JOSAA Documents Verification- Required Documents, Verification Process 2020

JOSAA Documents Verification- Required Documents, Verification Process 2020: Registration for JoSAA 2020 counselling will start from 6th October 2020. Thereafter, candidates will be able to register themselves for JoSAA 2020 counselling, where they will be allotted seats and they have to report the reporting centres for the verification of all the required documents on the date and time assigned to them.

JOSAA Documents Verification

JOSAA Documents Verification- Required Documents, Verification Process

JoSSA (i.e. Joint Seat Allocation Authority) is basically an authority that has been set up by Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) of India. JoSAA is an authority that has the responsibility of managing and regulating the joint seat allocation for the admission of (JEE Mains)/ JEE (Advance) qualified candidates in its participating institutes like IITs, NITs, etc. It is a single platform provided for joint allocation of seats in various institutes. The counselling process for JoSSA 2020 will commence in October 2020.

In this article, we have shared all the details related to the document verification, verification procedure, documents required in JoSAA 2020.

JoSAA 2020

Name of the counselling/ admission processJoSAA 2020
Conducting AuthorityJoint Seat Allocation Authority
Admission LevelUndergraduate level
Selection throughJEE Mains/ JEE Advanced
Participating Institutes23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 20 GFTIs
Starting of JoSAA 2020 registration6th October 2020

JoSAA Counseling registration dates

Below we have given the expected schedule of JoSAA 2020 (must note that the dates given below are tentatively and it may subject to be changed)

Events Dates
Online registration for choice filling 6th October 2020
The online choice filling will start from 6th October 2020
Display of Mock seat allotment 1 11th October 2020
Display of mock seat allotment 2 14th October 2020
Last date to register and choice filling 15th October 2020
Round 1 to Round 6 of seat allocation 17th October to 7th November 2020

Detailed schedule can be downloaded here

JoSAA 2020 Counselling and Document Verification Process

Candidates have to follow the complete procedure of JoSAA counselling for getting admission. The counselling will be done only through online mode. The step by step procedure of JoSAA 2020 is as follows-


The first step of JoSAA counselling is to register and fill the choice. Registration for JoSAA 2020 which will start from October 6th. Candidates must check their eligibility before registration. Candidates have to login with their JEE (Mains)/ JEE (Advanced) roll number and password.

Filling and Locking of Choice

Under this step, candidates have to fill their preferred choice and lock it. Candidates will be able to arrange, rearrange and inter-change the choices. Lastly, candidates have to save the final choices. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the final choices.

Allotment of Seats and Announcement of Results

Under this process, candidates will be allotted seats and ranks. Seats will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of the merit of the candidates in his/her preferred participating college. Seats and ranks will be announced only through online mode.

Allotment Letter and Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee

Allotment letter will be issued to the candidates and they are required to download the same from the official website. Candidates have to make a payment seat acceptance fee of Rs. 35000/- (For general candidates) and Rs. 15,000/- (for reserved category candidates) through e-challan or SBI net banking.

Reporting and Document Verification at the Reporting Center

The last step of the counselling process is the reporting of candidates at the designated reporting center. Candidates have to bring all the original documents required for the verification along with a photocopy at the reporting center. If any candidate fails to attend the verification process, his/ her admission will be cancelled. Candidates are advised to attend only the reporting centres which are allotted to them.

Check here list of institute participating in JoSAA

Documents Required for Verification in JoSAA 2020

Below we have shared the list of all the documents required for JoSAA 2020. Candidates are required to bring all the given documents to the reporting centres on the date and time allotted to them.

Documents Required For IITs and ISM-

  • Provisional JoSAA Seat Allotment Letter 2020
  • Two Passport size photographs
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • Photo Identity Card (valid)
  • Original JEE Advanced Admit Card 2020
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance fee payment by e-challan or SBI Net banking
  • Date of Birth Proof (10th Standard Mark Sheet)
  • Class 12th (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Certificate for PwD (if applicable)
  • Passport (for foreign nationals) or OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)
  • DS Certificate (if applicable)
  • Registration cum Locked Choices for Seat Allotment

Documents Required for NITs, IIITs, IIESTs, GFTIs-

  • Provisional JoSAA Seat Allotment Letter 2020
  • Three passport size photographs similar to one uploaded in JEE Main 2020 application form
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment by e-challan or Internet Banking through SBI
  • JEE Main Score Card 2020
  • JEE Main Admit Card 2020
  • Class 10th Standard Mark Sheet or Date of Birth Proof
  • Class 12 (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Valid photo Identity Card
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)
  • Registration and Filled Choices for Seat Allotment

Candidates must bring all the aforementioned documents in original and also a photocopy of the same to the reporting centre. Candidates not complying with this instruction may lose his/ her candidature.

In case of any query related to JoSSA 2020 candidates may contact to the concerned authority through the contact details given below-

For query related to IIT and ISM –

Organizing Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2020
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai 600036
Phone- 044 – 22578220
Fax- 044- 22578224

For query related to NIT, IITs and other GFTIs–

Central Seat Allocation Board,
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
J.L.N. Marg, Jaipur – 302017
Contact No. – 141 2715082, 9929949077, 9929949030
Email –

19 thoughts on “JOSAA Documents Verification- Required Documents, Verification Process 2020”

  1. I have lost jee main january 2020 admit card but 8 have result card and also jee mains september admit .will there be a problem in counsellibg if i lost january admit card.

  2. Sir,
    I am a jee aspirant with jee main 2020 January attempt 99.5982386 percentile.
    I am in class 12 mpboard and done class10 in2018 with CBSE .
    My father name in class 10th marksheet is “INDAR SINGH PANWAR” and in class12th admit card is “INDERSINGH PANWAR ” .
    My query is what are the will I will face for jossa counselling and what are their solution?
    Please reply sir. I am very disturbed about this .

    • Hi,

      You will face problem during Document Verification in Jossa Counselling
      Please do correct the spelling mistakes in your Certificates by applying to the respective Board of Education (This is the only way)

  3. Is it necessary to bring Inter Marks List for Document verification? or is it enough to bring short memo of Intermediate containing Grades?

  4. My character certificate in not available at the time of registration but it will be untill the documents check what should I do

  5. Sir,what mean by candidate undertaking and PIO card,certifcate of Pwd and medical certificate.sir plz answer me


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