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Bihar Polytechnic 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

Admission to the candidates into polytechnic colleges of Bihar will be given on the basis of entrance exam. The authorities will release the application form for admissions through online mode. Selected candidates will be offered admissions into engineering, para medical, para medical dental and other courses. Enrolment is granted into first year as well as second year (lateral entry) in these courses. Candidates can find the complete details related to Bihar Polytechnic 2021 admission process from this article.

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Important Dates

Check out the tentative dates related to Bihar Polytechnic 2021 in the table below:

Avialable Application Form 2020
Activities Expected Dates
For 1st year admission For lateral entry
Release of online application form Last week of April 2021 Last week of March 2021
Last date for submission of the application form 3rd week of May 2021 Last week of April 2021
Last date for making payment of application fee via challan 3rd week of May 2021 1st week of May 2021
Last date for making payment of online application fee 3rd week of May 2021 1st week of May 2021
Online editing of application form 4th week of May 2021 1st week of May 2021
Last day for correcting application 4th week of May 2021 2nd week of May 2021
Issue of admit card 1st week of June 2021 1st week of June 2021
Date of entrance exam 3rd week of June 2021 3rd week of June 2021
Announcement of result Last week of July 2021 Last week of July 2021
Beginning of counseling process Yet to be announced Yet to be announced

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The course-wise eligibility criteria for Bihar Polytechnic 2021 are provided below:

For Polytechnic Engineering (PE):

Domicile: Along with citizenship of India, it is compulsory to fulfill one of the following domicile criteria:

  • Age limit: There is no age limit to apply for this course.
  • Qualification: A pass in class 10th or equivalent exam with at least 35% marks is required.

For Part-time Polytechnic Engineering (PPE):

  • Domicile: Same as above.
  • Age limit: As on 1st July 2021, the minimum age of the candidate should be 19 years.
  • Qualification: The applicant should have passed class 10th exam and should have done 2-year ITI or hold 2-year work experience in related firm/ company/ institute after that.

For Para Medical Dental (PMD):

  • Domicile: Same as above.
  • Age limit: As on 31st December 2021, the lower and upper age limit for the candidate is 15 years and 30 years respectively.
  • Qualification: Applicants should have cleared class 10th or equivalent exam with Science and English subjects.

For Para Medical (PM):

  • Domicile: Same as above.
  • Age limit: As on 31st December 2021, the lower and upper age limit for the candidate is 17 years and 33 years respectively.
  • Qualification: Those with a pass in class 12th or equivalent exam scoring not less than 40% marks are eligible. Depending on the course applying for, there might be specific requirements as well.

For Lateral Entry:

  • Domicile: Same as above.
  • Age limit: There is no age limit to apply for this course.
  • Qualification: The candidates should have cleared class 12th exam Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology or technical/ vocational subjects. Those with 2-year ITI course after 10th are eligible too.

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Application Form

The candidates can fill the application form for Bihar Polytechnic 2021 in online mode. The application form will be released on the official website of the BCECE Board www.bceceboard.bihar.gov.in.

  • Candidates will have to fill a registration form first providing basic personal details to obtain the application form.
  • Rest personal details related to the candidates need to be provided in the application form.
  • Scanned copies of candidates’ photograph and signature will also be uploaded in the application form.
  • In the next step, the candidates will be asked to enter details related to their qualifying exam.
  • After providing all the important data as asked into the application form, the candidates can submit it online.
  • After submitting the application form, the candidates should download a copy of the same and keep it safe for future use.

Application fee:

Payment of fees can be done online through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or offline through e-challan. The application fee structure for different category candidates is provided below:

Number of course Application fee
For general/ OBC candidates For SC/ ST/ DQ candidates
For any one course INR 750 INR 480
For two courses INR 850 INR 530
For three courses INR 950 INR 630
For four courses INR 1150 INR 730

Correction in Application Form

A correction window will be provided to the candidates for making correction in the correction form, if required. No offline request for correcting the application form will be considered from the candidates.

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Exam Pattern

The details of the Bihar Polytechnic entrance exam pattern are provided below:

  • Mode of exam: Offline mode
  • Duration of test: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Medium of test: Both English and Hindi
  • Number of questions: 90
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 450
  • Marking scheme: For each right answer 5 marks will be awarded

For PE and PPE:

Subjects No. of questions Maximum marks
Physics 30 150
Chemistry 30 150
Mathematics 30 150
Total 90 450

For PM:

Subjects No. of questions Maximum marks
General Science (Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology) 25 125
Quantitative Ability 15 75
Hindi 15 75
English 15 75
General Knowledge 20 100
Total 90 450

For PMD:

Subjects No. of questions Maximum marks
Physics 20 100
Chemistry 20 100
Mathematics 10 50
Biology 10 50
Hindi 10 50
English 10 50
General Knowledge 10 50
Total 90 450

For lateral entry:

  • Mode of exam: Pen-and-paper mode
  • Duration of test: 2:15
  • Medium of test: Both English and Hindi
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Type of questions: Multiple-choice questions
  • Marking scheme: Each question will carry 4 marks
  • Negative marking: For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted
Subjects No. of questions Maximum marks
Physics 50 200
Chemistry 50 200
Mathematics 50 200
Total 150 600

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Admit Card

  • The admit card to appear in the exam will be released for the candidates who submit their applications in time.
  • Admit card will be available for download tentatively in the month of June 2021 on the official website www.bceceboard.bihar.gov.in.
  • Candidates are required to take a printout of the admit card to be carried to the exam center.
  • Details of the exam like schedule and venue will be communicated to the candidates via the admit card.
  • Any kind of discrepancy if found in the admit card should be corrected by the candidates by visiting BCECE Board Office 5 days before the exam.

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Result

  • Entrance exam result will be published online by the authorities on the official website of BCECEB.
  • Based on their marks in the entrance exam, a merit list of the candidates will be prepared. Separate lists will be drawn for different courses.
  • As per their names in the merit list, the candidates will be called to take part in the counseling/ interview round.

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Counseling

  • Candidates should report for the counseling at the venue and schedule communicated to them through the official website.
  • At the time of counseling, documents of the candidates will be verified and they will be asked to provide their choice for colleges.
  • On the basis of merit and choice, seats will be allotted to the candidates after document verification.
  • Selected candidates need to get themselves medically checked and then report to the allotted institution to get admission.

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