BCECE Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

BCECE is conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board BCECEB. It is conducted for admission to UG engineering, pharmacy, health sciences (except MBBS/BDS), as well as agricultural programs in Bihar. BCECE is a single stage exam. Candidates appear in particular group of BCECE exam depending upon the courses they want to get admission in.

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Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) is a state level entrance exam. Lakhs of students who complete 10+2 from the state and wish to pursue undergraduate studies in the state appear in BCECE exam. Its timings are as follows.

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Date
BCEE 2018 29, 30 April 2018
BCECE 2019 April 2019

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BCECE Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality- Candidate must be an Indian National
  • Domicile Requirement- an applicant must be a local resident of Bihar
  • Educational Qualification

  • Age Criteria
    • Engineering / Pharmacy / Architecture – No minimum age limit
    • Health Science – The candidate must complete 17 years of age as on 31st December.
    • Agriculture – The candidate must complete 16 years of age as on 31st August.

BCECE Exam Pattern

The candidate will appear for the exam according to his subject group:-

  • PCM- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • PCB- Physics, Chemistry, Biology
  • PCMB- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology
  • CBA- Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture
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
  • Number of question in one subject: 100 questions
  • Marking scheme: +4, -1

BCECE Reservation

  • SC (Scheduled Caste): 16%
  • ST (Scheduled Tribe): 01%
  • EBC (Extremely Backward Class): 18%
  • BC (Backward Class): 12%
  • RCG (Reserved Category Girls): 03%
  • UR (General Category): 50%

Books recommended for BCECE

The candidates can check the list of books given below for a good preparation.

Previous Years’ Solved Papers BCECE Engineering Buy Online
HC Verma Vol 1 Buy Online
HC Verma Vol 2 Buy Online

If you have any queries regarding BCECE, please ask in comments below.

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