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JEE Advanced 2018 Seat Allotment has already begun at the official website. Candidates need to have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. The First Allotment Result has also been declared for Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2018. Please note that the first round reporting for seat acceptance will start from 29 June till 3 July. Online registration and choice filling for JoSAA were open till 26 June. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2018 has been set up by Human Resources Development Ministry (MHRD) to manage and regulate the joint seat allocation for admissions to 97 institutes for the academic year 2018-18.

After each round of the JEE Advanced seat allotment, students who have been allotted a seat have to report at the reporting centre, verify their documents, pay the seat acceptance fee and accept the seats allotted to them. Candidates also have the choice to apply for upgradation and withdrawal of seats. The withdrawal option against the allotted seats can be availed only till the sixth round of JEE Advanced seat allotment 2018. Through JEE Advanced seat allotment, the 23 IITs will fill approximately 11,000 seats.

Important Things to Remember for (JoSAA) 2018 Seat Allotment

  • There are a total of 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other-GFTIs).
  • Admission to all the academic programs in these institutes will be made only through a single platform.
  • JoSAA 2018 is specifically meant for candidates who have qualified the JEE Advanced 2018.
  • Candidates who have to report at NIT Sikkim need to note that another venue has been arranged by the authority at Siliguri, West Bengal for BTech admissions. So, students can choose either of the locations to report.
  • As per the recent updates available at the JoSAA web portal, National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT Ranchi) has withdrawn the Mechanical Engineering programme.

How to Check the JoSAA First Allotment Result 2018

Step 1: Visit the official website
Step 2: Click on the link flashing on the homepage, ‘Round 1: View Allotment Result and Pay Seat Acceptance Fee’.
Step 3: Enter the required details gender, state code of eligibility and nationality.
Step 4: Your result will be displayed; if needed, take a print out.

The JEE Advanced Result 2018 was declared on 11 June. Based on the JEE Main rankings, about 2.20 lakh top scorers were given a chance to appear in JEE Advanced 2018, out of which only 1.7 lakh aspirants registered for the exam. 10.20 lakh students had appeared in the JEE main exam this year.


JEE Advanced 2018 Seat Allotment Dates

The important dates of JEE Advanced seat allotment process are given below in the table:

S.No. JEE Advanced 2018 Seat Allotment Events Important Dates
1. Display of mock seat allocation 1 for candidates who have filled their choices till June 20, 2018 June 20, 2018 (5:00 pm)
2. Display of mock seat allocation 2 for candidates who have filled their choices till June 23, 2018 June 23, 2018 (5:00 pm)
3. JEE Advanced seat allotment round 1 June 28 to July 03, 2018
4. JEE Advanced seat allotment round 2 July 04 to 06, 2018
5. JEE Advanced seat allotment round 3 July 07 to 09, 2018
6. JEE Advanced seat allotment round 4 July 10 to 12, 2018
7. JEE Advanced seat allotment round 5 July 13 to 14, 2018
8. JEE Advanced seat allotment round 6 July 15 to 17, 2018
9. JEE Advanced seat allotment round 7 July 18 to 19, 2018

 JEE Advanced 2018 Mock Seat Allotment

As per the choices filled in by the candidates at the time of JoSAA Registration and Choice filling process, the first and second JEE Advanced mock seat allocation result was declared on June 20 and 23, 2018, respectively. Candidates who have registered and filled in their choices of institutes and branches can see the list of possible seats that will be allotted to them as per their preferences and rank.

JEE Advanced 2018 Seat Allotment Rounds

As mentioned above, JoSAA will be conducting the seat allotment of JEE Advanced 2018 in seven rounds. Only those candidates who have successfully registered and filled up their choices are eligible to participate in JEE Advanced counselling and seat allotment process. After every JEE Advanced seat allotment result is displayed, candidates have to report at the reporting centre within the given period of time.

JEE Advanced 2018 Seat Allotment- Freeze, Float and Slide Options

Candidates can choose any of the following three options while accepting a seat:

Freeze: Candidates who like the allotted seats and want to accept the same, have to opt for the ‘freeze’ option. These candidates will not be considered in the subsequent round of counselling and seat allotment process.
Float: This option is meant for candidates who have accepted the allotted seat but also want to apply for a better/higher preference in the subsequent rounds of JEE Advanced counselling. So, they can participate in the subsequent rounds of counselling.
Slide: Candidates who have accepted the allotted seat but still want admission into a higher preferable programme within the allotted Institute, have to opt for the ‘Slide’ option. They will be considered for the further admission process.

Note: Slide and float options will be available to only those candidates who are not offered admission as per their first choice.

JEE Advanced 2018 Seat Acceptance Fee

When you accept a seat, you have to give the seat acceptance fee. The seat acceptance fee is adjusted against the admission fee by the admitting institute. Applicants can make the payment through e- challan or SBI Net Banking. The category-wise seat acceptance is as given below:

S.No. Category Seat Acceptance Fee
1. SC, ST, GEN PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD or ST-PwD Rs. 20,000
2. All other candidates Rs. 45, 000

Hope you got all the required information about the First Allotment Result 2018 and the entire seat allocation process.

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