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Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) is the state-level entrance examination conducted annually by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) for admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate professional courses offered by institutions and universities in Bihar. The exam is held for admissions in courses such as engineering, pharmacy, agriculture, medical and paramedical programs across multiple colleges and institutions in the state. 

The BCECE consists of two papers - Paper 1 is for undergraduate engineering admissions and Paper 2 is for Agriculture, Pharmacy and Health Science. The exam tests students in subjects of physics, chemistry, mathematics, and biology. Candidates are required to meet defined eligibility criteria set by BCECEB to appear for the BCECE exam. The 2024 BCECE exam will likely be held in April/May and the results are expected by June. After the declaration of BCECE results, qualified candidates need to participate in the counselling process, involving registration, choice filling, and seat allotment for admission into their preferred institute and program in Bihar.

BCECE 2024 Exam Dates

Event Date
Application start date March 15, 2024
Application end date May 15, 2024
Admit card release date June 15, 2024
Exam date July 1, 2024
Answer key release date July 8, 2024
Objection submission date July 10-12, 2024
Final answer key release date July 20, 2024
Result announcement date July 25, 2024

BCECE Qualifying Marks

Category Qualifying Marks
General Category 50%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 40%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 35%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 45%

BCECE 2024- Courses Offered

Subject Combination Course Offered
PCB* Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Lab Technician, OT Assistant, X-Ray Technician, Ophthalmic Assistant, Orthotics and Prosthetics
PCM* Agriculture
CBA/PCA/MBA/MCA* Agriculture and Gardening

BCECE Participating Colleges

College Name Civil Mechanical Electrical E & CE CSE B. Ph. L.Tech LT. E & E.E. Total
M.C.E. Motihari 30 30 30 30 120
BCE, Bakhtiyarpur 60 60 60 60 240
D.C.E. Darbhanga 60 60 60 60 240
R.R.S.D.C.E.Begusara 60 60 60 60 240
P.C.of Engg. Purnea 60 60 60 60 240
B.C.E. Bhagalpur 30 45 45 40 40 200
M.I.T. Muzaffarpur 60 60 60 40 15 15 40 290
S.C. of Engg. Saharsa 60 60 60 60 240
B.P.M.C.E, Madhepura 60 60 60 60 240
K.C.E. Katihar 60 60 60 180
S.C.E. Sasaram 60 60 60 60 240
G.Ph.I., Patna 60 60
Nalanda College of Engineering, Bihar 60 60 60 60 240
S.I.T. Sitamarhi 60 60 60 60 240
L.J.P.I.T Chapra 60 60 60 60 240
G.C.E. Gaya 60 60 60 60 240
S.C. of Engg. Supaul 60 60 60 60 240

BCECE 2024 Highlights

Highlight Details
Exam Name Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE)
Date of Exam July 1, 2024
Mode of Exam Offline
Language of Exam English and Hindi
Number of Questions 120
Total Marks 120
Duration of Exam 2 hours
Qualifying Marks 50% for General Category, 40% for SC/ST/OBC
Merit List Based on the scores of the candidates in the BCECE 2023 exam
Counseling Online counseling will be conducted for admission to the engineering colleges in Bihar.
Participating Colleges More than 50 engineering colleges in Bihar

BCECE 2024 Admit Card

Details Information
Name of the Exam Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE)
Exam Date July 1, 2024
Mode of Exam Offline
Language of Exam English and Hindi
Admit Card Download Date June 15, 2024
Admit Card Important Details Roll Number, Name, Date of Birth, Exam Center, Exam Time, etc.
Carry Admit Card Documents Photo ID Proof, Passport Size Photograph, etc.

BCECE 2024 Exam Pattern

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Mathematics 40 80
Total 120 240
Physics 40 80
Chemistry 40 80

BCECE 2024 Syllabus

Subject Important Topics
Mathematics Sets, Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Mathematical Induction, Sequences and Series, Permutations and Combinations, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,, Applications of Binomial Theorem, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Vector Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability, Statistics, and Mathematical Reasoning.
Physics Physics and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases
Agriculture Introductory Agriculture and Agro meteorology, Soil as a medium of plant growth, Plant breeding and genetics, Agricultural Engineering, Crop protection, Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fish Production, Extension education, Presevation of fruits and vegetables, Flowers, medicinal and aromatic plants, Vegetable production, Fruit Production, Basic Horticulture.
Chemistry Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry, States of Matter, Solid State, Liquid State: Properties of liquids, Gaseous State, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Covalent Bonding, Molecular Orbital, Chemical Thermodynamics, First law of thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Equilibrium involving chemical processes, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Biology Diversity in Living World, Structural Organisation in Animal and Plants, Cell: Structure & Function, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology, Sexual Reproduction, Genetics & Evolution, Biology & Human Welfare, Biotechnology and its Applications, Ecology & Environment

BCECE 2024 Exam Centers

City Exam Center
Patna BN College, Patna
Gaya Magadh Mahila College, Gaya
Muzaffarpur B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur
Darbhanga Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga
Bhagalpur Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur
Ranchi Birsa Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
Jamshedpur BIT Sindri, Jamshedpur
Dhanbad IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Bokaro Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad

BCECE 2024- Reservation Criteria

Category Percentage of Seats Reserved
Economically Weaker Section 10.00%
Reserved Category Girls (RCG) 03.00%
Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 18.00%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 16.00%
Backward Class (BC) 12.00%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 01.00%

BCECE Application Fee

Group Category Fee (Rupees)
For one subject group that is PCM or PCB Scheduled Tribe (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC) 500
For both groups PCMB General, BC, and OBC 1100
SC and ST 550
PCM/ PCB General, Backward Class (BC), and Other Backward Class (OBC) 1000

BCECE Overview 2024 FAQs

BCECE stands for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination. It is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) for admissions to various professional courses in Bihar.

BCECE is conducted for admission to various undergraduate courses such as Engineering, Pharmacy, Medical, Agriculture, and more.

The BCECE exam is conducted in two stages: BCECE Stage 1 and BCECE Stage 2. Stage 1 serves as a screening test, and candidates who qualify can appear for Stage 2.

The BCECE exam is typically conducted in an offline (pen and paper) mode.

The eligibility criteria vary depending on the course. Generally, candidates should have completed or be appearing for their 10+2 examination with specific subjects relevant to the course.

The official website of the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) provides detailed information about BCECE, including application procedures, exam dates, syllabus, and more.

BCECE is usually conducted in the months of April to June, with Stage 1 and Stage 2 conducted on separate dates.

The BCECE exam is conducted in two stages: Stage 1 and Stage 2. Both stages consist of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from subjects relevant to the course you are applying for.

BCECE is conducted in two stages: Stage 1 and Stage 2. Stage 1 serves as a screening test, and only those who qualify can appear for Stage 2.

The subjects covered in BCECE vary based on the course you are applying for. Generally, the exam includes subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and Agriculture, depending on the course.

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