JoSAA 2018- Joint Seat Allocation Authority Dates & Allotment

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JoSAA 2018 Seat Allotment (Seat Booking Process)

The JAB (Joint Allocation Board) and CSAB ( Central Seat Allocation Board) have collaborated and the collaboration is known as JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority). The main reasons for this collaboration was to provide a common platform to the engineering aspirants to apply to India’s best engineering institute/college and to remove/eradicate the problem of multi reservation of seats by the candidates.

Who can apply for JoSAA 2018 Seat Allotment

  • A high rank is required to be secured by the candidates who are aspiring to seek admission in IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and ISM (Indian School of Mines) in JEE Advance 2018 exam.
  • The ranks of JEE Main 2018 will be used by NITs (National Institutes of Technology), IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology) and various other technical institutes which are funded partially or fully by the Central or the State government ( other GFTIs).


The candidates are given liberty to choose the academic programs and apply for them as per his/her desire. A seat to highest possible choice of the academic program will be allotted/given to the candidates, out of the selected choices. The seats will be allocated only after considering various important factors like-

  • The category in which the candidate falls.
  • The position which is secured by the candidate in the rank list(s).
  • Academic programs, as listed by the candidates, according to the priority.
  • The availability of seats or seat quotas in different seat categories.
  • The business rules finalized by the JoSSA.

JoSAA 2018 Seat Category

The seats for various academic programs as offered by NITs and the BITM (BirlaInstitute of Technology Mesra) are divided into other state quota and the Home state quota, which includes all states and the Union Territories except the Home state. The seats for the academic programs as offered by other GFTIs (except BITM) are divided into All India Quota and Home State Quota.

It is to be noted that the Home state quota is only for those candidates whose home state ( as determined by State Code of Eligibility), is same as state in which institute is located.

The seats will be allocated by JoSAA 2018 after considering seat matrix data which will be provided by various participating institutes. These institutes provide the seat data matrix after considering the policies and reservations which are decided by them or are applicable to them.

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  1. How to apply for home state quota in josaa counselling?

  2. Please tell me how to apply for fee reimbursement (certificates required)
    my family income is below 1 lakh and i belong to open category

  3. Got 83 percent and psper 2 jee barch is 41000

  4. Igot 56marks in mains
    12persentage 86.2
    I will able to get seat in Nit IIIT gfit

  5. Sir, i have scored 196 marks in jee main… And my tnhsc is 63.33% will i able to get seat in NIT or IIIT ?

  6. Pukhraj singh rawat

    Sir jee main paper 2 my son score 81 marks and 12th percent 53.4 can get seat in B arch B pallaning

  7. I got 151 marks in JEE 2nd paper.Am I eligible for councelling?

  8. Anand kumar dubet

    Sir i got 57marks in main… I’m belong from general category.. Then what should i do??? I want take admmission

  9. Sir I am not qualify in JEE Main and got comapat in class 12 then can Im perticipate in JEE Main counselling

  10. sachchidanand kumar

    igot jee main 2018 score-87 and +2 score 427 in cbse board 2018-can i get admissionin NIT for CS,CIVIL,ELECTRONICS

  11. B. keerthisonalika

    Sir , I got 210 marks in jee mains paper 2 and 89percentage in 12 th board exam . Sir Can I get seat in spa, Delhi??



    I got 140 marks in jee advanced can I get seat in any IIT I am an oc student

  14. मैं जेईई-मेन में 51 मार्क्स मिला है इंटर में 6.4 4% मार्केट है क्या मुझे एनआईटी मिलेगा

    1. इंटर में मुझे 6.4% मार्क्स मिले हैं क्या इस को बढ़ाया जा सकता है रे एग्जाम के द्वारा

  15. Sir I am from obc category.

    I have got 81 marks in jee main 2018. My all india rank is 92390 and category rank is 26320. Can I get any nit’s?

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