BCECE 2023: Counselling (Started), Cut-off, Admission Process

BCECE 2023BCECE 2023 Mop-up Counselling has been started from 7th December 2023. BCECE stands for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination is conducted by Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB). It is a state-level exam commenced by BCECEB every year. This exam is conducted for admission in undergraduate courses in the fields like agriculture, pharmacy, and medical into several colleges of Bihar. The exam has been conducted one time only. Candidate must submit the application form through online mode. In this article, we have provided completed details about BCECE 2023 such as exam date, result, score card, counselling, admission etc.

Result Exam Dates

  FAQs Cut-off Counselling

BCECE 2023 Notifications – Mop up Counselling Started

newiconBCECE 2023 Counselling for Mop-up round has been started from 7th December 2023. Check here for counselling details.

BCECE 2023 Result has been declared on 23rd July 2023. Check here for result details.

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BCECE 2023 Overview

Exam nameBCECE 2023
Full form Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination
Type of ExamUG Level
Level of examState-level
Conducting BodyBCECEB Board
Courses offeredPharmacy, Agriculture, Medical
Mode of applicationOnline
Mode of examOffline
BCECE 2023 (हिंदी) – जानकारी यहाँ देखें

BCECE 2023 Exam Date

Here are the official exam dates for the BCECE 2023 examination:

EventsExam Dates
Application Form starting date7th May 2023
Last date of Online Registration5th June 2023
Last date of payment through online6th June 2023
Online Editing of Application form starts from7th – 8th June 2023
Admit card Downloading date20th June 2023
Date of Examination1st & 2nd July 2023
Result Declared23rd July 2023
Counselling Started29th September 2023

BCECE 2023 Result

The result for the BCECE 2023 is available through online mode. Candidates can check their scores through login on website using their registration number and roll number. The result has been published in form of merit list.

The BCECE result has been declared from 23rd July 2023. The merit list will be released separately for different groups. Those candidates will be allowed for the counselling whose name/ roll number will appear in merit list.

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 BCECE 2023 Cut off

Cut off will be the minimum marks which candidates have to obtain in the examination in order to be eligible for the counselling. Before counselling procedure the authorities will set the cut off marks. BCECE Cut off will be released through online mode after the declaration of result.

To be eligible for admission the candidates will have to score more than the cut off marks set by the authorities. The candidates can check the cut off list on the website only. It will not be released through any other mode.

BCECE 2023 Counselling

Those candidates who successfully cleared the exam & whose name is present in the merit list are called for the BCECE counselling process from 29th September 2023. The main aim of the counselling process is to provide seats to the candidates. During the counselling, candidates are asked to fill their preference for colleges and course.

Candidates who want to participate for the counselling process need to register first then it is easy for filling in the different choices. Seat allotment is entirely based on the rank, availability of the seat, choice as well as preferred college. Candidates have to bring the documents for verification at the day of admission.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: No, the application fee can not be paid through offline mode.

Answer: The Application Form for BCECE 2023 has been started from 7th May 2023.

Answer: The application form will be regulated till 5th June 2023.

Answer: No, application form can only be submitted through online mode.

Answer: Yes, authority has also provided the correction facility for the application form from 7th June 2023.

Answer: The question paper will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) only.

Answer: The examination has been conducted through offline mode (OMR based).

Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.

BCECE 2023 Application Form

Candidates can check the BCECE 2023 Application form details given below:

  • The application form for BCECE 2023 has been released from 7th May 2023.
  • The application form is made available through online mode.
  • With the help of login credentials, candidate can fill the application form.
  • Candidates must enter name, educational details, email address, phone number, etc.
  • Upload the scanned image of photograph and signature.
  • The correction window is also be available from 7th June 2023.
  • The last date to submit the application form will be 5th June 2023.
  • Take the printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee can be paid through online mode.
  • The payment can be done using credit card, debit card, net banking.
  • This year, no offline mode available to pay the application fee.

Here are the application fee details for BCECE 2023 examination:

Subject CombinationGeneral/ OBCSC/ ST/ DQ
PCM/ CBA/ PCA/ MBA/ MCARs 1000/-Rs 500/-
PCMBRs 1100/-Rs 550/-

Check Here – How to Fill BCECE Application Form

How to Apply for BCECE 2023

  • Step-1: Visit the website of BCECE 2023 (Link is given above).
  • Step-2: Candidate must register and enter the mobile number and email id.
  • Step-3: Now candidate can login to the account.
  • Step-4: Fill the application form online by entering candidate name, email address, phone number, educational detail, etc.
  • Step-5: Upload the scanned documents like photograph and signature.
  • Step-6: After filling the application form candidate must preview all the details and if there is any mistake candidate can correct it when correction window will be opened.
  • Step-7: Pay the application fee through online mode mode.
  • Step-8: Ensure for taking a hard copy of the application form for future reference.

BCECE Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for BCECE 2023 given below:

For Pharmacy courses:

  • Qualification: Candidate must pass 12th class or its equivalent from recognized board.
  • Subjects: Candidate must have subjects like Physics, Biology/ Mathematics, Chemistry as mandatory subject with Computer Science, Electronics, Agriculture, Biotechnology as one of the subject.
  • Domicile: It will be necessary for the candidates to have domicile of Bihar State.
  • Marks: Candidate must obtain at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of SC/ ST) in their qualifying exam.
  • Age: The minimum age of the candidate will be 17 years as on 31st December 2023. 

For Engineering course:

  • Qualification: Candidate must pass the 12th class from recognised board. Candidates can also take admission in engineering courses on the basis of JEE Main scores.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit criteria to apply.
  • Marks: Candidate must score minimum 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category).
  • Subject: Aspirants must have Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics in qualifying exam.
  • Domicile: It will be necessary for the candidates to have domicile of Bihar State.
  • Entrance Test: Admission in engineering courses will be done on the basis of JEE Main scores.

BCECE 2023 Admit Card

The BCECE admit card has been released from 20th June 2023. Candidate are able to download the admit card using their login credentials. Candidates make sure all the details on the admit card are correct. The admit card is made available through online mode.

Candidates need to paste a photograph on the admit card. The admit card should be printed out and copy of the same should be retained for future reference. Candidate also have to carry the admit card to the exam center as without it no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall. 

 BCECE Exam Pattern 2023

Check the BCECE 2023 exam pattern given below:

  • Mode of exam: The exam will be conducted through pen and paper (OMR) mode.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes for each subject.
  • Type of Question: The question paper will contain objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 100 questions in the paper.
  • Medium: The medium of paper will be in English and Hindi language.
  • Marking Scheme:  For every correct answer 4 marks will be given and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
SubjectsTotal number of QuestionsTotal Marks

BCECE 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for BCECE exam is based on the level of class 11th and 12th. Here are some topics for BCECE 2023 given below:


Oscillation and waves, Magnetic effect of current and magnetism, Kinematics, Electronic devices, Laws of motion, Heat and Thermodynamics, Electrostatics.


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 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.


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, Coordinate Geometry.

BCECE 2023 Preparation Tips

Here are some useful preparation tips for students which help them in securing good marks in BCECE 2023 examination.

  • Prepare a practical timetable that can be followed easily.
  • Stop wasting unnecessary time on social media.
  • Make short notes while studying.
  • Practice previous year’s papers and solve as many mock papers as you can.
  • Revise the topics you’ve studied at the end of the day.
  • Practice yoga and meditation to ease your mind.
  • Consume a healthy diet and avoid skipping meals.

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If you have any query related to BCECE 2023, then you can ask your query in comment section below.


  1. I have given bcece exam after result I got my rank card. My joint rank is ur3018 ebc 885 pcb students can I get any colleges???

  2. I have not given Jee mains exam but i want to do engineering through BCECE.. Will there be any problem in taking admission in engineering course as I have not attempted jee mains exam??

  3. Sir,I get 106000 rank in EWS category jee mains 2023.I want to take admission in b.tech course is it possible.

    1. Yes, nursing exams are also offered through BCECE. You must check details and eligibility to be eligible.

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      1. Sir,🙏 mujhe BCECE previous year question paper chahiye plz provided me plz sir

  4. Sir if I declare the exam and I admited an any institute with BTech (Civil).
    Then the books of BTech are in which languages.
    I prefer Hindi

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