MIT Manipal B.Tech Admission Open : Apply Here

JCECE 2021: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria

JCECE 2021 stands for Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination 2021. It is an entrance exam to be conducted to select the candidates for admission to B.V.Sc & AH, B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture, B.Sc (Hons) Forestry, B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture, B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering), B.Tech (Dairy Technology) and B.F.Sc courses. Interested candidates who are looking to apply for this exam need to fill and submit an online application form. It is expected that the application process will begin in the month of April 2021. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully.

JCECE 2021 Important Dates  

Main ActivitiesExpected dates
Publication of online application online forms3rd week of April 2021
Final date of application forms submission2nd week of May 2021
Releasing date of Admit cards4th week of May 2021
Date of entrance examLast week of May 2021
Result announcement2nd week of June 2021
Starting of counselling processTo be announced later

 JCECE 2021 Eligibility Criteria  

For appearing in the JCECE 2021 exam, minimum eligibility criteria are given below-

Avialable Application Form 2020

Age Criteria: 

  • B.V.Sc & AH: The minimum age of a candidate must be 17 years as on 31st December 2021.
  • For Remaining Courses: Candidate’s minimum & maximum age must be 17 years and 22 years (not completed)

Domicile: The candidate must be an Indian Citizen and should be a local/permanent resident of Jharkhand.

Educational Qualification 

  • B.V.SC. & AH: Aspirants must have passed the class 12th or equivalent examination with Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and English from a recognized university.
  • B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture and B.Sc (Hons) Forestry: Applicants must have passed the class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Mathematics subjects from a recognized university.
  • B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture: Candidates who have completed their 10+2 from a recognized university with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Mathematics/ Forestry or Inter (Agriculture) are eligible.
  • B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering) and B.Tech (Diary Technology): Aspiring candidates should clear the class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from a recognized board.
  • B.F.Sc: Candidates should have passed the 12th class or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics or Inter (Agriculture)

JCECE 2021 Application Form 

Interested candidates, who are looking to fill the application form for JCECE exam 2021 can submit the same through the online mode. The application forms will be released on the JCECE board official website ​i.e.​.

  • The personal and academic details like name, gender, category, qualifying exam passing year, etc. must be provided by the candidate in the application form.
  • In scanned form, the photograph and signature need to be uploaded in the application by the candidate.
  • In the application form, candidates must carefully enter the choice of exam centre and course.
  • The candidate must submit the duly filled application form on or before the last date.
  • A specific amount of application fees must be submitted along with the application form.
  • At last, the print out of the application form should be taken out by the candidate as proof of successful submission.

Application Fee 

For different groups, the application fee is given below-

Subject GroupApplication Fee
For Gen/ BC I/ BC II CategoryFor SC/ ST/ Female Category
For PCB GroupINR 900INR 450
For PCM GroupINR 900INR 450
For PCMB GroupINR 1000INR 500

 JCECE 2021 Exam Pattern  

Interested candidates can check the exam pattern of jcece 2021 as given below-

  • Mode of examination: Offline (Pen and paper exam)
  • Type of questions: Objective type multiple choice question.
  • Duration of exam: Per subject 1 hour.
  • Maximum marks –   PCB Group: 150 PCM Group: 150 PCMB Group: 200
  • Medium of entrance exam: Hindi and English (Both)
  • Marking Pattern: 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • Number of Question:
    • PCB Group: 150
    • PCM Group: 150
    • PCMB Group: 200
Group of SubjectsSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
PCBPhysics, Chemistry & BiologyChemistry: 50

Physics: 50

Biology: 50

PCMPhysics, Chemistry & MathematicsPhysics: 50

Chemistry: 50

Mathematics: 50

PCMBPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics & BiologyPhysics: 50

Chemistry: 50 Mathematics: 50 Biology: 50


  Admit Card

  • Before 7-14 days of the exam the JCECE 2021 admit card will be released for the successfully registered candidates.
  • By using the registration number and password, candidates will be able to download their admit cards.
  • After downloading the admit card, candidates must take the printout of the same and it should be carried to the examination centre.
  • Candidates who do not have a valid admit card will not be allowed to enter into the examination hall.
  • Important information will be present on admit cards like date, time, examination centre, etc.

JCECE 2021 Result

  • On the official website of the board, the result of the JCECE exam will be announced.
  • Candidates who will score more marks than the prescribed cut-off will be considered as qualified.
  • In order rank the qualified candidates, a merit list will be prepared. Combined merit lists will be prepared which includes categories as well.
  • According to the merit list, shortlisted candidates will be invited for the counseling.


  • To get details about the counseling, the candidate must visit the website or update with the newspaper.
  • Some specific amount of fee will be submitted online to participate in the counselling.
  • At the time of counselling, the candidate can also provide their choice of specialized courses and colleges.
  • As per the candidate’s choice and ranking the seats will be allotted as well as documents of the candidates will be verified.

Important Documents  

Following documents will be required at the time of counselling

  • Class 10th passing certificate, mark sheet and Admit card.
  • Class 12th passing certificate, mark sheet and Admit card.
  • Local resident certificate issued by SDO.
  • Disability certificate by Medical Superintendent, if applicable
  • A passport size photograph
  • Caste certificate issued by SDO, if applicable
  • Admit card of entrance exam

Frequently Asked Questions

Ans: The application form should be submitted in online mode only.

Ans: You should note that it is not possible to change the exam center once the application form submitted.

Ans:It is an offline (Pen and Paper based) test.

Ans: Check the contact details for the same.
The Controller of Examination
Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board
Science & Technology Campus, Sirkha Toli, Namkum-Tupudana Road
Namkum, Ranchi – 834 010

Ask Your Question