JoSAA Choice Filling 2024 - Dates, Process, Freeze, Float, Slide, Withdraw

Diksha Sharma

Updated On: July 10, 2024 07:33 pm IST | JEE Main

Are you planning to register for the JoSAA choice filling 2024?  Check all the details pertaining to JoSAA 2024 choice filling dates, process, freeze, float, slide & withdraw option details.

JoSAA Choice Filling 2024

JoSAA Choice Filling 2024 : JoSAA Round 4 Seat Allotment is released on July 10, 2024. Candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2024 or JEE Advanced 2024 exam are eligible to participate in the JoSAA 2024 counselling process. Candidates who have passed JEE Main 2024 will need to register using their JEE Main 2024 registration number and password. Similarly, Candidates who have passed JEE Advanced 2024 must enter their JEE main 2024 registration number and JEE Advanced 2024 password to register for JoSAA counselling 2024.

Latest update: JoSAA Round 4 Seat Allotment released on July 10, 2024

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Candidates must fill out their preferences of the institutes and courses they wish to enroll in after completing the JoSAA 2024 registration process. Only those candidates who register and fill out their choices for the JoSAA counselling 2024 within the stipulated period will be considered for a seat. A centralized JoSAA 2024 counselling process will be used to allocate seats based on JEE Main/ JEE Advanced 2024 rankings as of 2024.

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The following article will overview the complete details related to JoSAA Choice Filling 2024 including dates, process, freeze, float, slide, withdraw, and much more.

JoSAA Choice Filling 2024 Direct Link

Candidates can fill up their choices of course and institutes by clicking on the direct link below.

JoSAA 2024 Choice Filling Direct Link (Closed)

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What is JoSAA 2024?

JoSAA, also known as Joint Seat Allocation Authority, is set up by the Education Ministry to manage the admission to 114 tertiary institutes approved by the Government of India. Through the JoSAA Counselling process, the eligible candidates will be provided admission to various IITs, NITs, IIITs, and other GFTI colleges in India . After the registration, the registered students will be eligible for JoSAA choice filling 2024.

JoSAA Cutoff 2024 - Opening & Closing Ranks for IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs
JoSAA 2024 Participating Institutes

JoSAA Choice Filling 2024 Highlights

Here is a table highlighting the key points of the JoSAA choice-filling process:

Highlights Details
Choice Filling Platform JoSAA 2024 official website -
Mode of JoSAA choice filling 2023 Online
Participating Institutes IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs
Next Step after Choice Filling Document verification and reporting to assigned college
Choice Filling Start Date June 10, 2024
Choice Filling End Date June 19, 2024

Also read: NIT ECE Cutoff 2024

JoSAA 2024 Choice Filling Dates

The students who are interested to take admission through JoSAA counselling will have to register and fill in their choices before the last date. Thus, it is important for the students to stay updated with the JoSAA counselling schedule 2024 so that they don’t miss out on upcoming events.



Beginning of JoSAA 2024 choice filling/ registration

June 10, 2024

Last date to apply for JoSAA 2024 choice filling/ registration

June 18, 2024

Also read: List of Documents Required for JoSAA Counselling 2024

JoSAA Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates seeking admission via JoSAA Counselling 2024 must abide by certain eligibility norms which have been mentioned below.

  1. Qualifying JEE Advanced 2024 for academic programmes [excluding the preparatory courses] at IITs.
  2. Candidates should fulfill the following eligibility norms to appear for counselling of B.E or B.Tech programmes:
  • A rank in JEE Main 2024 Paper-1 for B.E./B.Tech. programs at NITs, IIITs, and Other-GFTIs
  • Qualified Class 12 (or equivalent) exam with Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects.


  1. Candidates should satisfy the following eligibility norms to apply for JoSAA counselling for the Architecture Programme:
  • Obtain a rank in JEE Main 2024 Paper-2 for B. Arch. with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics for programmes at NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and other GFTIs.
  • Obtain a rank in JEE Main 2024 Paper-3 for B. Planning with Mathematics as a mandatory subject for programmes at NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and Other-GFTIs.

Criteria Wise Eligibility

Candidates who satisfies one or more of the following criteria mentioned below is eligible to take part in the JoSAA process.



Criterion (i)

  • Successfully qualified JEE Advanced 2024 exam for academic programs excluding the preparatory courses of various IITs

  • Must have secured 75% in aggregate for general category candidates and 65% for SC, ST and PwD candidates

  • Must be within top 20 percentile of successful students in Class XII board exams

Criterion (ii)

  • Successfully qualified JEE Advanced 2024 exam for preparatory courses at IITs

  • Must have secured 75% in aggregate for general category candidates and 65% for SC, ST and PwD candidates

  • Must be within top 20 percentile of successful students in Class XII board exams

Criterion (iii)

  • Has secured a rank in JEE Main 2024 exam for Paper 1 for BE / B.Tech courses at NITs, IIEST, IIITs and GFTIs

  • Must have secured 75% in aggregate for general category candidates and 65% for SC, ST and PwD candidates

  • Must be within top 20 percentile of successful students in Class XII board exams

Criterion (iv)

  • Has secured a rank in JEE Main 2024 exam for B.Arch Paper for B.Arch course at NITs, IIEST, IIITs and GFTIs

  • Must have secured 75% in aggregate for general category candidates and 65% for SC, ST and PwD candidates

  • Must be within top 20 percentile of successful students in Class XII board exams

Criterion (v)

  • Has secured a rank in JEE Main 2024 exam for B.Plan Paper for B.Plan course at NITs, IIEST, IIITs and GFTIs

  • Must have secured 75% in aggregate for general category candidates and 65% for SC, ST and PwD candidates

  • Must be within top 20 percentile of successful students in Class XII board exams

JoSAA 2024 Choice Filling Process

Before heading for JoSAA Registration & Choice Filling 2024, the candidates need to read the process carefully. Every candidate will be allowed for JoSAA Choice Filling 2024 only once. Thus, the candidates must take utmost care while filling in their choice of preference for admission. The below section overviews the step-by-step process for JoSAA 2024 Choice Filling which will help you through the process:



Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website and click on the link for JoSAA registration. The candidates will have to log in to the portal using JEE Main or JEE Advanced application number and password. All the details of the candidates will be fetched from the JEE Main/Advanced database, however, the students can also modify the information wherever allowed.

  • The candidates can also change their JEE Main/Advanced password at the time of JoSAA registration. The candidates are advised to note down the password which will be used for the further JoSAA counselling process.

Step 2: Choice Filling

  • After the JoSAA registration, the candidates will have to exercise the JoSAA Choice Filling through which they will have to enter the choice of colleges and courses in which they want to get admission.

  • The candidates can fill as many choices as available to them according to their rank. The choice filling must be done in the order of priority which means you have to give the first priority to the college/ course which you want the most and so on.

Step 3: Choice Locking

  • After the JoSAA choice filling is completed, the candidates will have to lock their choices before the final date. In case any candidate fails to lock the choices, the choices made will be automatically submitted on the final date.

Also read: JEE Main Result 2024

JoSAA Seat Allotment 2024

JoSAA Round 2 Seat Allotment is released on June 27, at 5 pm. JoSAA is conducting a centralized counselling process through which the seats will be allocated to the candidates. The JoSAA Seat Allotment 2024 will be done based on rank obtained by the candidates in JEE Main/ Advanced along with their preference of choice filled.

After the seat is allotted to the candidates, they will have the option to either freeze, float, slide, or withdraw their allotted seats. See the below table to understand how these options work:


If the candidates are satisfied with the colleges/ courses allotted to them, they can accept the allotment and freeze their seats.


If the candidate wants to keep the seat allotted but also wants to participate in the next round of counselling, he/she can choose the float option. This way, he/she can choose either seat allotted to them.


If the candidate is satisfied with the college allotted but wishes to change the course within the same college, then he/she can choose the slide option.


If the candidate has accepted the allotment but is not satisfied with the seat allotted & doesn’t want to get admission to the college, he/she can withdraw their seat by visiting the institutes.

Also read: NIT EEE Cutoff 2024

Important Points for JoSAA 2024 Choice Filling

Check the important details regarding JoSAA choice filling 2024 given below.

  • Candidates must fill all the choices in the decreasing order of their preferences
  • Candidates must lock their choices or else if the choices of the candidates are not locked then the last saved choices will be automatically be locked
  • Candidates should select the academic programmes carefully
  • Candidates should double-check that all the information they input during the JoSAA registration and option-filling processes is accurate. Incorrect information may result in the admission being canceled or rejected.
  • The authorities will not allow candidates under any circumstance to change / edit their choices after the deadline is over
  • Only during that time will candidates be able to complete the JoSAA choice filling and locking process.
  • According to the timeline for the release of the JoSAA 2024 seat allotment, students must log in to their candidate's portal to verify the status of their seat allocation.
Also Read: JoSAA 2024 Mock Allotment Result

Important Notice for Physical Verification Process and Date Ranges for PwD Candidates in JoSAA 2024

Previous year the PwD candidates were allowed a longer time duration along with the choice for selection of the institute where they would like to report for physical verification of their PwD status. The same is expected for the current year.

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How does the JoSAA Counselling Process Actually Work?

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Will I be allowed to reshuffle the choices at any stage of seat allotment during JoSAA Counselling 2024?

The reshuffling of choices will only be permitted during the JoSAA choice filling period before these choices are locked. The candidates can register and fill their choices in June 2024 (tentatively). No candidate will be allowed to reorder the choices selected after the specified time period. The candidates must carefully fill their choices and lock them.


What will happen if I do not lock my choices during JoSAA registration 2024?

Once the specified deadline for JoSAA choice filling is reached, JoSAA automatically locks the choices. Prior to locking, candidates have the flexibility to edit, add, delete, and update their choices. However, after locking, candidates can only modify the preference order, but this option is exclusively available only after the first round of seat allocation.


Is JoSAA Counselling compulsory?

JoSAA Counselling is compulsory for For B.Tech/ B.Arch admission at IITs, NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and IIEST Shibpur. All the JoSAA participating colleges which comprise 23 IITs, 31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur, 26 IIITs and 33 GFTIs provide admissions only via JoSAA Counselling. 


Who are eligible to participate in JoSAA Counselling 2024?

JEE Main 2024 and JEE Advanced 2024 qualified candidates are eligible to participate in the JoSAA Counselling process 2024. Candidates applying for admissions into IITs must qualify JEE Advanced 2024 whereas candidates applying for admissions into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs must qualify JEE Main 2024 to be eligible to apply for the JoSAA counselling process 2024. Additionally, the candidates should also meet the academic requirements for B.Tech, B.Arch or B.Planning admissions in India.


How to register for JoSAA 2024 counselling?

Candidates are required to visit the JoSAA official website and click on the registration link. They will have to provide the required credentials and continue with the further process.


Where can candidates apply for JoSAA choice filling 2024?

Candidates can apply for JoSAA choice filling 2024 on the official website

When will the JoSAA choice filling process 2024 commence?

The JoSAA 2024 choice filling process is scheduled to commence from June 10, 2024.

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