JoSAA Counselling 2021

Dear Candidates, if your score is good in JEE 2021, you can register for the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) Counselling 2021. JoSAA Counselling, authority enters the best engineering courses at all participating engineering universities (100+ institutes for the academic year 2020-21), including 23 IITs,  31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur, 26 IIITs, and 29 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other-GFTIs). The students who just qualified for the JEE Mains or JEE Advanced are eligible for the JoSAA counseling 2021 for admission in Centrally Funded Technical Institutes. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2021 is initiated by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). Admission to all the academic programs offered by these Institutes will be made through a single platform.

JoSAA Counselling 2021 Schedule:

Declaration of JEE AdvancedJune 2021
Registration & Choice Filling starts for JoSAA Counselling 2021N/A
Display of Mock Seat Allocation 01 -based on choices filled by candidatesN/A
Display of Mock Seat Allocation 02 based on choices filled by candidatesN/A
Last Date of Registration & Choice-Filling under or JoSAA Counselling 2021N/A
Reconciliation of data, verification, and validation of allocated seats for IITs/NITsN/A
Seat Allotment for 1st RoundN/A
Acceptance of Seat & fee payment/document upload/response by the candidate to query (if required) (for Round 1)N/A
Last day to respond to query for 1st RoundN/A
Display of available/filled seats (after the end of 1st Round)N/A
Seat Allotment for 2nd RoundN/A
Acceptance of Seat & fee payment/document upload/response by the candidate to query (if required) (for Round 2)N/A
Last day to respond to query for 2nd RoundN/A
Withdraw of Seat/ Exit from Seat Allotment (for Round 2)N/A
Display of available/filled seats (after the end of 2nd Round)N/A
Seat Allotment for 3rd RoundN/A
Acceptance of Seat & fee payment/document upload/response by the candidate to query (if required) (for Round 3)N/A
Last day to respond to query for 3rd RoundN/A
Withdraw of Seat/ Exit from Seat Allotment (for Round 3)N/A

Counselling Process 2021


  • The first step is to register for JoSAA, aspirants who will appear in JEE Main have to register online for participating in the JoSAA 2021 counselling using their JEE Main 2021 roll number and password
  • At this step, candidates will be required to check all the details and reconfirm the same. 
  • Note: candidates will not be able to modify any other detail/s during registration except their personal data.
  • While candidates who have qualified for JEE Advanced will have to use their respective exam credentials. 

Choice Filling:

  • After completing the registration, students have to login and fill their preferred colleges and specialization with the available list of colleges and courses. 
  • Click on “Choices Available” to view the options candidate has as per his/her qualification.
  • Once the choices are entered, aspirants will be able to arrange their choices according to their preference by using the “Arrange Filled Choices”.
  • Filling of choices have to be done within the stipulated time interval in order to be considered for JoSAA counselling 2021

Locking the Choices:

  • After filling the choices, candidates have to lock the seats which can be done by clicking on “I agree to lock my choices”.
  • In case of any modification, candidates can click on “I will lock my choices later”.
  • Candidates take a printout of the chosen option.

Seat Allotment:

  • After Choice Locking candidates will be allotted colleges and branches based on their rank, category, preferences and seat availability. 
  • To view the results of the seat allotment, candidates will be required to log in to their account using JEE Main/JEE Advanced roll number and password.
  • Aspirants who will be satisfied with the allotted seats can move to the next step of downloading the provisional allotment letter and paying the seat acceptance fee.
  • However, if a candidate is not satisfied with the seat allotted to him/her they will have the following options to proceed further.
FreezeThis means that candidates have accepted the offered seat and are content with the allocated academic program. They do not want to participate in further rounds of seat allocation. Such candidates will NOT be considered in subsequent rounds of admission.
FloatThis means that candidates have accepted the offered seat and that if admission to an academic program of better/higher preference in any institute is offered, they will accept it. Else, they will continue with the currently accepted academic program. Such candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission.
SlideThis means that candidates have accepted the offered seat and that if admission to an academic program of better / higher preference is offered within the same Institute, they will accept it. Such candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission

Payment of Seat Acceptance Fees:

  • Candidates who are satisfied with seat allotment can download JoSAA 2021 counselling provisional allotment letter from the official website.
  • Students have to login using their application number and password for downloading their seat allotment letter.
  • Besides this, candidates will have to pay the seat acceptance fee. Candidates have to pay Rs. 35,000 (General candidates) fees or Rs.15,000/- (SC/ST/Gen-PwD/OBC-NCL-PwD/SC-PwD or ST-PwD). JoSAA counselling Fee can be paid in online mode or through e-challan and also pay the fee through SBI Net Banking.
  • This is adjustable with the academic fee

List of Available Seat in IITs, NITs, IIITs, GFITs:


IITs Seats Matrix:

1.Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar475
2.Indian Institute of Technology Bombay1360
3.Indian Institute of Technology Delhi1209
4.Indian Institute of Technology Indore360
5.Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur1902
6.Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad425
7.Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur490
8Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur1182
9Indian Institute of Technology Madras1133
10Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar250
11Indian Institute of Technology Patna427
12Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee1353
13Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad1125
14Indian Institute of Technology Ropar370
15Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi1589
16.Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati902
17Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai183
18Indian Institute of Technology Goa157
19Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad188
20Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati237
21Indian Institute of Technology Jammu237
22Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad170

NITs Seats Matrix:

1.Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar1122
2.Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur909
3.Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal1173
4.Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad1074
5.National Institute of Technology Agartala1059
6.National Institute of Technology Calicut1244
7.National Institute of Technology Delhi182
8National Institute of Technology Durgapur909
9National Institute of Technology Goa188
10National Institute of Technology Hamirpur944
11National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal981
12National Institute of Technology Meghalaya151
13National Institute of Technology Nagaland236
14National Institute of Technology Patna813
15National Institute of Technology Puducherry243
16National Institute of Technology Raipur1197
17National Institute of Technology Sikkim161
18National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh190
19National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur751
20National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra1147
21National Institute of Technology, Manipur180
22National Institute of Technology, Mizoram150
23National Institute of Technology, Rourkela1234
26National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli1036
27National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand100
28National Institute of Technology, Warangal945
29Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat1091
30Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur946
31National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh603

IEST Shibpur Seats:

01Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur764

IIITs Seats Matrix:

1.Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management Gwalior262
2.Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)Kota, Rajasthan214
3.Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati241
4.Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kalyani, West Bengal118
5.Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kilohrad, Sonepat, Haryana120
6.Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Una, Himachal Pradesh176
7Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Sri City, Chittoor338
8Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT), Vadodara, Gujrat276
9Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad439
10Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kancheepuram360
11Pt. Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacture Jabalpur502
12Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur107
13Indian Institute of Information Technology Srirangam, Tiruchirappalli84
14Indian Institute of Information Technology Lucknow240
15Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Dharwad300
16Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh180
17Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kottayam240
18Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Ranchi150
19Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Nagpur350
20Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Pune225
21Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur188

GFTIs Seats Matrix:

1Assam University, Silchar168
2Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra,844
3Gurukula   Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar460
4Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi33
5Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management-Ahmedabad114
6Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University), Bilaspur, (C.G.500
7J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad- Allahabad112
8National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad (Maharashtra)60
9National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Hatia, Ranchi150
10Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology311
11Mizoram University, Aizawl102
12School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur145
13School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal132
14School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi177
15School of Planning & Architecture: Vijayawada132
16Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir185
17HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (Garhwal)95
18International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur63
19University of Hyderabad30
20Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh703
21Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi126
22International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar165
23Central Institute of Technology Kokrajar, Assam20
24Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry318
25Ghani Khan Choudhary Institute of Engineering and Technology, Malda, West Bengal114
26Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan90
27National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonepat, Haryana180
28Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamil Naidu.75
29North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli-791109 (Itanagar), Arunachal Pradesh16

Documents Required for Admission in IITs :

  • Provisional JoSAA seat Allotment Letter 2020
  • Two Passport size photographs
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • JEE Advanced Admit Card (Original)
  • Photo Identity Card (valid)
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance fee payment by e-challan or SBI Net banking
  • Date of Birth Proof (10th Mark Sheet)
  • Class 12th (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if required)
  • Certificate for PwD (if required)
  • Passport (for foreign nationals) or OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)
  • DS Certificate (if required)
  • Registration cum Locked Choices for Seat Allotment

Documents Required for Admission in NITs, IIITs, IIESTs, and GFTIs:

  • Provisional JoSAA seat allotment letter 2020
  • Three passport size photographs similar to one uploaded in JEE Main 2020 application form
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment by e-challan or Internet Banking through SBI
  • JEE Main Score Card 2020
  • JEE Main Admit Card 2020
  • Class 10th Mark Sheet /Date of Birth Proof
  • Class 12 (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Valid photo Identity Card
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)
  • Registration and Filled Choices for Seat Allotment

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1 Response

  1. Ravi says:

    What is the refund policy for the admission fees of Rs 35000 payable for counselling ? If the candidate do not accept the admission or he does not get his preferred choice through the counselling ?

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