JoSAA Commences Seat Allocation For IITs, Releases Counselling Schedule

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JoSAA Commences Seat Allocation For IITs, Releases Counselling Schedule

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), has begun the process of registration and seat allocation for IITs, and other government-funded technical institutes in India. Candidates who have qualified JEE Main or JEE Advanced can visit the official website of JoSAA and begin their registrations online. They should register themselves before the last date to be eligible for the counselling rounds.

JoSAA started the registrations on June 16, 2019, at 10 AM. Candidates can register themselves for the counselling process up to 5 PM on June 25. The mock seat allotment will begin on June 22, 2019, from 10 AM till 5 PM. The final seat allotment 7th round will be held on July 18, 2019.

Following are the steps of counselling procedure:

  1. Registration: Candidates need to register themselves on the official website of JoSAA.
  2. Filling and Locking Of Choices: After registering, candidates must search for their desired college and lock their choices carefully.
  3. Seat Allotment: JoSAA will allocate seats based on the availability of seats in the desired colleges/institutes. To help candidates understand the process, two rounds of mock allotment will be conducted before the final seat allotment is done.
  4. Seat Acceptance and Fee Payment: After the seat allotment process, candidates must complete the process by paying the counselling fee.
  5. Verification Of Documents: The last step is document verification. All the required documents must be verified by candidates during the process.

The full schedule of registration as tabulated below, has been released by JoSAA.

Date Event Timing
June 16, 2019 Registration and choice filling for academic programs 10 AM
June 22, 2019 1st mock seat allotment for choices till June 21, 2019 10 AM
June 24, 2019 2nd mock seat allotment for choices till June 23, 2019 10 AM
June 25, 2019 End of registration and choice filling 5 PM
June 26, 2019 Seat allocation, reconciliation of data, verification, and validation
July 27, 2019 Round 1 seat allocation 10 AM
June 28 – July 02, 2019 Documents verification and reporting at centers for Round 1 10 AM – 5 PM
July 03, 2019 Round 2 seat allocation 5 PM
July 04 – July 05, 2019 Document verification and acceptance/withdrawal of seats at centers for Round 2 10 AM – 5 PM
July 06, 2019 Round 3 seat allocation 5 PM
July 07 – July 08, 2019 Document verification and acceptance/withdrawal of seats at centers for Round 3 10 AM – 5 PM
July 09, 2019 Round 4 seat allocation 5 PM
July 10 – July 11, 2019 Document verification and acceptance/withdrawal of seats at centers for Round 4 10 AM – 5 PM
July 12, 2019 Round 5 seat allocation 5 PM
July 13 – July 14, 2019 Document verification and acceptance/withdrawal of seats at centers for Round 5 10 AM – 5 PM
July 15, 2019 Round 6 seat allocation 5 PM
July 16 – July 17, 2019 Document verification and acceptance/withdrawal of seats at centers for Round 6 10 AM – 5 PM
July 18, 2019 Round 7 seat allocation 1 PM
July 19, 2019 (single day of IITs) Document verification and acceptance/withdrawal of seats at centers for Round 7 10 AM – 5 PM
July 19 – July 23, 2019 (5 days for NITs) Document verification and acceptance/withdrawal of seats at centers for Round 7 10 AM – 5 PM

During seat acceptance process, candidates also get an option to Freeze, Float, or Slide their allotted seat. These options help the candidates who wish to accept the seat in the current allotment and also take part in the upcoming rounds.

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