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JoSAA 2020 - Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will be responsible for the conduction of JoSAA 2020. Registration for JoSAA 2020 will commence tentatively from the third week of June. While registering for JoSAA 2020, the candidates will also have to select their choice of courses and colleges accordingly to their eligibility. JoSAA 2020 is held to provide admission into NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and IITs to eligible candidates. It is to be noted that all candidates are required to have qualified JEE Main or JEE Advanced to participate in JoSAA 2020. During the counselling of JoSAA 2020, two rounds of mock allotment will be held to help the candidates make the correct choices for the real allotment rounds. JoSAA 2020 will be conducted in seven rounds. The seat allocation result of JoSAA 2020 will be released in online mode for every round. Candidates will be allotted according to their merit, preferences and availability of seats. Read the full article to know more about JoSAA 2020.
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Important Dates (Tentative)
Commencement of registration and choice filling process
Third week of June 2020
Start of choice filling for AAT 2020
Release of mock seat allotment 1
Availability of mock seat allotment 2
Final date to register and fill choices
Fourth week of June 2020
Round 1 - seat allocation
Final week of June 2020
Round 2 - seat allocation
First week of July 2020
Round 3 - seat allocation
Round 4 - seat allocation
Second week of July 2020
Round 5 - seat allocation
Round 6 - seat allocation
Third week of July 2020
Round 7 - seat allocation
Candidates will have to note that there will be no specific eligibility criteria of JoSAA 2020. It is essential for the candidates to qualify JEE Main 2020 or JEE Advanced 2020 to participate in JoSAA 2020. Additionally, the criteria of the participating institutes also has to be met by the candidates. If the required criteria is not fulfilled, then the candidates will not be allotted into the institutes offering B.Tech admissions.
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Institutes Offering Admissions
JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech)
National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) and Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).
JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)
JEE Advanced 2020
Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)
The authorities will commence the registration & choice filling of JoSAA 2020 tentatively in the third week of June. All of the eligible candidates will have to register before the final date i.e., tentatively in the fourth week of June, to participate in JoSAA 2020. Only those candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2020 or JEE Advanced 2020 will be able to login and register for the counselling procedure.
Registration - In the first step, the candidates will have to complete the registration process. Candidates can follow the given process to register for JoSAA 2020.
Go to the official website of JoSAA 2020.
Click on the registration link.
Candidates will have to use their JEE Main 2020 roll number and password to register.
JEE Advanced 2020 qualified candidates will be able to use their corresponding password to log in.
Basic details such as the candidate’s nationality, state code of eligibility, gender and more will be displayed on the screen. Candidates will have to review the details and reconfirm it.
No personal information, except for contact information, can be modified by the candidates.
Choice Filling - After the candidates complete the registration process, they will have to fill their choice of courses and colleges from the available list. The courses and colleges for which the candidates will be eligible according to their qualification (JEE Main or JEE Advanced) will be listed out in online mode. The selection of courses and colleges have to be done in the order of preference. Arrangement of choices can be done by the candidates.
Choice Locking - Finally, the candidates will have to lock their selected choices. It has to be noted that no changes will be accepted once the choices are locked by the candidates. A print out of the locked choices has to be taken for future reference.
Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will release the rank list of JoSAA 2020 after the JEE Main and JEE Advanced results are announced. Separate rank list will be declared for different categories. The rank list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in JEE Main 2020 or JEE Advanced 2020.
Common Rank List
GEN, GEN-PwD, OBC-NCL, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC, SC-PwD, ST or ST-PwD candidates
Common Rank PwD
General PwD, OBC-NCL PwD, SC-PwD, ST-PwD candidates
OBC-NCL and OBC-NCL PwD candidates
OBC-NCL PwD candidates
SC and SC-PwD candidates
ST and ST-PwD candidates
The authorities will release the result of JoSAA 2020 mock allotment rounds to help candidates know their admission chances into their preferred colleges. If the colleges and courses allotted during mock allotment are not satisfactory, then the candidates can accordingly modify their order preference. The first and second mock allotment results will be announced tentatively in the third week of June. Since the allotment is not final, the candidates will be given enough time to make the necessary changes in the order of preference.
Eligible candidates will have to participate in the counselling of JoSAA 2020 to get allotted into the participating institutes. JoSAA 2020 counselling process will consist of steps such as registration, choice filling, mock allotment, final allotment and more. The authorities will conduct seven rounds of JoSAA counselling 2020 to provide admissions to all eligible candidates. After the mock allotment is announced, the candidates will be able to modify their previously selected preferences. The allotment results will be announced in online mode and the candidates will have to login to download their provisional allotment result.
Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will be releasing the result of JoSAA 2020 seat allocation in online mode. To check the seat allocation result, the candidates will have to log in using their JEE Main 2020 roll number and password. Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of their JEE Main/JEE Advanced merit, preferences, category and availability of seats. The allotted candidates will have to download their provisional allotment letter and pay the seat acceptance fee of Rs. 35,000. After the fee is paid, the candidates will have to verify their documents at the Reporting Centre (RC).
The allotted candidates will be able to select any of the following options according to their preference after the seat allocation results are announced by the authorities:
Floating: If the candidates wish to accept the allotted seat but are also open to upgradation and admission to higher preferred institutes or courses, then they will have to select this option.
Freezing: Candidates will have to select this option if they are satisfied with their allotted seat and do not wish to participate in the further rounds of counselling.
Sliding: The candidates who choose this option will confirm their allotment but will also be open for admissions into a higher preferred course in the same institute.
After the document verification is completed, the candidates will have to report to their respective allotted institutes to confirm their admission. The required fee also has to be paid by the candidates.
Institutes-wise Allotment links
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After the allotment process is over, the candidates will have to verify their documents at the reporting centres of JoSAA 2020. The authorities will release the list of reporting centres and this step has to be completed by the candidates.
The candidates will have to physically report for verification of documents at the reporting centres.
Original and photocopies of the documents have to be carried for verification by the candidates.
Different reporting centres will be available for NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and IITs.
Candidates will have to report to the reporting centres according to their allotted institutes. There will be separate institutes for NIT+ system (NITs, IIITs and GFTIs) and IITs.
After the verification process is completed, the candidates will have to complete their admission procedure by reporting at their allotted institute.
In case of change in the seat allotment of a candidate from NIT+ system to IITs or the other way round, then the candidate will have to report to the changed institute. Failing to report will result in the cancellation of the allotted seat.
List of documents for IITs
List of Documents for NITs, IITs & other GFTIS
Provisional seat allotment letter
Three passport size photographs identical to the one uploaded during JEE (Main) 2020 registration
Undertaking by the candidate as per given format
Proof of seat acceptance fee payment – E-challan or net banking transaction
Candidate’s Undertaking as per given format
Two passport size photographs
Fee Acceptance Receipt (Echallan /Netbanking)
Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet.
Class XII Pass certificate if available
Photo identity card (issued by govt. agency) OR Photo ID issued by last attended school OR Class XII admit card
Original JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
JEE Main 2020 Admit Card
Date of birth proof [Class X marks sheet or any other similar certificate]
JEE Main 2020 Score Card
Photo identity card (issued by govt. agency) or Photo ID issued by last attended school OR Class XII admit card
Medical certificate as per given format
Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet. If available, pass certificate
Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST) if applicable and as per format
Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable
Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST), if applicable as per given format
Passport – for foreign nationals / OCI certificate or PIO card if applicable
Passport – Indian nationals who passed the qualifying examination from Nepal/Bhutan or an institution abroad
National Open School pass out candidates must bring the proof of place of examination center of the final examination to determine the state code.
Registration-cum-locked choices for seat allotment
OCI certificate or PIO card if applicable
Candidates will be offered admission into the participating institutes of JoSAA 2020. Based on JEE Main scores, the candidates can apply for allotment into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. On the other hand, allotment will be done in IITs for JEE Advanced qualified candidates.
Name of Institutes
Number of Institutes
Total Number of Seats
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)
4617 seats, 290 EWS and 15 EWS-PwD seats
National Institute of Technology (NITs)
20428 seats, 344 EWS and 78 EWS-PwD seats
Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs)
5766 seats, 321 EWS and 12 EWS-PwD seats
This article has been written as per last year’s information. Updated details will be available here as soon as it is released by the authorities.
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