- CSAB 2020 Special Rounds Dates
- CSAB 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Special Rounds
- Documents to be Uploaded for CSAB 2020 Special Rou..
- CSAB 2020 Registration Fee
- CSAB 2020 Special Round Fee for Category Converted..
- CSAB 2020 Registration for Special Round
- CSAB 2020 Choice Filling
- CSAB 2020 Seat Allotment
- CSAB 2020 Seat Acceptance & Reporting Process afte..
- CSAB 2020 Participation and Seat Acceptance Fee Re..
- List of CSAB 2020 Participating Institutes
- CSAB Opening & Closing Ranks 2020
- CSAB 2020 Information Brochure/Business Rules
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CSAB 2020 - Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has released the dates for special round counselling for admission in B.Tech courses offered by NITs, IIEST, IIITs and GFTIs. Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are not the participating institutes of CSAB. Through CSAB, the candidates can apply for vacant seats available in UG courses offered by the participating institutes. Candidates who have already participated in JoSAA or did not register for JoSAA counselling are eligible to take part in CSAB. The online registration for CSAB 2020 closed on November 20, 2020, and the seat allotment for Round 2 was released on November 25. All the details with regard to the CSAB 2020 counselling can be checked here.
|CSAB 2020 Round 2 Seat Allotment Result||CSAB 2020 Round 1 Seat Allotment Result|
|CSAB Vacancy List 2020||JEE Main Low-Rank Accepting Colleges List|
CSAB 2020 Special Rounds Dates
The important dates pertaining to the CSAB 2020 special counselling rounds can be checked below –
Display of vacant seats after JoSAA Round 6 counselling
November 16, 2020
Online registration, payment of participation/ processing fee and choice filling dates
November 17 to 20, 2020 (5:00 PM)
Special Round 1 Seat Allotment
November 21, 2020
Seat Acceptance, Document Upload & Reporting
November 21 to 23, 2020 (8:00 PM)
Last date to respond to query for Special Round 1
November 24, 2020 (6:00 PM)
Special Round 2 Seat Allotment
November 25, 2020 (5:00 PM)
Reporting (Round 2)
November 25 to 27, 2020
|Last day to respond to query Round 2||November 28, 2020|
|Online Reporting at Allotted Institute for all candidates of Round I & II who have confirmed their seats||November 25 to December 01, 2020|
CSAB 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Special Rounds
The eligibility criteria for CSAB 2020 special rounds counselling can be checked below –
Eligibility Rule 1
Candidates who have not registered for JoSAA counselling but eligible as per their JEE Main rank are allowed to register for CSAB special round.
Eligibility Rule 2
Candidates who have registered for JoSAA and were allocated seat from Round 1-6 are also eligible to participate in the special round of CSAB.
Eligibility Rule 3
Candidates who have registered for JoSAA and were not allocated a seat from Round 1-6 are eligible for the CSAB special round.
Eligibility Rule 4
Candidates who have accept the seat and paid the partial admission fee through JoSAA can also take part in CSAB.
Eligibility Rule 5
Candidates who have opted for ‘Not to Participate in Special Round’ at the time of reporting are not eligible for CSAB.
Documents to be Uploaded for CSAB 2020 Special Round
Before registering for the CSAB 2020, the candidates must be ready with the scanned copy of the following documents, which have to be uploaded at the time of registration.
Class 10th Certificate
Class 12th Certificate or Mark Sheet
Category Certificate (applicable for ST, SC, OBC-NCL, Gen-EWS)
PwD Certificate (if applicable)
State of Eligibility Certificate (applicable for candidates who passed Class 12th from outside India)
PwD Candidates will have to upload an Affidavit
Note: In case of OBC-NCL/EWS category, the certificate must be issued on or after April 01, 2020
CSAB 2020 Registration Fee
The registration fee to participate in the CSAB 2020 special round counselling is as follows –
Fee for General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL
Fee for SC/ ST/ PwD
Candidate who did not register for JoSAA/ registered for JoSAA and did not get a seat/ got a seat in JoSAA and did not pay the seat acceptance fee
Fee for candidates whose last allocated a seat in JoSAA was an IIT
Fee for candidates who were allocated a seat in NIT/ IIIT/ GFTI in JoSAA paid the seat acceptance fee and opted to participate in a special round
Fee for candidates who were allocated a seat in NIT/ IIIT/ GFTI under SC/ ST category paid the seat acceptance fee but withdrawn/ cancelled the seat
Fee for candidates who were allocated a seat in NITs/ IIITs/ GFTIs in JoSAA and paid the seat acceptance fee but did not accept the seat/ cancelled/ surrender/ withdrawn (Seat acceptance paid by candidates in JoSAA shall be adjusted in the special round
CSAB 2020 Special Round Fee for Category Converted Candidates
The special round fee of CSAB 2020 for the candidates who converted their category while filling the form is as follows -
Seat Retained (Secured Admission)
|Seat Cancelled (After Document Verification)|
CSAB 2020 Registration for Special Round
Candidates who have registered for JoSAA must note that his/ her registration will turn null and void, and a fresh registration has to be made on the CSAB portal. The online registration process for CSAB 2020 special round can be checked below –
Visit the official website csab.nic.in
Enter the JEE Main Roll Number and other required details for registration. Update some details such as State of Eligibility, Gender, Nationality and Category.
Upload the scanned copy of the documents mentioned above
Pay the participation or processing fee and confirm the registration.
At the time of registration, the candidates will have to enter the Bank Account details such as Name, Bank Name, Account Number or IFSC code for any refund from CSAB.
CSAB 2020 Choice Filling
After the online registration, the candidates will have to fill the choices through he/ she will have to choose the NIT/ IIIT/ GFTI as per the vacant seats available. The vacant seat data after JoSAA Round 6 shall be displayed on the CSAB portal on November 16, 2020. The choices filled during JoSAA counselling are not acceptable, and the candidates will have to fill fresh choices for CSAB. There is no limit on the number of choices filled by the candidates. After filling the choices, the candidates will have to ‘Save’ & ‘Lock’ the choices so that the seat allotment result shall be processed.
Note: Candidates who have been allocated and accepted a seat in JoSAA and willing to take part in CSAB must fill the fresh choices. For these candidates, available options except the allocated seat in JoSAA shall be displayed. These candidates will either be allocated a seat in CSAB or earlier allocated seat shall be retained (if not allocated a seat in CSAB).
CSAB 2020 Seat Allotment
After the choice filling, CSAB will release the seat allotment. CSAB conducts two rounds of special counselling. After checking the seat allotment result through CSAB portal, the candidates will have to accept the seat allotment, pay the seat acceptance fee and confirm the admission. On the other hand, candidates willing to participate in Special Round 2 can choose Float or Slide options. The seat acceptance fee details can be checked below.
Seat Acceptance Fee for General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL
Seat Acceptance Fee for SC/ ST/ PwD
Fee for candidates who have been allocated a seat for the first time in CSAB
Fee for candidates who have already been allocated a seat in JoSAA and CSAB and wants to accept the seat allotment of CSAB
CSAB 2020 Seat Acceptance & Reporting Process after Round 1
The seat acceptance and reporting process after CSAB Round 1 can be checked below. For accepting the seat, any of the following options must be chosen –
If the candidate is satisfied with the seat allotment and does not want to participate in Round 2, ‘Freeze’ is the option that must be chosen.
If the candidate is looking for a better course allotment within the same institute, ‘Slide’ is the option that must be chosen. In such cases, the allotted seat will be accepted and will be cancelled only if the candidate gets a better allotment.
If the candidate is looking for a better institute allotment, ‘Float’ is the option that has to be chosen. . In such cases, the allotted seat will be accepted and will be cancelled only if the candidate gets a better allotment in the second round.
Surrender and Participate in Special Round 2
Candidates who want to ‘Reject’ the seat allotted in Round 1 and wants to participate in Round 2 can choose this option. In such cases, the candidates are not allowed to retain seat allocated in Round 1.
Surrender and Not Participate in Special Round 2
Candidates who do not want to proceed with counselling can surrender the allocated seat and withdraw from the counselling process.
CSAB 2020 Participation and Seat Acceptance Fee Refund Rules
The CSAB 2020 refund rules for participation fee and seat acceptance fee is as follows –
Refund Rule 1
Candidates who chose to withdraw allotted seat in JoSAA counselling and do not want to participate in the special round are entitled for the refund of seat allotment fee with a deduction of Rs. 1, 200.
Refund Rule 2
Candidates who are not allotted a seat in the special round, he/ she shall be entitled to a refund of participation fee with a deduction of Rs. 2,000.
Refund Rule 3
Candidates who are not allocated a seat in CSAB Round 1 and wants to withdraw from Round 2 counselling are entitled to a refund of participation fee with a deduction of Rs. 2,000
Refund Rule 4
Candidates who have been allocated a seat in Special Round 1 and failed to report to the institute within the specified deadline, he/she shall be entitled to the refund of seat acceptance fee with a deduction of Rs. 6,000.
Refund Rule 5
Candidates who opt for Surrender of Seat and Participate in Round 2 and are not allocated a seat in Round 2 must note that he/ she shall be entitled to a refund of Seat Acceptance/ Participation Fee with a deduction of Rs. 6,000
|Refund Rule 6||If a candidate who has been allotted a seat in Special Round-I and his/her seat gets cancelled due to ineligibility OR in-appropriate documents noticed during document verification, his/her Participation Fee and Seat Acceptance Fee (if paid) will be refunded after deducting Rs 6,000|
Note: After the CSAB 2nd special round, candidates who fail to join or report to the allotted institute, his/ her seat acceptance or participation fee will not be refunded.
List of CSAB 2020 Participating Institutes
CSAB has released the list of participating institutes for special rounds counselling. You can check the list of institutes by clicking on the link below -
|CSAB Participating Institutes 2020|
CSAB Opening & Closing Ranks 2020
After each counselling round, CSAB will release the opening and closing ranks. The closing rank will be the cutoff for the respective institute and course. The 2020 closing ranks have been updated here for the first round. You can also check 2019 closing ranks here.
|CSAB 2020 Special Round 1 Opening & Closing Ranks||CSAB 2020 Special Round 2 Opening & Closing Ranks - To be Updated|
|CSAB 2019 Round 1 Opening & Closing Ranks||CSAB 2019 Round 2 Opening & Closing Ranks|
CSAB 2020 Information Brochure/Business Rules
The business rules or information brochure for CSAB 2020 has been released, and the same can be downloaded in the PDF format by clicking on the link below -
|CSAB 2020 Information Brochure|
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