Know more about the IIT JEE 2016 Counseling

So the IIT-JEE examinations have already been taken place on May 22, 2016. Candidates those who have appeared for the exams were eagerly waiting for the results. The wait is over as the results were declared on 12th June 2016. Now, the IIT JEE 2016 Counseling will take place. The authority that conducted the counseling last year will conduct it even this year too. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct the IIT JEE 2016 Counseling. Previously till 2014 the counselling and seat allocation was done by CSAB or Central Seat Allocation Board and JAB or Joint Allocation Board. But presently the responsibility is taken over by JoSAA.

Important Dates for IIT JEE 2016 Counseling by JoSAA 2016 (Tentative):

S. No Event Date (Tentative)
1. Candidates to fill-in their choices of academic programs in participating Institutes In 1st week of July, 2016
2. Display of mock seat allocation 1st week of July, 2016
3. Seat allocation (1st round) 1st week of July, 2016
4. Acceptance of seat (1st round) In 2nd week of July, 2016
5. Seat allocation (2nd round) 2nd week of July, 2016
6. Acceptance of seat (2nd round) In 3rd week of July, 2016
7. Seat allocation (3rd round) 3rd week of July, 2016
8. Acceptance of seat (3rd round) In 3rd week of July, 2016
9. Acceptance of seat (4th round) 4th week of July, 2016
10. Acceptance of seats (4th round) and physical reporting In 4th week of July, 2016
11. Commencement of academic session at NITs 4th week of July, 2016

The eligibility criteria for the IIT JEE 2016 Counseling

  • The candidates must have secure rank in IIT JEE Advanced 2016
  • The candidates should earn a place among top twenty students
  • The aggregate percentage should be 75% for the general candidates and 70% for other students
  • Candidates who have failed in one or more subjects are unfit for the counseling

Seat allotments for counseling

If you are preparing for the counseling, then you must know about the seat allocation too. The IIT JEE 2016 Seat Allotment has categorized the seat allotments for the students. The reservation policy of the seats has been done in order such as:

  • 5 % for the general candidates
  • 27 % for the OBC (Other Backward Classes) candidates
  • 15% for the SC candidates
  • 5% for the ST candidates
  • 3% for the disabled candidates
  • 2 seats for the defense categories

Documents that you must not forget

The IIT JEE 2016 Counseling Dates will be declared very soon. You will get the instant updates on the official website. On these dates, the candidates are expected to bring all the required documents with them. The documents are very vital, and it includes:

  • Hard copy, of course, allotment letter
  • Admit card of JEE Advanced 2016
  • The certificate of medical history
  • Hard copy of application form
  • Certificates and documents of class X and XII
  • Birth certificate
  • Certificate of category (SC/ST/others)
  • Identity proof of candidate
  • Attested copy of passport size photographs of the candidate
  • The required sum of money

These documents mentioned above should be brought along with the candidates during the time of counseling.

Process of seat allocation in IIT JEE 2016 counseling
  • The students need to do registration online before participating in the counseling process.
  • Online registration will start from July 2016 for IIT JEE 2016 counseling.
  • Then the students will be asked to select their choices of colleges or institutions.
  • Students should select and lock their choice of institute before last date of registration for counseling.
  • The seats will be allocated strictly based on the All India Rank of the candidates.
  • After the seats are allocated, the candidates need to go to the nearest centre that is mentioned as their reporting point.
  • The documents and mark sheets are verified in this reporting centers.
  • Last but not the least is the admission part. Students need to visit the institute where they are allocated. They need to show their documents for verification and pay the admission fee and get admission in their dream institute.
Information required for online registration for counseling
  • Name
  • email
  • Roll number
  • Mobile number
  • Bank challan number
Visit the official website

To stay updated with the latest news of IIT JEE counseling and results you must keep visiting the official website The IIT JEE 2016 Counseling Schedule and the JEE 2016 Counseling Dates will be available on the website itself. You have to maintain all the process of counseling and go through the right process of selection. The schedule will be available on the website at the right time. You must keep updating yourself if you want to be there at the right time. The dates will be declared soon after the results are out. All the best for your career.