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Bihar Polytechnic 2020: Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Bihar Polytechnic 2020: The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECE) will conduct Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Examination for admission into various polytechnic courses provided by different colleges/Universities in Bihar. Candidates interested in pursuing courses like polytechnic engineering (PE)/ Para-medical-dental/Part-time polytechnic engineering, Paramedical need to apply for the exam to be eligible for admission through Diploma-Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination (DCECE). For detailed information on the Bihar Polytechnic 2020, candidates are suggested to go through the complete article.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Exam Date

Candidates can note down these details for DCECE i.e. Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Exam to prepare in advance. The dates will be updated once official notification is released by the authority.

Avialable Application Form 2020
Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form Availability 2nd week of March 2020
Registration closing date 1st week of April 2020
Online Editing of application form 3rd week of April 2020
Hall tickets Downloading 1st week of May 2020
Exam Date 2nd week of May 2020
Result announcement Last week of June 2020

For DCECE (LE) – Lateral Entry

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form Availability 3rd week of May 2020
Registration closing date 2nd week of June 2020
Online Editing of application form 2nd week of June 2020
Hall tickets Downloading 3rd week of June 2020
Exam Date 1st week of July 2020
Result announcement Yet to be notified

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should fulfill the eligibility criteria as specified by the authority. Ineligible candidates won’t be allowed to take the exam. Here are the criteria for Bihar Polytechnic examination-

Nationality: Indian only

Domicile: Candidate should either be a domicile of Bihar or his/her parents are government employee posted in Bihar.

For PE: A candidate must have passed/appearing in class 10th from a recognized board with minimum 35% aggregate marks.

For PPE: A candidates should be a minimum 19 years old as on 1st July 2020 and must have passed class 10th from a recognized board with 2 years of experience in I.T.I.

For PM: A candidate must have passed class 12th with Physics, Chemistry, English, Maths/Biology subjects. Candidates applying for GNM course are required to pass class 12th exam in PCB subjects with minimum 40% marks (40% for SC/ST). The candidate’s age must fall between 17 years and 31 years as on 31st December 2020.

For PMD: A candidate must have passed/appearing in class 10th from a recognized board with subjects like Chemistry, Physics, Biology and English. The candidate’s age must fall between 15 years and 30 years as on 31st December 2020.

For DCECE (LE): A candidate must have passed class 12th with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics / Biology


Science (with Mathematics as one of the Subject)


Science with Vocational


Science with Technical


Class 10th + 2 years ITI Experience

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Application Form

Before proceeding for the application form, candidates will be required to register themselves for the DCECE examination. Candidates can register via online mode by visiting After registration, candidates need to login to fill the application form. The particulars mentioned in the form should be filled very carefully. Applicants will also need to upload the scanned copy of images in the form. Candidates can preview their application before submitting the form finally. No changes will be entertained once the form is submitted. Applicants will also need to pay a requisite amount of application fee to submit the form. The applications received without the mentioned fee will be rejected.

Application Fee

Given below is the amount of application fee that a candidate needs to pay for the Bihar Polytechnic Exam-

Any one programme Any Two Programme Any Three Programme Any Four Programme
General Rs. 750/- Rs. 850/- Rs. 950/- Rs. 1150/-
SC/ST Rs. 480/- Rs. 530/- Rs. 630/- Rs. 730/-

Mode of payment: E-Challan of Canara Bank or Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates should be familiar with the examination, therefore it’s important to know the exam pattern for Bihar Polytechnic exam a.k.a DCECE-

  • Exam Mode: Pen and Paper based
  • Duration: 2 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Type of Questions: Objective Types (MCQs)
  • Marking Scheme: +5 marks will be awarded for every right answer
  • No. of Questions: 90 Questions
  • Total Marks: 450 Marks
Physics General Science Physics
Chemistry Numerical Ability Chemistry
Mathematics Hindi Biology
English Mathematics
General Knowledge Hindi
General Knowledge

Exam Pattern for DCECE (LE) – Lateral Entry

Subjects Total Questions Total Marks Duration
Physics 50 200  

2 Hours 15 Minutes

Chemistry 50 200
Mathematics 50 200
Total 150 600

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for Bihar Polytechnic Examination will be based on the curriculum prescribed for class 10th. Candidates can prepare for the exam as per the syllabus taught in their matriculation. The syllabus of DCECE examination consists of the subjects such as-Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, General Science, Hindi, General Knowledge & Biology.

Preparation Tips

Here are some useful tips that will help the candidates in their preparation for the examination-

  1. Create a time table and follow it regularly.
  2. Don’t waste unnecessary time on social media.
  3. Solve mocks tests and previous year papers weekly as per your convenience.
  4. Make short notes for quick revision.
  5. Study strictly as per the syllabus prescribed by the authority.
  6. Always keep in mind to revise the topics you’ve studied to retain it in the memory.
  7. Take short breaks whenever you feel exhausted.

Recommended Books for Bihar Polytechnic 2020

  1. Bihar Polytechnic Combined Entrance Competitive Examination by Arihant Publications.
  2. Bihar Polytechnic Combined Entrance Exam by Dr. Lal.
  3. General Knowledge Book by Lucent.
  4. NCERTs for class 10th.

Admit Card for Bihar Polytechnic 2020

Applicants can download their admit card for Bihar polytechnic through the official website. The admit card should be printed out and its copy must be kept safe till the exam is over. Candidates not possessing the admit card will be denied entry to the exam hall.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Result

Candidates can check their result by visiting the official website. The result of Bihar Polytechnic 2020 will be announced in form of a merit list. Only those candidates will be called for further counseling whose names appear on the merit list. The merit list will be prepared according to the scores obtained by a candidate in the DCECE Exam. Candidates are suggested to keep tabs on the website for latest updates on the exam.

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