JoSAA Seat Allocation 2018
Saakshi Lama, 16 Jul 2018, #JEE Advanced

JoSAA Seat Allocation 2018 – The result of round 7 of JoSAA seat allocation is released on July 18 in online mode. To access the seat allocation result, the candidates have to submit their JEE Main roll number and password. The allotted candidates can download their provisional allotment letter, report to the allotted institutes for document verification and confirmation of admission from July 19 to 23. Joint Seat Allocation Authority had announced the result of seat allocation of JoSAA 2018 for Round 2 and 3 on July 3 and 10 respectively. The candidates should had registered and fill their preferred choices for JoSA A 2018 seat allocation. Unregistered candidates were not allocated seats in the participating institutes. JoSAA Mock allotment 2018 was conducted by the authorities to provide a better idea of how the order of preference will affect the seat allocation of the candidates. JoSAA seat allocation 2018 was conducted in seven rounds. Earlier, round-1 result of seat allocation was released on June 27. Admissions into NITs/ IIITs/ GFTIs are provided to JEE Main qualified candidates whereas IITs are open only for JEE Advanced qualified candidates. While reporting for the document verification, the candidates have to select their option among freeze, slide and float. Read the full article to know more information about JoSAA Seat Allocation 2018.


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Important Dates of JoSAA 2018 Seat Allocation

S.No

Events

Important Dates

1

Registration and Choice Filling

June 15, 2018

2

Mock Allotment – Round 1

June 19, 2018

3

Mock Allotment – Round 2

June 24, 2018

4

Registration and Choice Filling under JoSAA ends

June 25, 2018

5

Reconciliation of data, seat allocation, verification and validation

June 26, 2018

6

Round 1 of Seat Allotment

June 27, 2018

7

Document Verification and Acceptance of seat by reporting to Help Centre (Round 1)

June 28-July 2, 2018

8

Round 2 of Seat Allotment and display of seats filled or availability status

July 3, 2018

9

Document Verification and Acceptance/ withdrawal of seat by reporting to Help Centre (Round 2)

July 4-5, 2018

10

Round 3 of Seat Allotment and display of seats filled or availability status

July 10, 2018

11

Document Verification and Acceptance/ withdrawal of seat by reporting to Help Centre (Round 3)

July 11, 2018

12

Round 4 of Seat Allotment and display of seats filled or availability status

July 12, 2018

T13

Document Verification and Acceptance/ withdrawal of seat by reporting to Help Centre (Round 4)

July 13, 2018

14

Round 5 of Seat Allotment and display of seats filled or availability status

July 14, 2018

15

Document Verification and Acceptance/ withdrawal of seat by reporting to Help Centre (Round 5)

July 15, 2018

16

Round 6 of Seat Allotment and display of seats filled or availability status

July 15, 2018

17

Document Verification and Acceptance/ withdrawal of seat by reporting to Help Centre (Round 6)* 

July 17, 2018

18

Round 7 of Seat Allotment and display of seats filled or availability status (Final Round)

July 18, 2018

19

Document Verification and Acceptance of Seat by Reporting to Help Centres (Round 7)

July 19 to 23, 2018

*Last round of seat withdrawal

 

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Mock Round of JoSAA Seat Allotment 2018

 

The admission authorities conducted the two rounds of mock seat allotment of JoSAA 2018. The mock round was held to provide the candidates with a general idea of how they will be allocated according to their merit and preference of seats. The first round of mock allotment of JoSAA was released on June 19, 2018 for those candidates who had registered by then. The second round of JoSAA mock allotment was published on June 24, 2018. The candidates had to log into their account to check the JoSAA mock allotment result. Editing and rearrangement of choices was allowed after the conclusion of mock seat allotment round so that the chances of the candidates being allotted to their preferred seat became higher.

 

JoSAA 2018 Seat Allocation/ Allotment  Procedure

 

The round 7 result of seat allocation is announced in online mode on July 18. The result of second and third round of JoSAA 2018 seat allocation was announced on July 3 and 10 respectively. The seat allocation of JoSAA 2018 was conducted in seven rounds. NITs, IIITs and GFTIs are providing B.Tech admissions through JEE Main 2018. For admissions into IITs, the candidates had to qualify JEE Advanced 2018. The candidates should have registered themselves and filled their choices to participate in the seat allotment process.  The provisional seat allocation letter of JoSAA 2018 is also made available in online mode for the selected candidates.

 

JoSAA 2018 seat allocation/ allotment was held in online mode. The admissions to the participating institutes are done as per the given factors:

  • Category tag of the candidate (Gen/OBC-NCL/SC/ST)

  • Candidate’s position in the rank list

  • Preference selected by the candidates

  • Availability of seats

Candidates get segregated into different categories as per their birth category, nationality and presence of disability or not. The various category tags are:

  • GEN

  • GEN PwD

  • OBC-NCL

  • OBC-NCL PwD

  • SC

  • SC PwD

  • ST

  • ST PwD

  • Foreign

The state of eligibility is also assigned to the candidates. The state from where the candidate had completed his/her 12th standard qualifying examination is his/her state of eligibility. Those states and Union Territories without an NIT are offered home state quota in the following institutes:

S.No

States/Union Territories

NITs offering Home State Quota

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

NIT Puducherry

2

Lakshadweep

NIT Goa

3

Daman and Diu

NIT Goa

4

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

NIT Goa

5

Chandigarh

NIT Delhi

Similarly, the supernumerary seats for the Union Territories are in the NITs given below

S.No

Union Territories

NITs offering Supernumerary Seats

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

NIT Durgapur

2

Lakshadweep

NIT Calicut

3

Daman and Diu

NIT Surat

4

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

NIT Surat

Steps to Download JoSAA 2018 Seat Allotment Letter

The candidates can use the following steps to download the seat allotment letter of JoSAA 2018:

  • The link to download the JoSAA seat allocation letter is given above

  • The candidates will have to submit their JEE Main roll number and password.

  • The provisional seat allotment letter is available after login

  • The candidates will have to print out the seat allocation letter for future use.

 

Payment of JoSAA 2018 Seat Allocation Acceptance Fee

 

The candidates will be required to pay the seat allocation acceptance fee of JoSAA 2018. The payment has to be done using e-challan or SBI net banking. Failure to pay the acceptance fee may lead to the candidates’ disqualification.

 

Seat Allocation Acceptance Fee

S.No

Category

Acceptance Fee (in Rs.)

1

General Category

Rs. 35,000

2

SC/ST/Gen-PwD/OBC-NCL-PwD/SC-PwD or ST-PwD

Rs. 15,000

Document Verification at Help Centres

 

Next, the candidates will have to physically report at their nearest Reporting Centres for document verification and selection of admission option. All of the required original documents and a set of their photocopies have to be submitted. The candidates will be able to opt for any of the following options which will be offered by JoSAA seat allocation 2018:

  • Freeze: The candidate will accept the allocated seat and will not participate in the further rounds of seat allocation process. If a candidate selects this option, he/she will not be considered for future rounds of allocation.

  • Float: Candidate will accept the allocated seat but will also be open for admissions into a more preferred programme or institute. They will accept the higher preference if allotted, otherwise will stay with the earlier seat. These candidates will be considered for future rounds of allocation. This option will be open only for those candidates who are not allotted their first preference.

  • Slide: The candidates will accept the allotted seat but will indicate that they will accept admissions in a higher preferred course in the same institute, if available. This option will be open for only those candidates who were not allotted their first preference. The candidates will be considered for future rounds of allocation.

The candidates will be able to reject the allocated seat by not reporting at the Reporting Centre if they have not paid the fees. If the fee is paid, the candidates will still not have to report and the fee will be refunded.

 

List of Documents to be Submitted for Verification

S.No

List of documents for IITs 

List of Documents for NITs & Other GFTIS

1

Two passport size photographs identical to the one uploaded during JEE (Main/ Advanced) 2018 registration

Three passport size photographs identical to the one uploaded during JEE (Main) 2018 registration

2

Class XII performance check 

Class XII performance check 

3

Provisional seat allotment letter

Provisional seat allotment letter

4

Undertaking by the candidate as per given format

Candidate’s Undertaking as per given format

5

Proof of seat acceptance fee payment by online net banking of State Bank of India (SBI), debit cards issued only by SBI and E-challan by SBI

Fee Acceptance Receipt (Online net banking of State Bank of India (SBI), debit cards issued by SBI and E-challan by SBI 

6

Photo identity card (issued by govt. agency) OR Photo ID issued by last attended school OR Class XII admit card

Photo identity card (issued by govt. agency) OR Photo ID issued by last attended school OR Class XII admit card

7

Original JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card

JEE Main 2018 Admit Card

8

Date of birth proof [Class X marks sheet]

JEE Main 2018 Score Card

9

Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet.
Class XII Pass certificate if available

Date of birth proof [Class X marks sheet]

10

Medical certificate as per given format

Class XII (or equivalent) board marks sheet. If available, pass certificate:

a) "State code of eligibility" is determined using qualifying examination certificate

b) The candidates having Senior Secondary Certificate from the National Open School must bring the proof of place of examination center of the final examination to determine the state code.

11

Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST) if applicable and as per format:

The OBC-NCL certificate should be dated on or after April 1, 2018. The certificate should clearly mention that the candidate belongs to non-creamy layer and the caste of the candidate must be in the state-wise central list of OBC's 

Medical certificate as per given format

12

Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable

 

Category certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST), if applicable as per given format:

The OBC-NCL certificate should be dated on or after April 1, 2018. The certificate should clearly mention that the candidate belongs to non-creamy layer and the caste of the candidate must be in the state-wise central list of OBC's 

13

Passport of the candidates and parents (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. Permanent address given in the passport will determine state code.

14

DS Certificate (if applicable)

Registration-cum-locked choices for seat allotment

15

Registration-cum-locked choices for seat allotment 

OCI certificate or PIO card if applicable

16

-

Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable. The certificate will be rejected if the disability is less than 40%.

Withdrawal Option in JoSAA 2018 Seat Allocation/ Allotment 

 

Candidates who have already accepted a seat through JoSAA seat allocation 2018 will be able to withdraw the seat by reporting at a Reporting Centre before the final round of seat allocation. Those candidates who withdraw their seats will not be considered for any further rounds of seat allotment. The seat acceptance fee will be refunded to these candidates after deducting Rs. 1000 as processing charges. However, the candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their seats after the last round of seat allocation is announced. The following steps can be used by the candidates for exercising withdrawal option:

  • The candidates will need to fill their bank account details to which the seat acceptance fee will be refunded in the JoSAA portal. An image of the cancelled cheque of the same account in JPG format also has to be uploaded. The withdrawal request letter has to be downloaded, printed and signed by both the candidate and his/her parent.

  • Finally, the candidates will have to go to the reporting centre with the withdrawal request. If the candidates does not report at the centre, then the withdrawal will not be processed.

Dual Reporting for Verification of Documents

  • Candidates who have opted for float option and are allocated in an IIT in one round and in an NIT/IIIT/GFTI in a subsequent round will have to report once again for document verification at a reporting centre of NITs.

  • Similarly, those candidates who are allocated a seat in NIT/IIIT/GFTI in one round and in an IIT in a subsequent round will have to report again for document verification at a reporting centre of IITs.

  • If the candidates fail to do so, both their allocated seats will be cancelled. These candidates will not be allowed to participate in any further rounds of JoSAA 2018 seat allocation.

Reporting at Allocated Institute

 

After completing all of the process mentioned above (payment of seat allocation fee, verification of documents), the selected candidates will have to report at their allotted institute. For confirmation of admission, the candidates will be required to pay the balance fee.

 

Participating Institutes of JoSAA 2018

S.No

Name of the Institutes

Number of Institutes 

Total Number of Seats

1

Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)

23

11279

2

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)

23

4023

3

National Institute of Technology (NITs)

31

17967

4

Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other GFTIs)

20

4683

Total 

97

37952

 

Important Figures of Round 1 JoSAA Seat Allocation 2017

S.No

Particulars

Details

1

Registered Candidates for JoSAA 2017

1,50,000

2

Number of Candidates allocated in IITs

11,000

3

Number of Candidates allocated in NITs

18,000

4

Number of Candidates allocated in IIITs

3,000

5

Number of Candidates allocated in GFTIs

4,000

6

Seats Accepted in First Round

29,415

7

Vacant Seats after First Round

6799

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