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BCECE 2024: Result, Exam Date, Admit Card, Full Form, and More

Sukanta Das Waytoadmissions Team
Sukanta Das

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Updated On - Nov 21,2023

BCECE Admit Card Is Available; View Latest News Here

The BCECE 2024 Admit Card is now available. On, candidates who have enrolled for the exam can now download their admission cards. The BCECE 2024 exam will be administered on July 1 and July 2 at several testing locations.The question paper will be broken up into 5 subjects with 400 marks each, according to the BCECE 2024 Exam Pattern. Each segment will give candidates 90 minutes to finish it. Questions from mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and agriculture will be asked.

In August 2024, the authority is anticipated to disclose the BCECE 2024 results. Candidates from the general category must score at least 50% to be eligible for the exam, while applicants from the reserved category must score at least 40% to be considered for admission to various Bihar colleges. For information about the BCECE 2024 Exam, the application process, the exam format, the syllabus, the results, the counselling process, and the cutoff, read the article.

Dates for BCECE Exams

The following table summarises the BCECE 2024 schedule:

Event Dates 
BCECE 2024 Notification May 7, 2024
BCECE 2024 Registration May 7, 2024
Last date to Register  June 5, 2024
Last Day to pay BCECE 2024 Application Fee through Challan June 6, 2024
Last Day to pay BCECE 2024 Application Fee through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card June 6, 2024
Availability of BCECE 2024 Admit Card June 20, 2024
BCECE 2024 Exam Date July 1 & 2, 2024
BCECE 2024 Result August 2024
BCECE Counselling (UGEAC) 2024 Registration September 2024

Highlights Of BCECE

Exam Name BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination)
Conducting Body Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board
Exam Level State Level
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Offline (Pen and Paper Mode)
Exam Duration 4 hour 30 minutes
Number of Question 300 questions for each subject
Courses Offered Pharmacy, Health Science and Agriculture Courses
Exam Centers 39

BCECE Admit Card

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board has published the BCECE 2024 Admit Card online at the website's official page. The processes listed below should be followed by candidates who have enrolled for the exam to download their hall tickets. (A sample display screen is shown below.)

BCECE 2024: Result, Exam Date, Admit Card, Full Form, and More
  1. Visit the BCECE's official website, 
  2. Enter your application number, birthdate, and security code to log in. 
  3. You will be able to access your admission card once your identity has been validated. Verify all of the information on the admit card. Call the helpline lines if there is a problem.
  4. Save a copy of your admission card for your records by downloading it.

Exam Pattern for BCECE

Before starting their preparation, candidates must become familiar with the BCECE 2024 test format. There are 100 objective questions in each of the five subjects that make up the whole BCECE. Each 90-minute section will have a maximum score of 400.

BCECE 2024: Result, Exam Date, Admit Card, Full Form, and More

The distribution of marks across all topics is as follows:

Subjects Maximum marks Duration
Physics 400 1 ½ hours
Chemistry 400 1 ½ hours
Mathematics 400 1 ½ hours
Biology 400 1 ½ hours
Agriculture 400 1 ½ hours

How do fill out the BCECE OMR form?

Candidates will receive a question paper and an OMR sheet before the exam. Include information like your registration number, the question paper code, the set of the question paper, and other similar things. The machine won't be able to identify the answer sheet if the data provided is inaccurate.

  • A computer-readable sheet called an OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) sheet automatically compiles the data upon scanning.
  • Before darkening the bubbles, read the instructions on the OMR sheet's reverse side.
  • The board assesses papers and assigns grades to pupils based on recorded replies. 


Subject Important Topics
Physics Physics and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases
Chemistry Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry, States of Matter, Solid State, Liquid State: Properties of liquids, Gaseous State, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Covalent Bonding, Molecular Orbital, Chemical Thermodynamics, First law of thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Equilibrium involving chemical processes, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Mathematics Sets, Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Mathematical Induction, Sequences and Series, Permutations and Combinations, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,, Applications of Binomial Theorem, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Vector Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability, Statistics, and Mathematical Reasoning.
Biology Diversity in Living World, Structural Organisation in Animal and Plants, Cell: Structure & Function, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology, Sexual Reproduction, Genetics & Evolution, Biology & Human Welfare, Biotechnology and its Applications, Ecology & Environment
Agriculture Introductory Agriculture and Agro meteorology, Soil as a medium of plant growth, Plant breeding and genetics, Agricultural Engineering, Crop protection, Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fish Production, Extension education, Presevation of fruits and vegetables, Flowers, medicinal and aromatic plants, Vegetable production, Fruit Production, Basic Horticulture.

Exam Centres for BCECE

38 cities in Bihar and Jharkhand hold the BCECE. The BCECE Exam Centres must be selected when registering.

BCECE 2024: Result, Exam Date, Admit Card, Full Form, and More

BCECE Cutoff

BCECE Cut off is impacted by a number of variables. Below are a few of the common causes:

  1. The total number of candidates participating in a specific BCECE 2024 subject group.
  2. Total number of seats that are available for enrollment in a particular subject stream.
  3. Category reserves for the BCECE
  4. Exam's level of difficulty

BCECE 2024 Minimum Qualification Standards

When the results are announced, BCECE Board announces the minimal passing scores. Soon after the formal notification is released, the minimum qualifying marks will be updated on this page.  Candidates can verify the minimal requirements from last year, nevertheless.

Qualifying Marks Of BCECE

Category Qualifying Percentage
General Category 50%
General Category (PH) 45%
Reserved Category(OBC, SC, ST) 40%
Reserved Category (PH) 40%

BCECE Final Score

On the website, BCECE results are posted. In the PDF, candidates can search for their BCECE roll number to view their results. Use the instructions below to check your BCECE 2024 result and download your rank card.

  1. Visit BCECE's official website.
  2. Select BCECE Result.
  3. Download the merit list's PDF in PDF format.
  4. Find the outcome by matching the roll numbers.

BCECE Merit List

The performance of the candidates in the exam is used to create the merit list for BCECE 2024. Additionally, the production of the merit list is contingent on the availability of seats for several courses in agriculture, pharmacy, and health science. As a result, the merit list is created based on merit and seat availability.

Merit List Preparation Tie-Breaker

BCECE 2024: Result, Exam Date, Admit Card, Full Form, and More

BCECE Guidance

The BCECE Counselling (UGEAC) 2024 exam will shortly be held. Candidates who have passed JEE Main may register for UGEAC 2024 counselling in order to be admitted into the first year of B.E./B.Tech programmes at some Bihar colleges.Separate BCECE counselling sessions will be held by BCECEB for the agriculture and pharmacy programmes. Additionally, it is the organisation in charge of state counselling for seats in engineering and medicine based on NEET and JEE Main scores, respectively. On the official website of BCECE, qualified candidates can download counselling letters. They must come to the counselling centre prepared with counselling letters and other necessary documentation; otherwise, the candidate won't be taken into consideration for the counselling procedure.

Seats will only be assigned based on merit and available space. BCECE Counselling will consist of several stages. In order to keep themselves informed about the counselling, candidates are advised to continue applying for other choices.'Depending on the needs of the region, any number of counselling sessions may be held.

BCECE Guidance Procedure

For the purpose of allocating seats to various government, semi-government, and privately supported institutions for programmes including pharmacy, health science, and agriculture, BCECE qualified candidates will be entitled to go through the BCECE counselling process. Candidates must use the provided link on the official website to register for counselling. The following considerations regarding BCECE Counselling must be made:

  • After the BCECE results, candidates must register for counselling.
  • Candidates must choose their options and reserve their seats before the deadline during the online counselling procedure.
  • Candidates must use a bank challan to pay the counselling fees.

First Step: Registration

Only qualified candidates who have registered and qualified will be contacted for BCECE Counselling. Registration for counselling is required. The processes listed below should be used as a guide for registering for BCECE.

  • Go to the BCECE Board's official webpage.
  • Click the "Apply for counselling" link.
  • Candidates will be required to complete a contact information form.

Second step: Filling in a choice

Through the BCECE's official website, candidates can select their options and secure their seats online. Candidates will see the following options after successfully logging in with their BCECE Roll Number and the password they created in the previous step:

Registration details Contain information regarding the logged in candidate
Available Choices Seats are available to the candidate.
Fill Choices Candidates can fill choices (seats) in this field.
Display Filled Choices Displays all the filled Choices by the candidate.
Change Password Helps to reset/change password.
Provisional Allotment Letter Avails provisional allotment letter to the candidate.

Step Three: Proviso Seat Allocation

  • After choosing their options, the candidates can download the letter confirming their temporary seat assignment.
  • They can look up the status of their assigned seats.
  • Take a printout of the letter indicating their temporary seat assignment.
  • They must have these when handwriting verification is required at a designated BCECE Counselling Centre.
  • To guarantee their admittance and allocation of the chosen seat, they must carry the provisional seat allotment letter with them during the entire counselling procedure.

Step Four: Verifying Handwriting

The text on the candidates' OMR sheets is compared to their handwriting and validated. This is a standard procedure that includes getting a sample of the candidate's handwriting. Further comparisons are made using texts found in their OMR sheets.

In order to confirm the validity of the candidate and their selection, handwriting verification is performed.

Step Five : Seating Assignment

Candidates that successfully pass the handwriting verification can re-log in to the official website to verify their allocation. A new link called "FINAL SEAT ALLOTMENT" will be available to candidates.

The candidates' final seat allotment, which must be brought to counselling, can be downloaded. The Provisional Allotment Letter specifies the location where the candidates are required to appear for the document verification and fee payment process.

Step six: Verification of Documents

After successfully downloading their final allotment letter, candidates must check their documentation and pay the appropriate admission costs to the designated universities. Candidates will have their candidature withdrawn if they are unable to provide any of the requisite papers. At the BCECE Counselling Centre, the admissions procedure will proceed.

BCECE Counselling- Documents Required 

  • Final BCECE Seat Allotment Letter
  • Class 10th Mark Sheet, Hall Ticket and Passing Certificate
  • Class 12th Mark Sheet, Hall ticket and Passing Certificate
  • BCECE Admit Card
  • Copy of 6 Photographs used in Online Application Form BCECE
  • Counselling letter for BCECE 
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical Certificate (as specified)

BCECE Courses Offered

Subject Combination Course Offered
PCM* Agriculture
PCB* Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Lab Technician, OT Assistant, X-Ray Technician, Ophthalmic Assistant, Orthotics and Prosthetics
CBA/PCA/MBA/MCA* Agriculture and Gardening

BCECE Lateral Entry

The Bihar Combined Admission Competitive Board holds the BCECE 2024 Lateral Entry or LE for admission to the second year of the engineering, paramedical, and pharmacy programmes. The schedule for counselling is listed below.

Event Counseling Dates (Tentative)
BCECE LE 2024 Online Counselling Registration commences 3rd week of July, 2024
Last date for Counselling Registration and Choice Filling 1st week of August, 2024
Seat Allotment Round 1 (Provisional) 1st week of August, 2024
Downloading Seat Allotment Order Round 1 2nd week of August, 2024
Document Verification and Admission  2nd week of August, 2024
Seat Allotment Round 2 (Provisional) 3rd week of August, 2024
Downloading Seat Allotment Order Round 2 4th week of August, 2024
Document Verification and Admission  4th week of August, 2024

Colleges Participating in BCECE

The total number of seats in the participating colleges is shown in the table below. The BCECE Seat Matrix Branch Wise has been made public by the officials. JEE Main and NEET, respectively, will be used to fill engineering and medical seats. Through BCECE 2024, students in the pharmacy, health science, and agricultural programmes will be admitted. 

College Name Civil Mechanical Electrical E & CE CSE B. Ph. L.Tech LT. E & E.E. Total
M.I.T. Muzaffarpur 60 60 60 40 15 15 40 290
B.C.E. Bhagalpur 30 45 45 40 40 200
Nalanda College of Engineering, Bihar 60 60 60 60 240
G.C.E. Gaya 60 60 60 60 240
M.C.E. Motihari 30 30 30 30 120
D.C.E. Darbhanga 60 60 60 60 240
L.J.P.I.T Chapra 60 60 60 60 240
BCE, Bakhtiyarpur 60 60 60 60 240
S.I.T. Sitamarhi 60 60 60 60 240
R.R.S.D.C.E.Begusara 60 60 60 60 240
S.C.E. Sasaram 60 60 60 60 240
B.P.M.C.E, Madhepura 60 60 60 60 240
K.C.E. Katihar 60 60 60 180
G.Ph.I., Patna 60 60
P.C.of Engg. Purnea 60 60 60 60 240
S.C. of Engg. Saharsa 60 60 60 60 240
S.C. of Engg. Supaul 60 60 60 60 240

BCECE Qualifications

Candidates must review the BCECE Eligibility Criteria listed below before applying for the exam.

  • BCECE 2024 applications are only accepted from Indian citizens.
  • Candidates must be residents of Bihar.
  • The candidate's parents must be citizens of the state of Bihar.
  • candidates whose parents work for the Indian government's public sector enterprise.
  • Candidates who live outside of Bihar but whose parents work there are also eligible to enrol for BCECE.

Educational Background:

  1. Candidates for the B.Sc. Nursing programme must have earned at least a 45% overall grade point average in Physics and Biology in their 10+2 programme.
  2. Candidates for medical programmes must have completed their 10+2 requirements with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as required topics.
  3. those for pharmacy programmes must have completed their 10+2 requirements with Physics and Chemistry as required subjects, and those for the option track must have either Math or Biology.
  4. Examine the graphic below for courses in agriculture.
BCECE 2024: Result, Exam Date, Admit Card, Full Form, and More

BCECE : Reserving Requirements

A small number of the total seats are reserved in accordance with Government of India guidelines for admission through BCECE. The following table illustrates the percentage of seats reserved:

Category Percentage of Seats Reserved
Scheduled Caste (SC) 16.00%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 01.00%
Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 18.00%
Backward Class (BC) 12.00%
Reserved Category Girls (RCG) 03.00%
Economically Weaker Section 10.00%

Completed BCECE Application

At, the online BCECE 2024 Application Form has been made available. For submitting an application for multiple courses, just one form needs to be completed. 

  1. Filling out the required information will start the online registration process, after which candidates will receive a special Registration Number and Password.
  2. To upload your passport-size photo, your signature, and to pay the registration cost, log in using your BCECE registration number and password.
  3. The application form has two sections; fill out both sections A and B.
  4. Take a hardcopy of the BCECE Application Form (Parts A and B) after downloading it.
  5. Save the hard copies for use in counselling and admissions.

Application Fee for BCECE

Group Category Fee (Rupees)
PCM/ PCB General, Backward Class (BC), and Other Backward Class (OBC) 1000
For one subject group that is PCM or PCB Scheduled Tribe (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC) 500
For both groups PCMB General, BC, and OBC 1100
SC and ST 550

Contact Information

BCECE Board,

I.A.S. Association Building

Near Patna Airport,

Patna - 800014, Bihar (India)

Contact no: 0612-2220240, 0612-2225387


BCECE Overview FAQs

Ques. Will BCECE 2023 also serve as a means of obtaining admission to MBBS programmes at Bihar's medical colleges?

No, BCECEB no longer administers the BCECE for students applying to medical schools. Instead, candidates seeking admission to MBBS programmes provided at Indian medical institutes must take the NEET exam. 

Ques. What does the BCECE test cover?

BCECE, also known as the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examinations Board, is the name of the entrance exam that was once held for applicants seeking admission to engineering and agricultural programmes in Bihar-based institutions. The exam is presently solely given for admission to paramedical programmes (such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, etc.), agriculture, and B.Pharma programmes.

Ques. What level of education is needed to register for the BCECE in 2023?

A minimum of 45% of your class 12 grade must have been earned in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (45% for candidates from the reserved category). Students who will be taking the 12th grade in 2023 may also register.

Ques. In addition to the qualification, are there any other criteria for qualifying for the BCECE 2023 registration?

Yes, in order to sign up for BCECE 2023, you must:

  • a citizen of India.
  • one who lives in Bihar.
  • as of December 31 of the admissions year, at least 17 years old.

Ques. Where can I get a copy of the BCECE 2023 admissions card?

 The BCECE 2023 admit card is currently available for download at its official website. You can go to the BCECEB office to get the necessary corrections made to the admit card if there are any inconsistencies.

Ques. When will the BCECE 2023 counselling be place, I hear you ask?

After the announcement of the BCECE results, the counselling will provably start in the fourth week of July. Depending on local needs, any number of counselling sessions may be held.