Even though JEE is conducted by NTA, JoSAA is responsible for counselling and allocation of seats to candidates who have qualified both JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Candidates who have appeared for Joint Entrance Exam 2020 should keep themselves abreast of the important dates related to JoSAA counselling.
Check out the important dates related to Joint Entrance Examination 2020 Counselling-
(Probable) Dates of the Events
Registration for JoSAA counselling procedure and choice locking for the academic course begins
June 16, 2020
Declaration of Mock Seat Allocation 1
June 22, 2020
Declaration of Mock Seat Allocation 2
June 24, 2020
Closing date of JoSAA registration and choice filling
June 25, 2020
Rechecking of submitted information details, seat allocation and verification
June 26, 2020
Round 1 seat allocation
June 27, 2020
Credentials verification at Joint Entrance Exam Facilitating centre
June 28, 2020 – July 02,2020
Display of available seats
Seat allocation for round 2
July 3, 2020
Verification of Joint Entrance test documents and approval
July 04 2020 – July 05, 2020
Display of vacant seats after counselling round 2
Seat allocation for round 3
July 6, 2020
Verification of documents for round 3
July 7, 2020 – July 8, 2020
Announcement of the list of available seats
July 9, 2020
Document checking and approval for round 4 counselling
July 10, 2020 – July 11, 2020
Display of vacant seats after round 4 counselling sessions.
Seat allotment procedure for round 5 counselling
July 12, 2020
Verification of document after round 5
July 13, 2020 – July 14, 2020
Display of available seats after fifth round counselling.
Round 6 seat allotment
July 15, 2020
Document verification after sixth round counselling at the allotted centre
July 16, 2020 – July 17, 2020
Declaration of list stating available seats
Seat allocation after the final seventh round
July 18, 2020
Document verification by the institute of admission.
July 19, 2020
Verification of the documents submitted and accepting the allotted seat by reporting at the facilitation centre.
July 19, 2020 – July 23, 2020
Candidates who will appear for JEE Advanced and Joint Entrance Examination Main should go through the counselling procedure in detail. It is conducted in three steps-
Candidates need to register themselves for the online Joint Entrance Exam
counselling procedure under JOSAA. Follow these steps below to know how to
complete the registration process –
Visit the official web portal of JoSAA where you will be provided with a registration link.
Click on the registration link and enter your password and JEE Main application number.
Personal details of a candidate will be displayed on the screen which he/she should go through and confirm to complete the registration process.
The next step after the registration process for the Joint Entrance Exam for Engineering is entering the choice of college and courses. Go through the following steps to know how to do it properly -
After completing the registration process, candidates need to enter their choices of engineering colleges and institutions and their preferred courses from the list displayed on the website. While entering your choices, you need to keep in mind the cut-offs set by individual colleges.
You have the option to arrange your choices according to your preferences. Option will be provided to students to edit their choices. However, they should lock in their choices by the last date.
The last step under JoSAA counselling is the allocation of seats. JoSAA will assign seats
to candidates based on their merit, preferences, the category they belong to and the
availability of seats.
However, JoSAA also provides three options to candidates during the seat allocation process –
After accepting the seat that has been assigned to them, they should pay the seat acceptance fee either via online payment methods or by downloading the e-challan. After making the fee payment, candidates should report to the concerned institution to complete the document verification process.
Candidates need to carry the following documents during the verification process –
Provisional seat allotment letter
JEE Main/advanced admit card
Mark sheet for Class 10 and 12
Passport size photograph
Seat acceptance fee payment receipt
Proof of date of birth
Report on medical examination
Joint Entrance Exam is an essential exam for students who are willing to study engineering and make this as their career option. Studying for collective demands a systematic approach and a routine that one needs to abide by religiously. Apart from learning by rote the entire syllabus, students need to be well versed with the procedures associated with this exam. Having a thorough knowledge about the exam pattern will help them in improving their preparation and ensure them assured results.
Make sure you draft out a study plan and refer to previous year’s questions to get the hang of the difficulty level of this exam. Also, don’t forget to take a note of the admission and counselling procedure to ensure a smooth transition.
Ace this exam efficiently and embrace a bright future.
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