JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates Announced, Check Details Here

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates: The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has released its counselling schedule for 2022 on its official website: josaa.nic.in. All Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main and JEE Advanced qualified candidates are eligible to register for JoSAA 2022 counselling. The registration process will start on September 12, 2022. The last date for candidates to apply is September 21, 2022.

As per the official JoSAA 2022 counselling schedule, the counselling process will involve a total of six rounds for the distribution of seats. Broadly, there will be a few major stages in which all candidates must participate in order to secure seats in NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and IITs. These stages are: 

  • Candidates registration stage
  • Choice filling for academic programmes stage
  • Payment of application fee stage
  • Seat acceptance stage
  • Online reporting stage

This article will further discuss all six rounds and the JoSAA 2022 counselling dates. Interested candidates are advised to go through the whole article so as to not miss out on anything important about the counselling.

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Major Stages

Stage 1 – Registration 

  • Candidates must first go to the official website and visit the registration section in order to be eligible for other stages.
  • Then, candidates must fill in all the required details in the registration section, following which they can select their choices in the choice filling section.

Stage 2 – Choice Filling for Academic Programmes 

  • After completing the registration stage, candidates must move to the “Choice filling” section and indicate their academic preferences.
  • Then, candidates must select the subject and college of their choosing at the choice-filling section in order to move to the next stage.

Stage 3 – Payment of Application Fee 

  • After choosing their preferred subject and college, candidates must pay their respective application fees.

  • A link to submit the application fee will be made available as soon as candidates select their preferences.
  • General candidates are required to pay a counselling fee of Rs. 45,000.
  • The candidates from Scheduled Caste (SC), Persons with Disabilities (PwD), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Other Backward Caste (OBC)-Non Creamy Layer (NCL) categories have to pay Rs 20,000 as the JoSAA counselling fee.

Stage 4 – Seat Acceptance

  • At this stage, the seat allocation list will be made public based on the subject and college choices made by the students during the choice-filling phase.
  • The number of seats available for each programme, the institution’s cut-off score, and the candidate’s JEE entrance exam ranking will all be taken into account while allocating seats to candidates. 
  • Seats will be allocated only to those candidates who have paid the JoSAA counselling fee.

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Complete Schedule

Date Time (IST) Event
August 05, 2022 Joint Apex Board declares JEE (Main) 2022 Ranks
September 11, 2022 10:00  Announcement of JEE (Advanced) 2022 Result
September 12, 2022 10:00 Candidate registration/choice filling for academic programs under JoSAA STARTS; candidates who qualify Architecture Aptitude Test

(AAT) can fill their AAT-specific choices starting from September 17,

2022 after declaration of AAT result.

September 18, 2022 11:30 Display of Mock Seat Allocation – 1 based on the choices filled-in by candidates as on September 17, 2022, 20:00 IST.
September 20, 2022 10:00 Display of Mock Seat Allocation – 2 based on the choices filled-in by

candidates as on September 19, 2022, 17:00 IST.

***Candidates can lock their choices

September 21, 2022 17:00 Candidate registration and choice filling for academic programs

under JoSAA 2022 ENDS (Auto/System Locking of Choices).

September 22, 2022 Reconciliation of data, verification, and validation of allocated seats.

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Rounds

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – First Round

Date Time (IST) Event
September 23, 2022 10:00 Seat Allocation (Round 1)
September 23, 2022 –

September 26, 2022

By 17:00,

September

26, 2022

Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 1) 
September 27, 2022 By 17:00 Last day to respond to query (Round 1)

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Second Round

Date Time (IST) Event
September 28, 2022 17:00 Seat Allocation (Round 2)
September 28, 2022 –

October 01, 2022

By 17:00,

October 01,

2022

Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by

candidate to query (if required) (Round 2)

October 02, 2022 By 17:00 Last day to respond to query (Round 2)
September 29, 2022 –

October 02, 2022

By 17:00,

October 02,

2022

  • Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 2). September 29, 2022, 10:00 IST – October 01, 2022, 17:00 IST
  • Withdrawal Query Response: September 29, 2022 – October 02, 2022, 17:00 IST

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Third Round

Date Time (IST) Event
October 03, 2022 17:00 Seat Allocation (Round 3)
October 03, 2022 –

October 06, 2022

By 17:00,

October 06,

2022

Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 3)
October 07, 2022 By 17:00 Last day to respond to query (Round 3)
October 05, 2022 –

October 07, 2022

By 17:00, October 07,

2022

  • Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 2). October 04, 2022, 10:00 IST – October 06, 2022, 17:00 IST
  • Withdrawal Query Response: October 04, 2022 – October 07, 2022, 17:00 IST

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Fourth Round

Date Time (IST) Event
October 08, 2022 17:00 Seat Allocation (Round 4)
October 08, 2022 –

October 10, 2022

By 17:00, October 10,

2022

Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 4)
October 11, 2022 By 17:00 Last day to respond to query (Round 4)
October 08, 2022 –

October 11, 2022

By 17:00, October 11,

2022

  • Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 2). October 09, 2022, 10:00 IST – October 10, 2022, 17:00 IST
  • Withdrawal Query Response: October 09, 2022 – October 11, 2022, 17:00 IST

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Fifth Round

Date Time (IST) Event
October 12, 2022 17:00 Seat Allocation (Round 5)
October 12, 2022–

October 14, 2022

By 17:00, October 14,

2022

Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 5)
October 15, 2022 By 17:00 Last day to respond to query (Round 5)
October 12, 2022 –

October 15, 2022

By 17:00, October 15,

2022

  • Initiation of Withdrawal of seat / Exit from seat allocation process (Round 2): October 12, 2022, 10:00 IST – October 14, 2022, 17:00 IST.
  • Withdrawal Query Response: October 12, 2022 – October 15, 2022, 17:00 IST.

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – Sixth Round

Date Time (IST) Event
October 16, 2022 20:00 Seat Allocation (Round 6)
October 16, 2022 –

October 17, 2022

By 20:00, October 17,

2022

Online reporting: fee payment / document upload / response by candidate to query (if required) (Round 6)

FINAL ROUND of seat allocation for IITs.

October 17, 2022 By 20:00 Last day to respond to query (Round 6)

FINAL ROUND of seat allocation for IITs

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – NIT+ System

The NIT+ system refers to all of the institutions that will admit candidates based only on their JEE (Main) scores. This system consists of all Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), and Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). Below is a table displaying NIT+ system schedule under the JoSAA 2022:

Date Time (IST) Event
October 16, 2022 –

October 18, 2022

(For NIT+ system)

By 17:00, October 18,

2022

  • Initiation of Withdrawal of seat (Round 6). October 16, 2022 – October 17, 2022, 17:00 IST.
  • Withdrawal Query Response: October 16, 2022 – October 18, 2022, 17:00 IST.

(For NIT+ system only)

October 19, 2022 –

October 21, 2022

(For NIT+ system)

By 17:00, October 21,

2022

  • Online payment of Partial Admission Fee (PAF). 
  • Candidates must visit the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website (csab.nic.in) for further details on Institute reporting, admission process, and special rounds

To download the official JoSAA 2022 dates schedule, please click here.

Note: To know the step-by-step registration process for JoSAA 2022 counselling, please click here. 

JoSAA 2022 Counselling Dates – FAQs

When will the JoSAA 2022 registration start?

As per the JoSAA 2022 dates mentioned in the officially published schedule, registration process will start on September 12, 2022. The last date for candidates to apply is September 21, 2022.

What is the JoSAA counselling fee?

General candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs 45,000, whereas the candidates from Scheduled Caste (SC), Persons with Disabilities (PwD), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Caste (OBC) - Non Creamy Layer (NCL) have to pay Rs 20,000 as the JoSAA counselling fee.

What is the NIT+ system?

The NIT+ system refers to all of the institutions that will admit candidates based only on their JEE (Main) scores. This system consists of all Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), and Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).

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