BCECE 2020: Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is the conducting body of the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE). It conducts competitive examinations every year for admissions in various professional courses of Medical and Agricultural streams in the Institutions of the state of Bihar. From 2019 the admission in engineering streams the conducting body considers the JEE Main Examination. Now candidates of the PCM group have to take the JEE Main 2020 and candidates of PCB group have to take the NEET 2020. Details about BCECE dates eligibility criteria, application form and admit card have been given here.

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About BCECE 2020 Overview

Full Exam NameBihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination
Common NameBCECE
Exam conducting BodyBihar Board
Level of ExaminationState Level
Examination TypeUndergraduate
Mode of ExaminationOffline (OMR Based)
Admission InAffiliated colleges of Bihar Board
Mode of ApplicationOnline

BCECE 2020 Exam Dates

Appearing candidates must check the BCECE 2020 dates given below and mark them on their calendar with the respective event for the same. Below are the tentative dates as the official announcement is not there by the BCECEB. As the official notification is out we will inform you. Till dates consider the given dates for the general reference.

Events Dates
Online Registration starting dateApril 2020
Online Registration closing dateMay 2020
Last date of payment through ChallanMay 2020 (upto working hours of the bank)
Last date of payment through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card with the final submission of the online Application Form of Registered candidateMay 2020 (11.59 P.M.)
Online Editing of Application FormMay 2020
Releasing of the admit cardJune 2020
Exam DateJune 2020
Publication of Merit list of UGEAC-2019June/July 2020
Proposed date of CounsellingTo be notified later on

BCECE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling out the BCECE 2020 application form, you must make sure to check if you fulfill all the eligibility criteria laid down by the exam conducting body. The eligibility criteria will be based on various criterion like age, qualification, etc.

Check the BCECE eligibility criteria below:

  • You should have passed 10+2 qualifying examination or equivalent.
  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks (for general category) and 40% marks (for reserved category) in the qualifying examination.
  • Students who are appearing for their qualifying examination in the year 2020 are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidate must have studied Physics and Mathematics as a compulsory subject with Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subjects as optional.
  • There is no age restriction to take the exam i.e Engineering / Pharmacy / Architecture
  • For Health Science, candidates must complete 17 years of age as on December 2020.
  • For Agriculture, the candidate must complete 16 years of age as on August 2020.
  • Applicants must have the domicile of Bihar

BCECE 2020 Application Form

Eligible candidates can apply for the exam through the BCECE 2020 Application form. The Application form will be available in an online mode on the official website. Candidates have to fill up the form and also send a hard copy of the same to the address given. Candidates must make sure that they provide only the correct application details. Applicants have to fill in their personal, education details and then upload the scanned images of photograph and signature. Applications that have been submitted with incorrect details will be liable for rejection. Applicants of BCECE Exam 2020 have to pay the application fee which will vary depending on the category of the candidate.

BCECE 2020 Exam Pattern

The preparation of the BCECE Exam 2020 includes checking the exam pattern of the exam. The exam pattern contains all the information about the examination like the duration of the examination, the number of questions, marking scheme, etc.

Check the official exam pattern of BCECE 2020

Subject Maximum Marks Exam Duration 
Physics4001 hrs 30 minutes
Chemistry4001 hrs 30 minutes
Mathematics4001 hrs 30 minutes
Biology4001 hrs 30 minutes
Agriculture4001 hrs 30 minutes
  • Examination sections include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Agricultural Science.
  • Exam duration will take place for 1.5 hours (90 minutes).
  • Number of questions: 100 (each subject)
  • Maximum marks: 400
  • For correct answers, candidates will get  +4 marks
  • The wrong answer will lead to the -1 marking.

BCECE Syllabus 2020

Candidates must make sure to check the BCECE 2020 syllabus which will be released along with the official brochure. The syllabus will be from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology. The syllabus will contain topics that the candidate has studied in class 11th and 12th. Question papers will be from Physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics.

BCECE Admit Card 2020

The BCECE 2020 admit card will be made available on the official website i.e bceceboard.gov.in. The admit card is one of the most important document that the candidate must carry to the exam centre on the day of the exam. It will carry all important information about the candidate like name, exam roll number, photograph, signature and about the exam like name and address of exam venue, exam date and time, etc. Candidates must keep their exam roll number ready to view their admit card. Without the admit card, no candidate will be allowed to take the entrance examination.

BCECE 2020 Exam Centers

Here is a list of BCECE  exam centres for 2020 exam that the candidates must choose during Application form filling and will be printed on the admit card of the candidate.

DistrictCodeDistrictCode
Patna01Samastipur22
Bhojpur02Madhubani23
Baksar03Saharsa24
Rohtash04Madhepura25
Bhabua05Supaul26
Nalanda06Purnia27
Gaya07Katihar28
Nawada08Kishanganj29
Aurangabad09Araria30
Arwal10Bhagalpur31
Jahanabad11Banka32
Saran12Munger33
Siwan13Begusarai34
Gopalganj14Khagaria35
Vaishali15Jamui36
Muzzafarpur16Lakhisarai37
Sitamarhi17Sheikhpura38
Sheohar18Outside Bihar
East Champaran19Jharkhand98
West Champaran20Other Centers99
Darbhanga21

BCECE 2020 Answer Key

The Bihar Board will publish the BCECE 2020 Answer Key. The answer key will be published online on the official website which is bceceboard.bihar.gov.in. Candidates will be able to view the answer key in the online mode after the exam has been conducted. It will be available in the form of a pdf and candidates will be able to download it from here.

BCECE Result 2020

Candidates can view the BCECE 2020 after the commencement of the exam. Candidates must visit the official website or can check the result link here as well (at the time of the event). The result will reflect the performance of the candidate in the entrance examination. Candidates can download their BCECE 2020 result that will be available in the form of a scorecard. The scorecard will contain the name of the candidate, roll number, date of birth, qualifying status and marks scored by the candidate. Every candidate must make sure to take a print out of the result.

BCECE Counselling 2020

Eligible and qualified candidates will be able to participate in the BCECE 2020 counselling. Candidates who will qualify the BCECE Exam 2020 will be required to register themselves. Candidates need to enter their college and course preference combinations. Seat allotment of each candidate will be based on the merit list released by Bihar Board, the number of seats available and the choices filled in by the candidate. All the candidates who are participating in the BCECE counselling 2020 will be required to appear for the counselling with the required documents.

Also Check: BCECE Cut off

BCECE 2020 Reservation

As per the norms of the Central and State government, seats under the streams are reserved for the reserved category. Check the percentage of the seats reserved for the candidates with respect to their category.

  • SC (Scheduled Caste)-16%
  • ST (Scheduled Tribe)- 01%
  • EBC (Extremely Backward Class)- 18%
  • BC (Backward Class)- 12%
  • RCG (Reserved Category Girls) -03%
  • UR (General Category) – 50%

BCECE 2020 List Of Enclosures

While applying for the BCECE 2020 exam, candidates must have the list of documents with them.

Sl. No.Particulars of EnclosuresPersons/organizations from  where it should be obtained
1Marks Sheet and Admit Card of I.Sc. or equivalent examination (only Admit Card in the case of candidates appearing in the qualifying examination.)Relevant University / Council / Board or its equivalent
In case of appearing candidates in the qualifying examination, a certificate clearly mentioning the subjects and stating that the result of such examination has not been publishedThe principal of the Institution concerned
2Matric/ equivalent certificate and Admit Card as proof of age and IdentityBoard / Equivalent
3Caste certificateIssued by the Concerned C.O. of Permanent residence.
4Income & Assets Certificate to be produced by Economically Weaker SectionIssued by concerned DM / SDM / CO of permanent resident in prescribed proforma
5Character certificateHead of Institution last attended
6Income certificate (If needed, to be submitted at the time of Counselling)Issued by the Concerned C.O. of Permanent residence.
7Application Form (Part-A)Duly filled in by the candidate and photo pasted on a specified place on it.
8Photograph (As per para 8.2 of the prospectus)Self-attested by the candidate
9Certificate for the native of BiharIssued by the Concerned C.O. of Permanent residence.
Refugee Registration certificateDM/ Refugee Registration Officer
Certificate showing that the applicant’s parent is an employee of the Govt. of BiharEmployer Concerned.
Certificate showing that the applicant’s parent is an employee of Govt of India and posted in Bihar or an employee of any Public Sector Undertaking of the Govt. of India and posted in Bihar.Employer Concerned.
Certificate showing that the applicant’s parent is an employee of the United Nations Organisation and that he/ she is at present posted in BiharEmployer Concerned.
Such candidates who have not studied in Bihar but claim eligibility on ground of permanent/ 10 years or more of continuous residence in Bihar in respect of their parents, must also furnish a certificate from the Institution where he/ she is studying for the qualifying examination indicating the permanent address as recorded in the Admission Register of that Institution.Principal of the Institution concerned
Certificate for Servicemen’s Quota (SMQ), clearly mentioning the relationship of the candidate.
Certificate for Disabled Quota (DQ)

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