JEE Main 2014: Number of seats in various institutions

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi had already started the onine registration for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2014. Only 16 days left for only registrations.

JEE Main 2014 is the qualifying examination for admission to Engineering / Technology and Architecture courses across the country.

JEE Main 2014 scores will be used for admissions in Central Government Funded Technical Institutions, National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and State Funded Technical Institutions.


Now students should have to know, how many seats are available for admissions in these institutions.

The JEE Main secretariat is only an examination conducting body.

How many seats are available for admissions

After declaration of result the data is handed over to Central Counselling Board (CCB) or the concerned state government / institute for counselling and admission procedure.

The JEE Main secretariat does not collect the information regarding total number of seats available in the institutions and reservation criteria followed by the institutions.

The candidates are advised to refer the website of Central Counselling Board or the concerned state government / institute after declaration of ranks of JEE Main 2014.

Reservation of seats:

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria.

These categories are:

  • Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL).
  • Scheduled Castes (SC)
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)
  • Persons with Disability (PwD)

Benefit of reservation for admission to NITs / IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes / castes / tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt of India.

For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE Main 2014, the reservation rules of that state shall apply.

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