Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination 2020

Form Date: 07 Feb - 27 Mar 2021 (Tentative)

Online Mode

Form Date: 07 Feb - 27 Mar 2021

BCECE Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECE)

BCECE 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates

Updated On - January 09 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

BCECE 2021 entrance examination is conducted by Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board. This exam is organized at the state level and is conducted through offline mode only. BCECE 2021 will be held in the last week of April 2021. The Applicants qualifying this examination would be entitled to get admission into the following undergraduate courses: agriculture, engineering, health science, and pharmacy courses in Bihar state. The examination will compromise only one stage. After passing the 12th standard exams the Applicants can appear for this exam and on qualifying for this exam, the applicants would be eligible to get admission into the above-mentioned undergraduate courses. 

BCECE 2021 Important Dates

Check the important dates below in the given table for BCECE 2021:

BCECE 2021 Important Dates
BCECE 2021Date (Tentatively)
Online Registration Starting DateThird week of February 2021
End of registrationLast week of March 2021
Last date of payment through challanLast week of March 2021
Last date of payment through Net Banking/Debit Card/ Credit CardLast week of March 2021
Online Editing of Application FormLast week of March 2021
Issue of admit cardFirst week of April 2021
Date of ExaminationLast week of April 2021
Result declarationThird week of June 2021
Counselling startsThird week of July 2021

BCECE 2021 Application Form

BCECE Application Form 2021 application form eligible candidates can fill the application form. The candidates are advised to read the instructions given below carefully and fill the BCECE application form accordingly:
  • The registrations of the BCECE entrance exam 2020 would take place through online mode only.
  • 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 application 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 2021 Application Fee 

The following is mentioned in the BCECE Application Form Fee:
BCECE Application Fee 2020
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 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The BCECE 2021 Eligibility 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 the 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 2021 Admit Card

The BCECE Admit Card/Hall Ticket 2021 will be released soon 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 2021 Exam Pattern

The BCECE Exam Pattern 2021 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 given for every correct response and 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

Candidates can Download BCECE 2020 Information Brochure Pdf here

BCECE 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of the examination would vary as per the courses which the candidates have opted for. The BCECE 2021 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 2021 Preparation Tips 

Following are given some BCECE Preparation Tips which 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 the 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 2021 Answer Key

The candidates would get the BCECE Answer Key 2021 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 2021 Result

The BCECE result in 2021 can be checked by the candidates after the successful conduction of 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 in the fourth week of June 2021.
  • 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 2021 Counselling

BCECE Counselling 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Score

Following are the list of colleges which accepts the BCECE score 2021:

  • 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 2021 Exam Centre

Candidates must check the BCECE 2020 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 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check all the basic information regarding the BCECE 2020 entrance exam which is mentioned below:

BCECE 2021 Basic Details
Exam Name

BCECE 2021

Conducting Body
 Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board

State Level


Agriculture, Engineering, Health Science courses, and Pharmacy

BCECE 2021 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 2021 Form Date07 Feb - 27 Mar 2021 (Tentative)
BCECE 2020 Admit card01 Oct 2020
BCECE 2020 Exam Date10 Oct, 11 Oct 2020
BCECE 2020 Result30 Oct 2020

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

07 Feb 2021

Form End Date:

27 Mar 2021

The forms will open on 07 Feb 2021



Examination Date (Online):

10 Oct 2020, 11 Oct 2020

Application Fees:

₹ 1,000

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