Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will be responsible for conducting JEE Main 2019 seat allotment in 7 rounds. The authority will allot seats to those candidates who satisfy the prescribed cutoff and meet the eligibility criteria. However, for taking part in all the 7 rounds of seat allotment, applicants have to first register online. The registration will begin in the second week of June 2019 tentatively. The successfully registered candidates will then be allowed to participate in the counseling and seat allotment process. The seat allotment of JEE Main 2019 will depend upon the rank obtained, choices filled and availability of seats. The eligible candidates will be allotted seat in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs.
Before commencing the JEE Main Seat Allotment 2019, JoSAA will conduct Mock allotment in 2 rounds. Through this type of allotment, students will come to know about the seats they will be allotted in the any of the participating institutes based on the choices filled.
JEE Main 2019 Seat Allotment – Schedule
The complete schedule of JEE Main 2019 seat allotment will be announced by the conducting body. Candidates must keep a track of all the dates. Hence they are advised to visit the official website from time to time to check all the updated articles. The table below displays some of the tentative dates:
|1||Commencing of Registration and Choice Filling||Second week of June 2019|
|2||Round 1 of Mock Allotment||Third week of June 2019|
|3||Round 2 of Mock Allotment||Third week of June 2019|
|4||Final date for Registration and Choice Filling||Third week of June 2019|
|5||Round 1 of Seat Allotment||Fourth week of June 2019|
|6||Acceptance of allotted seat and Reporting to the Center for Verification of Documents||Fourth week of June 2019|
|7||Round 2||First week of July 2019|
|8||Acceptance of allotted seat and Reporting to the center Verification of Documents||First week of July 2019|
|9||Round 3||Second week of July 2019|
|10||Acceptance of allotted seat and Reporting to the center Verification of Documents||Second week of July 2019|
|11||Round 4||Second week of July 2019|
|12||Acceptance of allotted seat and Reporting to the center Verification of Documents||Second week of July 2019|
|13||Round 5||Third week of July 2019|
|14||Acceptance of allotted seat and Reporting to the center Verification of Documents||Third week of July 2019|
|15||Round 6||Third week of July 15, 2019|
|16||Acceptance of allotted seat and Reporting to the center Verification of Documents||Third week of July 2019|
|17||Round 7||Fourth week of July 15, 2019|
|18||Acceptance of allotted seat and Reporting to the center Verification of Documents||Third week of July 2019|
Procedure of JEE Main 2019 Seat Allotment
The qualified candidates of JEE Main have to go through a number of steps in order to take part in the seat allotment process of JEE Main 2019 and these steps are briefly elaborated below:
Step 1 – Online Registration
This step is the most important one as without registration no individual will be allowed to participate in the further process. The qualifiers of the entrance exam have to register themselves online using their roll number and password.
NOTE – Only eligible candidates will be allowed to register or else the application will face rejection.
Step 2 – Choice Filling
Upon successful registration, candidates will be able to fill the choices of course and college as per their interest and preference. These choices should be in the order of priority
Step 3 – Locking of Filled Choices
Candidates after filling their preferred choices have to lock them before the given deadline. If any applicant fails to lock the choices then the authority will automatically lock the previously filled choices of that individual.
Step 4 – Mock Allotment
Before the final seat allotment, the authority will conduct the mock allotment which will be on the basis of choices filled. The mock allotment will let students attain an idea regarding the seat allotment process and in addition, it will also help them to make better choices in the final seat allotment.
Step 5 – Allotment of Seats
The authority will allot seats to candidates depending upon the rank obtained, choices filled and availability of seats. There will be a total of 7 rounds of seat allotment.
Step 6 – Seat Acceptance
Once the candidates will be allotted a seat they have to choose either of the following options:
Freeze: This option is selected if an individual is satisfied with the allotted seat and they do not want to take part in further rounds of JEE Main Seat Allotment 2019.
Float: This option is used by the candidate when he or she wants to keep the allotted seat and also wish to upgrade their seat.
Slide: An applicant goes for this option when he or she wants to keep the allotted seat and wish to upgrade the course in the same institute.
Withdrawal: In case the candidate has accepted the allotted seat and then he or she wants to withdraw it then it can be done by reporting at the allotted institute before the last round of seat allotment of JEE Main 2019.
Step 7 – Payment of Fees
Applicants who are satisfied with the allotted seat and need to confirm it has to pay a required amount of fess. The payment can be done through e-challan or Net Banking. Aspirants belonging to General category have to pay Rs. 45,000 while aspirants belonging to SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PWD/GEN-PwD/OBC-NCL-PwD categories have to pay Rs. 20,000.
Step 8 – Verification of Documents
Candidates have to visit at the allotted venues and produce the required documents for verification. The list of documents includes the following:
- Class 10th mark sheet
- Class 12th mark sheet
- Photo Identity Card
- JEE Main 2019 Admit Card
- JEE Main 2019 Scorecard
- Proof of Date of Birth
- Medical Examination Report
- Category certificate (if applicable)
- PwD certificate (if applicable)
- Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment
- Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
- Three passport-size photographs
Step 9 – Reporting at the allotted Institutes
Applicants have to report at the allotted institutes to pay the rest of the academic fees in order to confirm the admission.
JEE Main 2019 Special Round
CSAB will conduct a special round for IIITs, NITs, and GFTIs after all the rounds of JEE Main 2019 seat allotment. The registration for this special round will begin from the last week of July 2019 tentatively in online mode. Candidates who have appeared in JEE Main 2019 examination and obtain a valid score are eligible for this round of allotment.
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