JCECE 2022

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Comprtitive Examination
Last Updated: 12th Sep, 2022

What is JCECE ?

JCECE 2022 Exam - Exam (Over), Counselling (Ongoing), and Latest Updates

Latest Update -  27th July - JCECE 2022 Result is scheduled to be released by 4th Week of August 2022.

The Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (JCECE) is an annual examination conducted by the Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board. The JCECE is conducted to select potential candidates for admission in the graduation programme of Engineering, Medical and Agriculture streams being offered in the government as well as private colleges of the state. Candidate qualifying the examination are eligible to apply for the respective course of all the colleges affiliated to the Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB).

JCECE 2022 Highlights


Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

Conducted By



Online (Computer Based Test)

Mode of Registration


Official Website


Exam Type

State Level


Passed 10+2 along with PCB or PCM

Courses offered

Agriculture, B.V.Sc. & A.H, BHMS, Forestry etc.


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JCECE 2022 Dates

Registration Starts on


Registration Ends on


Admit Card Date


Exam Starts on



To be announced

JCECE 2022 Application

Only the official website, jceceb.nic.in, offers access to the JCECE 2022 Application Form online. The PCB group application fee is INR 900 for general/BC-I/BC-II candidates and INR 450 for SC/ST/female students.

Application fees can be paid online using a credit card, debit card, or net banking. Keep in mind that the bank will also charge additional service fees along with the payment.


Following are the steps below to fill out an application of JCECE 2022:

  • Visit the JCECE 2022 website jceceb.cbtexam.in
  • Go to the JCECE Admission Portal now, and then click the link for New Candidates Register to fill out the registration form.
  • Now complete the JCECE registration form with all necessary information, such as your name, address, phone number, and email address, and submit it.
  • Log in to the JCECE Application Form after completing the registration process.
  • Now complete the JCECE Application Form with all necessary information, such as personal, academic, and address information, and submit it.
  • The information provided by applicants in the JCECE application form must be supported by legal paperwork because it will be needed during the verification stages.
  • Candidates will be asked to supply a few relevant documents, including a photograph, a signature, and a certificate of category, after submitting all the necessary information.

JCECE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The entire eligibility can be divided into 4 categories as mentioned below:

  • Residential Criteria
  • Reservation Category
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

Residential Criteria to Apply for JCECE:

Candidates applying for JCECE must be a local or permanent resident of Jharkhand state and must possess a valid local Residential Certificate issued from proper authorities assigned by Government of Jharkhand.



To avail, the benefits of registered seats of reserved category, local or permanent residing candidate of Jharkhand with valid caste certificate are eligible to apply under the reserved category.


Age Limit:

On basis of Course selected the age criteria may vary as mentioned:


B. tech Course: For applying in B.Tech Course there is no age limit for candidates qualifying other criteria.

M.B.B.S Course: The age of the candidates seeking admission in medical courses should not be less than 17 years of age or must reach the required age by 31 December 2022.

Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. and A.H.) Course: Aspirants should not be less than 17 years of age in the applied year or must complete 17 years of age by 31 December 2022.

Agriculture and Forestry Course: Minimum age to apply for the course is 17 years and maximum age is 22 years on July 1st of the examination year. For candidates applying through the reserved category (SC/ST) relaxation of 3 years is given from the board.


Education Qualification to Apply for JCECE:


B.Tech Course: As per the underline guidelines of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and JCECEB, for taking admission in B.Tech course candidate must qualify 10+2 or an equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subject taken in combination with either PCM or PCMB. Candidate applying from general category needs 45% minimum aggregate marks, whereas candidate applying from reserved category needs 40% to apply for the course. Candidates in final year of 10+2 are also eligible to apply.


MBBS Course: As per the guidelines of Medical Council of India (MCI) mandated by JCECEB the candidate applying for MBBS course needs to qualify 10+2 with physics, chemistry, biology and English as mandatory subjects. Candidates must have minimum 50 % marks in the last qualifying examination if applied through the general category and for candidates applying through SC and ST category needs 40% to apply. Candidate pursuing 10+2 and will qualify the exam before counselling of JCECE are also eligible.

Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. and A.H.) Course:  Candidate qualified or appearing for final exam of 10+2 with Physics, chemistry and biology as main subjects.

Agriculture and Forestry Course: Aspirants qualified 10+2 with physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with either biology or mathematics as an additional subject are eligible to apply for the course. Candidates in the final year of 10+2 are also eligible.

JCECE 2022 Admit Card

After the registration process is complete, the authority will release the admission card in a few weeks. Starting in the second week of August 2022, candidates can access their admit cards online. Only candidates who have registered will be given access to the JCECE 2022 admit card. By logging into the authority website, registered applicants will be able to download their admit cards.

JCECE 2022 Answer Key

The authority will prepare the results using the JCECE Answer Key. Each exam participant's individual JCECE Result 2022 will be prepared by the authority via online mode. Starting in the fourth week of August 2022, candidates will be able to view their results. No candidate will receive their JCECE result 2022 via email or any other offline method. Candidates will need to connect to the relevant authority website to download it on their own.

JCECE 2022 Cut Off

The minimum score required to pass will be the cut off, which will be announced online. Along with the announcement of the results, the authority will provide the JCECE cut off marks. The cut scores will be created in order to shortlist applicants for subsequent admissions rounds. In order to be considered for the admissions process, candidates must achieve more than the specified cutoff marks for their category. The authorities will create a merit list with the names of the shortlisted candidates based on the cut off marks.

JCECE 2022 Counselling

Every candidate who is shortlisted will go through the counselling process online, according to the government. Starting the first week of September 2022, candidates can sign up for the counselling process. The number of rounds in the counselling process will depend on the number of open seats following each round of counselling. Candidates will be awarded admission based on where they place on the merit list. At the time of admission, the person with the highest position on the merit list shall be given first preferences. Candidates must check in at the designated centre after seats have been assigned in order to confirm their admittance. At the counselling session, candidates must also provide the necessary documentation.

JCECE 2022 Important Dates

Registration Starts on 25-Jun-2022
Registration Ends on 25-Jun-2022
Admit Card Date 13-Aug-2022
Exam Starts on 18-Aug-2022
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FAQs related to JCECE


How many seats are there in JCECE?

Through JCECE Exam 2022 Counseling, 460 seats are made available to candidates. Regarding seat distribution, every college has its own restrictions. Based on these reservations, seats are offered to candidates.

How can I apply for the JCECE 2022 Exam?

Candidates can register for JCECE 2022 Application Form on the official website. Candidates must include their personal and academic details. 

What would be the Application Form Fee for JCECE?

The Application Form Fees to JCECE is different for each science group and caste.

How can I get Counselling in Jcece?

On the official website for JCECE 2022, counselling is available online. Candidates who meet the requirements can connect into the website and submit an application for JCECE 2022 Counseling.

there any negative marking in the JCECE entrance exam?

Yes, for every incorrect answer ¼ marks will be deducted from the total score obtained by the candidates.

JCECE 2022 Eligibility

JCECE the yearly exam is being conducted by JCECEB for admission in engineering, medical and agricultural courses offered in the colleges of Jharkhand. JCECE Eligibility Criteria vary depending upon the subject group selected for admission.

The entire eligibility can be divided into 4 categories as mentioned below:

  • Residential Criteria
  • Reservation Category
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

Apply with JCECE Score

Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,18,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,85,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,36,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 3,06,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,74,400 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,40,000 /-
Duration : 4 years

Application Fees


Group Code General SC/ ST
PCM 1100 550
PCB 1100 550
PCMB 1200 650

JCECE 2022 Admit Card

JCECE 2022 Admit card will be issued by the board in the second week of August 2022. One can download the admit card from the official site of JCECE. The admit card will contain the relevant information of the exam and personal information of the candidate. It is mandatory for students to carry the JCECE 2022 Admit Card while appearing for the exam. 

JCECE 2022 Preparation Tips

The following are the strategies to do well in JCECE:

  • You are required to collect information on the officially prepared syllabus
  • Make a time-table to follow and study as per the same and ensure your deviations are minimal from your set timelines.
  • Good study material and proper guidance is required to do well in any exam. The market is full of exam preparation books and the candidates must go by the most reviewed ones.
  • Identify weak topics in the course of preparation to work on and improvize.
  • You must stay healthy in the course of preparing for the exams. So maintain a check on your health.
  • Manage your time well and invest efforts in a productive way.

JCECE 2022 Exam Pattern

JCECE is a offline mutiple choice objective type test. The test will consist of three section- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Mathematics. There will be a total of 50 questions and each question will carry 1 mark.  Negative marking of 1/4 for every wrong answer. The time limit for the exams is 3 hours. Click here to read more

JCECE Cut-Offs

JCECE cut off depends on several factors like Availability of seats,choice of a stream, the level of difficulty of the exam. It will be released on the official website after declaration of results.

The cut off is generally the last rank at which the admission closes in a particular college for a particular stream.There will be 2 seperate lists -General Merit List and Category wise merit list.The candidates seeking admission in computer science engineering and Information technology courses need to score well and secure ranks within first 200 – 300 ranks in the merit list. Electronic & Communication Engineering is also expected to have a fairly high cutoff.

JCECE 2022 Counseling Details

JCECE Counselling 2022

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their JCECE rank for the counselling. The counselling will commence in the first week of September 2022. The whole process of counseling will be carried out via Computerized Distributed Parallel procedure.

The counselling fee is applicable as follows:

General category / backward class – I & II category - INR 750

SC / ST Category - INR 500

The allocation of the seats will be done to the candidates through the various rounds of counseling and once the candidate accepts the seat, he or she is supposed to remit Rs. 1000, as seat acceptance fee via D.D., drawn in the favor of “Controller of Examination, JCECEB” and payable at Ranchi.

JCECE 2022 Selection Procedure

Candidates are selected on the basis of their JCECE rank. The JCECE Board will prepare the Combined merit list and Category wise merit list of the candidates who have appeared for the examination. A list of the candidates will be prepared based on the scores obtained in the order of merit for allotment of seats.


JCECE 2022 Reservation Criteria-

  • Scheduled Castes: 10%
  • Scheduled Tribes: 26%
  • OBC: 14%

Physically Handicapped Candidates: Physically handicapped candidates having minimum disability of 40% are eligible for the reservation (only in govt. degree engineering institutes).

TFW Scheme: According to provisions of All Indian Council of Technical Institution, a Tuition Fee Waiver on 5% seats is there. Submission of proper proofs of income is required to claim this.

Documents to be Carried

Documents to be carried while appearing for the exam.

Candidates have to carry the JCECE 2022 Admit card along with an ID proof while appearing for the exam. 

Documents to be carried at the time of counselling

1. Class X and XII mark sheet & admit card along with Passing Certificate.
2. JCECE 2019 Admit Card or the F.I.R copy (in the case of loss of admit card).
3. Caste certificate, Counseling letter & Income Certificate issued by the competent authority.
4. The Dependency certificate issued by the competent Army Officer
5. 01 postcard & 06 passport size photographs
6. The Discharge Certificate (if applicable) IPension Book (only applicable to those who wish to claim seat under SMQ Quota)

Test Centres

Test centres of JCECE is given below:







Top Colleges accepting JCECE 2022

Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,18,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,85,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,36,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 3,06,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,74,400 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 2,40,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
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