Admission and Seat Allocation for NITs IIITs CFTIs SFIs State Engineering Colleges

Central Seat Allocation Board

Admission to NITs, IIITs and other institutions participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on  All  India Rank along  with  the criteria  of  subject  combinations mentioned in the table below. Subject  combinations  required  in the qualifying  examination  for  admission  to B. E./B.  Tech.  &  B. Arch.  /B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.


Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination


1-Language,       2-Physics,   3-Mathematics,

4-Any one  of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational

Subject), 5-Any other subject.

With at  least  45% (40  % in  case  of  candidate  belonging  to reserved category) marks in above subjects taken together.


Mathematics subject along with 50% marks in total including five subjects.

Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions

The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) and participating Institutions. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to state Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.

Number of seats in various institutions

The  JEE (Main) secretariat is only  an  examination conducting body. After  declaration of result  the  data is handed over  to Seat Allocation  Board or the  concerned state  government/institute for Seat Allocation Process  and  admission procedure. The  JEE  (Main) secretariat  does  not  collect the  information regarding total  number of  seats  available in  the  institutions and  reservation  criteria followed by  the  institutions. The candidates are advised to refer  the website of Central Seat Allocation Board or the concerned state government/institute after declaration of ranks of JEE (Main)

Reservation of seats

As  per  Government  of  India  rules  candidates  belonging  to certain  categories  are  admitted  to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are: 

I.      Other Backward Classes (OBC)-  Non  Creamy Layer as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC),  Government of India website :

II.     Scheduled Castes (SC)

III.    Scheduled Tribes (ST)

IV.    Persons with Disability (PwD)

Benefit of  reservation  for  admission  to NITs/IIITs  and CFTIs  shall  be given  only  to those  classes/castes/tribes which  are in the respective  central  list published  by the Govt of  India. For admission  to State  Engineering colleges  who have opted for  admission  through  JEE  (Main)-, the reservation  rules  of  that state  shall apply

Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure

Candidates  shall  be offered  admission  based  on  their choices  and All  India  Ranks  of  JEE  (Main)- through  a Seat  Allocation  Process  to be announced later.  The  candidates  will  be able  to make their choices online for branches/programmes and institutes at appropriate time. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE (Main) website for latest information. The  verification  of  documents  would  be done at the time  of  Seat  Allocation  Process/admission.  In cases where the rank is revised due to rechecking/revaluation/re-totalling of board marks, the revised board mark sheet  will also  be verified  at the time  of  seat  allocation.  The  purpose  would  be to verify  different  records regarding identification,  age, qualifying  examination,  state  of  eligibility, category  and disability  (if any) of the  candidate.  On   failing  to  produce  any  of   the  authentic  documents,  the  candidate   will  not be considered for admission. SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates will be required to produce original certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of Seat Allocation Process as well as at the time of admission, failing which they will not be considered for admission.

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