 1337
Office timings: Monday to Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM (IST).
Updated on March 2021