Srinagar: J&K Bank entered into an agreement with National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar for providing fee payment facilities to foreign applicants seeking admissions in various engineering courses within India under the Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA 2016) through its International Internet Payment Gateway besides SWIFT mode.
A statement issued by the bank here on Wednesday said the agreement was signed by the bank’s Vice President Tabassum Nazir and Registrar NIT Professor Fayaz Ahmad Mir at the institute’s Srinagar campus. Director NIT, Srinagar, Head Business Unit NIT and various officers of both the institutions were present on the occasion.
Notably, for the year 2016-17 NIT Srinagar is the nodal institute responsible for all the admissions across India.
Speaking on the occasion Tabassum Nazir said, “The bank continues to meet the growing needs of its clientele including students through its specific range of products besides secure and swift banking facilities. In this regard, becoming an exclusive banker with NIT Srinagar, under prestigious central government program (DASA-2016), is a matter of privilege for us and we shall provide complete support for success of the program.”
DASA is a program of Ministry of Human Resources (GoI) under which NRI and foreign students are admitted to various graduate and post graduate engineering courses offered by all the NITs across India, various premier Institutes of Information Technologies (IITs), Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs), some Central Universities and various other leading institutes of the country.