Bihar Engineering Admission 2022: Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board will monitor the Bihar B.Tech admission in various engineering colleges in Bihar. From 2019, BCECEB takes the JEE Main rank for the selection of the students for engineering courses. Bihar has 29 engineering colleges which are less as compared to the number of candidates that appear for the engineering exam. Earlier, BCECEB used to take engineering as well as other field exams like medical, architecture, etc.  But from 2019, the official board has scrapped the engineering selection and the procedure for engineering selection solely depends on the JEE Main Performance. So as per the rank of the candidates in JEE Main, the Bihar Board call the students for counselling i.e UGEAC (Under Graduate Engineering Admission Counselling)

Check Eligibility For BCECE Exam

BCECEB conducts the BCECE UGEAC to facilitate the seat allotment and admission process for engineering candidates from Bihar. The students who will qualify the JEE Main 2022, will be eligible to participate in the Bihar Engineering Counselling Process 2022. Bihar UGEAC Counselling will take place by registering themselves for counselling in an online mode. Therefore Bihar Engineering Admission through JEE Main takes place through counselling Process.

Bihar Engineering Form Date 2022

Since the selection of the students for Bihar UGEAC depends on the performance of the students in JEE Main, candidates must keep the following dates into consideration. After the commencement of the JEE Main exam and declaration of the JEE Main rank card, candidates seeking admission in the engineering institutes/colleges in Bihar can apply for UGEAC (Under Graduate Engineering Admission Counselling). The candidates have to fill the application form for participation in the Bihar engineering counselling process. Below are the important dates:

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Online Registration Starts1st week of May 2022
Online Registration Closing DateLast week of May 2022
Last date of payment through ChallanLast week of May 2022
Last date of payment through Net Banking/ Debit card/ Credit card
Online Editing of the application form1st week of June 2022
Publication of the Merit list 20221st week of July 2022
Proposed Date of Counselling3rd week of July 2022

Bihar Engineering Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates who are willing to take admission to the engineering colleges and institutions in Bihar have to fulfil certain eligibility criteria. Candidates failing to have the eligibility criteria have will not be able to fill the form. The basic eligibility requirement to fill the form are:

DomicileBihar Resident i.e

  •  Candidates who have passed Class 12th from Bihar are eligible for the B.Tech counselling process in Bihar.
  • Permanent residents of Bihar who have been living in the state for 10 years can also apply for B.Tech admission in Bihar under state quota.
  • Candidates whose parents are serving in the Bihar government can also apply for B.Tech admission in Bihar.
Age LimitNo age limit
Qualifying ExamClass XIIth or intermediate or equivalent exam
Qualifying MarksMust have passed exam with 45% in aggregate ( 40% in case of reserved category
Main Subjects in 12thPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Bihar Engineering Application Form 2022

Taking admission to engineering colleges/institutes in Bihar candidates have to go through the JEE Main Exam. This is because the selection of the candidates is based on the rank they hold in JEE Main. Earlier in 2019, BCECEB released the notification that the engineering selection will not be taken into consideration under BCECE. Now the Board solely depends on the JEE Main score. So the application form for JEE Main has to be filled by the eligible and willing candidates in online mode. After getting the rank card, candidates have to fill the  BCECE UGEAC Application Form in order to participate in the counselling process of various colleges in Bihar.

After filling the BCECE UGEAC application form, candidates have to pay the payment which can be done online or offline. As per the preference, the candidates can select any of the one modes and make the payment.

Unserved Category1200
EBC/BC/SC/ST/DQ candidates600

Check: BCECE official Site

How To Apply For Bihar Engineering Admission 2022?

After getting the JEE Main Rank card candidates have to fill the BCECE UGEAC application form. In order to apply candidates have to follow certain steps

  • Visit the official site of the BCECEB.
  • A home page will appear in front of the screen
  • Look into the UGEAC 2022 Application Form Link and click on it.
  • Enter the required details and submit the application form.

Documents Required For The Registration are:

  • Unique Registered Email ID
  • Mobile Number
  • Scanned / Softcopy of Passport Size Photograph (Below 100 Kb)
  • Scanned / Softcopy of Signature (Below 100 Kb)
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Card details: Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking Details

Bihar Engineering Merit List 2022

The concerned authority i.e BCECEB will release the merit list for the Bihar Engineering Admission. The Bihar UGEAC Merit list will be on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the JEE Main 2022 exam, seat availability and reservation. Thus as per the ranking in JEE Main authority will prepare the list of the candidates who will be eligible to take part in counselling process in various engineering colleges of Bihar. Therefore on the basis of the rank in JEE Main, candidates will be called for counselling.

Bihar Engineering Counselling 2022

After the exam, when the candidates receive the JEE Main rank card, they have to apply for BCECE UGEAC. Candidates have to register themselves online to participate in the BCECE Engineering Counselling 2022. This is the most important step if the candidates seek admission in engineering courses in Bihar. The selected candidates have to visit the couselling centre with the original documents with them. Candidates have to ensure that the documents must be original and valid. Any kind of forgery will lead to the rejection of the admission procedure.

Bihar B.Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2022

Look into the reservation criteria for the candidates participating in the engineering colleges of Bihar.

CategoryPercentage of Seats Reserved
Scheduled Caste16%
Scheduled Tribe1%
Extremely Backward Class18%
Backward Class12%
Reserved Category Girls3%
Unreserved Category (UR)50%

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