JoSAA Counselling 2020 (October) - Dates, Registration,Choice Filling, Procedure, Seat Allotment

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: July 03, 2020

JoSAA counselling 2020 for the admission in IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs will begin in October 2020. The counselling and seat allotment process of JEE Main is based on the All India Rank (AIR) obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam.

Candidates who perform well in the Joint Engineering Examination register for the Joint Seat Allocation Authority or JoSAA counselling 2020 in order to take admission in best engineering courses, across 100 participating engineering colleges that include 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 Other-GFTIs. JoSAA counselling 2020 is being conducted for all eligible candidates who have qualified JEE Mains or JEE Advanced for admissions in centrally funded technical institutes. JEE is being conducted two times by the NTA, one can expect the JoSAA counselling 2020 to begin in September after the conclusion of JEE (Main) exam - April session. All students who have cleared JEE Mains are eligible to apply for JoSAA counselling.

If you are looking for JoSAA counselling schedule 2020, you have come to the right place. This article comprises details of JoSAA counselling important dates, registration process, reporting centres, etc. JoSAA 2020 counselling is allowing candidates to fill up their course and college preference in the field of engineering. Basis these preferences, they are being allocated seats through JoSAA counselling in 2020. The process elaborated below will help you understand the JEE Main counselling process in detail.

JoSAA counselling schedule 2020 will be released in the last week of September. Check the list of institutes participating in JoSAA Counselling here. The details of JoSAA counselling fee payment and JoSAA seat allocation are given below.

JoSAA 2020 Counselling Dates

Event

Date

JEE Advanced All India Ranks to be declared by JAB on

October 2020

JoSAA 2020 Registration and Choice Filling

October 2020

AAT appeared Students Registration & Form Filling

October 2020

Mock seat allocation on the basis of choices filled by candidates

October 2020

End of Registration & Choice-Filling under JoSAA

October 2020

NIC - a collection of data and seat allocation for IITs/NITs (validation and verification on

October 2020

First Round of Seat Allotment (Round 1)

To be Notified

Acceptance of first round of seat allotment

To be Notified

Display of available seats and filled seats after the first round

To be Notified

Second Round of Seat Allotment (Round 2)

To be Notified

Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for Round 2

To be Notified

Display of available seats and filled seats after the second round

To be Notified

Third Round of Seat Allotment (Round 3)

To be Notified

Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for Round 3

To be Notified

Display of available seats and filled seats after the third round

To be Notified

Fourth Round of Seat Allotment (Round 4)

To be Notified

Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for round 4

To be Notified

Display of available seats and filled seats after fourth round

To be Notified

Fifth Round of Seat Allotment (Round 5)

To be Notified

Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for round 5

To be Notified

Display of available seats and filled seats after the fifth round

To be Notified

Sixth Round of Seat Allotment (Round 6)

To be Notified

Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for round 6 (Last round for seat withdrawal only for IITs)

To be Notified

Display of available seats and filled seats after sixth round

To be Notified

Seventh Round of Seat Allotment (Round 7)

To be Notified

Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat for round 7

To be Notified

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JoSAA Counselling Process 2020

JoSAA 2020 counselling is a six-step process. Candidates seeking admissions in the most prestigious engineering institutes can read detailed guidelines below. Also, all aspiring candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for the counselling of JoSAA 2020. You can also compare your JEE Main score to evaluate your Rank here.

JoSAA Counselling 2020 Registration Process:

  • Candidates will have to register themselves in order to participate in JoSAA counselling 2020. Candidates can login using their exam roll numbers.
  • In order to log in, candidates can use their JEE Main 2020 roll numbers. However, candidates who have cleared JEE Advanced 2020 will have to log in using their JEE Advanced roll number.
  • There is no need to fill any other details in order to register as all the personal and academic details of the candidates will be fetched from their JEE Main and JEE Advanced forms respectively.
  • Candidates will be required to update their contact details for JoSAA 2020 counselling. It is also mandatory to change the password while registering for counselling.

JoSAA Counselling 2020 Choice Filling:

  • Applicants will be able to view choices according to their eligibility criteria, i.e. those who have qualified JEE Main will be able to choose from NITs, IIITs and GFTIs and those who have cleared JEE advanced will be able to choose from IITs.
  • The initial step is to select the streams and institutes where the candidate wants to apply. Then the candidates will be required to arrange these choices in order of their preference, i.e. from most preferred to least preferred by using the ‘Arrange Filled Choices’ option.
  • Read your preferences carefully and use the ‘Choice Rearrange’ and ‘Choice Interchange’ to make changes to your list if needed. A ‘Multiple Deletion’ option is also provided to delete multiple choices.
  • Once you are certain about your preference list and the order that it follows, save the choices.

JoSAA Counselling 2020 Choice Locking:

  • After you are done selecting and arranging your preferences you can either choose ‘I agree to lock my choices’ option or you can select ‘I will lock my choices later’ option.
  • IT is important to select the ‘I agree to lock my choices’ option before the last of choice filling and locking.
  • Take a print out of your preference list by entering your JEE Advanced/ JEE Main roll number and password respectively.

JoSAA Counselling 2020 Seat Allotment:

  • JoSAA seat allotment 2020 is conducted online on the basis of the preference list submitted by students and the merit list prepared by the authorities.
  • Candidates who qualify the cut-off criteria set by JoSAA 2020 will be added to the JoSAA rank list 2020. The rank list and seat allocation information will be released online.

JoSAA Counselling Fee Payment 2020:

  • If you have secured a seat through JoSAA counselling 2020, make sure that you download the provisional allotment letter along with the e-challan for the payment of seat acceptance fee.
  • Seat acceptance fee for general candidates is Rs. 45,000, whereas for SC, Gen-PwD, ST, OBC-NCL-PwD, ST-PwD and SC-PwD the fee will be Rs. 20,000 that can be paid either through e-challan or through SBI net banking.
  • This fees will be included in the semester fees once the student has confirmed admission.

JoSAA Reporting Centres 2020:

  • Those candidates who have been allocated seats will have to report at the assigned reporting centres for verification of documents.
  • Candidates will have to carry all original mark sheets and other necessary documents at the time of verification. Those who fail to produce original documents will fail the verification round and their admission will be cancelled.
  • Candidates who have been allocated institutes other than NITs, IIITs and GFTI will have to report at the respective institute in order to confirm their admission by paying the remaining part of the first-semester fee.

Documents to be submitted at the Reporting Centre at the Time of Seat Acceptance:

For NITs and other GFTIs:

  • Provisional seat allotment letter
  • Admit card of JEE (Main) 2019
  • Scorecard of JEE (Main) 2019
  • Date of birth proof [Class X marks sheet]
  • Three passport size photographs identical to the one uploaded during JEE (Main) 2019 registration
  • Class XII performance check
  • Undertaking by the candidate
  • Proof of seat acceptance fee payment by online net banking of State Bank of India (SBI), debit cards issued ONLY by SBI and E-Challan by SBI [For SC/ST/PwD: Rs. 15,000/- For others: Rs. 35,000/-]
  • Photo identity card [issued by govt. agency/last attended school/Class XII admit card]
  • Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet.
  • Indian nationals who passed the qualifying examination from Nepal/Bhutan or an institution abroad must bring a passport. Permanent address given in the passport will determine state code.
  • The candidates having Senior Secondary Certificate from the National Open School must bring proof of the place of examination centre of the final examination to determine the state code.
  • Medical certificate
  • Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST), if applicable

For IITs:

  • Provisional seat allotment letter
  • Class XII performance
  • Undertaking by the candidate
  • Proof of seat acceptance fee payment by online net banking of State Bank of India (SBI), debit cards issued ONLY by SBI and E-Challan by SBI [For SC/ST/PwD: Rs. 15,000/- For others: Rs. 35,000/-]
  • Original Admit card of JEE Advanced 2019
  • Date of birth proof [Class X marks sheet]
  • Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet. If available, pass certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST), if applicable
  • The OBC-NCL certificate should be dated on or after April 1, 2019. The certificate should clearly mention that the candidate belongs to non-creamy layer and the caste of the candidate must be in the state-wide central list of OBCs
  • Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable.
  • Passport of the candidate and parents (for foreign nationals), OCI certificate or PIO card, if applicable
  • DS certificate (if applicable)
  • Registration-cum-locked choices for seat allotment.
  • Two passport size photographs identical to the one uploaded during JEE (Main/ Advanced) 2019 registration

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JoSAA Round-wise Seat Allotment Results 2020

Check round-wise seat allotment results for JoSAA 2020 from the table given below

JoSAA Round 1 Seat Allotment Result 2020JoSAA Round 2 Seat Allotment Result 2020 JoSAA Round 3 Seat Allotment Result 2020
JoSAA Round 4 Seat Allotment Result 2020JoSAA Round 5 Seat Allotment Result 2020JoSAA Round 6 Seat Allotment Result 2020
JoSAA Round 7 Seat Allotment Result 2020

JoSAA 2020 Seat Matrix (Tentative)

Name of the Institute

Seats Available for Open Category

Seats Available for Open-PwD Category

Seats Available for SC Category

Seats Available for SC-PwD Category

Seats Available for ST Category

Seats Available for ST-PwD Category

Seats Available for OBC Category

Seats Available forOBC-PwD Category

Total Seats Available for all Categories

IITs

5394

159

1594

50

800

32

2870

89

10988

NITs

8640

263

2565

74

1631

56

4496

143

17868

IIITs

1672

47

506

15

258

7

897

31

3433

GFTIs

2179

74

551

14

363

13

763

22

3979

Total

17885

543

5216

153

3052

108

9026

285

36268

Candidates who are planning to apply for the JoSAA counselling 2020 must ensure that they gather all the important documents for JoSAA document verification round as it is of utmost importance in order to secure admission. JoSAA seat allotment will be conducted in seven rounds and is likely to conclude in the last week of July.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for the JoSAA 2020 schedule and updates.

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