JoSAA Counselling 2021 - Seat Allotment Round 5 (Out), Procedure, Fee

JoSAA Counselling 2021 - Seat Allotment Round 5 (Out), Procedure, Fee

JoSAA Counselling 2021 - The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has declared the JoSAA round 5 seat allotment result 2021 at its official website on November 15, 2021. Earlier, it released the round 1, 2, 3 and 4 seat allotment result 2021. The JoSAA 2021 counselling registration was open online on October 16 to 25.Latest: To check JoSAA 2021 round 1, 2, 3 and 4 cutoff, click here

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The authorities have released the JoSAA 2021 cutoff for round 1, 2, 3 and 4. The complete schedule of JoSAA counselling 2021 registration, choice filling, JoSAA seat allotment and more was released on October 12. The seat allotment result of JoSAA counselling 2021 will be announced in six rounds. JoSAA counselling is conducted for admission in B.Tech courses in IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs based on JEE Main and JEE Advanced ranks. JoSAA counselling 2021 is being conducted in centralised, online mode in seven rounds.

Students who qualified JEE Main are be eligible for admission in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs while students who qualified JEE Advanced are be eligible for admission in IITs. The allotment of seats will be done through JoSAA 2021 counselling on the basis of merit of ranks in JEE Main and Advanced. Students can find more information about JoSAA counselling 2021 from the article below.

JoSAA Counselling 2021 Dates

Events

Date

Start of JoSAA Registration and Choice Filling

October 16, 2021

Commencement of Choice Filling for AAT 2021

October 22, 2021

Display of Mock Seat Allocation-1 based on the choices filled-in by candidates within the last date

October 22, 2021 at 10 AM (Released)

Display of Mock Seat Allocation-2 based on the choices filled-in by candidates within the last date

October 24, 2021 (Released)

End of JoSAA 2021 Registration and Choice Filling

October 25, 2021

Reconciliation of data, seat allocation, verification and validation

October 26, 2021

Round 1 JoSAA 2021 seat allocation

October 27, 2021

Online reporting: JoSAA counselling 2021 fee payment/document upload/response by candidate for round 1

October 27 – 31, 2021

Display of seats filled/availability status

October 31, 2021

Round 2 JoSAA seat allocation

November 1, 2021

Online reporting: JoSAA counselling 2021 fee payment/document upload/response by candidate for round 2

November 2 – 3, 2021

Display of seats filled/availability status

November 5, 2021

Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 2)November 2 – November 3, 2021, 17:00 IST
Withdrawal Query ResponseNovember 2– 5, 2021, 17:00 IST

Round 3 seat allocation

November 6, 2021

Online reporting: JoSAA counselling 2021 fee payment/document upload/response by candidate for round 3

November 7 –8, 2021

Display of seats filled/availability status

November 9, 2021

Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 3)November 7- 8, 2021, 17:00 IST
Withdrawal Query ResponseNovember 7- 9, 2021, 17:00 IST

Round 4 seat allocation

November 10, 2021, 17:00 (Released)

Online reporting: JoSAA counselling 2021 fee payment/document upload/response by candidate for Round 4

November 11- 12, 2021

Display of seats filled/availability status

November 13, 2021

Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 4)November 11 - 12, 2021, 17:00 IST
Withdrawal Query ResponseNovember 11 - 13, 2021 17:00 IST

Round 5 seat allocation

November 15, 2021

Online reporting: JoSAA counselling 2021 fee payment/document upload/response by candidate for Round 5

November 15- 16, 2021

Last round for seat withdrawal/exit option (Round 5)

November 17 to 18, 2021

Round 6 JoSAA seat allocation

November 18, 2021

Online reporting: JoSAA counselling 2021 fee payment/document upload/response by candidate for Round 6

November 18 to 19, 2021

Display of seats filled/availability status

November 20, 2021

Document verification for acceptance of seat or withdrawal of seat by physical mode at Admitting/Allotted Institutes ONLY (Round 6) (For NIT+ system). In case, the situation does not permit the physical presence of candidate at admitting Institute, the above process will be done online

November 20 – 24, 2021 (for NIT+ system)

Important Notice for Physical Verification Process and Date ranges for PwD Candidates in JoSAA 2021

This year the PwD candidates would be allowed a longer time duration along with the choice for selection of the institute where they would like to report for physical verifications of their PwD status.

Physical Verification: For IITs

  • Physical verification process starts from the first day of JoSAA 2021 choice filling, i.e., October 16, 2021, and continue through the counseling rounds of JoSAA 2021.
  • Each JEE (Advanced) 2021 qualified PwD candidate is required to complete this process latest by the end of the counseling round in which they are allocated a seat (if any), failing which the allocated seat shall be canceled.
  • Before candidates come for physical verification they are required to register on the JoSAA 2021 portal.
  • Candidates are required to choose any one IIT (for physical verification), date, as well as time (FN/AN) using the link available on the JoSAA 2021 portal before coming for physical verification.
  • The verification can be done in one of the following two intervals:
  • Interval 1: During the first 10 days of Choice filling,(October 16 to 25, 2021).
  • Interval 2: During the actual counseling rounds: Each candidate seeking to get the benefit of the PwD category is required to complete this process latest by the end of the counseling round in which they are allocated a seat (if any).

Physical Verification: For NIT + System

  • Physical verification process starts from the first day of JoSAA 2021 choice filling, i.e., October 16, 2021, and continue through the counseling rounds of JoSAA 2021. Each JEE (Main) 2021 qualified PwD candidate is required to complete this process latest by the end of the counseling round in which they are allocated a seat (if any), failing which the allocated seat shall be canceled.
  • Before candidates come for physical verification they are required to register on the JoSAA 2021 portal.
  • Candidates are required to choose one reporting center in NIT+ System (for physical verification), date, as well as time (FN/AN) using the link available on the JoSAA 2021 portal before coming for physical verification.
  • The verification can be done in one of the following two intervals:
  • Interval 1: During the first 10 days of Choice filling, (October 16 to 25, 2021).
  • Interval 2: During the actual counseling rounds: Each candidate seeking to get the benefit of the PwD category is required to complete this process latest by the end of the counseling round in which they are allocated a seat (if any).

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JoSAA Counselling 2021 - Process and Steps Involved

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority conducts JoSAA counselling to allot seats in IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The Joint Admission Board (JAB) formulates the policies for seat allocation in IITs while Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. JoSAA is the counselling authority that consists of representatives from JAB and CSAB and conducts the counselling.

Students who qualify JEE Main 2021 and/or JEE Advanced 2021 are eligible for participating in JoSAA counselling. Students have to register and fill choices in online mode for participating in the counselling. The detailed procedure for JoSAA counselling 2021 is described below

  • Registration for JoSAA Counselling 2021

  • Choice filling and locking of choices

  • Mock seat allotment

  • Announcement of seat allotment result

  • Payment of seat acceptance fees

  • Reporting of candidates at reporting centres

  • Confirmation of admission by allotted institute

Step 1- Registration for the JoSAA counselling: Students have to register in online mode for participating in the JoSAA 2021 counselling. Registration process includes filling the online registration form by providing the JEE Main 2021 registration number and password. Students can also modify their password and contact details at this stage.

Step 2- JoSAA Choice Filling and Locking of Choices: After completing the registration, students have to login and fill their choice of colleges in order of their preference. Filling of choices have to be done within the stipulated time interval in order to be considered for JoSAA counselling 2021. Students are provided a time interval of ten days to fill and lock their choices.

Step 3- Mock Seat Allotment: Mock seat allotment has been conducted to help students understand what colleges they might be getting based on the choices filled by them. Students can also modify their filled choices based on mock seat allotment. Students must note that they will not be allowed to modify the choices after locking of choices and after completion of the last date of choice filling and locking.

Step 4- JoSAA Seat Allotment Result: The authority of JoSAA counselling 2021 has announced round 1 seat allotment result on October 27. Seat allotment has been announced online on the official website. JoSAA 2021 seat allotment dates are mentioned above Students have to log in using their application number and password to check the seat allotment status of JoSAA counselling 2021. Students have the option of either accepting the allotted seats with not willing to participate in the next round or accept with willing to participate in the next round or reject the allotted seat with not willing to participate in the next round counselling.

Step 5- Payment of Seat Acceptance Fees and Download of Provisional Seat Allotment Letter: Students who will be allotted a seat have to download their seat allotment letter. Students have to log in using their application number and password for downloading their seat allotment letter. After downloading the allotment letter of JoSAA 2021 counselling, students have to pay Rs.35,000 as seat acceptance fees ( Rs15,000 for reserved category). JoSAA counselling Fee can be paid in online mode or through e-challan.

Step 6- Reporting to the Reporting Centres: Candidates have to visit the reporting centres for document verification. Candidates have to carry all their original documents along with two sets of xerox copies. The officials in reporting centres will verify the original documents and will submit the xerox copies. Students will be issued the acknowledgement letter post document verification. Candidates must note that it is compulsory to report at the reporting centres for documents verification within dates specified in the allotment letter failing which the admission will get cancelled. The complete list of all documents required while reporting centres is as follows

JoSAA Counselling 2021 Documents Required for Verification: For NITs, GFTIs and IIITs

  • Three Passport Size Photographs identical to the one Uploaded in JEE Main 2021 Registration

  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter

  • Candidate Undertaking

  • Proof of Fee Payment by e-challan or Internet Banking of SBI for Seat Acceptance (Rs. 15, 000 for SC/ST/PwD candidates and Rs. 35,000 for others)

  • JEE Main 2021 Score Card

  • JEE Main 2021 Admit Card

  • 10th Standard Mark Sheet or Date of Birth Proof

  • 12th Standard (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate

  • Photo Identity Card

  • Medical Certificate

  • Category Certificate (if applicable)

  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)

  • OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)

  • Print out of Filled Choices for Seat Allotment

JoSAA Counselling 2021 Documents Required for Verification: For IITs

  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter

  • Two Passport Size Photographs identical to the one uploaded during JEE Advanced 2021 registration

  • Undertaking by the Candidate

  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment by e-challan or net banking of SBI (Rs. 15, 000 for SC/ST/PwD candidates and Rs. 35,000 for others)

  • Valid Photo Identity Card

  • JEE Advanced 2021 Admit Card

  • Date of Birth Proof (10th Standard Mark Sheet)

  • 12th Standard (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate

  • Medical Certificate

  • Category Certificate (if applicable)

  • Certificate for PwD (if applicable)

  • Passport (for foreign nationals) of candidates & parents or OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)

  • DS Certificate (if applicable)

  • Registration cum Locked Choices for Seat Allotment

Step 7- Confirmation of Admission: Students have to finally report to the allotted institute for the confirmation of admission. The last date for reporting to the allotted institute will be mentioned in the seat allotment letter. Students have to report to the allotted institute within specified dates failing which their admission will get cancelled.