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JEE Main Counselling 2024 - Dates, JoSAA Schedule, Procedure, Online Reporting

Joint Seat Allocation Authority will conduct the JEE Main 2024 counselling in online mode. The authority will release a detailed notification regarding the JoSAA counselling 2024 at josaa.nic.in. All those candidates who qualify for the JEE Main exam will be able to participate in the JoSAA 2024 counselling. JEE Main 2024 counselling dates will be updated on the official website. To participate in the counselling candidates need to complete JEE Mains counselling registration online. JEE Main counselling 2024 is conducted for admission in NITs, IIITs or GFTIs. 

Only registered aspirants are eligible to enroll in the NTA JEE Main 2024 counselling. Candidates are advised to check JEE Main counselling eligibility criteria before applying for the same. JEE Main counselling 2024 through JoSAA includes steps such as registration, choice filling, locking of choices, seat allotment, and payment of seat acceptance fee. JoSAA will also conduct two rounds of mock seat allotment of JEE Mains before the actual rounds of counselling of JEE Main 2024 to help students understand the complete counselling process. 

JEE Main 2024 Counselling Dates

The authority will announce the JEE Main 2024 counselling dates online. Candidates can check JEE Main counselling last date in the table below.



Start of counselling for JEE Mains 2024 registration and choice filling

To be notified

Mock Seat Allocation-1

To be notified

Mock Seat Allocation-2

To be notified

JEE Main Round 1 seat allotment

To be notified

JEE Main Round 2 seat allotment

To be notified

JEE Main Round 3 seat allotment

To be notified

JEE Main Round 4 seat allotment

To be notified

JEE Main Round 5 seat allotment

To be notified

JEE Main Round 6 seat allotment

To be notified

JEE Main 2024 Counselling Process

All those students participating in the JEE Main 2024 counselling process will have to undergo various steps from registration to choice filling among others. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria 2024 of JEE Main counselling before appearing for the counselling process. Given below is the detailed step-by-step process involved in applying for the JEE Main 2024 counselling:

Online Registration:

Candidates can register for JoSAA 2024 on the official website, where they will be required to log in through their JEE Main 2024 application number, password, and security pin. Fill in your details carefully and then click on the “Confirm Registration” tab. 

Choice Selection and Locking:

Candidates are required to fill in their choices of programs and colleges. Once you have filled in your final choices, lock them before the last date of registration. The choices can be edited and locked after each round of JEE Main Counselling 2024. 

JEE Main JoSAA 2024 Seat Allotment:

The highest suitable seat will be allocated by JoSAA based on their evaluation of the candidates’ choices, JEE Main 2024 AIR, category, availability of seats, etc. The candidates will be notified through SMS/mail on their registered number/e-mails. 

Seat Acceptance Fee Payment and Verification of Documents:

Once the seat has been allocated, candidates will be required to pay the Seat Acceptance Fee for the seat allotted to them. This payment shall be made through e-Challan/Net Banking. The seat acceptance fee varies for the categories as follows: 

General Unreserved

INR 45,000


INR 20,000

After the candidates have registered and made the seat acceptance fee, they shall be called to the reporting centre where their documents will be verified. Candidates will also be given a provisional admission letter. 

Report to Allotted College 

This is the final step. Candidates will be required to report to the allotted college with the necessary documents for the final verification and admission process.

What Are the Options Available after JEE Main 2024 Seat Allotment?

Candidates will have three options available after the JEE Main seat allotment is done:

  • Freeze - When the candidate is satisfied with the allotted seat and does not wish to participate in further rounds of counselling.
  • Float - When the candidate is satisfied with the seat but would like to be considered for other institutes during the future rounds of seat allocation.
  • Slide - When the candidate has accepted the seat allotted but is also open for admission into a higher preferred course in the same institute.

JEE Main 2024 Seat Allotment 2024 Fee Details




Rs 20,000

Candidates belonging to other categories

Rs 45,000

JEE Main Counselling 2024: Documents Required

Candidates should keep the following documents ready to apply for JEE Main 2024 Counselling:

  • JEE Main seat allotment letter 2024 issued by JoSAA.
  • Three passport-size photographs (have to be the same as uploaded during registration).
  • A government-issued photo identity card.
  • Proof of fee payment for JEE Main 2024 seat acceptance.
  • Date of birth proof.
  • JEE Main Admit Card 2024.
  • Class 12 Mark sheet.
  • JEE Main 2024 Score Card.
  • Category certificate (if applicable).

JEE Main 2024 Counselling: Participating Institutes


Number of Institutes

National Institute of Technology


Indian Institute of Information Technology


Government Funded Technical Institutes


JEE Main 2024 Special Round Counselling

After completing the Josaa counselling, the authorities conduct the JEE Main 2024 Special Round Counselling. The JEE Main special round counselling will be held for admission to NITs, IIEST, IIITs, and GFTIs. To participate in the special round counselling, candidates have to register separately for CSAB.

JEE Main 2024 Counselling FAQs

Q1. When JEE Main Counselling will start?
Answer: Joint Seat Allocation Authority will announce the JEE Main counselling dates online on the official website. Students need to stay tuned for all the latest updates.

Q2. How is Counselling done in JEE mains?
Answer: JEE Main counselling is conducted in online mode. Candidates need to register online to participate in the counselling process.

Q3. Who is eligible for Counselling in JEE mains?
Candidates who meet the JEE Main cutoff will be eligible for counselling. 

Q4. When will the JEE Main counselling seat allotment released?
The authority will declare the JEE Main seat allotment in online mode. Students should keep checking the official website for all such information. 

Q5. How many counselling rounds of JEE Main 2024 will be conducted?
There will be 6 rounds conducted for JEE Main Counselling 2024.

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