JoSAA 2017

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JoSAA 2017

JoSAA 2017JoSAA 2017 - The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2017 is responsible for counselling and seat allocation of candidates who will clear JEE Main 2017 and JEE Advanced 2017. JoSAA 2017 will conduct counselling for JEE Main 2017 qualifying candidates and will allot seats for admissions to the participating institutes, which consist of NITs, IIITs and other-GFTIs. Similarly, admissions to qualifying candidates of JEE Advanced 2017 will be offered in IITs and ISM Dhanbad through JoSAA 2017 counselling and seat allotment. There are as many as 92 participating institutes of JoSAA 2017. It is expected that JoSAA 2017 counselling and seat allotment will be conducted in six rounds . 

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JoSAA 2017 will be conducting seat allotment process for admissions to over 34,000 undergraduate engineering seats across IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. Successful candidates who qualify the JEE Mains 2017 and JEE Advanced 2017 will be allotted seats depending upon the category that they fall into and they need to fulfil JoSAA eligibility criteria as well. Candidates can go through this article to know more about different aspects of JoSAA 2017.

 

JoSAA Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

Candidates seeking admission to various IITs, ISM and NITS, are required to fulfil JoSAA 2017 eligibility criteria to be able to seek admission in these institutes. Candidates can have a look at the table given below to know the eligibility criteria. 

 

There is no such eligibility criteria set by JoSAA 2017 for admission to particvipating institutes, however, for admissions to IITs, eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced 2017 will be applicable, while for admissions to NITs+System, the eligibility criteria of JEE Main 2017 will be applicable. 

Name of Qualifying Examination

Name of admitting Institutes

JEE Advanced 2017

IITs and ISM

JEE Main 2017 Paper 1 (B.E. / B.Tech.)

NITs, IIITs and other-GFTIs

JEE Main 2017 Paper-2 (B.Arch. / B. Planning)

NITs, IIITs and other-GFTIs

However, it is not mandatory that qualification in the above mentioned exams will guarantee admission to any of the institutes. Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria of every institute as well.

 

JoSAA 2017 Important Dates

S. No.

Event

Date

1

Declaration of JEE Main 2017 AIRs by Joint Apex Board

Last week of June 2017

2

Commencement of online registration and filling in of choice of academic programme by candidates

Last week of June 2017

3

Display of mock seat allocation

Last week of June 2017

4

End of registration of candidates registration and fill-in of their choices of academic programmes

Last week of June 2017

5

Reconciliation of data, allocation of seats, verification and validation

Last week of June 2017

6.

1st Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

Last week of June- first week of July 2017

7.

2nd Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

First week of July 2017- Second week of July 2017

8.

3rd Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

Second week of July 2017

9

4th Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

Second week of July 2017-Third week of July 2017

10.

5th Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

Third week of July 2017

11.

6th Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

Third Week of July 2017

JoSAA  Participating Institutes 2017

 

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2017 Participating Institutes is a list of 92 institutes, which comprises of 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 18 GFTIs. Based on their performance in JEE Main 2017 and JEE Advanced 2017, candidates will be offered admission to the undergraduate engineering programmes at various participating institutes of JoSAA.

 

JoSAA Participating Institutes 2017

S . NO

Name of the Institutes

Number of Institutes

1.

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)

22

2.

Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IITs)

20

3.

National Institutes of Technology (NITs)

31

4.

Government funded Technical Institutes (other GFTI-s)

18

5.

ISM, Dhanbad

1

JoSAA Reporting Centres 2017

 

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2017 will announce the names and addresses of reporting centres of JoSAA 2017 in the third week of June 2017. Candidates will have to be present at these reporting centres to get their seats confirmed for admission to various undergraduate engineering programmes that are offered by various participating institutes for the academic year 2017-18.

 

Points to Remember

  1. Candidates are required to be present physically for the verification of the documents before the seat is confirmed for the participating institutes.

  2. Candidates who will be allocated a seat in an NIT, IIEST, IIIT (Triple-I-T) or other-GFTI will have to be present at a reporting centre of NIT, IIEST, IIIT (Triple-I-T) and Other-GFTI.

  3. Candidates who will make their way to an IIT or ISM will have to report only at a reporting centre of the IITs.

  4. If there is change in allotment of seat of a candidate from NIT+system to IIT/ISM or the other way round, in that case the candidate will have to be present at the changed institute. In case the candidate fails to be present at the changed reporting centre, it will result in cancellation of his/ her seats.

  5. On completion of final round of JoSAA counselling, candidates will have to report to the participating institute allotted to them and complete the admission formalities over there.

 

JoSAA Rank List 2017

 

The common rank list will be prepared after the declaration of the JEE Advanced 2017 and JEE Main 2017 result. The rank lists are prepared according to categories and institutes.

S. No

Category

Definition

1.

Common Rank List

This list includes candidates belonging to GEN, GEN-PwD, OBC-NCL, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC, SC-PwD, ST or ST-

PwD. Foreign tag candidates are part of the CRL prepared that is based on JEE (Advanced) 2017

2.

OBC-NCL

This list includes candidates belonging to OBC-NCL or OBC-NCL-PwD

3.

SC

This list includes candidates belonging to SC or SC-PwD.

4.

ST

This list includes candidates belonging to ST or ST-PwD

5.

CRL-PwD

This will include candidates who fall in the category of GEN-PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD, or ST-PwD

6.

OBC-NCL-PwD

This will comprise of candidates belonging to OBC-NCL-PwD

7.

SC-PwD

This will include candidates belonging to SC-PwD

8.

ST-PwD

This will include candidates belonging to ST- PwD category

Important Points - JoSAA Rank List 2017

 

1. Candidates who appear for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE Advanced 2017 will be included in the rank list of JEE Advanced 2017.

2. The marks scored by a candidate in Physics (JEE Advanced 2017) will be equivalent to those scored in Physics part of Paper 1 plus the marks scored in Physics part of Paper 2. Similar practice will be followed for Chemistry and Mathematics.

3. The aggregate marks scored by a candidate in JEE Advanced 2017 is the sum of the marks scored in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

4. On the basis of the aggregate marks scored by candidates in JEE Advanced 2017, the rank lists will be prepared.

 

JoSAA Rank List 2017- Tie-breaking policy

 

In case two or more candidates have same aggregate marks, then the below given tie-breaker policy will be followed for determining the rank:

 

(i) Higher rank will be awarded to the candidate who has obtained more marks in Mathematics.

(ii) In case this does not break the tie, higher rank will be given to the candidate who has scored more marks in Physics.

(iii) In case there is a tie even after this, candidates will be awarded the same Rank.

 

Note: If the candidate fulfils the minimum marks and category criteria, then in that case, the candidate’s name can appear in more than one rank list.

 

JoSAA Counselling 2017

 

JoSAA 2017 will conduct counselling for candidates who have cleared JEE Advanced 2017 and JEE Main 2017. Qualifying candidates of these exams have to first register themselves online and fill the programme and institute of their choice in order to participate in JoSAA 2017. Online registration for successful JEE Advanced 2017 and JEE Main 2017 candidates will commence in the last week of June 2017. Candidates can see the schedule of JoSAA 2017 below.

 

Candidates who clear JEE Main 2017 and JEE Advanced 2017 need to register online for JoSAA Counselling & Seat Allottment. The steps for registration are given below.

  • Online registration

  • Fill choice of programme

  • Fill choice of institute

  • Payment of Counselling fees

JoSAA 2017 First Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

S. No.

Event

Date

1

1st round seat allocation announcement

Last week of June 2017

2

1st round seat acceptance at RC begins

First week of July 2017

3

1st round seat acceptance at RC ends

First week of July 2017

JoSAA 2017 Second Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

S. No.

Event

Date

1

Display of seats filled/availability status

First week of July 2017

2

2nd round seat allocation announcement

First week of July 2017

3

2nd round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC begins

First week of July 2017

4

2nd round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC ends

Second week of July 2017

JoSAA 2017 Third Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

S. No.

Event

 

1

Display of seats filled/availability status

 

2

3rd round seat allocation announcement

 

3

3rd round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC begins

 

4

3rd round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC ends

 

JoSAA 2017 Fourth Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

S. No.

Event

Date

1

Display of seats filled/availability status

Second week of July 2017

2

4th round seat allocation announcement

Second week of July 2017

3

4th round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC begins

Third week of July 2017

4

4th round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC ends

Third week of July 2017

JoSAA 2017 Fifth Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

S. No.

Event

Date

1

Display of seats filled/availability status

Third week of July 2017

2

5th round seat allocation announcement

Third week of July 2017

3

5th round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC begins

Third week of July 2017

4

5th round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC ends

Third week of July 2017

JoSAA 2017 Sixth Round of Counselling and Seat Allotment

S. No.

Event

Date

1

Display of seats filled/availability status

Third week of July 2017

2

6th round seat allocation announcement

Third week of July 2017

3

6th round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC begins

Third week of July 2017

4

6th round seat acceptance/withdrawal at RC ends

Third week of July 2017

Freeze Float and Slide Options

 

At the time of JoSAA counselling 2017, candidates have the option to opt for ‘freeze’, ‘slide’ or ‘float’ for the choice of academic programmes in the subsequent round(s).

 

Application and meaning of Freeze, Float and Slide options is given in the table below.

S.No

Options

Definition

1.

Freeze

Under the freeze option, the seats are accepted by the candidates and it means that they are content with the allocated academic programme and do not wish to participate in further rounds of seat allocation. These candidates will not be considered for the remaining rounds of counseling and seat allotment.

2.

Float

Candidates opting for float option means that the offered seats are accepted by the candidates and that in case they get admission to a better/higher preference academic programme is offered in any institute, then in that case, they will accept it or else will continue with the present programme that was offered to them. These candidates will be taken into account in the remaining rounds of admission

3.

Slide

Under the slide option, candidates who have accepted the offered seat indicate that in case they are offered a better programme in the same institute, then they will accept it. These candidates will be considered for the remaining rounds.

Points to remember with regard to Freeze Float and Slide Options

 

1. Candidates who did get admission to their first choice, they will have slide and float options.

2. There will be no slide and float options available in the last round of seat allocation.

3. In case a candidate goes for freeze option, then in that case the option cannot be changed.

 

JoSAA Seat Allotment 2017

 

Candidates who are eligible for seat allocation need to fulfil certain criterion which is given below.

S. No

Criterion for Seat allocation

1.

The candidate must clear JEE Advanced 2017 for the academic programmes at IITs and ISM.

2.

Candidate must secure a rank in JEE Main 2017, Paper-1 for B.E./B.Tech. programmes at NITs, IIEST, IIITs and Other-GFTIs. Candidates must have passed class 12th or any other equivalent exam with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects along with any of the following subjects like biotechnology, chemistry, biology, technical vocational subject. 

3.

The candidate must have got a rank in JEE Main 2017 in Paper 2 for Bachelor in Architecture and Bachelor of Planning programmes at NITs, IIEST, IIITs and Other-GFTIs. It is mandatory for the candidate to have Mathematics in class XII and should have scored 50 per cent aggregate marks in total of five subjects including Mathematics. 

JoSAA counselling for Supernumerary seats for Union Territories

 

A separate round of counselling and seat allocation will take place for supernumerary seats at the following Union Territories after the joint seat allocation and seat acceptance under JoSAA 2017.

S.No.

Name of Union Territory

 Location of NIT

1.

Daman and Diu

NIT Surat

2.

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

NIT Surat

3.

Andaman &Nicobar Islands

NIT Durgapur

4.

Lakshadweep

NIT Calicut

Candidates who are from the Union Territories or states where there are no NITs, then in that case, Home State Quota will be applicable in the nearest NIT.

 

JEE Main 2017 Home State Quota

S. No.

State/UT

Institute

1.

Chandigarh

NIT Delhi

2.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

NIT Puducherry

3.

Lakshadweep

NIT Goa

4.

Daman and Diu

NIT Goa

5.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

NIT Goa

JoSAA 2017 Counselling for northeastern states

 

There will be another round of seat allocation for North Eastern States i.e Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura after seats are allocated and accepted under JoSAA 2017. Allotment of such seats will be done by a Centralised Seat Allotment Board for North Eastern States and Union Territories. 

 

The article is written as per the official notifications of last year. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications for this year are made available.

 

Stay tuned with engineering.careers360.com for more news and updates on JoSAA 2017.

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