Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Lateral Entry 2020


Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Lateral Entry

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BCECE LE Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,200
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECE)
  • Courses:B.Tech (Lat), BE (LAT)
  • Streams:Engineering

BCECE LE 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit card

Updated On - February 13 2023 by Akriti Maurya

BCECE LE 2023 or Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Lateral Entry exam will be held in September 2023. The exam will be conducted by Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) to enrol the eligible Aspirants in the second year of Graduation Level Engineering, Para-Medical, and Pharmacy Degree courses in colleges of Bihar State. BCECEB Lateral Entry exam is conducted once every year at the State Level. The Aspirants must read the complete article to know all about BCECE LE 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

BCECE LE 2023 Status

Exam dateNo official notification announce yet

BCECE LE 2023 Important Dates

Candidates can check here all the important BCECE LE 2023 dates for the application form in the given table below:

BCECE LE 2023 Schedule
Online Registration StartsApril 2023
Online Registration ClosesJune 2023
Last date of Application fees through ChallanJune 2023
Last date of Application fees through onlineJune 2023
Correction in the Application FormJune 2023
Admit cardTo be announced
Examination dateTo be announced
Announcement of ResultTo be announced
CounsellingTo be announced
last date of counselling registrationTo be announced
1st roundTo be announced
2nd roundTo be announced

 BCECE LE 2023 Application Form

The application form of BCECE Lateral Entry 2023 will be available in online mode. Aspirants candidates have to complete the application procedure before the deadline. Aspiring Aspirants have to submit the filled-in BCECE LE 2023 Application Form. Given below are the steps to follow while filling up the application form of BCECE (LE) 2023. The following steps are for reference purposes only.

  • Registration: The first step is registration where details like email address, contact number,  etc have to be entered. Applicants are advised to enter their contact number and email id as the details entered here will be used for further communication.
  • Personal Information: Aspirants will have to log in using their registered email id and password. It is required to enter detailed information about candidates here in this step. After entering personal details applicants will have to click on Save and continue and move further.
  • Upload Photo and Signature: Aspirants are required to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed format. The photograph should have been recently clicked with the name and date of clicking the picture mentioned on it. It can be black and white or coloured but should be clear. The dimensions are 3.5 x 4.5cm.
  • Educational Qualification: The educational details will have to be entered here.
  • Preview the application: In this step, Aspirants have to preview all the details entered by them before submitting it finally.
  • Fee Payment: The prescribed fee has to be paid either through online mode or through bank challan. Aspirants can pay their fee using a debit card, credit card, internet banking, or through bank challan. 
  • Download the application form: Aspirants are advised to download the application form and preserve it for further reference. 

BCECE LE 2023 Application Fee

The given table is the section-wise division of category for the application fee:

BCECE LC Application fee 2023
OBC, SC, General, ST Offline, OnlineFemale, MaleRs. 2200
OBC, SC, General, STPWDOffline, OnlineFemale, MaleRs. 2200
Mode of payment: Candidates can fill the application fee through offline and online mode.
  • For Online Mode: Candidates can pay their application fee through credit card, debit card, or net banking.
  • For Offline Mode: Applicant can pay through bank challan of any bank.

BCECE LE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants who are going to appear in the BCECE LE 2023 Examination must satisfy the eligibility norms designed by the conducting body. Those who fulfil all these eligibility criteria will only be eligible to fill the online application form.
For Engineering:
  • The aspirant should have passed the Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to the reserved category) in the appropriate branch of Engineering and Technology.
  • Aspirants who have passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to the reserved category) and passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as a subject are also eligible to apply.
  • But it is mandatory for the candidates belonging to B.Sc. Stream to clear the subject's Engineering Graphics /Engineering Drawing and Engineering Mechanics of the First-year Engineering Programme along with the second year subjects.
For Para-Medical:
  • The applicant should have passed two years of Para Medical Diploma course. 
  • Candidates who are yet to give the exams of the second year of the Para Medical Diploma course in 2023 are also eligible to apply provided that they pass before the admission.
  • Aspirants are eligible to apply for that course of Para Medical only in which they have passed their Diploma. In case that course is not available then they are not eligible to apply for any other course.
For Pharmacy:
  • Candidate should have passed a two-year Diploma course in Pharmacy from a recognized University or Institution.
  • Candidates who are yet to give the exams of the second year of the Pharmacy Diploma course in 2023 are also eligible to apply provided that they pass before the admission.
Age Limit (For all courses)
  • There is no upper or lower limit of age for the BCECE LE 2023 Examination. But for a paramedical degree and pharmacy of two years, the minimum age must be 18 years old.
Along with being a citizen of India, the candidate should fulfill any one of the following requirements of citizenship
  • The aspirant's parents should be natives of Bihar.
  • The aspirant's parents are residents of some other place but work in Bihar.
  • The parents of the applicants are refugees who settled in Bihar.
  • Those aspirants whose parents are the employee of the pre-partition Bihar Government and their department has not yet been divided and are still working as its employee in the region of Bihar/Jharkhand.
  • Whose parents are the employee of Bihar Government or  PSU of Indian Government
  • Whose parents are the employee of the Central Government and are located at Bihar.

BCECE LE 2023 Admit Card 

The vital information regarding BCECE LE Admit card 2023 is given below:

  • Hall Card has released online at the official website by the conducting body.
  • BCECE LE Admit Card has been available after the successful completion of the application form.
  • Score Card will be issued only to those candidates who will fill the online application form in time with the requisite application fee.
  • Hall Ticket is an important document for the exam point of view as if any candidates found without an admit card he or she will not be allowed to sit in the examination.

BCECE LE 2023 Exam Pattern

The latest updated BCECE LE Exam Pattern 2023 is given below. Candidates can check the exam pattern before starting the preparation. This pattern is the same for all three courses.

BCECE LE Question Format 2023
Mode of the examOffline
Exam Duration2 hours 15 minutes
Types of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Maximum Marks600 ( 200 marks for each section)
Marking Scheme

4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

This is the updated exam pattern of BCECE as notifies by the officials. Candidates can keep visiting this page for the latest update.

BCECE LE 2023 Result

The detailed information regarding BCECE LE Result 2023 is given below:

  • The result for BCECE LE 2023 is released after the successful completion of the examination.
  • It is declared online at the official website.
  • The results of BCECE will be declared in the form of a merit list.
  • Candidates who qualify for the BCECE LE 2023 examination will only be selected and their names are also published in the merit list.

BCECE LE 2023 Merit List

The detailed information regarding BCECE LE Merit list 2023 is given below;

  • The authorities will declare the BCECE LE Merit list 2023.
  • The roll number of the qualified candidates is mentioned in the category wise merit list.
  • It must be noted that 35 qualifying marks are required in the English section.
  • However, marks scored in English will not be considered while preparing the merit list.
  • Marks obtained in the other two sections will be taken into consideration while preparing the merit list of BCECE (LE) 2023.

BCECE LE 2023 Counselling

The important information regarding BCECE LE Counselling 2023 is given below:

  • After the result, candidates will be called for BCECE counselling 2023 based on their ranks on the merit list.
  • Candidates will receive notification regarding the counselling either through post or on the official website.
  • The notification will also be released in the local newspaper.
  • BCECE (LE) counselling 2023 will be conducted online or offline.
  • Candidates will have an opportunity to choose the desired course and college according to their preferences.
  • Aspirants will have to get their certificates and documents verified and present their medical fitness certificate as prescribed. The selected candidate will have to pay the required amount of fee to confirm their seat.

Document required while BCECE LE 2023 Counselling Process

List of the documents required for BCECE Lateral Entry Counselling 2023 is given below:

  • Mark Sheets of Part I, II & III of Three Year Engg. Diploma Examinations
  • Admit Card of Part-III Engg. Diploma Exam
  • In case of candidates appearing in Part-III Engg. Diploma Examination / final Para Medical Diploma Examination, a certificate be furnished mentioning the branch and that the result is awaited.
  • Mark Sheets of Part I & II of Para Medical Diploma Examination
  • Admit Card of final Paramedical Diploma Examination
  • Mark Sheets of Part I & II of Pharmacy Diploma Examination
  • Admit Card of final Pharmacy Diploma Examination
  • Matric/ equivalent certificate and Admit Card as proof of age and Identity
  • Caste certificate
  • Income & Asset Certificate to be produced by Economically Weaker Section
  • Character certificate
  • Income certificate (If needed, to be submitted at the time of counselling)
  • Certificate for the native of Bihar
  • Refugee Registration Certificate
  • Certificate showing that the applicant's parent is an employee of the United Nations Organisation and that he/ she is at present posted in Bihar
  • Such candidates who have not passed the qualifying Examination from Bihar but claim eligibility on the ground of permanent residence in Bihar in respect of their parents must also furnish a certificate from the Institution where he/ she is studying for the qualifying examination indicating the permanent address as recorded in the Admission Register of that Institution

BCECE LE 2023 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the BCECE LE exam:

BCECE LE 2023 Basic Details
Exam Name

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Lateral Entry (BCECE LE)

Exam Level


Conducting Body

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB)

Programs Offered

Lateral Entry in Engineering, paramedical, and Pharmacy

Application Link

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BCECE LE Official Website

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BCECE LE Important Dates

Form Date 202204 Apr - 01 Jun 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date05 Jul 2023 (Tentative)

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Lateral Entry Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 18 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Instructions:The question paper will be prepared for Engg, Paramedical and Pharmacy courses of 200 questions for each course.

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Form Start Date:

04 Apr 2023

Form End Date:

01 Jun 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 01 Jun 2023
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