New dates for BCECE 2017 has finally been announced by the BCECE Board. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination will now be held on June 18, 2017. The admit card for the candidates will be released on June 02, 2017. However, it should be remembered that admit card will only be issued in the name of already registered candidates. No new registration for upcoming BCECE will be allowed.
The scheme of the exam has also been changed. BCECE 2017 will be held in single stage instead of two stages. The candidates will qualify in single stage now referred to as Mains. The dates for Mains exam have been announced. Through BCECE exam, the candidates will be selected for granting admission in UG Engineering, Pharmacy, and Agriculture courses in the college and institute of Bihar. Candidate can check more details about the exam from below.
BCECE 2017 – Bihar Combine Entrance Competitive Examination
The exam is only held for admission in undergraduate courses. It was initially supposed to be conducted on April 16 and May 14, 2017. However, the Board never released the admit card and left the candidates wondering. Finally, after a long wait, the below mentioned notice, stating new for BCECE 2017 dates has been released.
Important Dates of the Exam
The important dates of BCECE State I and II, including the revised dates, are mentioned in the table below.
|Events||BCECE Revised Important Dates|
|Online registration starting date||February 14, 2017|
|Online registration closing date||March 06, 2017|
|Last date of payment through challan||March 09, 2017|
|Last date of payment through by net banking / debit card / credit card||March 09, 2017|
|Issue of online Admit card||June 02, 2017|
|Correction or complaint (if unable to download) in admit card can be submitted||June 06, 2017|
|Single mains Exam||June 18, 2017|
BCECE Eligibility Criteria 2017
The eligibility criteria of BCECE 2017 has to be fulfilled. Even those candidates should check the eligibility who have submitted the application form because it will be checked in verification round, which will be held during the counselling. Irrespective of the performance in the exam, ineligible candidates will not be granted admission.
- Candidate must be citizen of India.
- There is no age limit for engineering and pharmacy admission.
- To be eligible for medical admission, candidate must have obtained at least 17 years as on 31 December of the year of exam.
- For Agriculture courses admission, minimum age limit is 17 as on 1 July.
BCECE 2017 Application Form
The deadline to submit the application form ended on March 09, 2017. Despite the revised exam date, fresh registration for the exam has not been announced.
BCECE 2017 Admit Card
The admit card for BCECE will be released on June 02, 2017. Since the date of issuance until June 06, 2017, the candidates will be given an opportunity to express any issues regarding the admit card. The candidates must use this opportunity to ensure that there is no mistake in BCECE Hall Ticket 2017. The document containing incorrect details will not be accepted at the exam hall.
BCECE 2017 Exam Pattern
Earlier there was supposed to be two stages. The detailed exam pattern of BCECE 2017 Stage I and Stage II is as mentioned below.
The latest notice says that BCECE 2017 will have only 1 stage, instead of 2, and this one stage will be referred to as BCECE Main. BCECEB has not specified what the exam pattern would be for that.
In the meantime you can know that earlier it was announced that both the stages of the exam were to be held in pen and paper mode. All the questions in the examination will be of objective type. Each question of 4 marks and the negative marking of 1 mark.
The exam pattern initially mentioned in brochure is given below. Please wait for BCECEB to clarify on exam pattern of the Main stage now.
BCECE 2017 Stage 1 Exam Pattern:
|Physics||50||200||2 hours 15 minutes|
BCECE 2017 Stage 2 Exam Pattern:
|Physics||100||400||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Chemistry||100||400||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Mathematics||100||400||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Biology||100||400||1 hour 30 minutes|
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BCECE 2017 Cut off Marks
The Board will determine a minimum cutoff for the examination. The cut off of BCECE will be used to select candidates for counselling and seat allotment.
BCECE 2017 Result
The result of Mains will be announced. It will be released online, on the official website of the exam. The Board will declare it as a Merit List, which will contain the Category-wise Roll number of the qualified candidates. The link to check the result will be provided on this page.
BCECE 2017 Counselling
The BCECE qualified candidates will be called for counselling and seat allotment. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of merit in the exam. However, the candidates will first have to register for counselling by paying the registration fee. The seats will not be allotted randomly, the choices of the candidates will also be considered.
Reservation of Seats in BCECE 2017
The seat reservation or quota under BCECE 2017 is as below:
- SC Category – 16%
- ST Category – 1%
- EBC Category – 18%
- BC Category – 12%
- RCG Category – 3%
Courses under BCECE
The BCECE 2017 will be held for the following courses.
- Engineering / Pharmacy. Government / Government aided technical institutions in Bihar and technical institutions outside Bihar (Bihar quota) degree programmes.
- Medical. Government and other institutions in BAMS, BUMS, B Physiotherapy, B Occupational Therapy, Para Medical Degree Programmes (Lab Tech, OT Assistant, X Ray Tech, Ophthalmic Assistant, Orthotics, Prosthotics) and related programmes.
- Agricultural. Bihar Agricultural University Sabaur (Bhagalpur) technical programmmes. Degree agricultural and degree horticulture 50% seats will be filled through PCM and PCB merit list, and 50% seats through CBA (Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Sciences) merit list.
Bihar MBBS / BDS Admission 2017
Last year Bihar (UGMAC) was conducted by BCECEB for admission to MBBS / BDS courses. It is expected for this year that admission to Bihar MBBS / BDS Admission 2017 will be done on the basis of NEET.
BCECE Quick Links
- Application Form
- Application Form Correction
- Admit Card
- Answer Key
- Information Brochure
- Exam Pattern
- BCECE Previous Year Question Papers
- Bihar UGMAC for MBBS / BDS Admission
Candidates can also refer the Notification of BCECE 2017.
If you have any queries regarding BCECE 2017, please ask in comments below.