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 IITs, NITs and GFTIs. All eligible and qualified candidates of JEE Main and JEE advanced can take part in the JoSAA counselling.

JoSAA conducts the counselling for JEE Main and JEE Advanced qualified candidates. The registration and choice filling for JoSAA 2018 had begun from 15th June. For the registration process, candidates were required to provide their JEE Main 2018 roll number and password. After successfully registering, the candidate had to enter his/her choice of B. Tech course and the name of the participating institutions that he/she wants admission to.

Eligible candidates of JEE Main 2018 will be able to get admission in IITs, NITs, and CFTIs whereas those who have met the cut-off of JEE advanced 2018 will be getting admission in IITs only. After entering all the details of College and course, candidates must take a print out of the same for future references.

All candidates have to first check the eligibility laid down especially for JoSAA counselling of 2018. Seat allotment will be done on the basis of the choices filled in by the candidate and the eligibility status of him/her.

JoSAA Counselling 2018 Registration and Choice Filling the Last date was 25th June 2018 till 5 PM. Find the direct link of online Registration and Choice Filling from the article below.

JoSAA 2018 Counselling schedule announced. Get full details here.

Important Dates of JoSAA 2018 Counselling

Candidates who are going to appear for the counselling, must make sure to go through all the dates of counselling along with their respective events. Check the JoSAA 2018 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 (10:00 AM)
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)
Seat allocation (Round 3) 6th July 2018 (05:00 PM)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 3) 7th July to 8th July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Display of seats filled/availability status 9th July 2018 (10:00 AM)
Seat Allocation (Round 4) 9th July 2018 (5:00 PM)
Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 4) 10th July to 11th July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Display of seats filled/availability status 12th July 2018 (10:00 AM)
Seat allocation (Round 5) 12th July 2018 (05:00 PM)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 5) 13th July to 14th July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Display of seats filled/availability status 15th July 2018 (10:00 AM)
Seat allocation (Round 6) 15th July 2018 (05:00 PM)
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat by reporting at Reporting Centres (Round 6)
LAST ROUND FOR SEAT WITHDRAWAL
16th July to 17th July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Display of seats filled/availability status 18th July 2018 (10:00 AM)
Seat Allocation (Round 7) 18th June 2018 (1:00 PM)
Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by
reporting at Reporting Centres/Admitting Institutes
(Round 7)
19th July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)

JoSAA Registration And Choice Filling 2018

The registration and choice filling of JoSAA 2018 had to be done by the candidate in an online mode.

For the Registration and Choice Filling – Click Here

The registration had started for all candidates from 15th of June 2018. 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.

Step 1 – Registration

  • In the first step of registration, candidates will be required to go to the official website of JoSAA and log in with their JEE Main roll number and Password. If candidates have registered for JEE advanced 2018, they can use the JEE advanced password. Otherwise, the jEE mAin 2018 password can be used.
  • JoSAA Registration Form will be displayed on your screen.All information submitted by the candidate at the time of JEE Main 2018 registration will be displayed on the screen. Candidates must check all details and make sure to check for any discrepancy.
  • It is mandatory for the candidates to change the password While preparing their new password, the candidates will have to set a security question.
  • Check and verify all the details click on “Confirm Registration” button.

Step 2 – Filling of Choices

  • After successfully registering, candidates will be able to see a list of various colleges and courses. The available choices will be displayed based on the eligibility of the candidate.
  • Those candidates who have qualified JEE Advanced 2018 examination will be eligible for almost all of the choices whether those candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2018 will be able to select only from NITs, IIITs and GFTIs.
  • Choices made by the candidate must be according to the preference of the candidate. The candidate can also modify the choices entered by clicking on “Arrange Filled Choices”.
  • The candidate can also choose the option of “Choices Rearrange” and “Choices Interchange”

Step 3 – Locking of Choices

  • The last step in the choice filling is the locking of choices.
  • After filing in all the choices of college and course, candidates must click on “I Agree to lock my choices”. In case a candidate wants to make changes, they can click on “I will lock my choices later”.
  • Candidates are required to take a print out of the filled in choices.
  • For the candidates to take a print out, he/she must enter their roll number and password.

Highlights of JoSAA 2018 Registration and Choice Filling

  1. Before the candidate registers for JoSAA, he/she must make sure to go through all the eligibility criteria.
  2. Only aspirants of JEE Main and JEE advanced can take part in the counselling conducted by JoSAA.
  3. Candidate have the benefit of modifying the choices before final locking.
  4. List of available choices will be automatically displayed after the successful registration of the candidate.
  5. Information related to the personal and academics of the candidate will be automatically retrieved during the JoSAA registration of 2018.

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