JoSAA: Aspirants to watch out for mock seat allocation today

JoSAA is displaying mock seat allocation today between 10 am to 4 pm for JEE main aspirants and for Advanced exam. Details are now available on for registered candidates.

Now that the All India rank list has been announced and choice filling process has begun, JoSAA will publish mock allocation tomorrow, while first real seat allocation will be out on June 30. The counselling is underway for JEE main and JEE advanced examinations.

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) empowered by HRD Ministry to administer the admission process for engineering courses offered at 92 institutes has updated the schedule for counselling. JoSAA is conducting the counselling for admissions in total 34,871 seats in 22 IITs, ISM, 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 18 other government funded technical institutes.

josaa 2016As soon as the CBSE published JEE Main rank list, awarding aspirants their ranks in the Joint Entrance Exam the counselling process for admissions in premier technical institutions kick-started. For the academic session, all IITs have 10,575 seats to offer while there are 18,013 seats in NITs.

The registration and choice filling process of JoSAA counselling started on June 24 and will end on June 28 (5 PM). JoSAA would publish 1st round seat allocation result on June 30, at around 10 AM. But before that, mock seat allocation would be done so as to give candidates a fair idea about their status of getting a seat in their preferred college/course. JoSAA Mock seat allocation would be based on the choices filled-in by candidates by 5 PM, June 26, 2016, the official schedule mentions. Thus based on the mock seat allocation, candidates will be able to modify their choices of preference, for which the JoSAA will roll out the 1st round seat allocation result on June 30.

What candidates have to do after 1st Seat Allocation Result

As the first round seat allocation result will be out, those candidates allotted seat will have time till July 5 to secure their admission in the allotted institution. As this time limit would come to end, JoSAA will display the status of filled seats and would also notify the availability status of seats in participating institutions. Thereby, the second round seat allocation result would be announced one day later. Candidates allotted seats through second round would have time of two to three days for accepting the allotted seat or withdraw the allocation.

Subsequently, two more rounds of seat allocation would follow the process. Before the publication of seat allocation for any round, JoSAA would notify the status of seats in institutes. As the authority has mentioned schedule till round 1, the exact dates of seat allocation after round 1 would be revealed in the meantime.

I have been allotted a seat, what should I do?

If a candidate has been allotted a seat of his/her choice, it is required from their end to pay the seat acceptance fee. Candidates are also required to report at the respective reporting centre for document verification process. The reporting centres would be opened from 10 Am to 5 PM, while the seat acceptance fee shall be paid through e-challan or SBI net banking.

JoSAA has set up total 54 reporting centres to assist candidates, out which 16 are for IITs while other 38 centres to assist candidates for admission to NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The complete list is available at the web portal of JoSAA.

It’s also reported that from next year, there will be common counselling for IISERs, IITs and NITs.

As notified by the JoSAA, candidates are allowed to participate in the counselling process through ‘freeze’, ‘slide’ or ‘float’ options. These three options allow a candidate to either retain the allotted seat or to opt for a change in seat in any other institute or in the same institute where the seat has been allotted.

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  • mera choice filling by mistake lock hogaya hai.
    ise pl. unlock karane ka rasta bataye
    mere life ka sawal hai. its very serious for me

    please help me anybody…..

  • I couldnt get a glance of mock seat allocation as the time allotted for it got over. Can i know what was allotted to me in the mock seat allocation anyway??

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