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Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) offers admission to engineering, medical and agricultural courses offered by institutes located in Bihar.
  • Field
    Engineering and Medical
  • Eligibility
    12th appearing or passed with Science
  • Subjects
    Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Biology
  • Applicants
    60,000 - 80,000
  • Questions Type
    Objective MCQs
  • Paper Pattern
    300 Questions in 4.5 hrs
  • Difficulty Level
    Medium to Hard
  • Time to Prepare
    2 Years
  • When
    March to April

All you need to know about BCECE


Facts, Syllabus & Pattern

  • What is BCECE?
  • Syllabus for BCECE
  • Exam Pattern for BCECE

How to apply

  • Eligibility Criteria for BCECE
  • Registration for BCECE
  • Application Fees for BCECE
  • Admit Card for BCECE

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for BCECE

Results and Cut-off

  • Cut-off for BCECE 2019

How to Prepare

  • Preparation Tips for BCECE
  • Sample Papers for BCECE
  • Previous Years’ Papers for BCECE

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What is BCECE?

  • BCECE stands for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination
  • This examination is conducted by Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examinations Board (BCECEB)
  • Candidates who clear this examination with flying colours are offered admission to engineering, medical and agricultural courses offered by institutes located in Bihar
  • While admissions to B.Tech and B.Arch programmes will be based on BCECE, admissions to MBBS will be based on NEET UG.
  • BCECE is conducted in two phases in the month of June.

Syllabus for BCECE

Physics Physics
  1. Physical World and Measurement
  2. Kinematics
  3. Laws of Motion
  4. Work, Energy and Power
  5. Circular Motion
  6. Centre of Mass, Momentum and Collision
  7. Rotational Motion
  8. Gravitation
  9. Properties of Bulk Matter
  10. Oscillations
  11. Wave Motion
  12. Heat and Thermodynamics
  13. Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  1. Electrostatics
  2. Current Electricity
  3. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  4. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  5. Electromagnetic Waves
  6. Ray Optics
  7. Wave Optics
  8. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  9. Atoms and Nuclei
  10. Semiconductors and Electronic devices
  11. Communication Systems
  12. The Special Theory of Relativity
Chemistry Chemistry
  1. General Introduction to Chemistry
  2. Structure of Atom
  3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  5. States of Matters
  6. Thermodynamics
  7. Equilibrium
  8. Redox Reactions
  9. Hydrogen
  10. s-block Elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals)
  11. Some p-block Elements
  12. Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principle and Techniques
  13. Hydrocarbons
  14. Environmental Chemistry
  15. Solid state
  1. Solutions
  2. Electrochemistry
  3. Chemical Kinetics
  4. Surface Chemistry
  5. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  6. p-Block Elements
  7. d and f block Elements
  8. Coordination Compounds
  9. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  10. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  11. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  12. Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
  13. Polymers
  14. Chemistry in Everyday Life
  15. Biomolecules
biology Biology
  1. Diversity in Living Organism
  2. Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
  3. Cell: Structure and Function
  4. Plant Physiology
  5. Human Physiology
  1. Sexual Reproduction
  2. Genetics and Evolution
  3. Biology and Human Welfare
  4. Biotechnology and Its Application
  5. Ecology and Environment
maths Maths
  1. Sets, Relations and Functions
  2. Trigonometric Functions
  3. Principle of Mathematical Induction
  4. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  5. Linear Inequalities
  6. Permutations and Combinations
  7. Binomial Theorem
  8. Sequence and Series
  9. Straight Lines
  10. Conic Sections
  11. 3D Geometry
  12. Calculus - I
  13. Mathematical Reasoning
  1. Statistics
  2. Probability
  3. Relations and Functions
  4. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  5. Matrices
  6. Determinants
  7. Continuity and Differentiability
  8. Application of Derivatives
  9. Integrals
  10. Application of Integrals
  11. Differential Equations
  12. Vectors
  13. Three Dimensional Geometry

Exam Pattern for BCECE

Sections Marks No. of Questions Negative Marking
Physics 4 100 -1
Chemistry 4 100 -1
Mathematics 4 100 -1
Biology 4 100 -1
Agricultural Science 4 100 -1
  • Duration of each section will be of 90 minutes .
  • Attempting Physics and Chemistry is compulsory. Engineering aspirants should attempt Mathematics.

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Eligibility Criteria for BCECE

  • You have to be an Indian national
  • Your state of residence should be Bihar
  • You should have completed 17 years of age on December 31 of the admission year
  • You should have passed all the necessary subjects according to your group - PCM/ Biotechnology, Biology and Technical Vocational subject with a minimum of 45% marks(40% for reserved candidates).
  • Aspirants in their final year can also appear.

Registration for BCECE

  • The application form is divided into two parts - Part A and Part B
  • The first step is to register for BCECE exam by filling them up
  • The application form asks for details such as: course group, name, email id, category, contact details, password etc.
  • Next, click on the register button. Hitting the button will display all the details submitted
  • Make sure you review the details and then submit the application form
  • After this, you will receive a registration number, keep this safe
  • Now, login using your registration number (your username for login)
  • Use the password which you provided during registration
  • Loging in will redirect you to the fee payment page
  • After the application fee has been paid successfully, it is time to complete the application form.
  • The applicants will be required to upload scanned images of their photograph and signature (Hindi and English both).

Here are the specifications for photograph and signature upload.

Specifications for scanned images:

  • The scanned images of photographs & signatures must be in jpg/jpeg/png/gif format.
  • Size of the passport size photograph: 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm.
  • Photograph must be clicked after January 1, 2019 either in black & white or in colour with high contrast
  • The signature should have been done with a black ink pen on a white paper before scanning. There must not be any capital letter in signature.

After carefully examining and submitted the application form, aspirants will be required to download BCECE application form (Part-A and Part-B) and do the following:

  • Paste a coloured photograph at the specified space
  • Sign at the designated place in both English and Hindi
  • Fill the declaration with your own handwriting
  • Attach the board copy of paid bank challan (original copy) with the application form
  • Attach photocopies of all educational/reservation/category documents and certificates
  • Write "Application for BCECE-2019" in bold letters on the envelope along with your subject group. Use a yellow colour envelope of size 17 cm x 30 cm for sending the application through Registered Post/Speed Post
  • Enclose all the above in the envelope and send it to the following address.

Controller of Examination,

B.C.E.C.E. Board,

I.A.S. Association Building,

Near Patna Airport, P.O.-B.V.College,

Patna - 800014

Note: BCECE doesn't accept any application form in person or by courier.

Application Fees for BCECE

The application fee can be paid via Bank Challan or through Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking.

The application fees:

Category PCM or PCB PCMB
General/Backward/Extremely Backward Rs. 1000 Rs. 1100
SC/ST Rs. 500 Rs. 550

Admit Card for BCECE

The BCECE admit card can be downloaded from the official website. This card is made available in the month of May. The admit card has details like your name, address, contact details, test centres etc.

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Exam Dates for BCECE

Events Dates
BCECE Application form release 7th March 2019
Last date to submit application 2nd April 2019
Last date for payment via challan 5th April 2019
Last date for payment via online mode 7th April 2019
Online editing of application form 8th April 2019
BCECE Admit card release 15th April 2019
Exam date for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology 29th April 2019
Exam date for Agriculture 30th April 2019
BCECE Result announcement 19th June 2019
BCECE Counselling 19th July 2019

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The results of BCECE will be declared by BCECEB, The results will contain important information such as category wise rank of each candidate. This will be declared in month of July. The results may or may not be declared in two stages. Only those aspirants who clear the exam will be able to appear for the counselling sessions.

Cut-off for BCECE 2019

The cut-off for BCECE will be declared shortly after the examination has been conducted.

BCECE 2019 cut-off is yet to be announced.

The cut-off for 2018 is given below.

Category BCECE 2018 Cut-off Percentage BCECE 2018 Cut-off Marks
General category 50% 300
General category (PH) 45% 270
Reserved category( SC/ST/OBC) 40% 240
Reserved category(PH) 40% 240

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Preparation Tips for BCECE

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  • Revision is important: When you go through a formula or concept, maintain revision notes in the form of bullet points. Revision will be useful when the exam is close and a good revision pattern will take less time. Normally, without these notes, you would have to go through the entire chapter to understand important points once again.

Sample Papers for BCECE

Solving sample papers and previous year papers is not only advisable, but also mandatory if you want to stay ahead of the stiff competition in BCECE 2019. Solving sample papers will help you to prepare for the expected paper and its pattern while also assisting you in learning efficient time management. You can also assess your own performance by practicing sample papers and judge your level of preparations for BCECE 2019.

Previous Years’ Papers for BCECE

Practising previous years’ BCECE papers is important as it helps you simulate the real exam. Toppr provides you with a complete set of all question banks from previous years which you can practice to sharpen your skills.

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