NIT Tiruchirappalli Press release | JOINT SEAT ALLOCATION for the ACADEMIC PROGRAMS offered by the IITs, NITs, IIEST, IIITs and Other-GFTIs for the academic year 2020-21
Based on the JEE (main) rank, admissions will be made for 31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur, 26 IIITs and 30 GFTIs (NIT + system) to the first year of Engineering / Technology and Architecture / Planning Programs through this centralized seat allocation procedure.The mandate of JoSAA/CSAB is to offer the premium technical education opportunities to the maximum number of students and to fill all the available seats in the country’s coveted institutions through a fair and transparent process.
In these tough times of Covid-19 pandemic, to maintain social distancing, physical reporting has been eliminated. Due to this, radical change has been inducted in business rules in terms of online
reporting, online document verification and online admission, keeping safety of the aspirants and stakeholders on priority.
Some of the important features of the seat allocation process for admission through JoSAA-2020 are enclosed.
As per the JoSAA business rules, the candidate registration / choice filling for academic programs under JoSAA STARTS; on Oct 6, 2020 and ENDS on Oct 15, 2020. There will be two Mock Seat Allocation-1 & 2 based on the choices filled-in by candidates as on Oct 11, 2020, 17:00
IST and Oct 13, 2020, 17:00 IST. The schedule of Events of JoSAA-2020 (ONLINE REPORTING) are enclosed.
Usually, verification of documents has been done in reporting centres. This year, because of Covid-19 pandemic, to maintain social distancing, physical reporting has been eliminated. Instead, all the
participating institutes are made into verification centers. All the allotted candidates of the participating institute will be verified by the officials of that institutes, Dr.S.T.Ramesh, Chairman, UG Admissions Committee, NIT-T said.
The total seat (B.Tech./B.Arch.) programmes for NIT, Tiruchirappalli are 1036 which includes an 827 Gender Neutral and 209 females only seats. In order to maintain increase in female enrollment in B.Tech. prorgrammes of NITs for the current academic year 2020-21 as 20%, 15 additional seats have been added by creating supernumerary seats, Director, Mini Shaji Thomas said.