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JEE Main Counselling 2023: JoSAA Schedule & Seat Allotment


The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) authorities are conducting the JEE Main 2023 counselling process. Candidates qualified for the JEE Main 2023 exam will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. JoSAA authorities started the seat allocation and counselling for JEE Mains on June 19, 2023. While the choice-filling process began on June 19, 2023, the JEE Main round 1 seat allotment result will be declared on June 30, 2023.

JoSAA counselling 2023 includes registration, choice filling, locking choices, seat allotment, and seat acceptance fee payment. All interested candidates must look at this article to get the specified dates of JoSAA counselling 2023. Continue reading to know more.

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Latest Updates:
— JoSAA is to begin the first round of JEE Main seat allotment on June 30, 2023, while the second and third rounds will start on July 6 and 12, respectively.

JEE Main 2023 Counselling

JoSAA established the Ministry of Education (Ministry of Human Resources Development [MHRD] to supervise and control candidates’ admittance to various participating institutes. The authorities have yet to notify the total number of provisions for the JEE admissions 2023. However, as per the last year’s trends, about 23 IITs, 26 IIITs, IIEST Shibpur, 31 NITs, and 29 other Government-Funded Technical Institutes will be included in this list (Other-GFTIs). JoSAA seat allotment results are being declared on josaa.nic.in.

JEE Main Counselling 2023: Important Dates

Before entering the registration and choice-filling procedure details, let us look at the important dates of JEE Mains Counselling 2023. Check out the official JoSAA counselling schedule from the table below:

JEE Main Counselling 2023 EventsImportant Dates
Start Date of JEE Main Counselling 2023June 19, 2023
Registration for AAT Qualified CandidatesJune 24, 2023
JoSAA Mock Seat Allocation-1June 25, 2023
JoSAA Mock Seat Allocation-2June 27, 2023
JEE Main Counselling 2023 End DateJune 28, 2023
JEE Main Round 1 Seat AllotmentJune 30, 2023
Online Reporting: Fee Payment / Response by Candidate to Query / Document Upload (if Required) (Round 1)June 30 to July 4, 2023
Last Date to Respond to Query 1 (Round 1)June 5, 2023
JEE Main Round 2 Seat AllotmentJuly 6, 2023

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JEE Counselling 2023 Seat Allotment Process

Candidates participating in JEE Counselling 2023 will undergo the step-wise procedure to fill their choice booking slot. Candidates must complete the detailed steps to correct their choice and seat booking.

Admission to all the academic programs these institutes offer will be made through a single platform. Candidates clearing the JEE Main cut-off marks will be eligible, and they will have to go through the following steps for JEE Main Counselling and seat allotment procedure:

1st Step: JEE Main Counselling 2023 Registration

Candidates must visit the JoSAA official website at josaa.nic.in. Candidates must log in using their JEE Main 2023 Application Number, Password, and Security Pin. Fill in the required details in their JEE Main counselling form from JoSAA. Select the declaration and click on Submit. Once done, verify all the details and click the ‘Confirm Registration’ button.

2nd Step: JEE Main 2023 Choice Filling and Locking

Candidates will then be asked to select the colleges from which they want to complete their graduation. The colleges should be selected in the order of priority and preference of the candidates. The most preferred college should be selected first, and the least preferred option should be the last one on the list.

After selecting the choices, candidates have to lock the choices before the deadline. Please note that the choice locking can be edited after completing every JEE Main 2023 Counselling round.

3rd Step: JoSAA Seat Allotment and Announcement of Rank List

Once a candidate has locked his preferences, JoSAA will start the college allotment to candidates depending on several factors:

  • Candidate’s Category (General, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, etc.)
  • All India Rank (AIR) is considered in the JEE Main 2023 rank list.
  • The candidates for academic programs and institutes lock the priority order.
  • Availability of seats under various categories or quotas for which the candidate is eligible.

Please note that the candidates will get notified about their seat allotment by JoSAA on their registered email ID and mobile numbers. After completing the seat allotment process, they must select the following options.

  • Float: If a candidate wishes to keep the allotted seat but wants to upgrade, they can choose this option.
  • Freeze: If candidates are satisfied with their allocated seats and do not wish to participate in further rounds of counselling, they can select this option.
  • Slide: If candidates wish to accept the allotted seat but want to upgrade the programme in the same institute, they can select this option.
  • Withdraw: If candidates have already accepted the allotted seat, they may withdraw by reporting at the allotted institute before the final round of seat allotment.

4th Step: JEE Main 2023 Allotment Letter and Seat Acceptance Fee

After the seat allotment, candidates can download their Provisional Seat Allotment Letter. Once the seat allotment fee is paid, the officials will confirm the candidates’ seats under a particular JEE counselling round.

Please note that candidates can only pay their acceptance fees through the online payment mode. It is expected that for open-category candidates, the JEE Main counselling fee for seat acceptance will be Rs. 35,000, whereas, for the SC/ ST/ PwD, candidates must pay INR 15,000/-.

5th Step: Reporting at the Allotted Institutes

Finally, the candidate will have to report to the allotted institute to confirm the time of admission. Aspirants have to report to the designated centre for physical document verification. If document verification fails, the candidate’s admission will be cancelled. Original documents and a set of photocopies will be required for submission.

  • JEE Main Provisional Seat Allocation Letter
  • JEE Main Rank Card
  • 10th & 12th Marksheet
  • JEE Main Counselling Form
  • 2 Passport Size Photos
  • JEE Main 2023 Admit Card
  • Category Certificate (if any)
  • Medical Fitness Certificate

Once a candidate completes the procedures, the institute can obtain the final acknowledgement and confirm their admission.

JEE Main 2023 Seat Matrix of IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs

About 114 participating institutions under JoSAA 2023 are expected to allot seats for admissions in the various engineering courses offered in the Institutes accepting the JEE Main and JEE Advanced scores. The following table depicts the JoSAA seat matrix as per last year’s data:

InstitutesNumber of InstitutionsJoSAA Seat MatrixJoSAA Seat Matrix PDFs
Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)2316598Get PDF Here
National Institute of Technology (NITs)3223994Get PDF Here
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)267126Get PDF Here
Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs)336759Get PDF Here

FAQs Regarding JEE Main Counselling 2023

Here is the most frequently asked question about JEE Main 2023 counselling:

Q: When JEE Main counselling will start?

Ans: JEE Main counselling 2023 began on June 19, 2023.

Q: How will the seat allotment process be done for JEE Main 2023?

Ans: Eligible candidates will be sent for the seat allotment process for JEE Main 2023. JoSAA authorities will do counselling for all the vacant seats.

Q: When is JEE Advanced 2024?

Ans: Candidates eligible for JEE Mains will likely appear for JEE Advanced 2024 in the third week of June 2024.

Q: How JoSAA will work in JEE Main 2023?

Ans: JoSAA counselling 2023 has the following steps: registration, choice filling, seat allotments, and acceptance fee payment.

Q: Where to register for JEE Main Counselling?

Ans: Candidates can refer to the above article to know how to register for JEE Main counselling 2023.

Q: How many times can I appear for JEE Main?

Ans: Candidates could appear a maximum of two times in the JEE Main examination this year. The exam will be conducted twice, in January and April.

We hope you find this article to be quite helpful. We tried to provide detailed information regarding JEE Main counselling dates in 2023.

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