BCECE 2018 Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

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What is BCECE ?

BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination) board has been constituted by the Government of Bihar in accordance with the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Act 1995.

The Board presently conducts Combined Competitive Entrance Examinations (BCECE) for admission in Graduate level...

BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination) board has been constituted by the Government of Bihar in accordance with the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Act 1995.

The Board presently conducts Combined Competitive Entrance Examinations (BCECE) for admission in Graduate level Vocational Courses in Engineering, Medical and Agricultural streams available in the Universities, Colleges and Institutions of the State of Bihar as well as those situated outside Bihar against State Quota seats.

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board conducts entrance examination in two phases. The first phase is of qualifying nature, the candidates who obtain only a minimum set of marks will be proceeding to the second phase. Candidates who would complete the BCECE Application Procedure by the date given would be eligible to write the examination.

The candidates would have to fill the application form online. The required documents have to be submitted to the BCECE Board. Once the BCECE Application process is done, the BCECE Admit Card shall be issued and they would be able to appear for the examination.

Candidates would be required through the BCECE Eligibility

  1. The candidate should be an Indian
  2. The applicant should be a local resident in the state of Bihar.
  3. The candidate should have passed necessary subjects like Physics, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Chemistry and technical vocational subject.
  4. A candidate should have obtained a minimum of 45% for General and 40% for Reserved Categories.
  5. Candidates in their final year of the qualifying examination can apply, given they pass the examination by the time of counselling.
  6. BCECE Exam Pattern consists of two phases. The candidates can check the exam pattern:

Qualifying Paper for 600 marks for a duration of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

In the first phase, the question paper would have 200 objective type questions of 4 marks each for a correct answer. 1 mark would be deducted for a wrong answer. The candidate would be appearing for the examination as per the subject group is given below:

  1. PCM – Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  2. PCB – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  3. PCMB – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
  4. CBA – Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture

The second Phase the question paper consists of 100 questions for 4 marks each. For every incorrect response, 1 mark would be deducted.

The BCECE Reservation Details are as follows:

  1. Scheduled Caste – 16%
  2. Scheduled Tribe – 1%
  3. Extremely Backward Class – 18%
  4. Backward Class – 12%
  5. Reserved Category Girls – 3%
  6. General Category – 50%

BCECE Registration would begin in the second week of February 2018. This is a 4 step procedure which would start with One Time Registration, Payment of fees, filling personal information and educational information. Once the candidates fill all the details, the candidates should click on Submit button,

The BCECE Application Fee can be checked from as below:

  • PCM/PCB
  • General, OBC, and BC – INR 660
  • SC/ST – INR 330
  • PCMB
  • General – INR 730
  • SC/ST – INR 365

Application fees would be paid by Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit card or through Bank Challan in any one of the SBI Branches. 

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BCECE 2018 Important Dates

The BCECE set of timelines is to give the student an idea of the tentative months when the BCECE examination would be held. The below-mentioned details are about important events like:

  • BCECE Registration
  • BCECE Exam Pattern
  • BCECE Counseling
Online Registration Starts March 7, 2018
Online Registration Ends March 28, 2018
Last Date of Payment via Challan March 31, 2018

Last Date of Payment via other modes - Net Banking/Debit or Credit Card

April 2, 2018
Availability of Admit Card for Stage 1 Exam April 15, 2018
Date of examination  April 29, 2018, and April 30, 2018
Result declaration May 2018
Counseling starts May 2018

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BCECE 2018 Exam Pattern

BCECE will be conducted in 2 stages. The exam pattern of the 1st stage is as follows:

Subject No. of Questions Marks
Physics 50 200
Chemistry 50 200
Mathematics 50 200
Biology 50 200

Total Duration: 2 hours 15 Mins

There is a difference in the exam pattern for both Stage 1 and Stage 2. The highlights of Stage 1 BCECE exam pattern are:

  1. The Stage 1 exam pattern has sections section such as - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.
  2. The duration of the exam is for 2 Hours and 15 minutes.
  3. Physics and Chemistry are sections that need to be mandatorily attempted.
  4. Those desiring admission in medical should attempt all 4 sections.
  5. Candidates applying for agriculture have to attempt Chemistry, Biology, and Agriculture.
  6. Every section has 50 questions which make the total count to 150 for the engineering section.
  7. Every section for the Medical course has about 50 questions making the total count of questions 150.
  8. The total marks for BCECE Stage 1 are 600.
  9. Candidates are awarded 4 marks for every correct answer and 1 mark stands deducted for every wrong answer.

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BCECE 2018 Eligibility

  • The candidate appearing for the exam must have passed class 12th (intermediate), from a recognized board having 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Math/biology.
  • The candidate belonging to reserved category are given some relaxation in the percentage as per the norms of the government.

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BCECE 2018 Application Procedure

To appear for BCECE 2018, candidates need to register online. For successful registration one is required to follow the below-mentioned steps:

1) Register Online

To register for the exam, candidates are required to visit the official website and fill the online application form part A. On completion of registration candidates will receive a unique registration number and password, which one must keep safely for future reference.

2) Pay the Examination Fees

A candidate is required to visit the official website again and submit the application fees (general category - Rs. 660, SC/ST - Rs. 330). The registration number and password will be asked at the time of fees submission. The fees can be paid via challan or online payment gateway.

3) Fill the complete form - Part A and B

After paying the exam fees, candidates have to fill 'Personal Information'  and 'Educational Information' details. It is recommended to scrutinize the form carefully and then submit it.

 

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Application Fees

General Category - Rs.660

SC/ST - Rs. 330

BCECE 2018 Study Material

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BCECE 2018 Admit Card

BCECE Admit Cards will be available for download from April, 15th 2018.

Candidates are required to follow the below steps to procure their admit cards:

  1. For downloading the BCECE  Admit Card, the student needs to enter their Name and Date of Birth or by their BCECE Registration No.Make sure to enter correct Name and Date of Birth as well as correct Registration Number.

  2. After downloading the Admit Card for BCECE, candidates must check that their details are as per their BCECE  Application Form.
  3. Candidate must check for their photograph (it must be same as the one scanned and pasted in the BCECE  Application Form). Make sure photograph attached should be same.
  4. Candidate must check whether their identification specified in the Admit Card is correct.
  5. The exam centre details and schedule, as well as the details of the candidate, will be displayed in the BCECE Admit Card.

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BCECE 2018 Preparation Tips

The planned and dedicated study is the best way to sum up preparation for the BCECE exam. This simply means you need to plan and follow that plan wholeheartedly.

Every student preparing for the exam is different and as such study plans and the execution of the same is also different. First, make a study plan understanding your strong and weak subjects and offer sufficient time for the same.

Prepare with the intention of working on your weaknesses and building your strengths. Follow this timetable religiously. If there is the need for coaching please do not waste any time in joining a good coaching institute for the same.

However, while doing so modify your timetable so that you can devote sufficient time to personal study and preparing for classes.  
 

Documents to be Carried

The documents required at the time of verification for BCECE 2018 are as follows:

  1. Final Allotment letter for BCECE 2018
  2. Grade 10th and 12th Mark sheet
  3. Admit Card for Stage 1 and Stage 2
  4. Copy of 6 photographs used in Online Application Form BCECE
  5. Counseling letter - BCECE 2018
  6. Category Certificate and Medical Certificate

BCECE 2018 Syllabus

BCECE Syllabus is as follows:

Physics:
  • Atomic Physics and Relativity
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Nuclear Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Gravitation, Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Oscillations and Wave Motion
  • Ray and Wave Optics and Magnetism
  • Units and Measurement

Chemistry:

  • Atomic Structure
  • Biomolecules
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Chemical Energetics
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Chemical Families - Periodic Properties
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Electrochemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
Cell:Structure and Function
Human Physiology
Sexual Reproduction
Diversity in Living World
Genetics and Evolution
Biology and Human Welfare
Ecology and Environment
Biotechnology and Its Applications

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BCECE 2018 Counseling Details

BCECE Counselling will be based on Merit Rank of the candidates :
 
  1. Candidates will have to register and apply for choice filling
  2. Candidates may check for Provisional Allotment Status and report for handwriting test between the scheduled dates
  3. Candidates, who will successfully qualify handwriting test, can check for the Final BCECE Seat Allotment and download the allotment letter
  4. They must then report to the allotted institutes for document verification and admissions and remit the specified fees.
The Qualified candidates for BCECE 2018 Stage 2 would have to undertake the process of BCECE Counselling for allotment of seats to various Government, Semi-Government and Privately Funded Courses like Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy and Medical.
 
The participants have to keep the following points in mind about BCECE Counselling:
 
Candidates should register for counseling for BCECE 2018 after the second stage of the exam.
The process of counseling would be online, the candidates would have to fill their choices and lock seats before the last date.
Candidates would be allotted their seats according to the rank secured in BCECE 2018 Second Stage exam.
Candidates would be required to pay counseling fees through Bank Challan.
Registering
 
Registering for the Counselling procedure is mandatory. The candidates who are registered and qualified candidates are called for the counseling procedure. The following steps are taken as reference for BCECE registration:
 
  1. The official website of BCECE is visited.
  2. "Apply for Counselling" needs to be clicked.
  3. The form with the below-mentioned details is required to be filled:
  • Name of Candidate and Candidate's Father
  • BCECE 2018 Registration number
  • Contact details
  • Date of Birth
  • Permanent and Temporary address
  • Security Question
  • New password

Choice Selection:

 
Candidates can fill and make seat selection online through official website of BCECE 2018. Once they log in using their roll number password, candidates would be filling up the following options:
 
The Seats that are available would be indicated to the candidate to make a choice.
Once the required choices are filled, it would display all the filled choices of the candidate.
The Change password field helps to reset/change password particulars.
Provisional Allotment letter would be given to the candidate.
 

Provisional Seat Allotting:

 
The Provisional Seat Allotment Letter can be downloaded after completing the choice filling procedure. The candidates can check the status of the seat allotment. The printout of the provisional seat allotment letter can be taken and must be at hand of the candidate all times to ensure admission and allotment of seats.
 

Verification of Candidate's handwriting:

 
The handwriting of the candidate is verified to ensure their allotment. Candidates can download their final seat allotment that would be required during counseling. The candidates should report at the desired venue for verification of document and fee payment.
 

Seat allotment:

 
Candidates after clearing the above-mentioned procedure can log in on the website to ensure their allotment by visiting a link that indicates Final Seat Allotment.The candidates are required to report at the specified venue for verification of document and fee payment.  
Candidates after clearing the above-mentioned procedure can log in on the website to ensure their allotment by visiting a link that indicates Final Seat Allotment. The candidates are required to report at the specified venue for verification of document and fee payment. BCECE Counselling will be based on Merit Rank of the candidates :
 
1.Candidates will have to register and apply for choice filling
 
2.Candidates may check for Provisional Allotment Status and report for handwriting test between the scheduled dates
 
3.Candidates, who will successfully qualify handwriting test, can check for the Final BCECE Seat Allotment and download the allotment letter
 
4.They must then report to the allotted institutes for document verification and admissions and remit the specified fees.
 
The Qualified candidates of BCECE 2017 Stage 2 would have to undertake the process of BCECE Counselling for allotment of seats to various Government, Semi-Government and Privately Funded Courses like Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy and Medical.
 
The participants have to keep the following points in mind about BCECE Counselling:
 
Candidates should register for counseling for BCECE 2017 after the second stage of the exam.
The process of counseling would be online, the candidates would have to fill their choices and lock seats before the last date.
Candidates would be allotted their seats according to the rank secured in BCECE 2017 Second Stage exam.
Candidates would be required to pay counseling fees through Bank challan.
Registering
 
Registering for the Counselling procedure is mandatory. The candidates who are registered and qualified candidates are called for the counseling procedure. The following steps are taken as reference for BCECE registration:
 
The official website of BCECE is visited.
"Apply for Counselling" needs to be clicked.
The form with the below-mentioned details is required to be filled:
Name of Candidate and Candidate's Father
BCECE 2017 Registration number
Contact details
Date of Birth
Permanent and Temporary address
Security Question
New password
Choice Selection:
 
  Candidates can fill and make seat selection online through official website of BCECE 2017. Once they login using their roll number password, candidates would be filling up the following options:
 
The Seats that are available would be indicated to the candidate to make a choice.
Once the required choices are filled, it would display all the filled choices of the candidate.
The Change password field helps to reset/change password particulars.
Provisional Allotment letter would be given to the candidate.
Provisional Seat Allotting:
 
The Provisional Seat Allotment Letter can be downloaded after completing the choice filling procedure. The candidates can check the status of the seat allotment. The printout of the provisional seat allotment letter can be taken and must be at hand of the candidate all times to ensure admission and allotment of seats.
 
Verification of Candidate's handwriting:
 
The handwriting of the candidate is verified to ensure their allotment. Candidates can download their final seat allotment that would be required during counseling. The candidates should report at the desired venue for verification of document and fee payment.
 
Seat allotment:
 
Candidates after clearing the above-mentioned procedure can log in on the website to ensure their allotment by visiting a link that indicates Final Seat Allotment. The candidates are required to report at the specified venue for verification of document and fee payment. 

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Seat Matrix

  1. Allotment of vacant seats that are available would be as per reservation norms issued by the Bihar Government until completion of the application procedure.
  2. Candidates would require registering against the allotted seat after verification of their documents, Photo IDs, and proper medical examination. 
  3. Seats once allotted to a candidate through BCECE 2018 Counselling on the basis of merit and vacancy whose registration against allotment has been missed/skipped would not be allowed as a choice in the next round. 
  4. College Leaving certificate has to be produced at the time of registration against allotted seats.
  5. The Group preference - PCM/PCB/PCMB should be clearly indicated.
  6. At the time of the verification procedure, candidates must be present to validate their allotment.
  7. Once the counseling procedure ends, no seats would be allotted in any branch/program/course/institute.
  8. Scorecards shall stand dispatched to the candidates once the BCECE 2018 Counselling is over.
  9. All the disputes for BCECE 2018 would come under Patna jurisdiction. 

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Score Evaluation

The merit list of qualified candidates is usually declared on the official website. It is based on the marks secured by the students and the total count of candidates writing the exam. The allotment of seats to numerous courses such as Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, and Medical would be according to the merit-and-seat availability basis. 
 
The merit list for two stages is explained as follows:The merit list of qualified candidates is usually declared on the official website. It is based on the marks secured by the students and the total count of candidates writing the exam. The allotment of seats to numerous courses such as Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, and Medical would be according to the merit-and-seat availability basis. 
The merit list of qualified candidates is usually declared on the official website. It is based on the marks secured by the students and the total count of candidates writing the exam. The allotment of seats to numerous courses such as Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, and Medical would be according to the merit-and-seat availability basis. 
 
The merit list for two stages is explained as follows:

Stage 1 BCECE 2018 Merit List:

There are separate merit lists for candidates belonging to PCM and PCB Group. A minimum cutoff limit would be determined for the merit lists. Candidates who are equal to 4 times the number of seat intake capacity pertaining to every group would be considered eligible to appear for Stage 2 exam. Those candidates not capable of scoring the desired cutoff would not be eligible to appear for Stage 2 exam. The marks scored in Stage 1 would not be applicable for preparing merit list on the basis of Stage 2 paper.

Stage 2 BCECE 2018 Merit List:

The total marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Maths section for the PCM Group and the total marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology would be the basis for preparing merit lists for PCM and PCB. 

Tiebreaker

In case candidates obtain equal marks in BCECE 2018, the below-mentioned procedure would be mentioned by the Board for deciding tiebreaker. The procedure for various streams would be varied.

Medical Courses: Candidates with higher marks in Biology would be given preference. If the tie still exists, candidates with higher marks in Chemistry would be given preference. Above this, the older candidate would be given preference over the younger candidate.

Engineering Courses: Candidates with a high score in Mathematics/Biology is preferred. Candidates with higher marks in Chemistry/Physics would be given preference. If the tie persists, candidates older in age would be given preference.

Agriculture: Candidate with a high score in Mathematics/Biology would be selected. Candidates with higher marks in Chemistry/Physics would be selected. If tie still persists, candidates older in age would be selected.

Intake

Total number of seats - 4019

BCECE 2018 Result

BCECE result is based on the official website of BCECE Board. Candidates can view BCECE Result for Stage 1 and Stage 2 from the website.

Following steps can be taken:

  1. Login to the official website
  2. Click on the result link
  3. Download the merit list of applicant list with roll numbers.
  4. Candidates can match their roll number to find the result.

BCECE Cut-Offs

BCECE cutoff is the minimum qualifying score a candidate has to get for participating in BCECE 2018 Counselling procedure. The cutoff is determined on the basis of factors such as a number of applicants, seats that are available and difficulty level. Candidates who score above the cutoff would be considered qualified for the counseling procedure.

The cutoff for the Stage 1 exam would be the qualifying marks that the candidates would be required to score to be eligible for Stage 2. The cutoff is based on the difficulty level of the paper, the average marks obtained and the total number of candidates who appeared for the exam.

Category Cutoff Percentage and Marks
General  300 - 50%
General (PH) 270 -45%
Reserved (OBC/SC/ST) 240 -40%
Reserved (PH) 240-40%

The expected cutoff for Stage 2 is same as the table above in order to get a letter for the counseling procedure.

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