Status of seats in IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs after JoSAA Counselling

After the counselling get over by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority), there are still vacant seats in IITs, NITs, and GFTIs. While IITs recorded less number of vacant seats i.e. 73, NITs showed 1,518 vacant seats.

Among IITs, IIT BHU has maximum number (38) of vacant seats. These seats are of that branch that is supposed to be not lucrative anymore. While, in the prominent IITs- Bombay, Madras, Kharagpur, Delhi, and Kanpur, there are no vacant seats. Also, ISM Dhanbad which has been recently recognized under IIT has shown good performance, there are only 23 seats left out of a total of 912.

And in the NITs, the reason for the NITs vacant seat, as per the HRD source, is fewer students of respective states have not registered for state quota seats. Also, many students across the India don’t want to join the NITs of the northeast. But, the concern grew when two reputed NITs – Jalandhar and Surat- still have vacant seats.

For the IIITs, the performance can be considered average. There are 407 vacant seats left out of 2,526. But the condition of 18 GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutions) is most worrying. In the all 18 institutes with a total of 3784 seats, only 2610 seats have been recorded to be filled.

Now, the counselling of 22 IITs, ISM, 31 NITs and 18 NITs are over by JoSAA, candidates are required to follow the admission schedule provided on the official website of JoSAA. The courses in all the IITs are most likely are to be commenced from early August. If the schedule of required institutions is not updated on JoSAA website, candidates are advised to visit the official website of respective institutions.

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