Seat Allotment is conducted under JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) in online mode and candidates are required to register for the same in the month of June 2020 (2nd week). Once the counselling is commenced, candidates must register for JEE Main Counselling online following which they must choose their choices and lock them online. After the allotment of seat, candidates will have to choose any option from - Freeze, Float, Slide and withdraw and then proceed for the payment of fees.
Seat allotment process will begin once the choices are locked. Seats will be allotted to the candidates based the choices made by them and the availability of seats. There will two rounds of mock allotment that will be executed so that the applicants are familiar with the process.
To initiate the counselling process, candidates will have to register on JoSAA website. Applicants will have to enter their choice of institute and course and lock them. Allocation of seats will follow this step which is given below:
Seat allotment is done based on the availability of seats, merit and preference entered by the candidates. After which two mock allotment rounds will carried out to help the candidates familiarize with the process.
Payment of Fee & Seat Acceptance
Once the seat is allotted, candidates will have to choose any one of the following options :
Freeze– If candidates are satisfied with seat allotted to them and do not wish to participate in further rounds, they will have to choose this option.
Float– In case, candidates need to keep the seat allotted and also wish to upgrade their seat, they must follow this option.
Slide– If candidates accept the seat allotted and wish to upgrade the course in the same institute, they will have to stick to this option.
Withdraw– If candidates have already accepted the seat, they can withdraw the seat by reporting at the institute allotted before the last round of seat allotment.
To confirm the seat, candidates will have to pay the fees through SBI Net Banking or e-Challan. The seat acceptance fee (SAF) will be updated as soon as available.
Verification of Documents
The following documents need to be produced at the time of verification:
3 passport size photographs (the same as uploaded during registration)
Provisional JoSAA seat allotment letter
Photo identity card
Proof of seat acceptance fee payment
JEE Main 2020 Admit Card
Date of birth proof
JEE Main 2020 Score Card
Class XII Mark sheet
Category certificate (if applicable)
Step 6 – Final Reporting at the Allotted Institute
Once verification is done, candidates will have to report at the allotted institute and pay the balance fees in the institute, confirm the admission.