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  • Exam Conducting Body:Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECE)

BCECE 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Pattern

Updated On - February 13 2023 by Akriti Maurya

BCECE 2023 will be conducted in June 2023 by Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB). This examination is organized at the state level and is conducted through offline mode only. The Applicants qualifying would be entitled to admission to UG programs of agricultural science, medical programs except for MBBS and BDS, and pharmacy programs. Admission is offered to B.Pharma, BPhT, BOTh, BMLT, B.Sc Nursing, Bachelor programs in Dairy Technology and Fisheries, B.Sc Agriculture. After passing the 12th standard exams the Applicants can appear for this exam. Here we are providing information related to BCECE 2023 Exam Dates including the dates of the application form, fee payment, admit card, etc.

BCECE 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check BCECE 2023 status from below:
BCECE StatusNo Official notification announce yet

BCECE 2023 Dates

Check the important dates below in the given table for BCECE 2023:

BCECE 2023 Schedule
BCECE 2023Date (tentative)
Online Registration Starting Date1st week of May 2023
End of registrationLast week of May 2023
Last date of payment through challanLast week of May 2023
Last date of payment through Net Banking/Debit Card/ Credit Card1st week of June 2023
Online Editing of Application Form1st week of June 2023
Issue of admit card3rd week of June 2023
Correction in hall ticketJune 2023
Date of ExaminationLast week of June 2023
Result declaration1st week of July 2023
Counselling starts3rd week of July 2023

BCECE 2023 Application Form

BCECE Application Form 2023 application form eligible candidates can fill out the application form. The candidates are advised to read the instructions given below carefully and fill the BCECE application form accordingly:
  • Candidates need to upload the scanned images of their signature and photographs in the application form of BCECE.
  • The facility of making corrections in the application forms has also been provided by the board.
  • The board will not receive incomplete applications if any.
  • Candidates who have successfully submitted the application form can only make corrections in their application forms.
  • Candidates are required to download Part A & B of the application form and safely keep the same.

BCECE 2023 Application Fee 

The following is mentioned in the BCECE Application Form Fee:
BCECE Application Fee 2023
General/BC & OBC
Rs. 1000/-

Rs. 500/-

Rs. 1100/-

Rs. 550/-

  • Mode of Payment - Fee can be paid through online mode via Net Banking or Credit/Debit card.
  • The candidates can also use the NEFT challan option to pay the fees.

BCECE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The BCECE 2023 Eligibility Criteria is provided below for various courses:
Eligibility criteria for General
  • Domicile: The candidates must have Indian citizenship and Bihar state domicile.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for this exam.
  • Medical: The selected candidates will undergo a medical examination.
Eligibility for qualification (Engineering Course)
  • Qualification: 12th exam passed or any course equivalent to it from any recognized board.
  • Criteria of percentage: The candidates must have 45% marks (SC/ST candidates- 40% marks) in 12th standard
  • Subjects: The compulsory subjects are Physics & Mathematics including any one of the following subjects: technical vocational subject, Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Biology.
Eligibility for qualification (Pharmacy Course)
  • Qualification: 12th exam passed or any course equivalent to it from any recognized board.
  • Criteria of percentage: The candidates must have 45% marks (SC/ST candidates- 40% marks) in the 12th standard.
  • Subjects: The compulsory subjects are Physics & Chemistry including either Mathematics or Biology.

BCECE 2023 Admit Card

The BCECE Admit Card/Hall Ticket 2023 will be released in September on the web portal of the exam conducting body.
  • The candidates must carefully check all the details in the admit card.
  • The candidates need to paste a postcard-sized photograph in the space provided on the admit card.
  • Applicants will need to bring their admit cards along with the other documents which are required with them on the exam day.

BCECE 2023 Exam Pattern

The BCECE Exam Pattern 2023 is provided below:
  • Duration of Exam: One and a half hours (90 minutes) for each of the sections.
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Question type: Multiple Choice Question (M.C.Q) 
  • Subjects: Physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and agricultural science.
  • Total questions: 100 questions from each subject.
  • Marking scheme: Four marks are given for every correct response and a deduction of one mark for every incorrect response. 
Name of Subject
Total marks
Time Duration
9 AM to 10:30 AM
11 AM to 12:30 PM
2 PM to 3:30 PM
4 PM to 5:30 PM
Agricultural Science
11 AM to 12:30 PM

BCECE 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus of the examination would vary as per the courses which the candidates have opted for. The BCECE 2023 Syllabus will be following the 10+2 level exams. The syllabus and the information bulletin would be released together.
The syllabus would cover all the subjects mentioned above like chemistry, agricultural science, biology, mathematics, and physics. The exam would be conducted on two different days.

BCECE 2023 Preparation Tips 

Following are given some BCECE Preparation Tips that the candidates need to follow to score good marks in this exam:
  • Applicants need to search out everything related to the syllabus and the pattern of the exam.
  • Applicants need to prepare the timetable such that they can give time to all the subjects.
  • Applicants for their preparation need to choose the best study material.
  • Applicants must solve all the sample papers and previous year question papers to get an insight into the examination pattern.
  • Applicants need to stay motivated and be consistent so that they can perform well in the exam.

BCECE 2023 Answer Key

The candidates would get the BCECE Answer Key 2023 on the successful completion of the examination. BCECE board would be releasing the answer key on their official website.
  • The other institutes also would be releasing their answer key so that Applicants can refer them also, however the candidates will get more accurate answers on the answer key which would be declared officially.
  • The candidates can also download the officially declared answer key after it is available online.
  • The candidates to crosscheck whether they have marked correct or incorrect answers can refer both the answer keys. 

BCECE 2023 Result

The BCECE result in 2023 can be checked by the candidates after the successful conduction of the examination. The candidates can check the results on the website only.
  • The scorecard would be released after the result declaration.
  • The Applicants would be provided with the scorecards after the result will be announced.
  • The candidates need to enter all the required dates along with their roll numbers to check their results.
  • The separate merit list will be published for different groups based on marks scored by the candidates.
  • The candidates if score the same marks, tie-breaking criteria would be applied.

BCECE 2023 Counselling

BCECE Counselling 2023 will take place online and will start soon. The candidates according to their ranks can take part in the process of counselling. The counselling will take place on different days for different groups. The counselling process will include the following steps:
  • Applicant’s registration
  • choice submission
  • allotment of seats
  • allotment letter download and the last step is to report at the colleges allotted on the time and date which has been prescribed.
  • The candidates' allotment would be cancelled if they do not report to the colleges they have been allotted. 

BCECE 2023 Reservation

BCECEB provides the benefits of reservation to reserved categories. Candidates can check the reservation of seats from the table below:

CategoriesReservation Percentage
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%

Colleges Accepting BCECE 2023 Score

Following are the list of colleges that accepts the BCECE score 2023:

  • Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur
  • Bihar College of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy
  • GPI Gulzarbagh, Patna
  • Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology, Muzaffarpur
  • Dr. Rajender Prasad Central Agricultural University, Samastipur
  • Gaya College of Engineering, Gaya
  • Loknayak Jai Prakash Institute of Technology, Chhapra
  • Motihari College of Engineering, Motihari
  • Millia Institute of Technology, Purnea
  • Patna Sahib Technical Campus, Vaishali
  • Kishanganj College of Engineering and Technology, Kishanganj
  • Motihari College of Engineering, Motihari
  • Darbhanga College of Engineering, Darbhanga
  • Nalanda College of Engineering, Chandi
  • Maulana Azad College of Engineering and Technology, Patna
  • Azmet College of Engineering and technology, Kishanganj
  • Bakhtiyarpur College of Engineering, Patna
  • Vidya Vihar Institute of Technology, Purnea
  • RP Sharma Institute of Technology, Patna
  • Sityog Institute of Technology, Aurangabad
  • Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology, Patna
  • Siwan Engineering and Technology Institute, Siwan

BCECE 2023 Exam Centre

Candidates must check the BCECE 2023 exam centre which is mentioned below in the list:

  • Patna
  • Bhojpur
  • Buxar
  • Rohtas
  • Bhabua
  • Nalanda
  • Gaya
  • Nevada
  • Aurangabad
  • Jehanabad
  • Arwal
  • Darbhanga
  • Samastipur
  • Madhubani
  • Sarasa
  • Madhepura
  • Supaul
  • Katihar
  • kishanganj
  • Araria
  • Bhagalpur

BCECE 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check all the basic information regarding the BCECE 2023 entrance exam which is mentioned below:

BCECE 2023 Basic Details
Exam Name

BCECE 2023

Conducting Body
 Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board

State Level


Agriculture, Engineering, Health Science courses, and Pharmacy

BCECE 2023 Official website


Exam Mode

Offline (PBT)

Exam Purpose
To offer admission into various undergraduate courses: agriculture, engineering, health science, and pharmacy courses in Bihar state.

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is constituted under Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Act, 1995. It conducts competitive examinations every year for admissions in various professional courses of Medical, Engineering, and Agricultural streams in the Institutions of the state of Bihar.

Members of the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board:
1.Member, Board of Revenue, Bihar PatnaChairman
2.Principal Secretary, Agriculture Department, Bihar, PatnaMember
3.Principal Secretary, Health Department, Bihar, PatnaMember
4.Principal Secretary, Science and Technology Department, Bihar PatnaSpecial Invited
5.Director, Fisheries Department, Bihar, PatnaMember
6.Director, Indigenous Medical Education (Ayurveda), Bihar, PatnaMember Secretary
7.Director, Science and Technology Department, Bihar, PatnaMember
8.Principal, Darbhanga Medical College, DarbhangaMember
9.Principal, Muzaffarpur Technical Institute,MuzaffarpurMember
10.Principal, Agriculture Science College, Pusa, SamastipurMember
11.Controller of Examination, Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board, PatnaSpecial Invited
12.Dr R.P. Singh, Advisor, Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board, PatnaSpecial Invited
13.Examination Controller, Health Department, Bihar PatnaSpecial Invited


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BCECE Important Dates

BCECE 2022 Form Date01 May - 29 May 2023 (Tentative)
BCECE 2022 Exam Date13 Jun 2023 (Tentative)

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



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