CSAB 2020 – Through the Centralized seat allocation procedure, candidates are selected for admission in the first year of Engineering/Technology and Architecture/Planning Programs on supernumerary seats in NITs for Union Territories, and in some AICTE approved Institutes for North East and Union Territories (NEUT). Admission to NITs, IIEST Shibpur, IIITs, and other GFTIs through JoSAA/CSAB-2020. The candidates of such category have to register for CSAB 2020 Counselling. Check more details on CSAB 2020 from this page.
– CSAB 2020 Special Phase Schedule has been released. Scroll down to check it.
– CSAB 2020 Opening and Closing Ranks has been released now. Scroll down to check it.
– CSAB Special 1st Round Seat Allotment Result has been announced. Scroll down to check it.
The candidates are offered admission in all the participating institutes of CSAB 2020 through the following channels:
- CSAB NEUT (for North-Eastern States and Union Territories)
- CSAB SFTI (Self Financed Technical Institutes)
- CSAB UT (Supernumerary Seats for Union Territories)
CSAB 2020 Special Phase Schedule
Candidates must note that the counselling process of CSAB 2020 is being conducted in the online mode only. Check the schedule for CSAB 2020 Special Phase from the table below:
|Display of Vacancies after JoSAA rounds||16 Nov 2020|
|Registration, Payment of Participation Fee and Choice Filling starts from||17 Nov 2020|
|Last date for registration and choice filling|
|Display of Seat Allotment Result 1 Special Round-|
21 Nov 2020
|Exercising options following the outcome of Special Round-I |
21 – 23 Nov 2020
|Last day to respond to query (Special Round I)||24 Nov 2020|
|Display of Seat Allotment Result Special Round-II|
25 Nov 2020
|Online reporting: Seat Acceptance Fee payment /Document upload / Response by the candidate to query (if required)||25 – 27 Nov 2020|
|Last day to respond to query (Special Round II)||28 Nov 2020|
|Reporting at Allotted Institute (In-Person/Online)|
25 Nov – 01 Dec 2020
- Revised Schedule Dated on November 23, 2020: Click here to download CSAB 2020 Revised Special Phase Schedule.
- Earlier Schedule: Click here to download CSAB 2020 Special Phase Schedule.
CSAB 2020 Seat Allotment
Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has released the Seat Allotment result for IIITs, NITs, and GFITs on its official website csab.nic.in. Also, CSAB allots the seats based on rankings of candidates in JEE Main. To check the result, candidates need to login by using the JEE Main application no. and password.
Candidates who have been allotted a seat have the following 5 options:
- Surrender & Participate in next round
- Surrender & Not Participate in next round
Note: Once an option is selected, then it is permitted to change only once within the given period of time.
CSAB 2020 Special Round Registration and Choice Filling
The CSAB 2020 Registration process is followed online at the CSAB portal. Candidates who were eligible for the seat allotment applied online at csab.nic.in. candidates updated their state of eligibility, Nationality, Gender, and category/PWD. Also, they uploaded the basic Qualification details and contact details. Applicants had to provide the marks out of 500 in class XII, as per the eligibility standards. At the time of registration, Candidates also provided their back details like Account Holder Name, Account Number, IFSC Code, Bank Name. The candidates who meet the requirements were allowed to process further in the Special Round.
Payment For Special Round Participation:
After that, all the candidates must pay the Special Round Participation Fee using SBI MOPS. Check the table below for the information regarding the fees:
|Type of Candidate||Fee for GEN/GEN-EWS/OBC-NCL||Fee for SC/ST/PwD|
|A candidate who didn?t Register on JoSAA portal (OR) Registered in JoSAA portal but didn?t get a seat (OR) Allotted a seat by JoSAA but didn?t pay Seat acceptance Fee||Rs 36,500/-||Rs 16,500/-|
|A candidate whose last seat allotted till 7th JoSAA round was in IIT||Rs 36,500/-||Rs 16,500/-|
|Participate in Special Round holding the currently allotted seat of JoSAA.||Rs 36,500/-||Rs 16,500/-|
|If the candidate’s seat was canceled OR withdrawn OR the candidate did not report at RC/AI and Candidate?s category was converted to GENat RC||Rs 21,500/-||Not applicable|
|If the candidate changed his/her category to GEN/ GEN-EWS/ OBC-NCL during Special Round Registration.||Rs 21,500/-||Not applicable|
|Candidates reported at AI/RC successfully but Candidate?s category was converted to GEN at RC||Rs 56,500/||Not applicable|
|If the candidate’s seat was canceled OR withdrawn OR the candidate did not report at AI AND Candidate?s category was converted to SC /ST at RC.||Not applicable||Rs. 1500/-|
|A candidate who got a seat allotted in JoSAA rounds and paid the Seat Acceptance Fee but didn?t REPORT at RC/AI OR Seat got canceled at RC/AI or WITHDREW / SURRENDERED the allotted seat.||Rs. 1500/-||Rs. 1500/-|
CSAB Special Counselling 2020 Seat Vacancy
Candidates can check the CSAB Special Counselling 2020 Seat Vacancy from below link.
- Click here to check the CSAB Special Counselling 2020 Seat Vacancy.
CSAB NEUT 2020 Schedule
|Online provisional Registration for Engg. & Arch. starts from||23 Oct – 04 Nov 2020|
||23 Oct – 04 Nov 2020|
|Checking of domicile and category certificates by state centers, Finalization of registration for Engineering & Architecture||24 Oct – 05 Nov 2020|
|Filling Up the Choices |
Reconciliation of data, verification and validation of allocated seats
|24 Oct – 06 Oct 2020|
07-12 Nov 2020
|1 st Round of Seat Allotment result is published on||13 Nov 2020|
|Reporting at the Reporting Centers (RCs) against 1st Round of Allotment||14 – 19 Nov 2020|
|Reconciliation of data, verification and validation of allocated seats|
2nd Round of Seat Allotment result on
|20-23 Nov 2020|
24 Nov 2020
|Reporting at the Reporting Centers Against 2nd Round of Allotment||25 – 27 Nov 2020|
|Seat Withdrawal||28 – 30 Nov 2020|
|Spot Round to be Declared by State Centers||01 – 03 Dec 2020|
|Reporting at the admitting Institute||04 – 07 Dec 2020|
- Click here to download the CSABNEUT 2020 Schedule.
CSAB 2020 Seat Acceptance Fee
After Seat allotment, candidates need to make a choice whether they wanted to accept the seat or not. However, candidates need to pay the fees if they select Freeze/ Slide/ Float. For paying the CSAB Seat Acceptance Fee, candidates must pay using SBI MOPS. Check the Application fee from the table below and pay it accordingly.
|Type of Candidates||Fee for GEN/ GEN-EWS/ OBC-NCL||Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD|
|Candidates who have been allotted a seat first time in Special Round and want to accept the seat.||Rs 35,000/-||Rs 15,000/-|
|Candidates who got admission through JoSAA rounds and has been allotted a seat in Special Round-I wants to accept the seat. (Such candidates have already deposited seat acceptance fee).||–||–|
Note: Candidates are required to report the Documentation verification online in order to confirm their seats otherwise, the seat will be canceled.
CSAB 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has predefined criteria by which they shortlist the candidates for the Seat Allotment in IIITs, NITs, and GFITs. Therefore, All candidates who were eligible for JoSAA as per JEE (Main) 2020 Ranks are eligible for participating in the special rounds as per JoSAA 2020 / CSAB 2020 rules.
What is the Process After Seat Allotment?
After the allotment of the seat, Candidates need to go through some certain process. However, Candidates can read the following steps for better understanding:
Step 1. After the seat allotment, candidates must choose any of the following options regarding seat acceptance. i.e Freeze, Slide, Float, Surrender & Participate and Surrender & Not Participate in the next round.
Step 2. After that, Pay the Seat Acceptance fee.
Step 3. Then, candidates need to verify their documents by submitting them online.
Step 4. The officials of the allotted instituted verify the uploaded documents and Update the Status at the candidates’ login.
Step 5. Candidates need to keep on checking the status at their login. Whether it is Confirmation or Seat Cancellation
Step 6. If candidates withdraw from the allotted seat, then they shall receive the fee refund with a deduction of processing fees.
Refund of Participation and Seat Acceptance Fee
Check the amount of fee refund and the deduction of the Acceptance fee from the below table:
|Withdraw from the seat after joSAA||1500/-|
|If no seat is allotted to the candidate||1500/-|
|Withdraw from the Special Round-II||1500/-|
|Surrender & Participate in Round-II||5,000/-|
|Surrender & Not Participate in Round-II||5,000/-|
CSAB 2020 Opening and Closing Ranks
After the seat allotment result is declared, CSAB releases the opening and closing rank at its official website. Candidates can check the same on this page as per the schedule.
Check the opening and closing ranks from the previous year – here
A Central Counselling Board (CCB) is constituted by the Govt. of India. It basically coordinated admissions to UG degree programs in engineering, technology, and architecture in regard to chosen institutes till 2012. From 2013 onwards, CCB and AIEEE have been renamed as Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) and JEE (Main) individually.
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