JoSAA 2018 Notification, Complete Schedule

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JOSAA 2018 Notification is out and the counselling is slated to start from June 15. Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is the authority responsible for conducting the counselling procedure to allot seats in the participating colleges through the JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams. JEE Main 2018 was conducted successfully on April 08, 2018 in paper-based mode and on April 15 and 16, 2018 in online mode.

The second tier of Joint Entrance Examinations, JEE Advanced 2018 was conducted on May 20, 2018 in the online mode only. The result for JEE Advanced is scheduled on June 10. JEE Main Result for Paper I was earlier declared on April 30 and May 31 for Paper II.

The official JoSAA 2018 Notification and seat matrix is yet to be released. However, the entire schedule and list of participating institutes is already published. This year 100 institutes are participating in JoSAA Counselling for more than 34,000 seats in the undergraduate degree courses include Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).

JoSAA 2018 Registration and Counselling Process

To register for the counselling process, candidates need to visit josaa.nic.in. During the JoSAA 2018 registration, candidates need to specify and lock their choices for the preferred colleges and courses. This list will be considered as per the All India Rank (AIR) of the candidates and the available seat as per the precedence of their rank would be allocated to them.

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The seat allocation for all the institutions will be carried out through seven different rounds. Post every round, candidates may accept the seat allocated to them, if any. Note that post accepting a seat, the candidate will not be able to attend the next round of the counselling.

After the seats are allotted, candidates will be required to visit their nearby JoSAA reporting centre for the verification of their documents. To confirm the acceptance of their allotted seats, candidates have to complete the payment of their seat acceptance fee, post which they may visit their allotted institute for confirming their admission.

JoSAA Notification

Documents Required at JoSAA Reporting Centres

Candidates need to show the following documents for verification at the at JoSAA reporting centres:

  • Three passport size photos (same as that uploaded during registration)
  • Provisional seat allotment letter
  • Proof of seat acceptance and fee payment
  • Photo identity proof
  • JEE Main 2018 score card
  • JEE Main 2018 admit card
  • Marksheet of class 12th
  • Undertaking by the candidate
  • Proof of date of birth (mark sheet of 10th class or birth certificate)
  • Medical certificate
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • OCI certificate of PIO card (if applicable)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)
  • Registration-cum-locked choices for seat allotment

JoSAA 2018 Complete Schedule

The table below provides the entire schedule for JoSAA 2018. The entire counselling procedure is expected to take up a month’s time.

Event Date
Declaration of JEE Main 2018 AIRs April 30, 2018
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2018 AIRs June 14, 2018
JoSAA Registration and Choice Filling Start Date June 15, 2018
Mock Seat Allocation 1 – Per the Choices Filled by the Participating Candidates June 20, 2018
Mock Seat Allocation 2 – Per the Choices Filled by the Participating Candidates June 23, 2018
Reconciliation of Filled Data and Allocated Seats for NITS and IITS June 24, 2018
First Round – Seat Allocation June 28, 2018
First Round – Seat Acceptance June 29, 2018 to July 3, 2018 (5 days)
Declaration of Filled Seats and Availability Status Post First Round Completion July 4, 2018
Second Round – Seat Allocation July 4, 2018
Second Round – Seat Acceptance July 5, 2018 to July 6, 2018 (2 days)
Declaration of Filled Seats and Availability Status Post Second Round Completion July 7, 2018
Third Round – Seat Allocation July 7, 2018
Third Round – Seat Acceptance July 8, 2018 to July 9, 2018 (2 days)
Start of Academic Sessions at IITs and ISM July 2018
Seat Allocation for Preparatory Courses at IITs and ISM and Fourth Round (NITs, IIITs and GFTIs) July 2018
Seat Acceptance for Preparatory Courses at IITs and ISM and Fourth Round (NITs, IIITs and GFTIs) July 2018
Start of Academic Sessions at IITs and ISM for Preparatory Courses and at NITs, IIITs and GFTIs for all Courses July 2018