Joint Seat Allocation Authority, JoSAA has come out with the first list of seat allotment results and like every year IITs remained top choice for candidates seeking admission to undergraduate engineering colleges.
IIT Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur, Madras remained top choice for candidates in that order. A total of 64 students chooses IIT Mumbai, 33, Delhi, two Kanpur and one student have selected IIT Madras. Top five hundred qualified candidates chose IIT Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kharagpur and Roorkee.
Computer Science continued to be the most popular choice as subject. All India Rank 1 in several categories, including general and female, have opted for the Computer Science course at IIT-B.
The total intake capacity of 23 IITs stands at 13,583 this year, up from 11,279 in 2018. Officials attributed the increase to the supernumerary seats added in all institutes to accommodate female students as well as those under the 10% economically weaker section (EWS) quota.
“All seats, especially in IITs, have been allotted in the first round. Some seats in NITs (National Institutes of Technology) and GFTIs (Government-Funded Technical Institutes) that did not have takers are vacant but will be filled over the next few rounds,” said ML Sharma, organising chairman JEE-Advanced 2019, IIT Roorkee.
Admissions to IITs depend on the JEE-Adv scores, results for which were declared on June 14. Of the 1.61 lakh students, who had appeared for the exam, 38,705 were declared eligible for admissions through JoSAA this year by lowering the eligibility scores.
If the IIT students leave the seat after taking admission, then they will not be able to enroll at IIT. Candidatess hould levae a seat before seeking admisson in another institution. Therefore, students should decide to leave the seat only after reading the rules well.
On the day of conselling of per round list, the information of the selected students will be uploaded on the website, including and the number of students selected by the round at five o'clock in the evening.
According to the officials, a total of 2,15,861 students have registered but 13,009 students did not choose course option even after registration. Thus, total 2, 02768 students will be qualified candidates in Josha Counciling 2019
Total seats: 45,244
JoSAA Counseling program
Second round seat allotment: July 3 to July 5
Third round seat allotment: July 6 to july 10
Fourth round seat allotment: July 9 to July 11
Fifth round seat allotment: july 12 to July 14
Sixth round seat allotment: July 15 to July 17
Last round seat allotment: July 18 to July 19.