The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has released the first-round seat allotment list for admissions to 114 top institutes, including the Indian Institutes of Technology and National Institutes of Technology for programmes such as B Tech, BE, B Arch, B Planning as well as five-year MSc and M Tech and four-year BSc courses.
Candidates may check the JoSAA website: https://josaa.nic.in
The candidates who are allotted seats should complete the formalities such as online reporting, fee payment and the scrutiny of documents before October 30.
Candidates will come to know of their allotment if they enter their JEE main application number, password and security pin on the website. Those who took both JEE-Main and JEE-Advance will have to give the password of the advance exam.
The candidate has to first download the "provisional seat allocation letter". Then after accepting the seat, they will have to select either of the options: freeze or float or slide.
The next step is the uploading of required documents. Then you will have to pay the seat acceptance fee of Rs 35,000 online. The seat acceptance fee for the SC/STs and the disabled persons are Rs 15,000.
After the fee is paid, the candidates will have to verify their documents at the Reporting Centre (RC). The complete list of reporting centres are available on the website.
In Kerala, the reporting centre for the IIT section is in Palakkad. For NIT+ section, the reporting centre is Kozhikode.
If the documents are found to be satisfactory, "provisional offer and seat acceptance letter" can be downloaded. To any queries or doubts regarding the documents, the candidates will have to answer online itself.
Altogether, there will be six rounds of allotment. Those who do not attend online reporting will be disqualified from the allotment process. The time schedule for the online reporting is given in the `counselling schedule link'.
Before participating in the online allotment process, the candidates must study the "business rules" such as freeze, slide and float given on the website.