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JoSAA

Joint Seat Allocation Authority

Form Date: 01 Oct - 31 Oct 2021 (Tentative)

Form Date: 01 Oct - 31 Oct 2021

JOSAA Basic Information

  • Courses:B.Tech
  • Streams:Engineering

JoSAA 2021 : Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Counselling

Updated On - March 19 2021 by Akriti Maurya

JoSAA 2021 is Joint Seat Allocation Authority which will be conducted in October 2021 tentatively by MHRD. In order to manage and regulate admission to 92 tertiary institutes administered by the Indian Government, the JoSAA exam has been created. Although IIT offers admission on the basis of the JEE Advanced score, JEE Main grants admission on the basis of the NIT / IIT / GIFT score. Candidates must first register and fill out the selection according to their choice, then the seat distribution is completed, and finally, these candidates are called for document review and payment of fees. Candidates can read about all the details regarding JoSAA 2021 from this article.

JoSAA 2021 Important Dates

JoSAA has been declared the dates regarding the Registration and Choice Filling. Candidates can check the detailed schedule from the table below.

JoSAA 2021 Important Dates
EventsDates (Tentative)
Registration/Choice fillingOctober 2021
Display of Mock Seat Allocation-1October 2021
Display of Mock Seat Allocation-2October 2021
Last date for candidates to Registration/Choice fillingOctober 2021
Seat Allocation (Round 1)October 2021
Display of seats filled/availability statusOctober 2021
Seat Allocation (Round 2)October 2021
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for Round 2October 2021
Seat Allocation (Round-3)October 2021
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for Round 3October 2021
Seat Allocation (Round-4)October 2021
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for Round 4October 2021
Seat Allocation (Round-5)November 2021
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for Round 5November 2021
Seat Allocation (Round-6)November 2021
Document Verification and Acceptance/withdrawal of Seat for Round 6November 2021

JoSAA 2021 Registration

The candidates have to register online in order to be able to participate in JoSAA 2021 counselling. If the registration is completed, applicants may
switch to the choice filling process choice. The registration steps are as follows: 

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of JoSSA i.e https://josaa.nic.in/
  • After that click on the online registration and choice filling button present on the home page.
  • Enter the required information for completing the registration process.
  • After completing with the registration process candidate need Login with JEE Main / JEE Advanced application number and
    the password to start filling your options to begin filling your choice.

JoSAA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate who meets one or more of the following requirements is qualified to participate in the allocation of joint seats. 

  • Requirement 1
    • The applicant should have qualified for JEE (Advanced) 2021 for academic programs excluding IIT preparatory courses. 
    • Applicants should have passed Class 12 or equivalent as per the norms set by JoSAA.
  • Requirement 2
    • Applicants should be Qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2021 for preparatory courses at IITs.
    • Applicants should have passed Class 12 or equivalent as per the norms set by JoSAA.
  • Requirement 3
    • Applicants must have secured a rank in JEE (Main) 2021 B.E./B.Tech. Paper for B.E./B.Tech. programs at NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and Other-GFTIs.
    • Applicants should have passed Class 12 or equivalent as per the norms set by JoSAA.
  • Requirement 4
    • Applicants must have secured a rank in JEE (Main) 2021 Paper-1 for B.Arch. Paper for B.Arch. programs at NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and Other-GFTI.
    • Applicants should have passed Class 12 or equivalent as per the norms set by JoSAA.
  • Requirement 5
    • Applicants must have secured a rank in JEE (Main) 2021 Paper-1 for B.Planning Paper for  B. Planning programs at NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and Other-GFTI.
    • Applicants should have passed Class 12 or equivalent as per the norms set by JoSAA.

JoSAA 2021 Counselling

JoSSA conducts the counselling process to take admission of the students in IITs, NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts), and Other-GFTIs. These institutes accept admissions on the basis of
the results of the qualifying examinations given below: 

Qualifying ExaminationAdmitting Institute
JEE (Main) 2021 B.E./B.Tech.NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
JEE (Main) 2021 B.ArchNITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
JEE (Main) 2021 B.PlanningNITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
JEE (Advanced) 2021IITs

The following steps are for the counselling process JoSAA 2021 :

  • The candidate needs to register first for the counselling process.
  • After that Login with ID and Password and fill in the choices of Institution.
  • Check the vacant seat for the allotment
  • After allowing the seat Freeze, float, or slide the allotted seat.
  • Participate in the fee payment and document verification phase of online reporting. 

Documents Required For IITs:

  • Provisional JoSAA seat Allotment Letter 2021
  • 2 Passport size photographs
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • Photo Identity Card (valid)
  • Original JEE Advanced Admit Card 2021
  • 10th Standard Mark Sheet
  • Class 12th Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Certificate for PwD (if applicable)
  • DS Certificate (if applicable)
  • Registration cum Locked Choices for Seat Allotment

Documents Required for NITs, IIITs, IITs, and GFTIs:

  • Provisional JoSAA seat allotment letter 2021
  • 3 passport size photographs
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment by e-challan or Internet Banking through SBI
  • JEE Main Score Card 2021
  • JEE Main Admit Card 2021
  • Class 10th  Mark Sheet or Date of Birth Proof
  • Class 12 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Valid photo Identity Card
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)
  • Registration and Filled Choices for Seat Allotment

JoSAA 2021 Choice Filling

Registered candidates must complete the choice filling of programs at the official website according to their choice. In this stage, the candidates must include the names of the institutes and the branches offered. Candidates should remember that there is no charge for options to be filled out. All choices must be made within the specified time limit. Choices can not be altered once locked. Before doing the real choice filling, the applicants must plan for choice filling. Make a list of which institutions are preferred and which branch of the institute is preferred.
This list must be in line with the preferences and cutoffs.

JoSAA 2021 Seat Acceptance

Applicants need to pay the fee, upload the necessary documents, and get them checked in order to actually accept the seats allocated to the candidates. The 'Provisional Seat Allocation Letter' and an e-challan for remittance of the seat acceptance fee from the official website must also be downloaded. 

Seat Acceptance Fee

CategoryFee
SC, ST, GEN-PwD GEN EWS-PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD or ST-PwDRs 15000/
Other Candidates Rs 35000/-

Candidates can use either the JoSAA, SBI E-challan, SBI Net Banking platform, or the SBI debit card facility. 
Applicants have to upload the appropriate documents after the seats are accepted. Applicants are given admission once the paperwork and fees are submitted. Candidates had to register for offline counselling at their nearest designated reporting centre under usual conditions.

JoSAA 2021 Highlights

The candidates can check below in the table short details for JoSAA 202:

Name of ExamJoint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA)
Conducting AuthorityMinistry of Human Resources Development (MHRD)
LevelNational Level
CourseEngineering
Official Website

josaa.nic.in

Exam ModeOnline
Exam PurposeFor admission into top engineering colleges/institutes. 

About JoSAA

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2021 has been set up by the Ministry of Education [erstwhile Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD)] to manage and regulate the joint seat allocation for admissions to 110 institutes for the academic year 2021-22. This includes 23 IITs,  31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur, 26 IIITs and 29 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes. Admission to all the academic programs offered by these Institutes will be made through a single platform.

Candidates can check the following exam pages for more information:

JEE MAIN

JEE Advanced

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JOSAA Important Dates

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Form Date01 Oct - 31 Oct 2021 (Tentative)

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Form Start Date:

01 Oct 2021

Form End Date:

31 Oct 2021

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