Bihar Polytechnic 2020: Bihar Polytechnic/Diploma 2020 Exam is a state-level entrance exam. The official conducting body is Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECE). The candidates who qualify Bihar Polytechnic 2020 exam get admission in the field of engineering & non-engineering diploma courses. Students who fulfil the below-required eligibility criteria get admission into DCECE diploma courses. Every year Bihar DCECE conducts an entrance exam to shortlist the students for admission into the Diploma colleges of Bihar. Through this article, candidates can get complete information about the Bihar Polytechnic exam.

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Bihar Polytechnic 2020 | DCECE 2020 Exam Dates

Here we have provided the detailed information related to Bihar DCECE 2020 events. Go through the tabular format below.

S. NoEventsTentative Dates 
1.Online Registration Starting DateApril 2020
2.Online Registration Closing DateMay 2020
3.Last date of payment through Challan after submission of Online Application form of Registered candidate.May 2020
4.Last date of payment through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card after submission of the Online Application Form of Registered Candidate.May 2020
5.Online Editing of Application FormMay 2020
6.Issue of Online DCECE 2020 Admit CardJune 2020
7.Proposed Date of Examination : [PE/PPE]June 2020
8.Proposed Date of Examination : [PM/PMD]June 2020
9.Declaration of DCECE 2020 resultJune 2020
10.DCECE 2020 Counselling Starts fromAugust 2020

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 DCECE Registration details

Some significant details of  DCECE Exam are provided in the table below.

S. NoParticularsDetails
1.Examination and counselling conducting bodyBihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECE)
2.Mode of DCECE 2020 examOffline (pen-paper) test
3.Admission intoDiploma Programme
4.Answer KeyAvailable after the exam
5.Courses offered
  • Polytechnic Examination (PE)
  • Part-Time four years polytechnic exam (PPE)
  • Para- Medical (PM) Course
  • Para Medical Dental (PMD)

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Eligibility Criteria

To get admission into the first year of the three years Bihar diploma programme, students need to possess the below-mentioned eligibility criteria. There are different criteria for different diploma courses mentioned below. Students are advised to check the DCECE eligibility conditions carefully before registering for the Bihar Diploma Counselling.

S. No
Polytechnic Examination (PE)
1.Required Qualification

Candidates should have passed or pass (if appearing) class 10th or equivalent exam from a recognized board with minimum 35% marks.


He/She should be a citizen of India.


He/she should be fit medically.

4.Age Criteria

There is no minimum or maximum age limit.

Part-Time four years polytechnic exam (PPE)
1.Required QualificationCandidates must have passed the 10th or equivalent exam from a recognized Bihar board with 50% marks in Science and Mathematics individually with three years of work experience.
2.NationalityHe/she should have Indian citizenship.
3.FitnessHe/she should be fit medically.
4.Age CriteriaHe/she should be minimum 19 years of age as on 1st August 2020.
Para- Medical (PM) Course
5.Required QualificationFor Diploma in Pharmacy, candidates must have passed 12th or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry, English, maths and biology subjects.
6.NationalityCandidates must be Indian citizens
7.FitnessHe/she should be medically fit.
8.Age CriteriaThe minimum age should be 17 years and maximum of 32 years as or on 31st December 2020.
Para Medical Dental (PMD)
9.Required QualificationCandidates should have cleared or appeared in the 10th or equivalent exam from any recognized board with core subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
10.NationalityCandidates must be an Indian citizen.
11.FitnessCandidate should be medically fit.
12.Age CriteriaThe minimum age limit is 15 years and the maximum is 30 years on 31st December 2020.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 | DCECE Application Form 2020

The Bihar Polytechnic Application Form will tentatively release in April 2020 in online mode. Interested candidates can register online till May 2020. Uploading of scanned images and payment of application fee is also needed to be done. Amount to be paid as application fee depends on the category. Applicants need to select the particular course (PE/PPE/PMPMD) during application form filling.

Step To Register For Bihar Diploma 2020 DCECE Exam:

To register for the Polytechnic exam follow a seven-step process. All the steps are mentioned in detail below.

  • Registration
  • Personal Information
  • Upload Photo & Signature
  • Educational Information
  • Preview your application
  • Payment of application fee
  • Download part A & B.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 DCECE Exam Pattern

Candidates who have applied for the exam must go through the  Exam Pattern. DCECE 2020 Exam pattern provides detailed information related to question pattern, marking scheme, number of question, subject combination dates.

S. NoParticularsDetails
1.Examination dateJune 2020
2.Mode of examOffline (pen-paper) test
3.LanguageHindi and English
4.DurationThe exam duration will be 2 hours 15 min.
5.Number of Questions90
6.Type of questionsMCQs
7.Total Mark450
8.Marking Scheme5 marks will be allotted to the candidates.
9.Negative MarkingFor a negative response, no marks will be deducted.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 DCECE Exam Marking Scheme

Below table contains the subject combination, number of questions, total marks for the courses:

  1. Polytechnic Examination (PE)
  2. Part-Time four years polytechnic exam (PPE)
  3. Para- Medical (PM) Course
  4. Para Medical Dental (PMD)
SubjectNumber of Questions Total Marks
For PE & PPE
For PM
General Science25125
Numerical Ability1575

Bihar Polytechnic Syllabus 2020

The Bihar Polytechnic 2020 syllabus will be different for each course. Candidates must prepare for the exam as per their choice of course. It will contain topics & chapters of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, General Science, Numerical Ability, Hindi, English and General Knowledge. Bihar Polytechnic syllabus will be comprised of class 10th standard.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Admit Card

The admit card of Bihar Polytechnic 2020 will tentatively release on June 2020. Bihar Polytechnic 2020 registered candidates can generate the admit card by visiting the official website on entering the Date of Birth & Registration Number/Registration Number & Password. There will be no facility to get DCECE Admit card 2020 through offline mode. The  Admit card contains details like test venue details and address, gender, category, date, and timings, etc. Applicants are advised to carry a printout of DCECE 2020 admit card along with one valid identity proof.

Bihar Polytechnic Answer Key 2020

DCECE 2020 Answer Key: The official authority releases the Bihar Polytechnic 2020 answer key in online mode. With the help of answer key, candidates who took the Bihar DCECE exam 2020 can estimate their score. They need to calculate the correct and incorrect responses. Follow the marking scheme to calculate the estimated score. Through DCECE 2020 answer key, students can calculate their rough marks. The answer key will be published separately for each group of courses such as PE/PPE & PM/PMD courses.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Result

Bihar Polytechnic Result 2020 is released after the publication of the answer key. The DCECE 2020 Result will release tentatively in July 2020. The result of DCECE 2020 reflects the performance of the candidate in the exam. Marks obtained, qualifying percentile, gender, category etc. To download the Bihar Polytechnic 2020 result, the candidate who took the exam in an offline mode need to enter valid Date of Birth & Registration Number/Registration Number & Password.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Rank Card

Along with the declaration of Bihar Polytechnic 2020 result, the official authority allots an individual rank to the candidates who took the exam. To download the Rank Card of DCECE (Polytechnic Engineering) 2020, candidates need to select the programme given below and enter roll number, date of birth. They are advised to save, download and take the printout. It shall be required to produce at the time of document verification. The rank card includes the rank, category, gender, name and marks.

  • Download Rank Card of DCECE 2020 (PE/PPE)
  • Rank Card of DCECE 2020 (PM)
  • Download DCECE Rank Card 2020 (PMD)

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Seat Reservation

The government of Bihar has reserved seats for the reserved category candidates. Students belonging to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and other backward class are considered as the reserved category. Candidate needs to mention their respective category during application form filling. Reserved category candidate needs to have a valid supporting document to prove their category. They need to produce/submit the reservation criteria supporting document in the prescribed format at the time of reporting. The Bihar Polytechnic reserved categories and percentage of the seat reserved in each of those are as follows:

S. NoCategoriesPercentage of seat reserved
1.Scheduled Tribe (ST)1%
2.Scheduled Caste (SC)16%
3.Extremely Backward Class (EBC)18%
4.Backward Class (BC)12%
5.Reserved Category Girls (RCG)3%

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Counselling

The official authority allots seat in the college and stream based on the rank obtained in Bihar Polytechnic 2020 exam, seat availability, stream opted, cut-off percentile, marks obtained etc. Different dates for reporting at the document verification shall be published. The Bihar Polytechnic Counselling will be organized via offline mode. Candidates need to report physically at the reporting centre with the correct set of documents. List of colleges needs to opt at the time of reporting.

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