JoSAA Seat Allocation: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai remains the most sought after IIT among all in the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) released the first seat allocation on Friday. Out of the top 100 candidates in the JEE-Advanced merit list, IIT Bombay was the first choice for 93 candidates. While 69 of them have been able to bag the seat after the first round of seat allotment.
According to the information shared by the JEE office, the highest number of JEE top 100 students have bagged seats in IIT Bombay; this is closely followed by IIT Delhi with 28 candidates and IIT Madras with 3 candidates.
The trend is similar when it comes to the top 500 candidates of JEE-Advanced. While the top 173 have found a seat in IIT Bombay; this is closely followed by IIT Delhi with 127 students in the top 500 JEE-Advanced rankers. While IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur have less than 50 of the top 500 candidates.
“A total of 2,14,067 have registered for the seat allocation process through JoSAA this year. Out of these 1,95,924 candidates (Male: 1,50,551, Female: 45,370, Third Gender: 3) have filled their options for the seats in the participating institutions,” shared Prof. Suryanarayana Doolla, President of the organization of JEE Advanced 2022.
“While IIT Kharagpur has the highest number of choices “because of the large number and variety of courses it offers,” said Prof. Doolla, “IIT Bombay remains predominantly the preferred choice of institutes for the top 100 JEE-Advanced classifiers and largely for IT and Engineering”, he added.
Apart from Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are the branches that present a large number of applications.
A total of 155,538 female candidates appeared for the JEE (Advanced) held on August 28. Of these, 40,712 have qualified, as the result was declared on September 11. There were a total of 33,608 girls who appeared for the exam, out of which 6,516 appeared. qualified
According to the seat matrix issued by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), this year, a total of 16,598 seats are available in the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), including 1,567 supernumerary seats for to female candidates.
A marginal increase in the number of seats from last year’s 1,534 supernumerary seats for female candidates and a total of 16,238 seats in 2021. The JoSAA will conduct six rounds of seat allocation this year.