JoSAA Web Counselling Schedule 2021 for Registrations, Choice Filling & Seat Allotment

JoSAA Web Counselling Schedule 2020 released for Registrations, Choice Filling & Seat Allotment. JoSAA Web Counselling 2020 for admissions to IITs, NITs to begin from October 6 on, check schedule and other details here.

Latest Update: JEE Advanced Result 2020 has been declared on October 5, 2020 by IIT Delhi which was held on September 27, 2020. The joint seat allocation process has begun now on

Counselling and choice filling is conducted to provide students seats in Indian Institute of Technology, IITs, National Institute of Technology, NITs, Indian Institutes of Information Technology, IIITs and other Government Funded Technology Institutes, GFTIs.

JoSAA Web Counselling Schedule 2020 for Registrations, Choice Filling & Seat Allotment

Joint Seat Allocation Authority, JoSAA Counselling for admissions to engineering undergraduate courses on the basis of JEE Main 2020 and JEE Advanced 2020 result would begin from October 6, 2020.

Detailed JoSAA Web Counselling schedule is now available on official site and also provided here. Admission to IITs and NITs as well as IIEST, IIITs and other GFTIs would be done under JoSAA.

Students may please note that admission to NITs, IIEST, IIITs and GFTIs would be done on the basis of JEE Main 2020 Result. Admission to IITs or Indian Institutes of Technology would be done on the basis of JEE Advanced 2020 Result – which would be released on October 5.

There would be a total of 6 rounds of seat allocation starting from October 17 to November 9. Check complete schedule by clicking on the given link.

According Officials, JoSAA suggested to limit admissions to only six rounds this year in order to ensure that the admissions process is over before Diwali, and that the new academic session starts immediately after.

Another change introduced to the admissions process this year is the change to admission confirmation process. Unlike last year when students had to physically report at the allotted institute to confirm their seats, this year this process will be held online.

JoSAA Web Counselling Schedule 2020

September 11, 2020JEE Main 2020 Result
October 5, 2020JEE Advanced 2020 Result
October 6, 2020Candidate registration/choice filling for academic programs under JoSAA STARTS; candidates who qualify AAT can fill their AAT-specific choices starting from Oct 11, 2020 after declaration of AAT result
October 12, 2020Display of Mock Seat Allocation-1 based on the choices filled-in by candidates as on Oct 11, 2020, 17:00 IST
October 14, 2020Display of Mock Seat Allocation-2 based on the choices filled-in by candidates as on Oct 13, 2020, 17:00 IST
October 15, 2020Candidate registration and choice filling for academic programs under JoSAA ENDS (5:00 pm)
October 17, 2020Seat Allocation Round 1
JoSAA Web Counselling Schedule 2020

Students who get admission in NITs have an option of transferring their admission to IITs in case they are eligible. Also, this year, due to coronavirus pandemic and consequent cancellation of various board examinations, the minimum qualifying marks eligibility criteria has been dropped.

The date of commencement of sessions has not been confirmed as yet. Dates for beginning of academic sessions at IITs, NITs, IIITs and other GFTIs would be announced on the official website


The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2020 has been set up by the MoE to manage and regulate the 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 29 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other-GFTIs). Admission to all the academic programs offered by these Institutes will be made through a single platform.

Qualifying ExaminationAdmitting Institutes
JEE (Advanced) 202023 IITs
JEE (Main) 2020 B.E./B.Tech.NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
JEE (Main) 2020 B.Arch.NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
JEE (Main) 2020 B.PlanningNITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs
Institutes under JoSAA

JoSAA Seat Allotment Result Dates:
October 17, 2020 – Seat Allocation (Round 1)

Important Information

How to Register for JoSAA Counseling 2020

  1. Candidates must visit the official website at
  2. Register on the official JoSAA counselling website
  3. Candidates would be required to fill their JEE roll number and password to log in.
  4. The candidates would need to select desired choices and lock them in the end
  5. Candidates can modify their choices in case of any issues
  6. After complete consideration, candidates can freeze their candidature for the course of their choice in the college they want
  7. Submit the choice and download the allotment letter once the college is assigned

 Direct Link to register

JoSAA Website

Important Instructions for JoSAA Registration 2020: JoSAA would be conducting counselling for all IITs, NITs and other GFTIs. Candidates are required to fill their choices on The choice filling would commence from October 6, 2020.

Candidates who have appeared for JEE Main 2020 are required to fill the choices for NIT+ system and are not eligible for IITs. Only the candidates who have qualified JEE Advanced 2020 are eligible for IITs, IISc. Candidates who have qualified the JEE Advanced are also eligible for all the other participating institutes.

Based on their eligibility, candidates can register on and fill in their choices of the institutes and branches in decreasing order of preference. Choices would be picked accordingly hence candidates must carefully weigh in their choices before filling the same.

After filling the choices, candidates are also required to LOCK their choices. If the choices are not locked before the last time, the last saved choices would be automatically locked.  Remember, once locked, choices CANNOT be modified. Hence be very careful.

JoSAA would be conducting a total of 7 rounds of counselling and seat allocation. Students may check the complete schedule provided above. The first display of Mock Seat Allocation of Round 1 would be done on October 11, 2020 and for Round 2 on October 13, 2020. Seat Allocation Round 1 would begin on October 17, 2020.

For accepting a seat, candidates must pay for the seat acceptance fee through the allowed modes of payment for the seat allotted. Once the seat is paid for, candidates must get their documents verified at any of the reporting centres. The lists of reporting centres is also available on

Depending on the satisfaction with the seat allotted, the candidates must fill the option of freeze, slide or float. Depending on the options filled, candidates would be able to participate in the subsequent rounds of counselling.

If in a subsequent round, say Round 4 or 5 the candidate is able to secure a seat in IIT and wishes to forego the seat at NIT+, then he/she is require to once again report to the respective IIT Reporting centre. Simillarly, if a student shifts from an IIT to any NIT+ institute in a subsequent round, he/she must report to the respective institution again.

Candidates also have an option to withdraw the seat which has already been accepted by reporting to a reporting centre upto 6th round of seat allocation. After that, if the candidate fails to join the institution, he or she would not be eligible for the seat nor eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2020.

Important things to Remember: Candidates who do NOT register within the specified time window WILL NOT be able to seek admission for this academic year. Candidates who do NOT fill in choices within the specified time window WILL NOT be able to seek admission for this academic year.

Two times reporting required in case of seat allotment changes from NIT+ system to IITs and vice versa. No modification of locked choices – once locked, choices CANNOT be modified.

Download Counselling Schedule

Choice filling is the most important choice for colleges with the rank of students. The choice filling process began through the JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) website. Students may lose the most valuable seat with a few minor mistakes in the process. So students have to follow certain methods.

Seat Selection Method: Colleges and courses should be selected based on the rank of students. You can select any number of courses in order of priority. First you have to choose their favorites and choose one to the last. When you want to read in any country, you should also consider the lesser-known ones.

Every opportunity given on the website should be avoided by doubting whether I can come. 50 per cent for local students and 50 per cent for students from other states. This year, the central government has given a 10 per cent reservation for the weaker section in the OC category. These are allotted ranks in Josaa to be considered.

When a student chooses up to 50 choices, the seat allotment will see where the student is ranked. If you get a 10th choice seat, you should immediately verify the certificates in the nearest net and reserve the seat. Freeze if you are satisfied with this choice.

Also, if the chance to get a good branch in the same college, the option to choose the option. Similarly, if you go to any college or any choice, you have to choose a float option. Selected sequences (11th to 50th Choice) are then edited by default.

One must check ten times without making a mistake in the selection of options. It is mandatory to reserve a seat after verification of certificates. Waiting for another round to make sure the favorite branch didn’t come was a big mistake. Once reserved, there is no other option when reserved. Any seat can be reported in Warangal NIT. Fees can be charged right here.

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