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JEE Main Counselling 2020: Schedule, Registration & Procedure

JEE Main Counselling 2020: Only candidates securing qualifying marks in JEE Main will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. The seat allotment process will take place in June 2020. Check JEE Main 2020 Cutoff

JEE Main Counselling will commence after the declaration of JEE Main 2020 result and JEE Advanced Result as well. The National Testing Agency will use the Normalization process and percentile score to rank the candidates for the first time.

There are 3 JEE Main counselling processes – 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.
  • CSAB SFTI is the separate counselling procedure held by Central Seat Allocation Board for 17 Self-Financed Technical Institutions.
  • CSAB NEUT is conducted for supernumerary seats in the North East and Union Territories.
  • CSAB Counselling will take place after the JoSAA Counselling.

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JEE Main Counselling 2020

Check here in the important JEE Main Counselling Dates

Event Date (tentative)
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2020 AIR by JAB 2nd week of June 2020
Availability of Class 12th marks by CBSE to JoSAA 3rd week of June 2020
Declaration of JEE Main 2020 AIRs by Joint Apex Board Last week of June 2020
Filling of Choices of academic programs in participating institutes Last week of June 2020
Process of Reconciliation of the data ion of seats and document verification begins from Last week of June 2020
(First round)Seat allocation Last week of June 2020
(First round)Acceptance of seat 1st week of July 2020
Display of seats filled/availability status 1st week of July 2020
(Second round)Seat allocation 1st week of July 2020
(Second round)Acceptance/withdrawal of seat 1st week of July 2020
Display of seat status of filled/available seats After 2nd round seat acceptance
(Third round) Seat allocation After 2nd round seat acceptance
(Third round) Acceptance/withdrawal of seat 2-3 days after seat allotment of 3rd round
Display of seat status of filled/available seats After 3rd round seat acceptance
(Fourth round) Seat allocation After 3rd round seat acceptance
(Fourth round)Acceptance of seats 1-2 days of seat allocation of 4th round
Beginning of academic sessions 4th week of July 2020
Reporting of candidates in the campus of admitting institutes (NITs); Schedule for IITs 4th week of July 2020
Beginning of Academic session for preparatory courses at IITs 4th week of July 2020
Beginning of Academic sessions at NITs 4th week of July 2020

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Candidates Eligible for Joint Seat Allocation

There are a number of 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.
Performance in Class XII Examinations or any equivalent
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 one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects. Further, the candidate should have passed each subject individually as well
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
Performance in Class XII Examinations or any equivalent

Class 12 and Equivalent Examinations

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

  • Standard 12 examination or similar examination conducted by a recognised board such as ICSE, CBSE, CISCE, etc.
  • Intermediate or Pre-Degree Course exam or Pre-University Course which is organized by any of the recognized Board/University.
  • H.S.C – vocational exams
  • 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.
  • 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 2020 Counselling Procedure

JEE Main counselling involves the following steps:

JEE Main Counselling Procedure

Step 1: Online Registration

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Click on the link of JoSAA.
  3. Login using JEE Main 2020 Application Number, Password and Security Pin.
  4. Go through the instructions and click on “I agree”.
  5. Fill in the necessary details on the JoSAA Counselling form.
  6. Select the declaration and submit.
  7. Verify the details mentioned and click on the “Confirm Registration” button.

Step 2: Online Choice Filling and Locking

  1. Select the choice of colleges and courses.
  2. Candidates can choose one of the following options from change/ edit/ delete their filled choices.
  3. Lock the choices before the last date.
  4. Choice locking can be done after each round of JEE Main 2020 Counselling.

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. Seats available under different seat categories/ seat quotas for which candidates are eligible.
  4. 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, 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 and the choices made by candidates in JoSAA and CSAB.
  • 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

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.
  • They must be in the CRL and are obligated to fulfill all the requirements of eligibility for the GEN category.
  • Seats allocated to them will have the provision of being supernumerary which will be 10% of the total number of seats.
  • The foreign candidates will not be considered under JoSAA counselling for admission to NITs, IIEST, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs.

Preparatory Courses

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

Following table represents all IITs along with their address.

Serial No. Institute Code and Name Address
1. 101 Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar IIT Bhubaneswar, Argul, Jatni, Khurda, PIN: 752050
2. 102 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400076, India
3. 103 Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi IIT Mandi, Parashar Road, Tehsil Sadar, Near Kataula, Kamand, Himachal Pradesh – 175005, India
4. 104 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016, India
5. 105 Indian Institute of Technology, Indore Khandwa Road, Simrol, Indore, Madhya Pradesh – 453552, India
6. 106 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal – 721302, India
7. 107 Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad Kandi, Sangareddy, Telangana – 502285, India
8. 108 Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur IIT Jodhpur, NH 65 Nagaur Road, Karwar 342037, Jodhpur District, Rajasthan
9. 109 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur IIT Kanpur, Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh – 208016, India
10. 110 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600036, India
11. 111 Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar IIT Gandhinagar, Palaj, Gujarat – 382355, India
12. 112 Indian Institute of Technology, Patna Bihta, Patna, Bihar – 801103, India
13. 113 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand – 247667, India
14. 114 Indian Institute of Technology, (ISM) Dhanbad Mai Campus, IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, Jharkhand – 826004, India
15. 115 Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar Nangal Road, Rupnagar, Punjab – 140001, India
16. 116 Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU) Varanasi BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh – 221005, India
17. 117 Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam – 781039, India
18. 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

Sl. No. Institute Code Institute Name Address Other Details
1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 210 National Institute of Technology Hamirpur Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh – 177005, India Phone: +91-1972-254540 Fax: +91-1972-223834 Website: www.nith.ac.in
11. 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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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]
19. 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
20. 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
21. 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
22. 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
23. 223 National Institute of Technology, Rourkela Rourkela, Odisha – 769 008, India Phone: +91-389-2391699 Fax: +91-389-2391699 Website: www.nitmz.ac.in
24. 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
25. 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
26. 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
27. 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
28. 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
29 229 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. 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
34. 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
35. 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
36. 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
37. 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
38. 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
39. 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
40. 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
41. 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
42. 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: http://www.pec.ac.in
43. 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
44.. 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
45. 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 institutes that also accept the score of JEE Mains 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

Check JEE Main Participating Institute

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.

  • According to the guidelines, every Educational Institution, with the prior approval of the appropriate authority is obligated to increase the number of seats over and above its 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 EWSs, 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.
  •  Instructions regarding reservations in admission to educational institutions will be issued by the Ministry of HRD.

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

Check JEE Main Reservation

JEE Main 2020 Spot Counselling

  • In case of vacant seats even after the usual rounds of JEE Main counselling, then JoSAA conducts Spot Counselling for the allocation of such seats.
  • It is not required to register separately for the spot counselling round in JEE Main.
  • Any applicant who has not been allotted any seat during the usual rounds of JEE Main counselling can appear for the spot counselling process.
  • 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 and make the payment of the fee before the last date.

JEE Main 2020 Counselling – 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 Tentative Dates
Release of matrix 7th August 2020
Registration and choice filling begins 8th August 2020
Registration and choice filling begins 9th August 2020
Announcement of Seat Allotment 10th August 2020
Reporting of Allotted Institute 11th – 14th August 2020

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:

  • For registration purposes, the candidates should visit the official website of CSAB.
  • You need to click the link on CSAB NEUT 2020 Counselling.
  • Next, you need to 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.
  • The applicants will get the opportunity 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.

  • Online Registration
  • Verify the Domicile and category certificate by state certificates by state centers, finalizing of registration
  • Online Choice filling, locking and saving.
  • Allotment of Seats
  • Reporting to the designated center along with all the documents.
  • Report at the college for the final admission

Payment and Refund of Fees

Candidates are required to submit a security deposit of INR 2000, 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 Tentative Dates
Release of matrix 7th August 2020
Registration and choice filling begins 8th August 2020
Registration and choice filling begins 9th August 2020
Announcement of Seat Allotment 10th August 2020
Reporting of Allotted Institute 11th – 14th August 2020

CSAB SFTI Counselling 2020

The admission process of Self Financing Technical Institutes is conducted by CSAB SFTI 2020. However, the seat allotment process of the candidates is dependent 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.

Check JEE Main Result

CSAB SFTI 2020 – Key Points

  • Aspirants are required to pay a fee that is INR 21000. The payment can be done through e-challan for the registration purpose.
  • Seat allocation relies upon the JEE Main cut off apart from the candidate’s choice of preferences.
  • 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 Tentative Dates
Online Registration, Choice Filling by candidates, Payment of an initial fee of Rs 21,000 (Twenty One thousand rupees only) 26th July to 2nd August, 2020
Result Declaration and Seat Allotment 3rd August 2020
Physical Reporting and verification of original documents of the candidate Payment of balance fees at the Allotted Institute 4th August to 8th August, 2020

Check JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

Pre-Allotment Steps of CSAB SFTI 2020

Before you enrol your name for CSAB SFTI Allotment process, the candidates require to complete the pre-allotment steps:


  • Candidates are required to register their names with JEE Main Roll Number after visiting the official website.
  • Then they are required to pay a sum of INR 21000 by e-challan at State Bank of India for the purpose of registration.
  • Take a print out of the e-challan receipt and retain it.
  • Now, the candidate should verify their personal information while they register their names online.
  • If want, the aspirants can modify the details like eligibility State, Gender, category during the time of registration.
Mentioned Category in Application Form Modification Permitted

Steps of CSAB SFTI Allotment Procedure

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

  1. Payment of Initial Fee
  2. Choice Making and Locking
  3. Seat Allocation and Document Verification
  4. Allotment of Seats and Report to the Allotted Colleges

Documents Verification Process for CSAB SFTI 2020

The candidates should carry some self-attested copies of the original documents at the time of CSAB SFTI 2020 Counselling.

  • 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
  • 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 2020 Counselling

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?


  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.

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