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CSAB SFTI Counselling 2020: Check Counselling Dates and Process

So, what is CSAB SFTI? After JoSAA counselling is conducted, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) starts conducting their seat allocation procedure. CSAB 2020 Counselling is conducted for two category of colleges. It is conducted for Self Financing Technical Institutes (SFTIs) to admit the aspirants to engineering and architecture courses. Thus, this process is named CSAB SFTI Counselling. However, the seat allotment process of the candidates is dependent upon the JEE Main 2020 All India Rank (AIR) in Paper 1, 2 and 3. There are total 34 SFTIs, which participate in the CSAB SFTI counselling process. Along with this, under CSAB 2020 Counselling, another process is CSAB NEUT Counselling where candidates of North East and Union Territories are alloted certain reserved seats.

CSAB was Central Counselling Board (CCB) before 2013. Over the decision of joint counselling procedure, JoSAA was set up. Due to this, role of CSAB is for counselling of specific institutes only. In this article, we talk about what roles CSAB fulfils. And, how to take part in CSAB Counselling rounds.

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Details of CSAB SFTI 2020

  • CSAB Full Form – Central Seat Allocation Board
  • SFTI Full Form – Self Financing Technical Institute
  • Due to low participation, counselling authority did not conduct the CSAB SFTI counselling process for 2019.
  • The candidates need to pay a fee of INR 21000 through e-challan for the registration of CSAB SFTI.
  • Seat allocation depends on the JEE Main Cutoff or CSAB SFTI Cutoff, apart from the candidate’s choice of preferences.
  • Before the CSAB SFTI counselling process, the aspirants need to download the ‘Provisional Seat Allotment Letter’. Candidates can download it from the official website of CSAB SFTI.
  • After CSAB SFTI, the students have to carry required documents to the allotted institutes. And, they must complete all the formalities. Documents list is given below in this article.
  • If you fail to attend college after CSAB SFTI counselling, then your allotted seat will be cancelled.

Important Dates for CSAB SFTI 2020

Given below are the important dates for CSAB SFTI 2020 Counselling-

Event Tentative Dates
Online Registration, Choice Filling by candidates, Payment of an initial fee of INR 21,000 (Twenty one thousand rupees only) 3rd week of September 2020
Result Declaration and Seat Allotment 4th week of September 2020
Physical Reporting and verification of original documents of the candidate Payment of balance fees at the Allotted Institute 1st week of October 2020

Academic Qualification for CSAB SFTI 2020

  • The aspirants must submit the scores of JEE Main paper 1 (B.Tech applicants)/Paper 2 (B.Arch aspirants)/Paper 3 (B.Plan aspirants).
  • 75% aggregate marks in 12th and a rank in JEE Main is required.
  • 75% marks in aggregate along with JEE Main qualification in Paper 2 is required for B. Arch. candidates.
  • 75% marks in aggregate along with JEE Main qualification in Paper 3 is required for B. Plan. candidates.
  • Candidates must have the qualified marks in five subjects of 12th class.

Check JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

Pre-Allotment Steps of CSAB SFTI 2020

The candidates must complete the pre-allotment steps. This is mandatory before enrolment for CSAB SFTI rounds. Check the steps below-

Registration

  • First, the aspirants must register their names with JEE Main Roll Number after visiting the official website of CSAB.
  • Then, make the payment of INR 21000 by e-challan at State Bank of India.
  • Take a print out of the e-challan receipt and keep it with you.
  • Now, the candidate should verify their personal information while they register their names online.
  • Also, the aspirants can modify the details like Eligibility, State, Gender, category during the time of registration.
Mentioned Category in Application Form Modification Permitted
OBC-NCL GEN
OBC-NCL-PWD GEN
OBC-NCL-PWD OBC-NCL
SC GEN
SC-PWD GEN
SC-PWD GEN
ST SC
ST-PWD FEN
ST-PWD ST
GEN-PWD GEN

Steps of CSAB SFTI Allotment Procedure

CSAB SFTI 2020 Seat Allotment Procedure

Follow the below mentioned step-by-step allotment procedure for CSAB SFTI 2020:

Step 1: Payment of Initial Fee

Before you complete the payment procedure, the candidates should download the e-challan and deposit INR 21000. The amount is refundable.

  • Visit csab.nic.in
  • Download the format of e-challan
  • Submit the credentials with correct details
  • Visit the nearby SBI branch to complete the payment.

Step 2: Choice Making and Locking

Once the candidates pay the fees, the registration and the choice making steps will be sustained for six hours.

  • If the aspirants get the confirmation, then they can get access to colleges/institutes and the corresponding courses.
  • You are advised to submit or lock the list before the mentioned timeline. Otherwise, your last preferences will be considered as the final choice.
  • If you do not allot any seat, then you can change your preferences in the third stage.
  • The candidates will be able to attend the second round, if they reject the allotted institute after the first round due to their dissatisfaction.
  • In case of unable registration process for previous round counselling, the aspirants can go for the Spot counselling process. It will be held in September, last week.

Step 3: Seat Allocation and Document Verification

The seat allocation process will let you know about the enlisted college/institution for the counselling process. You have to prepare for the document verification process.

  • Seat allocation process is not only relied upon the all India ranking or merit list but also is dependent upon the choice of preferences of the candidates.
  • The desired college/institute will receive a Provisional Seat Allotment letter from the Board.

Step 4: Allotment of Seats and Report to the Allotted Colleges

  • The candidates need to go to the official website for checking the seat allotment
  • Now you have to download the ‘Provisional Seat Allotment Letter’ when you go online
  • Seat allotment is dependent upon the online choice of filling and on the merit list of the candidates.
  • Some seats of the institutes will be occupied for the reserved category. Moreover, the availability of seats of the colleges/institutes is varied based on the respective branch.
  • Once the seat allotment process is completed, the students should report and submit the required documents to the allotted institutes.
  • If the candidates will fail to report to the allotted institute within the projected deadline, then they will lose their candidatures. In that case, they will not get the registration fee return.

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Participating Institutes of CSAB SFTI Counselling

Given below are some CSAB SFTI Participating Institutes. The list is subject to change.

1 Amity University Raipur, Chattisgarh
2 Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Greater Noida
3 Amity University Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior
4 Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon, Haryana
5 Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur
6 Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
7 Amity University Maharashtra, Mumbai
8 Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
9 Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute, Chennai
10 Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
11 Jagannath University Jaipur, Rajasthan
12 Sister Nivedita University Kolkata, West Bengal
13 Techno India University, West Bengal

Also Read | JEE Main Participating Colleges

Documents Verification Process for CSAB SFTI 2020

For CSAB SFTI 2020, the candidates should carry some self-attested copies of the original documents:

  • Provisional Letter of seat allotment
  • E-Challan receipt from SBI
  • Admit card of JEE Main 2020
  • One passport size photograph of the candidates
  • Photo ID Proof
  • Mark sheet of class X as proof of date of aspirant’s name and date of birth
  • Marks sheet of class XII
  • If you have category certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL), you should carry it with you
  • The disabled candidates also need to bring PWD certificates
  • Do not forget to carry a self-attested print out of locked choices and other terms, rules and regulations from the CSAB website.

FAQs on CSAB SFTI Counselling

Ques 1. May I know the steps of the Seat Allotment Process?

Ans. Step 1: First you have to complete the Online registration

Step 2: Next, Online choice filling and locking process

Step 3: In the third step, you have to allot seat for JoSAA 2020

Step 4: Fee payment for seat acceptance. Once you pay the fees, you have to go through the document verification process

Step 5: Report to the allotted college

Ques 2. What is the eligibility criteria to apply for B.Arch in CSAB SFTI?

Ans. Candidates should get A rank in JEE Main Paper 2. Also, they are required to get aggregate 75% scores in five subjects of class 12.

Ques 3. Who are eligible to participate in CSAB 2020?

Ans. 

Name Details
Conducted by Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB)
Eligibility criteria Valid JEE Rank
Academic qualification Undergraduate
Participating Institutes IITs, NITs, and GFTIs
Ques 4. I want to get back the refund from CSAB SFTI, what is the process?

Ans. If the seat allotment process is completed finally, then the aspirants would not get back the amount. However, if no seat is allotted in a special round, then the applicants would get back the participation fee after deducting 1000 INR.

Ques 5. What is CSAB counselling?

Ans. The aspirants from North Eastern region and from Union Territories are able to attend the counselling by Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB).

Ques 6. What is the distinction between JoSAA and CSAB?

Ans. JoSAA is applicable for the admission of IITs, NITs and for other colleges. When, two round CSAB counselling process is for filling up the vacant seats of NITs, IIITs and for other institutes (not for IITs).

CSAB NEUT Counselling 2020- Dates, Eligibility, Procedures and Seat Allocation

Let us talk about what is CSAB NEUT 2020 Counselling. What does CSAB NEUT means? Central Seat Allotment Board or CSAB, was the counselling authority for JEE Main before JoSAA. With JoSAA handling the counselling of major states and territories, there were still few seats left empty. This was more likely in North Eastern States and Union Territories (NEUT). Thus, to fill these engineering seats, MHRD conducts CSAB NEUT Counselling. Along with this, it also conducts CSAB 2020 counselling for some other colleges, which is called CSAB SFTI Counselling.

Meanwhile, the aspirants from Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, take part in CSAB Supernumerary Round. Candidates can attend CSAB NEUT Counselling 2020 if they have a valid JEE Main 2020 score and All India Rank. However, they must have not appeared in any counselling session before.

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Details of CSAB NEUT 2020

  • CSAB Full Form – Central Seat Allocation Board
  • NEUT Full Form – North Eastern States and Union Territories
  • As per the reservation rules of Govt of India, the aspirants can apply for Technology/Engineering/Pharmacy/Architecture programmes from AICTE approved institutes across the country. Colleges participating in JoSAA Counselling, are also CSAB NEUT Participating Colleges.
  • There is lack of facilities in the aforementioned states and UTs along with reservation of the seats for specified categories. Hence, candidates belonging to these states are not able to compete students of other states.
  • Thus, for the sake of the largest possible participation of the eligible students, MHRD conducts the seat allotment process through CSAB NEUT. (Centralized Seat Allotment Board for North Eastern States and Union Territories)

Important Dates for CSAB NEUT 2020

Dates for various CSAB 2020 NEUT Counselling processes are given below. Although, it is possible that govt might scrap these rounds due to ongoing COVID-19 crisis. There is a long delay in JEE Main April 2020 session. Thus, new batches are getting delayed as well. Students must keep themselves updated.

Event Tentative Dates
Release of Seat Matrix September 2020
CSAB NEUT 2020 Registration and choice filling begins September 2020
CSAB NEUT 2020 Registration and choice filling ends September 2020
Announcement of Seat Allotment September 2020
Reporting at Allotted Institute October 2020

Also Check | JEE Main Participating Colleges

Eligibility Criteria of CSAB NEUT 2020

A major question in minds of candidates is, who can apply for CSAB NEUT Counselling and what is CSAB Eligibility? First, the candidates must have a valid rank in JEE Main 2020. Besides, the applicants who have not participated in JoSAA counselling, are eligible to take part in the CSAB special round. This round is conducted for NITs, IIITs and GFTIs.

  • To take admission for B.Tech or B.E coursework, the aspirants should pass 12th class with Mathematics and Physics. Apart from these, the candidates should have one of the following subjects such as Technical Vocational/Biotechnology/Biology/ Chemistry.
  • For Engineering Courses – The applicants should have at least 45% marks in 12th standard. In case of SC/ST category, they need to have at least 40% marks.
  • For Architecture Courses – Applicants must have at least 50% marks in class 12th and PCM. Similarly, SC/ST category applicants must aslo have at least 50% marks in class 12th and PCM.
  • Further, if the students want to apply for B.Arch, then they should have 50% score in PCM combined. They need to get 50% marks at least.
  • Moreover, institutes might ask for NATA scores to students, who are applying for B.Arch courses.
  • In addition, the applicants applying for Pharmacy courses must have Physics and Chemistry as a subject in Class 12th. Allotment is done on aggregate marks of class 12th.

Qualifications Recognised for CSAB NEUT Counselling

Candidates must qualify class 12th boards of CBSE or a CSAB recognised qualifying exam to appear in CSAB NEUT Counselling. So, these exams are considered equal to CBSE class 12th boards by CSAB-

  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India. Or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

CSAB NEUT 2020 Seat Allotment Procedure

CSAB NEUT 2020 Seat Allotment Procedure

It is necessary to understand the entire CSAB NEUT 2020 counselling for JEE Main Seat Allotment process. Hence, in this regard, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Online Registration

Once you fulfil the CSAB eligibility criteria as per the basis of All India Ranks, you need to register yourself at www.csab.nic.in for counselling.

For online registration:

  1. New candidates: To sign in, the aspirants need to go to the official website and then click the ‘Register online’ option. After that, they need to submit the detailed information such as JEE Main application number, Captcha code and password.
  2. Already registered: You only need to provide the JEE Main Application Number and password and then you can log in.
CSAB NEUT 2019 Login Page
Registering for CSAB NEUT 2019 Counselling

Step 2: Verification of Domicile and Category Certificates by State Centres, Finalizing of Registration

To complete the verification, the applicants should need to provide the scorecard, admit card and domicile documents for supporting purposes. Unless you complete your verification process, your registration will not be completed.

Step 3: How To Fill Choices in CSAB, Locking and Saving

  • The aspirants can check the number of available seats according to the eligibility criteria.
  • Then, as per your preferences, the aspirants can enter the number of choices as many as they can.
  • Also, the candidates can reorder their choices. And can edit the earlier filled choice before locking the final choices.

For B.Tech/B.E., B.Arch and B.Plan students:

  • The combined choice filling is done for all the courses and allots only 1 seat (based on their preference list, and merit list).
  • In the second round seat allotment process, the candidates can choose higher preferences from the remaining seats. In this regard, they need to deposit the security fee at once.
  • Meanwhile, the aspirants can register their names only once. And can submit the list of choices as many as you can (based on the priority).
  • Hence, it increases the probability of getting a seat with a higher preference. Performance of paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3 in JEE Main will be taken into the account.
  • Finally, merit list has a strong reflection on the seat allotment process. And it is published by NTA. Once the merit list is released, the aspirants can fill their preferences.

For Pharmacy Aspirants:

To register the name and for choice filling, the pharmacy aspirants should visit the website and do follow the below-mentioned criteria:

  • Registration: Once you enter the official website, you need to click the ‘enter’ option and then require to provide the details like full name of the candidates, parent’s name, date of birth, provide the completed mailing address, gender, state of domicile, PWD, category and the aggregated percentage of 12th.
  • Upload your documents: Now, you have to upload the scanned copy of your DOB certificate, PWD status, category (if applicable) for supporting state domicile.
  • Choice filling: From the provided list, the candidates can enter their choice of preference as much as they can. It is increased with the rising availability of vacant seats. Kindly note it down that the aspirants will be able to check the name of those institutes, in which the domicile state is applicable.
    1. According to the aggregate score of class 12th, the seat allotment process of the candidates can be done.
    2. The candidates can lock their preferences for Architecture, Planning and Engineering.
    3. To complete the process of locking the preferences, the aspirants should enter the details like a password. Then they have to confirm the locking and press the ‘Lock’ button.
    4. If you forget to press the final ‘lock your choices’ option, then your last submission will be considered as final. Do not forget to take the print out of your locked choice.

Step 4: Seat Allotment

Seat allotment process is done based on their preferences and the merit list of the aspirants in JEE Main AIR. The candidates can check their result on the official website of CSAB.

To complete the online seat allotment process, the aspirants need to follow two rounds:

  • First round: In this round, the allotted seat to the candidates and their corresponding result will be displayed. They can view the name of the institute and branch.
  • Second round: At the end of the first list, the rest of the available seats will be released. In the second round, no fresh choice of filling will be made.

For SC/ST category aspirants, seat allotment will be conducted as per the AIR regulation. If they cannot apply under the open category, then they can go for the reserved category.

Step 5: Report to the designated center in person with documents and demand draft of security deposits

  • Once the students complete the seat allotment process, they need to pay the amount of INR 3000 in the form of demand draft. Issuing name must be CSAB NEUT conducting authority.
  • This is the refundable security and once the candidates join the designated colleges, they will be returned the money.
  • The aspirants will need to pay the entire course fee directly to the colleges.

Step 6: Report at the colleges/institutions personally for final admission

  • If the candidates have satisfaction with the first round and designated institute. Then, they do not need to attend the second round of counselling. Hence, the students must enrol their names to the allotted college as per admission schedule.
  • In case of dissatisfaction in first round, then the candidates must wait for the second round. If they attend the second round, then their first round allotment gets cancelled.

CSAB NEUT 2020 Reservation

The Ministry of Human Resource Development coordinates CSAB NEUT 2020. At MHRD specified colleges, the reservation of seats is decided. The aspirants can check their state-wise category for CSAB NEUT Counselling. They can check the eligibility criteria for CSAB NEUT counselling process.

States Under CSAB NEUT 2020 Reservation Scheme

The aspirants belonging from the below-mentioned states and union territories can apply for the reservation under JEE CSAB NEUT 2020 Counselling process. Candidates of North East and Union Territories get reservation on certain number of seats under IITs, NITs and other CSAB NEUT participating colleges.

List of States Under CSAB-NEUT
Arunachal Pradesh Sikkim
Tripura Assam
Dadra and Nagar haveli Daman and Diu
Meghalaya Mizoram
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Manipur
Lakshadweep Nagaland

Payment and Refund of Fees in CSAB NEUT Counselling

The aspirants should submit a security deposit of INR 2000, in the form of demand draft. Issue must be in favour of CSAB NEUT. This amount is refundable to candidates. Candidate gets the refund if he/she does not take admission to the allotted college/institute.

FAQs on CSAB NEUT Counselling 2020

Ques 1. What is CSAB NEUT Counselling?

Ans. The aspirants from North Eastern States and Union Territories (NEUT) get the scope of appearing to the counselling process, organised by Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB). And get to take admission to the AICTE approved colleges. CSAB NEUT counselling will take place for enrolling the names in Engineering/Architecture coursework.

Ques 2. What are the steps of JEE Main Counselling and Seat Allotment Process?

Ans. Step 1: Online registration

Step 2: Online choice filling and locking process

Step 3: Seat allotment for JoSAA 2020

Step 4: Fee payment for seat acceptance and document verification process

Step 5: Report to the allotted college

Ques 3. How can an aspirant withdraw seats from CSAB? 

Ans. Yes, the candidates can withdraw the seats from CSAB. In this regard, the aspirants should withdraw the seat acceptance fee. 1500 Rs. will be deducted by CSAB.

Ques 4. What is the process of paying the money to CSAB?

Ans. CSAB will directly send you a link to your registered number or email address to redirect to the payment portal. The candidates need to pay through SBI portal and provide the details like credit card number, CVV, expiry date and the account holder name.

Ques 5. Which rank is accepted in CSAB NEUT counselling?

Ans. CSAB considers the All India Ranking of the candidates. The CSAB NEUT counselling process is similar to JoSAA counselling.

Ques 6. What are the eligibility criteria for CSAB NEUT counselling special round?

Ans. The candidates require to have a valid rank in JEE Main. In addition, the applicants, who have not participated in JoSAA counselling, are eligible to take part in the CSAB special round for NITs, IIITs and GFTIs 2020.

JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling Process: Seat Allocation, Eligibility Criteria, List of Documents

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is the conducting authority for JEE Advanced Counselling 2020 and seat allocation. It is conducted as a centralized counselling procedure for IITs. Candidates who qualify in JEE Advanced 2020 will be able to take part in the JEE Advanced Counselling process for IITs. JoSAA allots seats to candidates in IITs according to their All India Ranks scored in JEE Advanced.

Also Read | JEE Advanced Cutoff

The JoSAA administration will complete the JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling process in 7 stages. Around 107 institutes take part in JoSAA Counselling for JEE. Total 23 IITs offer more than 11,000 seats to candidates. Seat Matrix and courses of colleges are available at the JoSAA website – josaa.nic.in. There will be many other requisites in the JEE Advanced Counselling and seat allocation process. For instance – Registration, filling your choices, mock allocation, reporting to the college. In this article, we will discuss everything about these stages. And various steps for the admission, in detail.

JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2020 are both postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak in the country. Post-exam process such as counselling and admission is also delayed till September 2020. Academic calendar might start from October 2020 this year.

Important Dates for JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling

Counselling for all engineering colleges is now combined. Candidates who qualified JEE Main and JEE Advanced can take part in the JoSAA 2020 Counselling for the seat allocation. The candidates who have qualified in JEE Advanced 2020 will be able to take part in counselling for IITs through JoSAA Counselling only. But due to a combined window, students often call this counselling as JEE Advanced Counselling. Candidates can check the table below for important dates of JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling. Official dates are still due for announcement.

Candidates get admission to the IITs according to their AIRs in JEE Advanced 2020. Seat Allocating Authority or JoSAA conducts seven rounds of seat allocation. It also conducts two mock allocation rounds. Let us take a look at the dates-

Events of JEE Advanced Counselling Important Dates (Tentative)
JEE Main 2020 All India Rank Announced by Joint Apex Board Yet to declare
Registration and option filling starts JoSAA 2020 Yet to declare
Mock Allocation – Round 1 Yet to declare
Mock Allocation – Round 2 Yet to declare
Last date for registration and option filling Yet to declare
Round 1 – Seat Allocation Yet to declare
Round 2 – Seat Allocation Yet to declare
Round 3 – Seat Allocation Yet to declare
Round 4 – Seat Allocation Yet to declare
Round 5 – Seat Allocation Yet to declare
Round 6 – Seat Allocation Yet to declare
Round 7 – Seat Allocation Yet to declare

It may be noted that the schedule will remain the same even if any of the date above is declared a public holiday. All PwD candidates are eligible for one hour compensatory time, i.e., the end time will be 13:00 IST for Paper 1 and 18:30 IST for Paper 2 & Paper 3.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced Counselling

JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling will take place tentatively around September 2020. COVID-19 crisis all over the country has caused this delay in the exam as well as academic calendar. Candidates who fulfil the below eligibility conditions will be able to participate in the JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling.

  • First, the candidate must have a valid rank in Common Rank List of JEE Advanced 2020.
  • To take part in the JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling, it is necessary for the candidates to attain the qualified rank in JEE Advanced 2020.
  • Candidates are required to score at least 75% marks in class 12th (or equivalent) exam. For candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwD category, 65% marks in 12th standard are compulsory.
  • Candidates should remain in the top 20 percentile by category in the 12th class (or equivalent) board examination.
  • Sometimes educational board may only offer letter grades in marksheet. So, the candidates are required to produce a letter from the board for calculating the aggregate marks. Else, the decision in such matter will be taken by the Joint Implementation Committee of JEE Advanced 2020.

JEE Advanced 2020 Result

  • Due to the prevalent conditions of COVID-19 pandemic, JEE Advanced Result might be declared in the first week of September 2020.
  • Candidates can check the JEE Advanced 2020 Result on the official website – jeeadv.ac.in – using Registration Number, DOB and Password.
  • After the results of JEE Advanced, All India Ranks (AIR) and Category Ranks will be available. Candidates can check it using the JEE Advanced 2020 online portal.
  • Candidates who score minimum marks in each subject/paper and aggregate score, will appear in JEE Advanced Merit List as well.
  • The candidates will also receive text messages on their registered mobile numbers.
  • Though individual rank cards will not be sent to any candidate.

JEE Advanced Tie Breaker Policy

It is possible that two or more candidates have the same score. This hampers the ranking table and thereby causing difficulty in JEE Advanced Counselling. In such a case, Tie-breaker policy is used for allocation of suitable ranks-

  • First, aspirants with higher positive ranks will get a higher rank.
  • Second, aspirants with greater marks in Maths will get a higher rank.
  • Third, aspirants with greater marks in Physics will get a higher rank.
  • Finally, if the tie still persists, then both candidates will get the same ranks.

JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling Process

Steps for JEE Advanced Counselling 2020

The JEE Advanced Counselling process is divided in 4 steps. Let us take a detailed look at these steps.

Step 1 – Registration for JoSAA 2020 Counselling

Candidates will first have to register for the JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling process, which will be organized by JoSAA. Candidates have to use their JEE Main Registration Number and details to register at JoSAA website. After checking all the previously filled information, the candidates will have to confirm it again.

Step 2 – Filling and Locking of Choice

Candidates have to choose the college and course of their choice from the given options. In online JEE Advanced Counselling, choices can also be re-arranged until final choices are selected. Candidates can select a maximum of 50 choices. Once the candidates are sure of their choice, they have to lock it. If candidates do not lock the choices, it will automatically get locked on the last date. To be on a safe side, take a print out of the selected choices.

Step 3 – Seat Allotment

Exam administration will also conduct mock allocation for JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling. With this, candidates can know about their possible allocation as per their current choice. After the mock allocation, they will be able to make changes according to their choice.

JoSAA allots the seats on the basis of-

  1. Merit List
  2. Choice that is given
  3. Category of candidate
  4. Availability of seats

The exam administration will allocate seats in 7 phases. After every allocation, candidates have to choose their option from float, freeze and slide.

Step 4- Reporting at Centres

At the end, allotted candidates have to download their allotment letter. After this, they have to pay the fees for acceptance of seat. Certificates/Documents will be examined at the respective Zonal IIT centers. Finally, candidates have to report at the allotted institute for seat confirmation.

The seat acceptance fee for all categories are mentioned below.

Category Fee (in INR)
General/OBC 35000
SC/ST & PwD 15000

Some Important Points for Reporting at Zonal IIT

  • If a candidate does not report at Zonal IIT before the last date, his/her seat will be forfeited.
  • Candidates who are offered any upgraded seat have to give up their previous allotted seat.
  • Payment of the fee is possible through any of the acceptable modes such as internet banking, credit card/debit card, UPI or e-challan.
  • The applicants must also upload the scanned copy of marksheet of class 12th at the online portal.
  • Once the candidate is allotted a seat in any of the 7 rounds, he/she has to report to the zonal IIT to confirm the alloted seat. Provisional Allotment Letter will mention the last date and time for reporting.

Check Here How JoSAA Works?

JEE Advanced Rank List

Rank List for JEE Advanced 2020 is prepared based on the total scores of Paper 1 and 2 in Physics, Chemistry and Maths. Given below is the minimum criteria to be in the merit rank list which might assure you a good chance of getting into an IIT.

Rank List Minimum percentage of marks in each subject Minimum percentage of aggregate marks
Common rank list (CRL) 10.0 35.0
GEN-EWS rank list 9.0 31.5
OBC-NCL rank list 9.0 31.5
SC rank list 5.0 17.5
ST rank list 5.0 17.5
Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD) 5.0 17.5
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
SC-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
ST-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
Preparatory course rank list 2.5 8.75

Number of Seats in IITs

Given below is a list showing the total number of seats in 23 IITs. Program-wise data is available of the website of JoSAA.

S.No  Name of the Institute  Total Number of B.Tech Seats 
1 IIT Bhubaneswar 333
2 IIT Bombay 980
3 IIT Mandi 282
4 IIT Delhi 1061
5 IIT Indore 294
6 IIT Jodhpur 352
7 IIT Gandhinagar 212
8 IIT Patna 361
9 IIT Hyderabad 317
10 IIT Goa 150
11 IIT Jammu 213
12 IIT Dharwad 137
13 IIT Tirupati 203
14 IIT Bhilai 142
15 IIT Pallakad 181
16 IIT Ropar 346
17 IIT Guwahati 788
18 IIT Roorkee 1057
19 IIT Kharagpur 849
20 IIT Madras 918
21 IIT (ISM) Dhanbad 951
22 IIT Kanpur 1016
23 IIT (BHU) Varanasi 1011

Aspirants can check the 2019 program-wise seat matrix for all 23 IITs. To download the PDF for seat matrix of IITs – Click here.

JEE Advanced Counselling: Provisional Admission

To allow only eligible candidates for admission, colleges provide provisional admission. After the final reporting at Zonal IIT, institutes issue final allotment letter. This allotment letter will grant the provisional admission to the candidate. But, this admission is subject to verification of documents and certificates. The college cancels the admission if a candidate provides false information. So, make sure to provide all the correct information only.

Documents Required for Provisional Admission

Candidates are required to submit the original and attested photocopy of the following documents for the verification process:-

  • Seat Allotment Letter of JEE Advanced 2020
  • JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
  • JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form
  • Properly filled medical examination report
  • Date of birth certificate: 10th class / HSC / Birth certificate / Any other certificate as proof of date of birth
  • 12th class / SSC / equivalent examination mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Category Certificate (OBC (NCL) / SC / ST / PWD / DS) issued by competent authority
  • For foreign nationals: Attested photocopy of passport page containing name, photo and nationality information

JoSAA 2020: Registration, Important Dates, Reporting Centers and Counselling Procedure

JoSAA is responsible for the counselling process for 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 other GFTIs. Once the result for the JEE Main and JEE Advanced is announced, the colleges will start with the counselling process. The students who want to participate in JoSAA 2020 Counselling have to register online for the same. Official JoSAA 2020 Registration dates are yet to be announced by the authorities.

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What is JoSAA 2020?

The Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) established the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) in 2016. It was established so that managing, conducting the counselling and allocation of seats to the eligible candidates for JEE Main and JEE Advanced can be streamlined. So, JoSAA helps the qualifying candidates for allotment of the seats to get admissions in the JoSAA participating colleges including IITs, NITs, IIITs and other GFTIs.

Currently, 92 colleges will take part in the JoSAA Counselling 2020. Hence, JoSAA Counselling 2020 streamlines the seat allotment process for admissions to more than 30,000 undergraduate engineering seats. Finally, the eligible students who meet the eligibility criteria get seats based on their category. And yes, they must qualify the JEE Main/Advanced for seats across IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs.

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JoSAA 2020 Reporting Centers

The candidates can only become a part of JoSAA 2020 Counselling if they have cleared the exam. Also, their name must be mentioned in the All India Rank list. So, to get admissions, the students have to attend the JoSAA counselling 2020. But, if they don’t attend the JoSAA counselling, their admission is automatically cancelled. Most importantly, the candidates have to visit the reporting centre on time. They must carry all of the important documents including JEE Main Admit Card.

List of all reporting centres in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs for JoSAA 2020-

S. No. College Code College Name
1 201 Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
2 202 Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
3 203 Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal
4 204 Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
5 205 NIT Agartala
6 206 NIT Calicut
7 207 NIT Delhi
8 208 NIT Durgapur
9 209 NIT Goa
10 210 NIT Hamirpur
11 211 NITK Surathkal
12 212 NIT Meghalaya
13 213 NIT Nagaland
14 214 NIT Patna
15 215 NIT Puducherry
16 216 NIT Raipur
17 217 NIT Sikkim
18 218 NIT Arunachal Pradesh
19 219 NIT, Jamshedpur
20 220 NIT, Kurukshetra
21 221 NIT, Manipur
22 222 NIT, Mizoram
23 223 NIT, Rourkela
24 224 NIT, Silchar
25 225 NIT, Srinagar
26 226 NIT, Tiruchirappalli
27 227 NIT, Uttarakhand
28 228 NIT, Warangal
29 229 Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat
30 230 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
31 301 ABV-IIITM Gwalior
32 310 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kancheepuram
33 901 College of Engineering Pune
34 402 Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
35 403 Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar
36 410 Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology
37 412 School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur
38 415 School of Planning & Architecture: Vijayawada
39 416 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir
40 417 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
41 421 University of Hyderabad
42 422 Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
43 423 Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
44 902 Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow
45 903 MBM Engineering College, JNV University, Jodhpur

Note that this list is subject to change and is based on the data provided on the official website of JoSAA Counselling 2020.

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How does JoSAA 2020 Counselling work?

JOSAA Counselling Procedure

The applicants qualifying JEE Main or JEE Advanced will be allowed to take part in the JoSAA Counselling 2020. First, the candidates need to visit official website online for JoSAA 2020 Registration. After that, they must choose their preferred JoSAA colleges and course from the mentioned list available. Further, the JoSAA 2020 Counselling schedule will be mentioned on the official website post the results of JEE Main 2020. Finally, the seats are allocated based on the applicant’s ranking, category, availability of seats besides considering other factors as well. JoSAA 2020 Cut Off Ranking, Opening and Closing Ranks are released after counselling ends.

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The entire allocation process will be done online. And, once the seats have been allocated to the students, they need to get the documents verified and pay the fee at the allotted college. This is required to confirm their admission. The JoSAA counselling 2020 and seat allotment process are anticipated to be held from the end of September 2020.

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JoSAA 2020 Counselling Procedure

The candidates have to adhere to the JoSAA 2020 procedure as per schedule. Besides, the entire JoSAA counselling process has been divided into various steps. To begin with, you first need to visit the official website of JoSAA Counselling 2020 – josaa.nic.in.

Seat Allotment

  1. Filling the choices online – The candidates have to log in to the JoSAA Counselling 2020 portal by filling their roll number and password. Then, the candidates need to fill the choices in the prescribed section and lock their preferences as per the prescribed dates. This is one of the most important steps in JoSAA Counselling 2020. So, the candidates must not forget to lock their filled choices before submitting. Besides, in case someone forgets to lock their choices, the last saved choices will be saved automatically.
  2. Provisional Offer of Seats & Confirmation– The candidates can check provisional seat allotment by visiting the website of JoSAA Counselling on the date specified in the schedule. And, once the seat has been allotted to the candidates, they have to download the provisional seat allocation letter. Also, they have to pay the seat acceptance fee. To sum up, the candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD categories have to pay INR 20,000. While the students belonging to other categories need to pay INR 45,000. The payments can be made through SBI net banking or e-challan.

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Reporting To College

  1. Document Verification- Once the students have accepted the seat, they have to appear at the reporting center for getting the verification process done of the documents. Moreover, the candidates must report the center at the mentioned date & time. Most importantly, the candidates must not forget to carry their original documents along with the photocopies as well. Failing to provide the same can result in the cancellation of the seats. The students who have selected float options can get a better seat in the next JoSAA counselling rounds. So, they have to report again with the documents for the verification process.

Candidates must get the following set of documents-

Sl. No. NITs, IIITs and GFTIs IITs
1. 3 passport-sized photographs, identical to the ones uploaded during JEE Main. 2 passport-sized photographs, identical to the ones uploaded during JEE Main/ Advanced
2. Class XII performance check Class XII performance check
3. Provisional Seat Allotment Letter Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
4. Undertaking by the Candidate Undertaking by the Candidate
5. Proof of seat acceptance fee payment Proof of seat acceptance fee payment
6. Photo Identification Card (issued by Govt. agency/ last attended school/ Class 12 Admit Card) Photo Identification Card (issued by Govt. agency/ last attended school/ Class 12 Admit Card)
7. JEE Main 2020 Admit Card JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
8. JEE Main 2020 Scorecard Proof of Date of Birth (Class X Marksheet)
9. Proof of Date of Birth (Class X Marksheet) Class XII or any equivalent marksheet
10. Class XII or any equivalent marksheet Medical Certificate
11. Medical Certificate Category Certificate
12. Category Certificate Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD), if applicable.
13. Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD), if applicable. Passport for foreign nationals, OCI Certificate or PIO Card
14. OCI Certificate or PIO Card DS Certificate, if applicable
15. JoSAA 2020 Registration-cum-locked Choices for seat allotment. JoSAA 2020 Registration-cum-locked Choices for seat allotment.

2. Reporting at the Admitting Institution – Finally, post the completion of all these processes, the candidates must report at the allotted JoSAA colleges. This is required so that further formalities related to the admission procedure can be completed.


Options on Seats Allotted in JoSAA Counselling

There are some other options available for the students as well which include Freeze, Float, and Slide Options in JoSAA Counselling 2020-

  • Firstly, the freezing option, for those individuals who accept the allotted seats and don’t want to take part in the next counselling rounds.
  • Second, the floating option will be accepted by the students who accept the allotted seats. But, wish to get admission to a better preference.
  • Finally, the sliding option will be chosen by those candidates who accept the allotted seats. But, seeking admission to an academic program of better preferences within the same JoSAA colleges or institution.

The candidates are allowed to make amendments in this process. Hence, they can change from floating to sliding to freezing by mentioning about the same at the reporting center. Moreover, the slide and float option will be offered to those candidates only who have not been given admission to their first preference.

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However, no candidate can make changes in the last round of seat allocation. In case, the candidates don’t get a seat in the first round, then they are suggested to wait for the subsequent rounds. Because changes happen in the second round. For instance, the students who want to get admissions in other colleges might back out from JoSAA Counselling.

JEE JoSAA Counselling – Spot Round

Spot rounds are held when there are any leftover seats even after the multiple JoSAA counselling rounds. However, the students must not rely on it by seeing the cutoffs of the spot round as this round takes place very late. Moreover, there is not any assurance whether this round will take place or not. So, the candidates who have taken admission and want to opt for sliding later can sit for the spot round.

How to withdraw a seat in JoSAA Counselling?

The students who have accepted the seat before but now want to withdraw that seat are allowed to do so. So, first, the candidates must fill their bank account details. After that, upload an image of cancelled cheque in jpg format. Finally, download the withdrawal request letter. In the end, the candidates will have to appear at the reporting center. Certainly, they must carry the withdrawal request letter duly signed by them and their parents.

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Most importantly, the candidates selecting the withdrawal option cannot take part in further JoSAA counselling rounds. The students will get a refund after a deduction of INR 1000 as processing charges.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria: Quota, Seat Reservation, and Documents Required

Under JEE Main Reservation Criteria, the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), OBC-NCL, Women Candidates and Person with Disability get some reservation on the seats. The reservation of the seats through JEE Main will be granted based on the State of Eligibility, from where the candidate has appeared for the qualifying exam.

JEE Main Registrations are closed and the exam will be conducted from 1st September- 6th September, 2020. JEE Main Admit Card will be issued 10 – 15 days prior to the exam. The detailed JEE Main Reservation criteria 2020 for each of the categories is mentioned below which will help the students belonging to the reserved category.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria – Facts

The category will reserve 5% of the overall seats for persons with Disabilities (PwD) as mentioned in The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016).

  • Telangana offers different state quotas which include Home State Quota, Other State Quota, and Andhra Pradesh State Quota.
  • 5% of total seats are for the female candidates in all institutes that are taking part in JEE. Also, some concession in the application fees at the time of filling the application form will be offered to the candidates belonging to reserved category.
  • In NITs, half of the seats are reserved under Home State Quota and rest 50% under Other State Quota.
  • Vacant Home State Quota seats are converted to All India Seats for the mentioned category.

The candidates who are applying for JEE Main 2020 under JEE Main reservation criteria will be offered some advantages which include age-limit relaxation, qualifying scores, seat allocation, entrance exam score, etc as compared to the candidates belonging to the non-reserved category. The candidates who want to register for the JEE Main exam under the reservation category, need to submit valid documents as proof of their reservation.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria 2020 – Eligible Categories

JEE Main Reservation Criteria

Categories Reserved Percentage
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
OBC 27%
Person with Disabilities 5%
Economically Weaker Section 10%

JEE Main Reservation Criteria 2020 – Key Highlights

  • The JEE Main 2020 reservation criteria will follow the eligibility and reservation rules which are laid down by the Government of India.
  • Admissions in NIT’s, IIT’s and GFTI’s is for only those candidates belonging to reserved categories that fall into this category and are eligible to get admission.
  • The candidates applying for admissions in state engineering colleges that accept JEE Main 2020 scores will be given reservation based on the reservation criteria set by the state government.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria for Women Candidates

  • The female candidates have to apply under the All India Level or Women Quota System as majority of the colleges have reserved 5% seats for female candidates.
  • Also, there are a few colleges that offer some relaxation in terms of the percentage of marks as well. For instance-, if the cut off of any particular college is almost 95% then the girls with 90% can apply for the same seat.
  • For the girls belonging to PwD category, there is a relaxation of an additional 3%.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)

  • Specified Disability means disabilities which are exactly the same mentioned in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016.
  • Different categories of disabilities include:
  • Blindness and low vision
  • Deaf and hard of hearing
  • Locomotor disability includes cerebral palsy, dwarfism, acid attack victims, etc.
  • Intellectual disability, any learning disability, mental illness, etc
  • Many disabilities from amongst persons
  • Other ‘specified disabilities’ mentioned in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria – NITs and IITs

Since the JEE Main Reservation criteria vary from institution to institution, so the candidates should check the reservation criteria for the institute in which he/she is applying:

  • IITs: All Indian Institute of Technology’s colleges offer admissions under the All India Quota basis.
  • NITs: The National Institute of Technology or NITs grant admissions to eligible students based on the State Quota and Other State Quota basis. As per the admission process, 50% seats are reserved for the candidates who are eligible for home state quota. The remaining 50% seats are for other state candidates.
  1. Home State Quota– Under the Home State Quota, the reservation for the candidates will be for the students who belong to the state where the NIT is.
  2. Other State Quota: The candidates belonging to any other state apart from the state where the particular NIT is, can claim their reservation under this Quota.
Name of the institutes Reservation criteria
NIT (Other State Quota) Half of the seats are for the candidates who belong to all other states and Union Territories excluding Home State.
NIT (Other State Quota) 50%
Centre/State Funded Technical Institutes According to Home Quota/ State Quota/ All India Quota
Government Funded Technical Institutes According to All India Quota
State Engineering Colleges According to All India Quota

Documents needs to be filled for JEE Main Reservation Criteria 2020

The candidates need to provide the following documents to claim reservation as per the JEE Main reservation criteria 2020:

  • Duly signed category certificate by the competent authority in a prescribed format will be considered.
  • The PwD candidates must have a disability certificate to apply under JEE Main Reservation.

How to Claim a Reservation?

The candidates who belong to the reserved categories must follow the below-mentioned steps to claim reservation as per the JEE Main 2020 reservation criteria:

  • The candidates must mention the category and fill it accurately in the JEE Main 2020 Application Form.
  • They must show the relevant and valid certificates for verification at the time of JEE Main Counselling.
  • Candidates failing to provide the required documents will not be given the privilege of reserved category. They will come under unreserved category only.

What are the clauses for claiming the reservation?

  • To claim the reserved seats, proper documents needed to be submitted at the time of admission.
  • Only those candidates will come under reservation category whose documents have been issued from proper authorities and are in the mentioned format.
  • As soon as the JEE Main Result are announced, the list of the candidates under the JEE Main will also be notified.

JEE Main Reservation of Seats remains almost the same each year. This remains until and unless no major changes are introduced under the government reservation policies. The candidates will be notified in case of any changes in the reservation policies.

JEE Main Counselling 2020: Schedule, Registration & Procedure

JEE Main Counselling 2020 will commence after the declaration of JEE Main result and JEE Advanced Result. Note that, NTA will use the normalization process and percentile score to rank the candidates for the first time. Only candidates securing qualifying marks will be eligible to participate in the JEE Main Counselling 2020.

There are 3 authority for JEE Main Counselling 2020 – JoSAA, CSAB SFTI and CSAB NEUT. Around 100 institutes participate in JEE Main counselling and admission process.

  • JoSAA Counselling is held for JEE Main and JEE Advanced qualified candidates.
  • Secondly, CSAB SFTI is a separate counselling procedure. Central Seat Allocation Board holds it for 17 Self-Financed Technical Institutions.
  • CSAB NEUT is conducted for supernumerary seats in the North East and Union Territories.
  • Also, CSAB Counselling will take place after the JoSAA Counselling.
  • JoSAA releases JEE Main Cutoff (Admission) after each round of allotment.
  • Before the counselling process, students can predict their rank with JEE Main 2020 Rank Predictor.

JEE Main Counselling Date 2020

Let us check the important JEE Main Exam Dates in reference with Counselling.

Event Dates
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2020 AIR by JAB Postponed
Availability of Class 12th marks by CBSE to JoSAA Postponed
Declaration of JEE Main 2020 AIRs by Joint Apex Board Postponed
Filling of Choices of academic programs in participating institutes Postponed
Process of Reconciliation of the data ion of seats and document verification begins from Postponed
Seat allocation (First round) Postponed
Acceptance of seat (First round) Postponed
Display of seats filled/availability status Postponed
Seat allocation (Second round) Postponed
Acceptance/withdrawal of seat (Second Round) Postponed
Display of seat status of filled/available seats Postponed
Seat allocation (Third Round) Postponed
Acceptance/withdrawal of seat (Third Round) Postponed
Display of seat status of filled/available seats Postponed
Seat allocation (Fourth Round) Postponed
Acceptance of seats (Fourth Round) Postponed
Beginning of academic sessions Postponed
Reporting of candidates in the campus of admitting institutes (NITs); Schedule for IITs Postponed
Beginning of Academic session for preparatory courses at IITs Postponed
Beginning of Academic sessions at NITs Postponed

Candidates Eligible for Joint Seat Allocation

There are several criteria introduced by the authorities and the candidates who satisfy one or more criteria become eligible for participation in Joint Seat Allocation.

Criteria 1

Qualified in JEE Advanced 2020 for academic programs [excluding the preparatory courses] at IITs.

Criteria 2

Qualified in JEE Advanced 2020 for preparatory courses at IITs Performance in Class XII Examinations or any equivalent.

Criteria 3

  • Secured a rank in JEE (Main) 2020 Paper-1 for B.E./B.Tech. programs at NITs, IIEST, IIITs and Other-GFTIs.
  • Must have passed Class XII (or equivalent) examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Along with these an additional subject from one of the following – a. Chemistry b. Biotechnology c. Biology d. Technical Vocational subjects.
  • Further, the candidate should have passed each subject individually as well as Performance in Class XII Examinations or any equivalent.

Criteria 4

  • Secured a rank in JEE Main 2020 Paper-2 for B.Arch./ B. Planning programs at NITs, IIEST, IIITs and Other-GFTIs.
  • Must have passed Class XII (or equivalent) examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects.
  • Further, the candidate should have passed each subject individually as well as Performance in Class XII Examinations or any equivalent.

Class 12 and Equivalent Examinations

Exams that will be accepted for JEE Main counselling 2020 are as follows.

  • First, standard 12 examination or similar examination conducted by a recognised board such as ICSE, CBSE, CISCE, etc.
  • Second, Intermediate or Pre-Degree Course exam or Pre-University Course which is organized by any of the recognized Board/University.
  • Third, H.S.C – vocational exams.
  • Also, For admission to IITs, General Certificate Education (GCE) exam (London/ Cambridge/ Sri Lanka) at Advanced level (A).
  • Association of Indian Universities which is recognized by School/ Board/ University examination in India or any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 12th class.
  • Final exam of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the NDA.
  • Diploma of at least three years which is recognized by AICTE or SBTE.
  • Lastly, the Senior Secondary School Examination which is conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with at least five subjects.

Performance in Class 12 Examinations

  • For getting an admission in any of the IIITs, GFTIs and NITs, students will have to fulfill the following criteria:
    1. The candidates make a place within the category-wise top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective Class XII (or equivalent) examination of respective stream and Board.
    2. The candidates secure minimum 75% (for GEN or OBC-NCL) or minimum 65 % (for SC, ST or PwD) of aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) examination of respective stream and Board.
  • The marks scored in the following subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks and the cut-off marks for fulfilling the top 20 percentile criterion.
    1. For B.E./B.Tech. programmes i. Physics ii. Mathematics iii. Any one of Chemistry, biology, biotechnology, technical vocational subjects. iv. A language (if the candidate has taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered) v. Any subject other than the above four (the subject with the highest marks will be considered).
    2. For B.Planning the marks in the following subjects will be considered: (i) Mathematics (ii) Other four subjects
    3. For B.Arch. the marks in the following subjects will be considered: (i) Passed 10+2 examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

JEE Main Counselling 2020 Procedure

JEE Main counselling 2020 involves the following steps:

JEE Main Counselling Procedure

Step 1 – Online Registration

  1. Firstly, visit the official website.
  2. Secondly, click on the link of JoSAA.
  3. Thirdly, login using JEE Main 2020 Application Number, Password and Security Pin.
  4. Next, go through the instructions and click on “I agree”.
  5. Then, fill in the necessary details on the JoSAA Counselling form.
  6. Select the declaration and submit.
  7. Lastly, verify the details mentioned and click on the “Confirm Registration” button.

Step 2 – Online Choice Filling and Locking

  1. Firstly, select the choice of JoSAA colleges and courses.
  2. Second, candidates can choose one of the following options from change/ edit/ delete their filled choices.
  3. Third, lock the choices before the last date.
  4. Fourth, choice locking can be done after each round of JEE Main Counselling 2020.

Step 3 – Seat Allotment

There are many factors on the basis of which JoSAA will allocate the highest possible seat to the candidates according to their choices. The factors on the basis they do this are:

  1. Candidate’s category (General, OBC-NCL, ST, etc.).
  2. All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main 2020 Rank Lists.
  3. Also, seats available under different seat categories/ seat quotas for which candidates are eligible.
  4. Lastly, as per the order of choices by the candidates for different courses and institutes.

Step 4 – Payment of Fees and Seat Acceptance

Post the seat allotment, candidates will have to choose any one of the following options:

  1. Freeze: Candidates who are satisfied with the allotted seat and do not wish to participate in the seat allotment process, may choose this option.
  2. Float: Those who want to keep the allotted seat but wish to upgrade their seat, may choose this option.
  3. Slide: Those who want to keep the allotted seat in the same institute but wish to upgrade the course.
  4. Withdraw: Candidates who have allocated the seat but wish to withdraw the admission, can withdraw the seat by reporting to the institute before the last date of seat allotment.

The fees can be paid through SBI Net Banking/ e-Challan. The seat acceptance fee is INR 35,000 for all the candidates. On the contrary, candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ SC-PwD/ ST-PwD/ GEN-PwD/ OBC-NCL-PwD category will have to pay INR 15,000 as seat acceptance fee.

Step 5 – Document Verification

The documents have to be verified at the help centers. The following list of documents have to be carried for the purpose of verification:

Sl. No. NITs, IIITs and GFTIs IITs
1. 3 passport-sized photographs, identical to the ones uploaded during JEE Main. 2 passport-sized photographs, identical to the ones uploaded during JEE Main/ Advanced
2. Class XII performance check Class XII performance check
3. Provisional Seat Allotment Letter Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
4. Undertaking by the Candidate Undertaking by the Candidate
5. Proof of seat acceptance fee payment Proof of seat acceptance fee payment
6. Photo Identification Card (issued by Govt. agency/ last attended school/ Class 12 Admit Card) Photo Identification Card (issued by Govt. agency/ last attended school/ Class 12 Admit Card)
7. JEE Main 2020 Admit Card JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
8. JEE Main 2020 Scorecard Proof of Date of Birth (Class X Marksheet)
9. Proof of Date of Birth (Class X Marksheet) Class XII or any equivalent marksheet
10. Class XII or any equivalent marksheet Medical Certificate
11. Medical Certificate Category Certificate
12. Category Certificate Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (Pwd), if applicable.
13. Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (Pwd), if applicable. Passport for foreign nationals, OCI Certificate or PIO Card
14. OCI Certificate or PIO Card DS Certificate, if applicable
15. Registration-cum-locked Choices for seat allotment. Registration-cum-locked Choices for seat allotment.

Step 6 – Final Reporting

After the verification of documents, candidates will have to report to the institute and there they have to pay the balance fee.


JEE Main Seat Allocation Process

  • The Seat Allotment Process is purely based on the merit. They are based on the choices made by candidates in JoSAA and CSAB too.
  • Once the allotted seat is rejected, candidates will not be allowed to participate in the further rounds of the counselling.
  • After the JoSAA seat allotment, CSAB counselling will take place.

JEE Main 2020 Seat Matrix

Institutes Total Number of Seats
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) 4023
National Institute of Technology (NITs) 17967
Government Funded Technical Institutes 4683

JoSAA Reporting Centers for IIT

JoSAA is the authority that is set up to conduct the counselling for the admission in 87 engineering colleges. These include JoSAA colleges such as  NITs, IITs, IIITs, GFTIs, state colleges and other colleges. Some private colleges conduct their individual counselling for the admission to the engineering courses.

There are two types of reporting centers for JoSAA Counselling. One leads admission to IIT and the other for NITs and IIITs. This section caters to the IIT reporting centers.

JoSAA 2020 Seat Allotment in IIT

The rules for the seat allocation of different category students to specific courses is different. The details of those courses and student category are mentioned below:

DS (Defence Service) students

De-reservation of Unfilled category seats under JoSAA Counselling 2020

  • In IITs, two seats will be allocated to DS category students.
  • He/she must be in the Common Rank List (CRL).
  • Such students will be included under their birth category along with the DS category.

Foreign Candidates

  • Foreign Candidates will be considered under the GEN category.
  • Also, they must be in the CRL. They are obligated to fulfill all the requirements of eligibility for the GEN category.
  • Seats allocated to them will have the provision of being supernumerary. This will be 10% of the total number of seats.
  • The foreign candidates will not be considered under JoSAA counselling.

Preparatory Courses

  • In case no more applicants in the CRL-PwD rank list have opted for it, unfilled OPEN-PwD seats will be allocated to applicants in the CRL-PwD preparatory rank list.
  • OBC-NCL-PwD seats that remain unfilled will be allocated to applicants in OBC-NCL-PwD preparatory rank list. This will happen if no more applicants in the OBC-NCL-PwD rank list have opted for it.
  • The SC-PwD seats that remain unfilled will be allocated to applicants in the SC-PwD preparatory rank list. This will happen in case no more applicants in the SC-PwD rank list have opted for it.
  • Unfilled ST-PwD seats will be allocated in the ST-PwD preparatory rank list.
  • SC seats remaining vacant will be allocated to applicants in the SC preparatory rank list.
  • The remaining unfilled ST seats will be allocated to applicants in the ST preparatory rank list. This will happen in case no more applicants in the ST rank list have opted for it.
  • Remaining OBC category seats will be de-reserved. Also, will be considered as OPEN category seats in every round of seat allocation.
  • There will be no de-reservation for SC/ST category seats.

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Following table represents all IITs along with their address.

Institute Code Institute Name Address
101 Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar IIT Bhubaneswar, Argul, Jatni, Khurda, PIN: 752050
102 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400076, India
103 Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi IIT Mandi, Parashar Road, Tehsil Sadar, Near Kataula, Kamand, Himachal Pradesh – 175005, India
104 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016, India
105 Indian Institute of Technology, Indore Khandwa Road, Simrol, Indore, Madhya Pradesh – 453552, India
106 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal – 721302, India
107 Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad Kandi, Sangareddy, Telangana – 502285, India
108 Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur IIT Jodhpur, NH 65 Nagaur Road, Karwar 342037, Jodhpur District, Rajasthan
109 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur IIT Kanpur, Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh – 208016, India
110 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600036, India
111 Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar IIT Gandhinagar, Palaj, Gujarat – 382355, India
112 Indian Institute of Technology, Patna Bihta, Patna, Bihar – 801103, India
113 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand – 247667, India
114 Indian Institute of Technology, (ISM) Dhanbad Mai Campus, IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, Jharkhand – 826004, India
115 Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar Nangal Road, Rupnagar, Punjab – 140001, India
116 Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU) Varanasi BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh – 221005, India
117 Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam – 781039, India
118 Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai IIT Bhilai, GEC Campus, Sejbahar, Raipur – 492015, Chhattisgarh, India

JoSAA Reporting-cum-helping Centers for NITs IIITs and GFTIs

Institute Code Institute Name Address Other Details
201 Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar N.I.T. Post Office, Jalandhar – 144 011, India Phone: +91-181-2690301,3082000 Fax: +91-181-2690320 Website: www.nitj.ac.in
202 Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302 017, India Phone: +91-141-2529087,2715031 Fax: +91-141-2529029 Website: www.mnit.ac.in
203 Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal Near Mata Mandir, Bhopal, Madya Pradesh – 462 003 India Phone: 0755-4051255 Fax: 91-755 2670562 Website: www.manit.ac.in
204 Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad Allahabad – 211 004, India Phone: +91-532-2271046,2271044 Fax: +91-532-2545341 Website: www.mnnit.ac.in
205 National Institute of Technology Agartala P.O.: National Institute of Technology, Agartala Barjala, Jirania, Tripura (W) – 799 046, India Phone: +91-381-2546630, 2548537, 2548510 Fax: +91-381-2346360 Website: www.nita.ac.in
206 National Institute of Technology Calicut NITC Campus P.O., Calicut, Kerala – 673 601, India Phone: +91-495-2286110, 2286118 Fax: +91-495-2287250 Website: www.nitc.ac.in
207 National Institute of Technology Delhi A-7, Institutional Area, Near Satyawadi Raja Harish Chandra Hospital, Narela, New Delhi, – 110 040, India Phone: +91-11-33861186 Fax: +91-11-27787503 Website: www.nitdelhi.ac.in
208 National Institute of Technology Durgapur Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur, West Bengal – 713 209, India Phone: +91-343-2754680 Fax: +91-343-2547375 Website: www.nitdgp.ac.in
209 National Institute of Technology Goa Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa – 403 401, India Phone: +91-832-2404205 Fax: +91-832-2404202 Website: www.nitgoa.ac.in
210 National Institute of Technology Hamirpur Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh – 177005, India Phone: +91-1972-254540 Fax: +91-1972-223834 Website: www.nith.ac.in
211 National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal P.O: Srinivasnagar, Mangalore – 575 025, Karnataka, India Phone: +91-824-2473003, 2474040 Fax: +91-824-2473033 Website: www.nitk.ac.in
212 National Institute of Technology Meghalaya Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong- 793003, Meghalaya, India Phone: +91-364-2501294 Fax: +91-364-2501113 Website: www.nitmeghalaya.in
213 National Institute of Technology Nagaland Chumukedima, Dimapur, Nagaland – 797 103, India Phone: +91-3862-241806 Fax: +91-3862-240343 Website: www.nitnagaland.ac.in
214 National Institute of Technology Patna Ashok Rajpath, Patna – 800 005, India Phone: +91-612-2370419 Fax: +91-612-2670631 Website: www.nitp.ac.in
215 National Institute of Technology Puducherry Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal, Puducherry-609 609, India Phone No.: +91-4368-265235, 265229 Tele-Fax No.: +91-4368-265230 Website: www.nitpy.ac.in
216 National Institute of Technology Raipur G.E. Road, Raipur, Chhattisgarh – 492010, India Phone: +91-771-2253155 Fax: +91-771-2253155 Website: www.nitrr.ac.in
217 National Institute of Technology Sikkim NIT Sikkim, Barfung Block, Ravangla Sub-Division South, Sikkim – 737 139, India Additional Reporting Center of NIT Sikkim. Hotel Swastik residency, Near Tenzing Norgay Central bus terminus, Pradhan Nagar, Siliguri – 734003. Phone: +91-3595-260042 Fax: +91-3595-260018 Website: www.nitsikkim.ac.in
218 National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh Yupia, District: Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh – 791 112, India Dr Ranjan Basak, Dean, Academic Affairs You may choose to report either at NIT Sikkim or Hotel Swastik Residency. +91 9166467836 E-mail : [email protected]
219 National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur NIT Campus, P.O. RIT Jamshedpur – 831 014, Jharkhand, India Phone: +91-360-2001582 Fax: +91-360- 2284972 Website: www.nitap.in
220 National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra – 136 119, Haryana, India Phone: +91-657-237407,2374248 Fax: +91-657-2373246 Website: www.nitjsr.ac.in
221 National Institute of Technology, Manipur Langol, Imphal-795 004, Manipur, India Phone: +91-1744-233223 Fax: +91-1744-238350 Website: www.nitkkr.ac.in
222 National Institute of Technology, Mizoram Chaltlang, Aizawl-796 012, Mizoram, India Phone: +91-385-2058566 Fax: +91-385-2413031 Website: www.nitmanipur.ac.in
223 National Institute of Technology, Rourkela Rourkela, Odisha – 769 008, India Phone: +91-389-2391699 Fax: +91-389-2391699 Website: www.nitmz.ac.in
224 National Institute of Technology, Silchar REC Sub Post Office NIT, Silchar-788 010, Assam, India Phone: +91-661-2462502,2462606 Fax: +91-661-2472926, Website: www.nitrkl.ac.in
225 National Institute of Technology, Srinagar Hazratbal Rd, Hazaratbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir – 190 006, India Phone: +91-3842-242025 Fax: +91-3842- 224797 Website: www.nits.ac.in
226 National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli Tanjore Main Road, National Highway 67, Tiruchirappalli – 620 015, Tamil Nadu, India. Phone: +91-194-2422032 Fax: +91-194-2420475 Website: www.nitsri.ac.in
227 National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand Temporary Campus, Govt. ITI, Srinagar (Garwhal) – 246 174 Phone: +91-431-2503931 Fax: +91-431-2500133 Website: www.nitt.edu
228 National Institute of Technology, Warangal National Institute of Technology Warangal Telangana – 506 004 Phone: +91-1346-257422 Fax: +91-1346- 251095 Website: www.nituk.ac.in
229 Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat Gaurav Path, Ichchhanath, Surat, Gujarat – 395 007 Phone: +91-261-2201845, Fax: +91-261-2227334, 2228394 Website: www.svnit.ac.in
230 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra – 440 010, India Phone: +91-712-2801770 Fax: +91-712-2801741. Website: www.vnit.ac.in
301 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management Gwalior Morena Link Road, 474015, Gwalior – 474 015, Madhya Pradesh, India Phone: +91-751-2449829, 2449720, Fax: +91- 2449813 Website: www.iiitm.ac.in
310 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kancheepuram Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road, Chennai – 600 127, Tamil Nadu, India Phone: +91-44-27476341 Fax: +91-44-27476301 Website: www.iiitdm.ac.in
901 College of Engineering Pune College of Engineering Pune, Wellesley Road, Shivajinagar, Pune – 411 005, India Phone: +91-20-25507000 Fax: 020-25507299 Website: www.iiitp.ac.in
402 Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi – 835 215 Jharkhand, India Phone: 91-651-2275868 Fax: 91-651-2275401 Website: www.bitmesra.ac.in
403 Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar Registrar, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, P.O Gurukula Kangri, Haridwar-249 404, India Phone: 07455025008 Fax: 01334-245265 Website: www.gkv.ac.in
410 Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology Longowal – 148106, Distt. Sangrur (Pb.), India Phone: 91-1672-280072 Fax: 91-1672-280072 Website: www.sliet.ac.in www.sliet.net.in
412 School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur School of Engineering Tezpur University Napaam, Tezpur – 784 028, Assam, India Phone: 91- 3712-273501, Fax: 91- 3712-267005 Website: www.tezu.ernet.in
415 School of Planning & Architecture: Vijayawada School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada. Survey No.4/4, ITI Road,Vijayawada-520 008, Andhra Pradesh, India. Phone: 91-866-2469451 Fax: 91-866-2469451 Website: www.spav.ac.in
416 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Kakryal, Katra 182 320 (J&K), India Phone: 01991-285524, 2852300 Fax: 0199-285694. Website: www.smvdu.ac.in
417 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur P.O. Botanic Garden, Howrah 711 103, India Phone: 03326684561, 26684562, 26684563 Fax: 03326682916 Website: www.iiests.ac.in
421 University of Hyderabad Prof C. R. Rao Road, CUC, Gachibowli, P O Central University, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500 046, India Phone: 040 2313 2101 Fax: 040-23010292. Website: www.uohyd.ac.in
422 Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) Sector 12, Chandigarh – 160 012, India Phone: +91 172-2753813, +91 271- 2753814 Fax: +91 172 2745175 website: https://www.pec.ac.in
423 Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi Jawaharlal Nehru University New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi, Delhi – 110067, India Phone.:011 26741600, Fax: 011-26742898. Website: www.jnu.ac.in
902 Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow Sitapur Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh – 226 021, India Phone: +91-522-2361692 Fax: +91-522-2361631 Website: www.ietlucknow.ac.in
903 MBM Engineering College, JNV University, Jodhpur M. B. M. Engineering College J N Vyas University Air Force Area, Jodhpur Rajasthan – 342011, India Ph.: 0291-2515023 Website: www.mbm.ac.in

Other JEE Main Participating Colleges

There are many private JEE Main Participating Colleges. This is to offer admission in the B.Tech/ B.E. Courses to the engineering aspirants. The list of some of the famous private engineering colleges is given below:

  1. Birla Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan
  2. IISC Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  3. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab
  4. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  5. PEC Punjab University of Technology, Chandigarh
  6. Jaypee Institute of Technology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  7. Amity Institute of Technology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  8. AISECT University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  9. Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  10. Techno India University, Kolkata, West Bengal
  11. ITM University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
  12. Dr KN Modi University, Tonk, Rajasthan
  13. Bhagwant University, Amer, Rajasthan
  14. Amity School of Engineering, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  15. Amity University, Gurgaon, Haryana

Reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)

The provision for EWS was incorporated in JoSAA by the participating institutes. It was incorporated after the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

  • Every Educational Institution is obligated to increase the number of seats. It should be above the annual permitted strength in each branch of study or faculty.
  • With this, the number of seats available, excluding those reserved for the persons belonging to the EWS, are not less than the total seats available in the academic session immediately preceding the date of the coming into force of the O.M. from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  •  Also, instructions regarding reservations in admission to educational institutions will be issued by the Ministry of HRD.

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JEE Main 2020 Spot Counselling

  • There are vacant seats left even after the usual rounds of JEE Main counselling. Therefore, JoSAA conducts Spot Counselling for the allocation of such seats.
  • You do not have to register separately for the spot counselling round in JEE Main.
  • Any applicant appear for the spot counselling process if he/she were not allotted a seat.
  • Also, candidates who did not apply earlier for the usual rounds of allotment can appear for Spot Counselling.
  • But, candidates who have missed the registration for JEE Main Counselling earlier have to register for Spot Counselling.
  • Candidates applying fresh for the JEE Main Spot Counselling will have to lock the choices.
  • Additionally, they will have to make the payment of the fee before the last date.

JEE Main Counselling 2020 – CSAB NEUT

CSAB NEUT 2020 counselling is for admission of JEE Main 2020 qualified candidates in the participating institutes falling under North Eastern States and Union Territories (NEUT).

Important Dates

The dates mentioned below are tentative and are subjected to change.

Event Dates
Release of matrix Postponed
Registration and choice filling begins Postponed
Registration and choice filling ends Postponed
Announcement of Seat Allotment Postponed
Reporting of Allotted Institute Postponed

Qualification Recognised by CSAB

There are two rounds of spot counselling round to complete the entire process. The aspirants should know the details about the allotment process:

  • In the beginning, visit the official website of CSAB and register.
  • Then, click the link on CSAB NEUT 2020 Counselling.
  • Next, submit the details like the state of domicile category, gender, PwD status, a special benefitted claim for Nagaland and the aggregate percentage in class 12 or equivalent marks.
  • After that you get to arrange the order and preferences of choices for coursework and the preferable institutes.
  • If any guilty of misconduct is found, then the registration of the applicants can be rejected by CSAB NEUT 2020 counselling.

CSAB NEUT Selection Procedure

Candidates must follow the steps below to complete the CSAB NEUT 2020 Selection procedure.

  • To begin with, register online.
  • After that verify the Domicile and category certificate by state certificates by state centers, finalizing of registration.
  • Next is online choice filling, locking and saving.
  • Allotment of Seats.
  • Reporting to the designated center along with all the documents.
  • Next, report at the college for the final admission.

Payment and Refund of Fees

Candidates have to submit a security deposit of INR 2000. It should be in the form of demand draft, issued in favour of CSAB NEUT. This amount is refundable only if they do not get admission to the allotted colleges/institutes.

States Under CSAB NEUT 2020 Reservation

States under CSAB NEUT 2020
Arunachal Pradesh Sikkim
Tripura Assam
Dadra and Nagar haveli Dama and Diu
Meghalaya Mizoram
Andaman And Nicobar Islands Manipur
Lakshadweep Nagaland

Dates of CSAB NEUT 2020

Event Dates
Release of matrix Postponed
Registration and choice filling begins Postponed
Registration and choice filling begins Postponed
Announcement of Seat Allotment Postponed
Reporting of Allotted Institute Postponed

CSAB SFTI Counselling 2020

CSAB SFTI 2020 conducts the admission process of Self Financing Technical Institutes. However, the process depends upon the JEE Main All India Rank (AIR) in Paper 1, 2, 3. There are 34 institutes, which participate in the CSAB SFTI Counselling process.

CSAB SFTI 2020 – Key Points

  • Aspirants have to pay a fee that is INR 21000. The payment can be done through e-challan for the registration purpose.
  • Also, seat allocation relies upon the JEE Main cut off apart from the candidate’s choice of preferences.
  • In addition, the aspirants are required to download the ‘Provisional Seat Allotment Letter’ from the official website of CSAB SFTI.
  • Failure to attend the CSAB SFTI counselling will lead to cancellation of the allotted seat.

Dates of CSAB SFTI 2020

Event Dates
Online Registration, Choice Filling by candidates, Payment of an initial fee of Rs 21,000 (Twenty One thousand rupees only) Postponed
Result Declaration and Seat Allotment Postponed
Physical Reporting and verification of original documents of the candidate Payment of balance fees at the Allotted Institute Postponed

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Pre-Allotment Steps of CSAB SFTI 2020

The pre-allotment steps for CSAB SFTI is as follows.

Registration

  • To begin with, register your names with JEE Main Roll Number after visiting the official website.
  • Then, pay a sum of INR 21000 by e-challan at State Bank of India for the purpose of registration.
  • After that, take a print out of the e-challan receipt and retain it.
  • Now, verify your personal information while registering your names online.
  • If want, you can modify  other details. They can be eligibility state, gender, category during the time of registration.
Mentioned Category in Application Form Modification Permitted
OBC-NCL GEN
OBC-NCL-PWD GEN
OBC-NCL-PWD OBC-NCL
SC GEN
SC-PWD GEN
SC-PWD GEN
ST SC
ST-PWD FEN
ST-PWD ST
GEN-PWD GEN

Steps of CSAB SFTI Allotment Procedure

CSAB SFTI 2020 Allotment procedure is conducted by following the steps given below.

  1. Pay the initial fee
  2. Move to choice making and locking
  3. Then, Seat Allocation and Document Verification
  4. And finally, allotment of Seats and Report to the Allotted Colleges

Documents Verification Process for CSAB SFTI 2020

For CSAB SFTI, the candidates should carry some self-attested copies of the original documents

  • Provisional Letter of seat allotment and,
  • E-Challan receipt from SBI and,
  • Admit card of JEE Main 2020
  • Next, one passport size photograph of the candidates and,
  • Photo ID Proof
  • Also the mark sheet of class X as proof of date of aspirant’s name and date of birth
  • Marks sheet of class XII
  • A category certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL)
  • PWD certificates by the disable candidates.
  • A self-attested print out of locked choices and other terms, rules and regulations from the CSAB website.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for JEE Main Counselling 2020

Ques. To whom is the slide and float option available for JoSAA 2020?

Ans. Slide and Float options are available to only those students who will not be offered the admission to their first choice.

Ques. What do you mean by the “SLIDE” option in JEE Main 2020 Counselling?

Ans.  Candidates accept the offered seat and indicate that, if admission to an academic program of better / higher preference is offered within the same Institute, they will accept it. Such candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission.

Ques. Is the seat acceptance fee in JEE Main 2020 counselling refundable?

Ans. The seat acceptance fee is non-refundable except the following situations.

  1. A candidate rejects the seat by not reporting in person at the reporting center after paying the fee.
  2. If a candidate chooses to withdraw in a reporting center, then the fee will be refunded after deducting the processing charges of Rs. 1500.
Ques. What happens if I reject an allocated seat in Joint seat allocation for JEE Main 2020?

Ans. You cannot participate any more in Joint Seat Allocation for the year if you reject an allocated seat in Joint Seat Allocation. However, you can participate in the Special Vacant Seat Filling Round conducted by CSAB only for NIT + System institutes.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for B.Tech/ B.E for CSAB SFTI?

Ans.

  1. Candidates must secure a rank in JEE Main Paper 1.
  2. Candidate must secure a minimum 75% aggregate marks in class 12 (40% for OBC-NCL, SC, ST or PwD)
  3. Candidates are required to secure pass marks as prescribed by the respective boards of class 12.
  4. The aggregate marks for CSAB SFTI will be calculated with the marks obtained in the following subjects: Physics, Mathematics, One of these from (Chemistry, Bio-Technology, Biology or Technical Vocational Subject), one language and any other 5th subject.