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. Sir i got 107 in jee mains 2015 and 85% in maharashtra board.Can i get any college through JoSAA or any nit’s??
    plz reply sir…

  2. howand when to register for counselling

  3. First of all who the hell is “I”
    And then i am asking about the dereservation of seats which occurs in obc-ncl category after completion of first round

  4. Sir..i got 135 marks in mains n 91.2% in upboard n my category is OBC_NCL..
    Sir what will be my rank n can i get nit allahabad or iiit allahabad?

  5. sir i got 105 in mains and have secured 90% in cbse .
    i belong to obc…is there any chance of getting any nits

  6. I got 123 marks in jee mains and I secured 97.8% percent in telengana board which rank and nit I will get.

  7. sir ,i got 74 marks in jee main and 83%in cbse can i able to got top nits or bit mesra plz reply sir

  8. Hi, just wanted to check if we need to register anywhere for Josaa and also where(weblink/webiste) where we have to fill in our choices for streams/ institutes from 25Th

    1. I think all you need is your application number, roll number, and password given for your profile by you. Have you safe guarded your details, becoz now it will be Shakuni Time.

  9. hello there!, I got 83 in mains and 467 out of 500 in cbse class 12 and category SC, will be able to get any NITs ?

  10. i got 93 marks in mains and 91.80% in cbse board. category sc can i get mnit jaipur

    1. Yes! If you have state quota and correct branch choice.

  11. my jee mains score is 172 and cbse marks 92.6%…what rank is expected for me ?

  12. does every body who qualified for jee advanced in jee mains are eligible for JOSAA concelling

  13. sir i have got 68 marks in jee mains 2015 and from sc . i got 86.40 % in cbse 12th 2015. Have i any chances to get nit trichy or nit warangal?

    1. I was short of 5 marks from the JEE ADVANCED cutoff. will I be considered for seat allocation?

  14. after first round of counselling
    is a sc/st candidate will be considered as general candidate for second round of counselling
    at nits

  15. i got 169 in mains & 91% in cbse board. Can i get mnit

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