JoSAA Counseling Schedule 2024

Are you ready to embark on the journey of securing your seat at one of India’s prestigious engineering institutes?

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has unveiled the schedule for the 2024 counselling process. This counselling is a crucial step for students aiming to secure admissions to top engineering institutes such as IITs, NITs, IIITs, and other GFTIs. The process is based on the ranks achieved by candidates in the JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams, ensuring that the best fit between students and institutes is made.

The JoSAA counseling schedule 2024 is available on our website and we’ve got all the details you need to navigate this process smoothly and confidently.

Important Dates for JoSAA Counseling 2024

JEE Advanced 2024 ResultsAnnounced on 9th June, 2024
Start of JoSAA Registration and Choice Filling10th June, 2024
Mock Seat Allocation 1 Display15th June, 2024
Mock Seat Allocation 2 Display17th June, 2024
Registration and Choice Filling Deadline18th June, 2024
Round 1 Seat Allotment Announcement20th June, 2024
Online Reporting for Round 120th June – 24th June, 2024
Round 2 Seat Allotment27th June, 2024
Online Reporting for Round 227th June – 1st July, 2024
Round 3 Seat Allotment4th July, 2024
Online Reporting for Round 34th July – 8th July, 2024
Round 4 Seat Allotment11th July, 2024
Online Reporting for Round 411th July – 15th July, 2024
Withdrawal/Exit from Seat Allocation Begins11th July – 16th July, 2024
Round 5 Seat Allotment17th July, 2024
Online Reporting for Round 517th July – 22nd july, 2024
Final Date for Fee Payment (Round 5)22nd July, 2024
Deadline to Respond to Queries (Round 5)23rd July, 2024

The JoSAA counselling process involves several rounds, providing candidates multiple chances to secure seats based on their ranks, preferences, and seat availability. Key steps in this process include registration, mock seat allocations, round-by-round seat allotments, online reporting, fee payment, and document verification.

It’s crucial for candidates to complete their registration by June 18 and keep track of all important dates to ensure they don’t miss any deadlines during the counselling process.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs: You must have qualified in JEE Main 2024.
  • For IITs: You need to have qualified in JEE Advanced 2024.

Step-by-Step Counseling Process

  1. Registration:
    • Begin by visiting the JoSAA official website and log in using your JEE Main or JEE Advanced credentials.
    • Verify and confirm your personal information.
  2. Choice Filling:
    • After registration, fill in your preferences for institutes and courses. Arrange them in your desired order.
    • Make sure to lock your choices by 18th June, 2024, and keep a printout for your records.
  3. Seat Allocation:
    • Seats are assigned based on your rank, preferences, and seat availability.
    • After allocation, you can choose to:
      • Freeze: Accept the offered seat.
      • Float: Keep the offered seat while waiting for a preferable option in the next rounds.
      • Slide: Accept the seat but look for a better course in the same institute.
  4. Document Verification:
    • Have your documents verified online as per the schedule. Be prepared with essential documents such as JEE Admit Card, Score Card, Class 10 and 12 Mark Sheets, Category Certificate (if applicable), and more.
  5. Reporting to the Institute:
    • Finally, report to the allotted institute to complete admission formalities and pay the remaining fees.

JoSAA 2024 Counselling Fees and Payment Details

The JoSAA counselling fees for 2024 are structured as follows:

  • General and OBC candidates: INR 35,000
  • SC/ST/Gen-PwD/OBC-NCL-PwD/SC-PwD/ST-PwD candidates: INR 15,000

Candidates who are allotted seats during the JoSAA 2024 counselling must pay this seat acceptance fee. Payment can be made online via net banking or e-challan.

Here are some important points about the JoSAA counselling fees:

  • The fee is generally non-refundable. However, if a candidate withdraws their admission, the fee will be refunded after deducting a processing charge of INR 7,000.
  • Paying the fee is mandatory to accept the allotted seat and continue with the admission process.
  • Candidates must pay the fee within the specified dates for each round of seat allotment to confirm their admission.
  • For IITs, any remaining semester fees must be paid at the allotted institute after document verification.

In summary, General and OBC candidates need to pay INR 35,000, while SC/ST/PwD candidates need to pay INR 15,000 as the JoSAA 2024 counselling seat acceptance fee to confirm their seats at IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.

Pro Tips

  • Stay on top of all deadlines and important dates.
  • Research thoroughly about the institutes and courses before making your choices.
  • Regularly check the official JoSAA website for updates and announcements.

By staying informed and organized, you can ensure a smooth and successful JoSAA counseling experience. Good luck!

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Disclaimer: Always check the official JoSAA website for the most up-to-date information and announcements.

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