JoSAA 2020 Admissions – Application Form, Fee, Counselling Dates, Eligibility

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Check out the latest updates of JoSAA 2020 Admissions, Application Form, Application Fee, Eligibility Criteria, Dates, & Counselling.  JoSAA is the Counselling Process for JEE Main & JEE Advanced Qualified candidates. To participate in JoSAA Counselling, candidates have to register and fill their choices. The Registration and Choice filling will start tentatively from June 2020. All JEE Main & JEE Advanced Qualified candidates are eligible for admissions in 100 participating Institutes. Total 7 Counselling rounds will be conducted by the Authorities. Candidates should check their eligibility before applying for the admissions. Eligible candidates can apply for admissions available on the official website of the University (JoSAA 2020 प्रवेश). Through this article, you can get all the information about  Dates of Admission, Counselling etc.

Latest News: The JoSAA  2020 Entrance Exam will be conducted in the month of 3rd week of April 2020

Also, read the following links for better Information on the Entrance Test Topics :

JoSAA full form is Joint Seat Allocation Authority

About JoSAA

JoSAA is the Joint Seat Allocation Authority which has been set up by Human Resources Development (HRD) to manage and regulate joint seat allocation for admissions to 100 Institutes for the academic year 2018-19. This includes 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs & other Government Funded Technical Institutes. Admissions to all academic programs offered by these Institutes will be made through a single platform.

JoSAA 2020 Counselling Dates at

The JoSAA Admission in the academic year of 2020 will be updated soon in the official website of JoSAA.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Commencement of Registrations and choice fillingJune 16, 2020
Display of Mock Seat Allocation-1June 22, 2020
Display of Mock Seat Allocation-2June 24, 2020
Last date to register and choice fillingJune 25, 2020
Reconciliation of data, Seat Allocation, verification and validationJune 26, 2020
Seat Allocation: Round 1 – 7June 27 – July 23, 2020


Previous Year Dates

Events Important Dates
JoSAA Registration & Choice Filling Starts fromJune 15, 2019
JoSAA Registration & Choice Filling EndsJune 25, 2019
Reconciliation of data, Seat Allocation, Verification & ValidationJune 26, 2019
Seat Allocation (Round 1) June 27, 2019
Document Verification of Round 1June 28 2019 – July 02, 2019
Seat Allocation (Round 2)July 3, 2019
Document Verification of Round 2July 4 2019 – July 05, 2019
Seat Allocation  (Round 3)July 6, 2019
Document Verification of Round 3July 7 2019 – July 8, 2019
Seat Allocation (Round 4) July 9, 2019
Document Verification of Round 4July 10, 2019 – July 11, 2019
Seat Allocation (Round 5)July 12, 2019
Document Verification of Round 5July 13 – July 14, 2019
Seat Allocation (Round 6)July 15, 2019
Document Verification of Round 6July 16 – July 17, 2019
Seat Allocation (Round 7)July 18, 2019
Document Verification of Round 7July 19, 2019

JoSAA 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 from any recognized Board with minimum 60% marks.
  • Candidates should be qualified in JEE Main & JEE Advanced Entrance Exams.

JoSAA Counselling Procedure

Candidates should follow the instructions during the registration & Choice Filling. It was declared that the registration process will start tentatively from June 2020.


Candidates have to register themselves, by providing the JEE Main Roll Number & Password.  JEE Advanced candidates can just enter their password to log in. After login, candidates have to provide the details like Gender, Nationality, State Code of Eligibility, Mobile NUmber, Valid Email ID etc. Candidates have to check their details before submitting.

Choice Filling

Once the registration part is completed, candidates have to fill the choices of Colleges & Courses based on Marks obtained in JEE Main & JEE Advanced, Category, Availability of Seats.

Locking of Choices

Candidates have to lock their choices they have filled. Candidates who will not lock their choices last saved choices will be automatically locked when the time window of filling choice closes. Take a print out of the filled choices, for future reference.

Seat Allotment

Seat Allotment of JoSAA 2020 will be held in 7 rounds along with two mock allocations. Seat Allotment will be based on JEE Main & JEE Advanced Scores, Choice Filling & Availability of seats. Candidates whose seats are allotted should download the provisional seat allotment letter.  Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee is to be done by the applicants. Candidates have to pay Rs 35,000/- (General Candidates) & Rs 15,000/- (SC/ST/Gen-PwD/OBC-NCL-PwD/SC-PwD or ST-PwD). Candidates who are not satisfied with the allotted seat can go for the following options :

  • Floating: This option is for the candidates, who accept the offered seat but look for up-gradation to get admissions in better Institute & Course. 
  • Freezing: This option is to the candidates, who accept the allotted seat and does not like to participate in further rounds. 
  • Sliding: If this option used, it will mean that candidates have accepted the allotted seat, however, if admissions are open in a better course in the same institute then he/she will go for up-gradation.

Finally, all candidates have to report at the allotted Institutes, to confirm their admission by paying the fee. 

JoSAA 2020 Participating Institutes 

Name of the Institutes Number of Institutes Total Number of Seats
Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)2311279
Indian Institute of Information Technology234023
National Institute of Technology3117967
Government Funded Technical Institutes204683
Total 9737952

Documents to be submitted for IITs at the time of Counselling :

  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment E- Challan
  • Two Passport Size Photographs
  • 12th MarkSheet/12th Certificate
  • JEE Advanced Admit Card
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Valid Identity Card (any issued by Govt Agency)
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Passport – Foreign Nationals

Documents to be submitted for NITs, GFTIs at the time of Counselling :

  • 3 Passport Size Photographs
  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
  • Fee Receipt
  • Photo Identity Card (Issued by Govt Agency)
  • JEE Main Admit Card
  • Class XII Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Print out of Filled Choices

Hope this article will be useful for the candidates to get the details of JoSAA 2020 Admissions, Application Form, Fee, Eligibility Criteria, Counselling & Document Verification (JOSAA आवेदन पत्र)
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