Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination 2020

Exam Date: 19 Aug 2020,20 Aug 2020 (Tentative)

Online Mode

Exam Date: 19 Aug 2020,20 Aug 2020

BCECE Basic Information

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

BCECE 2020: New Exam Date(To be Announced), Admit Card, Pattern

Updated On - July 31 2020 by Akriti Maurya

BCECE 2020 last date to apply is over. The entrance exam date has been postponed due to COVID-19 Pandemic. BCECE 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. 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 12th standard exams the Applicants can appear for this exam and on qualifying this exam, the Applicants would be eligible to get admission into the above-mentioned undergraduate courses. 

Latest Updates Regarding BCECE 2020

  • The authority has postponed the BCECE 2020 entrance exam date, new date is yet to be announced.

BCECE 2020 Importat Dates

Check the important dates below in the given table for BCECE 2020:

BCECE 2020Reschedule Date 
Online registration Starting Date20 February 2020
26 May 2020
End of registration18 March 2020
09 June 2020
Last date of payment through challan19 March 2020
10 June 2020
Last date of payment through Net Banking/Debit Card/ Credit Card20 March 2020
11 June 2020
Online Editing of Application Form23 -24 March 2020
12 -15 June 2020
issue of admit card31 March 2020
To be announced
Date of Examination12 & 13 Apr 2020
To be announced
Result declartionTo be announced

BCECE 2020 Admit Card

The BCECE Admit Card/Hall Ticket 2020 will be released soon on the web portal of 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 2020 Application Form

Board has again released the BCECE Application Form 2020 on 26 May 2020. The candidates are advised to read the instructions given below carefully and fill the BCECE application form accordingly:
  • The registrations of 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 2020 Application Fee 

Following is mentioned 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 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The BCECE 2020 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 12th standard.
  • Subjects: The compulsory subjects are Physics & Chemistry including either Mathematics or Biology.

BCECE 2020 Exam Pattern

The BCECE Exam Pattern 2020 is provided below:
  • Duration of Exam: One and a half hour (90 minutes) for each of the section.
  • 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

Candiadtes can Downlaod BCECE 2020 Information Brochure Pdf here

BCECE 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus of the examination would vary as per the courses which the candidates have opted for. The BCECE 2020 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 2020 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 2020 Answer Key

The candidates would get the BCECE Answer Key 2020 on 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 2020 Result

The BCECE result 2020 can be checked by the candidates during the third week of June 2020. 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 2020.
  • 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 2020 Counselling

BCECE Counselling 2020 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 2020 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 2020 Score

Following are the list of colleges which accepts the BCECE score 2020:

  • 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 2020 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 2020 Highlights

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

Exam Name

BCECE 2020

Conducting Body
 Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board

State Level


Agriculture, Engineering, Health Science courses and Pharmacy

BCECE 2020 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, Fishries Department, Bihar, PatnaMember
6.Director, Indegenus 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 2020 Form Date20 Feb - 09 Jun 2020
Application Correction21 Mar - 24 Mar 2020
BCECE 2020 Exam Date19 Aug, 20 Aug 2020
BCECE 2020 Result14 Jun - 20 Jun 2020 (Tentative)

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:

20 Feb 2020

Form End Date:

09 Jun 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 09 Jun 2020
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