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BCECE 2019: Syllabus, Application form, Apply Online, Exam Dates

BCECE 2019: Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) is a state level entrance examination organized by Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB). Through BCECE 2019 scores, candidates can get admission in Pharmacy, Engineering, and Agriculture programmes in the affiliated institutions of Bihar state. Interested and eligible candidates should submit their application forms as per the specified schedule mentioned. In this article, we are updating all details of the BCECE 2019 exam like application form, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern etc.

News: BCECE application form may be released in the first week of March 2019. Visit here to browse more information about the form. 

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BCECE 2019 Important Dates

Candidates can check here the tentative dates for BCECE 2019 which is based on previous year exam data. The official exam dates for BCECE 2019 haven’t been announced yet by the authority. Whenever, the official announcement of exam dates will be made available by the authority, the same will be updated here. Check all the tentative dates for BCECE 2019 below:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Availability of Online application formMarch 2019, 1st week
Last date for the submission of online application4th week of March 2019
Closing date for fee payment through ChallanLast week of March 2019
Due date for the submission of fee through credit card/debit card/ net bankingApril 2019, 1st week
Online Editing of Application FormApril 2019, 1st week
Issue of Online Admit Card3rd week of April 2019
Date of examApril 2019, last week

BCECE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

All the candidates are suggested to check the prescribed eligibility criteria as laid down by the authority carefully before applying for the BCECE 2019. Those, who satisfy the eligibility conditions successfully, are allowed to apply for the exam. The eligibility criteria in detail are furnished below:

BCECE Age Criteria:

  • For medical programmes, the applicants should have completed the 17 years of age as on 31st December 2019.
  • For engineering & pharmacy programmes, there will be no age limit.



Qualification Eligibility: The educational criteria for different courses offered under BCECE 2019 are given below.

Programme Qualifying examinationSubjects
Engineering/ TechnologyApplicants must pass the 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved categories) from a recognized board.Should have passed the QE with Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology and Technical Vocational Subject as optional subjects.
Pharmacy CoursesShould have passed 10+2 or equivalent with at least 45% marks (40% for reserved categories) from a recognized board.Pass the QE with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects and one optional subject among Biology, or Mathematics.
Medical streamThe candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent. A pass in individual subject is also mandatory.Pass the QE with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology)

For agricultural stream:

Eligibility criteriaBCECE 2019 Application Form: How to apply?

Interested and eligible candidates can fill application form of BCECE 2019 online only from the official website of BCECEB. Most likely the application process will commence in the month of March 2019. The candidates will have to follow these simple steps in order to submit their application form:

Step 1: Registration

The candidates will have to register using a valid email and contact number. An activation code w3ill be sent via mail/SMS and the applicants can use this code for further login.

Step 2: Personal Information

The next step will be filling the personal information in the application form.

Step 3: Photo & Signature

The scanned copies of photograph and signature will be uploaded in the next step.

Step 4: Educational Information

In the next section, the candidate will have to provide the details of educational qualifications.

Step 5: Application Preview

You can review the application and if any error appears, you can click the ‘back to edit’ button to make the changes. After this, submit the form by clinking on the ‘confirm and submit’ button.

Step 6: Fee Payment

The fee payment can be done either through debit card/credit card/net banking or via NEFT Challan. The candidate will have to carry the print out of the Challan to any bank and make the payment via NEFT.  When the payment is done via Challan, it takes around 24 hours to update the payment status. If the payment is not updated even after 24 hours, kindly consult the admission counselor.

Subject CombinationApplication Fee
For General/OBCSC/ST/DQ
PCM/PCB/CBA/PCA/MBA/MCARs. 1000/-Rs. 500/-
PCMBRs. 1100/-Rs. 550/-

P- Physics, C- Chemistry, B- Biology, A- Agricultural, M- Mathematics

Step 7: Download Application Form

The candidates should download a copy of duly-filled application form for future reference.

The candidates will be allowed to make corrections in the application form when the correction window opens.

Note: The candidates belonging to reserved categories must submit the category certificate in order to avail the reservation benefits.

BCECE 2019 Examination pattern

Knowledge about the examination pattern is must for all candidates to get good marks in the exam. The BCECE 2019 exam will be comprised two stages i.e. Stage 1 & Stage 2. The scheme of exam for both the stage will be varied. Candidates can check the basic details of BCECE 2019 examination pattern from below:

Mode of ExamOffline (Pen and Paper Based)
Type of QuestionsObjective Type
LanguageEnglish and Hindi both language
Marking Scheme+4 marks for each correct response
Negative Marking-1 mark for each wrong option

Question Paper Pattern:

SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal marksTotal duration (in minutes)
Agricultural Science10040090

BCEC Admit Card 2019

The admit card of BCECE 2019 will be released most likely in the month of April 2019. All the registered candidates can download the admit card from the official website. The authority will not send admit card through any other mode. The applicants are required to paste a photograph on the admit card as the one uploaded during application form filling. The admit card must be carried to the exam hall and submitted to the invigilator. The applicants will also have to provide their signature in the admit card in front of the invigilator, before handing it over.

Any discrepancy in the admit card must be informed to the Controller of Examination, B.C.E.C.E. Board, I.A.S. Association Building, Near Patna Airport, at least 5 days before the date of examination.

BCECE 2019 Syllabus

The entrance test syllabus will be different for all the courses. The BCECE syllabus 2019 will be determined by the exam conducting authority. In general, the syllabus will include the subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology taught at Intermediate (I.Sc/+2/I.Sc Agriculture) level.

BCECE Result and Merit List 2019

Candidates can check the BCECE 2019 result through online mode from the official website. The conducting body will announce the result after the few weeks of exam completion. Candidates can check or download the result by entering their registration number or roll number in the specified fields. A separate merit list for different will also be prepared on the basis of marks achieved by candidates in the exam.

  • For Engineering/Dairy Technology: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • For Veterinary science, Physiotherapy and occupational therapy, Lab Tech., OT assistant, X-ray tech, Ophthalmic assistant, Orthotics, Prosthetics: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • For 50% seats of Agricultural Engineering: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in Chemistry, Biology and Agricultural Science or Physics, Chemistry and Agricultural Science or Mathematics, Biology and Agricultural Science.
  • For Pharmacy and rest 50% seats of Agricultural Engineering: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology.

BCECE 2019 Counseling

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for counselling and interview round on the basis of their merit rank. Candidates can check the notification regarding BCECE 2019 counselling from the official website after the official release. During the counselling, the candidates will be allowed to choose their course and institution according to their preferences. After the verification of documents and identity of the candidate, the selected candidates will have to go through physical fitness test. Those who are physically fit will be provided admission in the allotted institute.

Reservation of Seats

Category% of Reserved Seats
Scheduled Caste (SC)16
Scheduled Tribe (ST)1
Extremely Backward Class (EBC)18
Backward Class (BC)12
Reserved category Female candidates3

Out of the total seats, available 4% seats will be reserved for Physically Disabled candidates.

This reservation policy is applicable only to the candidates who are a domicile of Bihar state.


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