BCECE 2021: Updates, Application, Dates, Syllabus, Fees & Admit Card

Do you want to pass BCECE with flying colors in 2021? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of this competitive exam. In this post, readers will find the following details – BCECE 2021 schedule, application form and process, fee, eligibility criteria, syllabus, admit card, admission process and more.

BCECE 2021

BCECE stands for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board. It is a State-level entrance exam. Students who have passed 12th Science are eligible to appear for this test.

 

In this post, you will find all the important details that you need to know about BCECE test. Come, let us take a closer look at the test-overview. Here it is –

Name of the entrance exam:BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrannce Competitive Examination Board) test
Conducted by:BCECE
Mode of application:Online
Level:State (Bihar)
Frequency:Conducted once in a year
Purpose:For admission into UG courses (Engg, Agriculture, Science etc)
Mode of examination:Offline (OMR Sheet)
Medium (language) of examination:English and Hindi
Duration:4½ hours
Number of questions:300
Marking scheme:4 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking scheme:Yes (-1 mark for each incorrect answer)
Nature of questions asked:Objective type questions

 

BCECE is a state-level entrance exam. The main aim of this program is to facilitate admission of eligible candidates into various UG level academic programs. Some such academic programs include – engineering, agriculture, nursing, physiotherapy, paramedical courses etc.

 

Our BCECE guide has been crafted keeping the needs of students from Bihar in mind. This guide can be broadly classified into 6 sections. Let us find out what each section is all about –

  • Section 1: BCECE schedule and important dates
  • Section 2: Eligibility criteria
  • Section 3: Application process
  • Section 4: Syllabus and exam pattern
  • Section 5: Admit card
  • Section 6: Post-exam activities (result, counseling, admission process etc)

 

Come, let us check out the schedule and important dates. Let us begin –

 

BCECE 2021 Schedule and Important Dates

Please check the table provided below and find important dates and events –

EventDate
Application form to be issued on1st or 2nd week of March, 2021
Last date to apply4th week of March, 2021
Last date to pay application fee1st week of April, 2021
Form correction window will end on1st week of April, 2021
Admit card to be issued on3rd week of April, 2021
Date of examination4th week of April, 2021
Result to be declared on3rd week of June, 2021
Counseling process to start on3rd week of July, 2021

 

Now that we’ve dealt with the schedule, it is time to check out the eligibility criteria. Each year, hundreds of thousands of candidates apply for this test. But BCECE entertains application forms of eligible candidates only! Come, let us take a closer look at the eligibility criteria –

 

BCECE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered eligible to apply for this test, a candidate must meet certain requirements. He/she must satisfy both academic and non-academic requirements. I’ve laid out all those requirements in this section –

 

Nationality

  • Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for this test.
  • Since this is a state level test, only candidates who have a domicile of Bihar are eligible to apply for it (exceptions are discussed below). Candidates whose parents are permanent residents of Bihar are eligible to apply for this test.
  • Candidates whose parents are working for the Central Govt (PSUs, Armed forces etc) are eligible to apply for this test.
  • Candidates (living outside Bihar) whose parents are working in the state of Bihar are also eligible to apply for this test.

 

Educational qualification

BCECE test facilitates admission into different types of academic programs. Educational qualification required may vary from one course to another. Here is the course-wise list of academic qualifications required –

  • Minimum educational qualification for engineering courses: Completed 12th Science with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Minimum aggregate marks required is 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates).
  • Minimum educational qualification for biology-based courses: Completed 12th Science with Physics and Biology as compulsory subjects. Minimum aggregate marks required is 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates).
  • Minimum educational qualification for pharmacy courses: Completed 12th Science with Physics and Chemistry subjects. Minimum aggregate marks required is 45% marks (40% for SC/ST candidates).
  • Minimum educational qualification for agriculture courses: Completed 12th Science with Agriculture as compulsory subject. Minimum aggregate marks required is 45% marks (40% for SC/ST candidates).
  • Candidates appearing for final exam (12th Science) are also eligible to apply for this test. However, they are required to submit proof of passing 12th class at the time of counseling and admission process.

 

How to apply for BCECE, some of you may ask. Here is everything you need to know about the application process –

 

BCECE 2021 Application process

Here are important dates associated with the application process –

EventDate
Application form to be issued on1st or 2nd week of March, 2021
Last date to apply online4th week of March, 2021
Last date to pay application fee1st week of April, 2021
Form correction window will end on1st week of April, 2021

 

Eligible candidates may apply for BCECE online. The online application process is fairly simple and straightforward. Come, let us check out this process –

 

Step by step registration process

  1. Visit the official website of BCECE (bceceboard.bihar.gov.in)
  2. Click on ‘BCECE 2021’ link or tab
  3. Click on the ‘New registration’ tab or link. The application form can be divided into two parts – Part A and Part B
  4. A registration page will open. Candidates are supposed to enter the following details on this page – group (PCM, PCB, PCA etc), name, DoB, reservation category, mobile number, email address, password etc
  5. Enter the details required and click on ‘Sign Up’ button
  6. On signing up successfully, a candidate will obtain an activation code via his/her email and mobile number. Make sure that you enter a valid email id in the registration form
  7. Click on the ‘Applicant login’ tab and click on ‘Activate your account’ button
  8. Enter the activation code (sent to email and mobile number) and activate your account
  9. After activating his/her account, a candidate will be able to login using his/her email id and password (set while registering)
  10. After account activation, candidates must provide their personal information such as – gender, father’s name, mother’s name, identification mark, father’s income, address etc
  11. Apart from personal details, candidates are also supposed to upload two documents – scanned image of his/her passport size photo and scanned image of his/her signature
  12. After uploading scanned copies of photo and signature, candidates are supposed to enter their academic information (year of passing 10th and 12th, name of school, status etc)
  13. After filling up necessary information, candidates may check the application form again and edit it (for correcting mistakes). After editing, make sure that you click on ‘Update’ button to save the changes made
  14. After revising the form, candidates may save the form and submit it
  15. After form submission, candidates are supposed to pay the application fee. It can be paid online (via credit/debit cards, net banking or UPI) or offline (via bank challan)
  16. Candidates may download the application form (Part A and B) and keep it for future reference and use

 

How much should I pay up (for applying), some of you may ask. Here is everything you need to know about the application fee –

 

Application fee

Application fees depends upon factors such as – category of the candidate and his/her academic group. Here’s how much you should pay –

  • PCM/PCB/CBA/MBA/MCA/PCA – 500 INR for SC/ST candidates and 1000 INR for General/OBC candidates
  • PCMB – 550 INR for SC/ST candidates and 1100 INR for General/OBC candidates

 

Documents required

While filling up the application form, candidates are supposed to upload scanned images of candidate’s passport size photo and signature specimen. These documents should been the following standards –

  • Scanned image of passport size photo should be of the size – 3.5 x 4.5 cm
  • Signature specimen must be created using black or blue ink on white paper
  • Scanned images must be in JPEG file format. Its size should not exceed 100kb

 

Form correction

Form correction window will close on 1st week of April, 2021. Candidates are supposed to get their form corrected (if needed) before the specified date. Follow these steps to correct your form –

  • Visit official website of BCECE
  • Search for ‘BCECE form correction’ link and click on it
  • Login using relevant credentials (your email id and password)
  • Edit your form and make corrections where required
  • Go through your form and click in ‘Submit’ button

 

Let us check out the syllabus and exam pattern now. Here is everything you need to know about it –

 

BCECE 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Come, let us check out the main subjects –

 

Syllabus & marks distribution

BCECE syllabus can be broadly classified into 5 subjects. These subjects include –

  • Physics: Laws of motion, optics, thermodynamics, energy and power, kinematics, motion, gravitation, properties of matter etc.
  • Chemistry: Thermodynamics, chemical reactions, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, states of matter, atomic structure, equilibrium, molecular structure, covalent bonds etc.
  • Mathematics: Integration, differentiation, matrices, ratio and proportion, statistics, probability, permutation and combination, continuity, quadratic equations, set theory, functions, limits, binomial theorem etc.
  • Biology: Animal and plant physiology, biotechnology, cell structure, reproduction, environmental science, cell structure etc.
  • Agriculture: Crop protection, fruits and vegetables, flowers, dairy and fish science, preservation of fruits and vegetables, breeding, soil, animal husbandry etc.

 

Let us check out subject-wise marks distribution now –

 

Marks distribution

SubjectMarks
Physics400
Chemistry400
Mathematics400
Biology400
Agriculture400

 

Come, let us check out the exam pattern now –

 

Exam pattern

Mode of examination:Offline (OMR Sheet)
Medium (language) of examination:English and Hindi
Duration:4½ hours
Number of questions:300
Marking scheme:4 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking scheme:Yes (-1 mark for each incorrect answer)
Nature of questions asked:Objective type questions

 

Let us check out section 5 now. Let us find out more about the admit card –

 

BCECE 2021 Admit Card

BCECE admit card contains the following information –

  • Name of the candidate
  • Photograph
  • Details about exam center
  • Academic group
  • And more…

 

BCECE usually releases the admit card on 3rd week of April. It is necessary to carry your admit card while going to appear for the test! Without admit card, a candidate won’t be allowed to enter the exam hall. How to obtain my admit card, some of you may ask.

 

Follow these steps to download your admit card –

  • Visit the official website of BCECE
  • Login using your credentials (email address and password)
  • Download your admit card
  • Take a printout for future reference and use

 

Let us check out post-exam activities now. It is time to find out more about result, counseling and admission process.

 

BCECE 2021 Result

BCECE is known to annouce the result on 3rd or 4th week of June. Candidates may keep an eye on the official website of BCECE around this time. Result declaration takes place online. Candidates may follow these steps to check their result –

  • Visit the official website of BCECE
  • Find BCECE result link and click it
  • You’ll get merit list in PDF format. Download it
  • Find your rank in the merit list using your roll number
  • Candidates may save the PDF file for future use and reference

 

BCECE 2021 Counseling and Admission Process

Result declaration is followed by counseling and admission process. Entire counseling process can be broadly divided into three rounds. Let us check out what the admission process looks like –

  1. Visit the official website of BCECE
  2. Click on ‘Apply for counseling’ link
  3. Fill up the form and enrol for counseling
  4. Take part in choice filling process
  5. Get provisional seat allotment (depends upon your rank and merit score)
  6. In order to verify the authenticity of your candidature, you must successfully undergo handwriting verification process
  7. Login to the official website and obtain ‘Final seat allotment’ status. Download your provisional allotment letter
  8. Get document verification done and pay admission fees
  9. Undergo BCECE counseling
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