JoSAA 2017 has announced its schedule around 7 pm on June 7. The procedure for joint counselling and seat allotment for admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs will begin with registration and choice filling from June 15 (10 am), whereas the registration and choice filling for JEE Advanced AAT 2017 will begin from June 19 after its result declaration on June 18. As per the official notification released by the joint counselling body, for admission year 2017-18, the entire procedure of JoSAA 2017 counselling and seat allotment will be conducted from June 15 to July 19, 2017 in 7 rounds along with 2 mock seat allotment rounds. Last year the counselling and seat allotment was held in 6 rounds. This means that there will be 1 more extra round of seat allotment this year as compared to last year.
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Apart from the 1 additional round of seat allotment this year, the number of participating institutes has also been increased from 93 to 97. This year, a total of 97 institutes will participate in the joint counselling which includes 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 Other-GFTIs, while in 2016, the participating institutes of JoSAA included 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 19 GFTIs.
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This means that 3 IIITs and 1 GFTI have been brought under the ambit of JoSAA this year. With the increase in the participating institutes, the number of seats will also go up, however there is no such official announcement on the seat matrix for 2017.
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In order to participate in the counselling and seat allotment of JoSAA 2017, the eligible candidates have to first register themselves and fill their choices of institutes and B.Tech programmes in decreasing order of their preference from highest to lowest. It must be noted that candidates must fill-in as many choices as possible and lock their choices afterwards.
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Candidates qualified in JEE Main 2017 are eligible to register only for admissions to NITs+System, whereas JEE Advanced 2017 qualified candidates would be considered for registration to IIT admissions.
To accept allotted seats, the candidates have to pay the seat acceptance fee and report at the
respective reporting centre for document verification as per the schedule at the respective reporting centres from 10 am to 5 pm. Physical reporting at the admitted institutes is mandatory for all students immediately afterthe 7th round of seat allocation.
Also, candidates can withdraw their allocated seats till the 6th round of counselling and seat allotment. Seat withdrawal facility will not be available in the last (7th) round.
JoSAA has also made an announcement that any delays or disruptions in service due to breakdown of JoSAA computer servers [due to reasons beyond the control of JoSAA 2017 shall be rectified as early as possible and notified.
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