BCECE LE 2024 Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern & Eligibility, etc.

BCECE LE stands for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination. It is a state-level entrance examination for various courses providing Lateral Entry. This entrance exam will make candidates eligible for multiple courses like Medical, engineering, technology, and agriculture getting admission into the second year of college. In this article, we will discuss BCECE LE 2024 Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern, eligibility, etc.

BCECE LE 2024 Important Dates

EventsExam Date
Online registration from the start from –March 2024
Registration Form Last Date –March 2024
Last Date for payment via challan –March 2024
Admit card Download Date:April 2024
Bihar CET Exam Date 2024April 2024
The seat Allotment and counseling process starts
Academic Session Start

Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for the BCECE courses-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India and domicile of Bihar
  • Candidate will have to complete a three-year Diploma in Engineering with 45% marks (BC/EBC/SC/ST candidates-40% marks)
  • For Paramedical  or pharmacy course, Candidate must have a two-year diploma in the respective fields with a minimum of 35% marks in English
  • For paramedical course, the candidate will have to be a minimum of 18 years old and should also have a diploma in Paramedical for 2 years

BCECE LE 2024 Application Form

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

  • Visit the official website of the BCECE LE – https://bceceboard.bihar.gov.in/BCECE[LE]exIndex.php
  • 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 BCECE LE
  • 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 BCECE LE Admission

The following are the list of documents required for BCECE LE Admission-

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  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  12th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Diploma in Engineering Mark sheet/ Degree or Pharmacy Mark sheet/ Degree (Depending on the course)
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee of BCECE LE entrance examination is Rs.2200/- which can be paid online using credit/debit card, UPI, Net Banking, etc.

Exam Pattern

The BCECE LE entrance examination is MCQ based exam offline exam. For every correct answer the candidate will be awarded with 4 marks and for wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted. Candidates will be provided with 2 hours 15 minutes to complete the examination. The following are the examination patter for the BCECE LE entrance examination-

For Engineering Course

SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Engineering Mechanics50200

For Paramedical Courses

SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Anatomy & Physiology50200
Pathology, Microbiology and Bio-Chemistry50200

For Pharmacy Course

SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Pharmacognosy, Human Anatomy and Physiology,
Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology, Health Education
and Community Pharmacy
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmaceutical
Jurisprudence, Drug Store and Business Management,
Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

BCECE LE Syllabus

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


  • Spotting Errors
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Ordering of Words
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Ordering of Sentences
  • Closet Test
  • One Word Substitutes
  • Change of Voice
  • Verbal Analogies
  • Synonyms
  • Selecting Words
  • Sentence Formation
  • Sentence Correction
  • Completing Statements
  • Paragraph Formation
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Change of Speech


  • 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


  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pathology, Microbiology and Bio-Chemistry
  • 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
  • Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology, Health Education and Community Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

BCECE LE 2024 Reservation

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

CategoryPercentage of Seat Reservation
Scheduled Caste : SC16%
Scheduled Tribe : ST1%
Extremely Backward Class : EBC18%
Backward Class : BC12%
Reserved Category Girls : RCG3%
Reserved for Economically Weaker Sections : EWS10%

BCECE LE 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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