BCECE 2024 Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern & Eligibility

BCECE stands for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination is state level entrance examination for UG courses. This entrance exam will make candidates eligible for multiple courses like Medical, engineering, technology, and agriculture. In this article, we will discuss BCECE 2024 Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern, eligibility, etc.

BCECE 2024 Important Dates

EventsDates (Tentative)
Online application form date available from February
Online Application Submit the Last date Last week of February
fee submit through Challan (Last date) 1st week of March
Fee submit the last date through net banking/credit card/debit card 1st week of March
Application form Last date to send the hard copy of online filled 3rd week of March
Admit Card date availability for stage 1 1st week of April
Start of the examination- First Stage 3rd week of April
Second Stage 3rd week of May
Result of Stage 1 Last week of April
Admit Card date availability for Stage 2 1st week of May
Result of Stage 2 3rd week of June

Courses Offered in BCECE

The following are the courses available in the BCECE entrance examination-

Medical Courses

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • BAMS
  • BHMS
  • BUMS
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Occupation Therapy
  • Para Medical Bachelor
  • Graduate Programs (Lab Tech, O.T. Assistant, Xray Tech, Ophthalmic Assistant, and Orthotics, and Prosthetics) and other similar programs

Engineering and Pharmacy Courses

  • Various engineering and pharmacy courses are available

Agriculture Courses

  • BCECE 2024 will make a candidate eligible for admission to the BCECE Agriculture colleges of Bihar

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are different for different courses. The following are the eligibility criteria for the different courses-

For Engineering Courses

Education Qualification– Candidate must have passed class 10+2 with a minimum of 45%, however, for reserved category SC/ST 40% minimum is required from a recognized university. Candidates must have a subject selection of Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects and one of Chemistry or Biology or Biotechnology as an optional subject

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Nationality-Candidates must be a citizen of India with the domicile of Bihar

Age-No prescribed age

For Pharmacy Courses

Education Qualification– Candidates apply for Pharmacy courses must have qualified 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects and one of the Mathematics or Biology as optional subjects

Nationality-Candidates must be a citizen of India with the domicile of Bihar

Age-No prescribed age

BCECE 2024 Application Form

The Application form of BCECE can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

  • Visit the official website of the Karnataka ITI-bceceboard.bihar.gov.in
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Karnataka ITI
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for Karnataka ITI Admission

The following are the list of documents required for Karnataka ITI Admission-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee of BCECE entrance examination is as follows-

CategoryGroupApplication Fee
General/BC/OBCPCM/PCB/CBARs. 1000/-
General/BC/OBCPCMBRs. 1100/-

Exam Pattern

The BCECE entrance examination is MCQ based exam with a two stage exam. In Stage-I, three subjects with 50 questions each will be asked. For every correct answer the candidate will be awarded with 3 marks and for wrong answer no marks will be dedicated. Candidates will be provided with 90 minutes to complete the examination.

In stage-II examination, a total of 100 questions will be asked from each subject. For every correct answer the candidate will be awarded with 3 marks and for wrong answer no marks will be dedicated. Candidates will be provided with 90 minutes to complete the examination. The following are the examination patter for the BCECE entrance examination-

Stage-ISubjectsNo of questionsMarks 
Mathematics/ Biology50150
Total Marks450
Stage-IISubjectsNo of questionsMarks 
Mathematics/ Biology100300 
Total Marks900 

BCECE Syllabus

The following are the subjects that is required by the candidates to Prepare for the BCECE entrance examination-


  • Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications
  • Complex numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Differential Equations
  • Integral Calculus
  • Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Mathematical Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Sequences and Combinations
  • Sets, Relations, and Functions
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Three-dimensional Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Vector Algebra


Physical Chemistry

  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions
  • Solutions
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Structure of the Atom
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • d- and f- Block elements (Antinoids, Lanthanide, Coordination Compounds)
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements (Metallurgy)
  • Group 1 and Group 2 Elements
  • Hydrogen
  • Preparation and Properties of Some Important Compounds
  • s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
  • p-Block Elements (Group 3 and Group 4 Elements)

Organic Chemistry

  • Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids
  • Biomolecules (Vitamins, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Nucleic Acids)
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Classification of Hydrocarbons ( Alkanes, Alkene, Alkynes, Aromatic Hydrocarbons etc.)
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen Amines, Cyanides, Isocyanides, and Diazonium Salts
  • Polymers and their Classification


  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Communication Systems
  • Current Electricity
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Electronic Devices
  • Electrostatics
  • Gravitation
  • Kinematics
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Laws of Motion
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Optics
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Physics and Measurement
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Rotational Motion
  • Thermodynamics
  • Work, Energy, and Power


  • Biology & Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Applications
  • Cell: Structure & Function
  • Diversity in Living World
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Genetics & Evolution
  • Human Physiology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Sexual Reproduction
  • Structural Organisation in Animal and Plants


  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Basic Horticulture
  • Crop Protection
  • Dairy and Fish Production
  • Extension Education
  • Flowers
  • Fruit Production
  • Introductory Agriculture and Agro meteorology
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Soil as a Medium of Plant Growth
  • Vegetable Production

BCECE 2024 Reservation

The following are the reservation criteria of candidates acquiring the seats-

CategoryPercentage of Seats
General (UR)50%
Extreme Backward Class (EBC)18%
Scheduled Caste (SC)12%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)1%
Backward Class (BC)12%
Reserved Category Girls (RCG)3%

BCECE 2024 Counselling

A counselling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. Based on the merit list, the candidates will be offered different colleges to choose from. You can choose the colleges based on your liking, fees, location, etc. when appearing for the counselling session of a particular college, the candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counselling session-

  • 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions
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