JoSAA Counselling 2020 Dates: The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has published the counselling schedule. It manages & regulates the joint seat allocation for admissions to 111 institutes for the academic year 2020-21. This includes 23 IITs, 26 IIITs, 31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur & 30 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other-GFTIs). Admission to all the educational programs offered by these Institutes will be done through a single platform.
JoSAA-2020: Schedule of Events
Document verification and resolution of query responses by IITs/NIT + Institutes will proceed in parallel in each round.
Important Points from the official notification:
1: JoSAA 2020 Registration process is compulsory for any qualified students interested in joining any of the IITs, NITs, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs (within the purview of JoSAA 2020). The process of registration wants candidates to reconfirm a few essential details, viz. gender, state code of eligibility and nationality, & provide their contact details.
2: To accept allotted seats (& continue to be a part of JoSAA-2020 till the final round of seat allocation), candidates must upload ALL required documents and MUST pay seat acceptance fee as per the details provided at http://josaa.nic.in.
3: The number of days & time available for document upload, query response and verification for seat acceptance in various rounds will be strictly adhered to. Candidates are advised to keep visiting http://josaa.nic.in for regular updates on the schedule of events in case of unexpected situations.
4: Candidate whose seat has been confirmed by JoSAA can Withdraw from the seat allocation process starting from the 2nd round and up to the 5th round of seat allocation before the last round of seat allocation (i.e., no Withdrawal will be allowed after 6th November 2020).
5: Candidates who have not been allocated any seat by JoSAA can Exit from the seat allocation process starting from the 2nd round and up to the 5th round of seat allocation before the last round of seat allocation (i.e., no Exit will be allowed after 6th November 2020).
6: (Only for IITs) Candidates who are allotted a seat for the first time in the 6th (FINAL) round of seat allocation may do the document verification and deposit of fees at the time of registration at the admitting IIT.
7: (Only for NIT+ System) Normally physical reporting at admitting institutes is mandatory for students who have accepted a seat in NITs, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs immediately after 6th round of seat allocation. In case, the situation does not permit the physical presence of candidate at admitting Institute the above process will be done online (for further details visit CSAB website http://www.csab.nic.in).
8: Aspects regarding the beginning of academic sessions at IITs, NITs, IIITs (Triple-I-Ts) and Other-GFTIs will be available along with other Institutional information (e.g., fee structure etc.) at http://josaa.nic.in.
9: Delays or interruptions in service due to breakdown of JoSAA computer servers [due to reasons beyond the control of JoSAA-2020] shall be corrected as early as possible and notified on the web (jeeadv.ac.in OR http://josaa.nic.in). The decisions of JoSAA-2020 in this respect shall be final & binding.