Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination 2022 ( Highlights )

BCECE 2022 is an entrance exam which is organized by the BCECE Board, Govt. of Bihar every year.BCECE is a state level exam held to offer admission into professional UG courses in Engineering, Agriculture & Medical courses in the state of Bihar. Students are required to qualify the entrance test to get admission. BCECE 2022 will be held online.

BCECE 2022 Important Dates

Events Dates 2022 (Tentative)
Availability of application 2nd week of March 2022
Last date to register Last week of March 2022
Last date of payment by challan Last week of March 2022
Last date of payment by online mode 1st week of April 2022
Application correction 1st week of April 2022
Admit card availability 3rd week of April 2022
Exam date Last week of April 2022
Result /merit list declaration 3rd week of June 2022
Issue of rank card 4th week of June 2022
Counselling starts 3rd week of July 2022

BCECE 2022 Highlights

Exam Name Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination or BCECE
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 1 hour 30 minutes for each paper (total of five papers)
Official Website

BCECE 2022 Application Process

Registration is a four-step procedure. Read the instructions mentioned at the start before beginning to fill-up the form. In case of filling incorrect information not only the candidature will be treated as invalid but BCECE registration fee will also be forfeited.

The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Registration – Visit the official website of BCECE and enter your email id, phone number, and date of birth.

Note: Number and ID must be active and valid, as the entire communication related to the exam will be notified on it.

Step 2: The applying candidate needs to fill the application form by entering your personal details like contact information, academic details, work experience, program preference and exam center preference.

Note: In case, any incorrect information entered, there will be a risk of the application being rejected.A one-time facility to make corrections in the form is also provided.

Step 3: Upload all the required documents – Scan and Upload your documents (Photograph, Signatures & Required certificated) according to BCECE Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details

Step 4: Payment of Application Fee – BCECE 2022 Application Fee can be paid online via net banking/credit card/debit card.

BCECE 2022 registration fee is different for general and reserved category candidates.

Stream/ Group SC/ST General/BC & OBC
PCB/ PCM/ CBA/ MBA/ MCA & PCA Rs. 500 Rs. 1000
PCMB Rs. 550 Rs. 1100

BCECE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for BCECE 2022, candidates must go through the below given eligibility criteria:

General Eligibility:
Domicile: Applying candidates must be an Indian citizen & domicile of Bihar state.
Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for BCECE examination for engineering /pharmacy courses. However, student must be of 17 years as on December 2022 for health sciences and 16 years as on August 2021 for agriculture.
Medical: Candidates who have been selected for the admissions to BCECE will have to go through the medical examination.
Appearing Students: Candidates who are appearing in their final qualifying exam are eligible to apply but must show their qualifying proof at the time of counselling/ admission.
Qualifying Eligibility:
For Engineering Courses: Candidates must have passed 10+2 level with at least of 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates) with Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one subject among Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology & technical vocational subject.
For Pharmacy Courses: Candidates must have passed 12th level with at least of 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST candidates) with Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects and any one among mathematics & Biology subject.

BCECE Syllabus 2022

BCECE Syllabus 2022 is defined by the Bihar Common Entrance Competitive Examination Board. For the academic session 2021, BCECE exam pattern is likely to be changed,  but there is no change in the syllabus for the examination. BCECE 2021 will be conducted in single stage only.
The questions in the BCECE paper will be asked from the curriculum of 10+2 science stream.

BCECE Syllabus for Physics
  • Oscillation and Waves
  • Magnetic effect of Current and Magnetism
  • Kinematics
  • Electronic Devices
  • Laws of Motion
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics

The analysis of previous years’ two stage BCECE exam has been given below for Physics section:

Topics Weightage Topics Weightage
Physical World and Measurement 3% Questions Heat and Thermodynamics 7% Questions
Kinematics 8% Questions Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory 1% Questions
Laws of Motion 7% Questions Oscillations and Waves 10% Questions
Work, Energy and Power 3% Questions Electrostatics 7% Questions
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body 4% Questions Current Electricity 7% Questions
Gravitation 3% Questions Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism 8% Questions
Properties of Bulk Matter 1% Questions Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current 4% Questions
Electromagnetic Waves 2% Questions Optics 7% Questions
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation 4% Questions Atoms and Nuclei 5% Questions
Electronic Devices 8% Questions Communication Systems 3% Questions

Important Topics in Chemistry

  • Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Coordination Compounds
  • p-block Elements
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Biomolecules
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Redox Reactions
  • Chemical Kinetics

The analysis of previous years’ two stage BCECE exam has been given below for Chemistry section:

Topics Weightage Topics Weightage
Some basic concepts of Chemistry 2% Questions Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques 8% Questions
Structure of Atom 3% Questions Hydrocarbons 5% Questions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties 3% Questions Solutions 3% Questions
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 7% Questions Electrochemistry 1% Questions
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids 2% Questions Chemical Kinetics 4% Questions
Thermodynamics 6% Questions Surface Chemistry 1% Questions
Equilibrium 6% Questions General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements 1% Questions
Redox Reactions 4% Questions p-Block Elements 6% Questions
Hydrogen 2% Questions d and f Block Elements 10% Questions
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) 4% Questions Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 2% Questions
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 4% Questions Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids 5% Questions
Organic compounds containing Nitrogen 2% Questions Biomolecules 5% Questions
Polymers 2% Questions Chemistry in Everyday life 1% Questions
Important Topics for Biology
  • The Living World
  • Biological Classification
  • Principles of Inheritance and Variation
  • Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • Chemical Control and Integration
  • Cell
  • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
  • Photosynthesis
  • Microbes in Human Welfare
  • Anatomy of Flowering Plants
  • Environmental Issues
  • Plant Kingdom
  • Morphology in flowering Plants

Previous year analysis of questions from various topics in Biology section of BCECE exam is as follows:

Topics Weightage Topics Weightage
Diversity In Living World 6% Questions Structural Organisation In Animals And Plants 4% Questions
Cell : Structure And Function 8% Questions Plant Physiology 6% Questions
Human Physiology 7% Questions Sexual Reproduction 7% Questions
Genetics And Evolution 3% Questions Biology And Human Welfare 2% Questions
Ecology & Environment 1% Questions Biotechnology And Its Applications 2% Questions
Important Topics for Mathematics
  • Sets and Functions
  • Algebra I and Algebra II
  • Functions and Relations
  • Vector
  • Calculus I and Calculus II
  • Linear Programming
  • Probability
  • Three-Dimensional Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
Important Topics for Architechture
  • Agrometeorology
  • Crop Production and
  • Horticulture

BCECE  2022 Exam Cut-Off

BCECE 2022 The students aspiring to crack the examination can take a look at the previous year’s BCECE 2022 cutoff trends to get an idea about the range of the cut-off marks that might be released this year.

The cut-off scores are the minimum marks required from the candidates to get shortlisted by the participating institutions of BCECE 2022. It is necessary for candidates to successfully get placed in the cut-off list in order to be eligible for further rounds of the selection process. Candidates must know that the average scores in BCECE 2022 will be considered for preparing the cutoff, along with the prescribed minimum ranks as per the admission policies of colleges.

BCECE 2022 is a state-level examination offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses.The candidates can go through the ‘How to Prepare for BCECE’ section to prepare effectively for the upcoming examination. Aspirants are also advised to go through the ‘best books’ section of the examination for suggestions about reliable study materials.

BCECE 2022 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode: BCECE 2022 will be held through an online mode.
Type & Number of Questions: The paper will consist of multiple choice questions. A totla of 100 questions will be asked in the exam.
Time Duration: 90 minutes are given to complete the exam.
Subjects: The questions asked in the exam will be from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Agricultural science subjects.
Marking Scheme: Each rightly answered question will carry 4 marks.
Negative Marking: 1 mark will get deducted for every incorrect response.

Below we have provided the marks & time duration details for various subjects:

Subject Total Marks Duration
Physics 400 1.5 hours
Chemistry 400 1.5 hours
Biology 400 1.5 hours
Mathematics 400 1.5 hours
Agricultural Science 400 1.5 hours
Best Books for BCECE Physics Preparation
Book Name Author
Concepts of Physics (Vol 1 & Vol 2) HC Verma
Problems in General Physics IE Irodov
Science for Everyone: Aptitude Test Problem in Physics S.S. Krotov
Fundamentals of Physics, class 11, set of textbook and Practice book David Halliday
Best Books for BCECE Chemistry Preparation
Book name Author
Modern approach to chemical calculations R.C. Mukherjee
GRB Concepts of Organic Chemistry Tandon Pandey Virmani
Numerical Chemistry Dr. P Bahadur
Best Books for BCECE Biology Section
Book Name Author
A textbook of biology class 12 PS Dhami
Master the NCERT Biology Vol 1 Sanjay Sharma
Master the NCERT Biology Vol 2 Sanjay Sharma
Best Books for BCECE Mathematics Preparation
Book Name Author
Higher algebra Hall and Knight
The elements of coordinate geometry part 1 SL Loney
A problem book in mathematical analysis GN Berman

BCECE 2022 Result and Counselling

  • BCECE 2022 Results are tentatively to be announced on or around July 7, 2022 on the official website-
  • BCECE 2022 Counselling is will be done soon after the release of the merit list. BCECE 2022 Counselling will be conducted in multiple rounds.
  • The number of rounds for counselling is not decided yet. It will be conducted depending on the local requirement but all the rounds shall be completed before July 31, 2022.
  • Candidates shall be selected on the basis of final merit list released by BCECE.
  • The documents required to be brought during counselling process are mentioned below:
    • 10th class certificate
    • 12th class certificate
    • Qualifying exam marks card
    • Degree certificate
    • Category certificate (required only for resident of Karnataka)
    • Income certificate
    • Print out of online application form
    • Transfer certificate, etc.

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