CSAB Announces special round for NITs, GFTIs & IIITs- Registration begins from July 27
Richa Kapoor, 27 Jul 2017

The Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has announced that there will be a special round for filling the empty seats exclusively for the IIITs, GFTIs, NITs after the completion of the JoSAA Counselling. The complete procedure for filling of the empty seats during the special round has commenced from July 27 with deposition of fee. Candidates will have to pay the participation fee of Rs 46, 000, Rs 21,000 or Rs 1,000 as the case may be. After agreeing to pay the fees, candidates will have to fill and lock the choices. They can do so three hours after making the payment. The admission process will end on August 2 with the reporting by candidates to the allotted institute.  All the candidates who were eligible to participate in the JoSAA 2017 counselling according to their JEE Main rank, they will also be able to take part in the special round of CSAB counselling. Those candidates who have been declared ineligible during the  JoSAA counselling, they will not be able to take part in it. However, if they had not registered for the JoSAA counselling and are eligible according to their JEE Main 2017 rank, such candidates will be able to participate in the special round which will be conducted for NITs, GFTIs (excluding the IITs) and the IIITs.


 Important Dates for CSAB-Special Round





Deposition of Fee

July 27, 2017 (10:00 a.m) to July 29, 2017 (upto 4:00 p.m)


Registration and Choice filling

July 27, 2017 (10:00 a.m) to July 29, 2017 (upto 4:00 p.m)


Allotment of Result

July 30, 2017 (2:00 p.m)


Reporting at the institute

July 31, 2017 to August 2, 2017

Important Note: Candidates can register and fill their choices only after the payment of the participation fees. Owing to the restrictions imposed by SB Collect, candidates must avoid using special characters in the name. It is the original name that will be recorded in the data of JoSAA/CSAB.


CSAB 2017 has also announced the counselling schedule for CSAB- SFTI. In order to ensure that the aspiring candidates are able to get admission in Self-Financed Technical Institutes, a centralised and a transparent round of counselling, known as CSAB-SFTI will be conducted from July 24, 2017 and the complete procedure will end on August, 2017.  There will be only one round CSAB-SFTI 2017 counselling.


The schedule for CSAB - SFTI 2017 counselling is given below in the table.





Online payment and printing of receipt of initial fee of Rs.21,000/

July 24, 2017- August 1, 2017


Online registration and Choice Filling

July 25, 2017- August 1, 2017


Announcement of Result

August 2, 2017


Reporting at the allotted institute

August 3, 2017- August 8, 2017

Keep tuned to engineering.careers360.com for more details about CSAB 2017.


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