A total number of 13,197 candidates had qualified for IIT JEE-2011 counselling. Out of the total number of candidates, 9,319 candidates were allotted seats and 3878 candidates did not get any seat due to various reasons. Candidates in the top 100 common merit list (top 100 AIR holders) opted for the following IITs as their first choice: IIT Bombay - 70 candidates in the top 100 AIR, IIT Delhi - 24 candidates in the top 100 AIR, IIT Kanpur - four candidates in the top 100 AIR, IIT Madras - two candidates in the top 100 AIR.
Top 100 in CML female candidates opted for the following IITs as their first choice: IIT Bombay - 27, IIT Delhi - 26, IIT Kharagpur - 12, IIT Kanpur - 11, IIT Madras -18, IIT Roorkee - 6. A total number of 1382 candidates got the course and the institute of their first choice. Most preferred choices (first choice) in order are: computer science in IIT Bombay, electrical engineering in IIT Bombay, computer science and engineering in IIT Delhi, mechanical engineering in IIT Bombay and aerospace engineering in IIT Bombay.