JEE Main Counselling 2021: The prime motto of the JEE Main 2021 counselling is to assist engineering aspirants in seeking admissions in top engineering colleges across the country. Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) manages the JEE Main 2021 counselling and seat allocation process for admissions to undergraduate engineering courses in 100 top institutes including 23 IIT, 31 NIT, 23 IIIT and 23 Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTI).
Make sure to fulfill the eligibility requirements for JEE Main counselling 2021 before starting the online registration and choice filling. An admission to all the academic programs offered by these institutes will be made through a single platform every year.
JEE Main Counselling 2021
|JoSAA Participating Institutes||100 Institutes|
|Total Seats offered by JoSAA||To be Updated|
|CSAB NEUTs offering admissions||213 AICTE Institutes|
|Total seats offered by CSAB NEUTs||—|
|CSAB SFTI Participating Institutes||17 Self Financed Technical Institutes|
|Total seats offered by CSAB SFTI||—|
JoSAA will hold the JEE Main 2021 counselling and seat allotment for the all qualified candidates in the JEE Main exam 2021. The JEE Main 2021 result has been declared and online registration process for JEE Main Counselling 2021 probably will be held during the 2nd and 3rd week of June 2021.Admission seekers should check the steps-wise procedures to participate in JEE Main Counselling and seat allotment for the Engineering aspirants.
There will be three vital factors considered in the JEE Main 2021 counselling and seat allotment process:
- Ranking/merit list of the candidate
- Choice of the institute
- Number of available seats
There are 6 important steps followed by all qualified and interested students in JEE Main Counselling and seat allotment procedure. They are given below:
- Step 1: Online Registration
- Step 2: Online Choice Filling and Locking
- Step 3: Seat Allotment
- Step 4: Acceptance of Seat and Fee payment
- Step 5: Documents Verification at Help Centers
- Step 6: Final Reporting to the Allotted Institute
JEE Main 2021 Counselling: Seat Allotment Procedure
Let’s have a closer look on each step of JEE Main 2021 counselling and seat allotment process:
Step 1: Online Registration
Online registration for JEE counselling is mandatory for all the qualified candidates. They will have to register themselves in the official website with the same roll number and password of JEE Main Examination.
Step 2: Listing and choosing of the proffered Colleges
After the successful registration, candidates will have to choose their preferences of the institutes as per their convenient.
Step 3: Allotment of available Seat and Ranking
The seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of the merit rank, choice of colleges and availability of seats. As per the schedule of JoSAA, there will be mock allotment of seats in first two rounds. This procedure will give the clear idea to candidates about the process of seat allotment and they will also be able to understand and choose better preferences wisely in the remaining main rounds.
Step 4: Acceptance of Seat and Fee payment
Candidates will have to choose any one of the following 4 options given after the allotment of seat:
Candidates will choose this option if they are satisfied with the seat they have allotted and don’t have wish to take part in further round of process.
Candidates will choose this option if they want to upgrade their seat with option of keeping their seat in further round of process.
Candidates will choose this option if they want to upgrade the course in the same college in further round of process.
Candidates will choose this option if they have already accepted the seat. They can withdraw the seat by reporting at the institute allotted before the last round of seat allotment by choosing this option.
Seat Allotment Fee Payment
Candidates who got admission will have to pay seat allotment fee via online payment mode of SBI Net Banking/ e-Challan. The fee structure is given below for general and reserved category:
|SC/ ST/ SC-PwD/ ST-PwD/ GEN-PwD/ OBC-NCL-PwD||₹15000|
Step 5: Documents Verification Process
The list of documents that will be verified by the candidates at the help centers are given below:
- 3 Latest passport size photos of the candidate (same as uploaded during registration)
- Photo- Identity Card
- Provisional seat allotment letter
- Seat acceptance and fee payment proof
- Admit Card of JEE Main 2021
- Proof of Date of birth (Preferably Matriculation certificate)
- Score Card sheet of JEE Main 2021
- Mark list of Class XII
- Category certificate (as applicable)
Step 6: Reporting to the Allotted Institute
Candidates will have to report at the institute allotted after all verified documents. They will have to pay the balance fees at the time of reporting at the institute.
JEE Main Counselling 2021 Dates
Following table shows the tentative dates of JEE Main Counselling 2021, once the official counselling schedule out, we will update the same here.
|Start of JEE Main counselling 2021 registration and choice filling||June 2021|
|Mock Seat Allocation-1||June 2021|
|Mock Seat Allocation-2||June 2021|
|End of JEE Main Counselling Registration and Choice Filling||June 2021|
|JEE Main Round 1 seat allotment||July 2021|
|JEE Main Round 2 seat allotment||July 2021|
|JEE Main Round 3 seat allotment||July 2021|
|JEE Main Round 4 seat allotment||July 2021|
|JEE Main Round 5 seat allotment||July 2021|
|JEE Main Round 6 seat allotment||July 2021|
|JEE Main Round 7 seat allotment||July 2021|
JEE Main 2021 cut off for counselling
Here is the required minimum JEE Main cut off 2021 for general category, EWS, OBC, SC, ST and PwD candidates.
|Common Rank List (CRL)||90.3765335|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)||72.8887969|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||50.1760245|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||39.0696101|
Scope of JEE Main counselling procedure
JEE Main 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment procedure conducted for different category of candidates in different institutes. The scope of this procedure is stated below:
IITs and IIIT Institutes
The scope is PAN India – It is open for all candidates across India.
- Home State candidates: Reservation of 50% only for candidates with same state code of eligibility as that of the institute.
- Other State candidates: Reservation of 50% for candidates of other states.
- Some renowned institutes like BIT, Ranchi, Mesra and IIEST Shibpur: Candidates from home state and other state can opt to these institutes.
- Assam University: PAN India applications
- For other GFTIs: Only Indian candidates can choose those institutions.
The cut-off list of eligible candidates in JEE Main 2021 exam to be declared on April 30, 2021. The category-wise result declared is given below:
- No. of Common Rank List Candidates: 111275
- OBC (NCL) candidates: 65313
- SC candidates: 34425
- ST candidates: 17256
- PwD candidates: 2755
- Total No. of Eligible Candidate: 231024
The scheduled JEE Advance 2021 exam will be conducted on July 3, 2021. The scheduled result declaration of the exam will be on July 10, 2021. The process of JEE Main Counselling 2021 will be commenced after the announcement of JEE Advanced result. During the seat allotment process, there will be two mock rounds followed by seven main rounds.
Some important tips for candidates in JEE Main counselling 2021:
- Read all instructions before applying for the JEE Main counselling process.
- Collect as much as details about the institutes you prefer in the lists.
- Make up your mind before selecting the course.
- Know the admission fee in the various institutes.
JEE Main Counselling FAQ
What is a good score in JEE Mains 2021?
Anything above 75 percentile is good score in JEE Mains 2021 to get admission in NITs. Over 85 percentile required to qualify for JEE advanced and IIT admissions.
What is Female Only quota in JEE main counselling?
NITs will allot few admissions to women candidates under female only quota. These are exclusively for women students, where female candidates can participate in JEE main counselling and select this option to get admission of their choices.
How to Participate in JEE Main counselling?
Go to JoSSA counselling registration portal, then login using application number and date of birth. Next, fill choices based to get admission based on your rank. Finally accept it by paying fee and reporting admission at allotted institute.
What is state code of eligibility in JEE main counselling?
State code in JEE main counselling will be decided based on a place where a candidates cleared/passed class 12 exam.
Is it possible to fill seat choices at reporting center?
No, a candidate should fill choices in online by login with application number and date of birth.
Is it possible to get refund of seat acceptance fee?
Yes, it’s possible to claim but seat will be cancelled for that round.