JoSAA 2021 – 6th Seat Allotment (Out), Counselling Dates, Registration, Choice Filling, Cut off

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JoSAA 2021 – JoSAA 2021 6th seat allotment result is now available at josaa.nic.in. JEE (Main) application number and password are required to check the JoSAA 2021 seat allotment result. Apart from this, Joint Seat Allocation Authority has revised the counselling schedule of JoSAA 2021.

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), conducts this centralized counselling, called JoSAA. IIT offers admission on the basis of the JEE Advanced score, the NIT / IIT / GIFT grants admission to the candidates on the basis of JEE Main. Candidates are first required to register online at josaa.nic.in. Once the registration is done, candidates will then need to do choice filling in which they have to give preference of the college or course. After this, the allotment is done and lastly, shortlisted candidates are called for document verification and admission payment. Check more details on JoSAA 2021 Counselling from the page below.

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JoSAA 2021

The Central Seat Allocation Board frames all policies for seat allocation. First of all, candidates are partitioned on the basis of nationality and absence of disability. Thereafter, the category is assigned to each candidate for seat allocation purposes. Students can check the important dates for JoSAA Counselling 2021 from the table below.

JoSAA 2021 Important Dates
Joint Apex Board declares JEE (Main) 2021 Ranks 15 Sep 2021
Announcement of JEE (Advanced) 2021 Result 15 Oct 2021 at 10:00 am
Registration for JoSAA 2021 16 Oct 2021 at 10:00 am
Commencement of choice filling process for AAT 2021 16 Oct 2021 (Start from 10 AM)
Mock seat allotment – Round 1 22 Oct 2021 at 10:00 am
Mock seat allotment – Round 2 24 Oct 2021 at 10:00 am
Last date to register and fill choices for JoSAA 2021 25 Oct 2021 up to 5:00 pm
Reconciliation of data, verification and validation of allocated seats 26 Oct 2021
Seat allocation for Round 1 27 Oct 2021 at 10:00 am
Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by
candidate to query (if required) (Round 1)
27 – 30 Oct 2021
Last day to respond to query (Round 1) 31 Oct 2021 by 5:00 pm
Seat allocation for Round 2 01 Nov 2021 5:00 pm
Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by
candidate to query (if required) (Round 2)
02 – 03 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Last day to respond to query (Round 2) 05 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Seat allocation for Round 3 06 Nov 2021
Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by
candidate to query (if required) (Round 3)
07 – 08 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Last day to respond to query (Round 3) 09 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 3) 07 – 08 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Withdrawal Query Response (Round 3) 07 – 09 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
Seat Allocation (Round 4) 10 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 4) 11 – 12 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Last day to respond to query (Round 4) 13 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 4) 11 – 12 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
Withdrawal Query Response (Round 4) 11 – 13 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
Seat Allocation (Round 5) 14 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 5) 15 – 16 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
Last day to respond to query (Round 5) 17 Nov 2021 by 5:00 pm
.Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 5) 15 – 16 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
Withdrawal Query Response (Round 5) 15 – 17 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
Notification of the decision on seat confirmation for Round 5 17 Nov 2021 by 8:00 pm
Intimation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 5) 17 Nov 2021, 20:00 IST – 17 Nov 2021, 23:59 IST
.Withdrawal Query Response: (Round 5) 17 Nov 2021, 20:00 IST – 17 Nov 2021, 14:00 IST
Seat Allocation (Round 6). FINAL ROUND of Seat Allocation for IITs 18 Nov 2021, by 8:00 pm
Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 6). FINAL ROUND of seat allocation for IITs 18 – 19 Nov 2021, by 5:00 pm
Last day to respond to query (Round 6). (FINAL ROUND of seat allocation for IITs). 20 Nov 2021, by 5:00 pm
Admission Process: 20 – 24 Nov 2021, by 5:00 pm

Download Schedule:
Click here to download the revised schedule for JoSAA 2021 Counselling, Updated on November 16, 2021.
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JoSAA 2021 Seat Allotment

On the basis of the ranking in the qualifying examination, candidates are then allotted a seat. The first allotment is given to those candidates who fulfill the conditions as given by the conducting authority. The allotment is then done for the remaining seats unless all the seats are filled. There shall be six (06) rounds of the JoSAA 2021 counselling process.

Candidates who are allotted a seat will then have to download their provisional allotment letter and pay the seat acceptance fee of Rs. 35,000. Once the fee is paid, candidates will have to report at the Reporting Centre (RC) for document verification.

Furthermore, after the JoSAA 2021 allotment result is announced, candidates also have to select any of the following options according to their preference.

  • Freeze: The candidates who have been allotted the seats, have to accept the seats. If they are happy with the allotted seat then they have to Freeze their choice.
  • Float: If a candidate is not happy with the allotted course and institute, then they can use the float option. Using this option they can select other institutes and the same branch. If this choice is taken, then the old allotted seat is put on hold until the candidate gets a new allotment in the upcoming round. If a candidate does not get their preferred choice, then they can go back to the initially allotted option.
  • Slide: If a candidate wants a better seat in the same institute, then they can use the slide option. The candidates have to wait for the next round for allotment of seat.

Note: The Slide and Float options are not available in the last round.

JoSAA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to appear for seat allocation rounds during JoSAA counseling, candidates have to fulfill the eligibility criteria given below.

  • Candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2021 are eligible to particiapte in the seat allocation process.
  • Those who have passed JEE Advanced 2021 are also eligible to take part in JoSAA counselling process.
  • For admission to IITs, students should have secured 75% in class 12 ot should be included in the top 20 percentile. The qualifying percentage for SC, ST, and PwD candidates is 65%.

Qualifying Exam for JoSAA

IITs, NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts), and Other-GFTIs participate in JoSAA counselling to intake admissions. These institutes take admission based on the scores of the below-given qualifying exams:

Qualifying Examination Admitting Institutes
JEE (Advanced) IITs
JEE (Main) B.E./B.Tech. NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
JEE (Main) B.Arch. NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
JEE (Main) B.Planning NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs

JoSAA 2021 Registration & Choice Filling

To participate in the counselling process, candidates will need to register online and fill their choices. To do so, candidates can check the instructions given below.

Step 1 Registration – Firstly candidates need to register for JoSAA 2021.

  • Visit the official website at josaa.nic.in.
  • After this, click on the registration link on the homepage of the website.
  • Next, enter your JEE Main 2021 roll number and password to register. Whereas, JEE Advanced qualified candidates can use their corresponding password to log in.
  • In the next screen, enter the details such as the candidate’s nationality, state code of eligibility, gender and more.
  • review details adn click on the submit button.

Step 2 Choice Filling – After the registration process is completed, candidates can then proceed to fill their choice of courses and colleges from the list of options. The courses and colleges for which the candidates are eligible shall be listed out online. Candidates need to select the courses and colleges in the order of preference.

Step 3 Choice Locking – Finally, aspirants have to lock their choices. Now, it is to be noted that once you have locked the choices, no change will be entertained by the conducting authority. Candidates can also take a printout of the locked choices for future reference.

JoSAA 2021 Mock Round

To give the candidates an idea about the allotment that they might get, the conducting body shall start the Mock round. Through this, candidates will get an insight into the seat allotment process of the first round. The main purpose for this is to show candidates that their choices, as they make, need to do in the order of preference and correctly. Though candidates are allowed to change their choices after the mock allotment, however, once candidates lock their choices during the choice locking process, they shall not be allowed to make any further change(s).

JoSAA 2020 Choice Filling

JoSAA Seat Acceptance Fee 2021

To accept the seats allotted to the candidates finally, they need to pay the fee, upload the required documents, and get them verified. The seat acceptance fee is given below.

Category Fee
SC, ST, GEN-PwD
GENEWS-PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD,
SC-PwD or ST-PwD
Rs. 15000
Other Candidates Rs. 35000
  • Mode of Remittance: Candidates should either use the JoSAA portal, E-challan of SBI, SBI Net Banking
    or use SBI debit card facility
  • Refunds: If the candidate has paid the fee but does not report at the reporting center, then the fee is refunded after deducting Rs.1500.

What are the Documents Required for JoSAA 2021 Counselling?

At the Reporting Center (RC) candidates will need to carry the following list of documents during JoSAA counselling 2021.

Documents Required for Admission to IITs

Sr No. List of documents required
1 Provisional seat allotment letter
2 Undertaking by the candidate as per given format
3 Proof of seat acceptance fee payment – E-challan or net banking transaction
4 Two passport size photographs
5 Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet.Class XII Pass certificate if available
6 Original JEE Advanced 2021 Admit Card
7 Date of birth proof [Class X marks sheet or any other similar certificate]
8 Photo identity card (issued by govt. agency) or Photo ID issued by last attended school OR Class XII admit card
9 Medical certificate as per given format
10 Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST) if applicable and as per format
11 Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable
12 Passport – for foreign nationals / OCI certificate or PIO card if applicable

Documents Required for Admission to NITs, IITs & other GFTIS

Sr. No. List of documents required
1 Three passport size photographs identical to the one uploaded during JEE (Main) 2021 registration
2 Provisional seat allotment letter
3 Candidate’s Undertaking as per given format
4 Fee Acceptance Receipt (E-challan /Netbanking)
5 Photo identity card (issued by govt. agency) OR Photo ID issued by last attended school OR Class XII admit card
6 JEE Main 2021 Admit Card
7 JEE Main 2021 Score Card
8 Date of birth proof [Class X marks sheet or any other similar certificate]
9 Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet. If available, pass certificate
10 Medical certificate as per given format
11 Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST), if applicable as per given format
12 Passport – Indian nationals who passed the qualifying examination from Nepal/Bhutan or an institution abroad
13 National Open School pass out candidates must bring proof of place of examination centre of the final examination to determine the state code.
14 Registration-cum-locked choices for seat allotment
15 OCI certificate or PIO card if applicable
16 Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable

JoSAA 2021 Withdraw Option

Candidates who have already accepted their JoSAA allotted seats can also opt for withdrawal by reporting to their reporting centre. This can only be done up till the Round 6 of allotment. Candidates who opt for withdrawal are not eligible for further rounds and their fee is refunded after a deduction of Rs.1500.

How to withdraw?

  • Go to the official website i.e JoSAA portal.
  • Now, fill the bank account details to which the seat acceptance fee shall be refunded
  • Next, upload the image of cancelled cheque.
  • Now, download the withdrawal request letter.
  • Next, both candidate and parent need to sign this letter at the reporting centre.

JoSAA 2021 Participating Institutes

Given below is the list of participating institutes for JoSAA 2021. Candidates can check it from below.

  • All 23 IITs
  • All the 31 NITs
  • The 25 IIITs
  • Other CFTIs
Name of Institutes Number of Institutes Total Number of Seats
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) 23 11279
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) 25 4617 seats, 290 EWS and 15 EWS-PwD seats
National Institute of Technology (NITs) 31 20428 seats, 344 EWS and 78 EWS-PwD seats
Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) 28 5766 seats, 321 EWS and 12 EWS-PwD seats

JoSAA 2021 Important Download

Official website: josaa.nic.in

FAQs on JoSAA 2021

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Ques. When can I apply for JoSAA 2021?

Ans. As of now, the exact date for commencement of registration for JoSAA 2021 has been announced. However, it is expected to start in October 2021.

Ques. How do I register for JoSAA Counselling 2021?

Ans. To registration for counselling for JoSAA 2021, candidates need to visit the official website at josaa.nic.in. After this, candidates need to register online by entering their JEE Main roll number, or JEE Advanced qualified candidates can simply enter their password to log in. After this, enter your personal details in the registration form.

Ques. Who are eligible for JoSAA Counselling?

Ans. Candidates who have qualified for JEE Main 2021 or JEE Advanced 2021 are eligible to register and appear for JoSAA 2021 counselling.

Ques. What is the fees for JoSAA Counselling?

Ans. Candidates need not require to pay any fees for registration and filling up of choices.

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