The Central Seat allocation Board ( CSAB ) and the Joint Admission Board ( JAB ) were conducting the JEE counselling at their own level but in the year 2018 they have collaborated and are officially known as Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSSA). For the engineering candidates, now an online counselling will be done. On 2 may 2015 memo was signed. The IITs and ISM Dhanbad was represented by the JAB.
Joint Seat Allocation Authority
Joint Seat Allocation Authority- JoSAA provides a common platform for to apply online in various engineering colleges. There are various colleges IITs, NITs, ISM and GFTIs where every engineering aspirant put his best to take admissions in these colleges. The reason for the collaboration was that the students used to reserve the multiple seats for them due to which at the end many seats remained vacant.
So in order to eliminate that collaboration was done. Now by single registration, they can apply to numerous colleges. The process of filing will start in June 2018. On July 2018, the first round of allotment of sweats will be done. Only qualifiers of JEE main 2018 and JEE advanced 2018 can only participate.
JoSAA 2018 Eligibility Criteria
Every candidate needs to fulfill the criterion which is laid down in the business rules to apply for JoSSA. The JoSSA 2018 eligibility criteria are:
Eligibility Criterion 1-
Excluding the preparatory courses, to apply for the academic programmes at ISM and IITs, aspirants must be qualified in JEE 2018 ( Advanced ). Candidate must also satisfy the criteria “ performance in class XII examination”
Eligibility Criteria 2-
For the preparatory courses, ISM dhanbad and IITs, candidates must be qualified JEE(advanced ), 2018 and they should also satisfy the “performance in class XII examination “
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Eligibility Criteria 3-
A rank in JEE 2018 (Main) paper 1 (B.Tech/B.A ) must be secured by the candidate and 45% aggregate marks must also be obtained by the candidate in class XII examination (general ) and 40% in (OBC-NCL ,SC,ST). In the following subjects, marks obtained will be calculated for aggregate marks:
- Anyone language
- One of these from ( chemistry, biotechnology, biology or technical vocational subject)
- any other fifth subject
Eligibility Criteria 4-
A rank in JEE 2018 (main) paper 2 (B.Planning/B.Arch.) must be secured by the candidate and maths should be one of the subjects in class +2. About 50% aggregate marks should be obtained by the candidate in five subjects including math.
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