NRI Sponsored Quota in Engineering Colleges in India
NRI Sponsored Quota in India is the general word that often bewilders NRI parents and students. So, we will walk you through what NRI Sponsored Quota exactly is in Indian Colleges and we will also list some colleges that offer admissions under NRI Sponsored Quota.
Note: According to the latest update from DASA, from 2021-22 onwards, JEE Mains Rank will be made mandatory for NRI/PIO/OCI Students to be eligible for DASA & CIWG Schemes. Hence, 2020-21 will be the academic last session when SAT 2 scores will be considered for DASA/CIWG Scheme.
Now, let’s dive into the main topic!
What is NRI Sponsored Quota?
NRI Sponsored Quota is a form of seat reservation where some private colleges offer a special quota for NRIs by charging high amount of fee. In Layman terms, it’s a management quota for NRIs from private engineering colleges of India.
Engineering Colleges will require you to submit any of the SAT/JEE/State Level Entrance Test scores to admit you in these private engineering colleges in India. So, submitting your scores to your prospective engineering colleges showcase your keenness on those colleges.
These private engineering colleges demands you to submit any of the above-mentioned tests’ scores as a formality. Indeed, it doesn’t matter to them if you submit the scores or not. Ultimately, most of these private colleges offer you the seat based on the money you toss on these engineering colleges.
We’re familiar with some private colleges which offer you NRI Sponsored Quota. So, we are listing the private engineering colleges which offer NRI Sponsored/Management Quota for NRIs state-wise.
Let’s check the NRI Sponsored Quota colleges state-wise below:
Apart from these private colleges, NRIs can take admissions in various Top Engineering Colleges like IITs, NITs and Govt. Engineering colleges (which would thoroughly evaluate your JEE/SAT scores & not depend on bribing the admission fees).
Let’s dig into the details of IITs, NITs and State Level Govt. Engineering colleges.
First Priority: IITs
Admissions in IITs is the dream of every engineering aspirant of India and abroad. IITs are well-recognized throughout the world & its level of education gives an opportunity to innovate and broaden a students skillset on regular basis. Indian Students or NRI Students must give both JEE Mains & JEE Advanced exams to get into IITs. There is no special NRI Quota in IITs.
Here’s the entire list of IITs here. Check:
Not aware of the fees in IITs? Check the IIT Fee Structure for NRIs here.
Second Priority: NITs
Admission in NITs is the dream of every engineering aspirant of India and abroad, apart from IITs. NITs have been and will continue to be the second best option (first being IITs) in the whole country India.
Here’s the entire list of NITs here:
Apart from IITs, the NITs, IIITs & CFIs are the second best option for NRI/Indian Engineering aspirants if they’re unable to get admission in India’s top-tier IITs.
There are 58 engineering colleges with special NRI Quota (DASA/CIWG Quota governed by MHRD). Among those 58 colleges, there are 30 NITs, 11 IIITs, 3 SPAs and 14 CFTIs in India. Pursuing graduation from these top-tier colleges will make you prominent in the industry you work in. NRI Students must appear for SAT 2 (2020-21) & JEE Mains (2021-22 onwards) in order to be eligible for DASA/ CIWG Scheme.
Here’s the list of 58 engineering colleges suitable for NRI Students:
Here’s the list of 57 affordable engineering colleges for NRIs:
Check out DASA/CIWG Scheme for complete information and also click here to check the fee structure of NITs.
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Third Priority: Govt. Engineering Colleges State wise:
These Indian government engineering colleges suitable for NRIs might be useful for you, if you fail to get admission in IITs (via JEE Advanced) and NITs (via DASA). Indeed, most NRIs aren’t keen about the government colleges, but by acknowledging the economical fee, it would be good to have a list of government colleges to back you up.
So, we’re taking you through the top government engineering colleges in India state-wise.
You’ve to attend the state-level entrance tests to get admission in these colleges. It’s to suggest you check all your prospective govt. colleges’ eligibility criteria.