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CSAB 2020

CSAB 2020 complete details; Admission, Exam Date, Eligibility, etc.

Since 2012, every year Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) conducts Special Vacant Seats Filling Rounds, commonly known as special rounds after the completion of all JoSAA rounds to fill the remaining vacant seats at IITs, IIEST, NITs, and other GFTIs (except IITs). This year too it will be conducting special rounds examinations for CSAB 2020 or commonly known as CSAB special round 2020. The special rounds are called Special round 1 and Special round 2 respectively. 

The purpose of these exams is to allow those students with seats, who are unable to get one after the JoSAA counseling ends. 

Important CSAB 2020 dates:

CSAB 2020 Events

Dates

CSAB special round 2020 registration

Last week of July 2020

Payment of registration fee and choice selection

Last week of July 2020

Special Round 1 results of allotted seats.

Last week of July 2020

Accepting and surrender of seats

Last week of July 2020

Special Round 2 results of allotted seats.

First week of August 2020

Accepting and surrender of seats.

First week of August, 2020

 

An overview of the key highlights of CSAB 2020:

Name

Detail

Name of the procedure

Central Seat Allocation Board Special Rounds

Conducted by

Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB)

Eligibility

Valid JEE Rank

Academic qualification

Undergraduate

Participating Institutes

IITs, NITs, and GFTIs

 

Eligibility criteria for CSAB 2020 registration:

Students who wish to participate in the CSAB counselling 2020 need to fulfill certain eligibility criteria. The conditions for the eligibility of the candidates are as follows:

  • Candidates need to qualify in JEE mains with valid rank.
  • Candidates who have not been allotted any seat in JoSAA counselling and also who did not participate in it can participate in the special rounds of CSAB 2020 to be allocated a seat in the IITs, NITs, and GFTIs.
  • Candidates who have been allotted a seat in any of the  NITs, IIITs or GFTIs through JoSAA and opted for participation in CSAB special round at the time of reporting to the allotted institute can also participate in CSAB special round counselling.
  • Candidates who opted not to participate in CSAB special round at the time of reporting to the allotted institute after JoSAA counselling are not eligible to participate in CSAB special round 2020 counselling for NITs, IIITs and GFTIs.

CSAB special round 2020 registration procedure:

Step 1. Registration: Students need to register themselves online to participate in the csab counselling. For this, they need to register with the same application number and password used for the JEE registration. After that, they need to enter their category academic qualifications All their details will automatically be updated from there and they just need to upload the scanned copies of the official documents like:

  • Certificate of Class 10.
  • Marksheet of Class 12.
  • Category certificate for Gen-EWS, OBC-NCL SC and ST candidates.
  • PwD certificate, if applicable in the prescribed format from the competent authority.
  • NRI candidates have to upload a scanned image of their Passport. OCI/PIO candidates have to upload their OCI/PIO card.
  • Candidates also need to provide their bank account details and obtained marks out of 500 in the class 12 examination. One thing is to be noted that, information once submitted cannot be changed so students need to be very careful while submitting them.

Step 2. Payment of csab participation fee: After submitting all the requisite information, the student needs to pay the participation fee. They can pay the fee in online mode through credit/debit card or internet banking. Students who have participated in JoSAA need to pay it too.

CSAB special round fees

Fee

General/OBC

SC/ST

J

Rs 36,500

Rs 16,500

Candidates applying for CSAB Special Rounds after JoSAA 2020 seat allotment and retaining the JoSAA seat. 

Rs 36,500

Rs 16,500

Candidate who was alotted a seat in JoSAA through SC/ST/PwD category but had registered for the CSAB special round under a different category.

Rs 21,500

N/A

 Candidate who accepted the allotted seat by JoSAA and paid the acceptance fee but did not report to the allotted institute.

Rs 1,500

Rs 1,500

 

Step 3. Online Choice Filling and Locking of Choices: In this step, the candidates have to fill their choices from the list of colleges available to them based on their rank and category. It is to be noted that students need to fill up new choices like the ones from the JoSAA won’t be considered. They also need to lock in their choices before the last date. It is always helpful to fill the maximum number of choices to increase the possibility of seat allotment.

Step 4. Announcement of the CSAB seat allotment 2020 results: The authority will announce the csab special round seat allotment result in an online mode according to the mentioned schedule. Candidates need to login to their portal and check the status of the result. Student if allocated a seat needs to select one of the options mentioned below:

  • Freeze: Selecting this option will mean that the student accepts the allotted and won’t be participating in further steps.
  • Slide: The student accepted the allotted seat with the condition of accepting a higher preference provided in the next round within the same institute. In case a higher preference is not allotted, the student will continue with the accepted department.
  • Float: The student accepts the allotted seat with the condition of accepting a higher preference from any college in the next round. In case of no allotment of higher preference, the student will continue with the currently accepted department.
  • Surrender and Participate in the Next Round: The student rejects the allotted seat and wishes to participate for a higher preference in the 2nd round. But, the candidate will lose the option of retaining the currently allotted seat.
  • Surrender and not Participate in the Next Round: The student rejects the allotted seat and also does not wish to continue further with the counselling process.

Step 5. Payment of the Seat acceptance fee: After being allotted a seat in the special rounds, the student needs to pay the acceptance fee to confirm the admission. The fee must be paid in online mode through credit/debit card or internet banking. 

Structure of the payable fee:

Type of candidate

GENERAL/OBC

SC/ST/PwD

Candidate allotted a seat in the 1st round and accepts it. 

Rs 35,000

Rs 15,009

Candidate allotted a seat in both JoSAA ( also paid the acceptance fee) and in 1st round.

Nil

Nil

 

Step 6. Online reporting to the Allotted Institute/College: Students who had opted for Freeze, Slide or Float option after being allotted a seat in round 1 and also have paid the acceptance fee, need to get their documents verified from the allotted college in online mode.

After the declaration of the Round 2 results: Students who have been allotted a seat in Round 2 will have the option to accept or reject it and no further rounds will be conducted. Students accepting the seats will have to pay the acceptance fee to get their documents verified for admission and attending classes. The fee submitted as participation fee will be deducted from the college fee after the deduction of Rs 1500 as counselling fee.

 

Reporting to the Allotted Institute.

Students need to login to their portal regularly to check the status of their admission. The confirmation of the admission will be displayed on their portal. Further, they will need to download their seat allotment letter and report to the institute within the specified due date, failing to do so will lead to cancellation of their allotment. They need to carry the letter and the documents mentioned in it while reporting to the college.

 

CSAB 2020 cut off:

The candidates can get an idea of the CSAB 2020 cut off by checking out the cut off from the past years.

CSAB 2017 cutoff

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZXSoCdYgV5cR74jwiOiptnMyO8JlenzV/view?usp=drivesdk

CSAB 2019 cutoff

https://www.collegepravesh.com/cutoff/cutoff-2019/

Q&A: CSAB

What is CSAB?

Ans. Central Seat Allocation Board.

What is difference between JoSAA and CSAB?

Ans. JoSAA means Joint Seat Allocation Authority whereas CSAB means Central Seat Allocation Board.

Who can participate in CSAB?

Ans. Any candidate qualifying in JEE with a valid rank.

Is Csab registration refundable?

Ans. Yes. More details can be found at https://csab.nic.in/cms/Public/Home.aspx

Which rank is considered in CSAB?

Ans. Similar to JoSAA, first your category rank then your All India Rank.

What is wrong with CSAB special round?

Ans. Nothing is wrong with CSAB special round, rather it is the student who is at fault because they don't read the rules and regulations properly. It is written if a student fails to report to the institution after being allotted a seat, his or her eligibility will be canceled and can no longer take part in any further round.

What can you expect in the CSAB 2017 special round?

Ans. Though not sure, there may be a massive change in closing ranks after the 7th round. Especially with tut down from 75% to 45% for home state students in North East NITs.

Is it beneficial to participate in CSAB Special Round Counselling?

Ans. Yes. Especially for students who have lower ranks, even they can get the chance to have admission to the premier institutions.

What is a special round in CSAB counselling?

Ans. It is the procedure to fill up the remaining vacant seats after the completion of JoSAA counselling rounds.

What is CSAB? Which colleges are participating in CSAB counselling? Which colleges should I prefer?

Ans. It is a set of 2 special rounds to fill up the remaining vacant seats after the completion of JoSAA counselling rounds. IITs, NITs, and GFTIs participate in it. You should opt for colleges you are sure to accept the seat for if allocated based on your rank.

What are the opening and closing ranks of the CSAB special round 2017?

Ans. Follow the link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZXSoCdYgV5cR74jwiOiptnMyO8JlenzV/view?usp=drivesdk

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How many rounds of seat allotment are there in JoSAA?

Ans. There will be only seven rounds of seat allotment in JoSAA.

2. Will there be any other round after seven JoSAA Rounds?

Ans. There will be one Special Vacant Seats Filling round after regular JoSAA rounds only for NIT + Institutes. Details of this special round will be available on the website

www.csab.nic.in

3. Who are eligible for the Special Round of counselling for NIT + System?

Ans. All candidates who were eligible for JoSAA as per JEE (Main) 2017 Rank will be eligible for participating in the SPECIAL ROUND.

4. Can a candidate, who has not registered/participated in JoSAA rounds, participate in the Special Round?

Ans. Yes, all candidates who are eligible for JoSAA as per JEE(Main) 2017 ranks, can participate in Special Round, irrespective of whether they have registered/participated in JoSAA rounds or not.

5. Will my choices filled in JoSAA be carried forward or I will have to fill choices again in Special Round?

Ans. Special Round is a process conducted by CSAB-2017 only for NIT + System and is separate from JoSAA, hence a candidate will have to register again and will be required to fill-in choices again from the seat matrix of NIT + System Institutes.

6. I have got a seat at NIT + System Institute in JoSAA rounds and have joined the Allotted Institute. Do I need to surrender the allotted seat for participating in Special Round?

Ans. No. You don’t need to surrender the seat allotted in JoSAA round. While participating in Special Round, the seat allotted in JoSAA round will remain safe if you don’t get a seat in Special Round and will be forfeited if you are allotted a seat in the Special Round.

7. I have a seat in IIT in JoSAA rounds and have joined the Allotted Institute. Do I need to surrender the allotted seat for participating in Special Round?

Ans. No. You don’t need to surrender the seat allotted in IIT in JoSAA round. While participating in Special Round, the seat allotted in IIT in JoSAA round will remain safe whether you are allotted a seat in the Special Round or not.

8. What is the policy for refund of Participation Fee in Special Round.

The participation fee (Rs 46,000 for OP & OBC and Rs 21,000 for SC, ST, PwD) will be refunded after deducting the processing fee of Rs 1000 if no seat is allotted to the candidate.

There will be no refund if the candidate is allotted a seat in the Special Round.

9. I have reported/joined at the Allotted Institute after 7th JoSAA round and have

participated in the Special Round. If I am not allotted a seat in the Special Round, will I be eligible for refund of Participation Fee of Special Round?

Ans. a. If you had joined an IIT earlier as per JoSAA allotment, you must have deposited Rs 46,000 / Rs 21,000 as participation Fee in the Special Round. So, you will be refunded the participation fee after deducting the processing fee of Rs 1000.

b. If you had joined an Institute of NIT + System earlier as per JoSAA allotment, you must have deposited Rs 1,000 as participation Fee in the Special Round. So, you will not be refunded any fee.

10. What are the subjects for calculation of 75% aggregate marks (65% marks for SC, ST, and PwD) for NIT + System B.Tech Programmes in JoSAA and Special Round?

Ans. Following five subjects will be used for calculation of 75% aggregate marks (65% marks for SC, ST, and PwD).

1. Mathematics, 

2. Physics, 

3. One subject out of Chemistry/Biology/Biotech/Technical

Vocational subject 

4. One language, 

5. One other subject 

11. Do I need to fulfil both the criteria of eligibility i.e. 75% aggregate marks (65% in case of SC, ST, and PwD) and top 20 percentile in the respective board.

Ans .No. You have to fulfill at least one of the two criteria.

12. During first six JoSAA rounds, I have reported at one reporting centre. Can I go to another reporting centre for changing my option from Float to Slide/Freeze or from Slide to Freeze.

Ans. It is preferred to go to the same reporting centre for such changes. However there is no such restriction.

13. What is the state of eligibility for Indian nationals passing the class XII from abroad (including Nepal/Bhutan)?

Ans. The State of Eligibility of the candidate will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the passport of the candidate.

14. How many seats one can get allocated in this system of joint seat allocation?

Ans. Even if a candidate is eligible based on any two or all three examinations, only a single set of academic programs is made available and he/she will be allocated only ONE seat from among his/her choices based on ranks in categories and their applicability in type of examination/institution.

15. Can I participate again in joint seat allocation in the next round once I reject/withdraw the allocated seat?

Ans. NO. You cannot participate anymore in seat allocation for the academic year 2017-18 for seven JoSAA rounds. However, you can participate in the Special Vacant Seat Filling Round conducted by CSAB only for NIT + System institutes.

16. I do not want to report to the admitting institute / reporting centre. How can I claim my refund of the seat acceptance fee?

Ans. You can seek refund of seat acceptance fee through the online portal of JoSAA.

17. Where do I find the Central Government list of OBC, SC, ST.

Ans. Please refer following link of NCBC list for OBC castes.

http://www.ncbc.nic.in/UserPanel/CentralListStateView.aspx

Please refer following link for SC caste list:

http://socialjustice.nic.in/UserView/index?mid=76750

Please refer following link for ST caste list:

http://tribal.nic.in/ST/LatestListofScheduledtribes.pdf

 

Related Questions

What is wrong with CSAB special round?

Ans. Nothing is wrong with CSAB special round, rather it is the student who is at fault because they don’t read the rules and regulations properly. It is written if a student fails to report to the institution after being allotted a seat, his or her eligibility will be canceled and can no longer take part in any further round.

What can you expect in the CSAB 2017 special round?

Ans. Though not sure, there may be a massive change in closing ranks after the 7th round. Especially with tut down from 75% to 45% for home state students in North East NITs.

Is it beneficial to participate in CSAB Special Round Counselling?

Ans. Yes. Especially for students who have lower ranks, even they can get the chance to have admission to the premiere institutions.

What is a special round in CSAB counselling?

Ans. It is the procedure to fill up the remaining vacant seats after the completion of JoSAA counselling rounds.

What is CSAB? Which colleges are participating in CSAB counselling? Which colleges should I prefer?

Ans. It is a set of 2 special rounds to fill up the remaining vacant seats after the completion of JoSAA counselling rounds. IITs, NITs and GFTIs participate in it. You should opt for colleges you are sure to accept the seat for if allocated based on your rank.

What are the opening and closing ranks of the CSAB special round 2017?

Ans. Follow the link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZXSoCdYgV5cR74jwiOiptnMyO8JlenzV/view?usp=drivesdk

Who has a seat in the CSAB special round?

Ans. For the 1st round, anyone with a JEE rank can participate by paying the fee, provided he has not been alloted any seat in JoSAA. 

For the 2nd round, read the business rules carefully before deciding to surrender seats just to try your luck.

What is the difference between JoSAA and CSAB?

Ans. JoSAA is the main authority that allots seats to students for admission in IITs, NITs, and GFTIs after qualifying in JEE. CSAB is a special procedure to fill up the remaining vacant seats after that.

Did anyone get into IIIT in the CSAB special round? What was your rank?

Ans. I got IIT Bhubaneswar EEE with rank 53700.

What is CSAB NEUT in JEE Main?

Ans. The Central Seat Allocation Board conducts counselling for North Eastern States and Union Territories to provide admission in AICTE approved institutes not covered under it based on All India Ranks.

What is the refund policy of CSAB?

Ans. It will be credited automatically to the bank account provided during registration but may need some time.

What is the CSAB procedure?

Ans. It is the procedure where students qualifying in JEE can fill their choice for department and college.

Can I get a seat in NIT through CSAB special round?

Ans. Yes

What are the chances of helding CSAB this year?

Ans. It will happen in July and August.

Do we have to leave our allotted seat in JoSAA counselling for participating in the CSAB special round?

Ans. https://csab.nic.in/CMS/Handler/FileHandler.ashx?i=File&ii=136&iii=Y