BCECE Exam 2024: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility

BCECE Exam 2024: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility

BCECE Exam 2024 is India’s popular state-level engineering entrance exam. Through this exam, students get admission into various undergraduate engineering and pharmacy courses offered by different government and private institutions.

The exam is conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board once a year. The notification of this exam will be released soon on its official website, and it will be conducted in July 2024 (Tentatively).

Before applying for this, one must check the eligibility criteria and other details in the section below.


The listed below table shows you the highlights of BCECE Exam:

Particulars Details
Exam Name Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Exam Level State
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Type UG Courses
Exam Duration 1 hour 30 minutes for each paper
Official Website https://bceceboard.bihar.gov.in/

Exam Dates


Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form starting date May 2024
Last date of Registration June 2024
Last date of payment through Challan June 2024
Last date of payment through online June 2024
Correction Facility June 2024
Admit card date June 2024
Date of Examination  July 2024
Result Declared July 2024


For the BCECE exam, the syllabus will be based on Class 11th and 12th. Check the topics prescribed below:

Subject Topics
Physics Energy, and power, motion of system of particles and rigid body, gravitation, properties of bulk matter, heat and thermodynamics, oscillations and waves, Physical world and measurement, kinematics, laws of motion, work, electro statistics, current electricity, electronic devices.
Chemistry Chemical bonding and molecular structure, states of matter, thermodynamics, equilibrium, redox reactions, Some basic concepts of chemistry, structure of atom, classification of elements and periodicity in properties, hydrogen, solutions, chemical kinetics.
Mathematics Algebra, coordinate geometry, calculus, mathematical reasoning, statistics & probability, sequence and series, Sets, relation & functions, trigonometric function, Integral calculus, Application of Binomial Theorem, Continuity & Differentiability.
Biology Plant physiology, human physiology, sexual reproduction, genetics and evolution, ecology & environment, Diversity in the living world, structural organization in animals and plants, cells, biotechnology, and its applications.


Exam Pattern

Exam pattern is one of the major factors that can help you crack any exam. The exam pattern mentions all the upcoming exam details, such as question type, negative marking details, marking scheme details, etc. Let’s follow all the details related to the upcoming BCECE 2024 exam.

  • Exam Mode: Offline
  • Question: Each paper contains 100 questions.
  • Exam Duration: 90 minutes (each paper)
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct answer, while 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Subjects Total number of Questions Total Marks
Physics 100 400
Chemistry 100 400
Mathematics 100 400
Biology 100 400
Agriculture 100 400

Eligibility Criteria

For Engineering Courses:

Qualification Passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from any recognized board.
Subject Must have passed Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
Marks Obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates) to be eligible.

For Pharmacy Courses:

Qualification 12th pass or equivalent from any recognized board.
Age Limit To appear in the exam, aspirants must be at least 16 years old as of 31st Dec 2024.
Marks Must have secured at least 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates) to be eligible for admission.
Subject To be eligible, students must have PCM/PCB stream in the qualifying examination.

How to Apply for the BCECE exam?

Follow the given steps to fill out the application form:

  1. Visit the BCECE official website, i.e., https://bceceboard.bihar.gov.in/
  2. Register yourself by entering your name, date of birth, phone number, etc.
  3. After registration, fill out the application form with personal and educational details.
  4. Now, upload a scanned photograph and signature.
  5. Next, pay the fee both online and offline.
  6. Once submitted, print out the form for further usage.

Application Fee:

While filling out the registration form for BCECE, one must pay the prescribed application fee, so in this section, we have covered all the details.

Remember that the application fee can be deposited online and offline using a credit card, debit card, net banking, or challan payment gateway.

Fees Structure

General/EWS/BC & EBC Rs. 1000 Rs. 1100
SC/ST/PwD Rs. 500 Rs. 550

Admit Card

The admit card for the BCECE Exam will be released before the commencement of the exam on the official website. Those who have registered for the exam and will take it can then download their admit card. The Admit Card is an important document that contains various instructions and details regarding the candidates and the exam.


The university will release the result a few weeks after completing the entrance exam. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination authority will release the results for every exam. Appeared candidates can download their results from the organization’s official website.

Important Note: The authority will not personally send the result to the students through post or any other offline mode. To get the result, candidates must log on to the authority’s website to download their results.


How do you qualify for BCECE?

To qualify for the BCECE exam, students must have passed 12th in the science stream (with physics, chemistry, and biology).

How can I apply for BCECE 2024?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Tap on the “Apply Now” button.
  • Enter your email and password to register yourself.
  • Complete the form with all other required details.
  • Read all the given instructions and tick the “I Agree” option.
  • Lastly, press the “Submit” button.

What is the BCECE entrance exam 2024?

The BCECE entrance exam is held annually by the BCECE Board, Govt. of Bihar. The test is conducted to provide admission to various UG engineering, agriculture, and medical courses in Bihar.

What is the age limit for BCECE?

There is no age limit for appearing in the BCECE exam. However, the minimum age limit for all courses is 17 years except Agriculture. 

Can I get admission to MBBS through BCECE?

Yes, some popular courses offered through this exam are BTech, BE, MBBS, BDS, and BSc. The Bihar MBBS application form will be released soon on the official website.

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