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JoSAA Counselling: JoSAA stands for Joint Seat Allocation Authority. It is the governing body that conducts joint counselling for admission to IIITs, NITs, IITs, and GFTIs. The JoSAA body consists of representatives from JAB or Joint Admission Board which represents the IITs and CSAB or Central Seat Allocation Board which represents the IIITs, NITs and GFTIs. All eligible and qualified candidates of JEE Main and JEE advanced can take part in the JoSAA counselling.

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JEE Main qualified candidates must participate in the JoSAA Counselling for seat allotment to the above-mentioned engineering institutions. There are 7 rounds of Counselling in JoSAA 2018 where eligible candidates will be allotted seats according to their merit and preferences of the choices filled. Candidates who have qualified the JEE Main 2018 will be eligible for admission to IIITs, NITs and CFTIs whereas the qualified candidates will be able to procure a seat in IITs. Get more details about JoSAA counselling of 2018 in the article below.

Special Round for seat allotment in NIT Plus System starting from 24th July 2018: Click Here to Visit

 The Round 7 seat allocation result has been released! Click here to check.

The Revised counselling schedule has been released. Check the table below!

Notification Released on JoSAA Official Website. Read the details below and tell us your thought about this in comments.

Josaa counselling suspended
Preview of JoSAA Official Website

The Seat allotment result of Round 2 – released at 5 PM. Click here to check!

2nd July 2018 was the last day for Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 1).

Five new Reporting Centres have been established for the benefit of candidates. Click here to check. 

Round 1 opening and closing rank has been issued. Click here to check.

Institute wise Allotment of seats in the Academic Programs Released – VIEW HERE.

Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres for Round 1 have started and will be continued till 2nd July 2018.

JoSAA Round 1 Allotment Result Declared. Check the link below!

JoSAA Counselling Dates

Check the JoSAA Counselling dates below

Events Dates (Announced)
Registration & filling choices Start 15th June 2018 (10:00 AM)
Registration & filling choices Starts (For AAT) 18th June 2018
Display of Mock Seat Allocation-1 19th June 2018 (05:00 PM)
Display of Mock Seat Allocation-2 24th June 2018 (10:00 AM)
Last Date for Registration & Choice Filling 25th June 2018 (5:00 PM)
Reconciliation of data, Seat Allocation, verification and validation 26th June 2018
Seat Allocation (Round 1) 27th June 2018 (10:00 AM)
Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 1) 28th June to 2nd July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Display of seats filled/availability status 3rd July 2018 (10:00 AM)
Seat allocation (2nd Round) 3rd July 2018 (05:00 PM)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 2) 4th July to 5th July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Display of seats filled/availability status 6th July 2018 (10:00 AM)
Display of seats filled status and Seat Allocation (Round 3)  July 10, 2018 (15:00 )
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 3) July 11, 2018 (08:00-20:00)
 Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 3) July 12, 2018 (08:00-12:00)
 Seat Allocation (Round 4)  July 12, 2018 (16:00)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 4)  July 13, 2018 (08:00-20:00)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 4) July 14, 2018 (08:00-12:00)
Display of seats filled status and Seat Allocation (Round 5) July 14, 2018 (16:00)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 5) July 15, 2018 (08:00-20:00)
 Display of seats filled status and Seat Allocation (Round 6) July 15, 2018 (22:00)
 Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 6) (LAST ROUND FOR SEAT WITHDRAWAL) July 16, 2018 (10:00-17:00)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 6) (LAST ROUND FOR SEAT WITHDRAWAL – BEFORE 17:00 ON JULY 17, 2018 ONLY) July 17, 2018 (10:00-17:00)
  Display of seats filled/availability status  July 18, 2018 (10:00)
 Seat Allocation (Round 7: FINAL ROUND)  July 18, 2018 (13:00)
FOR IIT SYSTEM ONLY: Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 7) : ONLY FOR THOSE WHO ARE ALLOTTED A SEAT FOR THE FIRST TIME OR ARE ALLOTED A SEAT FROM NIT+ SYSTEM TO IIT  July 19, 2018 (ONLY 1 day for IITs) (10:00 – 17:00)
FOR NIT+ SYSTEM ONLY: Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by reporting at Admitting Institutes July 19-23, 2018 (5 days for NIT+ system) (10:00 –17:00)

JoSAA Counselling Procedure

The JoSAA counselling 2018 will involve various steps. The registration had started for all candidates from 15th June 2018. The last date to register was 25th June 2018.

JoSAA Registration and Choice Filling- Click Here for the link.

All the qualified candidates of JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018 can have a look at the steps given below involved in the counselling procedure.

JoSAA Counselling Registration

  1. Go to the official website of JoSAA and click on the JoSAA Counselling 2018 link.
  2. Enter JEE Main 2018 roll number and password and login.
  3. JoSAA Registration Form will be displayed on your screen.
  4. Fill the form with the necessary details, select the declaration and click on submit.
  5. Check and verify all the details click on “Confirm Registration” button.

Online choice filling and locking

  1. Select Choice Available option and select the institute, its name and course applying for.
  2. Select your College Preference-wise and programme as many as you can.
  3. The applicant will have the option to edit/change/delete the filled in choice.
  4. Lock the choices.

JoSAA Seat Allotment

Round 1 Seat allotment Released. Click here to view and pay the seat acceptance fee.

  1. In this step, candidates will be allotted highest possible seat according to the preference of the candidate but will also consider the AIR (All India Rank) of the candidate.
  2. Those candidates who manage to meet the cutoff criteria will be listed out in the released rank list. The result of JoSAA 2018 counselling and seat allotment will be announced in online mode.
  3. A few days after choice locking, the candidates will be communicated through the registered email ID or SMS on the registered mobile number on seat allotment.
  4. The JoSAA seat allotment will be done on the basis of the rank of the candidate

Seat Acceptance and Payment of Fee

  • Those candidates who have accepted the allotted seat will be required to first download the provisional seat allotment letter.
  • He/she will then have to pay the seat acceptance fee through e-challan or SBI Net banking.
  • Payment of Rs. 45,000 by the general candidates and Rs. 20,000 by the SC/ST/Gen-PwD/OBC-NCL-PwD/SC-PwD or ST-PwD candidates have to be done through e-Challan or SBI Net Banking.

Reporting Center

  • Candidates have to get all the documents verified at the reporting center, for provisional seat acceptance.
  • A provisional admission letter will be issued to the candidate.
  • If the candidates do not qualify the document verification round, their admissions will be held cancelled.

Reporting to the Institute

  • The last step will be to report to the allotted institute to confirm their admissions.
  • Candidates must reach their respective engineering institution with original certificate and documents.

Documents Required for JoSAA Counselling

Check out the list of documents to be brought for verification HERE.

  1. 3 Passport size Photographs
  2. JEE Main Admit Card 2018
  3. JEE Main Result 2018
  4. Proof of Date of Birth
  5. Seat Allotment letter
  6. Photo Identity Card
  7. Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment
  8. 12th Standard Mark Sheet
  9. Category Certificate (if applicable)

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