JEE Main Counselling 2024 - JoSAA Schedule (Out), Procedure, Online Reporting

JEE Main Counselling 2024 - JoSSA has commenced the JEE Main 2024 counselling registration process on June 10, 2024. The authority has activated the JoSSA 2024 registration link on the official website, Only candidates who qualify the JEE Main exam will be eligible to participate in the JoSAA counselling 2024. To participate in the counselling, students must complete the JEE Mains counselling registration. The counselling sessions will be held for admission into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority will conduct the IIT JEE Main 2024 counselling in 5 rounds.
Direct link for the JoSAA 2024 registration

Candidates are advised to check JoSAA counselling cutoff eligibility before applying. JEE Main counselling 2024 through JoSAA includes steps such as registration, choice filling, locking of choices, seat allotment, and payment of seat acceptance fee. JoSAA will also conduct two rounds of mock seat allotment of JEE Mains before the actual rounds of counselling of JEE Main 2024 to help students understand the process. Aspirants can also check the total number of seats through JEE Main 2024 online from the seat matrix.

JEE Main Counselling 2024 Dates

The authority has announced the JEE Main 2024 counselling dates online. Candidates can find the JEE Main counselling schedule in the table below.



Start of counselling for JEE Mains 2024 registration and choice filling

June 10, 2024

Mock Seat Allocation-1

June 15, 2024

Mock Seat Allocation-2

June 17, 2024

JEE Main Round 1 seat allotment

June 20, 2024

JEE Main Round 2 seat allotment

June 27, 2024

JEE Main Round 3 seat allotment

July 4, 2024

JEE Main Round 4 seat allotment

July 10, 2024

JEE Main Round 5 seat allotment

July 17, 2024

JEE Main 2024 Counselling 2024 Procedure

Students participating in the JEE Main 2024 counselling process will have to undergo various steps from registration to choice filling among others. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria 2024 of JEE Main counselling before appearing for the counselling process. Given here is the detailed step-by-step procedure involved in JEE Mains Counselling 2024 to help students become aware of the detailed process.

Step 1- JEE Main Counselling Registration: The very first step for the counselling for JEE Mains 2024 is registration. Candidates have to get themselves registered on the official website of JoSAA 2024. To JoSAA login to candidate portal, students must use their JEE Main application form 2024 number and password. Upon successful login, the candidates' details will automatically be fetched from the JEE Main 2024 database. Students must verify all the details before completing the JEE Mains 2024 counselling registration. Candidates will also have to pay the JEE Mains counselling fee.

Step 2- Choice filling: After completing the registration process, candidates will have to fill in their choice of institute and courses. Students are advised to select as many choices as they can as this will increase the chances of admission. It's important to note that JoSAA choice filling for the year 2024 must be completed between June 10 and June 14, 2024.

Step 3- Mock seat allotment and locking of choices: The authorities conducted two mocks of JEE Main 2024 seat allocations to help candidates know their chances of admission into the institutes. The mock seat allotment process 2024 will help the candidates understand which seats can be allotted to them based on their preference list. Candidates will also be able to change their preferences after the mock allotment.

Step 4- Final seat allotment: JoSAA will conduct a total of five rounds of seat allotment. The seat allotment process of JoSAA 2024 will be done based on merit, category, selected preferences, and availability of seats. JoSAA seat allotment 2024 will be released online. All the seat-allotted candidates will be able to download the provisional seat allotment letter and an e-challan to remit the seat acceptance fee in online mode.

What options will be available after JEE Main 2024 Seat Allotment?

Candidates will have three options available after the JEE Main seat allotment is done:

  • Freeze - When the candidate is satisfied with the allotted seat and does not wish to participate in further rounds of counselling.

  • Float - When the candidate is satisfied with the seat but would like to be considered for other institutes during the future rounds of seat allocation.

  • Slide - When the candidate has accepted the seat allotted but is also open for admission into a higher preferred course in the same institute.

Step 5- Payment of seat acceptance fee: Candidates who will be allotted seats will have to pay the seat acceptance fee through e-challan or SBI net banking. Note that the seat acceptance fee will vary depending on the category of the candidate. After accepting the seat, candidates will have to report to the allotted institute for document verification.

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  • JEE Main Rank Predictor 2024- Predict your Rank from JEE Main 2024 Score

  • JEE Main College Predictor 2024

JEE Main 2024 Seat Allotment 2024 Fee Details




Rs 20,000

Candidates belonging to other categories

Rs 45,000

Documents Required for JEE Main Counselling 2024

Candidates after accepting the allotted seats have to visit the reporting centres set up by JoSAA for verification of documents. At the time of reporting, candidates have to carry all the below-mentioned documents along with them. Candidates should keep all documents ready that are required for the counselling for JEE Mains 2024.

  • JEE Main seat allotment letter 2024 issued by JoSAA.

  • Three passport-size photographs (have to be the same as uploaded during registration).

  • A government-issued photo identity card.

  • Proof of fee payment for JEE Main 2024 seat acceptance.

  • Date of birth proof.

  • JEE Main Admit Card 2024.

  • Class 12 Mark sheet.

  • JEE Main 2024 Score Card.

  • Category certificate (if applicable).

Participating Institutes of JEE Main Counselling 2024


Number of Institutes

National Institute of Technology


Indian Institute of Information Technology


Government Funded Technical Institutes


JEE Main 2024 Special Round Counselling

After completing the JoSAA counselling, the authorities conduct the JEE Main 2024 Special Round Counselling. The JEE Main special round counselling will be held for admission to NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and GFTIs. To participate in the special round of counselling, candidates have to register separately for CSAB.