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Highlights 2021

Highlights 2021


DAIS IB graduates from the Class of 2021 received a
total of 418 admission offers from 135 universities in 12 countries:
Australia Canada France Hong Kong India Italy
Ireland Netherlands Singapore United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States of America
DAIS students are encouraged to match and firm their college application decisions based on their own well-considered personal criteria and the historical data they have access to of past alumni placements. However, when it comes to highlights according to specific global rankings (US News World Report, QS Top University Rankings and THE Rankings), they include:

94 acceptances to universities listed in the
QS "World's Top 30 Universities":
  • 1 student
    each at
    Stanford University,
    Princeton University,
    The University of Hong Kong
  • 2 students
    each at
    Cambridge University,
    University of Chicago,
    University of Pennsylvania,
    Yale University,
    Columbia University,
    University of Edinburgh,
    The University of Michigan,
    Nanyang Technological Institute
  • 3 students
    each at
    Cornell University,
    Northwestern University
  • 4 students
    at
    University of Manchester

  • 5 students
    at
    University of California at Berkeley
  • 9 students
    at
    University College London
  • 10 students
    at
    Imperial College
  • 41 students
    at
    University of Toronto

12 acceptances to 6 of the universities
listed in the USA’s Ivy League:
  • 1 student
    at
    Princeton University
  • 2 students
    each at
    Brown University,
    Yale University,
    Columbia University,
    University of Pennsylvania
  • 3 students
    at
    Cornell University
130 acceptances to 22 of the universities in the US News Top 30 Best Global Universities which are as follows:
  • 1student
    each at
    Stanford University,
    Princeton University,
    University of Melbourne,
    University of Sydney
  • 2students
    each at
    Columbia University,
    University of Cambridge,
    University of Chicago,
    University of Edinburgh,
    University of Michigan-Ann Arbor,
    New York University,
    University of Pennsylvania,
    Yale University
  • 3 students
    each at
    Cornell University,
    Northwestern University,
    University of Washington-Seattle
  • 5 students
    at
    University of California-Berkeley
  • 7 students
    at
    Duke University
  • 9 students
    at
    University College London
  • 10 students
    each at
    Imperial College,
    University of California-San Diego
  • 19 students
    at
    University of California-Los Angeles
  • 41 students
    at
    University of Toronto

62 offers offers into 18 of the Times Higher education (THE) rankings for
UK Top 30 universities of which 58 offers came from 17 of the UK Russell Group universities:
  • 1 student
    each at
    University of Birmingham,
    Cardiff University,
    University of Leeds,
    University of York
  • 2 students
    each at
    University of Bristol,
    The University of Cambridge,
    The University of Edinburgh,
    University of Exeter,
    The London School of Economics and Political Science,
    Queen Mary College
  • 3 students
    each at
    Durham University,
    University of Nottingham
  • 4 students
    each at
    University of Bath,
    University of Manchester
  • 6 students
    at
    The University of Warwick
  • 7 students
    at
    King’s College
  • 9 students
    at
    University College London
  • 10 students
    at
    Imperial College

4 acceptances to 3 universities listed in the
QS “Top 15 for Art, Design”:
  • 1 student
    each at
    The Rhode Island School of Design,
    The New School
  • 2 students
    at
    Pratt Institute

7 offers from universities in Europe and the UAE:
  • 1 student
    each at
    Bocconi University in Italy,
    Erasmus University Rotterdam in Netherlands,
    Science Po in Paris,
    Technical University (TU) Delft in Netherlands,
    The New York University-Abu Dhabi
  • 2 students
    for
    Medicine at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

7 acceptances have been received from
4 universities applied to in India:
  • 1 student
    each at
    Flame University,
    O. P. Jindal University
  • 2 students
    at
    Krea University
  • 3 students
    at
    Ashoka University in Delhi
Various prestigious scholarship packages were received by the Class of 2021 this year. 1 student got the full scholarship to attend New York University in Abu Dhabi, UAE, another a full ride to Tulane University, 1 student was awarded the Lester B Pearson International Scholarship to the University of Toronto (only 12 such scholarships are awarded world-over), 1 student received the Presidential Scholarship at Boston University, various students got the Outstanding Scholarship & the International Scholar Award at the University of Toronto, 1 student was felicitated with the Egleston Scholar Award at Columbia University, 1 student received the Presidential Scholarship at University of Southern California and another received a 25% tuition waiver at the Harvey Mudd College.