JoSAA 2017: 397 IIT seats up for grabs in the second round of seat allotment

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSSA) has declared the second round of seat allotment for the candidates who have cleared JEE Main/Advanced 2017. Of over 10,000 seats in different engineering streams in the 22 IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and ISM (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad across the country, 397 has been left vacant after the first round of seat acceptance. The most anticipated and popular engineering stream Computer Science and Engineering in IIT Bombay has taken one candidate more than the total seats (110). Similarly, there are no vacant seats in Computer Science and Engineering stream at IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee as well. Of the 16 engineering courses that IIT Bombay offers, there are only 14 vacant seats that will be filled in the next seat allocations. 

The second round of seat allotment results have been made public and those candidates who have registered themselves, will be able to check whether they have qualified for the designated college and stream of their choices. 

JoSAA will conduct seven rounds of seat allotment for filling all the seats in the 93 participating engineering institutes (23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 GFTIs) across the country. After the commencement of first round of seat acceptance, 6,799 seats are vacant for further rounds.