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JoSAA Choice Filling 2023- Dates, Process, Freeze, Float, Slide, Withdraw

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: January 21, 2023 04:31 pm IST | JEE Main

Are you planning to register for the JoSAA 2023 choice- filling process? The JoSAA 2023 choice filling will start on June 19, 2023. Check all the details pertaining to JoSAA 2023 choice filling dates, process, freeze, float, slide & withdraw option details.

JoSAA Choice Filling 2023

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JoSAA Choice Filling 2023:The Joint Seat Allocation Authority will start the JoSAA registration and choice filling 2023 process on June 19, 2023, at Candidates who are willing to appear for JoSAA 2023 counselling will be allowed to complete their registration and JoSAA 2023 choice filling. 

Candidates who will pass JEE Main 2023 or JEE Advanced 2023 exam are eligible to participate in the JoSAA 2023 counselling process. Candidates who have passed JEE Main 2023 will need to register using their JEE Main 2023 registration number and password. Similarly, Candidates who have passed JEE Advanced 2023 must enter their JEE main 2023 registration number and JEE Advanced 2023 password to register for JoSAA counselling 2023.  

Candidates must fill out their preferences of the institutes and courses they wish to enroll in after completing the JoSAA 2023 registration process. Only those candidates who register and fill out their choices for the JoSAA 2023 within the stipulated time period will be given consideration for a seat. A centralized JoSAA 2023 counselling process will be used to allocate seats based on JEE Main/JEE Advanced rankings as of 2023. 

The following article will overview the complete details related to JoSAA Choice Filling 2023 including dates, process, freeze, float, slide, withdraw, and much more.

What is JoSAA 2023?

JoSAA, also known as Joint Seat Allocation Authority, is set up by the Education Ministry in order to manage the admission to 110 tertiary institutes approved by the Government of India. Through the JoSAA Counselling process, the eligible candidates will be provided admission to various IITsNITsIIITs, and other government-based technical colleges. After the registration, the registered students will be eligible for JoSAA choice filling 2023.

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JoSAA 2023 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 choice filling dates 2023 so that they don’t miss out on upcoming events.



JoSAA 2023 choice filling/ registration

June 19, 2023

Last date to apply for JoSAA 2023 choice filling/ registration

To be notified

Registration for AAT-qualified candidates

To be notified

Reconciliation of data, verification, and validation of allocated seats

To be notified

JoSAA 2023 Choice Filling Process

Before heading for JoSAA Registration & Choice Filling 2023, it is very important for the candidates to read the process carefully. Every candidate will be allowed for JoSAA Choice Filling 2023 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 2023 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 Results 2023

JoSAA Seat Allotment 2023

JoSAA will conduct a centralized counselling process through which the seats will be allocated to the candidates. The JoSAA Seat Allotment 2023 will be done on the basis of 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 seats by visiting the institutes.

Important Points for JoSAA 2023 Choice Filling

Check the important details regarding JoSAA choice filling 2023 given below. 

  • 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.

  • 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 2023 seat allotment, students must log in to their candidate's portal to verify the status of their seat allocation.

JoSAA Counselling 2023

The JoSSA 2023 counselling will begin once the JEE Main result 2023 for phase 2 is declared.  The selection of candidates for seats through JoSAA will be based on their qualifications as well as their preferences for institutions and courses. Seats will be assigned to candidates throughout seven rounds of the JoSAA counselling process in 2023. The JoSAA 2023 counselling will be held in 6 rounds for which separate seat allotment results will be released. The JoSAA 2023 counseling will be conducted for admission to the best NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. However, when there are open seats, super-round counselling is carried out by the CSAB. The JoSAA 2023 seat allotment results are released in the form of opening and closing ranks for BTech in India and are made public course-by-course and category-by-category following each round of JoSAA Counselling 2023.

We hope that this article on JoSAA 2023 choice filling was helpful and informative. For more updates related to JoSAA counselling, stay tuned to College Dekho.


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