Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main, is conducted by CBSE in online and offline mode. The purpose of exam is to select eligible candidates, for admission into UG Engineering and Architecture courses like B.Tech and B.Arch. It is one of the biggest exam of the nation and is considered by, almost, all the college in the nation. Since, the exam is conducted at such a big level, a central online counselling is held for it. JEE Main counselling is held after the announcement of score and rank list, and usually takes place in July.
JEE Main Counselling
JEE Main counselling will be organized by Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB). An online counselling portal will be made functional to do so. Candidates will be allotted seat on the basis of their preference, for college and courses, and rank secured by them.
It will be held for both Government and private colleges. When the portal will open, candidates will have to register online and enter choices for college and course. However, it should be notice that only JEE Main qualifiers will be allowed to participate. Then, Board will issue, a rank wise list of seat allotted, to each candidates.
There will be 3 to 4 round of counselling. If candidates are not satisfied with the allotted seat in first round, they may wait for next two rounds. Candidates will not have to register again and again, except for round 4, but will have to state the preference every time. When candidates will settle for allotted seat, they may pay admission fee, via Net Banking or Debit/ Credit card, only.
After remitting the fee, candidates will have to report to the allocated center, in due time. There, verification of certain documents will be done to ensure that claimer is eligible. If candidates fail to report, before last date, to allotted center, allotted seat will be transferred to another candidate.
JEE Main Spot Seat Allocation
If, even after fourth round of counselling seats are vacant in colleges, spot round will be conducted. In this round, candidates will be allotted seat, on the spot. They will have to fill the choice and pay fee to lock choice, at the reporting college and seat will be allocated to them. It will be held for both Government and private colleges. Fee amount, once paid, will not be refundable.
JEE Main Counselling – Points to Note
- If candidates once reject the allotted seat, they will not be allowed to participate in further rounds of counselling, including spot round.
- However, candidates are allowed to surrender their seat, before fourth round, to unlock their choice.
- 50% seats in NITs, will be filled with Home State Quota candidates and rest 50%, will be filled with other state quota.