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JEE Main Counselling Dates 2022: Schedule, Procedure, and Documents Required

JEE Main Session 2 results have been announced for the JEE Main Session 2 exams concluded on 30th July. Results for JEE Main Session 1 were announced on 11th July. Since the JEE Main Session 2 results have been announced, the process for JEE Main 2022 JoSSA Counselling will begin. JEE Main is a national-level exam conducted by the test organizing committee, NTA, or the National Testing Agency. JEE Main and JEE advanced are the two main tests required to get admission into the engineering and architecture courses across NITs, IITs, and other participating institutes. Students who reach the cutoff marks are liable to appear for the JEE Main counselling sessions. 

For the JEE Main Counselling 2022, the schedule will be released soon by the authorities. This article will provide details regarding the JEE Main counselling dates, schedule, and other crucial information regarding the JEE Main exam. 

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JEE Main 2022 Session 2 Exam Important Dates

NTA JEE Main 2022 July Session 2 Examination commenced on Monday, 25 July 2022. Candidates can check JEE Main Session 2 exam dates and the date to download the admit cards from the table provided below: 

Events JEE Main 2022 Session 2 Exam Dates
JEE Main 2022 Session 2 Registration Start Date June 1, 2022
JEE form Session 2 Last Date June 30, 2022
JEE Main Session 2 Application Form (reopen) July 6 to 9, 2022
July 11 to 12, 2022
Intimation of exam centre city Released
JEE Mains 2022 Session 2 Hall Ticket Release Date July 21, 2022
JEE Main 2022 Session 2 Exam Date 25 July 2022
26 July 2022
27 July 2022
28 July 2022
29 July 2022
30 July 2022
JEE Main 2022 Session 2 Answer Key Date 04 August 2022
JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 Answer Key Challenge Slot Till 05th August 2022
Release of Official JEE Main 2022 Session 2 Answer Key 07 August 2022
JEE Main Session 2 Result Date 2022 07 August 2022

JEE Main Counselling 2022 Dates

The JEE Main counselling dates will be announced shortly. Candidates can visit the official NTA site to know details regarding the JEE Main counselling schedule for 2022. The official NTA website is jeemain.nta.nic.in.

Students must know their results before applying for the JEE Main online counselling. Follow the steps listed below to download the JEE Main result:

  • Visit the official NTA website- jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • Now enter your details, such as application number, date of birth and the given security code.
  • Select the login option after successfully filling in the details.
  • You will be directed to the results page.
  • You can check your result sheet and also take a printout of it.

Candidates should have extra copies of the JEE Main 2022 result as it will be required in the counselling and admission process.

JoSAA Counselling Procedure

JoSAA or Joint Seat Allocation Authority manages the JEE Main counselling sessions. Only those candidates who qualify for the JEE Main exam cutoff scores will be allowed to sit for the JEE Main counselling. This counselling session is very important for admission into NITs and other colleges, except for ISM and IITs.

The counselling of JEE Main 2022 is expected to begin from August 2022 and will be held online.

JEE Main 2022 Online Counselling Procedure

Candidates must be careful while registering for the JEE Main counselling as even a little carelessness or mistake can lead to their seat being withdrawn. Therefore, candidates should follow these steps for the JEE Main counselling session.

Step 1: The Registration Process

The first step is to register online for the counselling session. This is important so that students can opt for their choice of branches and colleges. Follow the below-mentioned steps to register for the JEE Main counselling session:

  • Visit the official NTA website.
  • Enter Your Roll No & Password.
  • Select the Login button.
  • After you have gone through the instructions carefully, click on the “I Agree” option.
  • The JoSAA Registration form will be displayed on the screen.
  • Fill in all the details in the form carefully.
  • Select the declaration option.
  • And then click on the Submit option.
  • Make sure the information you filled in is correct.
  • In the final step, click the Confirm Registration option.

Step 2: Option Entry for Counselling

The next step requires students to fill out details regarding their institute's choice and its branches. Candidates should follow the below-listed steps to register their choices:

  • Select the “Choice Available” option.
  • Select the following- Institute Type, Name of Institute and Academic Programme or course.
  • The next step involves selecting the “Choice Filling and Locking” option.
  • Candidates can select the colleges and courses according to their preferences.
  • Candidates should fill in the maximum possible choices of colleges for allotment.
  • Candidates should remember to arrange the filled choices in decreasing order of preference.
  • If candidates want to change one of their already-selected choices, they can click on the “Choice Interchange” option.
  • The next step involves clicking on the “Choice Rearrange” option.
  • Before submitting their final choices, candidates should remember to arrange the options in descending order of their preferences,
  • Click on the “Save” option.
  • If a candidate wants to delete the choices, he/she can select the “Multiple Deletion” option.

Candidates are required to lock or save the choices before the deadline. This can be done by clicking on the option “Lock Choice.” Candidates must remember that the choices once locked cannot be changed. Choice locking option is there for each subsequent round of JEE Main counselling.

Step 3: JEE Main Counselling Allotment of Seat

  • Candidates will be informed of their seat allotment through an SMS or email.
  • Candidates should download the seat allotment letter after they fill out the choices.
  • JoSAA considers several factors before allotting seats to candidates. These are: The category a candidate belongs to - General, OBC-NCL, ST, etc
  • A candidate’s AIR or All India Rank in the JEE Main exam.
  • The number of seats available in each institute
  • The choice that has been opted for by a candidate.

Step 4: Paying the JEE Main Counselling Fee

  • Before the main counselling process can begin, students need to pay the acceptance fee.
  • Candidates can easily deposit the fee amount through the SBI Net Banking/e-Challan.

The seat acceptance fee for students belonging to the general category is INR 25,000. The seat acceptance fee for students belonging to reserved categories is INR 15,000. After the candidates have completed these steps, they will be called to the reporting centre. They must carry their documents to the reporting centre for the document verification process. It is through this process that they will be allotted provisional seats in the colleges. Once all that is covered, a provisional admission letter will be delivered to the candidates.

Step 5: Reporting at the Allotted Institution

Candidates will be asked to report to the allotted institute and bring along the above-listed documents to begin the admission process.

Document Required for JEE Main Counselling 2022

1. Three latest passport-size photographs
2. The Seat allotment letter
3. Proof of fee payment
4. Any photo identity card
5. JEE Main Score Card
6. Proof of Date of Birth
7. Class XII Mark sheet
8. Caste certificate (for reserved candidates)

Special Case of Seat Withdrawal

Suppose any candidate wants to withdraw from the admission process and cannot appear for the JEE Main counselling. In that case, he can withdraw by reporting at the allotted centre and informing the concerned authorities.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria 2022

Candidates belonging to categories EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD can check the JEE Main 2022 reservation criteria on the JEE Main official website. You can also check this page for all the JEE Main reservation criteria 2022 details. Students attending the JEE Main exam must know the reservation criteria of JEE Main 2022 in order to understand the JEE Main category-wise cut-off marks and the eligibility for lower admission fees. 

JEE Main Seat Allotment 2022

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is set by the HRD Ministry to regulate the admission process for students into IITs, IIITs, NITs. The JEE Main seat allotment 2022 results will be declared on the official website of NTA JEE. Students who have qualified for the JEE Main 2022 exam are allocated a seat based on their scores and the availability of seats in the concerned college. Students who are qualified for the JEE Main 2022 exam are required to register for the JoSAA counselling. The JoSAA counselling will commence after the JEE Main 2022 results are announced on the official website.

JEE Main Counselling Highlights

Some main highlights regarding the JEE Main Counselling are given below:

  • JoSAA Counselling is for JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Candidates who have qualified for their JEE Main and JEE advanced exams can participate in this process.
  • CSAB SFTI is a separate counselling procedure for the JEE Main exams. It is held for 17 separate technical institutes.
  • CSAB NEUT is conducted for supernumerary seats in North East India and the Union Territories.
  • The CSAB Counselling takes place only after the JoSAA Counselling.

Students must visit the NTA site to not miss any updates regarding the JEE Main counselling 2022.

Also SEE: 

JEE Main 2022 Question Paper Analysis

JEE Repeater Course

FAQs on JEE Main 2022 Counselling

Q 1. When and where should I register for the JEE Main Counselling 2022?
Answer:
All the students who have written and passed the JEE Main 2022 exam are eligible to register for the JEE Main counselling 2022. The JEE Main 2022 counselling dates will be announced on the official website of NTA JEE. 

Q 2. Where will the JEE Main 2022 counselling begin?
Answer: 
The JEE Main 2022 counselling dates will be announced on the official website of NTA JEE Main. You can also bookmark this page to get all the details regarding the JEE Main counselling dates 2022.

Q 3. Where should I do the choice-filling for the JEE Main 2022 counselling?
Answer: 
The choice-filling for JEE Main 2022 counselling should be done online on the official website of NTA JEE. The document verification will be done soon after the choice filling. Students must keep checking the official website for the JEE Main 2022 Counselling dates for choice-filling.

Q 4. How is the seat allocation done during the JEE Main 2022 counselling?
Answer: 
The seat allocation for the JEE Main 2022 exam is done based on the JEE Main 2022 scores, ranks and the total number of seats available in the college. Also, before the allotment of the seats, there is a mock allotment of seats to help the students understand the whole process.

Q 5. What is the process of seat acceptance in the JEE Main Counselling 2022?
Answer: 
After the allotment of seats through the JEE Main counselling, students will have to choose one of the options from the following: 

- Freeze
- Float
- Slide 
- Withdraw 

After choosing an option from the above students can proceed to submit the admission fee.

Q 6. Is it important to register for JEE Mains 2022 Counselling? 
Answer: Yes. Candidates who are appearing for JEE Main 2022 will need to register for the JEE Main counselling process to be able to get admission based on that. 

Q7. How many rounds of JEE Main counselling will be held this year?
Answer:
 JoSAA is likely to conduct 6-7 rounds of JEE Main counselling this year. More details about JEE Counselling will be released on the official website of the JoSAA - josaa.admissions.nic.in.

Q8. How JoSAA allocates seats or how does it work?
Answer: Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is set by the HRD Ministry to regulate the admission process for students into IITs, IIITs, NITs.

 

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