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JoSAA Participating Institutes 2021 – IITs, IIITs, NITs, GFTIs and more

Last updated on September 17th, 2021

In this article, we have made available the list of the number of all the institutes that will take part in the JEE Main 2021 counselling. JoSAA Participating Institutes include 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 GFTIs in India. These colleges/institutes are the ones that provide admissions to the applicants through their JEE Main 2021 scores and JoSAA counselling 2021. Every year there are many students who prepare for JEE Main but only a few of them are able to seek admissions into JoSAA Participating Institutes as there are only limited seats available.

  • To get admission in IIT, students have to pass the JEE Exam at two levels: firstly, JEE Main Exam, twice a year and secondly, JEE Advanced.
  • Students also have to fulfill the eligibility criteria of both the exams to become eligible to take the exams.
  • Only after qualifying both these exams, candidates can seek admissions in any of the IITs in India.
  • However, NITs, IIITs and some other GFTIs give admission on the basis of JEE Main results.

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Here, we have given you a detailed list of top engineering colleges in India which can help you take admission in your preferred college. You can also check all the number of seats in IITs so as to know your chances of getting selected in an institute through JoSAA Counselling 2021.

List of JoSAA Participating Institutes

Category of Institutes  Number of Institutes
Government Funded Technical Institute ( CFTI ) 29
National Institute of Technology ( NIT ) 31
Indian Institute of Technology ( IIT ) 23
Indian Institute of Information Technology ( IIIT ) 26
Total 109

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Check the list of JoSAA Participating Institutes 2021 here to get a view regarding the universities taking an interest in JoSAA counselling 2021.

JoSAA Participating Institute – IITs

Indian Institutes of Technology, famously known as IITs are the loftiest and top engineering colleges in the nation.

  • They are the independent institute for advanced education in the specialized field and are generally well known for the B.Tech courses offered by them.
  • At present, there are 23 IITs in India which are administered by the Institute of Technology Act, 1961 – a common IT committee.
  • The formation of Higher Technical Institutions took place for post-war modern development in India.
  • Among all IITs, IIT Kharagpur is the most seasoned one, which was set up in 1951 followed by IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras in 1959.
  • Directly by the IIT Act of 1961, the IITs became independent organizations with their own boards of executives.

You can discover below the list of IITs in India alongside their positioning according to the HRD Ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) that appears each year in the period of April.

IIT Institute Names Location NIRF 2021 Ranking No. of Seats
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai Chattisgarh Not Applicable 126
Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati Andhra Pradesh Not Applicable 180
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad Kerala Not Applicable 163
Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad Karnataka Not Applicable 126
Indian Institute of Technology Goa Goa Not Applicable 97
Indian Institute of Technology Jammu Jammu & Kashmir Not Applicable 154
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur Rajasthan 43 247
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 14 876
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Gujarat 22 194
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi Himachal Pradesh 41 200
Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad Jharkhand 11 919
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Punjab 19 297
Indian Institute of Technology Patna Bihar 21 250
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar Odisha 28 273
Indian Institute of Technology Indore Madhya Pradesh 13 275
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Telangana 8 294
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Assam 7 702
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Uttarakhand 6 879
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Uttar Pradesh 4 713
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi 2 799
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur West Bengal 5 690
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Maharashtra 3 778
Indian Institute of Technology Madras Tamil Nadu 1 505

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JoSAA Participating Institutes – NITs

National Institute of Technology (NIT) is independently engineering colleges and were pronounced as organizations of national significance in 2007.

  • The NIT Council is the monitoring body for all the NITs.
  • The vast majority of the NITs in India offer degree courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in different parts of Engineering, Architecture, Management and Science.
  • There is a sum of 31 NITs in India and admission to B.Tech/ B.E. Programs are overseen through the JoSAA counselling process, in view of AIR rank secured in JEE Main.

NITs also offer admission to M.Tech programs dependent on the score acquired in GATE exam while the seat portion is allocated through CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan/M.Des).


National Institute Name College Code NIRF MHRD 2021 Ranking No.of Seats
Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jalandhar 201 49 807
Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) Jaipur, Rajasthan 202 37 677
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 203 60 868
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 204 42 878
National Institute of Technology Agartala 205 92 797
National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh 206 160 190
National Institute of Technology Karnataka 207 10 782
National Institute of Technology Kerala 208 25 909
National Institute of Technology Delhi 209 NA 182
National Institute of Technology Durgapur 210 29 700
National Institute of Technology Goa 211 85 150
National Institute of Technology Hamirpur 212 99 522
National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur 213 86 657
National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra 214 44 862
National Institute of Technology Manipur 215 114 180
National Institute of Technology Meghalaya 216 59 152
National Institute of Technology Mizoram 217 Not Applicable 150
National Institute of Technology Nagaland 218 Not Applicable 180
National Institute of Technology  Patna 219 72 582
National Institute of Technology Puducherry 220 144 245
National Institute of Technology Raipur 221 64 913
National Institute of Technology Rourkela 222 20 747
National Institute of Technology Sikkim 223 Not Applicable 204
National Institute of Technology Silchar 224 48 688
National Institute of Technology Srinagar 225 69 672
National Institute of Technology Surathkal 226 10 212
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 227 9 785
National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand 228 186 150
National Institute of Technology Warangal 229 28 817
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) Surat, Gujarat 230 47 719
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagpur 231 30 271

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JoSAA Participating Institutes – IIITs

The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) are self-governing establishments offering specialized engineering education on Information Technology and Communication Studies.

  • IIITs have obtained recognition among students and are considered among the top institutes simply after Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs).
  • There is an aggregate of 25 IIITs in India, five of which are recorded as the Institutes of National Importance while the remaining 18 IIITs are set up on the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model.

Here is the list of IIITs in India along with their NIRF Ranking-

IIIT Institutes Name Institute Code NIRF Ranking
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, (ABV-IIITM) Madhya Pradesh 301 106
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Rajasthan 302 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Assam 303 73
Indian Institute of Information Technology, West Bengal 304 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sonepat 305 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Una 306 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City 307 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara 308 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad 309 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, (IIITDM) Kancheepuram Chennai, Tamil Nadu 310 Not Applicable
Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Madhya Pradesh 311 80
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Delhi 312 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Manipur 313 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Tiruchirapalli 314 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow 315 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad 316 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh 317 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam 318 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Ranchi 319 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Nagpur 320 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Pune 321 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bhagalpur 322 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bhopal 323 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Surat 324 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Agartala 325 Not Applicable
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Karnataka 326 Not Applicable

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JoSAA Participating Institute – GFTIs

The Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTI) is a list of 29 specialized colleges supported by the Government of India and national authority run by government such as CSIR, ESIC, ICAR, MoHFW, DBT DST, ICMR, DAE and MHRD etc or any state governments.

  • These are partially or fully funded by the government.
  • The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is liable for leading affirmation in 29 govt supported specialized colleges through its site.
  • The admission is done based on merit acquired in the Joint Entrance Examination. 60% weight is given to JEE imprints and 40 per cent weight is given to class twelfth (HSC) marks.

Here is the list of GFTI Institutes in India:

GFTI Institutes Names Institutes Code
Assam University Silchar (Assam) 401
Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi 402
Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar 403
Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi 404
Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research & Management-Ahmedabad 405
Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya Bilaspur 406
J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad 407
National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology,(NIT) Maharashtra 408
National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, (NIT) Ranchi 409
Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology 410
Mizoram University, Aizawl 411
School of Engineering (SE), Tezpur University, Tezpur 412
School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 413
School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), New Delhi 414
School of Planning & Architecture (SPA ), Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) 415
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, (Jammu) 416
Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology, Shibpur 417
HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar 418
International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur 419
University of Hyderabad 420
Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh 421
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar
Central Institute of Technology, Assam
Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry
Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering-Technology, West Bengal
Central University of Rajasthan
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship & Management
lndian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamil Naidu.
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli (Itanagar),Arunachal Pradesh

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JEE Main Cut Off for JoSAA Counselling

For getting into JoSAA participating institutes, candidates have to fulfil certain eligibility criteria. Aspirants appearing for JEE Main 2021 are required to secure a valid AIR in Paper-1 for B.E./B.Tech. programs at NITs, IIITs, and other-GFTIs. In Class 12th, they are required to get 75% aggregate with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. They are also required to choose one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects. As per the previous years cutoff trends, the expected JEE Main cut off is highlighted in the following manner:

Category NTA Cut Off Score (Paper 1)
Common Rank List 87.89
General-EWS 66.22
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) 68.02
Scheduled Caste (SC) 46.88
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 34.67
PwD 0.009

These are recognized as the most esteemed top engineering colleges of India. In spite of the fact that they are represented by the leading government universities, B.Tech expenses for general applicants is moderately higher than other government engineering institutes as they offer the best quality engineering courses. With the correct direction and planning, nothing is unthinkable. Thus, institutes make a strong establishment of logical and specialized knowledge and to get ready and stimulate engineering and researchers.


Ques. Is JoSAA responsible for JEE (Main) 2021 ranks?

Last updated on December 24th, 2020

Ans. No, JoSAA is not responsible for preparing or announcing JEE Main 2021 ranks but NTA takes the responsibility for the same.

Ques.What are the various seat quotas of institutes to be considered under JoSAA 2021?

Last updated on December 24th, 2020

Ans.JoSAA 2021 will have seat quotas such as All India Quota, Home State Quota and Other State Quota.

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  1. Can I get any college in josaa with IT , C.SC or software branch with 99,260 rank in jee mains in general category with home state uttar pradesh

    • Hi Akshay, “List of Colleges that offers B. Plan course are:-

      SPA, Vijaywada
      SPA, Delhi
      SPA Bhopal
      MANIT Bhopal
      LPU, Jalandhar
      Manipal University, Jaipur
      Amity University”

    • Hi Hari, “The top 10 colleges that offers B. Arch courses are:-
      IIT Kharagpur
      IIT Roorkee
      SPA New Delhi
      NIT Trichy
      BIT Mesra
      NIT Calicut
      MANIT Bhopal
      MNIT Jaipur
      VNIT Nagpur
      NIT Patna”

    • Hi Shinu, Yes, Amity University Noida offers admission in B. Tech through JEE Main score. Check JEE Main Participating Colleges.

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