JEE Main Seat Allotment 2021 - Seat Acceptance, Fee Payment, Reporting

JEE Main Seat Allotment 2021 - Seat Acceptance, Fee Payment, Reporting

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JEE Main Seat Allotment 2021 - The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is responsible for conducting counselling for JEE Main 2021. After the National Testing Agency announces results for JEE Main, the JoSAA counselling and seat allotment schedule is released.

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JoSAA shall conduct the online counselling in several rounds and JEE Main 2021 seat allotment will be announced accordingly. After each round of JEE Main seat allotment, candidates will have to choose among accepting admission or proceed with the next round. For complete information on the process related to JEE Main seat allotment 2021, check the article below.

JEE Main 2021 Seat Allotment Dates



Start of JoSAA 2021 registration and choice filling

To be notified

Mock Seat Allocation-1

To be notified

Display of Mock Seat Allocation-2

To be notified

End of JoSAA Registration and Choice Filling

To be notified

Round 1 seat allotment

To be notified

JEE Main seat allocation for round 2

To be notified

Seat allocation round 3

To be notified

Seat allocation (Round 4)

To be notified

Seat allocation (Round 5)

To be notified

Seat allocation (Round 6)

To be notified

How to check JEE Main Seat Allotment 2021?

The authorities shall announce seat allotment at JEE main counselling official website for each round. Candidates have to follow the series of steps provided below to access JEE Main 2021 seat allotment:

  • Visit the JEE Main counselling official website at

  • Click on the link to JEE Main seat allotment for the particular round.

  • Candidate portal for JoSAA counselling shall open on the screen.

  • Here, candidates need to enter JEE Main application number and password.

  • They will also have to enter the security code provided in the box below and login.

  • JEE Main 2021 seat allotment results shall appear on the screen.

Also check the expected JEE Main cutoff

What to do after JEE Main Seat Allotment?

After the JoSAA seat allotment results are declared for a particular round, candidates will have the following options:

  • Float - If a candidate wishes to keep the allotted seat and also wishes to upgrade their seat, they can choose this option.

  • Freeze - In case a candidate is satisfied with the JEE Main seat allotment 2021 result and does not want to participate in further rounds of JoSAA counselling, the/ she can select the freeze option.

  • Slide - If a candidate wishes to accept the seat allotted under a particular round but wants to upgrade the B.Tech programme in the same JEE Main participating institute, they can select the slide option.

  • Withdraw - If any candidate had already accepted the seat allotted, such candidate may withdraw the seat by reporting at the allotted institute before the final round of JEE Main 2021 seat allotment approaches.

After selecting any of the options mentioned above as per their preference, candidates will have to pay the fee as reflected in the table below through SBI Net banking or e-challan.

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JEE Main Seat Allotment 2021 - Fee Details




Rs 20,000

Candidates belonging to other categories

Rs 45,000

This has to be followed by verification of documents at the institute so allotted.

Documents Required for Verification after JEE Main Seat Allotment 2021

  • JEE Main seat allotment letter 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 fir JEE Main seat acceptance

  • Date of birth proof

  • JEE Main Admit Card 2021

  • Class 12 Mark sheet

  • JEE Main 2021 Score Card

  • Category certificate (if applicable)

Approximate JEE Main Seat Matrix of IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs

Institute name

Total no. of seats

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)


National Institutes of Technology (NITs)


Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)


Government-funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs)


Details of Institutes for JEE Main Counselling and Seat Allotment 2021

Institution Name


For Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)

All India

Open for all candidates

Institution Name

Home State

Other State

For National Institutes of Technology (NITs)

Open only for those candidates who have the same state code of eligibility as that of the institute.

Candidates not from the home state will belong to the other state.

For Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs)

  • For Assam University - All India and home state candidates

  • For Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi and IIEST Shibpur - candidates from home state and other states.

  • Other GFTIs - Only All India candidates