The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has released the JoSAA Counselling 2022 schedule on its official website www.josaa.nic.in to offer admission into IITs, NITs, and other institutes across the country. As per the schedule, the JEE Advanced 2022 result will be declared on 11 September 2022 and the online registration and choice-filling process will begin on 12 September 2022, 10 AM IST onwards. The first round of seat allocation will start on 23 September, 2022 at 10 AM IST.
The JoSAA Counselling 2022 will be conducted in 6 rounds in online mode. Candidates who have passed class 12 with the prescribed marks and qualified JEE Main or JEE Advanced are eligible to participate in JoSAA Counselling 2022 process. To register for JoSAA 2022, candidates need to select their colleges and courses.
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The Ministry of Education [erstwhile the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD)] has established the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) to manage and regulate the joint seat allocation for admissions to 114 institutes including 23 IITs, 31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur, 26 IIITs, and 33 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). Admission into all the academic programmes offered by these institutions will be done via JoSAA only.
|Name||The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA)|
|Objective||To grant admission into 114 institutes, including IITs, NITs, IIITs, and other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).|
|Institutes||Number of Institutes|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)||23|
|National Institute of Technology (NIT)||31|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)||26|
|Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTI)||33 + IIEST Shibpur|
Before the commencement of the new academic year, IITs across the country launched many undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) programmes. Here is a list of the newly launched programmes by the IITs.
|Institute||No. of Seats||Branch|
|IIT Bombay||47||4-year Energy Engineering|
|IIT Roorkee||40||Data Science and Artificial Engineering|
|IIT Guwahati||20||Energy Engineering|
|IIT Hyderabad||16||Electrical Engineering with IC Design and Technology|
|IIT Gandhinagar||20||Five-year Computer of Science and Electrical Engineering|
|IIT Jodhpur||32||Physics with specialization and Chemistry|
|IIT Ropar||25||Engineering Physics|
|IIT Dharwad||15||Chemical and Biochemical Engineering|
|IIT Dharwad||28||Mathematics and Computing|
|IIT Dharwad||15||Civil and Infrastructure Engineering|
|IIT Dharwad||57||Interdisciplinary Sciences|
|IIT Bhilai||20||Mechatronics Engineering|
|IIT Palakkad||28||Data Science and Engineering|
Admission will be offered to the new branches in these 10 IITs.
|Result||JEE Main 2022 Result||05 August, 2022||—|
|JEE Advanced 2022 Result||11 September, 2022||10:00 AM|
|AAT 2022 Result||17 September, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Candidate Registration and Choice||JoSAA 2022 Candidate Registration/ Choice Filling||12 September, 2022||10:00 AM|
|JoSAA 2022 Candidate Registration/ Choice Filling for AAT-specific choices||17 September, 2022||After 5:00 PM|
|Display of Mock Seat Allocation-1 (based on the choices filled in as of Sept 17, 20:00 IST)||18 September, 2022||11:30 PM|
|Display of Mock Seat Allocation-2 (based on the choices filled in as of Sept 19, 17:00 IST)
JoSAA 2022 Choice Locking
|20 September, 2022||10:00 AM|
|Last Date for JoSAA 2022 Candidate Registration/ Choice Filling||21 September, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Reconciliation of data, verification, and validation of allocated seats||22 September, 2022||—|
|Round 1||JoSAA Seat Allocation Round 1||23 September, 2022||10:00 AM|
|Online reporting: Fee Payment / Document Upload / Response by candidate to query (if required)||23 September – 26 September, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Last day to respond to query||27 September, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Round 2||JoSAA Seat Allocation Round 2||28 September, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Online reporting: Fee Payment / Document Upload / Response by candidate to query (if required)||28 September – 01 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Last day to respond to query||02 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Initiation of Withdrawal of Seat / Exit from Seat Allocation Process||29 September – 01 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Withdrawal Query Response||29 September – 02 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Round 3||JoSAA Seat Allocation Round 2||03 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Online reporting: Fee Payment / Document Upload / Response by candidate to query (if required)||03 October – 06 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Last day to respond to query||07 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Initiation of Withdrawal of Seat / Exit from Seat Allocation Process||04 October – 06 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Withdrawal Query Response||04 October – 07 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Round 4||JoSAA Seat Allocation Round 4||08 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Online reporting: Fee Payment / Document Upload / Response by candidate to query (if required)||08 October – 10 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Last day to respond to query||11 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Initiation of Withdrawal of Seat / Exit from Seat Allocation Process||09 October – 10 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Withdrawal Query Response||09 October –11 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Round 5||JoSAA Seat Allocation Round 5||12 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Online reporting: Fee Payment / Document Upload / Response by candidate to query (if required)||12 October – 14 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Last day to respond to query||15 October, 2022||By 17:00|
|Initiation of Withdrawal of Seat / Exit from Seat Allocation Process||12 October – 14 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Withdrawal Query Response||12 October – 15 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Round 6||JoSAA Seat Allocation Round 6 (Final Round of seat allocation for IITs)||16 October, 2022||8:00 PM|
|Online reporting: Fee Payment / Document Upload / Response by candidate to query (if required)||16 October – 17 October, 2022||8:00 PM|
|Last day to respond to query||17 October, 2022||8:00 PM|
|For NIT+ system only||Initiation of Withdrawal of Seat (Round 6)||16 October – 17 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Withdrawal Query Response||16 October – 18 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
|Online payment of Partial Admission Fee (PAF)||19 October – 21 October, 2022||5:00 PM|
Candidates must fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria before registering for JoSAA Counselling 2022 to avoid any rejection at a later stage. The eligibility criteria is as follows:
For B.E or B. Tech Program at NITs, IIITs, and Other-GFTIs:
For the Architecture Program at NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and Other-GFTIs:
|Qualifying Examination||Institutes Offering Admissions|
|JEE Main Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech)||NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutes).|
|JEE Main Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)||NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and other colleges.|
|JEE Advanced||Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)|
|IITs||NITs, IIITs and GFTIs|
|2 passport-sized photographs, identical to the ones uploaded during JEE Main/ Advanced||3 passport-sized photographs, identical to the ones uploaded during JEE Main.|
|Class XII performance check||Class XII performance check|
|Provisional Seat Allotment Letter||Provisional Seat Allotment Letter|
|Undertaking by the Candidate||Undertaking by the Candidate|
|Proof of seat acceptance fee payment by online net banking of State Bank of India (SBI), debit cards issued ONLY by SBI and E-Challan by SBI||Proof of seat acceptance fee payment by online net banking of State Bank of India (SBI), debit cards issued ONLY by SBI and E-Challan by SBI|
|Photo Identification Card (issued by Govt. agency/ last attended school/ Class 12 Admit Card)||Photo Identification Card (issued by Govt. agency/ last attended school/ Class 12 Admit Card)|
|JEE Advanced 2022 Admit Card||JEE Main 2022 Admit Card|
|Proof of Date of Birth (Class X Marksheet)||JEE Main 2022 Scorecard|
|Class XII or any equivalent marksheet||Proof of Date of Birth (Class X Marksheet)|
|Medical Certificate||Class XII or any equivalent marksheet|
|Category Certificate||Medical Certificate|
|Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD), if applicable.||Category Certificate|
|Passport for foreign nationals, OCI Certificate or PIO Card||Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PWD), if applicable.|
|DS Certificate, if applicable||OCI Certificate or PIO Card|
|JoSAA 2022 Registration-cum-locked Choices for seat allotment.||JoSAA 2022 Candidate Registration and Choice Filling|
Note: Passport is mandatory for Indian nationals who have passed the qualifying exam in Nepal, Bhutan, or any other foreign nation. The state code will be based on the permanent address listed on the passport.
JoSAA Counselling 2022 procedure includes registration, choice filling, seat allocation, and admission confirmation.
Step 1: Registration: To begin, candidates need to register for JoSAA Counselling 2022:
Step 2: Choice Filling: After registration, candidates need to fill in their preferred college and course and lock their choices.
Note: Choice filling is completely free of cost and no changes can be made once the filled choice is locked.
Step 3: Mock Seat Allotment: JoSAA 2022 mock seat allotment will be held by authorities to help applicants in knowing their chances of admission into their desired colleges. If the colleges and courses allotted during the mock seat allocation are unsatisfactory, the candidates may change their order preferences accordingly.
Since the allotment is not final, the candidates will have enough time to change their order of preferences.
Step 4: JoSAA 2022 Seat Allotment: Following mock allocation, the final JoSAA 2022 seat allocation will be held in 6 rounds. Seats are assigned to candidates based on their scores in qualifying exams (JEE Main & JEE Advanced) and their selected preferences. To check the JoSAA 2022 Seat Allocation result, follow the given steps:
After seat allotment, candidates can choose any one of the following options:
Freeze: Candidates must choose this option if they are happy with the seat they have been assigned and do not want to take part in any additional rounds of counselling.
Float: Candidates must choose this option if they want to accept the seat they have been assigned but are also open to upgradation and admission to higher-preferred institutes or courses.
Slide: Candidates should choose this option to confirm their allotment but are also open to upgradation and admission to higher-preferred courses in the same institute.
Step 5: Seat Acceptance: After downloading the allotment letter, candidates need to pay the seat acceptance fee which is as follows:
|SC, ST and PwD categories||Rs 15,000|
|Other categories||Rs 35,000|
Step 6: Reporting for Document Verification: Once the candidates have accepted the seat, they need to report at the prescribed reporting center to get their documents verified.
Note: For candidates who select the float option may get a better seat in the next counselling round, therefore they must report again with the documents for verification.
Step 7: Reporting for Admission: After completing all the processes, candidates need to report at their allocated JoSAA college to finish further formalities of the admission procedure to confirm their admission.
JoSAA will release the cut-off in form of opening & closing rank after each round of seat allotment. Hence, the JoSAA cut-off for 2022 has not been released yet. For reference, candidates can check the previous year’s college-wise cut-off from the given links below.
|Counselling Rounds||JoSAA Admission Cutoff 2021- Opening and Closing Ranks|
If two or more students from the same category have the same rank and the number of seats is filled, then there will be a provision for seats being supernumerary. Those students will be given admission by extending the number of seats for that particular rank.
Here’s the JoSAA 2022 seat matrix:
|Total (including Female Supernumerary)||16598||23230||7126||6759||764||54477|
Students are allowed to withdraw their accepted seats in JoSAA Counselling 2022. To withdraw a seat follow the given steps:
NOTE: Candidates who choose the withdrawal option CAN NOT participate in subsequent JoSAA counselling rounds. They will receive a refund after the deduction of the processing fees of Rs 1500.
A: The online registration for JoSAA Counselling 2022 will begin on 12 September 2022, 10 AM IST. You can register yourself once the registrations start.
A: JoSAA Round 1 cutoff will be released after Round 1 of counselling in the form of opening and closing ranks.
A: According to the schedule released, the JoSAA Counselling 2022 will begin on 12 September 2022 and end on 21 October 2022.
A: The last date of JoSAA 2022 registration and choice filling is 21 September 2022 till 5:00 PM IST.
A: Rank varies for various courses and institutes, however, in general, students should have a Rank under 30,000 to get admission in top institutes.
A: Rs. 15,000 for candidates with the category tag SC, ST, GEN-PwD, GEN-EWS-PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD or ST-PwD and Rs. 35,000 for all other candidates (the fee includes Rs. 3,000 JoSAA processing charges). The seat acceptance fee excluding JoSAA processing charges will be adjusted against the admission fee.
A: CRL (Common Rank List)/ Overall Rank for General-category candidates and Category Rank for candidates belonging to a particular category.
A: Seats are assigned to candidates based on their rank (AIR), category, availability of seats, their selected preferences and various other factors in JoSAA counselling.
A: If you want admission into various engineering programs of NIT, then it is mandatory to register for JoSAA.
A: If you didn’t get any seats in JoSAA, then you should apply for CSAB counselling. CSAB conducts some special rounds to fill up the vacant seats for NITs, IIITs and various other colleges.
A: No, you cannot withdraw after the 6th round in JoSAA because it would be the last round for the seat allotment and your seat acceptance fee won’t be refunded after this.
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