The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is expected to release the second round of seat allotment for JEE (Advanced) today, July 3rd, at around 5 p.m. Candidates who have registered for the JoSAA 2018 counselling and seat allocation process will have to check the official website,, after the JEE (Advanced) seat allotment results have been declared.

The registration process for JoSAA 2018 counselling and seat allotment began on June 15th and the first JEE (Advanced) allotment list was released on June 27th at 5 p.m. Admissions based on the JoSAA first allotment list ran from June 28th to July 2nd. The JoSAA will be conducting seven rounds of counselling this year.

Candidates whose name features in today’s allotment list can download the “Provisional Seat Allotment letter” and e-challan. The e-challan must be used to pay the seat acceptance fee, which amounts to Rs.45,000 (Rs. 20,000 for reserved categories). The fee can be paid through SBI Bank’s Net Banking & e-challan facility. Candidates must take a printout of the fee payment for further use.

How to check JoSAA 2018 second allotment results

  1. Log on to the official JoSAA website.
  2. Click on the link for the specified round to view allotment results and pay the seat acceptance fee.
  3. Enter your JEE (Main) roll number and password, and click on ‘Login’.
  4. Candidates can check whether their name features on the list and take the necessary next steps.

The process of document verification for the second round of JoSAA seat allotment and counseling will be held on July 4th and 5th. The next (3rd) round of seat allotment will be released on July 6th at aroudn 5 p.m. on the JoSAA website.

The JoSAA 2018 registration process is mandatory for qualified candidates interested in joining any of the IITs, NITs, IIITs and Other-GFTIs (within the purview of the JoSAA 2018). This year the counselling process is being held for around 36,000 seats.