JEE Main Counseling Schedule 2020: Choice filling/ locking from Oct 6, Round 1 Seat Allocation from 17th

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSSA) will start Counseling registration process for students qualified in the JEE Main 2020, from 5 October. CSAB board publishes the detailed schedule in regards to Counseling form, Choice filling, Locking & freezing of college choices at

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 15, 2020 16:12 IST
JEE Main Counseling Schedule 2020: Choice filling/ locking from Oct 6, Round 1 Seat Allocation from 17th
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Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has published the schedule for the Counseling for admissions into IITs, NITs, IIEST, IIITs and Other-GFTIs for the Academic Year 2020-21. JoSAA is set to begin Online registration for JEE Main Counseling from Oct 6, 2020 onwards. Candidates qualified in the JEE Main 2020 January/ April/ Sept examination will be able to apply for JoSSA counseling from 6 - 15 October 2020. Based on the rank of JEE (Main) 2020, admissions will also be made to the first year of Engineering/ Technology and Architecture/ Planning Programs on supernumerary seats in NITs for Union Territories, and in some AICTE approved Institutes for North East and Union Territories (NEUT) through this centralized seat allocation procedure. Features of the admission procedure, fee refund rules, admission schedule, list of Reporting/ Help Centers, list of Participating Institutes with total number of seats, fee structure and contact addresses, seat distribution in the Institutes etc, are given in JoSAA Counseling information brochure.

JoSSA after the announcement of JEE Advanced Result, scheduled on October 5, 2020 to start Online Counseling registration at its portal Eligible candidates who have qualified the JEE Main 2020 (January/ April/ Sept) will be eligible to apply for the Counseling registration for admissions into IITs, NITs, IIEST, IIITs and other GFTIs for the Academic Year 2020-21. JoSSA conducts joint seat allocation for admissions to 111 institutes for the academic year 2020-21. This includes 23 IITs,  31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur, 26 IIITs and 30 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other-GFTIs).

Online Counseling registration for JoSAA 2020 to begin from October 6 and to remain open till October 15, 2020. JEE Main counselling registration process will include Registration, Choice filling, Locking of Choices, Seat Allotment, and Payment of seat acceptance fee through online mode. As per schedule IIT JEE Advanced result to be announced on Oct 5, 2020 and after announcement of the result, Counseling process to kick-start from very next day. JoSSA to conduct 2 mock seat allotment rounds, which will be followed by 7 rounds of JEE Main counselling.

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According to JoSSA Counseling schedule 2020, on Oct 6, 2020 candidate will be given access to JoSSA Counseling registration / choice filling for academic programs under JoSAA. Candidates who qualify AAT can fill their AAT-specific choices starting from Oct 11, 2020 after declaration of AAT result. On October 12, 2020 JoSAA to display mock seat allocation-1 based on the choices filled-in by candidates as on Oct 11, 2020, 17:00 IST. On October 15, 2020 (17:00 hrs) candidate registration and choice filling for academic programs under JoSAA to end.

JoSAA on Oct 16, 2020 to reconcile the data and to verify and validate allocated seats. On 17th of October, seat allocation Round 1 will start. From Oct 17, 2020 to Oct 19, 2020 by 17:00 hours, Online reporting and fee payment / document upload / response should be gicen by candidate in regards to Round 1 counseling. The detailed schedule on JoSSA Counseling round 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 candidates should visit the official website of Authority