Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

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JCECE Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 900
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECE )
  • Courses:BSc, BSc Agri, BVSc
  • Streams:Science, Agriculture, Veterinary Science

JCECE 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus, Preparation Tips

Updated On - February 23 2023 by Akriti Maurya

JCECE 2023 or Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination application form will be released from the fourth week of April 2023 through online mode only. JCECE is conducted every year by the JCECEB. It is a state-level entrance exam to get admission to the institutions/universities of Jharkhand state. Through this exam, candidates can get admission in the first year degree level professional courses like B.V. Sc. & A.H., B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry, B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture, B.Tech.(Agriculture Engineering), B.Tech.(Dairy Technology), B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science) courses within the State of Jharkhand. The recommendation will be made on Merit-cum-Choice basis prepared from JCECE 2023 Merit List.

JCECE 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the JCECE 2023 exam status from the below table:
Exam statusOfficial notification is not released

JCECE 2023 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the JCECE 2023 from the below-given table:

JCECE 2023 Schedule
EventsDates 2023 (Tentative)
Registration opens from4th week of April 2023
Last date to apply4th week of May 2023
Admit Card release2nd week of June 2023
JCECE 2023 Exam3rd week of June 2023
Publication of Answer key3rd week of June 2023
Announcement of results4th week of June 2023
Starting of Counselling process1st week of July 2023

JCECE 2023 Application Form

Candidates can access the online JCECE 2023 application form on the home page of the Board's official website. Before applying through ONLINE method, get ready with Marks Sheet of Intermediate / 10+2, Scanned images of Photo, Signature & Left thumb's impression. Here candidates can get the guidelines for filling the JCECE 2023 online application form.
  • The JCECE application form 2023 will be accepted through online mode only.
  • The online application form will be started from July 2023 tentatively.
  • Applicants have to fill the subject group at the time of filling the application form.
  • Candidates will be allowed to fill in only one application form. More than one will not be accepted.
  • Candidates have to fill the application form very carefully.
  • Wrong and incomplete information will not be accepted.

JCECE 2023 Application Fee

Method for submitting the examination fee through the online method:- After submitting all the information, the examination fee can be remitted through Payment Gateway through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking. The service charge will be borne by the Applicant on using Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking. 

CategorySubject Group
SC / ST/Female of all categoriesRs.450Rs.450Rs.500
GEN / Economically weaker section/ BC – I / BC – IIRs.900Rs.900Rs.1000

JCECE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check the JCECE 2023 eligibility to appear in the JCECE entrance exam.
Nationality: Candidates who are Indian citizens and are local/permanent residents of Jharkhand state can apply.
Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit
B.V. Sc. & A.H.

Intermediate in Science (10+2)* or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as core course from a recognized Board/University

He/She has completed the age of 17 years on or before the 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year of B.V.Sc. & A.H. course.

BSc (Hons.) Agriculture and BSc (Hons.) Forestry

Intermediate in Science (10+2)* or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics from a recognized Board/University

The candidate must have completed 17 years of age on the first of July and must not have completed 22 years of age on the said date of the academic year in which the student seeks admission.
B.Tech (Dairy Technology)

10+2*/Intermediate* with PCM (P- Physics, Chemistry, M-Mathematics) from a recognized Board/University.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture

10+2*/Intermediate* with PCB, PCMB, PCM, PC Forestry or Inter (Agriculture) (P- Physics, C-Chemistry, M-Mathematics, B-Biology) from a recognized Board/University

B.Tech.(Agriculture Engineering)

10+2*/Intermediate* with PCM (P- Physics, C-Chemistry, M-Mathematics) from a recognized Board/University.

B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science)

Higher Secondary*/10+2*/ Intermediate* Sub: PCMB/PCB/Inter (Agriculture) (P, C, M and B are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology respectively) from a recognized Board/University.

JCECE 2023 Exam Pattern

JCECE 2023 Exam Pattern is mentioned below which has all the details like mode of examination, duration of the examination, a number of type of questions asked, the language in which the exam can be taken by the candidates etc.
JCECEB Question Format 2023
Mode of Examination
Online (CBT)
Duration of Examination
2 hours for Physics and Chemistry
1 hour for Mathematics/Biology
No. of Questions asked
150 (For PCM & PCB group)
200 (For PCMB group)
Type of Questions
MCQ (Objective) 
Marking Scheme
+1 for Correct and -0.25
Medium of examination
English & Hindi
Total Marks 
150 – PCM/PCB
200 - PCMB
Group-wise sections based on subjects, marks and number of questions asked:
Number of questions
Maximum marks

For PCM group
150 questions
150 marks

Marks Distribution for PCB Group is given below:

Number of Questions
Maximum marks

For PCB group
150 questions
150 marks

Subject-wise distribution of questions and marks is given below:

Number of Questions
Maximum marks

For PCMB group
200 questions
200 marks

JCECE 2023 Syllabus 

The JCECE 2023 Syllabus for the Examination shall be based on a common syllabus notified by the CBSE for class 12th.

JCECE 2023 Admit Card

For JCECE 2023 Admit card, JCECE Board will provide the facility for downloading Online Admit Card / Hall Ticket of JCECE 2023 from the Board’s website. Applicants are required to download the Online Admit Card from the website and follow the instructions given therein.
  • Applicants may please note that Admit Cards will not be sent by post. The Online Admit Card can be downloaded by accessing the ADMIT CARD column on the Board’s official website.
  • The Admit Card will bear the Applicant’s Name, Roll Number, Father’s Name, Category, PH, Photograph, Date of Birth, Subject Group with Name and Address of J.C.E.C.E. – 2023 Examination Centre allotted to him/her.
  • The Applicant should carefully examine the Admit Card downloaded by him/her for all the entries made therein.
  • In case of any discrepancy, the Applicant should immediately inform the Board in writing. In such cases, Applicants would appear in the examination with the already downloaded admit card. However, the Board will take necessary action to correct the record later.
  • Applicant must not mutilate the Admit Card or change any entry made therein.
  • Applicants are advised to preserve their Admit Card in good condition till admission in Colleges/Institutes is over.
  • Applicants are advised to be in touch with the website of the Board for latest updates and information till final round of counselling.
Admit Card along with Photo Identity proof should be carried to the Test Centre at the time of the test. An acceptable photo identity is any one of the following;
  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Voter ID Card
  • Pan Card
  • AADHAR Card (UID)

JCECE 2023 Result

Candidates can check the JCECE 2023 Result exam through the below-given details. 

  • Candidates can check their JCECE 2023 Result after the declaration by the exam conducting authority. 
  • Before publishing the result, the authority will also publish the answer key on the same day of the exam after completion of it.
  • There is no provision for re-evaluation of the answer sheet.
  • The board will prepare the combined merit list and also category-wise merit list based on marks secured by the candidate in the exam.

JCECE 2023 Counseling

Candidates can check the counselling details of JCECE test 2023 through the below-given details 

  • The counselling will be organized through online mode
  • It will be started after the declaration of result. 
  • A computerized distributed parallel counselling will be conducted by the board. 
  • Candidates need to present all original documents at the counselling centre for document verification procedure. 
  • Candidates have to pay the counselling fee to participate in the counselling. 
  • The counselling authority will generate the allotment letter with which candidates can get the final admission to the allotted institution.

candidates can check JCECE Exam 2023 Brochure Pdf

JCECE 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check the highlights of JCECE exam 2023 through below given details

Exam Name

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

Conducting body


JCECE Board Official Website


Application link
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Exam Type

State Level

Courses offered

B.V.Sc. & A.H, BSc (Hons.) Agriculture, BSc (Hons.) Forestry, B.Tech (Dairy Technology), B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture, B.Tech.(Agriculture Engineering), B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science)

About Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board was constituted under Section 85 of the Bihar Re-Constituted Act, 2000 by the Govt. vide Memo No. 374 dated 29.03.2001. The Government of Jharkhand has assigned the responsibility of conducting entrance tests for admission into various Institutions in the state. J.C.E.C.E.B. presently organizes the following entrance tests annually (depends upon the approval granted by the respective Departments of Govt. of Jharkhand for the respective session.

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JCECE Important Dates

JCECE 2022 Form Date09 Oct - 25 Oct 2023 (Tentative)
JCECE 2022 Admit card22 Nov 2023 (Tentative)
JCECE 2022 Exam Date13 Nov - 20 Nov 2023 (Tentative)
JCECE 2022 Result21 Dec 2023 (Tentative)

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:0.25 Marks will be deducted for every wrong answer


Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

09 Oct 2023

Form End Date:

25 Oct 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 25 Oct 2023
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